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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 7 18
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +11
Contract jobs citing SQL 23 18 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 22.33% 18.18% 7.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 67.65% 48.65% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 5
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£349 £329 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.91% -4.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £235 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £405 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £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 £25.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-21.87% +16.36%
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
34 37 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 33.01% 37.37% 31.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 26 19
Average daily rate £420 £405 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £263 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 24 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +5 23 £349 -0.36%
SQL
Scotland

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 41 (70.69%) Citrix
2 38 (65.52%) Active Directory
3 36 (62.07%) SC Cleared
3 36 (62.07%) Security Cleared
4 29 (50.00%) IPsec
5 28 (48.28%) Clustering
6 27 (46.55%) VMware
7 26 (44.83%) Windows
8 25 (43.10%) Veritas
8 25 (43.10%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 24 (41.38%) Netcool
9 24 (41.38%) Configuration Management
10 22 (37.93%) Microsoft
10 22 (37.93%) VMware ESX
11 21 (36.21%) SAN
12 20 (34.48%) Windows Server 2003
12 20 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
13 18 (31.03%) NAS
14 17 (29.31%) Software Distribution
14 17 (29.31%) Microsoft Certification
15 16 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
16 15 (25.86%) MCTS
16 15 (25.86%) Solaris
16 15 (25.86%) Linux
17 14 (24.14%) Tivoli
17 14 (24.14%) Change Management
18 13 (22.41%) SQL Server
19 12 (20.69%) MCSE
19 12 (20.69%) Degree
19 12 (20.69%) Computer Science

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 9 (15.52%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.17%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (3.45%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.72%) MS Project Server
4 1 (1.72%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (8.62%) MS Project
2 4 (6.90%) MS Office
3 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.72%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 29 (50.00%) IPsec
2 21 (36.21%) SAN
3 18 (31.03%) NAS
4 4 (6.90%) DHCP
4 4 (6.90%) DNS
5 2 (3.45%) iSCSI
5 2 (3.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (3.45%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 10 (17.24%) WinRunner
1 10 (17.24%) TestDirector
1 10 (17.24%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (10.34%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.45%) MSI
3 2 (3.45%) InstallShield
3 2 (3.45%) AdminStudio
General
1 1 (1.72%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (32.76%) Integration Engineer
2 7 (12.07%) Test Engineer
3 5 (8.62%) VMware Engineer
3 5 (8.62%) Wintel Engineer
3 5 (8.62%) Citrix Engineer
4 3 (5.17%) Developer
4 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (5.17%) Build Engineer
5 2 (3.45%) Technical Leader
5 2 (3.45%) Analyst
5 2 (3.45%) Test Analyst
6 1 (1.72%) Tester
6 1 (1.72%) Applications Developer
6 1 (1.72%) Applications Support
6 1 (1.72%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (1.72%) Technical Tester
6 1 (1.72%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (1.72%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.07%) .NET
1 7 (12.07%) .NET Framework
2 5 (8.62%) XML
3 4 (6.90%) HTML
3 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET
3 4 (6.90%) CSS
4 2 (3.45%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 28 (48.28%) Clustering
2 12 (20.69%) Computer Science
3 10 (17.24%) PDA
4 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.17%) Replication
5 3 (5.17%) Management Information System
5 3 (5.17%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.72%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 26 (44.83%) Windows
2 20 (34.48%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (25.86%) Solaris
4 15 (25.86%) Linux
5 10 (17.24%) Windows 7
5 10 (17.24%) Windows XP
5 10 (17.24%) AIX
6 1 (1.72%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (41.38%) Configuration Management
2 17 (29.31%) Software Distribution
3 14 (24.14%) Change Management
4 10 (17.24%) Test Scripting
4 10 (17.24%) Test Automation
4 10 (17.24%) Software Testing
5 5 (8.62%) Content Management
6 4 (6.90%) OOP
6 4 (6.90%) OO
7 3 (5.17%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.17%) ITIL
7 3 (5.17%) Validation
7 3 (5.17%) Load Balancing
8 2 (3.45%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.45%) Software Licensing
8 2 (3.45%) Performance Management
8 2 (3.45%) Unit Testing
8 2 (3.45%) Workflow
9 1 (1.72%) Risk Management
9 1 (1.72%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.79%) C#
2 6 (10.34%) JavaScript
2 6 (10.34%) VB
3 3 (5.17%) REXX
3 3 (5.17%) Tcl
4 2 (3.45%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.45%) Java
4 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.45%) VBScript
5 1 (1.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 36 (62.07%) SC Cleared
1 36 (62.07%) Security Cleared
2 17 (29.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (25.86%) MCTS
4 12 (20.69%) MCSE
4 12 (20.69%) Degree
5 10 (17.24%) MCITP
5 10 (17.24%) MCSA
6 9 (15.52%) ISTQB
7 2 (3.45%) MCP
7 2 (3.45%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (65.52%) Active Directory
2 22 (37.93%) VMware ESX
3 20 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (17.24%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 25 (43.10%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 24 (41.38%) Netcool
3 14 (24.14%) Tivoli
4 10 (17.24%) HP Quality Center
4 10 (17.24%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (5.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (3.45%) SCCM
6 2 (3.45%) WMI
6 2 (3.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 41 (70.69%) Citrix
2 27 (46.55%) VMware
3 25 (43.10%) Veritas
4 22 (37.93%) Microsoft
5 10 (17.24%) HP
5 10 (17.24%) McAfee
6 4 (6.90%) CA
7 3 (5.17%) Altiris
8 2 (3.45%) Symantec