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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 10 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 230 373 362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.40% 14.54% 12.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.62% 44.19% 45.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 146 162
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 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 10
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 £28.75 £26.40 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+8.90% -2.22%
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
628 844 804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.66% 32.89% 26.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 390 351
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £236
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 17 36
Average hourly rate £23.50 £36.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.72% +10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £16.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £38.50 £37.50
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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -4 82 £375 +15.38% 31
Slough -3 34 £350 -6.66% 18
Maidenhead -2 17 £270 -10.00% 8
Newbury +2 8 £306 -12.50% 12
Bracknell -15 7 £275 -26.17% 14
Windsor +2 4 £325 - 1
Wokingham - 1 - - 3
Thatcham - - - -
SQL
South East

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 172 (33.99%) SQL Server
2 124 (24.51%) .NET
3 117 (23.12%) Windows
4 111 (21.94%) Microsoft
5 101 (19.96%) Oracle
6 96 (18.97%) C#
7 76 (15.02%) T-SQL
7 76 (15.02%) Security Cleared
8 61 (12.06%) ASP.NET
9 60 (11.86%) UNIX
10 57 (11.26%) Finance
11 54 (10.67%) SC Cleared
12 53 (10.47%) JavaScript
13 51 (10.08%) XML
14 50 (9.88%) IIS
14 50 (9.88%) MS Excel
15 49 (9.68%) ETL
16 47 (9.29%) Active Directory
16 47 (9.29%) Telecoms
16 47 (9.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 46 (9.09%) Java
18 43 (8.50%) Business Intelligence
19 42 (8.30%) CRM
19 42 (8.30%) SharePoint
19 42 (8.30%) ITIL
19 42 (8.30%) Linux
19 42 (8.30%) Degree
19 42 (8.30%) MVC
19 42 (8.30%) SQL Server 2008
20 41 (8.10%) PowerShell

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 50 (9.88%) IIS
2 42 (8.30%) SharePoint
3 33 (6.52%) SharePoint Server
4 29 (5.73%) WebSphere
5 19 (3.75%) MS Exchange
6 15 (2.96%) Lync
7 12 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2010
7 12 (2.37%) BizTalk Server
7 12 (2.37%) ArcGIS
8 10 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (1.58%) CMS
9 8 (1.58%) Apache
10 7 (1.38%) WebLogic
11 5 (0.99%) Oracle Spatial
12 4 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (0.79%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
13 3 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
14 2 (0.40%) MQSeries
Applications
1 50 (9.88%) MS Excel
2 24 (4.74%) MS Office
3 5 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.79%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.40%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.20%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.20%) SPSS
6 1 (0.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 21 (4.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.59%) Agresso
3 2 (0.40%) Pivotal CRM
3 2 (0.40%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.40%) CSG Singleview
3 2 (0.40%) Misys Midas
3 2 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.40%) Remedy AR System
3 2 (0.40%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (0.40%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.20%) Sage 200
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%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.19%) SaaS
3 4 (0.79%) Office 365
4 2 (0.40%) Force.com
5 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (5.53%) Internet
2 23 (4.55%) DNS
2 23 (4.55%) TCP/IP
3 19 (3.75%) LDAP
