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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 272 355 396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.28% 13.54% 12.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.91% 41.14% 48.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 168 153
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £241 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.90% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 8
Average hourly rate £15.50 £36.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.94% +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £24.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.52% -10.00%
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
649 863 820
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.92% 32.93% 26.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 457 314
Average daily rate £375 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 28
Average hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £16.30 £16.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £42.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -3 83 £425 +13.33% 42
Slough -1 48 £350 -6.66% 14
Maidenhead -2 20 £210 -30.00% 5
Newbury +7 13 £413 +42.24% 12
Bracknell -13 9 £259 -26.07% 6
Windsor +1 4 £325 - 3
Wokingham - 1 - - 2
Thatcham - - - -
SQL
South East

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 149 (29.86%) SQL Server
2 135 (27.05%) .NET
3 115 (23.05%) Oracle
4 105 (21.04%) Microsoft
5 100 (20.04%) Windows
6 87 (17.43%) C#
7 76 (15.23%) Agile Software Development
8 67 (13.43%) UNIX
8 67 (13.43%) CRM
9 65 (13.03%) JavaScript
10 62 (12.42%) T-SQL
10 62 (12.42%) Security Cleared
11 60 (12.02%) Active Directory
12 55 (11.02%) ASP.NET
13 54 (10.82%) XML
14 52 (10.42%) IIS
14 52 (10.42%) ETL
15 50 (10.02%) Java
16 49 (9.82%) Linux
16 49 (9.82%) SharePoint
16 49 (9.82%) Finance
16 49 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
17 48 (9.62%) Telecoms
18 47 (9.42%) MS Excel
19 46 (9.22%) Business Intelligence
20 44 (8.82%) HTML
21 42 (8.42%) SC Cleared
22 40 (8.02%) PowerShell
22 40 (8.02%) Degree
23 39 (7.82%) Data Warehouse

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 52 (10.42%) IIS
2 49 (9.82%) SharePoint
3 33 (6.61%) Lync
4 31 (6.21%) WebSphere
5 27 (5.41%) SharePoint Server
6 26 (5.21%) BizTalk Server
7 25 (5.01%) Exchange Server 2013
8 20 (4.01%) SharePoint 2013
9 19 (3.81%) MS Exchange
10 17 (3.41%) SharePoint 2010
11 13 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2010
12 12 (2.40%) ArcGIS
13 9 (1.80%) Apache
13 9 (1.80%) WebLogic
14 6 (1.20%) CMS
15 5 (1.00%) Oracle Spatial
16 4 (0.80%) MQSeries
16 4 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
16 4 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
16 4 (0.80%) Node.js
Applications
1 47 (9.42%) MS Excel
2 21 (4.21%) MS Office
3 5 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.80%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.20%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.20%) SPSS
6 1 (0.20%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 37 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (3.21%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.80%) Misys Midas
3 4 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.60%) Agresso
5 2 (0.40%) Pivotal CRM
5 2 (0.40%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.40%) CSG Singleview
5 2 (0.40%) Oracle iProcurement
5 2 (0.40%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.40%) Remedy AR System
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle TCA
6 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.20%) Unica Affinium
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (3.01%) Cloud Computing
3 11 (2.20%) SaaS
4 5 (1.00%) Office 365
5 2 (0.40%) Force.com
6 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 34 (6.81%) Internet
2 25 (5.01%) DNS
3 21 (4.21%) TCP/IP
4 16 (3.21%) Firewall
4 16 (3.21%) SAN
4 16 (3.21%) LDAP
5 13 (2.61%) HTTP
6 10 (2.00%) 3G
7 9 (1.80%) DMZ
8 7 (1.40%) SSL
8 7 (1.40%) HTTPS
9 6 (1.20%) VoIP
9 6 (1.20%) FTP
9 6 (1.20%) DHCP
9 6 (1.20%) LTE
9 6 (1.20%) Radio Access Network
10 5 (1.00%) NAS
11 4 (0.80%) VPN
