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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 1199 1228 1224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.91% 14.04% 12.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.30% 39.90% 39.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 691 623 589
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 53 58
Average hourly rate £22.50 £26.25 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -3.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.02 £17.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £35.80 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.38 £26.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+3.30% -1.85%
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
3051 3078 3111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.84% 35.19% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1681 1616 1515
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 145 185
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £17.50 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
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 the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +4 257 £350 -4.10% 102
Hampshire -1 245 £358 +10.85% 93
Berkshire -5 233 £363 +3.57% 95
Buckinghamshire +3 148 £300 -14.21% 63
Oxfordshire +3 78 £336 +3.46% 41
Kent +1 64 £275 -15.38% 18
East Sussex -5 62 £350 -3.44% 25
West Sussex -4 40 £290 -22.66% 35
Middlesex -7 20 £301 -14.14% 5
Sussex -4 4 £370 -1.33%
Isle of Wight - - - -
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 721 (31.60%) SQL Server
2 675 (29.58%) Oracle
3 536 (23.49%) .NET
4 479 (20.99%) C#
5 478 (20.95%) Windows
6 424 (18.58%) Microsoft
7 362 (15.86%) Finance
8 358 (15.69%) XML
9 354 (15.51%) Java
10 315 (13.80%) PL/SQL
11 296 (12.97%) T-SQL
12 292 (12.80%) JavaScript
13 284 (12.45%) ASP.NET
14 271 (11.88%) HTML
15 267 (11.70%) Security Cleared
16 265 (11.61%) UNIX
17 243 (10.65%) MS Excel
17 243 (10.65%) Business Intelligence
18 234 (10.25%) Linux
19 231 (10.12%) Web Services
20 217 (9.51%) Oracle Database
21 208 (9.11%) MVC
22 207 (9.07%) CSS
22 207 (9.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 201 (8.81%) SC Cleared
24 200 (8.76%) SQL Server 2008
25 194 (8.50%) Data Warehouse
26 178 (7.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
27 172 (7.54%) Agile Software Development
28 158 (6.92%) ETL

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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
1 152 (6.66%) SharePoint
2 118 (5.17%) IIS
3 70 (3.07%) WebLogic
4 68 (2.98%) SAS
5 65 (2.85%) WebSphere
6 56 (2.45%) MS Exchange
6 56 (2.45%) Apache
7 39 (1.71%) BizTalk Server
8 38 (1.67%) SharePoint Server
9 28 (1.23%) Tomcat
10 26 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
11 25 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
12 24 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
13 22 (0.96%) CMS
14 19 (0.83%) Documentum
15 17 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
16 16 (0.70%) Lync
17 14 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
17 14 (0.61%) ArcGIS
18 13 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 243 (10.65%) MS Excel
2 137 (6.00%) MS Office
3 28 (1.23%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
5 9 (0.39%) MS Project
5 9 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.31%) InfoPath
6 7 (0.31%) SPSS
7 5 (0.22%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.088%) FastStats
9 1 (0.044%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 50 (2.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 49 (2.15%) Oracle Applications
3 27 (1.18%) Oracle EBS
4 15 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
5 12 (0.53%) Oracle Payables
5 12 (0.53%) Oracle General Ledger
6 11 (0.48%) Oracle Financials
6 11 (0.48%) Oracle Assets
7 10 (0.44%) Oracle Receivables
8 8 (0.35%) BusinessWorks
8 8 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 7 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
9 7 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
10 6 (0.26%) TIBCO iProcess
10 6 (0.26%) Oracle 11i
11 5 (0.22%) Agresso
11 5 (0.22%) Magento
12 4 (0.18%) Oracle E-Business Tax
12 4 (0.18%) Staffware
12 4 (0.18%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (1.05%) SaaS
2 21 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (0.83%) Office 365
4 2 (0.088%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (0.088%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (0.088%) Google App Engine
4 2 (0.088%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.088%) Force.com
4 2 (0.088%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.044%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.044%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 124 (5.43%) SAN
