The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Berkshire region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 10 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 222 331 350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.86% 13.57% 11.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.41% 43.55% 44.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 122 165
Average daily rate
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£363 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £492 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 11
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
Programming Languages Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
627 760 785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.02% 31.15% 24.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 338 387
Average daily rate £375 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 27
Average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £13.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £36.00 £43.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
SQL
South East

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 29 July 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 29 July 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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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 -5 79 £369 +13.46% 36
Slough -4 30 £350 +27.27% 17
Maidenhead +1 16 £280 -13.84% 6
Bracknell -12 12 £408 +9.39% 8
Newbury -4 6 £250 -9.09% 13
Wokingham - 2 £235 - 6
Windsor - - - -
Hungerford - - - - 1
SQL
South East

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 176 (33.78%) SQL Server
2 130 (24.95%) Windows
3 121 (23.22%) Microsoft
4 110 (21.11%) Oracle
5 109 (20.92%) .NET
6 102 (19.58%) C#
7 88 (16.89%) T-SQL
8 72 (13.82%) Security Cleared
9 68 (13.05%) Finance
10 64 (12.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 64 (12.28%) UNIX
11 59 (11.32%) MS Excel
12 56 (10.75%) Telecoms
13 55 (10.56%) ASP.NET
14 51 (9.79%) Business Intelligence
15 49 (9.40%) XML
15 49 (9.40%) Data Warehouse
16 48 (9.21%) Active Directory
16 48 (9.21%) SQL Server 2008
16 48 (9.21%) SC Cleared
17 47 (9.02%) IIS
18 45 (8.64%) Linux
18 45 (8.64%) ETL
19 43 (8.25%) Agile Software Development
20 42 (8.06%) HTML
20 42 (8.06%) Java
21 41 (7.87%) JavaScript
21 41 (7.87%) ITIL
22 39 (7.49%) SharePoint
22 39 (7.49%) Windows Server 2003

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 47 (9.02%) IIS
2 39 (7.49%) SharePoint
3 30 (5.76%) SharePoint Server
4 28 (5.37%) WebSphere
5 17 (3.26%) BizTalk Server
6 13 (2.50%) MS Exchange
7 8 (1.54%) CMS
7 8 (1.54%) Lync
8 7 (1.34%) WebLogic
8 7 (1.34%) Apache
9 6 (1.15%) Drupal
10 5 (0.96%) Oracle Spatial
10 5 (0.96%) ArcGIS
11 4 (0.77%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.77%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.38%) SAS
12 2 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 59 (11.32%) MS Excel
2 32 (6.14%) MS Office
3 5 (0.96%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.77%) PowerPivot
5 3 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.38%) MS Project
7 1 (0.19%) SPSS
7 1 (0.19%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 13 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.58%) Agresso
3 2 (0.38%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.38%) CSG Singleview
3 2 (0.38%) Misys Midas
3 2 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.38%) Remedy AR System
3 2 (0.38%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (0.38%) Oracle iProcurement
3 2 (0.38%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle TCA
4 1 (0.19%) Tridion
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.19%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.58%) SaaS
2 3 (0.58%) Office 365
