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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 10 11 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 230 220 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.54% 8.66% 10.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.14% 32.93% 38.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 133 133
Median daily rate £406 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.07% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 6
Median hourly rate £12.50 £14.11 £12.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.41% +14.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £27.92 £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.25 £22.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+47.77% -29.68%
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
603 668 691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.01% 26.30% 27.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 405 350
Median daily rate £400 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 11
Median hourly rate £12.50 £39.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.94% +105.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £27.92 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -2 92 £425 +21.42% 27
Bracknell -2 29 £425 +3.03% 7
Newbury +15 20 £355 +18.33% 7
Slough +10 17 £350 +18.64% 4
Maidenhead +1 8 £373 -0.66% 6
Wokingham -6 3 £230 -40.64% 3
SQL
South East

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 146 (31.95%) SQL Server
2 133 (29.10%) Microsoft
3 116 (25.38%) Oracle
4 101 (22.10%) Java
4 101 (22.10%) Windows
5 89 (19.47%) .NET
6 85 (18.60%) MS Excel
7 82 (17.94%) Business Intelligence
8 73 (15.97%) C#
9 65 (14.22%) Microsoft Azure
10 63 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 61 (13.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 59 (12.91%) Security Cleared
13 58 (12.69%) T-SQL
13 58 (12.69%) Active Directory
13 58 (12.69%) Finance
14 57 (12.47%) XML
15 56 (12.25%) Migration
16 55 (12.04%) Agile Software Development
17 54 (11.82%) Data Warehouse
18 52 (11.38%) Linux
19 50 (10.94%) Windows Server
20 46 (10.07%) PL/SQL
20 46 (10.07%) ETL
21 45 (9.85%) JavaScript
21 45 (9.85%) MS Office
22 43 (9.41%) Web Services
23 41 (8.97%) PowerShell
23 41 (8.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
24 40 (8.75%) ITIL

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 35 (7.66%) SharePoint
2 26 (5.69%) IIS
3 21 (4.60%) JBoss
4 16 (3.50%) MS Exchange
5 13 (2.84%) BizTalk Server
6 10 (2.19%) SAS
7 9 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (1.75%) Live Communications Server
9 7 (1.53%) WebLogic
10 6 (1.31%) Apache Spark
10 6 (1.31%) CMS
11 5 (1.09%) SharePoint Server
11 5 (1.09%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
12 4 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.88%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.66%) Apache
13 3 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 85 (18.60%) MS Excel
2 45 (9.85%) MS Office
3 4 (0.88%) MS Project
3 4 (0.88%) SPSS
4 3 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.66%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (3.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.09%) HFM
2 5 (1.09%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.88%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 3 (0.66%) Unica
5 2 (0.44%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.44%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.22%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 1 (0.22%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 1 (0.22%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 65 (14.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (2.41%) Office 365
3 9 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (1.53%) OpenShift
4 7 (1.53%) SuccessFactors
5 6 (1.31%) Azure Machine Learning
6 5 (1.09%) Scribe Online
7 3 (0.66%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.66%) Boomi
7 3 (0.66%) PaaS
