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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 11 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 231 356 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.02% 12.77% 13.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.56% 48.37% 43.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 180 112
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£361 £330 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.46% -5.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £419 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 22
Average hourly rate £32.50 £17.50 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% -48.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £27.20 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.20 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -1.09%
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
756 736 676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.24% 26.41% 30.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 434 397 300
Average daily rate £350 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £438 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 22 47
Average hourly rate £36.00 £19.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.47% -52.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.39 £15.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £40.00 £44.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 4 March 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 -12 76 £375 +7.14% 58
Slough +1 30 £400 +68.42% 12
Bracknell -10 17 £225 -28.34% 8
Maidenhead -2 15 £313 +11.60% 8
Newbury -14 11 £300 -14.28% 5
Windsor -4 1 - - 6
Wokingham - 1 £288 - 1
Thatcham - 1 £163 - 2
Hungerford - - - - 2
Ascot - - - -
SQL
South East

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 169 (30.78%) Oracle
2 147 (26.78%) Microsoft
3 121 (22.04%) SQL Server
4 105 (19.13%) Windows
5 103 (18.76%) .NET
6 91 (16.58%) Java
6 91 (16.58%) JavaScript
7 78 (14.21%) Telecoms
8 77 (14.03%) PL/SQL
9 75 (13.66%) HTML
10 73 (13.30%) Business Intelligence
11 72 (13.11%) ETL
12 70 (12.75%) C#
13 68 (12.39%) CRM
14 67 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
15 65 (11.84%) SharePoint
16 62 (11.29%) Finance
17 60 (10.93%) Active Directory
17 60 (10.93%) UNIX
17 60 (10.93%) Analytical Skills
18 58 (10.56%) Data Warehouse
19 56 (10.20%) CSS
20 53 (9.65%) Linux
21 49 (8.93%) Security Cleared
21 49 (8.93%) Hyper-V
22 48 (8.74%) ASP.NET
22 48 (8.74%) MS Excel
23 44 (8.01%) VMware
24 42 (7.65%) BizTalk Server
24 42 (7.65%) Dynamics CRM

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 65 (11.84%) SharePoint
2 42 (7.65%) BizTalk Server
3 39 (7.10%) SharePoint 2013
4 31 (5.65%) SharePoint 2010
4 31 (5.65%) IIS
5 30 (5.46%) Lync
6 25 (4.55%) SAS
6 25 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
7 15 (2.73%) Apache
7 15 (2.73%) SharePoint Server
8 12 (2.19%) WebSphere
9 9 (1.64%) Tomcat
9 9 (1.64%) WebLogic
9 9 (1.64%) MS Exchange
9 9 (1.64%) CMS
10 5 (0.91%) JBoss
10 5 (0.91%) Node.js
11 4 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (0.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.55%) Documentum
Applications
1 48 (8.74%) MS Excel
2 23 (4.19%) MS Office
3 6 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.36%) MS Project
5 2 (0.36%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.36%) SPSS
6 1 (0.18%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 42 (7.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (4.37%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.55%) Agresso
3 3 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.36%) Misys Midas
5 1 (0.18%) CSG Singleview
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.18%) Unica Affinium
Cloud Services
1 24 (4.37%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (1.82%) SaaS
3 6 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.73%) Yammer
5 2 (0.36%) GitHub
6 1 (0.18%) PaaS
6 1 (0.18%) Force.com
6 1 (0.18%) Office 365
6 1 (0.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (6.56%) DNS
2 20 (3.64%) Internet
3 19 (3.46%) SAN
3 19 (3.46%) DHCP
4 18 (3.28%) Firewall
5 15 (2.73%) TCP/IP
6 14 (2.55%) NetScaler
7 12 (2.19%) Ethernet
8 9 (1.64%) HTTP
8 9 (1.64%) LAN
8 9 (1.64%) WAN
8 9 (1.64%) NAS
