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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 10 10 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 245 222 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.19% 8.64% 8.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.52% 35.81% 34.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 121 116
Median daily rate £375 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £243 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £468 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £26.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £28.13 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +14.79%
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
636 620 626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.46% 24.13% 25.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 369 289
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £477
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 15 11
Median hourly rate £12.50 £36.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.27% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £32.50 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -3 71 £400 +6.66% 26
Newbury +11 32 £275 -8.33% 8
Bracknell +8 31 £375 -6.25% 5
Slough +7 29 £390 +33.33% 19
Maidenhead -4 6 £444 +32.46% 3
Wokingham -9 1 £230 -29.23% 2
SQL
South East

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 134 (27.63%) Oracle
1 134 (27.63%) SQL Server
2 115 (23.71%) Microsoft
3 113 (23.30%) Java
4 107 (22.06%) Business Intelligence
5 96 (19.79%) .NET
6 92 (18.97%) Windows
7 86 (17.73%) Security Cleared
8 72 (14.85%) Agile Software Development
9 71 (14.64%) C#
10 69 (14.23%) MS Excel
11 68 (14.02%) Finance
12 61 (12.58%) JavaScript
13 60 (12.37%) XML
13 60 (12.37%) Migration
14 59 (12.16%) ETL
14 59 (12.16%) SC Cleared
15 57 (11.75%) Microsoft Azure
16 55 (11.34%) DNS
16 55 (11.34%) Linux
16 55 (11.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 54 (11.13%) Unix
17 54 (11.13%) Active Directory
17 54 (11.13%) MVC
18 53 (10.93%) Data Warehouse
19 49 (10.10%) T-SQL
19 49 (10.10%) Windows Server
20 48 (9.90%) Web Services
20 48 (9.90%) VMware
21 47 (9.69%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 28 (5.77%) IIS
2 27 (5.57%) SharePoint
3 20 (4.12%) WebLogic
4 19 (3.92%) JBoss
5 18 (3.71%) MS Exchange
6 11 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (1.86%) CMS
7 9 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (1.65%) Live Communications Server
9 6 (1.24%) SAS
9 6 (1.24%) WebSphere
10 5 (1.03%) Apache
10 5 (1.03%) Apache Spark
10 5 (1.03%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (0.82%) Skype for Business
11 4 (0.82%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 69 (14.23%) MS Excel
2 40 (8.25%) MS Office
3 15 (3.09%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.86%) MS Project
5 7 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (1.03%) SPSS
7 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (2.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (2.68%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (1.65%) Oracle Receivables
3 8 (1.65%) Remedy AR System
4 6 (1.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 5 (1.03%) HFM
6 4 (0.82%) SAP Business ByDesign
7 3 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.62%) Unica
7 3 (0.62%) Unit4 Business World
8 2 (0.41%) Dynamics GP
8 2 (0.41%) Sage 200
8 2 (0.41%) SAP APO
8 2 (0.41%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.21%) Cognos Planning
9 1 (0.21%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle iProcurement
9 1 (0.21%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 57 (11.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (2.27%) Office 365
3 7 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (1.44%) OpenShift
3 7 (1.44%) SuccessFactors
4 6 (1.24%) Azure Machine Learning
5 3 (0.62%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (0.62%) Boomi
5 3 (0.62%) PaaS
6 2 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.41%) FinancialForce.com
