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 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 9 8 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL 9 10 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 9.89% 8.13% 18.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.86% 27.78% 36.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 2
Average daily rate
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£340 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 13
Average hourly rate - £36.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.13 £25.00 £27.41
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -8.79%
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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
21 36 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 23.08% 29.27% 50.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 29 26
Average daily rate £315 £364 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.46% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £304 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £487 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 15
Average hourly rate £45.00 £45.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.09% +65.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 29 July 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 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
3 8 (36.36%) Windows
4 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 5 (22.73%) Oracle
5 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
5 5 (22.73%) ERP
5 5 (22.73%) Test Scripting
5 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (18.18%) Migration
7 3 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (13.64%) VMware
7 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
7 3 (13.64%) Red Hat
7 3 (13.64%) Nagios
7 3 (13.64%) Citrix
7 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
7 3 (13.64%) Linux
7 3 (13.64%) Windows 2000
7 3 (13.64%) .NET
7 3 (13.64%) MySQL
7 3 (13.64%) C#
7 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (13.64%) CentOS
7 3 (13.64%) SolarWinds
7 3 (13.64%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (13.64%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (13.64%) Splunk
7 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (4.55%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.55%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) MS Office
3 1 (4.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) SAN
1 1 (4.55%) Firewall
1 1 (4.55%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (13.64%) MySQL
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (4.55%) MS Access
4 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (4.55%) Back Office
1 1 (4.55%) Legal
1 1 (4.55%) French Language
1 1 (4.55%) Italian Language
1 1 (4.55%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Test Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) SQL Developer
4 3 (13.64%) DBA
5 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (9.09%) Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support
6 1 (4.55%) Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Data Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) .NET
2 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 2 (9.09%) Silverlight
3 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (4.55%) HTML
3 1 (4.55%) CSS
3 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.09%) Replication
2 2 (9.09%) Clustering
2 2 (9.09%) Data Extraction
3 1 (4.55%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (13.64%) Ubuntu
4 3 (13.64%) Linux
4 3 (13.64%) Windows 2000
4 3 (13.64%) CentOS
4 3 (13.64%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.55%) Android
5 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) ERP
1 5 (22.73%) Test Scripting
2 4 (18.18%) Migration
3 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
3 3 (13.64%) Data Analysis
3 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (13.64%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (9.09%) Business Transformation
4 2 (9.09%) Analytics
4 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
4 2 (9.09%) Open Source
4 2 (9.09%) System Testing
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (9.09%) Validation
5 1 (4.55%) Office Automation
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.55%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) C#
2 1 (4.55%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
2 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
2 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
2 1 (4.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.09%) vSphere
4 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.55%) XenServer
4 1 (4.55%) Terminal Services
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Nagios
1 3 (13.64%) Hyperic
2 2 (9.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (9.09%) SCCM
3 1 (4.55%) SCVMM
3 1 (4.55%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle
3 3 (13.64%) Splunk
3 3 (13.64%) Citrix
3 3 (13.64%) Red Hat
3 3 (13.64%) VMware
3 3 (13.64%) SolarWinds
4 1 (4.55%) 3PAR
4 1 (4.55%) Red Gate
4 1 (4.55%) Adobe
4 1 (4.55%) HP