3 19 (3.75%) Firewall
4 16 (3.16%) SAN
4 16 (3.16%) 3G
5 11 (2.17%) VoIP
6 10 (1.98%) HTTP
7 9 (1.78%) DMZ
7 9 (1.78%) Radio Access Network
8 8 (1.58%) LTE
9 7 (1.38%) VPN
9 7 (1.38%) WAN
9 7 (1.38%) DHCP
10 6 (1.19%) LAN
11 4 (0.79%) HTTPS
11 4 (0.79%) SSL
11 4 (0.79%) NAS
11 4 (0.79%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (33.99%) SQL Server
2 47 (9.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 42 (8.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 39 (7.71%) Data Warehouse
5 36 (7.11%) SQL Server 2005
6 30 (5.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 29 (5.73%) SQL Server 2012
8 26 (5.14%) Oracle Database
9 24 (4.74%) Relational Database
9 24 (4.74%) OLAP
10 22 (4.35%) IDOL
11 21 (4.15%) Data Mining
12 19 (3.75%) QlikView
13 18 (3.56%) DTS
13 18 (3.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 16 (3.16%) Oracle Reports
14 16 (3.16%) DB2
14 16 (3.16%) MySQL
15 13 (2.57%) SQL Server 2000
16 11 (2.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 33 (6.52%) Visual Studio
2 18 (3.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (2.17%) QuickTest Pro
4 9 (1.78%) TestDirector
4 9 (1.78%) TeamCity
4 9 (1.78%) MSBuild
5 8 (1.58%) Toad
6 7 (1.38%) WinRunner
6 7 (1.38%) JIRA
6 7 (1.38%) Jenkins
7 6 (1.19%) Selenium
7 6 (1.19%) StarTeam
8 5 (0.99%) Subversion
8 5 (0.99%) SoapUI
9 4 (0.79%) NUnit
9 4 (0.79%) LoadRunner
9 4 (0.79%) Git (software)
9 4 (0.79%) Rational Performance Tester
10 3 (0.59%) JProfiler
10 3 (0.59%) Introscope
General
1 57 (11.26%) Finance
2 47 (9.29%) Telecoms
3 21 (4.15%) Marketing
4 11 (2.17%) Billing
5 5 (0.99%) Publishing
5 5 (0.99%) Retail
6 4 (0.79%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.40%) Games
8 2 (0.40%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.20%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 153 (30.24%) Developer
2 137 (27.08%) Analyst
3 42 (8.30%) Consultant
4 31 (6.13%) DBA
5 27 (5.34%) .NET Developer
6 25 (4.94%) Data Analyst
7 23 (4.55%) Test Analyst
8 20 (3.95%) Programmer
9 19 (3.75%) SharePoint Developer
10 18 (3.56%) SQL Developer
10 18 (3.56%) SQL DBA
11 17 (3.36%) Architect
12 16 (3.16%) Java Developer
13 15 (2.96%) Analyst Programmer
14 14 (2.77%) Support Engineer
15 13 (2.57%) Project Manager
15 13 (2.57%) Technical Project Manager
15 13 (2.57%) Technical Manager
16 12 (2.37%) RPG Programmer
16 12 (2.37%) RPG Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (24.51%) .NET
2 61 (12.06%) ASP.NET
3 51 (10.08%) XML
4 41 (8.10%) HTML
5 32 (6.32%) jQuery
6 29 (5.73%) Web Services
7 28 (5.53%) CSS
7 28 (5.53%) WCF
8 26 (5.14%) .NET Framework
9 21 (4.15%) Ajax
10 19 (3.75%) Spring
10 19 (3.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 18 (3.56%) Windows SharePoint Services
12 16 (3.16%) Hibernate
13 13 (2.57%) J2EE
14 11 (2.17%) DCOM
15 10 (1.98%) SOAP
15 10 (1.98%) JSON
16 9 (1.78%) JDBC
16 9 (1.78%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 19 (3.75%) Management Information System
1 19 (3.75%) Clustering
2 18 (3.56%) Statistics
3 15 (2.96%) Computer Science
4 12 (2.37%) PKI
4 12 (2.37%) GIS
5 10 (1.98%) Mobile App
6 9 (1.78%) Replication
6 9 (1.78%) NHS
6 9 (1.78%) iSeries
7 8 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.38%) Data Integration
9 6 (1.19%) Mainframe
10 5 (0.99%) Open Source
11 4 (0.79%) Data Conversion
11 4 (0.79%) Web 2.0
11 4 (0.79%) Kindle
12 3 (0.59%) AS400
12 3 (0.59%) Blackberry
12 3 (0.59%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 117 (23.12%) Windows
2 60 (11.86%) UNIX
3 42 (8.30%) Linux
4 39 (7.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (3.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (3.36%) Solaris
7 10 (1.98%) AIX
8 9 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (1.58%) Apple iOS
10 7 (1.38%) Oracle Linux
11 6 (1.19%) Windows 7
11 6 (1.19%) HPUX
12 4 (0.79%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.79%) Android
12 4 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.40%) SUSE