8 9 (1.64%) Network Security
9 7 (1.28%) MPLS
9 7 (1.28%) SDH
9 7 (1.28%) FTP
9 7 (1.28%) SSL
10 6 (1.09%) VPN
10 6 (1.09%) BGP
11 5 (0.91%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (22.04%) SQL Server
2 58 (10.56%) Data Warehouse
3 39 (7.10%) Oracle Database
4 37 (6.74%) DB2
5 36 (6.56%) Relational Database
6 30 (5.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 26 (4.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 25 (4.55%) RDBMS
8 25 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
9 19 (3.46%) MySQL
10 18 (3.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 16 (2.91%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 15 (2.73%) Oracle Database 10g
12 15 (2.73%) Base SAS
13 14 (2.55%) Oracle Database 11g
14 13 (2.37%) QlikView
15 12 (2.19%) SQL Server 2012
16 11 (2.00%) OLTP
17 9 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
18 8 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 22 (4.01%) Visual Studio
2 19 (3.46%) Git (software)
3 17 (3.10%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (1.82%) StarTeam
5 9 (1.64%) Eclipse
6 8 (1.46%) Selenium
6 8 (1.46%) TestDirector
7 7 (1.28%) Toad
8 6 (1.09%) Jenkins
8 6 (1.09%) Maven
8 6 (1.09%) JIRA
9 5 (0.91%) Ant
9 5 (0.91%) JUnit
9 5 (0.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 4 (0.73%) Oracle APEX
10 4 (0.73%) WebDriver
10 4 (0.73%) Subversion
11 3 (0.55%) ERwin
11 3 (0.55%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.36%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 78 (14.21%) Telecoms
2 62 (11.29%) Finance
3 18 (3.28%) Marketing
4 11 (2.00%) Retail
5 10 (1.82%) Banking
6 8 (1.46%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.28%) Billing
8 5 (0.91%) Turkish Language
9 3 (0.55%) Front Office
9 3 (0.55%) Advertising
9 3 (0.55%) Legal
9 3 (0.55%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.36%) Back Office
10 2 (0.36%) Military
11 1 (0.18%) Electronics
11 1 (0.18%) Games
11 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.18%) German Language
Job Titles
1 203 (36.98%) Developer
2 94 (17.12%) Analyst
3 43 (7.83%) Architect
4 42 (7.65%) Consultant
5 35 (6.38%) Technical Architect
6 25 (4.55%) Data Analyst
7 22 (4.01%) Designer
8 21 (3.83%) .NET Developer
9 19 (3.46%) SAS Developer
10 17 (3.10%) Support Engineer
11 14 (2.55%) Server Engineer
11 14 (2.55%) Systems Analyst
11 14 (2.55%) Business Analyst
12 13 (2.37%) Java Developer
12 13 (2.37%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 12 (2.19%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 12 (2.19%) SQL Developer
13 12 (2.19%) Security Engineer
13 12 (2.19%) Applications Support
13 12 (2.19%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (18.76%) .NET
2 75 (13.66%) HTML
3 56 (10.20%) CSS
4 48 (8.74%) ASP.NET
5 39 (7.10%) XML
6 32 (5.83%) jQuery
7 31 (5.65%) Web Services
8 21 (3.83%) ASP.NET MVC
9 20 (3.64%) Ajax
9 20 (3.64%) .NET Framework
9 20 (3.64%) Application Packaging
10 18 (3.28%) AngularJS
10 18 (3.28%) JSON
10 18 (3.28%) SOAP
11 17 (3.10%) J2EE
12 16 (2.91%) JSP
13 13 (2.37%) Hibernate
14 12 (2.19%) WCF
14 12 (2.19%) HTML5
14 12 (2.19%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 60 (10.93%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (6.92%) Clustering
3 17 (3.10%) Management Information System
4 16 (2.91%) Computer Science
4 16 (2.91%) PKI
5 14 (2.55%) User Experience
6 11 (2.00%) NHS
7 9 (1.64%) Open Source
7 9 (1.64%) Data Integration
8 7 (1.28%) GIS
8 7 (1.28%) iSeries
9 6 (1.09%) Credit Risk
9 6 (1.09%) AS400
10 5 (0.91%) Web 2.0
10 5 (0.91%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.73%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.55%) Mainframe
12 3 (0.55%) Performance Metrics
12 3 (0.55%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 105 (19.13%) Windows
2 60 (10.93%) UNIX
3 53 (9.65%) Linux
4 32 (5.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (5.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (4.01%) Windows 7
7 13 (2.37%) AIX
8 10 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (1.82%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.73%) Android
9 4 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.73%) Oracle Linux
9 4 (0.73%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.73%) SUSE
10 3 (0.55%) OS/400
10 3 (0.55%) Solaris
10 3 (0.55%) i5/OS
11 1 (0.18%) VMS
