The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 106 161 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 11.87% 14.84% 14.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.86% 38.06% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 91 67
Average daily rate
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£425 £390 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £23.16 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+12.25% -19.43%
SQL
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Programming Languages Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
280 423 378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 31.35% 38.99% 28.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 257 126
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £168 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 11
Average hourly rate £13.00 £38.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.23% +75.00%
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 Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the Reading region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Reading

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Reading region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Reading region.

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 68 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 65 (34.76%) SQL Server
3 55 (29.41%) .NET
4 45 (24.06%) CRM
5 44 (23.53%) SharePoint
6 42 (22.46%) Dynamics CRM
7 41 (21.93%) Active Directory
8 39 (20.86%) Security Cleared
9 35 (18.72%) BizTalk Server
9 35 (18.72%) Windows
10 32 (17.11%) JavaScript
11 31 (16.58%) C#
11 31 (16.58%) T-SQL
11 31 (16.58%) Oracle
12 27 (14.44%) Clustering
12 27 (14.44%) Java
13 25 (13.37%) PL/SQL
14 24 (12.83%) ASP.NET
14 24 (12.83%) XML
14 24 (12.83%) SC Cleared
14 24 (12.83%) Lync
14 24 (12.83%) SharePoint 2013
14 24 (12.83%) Exchange Server 2013
15 23 (12.30%) MS Excel
16 21 (11.23%) CSS
16 21 (11.23%) HTML
17 20 (10.70%) Disaster Recovery
17 20 (10.70%) SharePoint 2010
18 19 (10.16%) Hyper-V
18 19 (10.16%) Unit Testing

