The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 10 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 230 372 372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.24% 14.53% 12.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.22% 44.29% 46.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 141 171
Average daily rate
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£363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 12
Average hourly rate £15.50 £30.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.18% -12.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £25.37
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +2.50%
SQL
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
635 840 808
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.51% 32.81% 26.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 382 368
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 33
Average hourly rate £23.50 £30.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.95% -6.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £13.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £37.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the Berkshire region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

SQL
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -5 84 £375 +15.38% 36
Slough -1 36 £350 +5.26% 23
Maidenhead -1 17 £269 -10.41% 4
Bracknell -16 7 £300 -12.02% 9
Newbury -4 4 £306 -12.50% 7
Windsor +3 3 £325 - 4
Wokingham - 1 - - 5
Thatcham - - - -
Hungerford - - - - 1
SQL
South East

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL.

1 176 (34.85%) SQL Server
2 113 (22.38%) .NET
2 113 (22.38%) Windows
3 111 (21.98%) Microsoft
4 102 (20.20%) Oracle
5 92 (18.22%) C#
6 77 (15.25%) T-SQL
7 73 (14.46%) Security Cleared
8 60 (11.88%) UNIX
8 60 (11.88%) Finance
9 56 (11.09%) ASP.NET
10 54 (10.69%) MS Excel
11 53 (10.50%) SC Cleared
12 52 (10.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 51 (10.10%) ETL
14 49 (9.70%) Active Directory
15 47 (9.31%) XML
16 46 (9.11%) Telecoms
16 46 (9.11%) SQL Server 2008
17 44 (8.71%) IIS
18 43 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
19 42 (8.32%) Data Warehouse
19 42 (8.32%) JavaScript
19 42 (8.32%) ITIL
20 41 (8.12%) Java
21 40 (7.92%) MVC
21 40 (7.92%) Agile Software Development
22 39 (7.72%) Migration
22 39 (7.72%) Linux
22 39 (7.72%) SharePoint

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 44 (8.71%) IIS
2 39 (7.72%) SharePoint
3 31 (6.14%) SharePoint Server
4 29 (5.74%) WebSphere
5 20 (3.96%) MS Exchange
6 15 (2.97%) Lync
7 13 (2.57%) BizTalk Server
8 12 (2.38%) ArcGIS
8 12 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
9 10 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2013
10 8 (1.58%) CMS
11 7 (1.39%) WebLogic
12 6 (1.19%) Apache
13 5 (0.99%) Oracle Spatial
14 4 (0.79%) Tomcat
14 4 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
14 4 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
15 3 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
16 2 (0.40%) MQSeries
16 2 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 54 (10.69%) MS Excel
2 24 (4.75%) MS Office
3 4 (0.79%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.40%) MS Project
5 2 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.40%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.20%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.20%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 17 (3.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.59%) Agresso
3 2 (0.40%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.40%) CSG Singleview
3 2 (0.40%) Misys Midas
3 2 (0.40%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.40%) Remedy AR System
3 2 (0.40%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle TCA
4 1 (0.20%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.20%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.79%) Office 365
