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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 11 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 16 40 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 13.56% 27.40% 26.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 57.14% 76.92% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 39 6
Average daily rate
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£335 £324 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.47% -8.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £252 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £363 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £165.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.31 £26.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+8.89% -1.88%
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
28 52 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 23.73% 35.62% 56.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 50 12
Average daily rate £330 £345 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% -6.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £256 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £165.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -2 16 £335 +3.47%
SQL
Scotland

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 23 (65.71%) Windows
2 22 (62.86%) Security Cleared
3 21 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 20 (57.14%) SC Cleared
5 19 (54.29%) SQL Server
6 18 (51.43%) Microsoft
6 18 (51.43%) Citrix
7 15 (42.86%) SAN
8 13 (37.14%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (37.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 12 (34.29%) Clustering
10 11 (31.43%) Degree
11 10 (28.57%) .NET Framework
11 10 (28.57%) Computer Science
11 10 (28.57%) .NET
12 9 (25.71%) ITIL
12 9 (25.71%) Visual Studio
12 9 (25.71%) SharePoint
12 9 (25.71%) HP
12 9 (25.71%) MCTS
12 9 (25.71%) VMware
13 8 (22.86%) IPsec
13 8 (22.86%) Content Management
13 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (22.86%) XML
13 8 (22.86%) VB
13 8 (22.86%) C#
13 8 (22.86%) NAS
13 8 (22.86%) Server Building

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (25.71%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (2.86%) MS Project Server
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.71%) MS Project
3 1 (2.86%) MS Office
3 1 (2.86%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 15 (42.86%) SAN
2 8 (22.86%) IPsec
2 8 (22.86%) 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 19 (54.29%) 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 9 (25.71%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.71%) WinRunner
2 2 (5.71%) TestDirector
2 2 (5.71%) HP UFT
2 2 (5.71%) MSI
2 2 (5.71%) InstallShield
2 2 (5.71%) AdminStudio
General
1 1 (2.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Integration Engineer
2 3 (8.57%) Technical Leader
2 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (8.57%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (5.71%) Developer
3 2 (5.71%) DBA
3 2 (5.71%) Test Engineer
3 2 (5.71%) SQL DBA
4 1 (2.86%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (2.86%) Senior SQL DBA
4 1 (2.86%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (2.86%) Software Development Engineer
4 1 (2.86%) Senior DBA
4 1 (2.86%) Senior SQL Server DBA
4 1 (2.86%) Applications Developer
4 1 (2.86%) Applications Support
4 1 (2.86%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (2.86%) Consultant
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (2.86%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) .NET
1 10 (28.57%) .NET Framework
2 8 (22.86%) XML
3 6 (17.14%) HTML
3 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET
3 6 (17.14%) CSS
4 2 (5.71%) Application Packaging
5 1 (2.86%) Web Services
5 1 (2.86%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (34.29%) Clustering
2 10 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 4 (11.43%) Data Centre
3 4 (11.43%) PKI
4 3 (8.57%) Thin Client
4 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
4 3 (8.57%) Fat Client
5 2 (5.71%) PDA
6 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 23 (65.71%) Windows
2 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (14.29%) Solaris
4 5 (14.29%) Linux
5 4 (11.43%) UNIX
6 3 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
7 2 (5.71%) Windows XP
7 2 (5.71%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) ITIL
2 8 (22.86%) Content Management
2 8 (22.86%) Server Building
3 7 (20.00%) Software Distribution
4 6 (17.14%) OOP
4 6 (17.14%) OO
4 6 (17.14%) Change Management
5 5 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 4 (11.43%) Project Management
6 4 (11.43%) Risk Management
6 4 (11.43%) Validation
7 3 (8.57%) Load Balancing
7 3 (8.57%) Lean Six Sigma
7 3 (8.57%) Performance Testing
7 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
7 3 (8.57%) Six Sigma
7 3 (8.57%) Change Control
7 3 (8.57%) Patch Management
7 3 (8.57%) Software Licensing
8 2 (5.71%) Database Mirroring
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) C#
1 8 (22.86%) VB
2 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
3 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
4 3 (8.57%) REXX
4 3 (8.57%) Tcl
5 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.86%) VBScript
6 1 (2.86%) Java
6 1 (2.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (62.86%) Security Cleared
2 20 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 13 (37.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (31.43%) Degree
5 9 (25.71%) MCTS
6 5 (14.29%) MCSE
7 4 (11.43%) MCP
8 3 (8.57%) MCSA
9 2 (5.71%) MCSD
9 2 (5.71%) MCITP
9 2 (5.71%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 5 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (11.43%) VMware ESX
5 3 (8.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (37.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 7 (20.00%) Netcool
3 5 (14.29%) Tivoli
4 2 (5.71%) WMI
4 2 (5.71%) WSUS
4 2 (5.71%) SCCM
4 2 (5.71%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (5.71%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 18 (51.43%) Microsoft
1 18 (51.43%) Citrix
2 9 (25.71%) HP
2 9 (25.71%) VMware
3 7 (20.00%) Veritas
4 3 (8.57%) AppSense
5 2 (5.71%) Symantec
5 2 (5.71%) McAfee
5 2 (5.71%) CA
6 1 (2.86%) TIBCO