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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 16 13 7
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL 15 19 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 5.77% 8.05% 15.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.79% 27.14% 35.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 13
Average daily rate
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£295 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £400 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £17.22 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-29.68% +16.36%
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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
56 70 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 21.54% 29.66% 42.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 39 30
Average daily rate £350 £310 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £392 £512
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 27
Average hourly rate £42.50 £17.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.85% -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £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 22 May 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 22 May 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 21 (39.62%) Oracle
2 13 (24.53%) PL/SQL
3 12 (22.64%) Windows
4 11 (20.75%) SQL Server
4 11 (20.75%) .NET
4 11 (20.75%) Finance
4 11 (20.75%) Oracle Database
5 10 (18.87%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (18.87%) Degree
5 10 (18.87%) Oracle Database 11g
5 10 (18.87%) C#
5 10 (18.87%) ASP.NET
5 10 (18.87%) UNIX
6 9 (16.98%) ITIL
6 9 (16.98%) JavaScript
7 8 (15.09%) T-SQL
7 8 (15.09%) DB2
7 8 (15.09%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (15.09%) VMware
8 7 (13.21%) TOGAF
8 7 (13.21%) IBM
8 7 (13.21%) OO
8 7 (13.21%) Ajax
9 6 (11.32%) Linux
9 6 (11.32%) AIX
9 6 (11.32%) SAP
9 6 (11.32%) PHP
9 6 (11.32%) HP
9 6 (11.32%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (11.32%) MVC

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (3.77%) Apache Pig
1 2 (3.77%) IIS
1 2 (3.77%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) MS Office
1 4 (7.55%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.77%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) SaaS
2 2 (3.77%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (3.77%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.77%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) Firewall
1 3 (5.66%) LAN
1 3 (5.66%) WAN
2 2 (3.77%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.77%) Intranet
3 1 (1.89%) Wireless
3 1 (1.89%) ATM
3 1 (1.89%) VPN
3 1 (1.89%) DNS
3 1 (1.89%) DHCP
3 1 (1.89%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.89%) SDH
3 1 (1.89%) LTE
3 1 (1.89%) VLAN
3 1 (1.89%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.75%) SQL Server
1 11 (20.75%) Oracle Database
2 10 (18.87%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (15.09%) DB2
4 5 (9.43%) SAP BW
4 5 (9.43%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (9.43%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (9.43%) MySQL
4 5 (9.43%) SAP Data Services
4 5 (9.43%) SAP HANA
4 5 (9.43%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.66%) RDBMS
5 3 (5.66%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (3.77%) Triplestore
6 2 (3.77%) HBase
6 2 (3.77%) Sqoop
6 2 (3.77%) Apache Hive
6 2 (3.77%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.77%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (3.77%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Subversion
2 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (20.75%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (28.30%) Developer
2 8 (15.09%) Architect
3 7 (13.21%) Applications Support
4 6 (11.32%) Analyst
4 6 (11.32%) Technical Architect
4 6 (11.32%) Consultant
5 5 (9.43%) .NET Developer
6 4 (7.55%) PHP Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Technical Project Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Technical Manager
7 3 (5.66%) SAP Technical Architect
7 3 (5.66%) Senior Technical Architect
7 3 (5.66%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Data Consultant
7 3 (5.66%) SAP Architect
7 3 (5.66%) Senior Architect
8 2 (3.77%) Big Data Architect
8 2 (3.77%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Junior PHP Developer
8 2 (3.77%) OSS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.75%) .NET
2 10 (18.87%) ASP.NET
3 7 (13.21%) Ajax
4 5 (9.43%) CSS
4 5 (9.43%) WCF
4 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (7.55%) REST
5 4 (7.55%) LINQ
5 4 (7.55%) jQuery
5 4 (7.55%) XML
5 4 (7.55%) HTML
6 3 (5.66%) Middleware
6 3 (5.66%) WPF
7 2 (3.77%) MLlib
7 2 (3.77%) Regular Expression
7 2 (3.77%) AngularJS
7 2 (3.77%) Yii
7 2 (3.77%) CodeIgniter
7 2 (3.77%) .NET Framework
7 2 (3.77%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.87%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.55%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.66%) EPoS
3 3 (5.66%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (3.77%) Open Source
4 2 (3.77%) FMCG
4 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.89%) iSeries
5 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.64%) Windows
2 10 (18.87%) UNIX
3 6 (11.32%) Linux
3 6 (11.32%) AIX
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.89%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.98%) ITIL
2 8 (15.09%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (13.21%) TOGAF
3 7 (13.21%) OO
4 6 (11.32%) MVC
5 5 (9.43%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (9.43%) Data Analysis
5 5 (9.43%) CRM
5 5 (9.43%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (9.43%) Data Transformation
6 4 (7.55%) ETL
6 4 (7.55%) Project Management
7 3 (5.66%) ERP
7 3 (5.66%) Unit Testing
7 3 (5.66%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (3.77%) OO PHP
8 2 (3.77%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (3.77%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (3.77%) SIEM
8 2 (3.77%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.53%) PL/SQL
2 10 (18.87%) C#
3 9 (16.98%) JavaScript
4 8 (15.09%) T-SQL
5 6 (11.32%) PHP
6 5 (9.43%) Java
6 5 (9.43%) ABAP
7 2 (3.77%) R
7 2 (3.77%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.89%) VBA
8 1 (1.89%) Perl
8 1 (1.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (18.87%) Degree
2 6 (11.32%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) QA
2 2 (3.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) WSUS
1 1 (1.89%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 21 (39.62%) Oracle
2 8 (15.09%) VMware
3 7 (13.21%) IBM
4 6 (11.32%) SAP
4 6 (11.32%) HP
5 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
5 5 (9.43%) Business Objects
6 4 (7.55%) ComArch
7 2 (3.77%) ArcSight
7 2 (3.77%) Vertica
7 2 (3.77%) Netezza
7 2 (3.77%) Greenplum
7 2 (3.77%) Citrix
7 2 (3.77%) Teradata
8 1 (1.89%) Cramer
8 1 (1.89%) Mapinfo
8 1 (1.89%) DevExpress
8 1 (1.89%) Actix