7 1 (0.21%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.21%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (11.34%) DNS
2 26 (5.36%) LDAP
3 17 (3.51%) SAN
4 16 (3.30%) DHCP
5 14 (2.89%) LAN
6 12 (2.47%) WAN
7 11 (2.27%) Firewall
8 10 (2.06%) HTTP
9 9 (1.86%) Internet
10 8 (1.65%) SSL
10 8 (1.65%) VPN
11 7 (1.44%) Unified Communications
12 6 (1.24%) Wireshark
13 5 (1.03%) 2G
13 5 (1.03%) 3G
13 5 (1.03%) 4G
13 5 (1.03%) LTE
13 5 (1.03%) Radio Access Network
13 5 (1.03%) Wireless
14 4 (0.82%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (27.63%) SQL Server
2 55 (11.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 53 (10.93%) Data Warehouse
4 47 (9.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 34 (7.01%) Relational Database
6 29 (5.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 24 (4.95%) MS Access
8 23 (4.74%) BusinessObjects
9 22 (4.54%) Power BI
10 21 (4.33%) RDBMS
10 21 (4.33%) SQL Server 2008
11 20 (4.12%) Oracle Database
12 18 (3.71%) Big Data
12 18 (3.71%) SQL Server 2012
13 15 (3.09%) Hadoop
14 14 (2.89%) Azure SQL Database
14 14 (2.89%) Oracle BI EE
15 11 (2.27%) SQL Server 2014
16 10 (2.06%) NoSQL
17 8 (1.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 29 (5.98%) Visual Studio
2 23 (4.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (2.68%) Oracle APEX
4 10 (2.06%) SoapUI
5 9 (1.86%) Eclipse
6 8 (1.65%) JIRA
6 8 (1.65%) Selenium
7 7 (1.44%) Git (software)
7 7 (1.44%) Toad
8 6 (1.24%) Subversion
8 6 (1.24%) Talend Open Studio
9 5 (1.03%) Fiddler
9 5 (1.03%) Jenkins
9 5 (1.03%) Maven
9 5 (1.03%) SpecFlow
9 5 (1.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 4 (0.82%) JUnit
10 4 (0.82%) LSMW
10 4 (0.82%) WebDriver
11 3 (0.62%) Cucumber
General
1 68 (14.02%) Finance
2 27 (5.57%) Telecoms
3 19 (3.92%) Marketing
4 13 (2.68%) Retail
5 11 (2.27%) French Language
5 11 (2.27%) German Language
6 7 (1.44%) Banking
7 5 (1.03%) Automotive
7 5 (1.03%) Back Office
8 4 (0.82%) Advertising
8 4 (0.82%) Electronics
8 4 (0.82%) Local Government
8 4 (0.82%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.62%) Portuguese Language
9 3 (0.62%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.21%) Games
11 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 124 (25.57%) Developer
2 96 (19.79%) Analyst
3 56 (11.55%) Support Engineer
4 55 (11.34%) Consultant
5 30 (6.19%) Architect
5 30 (6.19%) Data Analyst
5 30 (6.19%) VMware Engineer
6 29 (5.98%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 27 (5.57%) SQL Developer
8 26 (5.36%) 3rd Line Support
8 26 (5.36%) Administrator
8 26 (5.36%) VMware Support Engineer
9 24 (4.95%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 23 (4.74%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 22 (4.54%) .NET Developer
12 21 (4.33%) C# Developer
12 21 (4.33%) Java Developer
13 20 (4.12%) Field Engineer
13 20 (4.12%) Solaris Engineer
14 19 (3.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (19.79%) .NET
2 60 (12.37%) XML
3 48 (9.90%) Web Services
4 40 (8.25%) HTML
5 37 (7.63%) ASP.NET
6 23 (4.74%) .NET Framework
7 20 (4.12%) ADO.NET
7 20 (4.12%) CSS
7 20 (4.12%) J2EE
8 17 (3.51%) JSP
9 16 (3.30%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (3.09%) SOAP
10 15 (3.09%) Spring
11 14 (2.89%) REST
12 13 (2.68%) Entity Framework
13 12 (2.47%) Java EE
14 11 (2.27%) EJB
14 11 (2.27%) jQuery
14 11 (2.27%) WCF
15 10 (2.06%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 38 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (3.71%) Data Centre
3 17 (3.51%) Management Information System
4 15 (3.09%) Statistics
5 13 (2.68%) Clustering
6 10 (2.06%) CMDB
7 8 (1.65%) Fat Client
7 8 (1.65%) Mathematics
7 8 (1.65%) Thin Client
8 7 (1.44%) Data Structures
8 7 (1.44%) Inversion of Control
8 7 (1.44%) Virtual Team
9 6 (1.24%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.24%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.24%) Public Cloud
10 5 (1.03%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.03%) Data Extraction
11 4 (0.82%) Data Conversion
11 4 (0.82%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 92 (18.97%) Windows
2 55 (11.34%) Linux
