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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 10 10 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL 15 9 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 11.54% 8.11% 17.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.41% 37.50% 45.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 12
Average daily rate
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£339 £295 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.93% -29.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £279 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £311 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 £31.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.63% +16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £23.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+10.63% -14.54%
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
51 24 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 39.23% 21.62% 38.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 7 23
Average daily rate £350 £340 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -11.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £287 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £475 £457
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
Average hourly rate £25.00 £31.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.63% -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 9 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 8 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
4 6 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 6 (25.00%) Oracle
4 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (20.83%) Windows
6 4 (16.67%) Citrix
6 4 (16.67%) Firewall
6 4 (16.67%) VMware
6 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (12.50%) Ajax
7 3 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (12.50%) Finance
7 3 (12.50%) Terminal Services
7 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
7 3 (12.50%) .NET
7 3 (12.50%) C#
7 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
7 3 (12.50%) XenServer
7 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
7 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (8.33%) ISEB
8 2 (8.33%) CSS
8 2 (8.33%) XML
8 2 (8.33%) ITIL
8 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
8 2 (8.33%) HTML

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (4.17%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Agresso
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 8 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) Xcelsius
4 1 (4.17%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.17%) BODI
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.17%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (4.17%) Serena SBM
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Legal
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) SQL Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Technical Architect
3 2 (8.33%) Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Desktop Support
4 1 (4.17%) Software Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Programmer
4 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Administrator
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Security Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) .NET
1 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 3 (12.50%) Ajax
2 2 (8.33%) jQuery
2 2 (8.33%) CSS
2 2 (8.33%) XML
2 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (8.33%) HTML
3 1 (4.17%) HTML5
3 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (4.17%) PostGIS
3 1 (4.17%) SignalR
3 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (4.17%) Google Maps API
3 1 (4.17%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) GIS
1 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.17%) CMDB
1 1 (4.17%) Data Integration
1 1 (4.17%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (8.33%) TDD
2 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
2 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (8.33%) ITIL
2 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (8.33%) Data Modelling
2 2 (8.33%) Service Management
2 2 (8.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (4.17%) Data Migration
3 1 (4.17%) V-Model
3 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
3 1 (4.17%) SIEM
3 1 (4.17%) Change Control
3 1 (4.17%) Protective Monitoring
3 1 (4.17%) CMMI
3 1 (4.17%) ITSM
3 1 (4.17%) MVC
3 1 (4.17%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (12.50%) C#
2 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.17%) Java
4 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) ISEB
3 1 (4.17%) CISSP
3 1 (4.17%) GIAC
3 1 (4.17%) GCIA
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) BC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) MCP
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (12.50%) Terminal Services
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (12.50%) XenServer
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 6 (25.00%) Oracle
3 4 (16.67%) VMware
3 4 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (4.17%) McAfee
4 1 (4.17%) Serena
4 1 (4.17%) Telerik
4 1 (4.17%) Google
4 1 (4.17%) ArcSight
4 1 (4.17%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.17%) Business Objects
4 1 (4.17%) SAP
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco
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