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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
Scotland / Renfrewshire
Rank 4 14 4
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Contract jobs citing SQL 10 27 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 31.25% 17.09% 28.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 62.50% 62.79% 62.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 19 20
Median daily rate £310 £388 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £292 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £446 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.78% +0.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £31.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+8.80% +13.63%

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
16 43 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 50.00% 27.22% 46.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 34 37
Median daily rate £315 £343 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.02% -1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £311 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £420 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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
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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +10 8 £295 -23.80%
Paisley +3 1 £325 +91.17%
Renfrew +1 1 - -
SQL
Scotland

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 33 (67.35%) Windows
1 33 (67.35%) Active Directory
2 30 (61.22%) Microsoft
3 29 (59.18%) Security Cleared
4 26 (53.06%) SC Cleared
4 26 (53.06%) SQL Server
5 25 (51.02%) ITIL
6 24 (48.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (46.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (42.86%) PowerShell
8 21 (42.86%) SAN
9 19 (38.78%) Citrix
9 19 (38.78%) Clustering
9 19 (38.78%) Windows Server
10 18 (36.73%) Veritas
10 18 (36.73%) Netcool
11 14 (28.57%) Linux
11 14 (28.57%) JavaScript
12 13 (26.53%) AIX
12 13 (26.53%) MS Excel
12 13 (26.53%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (26.53%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (26.53%) HP
12 13 (26.53%) MCTS
12 13 (26.53%) Windows 7
13 12 (24.49%) Office 365
13 12 (24.49%) Software Distribution
13 12 (24.49%) Hyper-V
13 12 (24.49%) NAS
13 12 (24.49%) McAfee ePO

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 12 (24.49%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.04%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (26.53%) MS Excel
2 11 (22.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (24.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (42.86%) SAN
2 12 (24.49%) DNS
2 12 (24.49%) NAS
3 11 (22.45%) DHCP
3 11 (22.45%) VSAN
4 6 (12.24%) Firewall
4 6 (12.24%) HTTP
4 6 (12.24%) HTTPS
4 6 (12.24%) IPsec
4 6 (12.24%) iSCSI
5 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (53.06%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.16%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (24.49%) StarTeam
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (20.41%) Analyst
1 10 (20.41%) Test Analyst
2 9 (18.37%) Virtualisation Specialist
3 8 (16.33%) Automation Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) Integration Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Tester
7 3 (6.12%) Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Applications Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Applications Support
8 2 (4.08%) SQL Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Support Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) VMware Specialist
9 1 (2.04%) C# Application Developer
9 1 (2.04%) JavaScript Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Lead Test Analyst
9 1 (2.04%) Web Engineer
9 1 (2.04%) Web Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.41%) Middleware
2 4 (8.16%) jQuery
3 1 (2.04%) .NET
3 1 (2.04%) JSON
3 1 (2.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (38.78%) Clustering
2 6 (12.24%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.16%) Public Cloud
4 3 (6.12%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 33 (67.35%) Windows
2 24 (48.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (46.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (38.78%) Windows Server
5 14 (28.57%) Linux
6 13 (26.53%) AIX
6 13 (26.53%) Windows 7
6 13 (26.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (24.49%) Windows XP
8 11 (22.45%) Windows 10
9 7 (14.29%) Solaris
10 2 (4.08%) Unix
11 1 (2.04%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (51.02%) ITIL
2 12 (24.49%) Software Distribution
2 12 (24.49%) Software Testing
2 12 (24.49%) Test Scripting
3 11 (22.45%) Change Management
3 11 (22.45%) Server Virtualisation
4 9 (18.37%) Smoke Testing
5 8 (16.33%) ITSM
5 8 (16.33%) OO
6 7 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 7 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
7 6 (12.24%) Server Building
8 4 (8.16%) Release Management
9 1 (2.04%) High Availability
9 1 (2.04%) ITIL V3
9 1 (2.04%) Load Balancing
9 1 (2.04%) Migration
9 1 (2.04%) Server Monitoring
9 1 (2.04%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 21 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 14 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 10 (20.41%) Python
4 9 (18.37%) Jython
5 5 (10.20%) Java
6 4 (8.16%) C#
7 2 (4.08%) C
7 2 (4.08%) Perl
7 2 (4.08%) VB
8 1 (2.04%) C++
8 1 (2.04%) PHP
8 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.04%) VB6
8 1 (2.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (59.18%) Security Cleared
2 26 (53.06%) SC Cleared
3 13 (26.53%) MCTS
3 13 (26.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (24.49%) ISTQB
4 12 (24.49%) MCITP
4 12 (24.49%) MCSA
4 12 (24.49%) MCSE
5 11 (22.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (12.24%) Degree
7 5 (10.20%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (6.12%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 33 (67.35%) Active Directory
2 12 (24.49%) Hyper-V
2 12 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (22.45%) vSphere
4 1 (2.04%) XenApp
4 1 (2.04%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (36.73%) Netcool
2 12 (24.49%) McAfee ePO
3 11 (22.45%) PowerCLI
3 11 (22.45%) vRealize
4 9 (18.37%) BladeLogic
4 9 (18.37%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 9 (18.37%) Puppet
4 9 (18.37%) SCOrch
5 7 (14.29%) Tivoli
6 6 (12.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (4.08%) HP SiteScope
8 1 (2.04%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (61.22%) Microsoft
2 19 (38.78%) Citrix
3 18 (36.73%) Veritas
4 13 (26.53%) HP
5 12 (24.49%) Intel Security
5 12 (24.49%) VMware
6 9 (18.37%) BMC
6 9 (18.37%) CA
6 9 (18.37%) Dell
7 1 (2.04%) ILOG
7 1 (2.04%) Oracle
7 1 (2.04%) Symantec