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 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 10 11 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL 216 235 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.76% 9.51% 13.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.61% 35.93% 43.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 122 128
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.25% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 10
Average hourly rate £11.00 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-20.83% +9.09%
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
590 654 725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.92% 26.47% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 316 305
Average daily rate £375 £363 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 35
Average hourly rate £36.00 £30.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.00% -6.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.80 £19.00 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +4.41%

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 July 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
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 July 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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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 0 80 £369 -4.83% 48
Bracknell +5 22 £356 -12.57% 6
Slough +2 20 £275 -21.42% 18
Newbury +2 9 £300 +20.00% 13
Maidenhead -1 8 £375 -6.25% 7
Wokingham +2 1 £325 +38.29% 4
SQL
South East

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 129 (28.48%) Microsoft
2 119 (26.27%) SQL Server
3 116 (25.61%) Oracle
4 85 (18.76%) MS Excel
5 80 (17.66%) Java
5 80 (17.66%) UNIX
6 77 (17.00%) Windows
7 71 (15.67%) JavaScript
7 71 (15.67%) C#
8 69 (15.23%) Agile Software Development
9 68 (15.01%) Telecoms
9 68 (15.01%) .NET
10 65 (14.35%) XML
11 61 (13.47%) Analytical Skills
12 58 (12.80%) Data Warehouse
13 53 (11.70%) Business Intelligence
14 51 (11.26%) HTML
15 48 (10.60%) Migration
16 46 (10.15%) T-SQL
17 45 (9.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 44 (9.71%) VMware
18 44 (9.71%) Security Cleared
19 42 (9.27%) Finance
20 41 (9.05%) CSS
21 40 (8.83%) ITIL
21 40 (8.83%) ETL
22 38 (8.39%) Linux
22 38 (8.39%) DB2
23 37 (8.17%) IBM
24 36 (7.95%) SQL Server Integration Services

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 24 (5.30%) WebSphere
2 23 (5.08%) SharePoint
3 12 (2.65%) BizTalk Server
3 12 (2.65%) CMS
4 10 (2.21%) MS Exchange
4 10 (2.21%) IIS
5 9 (1.99%) WebSphere Application Server
5 9 (1.99%) SAS
6 8 (1.77%) Apache
7 7 (1.55%) SharePoint Server
7 7 (1.55%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (1.32%) Lync
8 6 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (1.32%) Commerce Server
8 6 (1.32%) MQSeries
9 5 (1.10%) IBM HTTP Server
9 5 (1.10%) Tomcat
9 5 (1.10%) JBoss
9 5 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 85 (18.76%) MS Excel
2 31 (6.84%) MS Office
3 9 (1.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.88%) SPSS
5 3 (0.66%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.22%) MS Project
7 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (1.55%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.88%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (0.88%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 3 (0.66%) Unica
3 3 (0.66%) Fredhopper
4 2 (0.44%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.44%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 2 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.44%) Agresso
4 2 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.44%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.44%) Pivotal CRM
4 2 (0.44%) assyst
5 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.22%) Misys Midas
5 1 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.22%) Unica Affinium
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.55%) SaaS
2 6 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.66%) PaaS
5 2 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.44%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.22%) Yammer
