Period
to 20 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 6 months to 20 July 2018 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)
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 8 5
Rank change year-on-year -15 -3 +8
Contract jobs citing SQL 17 24 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 5.65% 8.63% 12.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.32% 33.80% 58.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 29
Slough median daily rate £450 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +21.43% +12.00%
10th Percentile £300 £324 £274
90th Percentile £531 £581 £450
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £8.00 £17.50 £13.25
% change year-on-year -54.29% +32.08% -23.05%

SQL is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 88 71 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 29.24% 25.54% 20.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 52 50
Slough median daily rate £400 £406 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.54% +16.07% -
10th Percentile £224 £313 £240
90th Percentile £489 £539 £450
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year +71.43% +40.00% -65.28%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Slough.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Slough

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Slough

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Slough over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in Slough

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Slough

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Slough region with a requirement for SQL.

1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) Linux
2 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (29.41%) MVC
3 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
4 4 (23.53%) ETL
4 4 (23.53%) HTTP
4 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (23.53%) OO
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle
4 4 (23.53%) PHP
4 4 (23.53%) Migration
4 4 (23.53%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (23.53%) NoSQL
5 3 (17.65%) REST
5 3 (17.65%) GitHub
5 3 (17.65%) Vagrant
5 3 (17.65%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (17.65%) Finance
5 3 (17.65%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (17.65%) e-Health
5 3 (17.65%) Ruby
5 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (17.65%) Data Migration
5 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
5 3 (17.65%) Cisco
5 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
5 3 (17.65%) Open Source

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 2 (11.76%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.88%) Apache Solr
2 1 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.88%) IBM Notes
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) CSG Singleview
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) GitHub
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) HTTP
2 1 (5.88%) 3G
2 1 (5.88%) 4G
2 1 (5.88%) DNS
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) LAN
2 1 (5.88%) LTE
2 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (23.53%) NoSQL
4 2 (11.76%) Big Data
4 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (11.76%) Hadoop
5 1 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (5.88%) Data Lake
5 1 (5.88%) HBase
5 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
5 1 (5.88%) MS Access
5 1 (5.88%) Neo4j
5 1 (5.88%) OLTP
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (5.88%) Power BI
5 1 (5.88%) Redis
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
1 3 (17.65%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Billing
3 1 (5.88%) Advertising
3 1 (5.88%) Legal
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Data Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Automation Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Data Migration Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Data Migration Lead
4 2 (11.76%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Migration Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Capacity Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Cloud Developer
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Power BI Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Ruby Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Ruby Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Financial Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) SSIS Developer
5 1 (5.88%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (17.65%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (17.65%) REST
2 3 (17.65%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (11.76%) .NET
3 2 (11.76%) CSS
3 2 (11.76%) HTML
4 1 (5.88%) Ajax
4 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.88%) CSS3
4 1 (5.88%) D3.js
4 1 (5.88%) J2EE
4 1 (5.88%) Kafka
4 1 (5.88%) LESS
4 1 (5.88%) Lucene
4 1 (5.88%) Middleware
4 1 (5.88%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (5.88%) Web Services
4 1 (5.88%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) e-Health
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) iSeries
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.88%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
3 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
1 5 (29.41%) MVC
2 4 (23.53%) ETL
2 4 (23.53%) Migration
2 4 (23.53%) OO
3 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (17.65%) Data Migration
3 3 (17.65%) OOP
3 3 (17.65%) Open Source
3 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Visualisation
4 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (11.76%) Dashboard Development
4 2 (11.76%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (11.76%) Data Mapping
4 2 (11.76%) DevOps
4 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) PHP
2 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
2 3 (17.65%) Ruby
3 2 (11.76%) C#
3 2 (11.76%) Java
3 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
3 2 (11.76%) Python
3 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
3 2 (11.76%) VBA
4 1 (5.88%) C
4 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) R
4 1 (5.88%) TypeScript
4 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) MCSE
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Docker
2 1 (5.88%) HDFS
2 1 (5.88%) KVM
2 1 (5.88%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Capistrano
1 3 (17.65%) Puppet
2 1 (5.88%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (5.88%) Kubernetes
2 1 (5.88%) yum
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle
3 3 (17.65%) CA
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco
3 3 (17.65%) NetApp
4 2 (11.76%) Citrix
5 1 (5.88%) Cramer
5 1 (5.88%) Ericsson
5 1 (5.88%) Huawei
5 1 (5.88%) Lotus
5 1 (5.88%) Nokia Networks
5 1 (5.88%) Nortel
5 1 (5.88%) Rackspace
5 1 (5.88%) Remedy
5 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (5.88%) SAP
5 1 (5.88%) Tellabs