The first table below looks at the demand for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Buckinghamshire region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 8 10 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL 141 87 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 11.96% 10.67% 13.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.39% 36.25% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 48 97
Average daily rate £325 £284 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.53% -12.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £171 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+18.18% +10.00%
Programming Languages Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
358 240 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 30.36% 29.45% 27.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 153 171
Average daily rate £330 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 11
Average hourly rate £15.97 £22.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.02% -38.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.99 £22.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £103.00 £27.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
SQL
South East

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the Buckinghamshire region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Buckinghamshire region.

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

SQL
Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

SQL Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

SQL
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -2 92 £325 +20.37% 19
High Wycombe - 14 £256 - 2
Beaconsfield +1 3 - -
Marlow 0 1 - - 3
Aylesbury -5 1 - - 1
Amersham - - - - 1
Iver - - - -
Chalfont St Giles - - - -
Chesham - - - -
Gerrards Cross - - - -
SQL
South East

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 98 (37.98%) SQL Server
2 75 (29.07%) Windows
3 70 (27.13%) Oracle
4 65 (25.19%) Microsoft
5 62 (24.03%) MS Excel
6 47 (18.22%) C#
7 46 (17.83%) .NET
8 45 (17.44%) T-SQL
8 45 (17.44%) Finance
9 32 (12.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 31 (12.02%) SQL Server 2008
11 30 (11.63%) Security Cleared
11 30 (11.63%) IBM
12 29 (11.24%) XML
12 29 (11.24%) ITIL
13 26 (10.08%) Agile Software Development
13 26 (10.08%) Java
13 26 (10.08%) VMware
14 25 (9.69%) HTML
15 24 (9.30%) UNIX
15 24 (9.30%) MS Exchange
15 24 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
15 24 (9.30%) SC Cleared
16 23 (8.91%) Windows Server 2008
16 23 (8.91%) Retail
16 23 (8.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 23 (8.91%) Selenium
16 23 (8.91%) Citrix
16 23 (8.91%) Data Warehouse
16 23 (8.91%) CSS

