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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 10 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL 233 335 362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.08% 11.62% 14.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.16% 44.02% 46.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 162 126
Average daily rate
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£375 £330 £359
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -8.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 28
Average hourly rate £17.22 £15.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.80% -57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.52 £17.50 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +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
799 761 784
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.69% 26.41% 31.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 404 305
Average daily rate £375 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £216 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 19 77
Average hourly rate £36.00 £15.13 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+138.01% -56.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.92 £11.25 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.20 £31.00 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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 17 April 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
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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 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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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 -5 98 £375 +7.14% 48
Bracknell -3 27 £331 +5.49% 4
Slough 0 26 £444 +36.53% 18
Maidenhead -8 6 £375 +33.92% 10
Newbury -12 4 £300 -27.27% 4
Wokingham - 3 £369 - 3
Windsor +2 2 - - 3
Thatcham - 2 £163 -
Ascot - - - -
Hungerford - - - -
SQL
South East

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 159 (30.81%) Oracle
2 152 (29.46%) Microsoft
3 128 (24.81%) SQL Server
4 94 (18.22%) Windows
5 85 (16.47%) Java
5 85 (16.47%) JavaScript
6 82 (15.89%) Telecoms
7 76 (14.73%) .NET
8 75 (14.53%) HTML
9 72 (13.95%) UNIX
10 71 (13.76%) C#
11 70 (13.57%) MS Excel
12 69 (13.37%) Analytical Skills
13 68 (13.18%) Business Intelligence
14 62 (12.02%) Agile Software Development
15 58 (11.24%) Data Warehouse
16 56 (10.85%) CSS
17 55 (10.66%) XML
18 53 (10.27%) PL/SQL
19 52 (10.08%) Linux
20 51 (9.88%) ETL
20 51 (9.88%) VMware
21 49 (9.50%) Finance
22 47 (9.11%) CRM
23 44 (8.53%) ASP.NET
24 42 (8.14%) Security Cleared
25 41 (7.95%) T-SQL
25 41 (7.95%) SharePoint
26 39 (7.56%) DB2
26 39 (7.56%) Degree

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 41 (7.95%) SharePoint
2 28 (5.43%) BizTalk Server
3 20 (3.88%) WebSphere
4 19 (3.68%) SAS
5 18 (3.49%) IIS
6 15 (2.91%) SharePoint 2013
7 12 (2.33%) SharePoint Server
7 12 (2.33%) CMS
8 11 (2.13%) Apache
9 10 (1.94%) SharePoint 2010
10 8 (1.55%) Lync
11 7 (1.36%) WebLogic
12 6 (1.16%) MS Exchange
13 5 (0.97%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.97%) Commerce Server
13 5 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
14 4 (0.78%) IBM HTTP Server
14 4 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
14 4 (0.78%) JBoss
15 3 (0.58%) MQSeries
Applications
1 70 (13.57%) MS Excel
2 31 (6.01%) MS Office
3 12 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.78%) SPSS
5 2 (0.39%) MS Project
5 2 (0.39%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.19%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 26 (5.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.97%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.58%) Fredhopper
5 2 (0.39%) Unica
5 2 (0.39%) assyst
5 2 (0.39%) Agresso
6 1 (0.19%) CSG Singleview
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
1 8 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.36%) SaaS
3 5 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.39%) PaaS
