The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 1168 1286 1075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 13.14% 13.47% 12.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.89% 38.62% 37.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 755 811 617
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £343 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 21 31
Median hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% +9.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.65 £17.50 £13.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £28.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+1.78% +12.00%
SQL
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3166 3330 2883
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 35.61% 34.89% 32.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1960 2092 1566
Median daily rate £395 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 88 100
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £19.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the South East region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in the South East

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the South East region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the South East region.

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

SQL
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the South East region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

SQL Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

SQL
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +3 308 £350 +2.94% 98
Berkshire +1 244 £375 +7.14% 77
Surrey -6 193 £413 +16.19% 76
Oxfordshire 0 119 £400 - 54
Buckinghamshire -5 94 £338 -3.57% 44
West Sussex -9 66 £395 +16.60% 21
Kent +9 56 £350 +7.69% 15
Middlesex -6 25 £350 - 5
East Sussex -11 24 £475 +31.03% 27
Sussex +3 7 £238 -36.66% 1
M4 Corridor -7 3 - -
Isle of Wight - 3 £263 - 1
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 South East region with a requirement for SQL.

1 758 (31.82%) Oracle
2 726 (30.48%) SQL Server
3 563 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
4 511 (21.45%) Java
5 491 (20.61%) Microsoft
6 464 (19.48%) .NET
7 441 (18.51%) Windows
8 422 (17.72%) JavaScript
9 416 (17.46%) C#
10 365 (15.32%) Linux
11 359 (15.07%) XML
12 354 (14.86%) Security Cleared
13 339 (14.23%) Finance
14 330 (13.85%) HTML
15 303 (12.72%) Unix
16 297 (12.47%) PL/SQL
17 279 (11.71%) T-SQL
18 272 (11.42%) Oracle Database
19 271 (11.38%) Business Intelligence
20 263 (11.04%) CSS
21 256 (10.75%) MS Excel
22 255 (10.71%) SC Cleared
23 252 (10.58%) Web Services
24 246 (10.33%) jQuery
25 242 (10.16%) Active Directory
26 235 (9.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
27 230 (9.66%) Data Warehouse
28 223 (9.36%) MVC
28 223 (9.36%) Scrum
29 221 (9.28%) ETL

