The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 11 12 10
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 184 223 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.14% 8.86% 9.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.85% 34.84% 34.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 139 146
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £253 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £485 £489
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
- +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 13
Median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -60.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.80 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.30 £16.75 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £24.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+55.10% -14.60%

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
528 640 729
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.22% 25.42% 26.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 396 423
Median daily rate £425 £380 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 25 19
Median hourly rate £34.25 £38.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.03% +6.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.60 £55.55 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.88%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +1 65 £425 +2.40% 22
Bracknell -6 19 £425 +30.76% 11
Maidenhead -1 15 £363 -16.90% 2
Newbury +1 12 £390 +11.42% 5
Slough +6 10 £420 +22.62% 7
Wokingham +3 7 £325 +18.18% 2
Windsor -2 2 £400 +14.28% 1
Thatcham - 2 - - 1
SQL
South East

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for SQL.

1 111 (28.91%) SQL Server
2 90 (23.44%) Oracle
3 86 (22.40%) .NET
3 86 (22.40%) Microsoft
4 79 (20.57%) Agile Software Development
5 75 (19.53%) C#
6 70 (18.23%) Business Intelligence
7 68 (17.71%) Finance
8 66 (17.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 61 (15.89%) Java
9 61 (15.89%) MS Excel
10 58 (15.10%) Security Cleared
11 51 (13.28%) XML
12 49 (12.76%) JavaScript
13 48 (12.50%) ETL
13 48 (12.50%) Migration
14 47 (12.24%) T-SQL
15 45 (11.72%) SC Cleared
16 41 (10.68%) Data Warehouse
16 41 (10.68%) Data Analysis
17 39 (10.16%) Windows
17 39 (10.16%) Visual Studio
18 38 (9.90%) Web Services
19 36 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
20 35 (9.11%) CRM
20 35 (9.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 34 (8.85%) Telecoms
22 33 (8.59%) Unix
23 31 (8.07%) Data Modelling
24 30 (7.81%) ERP

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (5.99%) SharePoint
2 18 (4.69%) SAS
3 13 (3.39%) Apache
4 12 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 8 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (1.82%) WebSphere
7 6 (1.56%) IIS
7 6 (1.56%) JBoss
7 6 (1.56%) MS Exchange
7 6 (1.56%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.30%) CMS
8 5 (1.30%) Commerce Server
8 5 (1.30%) IBM HTTP Server
8 5 (1.30%) Skype for Business
8 5 (1.30%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (1.04%) ColdFusion
9 4 (1.04%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.78%) Apache Pig
10 3 (0.78%) Apache Spark
10 3 (0.78%) Confluence
Applications
1 61 (15.89%) MS Excel
2 17 (4.43%) MS Office
3 7 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.78%) SPSS
6 2 (0.52%) MS Project
6 2 (0.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (5.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.08%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (1.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 5 (1.30%) Oracle Receivables
3 5 (1.30%) Remedy AR System
3 5 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (1.04%) Fredhopper
5 3 (0.78%) Adobe Campaign
5 3 (0.78%) Maximo
5 3 (0.78%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.78%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.78%) Unica
6 2 (0.52%) HFM
6 2 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.52%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (0.52%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.52%) SessionCam
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.26%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 22 (5.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (3.39%) IaaS
