The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 8 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL 231 225 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.82% 9.18% 9.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.75% 38.07% 36.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 133 123
Median daily rate £400 £355 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -0.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Median hourly rate £12.00 £11.00 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -25.00%
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
612 591 658
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.01% 24.10% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 361 316
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 8
Median hourly rate £12.50 £36.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.27% -10.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 June 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

SQL Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

SQL
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -4 82 £433 +15.33% 20
Bracknell +1 31 £400 - 2
Slough +9 28 £400 +48.14% 11
Newbury +9 26 £275 -8.33% 9
Maidenhead -3 6 £373 -0.66% 5
Wokingham -3 2 £228 -30.00% 5
SQL
South East

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for SQL.

1 131 (29.31%) SQL Server
2 116 (25.95%) Oracle
3 114 (25.50%) Microsoft
4 102 (22.82%) Java
5 91 (20.36%) Windows
6 90 (20.13%) .NET
7 86 (19.24%) Business Intelligence
8 72 (16.11%) C#
9 70 (15.66%) MS Excel
10 68 (15.21%) Security Cleared
11 60 (13.42%) Agile Software Development
12 58 (12.98%) Finance
13 56 (12.53%) Active Directory
13 56 (12.53%) XML
13 56 (12.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 53 (11.86%) JavaScript
14 53 (11.86%) Microsoft Azure
15 52 (11.63%) DNS
16 50 (11.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 49 (10.96%) T-SQL
18 48 (10.74%) Windows Server
19 47 (10.51%) Data Warehouse
20 45 (10.07%) Web Services
21 44 (9.84%) PL/SQL
21 44 (9.84%) SC Cleared
22 43 (9.62%) MVC
23 42 (9.40%) Linux
23 42 (9.40%) VMware
24 40 (8.95%) MS Office
24 40 (8.95%) ETL