3 2 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.19%) Force.com
4 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 25 (4.80%) TCP/IP
2 23 (4.41%) 3G
3 22 (4.22%) DNS
4 20 (3.84%) Internet
4 20 (3.84%) LDAP
5 16 (3.07%) SAN
6 15 (2.88%) LTE
6 15 (2.88%) Radio Access Network
7 14 (2.69%) VPN
7 14 (2.69%) VoIP
8 12 (2.30%) Firewall
9 11 (2.11%) LAN
10 10 (1.92%) WAN
10 10 (1.92%) DHCP
11 8 (1.54%) 2G
12 7 (1.34%) NAS
13 6 (1.15%) 4G
13 6 (1.15%) HTTP
14 5 (0.96%) Ethernet
14 5 (0.96%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (33.78%) SQL Server
2 64 (12.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 49 (9.40%) Data Warehouse
4 48 (9.21%) SQL Server 2008
5 38 (7.29%) SQL Server 2005
6 37 (7.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 34 (6.53%) SQL Server 2012
8 26 (4.99%) Oracle Database
9 23 (4.41%) Relational Database
10 22 (4.22%) OLAP
11 21 (4.03%) QlikView
11 21 (4.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 20 (3.84%) IDOL
12 20 (3.84%) MySQL
13 16 (3.07%) DTS
13 16 (3.07%) Data Mining
14 15 (2.88%) DB2
15 13 (2.50%) MS Access
16 12 (2.30%) RDBMS
17 10 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 35 (6.72%) Visual Studio
2 24 (4.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (2.30%) QuickTest Pro
4 11 (2.11%) Selenium
5 9 (1.73%) JIRA
5 9 (1.73%) Jenkins
6 8 (1.54%) Toad
6 8 (1.54%) WinRunner
6 8 (1.54%) TestDirector
7 7 (1.34%) Git (software)
8 6 (1.15%) StarTeam
8 6 (1.15%) Subversion
9 5 (0.96%) SoapUI
10 4 (0.77%) PHPUnit
10 4 (0.77%) Rational Performance Tester
10 4 (0.77%) NUnit
10 4 (0.77%) LoadRunner
10 4 (0.77%) Behat
11 3 (0.58%) Ranorex
11 3 (0.58%) Introscope
General
1 68 (13.05%) Finance
2 56 (10.75%) Telecoms
3 22 (4.22%) Marketing
4 13 (2.50%) Billing
5 8 (1.54%) Retail
6 6 (1.15%) Games
6 6 (1.15%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.96%) Publishing
8 3 (0.58%) General Ledger
8 3 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.38%) Front Office
9 2 (0.38%) Legal
10 1 (0.19%) Advertising
10 1 (0.19%) Back Office
10 1 (0.19%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 159 (30.52%) Developer
2 136 (26.10%) Analyst
3 35 (6.72%) DBA
4 32 (6.14%) Data Analyst
5 31 (5.95%) Test Analyst
6 30 (5.76%) Consultant
7 27 (5.18%) SQL Developer
8 24 (4.61%) .NET Developer
9 22 (4.22%) SQL DBA
10 20 (3.84%) Programmer
10 20 (3.84%) Support Engineer
11 19 (3.65%) Architect
12 16 (3.07%) Java Developer
12 16 (3.07%) SharePoint Developer
13 15 (2.88%) Project Manager
13 15 (2.88%) Technical Project Manager
13 15 (2.88%) Analyst Programmer
13 15 (2.88%) Technical Manager
14 13 (2.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 12 (2.30%) RPG Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (20.92%) .NET
2 55 (10.56%) ASP.NET
3 49 (9.40%) XML
4 42 (8.06%) HTML
5 31 (5.95%) jQuery
6 28 (5.37%) WCF
6 28 (5.37%) CSS
7 26 (4.99%) .NET Framework
8 24 (4.61%) Web Services
9 20 (3.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 18 (3.45%) Spring
11 16 (3.07%) Windows SharePoint Services
12 15 (2.88%) Ajax
13 14 (2.69%) Hibernate
14 12 (2.30%) J2EE
15 11 (2.11%) DCOM
15 11 (2.11%) SOAP
16 9 (1.73%) JDBC
16 9 (1.73%) ASP.NET Web API
17 8 (1.54%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 20 (3.84%) Clustering
2 15 (2.88%) Management Information System
3 14 (2.69%) Computer Science
3 14 (2.69%) Statistics
3 14 (2.69%) Mobile App
4 12 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (2.30%) PKI
5 9 (1.73%) iSeries
5 9 (1.73%) Replication
6 8 (1.54%) NHS
6 8 (1.54%) Mainframe
7 7 (1.34%) GIS
7 7 (1.34%) Data Integration
8 6 (1.15%) Open Source
9 4 (0.77%) Kindle
9 4 (0.77%) FMCG
9 4 (0.77%) CESG
10 3 (0.58%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.58%) EPoS
10 3 (0.58%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 130 (24.95%) Windows
2 64 (12.28%) UNIX
3 45 (8.64%) Linux