3 11 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (2.34%) PaaS
5 6 (1.56%) Google Analytics
6 5 (1.30%) Office 365
7 2 (0.52%) CallidusCloud
7 2 (0.52%) GitHub
7 2 (0.52%) Google Tag Manager
7 2 (0.52%) Veeva
8 1 (0.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.26%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (0.26%) Bluemix
8 1 (0.26%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.26%) G Suite
8 1 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.26%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.26%) iTunes
8 1 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.99%) DNS
2 11 (2.86%) LDAP
3 10 (2.60%) SAN
4 9 (2.34%) Internet
5 8 (2.08%) DHCP
6 7 (1.82%) Firewall
7 6 (1.56%) FTP
7 6 (1.56%) Unified Communications
8 5 (1.30%) HTTP
8 5 (1.30%) SSL
9 4 (1.04%) 2G
9 4 (1.04%) 3G
9 4 (1.04%) 4G
9 4 (1.04%) LTE
9 4 (1.04%) NAS
9 4 (1.04%) Radio Access Network
9 4 (1.04%) Remote Desktop
9 4 (1.04%) VoIP
10 3 (0.78%) NetScaler
10 3 (0.78%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (28.91%) SQL Server
2 66 (17.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 41 (10.68%) Data Warehouse
4 35 (9.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 26 (6.77%) SQL Server 2012
6 21 (5.47%) MS Access
7 20 (5.21%) Relational Database
8 18 (4.69%) DB2
9 16 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 15 (3.91%) BusinessObjects
10 15 (3.91%) Oracle Database
11 12 (3.13%) Big Data
11 12 (3.13%) Hadoop
11 12 (3.13%) MySQL
12 11 (2.86%) NoSQL
13 10 (2.60%) SQL Server 2014
14 9 (2.34%) Power BI
15 8 (2.08%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
15 8 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
16 7 (1.82%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 39 (10.16%) Visual Studio
2 17 (4.43%) Jenkins
3 16 (4.17%) Git (software)
4 14 (3.65%) Selenium
5 13 (3.39%) SoapUI
6 11 (2.86%) JIRA
7 10 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (2.34%) JUnit
8 9 (2.34%) WebDriver
9 8 (2.08%) Maven
10 7 (1.82%) JMeter
10 7 (1.82%) MSTest
10 7 (1.82%) Toad
11 5 (1.30%) LoadRunner
12 4 (1.04%) Eclipse
13 3 (0.78%) Cucumber
13 3 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
14 2 (0.52%) Bitbucket
14 2 (0.52%) Bower
14 2 (0.52%) Grunt
General
1 68 (17.71%) Finance
2 34 (8.85%) Telecoms
3 23 (5.99%) Marketing
4 17 (4.43%) Retail
5 10 (2.60%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.82%) French Language
6 7 (1.82%) German Language
7 5 (1.30%) Electronics
7 5 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.78%) Advertising
8 3 (0.78%) Law
8 3 (0.78%) Legal
9 2 (0.52%) Banking
9 2 (0.52%) Games
9 2 (0.52%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 142 (36.98%) Developer
2 79 (20.57%) Analyst
3 50 (13.02%) SQL Developer
4 40 (10.42%) .NET Developer
5 32 (8.33%) C# Developer
5 32 (8.33%) Data Analyst
6 29 (7.55%) Consultant
7 27 (7.03%) C# .NET Developer
8 24 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 19 (4.95%) Support Engineer
10 17 (4.43%) 3rd Line Support
10 17 (4.43%) Administrator
10 17 (4.43%) SSIS Developer
11 16 (4.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 16 (4.17%) SQL Analyst
12 15 (3.91%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 15 (3.91%) Test Analyst
13 14 (3.65%) Architect
13 14 (3.65%) JavaScript Developer
14 13 (3.39%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (22.40%) .NET
2 51 (13.28%) XML
3 38 (9.90%) Web Services
4 29 (7.55%) HTML
5 23 (5.99%) ASP.NET
6 22 (5.73%) CSS
7 18 (4.69%) SOAP
8 16 (4.17%) jQuery
9 14 (3.65%) REST
9 14 (3.65%) Spring
10 12 (3.13%) JSON
11 11 (2.86%) .NET Framework
11 11 (2.86%) AngularJS
11 11 (2.86%) WCF
12 9 (2.34%) ASP.NET Web API
12 9 (2.34%) J2EE
12 9 (2.34%) Middleware
13 8 (2.08%) RESTful
14 7 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC
15 6 (1.56%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 36 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (2.60%) Data Structures
3 9 (2.34%) Data Centre
4 6 (1.56%) CMDB
4 6 (1.56%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.04%) Clustering
5 4 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.04%) FMCG
5 4 (1.04%) Mainframe
5 4 (1.04%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.04%) Replication
