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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 8 13 5
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Contract jobs citing SQL 192 216 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.67% 8.49% 12.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.68% 36.55% 45.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 125 192
Median daily rate £388 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.49% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Median hourly rate £15.31 £32.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.88% +109.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.86 £19.37 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.76 £33.30 £32.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.45 £33.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-6.11% +28.84%
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
570 591 707
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.72% 23.23% 26.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 356 439
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 26 13
Median hourly rate £33.25 £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.76% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £16.25 £31.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £55.10 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 8 December 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
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 8 December 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 62 £398 -2.33% 28
Bracknell +13 24 £401 +39.30% 11
Slough +10 20 £350 +4.47% 4
Maidenhead +3 17 £388 -19.27% 10
Newbury +10 11 £275 -37.14% 6
Wokingham +2 10 £413 +25.95% 5
Windsor +3 4 £400 -
Hungerford -1 1 £340 +4.61%
SQL
South East

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 116 (26.13%) SQL Server
2 102 (22.97%) Oracle
3 100 (22.52%) Business Intelligence
4 92 (20.72%) Microsoft
5 84 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
6 83 (18.69%) Java
7 71 (15.99%) .NET
8 70 (15.77%) Finance
8 70 (15.77%) Migration
9 66 (14.86%) MS Excel
10 64 (14.41%) XML
11 63 (14.19%) Unix
11 63 (14.19%) ETL
12 61 (13.74%) JavaScript
13 58 (13.06%) Security Cleared
14 53 (11.94%) C#
14 53 (11.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 50 (11.26%) Linux
16 48 (10.81%) HTML
16 48 (10.81%) T-SQL
16 48 (10.81%) VMware
17 47 (10.59%) Windows
17 47 (10.59%) Data Warehouse
18 43 (9.68%) SC Cleared
19 42 (9.46%) DNS
20 41 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
21 39 (8.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 38 (8.56%) Solaris
22 38 (8.56%) Telecoms
23 36 (8.11%) MVC

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 18 (4.05%) Apache
1 18 (4.05%) SharePoint
2 17 (3.83%) WebSphere
3 16 (3.60%) WebLogic
4 11 (2.48%) SAS
5 10 (2.25%) Commerce Server
5 10 (2.25%) IBM HTTP Server
5 10 (2.25%) WebSphere Application Server
6 8 (1.80%) CMS
6 8 (1.80%) IIS
7 7 (1.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 6 (1.35%) Skype for Business
9 5 (1.13%) MS Exchange
9 5 (1.13%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.90%) Tuxedo
11 3 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.68%) K2 blackpearl
12 2 (0.45%) ColdFusion
12 2 (0.45%) JBoss
12 2 (0.45%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 66 (14.86%) MS Excel
2 23 (5.18%) MS Office
3 15 (3.38%) MS Visio
4 13 (2.93%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.13%) MS Project
6 4 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.68%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (2.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 9 (2.03%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (1.80%) Fredhopper
3 8 (1.80%) Oracle Receivables
3 8 (1.80%) Remedy AR System
3 8 (1.80%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (1.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (1.35%) SAP FI
5 5 (1.13%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.68%) Adobe Campaign
6 3 (0.68%) BusinessWorks
6 3 (0.68%) SAP APO
6 3 (0.68%) SessionCam
6 3 (0.68%) Unica
7 2 (0.45%) HFM
7 2 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.45%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.45%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.23%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
