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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 10 14 9
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL 58 13 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 19.73% 11.11% 18.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 47.15% 41.94% 53.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 6 27
Median daily rate £303 £335 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.70% -2.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £308 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £390 £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £343 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Median hourly rate £36.00 - £165.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £28.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+1.78% +12.00%
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
123 31 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 41.84% 26.50% 34.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 19 47
Median daily rate £320 £352 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.97% +0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £325 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £384
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 1
Median hourly rate £36.00 - £165.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +2 58 £303 -9.70%
SQL
Scotland

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 98 (75.38%) Windows
2 85 (65.38%) Active Directory
3 80 (61.54%) Security Cleared
4 74 (56.92%) Microsoft
5 66 (50.77%) SQL Server
6 65 (50.00%) PowerShell
6 65 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 63 (48.46%) SC Cleared
8 61 (46.92%) HP
9 59 (45.38%) ITIL
10 55 (42.31%) Citrix
10 55 (42.31%) Microsoft Certification
11 50 (38.46%) Windows Server
12 49 (37.69%) DNS
13 48 (36.92%) VMware
14 41 (31.54%) AIX
15 38 (29.23%) SAN
15 38 (29.23%) Clustering
15 38 (29.23%) Windows Server 2003
16 37 (28.46%) DHCP
16 37 (28.46%) Hyper-V
17 36 (27.69%) MCSE
18 35 (26.92%) Windows Server 2012
19 34 (26.15%) MCSA
20 33 (25.38%) Windows XP
20 33 (25.38%) Netcool
21 32 (24.62%) MCTS
22 31 (23.85%) Software Testing
22 31 (23.85%) VMware Infrastructure
22 31 (23.85%) MS Excel

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 (14.62%) OpenStack
1 19 (14.62%) SharePoint
2 15 (11.54%) MS Exchange
3 11 (8.46%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (5.38%) IIS
5 5 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (3.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.54%) Apache
8 2 (1.54%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.77%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.77%) lighttpd
9 1 (0.77%) nginx
Applications
1 31 (23.85%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.15%) MS Office
3 3 (2.31%) MS Project
4 1 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.92%) Office 365
2 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.77%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 49 (37.69%) DNS
2 38 (29.23%) SAN
3 37 (28.46%) DHCP
4 17 (13.08%) Firewall
5 9 (6.92%) HTTP
6 8 (6.15%) HTTPS
6 8 (6.15%) iSCSI
6 8 (6.15%) NAS
7 7 (5.38%) SSL
8 6 (4.62%) SMTP
8 6 (4.62%) TCP/IP
9 4 (3.08%) NetScaler
10 2 (1.54%) IPsec
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 66 (50.77%) SQL Server
2 17 (13.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (4.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (4.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.31%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.54%) MySQL
7 1 (0.77%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (17.69%) HP UFT
1 23 (17.69%) TestDirector
2 21 (16.15%) WinRunner
3 6 (4.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (4.62%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.31%) StarTeam
5 1 (0.77%) MSI
General
1 2 (1.54%) French Language
1 2 (1.54%) German Language
Job Titles
1 17 (13.08%) Analyst
1 17 (13.08%) Test Analyst
2 13 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 13 (10.00%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 10 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
4 8 (6.15%) Developer
5 7 (5.38%) Monitoring Engineer
5 7 (5.38%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 7 (5.38%) Wintel Specialist
6 6 (4.62%) Administrator
6 6 (4.62%) SharePoint Engineer
6 6 (4.62%) Support Engineer
6 6 (4.62%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (4.62%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
7 5 (3.85%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
7 5 (3.85%) SQL Developer