6 3 (0.78%) Blackberry
6 3 (0.78%) Credit Risk
6 3 (0.78%) Cyber Defence
6 3 (0.78%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (0.78%) Management Information System
6 3 (0.78%) Virtual Team
6 3 (0.78%) Wiki
7 2 (0.52%) Mobile Computing
7 2 (0.52%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 39 (10.16%) Windows
2 33 (8.59%) Unix
3 27 (7.03%) Linux
4 19 (4.95%) Solaris
5 14 (3.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (3.39%) Windows Server
7 11 (2.86%) AIX
8 8 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (1.56%) Android
9 6 (1.56%) Windows XP
10 5 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.04%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.78%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.52%) Debian
13 2 (0.52%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.26%) SUSE
14 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (20.57%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (18.23%) Business Intelligence
3 48 (12.50%) ETL
3 48 (12.50%) Migration
4 41 (10.68%) Data Analysis
5 35 (9.11%) CRM
6 31 (8.07%) Data Modelling
7 30 (7.81%) Data Migration
7 30 (7.81%) ERP
8 26 (6.77%) MVC
9 22 (5.73%) SOA
9 22 (5.73%) Stakeholder Management
10 21 (5.47%) E-Commerce
10 21 (5.47%) Scrum
11 20 (5.21%) Analytics
12 19 (4.95%) Data Protection
12 19 (4.95%) TDD
13 18 (4.69%) ITIL
14 17 (4.43%) DevOps
15 15 (3.91%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 75 (19.53%) C#
2 61 (15.89%) Java
3 49 (12.76%) JavaScript
4 47 (12.24%) T-SQL
5 29 (7.55%) PL/SQL
6 15 (3.91%) Shell Script
7 13 (3.39%) VBA
8 12 (3.13%) Python
8 12 (3.13%) VB
9 11 (2.86%) Apex Code
9 11 (2.86%) C
10 6 (1.56%) Bash Shell
10 6 (1.56%) PowerShell
11 5 (1.30%) C++
11 5 (1.30%) Perl
11 5 (1.30%) PHP
11 5 (1.30%) VB.NET
12 4 (1.04%) Delphi
12 4 (1.04%) Scala
13 3 (0.78%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 58 (15.10%) Security Cleared
2 45 (11.72%) SC Cleared
3 19 (4.95%) Degree
4 7 (1.82%) CCNA
4 7 (1.82%) CCNP
4 7 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (1.56%) ISTQB
5 6 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.56%) Sun Certification
6 5 (1.30%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.04%) ISEB
7 4 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.78%) HNC
8 3 (0.78%) MCITP
9 2 (0.52%) CCNP Voice
9 2 (0.52%) CCVP
9 2 (0.52%) HND
9 2 (0.52%) PMP
9 2 (0.52%) SCSA
10 1 (0.26%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.95%) QA
2 17 (4.43%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.56%) SLA
4 5 (1.30%) GDPR
5 3 (0.78%) IFRS
5 3 (0.78%) IFRS 9
6 2 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.26%) GMP
7 1 (0.26%) GxP
7 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (4.43%) Active Directory
2 12 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.04%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (0.78%) Docker
4 3 (0.78%) VMware ESX
4 3 (0.78%) Xen
4 3 (0.78%) XenApp
5 2 (0.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.52%) vSphere
6 1 (0.26%) Squid
6 1 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (1.56%) Puppet
2 5 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.04%) Ansible
3 4 (1.04%) NetBackup
3 4 (1.04%) Netcool
3 4 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.04%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.78%) Hadoop YARN
4 3 (0.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (0.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.52%) Amdocs OSS
5 2 (0.52%) Cisco CME
5 2 (0.52%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.52%) Cisco IPCC
5 2 (0.52%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (0.52%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.52%) MOM
5 2 (0.52%) SCCM
5 2 (0.52%) SCOM
5 2 (0.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 90 (23.44%) Oracle
2 86 (22.40%) Microsoft
3 28 (7.29%) VMware
4 21 (5.47%) IBM
4 21 (5.47%) SAP
5 15 (3.91%) Salesforce.com
6 14 (3.65%) HP
7 10 (2.60%) Citrix
7 10 (2.60%) Remedy
8 9 (2.34%) BMC
8 9 (2.34%) Google
9 8 (2.08%) Cisco
9 8 (2.08%) Cognos
10 6 (1.56%) Intel Security
10 6 (1.56%) Tableau
10 6 (1.56%) Veritas
11 5 (1.30%) EMC
11 5 (1.30%) Red Hat
11 5 (1.30%) Teradata
12 4 (1.04%) Ab Initio
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