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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 30 27 21
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 116 141 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.83% 5.49% 6.75%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 31.35% 35.70% 42.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 76 90
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £225 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £480 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £23.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+38.95% +2.17%
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
370 395 388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 15.39% 15.38% 15.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 222 187
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 3 2
Median hourly rate £9.50 £17.00 £100.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.11% -83.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £17.00 £30.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £22.40 £170.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+8.77% +14.00%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 0 38 £400 +14.28% 26
Bracknell +6 21 £247 -34.26%
Maidenhead +2 9 £431 +7.81% 1
Slough +2 4 £263 -27.58% 12
Wokingham -6 4 £350 +7.69% 6
Newbury -12 1 £375 -13.04% 2
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 134 (56.54%) SQL
2 118 (49.79%) Microsoft
3 77 (32.49%) Windows
4 71 (29.96%) .NET
5 70 (29.54%) C#
6 59 (24.89%) Oracle
7 58 (24.47%) Windows Server
8 51 (21.52%) SharePoint
9 46 (19.41%) Business Intelligence
9 46 (19.41%) Microsoft Azure
10 44 (18.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 43 (18.14%) MS Excel
12 42 (17.72%) Agile Software Development
13 41 (17.30%) Active Directory
14 40 (16.88%) T-SQL
15 37 (15.61%) Security Cleared
16 36 (15.19%) XML
16 36 (15.19%) Migration
17 35 (14.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 33 (13.92%) SQL Server 2008
19 31 (13.08%) PowerShell
20 30 (12.66%) Windows Server 2008
21 29 (12.24%) MVC
21 29 (12.24%) IIS
22 28 (11.81%) HTML
22 28 (11.81%) Data Warehouse
23 27 (11.39%) ETL
23 27 (11.39%) Finance
24 26 (10.97%) ITIL
24 26 (10.97%) JavaScript

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 51 (21.52%) SharePoint
2 29 (12.24%) IIS
3 20 (8.44%) MS Exchange
4 9 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (3.38%) Live Communications Server
6 7 (2.95%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (2.95%) SharePoint Server
7 6 (2.53%) Skype for Business
8 5 (2.11%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (2.11%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (1.27%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.84%) JBoss
11 2 (0.84%) K2 blackpearl
11 2 (0.84%) Tuxedo
12 1 (0.42%) Apache
12 1 (0.42%) CloudStack
12 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.42%) OpenStack
Applications
1 43 (18.14%) MS Excel
2 19 (8.02%) MS Office
3 2 (0.84%) MS Project
4 1 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (7.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.84%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (0.84%) SAP APO
3 2 (0.84%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.42%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.42%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.42%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 1 (0.42%) SAP CCM
4 1 (0.42%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.42%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.42%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.42%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.42%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 46 (19.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (5.49%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (4.22%) Office 365
4 7 (2.95%) IaaS
5 4 (1.69%) PaaS
6 3 (1.27%) Boomi
6 3 (1.27%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.42%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.59%) SAN
2 13 (5.49%) DNS
3 12 (5.06%) Internet
4 11 (4.64%) VPN
5 9 (3.80%) DHCP
5 9 (3.80%) Firewall
5 9 (3.80%) TCP/IP
6 7 (2.95%) HTTP
6 7 (2.95%) LAN
6 7 (2.95%) Unified Communications
6 7 (2.95%) WAN
7 5 (2.11%) Wireless
8 4 (1.69%) HTTPS
8 4 (1.69%) Intranet
8 4 (1.69%) VoIP
9 3 (1.27%) Kerberos
9 3 (1.27%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (1.27%) Skype
10 2 (0.84%) SMTP
10 2 (0.84%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (18.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 35 (14.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 33 (13.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 28 (11.81%) Data Warehouse
5 26 (10.97%) SQL Server 2012
6 22 (9.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 18 (7.59%) MS Access
7 18 (7.59%) Oracle Database
8 15 (6.33%) Relational Database
9 14 (5.91%) Big Data
10 13 (5.49%) Hadoop
11 12 (5.06%) Power BI
11 12 (5.06%) SQL Server 2014
12 9 (3.80%) SQL Server 2005
13 8 (3.38%) Azure SQL Database
13 8 (3.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 8 (3.38%) RDBMS
14 7 (2.95%) Datazen
14 7 (2.95%) EDRMS
15 6 (2.53%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 23 (9.70%) Visual Studio
