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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 4 15 6
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Contract jobs citing SQL 17 16 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 15.04% 6.61% 12.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.42% 24.62% 32.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 28
Median daily rate £350 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £232 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £438 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +9.09%

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
48 65 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 42.48% 26.86% 38.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 44 66
Median daily rate £363 £378 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.97% +16.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Median hourly rate £41.00 £42.50 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% +19.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017, 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 15 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (33.33%) Finance
3 13 (30.95%) Oracle
4 10 (23.81%) SQL Server
4 10 (23.81%) Telecoms
5 9 (21.43%) Migration
5 9 (21.43%) PL/SQL
5 9 (21.43%) OOP
5 9 (21.43%) OO
5 9 (21.43%) ETL
5 9 (21.43%) RDBMS
5 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 9 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (21.43%) Relational Database
6 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (19.05%) MS Excel
6 8 (19.05%) Delphi
6 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (14.29%) .NET
8 6 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (11.90%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (11.90%) Data Migration
9 5 (11.90%) Waterfall
9 5 (11.90%) Kimball Methodology
9 5 (11.90%) Linux
9 5 (11.90%) MS Access
9 5 (11.90%) CRM

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 1 (2.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.38%) JBoss
1 1 (2.38%) LiveCycle
1 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (2.38%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.76%) MS Office
2 2 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (4.76%) MS Project
2 2 (4.76%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.38%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (2.38%) CODA-Financials
2 1 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.38%) CallidusCloud
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) 2G
1 2 (4.76%) 3G
1 2 (4.76%) 4G
1 2 (4.76%) LTE
1 2 (4.76%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (2.38%) DNS
2 1 (2.38%) HTTP
2 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (23.81%) SQL Server
3 9 (21.43%) RDBMS
3 9 (21.43%) Relational Database
3 9 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (11.90%) MS Access
7 3 (7.14%) DB2
7 3 (7.14%) DB2 UDB
7 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (4.76%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Data Mart
8 2 (4.76%) DataStage
8 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 2 (4.76%) Power BI
8 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (2.38%) Data Mining
9 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Toad
2 1 (2.38%) JMeter
2 1 (2.38%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.38%) Moq
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.38%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (33.33%) Finance
2 10 (23.81%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.14%) Marketing
4 1 (2.38%) Advertising
4 1 (2.38%) Electronics
4 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (45.24%) Developer
2 8 (19.05%) SQL Developer
3 7 (16.67%) Delphi Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) Business Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Cognos BI Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Cognos Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Consultant
5 4 (9.52%) DBA
5 4 (9.52%) ETL Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Report Developer
6 3 (7.14%) SSIS Developer
7 2 (4.76%) CRM Business Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Data Migration Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Finance Business Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Financial Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Migration Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) RAN Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) .NET
2 3 (7.14%) HTML
2 3 (7.14%) XML
3 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.76%) Velocity
4 1 (2.38%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.38%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (2.38%) Entity Framework
4 1 (2.38%) MDX
4 1 (2.38%) NancyFx
4 1 (2.38%) STL
4 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.76%) Data Extraction
2 2 (4.76%) Data Integration
2 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.38%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.38%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Linux
2 3 (7.14%) AIX
2 3 (7.14%) Unix
2 3 (7.14%) Windows
3 2 (4.76%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.38%) Solaris
4 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (21.43%) ETL
2 9 (21.43%) Migration
2 9 (21.43%) OO
2 9 (21.43%) OOP
3 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (11.90%) CRM
4 5 (11.90%) Data Migration
4 5 (11.90%) Kimball Methodology
4 5 (11.90%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (11.90%) Waterfall
5 4 (9.52%) Inmon Methodology
5 4 (9.52%) ITIL
5 4 (9.52%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.14%) Data Modelling
6 3 (7.14%) ERP
6 3 (7.14%) ETL Development
6 3 (7.14%) SDLC
7 2 (4.76%) Dashboard Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.43%) PL/SQL
2 8 (19.05%) Delphi
3 4 (9.52%) Java
3 4 (9.52%) Shell Script
3 4 (9.52%) T-SQL
4 3 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.76%) C#
5 2 (4.76%) MATLAB
5 2 (4.76%) Python
6 1 (2.38%) C++
6 1 (2.38%) Perl
6 1 (2.38%) R
6 1 (2.38%) VB
6 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) ISEB
1 1 (2.38%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (2.38%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.38%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (2.38%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 13 (30.95%) Oracle
2 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.52%) Cognos
3 4 (9.52%) SAP
4 3 (7.14%) VMware
5 2 (4.76%) Callidus
5 2 (4.76%) Citrix
5 2 (4.76%) Cramer
5 2 (4.76%) Huawei
5 2 (4.76%) IBM
5 2 (4.76%) Informatica
5 2 (4.76%) NetSuite
5 2 (4.76%) Nokia Networks
5 2 (4.76%) Nortel
5 2 (4.76%) Remedy
5 2 (4.76%) Tellabs
6 1 (2.38%) Cisco
6 1 (2.38%) Marketo
6 1 (2.38%) Talend
6 1 (2.38%) Veeam