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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 13 8 4
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL 8 10 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 6.61% 9.52% 17.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.05% 34.48% 45.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 11
Average daily rate
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£388 £275 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% -34.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £275 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 2
Average hourly rate £26.00 £31.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.46% +16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £23.13 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+12.43% -15.90%
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
42 29 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 34.71% 27.62% 39.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 8 24
Average daily rate £350 £413 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £530 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 4
Average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +4.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -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
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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014, 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 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
1 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (22.73%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle
3 4 (18.18%) T-SQL
3 4 (18.18%) Citrix
3 4 (18.18%) Firewall
3 4 (18.18%) VMware
3 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (13.64%) XenServer
4 3 (13.64%) Ajax
4 3 (13.64%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
4 3 (13.64%) Terminal Services
4 3 (13.64%) .NET
4 3 (13.64%) C#
4 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
4 3 (13.64%) Web Services
5 2 (9.09%) XML
5 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
5 2 (9.09%) HTML
5 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 2 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Manual Testing

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Agresso
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
1 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.55%) Xcelsius
5 1 (4.55%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (4.55%) BODI
5 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (4.55%) DB2
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
1 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.55%) WebDriver
2 1 (4.55%) SpecFlow
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (4.55%) Serena SBM
2 1 (4.55%) Selenium
General
1 2 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Legal
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Security Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.55%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Business Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) Ajax
1 3 (13.64%) .NET
1 3 (13.64%) Web Services
2 2 (9.09%) XML
2 2 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (4.55%) Spring
3 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.55%) CSS
3 1 (4.55%) JDBC
3 1 (4.55%) WPF
3 1 (4.55%) jQuery
3 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (4.55%) HTML5
3 1 (4.55%) Spring Integration
3 1 (4.55%) D3.js
3 1 (4.55%) PostGIS
3 1 (4.55%) SignalR
3 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) GIS
1 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.55%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
2 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
2 2 (9.09%) Data Modelling
2 2 (9.09%) Manual Testing
2 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (4.55%) ITIL
3 1 (4.55%) Data Migration
3 1 (4.55%) Test Automation
3 1 (4.55%) BDD
3 1 (4.55%) SIEM
3 1 (4.55%) Change Control
3 1 (4.55%) Protective Monitoring
3 1 (4.55%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (4.55%) ETL
3 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.55%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) T-SQL
2 3 (13.64%) C#
2 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.55%) Java
3 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) ISEB
1 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) CISSP
2 1 (4.55%) GIAC
2 1 (4.55%) GCIA
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
1 3 (13.64%) Terminal Services
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (13.64%) XenServer
2 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle
3 4 (18.18%) Citrix
3 4 (18.18%) VMware
4 1 (4.55%) Serena
4 1 (4.55%) ArcSight
4 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.55%) Business Objects
4 1 (4.55%) SAP
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco
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