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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 12 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL 7 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 7.45% 15.45% 9.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.75% 50.00% 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 0
Average daily rate
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£280 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £27.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.81%
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
16 34 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 17.02% 30.91% 29.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 9
Average daily rate £338 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £215 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 4
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 January 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 January 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 11 (42.31%) SQL Server
2 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 8 (30.77%) .NET
3 8 (30.77%) Oracle
4 7 (26.92%) T-SQL
4 7 (26.92%) Windows
4 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
5 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
5 6 (23.08%) C#
6 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
6 5 (19.23%) Firewall
6 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
7 4 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (15.38%) VMware
7 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (15.38%) XenServer
7 4 (15.38%) Terminal Services
7 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
7 4 (15.38%) Citrix
7 4 (15.38%) MS Office
7 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database
8 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
8 3 (11.54%) HTML
8 3 (11.54%) CSS
8 3 (11.54%) MVC
8 3 (11.54%) Finance

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (3.85%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Office
2 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.85%) MS Project
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
3 1 (3.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (42.31%) 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 Database
6 2 (7.69%) SQL Anywhere
6 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
7 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (3.85%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (3.85%) Selenium
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Legal
3 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Developer
2 5 (19.23%) SQL Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Consultant
3 3 (11.54%) Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Technical Architect
4 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 2 (7.69%) DBA
5 1 (3.85%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Tester
5 1 (3.85%) Desktop Support
5 1 (3.85%) Programmer
5 1 (3.85%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) Web Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Software Programmer
5 1 (3.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Migration Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) .NET
2 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
3 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (11.54%) HTML
4 3 (11.54%) CSS
5 2 (7.69%) Ajax
5 2 (7.69%) HTML5
5 2 (7.69%) jQuery
5 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
5 2 (7.69%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (3.85%) PostGIS
6 1 (3.85%) SignalR
6 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (3.85%) Classic ASP
6 1 (3.85%) Middleware
6 1 (3.85%) Silverlight
6 1 (3.85%) Google Maps API
6 1 (3.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (3.85%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) PKI
1 2 (7.69%) SecurID
2 1 (3.85%) GIS
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) CMDB
2 1 (3.85%) Open Source
2 1 (3.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (11.54%) MVC
1 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (7.69%) TDD
2 2 (7.69%) Data Analysis
2 2 (7.69%) Scrum
2 2 (7.69%) Migration
2 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (7.69%) Identity Management
2 2 (7.69%) Data Modelling
3 1 (3.85%) SIEM
3 1 (3.85%) Change Control
3 1 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (3.85%) Protective Monitoring
3 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
3 1 (3.85%) ITIL
3 1 (3.85%) Service Management
3 1 (3.85%) Change Management
3 1 (3.85%) Load Balancing
3 1 (3.85%) Performance Testing
3 1 (3.85%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) T-SQL
2 6 (23.08%) C#
3 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
4 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.85%) Java
5 1 (3.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
2 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) CISSP
3 1 (3.85%) ISEB
3 1 (3.85%) MCP
3 1 (3.85%) GIAC
3 1 (3.85%) Degree
3 1 (3.85%) BC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) GCIA
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (15.38%) XenServer
2 4 (15.38%) Terminal Services
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 4 (15.38%) VMware
3 4 (15.38%) Citrix
4 1 (3.85%) ArcSight
4 1 (3.85%) HP
4 1 (3.85%) Sybase
4 1 (3.85%) McAfee
4 1 (3.85%) 3PAR
4 1 (3.85%) Google
4 1 (3.85%) Telerik
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