6 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.22%) GitHub
6 1 (0.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (6.18%) Firewall
2 16 (3.53%) DNS
3 13 (2.87%) LTE
3 13 (2.87%) 4G
3 13 (2.87%) Radio Access Network
4 12 (2.65%) 2G
4 12 (2.65%) 3G
5 10 (2.21%) VPN
6 8 (1.77%) ATM
7 7 (1.55%) VoIP
7 7 (1.55%) TCP/IP
7 7 (1.55%) DHCP
7 7 (1.55%) Ethernet
7 7 (1.55%) NetScaler
8 6 (1.32%) Network Security
8 6 (1.32%) xDSL
8 6 (1.32%) PPP
8 6 (1.32%) WAN
8 6 (1.32%) Broadband
8 6 (1.32%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (26.27%) SQL Server
2 58 (12.80%) Data Warehouse
3 45 (9.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 38 (8.39%) DB2
5 36 (7.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 36 (7.95%) Relational Database
6 22 (4.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 20 (4.42%) RDBMS
8 16 (3.53%) OLTP
8 16 (3.53%) MS Access
9 15 (3.31%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (2.65%) Oracle Database
10 12 (2.65%) MySQL
11 11 (2.43%) SQL Server 2008
12 10 (2.21%) Hadoop
12 10 (2.21%) Big Data
13 9 (1.99%) BusinessObjects
13 9 (1.99%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 9 (1.99%) QlikView
14 8 (1.77%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 24 (5.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (3.31%) Git (software)
2 15 (3.31%) Jenkins
3 13 (2.87%) Visual Studio
4 12 (2.65%) Selenium
5 11 (2.43%) Oracle Forms
6 10 (2.21%) HP UFT
7 9 (1.99%) JIRA
8 8 (1.77%) LoadRunner
9 7 (1.55%) JUnit
9 7 (1.55%) WebDriver
10 6 (1.32%) SoapUI
10 6 (1.32%) Subversion
10 6 (1.32%) Maven
11 5 (1.10%) StarTeam
12 4 (0.88%) Ant
12 4 (0.88%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 4 (0.88%) MSBuild
12 4 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 3 (0.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 68 (15.01%) Telecoms
2 42 (9.27%) Finance
3 14 (3.09%) Retail
3 14 (3.09%) Marketing
4 8 (1.77%) Banking
5 4 (0.88%) Back Office
5 4 (0.88%) Advertising
6 3 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (0.66%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.66%) Electronics
6 3 (0.66%) Billing
7 2 (0.44%) Military
8 1 (0.22%) Legal
8 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 161 (35.54%) Developer
2 107 (23.62%) Analyst
3 35 (7.73%) Data Analyst
4 26 (5.74%) Architect
5 24 (5.30%) SQL Developer
6 23 (5.08%) Consultant
6 23 (5.08%) .NET Developer
7 21 (4.64%) C# Developer
7 21 (4.64%) Test Analyst
8 18 (3.97%) Support Engineer
9 16 (3.53%) C++ Developer
10 15 (3.31%) Business Analyst
11 12 (2.65%) Project Manager
11 12 (2.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 12 (2.65%) Designer
12 11 (2.43%) DBA
13 10 (2.21%) Tester
13 10 (2.21%) Senior Analyst
14 9 (1.99%) Java Developer
14 9 (1.99%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (15.01%) .NET
2 65 (14.35%) XML
3 51 (11.26%) HTML
4 41 (9.05%) CSS
5 33 (7.28%) ASP.NET
6 29 (6.40%) Web Services
7 23 (5.08%) WCF
7 23 (5.08%) jQuery
8 17 (3.75%) J2EE
9 16 (3.53%) RESTful
9 16 (3.53%) WPF
9 16 (3.53%) Ajax
10 15 (3.31%) STL
11 14 (3.09%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (2.87%) .NET Framework
12 13 (2.87%) Spring
12 13 (2.87%) ASP.NET Web API
13 12 (2.65%) AngularJS
14 10 (2.21%) JSON
14 10 (2.21%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 61 (13.47%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (6.62%) Management Information System
3 16 (3.53%) Client/Server
4 13 (2.87%) Data Centre
5 10 (2.21%) Clustering
5 10 (2.21%) PKI
6 8 (1.77%) User Experience
6 8 (1.77%) Mobile Computing
7 6 (1.32%) HP Storage
7 6 (1.32%) Private Cloud
7 6 (1.32%) Reference Data
8 5 (1.10%) GIS
8 5 (1.10%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.88%) Social Media
9 4 (0.88%) CMDB
9 4 (0.88%) Data Integration
9 4 (0.88%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.66%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (0.66%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 80 (17.66%) UNIX
2 77 (17.00%) Windows
3 38 (8.39%) Linux
4 24 (5.30%) AIX
5 23 (5.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (4.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (3.09%) Windows 7
