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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 11 11
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 258 231 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.38% 9.02% 9.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.25% 34.53% 36.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 131 121
Median daily rate £375 £363 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £254 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £9.00 - £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £28.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-1.75% +9.61%
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
641 669 622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.26% 26.13% 25.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 417 314
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 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £510 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 20 14
Median hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +53.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £25.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.35 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 30 August 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
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 30 August 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 -10 50 £410 +9.33% 19
Newbury +8 33 £275 -26.66% 5
Bracknell +10 32 £400 -11.11% 6
Slough +7 32 £338 +8.00% 4
Maidenhead +4 16 £425 +26.86% 4
Thatcham - 2 £400 - 2
Wokingham -9 1 £450 +125.00% 4
SQL
South East

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 135 (28.30%) SQL Server
2 123 (25.79%) Oracle
3 111 (23.27%) Microsoft
4 104 (21.80%) Java
5 93 (19.50%) Business Intelligence
6 90 (18.87%) .NET
7 87 (18.24%) Security Cleared
8 78 (16.35%) Windows
9 75 (15.72%) Agile Software Development
10 68 (14.26%) XML
11 67 (14.05%) Unix
12 66 (13.84%) JavaScript
13 64 (13.42%) MS Excel
13 64 (13.42%) Migration
14 61 (12.79%) DNS
15 59 (12.37%) C#
15 59 (12.37%) SC Cleared
16 58 (12.16%) Finance
17 57 (11.95%) ETL
18 52 (10.90%) MVC
19 51 (10.69%) HTML
19 51 (10.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 50 (10.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 50 (10.48%) T-SQL
21 49 (10.27%) Linux
22 47 (9.85%) Active Directory
22 47 (9.85%) Microsoft Azure
23 46 (9.64%) VMware
24 45 (9.43%) SAP
25 44 (9.22%) Data Warehouse

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 (4.19%) SharePoint
2 19 (3.98%) WebLogic
3 18 (3.77%) JBoss
4 16 (3.35%) IIS
4 16 (3.35%) MS Exchange
5 14 (2.94%) CMS
5 14 (2.94%) WebSphere
6 11 (2.31%) Apache
6 11 (2.31%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (1.68%) Live Communications Server
9 7 (1.47%) SAS
10 6 (1.26%) WebSphere Application Server
11 5 (1.05%) Commerce Server
11 5 (1.05%) IBM HTTP Server
12 4 (0.84%) Apache Spark
12 4 (0.84%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (0.84%) Sitecore CMS
12 4 (0.84%) Skype for Business
12 4 (0.84%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 64 (13.42%) MS Excel
2 33 (6.92%) MS Office
3 16 (3.35%) MS Visio
4 10 (2.10%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (1.89%) MS Project
6 3 (0.63%) SPSS
7 2 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (3.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.68%) Oracle Receivables
2 8 (1.68%) Remedy AR System
2 8 (1.68%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (1.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 6 (1.26%) SAP FI
4 4 (0.84%) Fredhopper
4 4 (0.84%) HFM
4 4 (0.84%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 4 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.84%) Unica
5 3 (0.63%) Adobe Campaign
5 3 (0.63%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.63%) SAP APO
6 2 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.42%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (0.42%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 2 (0.42%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.21%) Cognos Planning
7 1 (0.21%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 47 (9.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (1.47%) SuccessFactors