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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
1 134 (5.63%) SharePoint
2 126 (5.29%) IIS
3 77 (3.23%) Tomcat
4 65 (2.73%) SAS
5 64 (2.69%) Apache
5 64 (2.69%) JBoss
6 62 (2.60%) WebLogic
7 54 (2.27%) MS Exchange
8 40 (1.68%) CMS
9 36 (1.51%) Confluence
10 27 (1.13%) BizTalk Server
11 26 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
11 26 (1.09%) Skype for Business
12 25 (1.05%) WebSphere
13 23 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
14 21 (0.88%) Apache Spark
15 19 (0.80%) WordPress
16 17 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
17 13 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
17 13 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 256 (10.75%) MS Excel
2 110 (4.62%) MS Office
3 36 (1.51%) MS Visio
4 31 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (0.55%) MS Project
6 10 (0.42%) Photoshop
7 9 (0.38%) SPSS
8 5 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.13%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.042%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.042%) GIMP
10 1 (0.042%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 42 (1.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (1.01%) Remedy ITSM
3 14 (0.59%) Oracle Receivables
4 9 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
4 9 (0.38%) Unit4 Business World
5 8 (0.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 8 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
5 8 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
5 8 (0.34%) Remedy AR System
6 7 (0.29%) HFM
7 6 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 5 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
8 5 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
8 5 (0.21%) SAP ERP
8 5 (0.21%) SystmOne
9 4 (0.17%) SAP Business ByDesign
9 4 (0.17%) SAP FI
9 4 (0.17%) SAP HR
10 3 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
10 3 (0.13%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 172 (7.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 83 (3.48%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (1.34%) PaaS
4 31 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
4 31 (1.30%) IaaS
5 23 (0.97%) Office 365
6 22 (0.92%) Azure Active Directory
6 22 (0.92%) GitHub
7 10 (0.42%) SaaS
8 7 (0.29%) Bluemix
8 7 (0.29%) Boomi
8 7 (0.29%) OpenShift
8 7 (0.29%) SuccessFactors
9 6 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (0.25%) Azure Machine Learning
9 6 (0.25%) Google Play
10 2 (0.084%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.084%) FinancialForce.com
10 2 (0.084%) Force.com
10 2 (0.084%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 115 (4.83%) DNS
2 98 (4.11%) SAN
3 79 (3.32%) Firewall
4 59 (2.48%) DHCP
5 47 (1.97%) HTTP
6 46 (1.93%) LDAP
7 42 (1.76%) WAN
8 41 (1.72%) LAN
9 32 (1.34%) TCP/IP
10 29 (1.22%) Internet
11 25 (1.05%) SNMP
12 24 (1.01%) DVB
13 18 (0.76%) Intranet
13 18 (0.76%) Network Security
13 18 (0.76%) SSL
13 18 (0.76%) VPN
14 16 (0.67%) IPv6
15 15 (0.63%) VLAN
16 13 (0.55%) Unified Communications
17 12 (0.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 726 (30.48%) SQL Server
2 272 (11.42%) Oracle Database
3 235 (9.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 230 (9.66%) Data Warehouse
5 213 (8.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 125 (5.25%) Relational Database
6 125 (5.25%) SQL Server 2008
7 116 (4.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 105 (4.41%) Oracle Database 11g
9 99 (4.16%) SQL Server 2012
10 82 (3.44%) NoSQL
11 81 (3.40%) MySQL
12 75 (3.15%) MongoDB
13 65 (2.73%) Oracle Database 10g
14 64 (2.69%) BusinessObjects
14 64 (2.69%) MS Access
15 59 (2.48%) Oracle Reports
16 58 (2.43%) SQL Server 2014
17 55 (2.31%) Hadoop
18 54 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 141 (5.92%) Visual Studio
2 132 (5.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 130 (5.46%) Git (software)
4 126 (5.29%) JUnit
5 110 (4.62%) Subversion
6 98 (4.11%) Maven
7 97 (4.07%) Jenkins
8 91 (3.82%) Cucumber
8 91 (3.82%) JIRA
9 74 (3.11%) Selenium
10 59 (2.48%) Mockito
10 59 (2.48%) SoapUI
11 56 (2.35%) Oracle Forms
12 49 (2.06%) Eclipse
13 38 (1.60%) Oracle APEX
14 34 (1.43%) Talend Open Studio
15 33 (1.39%) Hamcrest
16 31 (1.30%) HP UFT
17 26 (1.09%) TeamCity
18 24 (1.01%) SpecFlow
General
1 339 (14.23%) Finance
2 87 (3.65%) Telecoms
3 80 (3.36%) Banking
4 54 (2.27%) Retail
5 49 (2.06%) Marketing
6 21 (0.88%) Manufacturing
6 21 (0.88%) Publishing
7 20 (0.84%) Advertising
7 20 (0.84%) Back Office
8 15 (0.63%) Investment Banking
8 15 (0.63%) Military
9 13 (0.55%) German Language
10 11 (0.46%) French Language
10 11 (0.46%) Retail Banking
11 10 (0.42%) Automotive
12 9 (0.38%) Front Office
13 7 (0.29%) Electronics
13 7 (0.29%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.25%) General Ledger
14 6 (0.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 972 (40.81%) Developer
2 478 (20.07%) Analyst
3 279 (11.71%) SQL Developer
4 182 (7.64%) Java Developer
5 170 (7.14%) .NET Developer
6 147 (6.17%) C# Developer
7 144 (6.05%) Oracle Developer
8 117 (4.91%) Consultant
9 114 (4.79%) Data Analyst
10 109 (4.58%) SQL Analyst
11 102 (4.28%) DBA
12 100 (4.20%) Test Analyst
13 98 (4.11%) Architect
14 97 (4.07%) C# .NET Developer
15 86 (3.61%) Support Engineer
16 77 (3.23%) SQL DBA
17 76 (3.19%) Business Analyst
18 71 (2.98%) Administrator
19 67 (2.81%) PL/SQL Developer
20 65 (2.73%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 464 (19.48%) .NET
2 359 (15.07%) XML
3 330 (13.85%) HTML
4 263 (11.04%) CSS
5 252 (10.58%) Web Services
6 246 (10.33%) jQuery
7 213 (8.94%) ASP.NET
8 154 (6.47%) SOAP
9 141 (5.92%) Spring
10 139 (5.84%) HTML5
11 134 (5.63%) REST
12 113 (4.74%) AngularJS
13 112 (4.70%) .NET Framework
14 100 (4.20%) ASP.NET MVC
15 86 (3.61%) JSON
16 84 (3.53%) JSP
17 82 (3.44%) WCF
18 79 (3.32%) ASP.NET Web API
19 76 (3.19%) Entity Framework
20 75 (3.15%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 168 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
2 82 (3.44%) Computer Science
3 81 (3.40%) Data Centre
4 73 (3.06%) Clustering
5 67 (2.81%) Management Information System
6 54 (2.27%) Replication
7 36 (1.51%) Statistics
8 35 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
8 35 (1.47%) NHS
9 31 (1.30%) Mathematics
