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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 24 29 34
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 115 137 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.74% 5.36% 4.84%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 38.33% 38.27% 35.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 80 73
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £538 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 7
Median hourly rate £55.00 £14.15 £55.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+288.69% -74.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.25 £22.77 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+37.24% -24.10%

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
300 358 375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 14.97% 14.01% 13.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 227 207
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £284 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 27 9
Median hourly rate £9.50 £14.25 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -63.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 -7 39 £389 -2.75% 15
Slough +13 12 £425 +20.56% 3
Maidenhead +6 9 £425 -12.37% 2
Bracknell -9 5 £350 +19.65% 6
Newbury +1 1 - - 2
Wokingham +1 1 - - 5
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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.

1 112 (52.83%) SQL
2 96 (45.28%) Microsoft
3 76 (35.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 73 (34.43%) .NET
5 67 (31.60%) C#
6 56 (26.42%) CRM
7 53 (25.00%) Oracle
7 53 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
8 47 (22.17%) ETL
9 46 (21.70%) Dynamics CRM
10 43 (20.28%) SQL Server 2012
10 43 (20.28%) T-SQL
11 42 (19.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 40 (18.87%) Windows
13 38 (17.92%) MS Excel
14 36 (16.98%) ASP.NET
15 35 (16.51%) Finance
16 34 (16.04%) JavaScript
17 32 (15.09%) Web Services
18 31 (14.62%) Migration
19 30 (14.15%) Microsoft Azure
20 29 (13.68%) Data Warehouse
20 29 (13.68%) ERP
21 28 (13.21%) SharePoint
22 26 (12.26%) XML
23 25 (11.79%) Security Cleared
24 24 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
25 22 (10.38%) MVC
26 21 (9.91%) CSS
26 21 (9.91%) SQL Server 2014

