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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 314 372 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.87% 14.21% 12.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.55% 41.01% 44.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 194 133
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £430 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 9
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -21.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £16.50 £20.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £27.20 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -6.89%
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
721 907 678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.26% 34.64% 27.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 438 491 314
Average daily rate £368 £350 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 19 28
Average hourly rate £37.50 £38.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.90 £22.10 £20.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 22 December 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
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 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 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 -4 106 £400 +6.66% 35
Slough +4 41 £325 +10.16% 8
Maidenhead +6 29 £273 -24.82% 5
Bracknell 0 25 £330 +10.00% 10
Newbury -6 8 £419 +26.88% 11
Wokingham +1 2 £390 +4.00% 5
Windsor -7 1 - - 3
Thatcham - - - -
Hungerford - - - - 1
SQL
South East

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 167 (29.51%) Oracle
2 157 (27.74%) SQL Server
3 131 (23.14%) Microsoft
4 120 (21.20%) .NET
5 95 (16.78%) Windows
6 87 (15.37%) JavaScript
7 85 (15.02%) CRM
8 83 (14.66%) Java
9 79 (13.96%) PL/SQL
10 77 (13.60%) ETL
11 75 (13.25%) Active Directory
12 74 (13.07%) Telecoms
13 71 (12.54%) HTML
14 70 (12.37%) C#
15 69 (12.19%) Business Intelligence
16 63 (11.13%) Agile Software Development
17 61 (10.78%) Analytical Skills
18 59 (10.42%) Data Warehouse
19 57 (10.07%) IIS
20 55 (9.72%) UNIX
20 55 (9.72%) Linux
20 55 (9.72%) SharePoint
21 53 (9.36%) MS Excel
21 53 (9.36%) Finance
21 53 (9.36%) PowerShell
22 52 (9.19%) CSS
23 51 (9.01%) Dynamics CRM
24 50 (8.83%) ASP.NET
25 48 (8.48%) XML
25 48 (8.48%) Security Cleared

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 57 (10.07%) IIS
2 55 (9.72%) SharePoint
3 39 (6.89%) BizTalk Server
3 39 (6.89%) Lync
4 35 (6.18%) Exchange Server 2013
5 32 (5.65%) SharePoint 2013
6 26 (4.59%) SharePoint 2010
7 23 (4.06%) SAS
8 22 (3.89%) MS Exchange
9 18 (3.18%) WebSphere
10 16 (2.83%) Apache
11 14 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2010
12 11 (1.94%) SharePoint Server
13 8 (1.41%) ArcGIS
13 8 (1.41%) WebLogic
14 6 (1.06%) Tomcat
15 5 (0.88%) CMS
15 5 (0.88%) Node.js
15 5 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
16 3 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 53 (9.36%) MS Excel
2 19 (3.36%) MS Office
3 6 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.35%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.18%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.18%) MS Project
6 1 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 51 (9.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (4.24%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.53%) Agresso
3 3 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.35%) CSG Singleview
4 2 (0.35%) Misys Midas
4 2 (0.35%) Pivotal CRM
5 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.18%) Tridion
5 1 (0.18%) Unica Affinium
5 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.18%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.18%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.18%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.18%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (3.89%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.77%) SaaS