2 93 (4.08%) Internet
3 79 (3.46%) Firewall
4 66 (2.89%) TCP/IP
5 51 (2.23%) DNS
6 38 (1.67%) HTTP
7 34 (1.49%) LDAP
8 25 (1.10%) 3G
9 24 (1.05%) WAN
10 23 (1.01%) LAN
11 20 (0.88%) DHCP
11 20 (0.88%) LTE
11 20 (0.88%) Radio Access Network
12 17 (0.74%) VPN
13 16 (0.70%) SSL
13 16 (0.70%) Intranet
13 16 (0.70%) VoIP
14 15 (0.66%) Wireless
15 14 (0.61%) NAS
16 13 (0.57%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 721 (31.60%) SQL Server
2 217 (9.51%) Oracle Database
3 207 (9.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 200 (8.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 194 (8.50%) Data Warehouse
6 178 (7.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 138 (6.05%) Relational Database
8 109 (4.78%) Oracle Database 11g
9 108 (4.73%) SQL Server 2005
10 94 (4.12%) SQL Server 2012
11 89 (3.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 70 (3.07%) Oracle Reports
13 69 (3.02%) MySQL
14 65 (2.85%) Oracle Database 10g
15 63 (2.76%) QlikView
16 58 (2.54%) SQL Server 2000
17 54 (2.37%) RDBMS
18 48 (2.10%) DB2
19 45 (1.97%) DTS
20 40 (1.75%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 135 (5.92%) Visual Studio
2 111 (4.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 68 (2.98%) Selenium
4 58 (2.54%) Subversion
5 46 (2.02%) Toad
6 42 (1.84%) Git (software)
7 38 (1.67%) QuickTest Pro
8 31 (1.36%) JIRA
8 31 (1.36%) Jenkins
9 30 (1.31%) Eclipse
9 30 (1.31%) WebDriver
10 29 (1.27%) SoapUI
11 28 (1.23%) SpecFlow
12 27 (1.18%) Oracle Forms
12 27 (1.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 24 (1.05%) JUnit
14 23 (1.01%) LoadRunner
15 19 (0.83%) Ant
15 19 (0.83%) Oracle APEX
15 19 (0.83%) Maven
General
1 362 (15.86%) Finance
2 142 (6.22%) Telecoms
3 69 (3.02%) Marketing
4 42 (1.84%) Billing
5 32 (1.40%) Games
6 31 (1.36%) Retail
6 31 (1.36%) Manufacturing
7 26 (1.14%) Banking
8 21 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
9 20 (0.88%) Automotive
9 20 (0.88%) Publishing
10 14 (0.61%) Military
11 12 (0.53%) Electronics
12 11 (0.48%) Legal
13 8 (0.35%) Back Office
14 6 (0.26%) Advertising
15 5 (0.22%) Financial Institution
16 3 (0.13%) Korean Language
16 3 (0.13%) General Ledger
16 3 (0.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 893 (39.13%) Developer
2 542 (23.75%) Analyst
3 167 (7.32%) .NET Developer
4 140 (6.13%) Test Analyst
5 136 (5.96%) Consultant
6 134 (5.87%) DBA
7 128 (5.61%) SQL Developer
8 97 (4.25%) Data Analyst
9 83 (3.64%) Java Developer
9 83 (3.64%) Architect
10 81 (3.55%) Administrator
11 74 (3.24%) SQL DBA
12 73 (3.20%) Tester
13 72 (3.16%) C# Developer
14 69 (3.02%) Support Analyst
15 64 (2.80%) Web Developer
16 55 (2.41%) C# .NET Developer
17 52 (2.28%) ASP.NET Developer
18 51 (2.23%) Business Analyst
19 47 (2.06%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 536 (23.49%) .NET
2 358 (15.69%) XML
3 284 (12.45%) ASP.NET
4 271 (11.88%) HTML
5 231 (10.12%) Web Services
6 207 (9.07%) CSS
7 155 (6.79%) jQuery
8 138 (6.05%) WCF
9 117 (5.13%) REST
10 114 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 106 (4.65%) Spring
12 89 (3.90%) JSON
13 86 (3.77%) SOAP
14 83 (3.64%) .NET Framework
15 79 (3.46%) Ajax
16 67 (2.94%) HTML5
17 61 (2.67%) XSLT
18 58 (2.54%) Hibernate
19 56 (2.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 55 (2.41%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 70 (3.07%) Mobile App
2 53 (2.32%) Clustering
3 51 (2.23%) NHS
4 49 (2.15%) Management Information System
5 47 (2.06%) Replication
6 39 (1.71%) Data Integration
7 37 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
8 30 (1.31%) Statistics
9 29 (1.27%) Computer Science
10 27 (1.18%) N-Tier
11 24 (1.05%) Visualisation
11 24 (1.05%) Open Source
12 17 (0.74%) PKI
13 15 (0.66%) GIS
14 14 (0.61%) iSeries
14 14 (0.61%) Data Extraction
15 13 (0.57%) Mathematics
15 13 (0.57%) iPad
16 12 (0.53%) Mainframe
17 11 (0.48%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 478 (20.95%) Windows
2 265 (11.61%) UNIX
3 234 (10.25%) Linux
4 111 (4.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 101 (4.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 38 (1.67%) Solaris
7 33 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 30 (1.31%) AIX
9 28 (1.23%) Windows XP
10 27 (1.18%) Windows 7
11 21 (0.92%) Apple iOS
12 20 (0.88%) Oracle Linux
12 20 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (0.53%) Windows NT
14 11 (0.48%) Android
14 11 (0.48%) Windows 2000
15 10 (0.44%) HPUX
16 6 (0.26%) Windows 8
17 4 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
17 4 (0.18%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (10.65%) Business Intelligence
2 208 (9.11%) MVC
3 172 (7.54%) Agile Software Development
