The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Renfrewshire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 17 9
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Contract jobs citing SQL 18 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 18.95% 6.35% 4.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 47.37% 21.05% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 1
Average daily rate £329 £345 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.56% -19.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £27.50 £25.56
% change year-on-year
+12.72% +7.57%
Programming Languages Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
38 19 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 40.00% 30.16% 38.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 18 7
Average daily rate £405 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.45% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £345 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
SQL
Scotland

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
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 17 April 2014.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 (76.67%) SQL Server
1 23 (76.67%) SC Cleared
1 23 (76.67%) Security Cleared
2 19 (63.33%) Windows
3 17 (56.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
5 14 (46.67%) Service Management
5 14 (46.67%) Windows XP
6 12 (40.00%) HP
6 12 (40.00%) Firewall
7 10 (33.33%) Netcool
7 10 (33.33%) .NET
8 8 (26.67%) Web Services
8 8 (26.67%) QA
8 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (23.33%) VMware
9 7 (23.33%) VMware ESX
9 7 (23.33%) IIS
9 7 (23.33%) T-SQL
9 7 (23.33%) Citrix
9 7 (23.33%) Problem Management
10 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
10 6 (20.00%) C#
10 6 (20.00%) MS Project
10 6 (20.00%) ITIL
10 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
10 6 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
10 6 (20.00%) OO
10 6 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
10 6 (20.00%) Windows SharePoint Services

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 7 (23.33%) IIS
2 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
2 6 (20.00%) MS Project Server
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (6.67%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (20.00%) MS Project
1 6 (20.00%) InfoPath
2 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (40.00%) Firewall
2 4 (13.33%) DNS
2 4 (13.33%) SAN
2 4 (13.33%) DHCP
3 2 (6.67%) VPN
3 2 (6.67%) LAN
3 2 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (76.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (3.33%) QlikView
6 1 (3.33%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (10.00%) WinRunner
2 3 (10.00%) TestDirector
General
1 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Developer
2 5 (16.67%) Analyst
2 5 (16.67%) SharePoint Developer
3 3 (10.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Applications Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Applications Support
5 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.33%) Support Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Administrator
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Tester
5 1 (3.33%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (33.33%) .NET
2 8 (26.67%) Web Services
3 6 (20.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 4 (13.33%) Middleware
5 2 (6.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Thin Client
1 4 (13.33%) Fat Client
2 3 (10.00%) Clustering
2 3 (10.00%) PDA
2 3 (10.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.67%) Open Source
4 1 (3.33%) GIS
4 1 (3.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (63.33%) Windows
2 17 (56.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (46.67%) Windows XP
4 5 (16.67%) AIX
5 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (6.67%) UNIX
6 2 (6.67%) HPUX
6 2 (6.67%) Solaris
6 2 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Service Management
2 7 (23.33%) Problem Management
3 6 (20.00%) ITIL
3 6 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
3 6 (20.00%) OO
4 5 (16.67%) Workflow
5 4 (13.33%) Performance Testing
5 4 (13.33%) Test Scripting
6 3 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (10.00%) Change Management
6 3 (10.00%) Software Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Lean Six Sigma
7 2 (6.67%) Change Data Capture
7 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (6.67%) ITSM
7 2 (6.67%) Six Sigma
7 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
8 1 (3.33%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (3.33%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) T-SQL
2 6 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (76.67%) SC Cleared
1 23 (76.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (20.00%) Degree
3 3 (10.00%) MCSE
3 3 (10.00%) MCSA
3 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (10.00%) MCTS
3 3 (10.00%) MCITP
3 3 (10.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (26.67%) QA
2 5 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (23.33%) VMware ESX
2 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.67%) KVM
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (33.33%) Netcool
2 5 (16.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (6.67%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (3.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 12 (40.00%) HP
3 7 (23.33%) Citrix
3 7 (23.33%) VMware
4 4 (13.33%) Oracle
5 3 (10.00%) McAfee
5 3 (10.00%) Veritas
6 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
6 2 (6.67%) AppSense
7 1 (3.33%) InterSystems
7 1 (3.33%) Business Objects