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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 9 10 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 199 221 277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.15% 8.97% 11.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.66% 35.93% 41.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 126 170
Median daily rate £400 £413 £371
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £254 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £452
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 11
Median hourly rate £16.50 £14.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.86% -13.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.80 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £32.60 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +9.09%

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
558 615 670
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.45% 24.95% 26.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 364 405
Median daily rate £425 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £285 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £489 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 28 15
Median hourly rate £35.50 £38.50 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.79% +8.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £55.55 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 -1 71 £425 - 35
Bracknell -3 19 £450 +38.46% 8
Maidenhead -3 19 £338 -20.58% 5
Slough +6 16 £375 +10.29% 4
Newbury +8 12 £390 +11.42% 14
Wokingham +1 10 £350 +16.66% 16
Windsor +2 4 £400 - 1
SQL
South East

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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.

1 115 (27.25%) SQL Server
2 99 (23.46%) Oracle
3 87 (20.62%) Microsoft
4 86 (20.38%) .NET
5 84 (19.91%) Agile Software Development
6 73 (17.30%) C#
6 73 (17.30%) Business Intelligence
7 68 (16.11%) Java
8 67 (15.88%) Finance
9 66 (15.64%) XML
10 65 (15.40%) MS Excel
11 59 (13.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 57 (13.51%) JavaScript
12 57 (13.51%) Migration
13 53 (12.56%) T-SQL
13 53 (12.56%) Security Cleared
14 50 (11.85%) ETL
15 45 (10.66%) HTML
15 45 (10.66%) SC Cleared
16 44 (10.43%) Data Analysis
17 42 (9.95%) Unix
17 42 (9.95%) Windows
18 39 (9.24%) Visual Studio
18 39 (9.24%) Telecoms
19 38 (9.00%) Data Warehouse
20 37 (8.77%) Linux
21 36 (8.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 35 (8.29%) VMware
22 35 (8.29%) Data Migration
23 34 (8.06%) Analytical Skills

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 (4.74%) Apache
1 20 (4.74%) SharePoint
2 15 (3.55%) SAS
2 15 (3.55%) WebSphere
3 10 (2.37%) Commerce Server
3 10 (2.37%) IBM HTTP Server
3 10 (2.37%) WebSphere Application Server
4 9 (2.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (1.66%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (1.66%) CMS
5 7 (1.66%) IIS
6 6 (1.42%) Tomcat
6 6 (1.42%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.95%) ColdFusion
7 4 (0.95%) JBoss
7 4 (0.95%) MS Exchange
7 4 (0.95%) Skype for Business
8 3 (0.71%) Confluence
8 3 (0.71%) K2 blackpearl
8 3 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 65 (15.40%) MS Excel
2 19 (4.50%) MS Office
3 9 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.42%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (1.18%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.71%) SPSS
7 2 (0.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (2.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.90%) Fredhopper
3 7 (1.66%) Remedy ITSM
4 6 (1.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (1.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 5 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.95%) Oracle Receivables
6 4 (0.95%) Remedy AR System
6 4 (0.95%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.71%) Adobe Campaign
7 3 (0.71%) BusinessWorks
7 3 (0.71%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.71%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (0.71%) Unica
8 2 (0.47%) HFM
8 2 (0.47%) SessionCam
9 1 (0.24%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle Retail
