Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Salford with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Manchester > Salford
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 14 8
Rank change year-on-year 0 -6 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 12 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salford 9.38% 13.68% 14.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.33% 35.56% 36.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 9
Salford median daily rate £375 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.38% +20.83% -6.98%
10th Percentile £300 £202 £224
90th Percentile £418 £475 £488
Manchester median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% - +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Salford median hourly rate - £23.50 -
Manchester median hourly rate £13.75 £20.73 £35.75
% change year-on-year -33.67% -42.01% +76.54%

SQL is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Salford with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Salford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 36 45 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salford 28.13% 38.46% 39.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 39 26
Salford median daily rate £400 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.84% +13.08%
10th Percentile £308 £220 £245
90th Percentile £463 £475 £438
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Salford median hourly rate £17.43 £23.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.83% - -
Manchester median hourly rate £35.00 £23.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +48.94% -32.86% +66.67%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Salford

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Salford.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Salford

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Salford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL in Salford.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Salford

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Salford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL in Salford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Salford

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Salford region with a requirement for SQL.

1 7 (58.33%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (41.67%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (41.67%) ETL
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (25.00%) Power BI
3 3 (25.00%) JD Edwards
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 2 (16.67%) C#
4 2 (16.67%) .NET
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) SAN
4 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Finance
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (16.67%) Clustering
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 2 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (16.67%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (16.67%) Data Encryption
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Optimisation
5 1 (8.33%) SAS EBI
5 1 (8.33%) Statistics
5 1 (8.33%) Strategic Thinking

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Salford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (25.00%) Power BI
3 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (8.33%) Data Mining
4 1 (8.33%) MySQL
4 1 (8.33%) OLAP
4 1 (8.33%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
4 1 (8.33%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
1 1 (8.33%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Data Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (16.67%) DBA
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Software Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Software Tester
3 2 (16.67%) SQL DBA
3 2 (16.67%) SSIS Developer
3 2 (16.67%) SSRS Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Data Visualisation Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft BI Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) OLAP Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Data Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) SSIS Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) SSRS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (16.67%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (41.67%) ETL
3 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Data Encryption
3 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 2 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Optimisation
4 1 (8.33%) Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (8.33%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (8.33%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (8.33%) Data Governance
4 1 (8.33%) Data Stewardship
4 1 (8.33%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (8.33%) Database Tuning
4 1 (8.33%) ETL Development
4 1 (8.33%) Master Data Management
4 1 (8.33%) Strategic Thinking
4 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) JD Edwards
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Cognos
3 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (8.33%) Talend