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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 11 11 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL 223 217 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.69% 8.67% 13.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.38% 35.06% 43.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 122 123
Average daily rate
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£350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £472 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.13 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.66%
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
613 619 759
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.89% 24.74% 31.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 294 340
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 19
Average hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £15.25 £12.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £44.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 31 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 31 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 +4 89 £375 - 43
Slough +2 28 £293 -16.42% 11
Newbury +5 12 £300 +20.00% 16
Bracknell -4 11 £381 -6.44% 6
Maidenhead -4 11 £335 +19.64% 6
Windsor - 2 - -
Wokingham +2 1 £200 -14.89% 3
Hungerford - 1 £320 - 2
SQL
South East

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 124 (27.19%) SQL Server
2 121 (26.54%) Oracle
3 120 (26.32%) Microsoft
4 87 (19.08%) UNIX
5 86 (18.86%) MS Excel
6 80 (17.54%) Java
7 75 (16.45%) .NET
8 73 (16.01%) Windows
9 72 (15.79%) JavaScript
9 72 (15.79%) C#
10 71 (15.57%) Agile Software Development
11 68 (14.91%) Data Warehouse
12 67 (14.69%) Analytical Skills
13 64 (14.04%) Telecoms
14 60 (13.16%) XML
15 56 (12.28%) Business Intelligence
16 54 (11.84%) HTML
16 54 (11.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 50 (10.96%) T-SQL
18 49 (10.75%) CSS
19 48 (10.53%) Migration
20 46 (10.09%) Linux
21 45 (9.87%) Finance
22 42 (9.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 40 (8.77%) ITIL
23 40 (8.77%) ETL
23 40 (8.77%) Security Cleared
24 39 (8.55%) MS Office
25 38 (8.33%) Perl
26 36 (7.89%) Relational Database

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 25 (5.48%) WebSphere
2 20 (4.39%) SharePoint
3 14 (3.07%) MS Exchange
4 11 (2.41%) IIS
5 10 (2.19%) WebSphere Application Server
5 10 (2.19%) WebLogic
5 10 (2.19%) BizTalk Server
6 9 (1.97%) Apache
6 9 (1.97%) CMS
6 9 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (1.75%) SAS
8 7 (1.54%) Lync
9 6 (1.32%) MQSeries
9 6 (1.32%) Oracle Application Server
9 6 (1.32%) Commerce Server
10 5 (1.10%) Tomcat
10 5 (1.10%) IBM HTTP Server
10 5 (1.10%) JBoss
11 3 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 86 (18.86%) MS Excel
2 39 (8.55%) MS Office
3 12 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.66%) PowerPivot
4 3 (0.66%) SPSS
5 2 (0.44%) Siemens NX
6 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (1.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.54%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.88%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.88%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 3 (0.66%) Fredhopper
6 2 (0.44%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.44%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 2 (0.44%) assyst
6 2 (0.44%) Unica
6 2 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.44%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.44%) Teamcenter
6 2 (0.44%) Pivotal CRM
7 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.22%) Misys Midas
7 1 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.22%) Unica Affinium
7 1 (0.22%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.32%) SaaS
3 3 (0.66%) PaaS
4 2 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.44%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.22%) Yammer
5 1 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.22%) Office 365
5 1 (0.22%) IaaS
5 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 30 (6.58%) Firewall
2 12 (2.63%) TCP/IP
2 12 (2.63%) LTE
2 12 (2.63%) 4G
2 12 (2.63%) Radio Access Network
3 11 (2.41%) 2G
3 11 (2.41%) DNS
3 11 (2.41%) 3G
4 10 (2.19%) VPN
5 8 (1.75%) ATM
5 8 (1.75%) VoIP