11 1 (0.18%) HPUX
11 1 (0.18%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (13.30%) Business Intelligence
2 72 (13.11%) ETL
3 68 (12.39%) CRM
4 67 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (7.29%) MVC
6 35 (6.38%) Data Modelling
7 32 (5.83%) Disaster Recovery
8 31 (5.65%) Migration
8 31 (5.65%) Data Analysis
9 29 (5.28%) Project Management
10 27 (4.92%) ITIL
10 27 (4.92%) OO
11 26 (4.74%) Scrum
12 22 (4.01%) Unit Testing
12 22 (4.01%) TDD
13 20 (3.64%) Data Migration
13 20 (3.64%) Software Engineering
13 20 (3.64%) Service Management
14 19 (3.46%) Stakeholder Management
14 19 (3.46%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 91 (16.58%) Java
1 91 (16.58%) JavaScript
2 77 (14.03%) PL/SQL
3 70 (12.75%) C#
4 39 (7.10%) T-SQL
5 36 (6.56%) PowerShell
6 34 (6.19%) VBScript
7 30 (5.46%) Python
8 26 (4.74%) Perl
9 23 (4.19%) C++
9 23 (4.19%) Shell Script
10 20 (3.64%) VBA
10 20 (3.64%) PHP
10 20 (3.64%) VB
11 16 (2.91%) VB.NET
12 14 (2.55%) Ruby
13 13 (2.37%) SAS Macro
14 12 (2.19%) C
15 7 (1.28%) RPG
15 7 (1.28%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 49 (8.93%) Security Cleared
2 36 (6.56%) Degree
3 27 (4.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (4.19%) DV Cleared
5 22 (4.01%) SC Cleared
6 17 (3.10%) MCTS
7 14 (2.55%) MCITP
7 14 (2.55%) MCSE
8 11 (2.00%) ISEB
9 7 (1.28%) HND
9 7 (1.28%) VCP4
10 6 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.91%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 3 (0.55%) IBM Certification
13 3 (0.55%) MCP
14 2 (0.36%) HNC
14 2 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
14 2 (0.36%) CCNP
14 2 (0.36%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.65%) QA
2 9 (1.64%) SLA
3 5 (0.91%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.36%) HL7
5 2 (0.36%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.18%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.18%) GCP
6 1 (0.18%) Solvency II
System Software
1 60 (10.93%) Active Directory
2 49 (8.93%) Hyper-V
3 21 (3.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (1.82%) XenApp
4 10 (1.82%) XenDesktop
5 5 (0.91%) vSphere
6 4 (0.73%) FreeRADIUS
7 3 (0.55%) Firmware
7 3 (0.55%) PowerHA
8 1 (0.18%) Samba
8 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.18%) NLBS
8 1 (0.18%) Docker
8 1 (0.18%) HDFS
8 1 (0.18%) UAG
8 1 (0.18%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.18%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.18%) XenServer
8 1 (0.18%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 28 (5.10%) SCCM
1 28 (5.10%) SCOM
2 17 (3.10%) WMI
3 16 (2.91%) SCSM
4 14 (2.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 10 (1.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 8 (1.46%) HP Quality Center
6 8 (1.46%) MOM
7 5 (0.91%) SCOrch
8 4 (0.73%) CA Spectrum
8 4 (0.73%) Netcool
9 3 (0.55%) Tivoli NetView
10 2 (0.36%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (0.36%) Cisco UCCE
10 2 (0.36%) Puppet
10 2 (0.36%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.36%) Cisco IPCC
10 2 (0.36%) Netcool/OMNIbus
10 2 (0.36%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 169 (30.78%) Oracle
2 147 (26.78%) Microsoft
3 44 (8.01%) VMware
4 26 (4.74%) Business Objects
4 26 (4.74%) IBM
5 23 (4.19%) Citrix
6 18 (3.28%) Informatica
7 17 (3.10%) Cramer
8 15 (2.73%) Sybase
9 14 (2.55%) SAP
10 12 (2.19%) HP
10 12 (2.19%) Cisco
11 11 (2.00%) Lumension
12 10 (1.82%) Wyse
12 10 (1.82%) AppSense
12 10 (1.82%) Dell
12 10 (1.82%) Borland
13 9 (1.64%) Amdocs
14 7 (1.28%) MetaSolv
14 7 (1.28%) MicroStrategy
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Berkshire
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Berkshire
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Rate: £30 - 35 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
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Windsor, Berkshire
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Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £325 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
QA Limited
Rate: £150.00 per week
Posted: 20 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
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Rate: £150.00 per week
Posted: 20 days ago
Berkshire
Quantica Technology - London
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