The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 10 7
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 164 151 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 13.56% 11.89% 13.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.49% 40.16% 41.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 84 53
Average daily rate
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£340 £314 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.36% +9.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £474 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 9
Average hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +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 Buckinghamshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
405 376 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 33.50% 29.61% 31.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 222 162
Average daily rate £338 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £250 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 14
Average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £14.35 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £33.55 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.20 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.42% -

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 3 June 2015.

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
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 3 June 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
Milton Keynes +3 101 £325 -7.14% 44
High Wycombe +1 19 £388 +59.79% 9
Beaconsfield +1 2 £218 - 1
Buckingham - 1 - -
Bletchley - 1 £250 -
SQL
South East

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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.

1 101 (30.61%) Finance
2 90 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 85 (25.76%) .NET
4 69 (20.91%) HTML
5 67 (20.30%) XML
6 61 (18.48%) C#
6 61 (18.48%) Oracle
7 54 (16.36%) Java
7 54 (16.36%) Web Services
8 53 (16.06%) CSS
8 53 (16.06%) Microsoft
9 52 (15.76%) Windows
10 51 (15.45%) ITIL
11 50 (15.15%) MS Excel
11 50 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
12 49 (14.85%) ASP.NET
13 45 (13.64%) MVC
14 41 (12.42%) JavaScript
14 41 (12.42%) Banking
15 40 (12.12%) MS Office
16 39 (11.82%) HP
17 38 (11.52%) Unit Testing
18 35 (10.61%) Service Management
19 34 (10.30%) Analytical Skills
20 32 (9.70%) Business Intelligence
20 32 (9.70%) UNIX
20 32 (9.70%) ASP.NET MVC
21 31 (9.39%) T-SQL
22 30 (9.09%) ITSM
22 30 (9.09%) CMS

