The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 8 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL 195 227 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 14.74% 16.61% 16.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.78% 43.65% 44.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 147 134
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £290 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £440 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.52 £22.50 £28.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.85 £43.75 £132.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £32.63
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -23.37%
SQL
South East

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

Programming Languages Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
545 520 541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 41.19% 38.04% 37.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 326 338
Average daily rate £425 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 16 17
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £22.50 £28.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £51.68 £59.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

SQL
Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

SQL Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

SQL
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Leatherhead -1 39 £413 +5.76% 5
Redhill +11 26 £355 +9.23% 6
Staines +9 22 £550 +33.33% 4
Guildford -2 20 £288 -10.15% 8
Woking -8 8 £400 +23.07% 11
Camberley - 7 £538 - 1
Reigate +3 5 £320 +8.93% 5
Cobham -4 3 £410 +16.31%
Egham +5 2 £388 +3.33% 1
Weybridge -5 1 £425 - 7
Epsom -5 1 £500 +26.98% 5
Farnham - 1 £450 - 3
SQL
South East

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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.

1 132 (31.81%) Windows
2 127 (30.60%) Linux
3 126 (30.36%) Java
4 122 (29.40%) Agile Software Development
5 114 (27.47%) SQL Server
6 103 (24.82%) Oracle
7 102 (24.58%) JavaScript
8 99 (23.86%) Unix
9 96 (23.13%) XML
10 82 (19.76%) Microsoft
11 77 (18.55%) Web Services
12 73 (17.59%) HTML
13 71 (17.11%) Security Cleared
14 69 (16.63%) C#
14 69 (16.63%) PL/SQL
15 67 (16.14%) .NET
15 67 (16.14%) MVC
16 66 (15.90%) Finance
17 65 (15.66%) SC Cleared
18 62 (14.94%) VMware
19 61 (14.70%) CSS
20 60 (14.46%) Windows Server 2008
21 57 (13.73%) SOAP
22 46 (11.08%) Subversion
22 46 (11.08%) Data Centre
23 44 (10.60%) Oracle Database
23 44 (10.60%) Change Management
24 42 (10.12%) Cisco
24 42 (10.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 42 (10.12%) REST

