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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 10 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 251 354 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.24% 13.80% 12.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.22% 42.09% 46.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 154 158
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 8
Average hourly rate £15.50 £30.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.18% -12.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £23.13 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+12.43% -15.90%
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
640 841 831
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.11% 32.77% 26.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 416 336
Average daily rate £375 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 31
Average hourly rate £32.50 £36.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.38 £15.40 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £39.80 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -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 22 September 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
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 September 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 -5 86 £425 +30.76% 40
Slough 0 46 £350 -6.35% 15
Maidenhead 0 17 £210 -30.00% 7
Newbury +4 12 £413 +24.06% 10
Bracknell -15 7 £243 -30.71% 5
Windsor +3 4 £325 - 3
Wokingham - 1 - - 2
Thatcham - - - -
SQL
South East

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 159 (30.81%) SQL Server
2 139 (26.94%) .NET
3 111 (21.51%) Microsoft
4 108 (20.93%) Oracle
4 108 (20.93%) Windows
5 91 (17.64%) C#
6 76 (14.73%) Agile Software Development
7 68 (13.18%) T-SQL
8 66 (12.79%) UNIX
8 66 (12.79%) Security Cleared
9 63 (12.21%) CRM
10 61 (11.82%) JavaScript
11 59 (11.43%) Active Directory
12 57 (11.05%) ASP.NET
13 53 (10.27%) Java
13 53 (10.27%) IIS
14 52 (10.08%) ETL
15 51 (9.88%) Finance
16 50 (9.69%) SharePoint
16 50 (9.69%) Linux
17 49 (9.50%) XML
17 49 (9.50%) MS Excel
18 48 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
19 47 (9.11%) Telecoms
20 45 (8.72%) Business Intelligence
20 45 (8.72%) Degree
21 44 (8.53%) SC Cleared
22 43 (8.33%) PowerShell
23 41 (7.95%) ITIL
24 40 (7.75%) MVC

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 53 (10.27%) IIS
2 50 (9.69%) SharePoint
3 31 (6.01%) WebSphere
4 30 (5.81%) Lync
5 28 (5.43%) SharePoint Server
6 26 (5.04%) BizTalk Server
7 25 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2013
8 18 (3.49%) SharePoint 2010
8 18 (3.49%) MS Exchange
9 16 (3.10%) SharePoint 2013
10 13 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2010
11 12 (2.33%) ArcGIS
12 11 (2.13%) Apache
13 9 (1.74%) WebLogic
14 6 (1.16%) CMS
15 5 (0.97%) Oracle Spatial
16 4 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
16 4 (0.78%) MQSeries
16 4 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
17 3 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 49 (9.50%) MS Excel
2 21 (4.07%) MS Office
3 6 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.78%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.19%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.19%) SPSS
6 1 (0.19%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 37 (7.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (3.10%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.78%) Misys Midas
4 3 (0.58%) Agresso
5 2 (0.39%) Pivotal CRM
5 2 (0.39%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.39%) CSG Singleview
5 2 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.39%) Remedy AR System
5 2 (0.39%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.39%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle TCA
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (2.91%) Cloud Computing
3 11 (2.13%) SaaS
4 4 (0.78%) Office 365
5 2 (0.39%) Force.com
6 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 34 (6.59%) Internet
2 26 (5.04%) DNS
3 23 (4.46%) TCP/IP
4 17 (3.29%) LDAP
4 17 (3.29%) Firewall
5 15 (2.91%) SAN
5 15 (2.91%) 3G
