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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 8 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 106 184 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 11.61% 16.50% 13.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.61% 41.16% 44.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 114 67
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £254 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £425 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -6.89%
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
261 447 353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.59% 40.09% 30.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 269 156
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 £200 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 9
Average hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +71.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £17.50 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £38.50 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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 75 (39.27%) Microsoft
2 65 (34.03%) SQL Server
3 52 (27.23%) .NET
4 51 (26.70%) Active Directory
5 44 (23.04%) CRM
6 43 (22.51%) SharePoint
7 42 (21.99%) Windows
8 41 (21.47%) Dynamics CRM
9 35 (18.32%) BizTalk Server
9 35 (18.32%) Security Cleared
10 34 (17.80%) JavaScript
10 34 (17.80%) Oracle
10 34 (17.80%) Clustering
11 30 (15.71%) Hyper-V
12 28 (14.66%) PowerShell
12 28 (14.66%) Lync
12 28 (14.66%) Exchange Server 2013
13 26 (13.61%) Java
13 26 (13.61%) SharePoint 2013
14 25 (13.09%) C#
14 25 (13.09%) MS Excel
15 24 (12.57%) XML
15 24 (12.57%) Disaster Recovery
16 23 (12.04%) SharePoint 2010
17 22 (11.52%) T-SQL
17 22 (11.52%) Dynamics AX
18 21 (10.99%) HTML
18 21 (10.99%) PL/SQL
18 21 (10.99%) Business Intelligence
19 20 (10.47%) CSS

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 43 (22.51%) SharePoint
2 35 (18.32%) BizTalk Server
3 28 (14.66%) Lync
3 28 (14.66%) Exchange Server 2013
4 26 (13.61%) SharePoint 2013
5 23 (12.04%) SharePoint 2010
6 12 (6.28%) IIS
7 10 (5.24%) SharePoint Server
8 9 (4.71%) MS Exchange
9 6 (3.14%) ArcGIS
9 6 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (2.62%) CMS
11 3 (1.57%) Apache
11 3 (1.57%) Tomcat
11 3 (1.57%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (1.57%) WebSphere
12 2 (1.05%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.52%) LiveCycle
13 1 (0.52%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 25 (13.09%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.14%) MS Office
3 3 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.52%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.52%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 41 (21.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (11.52%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.52%) Tridion
3 1 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (10.47%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (3.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.28%) DNS
2 10 (5.24%) Internet
2 10 (5.24%) Firewall
3 8 (4.19%) SAN
4 7 (3.66%) TCP/IP
5 6 (3.14%) DMZ
5 6 (3.14%) DHCP
6 4 (2.09%) LDAP
7 3 (1.57%) Ethernet
8 2 (1.05%) HTTP
8 2 (1.05%) LAN
8 2 (1.05%) SDH
8 2 (1.05%) VoIP
8 2 (1.05%) WAN
8 2 (1.05%) VPN
8 2 (1.05%) MPLS
8 2 (1.05%) PuTTY
8 2 (1.05%) WinSCP
9 1 (0.52%) OSPF
9 1 (0.52%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (34.03%) SQL Server
2 19 (9.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (9.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (7.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (7.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (7.33%) QlikView
5 11 (5.76%) SQL Server 2000
5 11 (5.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (4.71%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (4.19%) OLAP
8 7 (3.66%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (3.14%) EDRMS
10 5 (2.62%) IDOL
10 5 (2.62%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (2.62%) MySQL
10 5 (2.62%) Oracle Database
11 4 (2.09%) Relational Database
11 4 (2.09%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (2.09%) PerformancePoint
11 4 (2.09%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (7.33%) Visual Studio
2 8 (4.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (2.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 5 (2.62%) StarTeam
4 4 (2.09%) JIRA
4 4 (2.09%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.57%) Selenium
5 3 (1.57%) Subversion
5 3 (1.57%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.05%) Toad
7 1 (0.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.52%) Fiddler
7 1 (0.52%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle APEX
General
1 14 (7.33%) Finance
2 11 (5.76%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.62%) Banking
4 3 (1.57%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.05%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.05%) Retail
