The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 33 31 16
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -15
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 127 148 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.03% 5.30% 7.98%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 36.92% 38.85% 45.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 108 131
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £78.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +337.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
SQL Server
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
344 381 474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.63% 13.63% 17.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 237 253
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 16
Median hourly rate £12.17 £32.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.56% +140.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £18.20 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £125.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.25 £32.10 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.69% -8.28%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

SQL Server
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +1 75 £425 +6.25% 25
Bracknell -3 8 £362 +3.28% 8
Maidenhead +2 5 - - 5
Wokingham -3 4 £280 -27.74% 8
Windsor - 4 £350 - 1
Slough -1 3 £250 -25.37% 17
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 150 (57.47%) SQL
2 123 (47.13%) Microsoft
3 74 (28.35%) .NET
4 72 (27.59%) Windows
4 72 (27.59%) Business Intelligence
5 65 (24.90%) C#
6 56 (21.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 56 (21.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 52 (19.92%) MS Excel
8 51 (19.54%) T-SQL
8 51 (19.54%) Oracle
9 43 (16.48%) SharePoint
9 43 (16.48%) Agile Software Development
10 42 (16.09%) Windows Server
11 41 (15.71%) Data Warehouse
12 39 (14.94%) XML
12 39 (14.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 38 (14.56%) Microsoft Azure
14 37 (14.18%) Migration
15 35 (13.41%) Performance Tuning
16 33 (12.64%) Active Directory
17 29 (11.11%) PowerShell
17 29 (11.11%) Relational Database
17 29 (11.11%) Big Data
18 28 (10.73%) Hadoop
18 28 (10.73%) VMware
18 28 (10.73%) ETL
18 28 (10.73%) ITIL
19 26 (9.96%) Finance
20 25 (9.58%) SQL Server 2008

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 43 (16.48%) SharePoint
2 19 (7.28%) MS Exchange
3 17 (6.51%) IIS
4 12 (4.60%) BizTalk Server
5 10 (3.83%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (2.30%) SharePoint Server
7 5 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (1.53%) Live Communications Server
8 4 (1.53%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (1.53%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (1.53%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.15%) JBoss
9 3 (1.15%) Skype for Business
9 3 (1.15%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.77%) K2 blackpearl
10 2 (0.77%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.38%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.38%) WildFly
Applications
1 52 (19.92%) MS Excel
2 16 (6.13%) MS Office
3 5 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 19 (7.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.77%) Oracle CRM
2 2 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.38%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.38%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 1 (0.38%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 38 (14.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (3.07%) Office 365
4 5 (1.92%) IaaS
5 4 (1.53%) PaaS
5 4 (1.53%) Scribe Online
6 3 (1.15%) Boomi
6 3 (1.15%) SaaS
6 3 (1.15%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.38%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.66%) SAN
2 19 (7.28%) DNS
3 15 (5.75%) DHCP
4 9 (3.45%) Firewall
5 8 (3.07%) TCP/IP
5 8 (3.07%) VPN
6 6 (2.30%) LAN
7 5 (1.92%) Kerberos
7 5 (1.92%) MPLS
7 5 (1.92%) VoIP
7 5 (1.92%) WAN
8 4 (1.53%) Internet
9 3 (1.15%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (1.15%) HTTP
9 3 (1.15%) HTTPS
9 3 (1.15%) Network Security
9 3 (1.15%) Wireless
10 2 (0.77%) Intranet
10 2 (0.77%) NAS
10 2 (0.77%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (21.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 56 (21.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 41 (15.71%) Data Warehouse
3 39 (14.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 29 (11.11%) Big Data
4 29 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 28 (10.73%) Hadoop
6 25 (9.58%) SQL Server 2008
7 23 (8.81%) SQL Server 2012
8 21 (8.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 19 (7.28%) Power BI
10 16 (6.13%) SQL Server 2014
11 14 (5.36%) Oracle Database
12 13 (4.98%) MS Access
13 9 (3.45%) Datazen
14 8 (3.07%) Azure SQL Database
14 8 (3.07%) QlikView
15 7 (2.68%) BusinessObjects
15 7 (2.68%) NoSQL
15 7 (2.68%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 25 (9.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (7.28%) Visual Studio
3 6 (2.30%) MSBuild
4 5 (1.92%) WiX
5 3 (1.15%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.15%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.77%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.77%) Subversion
6 2 (0.77%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.38%) AppScan
7 1 (0.38%) JIRA
7 1 (0.38%) Maven
7 1 (0.38%) Moq
7 1 (0.38%) MSTest
7 1 (0.38%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.38%) Selenium
7 1 (0.38%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.38%) Toad
7 1 (0.38%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.38%) WebDriver
General
1 26 (9.96%) Finance
2 18 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 11 (4.21%) Marketing
4 9 (3.45%) Retail
5 8 (3.07%) Automotive
6 5 (1.92%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.53%) Local Government
8 3 (1.15%) Banking
8 3 (1.15%) Billing
9 2 (0.77%) Back Office
9 2 (0.77%) Electronics
9 2 (0.77%) Legal
9 2 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.38%) Advertising
10 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.38%) Law