6 13 (2.52%) HTTP
7 9 (1.74%) VoIP
7 9 (1.74%) DMZ
7 9 (1.74%) Radio Access Network
8 8 (1.55%) LTE
9 7 (1.36%) HTTPS
9 7 (1.36%) SSL
9 7 (1.36%) DHCP
10 6 (1.16%) FTP
11 5 (0.97%) WAN
11 5 (0.97%) VPN
12 4 (0.78%) LAN
12 4 (0.78%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (30.81%) SQL Server
2 38 (7.36%) Data Warehouse
3 37 (7.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 34 (6.59%) SQL Server 2008
5 30 (5.81%) SQL Server 2005
6 28 (5.43%) Oracle Database
6 28 (5.43%) Relational Database
7 26 (5.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 25 (4.84%) SQL Server 2012
9 20 (3.88%) OLAP
9 20 (3.88%) Data Mining
10 19 (3.68%) MySQL
11 18 (3.49%) IDOL
12 17 (3.29%) DB2
13 16 (3.10%) Oracle Reports
14 15 (2.91%) DTS
14 15 (2.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 12 (2.33%) QlikView
16 11 (2.13%) RDBMS
16 11 (2.13%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 28 (5.43%) Visual Studio
2 17 (3.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (2.13%) QuickTest Pro
4 10 (1.94%) Toad
4 10 (1.94%) MSBuild
4 10 (1.94%) TeamCity
5 9 (1.74%) TestDirector
6 7 (1.36%) JIRA
6 7 (1.36%) Jenkins
6 7 (1.36%) WinRunner
7 6 (1.16%) Selenium
8 5 (0.97%) ERwin
8 5 (0.97%) Subversion
9 4 (0.78%) NUnit
9 4 (0.78%) LoadRunner
9 4 (0.78%) Git (software)
9 4 (0.78%) Rational Performance Tester
9 4 (0.78%) SoapUI
10 3 (0.58%) StarTeam
10 3 (0.58%) JProfiler
General
1 51 (9.88%) Finance
2 47 (9.11%) Telecoms
3 21 (4.07%) Marketing
4 9 (1.74%) Billing
5 5 (0.97%) Publishing
6 3 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (0.58%) Retail
7 2 (0.39%) General Ledger
7 2 (0.39%) Games
7 2 (0.39%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.19%) Advertising
8 1 (0.19%) Banking
8 1 (0.19%) Legal
Job Titles
1 145 (28.10%) Developer
2 128 (24.81%) Analyst
3 48 (9.30%) Consultant
4 35 (6.78%) Architect
5 27 (5.23%) DBA
6 25 (4.84%) .NET Developer
7 21 (4.07%) Programmer
8 20 (3.88%) Test Analyst
8 20 (3.88%) Data Analyst
9 19 (3.68%) Technical Architect
10 17 (3.29%) Analyst Programmer
11 16 (3.10%) Java Developer
11 16 (3.10%) Support Engineer
11 16 (3.10%) SQL DBA
11 16 (3.10%) SharePoint Developer
12 14 (2.71%) SQL Developer
12 14 (2.71%) Project Manager
13 13 (2.52%) Technical Project Manager
13 13 (2.52%) Technical Manager
13 13 (2.52%) RPG Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (26.94%) .NET
2 57 (11.05%) ASP.NET
3 49 (9.50%) XML
4 39 (7.56%) HTML
5 31 (6.01%) CSS
6 29 (5.62%) Web Services
7 27 (5.23%) WCF
8 26 (5.04%) jQuery
9 25 (4.84%) .NET Framework
10 23 (4.46%) Ajax
11 18 (3.49%) Spring
12 17 (3.29%) Hibernate
13 16 (3.10%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 15 (2.91%) Windows SharePoint Services
15 14 (2.71%) JSON
15 14 (2.71%) J2EE
16 13 (2.52%) JSP
16 13 (2.52%) SOAP
16 13 (2.52%) Application Packaging
17 11 (2.13%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 48 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (6.20%) Clustering
3 21 (4.07%) Management Information System
4 18 (3.49%) Statistics
4 18 (3.49%) Computer Science
5 12 (2.33%) PKI
5 12 (2.33%) GIS
6 11 (2.13%) iSeries
7 9 (1.74%) NHS
7 9 (1.74%) Web 2.0
8 8 (1.55%) Replication
8 8 (1.55%) Mobile App
8 8 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.36%) Open Source
10 6 (1.16%) Data Integration
10 6 (1.16%) AS400
10 6 (1.16%) Mainframe
11 5 (0.97%) Data Conversion
11 5 (0.97%) Data Extraction
12 4 (0.78%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 108 (20.93%) Windows
2 66 (12.79%) UNIX
3 50 (9.69%) Linux
4 36 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (4.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (3.10%) Solaris
7 12 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (1.94%) AIX
9 7 (1.36%) Oracle Linux
9 7 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (1.16%) Windows 7
10 6 (1.16%) HPUX
11 5 (0.97%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.78%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.39%) SUSE
13 2 (0.39%) Android
14 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.19%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (14.73%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (12.21%) CRM