4 2 (0.39%) GitHub
4 2 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.39%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.19%) IaaS
5 1 (0.19%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 29 (5.62%) DNS
2 25 (4.84%) Firewall
3 18 (3.49%) DHCP
4 16 (3.10%) SAN
4 16 (3.10%) NetScaler
5 13 (2.52%) Ethernet
6 11 (2.13%) VPN
6 11 (2.13%) Internet
7 10 (1.94%) LAN
7 10 (1.94%) WAN
8 9 (1.74%) 3G
8 9 (1.74%) Network Security
8 9 (1.74%) LTE
8 9 (1.74%) 4G
8 9 (1.74%) Radio Access Network
9 8 (1.55%) TCP/IP
10 7 (1.36%) 2G
10 7 (1.36%) HTTP
10 7 (1.36%) NAS
11 6 (1.16%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (24.81%) SQL Server
2 58 (11.24%) Data Warehouse
3 39 (7.56%) DB2
4 36 (6.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 36 (6.98%) Oracle Database
5 32 (6.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 31 (6.01%) Relational Database
7 23 (4.46%) SQL Server 2008
7 23 (4.46%) RDBMS
8 21 (4.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 16 (3.10%) SQL Server 2012
10 15 (2.91%) OLTP
10 15 (2.91%) MySQL
11 14 (2.71%) Oracle Database 11g
12 13 (2.52%) QlikView
12 13 (2.52%) Oracle Database 10g
13 11 (2.13%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 9 (1.74%) BusinessObjects
14 9 (1.74%) MS Access
15 8 (1.55%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 19 (3.68%) Visual Studio
2 16 (3.10%) Git (software)
3 15 (2.91%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (2.71%) Selenium
5 10 (1.94%) StarTeam
6 8 (1.55%) WebDriver
7 7 (1.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 7 (1.36%) Subversion
8 6 (1.16%) Maven
8 6 (1.16%) QuickTest Pro
8 6 (1.16%) JUnit
8 6 (1.16%) Jenkins
8 6 (1.16%) SoapUI
9 5 (0.97%) TestDirector
9 5 (0.97%) Ant
9 5 (0.97%) Toad
9 5 (0.97%) JIRA
10 4 (0.78%) Oracle APEX
10 4 (0.78%) LoadRunner
10 4 (0.78%) Eclipse
General
1 82 (15.89%) Telecoms
2 49 (9.50%) Finance
3 16 (3.10%) Retail
4 13 (2.52%) Marketing
5 8 (1.55%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.36%) Banking
7 6 (1.16%) Billing
8 5 (0.97%) Back Office
9 4 (0.78%) Turkish Language
10 3 (0.58%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.58%) Front Office
11 2 (0.39%) Military
11 2 (0.39%) Advertising
11 2 (0.39%) Legal
12 1 (0.19%) Electronics
12 1 (0.19%) Games
Job Titles
1 193 (37.40%) Developer
2 103 (19.96%) Analyst
3 35 (6.78%) Consultant
4 27 (5.23%) Data Analyst
5 25 (4.84%) SQL Developer
5 25 (4.84%) Designer
6 24 (4.65%) Architect
7 22 (4.26%) .NET Developer
8 19 (3.68%) Support Engineer
9 16 (3.10%) Test Analyst
10 15 (2.91%) C++ Developer
11 14 (2.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 14 (2.71%) Security Engineer
12 13 (2.52%) Tester
12 13 (2.52%) Technical Architect
13 12 (2.33%) Field Engineer
13 12 (2.33%) Server Engineer
14 11 (2.13%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 11 (2.13%) C# Developer
14 11 (2.13%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (14.73%) .NET
2 75 (14.53%) HTML
3 56 (10.85%) CSS
4 55 (10.66%) XML
5 44 (8.53%) ASP.NET
6 30 (5.81%) jQuery
7 29 (5.62%) Web Services
8 21 (4.07%) ASP.NET MVC
9 20 (3.88%) Ajax
10 16 (3.10%) WCF
11 15 (2.91%) J2EE
11 15 (2.91%) AngularJS
12 14 (2.71%) SOAP
12 14 (2.71%) .NET Framework
13 13 (2.52%) HTML5
14 11 (2.13%) CSS3
15 9 (1.74%) Entity Framework
15 9 (1.74%) REST
15 9 (1.74%) WPF
16 8 (1.55%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 69 (13.37%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (6.01%) Management Information System
3 21 (4.07%) Clustering
4 16 (3.10%) PKI
5 10 (1.94%) NHS
6 9 (1.74%) Computer Science
6 9 (1.74%) Data Integration
6 9 (1.74%) Private Cloud
6 9 (1.74%) User Experience
7 8 (1.55%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.36%) Open Source
8 7 (1.36%) GIS
9 5 (0.97%) iSeries
10 4 (0.78%) Credit Risk
10 4 (0.78%) AS400
10 4 (0.78%) Replication
10 4 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.78%) Visualisation
11 3 (0.58%) Performance Metrics
11 3 (0.58%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 94 (18.22%) Windows