3 6 (1.26%) Office 365
4 4 (0.84%) Azure Machine Learning
4 4 (0.84%) IaaS
5 3 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (0.63%) Boomi
5 3 (0.63%) PaaS
6 2 (0.42%) FinancialForce.com
6 2 (0.42%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.21%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.21%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 61 (12.79%) DNS
2 31 (6.50%) LDAP
3 19 (3.98%) DHCP
4 17 (3.56%) SAN
5 11 (2.31%) Internet
6 8 (1.68%) HTTP
7 7 (1.47%) Unified Communications
7 7 (1.47%) VPN
8 6 (1.26%) LAN
9 5 (1.05%) 2G
9 5 (1.05%) 3G
9 5 (1.05%) 4G
9 5 (1.05%) LTE
9 5 (1.05%) Radio Access Network
9 5 (1.05%) Wireless
10 4 (0.84%) SMS
10 4 (0.84%) SSL
10 4 (0.84%) TCP/IP
10 4 (0.84%) VLAN
10 4 (0.84%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (28.30%) SQL Server
2 51 (10.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 50 (10.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 44 (9.22%) Data Warehouse
5 37 (7.76%) Relational Database
6 26 (5.45%) MS Access
6 26 (5.45%) RDBMS
7 25 (5.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 21 (4.40%) BusinessObjects
8 21 (4.40%) Oracle Database
9 20 (4.19%) SQL Server 2012
10 19 (3.98%) SQL Server 2008
11 16 (3.35%) Power BI
12 14 (2.94%) Oracle BI EE
13 13 (2.73%) Azure SQL Database
14 12 (2.52%) SQL Server 2014
15 11 (2.31%) NoSQL
15 11 (2.31%) SAP Data Services
16 10 (2.10%) Big Data
17 9 (1.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 24 (5.03%) Visual Studio
2 21 (4.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (2.73%) Oracle APEX
4 11 (2.31%) LSMW
5 9 (1.89%) Eclipse
5 9 (1.89%) Git (software)
5 9 (1.89%) JIRA
5 9 (1.89%) SoapUI
6 8 (1.68%) Subversion
7 7 (1.47%) Jenkins
7 7 (1.47%) Selenium
8 6 (1.26%) Toad
9 5 (1.05%) JUnit
9 5 (1.05%) Maven
9 5 (1.05%) SpecFlow
9 5 (1.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 5 (1.05%) WebDriver
10 3 (0.63%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.63%) MSBuild
10 3 (0.63%) ProC
General
1 58 (12.16%) Finance
2 26 (5.45%) Telecoms
3 20 (4.19%) Marketing
4 19 (3.98%) Retail
5 9 (1.89%) French Language
5 9 (1.89%) German Language
6 8 (1.68%) Banking
7 6 (1.26%) Back Office
8 5 (1.05%) Electronics
8 5 (1.05%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.84%) Advertising
10 3 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.63%) Portuguese Language
10 3 (0.63%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.42%) Automotive
12 1 (0.21%) Games
12 1 (0.21%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 120 (25.16%) Developer
2 90 (18.87%) Analyst
3 65 (13.63%) Consultant
4 48 (10.06%) Support Engineer
5 36 (7.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 35 (7.34%) Architect
7 34 (7.13%) SQL Developer
8 33 (6.92%) Administrator
9 32 (6.71%) 3rd Line Support
10 30 (6.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 26 (5.45%) VMware Engineer
12 25 (5.24%) Solaris Engineer
13 23 (4.82%) .NET Developer
13 23 (4.82%) Data Analyst
13 23 (4.82%) Solaris Support Engineer
13 23 (4.82%) VMware Support Engineer
14 22 (4.61%) Solaris Administrator
14 22 (4.61%) VMWare Administrator
15 21 (4.40%) Business Intelligence Analyst
16 18 (3.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (18.87%) .NET
2 68 (14.26%) XML
3 51 (10.69%) HTML
4 43 (9.01%) Web Services
5 31 (6.50%) ASP.NET
6 24 (5.03%) CSS
7 20 (4.19%) J2EE
8 16 (3.35%) .NET Framework
8 16 (3.35%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (3.35%) Spring
9 13 (2.73%) JSP
9 13 (2.73%) SOAP
10 12 (2.52%) ADO.NET
10 12 (2.52%) Java EE
11 11 (2.31%) JSON
11 11 (2.31%) Middleware
12 10 (2.10%) Hibernate
13 9 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 9 (1.89%) Entity Framework
13 9 (1.89%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 40 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (3.35%) Management Information System
3 14 (2.94%) Statistics
4 13 (2.73%) Clustering
5 12 (2.52%) CMDB
6 11 (2.31%) Data Conversion
6 11 (2.31%) Data Extraction
7 10 (2.10%) Mathematics
8 9 (1.89%) Data Structures
9 8 (1.68%) Fat Client
9 8 (1.68%) Thin Client
10 7 (1.47%) Computer Science
11 6 (1.26%) Mobile App
12 5 (1.05%) Data Centre