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 44 (23.53%) SharePoint
2 35 (18.72%) BizTalk Server
3 24 (12.83%) Lync
3 24 (12.83%) SharePoint 2013
3 24 (12.83%) Exchange Server 2013
4 20 (10.70%) SharePoint 2010
5 17 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
6 14 (7.49%) IIS
7 9 (4.81%) ArcGIS
8 6 (3.21%) MS Exchange
9 5 (2.67%) CMS
9 5 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (2.14%) Oracle Spatial
11 3 (1.60%) WebSphere
11 3 (1.60%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (1.60%) Apache
11 3 (1.60%) Tomcat
12 2 (1.07%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
13 1 (0.53%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 23 (12.30%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.35%) MS Office
3 2 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.53%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.53%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.53%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 42 (22.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (10.16%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.53%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.53%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 18 (9.63%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (3.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.07%) SaaS
4 1 (0.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.02%) Internet
2 11 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 10 (5.35%) DNS
4 8 (4.28%) Firewall
5 7 (3.74%) LDAP
6 6 (3.21%) DMZ
7 5 (2.67%) SAN
8 3 (1.60%) PuTTY
8 3 (1.60%) WinSCP
8 3 (1.60%) 3G
9 2 (1.07%) MPLS
9 2 (1.07%) 2G
9 2 (1.07%) LTE
9 2 (1.07%) 4G
9 2 (1.07%) Radio Access Network
9 2 (1.07%) SDH
9 2 (1.07%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.53%) FTP
10 1 (0.53%) HTTP
10 1 (0.53%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (34.76%) SQL Server
2 17 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 16 (8.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (8.02%) IDOL
5 11 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (4.81%) SQL Server 2000
6 9 (4.81%) Data Mining
6 9 (4.81%) OLAP
6 9 (4.81%) Oracle Reports
7 8 (4.28%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (4.28%) Relational Database
7 8 (4.28%) QlikView
8 7 (3.74%) Oracle Database
8 7 (3.74%) DTS
8 7 (3.74%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (3.21%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (2.67%) EDRMS
11 4 (2.14%) MySQL
11 4 (2.14%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 14 (7.49%) Visual Studio
2 6 (3.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (2.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (2.14%) Subversion
4 4 (2.14%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.60%) Toad
5 3 (1.60%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.60%) JIRA
5 3 (1.60%) Selenium
6 1 (0.53%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.53%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.53%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.53%) WinRunner
6 1 (0.53%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.53%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.53%) NUnit
6 1 (0.53%) StarTeam
6 1 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (7.49%) Finance
2 8 (4.28%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.07%) Marketing
3 2 (1.07%) Banking
3 2 (1.07%) Retail
3 2 (1.07%) General Ledger
4 1 (0.53%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.53%) Advertising
4 1 (0.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 70 (37.43%) Developer
2 30 (16.04%) Architect
3 28 (14.97%) Analyst
4 22 (11.76%) Technical Architect
5 13 (6.95%) CRM Developer
6 12 (6.42%) SharePoint Developer
7 11 (5.88%) Microsoft Developer
8 9 (4.81%) SCCM Engineer
9 8 (4.28%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 8 (4.28%) Support Engineer
10 7 (3.74%) Field Engineer
10 7 (3.74%) Designer
11 6 (3.21%) Consultant
12 5 (2.67%) DBA
12 5 (2.67%) Senior Analyst
12 5 (2.67%) SQL DBA
13 4 (2.14%) Information Analyst
13 4 (2.14%) .NET Developer
13 4 (2.14%) C# Developer
13 4 (2.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (29.41%) .NET
2 24 (12.83%) ASP.NET
2 24 (12.83%) XML
3 21 (11.23%) HTML
3 21 (11.23%) CSS
4 17 (9.09%) Web Services
4 17 (9.09%) Application Packaging
5 11 (5.88%) jQuery
5 11 (5.88%) .NET Framework
6 9 (4.81%) DCOM
7 8 (4.28%) WCF
8 7 (3.74%) Windows SharePoint Services
9 6 (3.21%) Spring
9 6 (3.21%) J2EE
9 6 (3.21%) SOAP
10 5 (2.67%) Ajax
10 5 (2.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 5 (2.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (2.14%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (2.14%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 27 (14.44%) Clustering
2 11 (5.88%) PKI
3 10 (5.35%) Management Information System
3 10 (5.35%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.81%) GIS
5 8 (4.28%) Statistics
6 5 (2.67%) Replication
7 4 (2.14%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.60%) Open Source
8 3 (1.60%) NHS
8 3 (1.60%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.07%) Credit Risk
9 2 (1.07%) Reference Data
9 2 (1.07%) IPTV
9 2 (1.07%) Smartcard
10 1 (0.53%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.53%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.53%) Derivative
10 1 (0.53%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 35 (18.72%) Windows
2 16 (8.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (4.81%) UNIX
4 6 (3.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.14%) Windows 7
5 4 (2.14%) Linux
6 1 (0.53%) AIX
6 1 (0.53%) Solaris
6 1 (0.53%) SUSE
6 1 (0.53%) Debian
6 1 (0.53%) Android
6 1 (0.53%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (24.06%) CRM
2 20 (10.70%) Disaster Recovery
3 19 (10.16%) Unit Testing
4 18 (9.63%) ETL
5 14 (7.49%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (7.49%) MVC
5 14 (7.49%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (6.42%) Scrum
6 12 (6.42%) Workflow
7 11 (5.88%) Migration
7 11 (5.88%) SOA
7 11 (5.88%) Web Development
7 11 (5.88%) Data Analysis
8 10 (5.35%) System Testing
8 10 (5.35%) Data Modelling
9 9 (4.81%) Validation
9 9 (4.81%) Performance Management
9 9 (4.81%) Analytics
10 8 (4.28%) Enterprise Architecture
10 8 (4.28%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 32 (17.11%) JavaScript
2 31 (16.58%) T-SQL
2 31 (16.58%) C#
3 27 (14.44%) Java
4 25 (13.37%) PL/SQL
5 18 (9.63%) PowerShell
6 12 (6.42%) VBA
7 11 (5.88%) VBScript
8 5 (2.67%) Perl
8 5 (2.67%) Python
9 3 (1.60%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.60%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.07%) Ruby
10 2 (1.07%) VB
10 2 (1.07%) C
11 1 (0.53%) C++
11 1 (0.53%) PHP
11 1 (0.53%) X++
11 1 (0.53%) R
Qualifications
1 39 (20.86%) Security Cleared
2 24 (12.83%) SC Cleared
3 13 (6.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (6.42%) Degree
5 9 (4.81%) MCTS
6 4 (2.14%) DV Cleared
6 4 (2.14%) MCSE
7 2 (1.07%) CCNP
7 2 (1.07%) HND
7 2 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.53%) MCITP
8 1 (0.53%) HNC
8 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.53%) GIAC
8 1 (0.53%) CCNA
8 1 (0.53%) ISEB
8 1 (0.53%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.35%) SLA
2 3 (1.60%) QA
3 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 41 (21.93%) Active Directory
2 19 (10.16%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.53%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (7.49%) SCCM
2 13 (6.95%) SCOM
3 11 (5.88%) WMI
4 3 (1.60%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.07%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (0.53%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.53%) Netcool
6 1 (0.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 68 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 31 (16.58%) Oracle
3 14 (7.49%) Meridio
4 11 (5.88%) Cramer
5 10 (5.35%) ESRI
6 8 (4.28%) Amdocs
7 5 (2.67%) Business Objects
8 4 (2.14%) HP
9 3 (1.60%) Open Text
9 3 (1.60%) Sitecore
10 2 (1.07%) Serena
10 2 (1.07%) Telerik
10 2 (1.07%) MetaSolv
10 2 (1.07%) Cisco
10 2 (1.07%) BEA
10 2 (1.07%) BMC
10 2 (1.07%) Veritas
11 1 (0.53%) Borland
11 1 (0.53%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.53%) Remedy
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