10 1 (0.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 82 (31.42%) Developer
2 36 (13.79%) Architect
3 30 (11.49%) SQL Developer
4 29 (11.11%) Consultant
5 23 (8.81%) Support Engineer
6 22 (8.43%) Analyst
7 21 (8.05%) Field Engineer
8 19 (7.28%) Data Architect
9 18 (6.90%) C# Developer
10 16 (6.13%) .NET Developer
11 12 (4.60%) Administrator
11 12 (4.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 11 (4.21%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 11 (4.21%) Data Analyst
12 11 (4.21%) DBA
13 10 (3.83%) Senior Developer
13 10 (3.83%) SQL Analyst
13 10 (3.83%) Systems Developer
14 9 (3.45%) Windows Engineer
15 8 (3.07%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (28.35%) .NET
2 39 (14.94%) XML
3 22 (8.43%) .NET Framework
3 22 (8.43%) Web Services
4 20 (7.66%) HTML
5 19 (7.28%) CSS
6 14 (5.36%) ASP.NET
7 12 (4.60%) ADO.NET
7 12 (4.60%) Entity Framework
8 11 (4.21%) jQuery
9 10 (3.83%) SOAP
9 10 (3.83%) Unity DI Container
9 10 (3.83%) XML Schema
10 9 (3.45%) ADO
10 9 (3.45%) Autofac
10 9 (3.45%) Castle Windsor
10 9 (3.45%) ODBC
10 9 (3.45%) OLE
10 9 (3.45%) OLE DB
10 9 (3.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.58%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (8.05%) Public Cloud
3 12 (4.60%) Clustering
3 12 (4.60%) Visualisation
4 10 (3.83%) Data Centre
5 9 (3.45%) Inversion of Control
6 7 (2.68%) Data Integration
7 6 (2.30%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.30%) Enterprise Storage
7 6 (2.30%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.30%) Statistics
8 4 (1.53%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.53%) Fat Client
8 4 (1.53%) Private Cloud
8 4 (1.53%) Thin Client
9 3 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (1.15%) PKI
9 3 (1.15%) Pricing Data
9 3 (1.15%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 72 (27.59%) Windows
2 42 (16.09%) Windows Server
3 22 (8.43%) Unix
3 22 (8.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (6.13%) Linux
5 14 (5.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (4.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (3.45%) Windows 7
8 6 (2.30%) Solaris
9 5 (1.92%) Windows XP
10 4 (1.53%) AIX
10 4 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.53%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.15%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.77%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.77%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.77%) zOS
13 1 (0.38%) CentOS
13 1 (0.38%) SUSE
13 1 (0.38%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (27.59%) Business Intelligence
2 43 (16.48%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (14.18%) Migration
4 35 (13.41%) Performance Tuning
5 28 (10.73%) ETL
5 28 (10.73%) ITIL
6 24 (9.20%) CRM
7 23 (8.81%) Analytics
8 22 (8.43%) SDLC
9 19 (7.28%) MVC
10 18 (6.90%) Use Case
11 17 (6.51%) Data Architecture
11 17 (6.51%) Scrum
12 16 (6.13%) Data Management
13 15 (5.75%) Translating Business Requirements
14 14 (5.36%) Project Management
14 14 (5.36%) Service Management
15 13 (4.98%) Data Modelling
15 13 (4.98%) Mentoring
15 13 (4.98%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 150 (57.47%) SQL
2 65 (24.90%) C#
3 51 (19.54%) T-SQL
4 29 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 16 (6.13%) JavaScript
6 15 (5.75%) VB.NET
7 14 (5.36%) Java
8 12 (4.60%) VB
9 11 (4.21%) C++
10 9 (3.45%) C
11 8 (3.07%) VBScript
12 7 (2.68%) Python
13 6 (2.30%) R
14 5 (1.92%) PHP
14 5 (1.92%) Scala
14 5 (1.92%) VBA
15 3 (1.15%) Groovy
15 3 (1.15%) Korn
15 3 (1.15%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.77%) VB6
Qualifications
1 21 (8.05%) Security Cleared
2 20 (7.66%) Degree
2 20 (7.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (4.98%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.68%) MCITP
5 6 (2.30%) MCSE
5 6 (2.30%) MCTS
6 5 (1.92%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.53%) MCP
7 4 (1.53%) MCSD
8 3 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.77%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.77%) VCP5
9 2 (0.77%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.38%) CCNA
10 1 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.38%) MCDBA
10 1 (0.38%) OCP
10 1 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.30%) QA
1 6 (2.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 6 (2.30%) SLA
2 4 (1.53%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.15%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.38%) TickIT
System Software
1 33 (12.64%) Active Directory
2 14 (5.36%) Hyper-V
2 14 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.68%) VMware ESX
4 6 (2.30%) vSphere
5 4 (1.53%) XenApp
5 4 (1.53%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.15%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (1.15%) ISA Server
6 3 (1.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (0.77%) KVM
7 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.77%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.77%) XenServer
8 1 (0.38%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.38%) Docker
8 1 (0.38%) NFS
8 1 (0.38%) UAG
8 1 (0.38%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (2.30%) NetBackup
2 5 (1.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 5 (1.92%) SCCM
3 4 (1.53%) Netcool
3 4 (1.53%) Unicenter
3 4 (1.53%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 4 (1.53%) WMI
3 4 (1.53%) WSUS
4 3 (1.15%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (1.15%) Perfmon
4 3 (1.15%) SCOrch
4 3 (1.15%) SCVMM
4 3 (1.15%) vMotion
5 2 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.77%) Puppet
5 2 (0.77%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (0.77%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 123 (47.13%) Microsoft
2 51 (19.54%) Oracle
3 28 (10.73%) VMware
4 14 (5.36%) SAP
5 13 (4.98%) HP
6 12 (4.60%) Citrix
7 11 (4.21%) Remedy
7 11 (4.21%) Tableau
8 9 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (3.45%) Veritas
9 8 (3.07%) EMC
9 8 (3.07%) IBM
10 7 (2.68%) Capita
10 7 (2.68%) NetApp
11 6 (2.30%) Cisco
11 6 (2.30%) Dell
12 5 (1.92%) Meridio
13 4 (1.53%) 3PAR
13 4 (1.53%) Infragistics
13 4 (1.53%) LANDesk
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