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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 8 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 139 160 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 11.17% 12.33% 13.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.07% 42.44% 42.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 108 70
Average daily rate
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£346 £305 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.43% -12.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £207 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £480 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.13 £25.00 £27.41
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -8.79%
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
375 377 334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 30.14% 29.04% 32.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 229 188
Average daily rate £363 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -2.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £484 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 8
Average hourly rate £42.50 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.50% -11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 29 July 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 29 July 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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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
Milton Keynes 0 104 £325 -10.34% 19
High Wycombe -5 8 £438 +94.44% 10
Beaconsfield 0 2 £218 -22.32%
Amersham +7 1 - - 3
Aylesbury -3 1 £550 +88.03% 4
Bletchley - 1 £250 -
SQL
South East

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 91 (28.44%) SQL Server
2 87 (27.19%) Finance
3 74 (23.13%) .NET
4 69 (21.56%) HTML
5 66 (20.63%) XML
5 66 (20.63%) Microsoft
6 61 (19.06%) Oracle
7 60 (18.75%) Java
8 56 (17.50%) ITIL
9 53 (16.56%) CSS
10 51 (15.94%) Windows
10 51 (15.94%) C#
11 49 (15.31%) MS Excel
12 45 (14.06%) HP
12 45 (14.06%) Web Services
13 44 (13.75%) MS Office
13 44 (13.75%) Service Management
14 43 (13.44%) Unit Testing
15 39 (12.19%) Agile Software Development
16 38 (11.88%) ITSM
17 35 (10.94%) JavaScript
17 35 (10.94%) Banking
18 34 (10.63%) Security Cleared
18 34 (10.63%) UNIX
18 34 (10.63%) MVC
19 31 (9.69%) ASP.NET
19 31 (9.69%) Business Intelligence
19 31 (9.69%) User Acceptance Testing
20 30 (9.38%) DB2
21 28 (8.75%) T-SQL

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 24 (7.50%) CMS
2 19 (5.94%) SharePoint
3 17 (5.31%) IIS
4 11 (3.44%) MS Exchange
5 9 (2.81%) Lync
6 8 (2.50%) WebSphere
7 6 (1.88%) JBoss
7 6 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (1.25%) SAS
9 4 (1.25%) Apache
9 4 (1.25%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.94%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (0.94%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.94%) Documentum
10 3 (0.94%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.63%) ColdFusion
11 2 (0.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.63%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 49 (15.31%) MS Excel
2 44 (13.75%) MS Office
3 5 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.63%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.63%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.31%) MS Project
5 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 12 (3.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (3.13%) BusinessWorks
3 5 (1.56%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.94%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (0.94%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.63%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.31%) HFM
6 1 (0.31%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.31%) SAP BCA
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (0.31%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.25%) Office 365
2 3 (0.94%) GitHub
3 1 (0.31%) IaaS
3 1 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.31%) SaaS
3 1 (0.31%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.00%) LDAP
2 8 (2.50%) Internet
3 7 (2.19%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.88%) DNS
5 5 (1.56%) VPN
6 4 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (1.25%) 3G
6 4 (1.25%) 4G
7 3 (0.94%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (0.94%) Firewall
7 3 (0.94%) Wireshark
7 3 (0.94%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.94%) ATM
8 2 (0.63%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (0.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (0.63%) Radio Access Network
8 2 (0.63%) X.500
8 2 (0.63%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.31%) LTE
9 1 (0.31%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (28.44%) SQL Server
2 30 (9.38%) DB2
3 28 (8.75%) Data Warehouse
4 25 (7.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (7.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 24 (7.50%) Oracle Database
6 22 (6.88%) Relational Database
6 22 (6.88%) SQL Server 2012
7 21 (6.56%) SQL Server 2008
8 18 (5.63%) DB2 UDB
9 16 (5.00%) MySQL
9 16 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 14 (4.38%) Oracle Reports
11 11 (3.44%) Oracle Database 11g
12 10 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
13 9 (2.81%) MS Access
14 8 (2.50%) SAP BW
15 7 (2.19%) BusinessObjects
15 7 (2.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 6 (1.88%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 21 (6.56%) Visual Studio
2 14 (4.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (1.88%) WebDriver
3 6 (1.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 6 (1.88%) HP UFT
3 6 (1.88%) JIRA
3 6 (1.88%) Selenium
3 6 (1.88%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.56%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (1.25%) Eclipse
5 4 (1.25%) Subversion
5 4 (1.25%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 3 (0.94%) SoapUI
6 3 (0.94%) Fiddler
6 3 (0.94%) ProC
7 2 (0.63%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.63%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.31%) Grunt
8 1 (0.31%) NeoLoad
