The first table below looks at the demand for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 18 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 Gloucestershire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 10 10 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL 39 46 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 10.00% 13.94% 19.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.38% 23.59% 33.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 31 73
Average daily rate £355 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £33.75 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £25.56
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +7.57%
Programming Languages Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
160 195 449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 41.03% 59.09% 57.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 112 238
Average daily rate £350 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £315 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 39
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £26.20 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
SQL
South West

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

SQL
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 18 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
Gloucester -6 20 £400 - 14
Cheltenham -10 5 £383 +17.69% 12
Cirencester -3 3 £205 -36.92% 5
Dursley - - - -
Stroud - - - - 6
Tewkesbury - - - - 1
Berkeley - - - -
SQL
South West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 30 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 27 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 26 (36.11%) Finance
4 22 (30.56%) Windows
4 22 (30.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 21 (29.17%) Security Cleared
6 20 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
7 19 (26.39%) Data Warehouse
7 19 (26.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 17 (23.61%) SCCM
8 17 (23.61%) .NET
8 17 (23.61%) Oracle
9 15 (20.83%) WSUS
9 15 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (19.44%) SC Cleared
10 14 (19.44%) Windows XP
10 14 (19.44%) Migration
11 13 (18.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 13 (18.06%) Business Objects
12 10 (13.89%) Data Modelling
13 9 (12.50%) MS Excel
13 9 (12.50%) ASP.NET
13 9 (12.50%) Oracle Database
13 9 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
14 8 (11.11%) PL/SQL
14 8 (11.11%) T-SQL
14 8 (11.11%) ETL
15 7 (9.72%) Toad
15 7 (9.72%) VBA
15 7 (9.72%) C#

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 3 (4.17%) SAS
1 3 (4.17%) MS Exchange
1 3 (4.17%) SharePoint
1 3 (4.17%) IIS
2 2 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.39%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.33%) MS Office
3 4 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (4.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (2.78%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.78%) Teamcenter
2 2 (2.78%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.17%) SAN
1 3 (4.17%) NAS
2 2 (2.78%) Internet
2 2 (2.78%) LDAP
3 1 (1.39%) SMTP
3 1 (1.39%) FTP
3 1 (1.39%) Network Security
3 1 (1.39%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 22 (30.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (26.39%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (26.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (12.50%) Oracle Database
5 7 (9.72%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (6.94%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (6.94%) OLAP
6 5 (6.94%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (6.94%) Relational Database
7 4 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (5.56%) Oracle OLAP
7 4 (5.56%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (2.78%) Sybase ASE
9 2 (2.78%) Essbase
9 2 (2.78%) ReportNet
9 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 7 (9.72%) Toad
2 3 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.78%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (2.78%) PVCS
4 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.39%) Subversion
4 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
General
1 26 (36.11%) Finance
2 3 (4.17%) Billing
3 2 (2.78%) Banking
4 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.39%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (30.56%) Developer
2 13 (18.06%) Analyst
3 11 (15.28%) Technical Specialist
3 11 (15.28%) SCCM Specialist
4 7 (9.72%) Business Developer
4 7 (9.72%) .NET Developer
5 6 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 5 (6.94%) Consultant
6 5 (6.94%) Business Objects Developer
6 5 (6.94%) DBA
6 5 (6.94%) SQL DBA
7 4 (5.56%) OBIEE Consultant
7 4 (5.56%) Test Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) Windows Server Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Project Officer
8 3 (4.17%) Project Support Officer
8 3 (4.17%) Server Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Solutions Analyst
9 2 (2.78%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (23.61%) .NET
2 9 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 6 (8.33%) HTML
3 6 (8.33%) XML
4 3 (4.17%) J2EE
4 3 (4.17%) Ajax
4 3 (4.17%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.78%) jQuery
5 2 (2.78%) CSS
5 2 (2.78%) ActiveX
6 1 (1.39%) JavaBeans
6 1 (1.39%) ADO
6 1 (1.39%) COM
6 1 (1.39%) Web Services
6 1 (1.39%) ODBC
6 1 (1.39%) XML Messaging
6 1 (1.39%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.39%) JSF
6 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET 2.0
6 1 (1.39%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.56%) Replication
2 2 (2.78%) Clustering
2 2 (2.78%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.39%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 22 (30.56%) Windows
2 15 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (19.44%) Windows XP
4 6 (8.33%) UNIX
5 4 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.17%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.78%) Solaris
7 2 (2.78%) Linux
8 1 (1.39%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (19.44%) Migration
3 10 (13.89%) Data Modelling
4 9 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (11.11%) ETL
6 5 (6.94%) Dimensional Modelling
7 4 (5.56%) Analytics
7 4 (5.56%) Web Development
7 4 (5.56%) Data Analysis
7 4 (5.56%) ERP
8 3 (4.17%) Project Management
8 3 (4.17%) Document Management
8 3 (4.17%) Test Scripting
8 3 (4.17%) Resource Management
9 2 (2.78%) Database Security
9 2 (2.78%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (2.78%) Software Testing
9 2 (2.78%) Scrum
9 2 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (2.78%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.11%) PL/SQL
1 8 (11.11%) T-SQL
2 7 (9.72%) VBA
2 7 (9.72%) C#
3 6 (8.33%) VB.NET
4 3 (4.17%) VBScript
5 2 (2.78%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.78%) C
5 2 (2.78%) VB
5 2 (2.78%) Java
5 2 (2.78%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.39%) XQuery
6 1 (1.39%) Perl
6 1 (1.39%) C++
6 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.39%) VB6
6 1 (1.39%) XPath
6 1 (1.39%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 21 (29.17%) Security Cleared
2 14 (19.44%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.33%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.78%) Degree
4 2 (2.78%) ISEB
5 1 (1.39%) MCDBA
5 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.39%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.78%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.78%) NFS
Systems Management
1 17 (23.61%) SCCM
2 15 (20.83%) WSUS
3 13 (18.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (2.78%) OpenView
Vendors
1 27 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 17 (23.61%) Oracle
3 13 (18.06%) Business Objects
4 6 (8.33%) VMware
4 6 (8.33%) Informatica
5 5 (6.94%) HP
6 4 (5.56%) Sybase
7 2 (2.78%) Teradata
7 2 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.78%) Citrix
7 2 (2.78%) SAP
7 2 (2.78%) Cognos
7 2 (2.78%) Sun
8 1 (1.39%) NetApp
8 1 (1.39%) Brocade
8 1 (1.39%) Aveksa
Gloucester
Huxley Associates
Rate: £440 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
X4 Group
Rate: £250 - 260 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Stroud
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Gloucester
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago