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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 11 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 86 149 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 9.90% 14.65% 11.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.09% 39.31% 47.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 70 55
Average daily rate
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£425 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £229 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.30% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £30.50 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +23.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £23.13 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+12.43% -15.90%
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
268 379 341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 30.84% 37.27% 24.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 198 122
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £193 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 11
Average hourly rate £19.00 £38.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.64% +75.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.58 £23.25 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.90 £38.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 76 (37.62%) Microsoft
2 70 (34.65%) SQL Server
3 64 (31.68%) .NET
4 52 (25.74%) Windows
5 48 (23.76%) Security Cleared
6 46 (22.77%) T-SQL
7 45 (22.28%) C#
8 42 (20.79%) Active Directory
9 35 (17.33%) MS Excel
10 34 (16.83%) SharePoint
10 34 (16.83%) SC Cleared
11 31 (15.35%) ASP.NET
11 31 (15.35%) Oracle
12 29 (14.36%) XML
13 28 (13.86%) CRM
14 27 (13.37%) SharePoint Server
15 26 (12.87%) Dynamics CRM
15 26 (12.87%) Clustering
16 24 (11.88%) ETL
16 24 (11.88%) BizTalk Server
16 24 (11.88%) Windows Server 2003
17 23 (11.39%) Visual Studio
18 22 (10.89%) SQL Server 2005
19 21 (10.40%) Degree
20 20 (9.90%) Web Services
21 19 (9.41%) PowerShell
21 19 (9.41%) Lync
21 19 (9.41%) Exchange Server 2013
22 18 (8.91%) IIS
22 18 (8.91%) JavaScript

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 34 (16.83%) SharePoint
2 27 (13.37%) SharePoint Server
3 24 (11.88%) BizTalk Server
4 19 (9.41%) Lync
4 19 (9.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 18 (8.91%) IIS
6 16 (7.92%) SharePoint 2010
7 15 (7.43%) SharePoint 2013
8 9 (4.46%) ArcGIS
9 8 (3.96%) MS Exchange
10 5 (2.48%) CMS
10 5 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (1.98%) Oracle Spatial
12 3 (1.49%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (1.49%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.99%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
14 1 (0.50%) Apache
14 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 35 (17.33%) MS Excel
2 15 (7.43%) MS Office
3 1 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.50%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.50%) SPSS
3 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.50%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 26 (12.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (7.43%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.50%) Tridion
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.50%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.50%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.93%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (2.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.99%) SaaS
4 1 (0.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.43%) Internet
2 14 (6.93%) LDAP
3 13 (6.44%) DNS
4 11 (5.45%) TCP/IP
5 10 (4.95%) 3G
6 9 (4.46%) Firewall
7 8 (3.96%) VoIP
8 7 (3.47%) Radio Access Network
9 6 (2.97%) LTE
9 6 (2.97%) DMZ
10 4 (1.98%) SAN
11 3 (1.49%) VPN
11 3 (1.49%) DHCP
11 3 (1.49%) WAN
11 3 (1.49%) LAN
11 3 (1.49%) PuTTY
11 3 (1.49%) WinSCP
12 2 (0.99%) SDH
12 2 (0.99%) Ethernet
12 2 (0.99%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (34.65%) SQL Server
2 22 (10.89%) SQL Server 2005
3 18 (8.91%) IDOL
4 17 (8.42%) OLAP
5 15 (7.43%) Data Mining
5 15 (7.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (6.93%) DTS
7 12 (5.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (4.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (4.46%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (4.46%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (3.96%) Oracle Database
10 8 (3.96%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (2.97%) QlikView
11 6 (2.97%) Oracle Database 10g
11 6 (2.97%) SQL Server 2000
12 5 (2.48%) Relational Database
12 5 (2.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (2.48%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (1.98%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 23 (11.39%) Visual Studio
2 7 (3.47%) Toad
3 6 (2.97%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (2.48%) WinRunner
4 5 (2.48%) TestDirector
4 5 (2.48%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (1.98%) JIRA
5 4 (1.98%) StarTeam
5 4 (1.98%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.98%) SoapUI
5 4 (1.98%) Subversion
5 4 (1.98%) NUnit
6 3 (1.49%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.49%) Selenium
7 1 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.50%) Fiddler