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 28 (6.26%) IIS
2 27 (6.04%) SharePoint
3 20 (4.47%) JBoss
3 20 (4.47%) MS Exchange
4 11 (2.46%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (1.79%) Live Communications Server
7 7 (1.57%) CMS
8 6 (1.34%) SAS
8 6 (1.34%) WebLogic
9 5 (1.12%) Apache Spark
9 5 (1.12%) SharePoint Server
9 5 (1.12%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.89%) Apache
10 4 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (0.89%) Skype for Business
10 4 (0.89%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 70 (15.66%) MS Excel
2 40 (8.95%) MS Office
3 9 (2.01%) MS Project
4 8 (1.79%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.89%) SPSS
7 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (3.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (2.01%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (1.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 5 (1.12%) HFM
4 4 (0.89%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (0.89%) Remedy AR System
4 4 (0.89%) SAP Business ByDesign
5 3 (0.67%) Unica
5 3 (0.67%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (0.45%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.22%) Cognos Planning
7 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.22%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
7 1 (0.22%) Northgate Housing
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.22%) PeopleSoft HCM
7 1 (0.22%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 1 (0.22%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 53 (11.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (2.46%) Office 365
3 7 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (1.57%) OpenShift
3 7 (1.57%) SuccessFactors
4 6 (1.34%) Azure Machine Learning
5 3 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (0.67%) Boomi
5 3 (0.67%) PaaS
5 3 (0.67%) Scribe Online
6 2 (0.45%) FinancialForce.com
7 1 (0.22%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (11.63%) DNS
2 22 (4.92%) LDAP
3 18 (4.03%) SAN
4 17 (3.80%) DHCP
5 13 (2.91%) LAN
6 12 (2.68%) WAN
7 11 (2.46%) Firewall
8 10 (2.24%) HTTP
9 8 (1.79%) Internet
9 8 (1.79%) VPN
10 7 (1.57%) SSL
10 7 (1.57%) Unified Communications
11 6 (1.34%) Wireshark
12 5 (1.12%) 2G
12 5 (1.12%) 3G
12 5 (1.12%) 4G
12 5 (1.12%) LTE
12 5 (1.12%) Radio Access Network
12 5 (1.12%) Wireless
13 4 (0.89%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (29.31%) SQL Server
2 56 (12.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 50 (11.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 47 (10.51%) Data Warehouse
5 28 (6.26%) MS Access
5 28 (6.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 24 (5.37%) BusinessObjects
7 23 (5.15%) Power BI
7 23 (5.15%) Relational Database
8 21 (4.70%) Oracle Database
9 17 (3.80%) Big Data
10 16 (3.58%) SQL Server 2008
11 15 (3.36%) Hadoop
11 15 (3.36%) SQL Server 2012
12 14 (3.13%) Azure SQL Database
13 11 (2.46%) SQL Server 2014
14 10 (2.24%) NoSQL
15 8 (1.79%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
15 8 (1.79%) RDBMS
15 8 (1.79%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 33 (7.38%) Visual Studio
2 23 (5.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (2.68%) Selenium
3 12 (2.68%) SoapUI
4 10 (2.24%) Eclipse
5 8 (1.79%) JIRA
6 7 (1.57%) Git (software)
6 7 (1.57%) Jenkins
6 7 (1.57%) Subversion
7 6 (1.34%) Maven
7 6 (1.34%) Oracle APEX
7 6 (1.34%) Talend Open Studio
8 5 (1.12%) Fiddler
8 5 (1.12%) LoadRunner
8 5 (1.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 5 (1.12%) Toad
9 4 (0.89%) Hudson
9 4 (0.89%) JUnit
9 4 (0.89%) SpecFlow
10 3 (0.67%) Cobertura
General
1 58 (12.98%) Finance
2 27 (6.04%) Telecoms
3 17 (3.80%) Marketing
4 14 (3.13%) Retail
5 11 (2.46%) French Language
5 11 (2.46%) German Language
6 7 (1.57%) Banking
7 5 (1.12%) Automotive
7 5 (1.12%) Back Office
8 4 (0.89%) Local Government
9 3 (0.67%) Portuguese Language
9 3 (0.67%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.45%) Advertising
10 2 (0.45%) Electronics
10 2 (0.45%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.22%) Games
11 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 126 (28.19%) Developer
2 87 (19.46%) Analyst
3 53 (11.86%) Support Engineer
4 38 (8.50%) Consultant
5 30 (6.71%) Data Analyst
6 27 (6.04%) Architect
6 27 (6.04%) SQL Developer
7 26 (5.82%) VMware Engineer
8 24 (5.37%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 23 (5.15%) 3rd Line Support
10 22 (4.92%) Administrator
10 22 (4.92%) VMware Support Engineer
11 21 (4.70%) .NET Developer
11 21 (4.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 21 (4.70%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 21 (4.70%) Java Developer
12 20 (4.47%) C# Developer
12 20 (4.47%) Field Engineer
13 18 (4.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 16 (3.58%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (20.13%) .NET
2 56 (12.53%) XML
3 45 (10.07%) Web Services