4 39 (7.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (4.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (3.45%) Solaris
7 12 (2.30%) AIX
8 9 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (1.73%) Apple iOS
9 7 (1.34%) Windows XP
10 6 (1.15%) Oracle Linux
11 5 (0.96%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.96%) HPUX
12 4 (0.77%) Windows 2000
12 4 (0.77%) Android
13 3 (0.58%) Windows NT
14 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
15 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.19%) SUSE
15 1 (0.19%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (9.79%) Business Intelligence
2 45 (8.64%) ETL
3 43 (8.25%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (7.87%) ITIL
5 36 (6.91%) MVC
6 34 (6.53%) Scrum
7 33 (6.33%) Migration
8 32 (6.14%) CRM
9 31 (5.95%) Data Modelling
9 31 (5.95%) Data Analysis
10 30 (5.76%) Data Management
10 30 (5.76%) Project Management
11 23 (4.41%) Performance Tuning
12 22 (4.22%) Web Development
13 21 (4.03%) Data Migration
13 21 (4.03%) PRINCE2
13 21 (4.03%) TDD
13 21 (4.03%) Workflow
13 21 (4.03%) Validation
13 21 (4.03%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 102 (19.58%) C#
2 88 (16.89%) T-SQL
3 42 (8.06%) Java
4 41 (7.87%) JavaScript
5 30 (5.76%) PL/SQL
6 26 (4.99%) PowerShell
7 19 (3.65%) Shell Script
8 18 (3.45%) Perl
9 17 (3.26%) VBScript
9 17 (3.26%) C
10 16 (3.07%) VB
10 16 (3.07%) C++
11 14 (2.69%) RPG
11 14 (2.69%) RPG IV
12 11 (2.11%) VB.NET
13 10 (1.92%) VBA
14 9 (1.73%) Python
14 9 (1.73%) PHP
14 9 (1.73%) Bash Shell
15 7 (1.34%) Korn
Qualifications
1 72 (13.82%) Security Cleared
2 48 (9.21%) SC Cleared
3 37 (7.10%) Degree
4 17 (3.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (2.88%) ITIL Certification
6 14 (2.69%) DV Cleared
7 13 (2.50%) ISEB
8 11 (2.11%) MCSE
9 9 (1.73%) MCTS
10 6 (1.15%) ISTQB
11 5 (0.96%) CISSP
11 5 (0.96%) ACCA
11 5 (0.96%) CISA
11 5 (0.96%) CISM
11 5 (0.96%) CIMA
12 4 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.77%) MCSD
13 3 (0.58%) CCNA
13 3 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 2 (0.38%) CNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.41%) SLA
2 14 (2.69%) ISO 9001
3 13 (2.50%) QA
4 6 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.96%) Data Quality
System Software
1 48 (9.21%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.15%) Xen
3 6 (1.15%) NLBS
4 2 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.38%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.38%) XenApp
4 2 (0.38%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.19%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.19%) vSphere
5 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.19%) NFS
Systems Management
1 20 (3.84%) WMI
2 17 (3.26%) SCCM
3 16 (3.07%) SCOM
4 14 (2.69%) Tivoli
5 9 (1.73%) Netcool
6 7 (1.34%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (1.34%) Puppet
6 7 (1.34%) HP UCMDB
7 6 (1.15%) Cobbler
7 6 (1.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 6 (1.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 5 (0.96%) OPNET
8 5 (0.96%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (0.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 4 (0.77%) Netcool/OMNIbus
10 3 (0.58%) CiscoWorks
10 3 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (0.58%) nmon
10 3 (0.58%) Netcool/Webtop
11 2 (0.38%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 121 (23.22%) Microsoft
2 110 (21.11%) Oracle
3 36 (6.91%) IBM
4 26 (4.99%) VMware
5 24 (4.61%) Business Objects
6 21 (4.03%) Citrix
7 20 (3.84%) Meridio
8 19 (3.65%) Cisco
8 19 (3.65%) HP
9 15 (2.88%) SAP
10 14 (2.69%) Informatica
11 8 (1.54%) Red Hat
12 7 (1.34%) Serena
12 7 (1.34%) Veritas
13 6 (1.15%) ESRI
13 6 (1.15%) Borland
13 6 (1.15%) Huawei
13 6 (1.15%) Sun
14 5 (0.96%) Nortel
14 5 (0.96%) Cognos
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