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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 20 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 41 21 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 16.21% 18.42% 25.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.65% 70.00% 68.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 12 38
Median daily rate £299 £318 £329
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.96% -3.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £298 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £381 £376
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
- +0.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £165.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.75 £33.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-23.70% +35.00%
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
115 30 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 45.45% 26.32% 36.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 16 53
Median daily rate £300 £325 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £350 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £24.00 - £165.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -11 41 £299 -5.96%
SQL
Scotland

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 88 (67.69%) Windows
2 81 (62.31%) Active Directory
3 77 (59.23%) Security Cleared
4 74 (56.92%) SQL Server
5 63 (48.46%) Microsoft
5 63 (48.46%) SC Cleared
6 60 (46.15%) PowerShell
6 60 (46.15%) ITIL
7 57 (43.85%) HP
7 57 (43.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 54 (41.54%) Citrix
9 49 (37.69%) Windows Server
10 48 (36.92%) DNS
11 47 (36.15%) Microsoft Certification
12 42 (32.31%) Windows Server 2012
13 41 (31.54%) SAN
14 37 (28.46%) Clustering
15 36 (27.69%) DHCP
16 34 (26.15%) AIX
16 34 (26.15%) Linux
17 33 (25.38%) VMware
18 31 (23.85%) Windows Server 2003
18 31 (23.85%) Netcool
18 31 (23.85%) VBScript
19 30 (23.08%) MS Excel
20 28 (21.54%) MCSE
20 28 (21.54%) Hyper-V
21 26 (20.00%) SharePoint
22 25 (19.23%) Windows XP
22 25 (19.23%) MCSA

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 26 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 18 (13.85%) OpenStack
3 16 (12.31%) MS Exchange
4 11 (8.46%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (5.38%) IIS
7 5 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (3.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (1.54%) Apache
10 2 (1.54%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.77%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.77%) lighttpd
11 1 (0.77%) nginx
Applications
1 30 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 15 (11.54%) MS Office
3 3 (2.31%) MS Project
4 1 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 16 (12.31%) Office 365
2 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.77%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 48 (36.92%) DNS
2 41 (31.54%) SAN
3 36 (27.69%) DHCP
4 14 (10.77%) Firewall
5 11 (8.46%) NAS
6 8 (6.15%) IPsec
7 7 (5.38%) SSL
8 6 (4.62%) HTTP
8 6 (4.62%) SMTP
8 6 (4.62%) TCP/IP
9 5 (3.85%) HTTPS
9 5 (3.85%) iSCSI
10 4 (3.08%) NetScaler
11 1 (0.77%) Internet
11 1 (0.77%) IPv4
11 1 (0.77%) IPv6
11 1 (0.77%) Kerberos
11 1 (0.77%) Network Security
11 1 (0.77%) SNMP
11 1 (0.77%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (56.92%) SQL Server
2 18 (13.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (5.38%) Relational Database
5 6 (4.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (4.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.54%) MySQL
7 1 (0.77%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (7.69%) StarTeam
2 8 (6.15%) HP UFT
2 8 (6.15%) TestDirector
3 6 (4.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (4.62%) Visual Studio
3 6 (4.62%) WinRunner
4 1 (0.77%) MSI
General
1 2 (1.54%) French Language
1 2 (1.54%) German Language
2 1 (0.77%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (9.23%) Analyst
1 12 (9.23%) Test Analyst
2 10 (7.69%) Developer
2 10 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
3 9 (6.92%) Integration Engineer
4 7 (5.38%) Monitoring Engineer
4 7 (5.38%) SQL Developer
4 7 (5.38%) Support Engineer
4 7 (5.38%) Wintel Specialist
5 6 (4.62%) Administrator
5 6 (4.62%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 6 (4.62%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
5 6 (4.62%) SharePoint Engineer
5 6 (4.62%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (4.62%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
5 6 (4.62%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 5 (3.85%) Automation Engineer