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 34 (8.19%) Node.js
2 28 (6.75%) WebLogic
3 22 (5.30%) JBoss
4 17 (4.10%) Apache
5 11 (2.65%) OpenStack
6 9 (2.17%) CMS
7 8 (1.93%) IIS
7 8 (1.93%) SharePoint
8 7 (1.69%) Tomcat
9 6 (1.45%) SAS
10 5 (1.20%) Drupal
10 5 (1.20%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.96%) MS Exchange
11 4 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.72%) ColdFusion
12 3 (0.72%) ColdFusion MX
12 3 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (0.72%) JRun
12 3 (0.72%) Mule
12 3 (0.72%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 39 (9.40%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.41%) MS Office
3 6 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.96%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.72%) MS Project
5 3 (0.72%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (2.65%) OpenText Process Suite
2 6 (1.45%) Eagle PACE
3 4 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.72%) SystmOne
5 2 (0.48%) BigMachines
5 2 (0.48%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.48%) Primavera
6 1 (0.24%) INSURE/90
6 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.24%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 28 (6.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (3.86%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (3.86%) Azure Active Directory
3 6 (1.45%) IaaS
3 6 (1.45%) PaaS
4 4 (0.96%) SaaS
5 3 (0.72%) Office 365
6 2 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.48%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.24%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.24%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.06%) SAN
2 17 (4.10%) TCP/IP
3 15 (3.61%) HTTP
4 14 (3.37%) DHCP
5 13 (3.13%) Firewall
6 12 (2.89%) DNS
7 10 (2.41%) DVB
8 8 (1.93%) Network Security
9 7 (1.69%) Internet
9 7 (1.69%) LAN
9 7 (1.69%) Remote Desktop
9 7 (1.69%) WAN
10 5 (1.20%) LDAP
10 5 (1.20%) PuTTY
10 5 (1.20%) VLAN
10 5 (1.20%) VPN
11 4 (0.96%) FTP
11 4 (0.96%) SNMP
11 4 (0.96%) SSH
11 4 (0.96%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (27.47%) SQL Server
2 44 (10.60%) Oracle Database
3 42 (10.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 38 (9.16%) NoSQL
5 32 (7.71%) DB2
5 32 (7.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 28 (6.75%) MySQL
6 28 (6.75%) SQL Server 2008
7 23 (5.54%) Data Warehouse
7 23 (5.54%) MongoDB
8 17 (4.10%) Oracle Database 11g
8 17 (4.10%) Relational Database
9 16 (3.86%) SQL Server 2005
9 16 (3.86%) SQL Server 2012
9 16 (3.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 14 (3.37%) Azure SQL Database
11 13 (3.13%) Hadoop
12 12 (2.89%) RDBMS
13 10 (2.41%) VoltDB
14 6 (1.45%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 46 (11.08%) Subversion
2 38 (9.16%) Maven
3 33 (7.95%) Ant
4 32 (7.71%) Git (software)
4 32 (7.71%) SoapUI
5 28 (6.75%) Eclipse
6 25 (6.02%) Jenkins
7 24 (5.78%) Toad
8 23 (5.54%) Team Foundation Server
9 18 (4.34%) JIRA
10 15 (3.61%) Selenium
10 15 (3.61%) Visual Studio
11 14 (3.37%) NUnit
12 13 (3.13%) JUnit
13 11 (2.65%) Hudson
14 9 (2.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 8 (1.93%) JMeter
15 8 (1.93%) Moq
16 7 (1.69%) SpecFlow
17 6 (1.45%) Cucumber
General
1 66 (15.90%) Finance
2 21 (5.06%) Banking
3 17 (4.10%) Marketing
4 15 (3.61%) Investment Banking
5 10 (2.41%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.45%) Retail
7 5 (1.20%) Advertising
8 4 (0.96%) Back Office
8 4 (0.96%) Billing
9 3 (0.72%) Automotive
10 2 (0.48%) Games
10 2 (0.48%) Publishing
11 1 (0.24%) German Language
Job Titles
1 163 (39.28%) Developer
2 66 (15.90%) Analyst
3 47 (11.33%) Java Developer
4 46 (11.08%) SQL Developer
5 39 (9.40%) .NET Developer
6 27 (6.51%) C# Developer
7 24 (5.78%) DBA
7 24 (5.78%) Linux Operator
7 24 (5.78%) Linux Specialist
7 24 (5.78%) Node.js Developer
8 22 (5.30%) C# .NET Developer
8 22 (5.30%) Citrix Specialist
8 22 (5.30%) Test Analyst
8 22 (5.30%) VMware Specialist
9 17 (4.10%) Architect
9 17 (4.10%) JavaScript Developer
9 17 (4.10%) Senior Developer
9 17 (4.10%) SQL DBA
10 16 (3.86%) Business Analyst
10 16 (3.86%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (23.13%) XML
2 77 (18.55%) Web Services
3 73 (17.59%) HTML
4 67 (16.14%) .NET
5 61 (14.70%) CSS
6 57 (13.73%) SOAP
7 42 (10.12%) REST
8 41 (9.88%) JSON
9 37 (8.92%) ASP.NET
10 33 (7.95%) Java EE
11 32 (7.71%) HTML5
12 28 (6.75%) jQuery
13 26 (6.27%) JSF
14 24 (5.78%) EJB
15 22 (5.30%) Express
16 21 (5.06%) ASP.NET MVC
16 21 (5.06%) XML Messaging
17 20 (4.82%) ASP.NET Web API
18 18 (4.34%) AngularJS
18 18 (4.34%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 46 (11.08%) Data Centre
2 31 (7.47%) AS400
3 30 (7.23%) iSeries
4 29 (6.99%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (5.06%) Clustering
6 20 (4.82%) Computer Science
6 20 (4.82%) User Experience
7 14 (3.37%) Replication