8 1 (0.23%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 23 (5.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.03%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.90%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.90%) IaaS
4 2 (0.45%) GitHub
4 2 (0.45%) Google Tag Manager
4 2 (0.45%) Office 365
4 2 (0.45%) Veeva
5 1 (0.23%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.23%) Bluemix
5 1 (0.23%) CallidusCloud
5 1 (0.23%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (9.46%) DNS
2 26 (5.86%) LDAP
3 10 (2.25%) DHCP
3 10 (2.25%) Internet
4 9 (2.03%) SAN
5 7 (1.58%) 2G
5 7 (1.58%) 3G
5 7 (1.58%) 4G
5 7 (1.58%) LTE
5 7 (1.58%) Radio Access Network
5 7 (1.58%) Unified Communications
6 6 (1.35%) FTP
6 6 (1.35%) HTTP
7 5 (1.13%) Remote Desktop
7 5 (1.13%) SSL
8 4 (0.90%) Firewall
8 4 (0.90%) LAN
8 4 (0.90%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.90%) VoIP
8 4 (0.90%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (26.13%) SQL Server
2 53 (11.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 47 (10.59%) Data Warehouse
4 39 (8.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 30 (6.76%) Relational Database
6 26 (5.86%) RDBMS
7 23 (5.18%) MS Access
7 23 (5.18%) SQL Server 2012
8 20 (4.50%) Oracle Database
9 19 (4.28%) SQL Server 2008
10 18 (4.05%) DB2
11 14 (3.15%) Oracle BI EE
11 14 (3.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 13 (2.93%) SQL Server 2014
13 12 (2.70%) MySQL
14 11 (2.48%) BusinessObjects
14 11 (2.48%) SAP Data Services
15 10 (2.25%) NoSQL
15 10 (2.25%) Power BI
16 8 (1.80%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 26 (5.86%) Visual Studio
2 13 (2.93%) Git (software)
2 13 (2.93%) SoapUI
2 13 (2.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (2.70%) Jenkins
3 12 (2.70%) Toad
4 11 (2.48%) LSMW
4 11 (2.48%) Selenium
4 11 (2.48%) WebDriver
5 7 (1.58%) MSTest
5 7 (1.58%) Oracle APEX
6 6 (1.35%) JUnit
6 6 (1.35%) Maven
7 5 (1.13%) Subversion
8 4 (0.90%) JIRA
8 4 (0.90%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (0.68%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.68%) LoadRunner
9 3 (0.68%) ProC
10 2 (0.45%) Hudson
General
1 70 (15.77%) Finance
2 38 (8.56%) Telecoms
3 24 (5.41%) Marketing
4 12 (2.70%) Retail
5 10 (2.25%) French Language
5 10 (2.25%) German Language
5 10 (2.25%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.80%) Electronics
7 6 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.13%) Back Office
9 4 (0.90%) Advertising
10 3 (0.68%) Games
10 3 (0.68%) Law
10 3 (0.68%) Legal
11 2 (0.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 127 (28.60%) Developer
2 93 (20.95%) Analyst
3 54 (12.16%) Consultant
4 44 (9.91%) SQL Developer
5 34 (7.66%) Administrator
6 32 (7.21%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 31 (6.98%) Architect
7 31 (6.98%) Support Engineer
8 30 (6.76%) 3rd Line Support
9 28 (6.31%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 27 (6.08%) Data Analyst
11 26 (5.86%) .NET Developer
11 26 (5.86%) VMware Engineer
12 25 (5.63%) Solaris Engineer
13 24 (5.41%) Solaris Administrator
13 24 (5.41%) Solaris Support Engineer
13 24 (5.41%) VMWare Administrator
13 24 (5.41%) VMware Support Engineer
14 22 (4.95%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 15 (3.38%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (15.99%) .NET
2 64 (14.41%) XML
3 48 (10.81%) HTML
4 33 (7.43%) Web Services
5 30 (6.76%) CSS
6 26 (5.86%) ASP.NET
7 18 (4.05%) SOAP
8 16 (3.60%) JSON
9 13 (2.93%) Middleware
10 12 (2.70%) Ajax
11 11 (2.48%) jQuery
11 11 (2.48%) REST
12 10 (2.25%) Spring
13 9 (2.03%) .NET Framework
13 9 (2.03%) AngularJS
13 9 (2.03%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (2.03%) WCF
13 9 (2.03%) Worklight
14 8 (1.80%) J2EE
14 8 (1.80%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 41 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (3.38%) Data Extraction
3 13 (2.93%) Data Structures
4 11 (2.48%) CMDB
4 11 (2.48%) Data Conversion
5 10 (2.25%) Management Information System
6 8 (1.80%) Computer Science
6 8 (1.80%) Mathematics
6 8 (1.80%) Statistics
7 5 (1.13%) Data Centre
7 5 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (0.90%) Credit Risk
8 4 (0.90%) FMCG
8 4 (0.90%) Replication
8 4 (0.90%) Visualisation
9 3 (0.68%) AS400
9 3 (0.68%) Blackberry
