The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Renfrewshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 8 9 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL 42 38 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 25.30% 21.47% 25.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 59.15% 70.37% 69.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 25 29
Median daily rate £323 £310 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.03% -10.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £284 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £400 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.09% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.48 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-1.64% +23.07%
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
71 54 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 42.77% 30.51% 36.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 35 43
Median daily rate £340 £325 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -6.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Renfrewshire region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Erskine +2 39 £320 -
Renfrew +1 2 - -
Paisley +4 1 £325 +91.17%
SQL
Scotland

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Renfrewshire region with a requirement for SQL.

1 49 (61.25%) Windows
2 48 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 42 (52.50%) SC Cleared
4 41 (51.25%) SQL Server
4 41 (51.25%) Active Directory
5 39 (48.75%) Microsoft
6 38 (47.50%) ITIL
7 32 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 29 (36.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 26 (32.50%) Citrix
10 25 (31.25%) SAN
10 25 (31.25%) AIX
10 25 (31.25%) Clustering
10 25 (31.25%) PowerShell
11 24 (30.00%) HP
12 23 (28.75%) Netcool
12 23 (28.75%) Windows Server
13 22 (27.50%) Veritas
13 22 (27.50%) Linux
13 22 (27.50%) Software Testing
14 19 (23.75%) MCTS
14 19 (23.75%) Windows Server 2003
14 19 (23.75%) Microsoft Certification
15 18 (22.50%) MS Excel
16 17 (21.25%) Windows XP
16 17 (21.25%) Test Scripting
16 17 (21.25%) Windows 7
17 16 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
17 16 (20.00%) Hyper-V
17 16 (20.00%) MCITP

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.50%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.25%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 18 (22.50%) MS Excel
2 13 (16.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (18.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (31.25%) SAN
2 15 (18.75%) DNS
3 14 (17.50%) DHCP
4 12 (15.00%) NAS
5 6 (7.50%) Firewall
5 6 (7.50%) HTTP
5 6 (7.50%) HTTPS
5 6 (7.50%) IPsec
5 6 (7.50%) iSCSI
6 2 (2.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (51.25%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.75%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.25%) MySQL
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (18.75%) StarTeam
2 3 (3.75%) HP UFT
2 3 (3.75%) TestDirector
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.25%) WinRunner
General
1 2 (2.50%) French Language
1 2 (2.50%) German Language
2 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (17.50%) Analyst
1 14 (17.50%) Test Analyst
2 9 (11.25%) Virtualisation Specialist
3 8 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
3 8 (10.00%) Developer
3 8 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 7 (8.75%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 7 (8.75%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
4 7 (8.75%) SQL Developer
5 6 (7.50%) Integration Engineer
6 4 (5.00%) Tester
7 3 (3.75%) Applications Support
8 2 (2.50%) Applications Developer
8 2 (2.50%) Graduate
8 2 (2.50%) Graduate Support Engineer
8 2 (2.50%) Monitoring Engineer
8 2 (2.50%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (2.50%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
8 2 (2.50%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 2 (2.50%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.50%) XML
2 10 (12.50%) Middleware
3 7 (8.75%) JSON
4 6 (7.50%) jQuery
5 2 (2.50%) .NET
6 1 (1.25%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 25 (31.25%) Clustering
2 10 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (11.25%) Computer Science
3 9 (11.25%) Data Structures
4 4 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.00%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.50%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.50%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.25%) PDA
6 1 (1.25%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 49 (61.25%) Windows
2 32 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (36.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (31.25%) AIX
5 23 (28.75%) Windows Server
6 22 (27.50%) Linux
7 19 (23.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (21.25%) Windows 7
8 17 (21.25%) Windows XP
9 15 (18.75%) Solaris
10 13 (16.25%) Windows 10
11 9 (11.25%) HPUX
12 8 (10.00%) Unix
13 2 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (1.25%) Android
14 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
14 1 (1.25%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (47.50%) ITIL
2 22 (27.50%) Software Testing
3 17 (21.25%) Test Scripting
4 15 (18.75%) Change Management
5 14 (17.50%) Software Distribution
6 13 (16.25%) Server Virtualisation
7 12 (15.00%) Release Management
7 12 (15.00%) Smoke Testing
8 10 (12.50%) Configuration Management
9 8 (10.00%) ITSM
9 8 (10.00%) OO
10 7 (8.75%) Virtual Environments
11 6 (7.50%) Server Building
12 3 (3.75%) High Availability
12 3 (3.75%) Load Balancing
12 3 (3.75%) Test Automation
12 3 (3.75%) Test Management
12 3 (3.75%) Validation
13 2 (2.50%) Service Management
13 2 (2.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 25 (31.25%) PowerShell
2 16 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 16 (20.00%) Python
3 15 (18.75%) Java
4 10 (12.50%) Perl
5 9 (11.25%) Jython
6 7 (8.75%) PHP
7 6 (7.50%) C#
8 4 (5.00%) C
8 4 (5.00%) VBA
8 4 (5.00%) VBScript
9 3 (3.75%) VB
10 2 (2.50%) Bourne shell
10 2 (2.50%) C++
10 2 (2.50%) Korn
10 2 (2.50%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.50%) VB6
11 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 48 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 42 (52.50%) SC Cleared
3 19 (23.75%) MCTS
3 19 (23.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 16 (20.00%) MCITP
4 16 (20.00%) MCSA
4 16 (20.00%) MCSE
5 11 (13.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (11.25%) Degree
7 5 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (6.25%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 41 (51.25%) Active Directory
2 16 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 15 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (13.75%) vSphere
5 4 (5.00%) XenApp
6 2 (2.50%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.50%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.25%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 23 (28.75%) Netcool
2 16 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
3 11 (13.75%) PowerCLI
3 11 (13.75%) vRealize
4 9 (11.25%) BladeLogic
4 9 (11.25%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 9 (11.25%) Puppet
4 9 (11.25%) SCOrch
5 8 (10.00%) Tivoli
6 6 (7.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 3 (3.75%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (3.75%) HP SiteScope
8 2 (2.50%) OVPA
9 1 (1.25%) SCCM
9 1 (1.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 39 (48.75%) Microsoft
2 26 (32.50%) Citrix
3 24 (30.00%) HP
4 22 (27.50%) Veritas
5 16 (20.00%) Intel Security
6 15 (18.75%) VMware
7 10 (12.50%) CA
8 9 (11.25%) BMC
8 9 (11.25%) Dell
9 4 (5.00%) Oracle
10 2 (2.50%) ILOG
10 2 (2.50%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.50%) Symantec
11 1 (1.25%) Apple
11 1 (1.25%) IBM
11 1 (1.25%) IronPort
11 1 (1.25%) Samsung
11 1 (1.25%) ThinPrint
11 1 (1.25%) Xerox