3 3 (0.59%) SaaS
4 2 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.20%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.55%) Internet
2 21 (4.16%) TCP/IP
3 18 (3.56%) DNS
3 18 (3.56%) Firewall
4 17 (3.37%) 3G
4 17 (3.37%) LDAP
5 15 (2.97%) SAN
6 13 (2.57%) VoIP
7 10 (1.98%) Radio Access Network
8 9 (1.78%) LTE
8 9 (1.78%) VPN
8 9 (1.78%) WAN
8 9 (1.78%) LAN
8 9 (1.78%) DMZ
9 8 (1.58%) HTTP
10 7 (1.39%) DHCP
11 4 (0.79%) HTTPS
11 4 (0.79%) 2G
11 4 (0.79%) NAS
11 4 (0.79%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (34.85%) SQL Server
2 52 (10.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 46 (9.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 42 (8.32%) Data Warehouse
5 35 (6.93%) SQL Server 2005
6 30 (5.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 30 (5.94%) SQL Server 2012
7 24 (4.75%) Oracle Database
8 21 (4.16%) QlikView
8 21 (4.16%) Relational Database
8 21 (4.16%) IDOL
8 21 (4.16%) Data Mining
8 21 (4.16%) OLAP
9 16 (3.17%) DTS
9 16 (3.17%) Oracle Reports
9 16 (3.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 15 (2.97%) DB2
11 14 (2.77%) MySQL
11 14 (2.77%) SQL Server 2000
12 11 (2.18%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 30 (5.94%) Visual Studio
2 19 (3.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (2.18%) QuickTest Pro
4 9 (1.78%) TestDirector
5 8 (1.58%) Toad
6 7 (1.39%) Jenkins
6 7 (1.39%) MSBuild
6 7 (1.39%) TeamCity
6 7 (1.39%) JIRA
6 7 (1.39%) WinRunner
7 6 (1.19%) StarTeam
7 6 (1.19%) Selenium
8 5 (0.99%) SoapUI
8 5 (0.99%) Subversion
9 4 (0.79%) LoadRunner
9 4 (0.79%) NUnit
9 4 (0.79%) Rational Performance Tester
9 4 (0.79%) Git (software)
10 3 (0.59%) JProfiler
10 3 (0.59%) Introscope
General
1 60 (11.88%) Finance
2 46 (9.11%) Telecoms
3 22 (4.36%) Marketing
4 12 (2.38%) Billing
5 6 (1.19%) Retail
6 5 (0.99%) Publishing
6 5 (0.99%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.40%) Games
8 2 (0.40%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.20%) Front Office
9 1 (0.20%) Back Office
9 1 (0.20%) Electronics
9 1 (0.20%) Legal
9 1 (0.20%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 153 (30.30%) Developer
2 136 (26.93%) Analyst
3 36 (7.13%) DBA
4 35 (6.93%) Consultant
5 28 (5.54%) Data Analyst
6 26 (5.15%) .NET Developer
7 24 (4.75%) Test Analyst
8 23 (4.55%) SQL DBA
9 21 (4.16%) SQL Developer
10 19 (3.76%) Programmer
11 18 (3.56%) Architect
12 17 (3.37%) SharePoint Developer
12 17 (3.37%) Java Developer
13 15 (2.97%) Analyst Programmer
14 13 (2.57%) Technical Manager
14 13 (2.57%) Project Manager
14 13 (2.57%) Technical Project Manager
15 12 (2.38%) Support Engineer
15 12 (2.38%) RPG Programmer
15 12 (2.38%) RPG Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (22.38%) .NET
2 56 (11.09%) ASP.NET
3 47 (9.31%) XML
4 37 (7.33%) HTML
5 32 (6.34%) jQuery
6 26 (5.15%) .NET Framework
7 25 (4.95%) Web Services
7 25 (4.95%) WCF
8 24 (4.75%) CSS
9 20 (3.96%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 18 (3.56%) Spring
11 16 (3.17%) Windows SharePoint Services
12 15 (2.97%) Ajax
13 14 (2.77%) Hibernate
14 13 (2.57%) J2EE
15 11 (2.18%) DCOM
16 10 (1.98%) SOAP
17 9 (1.78%) JDBC
18 8 (1.58%) ASP.NET MVC
18 8 (1.58%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 19 (3.76%) Clustering
1 19 (3.76%) Management Information System
2 18 (3.56%) Statistics
3 14 (2.77%) Computer Science
4 12 (2.38%) GIS
4 12 (2.38%) PKI
5 10 (1.98%) Replication
5 10 (1.98%) Mobile App
6 9 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (1.78%) iSeries
6 9 (1.78%) NHS
7 7 (1.39%) Data Integration
8 6 (1.19%) Mainframe
9 5 (0.99%) Kindle
9 5 (0.99%) Open Source
10 3 (0.59%) AS400
10 3 (0.59%) EPoS
10 3 (0.59%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.40%) Smartcard
11 2 (0.40%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 113 (22.38%) Windows
2 60 (11.88%) UNIX