11 4 (0.80%) WAN
12 3 (0.60%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (29.86%) SQL Server
2 39 (7.82%) Data Warehouse
3 32 (6.41%) Relational Database
4 31 (6.21%) SQL Server 2008
5 29 (5.81%) Oracle Database
5 29 (5.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 27 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
7 23 (4.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 22 (4.41%) SQL Server 2012
9 18 (3.61%) MySQL
9 18 (3.61%) DB2
10 17 (3.41%) OLAP
10 17 (3.41%) IDOL
11 16 (3.21%) Oracle Reports
12 15 (3.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 15 (3.01%) Data Mining
13 14 (2.81%) RDBMS
14 13 (2.61%) DTS
15 11 (2.20%) QlikView
16 10 (2.00%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 27 (5.41%) Visual Studio
2 19 (3.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (2.20%) TestDirector
3 11 (2.20%) QuickTest Pro
4 10 (2.00%) MSBuild
4 10 (2.00%) TeamCity
5 8 (1.60%) Toad
6 7 (1.40%) Jenkins
6 7 (1.40%) JIRA
6 7 (1.40%) WinRunner
7 6 (1.20%) Git (software)
7 6 (1.20%) Selenium
8 5 (1.00%) ERwin
8 5 (1.00%) Subversion
9 4 (0.80%) LoadRunner
9 4 (0.80%) Rational Performance Tester
10 3 (0.60%) SoapUI
10 3 (0.60%) JProfiler
10 3 (0.60%) Introscope
10 3 (0.60%) NUnit
General
1 49 (9.82%) Finance
2 48 (9.62%) Telecoms
3 19 (3.81%) Marketing
4 10 (2.00%) Billing
5 4 (0.80%) Retail
6 3 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (0.60%) Publishing
7 2 (0.40%) General Ledger
7 2 (0.40%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.20%) Games
8 1 (0.20%) Advertising
8 1 (0.20%) Legal
8 1 (0.20%) Banking
Job Titles
1 140 (28.06%) Developer
2 126 (25.25%) Analyst
3 46 (9.22%) Consultant
4 35 (7.01%) Architect
5 24 (4.81%) DBA
5 24 (4.81%) .NET Developer
6 20 (4.01%) Programmer
6 20 (4.01%) Test Analyst
6 20 (4.01%) Technical Architect
7 17 (3.41%) Analyst Programmer
7 17 (3.41%) Data Analyst
8 15 (3.01%) Support Engineer
8 15 (3.01%) SharePoint Developer
9 13 (2.61%) SQL DBA
9 13 (2.61%) RPG Programmer
9 13 (2.61%) RPG Analyst Programmer
10 12 (2.40%) Java Developer
10 12 (2.40%) Project Manager
10 12 (2.40%) Business Analyst
11 11 (2.20%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (27.05%) .NET
2 55 (11.02%) ASP.NET
3 54 (10.82%) XML
4 44 (8.82%) HTML
5 33 (6.61%) CSS
6 32 (6.41%) Web Services
7 28 (5.61%) WCF
8 24 (4.81%) jQuery
8 24 (4.81%) .NET Framework
9 23 (4.61%) Ajax
10 18 (3.61%) JSON
11 16 (3.21%) Hibernate
11 16 (3.21%) SOAP
12 15 (3.01%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 14 (2.81%) Spring
13 14 (2.81%) J2EE
14 13 (2.61%) Application Packaging
14 13 (2.61%) Windows SharePoint Services
15 12 (2.40%) JSP
16 11 (2.20%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 49 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (6.21%) Clustering
3 20 (4.01%) Management Information System
4 18 (3.61%) Computer Science
5 16 (3.21%) Statistics
6 12 (2.40%) PKI
6 12 (2.40%) GIS
7 11 (2.20%) Data Structures
7 11 (2.20%) iSeries
8 9 (1.80%) Web 2.0
9 8 (1.60%) NHS
9 8 (1.60%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (1.40%) Open Source
10 7 (1.40%) Replication
11 6 (1.20%) AS400
11 6 (1.20%) Mainframe
11 6 (1.20%) Data Extraction
11 6 (1.20%) Data Integration
12 5 (1.00%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 100 (20.04%) Windows
2 67 (13.43%) UNIX
3 49 (9.82%) Linux
4 38 (7.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 26 (5.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (3.41%) Solaris
7 12 (2.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (2.00%) AIX
9 8 (1.60%) Windows 7
10 7 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (1.40%) Oracle Linux
11 6 (1.20%) Windows XP
11 6 (1.20%) HPUX
12 5 (1.00%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.40%) SUSE
13 2 (0.40%) Android
14 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.20%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (15.23%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (13.43%) CRM
3 52 (10.42%) ETL
4 46 (9.22%) Business Intelligence
5 38 (7.62%) MVC
6 36 (7.21%) ITIL
6 36 (7.21%) Migration
7 32 (6.41%) Scrum
8 24 (4.81%) Project Management
9 22 (4.41%) Workflow
10 21 (4.21%) Web Development
10 21 (4.21%) Data Management