5 8 (1.75%) SAN
6 7 (1.54%) Ethernet
6 7 (1.54%) LDAP
7 6 (1.32%) PPP
7 6 (1.32%) Broadband
7 6 (1.32%) DSLAM
7 6 (1.32%) Network Security
7 6 (1.32%) xDSL
8 5 (1.10%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (27.19%) SQL Server
2 68 (14.91%) Data Warehouse
3 54 (11.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 42 (9.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 36 (7.89%) Relational Database
6 35 (7.68%) DB2
7 27 (5.92%) BusinessObjects
7 27 (5.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 19 (4.17%) RDBMS
9 18 (3.95%) SQL Server 2012
9 18 (3.95%) Oracle Database
10 17 (3.73%) MS Access
11 14 (3.07%) OLTP
11 14 (3.07%) OLAP
12 12 (2.63%) MySQL
13 10 (2.19%) Oracle Reports
13 10 (2.19%) Hadoop
13 10 (2.19%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 10 (2.19%) Big Data
14 9 (1.97%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 25 (5.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (3.07%) Git (software)
2 14 (3.07%) Jenkins
3 11 (2.41%) Visual Studio
3 11 (2.41%) Oracle Forms
4 10 (2.19%) Selenium
5 9 (1.97%) JIRA
5 9 (1.97%) HP UFT
5 9 (1.97%) LoadRunner
6 8 (1.75%) JUnit
7 7 (1.54%) Toad
7 7 (1.54%) Maven
7 7 (1.54%) SoapUI
8 6 (1.32%) MSBuild
8 6 (1.32%) WebDriver
9 5 (1.10%) Subversion
10 4 (0.88%) Ant
10 4 (0.88%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 4 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 3 (0.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 64 (14.04%) Telecoms
2 45 (9.87%) Finance
3 15 (3.29%) Retail
4 11 (2.41%) Marketing
5 8 (1.75%) Banking
6 5 (1.10%) Back Office
7 3 (0.66%) Electronics
7 3 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.66%) Advertising
7 3 (0.66%) Billing
8 2 (0.44%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.44%) Local Government
8 2 (0.44%) Publishing
8 2 (0.44%) Military
9 1 (0.22%) Legal
9 1 (0.22%) Front Office
9 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 161 (35.31%) Developer
2 113 (24.78%) Analyst
3 34 (7.46%) Data Analyst
4 24 (5.26%) C# Developer
4 24 (5.26%) Business Analyst
5 22 (4.82%) Architect
5 22 (4.82%) Consultant
5 22 (4.82%) .NET Developer
5 22 (4.82%) SQL Developer
6 20 (4.39%) Test Analyst
7 17 (3.73%) Support Engineer
8 16 (3.51%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 15 (3.29%) DBA
10 14 (3.07%) C++ Developer
11 13 (2.85%) Java Developer
11 13 (2.85%) Administrator
12 11 (2.41%) Senior Analyst
12 11 (2.41%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 10 (2.19%) Project Manager
13 10 (2.19%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (16.45%) .NET
2 60 (13.16%) XML
3 54 (11.84%) HTML
4 49 (10.75%) CSS
5 29 (6.36%) ASP.NET
6 27 (5.92%) Web Services
7 23 (5.04%) WCF
8 17 (3.73%) J2EE
9 16 (3.51%) Spring
9 16 (3.51%) jQuery
10 15 (3.29%) RESTful
10 15 (3.29%) WPF
11 14 (3.07%) ASP.NET Web API
11 14 (3.07%) Ajax
11 14 (3.07%) STL
12 12 (2.63%) JSP
12 12 (2.63%) .NET Framework
12 12 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (2.41%) JSON
14 10 (2.19%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 67 (14.69%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (5.92%) Management Information System
3 18 (3.95%) Client/Server
4 17 (3.73%) Data Centre
5 8 (1.75%) Mobile Computing
5 8 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (1.75%) Statistics
6 7 (1.54%) Clustering
7 6 (1.32%) Reference Data
7 6 (1.32%) User Experience
8 5 (1.10%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.10%) Data Integration
9 4 (0.88%) PKI
9 4 (0.88%) CMDB
9 4 (0.88%) Social Media
9 4 (0.88%) GIS
9 4 (0.88%) Replication
9 4 (0.88%) NHS
10 3 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (0.66%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 87 (19.08%) UNIX
2 73 (16.01%) Windows
3 46 (10.09%) Linux
4 23 (5.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (3.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (3.73%) AIX
7 13 (2.85%) Solaris
8 12 (2.63%) Windows 7
9 10 (2.19%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (2.19%) Windows XP
10 7 (1.54%) Android
11 6 (1.32%) Apple iOS
12 5 (1.10%) Windows 2000 Server
12 5 (1.10%) Windows 2000
13 4 (0.88%) HPUX
14 2 (0.44%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.22%) CentOS
15 1 (0.22%) Debian