6 5 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (3.08%) Monitoring Specialist
7 4 (3.08%) SQL Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (18.46%) XML
2 10 (7.69%) Middleware
2 10 (7.69%) Regular Expression
3 8 (6.15%) .NET
3 8 (6.15%) JSON
4 6 (4.62%) jQuery
5 4 (3.08%) HTML
6 2 (1.54%) CSS
7 1 (0.77%) Django
7 1 (0.77%) LAMP
7 1 (0.77%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (0.77%) Laravel
7 1 (0.77%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 37 (28.46%) Clustering
2 18 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (12.31%) Computer Science
4 9 (6.92%) Data Structures
5 6 (4.62%) PDA
5 6 (4.62%) PKI
6 4 (3.08%) Blackberry
6 4 (3.08%) Data Centre
6 4 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.08%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.08%) Public Cloud
6 4 (3.08%) Replication
7 3 (2.31%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.54%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.54%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.77%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.77%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 88 (67.69%) Windows
2 57 (43.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 49 (37.69%) Windows Server
4 42 (32.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (26.15%) AIX
5 34 (26.15%) Linux
6 31 (23.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 25 (19.23%) Windows XP
8 24 (18.46%) Solaris
9 18 (13.85%) HPUX
10 16 (12.31%) Windows 7
11 10 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (7.69%) Windows 10
12 9 (6.92%) Unix
13 1 (0.77%) Android
13 1 (0.77%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.77%) Debian
13 1 (0.77%) SUSE
13 1 (0.77%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (46.15%) ITIL
2 24 (18.46%) Software Testing
3 20 (15.38%) Release Management
4 17 (13.08%) Test Scripting
5 16 (12.31%) Change Management
6 13 (10.00%) Smoke Testing
6 13 (10.00%) Software Distribution
7 11 (8.46%) Configuration Management
7 11 (8.46%) Server Building
8 10 (7.69%) High Availability
8 10 (7.69%) Service Management
9 9 (6.92%) Load Balancing
9 9 (6.92%) Server Virtualisation
10 8 (6.15%) Mentoring
10 8 (6.15%) Test Automation
11 7 (5.38%) ITSM
12 6 (4.62%) Content Management
12 6 (4.62%) Migration
12 6 (4.62%) OO
12 6 (4.62%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (46.15%) PowerShell
2 31 (23.85%) VBScript
3 24 (18.46%) Java
4 22 (16.92%) JavaScript
5 20 (15.38%) Perl
6 18 (13.85%) Python
7 12 (9.23%) C#
8 11 (8.46%) PHP
9 10 (7.69%) Bourne shell
9 10 (7.69%) Korn
10 8 (6.15%) Jython
11 6 (4.62%) T-SQL
12 4 (3.08%) VBA
13 3 (2.31%) C
14 2 (1.54%) Bash Shell
14 2 (1.54%) C++
14 2 (1.54%) VB
14 2 (1.54%) VB.NET
14 2 (1.54%) VB6
Qualifications
1 77 (59.23%) Security Cleared
2 63 (48.46%) SC Cleared
3 47 (36.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (21.54%) MCSE
5 25 (19.23%) MCSA
5 25 (19.23%) MCTS
6 22 (16.92%) MCITP
7 19 (14.62%) Degree
8 16 (12.31%) ISTQB
9 9 (6.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (6.15%) DV Cleared
11 6 (4.62%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (4.62%) MCP
11 6 (4.62%) MCSD
12 3 (2.31%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 81 (62.31%) Active Directory
2 28 (21.54%) Hyper-V
3 25 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (13.85%) XenApp
5 17 (13.08%) Terminal Services
6 7 (5.38%) vSphere
7 6 (4.62%) VMware ESX
8 5 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.54%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 31 (23.85%) Netcool
2 16 (12.31%) McAfee ePO
3 15 (11.54%) Tivoli
4 14 (10.77%) SCOM
5 12 (9.23%) Microsoft Clustering
6 10 (7.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 9 (6.92%) PowerCLI
8 8 (6.15%) BladeLogic
8 8 (6.15%) HP Quality Center
8 8 (6.15%) Puppet
8 8 (6.15%) SCOrch
9 7 (5.38%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 7 (5.38%) HP SiteScope
10 5 (3.85%) CA Spectrum
10 5 (3.85%) Failover Clustering
10 5 (3.85%) SCCM
10 5 (3.85%) SCVMM
10 5 (3.85%) WSUS
11 4 (3.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 3 (2.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 63 (48.46%) Microsoft
2 57 (43.85%) HP
3 54 (41.54%) Citrix
4 33 (25.38%) VMware
5 22 (16.92%) Veritas
6 21 (16.15%) CA
7 16 (12.31%) Intel Security
7 16 (12.31%) Red Hat
8 9 (6.92%) IBM
9 8 (6.15%) BMC
9 8 (6.15%) Dell
10 6 (4.62%) Symantec
11 5 (3.85%) arcserve
12 4 (3.08%) 3PAR
12 4 (3.08%) AppSense
12 4 (3.08%) Brocade
12 4 (3.08%) Lumension
12 4 (3.08%) Oracle
13 3 (2.31%) Altiris
14 2 (1.54%) ILOG