8 13 (2.87%) Solaris
9 12 (2.65%) Windows XP
10 7 (1.55%) Android
11 6 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (1.32%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.88%) HPUX
13 3 (0.66%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.66%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.44%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.22%) CentOS
15 1 (0.22%) Debian
15 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (15.23%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (11.70%) Business Intelligence
3 48 (10.60%) Migration
4 40 (8.83%) ETL
4 40 (8.83%) ITIL
5 31 (6.84%) Scrum
6 27 (5.96%) MVC
7 25 (5.52%) Project Management
7 25 (5.52%) E-Commerce
8 24 (5.30%) CRM
8 24 (5.30%) Data Analysis
9 23 (5.08%) Data Modelling
9 23 (5.08%) Data Migration
9 23 (5.08%) SDLC
10 22 (4.86%) Service Management
11 19 (4.19%) Automated Testing
11 19 (4.19%) Validation
11 19 (4.19%) Unit Testing
11 19 (4.19%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (4.19%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 80 (17.66%) Java
2 71 (15.67%) JavaScript
2 71 (15.67%) C#
3 46 (10.15%) T-SQL
4 35 (7.73%) Perl
5 34 (7.51%) Python
6 20 (4.42%) C++
7 19 (4.19%) PL/SQL
8 16 (3.53%) PowerShell
9 12 (2.65%) PHP
9 12 (2.65%) VBScript
10 10 (2.21%) C
11 8 (1.77%) VB
12 7 (1.55%) Bash Shell
13 6 (1.32%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 6 (1.32%) VB.NET
14 5 (1.10%) ABAP
14 5 (1.10%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.88%) Ruby
16 3 (0.66%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 44 (9.71%) Security Cleared
2 28 (6.18%) Degree
3 24 (5.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (4.86%) SC Cleared
5 19 (4.19%) DV Cleared
6 17 (3.75%) ISEB
7 13 (2.87%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (2.87%) CCNP
7 13 (2.87%) ISTQB
8 12 (2.65%) MCTS
8 12 (2.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 11 (2.43%) CCNA
9 11 (2.43%) MCSE
10 9 (1.99%) HND
10 9 (1.99%) Sun Certification
10 9 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (1.99%) MCITP
11 6 (1.32%) SCSA
11 6 (1.32%) HNC
12 5 (1.10%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.87%) QA
2 8 (1.77%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.10%) SLA
4 4 (0.88%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 4 (0.88%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.66%) GxP
5 3 (0.66%) GAMP
6 2 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.22%) GCP
System Software
1 24 (5.30%) Active Directory
2 23 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.87%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.77%) XenApp
5 7 (1.55%) XenDesktop
6 4 (0.88%) NFS
7 3 (0.66%) vSphere
8 2 (0.44%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.22%) Docker
9 1 (0.22%) iptables
9 1 (0.22%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.22%) UAG
9 1 (0.22%) NDS
9 1 (0.22%) Samba
9 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.22%) XenServer
9 1 (0.22%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 18 (3.97%) SCCM
1 18 (3.97%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (2.87%) SCOM
3 7 (1.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 7 (1.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 5 (1.10%) WMI
4 5 (1.10%) SCSM
5 4 (0.88%) Cisco IPCC
5 4 (0.88%) Netcool
5 4 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (0.66%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (0.66%) Cisco UCCE
7 2 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.44%) Oracle ZFS
7 2 (0.44%) MOM
7 2 (0.44%) WSUS
7 2 (0.44%) Puppet
8 1 (0.22%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 129 (28.48%) Microsoft
2 116 (25.61%) Oracle
3 44 (9.71%) VMware
4 37 (8.17%) IBM
5 27 (5.96%) HP
6 25 (5.52%) Business Objects
7 16 (3.53%) Sybase
8 15 (3.31%) Citrix
9 14 (3.09%) SAP
10 11 (2.43%) Dell
11 10 (2.21%) Veritas
11 10 (2.21%) Ab Initio
12 9 (1.99%) Capita
12 9 (1.99%) Telerik
12 9 (1.99%) Informatica
12 9 (1.99%) Cisco
13 8 (1.77%) Remedy
13 8 (1.77%) Sun
14 7 (1.55%) Wyse
14 7 (1.55%) AppSense
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