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 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 10 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 90 173 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 10.47% 17.49% 11.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.96% 49.71% 37.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 97 45
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £307
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +14.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £422 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 8
Average hourly rate £55.65 - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £27.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.81%
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
231 348 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 26.86% 35.19% 30.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 190 129
Average daily rate £400 £350 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 11
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £21.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 - £13.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 - £26.90
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 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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015, 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 82 (42.27%) Microsoft
2 59 (30.41%) SQL Server
3 50 (25.77%) .NET
3 50 (25.77%) Windows
4 49 (25.26%) Active Directory
5 48 (24.74%) SharePoint
6 44 (22.68%) CRM
7 41 (21.13%) Dynamics CRM
8 37 (19.07%) Oracle
8 37 (19.07%) Security Cleared
9 36 (18.56%) JavaScript
9 36 (18.56%) BizTalk Server
10 35 (18.04%) Hyper-V
11 32 (16.49%) Clustering
12 30 (15.46%) SharePoint 2013
13 26 (13.40%) Java
13 26 (13.40%) Exchange Server 2013
13 26 (13.40%) SharePoint 2010
13 26 (13.40%) Lync
14 25 (12.89%) PowerShell
14 25 (12.89%) C#
14 25 (12.89%) Windows Server 2003
15 24 (12.37%) Disaster Recovery
15 24 (12.37%) MS Excel
15 24 (12.37%) SC Cleared
16 23 (11.86%) HTML
16 23 (11.86%) Microsoft Certification
17 22 (11.34%) XML
17 22 (11.34%) Dynamics AX
18 20 (10.31%) CSS

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 48 (24.74%) SharePoint
2 36 (18.56%) BizTalk Server
3 30 (15.46%) SharePoint 2013
4 26 (13.40%) Exchange Server 2013
4 26 (13.40%) SharePoint 2010
4 26 (13.40%) Lync
5 16 (8.25%) SharePoint Server
6 6 (3.09%) IIS
6 6 (3.09%) MS Exchange
7 5 (2.58%) ArcGIS
8 4 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (1.55%) CMS
9 3 (1.55%) Documentum
9 3 (1.55%) Apache
9 3 (1.55%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.55%) WebSphere
10 2 (1.03%) Drupal
10 2 (1.03%) Apache Solr
10 2 (1.03%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.52%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 24 (12.37%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.09%) MS Office
3 3 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 41 (21.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (11.34%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (10.31%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.64%) DNS
2 8 (4.12%) DHCP
3 7 (3.61%) Firewall
4 5 (2.58%) SAN
5 4 (2.06%) LDAP
5 4 (2.06%) DMZ
6 3 (1.55%) Ethernet
6 3 (1.55%) Internet
7 2 (1.03%) LTE
7 2 (1.03%) 4G
7 2 (1.03%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (1.03%) PuTTY
7 2 (1.03%) WinSCP
7 2 (1.03%) 3G
7 2 (1.03%) MPLS
7 2 (1.03%) HTTP
7 2 (1.03%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.03%) SDH
7 2 (1.03%) 2G
8 1 (0.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (30.41%) SQL Server
2 16 (8.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (7.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (7.22%) QlikView
4 12 (6.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (5.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (5.15%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (4.12%) SQL Server 2000
7 7 (3.61%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (3.61%) OLAP
7 7 (3.61%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (2.58%) IDOL
8 5 (2.58%) MySQL
9 4 (2.06%) Oracle Database
9 4 (2.06%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (1.55%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (1.55%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.55%) EDRMS
10 3 (1.55%) Data Mining
10 3 (1.55%) DTS
Development Applications
1 15 (7.73%) Visual Studio
2 9 (4.64%) StarTeam
3 8 (4.12%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (3.09%) Git (software)
4 6 (3.09%) Eclipse
5 5 (2.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (1.03%) Selenium
6 2 (1.03%) Toad
7 1 (0.52%) WinRunner
7 1 (0.52%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.52%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.52%) Fiddler
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.52%) JIRA
General
1 14 (7.22%) Finance
2 11 (5.67%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.58%) Banking
4 3 (1.55%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.55%) Retail
