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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 14 4 8
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL 16 39 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 6.37% 12.50% 9.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.57% 33.62% 40.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 30 11
Average daily rate £340 £350 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +47.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £273 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £503 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £34.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £28.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-14.03% +1.78%
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
56 116 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 22.31% 37.18% 23.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 67 35
Average daily rate £350 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £500 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £94.50 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+190.76% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.10 £32.50 £27.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £158.90 £35.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016, 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 13 (38.24%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
2 9 (26.47%) ETL
2 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
3 8 (23.53%) Toad
3 8 (23.53%) Windows
4 7 (20.59%) Linux
4 7 (20.59%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (20.59%) Finance
4 7 (20.59%) Data Centre
5 6 (17.65%) Analytics
5 6 (17.65%) Telecoms
5 6 (17.65%) Middleware
5 6 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
5 6 (17.65%) Unix
6 5 (14.71%) T-SQL
6 5 (14.71%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (14.71%) Data Analytics
6 5 (14.71%) Kimball Methodology
6 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (14.71%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (11.76%) Software Testing
7 4 (11.76%) ISTQB
7 4 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (11.76%) HP SiteScope
7 4 (11.76%) nmon
7 4 (11.76%) Waterfall

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (11.76%) WebLogic
2 3 (8.82%) SAS
3 1 (2.94%) ArcGIS
3 1 (2.94%) IIS
3 1 (2.94%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.94%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.82%) MS Office
3 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) FTP
2 2 (5.88%) Firewall
2 2 (5.88%) HTTP
2 2 (5.88%) HTTPS
2 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.94%) LDAP
3 1 (2.94%) Network Security
3 1 (2.94%) S/MIME
3 1 (2.94%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (8.82%) Big Data
5 3 (8.82%) DataStage
5 3 (8.82%) Hadoop
5 3 (8.82%) OLAP
6 2 (5.88%) Data Mining
6 2 (5.88%) DB2
7 1 (2.94%) Base SAS
7 1 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (2.94%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (2.94%) GIS
7 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (2.94%) QlikView
7 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (23.53%) Toad
2 4 (11.76%) Introscope
2 4 (11.76%) JProfiler
3 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.88%) HP UFT
3 2 (5.88%) LoadRunner
3 2 (5.88%) Rational Performance Tester
3 2 (5.88%) SilkPerformer
3 2 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.88%) TeamCity
3 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.94%) Moq
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (2.94%) ReSharper
4 1 (2.94%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (20.59%) Finance
2 6 (17.65%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.88%) Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Legal
3 2 (5.88%) Retail
4 1 (2.94%) Marketing
4 1 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.94%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (50.00%) Analyst
2 9 (26.47%) Developer
3 6 (17.65%) SQL Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Data Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Business Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) SQL Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Test Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Campaign Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Non-Functional Tester
6 2 (5.88%) Report Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) SAS Campaign Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.88%) SQL Reporting Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Teradata Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) Middleware
2 4 (11.76%) XML
3 3 (8.82%) .NET
3 3 (8.82%) MDX
4 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
4 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 2 (5.88%) JDBC
4 2 (5.88%) ODBC
5 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (2.94%) Castle Windsor
5 1 (2.94%) Entity Framework
5 1 (2.94%) NHibernate
5 1 (2.94%) SOAP
5 1 (2.94%) WCF
5 1 (2.94%) Web Services
5 1 (2.94%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (2.94%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 13 (38.24%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (20.59%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.88%) Data Structures
3 2 (5.88%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.94%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.94%) Data Conversion
4 1 (2.94%) Data Extraction
4 1 (2.94%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.94%) iSeries
4 1 (2.94%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.94%) NHS
4 1 (2.94%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.94%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Windows
2 7 (20.59%) Linux
3 6 (17.65%) Unix
4 4 (11.76%) Solaris
5 1 (2.94%) Android
5 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (26.47%) ETL
2 7 (20.59%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (17.65%) Analytics
4 5 (14.71%) Data Analytics
4 5 (14.71%) Kimball Methodology
4 5 (14.71%) Non-Functional Testing
4 5 (14.71%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (11.76%) Data Analysis
5 4 (11.76%) ITIL
5 4 (11.76%) Software Testing
5 4 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (11.76%) Waterfall
6 3 (8.82%) DevOps
6 3 (8.82%) DSDM
6 3 (8.82%) Inmon Methodology
6 3 (8.82%) Migration
6 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
6 3 (8.82%) Six Sigma
6 3 (8.82%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) T-SQL
2 4 (11.76%) C++
2 4 (11.76%) Java
2 4 (11.76%) Shell Script
2 4 (11.76%) VB
3 3 (8.82%) C#
3 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) ISEB
1 4 (11.76%) ISTQB
2 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (5.88%) CEH
3 2 (5.88%) GCFA
3 2 (5.88%) GCIA
3 2 (5.88%) GCIH
3 2 (5.88%) GIAC
3 2 (5.88%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (2.94%) CCNA
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.94%) Degree
4 1 (2.94%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (2.94%) MCITP
4 1 (2.94%) MCTS
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) HP SiteScope
1 4 (11.76%) nmon
2 2 (5.88%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) HP
2 4 (11.76%) Oracle
2 4 (11.76%) Teradata
3 3 (8.82%) Cognos
3 3 (8.82%) Informatica
4 2 (5.88%) BMC
4 2 (5.88%) Cisco
4 2 (5.88%) Juniper
4 2 (5.88%) Tableau
4 2 (5.88%) TippingPoint
5 1 (2.94%) Ab Initio
5 1 (2.94%) Demandware
5 1 (2.94%) IBM
5 1 (2.94%) Polycom
5 1 (2.94%) Splunk
5 1 (2.94%) VMware
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