11 20 (4.01%) Data Analysis
12 19 (3.81%) Performance Tuning
12 19 (3.81%) Data Migration
12 19 (3.81%) Service Management
12 19 (3.81%) Validation
13 18 (3.61%) Disaster Recovery
14 16 (3.21%) TDD
15 14 (2.81%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 87 (17.43%) C#
2 65 (13.03%) JavaScript
3 62 (12.42%) T-SQL
4 50 (10.02%) Java
5 40 (8.02%) PowerShell
6 37 (7.41%) PL/SQL
7 28 (5.61%) Shell Script
8 22 (4.41%) VBScript
9 20 (4.01%) Perl
10 18 (3.61%) RPG
10 18 (3.61%) RPG IV
11 16 (3.21%) VB.NET
11 16 (3.21%) C++
12 14 (2.81%) Python
13 12 (2.40%) C
14 9 (1.80%) Bash Shell
15 8 (1.60%) VB
16 7 (1.40%) PHP
16 7 (1.40%) Korn
17 6 (1.20%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 62 (12.42%) Security Cleared
2 42 (8.42%) SC Cleared
3 40 (8.02%) Degree
4 15 (3.01%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (3.01%) ISEB
5 14 (2.81%) DV Cleared
6 9 (1.80%) MCTS
7 7 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (1.40%) MCSE
8 5 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (1.00%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.80%) CIMA
9 4 (0.80%) ACCA
10 2 (0.40%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.40%) CNA
10 2 (0.40%) Novell Certification
11 1 (0.20%) Siebel Certification
11 1 (0.20%) CCA
11 1 (0.20%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.01%) QA
2 21 (4.21%) SLA
3 7 (1.40%) ISO 9001
4 6 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.60%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.40%) HL7
7 1 (0.20%) GxP
System Software
1 60 (12.02%) Active Directory
2 15 (3.01%) Hyper-V
3 7 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.40%) vSphere
4 6 (1.20%) Xen
5 2 (0.40%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.40%) XenApp
5 2 (0.40%) NLBS
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.20%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.20%) XenServer
6 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.20%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.20%) Firmware
6 1 (0.20%) NFS
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.20%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 21 (4.21%) SCCM
2 18 (3.61%) SCOM
3 14 (2.81%) WMI
4 12 (2.40%) Tivoli
5 11 (2.20%) HP Quality Center
5 11 (2.20%) Netcool
6 7 (1.40%) Puppet
6 7 (1.40%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 6 (1.20%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 6 (1.20%) Cobbler
8 5 (1.00%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (0.60%) nmon
9 3 (0.60%) HP UCMDB
9 3 (0.60%) Netcool/Webtop
9 3 (0.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.40%) Tivoli Monitoring
11 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.20%) CA Spectrum
11 1 (0.20%) SCOrch
11 1 (0.20%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 115 (23.05%) Oracle
2 105 (21.04%) Microsoft
3 38 (7.62%) IBM
4 19 (3.81%) Citrix
4 19 (3.81%) VMware
5 18 (3.61%) Business Objects
6 17 (3.41%) Meridio
7 16 (3.21%) Informatica
8 15 (3.01%) HP
9 13 (2.61%) ESRI
10 12 (2.40%) Salesforce.com
11 11 (2.20%) Red Hat
12 10 (2.00%) SAP
13 9 (1.80%) Cisco
14 8 (1.60%) Sun
15 7 (1.40%) Veritas
16 5 (1.00%) McAfee
16 5 (1.00%) Cognos
16 5 (1.00%) Teradata
17 4 (0.80%) Open Text
Reading, Berkshire
LA International
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Montash
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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Austin Fraser
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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Berkshire
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Rate: £275 - £350 per day
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Berkshire
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
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Maidenhead
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Rate: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 22 days ago
Reading
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Rate: £500.00 - £590.00 per annum
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Reading
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Rate: £300 - £320 per day
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