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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 8 11 9
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 250 222 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.37% 8.92% 10.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.31% 34.37% 40.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 128 137
Median daily rate £361 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £463 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £33.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-23.88% +34.00%
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
636 646 657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.94% 25.94% 26.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 403 351
Median daily rate £400 £383 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £268 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £500 £459
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 21 15
Median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -11.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £25.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -6 46 £363 -6.33% 25
Bracknell +9 36 £419 -6.88% 3
Slough +5 29 £320 -10.48% 2
Newbury +10 23 £275 -37.14% 4
Maidenhead +1 18 £400 +19.40% 5
Wokingham -6 3 £450 +125.00% 3
Thatcham - 2 £400 - 1
Hungerford 0 1 £340 +6.25%
SQL
South East

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 128 (26.50%) SQL Server
2 118 (24.43%) Oracle
3 104 (21.53%) Java
4 102 (21.12%) Microsoft
5 98 (20.29%) Business Intelligence
6 90 (18.63%) Security Cleared
7 79 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
8 77 (15.94%) .NET
9 74 (15.32%) Windows
10 69 (14.29%) Unix
10 69 (14.29%) JavaScript
11 66 (13.66%) Finance
12 65 (13.46%) MS Excel
13 64 (13.25%) XML
13 64 (13.25%) DNS
14 63 (13.04%) Migration
15 61 (12.63%) SC Cleared
16 56 (11.59%) HTML
17 54 (11.18%) ETL
18 53 (10.97%) Linux
19 52 (10.77%) C#
20 51 (10.56%) MVC
21 50 (10.35%) VMware
22 49 (10.14%) T-SQL
23 48 (9.94%) Analytical Skills
24 47 (9.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 46 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
26 45 (9.32%) SAP
27 44 (9.11%) Solaris
27 44 (9.11%) Active Directory

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 20 (4.14%) SharePoint
2 18 (3.73%) MS Exchange
3 17 (3.52%) IIS
3 17 (3.52%) WebLogic
4 16 (3.31%) Apache
5 15 (3.11%) JBoss
6 14 (2.90%) WebSphere
7 13 (2.69%) CMS
8 9 (1.86%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (1.66%) Live Communications Server
10 7 (1.45%) Commerce Server
10 7 (1.45%) IBM HTTP Server
10 7 (1.45%) SAS
10 7 (1.45%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (0.83%) Apache Spark
11 4 (0.83%) Skype for Business
11 4 (0.83%) Tuxedo
12 3 (0.62%) K2 blackpearl
12 3 (0.62%) Tomcat
Applications
1 65 (13.46%) MS Excel
2 34 (7.04%) MS Office
3 16 (3.31%) MS Visio
4 12 (2.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (1.86%) MS Project
6 2 (0.41%) SPSS
7 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (2.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.86%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 8 (1.66%) Oracle Receivables
3 8 (1.66%) Remedy AR System
3 8 (1.66%) Remedy ITSM
4 7 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (1.24%) SAP FI
6 5 (1.04%) Fredhopper
7 4 (0.83%) SAP Business ByDesign
8 3 (0.62%) Adobe Campaign
8 3 (0.62%) BusinessWorks
8 3 (0.62%) SAP APO
8 3 (0.62%) Unica
9 2 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.41%) Dynamics GP
9 2 (0.41%) PeopleSoft HRMS
9 2 (0.41%) Sage 200
10 1 (0.21%) Infor M3
10 1 (0.21%) Northgate Housing
10 1 (0.21%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 32 (6.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.45%) SuccessFactors
3 5 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.04%) Office 365
4 4 (0.83%) Azure Machine Learning
4 4 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.83%) Google Analytics
4 4 (0.83%) IaaS
5 3 (0.62%) Boomi
5 3 (0.62%) PaaS
6 2 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.41%) FinancialForce.com
6 2 (0.41%) Google Tag Manager
7 1 (0.21%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.21%) Bluemix
