Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 4 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 +9
Contract jobs citing SQL 48 35 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 14.04% 11.74% 17.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.40% 34.31% 52.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 25 37
Slough median daily rate £531 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.81% +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £287 £308 £282
90th Percentile £550 £525 £450
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Slough median hourly rate £15.00 - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £44.50 £17.49 £19.63
% change year-on-year +154.43% -10.88% -40.53%

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 125 102 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 36.55% 34.23% 34.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 73 72
Slough median daily rate £405 £400 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +19.85% +2.69%
10th Percentile £225 £304 £290
90th Percentile £550 £535 £450
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Slough median hourly rate £15.00 £41.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.41% +6.49% +5.48%
Berkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year +21.21% +6.45% -16.22%

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 19 (39.58%) Oracle
1 19 (39.58%) Python
1 19 (39.58%) TCP/IP
1 19 (39.58%) Firewall
1 19 (39.58%) Migration
1 19 (39.58%) SSH
1 19 (39.58%) Web Development
1 19 (39.58%) Hadoop
1 19 (39.58%) Network Architecture
1 19 (39.58%) Big Data
1 19 (39.58%) Apache Hive
1 19 (39.58%) Analytical Skills
1 19 (39.58%) Apache Spark
2 18 (37.50%) Kalman Filter
2 18 (37.50%) Spark Streaming
2 18 (37.50%) Analytics
2 18 (37.50%) Flink
2 18 (37.50%) Data Ingestion
2 18 (37.50%) Big Data Analytics
2 18 (37.50%) Data Analytics
2 18 (37.50%) Open Source
2 18 (37.50%) Data Protection
2 18 (37.50%) Legal
2 18 (37.50%) ETL
2 18 (37.50%) Internet
3 17 (35.42%) Microsoft Excel
4 15 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
5 14 (29.17%) Data Migration
5 14 (29.17%) Finance
5 14 (29.17%) Billing

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 19 (39.58%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.08%) Apache
2 1 (2.08%) Apache Pig
2 1 (2.08%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.08%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.08%) JBoss
2 1 (2.08%) nginx
2 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (35.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (6.25%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 13 (27.08%) CSG Singleview
1 13 (27.08%) Oracle EBS R12
1 13 (27.08%) Oracle Payables
1 13 (27.08%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.08%) IaaS
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (39.58%) Firewall
1 19 (39.58%) SSH
1 19 (39.58%) TCP/IP
2 18 (37.50%) Internet
3 2 (4.17%) DNS
3 2 (4.17%) LAN
3 2 (4.17%) WAN
4 1 (2.08%) 3G
4 1 (2.08%) 4G
4 1 (2.08%) 802.11
4 1 (2.08%) DHCP
4 1 (2.08%) HTTP
4 1 (2.08%) Kerberos
4 1 (2.08%) LTE
4 1 (2.08%) SAN
4 1 (2.08%) tcpdump
4 1 (2.08%) VPN
4 1 (2.08%) Wireless
4 1 (2.08%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (39.58%) Apache Hive
1 19 (39.58%) Big Data
1 19 (39.58%) Hadoop
2 18 (37.50%) Flink
3 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
4 3 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (4.17%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.08%) HBase
6 1 (2.08%) Mahout
6 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.08%) Neo4j
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.08%) Power BI
6 1 (2.08%) Redis
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.08%) Sqoop
General
1 18 (37.50%) Legal
2 14 (29.17%) Billing
2 14 (29.17%) Finance
3 6 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.08%) Advertising
4 1 (2.08%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (39.58%) Developer
2 15 (31.25%) Analyst
3 14 (29.17%) Analytics Developer
3 14 (29.17%) Data Analyst
4 13 (27.08%) Big Data Developer
4 13 (27.08%) Data Migration Analyst
4 13 (27.08%) Financial Analyst
4 13 (27.08%) Migration Analyst
5 11 (22.92%) Software Developer
6 5 (10.42%) Big Data Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) Data Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Big Data Software Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Data Analytics Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 2 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (4.17%) DBA
8 2 (4.17%) Delphi Developer
8 2 (4.17%) SQL DBA
8 2 (4.17%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (37.50%) Spark Streaming
2 4 (8.33%) .NET
3 3 (6.25%) VCL
4 1 (2.08%) 802.1X
4 1 (2.08%) Ajax
4 1 (2.08%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.08%) Apache Avro
4 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.08%) CSS
4 1 (2.08%) HTML
4 1 (2.08%) Kafka
4 1 (2.08%) LDAP
4 1 (2.08%) LESS
4 1 (2.08%) Lucene
4 1 (2.08%) Protocol Buffers
4 1 (2.08%) React
4 1 (2.08%) SignalR
4 1 (2.08%) Web Services
4 1 (2.08%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (39.58%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.08%) Clustering
3 1 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.08%) iSeries
3 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.08%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.08%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.33%) Linux
1 4 (8.33%) Windows
2 2 (4.17%) Ubuntu
2 2 (4.17%) Unix
2 2 (4.17%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.08%) Debian
3 1 (2.08%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (39.58%) Migration
1 19 (39.58%) Network Architecture
1 19 (39.58%) Web Development
2 18 (37.50%) Analytics
2 18 (37.50%) Big Data Analytics
2 18 (37.50%) Data Analytics
2 18 (37.50%) Data Ingestion
2 18 (37.50%) Data Protection
2 18 (37.50%) ETL
2 18 (37.50%) Kalman Filter
2 18 (37.50%) Open Source
3 15 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
4 14 (29.17%) Data Migration
5 13 (27.08%) Data Cleansing
5 13 (27.08%) Data Mapping
6 5 (10.42%) Machine Learning
6 5 (10.42%) Software Engineering
7 4 (8.33%) Deep Learning
7 4 (8.33%) OO
8 3 (6.25%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 19 (39.58%) Python
2 13 (27.08%) VBA
3 5 (10.42%) PL/SQL
4 3 (6.25%) Delphi
5 2 (4.17%) C
5 2 (4.17%) Java
5 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.17%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.08%) C#
6 1 (2.08%) C++
6 1 (2.08%) Perl
6 1 (2.08%) PHP
6 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.08%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.08%) ISEB
2 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) GPG13
2 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.08%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (2.08%) Docker
3 1 (2.08%) HDFS
3 1 (2.08%) iptables
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.08%) Postfix
3 1 (2.08%) Squid
3 1 (2.08%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) Puppet
2 1 (2.08%) Ambari
2 1 (2.08%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (2.08%) Ansible
2 1 (2.08%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (2.08%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.08%) Oozie
2 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (39.58%) Oracle
2 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.25%) DevExpress
3 3 (6.25%) VMware
4 2 (4.17%) Citrix
4 2 (4.17%) Veeam
5 1 (2.08%) Cisco
5 1 (2.08%) Cramer
5 1 (2.08%) Ericsson
5 1 (2.08%) Google
5 1 (2.08%) Hortonworks
5 1 (2.08%) Huawei
5 1 (2.08%) Lotus
5 1 (2.08%) Nokia Networks
5 1 (2.08%) Nortel
5 1 (2.08%) Rackspace
5 1 (2.08%) Remedy
5 1 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.08%) SAP
5 1 (2.08%) Tellabs