8 2 (0.44%) FinancialForce.com
9 1 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.22%) IaaS
9 1 (0.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (8.32%) DNS
2 21 (4.60%) WAN
3 19 (4.16%) LAN
4 18 (3.94%) Firewall
5 15 (3.28%) SAN
6 13 (2.84%) LDAP
7 12 (2.63%) DHCP
8 11 (2.41%) HTTP
9 8 (1.75%) Internet
9 8 (1.75%) VPN
10 7 (1.53%) SSL
11 6 (1.31%) TCP/IP
11 6 (1.31%) Wireshark
12 5 (1.09%) Kerberos
13 4 (0.88%) HTTPS
14 3 (0.66%) FTP
14 3 (0.66%) NAS
14 3 (0.66%) SMS
14 3 (0.66%) VLAN
15 2 (0.44%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (31.95%) SQL Server
2 63 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 61 (13.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 54 (11.82%) Data Warehouse
5 41 (8.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 32 (7.00%) Oracle Database
7 24 (5.25%) Power BI
8 23 (5.03%) Big Data
9 22 (4.81%) Relational Database
10 21 (4.60%) MS Access
11 20 (4.38%) Hadoop
12 17 (3.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 17 (3.72%) SQL Server 2012
13 16 (3.50%) SQL Server 2008
14 14 (3.06%) Azure SQL Database
14 14 (3.06%) SQL Server 2014
15 13 (2.84%) BusinessObjects
16 10 (2.19%) NoSQL
17 9 (1.97%) Datazen
17 9 (1.97%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 35 (7.66%) Visual Studio
2 24 (5.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (3.06%) Eclipse
4 12 (2.63%) Selenium
5 11 (2.41%) SoapUI
6 10 (2.19%) Talend Open Studio
7 8 (1.75%) JIRA
7 8 (1.75%) Maven
8 7 (1.53%) Git (software)
8 7 (1.53%) Subversion
9 6 (1.31%) Jenkins
9 6 (1.31%) Oracle APEX
10 5 (1.09%) Fiddler
10 5 (1.09%) LoadRunner
10 5 (1.09%) MSBuild
11 4 (0.88%) JUnit
11 4 (0.88%) SpecFlow
11 4 (0.88%) Toad
12 3 (0.66%) Artifactory
12 3 (0.66%) FindBugs
General
1 58 (12.69%) Finance
2 28 (6.13%) Telecoms
3 14 (3.06%) Retail
4 13 (2.84%) Marketing
5 11 (2.41%) French Language
5 11 (2.41%) German Language
6 6 (1.31%) Banking
7 5 (1.09%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (0.88%) Automotive
8 4 (0.88%) Local Government
9 3 (0.66%) Back Office
9 3 (0.66%) Portuguese Language
9 3 (0.66%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.44%) Advertising
10 2 (0.44%) Electronics
10 2 (0.44%) Legal
11 1 (0.22%) Law
11 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 146 (31.95%) Developer
2 87 (19.04%) Analyst
3 44 (9.63%) Support Engineer
4 42 (9.19%) Consultant
5 37 (8.10%) Data Analyst
6 33 (7.22%) SQL Developer
7 24 (5.25%) Architect
8 23 (5.03%) Java Developer
9 21 (4.60%) Field Engineer
10 19 (4.16%) Administrator
10 19 (4.16%) C# Developer
11 18 (3.94%) .NET Developer
11 18 (3.94%) Senior Developer
11 18 (3.94%) VMware Engineer
12 16 (3.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 16 (3.50%) SQL Analyst
13 15 (3.28%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 14 (3.06%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 14 (3.06%) VMware Support Engineer
15 13 (2.84%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (19.47%) .NET
2 57 (12.47%) XML
3 43 (9.41%) Web Services
4 33 (7.22%) HTML
5 28 (6.13%) ASP.NET
6 23 (5.03%) .NET Framework
7 22 (4.81%) ADO.NET
8 21 (4.60%) CSS
9 16 (3.50%) J2EE
9 16 (3.50%) Middleware
10 15 (3.28%) Java EE
10 15 (3.28%) JSP
10 15 (3.28%) REST
11 14 (3.06%) SOAP
12 13 (2.84%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (2.84%) EJB
13 12 (2.63%) Entity Framework
14 10 (2.19%) Spring
14 10 (2.19%) Unity DI Container
14 10 (2.19%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 32 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (4.81%) Data Centre
3 20 (4.38%) Visualisation
4 15 (3.28%) Management Information System
4 15 (3.28%) Statistics
5 11 (2.41%) Clustering
6 10 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (1.97%) Inversion of Control
8 8 (1.75%) Computer Science
8 8 (1.75%) Fat Client
8 8 (1.75%) Thin Client
9 7 (1.53%) Mathematics
9 7 (1.53%) Replication
10 6 (1.31%) Data Structures
10 6 (1.31%) Public Cloud
11 5 (1.09%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.09%) Data Integration