3 52 (10.08%) ETL
4 45 (8.72%) Business Intelligence
5 41 (7.95%) ITIL
6 40 (7.75%) MVC
7 38 (7.36%) Migration
8 34 (6.59%) Scrum
9 29 (5.62%) Project Management
10 26 (5.04%) Data Analysis
11 25 (4.84%) Data Management
12 22 (4.26%) Workflow
13 21 (4.07%) Data Migration
14 20 (3.88%) Web Development
14 20 (3.88%) Performance Tuning
15 19 (3.68%) Validation
15 19 (3.68%) Service Management
16 18 (3.49%) TDD
17 17 (3.29%) Disaster Recovery
17 17 (3.29%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 91 (17.64%) C#
2 68 (13.18%) T-SQL
3 61 (11.82%) JavaScript
4 53 (10.27%) Java
5 43 (8.33%) PowerShell
6 33 (6.40%) PL/SQL
7 23 (4.46%) Shell Script
8 22 (4.26%) VBScript
9 20 (3.88%) Perl
10 18 (3.49%) RPG
10 18 (3.49%) RPG IV
11 16 (3.10%) C++
11 16 (3.10%) VB.NET
12 13 (2.52%) C
12 13 (2.52%) Python
13 8 (1.55%) Bash Shell
13 8 (1.55%) PHP
14 7 (1.36%) VB
14 7 (1.36%) Korn
15 6 (1.16%) VBA
Qualifications
1 66 (12.79%) Security Cleared
2 45 (8.72%) Degree
3 44 (8.53%) SC Cleared
4 17 (3.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (2.71%) ISEB
6 13 (2.52%) DV Cleared
7 10 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (1.94%) MCTS
8 8 (1.55%) MCSE
9 5 (0.97%) CIMA
9 5 (0.97%) ACCA
9 5 (0.97%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.39%) CNA
12 2 (0.39%) Novell Certification
12 2 (0.39%) CCNA
12 2 (0.39%) CISSP
12 2 (0.39%) CISA
12 2 (0.39%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.04%) QA
2 21 (4.07%) SLA
3 8 (1.55%) ISO 9001
4 6 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.97%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.19%) GxP
System Software
1 59 (11.43%) Active Directory
2 15 (2.91%) Hyper-V
3 8 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.36%) vSphere
5 6 (1.16%) Xen
6 2 (0.39%) NLBS
6 2 (0.39%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.39%) ISA Server
6 2 (0.39%) XenApp
7 1 (0.19%) XenServer
7 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.19%) FreeRADIUS
7 1 (0.19%) NFS
7 1 (0.19%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 21 (4.07%) SCOM
2 19 (3.68%) SCCM
3 17 (3.29%) WMI
4 12 (2.33%) Tivoli
5 11 (2.13%) Netcool
6 10 (1.94%) HP Quality Center
7 7 (1.36%) Puppet
8 6 (1.16%) Cobbler
8 6 (1.16%) Netcool/OMNIbus
9 5 (0.97%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 5 (0.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 5 (0.97%) McAfee ePO
10 4 (0.78%) HP UCMDB
11 3 (0.58%) Netcool/Webtop
11 3 (0.58%) nmon
12 2 (0.39%) SCOrch
12 2 (0.39%) Tivoli Monitoring
13 1 (0.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 1 (0.19%) NetBackup
13 1 (0.19%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 111 (21.51%) Microsoft
2 108 (20.93%) Oracle
3 37 (7.17%) IBM
4 22 (4.26%) VMware
5 21 (4.07%) Citrix
6 19 (3.68%) Informatica
7 18 (3.49%) Meridio
8 16 (3.10%) Business Objects
9 15 (2.91%) HP
10 13 (2.52%) ESRI
11 12 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
12 11 (2.13%) Red Hat
13 10 (1.94%) Cisco
13 10 (1.94%) SAP
14 7 (1.36%) Sun
14 7 (1.36%) Veritas
15 6 (1.16%) Cognos
16 5 (0.97%) McAfee
16 5 (0.97%) Teradata
17 4 (0.78%) Serena
Slough
Hudson - London
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Berkshire
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Resource Management
Rate: £33120 - £40480 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Montash
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Jambo Ltd
Rate: From £200 to £225 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Resource Solutions Group - Sovereign Housing
Rate: Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: From £200 to £210 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Resource Management
Rate: £33120 - £40480 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Rate: Competitive plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Maidenhead
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £590.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Berkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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Bracknell, Berkshire
CACI Network Services
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