The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth 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 13 8 3
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL 7 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 6.14% 9.60% 14.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.17% 24.49% 37.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 2
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£328 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.42% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £303 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £444 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 12
Average hourly rate £26.09 £26.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.34% -11.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.88%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Portsmouth region.

Programming Languages Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
24 49 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 21.05% 39.20% 39.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 31 19
Average daily rate £325 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £260 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £454 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 13
Average hourly rate £26.09 £45.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.02% +42.85%
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 Portsmouth

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

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 5 (31.25%) ERP
2 5 (31.25%) C#
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
3 4 (25.00%) Migration
3 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 4 (25.00%) Windows
3 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (18.75%) MS Project
4 3 (18.75%) .NET
4 3 (18.75%) HTML
4 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) Data Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Silverlight
5 2 (12.50%) SCCM
5 2 (12.50%) System Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Data Extraction
5 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (12.50%) Requirements Management
5 2 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 2 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (12.50%) Replication
5 2 (12.50%) VMware
5 2 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (18.75%) MS Project
3 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
4 1 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (6.25%) MS Access
4 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (12.50%) Rational Rose
2 2 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.25%) French Language
1 1 (6.25%) Italian Language
1 1 (6.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Developer
4 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) DBA
4 2 (12.50%) Tester
4 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (12.50%) Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Business Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) HTML
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 2 (12.50%) Silverlight
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (6.25%) CSS
3 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Replication
1 2 (12.50%) Data Extraction
2 1 (6.25%) Biometrics
2 1 (6.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) ERP
1 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
2 4 (25.00%) Migration
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) Data Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Validation
4 2 (12.50%) Requirements Management
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 2 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 2 (12.50%) UML
4 2 (12.50%) System Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 2 (12.50%) Open Source
4 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (12.50%) Business Transformation
4 2 (12.50%) Analytics
4 2 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) C#
2 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 2 (12.50%) C++
3 2 (12.50%) VBScript
3 2 (12.50%) C
4 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
4 1 (6.25%) VBA
4 1 (6.25%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
4 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (12.50%) vSphere
3 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) SCVMM
2 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Citrix
2 2 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Red Gate
3 1 (6.25%) Adobe
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
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