The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 4 16
Rank change year-on-year
0 +12
Contract jobs citing SQL 22 24 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 18.03% 18.90% 8.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.51% 46.15% 15.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 7
Average daily rate
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£270 £331 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.49% +47.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £325 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £486 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.88%
SQL
Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Guildford region.

Programming Languages Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
53 52 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 43.44% 40.94% 53.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 30 45
Average daily rate £315 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £281 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £518 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 9
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 21 (38.18%) Windows
2 15 (27.27%) Linux
3 13 (23.64%) SQL Server
4 12 (21.82%) Oracle
4 12 (21.82%) Citrix
4 12 (21.82%) VMware
4 12 (21.82%) Radio Access Network
5 11 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 11 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 10 (18.18%) UNIX
6 10 (18.18%) Perl
6 10 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (16.36%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (16.36%) Degree
7 9 (16.36%) Mapinfo
7 9 (16.36%) Back Office
7 9 (16.36%) C#
7 9 (16.36%) T-SQL
8 8 (14.55%) MySQL
8 8 (14.55%) SLA
8 8 (14.55%) Red Hat
8 8 (14.55%) Analytics
9 7 (12.73%) NoSQL
9 7 (12.73%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (12.73%) HP
9 7 (12.73%) GSM
9 7 (12.73%) .NET

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 5 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.27%) SAS
3 3 (5.45%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.45%) JBoss
3 3 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.82%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) MS Office
1 6 (10.91%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.27%) SPSS
3 3 (5.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.82%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.82%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Metrica
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.82%) SaaS
2 1 (1.82%) PaaS
2 1 (1.82%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.82%) Radio Access Network
2 7 (12.73%) GSM
3 6 (10.91%) UMTS
4 5 (9.09%) DNS
5 4 (7.27%) SAN
6 3 (5.45%) 3G
6 3 (5.45%) Firewall
6 3 (5.45%) FTP
6 3 (5.45%) TCP/IP
6 3 (5.45%) 2G
6 3 (5.45%) RNC
7 2 (3.64%) LTE
7 2 (3.64%) VPN
7 2 (3.64%) VoIP
7 2 (3.64%) MPLS
8 1 (1.82%) Wireless
8 1 (1.82%) IPsec
8 1 (1.82%) Internet
8 1 (1.82%) SSL
8 1 (1.82%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.64%) SQL Server
2 10 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (14.55%) MySQL
4 7 (12.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (12.73%) NoSQL
5 6 (10.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (7.27%) Data Mining
8 3 (5.45%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (5.45%) DTS
8 3 (5.45%) MS Access
8 3 (5.45%) Hadoop
8 3 (5.45%) Relational Database
9 2 (3.64%) Big Data
9 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.82%) Toad
General
1 11 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (16.36%) Back Office
3 5 (9.09%) Finance
4 4 (7.27%) Online Betting
5 2 (3.64%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (18.18%) Developer
2 9 (16.36%) Analyst
2 9 (16.36%) OSS Engineer
3 6 (10.91%) Administrator
4 5 (9.09%) Data Analyst
4 5 (9.09%) Back Office Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Insight Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) Customer Insight Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) Customer Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) OSS Support Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Insight Data Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) DBA
6 3 (5.45%) Software Developer
6 3 (5.45%) SQL Developer
6 3 (5.45%) SQL DBA
6 3 (5.45%) Server Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.73%) .NET
2 6 (10.91%) HTML
3 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 3 (5.45%) Web Services
4 3 (5.45%) XML
4 3 (5.45%) WinForms
4 3 (5.45%) Ajax
4 3 (5.45%) .NET Framework
4 3 (5.45%) jQuery
4 3 (5.45%) DHTML
4 3 (5.45%) ADO.NET
4 3 (5.45%) Razor View Engine
4 3 (5.45%) Regular Expression
4 3 (5.45%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.82%) Task Parallel Library
5 1 (1.82%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.91%) Ontologies
3 4 (7.27%) Data Extraction
4 3 (5.45%) EMC VNX
5 2 (3.64%) Online Games
5 2 (3.64%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.64%) Replication
5 2 (3.64%) Clustering
6 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (38.18%) Windows
2 15 (27.27%) Linux
3 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (18.18%) UNIX
4 6 (10.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.45%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.82%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.82%) HPUX
7 1 (1.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (14.55%) Analytics
3 6 (10.91%) Monte Carlo Method
3 6 (10.91%) ETL
4 5 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (9.09%) MVC
4 5 (9.09%) Project Management
4 5 (9.09%) ITIL
4 5 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 5 (9.09%) BPEL
4 5 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (9.09%) SysML
4 5 (9.09%) Requirements Management
4 5 (9.09%) System Testing
4 5 (9.09%) BPMN
4 5 (9.09%) SIEM
4 5 (9.09%) Customer Insight
4 5 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (7.27%) Propensity Modelling
5 4 (7.27%) Customer Analytics
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.18%) Perl
2 9 (16.36%) C#
2 9 (16.36%) T-SQL
3 6 (10.91%) JavaScript
3 6 (10.91%) Korn
4 5 (9.09%) MapBasic
5 4 (7.27%) Bash Shell
5 4 (7.27%) R
6 3 (5.45%) Java
6 3 (5.45%) VBScript
6 3 (5.45%) VB.NET
6 3 (5.45%) VBA
6 3 (5.45%) Python
7 2 (3.64%) C
7 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.64%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (16.36%) Degree
2 6 (10.91%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.27%) HND
3 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.45%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.45%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.64%) MCTS
5 2 (3.64%) MCITP
5 2 (3.64%) MCP
5 2 (3.64%) MCSE
5 2 (3.64%) MCDBA
5 2 (3.64%) CCNA
6 1 (1.82%) CCDA
6 1 (1.82%) MCSA
6 1 (1.82%) MBA
6 1 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.55%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (16.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (10.91%) Active Directory
3 4 (7.27%) vSphere
4 2 (3.64%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.82%) UAG
5 1 (1.82%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.82%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (10.91%) OPNET
2 4 (7.27%) ARCserve
3 3 (5.45%) NSN NetAct
4 2 (3.64%) SCCM
5 1 (1.82%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (21.82%) Oracle
1 12 (21.82%) Citrix
1 12 (21.82%) VMware
2 10 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 9 (16.36%) Mapinfo
4 8 (14.55%) Red Hat
5 7 (12.73%) HP
6 6 (10.91%) Greenplum
6 6 (10.91%) Talend
6 6 (10.91%) Cerion
7 5 (9.09%) ArcSight
7 5 (9.09%) Cisco
8 4 (7.27%) Juniper
8 4 (7.27%) CA
9 3 (5.45%) Ericsson
9 3 (5.45%) Nokia
9 3 (5.45%) Nortel
9 3 (5.45%) Dell
9 3 (5.45%) EMC
9 3 (5.45%) Websense