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 31 August 2016 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 8 12 6
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL 40 16 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 25.32% 13.56% 27.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.11% 57.14% 76.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 8 39
Median daily rate £297 £335 £324
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.24% +3.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £311 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £433 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £35.50 - £165.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £28.31 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-1.10% +8.89%
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
95 28 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 60.13% 23.73% 35.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 16 50
Median daily rate £310 £330 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £320 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £425 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £35.50 - £165.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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
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 31 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -1 40 £297 -11.24%
SQL
Scotland

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, 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 84 (70.59%) Windows
2 70 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 70 (58.82%) Security Cleared
3 65 (54.62%) SQL Server
4 58 (48.74%) Microsoft
5 56 (47.06%) ITIL
5 56 (47.06%) PowerShell
5 56 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 56 (47.06%) SC Cleared
6 54 (45.38%) HP
7 48 (40.34%) DNS
8 47 (39.50%) Citrix
9 46 (38.66%) Microsoft Certification
10 44 (36.97%) Windows Server
11 39 (32.77%) VMware
12 36 (30.25%) DHCP
13 35 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
14 33 (27.73%) AIX
15 32 (26.89%) SAN
16 31 (26.05%) VBScript
17 30 (25.21%) MS Excel
17 30 (25.21%) Clustering
17 30 (25.21%) Windows Server 2003
18 27 (22.69%) MCSE
18 27 (22.69%) Hyper-V
18 27 (22.69%) VMware Infrastructure
19 24 (20.17%) MCTS
19 24 (20.17%) MCSA
19 24 (20.17%) XML
19 24 (20.17%) Java

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 19 (15.97%) SharePoint
2 18 (15.13%) OpenStack
3 16 (13.45%) MS Exchange
4 11 (9.24%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (6.72%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (5.88%) IIS
7 5 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (3.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (1.68%) Apache
10 2 (1.68%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.84%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.84%) lighttpd
11 1 (0.84%) nginx
Applications
1 30 (25.21%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.72%) MS Office
3 3 (2.52%) MS Project
4 1 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.56%) Office 365
2 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.84%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 48 (40.34%) DNS
2 36 (30.25%) DHCP
3 32 (26.89%) SAN
4 11 (9.24%) Firewall
5 7 (5.88%) SSL
6 6 (5.04%) SMTP
6 6 (5.04%) TCP/IP
7 4 (3.36%) NetScaler
8 3 (2.52%) HTTP
9 2 (1.68%) HTTPS
9 2 (1.68%) IPsec
9 2 (1.68%) iSCSI
9 2 (1.68%) NAS
10 1 (0.84%) Internet
10 1 (0.84%) IPv4
10 1 (0.84%) IPv6
10 1 (0.84%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.84%) Network Security
10 1 (0.84%) SNMP
10 1 (0.84%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (54.62%) SQL Server
2 18 (15.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (8.40%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (8.40%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (5.88%) Relational Database
5 6 (5.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (5.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.68%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.68%) MySQL
7 1 (0.84%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (11.76%) HP UFT
1 14 (11.76%) TestDirector
2 12 (10.08%) WinRunner
3 6 (5.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (5.04%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.52%) StarTeam
5 1 (0.84%) MSI
General
1 2 (1.68%) French Language
1 2 (1.68%) German Language
Job Titles
1 11 (9.24%) Analyst
1 11 (9.24%) Test Analyst
2 10 (8.40%) Developer
2 10 (8.40%) Wintel Engineer
3 7 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 7 (5.88%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 7 (5.88%) Monitoring Engineer
3 7 (5.88%) SQL Developer
3 7 (5.88%) Support Engineer
3 7 (5.88%) Wintel Specialist
4 6 (5.04%) Administrator
4 6 (5.04%) SharePoint Engineer
4 6 (5.04%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (5.04%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
4 6 (5.04%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 5 (4.20%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (3.36%) Monitoring Specialist
