The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 9 5
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL 28 24 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 17.72% 10.08% 17.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 52.83% 36.36% 42.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 27
Median daily rate £323 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.27% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £418 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £33.02 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-19.74% +28.23%
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
53 66 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 33.54% 27.73% 40.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 48 75
Median daily rate £320 £358 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.48% +5.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £286 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £376
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Median hourly rate £38.50 £31.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.19% -4.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Slough region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 September 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 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Slough region with a requirement for SQL.

1 23 (40.35%) Business Intelligence
2 21 (36.84%) Data Warehouse
2 21 (36.84%) Finance
2 21 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (29.82%) HTML
3 17 (29.82%) Oracle
4 16 (28.07%) .NET
5 15 (26.32%) XML
5 15 (26.32%) Requirements Analysis
6 14 (24.56%) ETL
7 13 (22.81%) Java
7 13 (22.81%) Systems Analysis
8 12 (21.05%) Microsoft
9 11 (19.30%) RDBMS
9 11 (19.30%) Cognos
9 11 (19.30%) Telecoms
9 11 (19.30%) Relational Database
10 10 (17.54%) Kimball Methodology
10 10 (17.54%) Inmon Methodology
10 10 (17.54%) Data Modelling
10 10 (17.54%) Toad
11 9 (15.79%) CRM
11 9 (15.79%) MS Project
11 9 (15.79%) UML
11 9 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (15.79%) Use Case
11 9 (15.79%) Time Management
11 9 (15.79%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 8 (14.04%) Waterfall
12 8 (14.04%) User Acceptance Testing

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (8.77%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (1.75%) Apache
2 1 (1.75%) JBoss
2 1 (1.75%) LiveCycle
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (15.79%) MS Project
2 7 (12.28%) MS Excel
3 6 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (10.53%) MS Visio
4 4 (7.02%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (15.79%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (3.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.75%) CODA-Financials
3 1 (1.75%) Cognos Planning
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.77%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.51%) FinancialForce.com
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.53%) 2G
1 6 (10.53%) 3G
1 6 (10.53%) 4G
1 6 (10.53%) LTE
1 6 (10.53%) Radio Access Network
2 5 (8.77%) Wireless
3 2 (3.51%) LAN
4 1 (1.75%) BGP
4 1 (1.75%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.75%) DNS
4 1 (1.75%) HSRP
4 1 (1.75%) HTTP
4 1 (1.75%) IPsec
4 1 (1.75%) OSPF
4 1 (1.75%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.75%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (36.84%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (19.30%) RDBMS
2 11 (19.30%) Relational Database
3 8 (14.04%) DataStage
4 7 (12.28%) Data Mart
5 6 (10.53%) MS Access
5 6 (10.53%) SQL Server
6 5 (8.77%) OLAP
7 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (3.51%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (3.51%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.75%) Cognos Powerplay
9 1 (1.75%) DB2
9 1 (1.75%) DB2 UDB
9 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (17.54%) Toad
2 5 (8.77%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.75%) Maven
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.75%) Subversion
3 1 (1.75%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (36.84%) Finance
2 11 (19.30%) Telecoms
3 5 (8.77%) Back Office
4 2 (3.51%) Electronics
4 2 (3.51%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.51%) Marketing
5 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (43.86%) Developer
2 18 (31.58%) Analyst
3 9 (15.79%) Business Analyst
3 9 (15.79%) Consultant
4 8 (14.04%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 8 (14.04%) Technical Analyst
4 8 (14.04%) Technical Business Analyst
5 6 (10.53%) CRM Analyst
5 6 (10.53%) CRM Business Analyst
5 6 (10.53%) Service Desk Engineer
6 5 (8.77%) Cognos Developer
6 5 (8.77%) CRM Consultant
6 5 (8.77%) Delphi Developer
6 5 (8.77%) Online Business Analyst
6 5 (8.77%) Salesforce.com Developer
6 5 (8.77%) SQL Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Business Consultant
7 4 (7.02%) C++ Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Functional Consultant
7 4 (7.02%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (29.82%) HTML
2 16 (28.07%) .NET
3 15 (26.32%) XML
4 6 (10.53%) Web Services
5 5 (8.77%) Apache Flex
5 5 (8.77%) J2EE
5 5 (8.77%) Visualforce
6 4 (7.02%) STL
7 1 (1.75%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.75%) Backbone.js
7 1 (1.75%) CSS
7 1 (1.75%) Ember.js
7 1 (1.75%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.75%) LESS
7 1 (1.75%) MDX
7 1 (1.75%) NancyFx
7 1 (1.75%) RESTful
7 1 (1.75%) Sass
7 1 (1.75%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 21 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.77%) Unix
2 4 (7.02%) Linux
3 2 (3.51%) Windows
3 2 (3.51%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.75%) AIX
4 1 (1.75%) FreeBSD
4 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.75%) Solaris
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (40.35%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (26.32%) Requirements Analysis
3 14 (24.56%) ETL
4 13 (22.81%) Systems Analysis
5 10 (17.54%) Data Modelling
5 10 (17.54%) Inmon Methodology
5 10 (17.54%) Kimball Methodology
6 9 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (15.79%) CRM
6 9 (15.79%) Time Management
6 9 (15.79%) UML
6 9 (15.79%) Use Case
7 8 (14.04%) ITIL
7 8 (14.04%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (14.04%) Waterfall
8 7 (12.28%) Dashboard Development
8 7 (12.28%) OO
8 7 (12.28%) OOP
9 6 (10.53%) DSDM
9 6 (10.53%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 13 (22.81%) Java
2 6 (10.53%) Delphi
2 6 (10.53%) PL/SQL
3 5 (8.77%) Apex Code
3 5 (8.77%) Shell Script
4 4 (7.02%) C++
5 3 (5.26%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.75%) Perl
6 1 (1.75%) PHP
6 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.75%) VB
6 1 (1.75%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (12.28%) Degree
2 5 (8.77%) HNC
3 1 (1.75%) CCNA
3 1 (1.75%) CCNP
3 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.53%) SLA
2 2 (3.51%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.53%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (10.53%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 17 (29.82%) Oracle
2 12 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 11 (19.30%) Cognos
4 8 (14.04%) Informatica
5 6 (10.53%) Citrix
5 6 (10.53%) Cramer
5 6 (10.53%) Huawei
5 6 (10.53%) Nokia Networks
5 6 (10.53%) Nortel
5 6 (10.53%) Remedy
5 6 (10.53%) Tellabs
6 5 (8.77%) Arqiva
6 5 (8.77%) BT
6 5 (8.77%) NetCracker
6 5 (8.77%) Nokia
6 5 (8.77%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (8.77%) Siemens
6 5 (8.77%) Telindus
6 5 (8.77%) Virgin Media
6 5 (8.77%) ZTE