The first table below looks at the demand for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Slough region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 9 6 13
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing SQL 28 36 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 10.98% 15.32% 10.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.00% 41.86% 29.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 13 12
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.41 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-8.79% +9.64%
Programming Languages Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
80 86 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 31.37% 36.60% 34.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 40 39
Average daily rate £330 £290 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% -14.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £44.50 £35.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.14% -22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
SQL
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SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the Slough region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Slough

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Slough region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Slough region.

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 20 (37.04%) Oracle
2 19 (35.19%) Windows
3 16 (29.63%) ITIL
4 14 (25.93%) SQL Server
5 13 (24.07%) Linux
6 10 (18.52%) VMware
6 10 (18.52%) Citrix
6 10 (18.52%) PRINCE2
7 9 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (16.67%) Project Management
8 8 (14.81%) UNIX
8 8 (14.81%) .NET
8 8 (14.81%) C#
9 7 (12.96%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (11.11%) SharePoint
10 6 (11.11%) IBM
10 6 (11.11%) MySQL
10 6 (11.11%) Telecoms
11 5 (9.26%) Finance
11 5 (9.26%) HTML
11 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
11 5 (9.26%) CRM
11 5 (9.26%) TDD
11 5 (9.26%) Data Management
11 5 (9.26%) Scrum
11 5 (9.26%) Logistics
11 5 (9.26%) Degree
11 5 (9.26%) iSeries
11 5 (9.26%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (9.26%) Performance Tuning

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 6 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.41%) IIS
3 3 (5.56%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.56%) Lync
4 2 (3.70%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.70%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.85%) Apache
5 1 (1.85%) Drupal
5 1 (1.85%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
5 1 (1.85%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) FastStats
2 1 (1.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.70%) LTE
2 2 (3.70%) 4G
2 2 (3.70%) GPRS
2 2 (3.70%) WAN
2 2 (3.70%) FTP
2 2 (3.70%) HTTP
2 2 (3.70%) HTTPS
2 2 (3.70%) SAN
2 2 (3.70%) Internet
2 2 (3.70%) 3G
3 1 (1.85%) SS7
3 1 (1.85%) SMPP
3 1 (1.85%) Firewall
3 1 (1.85%) 2G
3 1 (1.85%) SIGTRAN
3 1 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.85%) HSPA
3 1 (1.85%) DHCP
3 1 (1.85%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.96%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (11.11%) MySQL
4 5 (9.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (7.41%) Oracle Database
5 4 (7.41%) DB2
6 2 (3.70%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.70%) QlikView
7 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.85%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (1.85%) DataStage
7 1 (1.85%) OLTP
7 1 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.85%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (5.56%) LoadRunner
1 3 (5.56%) JIRA
1 3 (5.56%) Selenium
1 3 (5.56%) Rational Performance Tester
1 3 (5.56%) WebDriver
1 3 (5.56%) Selenium IDE
2 2 (3.70%) Toad
2 2 (3.70%) JProfiler
2 2 (3.70%) ERwin
2 2 (3.70%) Introscope
3 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.85%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.85%) Android Studio
General
1 6 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 5 (9.26%) Finance
3 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.85%) Publishing
4 1 (1.85%) Games
4 1 (1.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (20.37%) Developer
1 11 (20.37%) Analyst
1 11 (20.37%) Project Manager
1 11 (20.37%) Technical Project Manager
1 11 (20.37%) Technical Manager
2 6 (11.11%) DBA
3 5 (9.26%) Test Analyst
3 5 (9.26%) MySQL DBA
4 3 (5.56%) Technical Development Manager
4 3 (5.56%) Development Manager
4 3 (5.56%) Designer
4 3 (5.56%) Consultant
4 3 (5.56%) Development Project Manager
4 3 (5.56%) SQL Developer
5 2 (3.70%) Data Analyst
5 2 (3.70%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (3.70%) .NET Developer
5 2 (3.70%) Contracts Manager
5 2 (3.70%) Programmer
5 2 (3.70%) Senior Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.81%) .NET
2 5 (9.26%) HTML
3 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET
4 3 (5.56%) XML
4 3 (5.56%) WCF
4 3 (5.56%) Regular Expression
5 2 (3.70%) jQuery
5 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (3.70%) Middleware
5 2 (3.70%) ODBC
5 2 (3.70%) CSS
5 2 (3.70%) JDBC
6 1 (1.85%) SOAP
6 1 (1.85%) MSMQ
6 1 (1.85%) J2EE
6 1 (1.85%) LAMP
6 1 (1.85%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.85%) WinForms
6 1 (1.85%) Ajax
6 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) iSeries
2 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.70%) FMCG
3 2 (3.70%) SWIFT
3 2 (3.70%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.70%) AS400
4 1 (1.85%) Clustering
4 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.85%) Online Games
4 1 (1.85%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.85%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (35.19%) Windows
2 13 (24.07%) Linux
3 8 (14.81%) UNIX
4 3 (5.56%) Solaris
4 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.85%) Android
5 1 (1.85%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.63%) ITIL
2 10 (18.52%) PRINCE2
3 9 (16.67%) Project Management
4 5 (9.26%) Scrum
4 5 (9.26%) TDD
4 5 (9.26%) Data Management
4 5 (9.26%) Logistics
4 5 (9.26%) CRM
4 5 (9.26%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (7.41%) Test Scripting
5 4 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (7.41%) MVC
6 3 (5.56%) TOGAF
6 3 (5.56%) Software Testing
6 3 (5.56%) Data Modelling
6 3 (5.56%) Service Delivery
6 3 (5.56%) OO
6 3 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (5.56%) Performance Testing
6 3 (5.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.81%) C#
2 4 (7.41%) Java
2 4 (7.41%) JavaScript
2 4 (7.41%) PL/SQL
3 2 (3.70%) RPG
3 2 (3.70%) VB
3 2 (3.70%) PHP
3 2 (3.70%) C++
3 2 (3.70%) Shell Script
3 2 (3.70%) RPG/400
3 2 (3.70%) RPG IV
3 2 (3.70%) C
4 1 (1.85%) Objective-C
4 1 (1.85%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.85%) VBA
4 1 (1.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (9.26%) Degree
3 3 (5.56%) ISEB
4 2 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (3.70%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (3.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.85%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.85%) XenApp
2 1 (1.85%) vSphere
2 1 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) nmon
2 1 (1.85%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (37.04%) Oracle
2 10 (18.52%) VMware
2 10 (18.52%) Citrix
3 6 (11.11%) IBM
4 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.56%) Qualys
5 3 (5.56%) Cisco
5 3 (5.56%) ArcSight
6 1 (1.85%) Actix
6 1 (1.85%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 1 (1.85%) Teradata
6 1 (1.85%) HP
6 1 (1.85%) Cognos
6 1 (1.85%) Siebel
6 1 (1.85%) Juniper
6 1 (1.85%) Informatica
6 1 (1.85%) NetApp
6 1 (1.85%) Lotus
6 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.85%) CheckPoint
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £280.00 - £310.00 per day
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