4 3 (0.53%) Office 365
5 2 (0.35%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 38 (6.71%) DNS
2 34 (6.01%) Internet
3 25 (4.42%) SAN
4 23 (4.06%) Firewall
5 20 (3.53%) TCP/IP
6 14 (2.47%) DHCP
7 13 (2.30%) Ethernet
8 12 (2.12%) HTTP
9 10 (1.77%) SSL
9 10 (1.77%) NetScaler
10 9 (1.59%) DMZ
11 7 (1.24%) MPLS
11 7 (1.24%) FTP
11 7 (1.24%) VPN
11 7 (1.24%) SDH
11 7 (1.24%) NAS
12 6 (1.06%) Network Security
12 6 (1.06%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (1.06%) WAN
12 6 (1.06%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (27.74%) SQL Server
2 59 (10.42%) Data Warehouse
3 45 (7.95%) Oracle Database
4 35 (6.18%) Relational Database
5 34 (6.01%) SQL Server 2008
6 32 (5.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 31 (5.48%) DB2
8 26 (4.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 23 (4.06%) MySQL
10 21 (3.71%) RDBMS
10 21 (3.71%) SQL Server 2012
11 20 (3.53%) SQL Server 2005
12 19 (3.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 16 (2.83%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 16 (2.83%) QlikView
13 16 (2.83%) Oracle Database 10g
14 15 (2.65%) Oracle Database 11g
14 15 (2.65%) SQL Server 2000
14 15 (2.65%) Base SAS
15 12 (2.12%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 20 (3.53%) Visual Studio
2 15 (2.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (1.77%) MSBuild
3 10 (1.77%) TeamCity
4 8 (1.41%) TestDirector
4 8 (1.41%) JIRA
5 7 (1.24%) Eclipse
5 7 (1.24%) Toad
6 6 (1.06%) Git (software)
7 5 (0.88%) StarTeam
7 5 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (0.71%) Jenkins
8 4 (0.71%) Subversion
8 4 (0.71%) Oracle APEX
8 4 (0.71%) Selenium
9 3 (0.53%) ERwin
10 2 (0.35%) Ant
10 2 (0.35%) Fiddler
10 2 (0.35%) Maven
11 1 (0.18%) IntelliJ
General
1 74 (13.07%) Telecoms
2 53 (9.36%) Finance
3 19 (3.36%) Marketing
4 11 (1.94%) Retail
5 10 (1.77%) Billing
6 7 (1.24%) Banking
6 7 (1.24%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.88%) Turkish Language
8 3 (0.53%) Publishing
8 3 (0.53%) Legal
8 3 (0.53%) Front Office
8 3 (0.53%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.35%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.35%) Advertising
10 1 (0.18%) Games
10 1 (0.18%) Back Office
10 1 (0.18%) Electronics
10 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.18%) German Language
Job Titles
1 190 (33.57%) Developer
2 120 (21.20%) Analyst
3 51 (9.01%) Consultant
4 39 (6.89%) Architect
5 29 (5.12%) Technical Architect
6 20 (3.53%) Support Engineer
6 20 (3.53%) .NET Developer
7 19 (3.36%) SAS Developer
8 18 (3.18%) Data Analyst
8 18 (3.18%) Business Analyst
9 16 (2.83%) DBA
10 15 (2.65%) Designer
11 14 (2.47%) CRM Developer
11 14 (2.47%) Java Developer
11 14 (2.47%) Applications Support
12 13 (2.30%) Senior Developer
12 13 (2.30%) SQL Developer
12 13 (2.30%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 12 (2.12%) Microsoft Developer
13 12 (2.12%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (21.20%) .NET
2 71 (12.54%) HTML
3 52 (9.19%) CSS
4 50 (8.83%) ASP.NET
5 48 (8.48%) XML
6 32 (5.65%) Web Services
7 28 (4.95%) Ajax
8 25 (4.42%) jQuery
9 24 (4.24%) JSON
10 22 (3.89%) Hibernate
11 21 (3.71%) SOAP
12 20 (3.53%) J2EE
12 20 (3.53%) Application Packaging
12 20 (3.53%) WCF
13 17 (3.00%) JSP
14 15 (2.65%) Spring
15 13 (2.30%) REST
16 12 (2.12%) WPF
16 12 (2.12%) ASP.NET MVC
16 12 (2.12%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 61 (10.78%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (6.89%) Clustering
3 23 (4.06%) Management Information System
3 23 (4.06%) Computer Science
4 14 (2.47%) PKI
5 13 (2.30%) NHS
6 12 (2.12%) Data Integration
7 11 (1.94%) User Experience
8 10 (1.77%) Data Structures
8 10 (1.77%) GIS
9 9 (1.59%) Web 2.0
10 8 (1.41%) Statistics
11 7 (1.24%) AS400
12 6 (1.06%) Replication
12 6 (1.06%) iSeries
12 6 (1.06%) Open Source
13 5 (0.88%) Data Conversion
13 5 (0.88%) Data Extraction
13 5 (0.88%) Mainframe
13 5 (0.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 95 (16.78%) Windows
