The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Renfrewshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 11 8 16
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Contract jobs citing SQL 12 27 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 11.65% 18.75% 8.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.36% 50.94% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 26 4
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£343 £322 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.44% -8.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £256 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £371 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.25% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-20.83% +9.09%
SQL
Scotland

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

Programming Languages Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
33 53 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 32.04% 36.81% 32.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 44 18
Average daily rate £352 £343 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.64% -19.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £260 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £374 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +4.41%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

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

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

SQL
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Erskine -4 12 £343 +6.44%
SQL
Scotland

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 23 (60.53%) Windows
1 23 (60.53%) Security Cleared
2 22 (57.89%) Active Directory
2 22 (57.89%) SC Cleared
3 21 (55.26%) Microsoft
4 20 (52.63%) Citrix
5 17 (44.74%) SQL Server
6 15 (39.47%) VMware
7 14 (36.84%) Clustering
7 14 (36.84%) SAN
8 13 (34.21%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (34.21%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (34.21%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (31.58%) Degree
9 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (31.58%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 12 (31.58%) Server Building
10 11 (28.95%) Computer Science
11 10 (26.32%) IPsec
11 10 (26.32%) MCTS
11 10 (26.32%) Veritas
11 10 (26.32%) HP
11 10 (26.32%) SharePoint
12 9 (23.68%) Netcool
12 9 (23.68%) Change Management
12 9 (23.68%) VMware ESX
13 8 (21.05%) .NET Framework
13 8 (21.05%) Hyper-V
13 8 (21.05%) NAS
13 8 (21.05%) .NET

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 10 (26.32%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (5.26%) MS Project Server
2 2 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Project
2 3 (7.89%) MS Office
2 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.26%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 14 (36.84%) SAN
2 10 (26.32%) IPsec
3 8 (21.05%) NAS
4 6 (15.79%) DHCP
4 6 (15.79%) DNS
5 3 (7.89%) IPv4
5 3 (7.89%) NetScaler
6 2 (5.26%) iSCSI
6 2 (5.26%) Firewall
7 1 (2.63%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (44.74%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (5.26%) EDRMS
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Visual Studio
2 5 (13.16%) WinRunner
2 5 (13.16%) TestDirector
2 5 (13.16%) HP UFT
3 2 (5.26%) MSI
3 2 (5.26%) InstallShield
3 2 (5.26%) AdminStudio
General
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (21.05%) Integration Engineer
2 4 (10.53%) Wintel Engineer
3 3 (7.89%) Developer
3 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (7.89%) Test Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Build Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Technical Leader
4 2 (5.26%) Applications Developer
4 2 (5.26%) Applications Support
5 1 (2.63%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (2.63%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) SQL DBA
5 1 (2.63%) Technical Tester
5 1 (2.63%) Analyst
5 1 (2.63%) Test Analyst
5 1 (2.63%) DBA
5 1 (2.63%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) .NET
1 8 (21.05%) .NET Framework
2 7 (18.42%) XML
3 5 (13.16%) HTML
3 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET
3 5 (13.16%) CSS
4 2 (5.26%) Application Packaging
5 1 (2.63%) Web Services
5 1 (2.63%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (36.84%) Clustering
2 11 (28.95%) Computer Science
3 5 (13.16%) PDA
4 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
5 3 (7.89%) Thin Client
5 3 (7.89%) Fat Client
5 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
6 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (5.26%) Replication
7 1 (2.63%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 23 (60.53%) Windows
2 13 (34.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (13.16%) AIX
4 5 (13.16%) Solaris
4 5 (13.16%) Linux
4 5 (13.16%) Windows XP
4 5 (13.16%) Windows 7
5 4 (10.53%) UNIX
6 3 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) Server Building
2 9 (23.68%) Change Management
3 7 (18.42%) Software Distribution
4 6 (15.79%) Content Management
4 6 (15.79%) ITIL
4 6 (15.79%) Configuration Management
5 5 (13.16%) OOP
5 5 (13.16%) OO
5 5 (13.16%) Software Testing
5 5 (13.16%) Test Automation
5 5 (13.16%) Test Scripting
6 3 (7.89%) Change Control
6 3 (7.89%) Load Balancing
6 3 (7.89%) Lean Six Sigma
6 3 (7.89%) Performance Testing
6 3 (7.89%) Unit Testing
6 3 (7.89%) Validation
6 3 (7.89%) Six Sigma
6 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.26%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.05%) C#
2 7 (18.42%) VB
3 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.89%) REXX
4 3 (7.89%) Tcl
4 3 (7.89%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.26%) VBA
6 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 23 (60.53%) Security Cleared
2 22 (57.89%) SC Cleared
3 13 (34.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (31.58%) Degree
5 10 (26.32%) MCTS
6 7 (18.42%) MCSE
7 6 (15.79%) MCSA
8 5 (13.16%) MCITP
8 5 (13.16%) ISTQB
9 2 (5.26%) MCP
9 2 (5.26%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (57.89%) Active Directory
2 13 (34.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (23.68%) VMware ESX
4 8 (21.05%) Hyper-V
5 5 (13.16%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (7.89%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (31.58%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 9 (23.68%) Netcool
3 5 (13.16%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (13.16%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (10.53%) Tivoli
5 2 (5.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (5.26%) WMI
5 2 (5.26%) WSUS
5 2 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (55.26%) Microsoft
2 20 (52.63%) Citrix
3 15 (39.47%) VMware
4 10 (26.32%) HP
4 10 (26.32%) Veritas
5 5 (13.16%) McAfee
6 3 (7.89%) AppSense
7 2 (5.26%) Altiris
7 2 (5.26%) Symantec
7 2 (5.26%) CA
8 1 (2.63%) TIBCO