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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 15 11 8
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 21 26 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 7.02% 10.00% 13.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.08% 38.24% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 8
Average daily rate
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£500 £298 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.06% -20.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £200 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £385 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 11
Average hourly rate £17.22 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.60 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+12.78% -3.27%
SQL
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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
91 68 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 30.43% 26.15% 32.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 44 37
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £207 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £388 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 23
Average hourly rate £32.50 £18.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.08% -47.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.28 £17.65 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £18.85 £44.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015, 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 22 (36.67%) Oracle
2 15 (25.00%) .NET
2 15 (25.00%) C#
3 13 (21.67%) PL/SQL
3 13 (21.67%) Finance
3 13 (21.67%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (20.00%) Degree
4 12 (20.00%) Windows
5 11 (18.33%) Java
5 11 (18.33%) Oracle Database
6 10 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 10 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 10 (16.67%) UNIX
7 9 (15.00%) ASP.NET
8 8 (13.33%) ITIL
8 8 (13.33%) DB2
8 8 (13.33%) ERP
8 8 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (13.33%) VMware
8 8 (13.33%) MVC
9 7 (11.67%) ETL
9 7 (11.67%) IBM
9 7 (11.67%) JavaScript
9 7 (11.67%) SAP
9 7 (11.67%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (10.00%) QA
10 6 (10.00%) TOGAF
10 6 (10.00%) Web Services
10 6 (10.00%) AIX

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 4 (6.67%) IIS
2 2 (3.33%) SAS
3 1 (1.67%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 5 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 5 (8.33%) MS Office
2 1 (1.67%) SPSS
2 1 (1.67%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) SaaS
2 1 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) Firewall
2 3 (5.00%) LAN
2 3 (5.00%) WAN
2 3 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.33%) Intranet
3 2 (3.33%) DNS
4 1 (1.67%) Wireless
4 1 (1.67%) SSL
4 1 (1.67%) DHCP
4 1 (1.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.33%) Oracle Database
2 10 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 10 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 8 (13.33%) DB2
4 6 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (10.00%) SAP BW
5 5 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (8.33%) SAP Data Services
5 5 (8.33%) SAP HANA
6 4 (6.67%) Relational Database
6 4 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (5.00%) Data Mining
7 3 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (3.33%) MySQL
8 2 (3.33%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.67%) Data Mart
9 1 (1.67%) DTS
9 1 (1.67%) MS Access
9 1 (1.67%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (1.67%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Subversion
2 1 (1.67%) Bugzilla
2 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.67%) JIRA
2 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (21.67%) Finance
2 5 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.33%) Turkish Language
3 3 (5.00%) Retail
4 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (31.67%) Developer
2 7 (11.67%) Applications Support
2 7 (11.67%) Analyst
2 7 (11.67%) Architect
3 6 (10.00%) Technical Architect
3 6 (10.00%) Consultant
4 5 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 4 (6.67%) PHP Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Technical Project Manager
6 3 (5.00%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.00%) Technical Manager
6 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Senior Technical Architect
6 3 (5.00%) SAP Technical Architect
6 3 (5.00%) Data Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Data Consultant
6 3 (5.00%) SAP Architect
6 3 (5.00%) Senior Architect
7 2 (3.33%) OSS Consultant
7 2 (3.33%) Junior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.00%) .NET
2 9 (15.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (11.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (10.00%) Web Services
5 5 (8.33%) Ajax
5 5 (8.33%) jQuery
6 4 (6.67%) WCF
6 4 (6.67%) CSS
6 4 (6.67%) HTML
7 3 (5.00%) Hibernate
7 3 (5.00%) Middleware
7 3 (5.00%) J2EE
7 3 (5.00%) WPF
8 2 (3.33%) AngularJS
8 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (3.33%) Regular Expression
8 2 (3.33%) Yii
8 2 (3.33%) CodeIgniter
8 2 (3.33%) LINQ
9 1 (1.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.00%) EPoS
3 3 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.00%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (3.33%) Open Source
4 2 (3.33%) FMCG
5 1 (1.67%) iSeries
5 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.00%) Windows
2 10 (16.67%) UNIX
3 6 (10.00%) AIX
3 6 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.33%) ITIL
1 8 (13.33%) ERP
1 8 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.33%) MVC
2 7 (11.67%) ETL
3 6 (10.00%) TOGAF
3 6 (10.00%) OO
4 5 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (8.33%) Data Analysis
4 5 (8.33%) Project Management
4 5 (8.33%) CRM
4 5 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (8.33%) Data Transformation
5 4 (6.67%) Waterfall
5 4 (6.67%) V-Model
5 4 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (5.00%) Test Management
6 3 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (5.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.00%) C#
2 13 (21.67%) PL/SQL
3 11 (18.33%) Java
4 10 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 7 (11.67%) JavaScript
6 6 (10.00%) ABAP
7 5 (8.33%) PHP
8 3 (5.00%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.67%) Ruby
9 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.67%) VBA
9 1 (1.67%) VB
9 1 (1.67%) Python
9 1 (1.67%) SAS Macro
9 1 (1.67%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (20.00%) Degree
2 6 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.00%) QA
2 5 (8.33%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.67%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (36.67%) Oracle
2 8 (13.33%) VMware
3 7 (11.67%) IBM
3 7 (11.67%) SAP
4 6 (10.00%) Business Objects
4 6 (10.00%) HP
5 5 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 3 (5.00%) ComArch
7 2 (3.33%) ArcSight
7 2 (3.33%) Citrix
8 1 (1.67%) Teradata
8 1 (1.67%) Netezza
8 1 (1.67%) Greenplum
8 1 (1.67%) DevExpress
8 1 (1.67%) Vertica
Slough, Berkshire
X4 Group
Rate: £290 - 300 per day
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