The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Reading region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 6 9
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL 135 104 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 12.57% 13.47% 9.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 44.41% 41.27% 42.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 44 29
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £213 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £13.50 £20.75 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.93% -18.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £25.56
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +7.57%
Programming Languages Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
304 252 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.31% 32.64% 21.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 104 103
Average daily rate £335 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 18 2
Average hourly rate £13.50 £17.00 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% -33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
SQL
Berkshire

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 18 April 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 18 April 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.

1 105 (32.71%) SQL Server
2 96 (29.91%) Microsoft
3 92 (28.66%) Windows
4 79 (24.61%) .NET
5 73 (22.74%) C#
6 58 (18.07%) T-SQL
7 56 (17.45%) Oracle
8 53 (16.51%) HTML
9 50 (15.58%) Security Cleared
10 49 (15.26%) UNIX
11 47 (14.64%) MS Excel
12 46 (14.33%) Business Intelligence
13 42 (13.08%) ETL
14 41 (12.77%) SharePoint
15 40 (12.46%) JavaScript
15 40 (12.46%) Agile Software Development
16 39 (12.15%) CSS
17 37 (11.53%) XML
17 37 (11.53%) Active Directory
17 37 (11.53%) Migration
18 36 (11.21%) Finance
19 35 (10.90%) ASP.NET
20 34 (10.59%) Data Modelling
20 34 (10.59%) SC Cleared
21 33 (10.28%) IIS
22 32 (9.97%) Data Warehouse
23 31 (9.66%) Java
24 29 (9.03%) Windows Server 2003
25 28 (8.72%) SQL Server 2008
26 26 (8.10%) SQL Server Integration Services