7 1 (0.21%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 64 (13.25%) DNS
2 31 (6.42%) LDAP
3 22 (4.55%) DHCP
4 21 (4.35%) SAN
5 15 (3.11%) Internet
6 9 (1.86%) HTTP
6 9 (1.86%) Unified Communications
7 7 (1.45%) TCP/IP
8 6 (1.24%) 2G
8 6 (1.24%) 3G
8 6 (1.24%) 4G
8 6 (1.24%) FTP
8 6 (1.24%) HTTPS
8 6 (1.24%) LTE
8 6 (1.24%) Radio Access Network
9 5 (1.04%) Remote Desktop
9 5 (1.04%) SSL
9 5 (1.04%) VPN
9 5 (1.04%) Wireless
10 4 (0.83%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (26.50%) SQL Server
2 47 (9.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 46 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
4 37 (7.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 35 (7.25%) Relational Database
6 29 (6.00%) MS Access
7 27 (5.59%) RDBMS
8 25 (5.18%) BusinessObjects
9 21 (4.35%) Oracle Database
9 21 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
10 19 (3.93%) SQL Server 2012
11 16 (3.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 15 (3.11%) Power BI
13 14 (2.90%) Oracle BI EE
14 13 (2.69%) MySQL
14 13 (2.69%) SQL Server 2014
15 12 (2.48%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
16 11 (2.28%) SAP Data Services
17 10 (2.07%) Azure SQL Database
18 9 (1.86%) DB2
Development Applications
1 23 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
1 23 (4.76%) Visual Studio
2 11 (2.28%) LSMW
2 11 (2.28%) Oracle APEX
3 10 (2.07%) Git (software)
3 10 (2.07%) Toad
4 9 (1.86%) Eclipse
4 9 (1.86%) Jenkins
5 8 (1.66%) JIRA
5 8 (1.66%) SoapUI
6 7 (1.45%) Selenium
7 6 (1.24%) JUnit
7 6 (1.24%) Subversion
8 5 (1.04%) Maven
8 5 (1.04%) SpecFlow
8 5 (1.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 5 (1.04%) WebDriver
9 4 (0.83%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.62%) ProC
11 2 (0.41%) Hudson
General
1 66 (13.66%) Finance
2 31 (6.42%) Telecoms
3 24 (4.97%) Marketing
4 18 (3.73%) Retail
5 12 (2.48%) French Language
5 12 (2.48%) German Language
6 9 (1.86%) Banking
7 8 (1.66%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.45%) Electronics
9 6 (1.24%) Back Office
10 4 (0.83%) Advertising
11 3 (0.62%) Law
11 3 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.41%) Automotive
12 2 (0.41%) Portuguese Language
12 2 (0.41%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.21%) Games
13 1 (0.21%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 133 (27.54%) Developer
2 96 (19.88%) Analyst
3 64 (13.25%) Consultant
4 47 (9.73%) Support Engineer
5 41 (8.49%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 39 (8.07%) 3rd Line Support
7 38 (7.87%) SQL Developer
8 36 (7.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 33 (6.83%) Administrator
10 30 (6.21%) Architect
11 29 (6.00%) Solaris Engineer
11 29 (6.00%) VMware Engineer
12 28 (5.80%) Data Analyst
13 27 (5.59%) Solaris Support Engineer
13 27 (5.59%) VMware Support Engineer
14 26 (5.38%) Solaris Administrator
14 26 (5.38%) VMWare Administrator
15 25 (5.18%) .NET Developer
16 19 (3.93%) Business Intelligence Analyst
17 16 (3.31%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (15.94%) .NET
2 64 (13.25%) XML
3 56 (11.59%) HTML
4 40 (8.28%) Web Services
5 28 (5.80%) ASP.NET
6 26 (5.38%) CSS
7 17 (3.52%) J2EE
8 16 (3.31%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (3.11%) Spring
10 14 (2.90%) JSON
11 12 (2.48%) .NET Framework
11 12 (2.48%) Middleware
12 11 (2.28%) JSP
13 10 (2.07%) Java EE
13 10 (2.07%) REST
13 10 (2.07%) SOAP
14 9 (1.86%) Ajax
14 9 (1.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 9 (1.86%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 8 (1.66%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 48 (9.94%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (3.52%) Statistics
3 16 (3.31%) Management Information System
4 12 (2.48%) Clustering
4 12 (2.48%) CMDB
5 11 (2.28%) Data Conversion
5 11 (2.28%) Data Extraction
6 10 (2.07%) Computer Science
6 10 (2.07%) Data Structures
7 9 (1.86%) Fat Client
7 9 (1.86%) Mathematics
7 9 (1.86%) Thin Client
8 7 (1.45%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.24%) Data Centre
10 4 (0.83%) Algorithms
10 4 (0.83%) Visualisation
11 3 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.62%) FMCG
