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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 5 8
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL 35 42 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 12.92% 16.41% 13.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.46% 42.00% 34.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 18 13
Average daily rate
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£350 £333 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £220 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £533 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.88 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +3.50%
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
91 100 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 33.58% 39.06% 39.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 48 43
Average daily rate £340 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 1
Average hourly rate £23.50 £36.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.72% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014, 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 19 (35.19%) SQL Server
2 17 (31.48%) Windows
2 17 (31.48%) .NET
2 17 (31.48%) Oracle
3 14 (25.93%) Linux
4 13 (24.07%) ITIL
5 12 (22.22%) IIS
6 9 (16.67%) UNIX
6 9 (16.67%) QA
7 8 (14.81%) VMware
7 8 (14.81%) Project Management
7 8 (14.81%) Citrix
7 8 (14.81%) PRINCE2
8 7 (12.96%) MySQL
8 7 (12.96%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (12.96%) PowerShell
8 7 (12.96%) TeamCity
8 7 (12.96%) MSBuild
9 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (11.11%) TDD
9 6 (11.11%) Logistics
9 6 (11.11%) Scrum
9 6 (11.11%) Finance
9 6 (11.11%) IBM
9 6 (11.11%) C#
9 6 (11.11%) SharePoint
9 6 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (9.26%) HTML
10 5 (9.26%) Java

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 12 (22.22%) IIS
2 6 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.56%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.56%) Lync
4 2 (3.70%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.70%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.85%) CMS
5 1 (1.85%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.70%) FTP
2 2 (3.70%) HTTP
2 2 (3.70%) WAN
2 2 (3.70%) HTTPS
2 2 (3.70%) SAN
2 2 (3.70%) Internet
3 1 (1.85%) 3G
3 1 (1.85%) Firewall
3 1 (1.85%) 2G
3 1 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.85%) HSPA
3 1 (1.85%) LTE
3 1 (1.85%) 4G
3 1 (1.85%) DHCP
3 1 (1.85%) GPRS
3 1 (1.85%) LAN
3 1 (1.85%) UMTS
3 1 (1.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (35.19%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.96%) MySQL
3 6 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (7.41%) Oracle Database
4 4 (7.41%) DB2
5 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.70%) QlikView
6 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.85%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.85%) MS Access
6 1 (1.85%) OLTP
6 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.85%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 7 (12.96%) TeamCity
1 7 (12.96%) MSBuild
2 3 (5.56%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (5.56%) LoadRunner
2 3 (5.56%) Rational Performance Tester
3 2 (3.70%) Toad
3 2 (3.70%) ERwin
3 2 (3.70%) Introscope
3 2 (3.70%) JProfiler
4 1 (1.85%) Android Studio
4 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.85%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (11.11%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (25.93%) Developer
2 9 (16.67%) Analyst
2 9 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 9 (16.67%) Technical Project Manager
2 9 (16.67%) Technical Manager
3 7 (12.96%) DBA
4 6 (11.11%) MySQL DBA
5 5 (9.26%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.56%) SQL Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Development Project Manager
6 3 (5.56%) Development Manager
6 3 (5.56%) Consultant
6 3 (5.56%) Technical Development Manager
7 2 (3.70%) Release Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Deployment Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Configuration Specialist
7 2 (3.70%) Data Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (31.48%) .NET
2 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET
2 5 (9.26%) HTML
3 4 (7.41%) WCF
4 3 (5.56%) XML
4 3 (5.56%) Regular Expression
5 2 (3.70%) ODBC
5 2 (3.70%) JDBC
5 2 (3.70%) J2EE
5 2 (3.70%) WPF
5 2 (3.70%) jQuery
5 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (3.70%) Ajax
5 2 (3.70%) Middleware
5 2 (3.70%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.85%) WinForms
6 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (1.85%) CSS
6 1 (1.85%) SOAP
6 1 (1.85%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) iSeries
2 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.70%) AS400
3 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.70%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.70%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.85%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.85%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (31.48%) Windows
2 14 (25.93%) Linux
3 9 (16.67%) UNIX
4 3 (5.56%) Solaris
4 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.85%) Android
5 1 (1.85%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.07%) ITIL
2 8 (14.81%) PRINCE2
2 8 (14.81%) Project Management
3 6 (11.11%) Scrum
3 6 (11.11%) Logistics
3 6 (11.11%) TDD
3 6 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (9.26%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (9.26%) Data Management
4 5 (9.26%) MVC
5 3 (5.56%) Service Delivery
5 3 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (5.56%) TOGAF
5 3 (5.56%) Software Testing
5 3 (5.56%) Change Control
5 3 (5.56%) Performance Testing
5 3 (5.56%) SIEM
5 3 (5.56%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (3.70%) Capacity Management
6 2 (3.70%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.96%) PowerShell
2 6 (11.11%) C#
3 5 (9.26%) Java
4 4 (7.41%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.41%) PL/SQL
5 3 (5.56%) C++
5 3 (5.56%) C
5 3 (5.56%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.70%) PHP
6 2 (3.70%) RPG/400
6 2 (3.70%) RPG IV
6 2 (3.70%) RPG
6 2 (3.70%) VBScript
6 2 (3.70%) VB
6 2 (3.70%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.85%) VBA
7 1 (1.85%) Python
7 1 (1.85%) Perl
7 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.85%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (12.96%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (9.26%) Degree
3 3 (5.56%) ISEB
4 2 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (3.70%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (3.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.67%) QA
2 3 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.85%) XenApp
2 1 (1.85%) vSphere
2 1 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) nmon
2 1 (1.85%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (31.48%) Oracle
2 8 (14.81%) VMware
2 8 (14.81%) Citrix
3 6 (11.11%) IBM
4 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.56%) Qualys
5 3 (5.56%) Cisco
5 3 (5.56%) ArcSight
6 1 (1.85%) Actix
6 1 (1.85%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 1 (1.85%) HP
6 1 (1.85%) Cognos
6 1 (1.85%) Siebel
6 1 (1.85%) Juniper
6 1 (1.85%) Informatica
6 1 (1.85%) NetApp
6 1 (1.85%) Lotus
6 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.85%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.85%) Mapinfo
Slough, Berkshire
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Rate: £225 - £325 per day + negotiable
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