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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 10 14
Rank change year-on-year +2 +4  
Contract jobs citing SQL 8 89 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 25.81% 19.87% 13.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 47.06% 49.72% 40.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 52 7
Median daily rate £350 £320 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% -6.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £276 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £410 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +3.44% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 1
Median hourly rate - £36.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +23.07% +44.44%  

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 17 179 37
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire 54.84% 39.96% 33.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 109 21
Median daily rate £412 £320 £352
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.75% -8.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £267 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 17 1
Median hourly rate - £36.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +2 8 £350 +9.37%
SQL
Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 18 (90.00%) Windows
1 18 (90.00%) Active Directory
1 18 (90.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 18 (90.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 17 (85.00%) PowerShell
3 15 (75.00%) Windows Server
4 14 (70.00%) Windows 10
4 14 (70.00%) Windows 7
4 14 (70.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (70.00%) Windows XP
5 13 (65.00%) SC Cleared
5 13 (65.00%) Security Cleared
6 11 (55.00%) Software Distribution
6 11 (55.00%) HTTP
6 11 (55.00%) HTTPS
6 11 (55.00%) SSL
6 11 (55.00%) VB
6 11 (55.00%) Linux
6 11 (55.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 11 (55.00%) Configuration Management
6 11 (55.00%) MSI
6 11 (55.00%) REXX
6 11 (55.00%) Tcl
6 11 (55.00%) Patch Management
6 11 (55.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 11 (55.00%) Prototyping
7 9 (45.00%) Citrix
8 6 (30.00%) SAN
8 6 (30.00%) XenApp
9 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V

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 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (55.00%) HTTP
1 11 (55.00%) HTTPS
1 11 (55.00%) SSL
2 6 (30.00%) SAN
3 4 (20.00%) DHCP
3 4 (20.00%) DNS
4 2 (10.00%) Firewall
4 2 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (10.00%) Skype
5 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (55.00%) MSI
2 3 (15.00%) StarTeam
General
1 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (10.00%) Administrator
1 2 (10.00%) IT Administrator
1 2 (10.00%) IT Systems Administrator
1 2 (10.00%) SCCM Administrator
1 2 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (10.00%) Test Engineer
1 2 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (5.00%) Analyst
2 1 (5.00%) Architect
2 1 (5.00%) Consultant
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
2 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (5.00%) Wintel Architect
2 1 (5.00%) Wintel Consultant
2 1 (5.00%) Wintel Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 18 (90.00%) Windows
1 18 (90.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 18 (90.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 15 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 14 (70.00%) Windows 10
3 14 (70.00%) Windows 7
3 14 (70.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (70.00%) Windows XP
4 11 (55.00%) Linux
5 3 (15.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Configuration Management
1 11 (55.00%) Patch Management
1 11 (55.00%) Prototyping
1 11 (55.00%) Software Distribution
1 11 (55.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 5 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 4 (20.00%) ITIL
4 3 (15.00%) Change Management
4 3 (15.00%) Smoke Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) PowerShell
2 11 (55.00%) REXX
2 11 (55.00%) Tcl
2 11 (55.00%) VB
3 4 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (65.00%) SC Cleared
1 13 (65.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (25.00%) MCITP
2 5 (25.00%) MCSE
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (15.00%) MCSA
3 3 (15.00%) MCTS
System Software
1 18 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (30.00%) XenApp
3 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (20.00%) Terminal Services
5 3 (15.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (55.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (15.00%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (15.00%) Netcool
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (10.00%) SCCM
3 2 (10.00%) SCOM
3 2 (10.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Citrix
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (20.00%) HP
4 3 (15.00%) McAfee
4 3 (15.00%) Veritas