The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Server Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Consultant
Rank 120 - 126
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Consultant 3 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.12% - 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% - 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Average daily rate £363 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £438 £423
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
SQL Server Consultant
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2306 2473 2441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 90.75% 93.43% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1227 1226 1219
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 63 107
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £33.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

SQL Server Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server Consultant in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SQL Server Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

SQL Server Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server Consultant across the Berkshire region.

SQL Server Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

SQL Server Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server Consultant across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

SQL Server Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

SQL Server Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server Consultant within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 1 £450 -
Slough - 1 £275 -
SQL Server Consultant
South East

SQL Server Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited SQL Server Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with SQL Server Consultant in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (80.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Migration
3 3 (60.00%) Use Case
3 3 (60.00%) Hadoop
3 3 (60.00%) Analytics
3 3 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (60.00%) Public Cloud
3 3 (60.00%) Big Data
4 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (20.00%) Retail
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (20.00%) ERP
5 1 (20.00%) ETL
5 1 (20.00%) XML
5 1 (20.00%) XSD
5 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) Marketing
5 1 (20.00%) QlikView
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services

SQL Server Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited SQL Server Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with SQL Server Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (60.00%) Big Data
3 3 (60.00%) Hadoop
3 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (20.00%) QlikView
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (20.00%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (60.00%) Analytics
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (60.00%) Use Case
3 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) ERP
4 1 (20.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Demandware
2 1 (20.00%) Tableau