10 29 (1.22%) Smart Meter
11 28 (1.18%) Mobile App
11 28 (1.18%) STB
12 25 (1.05%) Data Integration
13 22 (0.92%) Digital TV
14 21 (0.88%) MPEG
15 20 (0.84%) Algorithms
15 20 (0.84%) Visualisation
16 19 (0.80%) AS400
17 18 (0.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 441 (18.51%) Windows
2 365 (15.32%) Linux
3 303 (12.72%) Unix
4 181 (7.60%) Windows Server
5 159 (6.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 106 (4.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 74 (3.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 72 (3.02%) Windows Server 2003
9 44 (1.85%) Windows 7
10 43 (1.81%) Solaris
11 27 (1.13%) Android
12 25 (1.05%) CentOS
13 22 (0.92%) Apple iOS
14 20 (0.84%) AIX
15 19 (0.80%) VMS
15 19 (0.80%) Windows XP
16 13 (0.55%) Windows 10
17 11 (0.46%) Oracle Linux
18 10 (0.42%) Ubuntu
19 8 (0.34%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 563 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
2 271 (11.38%) Business Intelligence
3 223 (9.36%) MVC
3 223 (9.36%) Scrum
4 221 (9.28%) ETL
5 217 (9.11%) Migration
6 181 (7.60%) ITIL
7 142 (5.96%) Web Development
8 133 (5.58%) SDLC
9 126 (5.29%) TDD
10 125 (5.25%) Data Analysis
11 123 (5.16%) CRM
12 120 (5.04%) Software Engineering
13 114 (4.79%) Data Modelling
14 111 (4.66%) Waterfall
15 106 (4.45%) Data Migration
16 105 (4.41%) Continuous Integration
17 101 (4.24%) Project Management
18 95 (3.99%) Business Analysis
19 89 (3.74%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 511 (21.45%) Java
2 422 (17.72%) JavaScript
3 416 (17.46%) C#
4 297 (12.47%) PL/SQL
5 279 (11.71%) T-SQL
6 161 (6.76%) PowerShell
7 142 (5.96%) VB
8 111 (4.66%) Shell Script
9 96 (4.03%) Perl
10 91 (3.82%) C
11 89 (3.74%) C++
11 89 (3.74%) PHP
11 89 (3.74%) Python
12 61 (2.56%) VB.NET
12 61 (2.56%) VBScript
13 52 (2.18%) Bash Shell
14 45 (1.89%) VBA
15 39 (1.64%) Groovy
16 38 (1.60%) Ruby
17 33 (1.39%) VB6
Qualifications
1 354 (14.86%) Security Cleared
2 255 (10.71%) SC Cleared
3 166 (6.97%) Degree
4 87 (3.65%) DV Cleared
5 61 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 60 (2.52%) ISTQB
7 59 (2.48%) ISEB
8 33 (1.39%) MCSE
9 32 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
10 21 (0.88%) CCNA
10 21 (0.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 21 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 20 (0.84%) MCTS
12 18 (0.76%) MCITP
13 13 (0.55%) CCNP
13 13 (0.55%) MCP
13 13 (0.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 12 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (0.34%) BC Cleared
15 8 (0.34%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (5.08%) QA
2 73 (3.06%) Data Quality
3 47 (1.97%) SLA
4 8 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
5 7 (0.29%) JSP 440
6 6 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.21%) Solvency II
8 3 (0.13%) GxP
9 2 (0.084%) COBIT
9 2 (0.084%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.084%) SDET
10 1 (0.042%) HL7
10 1 (0.042%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 242 (10.16%) Active Directory
2 104 (4.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (2.10%) Hyper-V
4 34 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
5 32 (1.34%) vSphere
6 31 (1.30%) VMware ESX
7 27 (1.13%) Oracle RAC
8 26 (1.09%) Docker
9 25 (1.05%) XenApp
10 23 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
11 19 (0.80%) Terminal Services
12 6 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
12 6 (0.25%) XenServer
13 5 (0.21%) Apache Flume
13 5 (0.21%) Firmware
14 4 (0.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 4 (0.17%) Xen
15 2 (0.084%) BitLocker
15 2 (0.084%) HDFS
15 2 (0.084%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 63 (2.64%) SCOM
2 51 (2.14%) SCCM
3 48 (2.02%) Puppet
4 47 (1.97%) HP Quality Center
5 33 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
6 30 (1.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 26 (1.09%) Tivoli
8 25 (1.05%) Ansible
9 24 (1.01%) Netcool
10 22 (0.92%) NetBackup
11 17 (0.71%) Microsoft Clustering
11 17 (0.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 16 (0.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 14 (0.59%) Data Guard
13 14 (0.59%) Failover Clustering
14 13 (0.55%) Oracle RMAN
15 10 (0.42%) Simpana
15 10 (0.42%) Veritas Storage Foundation
15 10 (0.42%) WSUS
16 9 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 758 (31.82%) Oracle
2 491 (20.61%) Microsoft
3 218 (9.15%) VMware
4 134 (5.63%) HP
5 97 (4.07%) Citrix
6 91 (3.82%) SAP
7 83 (3.48%) IBM
8 59 (2.48%) Cisco
9 58 (2.43%) Red Hat
10 54 (2.27%) Informatica
11 49 (2.06%) Remedy
12 34 (1.43%) EMC
12 34 (1.43%) Talend
13 30 (1.26%) Cognos
13 30 (1.26%) Intel Security
14 28 (1.18%) Sitecore
15 25 (1.05%) F5
15 25 (1.05%) Veritas
16 22 (0.92%) Tableau
17 21 (0.88%) Google
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Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Sanderson
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cobham, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
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Oxford, Oxfordshire
IntaPeople
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Brighton, East Sussex
IT Executive Ltd
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Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Square One Resources
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Farnborough, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
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Hampshire
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Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
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Middlesex
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Petersfield, Hampshire
Acuro (MaxAd Ltd)
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SLS Services Ltd
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Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
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Hook, Hampshire
LA International
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Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
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Hydrogen
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Networkers
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