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 41 (12.77%) SharePoint
2 33 (10.28%) IIS
3 26 (8.10%) SharePoint Server
4 15 (4.67%) BizTalk Server
5 11 (3.43%) WebLogic
5 11 (3.43%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (2.18%) MS Exchange
7 6 (1.87%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.25%) Apache
9 3 (0.93%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.93%) IBM HTTP Server
10 2 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.62%) CMS
10 2 (0.62%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.62%) Oracle Application Server
10 2 (0.62%) Oracle Spatial
11 1 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.31%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (0.31%) Moodle
Applications
1 47 (14.64%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.74%) MS Office
3 5 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (1.56%) PowerPivot
4 3 (0.93%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.31%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (3.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.87%) CSG Singleview
3 5 (1.56%) SAP CRM
3 5 (1.56%) SAP FI
3 5 (1.56%) SAP MM
3 5 (1.56%) SAP SD
4 3 (0.93%) Sage 200
5 2 (0.62%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.31%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.31%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.31%) Metrica
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.25%) IaaS
2 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.61%) LAN
1 18 (5.61%) TCP/IP
2 14 (4.36%) LDAP
2 14 (4.36%) WAN
3 13 (4.05%) Firewall
4 12 (3.74%) VoIP
4 12 (3.74%) DNS
5 11 (3.43%) HTTP
5 11 (3.43%) SAN
6 10 (3.12%) VPN
7 9 (2.80%) DHCP
8 8 (2.49%) 3G
8 8 (2.49%) Intranet
9 5 (1.56%) LTE
9 5 (1.56%) Radio Access Network
10 4 (1.25%) NAS
10 4 (1.25%) Internet
11 3 (0.93%) SSL
12 2 (0.62%) ATM
13 1 (0.31%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (32.71%) SQL Server
2 32 (9.97%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (8.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 26 (8.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (6.54%) MySQL
6 18 (5.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (5.30%) OLAP
8 16 (4.98%) SQL Server 2005
8 16 (4.98%) Oracle Database
9 15 (4.67%) MS Access
10 14 (4.36%) SQL Server 2012
11 12 (3.74%) DB2
12 11 (3.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 9 (2.80%) DTS
14 8 (2.49%) Relational Database
14 8 (2.49%) IDOL
14 8 (2.49%) Oracle Database 11g
15 7 (2.18%) BusinessObjects
16 6 (1.87%) RDBMS
16 6 (1.87%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 20 (6.23%) Visual Studio
2 19 (5.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (3.43%) Subversion
4 8 (2.49%) WinRunner
4 8 (2.49%) TestDirector
4 8 (2.49%) QuickTest Pro
5 7 (2.18%) JIRA
5 7 (2.18%) SoapUI
6 6 (1.87%) Eclipse
7 5 (1.56%) LSMW
7 5 (1.56%) ClearCase
8 4 (1.25%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.25%) Git (software)
8 4 (1.25%) ERwin
8 4 (1.25%) Toad
8 4 (1.25%) NUnit
8 4 (1.25%) Maven
8 4 (1.25%) StarTeam
9 3 (0.93%) Selenium
10 2 (0.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 36 (11.21%) Finance
2 18 (5.61%) Telecoms
3 15 (4.67%) Games
4 13 (4.05%) Marketing
5 12 (3.74%) Billing
6 8 (2.49%) Retail
7 5 (1.56%) Publishing
7 5 (1.56%) Back Office
8 3 (0.93%) Banking
8 3 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.62%) Electronics
10 1 (0.31%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.31%) Legal
10 1 (0.31%) Military
Job Titles
1 110 (34.27%) Developer
2 76 (23.68%) Analyst
3 28 (8.72%) Consultant
4 21 (6.54%) Support Engineer
5 20 (6.23%) Test Analyst
6 19 (5.92%) SQL Developer
7 18 (5.61%) Data Analyst
8 17 (5.30%) Architect
8 17 (5.30%) DBA
9 16 (4.98%) Java Developer
10 13 (4.05%) .NET Developer
10 13 (4.05%) SharePoint Developer
10 13 (4.05%) Programmer
10 13 (4.05%) Business Analyst
11 10 (3.12%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 9 (2.80%) Dynamics CRM Developer
12 9 (2.80%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 9 (2.80%) C# Developer
12 9 (2.80%) Analyst Developer
12 9 (2.80%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (24.61%) .NET
2 53 (16.51%) HTML
3 39 (12.15%) CSS
4 37 (11.53%) XML
5 35 (10.90%) ASP.NET
6 23 (7.17%) jQuery
7 22 (6.85%) Web Services
8 18 (5.61%) WCF
9 16 (4.98%) Spring
10 15 (4.67%) SOAP
11 14 (4.36%) .NET Framework
12 13 (4.05%) ASP.NET MVC
13 12 (3.74%) J2EE
14 10 (3.12%) YUI
15 9 (2.80%) Windows SharePoint Services
15 9 (2.80%) Struts
15 9 (2.80%) Hibernate
16 8 (2.49%) HTML5
17 7 (2.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 6 (1.87%) Smarty
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.23%) Clustering
2 16 (4.98%) Computer Science
3 11 (3.43%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.49%) Replication
4 8 (2.49%) PKI
5 7 (2.18%) Client/Server
6 6 (1.87%) Statistics
7 5 (1.56%) AS400
8 4 (1.25%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.25%) Kindle
8 4 (1.25%) EPoS
8 4 (1.25%) NHS
8 4 (1.25%) VLE
8 4 (1.25%) Data Conversion
9 3 (0.93%) IBM Mainframe
9 3 (0.93%) CESG
9 3 (0.93%) Smartcard
9 3 (0.93%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.62%) Xbox
10 2 (0.62%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 92 (28.66%) Windows
2 49 (15.26%) UNIX
3 29 (9.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 26 (8.10%) Linux
5 20 (6.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (4.67%) AIX
7 11 (3.43%) Windows 7
8 10 (3.12%) Windows XP
9 9 (2.80%) Solaris
10 4 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.25%) Windows Vista
11 3 (0.93%) Android
11 3 (0.93%) Windows 2000
11 3 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (14.33%) Business Intelligence
2 42 (13.08%) ETL
3 40 (12.46%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (11.53%) Migration
5 34 (10.59%) Data Modelling
6 26 (8.10%) Data Analysis
7 23 (7.17%) ITIL
7 23 (7.17%) CRM
7 23 (7.17%) Data Migration
8 21 (6.54%) MVC
8 21 (6.54%) Test Scripting
9 20 (6.23%) Data Management
10 19 (5.92%) Scrum
11 18 (5.61%) Project Management
12 16 (4.98%) Validation
12 16 (4.98%) Configuration Management
12 16 (4.98%) Unit Testing
12 16 (4.98%) Master Data Management
13 15 (4.67%) Analytics
13 15 (4.67%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 73 (22.74%) C#
2 58 (18.07%) T-SQL
3 40 (12.46%) JavaScript
4 31 (9.66%) Java
5 20 (6.23%) PowerShell
6 19 (5.92%) PL/SQL
7 18 (5.61%) Perl
8 10 (3.12%) VBScript
8 10 (3.12%) PHP
8 10 (3.12%) C++
9 9 (2.80%) C
9 9 (2.80%) VBA
9 9 (2.80%) Shell Script
10 8 (2.49%) Korn
11 6 (1.87%) VB
12 5 (1.56%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.93%) R
14 2 (0.62%) Python
14 2 (0.62%) VB6
15 1 (0.31%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 50 (15.58%) Security Cleared
2 34 (10.59%) SC Cleared
3 26 (8.10%) Degree
4 11 (3.43%) ISEB
5 9 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (2.49%) MCSE
6 8 (2.49%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (1.56%) MCTS
7 5 (1.56%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.25%) CCNA
8 4 (1.25%) MCSD
8 4 (1.25%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.62%) MCDBA
9 2 (0.62%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.31%) MCITP
10 1 (0.31%) HNC
10 1 (0.31%) HND
10 1 (0.31%) PhD
10 1 (0.31%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.74%) SLA
2 6 (1.87%) ISO 9001
2 6 (1.87%) QA
3 4 (1.25%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.31%) GxP
System Software
1 37 (11.53%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.25%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.25%) NLBS
4 3 (0.93%) XenApp
4 3 (0.93%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (0.93%) vSphere
5 2 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.62%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.62%) VMware Server
5 2 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.31%) Xen
6 1 (0.31%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 11 (3.43%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (3.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 9 (2.80%) SCOM
4 8 (2.49%) McAfee ePO
4 8 (2.49%) Netcool
4 8 (2.49%) WMI
5 7 (2.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 5 (1.56%) SCCM
7 4 (1.25%) HP UCMDB
7 4 (1.25%) SCOrch
7 4 (1.25%) SCSM
7 4 (1.25%) BladeLogic
8 3 (0.93%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.93%) NSN NetAct
9 2 (0.62%) Legato
9 2 (0.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.31%) Foglight
10 1 (0.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.31%) HP SIM
10 1 (0.31%) nmon
Vendors
1 96 (29.91%) Microsoft
2 56 (17.45%) Oracle
3 23 (7.17%) Informatica
4 21 (6.54%) SAP
5 16 (4.98%) Citrix
6 14 (4.36%) VMware
7 13 (4.05%) IBM
8 12 (3.74%) Cisco
9 11 (3.43%) Veritas
10 10 (3.12%) Business Objects
11 9 (2.80%) Zend
12 8 (2.49%) McAfee
12 8 (2.49%) Cognos
12 8 (2.49%) Meridio
13 7 (2.18%) HP
14 6 (1.87%) Remedy
14 6 (1.87%) Ab Initio
15 5 (1.56%) MicroStrategy
16 4 (1.25%) Blackboard
16 4 (1.25%) NetApp
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