4 38 (8.50%) HTML
5 32 (7.16%) ASP.NET
6 22 (4.92%) .NET Framework
7 20 (4.47%) ADO.NET
8 19 (4.25%) CSS
8 19 (4.25%) J2EE
9 17 (3.80%) REST
10 15 (3.36%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (3.36%) JSP
10 15 (3.36%) SOAP
11 13 (2.91%) Spring
12 12 (2.68%) Entity Framework
12 12 (2.68%) Java EE
13 11 (2.46%) EJB
13 11 (2.46%) WCF
14 10 (2.24%) Hibernate
14 10 (2.24%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 31 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (4.25%) Data Centre
2 19 (4.25%) Management Information System
3 15 (3.36%) Statistics
4 13 (2.91%) Clustering
5 8 (1.79%) Fat Client
5 8 (1.79%) Thin Client
6 7 (1.57%) Inversion of Control
6 7 (1.57%) Virtual Team
6 7 (1.57%) Visualisation
7 6 (1.34%) CMDB
7 6 (1.34%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.34%) Mathematics
7 6 (1.34%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.34%) Public Cloud
8 5 (1.12%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.12%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.12%) Driving Licence
9 4 (0.89%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 91 (20.36%) Windows
2 48 (10.74%) Windows Server
3 42 (9.40%) Linux
4 34 (7.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (6.71%) Unix
5 30 (6.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 28 (6.26%) Solaris
7 18 (4.03%) Windows XP
8 15 (3.36%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (2.68%) Windows 7
10 6 (1.34%) CentOS
10 6 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.67%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.45%) AIX
12 2 (0.45%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.22%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (19.24%) Business Intelligence
2 60 (13.42%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (9.62%) MVC
4 40 (8.95%) ETL
5 39 (8.72%) Migration
6 35 (7.83%) CRM
7 34 (7.61%) ITIL
8 29 (6.49%) Change Management
8 29 (6.49%) Data Analysis
9 28 (6.26%) Data Modelling
10 26 (5.82%) Performance Tuning
11 25 (5.59%) Incident Management
11 25 (5.59%) Performance Monitoring
12 23 (5.15%) Data Migration
13 22 (4.92%) Business Analysis
13 22 (4.92%) Problem Management
14 21 (4.70%) Project Management
14 21 (4.70%) SDLC
14 21 (4.70%) Workflow
15 20 (4.47%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 102 (22.82%) Java
2 72 (16.11%) C#
3 53 (11.86%) JavaScript
4 49 (10.96%) T-SQL
5 44 (9.84%) PL/SQL
6 31 (6.94%) PowerShell
7 20 (4.47%) Python
8 17 (3.80%) C
9 14 (3.13%) R
10 13 (2.91%) Bash Shell
11 12 (2.68%) C++
12 11 (2.46%) VB
12 11 (2.46%) VB.NET
13 9 (2.01%) PHP
13 9 (2.01%) VBScript
14 7 (1.57%) Ruby
14 7 (1.57%) Shell Script
15 6 (1.34%) Apex Code
16 5 (1.12%) Groovy
16 5 (1.12%) Scala
Qualifications
1 68 (15.21%) Security Cleared
2 44 (9.84%) SC Cleared
3 34 (7.61%) Degree
4 21 (4.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (4.03%) DV Cleared
6 16 (3.58%) MCTS
7 13 (2.91%) MCITP
8 8 (1.79%) CCNA
8 8 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (1.34%) MCSE
10 5 (1.12%) HNC
11 4 (0.89%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 3 (0.67%) MCAD
12 3 (0.67%) MCPD
13 2 (0.45%) ISEB
13 2 (0.45%) MCSD
13 2 (0.45%) Network+ Certification
14 1 (0.22%) MCDBA
14 1 (0.22%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.58%) Data Quality
2 10 (2.24%) SLA
3 9 (2.01%) QA
4 2 (0.45%) SDET
5 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 56 (12.53%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.91%) Hyper-V
3 10 (2.24%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (2.24%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (1.79%) Docker
6 4 (0.89%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.45%) vSphere
8 1 (0.22%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.22%) UAG
8 1 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (3.58%) NetBackup
1 16 (3.58%) Netcool
2 14 (3.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 13 (2.91%) SCOM
4 9 (2.01%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 8 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (1.79%) Unicenter
5 8 (1.79%) WMI
6 7 (1.57%) Kubernetes
6 7 (1.57%) SCCM
7 5 (1.12%) Amdocs OSS
7 5 (1.12%) Ansible
8 4 (0.89%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (0.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 3 (0.67%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.67%) Oracle ZFS
9 3 (0.67%) Puppet
10 2 (0.45%) OpenNMS
10 2 (0.45%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 116 (25.95%) Oracle
2 114 (25.50%) Microsoft
3 42 (9.40%) VMware
4 31 (6.94%) SAP
5 29 (6.49%) HP
6 21 (4.70%) Remedy
7 16 (3.58%) Veritas
8 15 (3.36%) Citrix
8 15 (3.36%) EMC
9 11 (2.46%) BMC
9 11 (2.46%) Salesforce.com
10 10 (2.24%) hybris
11 9 (2.01%) Cognos
11 9 (2.01%) IBM
11 9 (2.01%) Meridio
12 8 (1.79%) F5
12 8 (1.79%) Intel Security
13 7 (1.57%) ATG
13 7 (1.57%) Sitecore
14 6 (1.34%) Percussion
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