6 4 (3.36%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 4 (3.36%) Test Manager
7 3 (2.52%) Engineering Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (20.17%) XML
2 10 (8.40%) Regular Expression
3 8 (6.72%) .NET
3 8 (6.72%) JSON
4 6 (5.04%) jQuery
4 6 (5.04%) Middleware
5 4 (3.36%) HTML
6 2 (1.68%) CSS
7 1 (0.84%) Django
7 1 (0.84%) LAMP
7 1 (0.84%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (0.84%) Laravel
7 1 (0.84%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 30 (25.21%) Clustering
2 19 (15.97%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (9.24%) Computer Science
3 11 (9.24%) PDA
4 9 (7.56%) Data Structures
5 6 (5.04%) PKI
6 4 (3.36%) Blackberry
6 4 (3.36%) Data Centre
6 4 (3.36%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.36%) Replication
7 3 (2.52%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (2.52%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.68%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.68%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.68%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.84%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.84%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 84 (70.59%) Windows
2 56 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (36.97%) Windows Server
4 35 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 33 (27.73%) AIX
6 30 (25.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 24 (20.17%) Windows XP
8 23 (19.33%) Linux
9 18 (15.13%) HPUX
9 18 (15.13%) Solaris
10 15 (12.61%) Windows 7
11 10 (8.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (7.56%) Unix
13 3 (2.52%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.84%) Android
14 1 (0.84%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.84%) Debian
14 1 (0.84%) SUSE
14 1 (0.84%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (47.06%) ITIL
2 23 (19.33%) Software Testing
3 20 (16.81%) Release Management
4 18 (15.13%) Test Scripting
5 15 (12.61%) Change Management
6 14 (11.76%) Smoke Testing
6 14 (11.76%) Test Automation
7 10 (8.40%) High Availability
7 10 (8.40%) Service Management
8 9 (7.56%) Load Balancing
9 8 (6.72%) Mentoring
10 6 (5.04%) Conflict Management
10 6 (5.04%) Content Management
10 6 (5.04%) Database Mirroring
10 6 (5.04%) Migration
10 6 (5.04%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (5.04%) Risk Management
11 5 (4.20%) Configuration Management
11 5 (4.20%) Server Building
12 4 (3.36%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 56 (47.06%) PowerShell
2 31 (26.05%) VBScript
3 24 (20.17%) Java
4 20 (16.81%) Perl
5 18 (15.13%) JavaScript
6 14 (11.76%) Python
7 12 (10.08%) C#
8 11 (9.24%) PHP
9 10 (8.40%) Bourne shell
9 10 (8.40%) Korn
10 6 (5.04%) T-SQL
11 4 (3.36%) Jython
11 4 (3.36%) VBA
12 2 (1.68%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.68%) C
12 2 (1.68%) C++
12 2 (1.68%) VB
12 2 (1.68%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.68%) VB6
Qualifications
1 70 (58.82%) Security Cleared
2 56 (47.06%) SC Cleared
3 46 (38.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (22.69%) MCSE
5 24 (20.17%) MCSA
5 24 (20.17%) MCTS
6 21 (17.65%) MCITP
7 15 (12.61%) ISTQB
8 14 (11.76%) Degree
9 9 (7.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (5.04%) DV Cleared
10 6 (5.04%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (5.04%) MCP
10 6 (5.04%) MCSD
11 2 (1.68%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.84%) OCA
12 1 (0.84%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.20%) SLA
System Software
1 70 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 27 (22.69%) Hyper-V
2 27 (22.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (15.13%) XenApp
4 17 (14.29%) Terminal Services
5 12 (10.08%) VMware ESX
6 7 (5.88%) vSphere
7 5 (4.20%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (4.20%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.68%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 24 (20.17%) Netcool
2 15 (12.61%) McAfee ePO
3 14 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
3 14 (11.76%) SCOM
4 12 (10.08%) Microsoft Clustering
5 9 (7.56%) Tivoli
6 7 (5.88%) HP SiteScope
7 6 (5.04%) SCCM
8 5 (4.20%) CA Spectrum
8 5 (4.20%) Failover Clustering
8 5 (4.20%) SCVMM
8 5 (4.20%) WSUS
9 4 (3.36%) BladeLogic
9 4 (3.36%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 4 (3.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 4 (3.36%) Puppet
9 4 (3.36%) SCOrch
9 4 (3.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 3 (2.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (1.68%) OVPA
Vendors
1 58 (48.74%) Microsoft
2 54 (45.38%) HP
3 47 (39.50%) Citrix
4 39 (32.77%) VMware
5 17 (14.29%) CA
6 16 (13.45%) Red Hat
7 15 (12.61%) Intel Security
7 15 (12.61%) Veritas
8 9 (7.56%) IBM
9 6 (5.04%) Symantec
10 5 (4.20%) arcserve
11 4 (3.36%) 3PAR
11 4 (3.36%) AppSense
11 4 (3.36%) BMC
11 4 (3.36%) Brocade
11 4 (3.36%) Dell
11 4 (3.36%) Lumension
11 4 (3.36%) Oracle
12 3 (2.52%) Altiris
13 2 (1.68%) ILOG