2 72 (13.95%) UNIX
3 52 (10.08%) Linux
4 26 (5.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (4.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (3.29%) AIX
6 17 (3.29%) Windows 7
7 8 (1.55%) Windows XP
7 8 (1.55%) Android
8 7 (1.36%) Apple iOS
8 7 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.78%) Oracle Linux
9 4 (0.78%) Solaris
9 4 (0.78%) SUSE
10 3 (0.58%) i5/OS
10 3 (0.58%) OS/400
11 1 (0.19%) CentOS
11 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.19%) Debian
11 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (13.18%) Business Intelligence
2 62 (12.02%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (9.88%) ETL
4 47 (9.11%) CRM
5 37 (7.17%) ITIL
6 35 (6.78%) MVC
7 34 (6.59%) Data Analysis
8 33 (6.40%) Migration
9 32 (6.20%) Data Modelling
10 26 (5.04%) Scrum
10 26 (5.04%) Project Management
11 24 (4.65%) Service Management
11 24 (4.65%) TDD
12 23 (4.46%) OO
13 22 (4.26%) Unit Testing
14 20 (3.88%) System Testing
15 19 (3.68%) Data Migration
16 18 (3.49%) E-Commerce
17 17 (3.29%) Disaster Recovery
17 17 (3.29%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 85 (16.47%) Java
1 85 (16.47%) JavaScript
2 71 (13.76%) C#
3 53 (10.27%) PL/SQL
4 41 (7.95%) T-SQL
5 32 (6.20%) Perl
6 31 (6.01%) Python
6 31 (6.01%) PowerShell
7 27 (5.23%) VBScript
7 27 (5.23%) C++
8 21 (4.07%) PHP
9 18 (3.49%) VBA
10 15 (2.91%) VB
10 15 (2.91%) Shell Script
11 13 (2.52%) C
12 9 (1.74%) VB.NET
13 8 (1.55%) Ruby
13 8 (1.55%) Bash Shell
14 6 (1.16%) SAS Macro
14 6 (1.16%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 42 (8.14%) Security Cleared
2 39 (7.56%) Degree
3 29 (5.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (4.07%) DV Cleared
5 18 (3.49%) SC Cleared
6 17 (3.29%) MCTS
7 16 (3.10%) MCSE
8 15 (2.91%) MCITP
9 14 (2.71%) ISEB
10 9 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (1.74%) HND
10 9 (1.74%) ISTQB
11 8 (1.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 6 (1.16%) CCNP
12 6 (1.16%) CCNA
12 6 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (0.97%) MCP
14 4 (0.78%) HNC
14 4 (0.78%) Sun Certification
15 3 (0.58%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.46%) QA
2 7 (1.36%) SLA
3 4 (0.78%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.19%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.19%) GCP
5 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.19%) Solvency II
System Software
1 35 (6.78%) Active Directory
2 32 (6.20%) Hyper-V
3 22 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (2.52%) XenApp
5 12 (2.33%) XenDesktop
6 5 (0.97%) vSphere
7 4 (0.78%) FreeRADIUS
8 3 (0.58%) PowerHA
8 3 (0.58%) Firmware
9 2 (0.39%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.19%) Docker
10 1 (0.19%) HDFS
10 1 (0.19%) iptables
10 1 (0.19%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.19%) UAG
10 1 (0.19%) Samba
10 1 (0.19%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.19%) NLBS
10 1 (0.19%) NDS
10 1 (0.19%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 25 (4.84%) SCOM
2 21 (4.07%) SCCM
3 16 (3.10%) SCSM
4 15 (2.91%) WMI
5 12 (2.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 9 (1.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 8 (1.55%) MOM
8 7 (1.36%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (0.78%) Netcool
9 4 (0.78%) Cisco IPCC
9 4 (0.78%) CA Spectrum
9 4 (0.78%) SCOrch
10 3 (0.58%) Cisco UCCE
10 3 (0.58%) Tivoli NetView
11 2 (0.39%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (0.39%) Puppet
11 2 (0.39%) Cisco CUCM
11 2 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
12 1 (0.19%) SCDPM
12 1 (0.19%) Salt
Vendors
1 159 (30.81%) Oracle
2 152 (29.46%) Microsoft
3 51 (9.88%) VMware
4 35 (6.78%) Business Objects
5 29 (5.62%) IBM
6 26 (5.04%) Citrix
7 19 (3.68%) HP
8 18 (3.49%) Sybase
9 17 (3.29%) Cisco
10 13 (2.52%) Dell
10 13 (2.52%) Informatica
11 12 (2.33%) Wyse
11 12 (2.33%) AppSense
11 12 (2.33%) Lumension
12 11 (2.13%) SAP
13 10 (1.94%) Borland
14 7 (1.36%) CA
14 7 (1.36%) Cognos
14 7 (1.36%) Cramer
15 6 (1.16%) ComArch
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