13 4 (0.84%) AS400
13 4 (0.84%) PKI
13 4 (0.84%) Visualisation
14 3 (0.63%) Algorithms
14 3 (0.63%) Data Integration
14 3 (0.63%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 78 (16.35%) Windows
2 67 (14.05%) Unix
3 49 (10.27%) Linux
4 40 (8.39%) Windows Server
5 38 (7.97%) Solaris
6 24 (5.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (4.61%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (3.56%) Windows XP
9 10 (2.10%) Windows 7
10 8 (1.68%) AIX
11 7 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (1.05%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.63%) Debian
14 2 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.42%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.42%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.21%) CentOS
15 1 (0.21%) FreeBSD
15 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (19.50%) Business Intelligence
2 75 (15.72%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (13.42%) Migration
4 57 (11.95%) ETL
5 52 (10.90%) MVC
6 35 (7.34%) Data Modelling
7 34 (7.13%) Performance Monitoring
8 33 (6.92%) Change Management
8 33 (6.92%) Incident Management
9 31 (6.50%) Data Migration
10 29 (6.08%) CRM
11 28 (5.87%) ITIL
12 27 (5.66%) Business Analysis
13 25 (5.24%) Workflow
14 24 (5.03%) UML
15 23 (4.82%) Project Management
15 23 (4.82%) Stakeholder Management
16 21 (4.40%) Data Analysis
16 21 (4.40%) User Acceptance Testing
16 21 (4.40%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 104 (21.80%) Java
2 66 (13.84%) JavaScript
3 59 (12.37%) C#
4 50 (10.48%) T-SQL
5 36 (7.55%) PL/SQL
6 29 (6.08%) Shell Script
7 26 (5.45%) C
8 24 (5.03%) C++
8 24 (5.03%) PowerShell
9 21 (4.40%) VB
10 14 (2.94%) Python
11 10 (2.10%) VBScript
12 9 (1.89%) VB.NET
13 8 (1.68%) R
13 8 (1.68%) VBA
14 7 (1.47%) PHP
15 6 (1.26%) Apex Code
16 5 (1.05%) Bash Shell
16 5 (1.05%) Delphi
16 5 (1.05%) XPath
Qualifications
1 87 (18.24%) Security Cleared
2 59 (12.37%) SC Cleared
3 32 (6.71%) Degree
4 24 (5.03%) DV Cleared
5 14 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (2.52%) MCTS
7 9 (1.89%) MCITP
8 7 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
9 6 (1.26%) BC Cleared
10 5 (1.05%) HNC
11 4 (0.84%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.63%) CCNA
12 3 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 3 (0.63%) MCAD
12 3 (0.63%) MCPD
12 3 (0.63%) MCSE
13 2 (0.42%) MCP
14 1 (0.21%) ISEB
14 1 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.61%) QA
2 17 (3.56%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.26%) SLA
4 5 (1.05%) GxP
4 5 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.42%) SDET
6 1 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 47 (9.85%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.52%) Hyper-V
2 12 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.31%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (1.26%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (0.84%) VMware ESX
5 4 (0.84%) vSphere
6 1 (0.21%) Docker
6 1 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.21%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (3.35%) NetBackup
1 16 (3.35%) Netcool
2 15 (3.14%) SCOM
3 14 (2.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 14 (2.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 10 (2.10%) SCCM
5 9 (1.89%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 8 (1.68%) Unicenter
6 8 (1.68%) WMI
7 5 (1.05%) Amdocs OSS
7 5 (1.05%) Ansible
8 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Intune
8 4 (0.84%) Puppet
9 3 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.63%) Oracle ZFS
10 2 (0.42%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (0.42%) OpenNMS
10 2 (0.42%) WSUS
Vendors
1 123 (25.79%) Oracle
2 111 (23.27%) Microsoft
3 46 (9.64%) VMware
4 45 (9.43%) SAP
5 29 (6.08%) HP
6 21 (4.40%) Informatica
7 18 (3.77%) IBM
8 16 (3.35%) Veritas
9 15 (3.14%) EMC
9 15 (3.14%) Remedy
10 14 (2.94%) Citrix
11 13 (2.73%) Cognos
12 12 (2.52%) BMC
13 10 (2.10%) hybris
13 10 (2.10%) MicroStrategy
14 9 (1.89%) Meridio
14 9 (1.89%) Sitecore
15 8 (1.68%) Hyperion
15 8 (1.68%) Intel Security
15 8 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
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