6 1 (0.52%) Back Office
6 1 (0.52%) Electronics
6 1 (0.52%) Legal
6 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.52%) Publishing
6 1 (0.52%) Games
6 1 (0.52%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 63 (32.98%) Developer
2 32 (16.75%) Architect
3 25 (13.09%) Technical Architect
4 24 (12.57%) Analyst
5 11 (5.76%) Support Engineer
6 10 (5.24%) CRM Developer
7 9 (4.71%) Field Engineer
8 8 (4.19%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 8 (4.19%) SharePoint Developer
9 7 (3.66%) Microsoft Developer
9 7 (3.66%) Consultant
10 6 (3.14%) Escalation Engineer
10 6 (3.14%) QlikView Developer
10 6 (3.14%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 5 (2.62%) SCCM Engineer
11 5 (2.62%) Integration Engineer
12 4 (2.09%) SQL Developer
12 4 (2.09%) SQL DBA
12 4 (2.09%) Infrastructure Architect
12 4 (2.09%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (27.23%) .NET
2 24 (12.57%) XML
3 21 (10.99%) HTML
4 20 (10.47%) CSS
5 19 (9.95%) ASP.NET
5 19 (9.95%) Application Packaging
6 12 (6.28%) Web Services
7 9 (4.71%) jQuery
8 7 (3.66%) WCF
8 7 (3.66%) .NET Framework
9 5 (2.62%) Spring
9 5 (2.62%) Ajax
9 5 (2.62%) DCOM
9 5 (2.62%) J2EE
10 4 (2.09%) JSP
10 4 (2.09%) SOAP
10 4 (2.09%) JSON
10 4 (2.09%) MDX
10 4 (2.09%) LINQ
10 4 (2.09%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 34 (17.80%) Clustering
2 19 (9.95%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.66%) Data Integration
3 7 (3.66%) PKI
3 7 (3.66%) NHS
4 6 (3.14%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.62%) Replication
5 5 (2.62%) GIS
6 4 (2.09%) Statistics
7 3 (1.57%) Reference Data
8 2 (1.05%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.05%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.05%) IPTV
8 2 (1.05%) Open Source
9 1 (0.52%) Kindle
9 1 (0.52%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.52%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.52%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.52%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 42 (21.99%) Windows
2 19 (9.95%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (5.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (5.24%) UNIX
5 9 (4.71%) Windows 7
6 8 (4.19%) Linux
7 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.05%) Solaris
8 1 (0.52%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (23.04%) CRM
2 24 (12.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 21 (10.99%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (7.85%) Unit Testing
5 13 (6.81%) ETL
6 11 (5.76%) Data Modelling
6 11 (5.76%) ITIL
6 11 (5.76%) MVC
6 11 (5.76%) Migration
7 10 (5.24%) Scrum
7 10 (5.24%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (5.24%) SOA
7 10 (5.24%) System Testing
8 9 (4.71%) Enterprise Architecture
8 9 (4.71%) Service Management
9 8 (4.19%) Workflow
9 8 (4.19%) Web Development
9 8 (4.19%) Performance Management
9 8 (4.19%) Customer Engagement
9 8 (4.19%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 34 (17.80%) JavaScript
2 28 (14.66%) PowerShell
3 26 (13.61%) Java
4 25 (13.09%) C#
5 22 (11.52%) T-SQL
6 21 (10.99%) PL/SQL
7 17 (8.90%) VBScript
8 13 (6.81%) VBA
9 9 (4.71%) VB
10 5 (2.62%) VB.NET
10 5 (2.62%) C++
11 4 (2.09%) Python
12 3 (1.57%) Perl
13 2 (1.05%) PHP
13 2 (1.05%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.05%) Ruby
14 1 (0.52%) X++
14 1 (0.52%) VB6
Qualifications
1 35 (18.32%) Security Cleared
2 20 (10.47%) SC Cleared
3 19 (9.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (7.85%) MCTS
5 14 (7.33%) Degree
6 8 (4.19%) MCSE
7 6 (3.14%) MCITP
8 5 (2.62%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.57%) HND
10 1 (0.52%) HNC
10 1 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.52%) GIAC
10 1 (0.52%) CCNP
10 1 (0.52%) CCNA
10 1 (0.52%) ISEB
10 1 (0.52%) CISSP
10 1 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.52%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.19%) SLA
2 4 (2.09%) QA
3 1 (0.52%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.52%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 51 (26.70%) Active Directory
2 30 (15.71%) Hyper-V
3 8 (4.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 18 (9.42%) SCOM
2 16 (8.38%) SCCM
3 11 (5.76%) WMI
4 9 (4.71%) SCSM
5 5 (2.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (2.62%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 4 (2.09%) SCOrch
7 3 (1.57%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (1.57%) MOM
8 1 (0.52%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 75 (39.27%) Microsoft
2 34 (17.80%) Oracle
3 11 (5.76%) Cramer
4 10 (5.24%) VMware
5 8 (4.19%) Amdocs
6 6 (3.14%) ESRI
6 6 (3.14%) Business Objects
6 6 (3.14%) Cisco
7 5 (2.62%) Informatica
7 5 (2.62%) Borland
8 4 (2.09%) Meridio
9 3 (1.57%) Telerik
9 3 (1.57%) Open Text
9 3 (1.57%) Sitecore
10 2 (1.05%) Netezza
10 2 (1.05%) MetaSolv
10 2 (1.05%) HP
10 2 (1.05%) Citrix
10 2 (1.05%) BEA
10 2 (1.05%) SAP
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