8 1 (0.31%) gulp
General
1 87 (27.19%) Finance
2 35 (10.94%) Banking
3 17 (5.31%) Telecoms
4 11 (3.44%) Retail
5 4 (1.25%) Back Office
6 3 (0.94%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.63%) Electronics
7 2 (0.63%) Automotive
7 2 (0.63%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.63%) Marketing
8 1 (0.31%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.31%) Publishing
8 1 (0.31%) Military
8 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.31%) Legal
8 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 118 (36.88%) Developer
2 84 (26.25%) Analyst
3 23 (7.19%) Architect
4 22 (6.88%) Test Analyst
5 21 (6.56%) ServiceNow Developer
6 20 (6.25%) Web Developer
7 19 (5.94%) Consultant
8 16 (5.00%) Administrator
8 16 (5.00%) .NET Developer
9 15 (4.69%) SQL Developer
10 13 (4.06%) Security Analyst
11 12 (3.75%) DBA
12 11 (3.44%) Data Analyst
13 10 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
13 10 (3.13%) Support Analyst
13 10 (3.13%) IT Security Analyst
14 9 (2.81%) SQL DBA
14 9 (2.81%) Tester
14 9 (2.81%) Test Leader
15 8 (2.50%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (23.13%) .NET
2 69 (21.56%) HTML
3 66 (20.63%) XML
4 53 (16.56%) CSS
5 45 (14.06%) Web Services
6 31 (9.69%) ASP.NET
7 28 (8.75%) SOAP
8 25 (7.81%) .NET Framework
9 24 (7.50%) jQuery
10 20 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
11 17 (5.31%) REST
12 15 (4.69%) HTML5
13 13 (4.06%) LINQ
13 13 (4.06%) WCF
14 12 (3.75%) JSON
15 10 (3.13%) AngularJS
16 9 (2.81%) TIBCO EMS
17 8 (2.50%) CSS3
17 8 (2.50%) KnockoutJS
17 8 (2.50%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.13%) CMDB
2 24 (7.50%) Clustering
3 20 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.75%) Data Integration
4 12 (3.75%) Computer Science
5 11 (3.44%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.19%) N-Tier
6 7 (2.19%) Data Centre
7 6 (1.88%) Data Structures
7 6 (1.88%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.88%) SCADA
8 5 (1.56%) NHS
9 4 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.94%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.94%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.94%) EMC VNX
10 3 (0.94%) Biometrics
10 3 (0.94%) Statistics
10 3 (0.94%) Credit Risk
11 2 (0.63%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 51 (15.94%) Windows
2 34 (10.63%) UNIX
3 21 (6.56%) Linux
4 12 (3.75%) Solaris
5 10 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (2.81%) AIX
7 6 (1.88%) Windows 7
8 5 (1.56%) MVS
9 4 (1.25%) Android
9 4 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.25%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.25%) Windows NT
10 3 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.31%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (17.50%) ITIL
2 44 (13.75%) Service Management
3 43 (13.44%) Unit Testing
4 39 (12.19%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (11.88%) ITSM
6 34 (10.63%) MVC
7 31 (9.69%) Business Intelligence
7 31 (9.69%) User Acceptance Testing
8 24 (7.50%) Migration
9 22 (6.88%) Workflow
9 22 (6.88%) ETL
10 21 (6.56%) Scrum
11 19 (5.94%) Project Management
12 18 (5.63%) Content Management
12 18 (5.63%) Data Analysis
12 18 (5.63%) Knowledge Management
13 17 (5.31%) Test Scripting
13 17 (5.31%) OO
13 17 (5.31%) CRM
14 15 (4.69%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 60 (18.75%) Java
2 51 (15.94%) C#
3 35 (10.94%) JavaScript
4 28 (8.75%) T-SQL
5 26 (8.13%) VB
6 25 (7.81%) PowerShell
7 24 (7.50%) PL/SQL
8 14 (4.38%) Korn
8 14 (4.38%) VBA
9 13 (4.06%) C++
10 12 (3.75%) PHP
11 11 (3.44%) Bash Shell
12 8 (2.50%) VBScript
13 7 (2.19%) C
14 5 (1.56%) Perl
14 5 (1.56%) Shell Script
15 4 (1.25%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.63%) XAML
16 2 (0.63%) AWK
17 1 (0.31%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 34 (10.63%) Security Cleared
2 24 (7.50%) SC Cleared
3 19 (5.94%) DV Cleared
3 19 (5.94%) Degree
4 17 (5.31%) ISEB
5 14 (4.38%) CISSP
5 14 (4.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (3.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 7 (2.19%) MCSE
8 5 (1.56%) MCP
9 4 (1.25%) ISTQB
9 4 (1.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.94%) CISM
10 3 (0.94%) ISEB Practitioner
10 3 (0.94%) MCSA
11 2 (0.63%) CCIE
11 2 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.63%) CISMP
11 2 (0.63%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.94%) SLA
2 14 (4.38%) QA
3 5 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.94%) HL7
5 1 (0.31%) Basel III
5 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
System Software
1 19 (5.94%) Active Directory
2 17 (5.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (5.00%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.56%) vSphere
5 4 (1.25%) BitLocker
6 3 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.63%) GPFS
8 1 (0.31%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (5.63%) OVSD
2 15 (4.69%) HP Quality Center
3 12 (3.75%) Control-M
4 5 (1.56%) SCCM
4 5 (1.56%) SCOM
5 4 (1.25%) Backup Exec
5 4 (1.25%) Tivoli
5 4 (1.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (0.94%) EMC VPLEX
6 3 (0.94%) OpenView
6 3 (0.94%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (0.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (0.63%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 66 (20.63%) Microsoft
2 61 (19.06%) Oracle
3 45 (14.06%) HP
4 25 (7.81%) VMware
5 24 (7.50%) ServiceNow
6 23 (7.19%) BMC
6 23 (7.19%) CA
7 14 (4.38%) SAP
7 14 (4.38%) TIBCO
8 11 (3.44%) Citrix
9 10 (3.13%) Cisco
10 7 (2.19%) NetApp
11 4 (1.25%) Akamai
11 4 (1.25%) Appcelerator
11 4 (1.25%) Informatica
11 4 (1.25%) Intel
12 3 (0.94%) Dell
12 3 (0.94%) Adobe
12 3 (0.94%) Lumension
12 3 (0.94%) Brocade
Buckinghamshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 4 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Amersham
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 10 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Recruit121
Rate: £0 - £350 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £12.00 - £15.00 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
McAfee
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago