The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Scotland / Renfrewshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 11 7
Rank change year-on-year -3 -4  
Contract jobs citing SQL 12 37 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 15.79% 24.83% 21.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.29% 56.06% 60.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 27 14
Median daily rate £405 £390 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.84% +3.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £269 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £445 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -0.68% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £24.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +63.26% -18.33%  

SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Renfrewshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 35 66 38
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire 46.05% 44.30% 34.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 51 25
Median daily rate £390 £381 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.29% -4.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £445 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Renfrewshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Renfrewshire citing SQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Renfrewshire

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL in Renfrewshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Renfrewshire

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Renfrewshire over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in Renfrewshire

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Renfrewshire

SQL
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 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
Erskine -5 10 £416 +6.73%
Renfrew - 2 £340 -
SQL
Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Renfrewshire region with a requirement for SQL.

1 30 (88.24%) Windows
2 27 (79.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (76.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (73.53%) PowerShell
4 25 (73.53%) Active Directory
5 21 (61.76%) Microsoft
5 21 (61.76%) Windows Server
6 17 (50.00%) Windows 7
6 17 (50.00%) SC Cleared
6 17 (50.00%) Security Cleared
7 16 (47.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (47.06%) Windows XP
8 15 (44.12%) Windows 10
9 14 (41.18%) ITIL
10 13 (38.24%) MS Excel
11 12 (35.29%) DNS
11 12 (35.29%) Linux
12 11 (32.35%) VB
12 11 (32.35%) HTTPS
12 11 (32.35%) SAN
12 11 (32.35%) DHCP
12 11 (32.35%) HTTP
12 11 (32.35%) VMware
12 11 (32.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 11 (32.35%) vRealize
12 11 (32.35%) PowerCLI
12 11 (32.35%) VSAN
12 11 (32.35%) VMware Infrastructure
12 11 (32.35%) vSphere
12 11 (32.35%) Software Distribution

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Renfrewshire 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 6 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.88%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (38.24%) MS Excel
2 5 (14.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (35.29%) DNS
2 11 (32.35%) DHCP
2 11 (32.35%) HTTP
2 11 (32.35%) HTTPS
2 11 (32.35%) SAN
2 11 (32.35%) VSAN
3 10 (29.41%) SSL
4 3 (8.82%) Firewall
5 2 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (5.88%) Skype
5 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.94%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.94%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (29.41%) MSI
2 6 (17.65%) StarTeam
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Virtualisation Specialist
2 5 (14.71%) Analyst
2 5 (14.71%) Test Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Administrator
4 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) IT Administrator
4 2 (5.88%) IT Systems Administrator
4 2 (5.88%) SCCM Administrator
4 2 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (5.88%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) VMware Specialist
5 1 (2.94%) Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Hardware Tester
5 1 (2.94%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (2.94%) PowerShell Specialist
5 1 (2.94%) Support Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 30 (88.24%) Windows
2 27 (79.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (76.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (61.76%) Windows Server
5 17 (50.00%) Windows 7
6 16 (47.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (47.06%) Windows XP
7 15 (44.12%) Windows 10
8 12 (35.29%) Linux
9 6 (17.65%) AIX
10 1 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) ITIL
2 11 (32.35%) Software Distribution
3 10 (29.41%) Configuration Management
3 10 (29.41%) Patch Management
3 10 (29.41%) Prototyping
3 10 (29.41%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 7 (20.59%) Server Virtualisation
5 6 (17.65%) Test Scripting
6 5 (14.71%) Change Management
6 5 (14.71%) Smoke Testing
6 5 (14.71%) Software Testing
7 2 (5.88%) OO
7 2 (5.88%) Virtual Environments
8 1 (2.94%) ITSM
8 1 (2.94%) Migration
8 1 (2.94%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 25 (73.53%) PowerShell
2 11 (32.35%) VB
3 10 (29.41%) REXX
3 10 (29.41%) Tcl
4 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.94%) C
5 1 (2.94%) Jython
5 1 (2.94%) Perl
5 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.94%) Python
5 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 17 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (32.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (23.53%) MCITP
3 8 (23.53%) MCSE
3 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (17.65%) ISTQB
4 6 (17.65%) MCSA
4 6 (17.65%) MCTS
5 4 (11.76%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 25 (73.53%) Active Directory
2 11 (32.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (32.35%) vSphere
3 8 (23.53%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (32.35%) PowerCLI
1 11 (32.35%) vRealize
2 10 (29.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (17.65%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (17.65%) Netcool
4 3 (8.82%) SCCM
5 2 (5.88%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 2 (5.88%) HP SiteScope
5 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (5.88%) SCOM
5 2 (5.88%) SCVMM
6 1 (2.94%) BladeLogic
6 1 (2.94%) Puppet
6 1 (2.94%) SCOrch
6 1 (2.94%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 21 (61.76%) Microsoft
2 11 (32.35%) VMware
3 8 (23.53%) Citrix
4 6 (17.65%) Intel Security
4 6 (17.65%) Veritas
5 4 (11.76%) HP
6 1 (2.94%) BMC
6 1 (2.94%) CA
6 1 (2.94%) Dell
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle