Period
to 20 January 2019

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 January 2019 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 2 4 6
Rank change year-on-year +2 +2 +8
Contract jobs citing SQL 56 33 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 16.77% 12.13% 15.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 51.85% 33.67% 38.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 24 25
Slough median daily rate £550 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.50% +23.08% -13.33%
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £375 £396
% change year-on-year +13.33% -5.18% -1.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Slough median hourly rate £15.00 - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £25.00 £33.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -24.24% +100.00% +11.86%

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 108 98 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 32.34% 36.03% 38.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 66 74
Slough median daily rate £428 £400 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.88% +16.36% -1.79%
10th Percentile £225 £309 £277
90th Percentile £550 £516 £450
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Slough median hourly rate £15.00 £41.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.41% - +36.67%
Berkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -7.89%

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 January 2019.

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 January 2019, 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 29 (51.79%) Python
2 26 (46.43%) Firewall
3 25 (44.64%) Network Architecture
4 23 (41.07%) Hadoop
4 23 (41.07%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (39.29%) Open Source
5 22 (39.29%) Apache Hive
5 22 (39.29%) Big Data
5 22 (39.29%) Migration
5 22 (39.29%) SSH
5 22 (39.29%) TCP/IP
6 21 (37.50%) Internet
6 21 (37.50%) ETL
6 21 (37.50%) Web Development
6 21 (37.50%) Legal
6 21 (37.50%) Big Data Analytics
6 21 (37.50%) Data Analytics
6 21 (37.50%) Data Protection
6 21 (37.50%) Apache Spark
6 21 (37.50%) Kalman Filter
6 21 (37.50%) Spark Streaming
6 21 (37.50%) Analytics
6 21 (37.50%) Flink
6 21 (37.50%) Data Ingestion
7 18 (32.14%) Oracle
8 14 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
9 13 (23.21%) Billing
9 13 (23.21%) Oracle Receivables
9 13 (23.21%) User Acceptance Testing
9 13 (23.21%) Data Migration

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 21 (37.50%) Apache Spark
2 4 (7.14%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.79%) Apache
3 1 (1.79%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.79%) JBoss
3 1 (1.79%) nginx
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (23.21%) Oracle Receivables
2 12 (21.43%) CSG Singleview
2 12 (21.43%) Oracle EBS R12
2 12 (21.43%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (5.36%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle SCM
4 1 (1.79%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) SaaS
2 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.79%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (46.43%) Firewall
2 22 (39.29%) SSH
2 22 (39.29%) TCP/IP
3 21 (37.50%) Internet
4 5 (8.93%) Wireless
5 4 (7.14%) BGP
5 4 (7.14%) iSCSI
5 4 (7.14%) MPLS
5 4 (7.14%) NAS
5 4 (7.14%) SNMP
5 4 (7.14%) Value-Added Service
5 4 (7.14%) VLAN
5 4 (7.14%) VXLAN
6 2 (3.57%) DNS
7 1 (1.79%) 802.11
7 1 (1.79%) DHCP
7 1 (1.79%) Kerberos
7 1 (1.79%) LAN
7 1 (1.79%) SAN
7 1 (1.79%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (41.07%) Hadoop
2 22 (39.29%) Apache Hive
2 22 (39.29%) Big Data
3 21 (37.50%) Flink
4 5 (8.93%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (8.93%) MySQL
4 5 (8.93%) NoSQL
5 4 (7.14%) MariaDB
5 4 (7.14%) MongoDB
5 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
6 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.79%) DTS
7 1 (1.79%) HBase
7 1 (1.79%) Mahout
7 1 (1.79%) OLAP
7 1 (1.79%) Power BI
7 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.79%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) CMake
1 3 (5.36%) Gradle
General
1 21 (37.50%) Legal
2 13 (23.21%) Billing
3 12 (21.43%) Finance
4 7 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.79%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (39.29%) Developer
2 17 (30.36%) Analytics Developer
3 16 (28.57%) Big Data Developer
4 14 (25.00%) Software Developer
5 13 (23.21%) Analyst
5 13 (23.21%) Data Analyst
6 12 (21.43%) Data Migration Analyst
6 12 (21.43%) Financial Analyst
6 12 (21.43%) Migration Analyst
7 5 (8.93%) Big Data Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) Consultant
7 5 (8.93%) Data Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) Software Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) Big Data Software Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) Data Analytics Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 2 (3.57%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) C++ Consultant
9 2 (3.57%) Onboarding Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (37.50%) Spark Streaming
2 6 (10.71%) .NET
3 4 (7.14%) Node.js
4 3 (5.36%) VCL
5 2 (3.57%) WCF
5 2 (3.57%) WPF
6 1 (1.79%) 802.1X
6 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.79%) LDAP
6 1 (1.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (41.07%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.93%) Data Centre
3 4 (7.14%) Private Cloud
4 3 (5.36%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (3.57%) RIA
6 1 (1.79%) Clustering
6 1 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.79%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.79%) Tandem
6 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.64%) Linux
2 6 (10.71%) Windows
3 5 (8.93%) Ubuntu
4 3 (5.36%) OpenVMS
4 3 (5.36%) Unix
5 2 (3.57%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.79%) Debian
6 1 (1.79%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (44.64%) Network Architecture
2 22 (39.29%) Migration
2 22 (39.29%) Open Source
3 21 (37.50%) Analytics
3 21 (37.50%) Big Data Analytics
3 21 (37.50%) Data Analytics
3 21 (37.50%) Data Ingestion
3 21 (37.50%) Data Protection
3 21 (37.50%) ETL
3 21 (37.50%) Kalman Filter
3 21 (37.50%) Web Development
4 13 (23.21%) Data Migration
4 13 (23.21%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (21.43%) Data Cleansing
5 12 (21.43%) Data Mapping
6 8 (14.29%) Computer Science
7 7 (12.50%) ITIL
8 6 (10.71%) Software Engineering
9 5 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (7.14%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (51.79%) Python
2 12 (21.43%) VBA
3 5 (8.93%) Bash Shell
3 5 (8.93%) C
4 4 (7.14%) C++
4 4 (7.14%) Perl
5 3 (5.36%) C#
5 3 (5.36%) Delphi
5 3 (5.36%) Java
5 3 (5.36%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.57%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.79%) PHP
7 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (3.57%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.79%) ISEB
2 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) SLA
2 1 (1.79%) GPG13
2 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.93%) Postfix
2 4 (7.14%) BIND 9
2 4 (7.14%) KVM
2 4 (7.14%) NFS
3 3 (5.36%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (1.79%) HDFS
5 1 (1.79%) iptables
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.79%) Squid
5 1 (1.79%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (8.93%) Ansible
2 3 (5.36%) Netcool
3 2 (3.57%) Puppet
4 1 (1.79%) Ambari
4 1 (1.79%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (1.79%) Oozie
4 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (32.14%) Oracle
2 5 (8.93%) Cisco
3 4 (7.14%) BMC
3 4 (7.14%) Dell
3 4 (7.14%) EMC
3 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.14%) Mirantis
3 4 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 4 (7.14%) VMware
4 3 (5.36%) DevExpress
4 3 (5.36%) Remedy
5 2 (3.57%) TOWER Software
5 2 (3.57%) Veeam
6 1 (1.79%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.79%) CA
6 1 (1.79%) Google
6 1 (1.79%) Hortonworks