8 13 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (2.41%) DTV
9 10 (2.41%) Management Information System
9 10 (2.41%) MPEG
9 10 (2.41%) STB
10 9 (2.17%) Mathematics
11 8 (1.93%) PKI
11 8 (1.93%) Smart Meter
12 7 (1.69%) Client/Server
12 7 (1.69%) Cryptography
12 7 (1.69%) Fintech
13 4 (0.96%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 132 (31.81%) Windows
2 127 (30.60%) Linux
3 99 (23.86%) Unix
4 60 (14.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 39 (9.40%) Windows Server
6 24 (5.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (3.86%) VMS
8 9 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (1.45%) AIX
10 5 (1.20%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.96%) Debian
11 4 (0.96%) Solaris
11 4 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.72%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.72%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.48%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.48%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.24%) Android
14 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (29.40%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (16.14%) MVC
3 44 (10.60%) Change Management
4 41 (9.88%) OO
5 37 (8.92%) Continuous Integration
5 37 (8.92%) Scrum
6 33 (7.95%) Use Case
7 32 (7.71%) TDD
8 31 (7.47%) Open Source
9 29 (6.99%) Incident Management
10 27 (6.51%) Waterfall
11 26 (6.27%) Business Intelligence
11 26 (6.27%) UML
12 25 (6.02%) Web Development
13 24 (5.78%) Continuous Delivery
13 24 (5.78%) SOA
14 23 (5.54%) Configuration Management
14 23 (5.54%) OOD
15 22 (5.30%) ITIL
15 22 (5.30%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 126 (30.36%) Java
2 102 (24.58%) JavaScript
3 69 (16.63%) C#
3 69 (16.63%) PL/SQL
4 40 (9.64%) Python
5 38 (9.16%) T-SQL
6 37 (8.92%) Ruby
7 35 (8.43%) PowerShell
8 28 (6.75%) Shell Script
9 22 (5.30%) C++
10 21 (5.06%) C
11 19 (4.58%) VB.NET
12 15 (3.61%) Perl
12 15 (3.61%) PHP
13 14 (3.37%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 11 (2.65%) Jython
14 11 (2.65%) VBScript
15 7 (1.69%) XAML
16 6 (1.45%) Bash Shell
17 5 (1.20%) sed
Qualifications
1 71 (17.11%) Security Cleared
2 65 (15.66%) SC Cleared
3 30 (7.23%) Degree
4 18 (4.34%) ISTQB
5 7 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (1.45%) ISEB
6 6 (1.45%) MCSE
7 5 (1.20%) CCNA
7 5 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.48%) ACCA
10 2 (0.48%) CIMA
10 2 (0.48%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.48%) PMP
10 2 (0.48%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.24%) CCA
11 1 (0.24%) CCNP
11 1 (0.24%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.24%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.37%) SLA
2 12 (2.89%) QA
3 7 (1.69%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.45%) ISO 9000
5 4 (0.96%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.72%) COBIT
7 1 (0.24%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 33 (7.95%) Active Directory
2 31 (7.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (5.54%) Hyper-V
4 13 (3.13%) Docker
5 10 (2.41%) vSphere
6 4 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.96%) XenApp
7 3 (0.72%) Xen
8 2 (0.48%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.24%) KVM
9 1 (0.24%) NDS
9 1 (0.24%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 29 (6.99%) HP Quality Center
1 29 (6.99%) Tivoli
2 23 (5.54%) Puppet
2 23 (5.54%) SCOM
3 21 (5.06%) Ansible
3 21 (5.06%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (4.58%) SCCM
5 13 (3.13%) Simpana
6 5 (1.20%) ArcSight ESM
6 5 (1.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (0.96%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 4 (0.96%) yum
8 3 (0.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (0.48%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.48%) Foglight
9 2 (0.48%) Legato
9 2 (0.48%) WSUS
10 1 (0.24%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.24%) NetIQ Identity Manager
10 1 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 103 (24.82%) Oracle
2 82 (19.76%) Microsoft
3 62 (14.94%) VMware
4 42 (10.12%) Cisco
5 40 (9.64%) Citrix
6 39 (9.40%) HP
7 33 (7.95%) IBM
8 21 (5.06%) Red Hat
9 14 (3.37%) CommVault
9 14 (3.37%) Dell
10 12 (2.89%) Dell Compellent
11 11 (2.65%) Splunk
12 8 (1.93%) Google
13 7 (1.69%) NetApp
13 7 (1.69%) RedGate
13 7 (1.69%) Sitecore
14 6 (1.45%) ArcSight
14 6 (1.45%) Vermilion
15 5 (1.20%) Cognos
15 5 (1.20%) SAP
Surrey
Spencer Rose
Rate: £375 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Epsom, Surrey
Connectus
Rate: £32 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Harrington Starr
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnham
Spectrum IT
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Surrey
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: Market related
Posted: 23 days ago
Guildford
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 25 days ago