14 1 (0.20%) Debian
14 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (9.68%) ETL
2 43 (8.50%) Business Intelligence
3 42 (8.30%) ITIL
3 42 (8.30%) CRM
3 42 (8.30%) MVC
4 39 (7.71%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (7.31%) Migration
6 31 (6.13%) Scrum
6 31 (6.13%) Data Analysis
7 30 (5.93%) Project Management
8 26 (5.14%) Data Management
9 24 (4.74%) Web Development
10 23 (4.55%) Workflow
11 21 (4.15%) Validation
11 21 (4.15%) Data Modelling
12 19 (3.75%) Data Migration
13 18 (3.56%) PRINCE2
13 18 (3.56%) Configuration Management
13 18 (3.56%) Performance Tuning
14 17 (3.36%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 96 (18.97%) C#
2 76 (15.02%) T-SQL
3 53 (10.47%) JavaScript
4 46 (9.09%) Java
5 41 (8.10%) PowerShell
6 28 (5.53%) PL/SQL
7 21 (4.15%) VBScript
8 20 (3.95%) Shell Script
9 16 (3.16%) Perl
10 15 (2.96%) C++
11 14 (2.77%) RPG
11 14 (2.77%) RPG IV
12 13 (2.57%) C
13 12 (2.37%) VB.NET
14 9 (1.78%) VB
14 9 (1.78%) Python
15 8 (1.58%) Bash Shell
16 7 (1.38%) Korn
16 7 (1.38%) VBA
17 6 (1.19%) AWK
Qualifications
1 76 (15.02%) Security Cleared
2 54 (10.67%) SC Cleared
3 42 (8.30%) Degree
4 17 (3.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (2.77%) DV Cleared
6 13 (2.57%) ITIL Certification
6 13 (2.57%) ISEB
7 10 (1.98%) MCTS
8 8 (1.58%) MCSE
9 5 (0.99%) CISSP
9 5 (0.99%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.99%) ACCA
9 5 (0.99%) CISA
9 5 (0.99%) CISM
9 5 (0.99%) CIMA
10 3 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.40%) CCNA
11 2 (0.40%) CNA
11 2 (0.40%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.74%) QA
2 22 (4.35%) SLA
3 11 (2.17%) ISO 9001
4 6 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.99%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.20%) GxP
System Software
1 47 (9.29%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.19%) vSphere
3 6 (1.19%) Xen
4 3 (0.59%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.40%) XenApp
5 2 (0.40%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.40%) NLBS
5 2 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.40%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.40%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.20%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.20%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.20%) NFS
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.20%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (0.20%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (4.15%) SCCM
1 21 (4.15%) SCOM
2 20 (3.95%) WMI
3 11 (2.17%) Tivoli
4 9 (1.78%) Netcool
5 7 (1.38%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (1.38%) Puppet
5 7 (1.38%) HP UCMDB
6 6 (1.19%) Cobbler
6 6 (1.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 6 (1.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 5 (0.99%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (0.79%) Netcool/OMNIbus
9 3 (0.59%) Netcool/Webtop
9 3 (0.59%) nmon
10 2 (0.40%) Tivoli Monitoring
11 1 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 1 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 1 (0.20%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.20%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 111 (21.94%) Microsoft
2 101 (19.96%) Oracle
3 36 (7.11%) IBM
4 23 (4.55%) VMware
5 22 (4.35%) Meridio
5 22 (4.35%) Citrix
6 19 (3.75%) Business Objects
6 19 (3.75%) Informatica
7 16 (3.16%) HP
8 13 (2.57%) Cisco
8 13 (2.57%) SAP
8 13 (2.57%) ESRI
9 8 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (1.58%) Red Hat
10 7 (1.38%) Veritas
10 7 (1.38%) Serena
11 6 (1.19%) Sun
11 6 (1.19%) Borland
12 5 (0.99%) Cognos
12 5 (0.99%) McAfee
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Posted: 12 hours ago
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Rate: Unspecified Competitive Day Rate
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Benefits
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