4 158 (6.92%) Scrum
4 158 (6.92%) ETL
5 142 (6.22%) ITIL
6 135 (5.92%) Migration
7 130 (5.70%) CRM
8 125 (5.48%) TDD
9 120 (5.26%) SOA
10 106 (4.65%) Performance Tuning
11 102 (4.47%) Continuous Integration
12 98 (4.29%) Web Development
13 90 (3.94%) Data Analysis
14 86 (3.77%) Unit Testing
14 86 (3.77%) User Acceptance Testing
15 82 (3.59%) OO
16 81 (3.55%) Project Management
17 76 (3.33%) Data Management
17 76 (3.33%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 479 (20.99%) C#
2 354 (15.51%) Java
3 315 (13.80%) PL/SQL
4 296 (12.97%) T-SQL
5 292 (12.80%) JavaScript
6 119 (5.21%) VB
7 113 (4.95%) VB.NET
8 86 (3.77%) PowerShell
9 75 (3.29%) Shell Script
10 69 (3.02%) VBScript
11 66 (2.89%) Python
12 61 (2.67%) Perl
13 55 (2.41%) C
14 43 (1.88%) PHP
15 40 (1.75%) C++
16 39 (1.71%) VB6
17 37 (1.62%) VBA
18 23 (1.01%) Ruby
19 21 (0.92%) Bash Shell
20 20 (0.88%) Korn
Qualifications
1 267 (11.70%) Security Cleared
2 201 (8.81%) SC Cleared
3 96 (4.21%) Degree
4 84 (3.68%) ISEB
5 75 (3.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 60 (2.63%) ISTQB
7 45 (1.97%) MCSE
8 41 (1.80%) DV Cleared
9 29 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
10 27 (1.18%) CCNA
11 25 (1.10%) MCP
12 24 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
13 21 (0.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 21 (0.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 17 (0.74%) MCTS
14 17 (0.74%) CISSP
15 10 (0.44%) CEH
16 8 (0.35%) CTC Cleared
17 7 (0.31%) PMI Certification
18 6 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (5.43%) QA
2 39 (1.71%) SLA
3 22 (0.96%) ISO 9001
4 14 (0.61%) Data Quality
5 10 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (0.44%) CDISC
6 4 (0.18%) HL7
7 2 (0.088%) GxP
8 1 (0.044%) DICOM
8 1 (0.044%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 125 (5.48%) Active Directory
2 58 (2.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (1.67%) Oracle RAC
4 29 (1.27%) Oracle RMAN
5 27 (1.18%) vSphere
6 26 (1.14%) Hyper-V
7 13 (0.57%) XenApp
8 12 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
9 11 (0.48%) XenServer
9 11 (0.48%) ISA Server
10 9 (0.39%) VMware ESX
10 9 (0.39%) XenDesktop
10 9 (0.39%) Terminal Services
10 9 (0.39%) Forefront TMG
10 9 (0.39%) UAG
11 6 (0.26%) Xen
12 5 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (0.22%) OCFS2
13 2 (0.088%) vCloud
13 2 (0.088%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 62 (2.72%) HP Quality Center
2 55 (2.41%) SCCM
3 40 (1.75%) SCOM
4 29 (1.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 24 (1.05%) Data Guard
6 22 (0.96%) Tivoli
7 20 (0.88%) WMI
8 17 (0.74%) Puppet
9 16 (0.70%) Backup Exec
10 14 (0.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 13 (0.57%) Netcool
12 11 (0.48%) McAfee ePO
13 10 (0.44%) Nessus
14 9 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 7 (0.31%) NetBackup
15 7 (0.31%) EMC NetWorker
15 7 (0.31%) HP UCMDB
16 6 (0.26%) Cobbler
16 6 (0.26%) Vagrant
16 6 (0.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 675 (29.58%) Oracle
2 424 (18.58%) Microsoft
3 133 (5.83%) VMware
4 97 (4.25%) HP
5 80 (3.51%) IBM
6 76 (3.33%) Citrix
7 73 (3.20%) Business Objects
8 69 (3.02%) SAP
9 55 (2.41%) Informatica
9 55 (2.41%) Google
10 46 (2.02%) Twitter
11 44 (1.93%) Facebook
12 38 (1.67%) Cognos
13 37 (1.62%) Cisco
14 36 (1.58%) EMC
15 31 (1.36%) Red Hat
16 26 (1.14%) NetApp
17 22 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
17 22 (0.96%) McAfee
17 22 (0.96%) Teradata
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 - £320 per day + DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
TD Group
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Citrus Global Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £425 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £270 - £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Venturi
Rate: £200 - £235 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Datascope Recruitment
Rate: Up to £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Westbourne Partners
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Roc Search
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Lewes, East Sussex
RBW Consulting
Rate: From £250 to £295 per day (Rolling 3 Month Contract)
Posted: 2 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rate Value
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £301350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Resource Solutions Group - Sovereign Housing
Rate: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Steria
Rate: Up to £9 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £45000
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Rate: £0 to £60 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago