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 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 43 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 27.39% 25.00% 35.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 76.79% 35.00% 52.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 7 5
Average daily rate
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£333 £353 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.67% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £323 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £355 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £165.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.88 £23.48 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+10.20% -8.74%
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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
56 20 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 35.67% 71.43% 67.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 18 12
Average daily rate £347 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.08% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
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 £165.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 15 September 2014.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 50 (78.13%) Security Cleared
2 49 (76.56%) SC Cleared
3 33 (51.56%) HP
4 30 (46.88%) Citrix
5 28 (43.75%) Active Directory
6 27 (42.19%) SAN
7 25 (39.06%) Windows
7 25 (39.06%) Linux
7 25 (39.06%) VMware
8 24 (37.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 23 (35.94%) Microsoft
10 22 (34.38%) VMware Infrastructure
11 21 (32.81%) SQL Server
12 20 (31.25%) Configuration Management
12 20 (31.25%) Clustering
13 19 (29.69%) DNS
13 19 (29.69%) DHCP
14 18 (28.13%) Netcool
15 17 (26.56%) MS Project
16 16 (25.00%) Veritas
16 16 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
17 15 (23.44%) SharePoint
17 15 (23.44%) IPsec
17 15 (23.44%) Windows Server 2008
17 15 (23.44%) NAS
17 15 (23.44%) Software Distribution
18 14 (21.88%) Change Management
18 14 (21.88%) VMware ESX
18 14 (21.88%) Solaris
19 13 (20.31%) Oracle

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 15 (23.44%) SharePoint
2 11 (17.19%) MS Exchange
2 11 (17.19%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (9.38%) MS Project Server
4 5 (7.81%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (3.13%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.13%) IIS
5 2 (3.13%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 17 (26.56%) MS Project
2 11 (17.19%) MS Office
3 6 (9.38%) MS Excel
3 6 (9.38%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 27 (42.19%) SAN
2 19 (29.69%) DHCP
2 19 (29.69%) DNS
3 15 (23.44%) NAS
3 15 (23.44%) IPsec
4 4 (6.25%) Firewall
5 2 (3.13%) iSCSI
5 2 (3.13%) VPN
5 2 (3.13%) LAN
5 2 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (32.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.69%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (10.94%) Visual Studio
2 4 (6.25%) WinRunner
2 4 (6.25%) TestDirector
2 4 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (3.13%) MSI
3 2 (3.13%) InstallShield
3 2 (3.13%) AdminStudio
Job Titles
1 11 (17.19%) Build Engineer
2 9 (14.06%) Applications Support
3 8 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 8 (12.50%) Applications Support Engineer
3 8 (12.50%) Integration Engineer
4 7 (10.94%) Developer
5 4 (6.25%) Consultant
5 4 (6.25%) Configuration Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) Tools Developer
6 3 (4.69%) Configuration Management Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Server Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Test Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.13%) Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Performance Engineer
8 1 (1.56%) UNIX Engineer
8 1 (1.56%) Cloud Engineer
8 1 (1.56%) Technology Consultant
8 1 (1.56%) Incident Manager
8 1 (1.56%) Services Delivery Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.50%) Middleware
2 4 (6.25%) .NET
3 3 (4.69%) Web Services
4 2 (3.13%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.13%) Application Packaging
4 2 (3.13%) CSS
5 1 (1.56%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (31.25%) Clustering
2 11 (17.19%) Replication
3 9 (14.06%) Enterprise Storage
4 8 (12.50%) Thin Client
4 8 (12.50%) Fat Client
5 5 (7.81%) CMDB
6 4 (6.25%) PDA
7 3 (4.69%) Computer Science
7 3 (4.69%) e-Health
8 2 (3.13%) Open Source
8 2 (3.13%) EqualLogic
9 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 25 (39.06%) Windows
1 25 (39.06%) Linux
2 16 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (23.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (21.88%) Solaris
5 6 (9.38%) AIX
6 4 (6.25%) Windows XP
6 4 (6.25%) Windows 7
7 3 (4.69%) HPUX
7 3 (4.69%) UNIX
8 2 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.25%) Configuration Management
2 15 (23.44%) Software Distribution
3 14 (21.88%) Change Management
4 12 (18.75%) ITIL
5 9 (14.06%) Service Management
6 8 (12.50%) Performance Testing
7 7 (10.94%) Unit Testing
8 4 (6.25%) Test Scripting
8 4 (6.25%) Software Testing
8 4 (6.25%) Test Automation
9 3 (4.69%) Load Balancing
9 3 (4.69%) Performance Management
9 3 (4.69%) Project Management
10 2 (3.13%) Service Delivery
10 2 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (3.13%) Workflow
10 2 (3.13%) Lean Six Sigma
10 2 (3.13%) Six Sigma
10 2 (3.13%) Change Control
10 2 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.63%) Perl
2 9 (14.06%) Java
3 6 (9.38%) C#
4 5 (7.81%) PHP
4 5 (7.81%) VBA
5 4 (6.25%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.13%) VB
6 2 (3.13%) REXX
6 2 (3.13%) Tcl
7 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (78.13%) Security Cleared
2 49 (76.56%) SC Cleared
3 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (10.94%) MCTS
5 5 (7.81%) MCSE
6 4 (6.25%) MCSA
6 4 (6.25%) MCITP
6 4 (6.25%) ISTQB
7 3 (4.69%) Degree
8 1 (1.56%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 22 (34.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (21.88%) VMware ESX
4 8 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (7.81%) Hyper-V
6 2 (3.13%) vSphere
6 2 (3.13%) vCloud
6 2 (3.13%) KVM
6 2 (3.13%) RHEV
6 2 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 24 (37.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 18 (28.13%) Netcool
3 13 (20.31%) Tivoli
4 9 (14.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (3.13%) WSUS
6 2 (3.13%) SCCM
6 2 (3.13%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (1.56%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 33 (51.56%) HP
2 30 (46.88%) Citrix
3 25 (39.06%) VMware
4 23 (35.94%) Microsoft
5 16 (25.00%) Veritas
6 13 (20.31%) Oracle
7 9 (14.06%) Altiris
8 6 (9.38%) AppSense
9 4 (6.25%) McAfee
10 2 (3.13%) Red Hat
10 2 (3.13%) Symantec
10 2 (3.13%) Dell
10 2 (3.13%) NetApp
10 2 (3.13%) CA
11 1 (1.56%) Informatica
11 1 (1.56%) Business Objects
11 1 (1.56%) IBM
11 1 (1.56%) Remedy
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