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 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 9 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 268 379 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.21% 14.55% 11.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.73% 45.66% 40.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 194 119
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 11
Average hourly rate £24.75 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.75% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £11.25 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £27.20 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £27.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.81%
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
692 830 604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.36% 31.86% 27.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 448 308
Average daily rate £359 £350 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 26
Average hourly rate £35.50 £27.20 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.51% +2.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £16.72 £18.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £40.00 £38.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.14%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. 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 -8 82 £400 +14.28% 59
Slough +7 39 £325 +9.24% 12
Maidenhead +3 23 £275 -28.80% 13
Bracknell -2 23 £330 +10.00% 10
Newbury -7 11 £400 +14.28% 8
Wokingham +3 1 £355 - 2
Windsor -9 1 - - 3
Thatcham - - - -
Hungerford - - - -
SQL
South East

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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.

1 174 (30.58%) Oracle
2 142 (24.96%) SQL Server
3 138 (24.25%) Microsoft
4 116 (20.39%) .NET
5 107 (18.80%) Windows
6 92 (16.17%) Java
7 87 (15.29%) JavaScript
8 83 (14.59%) CRM
9 82 (14.41%) ETL
9 82 (14.41%) PL/SQL
10 80 (14.06%) Telecoms
11 76 (13.36%) Business Intelligence
12 72 (12.65%) HTML
13 69 (12.13%) Active Directory
14 65 (11.42%) C#
15 63 (11.07%) SharePoint
16 61 (10.72%) Analytical Skills
17 60 (10.54%) Data Warehouse
17 60 (10.54%) Agile Software Development
18 58 (10.19%) Finance
19 57 (10.02%) UNIX
20 54 (9.49%) CSS
21 53 (9.31%) Security Cleared
22 52 (9.14%) Linux
23 51 (8.96%) XML
23 51 (8.96%) MS Excel
23 51 (8.96%) PowerShell
24 49 (8.61%) Dynamics CRM
25 48 (8.44%) IIS
26 45 (7.91%) ASP.NET

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 63 (11.07%) SharePoint
2 48 (8.44%) IIS
3 38 (6.68%) SharePoint 2013
4 37 (6.50%) BizTalk Server
5 35 (6.15%) Lync
6 31 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2013
6 31 (5.45%) SharePoint 2010
7 24 (4.22%) SAS
8 17 (2.99%) MS Exchange
9 16 (2.81%) Apache
9 16 (2.81%) SharePoint Server
10 14 (2.46%) WebSphere
11 10 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2010
12 8 (1.41%) ArcGIS
12 8 (1.41%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.88%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.88%) Node.js
13 5 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
14 3 (0.53%) LiveCycle
14 3 (0.53%) Documentum
Applications
1 51 (8.96%) MS Excel
2 20 (3.51%) MS Office
3 6 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.35%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.35%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.35%) SPSS
6 1 (0.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 49 (8.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (4.22%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.35%) Agresso
4 2 (0.35%) Misys Midas
4 2 (0.35%) Pivotal CRM
5 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.18%) Unica Affinium
5 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.18%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.18%) CSG Singleview
5 1 (0.18%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.18%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.18%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (4.22%) Cloud Computing