15 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (15.57%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (12.28%) Business Intelligence
3 48 (10.53%) Migration
4 40 (8.77%) ITIL
4 40 (8.77%) ETL
5 29 (6.36%) Project Management
5 29 (6.36%) E-Commerce
6 27 (5.92%) MVC
7 26 (5.70%) Scrum
8 23 (5.04%) Service Management
8 23 (5.04%) CRM
8 23 (5.04%) Data Migration
8 23 (5.04%) Performance Tuning
9 22 (4.82%) SDLC
9 22 (4.82%) Data Analysis
10 21 (4.61%) Data Modelling
10 21 (4.61%) User Acceptance Testing
10 21 (4.61%) Continuous Integration
11 20 (4.39%) Unit Testing
11 20 (4.39%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 80 (17.54%) Java
2 72 (15.79%) JavaScript
2 72 (15.79%) C#
3 50 (10.96%) T-SQL
4 38 (8.33%) Perl
5 33 (7.24%) Python
6 23 (5.04%) PL/SQL
7 21 (4.61%) C++
8 12 (2.63%) PowerShell
9 11 (2.41%) C
10 10 (2.19%) PHP
11 9 (1.97%) Bash Shell
12 8 (1.75%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 7 (1.54%) VB
13 7 (1.54%) VB.NET
14 6 (1.32%) C-shell
15 5 (1.10%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.88%) BeanShell
16 4 (0.88%) VBScript
16 4 (0.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 40 (8.77%) Security Cleared
2 30 (6.58%) Degree
3 20 (4.39%) SC Cleared
4 16 (3.51%) ISEB
4 16 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (3.29%) DV Cleared
6 14 (3.07%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (3.07%) ISTQB
6 14 (3.07%) CCNP
7 12 (2.63%) CCNA
7 12 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 11 (2.41%) MCTS
9 10 (2.19%) Sun Certification
10 7 (1.54%) HND
11 6 (1.32%) MCITP
11 6 (1.32%) SCSA
12 5 (1.10%) MCSE
12 5 (1.10%) HNC
13 4 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.44%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.63%) QA
2 8 (1.75%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.32%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.88%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 4 (0.88%) GxP
4 4 (0.88%) SLA
5 3 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.66%) GAMP
6 1 (0.22%) GCP
6 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (5.04%) Active Directory
2 20 (4.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.32%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.10%) XenApp
5 4 (0.88%) NFS
5 4 (0.88%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.66%) vSphere
7 2 (0.44%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.22%) Docker
8 1 (0.22%) iptables
8 1 (0.22%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.22%) UAG
8 1 (0.22%) NDS
8 1 (0.22%) Samba
8 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.22%) XenServer
8 1 (0.22%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 18 (3.95%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (2.85%) SCCM
3 9 (1.97%) SCOM
4 6 (1.32%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (0.66%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (0.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (0.66%) Netcool
5 3 (0.66%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (0.66%) Cisco IPCC
6 2 (0.44%) Oracle ZFS
6 2 (0.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (0.44%) Cisco UCCE
6 2 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.44%) Puppet
6 2 (0.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (0.44%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (0.44%) BladeLogic
6 2 (0.44%) WSUS
6 2 (0.44%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 121 (26.54%) Oracle
2 120 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 33 (7.24%) VMware
4 32 (7.02%) IBM
5 22 (4.82%) HP
6 14 (3.07%) Sybase
7 12 (2.63%) Citrix
8 11 (2.41%) Capita
9 10 (2.19%) Ab Initio
9 10 (2.19%) Informatica
9 10 (2.19%) SAP
10 9 (1.97%) BMC
10 9 (1.97%) Dell
10 9 (1.97%) Veritas
11 8 (1.75%) Sun
11 8 (1.75%) Remedy
11 8 (1.75%) CA
11 8 (1.75%) Cognos
11 8 (1.75%) Cisco
11 8 (1.75%) Telerik
Berkshire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum + Dependent on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Salt
Rate: £100 - £400 per day + ***NEGOTIABLE BASED ON EXPERIENCE***
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
X4 Group
Rate: £450 - 500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Hudson IT
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £500 per day DOE and suitability
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 9 days ago