7 5 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (3.08%) Automation Engineer
8 4 (3.08%) Monitoring Specialist
8 4 (3.08%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (17.69%) XML
2 14 (10.77%) Middleware
3 10 (7.69%) Regular Expression
4 7 (5.38%) .NET
4 7 (5.38%) JSON
5 4 (3.08%) HTML
6 2 (1.54%) CSS
6 2 (1.54%) jQuery
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 38 (29.23%) Clustering
2 24 (18.46%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (15.38%) PDA
4 11 (8.46%) Public Cloud
5 10 (7.69%) Computer Science
6 9 (6.92%) Data Structures
7 6 (4.62%) PKI
8 4 (3.08%) Blackberry
8 4 (3.08%) Data Centre
8 4 (3.08%) Replication
9 3 (2.31%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (1.54%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.54%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.54%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.77%) Smartcard
11 1 (0.77%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 98 (75.38%) Windows
2 65 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 50 (38.46%) Windows Server
4 41 (31.54%) AIX
5 38 (29.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 35 (26.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 33 (25.38%) Windows XP
8 24 (18.46%) Windows 7
9 22 (16.92%) Linux
10 17 (13.08%) HPUX
10 17 (13.08%) Solaris
11 10 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (6.15%) Unix
13 3 (2.31%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.77%) Android
14 1 (0.77%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.77%) Debian
14 1 (0.77%) SUSE
14 1 (0.77%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (45.38%) ITIL
2 31 (23.85%) Software Testing
3 24 (18.46%) Change Management
4 23 (17.69%) Test Automation
4 23 (17.69%) Test Scripting
5 21 (16.15%) Smoke Testing
6 16 (12.31%) Release Management
7 11 (8.46%) ITSM
8 10 (7.69%) Service Management
8 10 (7.69%) Software Distribution
9 9 (6.92%) High Availability
10 8 (6.15%) Load Balancing
10 8 (6.15%) Mentoring
10 8 (6.15%) Virtual Environments
11 7 (5.38%) OO
12 6 (4.62%) Content Management
12 6 (4.62%) Database Mirroring
12 6 (4.62%) Migration
12 6 (4.62%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (4.62%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 31 (23.85%) VBScript
3 22 (16.92%) JavaScript
4 21 (16.15%) Python
5 19 (14.62%) Java
5 19 (14.62%) Perl
6 12 (9.23%) Jython
7 10 (7.69%) Bourne shell
7 10 (7.69%) Korn
7 10 (7.69%) PHP
8 8 (6.15%) C#
9 6 (4.62%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.31%) VBA
11 2 (1.54%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.54%) C
12 1 (0.77%) C++
12 1 (0.77%) VB
12 1 (0.77%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.77%) VB6
Qualifications
1 80 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 63 (48.46%) SC Cleared
3 55 (42.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 36 (27.69%) MCSE
5 34 (26.15%) MCSA
6 32 (24.62%) MCTS
7 30 (23.08%) MCITP
8 24 (18.46%) ISTQB
9 13 (10.00%) Degree
10 10 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (6.92%) DV Cleared
12 6 (4.62%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (4.62%) MCP
12 6 (4.62%) MCSD
13 2 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
14 1 (0.77%) OCA
14 1 (0.77%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 85 (65.38%) Active Directory
2 37 (28.46%) Hyper-V
3 31 (23.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (16.15%) VMware ESX
5 17 (13.08%) Terminal Services
5 17 (13.08%) XenApp
6 8 (6.15%) vSphere
7 5 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.77%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 33 (25.38%) Netcool
2 24 (18.46%) McAfee ePO
3 23 (17.69%) HP Quality Center
4 14 (10.77%) SCOM
5 12 (9.23%) BladeLogic
5 12 (9.23%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 12 (9.23%) Microsoft Clustering
5 12 (9.23%) Puppet
5 12 (9.23%) SCOrch
6 10 (7.69%) SCCM
7 9 (6.92%) Tivoli
7 9 (6.92%) WSUS
8 8 (6.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 7 (5.38%) HP SiteScope
10 5 (3.85%) CA Spectrum
10 5 (3.85%) Failover Clustering
10 5 (3.85%) SCVMM
11 4 (3.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 3 (2.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 2 (1.54%) OVPA
Vendors
1 74 (56.92%) Microsoft
2 61 (46.92%) HP
3 55 (42.31%) Citrix
4 48 (36.92%) VMware
5 25 (19.23%) CA
6 24 (18.46%) Intel Security
6 24 (18.46%) Veritas
7 16 (12.31%) Red Hat
8 12 (9.23%) BMC
8 12 (9.23%) Dell
9 9 (6.92%) IBM
9 9 (6.92%) Symantec
10 5 (3.85%) arcserve
11 4 (3.08%) 3PAR
11 4 (3.08%) AppSense
11 4 (3.08%) Brocade
11 4 (3.08%) Lumension
11 4 (3.08%) Oracle
12 3 (2.31%) Altiris
13 1 (0.77%) ThinPrint