Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 5 3
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL 34 38 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 10.24% 12.93% 17.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.57% 38.38% 62.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 28 36
Slough median daily rate £475 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +14.29% +12.00%
10th Percentile £391 £310 £272
90th Percentile £550 £525 £450
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £8.00 £18.58 £12.00
% change year-on-year -56.94% +54.83% +9.09%

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 115 99 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 34.64% 33.67% 28.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 73 59
Slough median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £262 £307 £275
90th Percentile £548 £525 £450
Berkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Slough median hourly rate - - £38.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £30.00 £18.83 £12.50
% change year-on-year +59.32% +50.64% -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 22 September 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 22 September 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 15 (44.12%) ETL
1 15 (44.12%) Open Source
2 14 (41.18%) Python
2 14 (41.18%) Firewall
3 13 (38.24%) SSH
3 13 (38.24%) Web Development
3 13 (38.24%) Network Architecture
3 13 (38.24%) Hadoop
3 13 (38.24%) Big Data
3 13 (38.24%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (38.24%) Apache Spark
4 12 (35.29%) Kalman Filter
4 12 (35.29%) Spark Streaming
4 12 (35.29%) Flink
4 12 (35.29%) Data Ingestion
4 12 (35.29%) Big Data Analytics
4 12 (35.29%) Data Analytics
4 12 (35.29%) Analytics
4 12 (35.29%) Apache Hive
4 12 (35.29%) Data Protection
4 12 (35.29%) Legal
4 12 (35.29%) TCP/IP
4 12 (35.29%) Internet
5 11 (32.35%) Migration
6 10 (29.41%) Oracle
7 8 (23.53%) Computer Science
8 7 (20.59%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Excel
8 7 (20.59%) OO
8 7 (20.59%) Microsoft

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 13 (38.24%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.94%) Apache
2 1 (2.94%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.94%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.94%) JBoss
2 1 (2.94%) nginx
2 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (14.71%) CSG Singleview
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle EBS R12
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle Payables
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) GitHub
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (41.18%) Firewall
2 13 (38.24%) SSH
3 12 (35.29%) Internet
3 12 (35.29%) TCP/IP
4 4 (11.76%) HTTP
5 2 (5.88%) DNS
6 1 (2.94%) 3G
6 1 (2.94%) 4G
6 1 (2.94%) LAN
6 1 (2.94%) LTE
6 1 (2.94%) tcpdump
6 1 (2.94%) WAN
6 1 (2.94%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (38.24%) Big Data
1 13 (38.24%) Hadoop
2 12 (35.29%) Apache Hive
2 12 (35.29%) Flink
3 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
4 4 (11.76%) NoSQL
4 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.94%) HBase
6 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.94%) MS Access
6 1 (2.94%) Neo4j
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.94%) Redis
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Git (software)
1 3 (8.82%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (35.29%) Legal
2 6 (17.65%) Finance
3 5 (14.71%) Billing
3 5 (14.71%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.94%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (47.06%) Developer
2 8 (23.53%) Analytics Developer
3 7 (20.59%) Analyst
3 7 (20.59%) Big Data Developer
4 6 (17.65%) Data Analyst
5 5 (14.71%) Data Migration Analyst
5 5 (14.71%) Financial Analyst
5 5 (14.71%) Migration Analyst
5 5 (14.71%) Software Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Big Data Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Big Data Software Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Data Analytics Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Data Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Automation Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Data Migration Lead
7 2 (5.88%) Delphi Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Tester
8 1 (2.94%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (35.29%) Spark Streaming
2 4 (11.76%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (8.82%) .NET
3 3 (8.82%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (8.82%) REST
3 3 (8.82%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (8.82%) VCL
4 2 (5.88%) CSS
4 2 (5.88%) HTML
5 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.94%) Ajax
5 1 (2.94%) jQuery
5 1 (2.94%) JSON
5 1 (2.94%) LDAP
5 1 (2.94%) Lucene
5 1 (2.94%) Memcached
5 1 (2.94%) Middleware
5 1 (2.94%) Node.js
5 1 (2.94%) Web Services
5 1 (2.94%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (38.24%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (23.53%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.82%) e-Health
4 2 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.94%) Clustering
5 1 (2.94%) iSeries
5 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.94%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Linux
2 2 (5.88%) Windows
3 1 (2.94%) Debian
3 1 (2.94%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.94%) Unix
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) ETL
1 15 (44.12%) Open Source
2 13 (38.24%) Network Architecture
2 13 (38.24%) Web Development
3 12 (35.29%) Analytics
3 12 (35.29%) Big Data Analytics
3 12 (35.29%) Data Analytics
3 12 (35.29%) Data Ingestion
3 12 (35.29%) Data Protection
3 12 (35.29%) Kalman Filter
4 11 (32.35%) Migration
5 7 (20.59%) OO
5 7 (20.59%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (17.65%) Data Migration
6 6 (17.65%) OOP
7 5 (14.71%) Configuration Management
7 5 (14.71%) Data Cleansing
7 5 (14.71%) Data Mapping
7 5 (14.71%) MVC
7 5 (14.71%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (41.18%) Python
2 5 (14.71%) PL/SQL
2 5 (14.71%) VBA
3 4 (11.76%) PHP
4 3 (8.82%) Delphi
4 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
4 3 (8.82%) Ruby
5 2 (5.88%) C#
5 2 (5.88%) Java
6 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.94%) C
6 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.94%) Perl
6 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.94%) TypeScript
6 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) ISEB
2 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) GPG13
1 1 (2.94%) QA
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Docker
2 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) iptables
2 1 (2.94%) KVM
2 1 (2.94%) Postfix
2 1 (2.94%) Squid
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.94%) vSphere
2 1 (2.94%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) Puppet
2 3 (8.82%) Capistrano
3 1 (2.94%) Amdocs OSS
3 1 (2.94%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.94%) yum
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) Oracle
2 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.82%) CA
3 3 (8.82%) Cisco
3 3 (8.82%) DevExpress
3 3 (8.82%) NetApp
4 2 (5.88%) Citrix
5 1 (2.94%) Cramer
5 1 (2.94%) Ericsson
5 1 (2.94%) Huawei
5 1 (2.94%) Lotus
5 1 (2.94%) Nokia Networks
5 1 (2.94%) Nortel
5 1 (2.94%) Rackspace
5 1 (2.94%) Remedy
5 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.94%) SAP
5 1 (2.94%) Tellabs
5 1 (2.94%) VMware