2 13 (2.28%) SaaS
3 10 (1.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.35%) Office 365
4 2 (0.35%) GitHub
4 2 (0.35%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 37 (6.50%) DNS
2 25 (4.39%) Internet
3 22 (3.87%) Firewall
4 21 (3.69%) SAN
5 20 (3.51%) DHCP
6 14 (2.46%) TCP/IP
7 13 (2.28%) Ethernet
7 13 (2.28%) NetScaler
8 12 (2.11%) HTTP
9 10 (1.76%) SSL
10 8 (1.41%) WAN
10 8 (1.41%) LAN
11 7 (1.23%) SDH
11 7 (1.23%) FTP
11 7 (1.23%) MPLS
11 7 (1.23%) NAS
12 6 (1.05%) VLAN
12 6 (1.05%) Network Security
12 6 (1.05%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (1.05%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (24.96%) SQL Server
2 60 (10.54%) Data Warehouse
3 42 (7.38%) Oracle Database
4 37 (6.50%) DB2
5 36 (6.33%) Relational Database
6 32 (5.62%) SQL Server 2008
7 31 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 25 (4.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 23 (4.04%) RDBMS
10 18 (3.16%) MySQL
10 18 (3.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 16 (2.81%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 16 (2.81%) QlikView
11 16 (2.81%) Oracle Database 11g
11 16 (2.81%) Oracle Database 10g
12 15 (2.64%) Base SAS
13 14 (2.46%) SQL Server 2012
13 14 (2.46%) SQL Server 2005
14 13 (2.28%) Oracle Reports
15 12 (2.11%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 21 (3.69%) Visual Studio
2 15 (2.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (1.76%) TeamCity
3 10 (1.76%) Git (software)
3 10 (1.76%) MSBuild
4 9 (1.58%) StarTeam
5 8 (1.41%) TestDirector
5 8 (1.41%) Eclipse
6 7 (1.23%) Toad
7 6 (1.05%) Selenium
8 5 (0.88%) JIRA
8 5 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 4 (0.70%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (0.53%) ERwin
10 3 (0.53%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.35%) Calabash
11 2 (0.35%) RSpec
11 2 (0.35%) WebDriver
11 2 (0.35%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.35%) Appium
General
1 80 (14.06%) Telecoms
2 58 (10.19%) Finance
3 22 (3.87%) Marketing
4 11 (1.93%) Retail
5 9 (1.58%) Billing
6 7 (1.23%) Banking
6 7 (1.23%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.88%) Turkish Language
8 3 (0.53%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.53%) Advertising
8 3 (0.53%) Legal
8 3 (0.53%) Front Office
9 1 (0.18%) Back Office
9 1 (0.18%) Electronics
9 1 (0.18%) Publishing
9 1 (0.18%) Games
9 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.18%) German Language
Job Titles
1 191 (33.57%) Developer
2 109 (19.16%) Analyst
3 52 (9.14%) Consultant
4 44 (7.73%) Architect
5 35 (6.15%) Technical Architect
6 21 (3.69%) .NET Developer
7 20 (3.51%) Support Engineer
7 20 (3.51%) Designer
8 19 (3.34%) Business Analyst
8 19 (3.34%) SAS Developer
9 18 (3.16%) Data Analyst
10 15 (2.64%) Senior Developer
11 14 (2.46%) Systems Analyst
11 14 (2.46%) Applications Support
11 14 (2.46%) CRM Developer
12 13 (2.28%) SharePoint Developer
13 12 (2.11%) Microsoft Developer
13 12 (2.11%) Java Developer
13 12 (2.11%) SQL Developer
14 11 (1.93%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (20.39%) .NET
2 72 (12.65%) HTML
3 54 (9.49%) CSS
4 51 (8.96%) XML
5 45 (7.91%) ASP.NET
6 32 (5.62%) Web Services
7 26 (4.57%) Ajax
8 24 (4.22%) jQuery
9 23 (4.04%) JSON
10 20 (3.51%) Application Packaging
11 19 (3.34%) SOAP
12 18 (3.16%) Hibernate
13 17 (2.99%) JSP
13 17 (2.99%) WCF
14 16 (2.81%) J2EE
15 14 (2.46%) REST
16 13 (2.28%) .NET Framework
17 12 (2.11%) ASP.NET MVC
17 12 (2.11%) Spring
18 11 (1.93%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 61 (10.72%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (7.03%) Clustering
3 20 (3.51%) Management Information System
3 20 (3.51%) Computer Science
4 14 (2.46%) NHS
5 13 (2.28%) PKI
6 12 (2.11%) User Experience
7 11 (1.93%) Data Integration
8 10 (1.76%) GIS
9 9 (1.58%) Web 2.0
10 8 (1.41%) Statistics
11 7 (1.23%) AS400
12 6 (1.05%) iSeries
12 6 (1.05%) Open Source
12 6 (1.05%) Credit Risk
13 5 (0.88%) Data Conversion
13 5 (0.88%) Data Extraction
13 5 (0.88%) Replication
