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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 8 2
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL 15 8 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 15.96% 8.79% 26.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.45% 30.77% 58.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 9
Average daily rate
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£308 £215 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.02% -47.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £215 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £215 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 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 £30.00 £25.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -7.27%
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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
33 26 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 35.11% 28.57% 46.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 16
Average daily rate £338 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £267 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 8
Average hourly rate £39.00 £24.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.65 £18.30 £26.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £40.40 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
2 14 (42.42%) Windows
3 13 (39.39%) Oracle
3 13 (39.39%) Active Directory
4 12 (36.36%) SQL Server
5 9 (27.27%) .NET
6 7 (21.21%) C#
6 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
7 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (18.18%) MS Office
7 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET
7 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
7 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (15.15%) Citrix
8 5 (15.15%) Terminal Services
8 5 (15.15%) Visual Studio
8 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
8 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (15.15%) Firewall
8 5 (15.15%) Migration
8 5 (15.15%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (15.15%) VMware
8 5 (15.15%) XenServer
9 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database
9 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (12.12%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (12.12%) T-SQL

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) MS Office
1 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) Firewall
2 2 (6.06%) LDAP
2 2 (6.06%) SAN
3 1 (3.03%) Internet
3 1 (3.03%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (12.12%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database
4 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (9.09%) MySQL
5 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Anywhere
5 2 (6.06%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (3.03%) MS Access
6 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (3.03%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Visual Studio
2 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (3.03%) Selenium
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Legal
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Back Office
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Developer
2 4 (12.12%) Architect
2 4 (12.12%) DBA
3 3 (9.09%) Consultant
3 3 (9.09%) Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Technical Architect
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Developer
3 3 (9.09%) Administrator
3 3 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 2 (6.06%) C# Developer
4 2 (6.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Desktop Support
4 2 (6.06%) Programmer
4 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (6.06%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) .NET
2 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET
3 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (9.09%) Silverlight
4 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 3 (9.09%) CSS
4 3 (9.09%) HTML
5 2 (6.06%) .NET Framework
5 2 (6.06%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (3.03%) jQuery
6 1 (3.03%) Google Maps API
6 1 (3.03%) HTML5
6 1 (3.03%) Entity Framework
6 1 (3.03%) CSS3
6 1 (3.03%) Classic ASP
6 1 (3.03%) Middleware
6 1 (3.03%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 3 (9.09%) Clustering
1 3 (9.09%) Open Source
2 2 (6.06%) SecurID
2 2 (6.06%) PKI
3 1 (3.03%) CMDB
3 1 (3.03%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 14 (42.42%) Windows
2 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (9.09%) Ubuntu
4 3 (9.09%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (9.09%) CentOS
4 3 (9.09%) Linux
4 3 (9.09%) Windows 2000
5 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.03%) UNIX
5 1 (3.03%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.15%) Migration
2 3 (9.09%) Scrum
2 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
2 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (9.09%) Data Analysis
2 3 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (6.06%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (6.06%) V-Model
3 2 (6.06%) Change Control
3 2 (6.06%) Analytics
3 2 (6.06%) Waterfall
3 2 (6.06%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (6.06%) Load Balancing
3 2 (6.06%) Performance Testing
3 2 (6.06%) TDD
3 2 (6.06%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (6.06%) Identity Management
3 2 (6.06%) MVC
4 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) C#
2 4 (12.12%) T-SQL
3 3 (9.09%) VB.NET
3 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.09%) PL/SQL
4 2 (6.06%) Java
5 1 (3.03%) VBA
5 1 (3.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) BC Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) MCP
3 1 (3.03%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (39.39%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.15%) Terminal Services
2 5 (15.15%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (15.15%) XenServer
3 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.06%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Nagios
1 3 (9.09%) Hyperic
2 2 (6.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (3.03%) WSUS
3 1 (3.03%) SCVMM
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
2 13 (39.39%) Oracle
3 5 (15.15%) Citrix
3 5 (15.15%) VMware
4 3 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 3 (9.09%) SolarWinds
4 3 (9.09%) Splunk
5 2 (6.06%) HP
5 2 (6.06%) 3PAR
6 1 (3.03%) McAfee
6 1 (3.03%) Telerik
6 1 (3.03%) Google
6 1 (3.03%) Sybase
6 1 (3.03%) Adobe
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