3 54 (11.13%) Unix
4 49 (10.10%) Windows Server
5 34 (7.01%) Solaris
5 34 (7.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (6.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (3.51%) Windows XP
8 15 (3.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (2.27%) Windows 7
10 7 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (1.24%) CentOS
12 3 (0.62%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.41%) AIX
13 2 (0.41%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.21%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.21%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (22.06%) Business Intelligence
2 72 (14.85%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (12.37%) Migration
4 59 (12.16%) ETL
5 54 (11.13%) MVC
6 36 (7.42%) ITIL
7 34 (7.01%) Change Management
8 31 (6.39%) Data Modelling
9 30 (6.19%) CRM
10 29 (5.98%) Business Analysis
10 29 (5.98%) Data Analysis
10 29 (5.98%) Performance Monitoring
11 28 (5.77%) Incident Management
12 25 (5.15%) Data Migration
12 25 (5.15%) SDLC
13 24 (4.95%) Performance Tuning
13 24 (4.95%) Software Engineering
13 24 (4.95%) Workflow
14 23 (4.74%) Stakeholder Management
15 22 (4.54%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 113 (23.30%) Java
2 71 (14.64%) C#
3 61 (12.58%) JavaScript
4 49 (10.10%) T-SQL
5 40 (8.25%) PL/SQL
6 31 (6.39%) PowerShell
7 25 (5.15%) C
8 22 (4.54%) C++
8 22 (4.54%) Shell Script
9 19 (3.92%) Python
10 15 (3.09%) R
11 14 (2.89%) VB
12 12 (2.47%) VB.NET
13 11 (2.27%) Bash Shell
14 9 (1.86%) PHP
14 9 (1.86%) VBScript
15 7 (1.44%) Ruby
16 6 (1.24%) Apex Code
17 5 (1.03%) Groovy
17 5 (1.03%) Scala
Qualifications
1 86 (17.73%) Security Cleared
2 59 (12.16%) SC Cleared
3 37 (7.63%) Degree
4 24 (4.95%) DV Cleared
5 21 (4.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (3.30%) MCTS
7 13 (2.68%) MCITP
8 9 (1.86%) CCNA
8 9 (1.86%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (1.24%) BC Cleared
9 6 (1.24%) BPSS Clearance
9 6 (1.24%) MCSE
10 5 (1.03%) HNC
11 4 (0.82%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.62%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 3 (0.62%) MCAD
12 3 (0.62%) MCPD
13 2 (0.41%) ISEB
13 2 (0.41%) MCP
13 2 (0.41%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.71%) Data Quality
2 13 (2.68%) QA
3 9 (1.86%) SLA
4 3 (0.62%) GxP
4 3 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.41%) SDET
System Software
1 54 (11.13%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.47%) Hyper-V
3 11 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (2.06%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (1.65%) Docker
5 8 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.82%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.41%) vSphere
9 1 (0.21%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.21%) UAG
9 1 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.21%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (3.30%) NetBackup
1 16 (3.30%) Netcool
2 15 (3.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 14 (2.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 13 (2.68%) SCOM
5 9 (1.86%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 8 (1.65%) Unicenter
6 8 (1.65%) WMI
7 7 (1.44%) Kubernetes
7 7 (1.44%) SCCM
8 5 (1.03%) Amdocs OSS
8 5 (1.03%) Ansible
8 5 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (0.82%) Microsoft Intune
10 3 (0.62%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Clustering
10 3 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (0.62%) Oracle ZFS
10 3 (0.62%) Puppet
11 2 (0.41%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 134 (27.63%) Oracle
2 115 (23.71%) Microsoft
3 48 (9.90%) VMware
4 36 (7.42%) SAP
5 28 (5.77%) HP
6 24 (4.95%) Remedy
7 21 (4.33%) Informatica
8 16 (3.30%) Veritas
9 15 (3.09%) BMC
9 15 (3.09%) Citrix
9 15 (3.09%) Cognos
9 15 (3.09%) EMC
10 10 (2.06%) hybris
10 10 (2.06%) IBM
11 9 (1.86%) Hyperion
11 9 (1.86%) Meridio
11 9 (1.86%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (1.65%) F5
12 8 (1.65%) Intel Security
12 8 (1.65%) Sitecore
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