9 1 (0.24%) Sonata
9 1 (0.24%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 27 (6.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.37%) IaaS
3 8 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.66%) PaaS
5 4 (0.95%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.71%) Office 365
7 2 (0.47%) GitHub
7 2 (0.47%) Google Tag Manager
7 2 (0.47%) Veeva
8 1 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.24%) Bluemix
8 1 (0.24%) CallidusCloud
8 1 (0.24%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 30 (7.11%) DNS
2 15 (3.55%) LDAP
3 11 (2.61%) SAN
4 8 (1.90%) DHCP
4 8 (1.90%) Firewall
4 8 (1.90%) Internet
5 6 (1.42%) FTP
5 6 (1.42%) HTTP
5 6 (1.42%) SSL
5 6 (1.42%) Unified Communications
5 6 (1.42%) VoIP
6 4 (0.95%) NAS
6 4 (0.95%) Remote Desktop
6 4 (0.95%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.71%) 2G
7 3 (0.71%) 3G
7 3 (0.71%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.71%) LAN
7 3 (0.71%) Telnet
7 3 (0.71%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (27.25%) SQL Server
2 59 (13.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 38 (9.00%) Data Warehouse
4 36 (8.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 26 (6.16%) SQL Server 2012
6 24 (5.69%) Relational Database
7 23 (5.45%) DB2
8 19 (4.50%) MS Access
9 18 (4.27%) Oracle Database
10 15 (3.55%) SQL Server 2008
11 14 (3.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 13 (3.08%) NoSQL
12 13 (3.08%) RDBMS
12 13 (3.08%) SQL Server 2014
13 12 (2.84%) Big Data
13 12 (2.84%) MySQL
14 11 (2.61%) Hadoop
15 10 (2.37%) BusinessObjects
16 9 (2.13%) Power BI
17 7 (1.66%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 39 (9.24%) Visual Studio
2 16 (3.79%) Git (software)
2 16 (3.79%) Jenkins
3 14 (3.32%) SoapUI
4 12 (2.84%) Selenium
5 11 (2.61%) WebDriver
6 10 (2.37%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (2.13%) JUnit
8 8 (1.90%) Maven
9 7 (1.66%) JIRA
9 7 (1.66%) LSMW
9 7 (1.66%) MSTest
9 7 (1.66%) Toad
10 5 (1.18%) Subversion
11 4 (0.95%) JMeter
11 4 (0.95%) LoadRunner
11 4 (0.95%) Oracle Forms
11 4 (0.95%) ProC
12 3 (0.71%) Cucumber
13 2 (0.47%) SpecFlow
General
1 67 (15.88%) Finance
2 39 (9.24%) Telecoms
3 19 (4.50%) Marketing
4 16 (3.79%) Retail
5 11 (2.61%) Manufacturing
6 10 (2.37%) French Language
6 10 (2.37%) German Language
7 7 (1.66%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (1.42%) Electronics
9 3 (0.71%) Advertising
9 3 (0.71%) Law
9 3 (0.71%) Legal
10 2 (0.47%) Banking
10 2 (0.47%) Games
11 1 (0.24%) Back Office
11 1 (0.24%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 146 (34.60%) Developer
2 81 (19.19%) Analyst
3 55 (13.03%) SQL Developer
4 44 (10.43%) Consultant
5 43 (10.19%) .NET Developer
6 32 (7.58%) C# Developer
7 31 (7.35%) Data Analyst
8 27 (6.40%) C# .NET Developer
9 25 (5.92%) Architect
10 23 (5.45%) Administrator
11 21 (4.98%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 21 (4.98%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 20 (4.74%) Support Engineer
13 19 (4.50%) 3rd Line Support
14 18 (4.27%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 16 (3.79%) SSIS Developer
16 15 (3.55%) JavaScript Developer
16 15 (3.55%) SQL Analyst
16 15 (3.55%) Test Analyst
16 15 (3.55%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (20.38%) .NET
2 66 (15.64%) XML
3 45 (10.66%) HTML
4 32 (7.58%) CSS
5 31 (7.35%) Web Services
6 21 (4.98%) ASP.NET
7 19 (4.50%) SOAP
8 17 (4.03%) jQuery
8 17 (4.03%) JSON
9 14 (3.32%) Spring
10 13 (3.08%) Middleware
11 12 (2.84%) .NET Framework
11 12 (2.84%) Ajax
11 12 (2.84%) AngularJS
11 12 (2.84%) REST
12 10 (2.37%) WCF
12 10 (2.37%) XSLT
13 9 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web API
13 9 (2.13%) J2EE
13 9 (2.13%) Worklight
Miscellaneous
1 34 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (2.84%) Data Extraction
2 12 (2.84%) Data Structures
3 9 (2.13%) Data Centre
4 7 (1.66%) Computer Science
4 7 (1.66%) Data Conversion
4 7 (1.66%) Statistics
4 7 (1.66%) Visualisation
5 6 (1.42%) CMDB
5 6 (1.42%) Mathematics
6 5 (1.18%) Management Information System
7 4 (0.95%) FMCG
8 3 (0.71%) Algorithms
8 3 (0.71%) Credit Risk
8 3 (0.71%) Cyber Defence