5 1 (0.52%) Electronics
5 1 (0.52%) Legal
5 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.52%) Publishing
5 1 (0.52%) Back Office
5 1 (0.52%) Games
5 1 (0.52%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 68 (35.05%) Developer
2 29 (14.95%) Architect
3 25 (12.89%) Technical Architect
4 22 (11.34%) Analyst
5 11 (5.67%) Support Engineer
5 11 (5.67%) SharePoint Developer
6 10 (5.15%) CRM Developer
6 10 (5.15%) Consultant
7 8 (4.12%) Integration Engineer
7 8 (4.12%) Field Engineer
8 7 (3.61%) Microsoft Developer
9 6 (3.09%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 6 (3.09%) QlikView Developer
9 6 (3.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 5 (2.58%) 3rd Line Support
10 5 (2.58%) Server Engineer
10 5 (2.58%) Data Analyst
10 5 (2.58%) Escalation Engineer
10 5 (2.58%) Designer
10 5 (2.58%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (25.77%) .NET
2 23 (11.86%) HTML
3 22 (11.34%) XML
4 20 (10.31%) CSS
5 19 (9.79%) Application Packaging
6 17 (8.76%) ASP.NET
7 16 (8.25%) Web Services
8 11 (5.67%) jQuery
9 10 (5.15%) .NET Framework
10 6 (3.09%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (2.58%) AngularJS
11 5 (2.58%) MDX
11 5 (2.58%) WCF
12 4 (2.06%) LINQ
12 4 (2.06%) HTML5
12 4 (2.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 4 (2.06%) REST
12 4 (2.06%) CSS3
12 4 (2.06%) J2EE
12 4 (2.06%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (16.49%) Clustering
2 19 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.12%) Data Integration
4 5 (2.58%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.58%) NHS
5 4 (2.06%) PKI
5 4 (2.06%) GIS
5 4 (2.06%) Replication
6 3 (1.55%) Reference Data
6 3 (1.55%) Statistics
7 2 (1.03%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.03%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.03%) User Experience
7 2 (1.03%) IPTV
8 1 (0.52%) DTV
8 1 (0.52%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.52%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.52%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.52%) Kindle
8 1 (0.52%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 50 (25.77%) Windows
2 25 (12.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 19 (9.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (6.70%) Windows 7
5 11 (5.67%) UNIX
5 11 (5.67%) Linux
6 4 (2.06%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.03%) Solaris
8 1 (0.52%) AIX
8 1 (0.52%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (22.68%) CRM
2 24 (12.37%) Disaster Recovery
3 18 (9.28%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (8.76%) Data Modelling
4 17 (8.76%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (8.25%) ETL
6 15 (7.73%) Unit Testing
7 14 (7.22%) Migration
8 13 (6.70%) ITIL
9 12 (6.19%) Configuration Management
9 12 (6.19%) MVC
10 11 (5.67%) Scrum
10 11 (5.67%) Data Analysis
11 10 (5.15%) System Testing
11 10 (5.15%) Customer Engagement
11 10 (5.15%) Data Architecture
11 10 (5.15%) SOA
11 10 (5.15%) Service Management
12 9 (4.64%) Data Management
12 9 (4.64%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 36 (18.56%) JavaScript
2 26 (13.40%) Java
3 25 (12.89%) PowerShell
3 25 (12.89%) C#
4 19 (9.79%) PL/SQL
5 18 (9.28%) VBScript
6 14 (7.22%) VB
6 14 (7.22%) T-SQL
7 13 (6.70%) VBA
8 5 (2.58%) Python
8 5 (2.58%) VB.NET
8 5 (2.58%) C++
9 4 (2.06%) Perl
10 3 (1.55%) PHP
11 2 (1.03%) Ruby
11 2 (1.03%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.52%) VB6
12 1 (0.52%) C
12 1 (0.52%) X++
Qualifications
1 37 (19.07%) Security Cleared
2 24 (12.37%) SC Cleared
3 23 (11.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (7.22%) MCTS
5 13 (6.70%) Degree
6 10 (5.15%) DV Cleared
6 10 (5.15%) MCSE
7 8 (4.12%) MCITP
8 6 (3.09%) HND
9 4 (2.06%) ISEB
10 3 (1.55%) MCP
11 2 (1.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (1.03%) HNC
11 2 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (1.03%) CCNP
11 2 (1.03%) CCNA
12 1 (0.52%) GIAC
12 1 (0.52%) CISSP
12 1 (0.52%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.09%) SLA
2 4 (2.06%) QA
3 1 (0.52%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.52%) Solvency II
System Software
1 49 (25.26%) Active Directory
2 35 (18.04%) Hyper-V
3 13 (6.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (9.79%) SCCM
2 18 (9.28%) SCOM
3 11 (5.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 10 (5.15%) SCSM
4 10 (5.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 7 (3.61%) WMI
6 5 (2.58%) MOM
7 4 (2.06%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (2.06%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.52%) Netcool
8 1 (0.52%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 82 (42.27%) Microsoft
2 37 (19.07%) Oracle
3 15 (7.73%) VMware
4 11 (5.67%) Cramer
4 11 (5.67%) Informatica
5 9 (4.64%) Borland
6 8 (4.12%) Amdocs
7 6 (3.09%) ESRI
8 5 (2.58%) Business Objects
9 4 (2.06%) Cisco
9 4 (2.06%) Meridio
10 3 (1.55%) Citrix
10 3 (1.55%) EMC
11 2 (1.03%) BEA
11 2 (1.03%) Netezza
11 2 (1.03%) MetaSolv
12 1 (0.52%) Telerik
12 1 (0.52%) HP
12 1 (0.52%) IBM
12 1 (0.52%) Adobe
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