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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 9 6 2
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL 13 12 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 11.11% 12.50% 27.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.21% 42.86% 48.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 11
Average daily rate
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£308 £398 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.64% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £398 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £398 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 4
Average hourly rate £31.50 £21.50 £26.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.51% -20.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £32.63 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-23.37% +20.94%
SQL
Hampshire

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
38 28 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 32.48% 29.17% 56.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 9 25
Average daily rate £325 £315 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% -13.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £467 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 7
Average hourly rate £39.00 £17.00 £28.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+129.41% -40.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.20 £17.00 £26.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.80 £28.80 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 April 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 12 (52.17%) Oracle
1 12 (52.17%) Windows
2 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
3 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
4 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
4 7 (30.43%) .NET
5 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
6 5 (21.74%) C#
6 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (21.74%) Migration
6 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
6 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
6 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (17.39%) MS Office
7 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
7 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
7 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (13.04%) Splunk
8 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
8 3 (13.04%) Hyperic
8 3 (13.04%) Linux
8 3 (13.04%) Windows 2000
8 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
8 3 (13.04%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (13.04%) MySQL
8 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
8 3 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (13.04%) Red Hat

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (4.35%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.35%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
2 4 (17.39%) MS Office
3 1 (4.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) LDAP
1 2 (8.70%) SAN
2 1 (4.35%) Internet
2 1 (4.35%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
3 3 (13.04%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (13.04%) MySQL
3 3 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Anywhere
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.35%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.35%) MS Access
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (4.35%) Selenium
3 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (8.70%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Back Office
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Legal
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Developer
2 4 (17.39%) DBA
3 3 (13.04%) Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (8.70%) Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
4 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.35%) SQL DBA
5 1 (4.35%) Server Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Network Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Applications Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Database Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Migration Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Silverlight Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) .NET
2 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
3 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (8.70%) CSS
4 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
4 2 (8.70%) Silverlight
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (8.70%) HTML
4 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (4.35%) Middleware
5 1 (4.35%) Classic ASP
5 1 (4.35%) HTML5
5 1 (4.35%) Entity Framework
5 1 (4.35%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
1 3 (13.04%) Clustering
2 2 (8.70%) SecurID
2 2 (8.70%) PKI
2 2 (8.70%) Open Source
3 1 (4.35%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (13.04%) CentOS
4 3 (13.04%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (13.04%) Ubuntu
4 3 (13.04%) Linux
4 3 (13.04%) Windows 2000
5 1 (4.35%) Android
5 1 (4.35%) UNIX
5 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Migration
2 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
2 3 (13.04%) Data Analysis
2 3 (13.04%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (8.70%) Change Control
3 2 (8.70%) Analytics
3 2 (8.70%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (8.70%) Performance Testing
3 2 (8.70%) Identity Management
3 2 (8.70%) MVC
3 2 (8.70%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (8.70%) Scrum
3 2 (8.70%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.35%) TDD
4 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.35%) Quality Management
4 1 (4.35%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) C#
2 2 (8.70%) VB.NET
2 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
2 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.35%) VB
3 1 (4.35%) VBA
3 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
1 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) Novell eDirectory
2 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.35%) XenServer
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.35%) Terminal Services
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Nagios
1 3 (13.04%) Hyperic
2 2 (8.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (4.35%) WSUS
3 1 (4.35%) SCVMM
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Oracle
2 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.04%) Red Hat
3 3 (13.04%) SolarWinds
3 3 (13.04%) Splunk
4 2 (8.70%) 3PAR
4 2 (8.70%) HP
5 1 (4.35%) Citrix
5 1 (4.35%) VMware
5 1 (4.35%) Adobe
5 1 (4.35%) Sybase