The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 46 42 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 16.08% 16.28% 15.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.44% 44.21% 40.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 16 10
Average daily rate
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£350 £374 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.35% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £223 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £538 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.30% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £23.13 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+12.43% -15.90%
SQL
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Slough region.

Programming Languages Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
111 95 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 38.81% 36.82% 38.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 47 27
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £225 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £495 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 £36.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% -20.00%
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 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 23 (31.51%) Oracle
2 21 (28.77%) .NET
3 20 (27.40%) SQL Server
3 20 (27.40%) IIS
3 20 (27.40%) Linux
4 19 (26.03%) Windows
5 17 (23.29%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (20.55%) QA
6 15 (20.55%) ITIL
7 14 (19.18%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (17.81%) UNIX
9 12 (16.44%) Project Management
10 11 (15.07%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (13.70%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (13.70%) Degree
12 9 (12.33%) PowerShell
12 9 (12.33%) TeamCity
12 9 (12.33%) IBM
12 9 (12.33%) PRINCE2
12 9 (12.33%) C#
12 9 (12.33%) PL/SQL
12 9 (12.33%) MVC
12 9 (12.33%) MSBuild
12 9 (12.33%) Performance Tuning
13 8 (10.96%) Oracle Database
13 8 (10.96%) Citrix
13 8 (10.96%) iSeries
13 8 (10.96%) VMware
14 7 (9.59%) Computer Science
14 7 (9.59%) WCF

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 20 (27.40%) IIS
2 6 (8.22%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.22%) WebSphere
3 4 (5.48%) MQSeries
4 3 (4.11%) Lync
5 2 (2.74%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.37%) Mule
Applications
1 3 (4.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Force.com
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.85%) Internet
1 5 (6.85%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.11%) Firewall
2 3 (4.11%) HTTP
3 2 (2.74%) FTP
3 2 (2.74%) HTTPS
3 2 (2.74%) DNS
3 2 (2.74%) SSL
3 2 (2.74%) WAN
3 2 (2.74%) SAN
4 1 (1.37%) 4G
4 1 (1.37%) HSPA
4 1 (1.37%) LTE
4 1 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.37%) 2G
4 1 (1.37%) 3G
4 1 (1.37%) DHCP
4 1 (1.37%) GPRS
4 1 (1.37%) LAN
4 1 (1.37%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (27.40%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.07%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (10.96%) Oracle Database
4 7 (9.59%) MySQL
4 7 (9.59%) DB2
5 6 (8.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.74%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.37%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.37%) JasperReports
7 1 (1.37%) DataStage
7 1 (1.37%) MS Access
7 1 (1.37%) OLTP
7 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (12.33%) TeamCity
1 9 (12.33%) MSBuild
2 5 (6.85%) ERwin
3 3 (4.11%) Rational Performance Tester
3 3 (4.11%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (4.11%) LoadRunner
4 2 (2.74%) Toad
4 2 (2.74%) Introscope
4 2 (2.74%) JProfiler
5 1 (1.37%) Android Studio
5 1 (1.37%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (8.22%) Finance
2 4 (5.48%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.37%) Legal
3 1 (1.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (32.88%) Developer
2 17 (23.29%) Analyst
3 9 (12.33%) Technical Manager
3 9 (12.33%) Project Manager
3 9 (12.33%) Technical Project Manager
4 8 (10.96%) .NET Developer
5 7 (9.59%) DBA
6 6 (8.22%) Applications Developer
6 6 (8.22%) MySQL DBA
7 5 (6.85%) .NET Applications Developer
8 4 (5.48%) Programmer
8 4 (5.48%) Deployment Analyst
8 4 (5.48%) Release Analyst
9 3 (4.11%) Development Project Manager
9 3 (4.11%) Technical Development Manager
9 3 (4.11%) AS400 Developer
9 3 (4.11%) Development Manager
9 3 (4.11%) Analyst Programmer
9 3 (4.11%) Business Analyst
9 3 (4.11%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (28.77%) .NET
2 7 (9.59%) WCF
2 7 (9.59%) ASP.NET
3 6 (8.22%) J2EE
3 6 (8.22%) HTML
3 6 (8.22%) WPF
3 6 (8.22%) Hibernate
4 4 (5.48%) LAMP
5 3 (4.11%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (4.11%) Regular Expression
6 2 (2.74%) XML
6 2 (2.74%) ODBC
6 2 (2.74%) JDBC
6 2 (2.74%) Middleware
7 1 (1.37%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.37%) Ajax
7 1 (1.37%) Visualforce
7 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.37%) SOAP
7 1 (1.37%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.18%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.96%) iSeries
3 7 (9.59%) Computer Science
3 7 (9.59%) Management Information System
4 5 (6.85%) AS400
5 4 (5.48%) Mainframe
5 4 (5.48%) SWIFT
6 3 (4.11%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.74%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.37%) Clustering
8 1 (1.37%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 20 (27.40%) Linux
2 19 (26.03%) Windows
3 13 (17.81%) UNIX
4 5 (6.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (4.11%) Solaris
6 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.37%) Android
7 1 (1.37%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.29%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (20.55%) ITIL
3 12 (16.44%) Project Management
4 10 (13.70%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (12.33%) PRINCE2
5 9 (12.33%) MVC
5 9 (12.33%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (8.22%) OO
6 6 (8.22%) Waterfall
6 6 (8.22%) Logistics
6 6 (8.22%) Scrum
6 6 (8.22%) TDD
6 6 (8.22%) Data Management
6 6 (8.22%) TOGAF
7 5 (6.85%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (6.85%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (6.85%) ETL
8 4 (5.48%) DSDM
8 4 (5.48%) Six Sigma
8 4 (5.48%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.33%) PowerShell
1 9 (12.33%) C#
1 9 (12.33%) PL/SQL
2 7 (9.59%) JavaScript
3 6 (8.22%) VBScript
3 6 (8.22%) VB.NET
3 6 (8.22%) RPG
3 6 (8.22%) Java
3 6 (8.22%) RPG IV
4 5 (6.85%) RPG/400
4 5 (6.85%) Shell Script
5 4 (5.48%) Python
5 4 (5.48%) C++
5 4 (5.48%) Perl
5 4 (5.48%) C
6 3 (4.11%) Ruby
7 2 (2.74%) VBA
7 2 (2.74%) VB
7 2 (2.74%) PHP
8 1 (1.37%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 10 (13.70%) Degree
2 7 (9.59%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (5.48%) ISEB
4 3 (4.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.74%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.74%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (20.55%) QA
2 3 (4.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.37%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.37%) XenApp
2 1 (1.37%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.74%) nmon
2 1 (1.37%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (31.51%) Oracle
2 9 (12.33%) IBM
3 8 (10.96%) Citrix
3 8 (10.96%) VMware
4 6 (8.22%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.11%) ArcSight
5 3 (4.11%) Qualys
5 3 (4.11%) Cisco
6 2 (2.74%) Cognos
6 2 (2.74%) Business Objects
6 2 (2.74%) Informatica
6 2 (2.74%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.37%) Actix
7 1 (1.37%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 1 (1.37%) Juniper
7 1 (1.37%) NetApp
7 1 (1.37%) Lotus
7 1 (1.37%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.37%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.37%) Mapinfo
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