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 24 (9.30%) MS Exchange
2 19 (7.36%) SharePoint
3 15 (5.81%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (3.88%) CMS
5 9 (3.49%) IIS
6 7 (2.71%) Lync
6 7 (2.71%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (1.94%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (1.55%) SAS
9 3 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (1.16%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.78%) Apache
10 2 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.39%) FileNet
11 1 (0.39%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (0.39%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.39%) Umbraco
Applications
1 62 (24.03%) MS Excel
2 21 (8.14%) MS Office
3 2 (0.78%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.39%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.39%) SPSS
4 1 (0.39%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (1.16%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.78%) Oracle Payroll
2 2 (0.78%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.39%) AWD
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.39%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.71%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.78%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (0.78%) Office 365
3 1 (0.39%) MailChimp
3 1 (0.39%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.88%) LAN
1 10 (3.88%) WAN
2 8 (3.10%) Firewall
3 7 (2.71%) SAN
4 4 (1.55%) DNS
5 3 (1.16%) Internet
5 3 (1.16%) FTP
6 2 (0.78%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.78%) VPN
6 2 (0.78%) DHCP
6 2 (0.78%) WEP
7 1 (0.39%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.39%) VLAN
7 1 (0.39%) GPRS
7 1 (0.39%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.39%) SMS
7 1 (0.39%) WLAN
7 1 (0.39%) HTTP
7 1 (0.39%) MPLS
7 1 (0.39%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (37.98%) SQL Server
2 32 (12.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 31 (12.02%) SQL Server 2008
4 23 (8.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (8.91%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (6.20%) SQL Server 2005
6 14 (5.43%) SQL Server 2012
7 13 (5.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 12 (4.65%) OLAP
9 11 (4.26%) Oracle Database
9 11 (4.26%) Relational Database
10 8 (3.10%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (2.71%) Crystal Reports
11 7 (2.71%) MS Access
12 6 (2.33%) DB2
13 5 (1.94%) OLTP
13 5 (1.94%) Oracle ODI
14 4 (1.55%) PowerCenter
15 3 (1.16%) Oracle OWB
15 3 (1.16%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 23 (8.91%) Selenium
2 21 (8.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (7.75%) Visual Studio
4 17 (6.59%) WebDriver
5 11 (4.26%) SoapUI
5 11 (4.26%) PhantomJS
6 8 (3.10%) JMeter
7 6 (2.33%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (0.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.78%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.78%) JIRA
8 2 (0.78%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.78%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.39%) PhoneGap
9 1 (0.39%) XMLUnit
9 1 (0.39%) MSTest
9 1 (0.39%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.39%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.39%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.39%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 45 (17.44%) Finance
2 23 (8.91%) Retail
3 5 (1.94%) Italian Language
3 5 (1.94%) Spanish Language
3 5 (1.94%) Banking
4 4 (1.55%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.16%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.78%) Marketing
6 2 (0.78%) French Language
6 2 (0.78%) German Language
6 2 (0.78%) Automotive
6 2 (0.78%) Legal
6 2 (0.78%) Back Office
7 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 79 (30.62%) Developer
2 67 (25.97%) Analyst
3 28 (10.85%) SQL Developer
4 24 (9.30%) Test Analyst
5 21 (8.14%) Consultant
6 14 (5.43%) .NET Developer
6 14 (5.43%) Data Analyst
7 13 (5.04%) SQL Server Developer
8 11 (4.26%) DBA
9 10 (3.88%) Architect
10 9 (3.49%) Management Consultant
10 9 (3.49%) 3rd Line Support
10 9 (3.49%) Java Developer
10 9 (3.49%) Software Consultant
11 8 (3.10%) Administrator
11 8 (3.10%) Support Analyst
12 7 (2.71%) C# Developer
12 7 (2.71%) ServiceNow Developer
13 6 (2.33%) Technical Analyst
13 6 (2.33%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (17.83%) .NET
2 29 (11.24%) XML
3 25 (9.69%) HTML
4 23 (8.91%) CSS
5 22 (8.53%) ASP.NET
6 19 (7.36%) Web Services
7 17 (6.59%) SOAP
8 13 (5.04%) jQuery
9 11 (4.26%) .NET Framework
10 10 (3.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 9 (3.49%) Ajax
12 8 (3.10%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (3.10%) J2EE
13 7 (2.71%) LINQ
13 7 (2.71%) MDX
14 6 (2.33%) REST
14 6 (2.33%) Razor View Engine
15 5 (1.94%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 5 (1.94%) ASP.NET Web API
15 5 (1.94%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (2.71%) Management Information System
1 7 (2.71%) CMDB
2 5 (1.94%) Data Integration
2 5 (1.94%) FMCG
3 4 (1.55%) Graphic Design
3 4 (1.55%) Mainframe
4 3 (1.16%) NHS
4 3 (1.16%) Replication
4 3 (1.16%) Informatics
4 3 (1.16%) CESG
4 3 (1.16%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (0.78%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.78%) PDA
5 2 (0.78%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.39%) EMC Centera
6 1 (0.39%) Clustering
6 1 (0.39%) Handset
6 1 (0.39%) Statistics
6 1 (0.39%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 75 (29.07%) Windows
2 24 (9.30%) UNIX
3 23 (8.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (5.43%) Linux
5 12 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (3.49%) Windows 7
7 6 (2.33%) Windows Vista
7 6 (2.33%) Windows XP
8 3 (1.16%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.39%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.39%) AIX
10 1 (0.39%) Android
10 1 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (11.24%) ITIL
2 26 (10.08%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (7.36%) ETL
4 19 (7.36%) Migration
4 19 (7.36%) Scrum
5 18 (6.98%) Asset Management
6 17 (6.59%) CRM
7 16 (6.20%) BDD
8 14 (5.43%) OO
8 14 (5.43%) MVC
9 13 (5.04%) Service Management
9 13 (5.04%) Data Analysis
10 12 (4.65%) TDD
10 12 (4.65%) Software Testing
10 12 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (4.26%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (4.26%) Workflow
12 10 (3.88%) Change Management
12 10 (3.88%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 47 (18.22%) C#
2 45 (17.44%) T-SQL
3 26 (10.08%) Java
4 22 (8.53%) JavaScript
5 19 (7.36%) PL/SQL
6 12 (4.65%) VB
7 8 (3.10%) PowerShell
8 7 (2.71%) VBA
8 7 (2.71%) VBScript
9 4 (1.55%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.55%) JCL
9 4 (1.55%) PHP
10 3 (1.16%) REXX
11 2 (0.78%) C++
11 2 (0.78%) Python
12 1 (0.39%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 1 (0.39%) PowerHouse
12 1 (0.39%) VC++
12 1 (0.39%) COBOL
12 1 (0.39%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 30 (11.63%) Security Cleared
2 24 (9.30%) SC Cleared
3 16 (6.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (5.81%) MCSE
5 13 (5.04%) MCP
5 13 (5.04%) DV Cleared
6 11 (4.26%) Oracle Certification
7 10 (3.88%) Degree
8 3 (1.16%) ISTQB
8 3 (1.16%) MCSA
9 2 (0.78%) ISEB
9 2 (0.78%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.39%) CCNA
10 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.39%) MCDST
10 1 (0.39%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.26%) QA
2 9 (3.49%) SLA
3 1 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.39%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (6.20%) Active Directory
2 12 (4.65%) Hyper-V
3 9 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.33%) vSphere
5 5 (1.94%) XenApp
6 2 (0.78%) XenServer
7 1 (0.39%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (4.65%) Backup Exec
2 6 (2.33%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (1.55%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.55%) SCCM
4 3 (1.16%) OpenView
4 3 (1.16%) MAINVIEW
5 2 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.39%) Control-M
6 1 (0.39%) Unicenter
6 1 (0.39%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.39%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.39%) OVSD
6 1 (0.39%) WSUS
6 1 (0.39%) CA Wily
6 1 (0.39%) Dollar Universe
6 1 (0.39%) AppDNA
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 70 (27.13%) Oracle
2 65 (25.19%) Microsoft
3 30 (11.63%) IBM
4 26 (10.08%) VMware
5 23 (8.91%) Citrix
6 13 (5.04%) HP
6 13 (5.04%) Business Objects
7 10 (3.88%) BMC
8 8 (3.10%) CA
9 7 (2.71%) McAfee
9 7 (2.71%) Sophos
9 7 (2.71%) Lumension
9 7 (2.71%) ServiceNow
10 4 (1.55%) Dundas
11 3 (1.16%) Teradata
11 3 (1.16%) Informatica
11 3 (1.16%) Cognos
11 3 (1.16%) Cisco
11 3 (1.16%) ClickSoftware Technologies
12 2 (0.78%) SendGrid
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £250 - £350 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 17 days ago
Buckinghamshire
DP Connect
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 20 days ago