8 3 (0.71%) Data Integration
8 3 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.71%) IBM Mainframe
8 3 (0.71%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.71%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 42 (9.95%) Unix
1 42 (9.95%) Windows
2 37 (8.77%) Linux
3 24 (5.69%) Solaris
4 17 (4.03%) AIX
4 17 (4.03%) Windows Server
5 10 (2.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (1.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (1.18%) Debian
8 5 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.18%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.95%) Android
10 3 (0.71%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.47%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.47%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.24%) CentOS
12 1 (0.24%) SUSE
12 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (19.91%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (17.30%) Business Intelligence
3 57 (13.51%) Migration
4 50 (11.85%) ETL
5 44 (10.43%) Data Analysis
6 35 (8.29%) Data Migration
7 33 (7.82%) Data Modelling
8 32 (7.58%) MVC
9 24 (5.69%) E-Commerce
9 24 (5.69%) ERP
9 24 (5.69%) Stakeholder Management
10 23 (5.45%) ITIL
10 23 (5.45%) TDD
10 23 (5.45%) Validation
11 22 (5.21%) CRM
11 22 (5.21%) Scrum
12 20 (4.74%) Data Protection
13 19 (4.50%) DevOps
14 18 (4.27%) Analytics
14 18 (4.27%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 73 (17.30%) C#
2 68 (16.11%) Java
3 57 (13.51%) JavaScript
4 53 (12.56%) T-SQL
5 32 (7.58%) PL/SQL
6 25 (5.92%) Shell Script
7 17 (4.03%) VBA
8 16 (3.79%) VB
9 14 (3.32%) C
9 14 (3.32%) Python
10 11 (2.61%) Apex Code
11 10 (2.37%) C++
12 8 (1.90%) Delphi
13 7 (1.66%) PHP
14 6 (1.42%) Bash Shell
14 6 (1.42%) VB.NET
14 6 (1.42%) XPath
15 4 (0.95%) Perl
15 4 (0.95%) PowerShell
15 4 (0.95%) Scala
Qualifications
1 53 (12.56%) Security Cleared
2 45 (10.66%) SC Cleared
3 21 (4.98%) Degree
4 6 (1.42%) Sun Certification
5 5 (1.18%) CCNA
5 5 (1.18%) CCNP
5 5 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.71%) MCITP
7 2 (0.47%) CCNP Voice
7 2 (0.47%) CCVP
7 2 (0.47%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.47%) ISEB
7 2 (0.47%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.47%) PMP
7 2 (0.47%) SCSA
8 1 (0.24%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.24%) CCIE
8 1 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.40%) QA
2 22 (5.21%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.42%) SLA
4 5 (1.18%) GDPR
5 4 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.71%) GxP
7 2 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.24%) GMP
8 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (4.27%) Active Directory
2 15 (3.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.18%) Hyper-V
3 5 (1.18%) VMware ESX
4 4 (0.95%) vSphere
5 3 (0.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (0.47%) Docker
6 2 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.47%) Xen
6 2 (0.47%) XenApp
7 1 (0.24%) Squid
7 1 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.95%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.71%) Hadoop YARN
3 3 (0.71%) NetBackup
3 3 (0.71%) Netcool
3 3 (0.71%) Puppet
3 3 (0.71%) SCCM
3 3 (0.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (0.47%) Amdocs OSS
4 2 (0.47%) Cisco CME
4 2 (0.47%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.47%) Cisco IPCC
4 2 (0.47%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (0.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (0.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.47%) SCOM
4 2 (0.47%) WSUS
5 1 (0.24%) MOM
5 1 (0.24%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 1 (0.24%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 99 (23.46%) Oracle
2 87 (20.62%) Microsoft
3 35 (8.29%) VMware
4 26 (6.16%) IBM
5 25 (5.92%) SAP
6 15 (3.55%) Salesforce.com
7 14 (3.32%) HP
8 10 (2.37%) Google
8 10 (2.37%) Splunk
9 9 (2.13%) BMC
9 9 (2.13%) Cisco
9 9 (2.13%) Remedy
10 8 (1.90%) AppDynamics
10 8 (1.90%) Citrix
10 8 (1.90%) Cognos
11 6 (1.42%) MicroStrategy
11 6 (1.42%) Tableau
12 5 (1.18%) Informatica
12 5 (1.18%) Software AG
12 5 (1.18%) Veritas
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