General
1 14 (6.93%) Telecoms
1 14 (6.93%) Finance
2 9 (4.46%) Marketing
3 2 (0.99%) Games
3 2 (0.99%) General Ledger
3 2 (0.99%) Publishing
4 1 (0.50%) Billing
4 1 (0.50%) Banking
4 1 (0.50%) Retail
4 1 (0.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 65 (32.18%) Developer
2 45 (22.28%) Analyst
3 27 (13.37%) Architect
4 16 (7.92%) Technical Architect
5 15 (7.43%) SharePoint Developer
6 9 (4.46%) Support Engineer
6 9 (4.46%) SCCM Engineer
7 8 (3.96%) CRM Developer
7 8 (3.96%) Field Engineer
7 8 (3.96%) Consultant
7 8 (3.96%) Data Analyst
8 7 (3.47%) DBA
8 7 (3.47%) Test Analyst
9 6 (2.97%) Designer
9 6 (2.97%) Network Analyst
9 6 (2.97%) .NET Developer
9 6 (2.97%) SQL DBA
10 5 (2.48%) ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (2.48%) C# Developer
10 5 (2.48%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (31.68%) .NET
2 31 (15.35%) ASP.NET
3 29 (14.36%) XML
4 20 (9.90%) Web Services
5 15 (7.43%) .NET Framework
6 14 (6.93%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 12 (5.94%) Application Packaging
7 12 (5.94%) WCF
8 9 (4.46%) SOAP
8 9 (4.46%) DCOM
8 9 (4.46%) jQuery
9 8 (3.96%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 6 (2.97%) CSS
10 6 (2.97%) Spring
11 5 (2.48%) HTML
12 4 (1.98%) LINQ
12 4 (1.98%) ArcObjects
12 4 (1.98%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (1.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (1.98%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.87%) Clustering
2 17 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.45%) Management Information System
3 11 (5.45%) PKI
4 10 (4.95%) Statistics
5 9 (4.46%) GIS
6 7 (3.47%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.97%) Replication
8 4 (1.98%) NHS
9 3 (1.49%) EPoS
9 3 (1.49%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.99%) IPTV
10 2 (0.99%) Open Source
10 2 (0.99%) Smartcard
11 1 (0.50%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.50%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.50%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.50%) New Media
11 1 (0.50%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 52 (25.74%) Windows
2 24 (11.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (4.95%) UNIX
4 6 (2.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.48%) AIX
6 3 (1.49%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.49%) Linux
6 3 (1.49%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.50%) SUSE
7 1 (0.50%) Debian
7 1 (0.50%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (13.86%) CRM
2 24 (11.88%) ETL
3 18 (8.91%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (8.42%) MVC
5 16 (7.92%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (7.43%) Disaster Recovery
6 15 (7.43%) ITIL
6 15 (7.43%) Web Development
7 14 (6.93%) Data Analysis
8 13 (6.44%) Workflow
8 13 (6.44%) Scrum
8 13 (6.44%) Validation
9 12 (5.94%) Migration
9 12 (5.94%) Configuration Management
10 11 (5.45%) TDD
10 11 (5.45%) SOA
10 11 (5.45%) Data Modelling
10 11 (5.45%) Analytics
11 10 (4.95%) Project Management
12 9 (4.46%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 46 (22.77%) T-SQL
2 45 (22.28%) C#
3 19 (9.41%) PowerShell
4 18 (8.91%) JavaScript
5 14 (6.93%) Java
6 13 (6.44%) PL/SQL
7 11 (5.45%) VBScript
8 5 (2.48%) Perl
9 4 (1.98%) R
9 4 (1.98%) Python
9 4 (1.98%) C
10 3 (1.49%) C++
11 2 (0.99%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.99%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.50%) Ruby
12 1 (0.50%) PHP
12 1 (0.50%) X++
Qualifications
1 48 (23.76%) Security Cleared
2 34 (16.83%) SC Cleared
3 21 (10.40%) Degree
4 15 (7.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (4.46%) MCTS
6 7 (3.47%) MCSE
7 6 (2.97%) DV Cleared
8 5 (2.48%) ISEB
9 4 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.99%) MCITP
11 2 (0.99%) CCNA
12 1 (0.50%) ACCA
12 1 (0.50%) CIMA
12 1 (0.50%) CCIE
12 1 (0.50%) CCNP
12 1 (0.50%) PhD
12 1 (0.50%) MCSD
12 1 (0.50%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.94%) SLA
2 4 (1.98%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 42 (20.79%) Active Directory
2 13 (6.44%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.50%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.50%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.50%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 16 (7.92%) SCOM
1 16 (7.92%) WMI
2 13 (6.44%) SCCM
3 7 (3.47%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (2.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (2.48%) Netcool
4 5 (2.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 5 (2.48%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (2.48%) HP UCMDB
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.50%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.50%) SCSM
Vendors
1 76 (37.62%) Microsoft
2 31 (15.35%) Oracle
3 18 (8.91%) Meridio
4 10 (4.95%) ESRI
5 8 (3.96%) Informatica
6 7 (3.47%) HP
7 6 (2.97%) Veritas
8 5 (2.48%) Serena
8 5 (2.48%) McAfee
8 5 (2.48%) Citrix
9 4 (1.98%) Business Objects
9 4 (1.98%) Cisco
9 4 (1.98%) Borland
10 3 (1.49%) Open Text
10 3 (1.49%) VMware
10 3 (1.49%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.99%) SAP
11 2 (0.99%) BEA
11 2 (0.99%) Cramer
11 2 (0.99%) MetaSolv
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