11 3 (0.62%) IBM Mainframe
11 3 (0.62%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 74 (15.32%) Windows
2 69 (14.29%) Unix
3 53 (10.97%) Linux
4 44 (9.11%) Solaris
5 41 (8.49%) Windows Server
6 30 (6.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (5.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 21 (4.35%) Windows XP
9 11 (2.28%) AIX
9 11 (2.28%) Windows 7
10 6 (1.24%) Ubuntu
11 5 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.83%) Debian
13 3 (0.62%) Android
14 2 (0.41%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.41%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.21%) CentOS
15 1 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (20.29%) Business Intelligence
2 79 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (13.04%) Migration
4 54 (11.18%) ETL
5 51 (10.56%) MVC
6 38 (7.87%) Incident Management
6 38 (7.87%) Performance Monitoring
7 37 (7.66%) Change Management
8 35 (7.25%) Data Modelling
9 33 (6.83%) Data Migration
10 32 (6.63%) ITIL
11 27 (5.59%) CRM
12 26 (5.38%) Data Analysis
12 26 (5.38%) UML
13 25 (5.18%) Stakeholder Management
14 23 (4.76%) Problem Management
14 23 (4.76%) SDLC
14 23 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
14 23 (4.76%) Validation
15 22 (4.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 104 (21.53%) Java
2 69 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 52 (10.77%) C#
4 49 (10.14%) T-SQL
5 38 (7.87%) PL/SQL
6 32 (6.63%) Shell Script
7 22 (4.55%) C
7 22 (4.55%) C++
7 22 (4.55%) PowerShell
8 20 (4.14%) VB
9 10 (2.07%) Python
9 10 (2.07%) VBA
10 9 (1.86%) PHP
10 9 (1.86%) VBScript
11 7 (1.45%) R
12 6 (1.24%) Delphi
12 6 (1.24%) XPath
13 5 (1.04%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.04%) Groovy
13 5 (1.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 90 (18.63%) Security Cleared
2 61 (12.63%) SC Cleared
3 36 (7.45%) Degree
4 24 (4.97%) DV Cleared
5 11 (2.28%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (1.86%) MCTS
7 7 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
7 7 (1.45%) MCITP
8 6 (1.24%) BC Cleared
9 5 (1.04%) HNC
10 4 (0.83%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.62%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 2 (0.41%) MCAD
12 2 (0.41%) MCPD
12 2 (0.41%) MCSE
13 1 (0.21%) CCNA
13 1 (0.21%) CCNP
13 1 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.21%) ISEB
13 1 (0.21%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.18%) QA
2 13 (2.69%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.45%) SLA
4 5 (1.04%) GxP
4 5 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.41%) SDET
6 1 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 44 (9.11%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.28%) Hyper-V
4 10 (2.07%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (1.24%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (1.04%) VMware ESX
7 4 (0.83%) vSphere
8 2 (0.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.41%) Xen
9 1 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.21%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (3.93%) NetBackup
1 19 (3.93%) Netcool
2 16 (3.31%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 14 (2.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 13 (2.69%) SCOM
5 9 (1.86%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 8 (1.66%) SCCM
6 8 (1.66%) Unicenter
6 8 (1.66%) WMI
7 6 (1.24%) Amdocs OSS
8 4 (0.83%) Microsoft Intune
8 4 (0.83%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (0.62%) Puppet
9 3 (0.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (0.41%) Ansible
10 2 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.41%) MOM
10 2 (0.41%) Oracle ZFS
10 2 (0.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 118 (24.43%) Oracle
2 102 (21.12%) Microsoft
3 50 (10.35%) VMware
4 45 (9.32%) SAP
5 31 (6.42%) HP
6 23 (4.76%) IBM
7 22 (4.55%) Informatica
8 19 (3.93%) Veritas
9 18 (3.73%) Citrix
10 17 (3.52%) Cognos
10 17 (3.52%) EMC
11 14 (2.90%) Remedy
12 12 (2.48%) BMC
13 11 (2.28%) Intel Security
13 11 (2.28%) MicroStrategy
14 10 (2.07%) Google
15 8 (1.66%) Cisco
15 8 (1.66%) hybris
15 8 (1.66%) Meridio
16 7 (1.45%) Ericsson
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