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 30 (9.09%) CMS
2 18 (5.45%) SharePoint
3 12 (3.64%) MS Exchange
3 12 (3.64%) IIS
4 9 (2.73%) Lync
5 7 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (2.12%) WebSphere
6 6 (1.82%) Kentico
7 5 (1.52%) Oracle Workflow
7 5 (1.52%) JBoss
7 5 (1.52%) SAS
7 5 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.91%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (0.91%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.61%) MS Project Server
9 2 (0.61%) Node.js
9 2 (0.61%) OpenStack
Applications
1 50 (15.15%) MS Excel
2 40 (12.12%) MS Office
3 7 (2.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.61%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 14 (4.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.12%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (2.12%) BusinessWorks
3 5 (1.52%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (1.21%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (1.21%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (1.21%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.91%) SAP BCA
6 2 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.61%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.30%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 1 (0.30%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.21%) Office 365
2 2 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.61%) SaaS
2 2 (0.61%) PaaS
2 2 (0.61%) IaaS
3 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.30%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.85%) LDAP
2 10 (3.03%) Radio Access Network
3 9 (2.73%) DNS
4 8 (2.42%) TCP/IP
5 7 (2.12%) 3G
5 7 (2.12%) 4G
6 6 (1.82%) Internet
7 5 (1.52%) VPN
7 5 (1.52%) ATM
8 4 (1.21%) GPRS
8 4 (1.21%) GSM
8 4 (1.21%) UMTS
8 4 (1.21%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (1.21%) LTE
9 3 (0.91%) Firewall
9 3 (0.91%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (0.91%) 2G
9 3 (0.91%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.91%) WAN
9 3 (0.91%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 28 (8.48%) Data Warehouse
3 27 (8.18%) Relational Database
4 25 (7.58%) DB2
4 25 (7.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (6.67%) Oracle Database
6 20 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
6 20 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (5.15%) DB2 UDB
8 16 (4.85%) SQL Server 2008
9 15 (4.55%) MySQL
10 14 (4.24%) Oracle Reports
11 13 (3.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 12 (3.64%) Oracle Database 11g
13 11 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
14 10 (3.03%) SAP BW
15 8 (2.42%) MS Access
16 7 (2.12%) PostgreSQL
16 7 (2.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 6 (1.82%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 20 (6.06%) Visual Studio
2 15 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (2.42%) JIRA
3 8 (2.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 7 (2.12%) Oracle Forms
5 6 (1.82%) Selenium
5 6 (1.82%) WebDriver
5 6 (1.82%) Git (software)
6 5 (1.52%) QuickTest Pro
7 4 (1.21%) ProC
7 4 (1.21%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 3 (0.91%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.91%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (0.91%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.91%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.61%) Subversion
10 1 (0.30%) Maven
10 1 (0.30%) Ant
10 1 (0.30%) Hudson
10 1 (0.30%) Toad
General
1 101 (30.61%) Finance
2 41 (12.42%) Banking
3 26 (7.88%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.73%) Retail
5 3 (0.91%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.61%) Back Office
6 2 (0.61%) Electronics
6 2 (0.61%) Automotive
6 2 (0.61%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.61%) Marketing
7 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.30%) Advertising
7 1 (0.30%) Publishing
7 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 124 (37.58%) Developer
2 87 (26.36%) Analyst
3 25 (7.58%) Architect
3 25 (7.58%) Test Analyst
3 25 (7.58%) Web Developer
4 24 (7.27%) .NET Developer
5 21 (6.36%) ServiceNow Developer
6 18 (5.45%) Consultant
7 14 (4.24%) Data Analyst
8 13 (3.94%) Administrator
8 13 (3.94%) Security Analyst
8 13 (3.94%) Test Leader
9 12 (3.64%) DBA
10 11 (3.33%) C# Developer
11 10 (3.03%) SQL Developer
11 10 (3.03%) IT Security Analyst
12 8 (2.42%) SQL DBA
12 8 (2.42%) Senior Developer
12 8 (2.42%) Support Analyst
13 7 (2.12%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (25.76%) .NET
2 69 (20.91%) HTML
3 67 (20.30%) XML
4 54 (16.36%) Web Services
5 53 (16.06%) CSS
6 49 (14.85%) ASP.NET
7 32 (9.70%) ASP.NET MVC
8 26 (7.88%) SOAP
8 26 (7.88%) jQuery
9 21 (6.36%) .NET Framework
10 19 (5.76%) WCF
11 17 (5.15%) HTML5
12 14 (4.24%) KnockoutJS
13 13 (3.94%) REST
14 11 (3.33%) CSS3
14 11 (3.33%) LINQ
15 9 (2.73%) AngularJS
15 9 (2.73%) JSON
15 9 (2.73%) Ajax
15 9 (2.73%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 34 (10.30%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (6.97%) CMDB
3 20 (6.06%) Clustering
4 14 (4.24%) Management Information System
5 11 (3.33%) SCADA
6 9 (2.73%) Computer Science
6 9 (2.73%) Mobile App
6 9 (2.73%) Data Integration
7 7 (2.12%) Data Centre
7 7 (2.12%) NHS
8 6 (1.82%) N-Tier
9 5 (1.52%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.52%) Statistics
10 4 (1.21%) Social Media
10 4 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.91%) User Experience
11 3 (0.91%) Visualisation
11 3 (0.91%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.91%) Credit Risk
11 3 (0.91%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 52 (15.76%) Windows
2 32 (9.70%) UNIX
3 21 (6.36%) Linux
4 10 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (2.73%) Solaris
6 7 (2.12%) AIX
6 7 (2.12%) Windows 7
7 6 (1.82%) Apple iOS
8 5 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.21%) Android
9 4 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.91%) MVS
10 3 (0.91%) Windows NT
11 2 (0.61%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.61%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (15.45%) ITIL
2 50 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (13.64%) MVC
4 38 (11.52%) Unit Testing
5 35 (10.61%) Service Management
6 32 (9.70%) Business Intelligence
7 30 (9.09%) ITSM
8 29 (8.79%) User Acceptance Testing
9 28 (8.48%) Scrum
10 24 (7.27%) Workflow
11 23 (6.97%) Migration
11 23 (6.97%) Project Management
12 22 (6.67%) Test Scripting
13 21 (6.36%) Content Management
13 21 (6.36%) OO
14 19 (5.76%) CRM
14 19 (5.76%) ETL
14 19 (5.76%) SDLC
15 18 (5.45%) Knowledge Management
16 17 (5.15%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 61 (18.48%) C#
2 54 (16.36%) Java
3 41 (12.42%) JavaScript
4 31 (9.39%) T-SQL
5 27 (8.18%) VB
6 24 (7.27%) PowerShell
7 23 (6.97%) PL/SQL
8 18 (5.45%) VBA
9 12 (3.64%) C++
10 10 (3.03%) Perl
10 10 (3.03%) VB.NET
11 9 (2.73%) PHP
11 9 (2.73%) Korn
12 7 (2.12%) C
12 7 (2.12%) VBScript
13 6 (1.82%) Python
13 6 (1.82%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.21%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.61%) XAML
15 2 (0.61%) AWK
Qualifications
1 23 (6.97%) Security Cleared
2 20 (6.06%) SC Cleared
3 19 (5.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (4.85%) CISSP
5 15 (4.55%) ISEB
5 15 (4.55%) Degree
6 11 (3.33%) MCSE
7 10 (3.03%) DV Cleared
8 6 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (1.82%) MCP
9 4 (1.21%) CISM
9 4 (1.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (0.91%) MCSA
11 2 (0.61%) CISA
11 2 (0.61%) CISMP
12 1 (0.30%) MCTS
12 1 (0.30%) MCITP
12 1 (0.30%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.30%) VCAP
12 1 (0.30%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.76%) QA
1 19 (5.76%) SLA
2 3 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.61%) COBIT
3 2 (0.61%) HL7
4 1 (0.30%) COSO
4 1 (0.30%) Basel III
4 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
System Software
1 20 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
1 20 (6.06%) Active Directory
2 18 (5.45%) Hyper-V
3 9 (2.73%) vSphere
4 4 (1.21%) BitLocker
5 2 (0.61%) Docker
5 2 (0.61%) GPFS
5 2 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.30%) XenApp
6 1 (0.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (5.15%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (3.03%) OVSD
3 9 (2.73%) Control-M
4 7 (2.12%) Backup Exec
5 5 (1.52%) SCCM
5 5 (1.52%) SCOM
5 5 (1.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 4 (1.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 4 (1.21%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.91%) Netcool
7 3 (0.91%) NSN NetAct
7 3 (0.91%) OpenView
8 2 (0.61%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 61 (18.48%) Oracle
2 53 (16.06%) Microsoft
3 39 (11.82%) HP
4 28 (8.48%) VMware
5 25 (7.58%) BMC
6 23 (6.97%) CA
6 23 (6.97%) ServiceNow
7 20 (6.06%) SAP
8 15 (4.55%) Business Objects
9 12 (3.64%) Citrix
10 11 (3.33%) TIBCO
11 9 (2.73%) Cisco
12 6 (1.82%) NetApp
12 6 (1.82%) Symantec
13 5 (1.52%) Remedy
13 5 (1.52%) Greenplum
13 5 (1.52%) Dell
13 5 (1.52%) GFI Software
14 4 (1.21%) Intel
14 4 (1.21%) Akamai
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