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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 8 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL 18 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 13.33% 14.78% 8.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 50.00% 60.71% 28.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 2
Average daily rate
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£320 £315 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% -16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £197 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.20 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -9.33%
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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
36 28 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 26.67% 24.35% 30.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 14 14
Average daily rate £350 £370 £307
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +20.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £412 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 3
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
1 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 8 (30.77%) Oracle
3 7 (26.92%) .NET
3 7 (26.92%) T-SQL
4 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
4 6 (23.08%) Windows
4 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
4 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (19.23%) VMware
5 5 (19.23%) C#
5 5 (19.23%) Citrix
5 5 (19.23%) Firewall
6 4 (15.38%) Terminal Services
6 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
6 4 (15.38%) MS Office
6 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
6 4 (15.38%) XenServer
7 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (11.54%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (11.54%) CSS
7 3 (11.54%) HTML
7 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
7 3 (11.54%) Finance
8 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (3.85%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Office
2 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) Firewall
2 2 (7.69%) Internet
2 2 (7.69%) LDAP
3 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (11.54%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (7.69%) SQL Anywhere
6 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
7 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
7 1 (3.85%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
1 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (3.85%) Selenium
2 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) Legal
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Developer
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Developer
2 4 (15.38%) Consultant
3 3 (11.54%) Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Technical Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Tester
5 1 (3.85%) Desktop Support
5 1 (3.85%) Web Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Project Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) GIS Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Applications Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Migration Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) .NET
2 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
3 3 (11.54%) CSS
3 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (11.54%) HTML
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (7.69%) HTML5
4 2 (7.69%) Ajax
4 2 (7.69%) jQuery
5 1 (3.85%) Google Maps API
5 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.85%) Silverlight
5 1 (3.85%) Middleware
5 1 (3.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (3.85%) CSS3
5 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (3.85%) PostGIS
5 1 (3.85%) SignalR
5 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) SecurID
1 2 (7.69%) PKI
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) CMDB
2 1 (3.85%) Open Source
2 1 (3.85%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (7.69%) TDD
2 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (7.69%) Scrum
2 2 (7.69%) Data Modelling
2 2 (7.69%) Identity Management
2 2 (7.69%) MVC
2 2 (7.69%) Load Balancing
2 2 (7.69%) Data Analysis
3 1 (3.85%) Automated Testing
3 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
3 1 (3.85%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (3.85%) Software Testing
3 1 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (3.85%) ITIL
3 1 (3.85%) Test Scripting
3 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (3.85%) Manual Testing
3 1 (3.85%) V-Model
3 1 (3.85%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) T-SQL
2 5 (19.23%) C#
3 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.85%) Java
5 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) BC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) MCP
3 1 (3.85%) ISEB
3 1 (3.85%) CISSP
3 1 (3.85%) GIAC
3 1 (3.85%) GCIA
3 1 (3.85%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 4 (15.38%) Terminal Services
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (15.38%) XenServer
3 2 (7.69%) Novell eDirectory
4 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 8 (30.77%) Oracle
3 5 (19.23%) Citrix
3 5 (19.23%) VMware
4 1 (3.85%) Telerik
4 1 (3.85%) Google
4 1 (3.85%) ArcSight
4 1 (3.85%) McAfee
4 1 (3.85%) Sybase
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco
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