2 55 (9.72%) UNIX
2 55 (9.72%) Linux
3 30 (5.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (5.30%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (3.18%) Windows 7
5 12 (2.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.06%) Windows XP
6 6 (1.06%) AIX
7 5 (0.88%) Solaris
7 5 (0.88%) SUSE
7 5 (0.88%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (0.71%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.71%) HPUX
9 3 (0.53%) i5/OS
9 3 (0.53%) OS/400
10 2 (0.35%) Android
11 1 (0.18%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (15.02%) CRM
2 77 (13.60%) ETL
3 69 (12.19%) Business Intelligence
4 63 (11.13%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (7.42%) MVC
6 36 (6.36%) Migration
7 28 (4.95%) Data Analysis
8 26 (4.59%) Disaster Recovery
8 26 (4.59%) Project Management
9 23 (4.06%) Service Management
9 23 (4.06%) OO
9 23 (4.06%) Scrum
10 22 (3.89%) ITIL
10 22 (3.89%) Unit Testing
11 21 (3.71%) Data Modelling
12 20 (3.53%) Web Development
13 19 (3.36%) Software Engineering
13 19 (3.36%) Data Migration
14 18 (3.18%) Stakeholder Management
15 17 (3.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 87 (15.37%) JavaScript
2 83 (14.66%) Java
3 79 (13.96%) PL/SQL
4 70 (12.37%) C#
5 53 (9.36%) PowerShell
6 46 (8.13%) T-SQL
7 32 (5.65%) VBScript
8 28 (4.95%) Shell Script
9 26 (4.59%) Python
10 23 (4.06%) C++
11 22 (3.89%) Perl
12 21 (3.71%) VBA
13 17 (3.00%) PHP
14 16 (2.83%) VB.NET
15 15 (2.65%) VB
16 13 (2.30%) SAS Macro
16 13 (2.30%) Ruby
17 12 (2.12%) RPG
18 9 (1.59%) C
18 9 (1.59%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 48 (8.48%) Security Cleared
2 46 (8.13%) Degree
3 25 (4.42%) SC Cleared
4 23 (4.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (3.00%) MCTS
6 13 (2.30%) DV Cleared
7 10 (1.77%) MCSE
8 7 (1.24%) ISEB
8 7 (1.24%) MCITP
9 3 (0.53%) IBM Certification
9 3 (0.53%) HND
10 2 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.35%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.18%) ACCA
11 1 (0.18%) CIMA
11 1 (0.18%) GIAC
11 1 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.18%) HNC
11 1 (0.18%) Siebel Certification
11 1 (0.18%) CNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (6.89%) QA
2 15 (2.65%) SLA
3 5 (0.88%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.71%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.35%) HL7
7 1 (0.18%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.18%) GxP
System Software
1 75 (13.25%) Active Directory
2 37 (6.54%) Hyper-V
3 16 (2.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (1.77%) vSphere
5 5 (0.88%) FreeRADIUS
5 5 (0.88%) XenApp
5 5 (0.88%) XenDesktop
6 4 (0.71%) Firmware
7 3 (0.53%) PowerHA
8 1 (0.18%) HDFS
8 1 (0.18%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.18%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.18%) NLBS
8 1 (0.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 27 (4.77%) SCOM
2 26 (4.59%) SCCM
3 18 (3.18%) WMI
4 10 (1.77%) SCSM
5 7 (1.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 6 (1.06%) MOM
7 5 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 5 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (0.88%) CA Spectrum
7 5 (0.88%) SCOrch
8 3 (0.53%) Tivoli NetView
8 3 (0.53%) Netcool
8 3 (0.53%) Netcool/OMNIbus
8 3 (0.53%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 1 (0.18%) Control-M
9 1 (0.18%) Cisco IPCC
9 1 (0.18%) Cisco UCCE
9 1 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.18%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 167 (29.51%) Oracle
2 131 (23.14%) Microsoft
3 27 (4.77%) VMware
4 26 (4.59%) Business Objects
5 22 (3.89%) IBM
6 17 (3.00%) Informatica
6 17 (3.00%) Cramer
7 15 (2.65%) Citrix
8 14 (2.47%) Cisco
9 13 (2.30%) SAP
10 12 (2.12%) Salesforce.com
11 11 (1.94%) Sybase
12 9 (1.59%) HP
12 9 (1.59%) Amdocs
13 8 (1.41%) ESRI
13 8 (1.41%) CA
14 7 (1.24%) MicroStrategy
14 7 (1.24%) BEA
14 7 (1.24%) MetaSolv
15 6 (1.06%) ComArch
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