11 5 (1.09%) Driving Licence
11 5 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
12 4 (0.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 101 (22.10%) Windows
2 52 (11.38%) Linux
3 50 (10.94%) Windows Server
4 29 (6.35%) Unix
5 28 (6.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (5.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (4.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (3.94%) Solaris
9 14 (3.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (2.41%) Windows 7
10 11 (2.41%) Windows XP
11 6 (1.31%) CentOS
12 2 (0.44%) AIX
12 2 (0.44%) NetWare
12 2 (0.44%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.44%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.22%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (17.94%) Business Intelligence
2 56 (12.25%) Migration
3 55 (12.04%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (10.07%) ETL
5 40 (8.75%) ITIL
6 39 (8.53%) Data Analysis
7 34 (7.44%) MVC
8 33 (7.22%) Data Migration
8 33 (7.22%) Performance Tuning
9 32 (7.00%) CRM
10 27 (5.91%) Analytics
11 26 (5.69%) Change Management
12 22 (4.81%) Data Modelling
12 22 (4.81%) Mentoring
13 19 (4.16%) Data Management
13 19 (4.16%) Problem Management
13 19 (4.16%) SDLC
14 18 (3.94%) Stakeholder Management
15 17 (3.72%) Customer Engagement
15 17 (3.72%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 101 (22.10%) Java
2 73 (15.97%) C#
3 58 (12.69%) T-SQL
4 46 (10.07%) PL/SQL
5 45 (9.85%) JavaScript
6 41 (8.97%) PowerShell
7 20 (4.38%) Python
8 16 (3.50%) VB.NET
9 15 (3.28%) C
9 15 (3.28%) R
9 15 (3.28%) VB
10 14 (3.06%) Ruby
11 13 (2.84%) Bash Shell
12 12 (2.63%) C++
13 9 (1.97%) PHP
13 9 (1.97%) Shell Script
13 9 (1.97%) VBA
13 9 (1.97%) VBScript
14 6 (1.31%) Apex Code
14 6 (1.31%) Scala
Qualifications
1 59 (12.91%) Security Cleared
2 38 (8.32%) SC Cleared
3 36 (7.88%) Degree
4 32 (7.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (3.50%) MCTS
6 14 (3.06%) DV Cleared
7 13 (2.84%) MCITP
8 9 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (1.75%) CCNA
10 7 (1.53%) ISTQB
10 7 (1.53%) MCSE
11 5 (1.09%) ISEB
11 5 (1.09%) MCSD
12 4 (0.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 3 (0.66%) MCAD
13 3 (0.66%) MCP
13 3 (0.66%) MCPD
13 3 (0.66%) MCSA
13 3 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 2 (0.44%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.03%) Data Quality
2 10 (2.19%) QA
3 7 (1.53%) SLA
4 2 (0.44%) SDET
5 1 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 58 (12.69%) Active Directory
2 19 (4.16%) Hyper-V
3 15 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (2.19%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (1.97%) Docker
5 9 (1.97%) vSphere
6 2 (0.44%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.22%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.22%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.22%) UAG
7 1 (0.22%) vCloud
7 1 (0.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (4.38%) SCOM
2 16 (3.50%) SCCM
3 11 (2.41%) HP Quality Center
3 11 (2.41%) Puppet
4 10 (2.19%) NetBackup
4 10 (2.19%) Netcool
4 10 (2.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 9 (1.97%) Windows Intune
6 8 (1.75%) SCVMM
6 8 (1.75%) Unicenter
6 8 (1.75%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 8 (1.75%) WMI
7 7 (1.53%) Kubernetes
8 5 (1.09%) Ansible
9 3 (0.66%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 3 (0.66%) HP SiteScope
9 3 (0.66%) nmon
9 3 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.66%) Oracle ZFS
10 2 (0.44%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 133 (29.10%) Microsoft
2 116 (25.38%) Oracle
3 40 (8.75%) VMware
4 31 (6.78%) SAP
5 22 (4.81%) HP
6 15 (3.28%) Remedy
7 13 (2.84%) Citrix
8 11 (2.41%) EMC
8 11 (2.41%) Salesforce.com
9 10 (2.19%) Talend
9 10 (2.19%) Veritas
10 9 (1.97%) Meridio
10 9 (1.97%) Red Hat
10 9 (1.97%) Tableau
11 8 (1.75%) ATG
11 8 (1.75%) F5
11 8 (1.75%) hybris
11 8 (1.75%) IBM
11 8 (1.75%) RightScale
11 8 (1.75%) Sitecore
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