3 39 (7.72%) Linux
4 37 (7.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (3.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (3.37%) Solaris
7 9 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (1.78%) AIX
8 8 (1.58%) Apple iOS
9 6 (1.19%) HPUX
9 6 (1.19%) Windows 7
9 6 (1.19%) Oracle Linux
10 4 (0.79%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.79%) Android
11 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.20%) SUSE
11 1 (0.20%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (10.10%) ETL
2 43 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
3 42 (8.32%) ITIL
4 40 (7.92%) MVC
4 40 (7.92%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (7.72%) Migration
6 36 (7.13%) CRM
7 34 (6.73%) Data Analysis
8 31 (6.14%) Data Management
9 30 (5.94%) Scrum
9 30 (5.94%) Project Management
10 24 (4.75%) Data Modelling
11 22 (4.36%) Workflow
11 22 (4.36%) Web Development
11 22 (4.36%) Data Migration
12 21 (4.16%) Validation
13 19 (3.76%) Performance Tuning
13 19 (3.76%) PRINCE2
14 18 (3.56%) Configuration Management
15 17 (3.37%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 92 (18.22%) C#
2 77 (15.25%) T-SQL
3 42 (8.32%) JavaScript
4 41 (8.12%) Java
5 39 (7.72%) PowerShell
6 28 (5.54%) PL/SQL
7 20 (3.96%) VBScript
7 20 (3.96%) Shell Script
8 16 (3.17%) Perl
9 14 (2.77%) RPG
9 14 (2.77%) RPG IV
10 13 (2.57%) C
10 13 (2.57%) C++
11 12 (2.38%) VB.NET
12 11 (2.18%) VB
13 8 (1.58%) Python
13 8 (1.58%) Bash Shell
14 7 (1.39%) Korn
14 7 (1.39%) VBA
15 6 (1.19%) AWK
Qualifications
1 73 (14.46%) Security Cleared
2 53 (10.50%) SC Cleared
3 38 (7.52%) Degree
4 16 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (2.57%) DV Cleared
5 13 (2.57%) ITIL Certification
5 13 (2.57%) ISEB
6 9 (1.78%) MCTS
7 8 (1.58%) MCSE
8 5 (0.99%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.99%) CISA
8 5 (0.99%) CISM
8 5 (0.99%) CIMA
8 5 (0.99%) CISSP
8 5 (0.99%) ACCA
9 4 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.59%) CCNA
11 2 (0.40%) CNA
11 2 (0.40%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.36%) QA
2 20 (3.96%) SLA
3 13 (2.57%) ISO 9001
4 6 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.99%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.20%) GxP
System Software
1 49 (9.70%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.19%) Xen
4 5 (0.99%) vSphere
5 3 (0.59%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.40%) ISA Server
6 2 (0.40%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.40%) NLBS
6 2 (0.40%) XenApp
6 2 (0.40%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.20%) XenServer
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.20%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.20%) NFS
7 1 (0.20%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 21 (4.16%) SCCM
2 20 (3.96%) WMI
2 20 (3.96%) SCOM
3 11 (2.18%) Tivoli
4 9 (1.78%) Netcool
5 7 (1.39%) HP UCMDB
5 7 (1.39%) Puppet
5 7 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (1.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 6 (1.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 6 (1.19%) Cobbler
7 5 (0.99%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (0.79%) Netcool/OMNIbus
9 3 (0.59%) nmon
9 3 (0.59%) Netcool/Webtop
10 2 (0.40%) Tivoli Monitoring
11 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.20%) SCOrch
11 1 (0.20%) SCSM
11 1 (0.20%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 111 (21.98%) Microsoft
2 102 (20.20%) Oracle
3 35 (6.93%) IBM
4 23 (4.55%) VMware
5 21 (4.16%) Meridio
6 20 (3.96%) Business Objects
6 20 (3.96%) Citrix
7 17 (3.37%) Informatica
8 16 (3.17%) HP
9 15 (2.97%) Cisco
10 13 (2.57%) ESRI
10 13 (2.57%) SAP
11 8 (1.58%) Red Hat
12 7 (1.39%) Serena
12 7 (1.39%) Veritas
13 6 (1.19%) Borland
13 6 (1.19%) Sun
14 5 (0.99%) hybris
14 5 (0.99%) Cognos
14 5 (0.99%) McAfee
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