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 30 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 13 8 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing SQL 13 30 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 12.15% 19.61% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 54.17% 54.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 28 0
Average daily rate
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£335 £344 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.54% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £165.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.13 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -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
24 55 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 22.43% 35.95% 45.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 48 11
Average daily rate £352 £349 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.73% -12.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £280 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £379 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £165.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -

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 30 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 -1 13 £335 -2.54%
SQL
Scotland

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 30 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 21 (60.00%) Windows
2 20 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 19 (54.29%) Microsoft
3 19 (54.29%) Citrix
3 19 (54.29%) Security Cleared
4 18 (51.43%) SC Cleared
4 18 (51.43%) SQL Server
5 17 (48.57%) SAN
5 17 (48.57%) Clustering
6 13 (37.14%) Degree
6 13 (37.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (34.29%) Veritas
7 12 (34.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 12 (34.29%) Computer Science
8 11 (31.43%) NAS
8 11 (31.43%) VMware
8 11 (31.43%) IPsec
8 11 (31.43%) Netcool
8 11 (31.43%) Server Building
9 10 (28.57%) Software Distribution
9 10 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (25.71%) MCTS
10 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (25.71%) HP
11 8 (22.86%) C#
11 8 (22.86%) Visual Studio
11 8 (22.86%) .NET
11 8 (22.86%) Solaris
11 8 (22.86%) Linux

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 8 (22.86%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.71%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (5.71%) MS Project Server
2 2 (5.71%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Project
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.71%) InfoPath
3 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 17 (48.57%) SAN
2 11 (31.43%) IPsec
2 11 (31.43%) NAS
3 4 (11.43%) DHCP
3 4 (11.43%) DNS
4 3 (8.57%) IPv4
4 3 (8.57%) NetScaler
5 2 (5.71%) iSCSI
5 2 (5.71%) Firewall
6 1 (2.86%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (51.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (5.71%) EDRMS
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Visual Studio
2 4 (11.43%) WinRunner
2 4 (11.43%) TestDirector
2 4 (11.43%) HP UFT
3 2 (5.71%) MSI
3 2 (5.71%) InstallShield
3 2 (5.71%) AdminStudio
General
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Integration Engineer
2 3 (8.57%) Wintel Engineer
2 3 (8.57%) Developer
2 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (8.57%) Test Engineer
3 2 (5.71%) SQL DBA
3 2 (5.71%) DBA
3 2 (5.71%) Applications Developer
3 2 (5.71%) Applications Support
4 1 (2.86%) Analyst
4 1 (2.86%) Test Analyst
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (2.86%) Senior DBA
4 1 (2.86%) Senior SQL Server DBA
4 1 (2.86%) Senior SQL DBA
4 1 (2.86%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) .NET
1 8 (22.86%) .NET Framework
2 7 (20.00%) XML
3 5 (14.29%) HTML
3 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 5 (14.29%) CSS
4 2 (5.71%) Application Packaging
5 1 (2.86%) Web Services
5 1 (2.86%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (48.57%) Clustering
2 12 (34.29%) Computer Science
3 4 (11.43%) PDA
3 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
4 3 (8.57%) Thin Client
4 3 (8.57%) Fat Client
5 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (60.00%) Windows
2 10 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (22.86%) Solaris
4 8 (22.86%) Linux
5 4 (11.43%) Windows XP
5 4 (11.43%) AIX
5 4 (11.43%) UNIX
5 4 (11.43%) Windows 7
6 3 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Server Building
2 10 (28.57%) Software Distribution
3 8 (22.86%) Change Management
4 7 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 6 (17.14%) Content Management
6 5 (14.29%) ITIL
6 5 (14.29%) OOP
6 5 (14.29%) OO
7 4 (11.43%) Software Testing
7 4 (11.43%) Test Scripting
7 4 (11.43%) Test Automation
8 3 (8.57%) Change Control
8 3 (8.57%) Six Sigma
8 3 (8.57%) Load Balancing
8 3 (8.57%) Lean Six Sigma
8 3 (8.57%) Performance Testing
8 3 (8.57%) Validation
8 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
9 2 (5.71%) Workflow
9 2 (5.71%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) C#
2 7 (20.00%) VB
3 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
5 3 (8.57%) REXX
5 3 (8.57%) Tcl
6 2 (5.71%) VBA
6 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.86%) VBScript
7 1 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (54.29%) Security Cleared
2 18 (51.43%) SC Cleared
3 13 (37.14%) Degree
3 13 (37.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (25.71%) MCTS
5 7 (20.00%) MCSE
6 5 (14.29%) MCSA
7 4 (11.43%) MCITP
7 4 (11.43%) ISTQB
8 2 (5.71%) MCP
8 2 (5.71%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 9 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 6 (17.14%) VMware ESX
5 5 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (8.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (34.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 11 (31.43%) Netcool
3 7 (20.00%) Tivoli
4 4 (11.43%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (11.43%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (5.71%) WMI
5 2 (5.71%) WSUS
5 2 (5.71%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (54.29%) Microsoft
1 19 (54.29%) Citrix
2 12 (34.29%) Veritas
3 11 (31.43%) VMware
4 9 (25.71%) HP
5 4 (11.43%) McAfee
6 3 (8.57%) AppSense
7 2 (5.71%) Symantec
7 2 (5.71%) CA
8 1 (2.86%) TIBCO