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 28 (13.21%) SharePoint
2 20 (9.43%) BizTalk Server
3 12 (5.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (2.83%) IIS
4 6 (2.83%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.89%) Apache
6 3 (1.42%) SAS
6 3 (1.42%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.94%) CMS
7 2 (0.94%) Drupal
7 2 (0.94%) WordPress
8 1 (0.47%) Confluence
8 1 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.47%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 38 (17.92%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.42%) MS Office
3 2 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 46 (21.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (4.72%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (2.36%) Dynamics GP
4 4 (1.89%) HFM
4 4 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (1.42%) NetSuite
5 3 (1.42%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (1.42%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.94%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.47%) Maximo
7 1 (0.47%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.47%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 30 (14.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (8.96%) IaaS
3 18 (8.49%) PaaS
4 11 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.94%) CallidusCloud
5 2 (0.94%) GitHub
6 1 (0.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.47%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.47%) AWS CloudTrail
6 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.47%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.47%) G Suite
6 1 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.47%) Office 365
6 1 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.72%) DNS
2 8 (3.77%) SAN
3 5 (2.36%) DHCP
3 5 (2.36%) Internet
4 4 (1.89%) Firewall
4 4 (1.89%) FTP
4 4 (1.89%) HTTP
4 4 (1.89%) SSL
4 4 (1.89%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.89%) Telnet
4 4 (1.89%) Unified Communications
5 3 (1.42%) HTTPS
5 3 (1.42%) LAN
5 3 (1.42%) NAS
5 3 (1.42%) NetScaler
5 3 (1.42%) SSH
6 2 (0.94%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (0.94%) Skype
6 2 (0.94%) VLAN
6 2 (0.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (35.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 43 (20.28%) SQL Server 2012
3 42 (19.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 29 (13.68%) Data Warehouse
5 21 (9.91%) SQL Server 2014
6 20 (9.43%) Relational Database
7 18 (8.49%) SQL Server 2008
8 16 (7.55%) Oracle Database
8 16 (7.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (5.19%) BusinessObjects
9 11 (5.19%) MS Access
10 10 (4.72%) MySQL
11 9 (4.25%) Power BI
12 6 (2.83%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 6 (2.83%) OLAP
13 5 (2.36%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 5 (2.36%) QlikView
14 4 (1.89%) Oracle BI EE
14 4 (1.89%) Oracle ODI
14 4 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 19 (8.96%) Visual Studio
2 8 (3.77%) Git (software)
3 7 (3.30%) MSTest
4 6 (2.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.42%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.42%) Selenium
5 3 (1.42%) TeamCity
5 3 (1.42%) Toad
6 2 (0.94%) Bower
6 2 (0.94%) Grunt
6 2 (0.94%) JIRA
6 2 (0.94%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (0.94%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.94%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.47%) git-flow
7 1 (0.47%) Moq
7 1 (0.47%) NuGet
7 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.47%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.47%) Trac
General
1 35 (16.51%) Finance
2 11 (5.19%) Marketing
3 9 (4.25%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.83%) Advertising
4 6 (2.83%) Retail
5 4 (1.89%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.42%) Electronics
6 3 (1.42%) Legal
7 2 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.47%) Banking
8 1 (0.47%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 107 (50.47%) Developer
2 35 (16.51%) .NET Developer
3 34 (16.04%) SQL Developer
4 31 (14.62%) Analyst
5 21 (9.91%) C# Developer
6 19 (8.96%) Consultant
7 17 (8.02%) Architect
7 17 (8.02%) SQL Server Developer
7 17 (8.02%) SSIS Developer
8 16 (7.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 14 (6.60%) ASP.NET Developer
9 14 (6.60%) BizTalk Developer
10 13 (6.13%) C# .NET Developer
11 12 (5.66%) Integration Developer
12 11 (5.19%) DBA
13 10 (4.72%) Data Analyst
13 10 (4.72%) Support Analyst
14 9 (4.25%) Full Stack Developer
15 8 (3.77%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 8 (3.77%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (34.43%) .NET
2 36 (16.98%) ASP.NET
3 32 (15.09%) Web Services
4 26 (12.26%) XML
5 21 (9.91%) CSS
6 19 (8.96%) HTML
7 18 (8.49%) WCF
8 14 (6.60%) CSS3
9 12 (5.66%) AngularJS
10 11 (5.19%) HTML5
11 10 (4.72%) .NET Framework
11 10 (4.72%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (3.77%) WinForms
13 7 (3.30%) jQuery
13 7 (3.30%) MDX
13 7 (3.30%) REST
14 6 (2.83%) LINQ
14 6 (2.83%) SOAP
15 5 (2.36%) Entity Framework
15 5 (2.36%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.25%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.83%) Clustering
3 4 (1.89%) Management Information System
3 4 (1.89%) Replication
4 3 (1.42%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.94%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.94%) Data Centre
5 2 (0.94%) Fat Client
5 2 (0.94%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.47%) AS400
6 1 (0.47%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.47%) IVR
6 1 (0.47%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.47%) NHS
6 1 (0.47%) PKI
6 1 (0.47%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.47%) SCADA
6 1 (0.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 40 (18.87%) Windows
2 15 (7.08%) Windows Server
3 13 (6.13%) Linux
4 10 (4.72%) Unix
4 10 (4.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (4.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (2.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (2.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (2.36%) Solaris
8 4 (1.89%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.94%) Debian
9 2 (0.94%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.47%) AIX
10 1 (0.47%) Android
10 1 (0.47%) SUSE
10 1 (0.47%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.47%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (26.42%) CRM
2 53 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 47 (22.17%) ETL
4 31 (14.62%) Migration
5 29 (13.68%) ERP
6 24 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (10.38%) MVC
8 20 (9.43%) Data Migration
9 19 (8.96%) Data Modelling
9 19 (8.96%) SOA
10 16 (7.55%) Data Analysis
11 14 (6.60%) Multithreading
12 13 (6.13%) Complex ETL
12 13 (6.13%) Validation
13 12 (5.66%) DevOps
13 12 (5.66%) Project Management
13 12 (5.66%) Visualisation
13 12 (5.66%) Web Development
14 11 (5.19%) Data Security
14 11 (5.19%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 112 (52.83%) SQL
2 67 (31.60%) C#
3 43 (20.28%) T-SQL
4 34 (16.04%) JavaScript
5 7 (3.30%) Java
5 7 (3.30%) PowerShell
6 6 (2.83%) Bash Shell
6 6 (2.83%) PL/SQL
7 5 (2.36%) C
7 5 (2.36%) VB
8 4 (1.89%) C++
8 4 (1.89%) PHP
9 3 (1.42%) Python
9 3 (1.42%) TypeScript
9 3 (1.42%) VBA
10 2 (0.94%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.47%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.47%) Haskell
11 1 (0.47%) Perl
11 1 (0.47%) XPath
Qualifications
1 25 (11.79%) Security Cleared
2 16 (7.55%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.30%) DV Cleared
4 6 (2.83%) Degree
4 6 (2.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.42%) MCITP
6 2 (0.94%) MCSE
6 2 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.47%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.47%) CCNA
7 1 (0.47%) CCNP
7 1 (0.47%) CISA
7 1 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.47%) CISM
7 1 (0.47%) CISSP
7 1 (0.47%) HNC
7 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.30%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.36%) QA
3 4 (1.89%) IFRS
3 4 (1.89%) IFRS 9
4 2 (0.94%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.47%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (6.60%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.89%) vSphere
4 3 (1.42%) Docker
4 3 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (1.42%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.42%) Xen
5 2 (0.94%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.94%) XenApp
6 1 (0.47%) Firmware
6 1 (0.47%) Squid
6 1 (0.47%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (1.89%) Netcool
2 3 (1.42%) Ansible
2 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (1.42%) NetBackup
2 3 (1.42%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.42%) Puppet
2 3 (1.42%) vMotion
2 3 (1.42%) WMI
3 2 (0.94%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.47%) Nagios
4 1 (0.47%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 1 (0.47%) Netcool/Webtop
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.47%) SCCM
4 1 (0.47%) SCOM
4 1 (0.47%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (0.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.47%) Unicenter
4 1 (0.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 96 (45.28%) Microsoft
2 53 (25.00%) Oracle
3 18 (8.49%) VMware
4 11 (5.19%) SAP
5 9 (4.25%) EMC
5 9 (4.25%) HP
6 6 (2.83%) Citrix
7 5 (2.36%) Cisco
7 5 (2.36%) Tableau
8 4 (1.89%) Hyperion
8 4 (1.89%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.89%) Teradata
8 4 (1.89%) Veritas
9 3 (1.42%) Callidus
9 3 (1.42%) CheckPoint
9 3 (1.42%) Cognos
9 3 (1.42%) Intel Security
10 2 (0.94%) Marketo
10 2 (0.94%) NetApp
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