9 3 (0.68%) Data Integration
9 3 (0.68%) IBM Mainframe
9 3 (0.68%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 63 (14.19%) Unix
2 50 (11.26%) Linux
3 47 (10.59%) Windows
4 38 (8.56%) Solaris
5 20 (4.50%) Windows Server
6 14 (3.15%) AIX
7 13 (2.93%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (2.03%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (1.58%) Windows XP
11 6 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (1.13%) Debian
12 5 (1.13%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.90%) Android
14 2 (0.45%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.45%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.45%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.23%) CentOS
15 1 (0.23%) SUSE
15 1 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (22.52%) Business Intelligence
2 84 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (15.77%) Migration
4 63 (14.19%) ETL
5 36 (8.11%) Data Analysis
5 36 (8.11%) MVC
6 35 (7.88%) Data Modelling
7 31 (6.98%) Data Migration
8 29 (6.53%) Change Management
8 29 (6.53%) Performance Monitoring
9 28 (6.31%) Incident Management
10 27 (6.08%) Validation
11 26 (5.86%) ITIL
12 22 (4.95%) E-Commerce
12 22 (4.95%) SDLC
12 22 (4.95%) Stakeholder Management
12 22 (4.95%) UML
13 21 (4.73%) TDD
14 20 (4.50%) CRM
15 19 (4.28%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 83 (18.69%) Java
2 61 (13.74%) JavaScript
3 53 (11.94%) C#
4 48 (10.81%) T-SQL
5 33 (7.43%) Shell Script
6 24 (5.41%) C
7 23 (5.18%) PL/SQL
8 22 (4.95%) VB
9 21 (4.73%) C++
10 15 (3.38%) VBA
11 10 (2.25%) Python
12 9 (2.03%) PHP
13 8 (1.80%) Delphi
14 6 (1.35%) Bash Shell
14 6 (1.35%) XPath
15 5 (1.13%) Apex Code
15 5 (1.13%) VB.NET
16 4 (0.90%) PowerShell
17 3 (0.68%) Perl
18 2 (0.45%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 58 (13.06%) Security Cleared
2 43 (9.68%) SC Cleared
3 30 (6.76%) Degree
4 11 (2.48%) DV Cleared
5 7 (1.58%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (1.35%) BC Cleared
6 6 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (1.13%) HNC
8 4 (0.90%) CCNA
8 4 (0.90%) CCNP
8 4 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.68%) MCITP
9 3 (0.68%) Sun Certification
10 2 (0.45%) ISEB
10 2 (0.45%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.45%) PMP
10 2 (0.45%) SCSA
11 1 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.53%) QA
2 19 (4.28%) Data Quality
3 9 (2.03%) SLA
4 6 (1.35%) GxP
4 6 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.23%) GMP
6 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 19 (4.28%) Active Directory
2 14 (3.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.80%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (1.58%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.58%) VMware ESX
5 6 (1.35%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (1.35%) vSphere
6 2 (0.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (0.45%) Docker
6 2 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.45%) Xen
7 1 (0.23%) Squid
7 1 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (3.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 6 (1.35%) Amdocs OSS
2 6 (1.35%) Netcool
3 5 (1.13%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (1.13%) NetBackup
4 4 (0.90%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.68%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (0.68%) Puppet
5 3 (0.68%) SCCM
5 3 (0.68%) SCOM
5 3 (0.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.45%) Cisco IPCC
6 2 (0.45%) WSUS
7 1 (0.23%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.23%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.23%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 1 (0.23%) Netcool/Webtop
7 1 (0.23%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 1 (0.23%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 102 (22.97%) Oracle
2 92 (20.72%) Microsoft
3 48 (10.81%) VMware
4 26 (5.86%) IBM
4 26 (5.86%) SAP
5 23 (5.18%) Informatica
6 19 (4.28%) HP
7 18 (4.05%) Cognos
8 14 (3.15%) Remedy
9 11 (2.48%) BMC
9 11 (2.48%) MicroStrategy
10 10 (2.25%) Cisco
10 10 (2.25%) Citrix
10 10 (2.25%) Google
10 10 (2.25%) Splunk
11 8 (1.80%) AppDynamics
11 8 (1.80%) Huawei
11 8 (1.80%) Nortel
11 8 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (1.80%) Veritas
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