13 5 (0.88%) Data Structures
14 4 (0.70%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 107 (18.80%) Windows
2 57 (10.02%) UNIX
3 52 (9.14%) Linux
4 35 (6.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (5.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (3.87%) Windows 7
7 13 (2.28%) AIX
8 12 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (1.76%) Windows XP
10 5 (0.88%) Oracle Linux
10 5 (0.88%) SUSE
11 4 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.53%) OS/400
12 3 (0.53%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.53%) i5/OS
12 3 (0.53%) Solaris
13 2 (0.35%) HPUX
14 1 (0.18%) Android
14 1 (0.18%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (14.59%) CRM
2 82 (14.41%) ETL
3 76 (13.36%) Business Intelligence
4 60 (10.54%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (6.50%) MVC
6 35 (6.15%) Migration
7 32 (5.62%) Data Analysis
8 30 (5.27%) Disaster Recovery
9 26 (4.57%) ITIL
10 25 (4.39%) Data Modelling
10 25 (4.39%) Project Management
11 23 (4.04%) OO
12 22 (3.87%) Service Management
12 22 (3.87%) Unit Testing
13 20 (3.51%) Performance Monitoring
13 20 (3.51%) Software Engineering
13 20 (3.51%) Stakeholder Management
14 18 (3.16%) Data Migration
14 18 (3.16%) V-Model
15 17 (2.99%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 92 (16.17%) Java
2 87 (15.29%) JavaScript
3 82 (14.41%) PL/SQL
4 65 (11.42%) C#
5 51 (8.96%) PowerShell
6 40 (7.03%) T-SQL
7 36 (6.33%) VBScript
8 29 (5.10%) Python
9 27 (4.75%) Shell Script
10 26 (4.57%) Perl
11 25 (4.39%) C++
12 20 (3.51%) VBA
13 19 (3.34%) VB
13 19 (3.34%) PHP
14 16 (2.81%) VB.NET
15 15 (2.64%) Ruby
16 13 (2.28%) SAS Macro
17 9 (1.58%) C
18 8 (1.41%) RPG
18 8 (1.41%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 53 (9.31%) Security Cleared
2 45 (7.91%) Degree
3 29 (5.10%) SC Cleared
4 27 (4.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (3.69%) DV Cleared
6 17 (2.99%) MCTS
7 14 (2.46%) MCSE
8 11 (1.93%) MCITP
9 9 (1.58%) ISEB
10 6 (1.05%) HND
11 4 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.53%) IBM Certification
12 3 (0.53%) MCP
13 2 (0.35%) HNC
13 2 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.35%) CCNP
13 2 (0.35%) CCNA
13 2 (0.35%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 2 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (6.85%) QA
2 10 (1.76%) SLA
3 5 (0.88%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.70%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.35%) HL7
6 1 (0.18%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.18%) GxP
System Software
1 69 (12.13%) Active Directory
2 45 (7.91%) Hyper-V
3 21 (3.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (1.76%) vSphere
5 8 (1.41%) XenDesktop
5 8 (1.41%) XenApp
6 5 (0.88%) FreeRADIUS
7 4 (0.70%) Firmware
8 3 (0.53%) PowerHA
9 1 (0.18%) HDFS
9 1 (0.18%) Shibboleth
9 1 (0.18%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.18%) NLBS
9 1 (0.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 31 (5.45%) SCCM
2 30 (5.27%) SCOM
3 17 (2.99%) WMI
4 15 (2.64%) SCSM
5 13 (2.28%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 10 (1.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 8 (1.41%) MOM
8 7 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (0.88%) CA Spectrum
9 5 (0.88%) SCOrch
10 4 (0.70%) Netcool
11 3 (0.53%) Netcool/OMNIbus
11 3 (0.53%) Tivoli NetView
11 3 (0.53%) Tivoli
12 2 (0.35%) Cisco CUCM
12 2 (0.35%) Cisco IPCC
12 2 (0.35%) Cisco UCCE
13 1 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
13 1 (0.18%) McAfee ePO
13 1 (0.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 174 (30.58%) Oracle
2 138 (24.25%) Microsoft
3 41 (7.21%) VMware
4 31 (5.45%) Business Objects
5 27 (4.75%) IBM
6 19 (3.34%) Citrix
6 19 (3.34%) Informatica
7 18 (3.16%) SAP
8 17 (2.99%) Cramer
9 13 (2.28%) Sybase
9 13 (2.28%) Cisco
10 12 (2.11%) HP
11 11 (1.93%) Salesforce.com
12 9 (1.58%) ESRI
12 9 (1.58%) Amdocs
12 9 (1.58%) Borland
13 8 (1.41%) AppSense
13 8 (1.41%) Lumension
14 7 (1.23%) MetaSolv
14 7 (1.23%) Wyse
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