2 20 (8.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (2.11%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 5 (2.11%) Subversion
4 4 (1.69%) LSMW
5 3 (1.27%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.27%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.84%) Fiddler
6 2 (0.84%) Moq
6 2 (0.84%) NUnit
6 2 (0.84%) SpecFlow
6 2 (0.84%) TortoiseSVN
7 1 (0.42%) FxCop
7 1 (0.42%) MSTest
7 1 (0.42%) NDepend
7 1 (0.42%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.42%) Selenium
7 1 (0.42%) StyleCop
7 1 (0.42%) TeamCity
General
1 27 (11.39%) Finance
2 11 (4.64%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.53%) Advertising
4 5 (2.11%) Marketing
5 4 (1.69%) Electronics
5 4 (1.69%) Local Government
5 4 (1.69%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.27%) Retail
7 2 (0.84%) Automotive
8 1 (0.42%) Billing
8 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.42%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 73 (30.80%) Developer
2 32 (13.50%) Support Engineer
3 25 (10.55%) .NET Developer
3 25 (10.55%) C# Developer
4 22 (9.28%) Consultant
5 21 (8.86%) Architect
6 17 (7.17%) DBA
7 16 (6.75%) Field Engineer
8 14 (5.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 14 (5.91%) SQL Developer
9 12 (5.06%) Analyst
10 11 (4.64%) Administrator
11 10 (4.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 10 (4.22%) Applications Developer
11 10 (4.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 9 (3.80%) C# .NET Developer
12 9 (3.80%) Data Architect
13 8 (3.38%) 3rd Line Support
13 8 (3.38%) C# WPF Developer
13 8 (3.38%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (29.96%) .NET
2 36 (15.19%) XML
3 28 (11.81%) HTML
4 26 (10.97%) ASP.NET
5 21 (8.86%) .NET Framework
5 21 (8.86%) CSS
6 18 (7.59%) Web Services
7 17 (7.17%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (4.64%) REST
8 11 (4.64%) WPF
9 10 (4.22%) ADO.NET
9 10 (4.22%) jQuery
9 10 (4.22%) SOAP
10 9 (3.80%) Middleware
10 9 (3.80%) WCF
11 8 (3.38%) Entity Framework
11 8 (3.38%) Unity DI Container
11 8 (3.38%) XML Schema
12 7 (2.95%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 7 (2.95%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.22%) Clustering
3 8 (3.38%) Fat Client
3 8 (3.38%) Public Cloud
3 8 (3.38%) Statistics
3 8 (3.38%) Thin Client
4 7 (2.95%) Inversion of Control
5 6 (2.53%) Data Centre
5 6 (2.53%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.11%) Data Extraction
7 4 (1.69%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.69%) Data Conversion
7 4 (1.69%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.69%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.27%) AS400
8 3 (1.27%) PKI
8 3 (1.27%) Replication
9 2 (0.84%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.84%) Enterprise Cloud
9 2 (0.84%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 77 (32.49%) Windows
2 58 (24.47%) Windows Server
3 30 (12.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (8.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (7.17%) Windows 7
6 16 (6.75%) Windows XP
7 15 (6.33%) Linux
7 15 (6.33%) Unix
7 15 (6.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (3.38%) Solaris
9 5 (2.11%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.27%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.84%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.84%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.84%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.42%) AIX
13 1 (0.42%) HPUX
13 1 (0.42%) SUSE
13 1 (0.42%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (19.41%) Business Intelligence
2 42 (17.72%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (15.19%) Migration
4 29 (12.24%) MVC
5 27 (11.39%) ETL
6 26 (10.97%) ITIL
7 24 (10.13%) Performance Tuning
8 21 (8.86%) CRM
9 15 (6.33%) SDLC
10 14 (5.91%) Problem Management
11 13 (5.49%) Scrum
12 11 (4.64%) Data Protection
12 11 (4.64%) High Availability
12 11 (4.64%) Project Management
13 10 (4.22%) Data Migration
13 10 (4.22%) Data Modelling
13 10 (4.22%) ERP
13 10 (4.22%) Mentoring
13 10 (4.22%) Open Source
13 10 (4.22%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 134 (56.54%) SQL
2 70 (29.54%) C#
3 40 (16.88%) T-SQL
4 31 (13.08%) PowerShell
5 26 (10.97%) JavaScript
6 18 (7.59%) Java
7 12 (5.06%) C++
8 11 (4.64%) C
9 9 (3.80%) VB.NET
10 8 (3.38%) Python
10 8 (3.38%) VBScript
11 7 (2.95%) PHP
12 6 (2.53%) VB
13 5 (2.11%) R
14 4 (1.69%) Scala
15 3 (1.27%) Bash Shell
15 3 (1.27%) Groovy
15 3 (1.27%) Ruby
15 3 (1.27%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.84%) Korn
Qualifications
1 37 (15.61%) Security Cleared
2 18 (7.59%) SC Cleared
3 16 (6.75%) DV Cleared
4 13 (5.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (5.06%) Degree
6 7 (2.95%) MCITP
7 6 (2.53%) MCTS
8 5 (2.11%) MCSE
9 2 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.84%) MCP
9 2 (0.84%) MCSD
9 2 (0.84%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.42%) CCNA
10 1 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.42%) MCDBA
10 1 (0.42%) OCP
10 1 (0.42%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.80%) SLA
2 7 (2.95%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.27%) GxP
4 3 (1.27%) QA
5 1 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.42%) SDET
System Software
1 41 (17.30%) Active Directory
2 12 (5.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (4.64%) Hyper-V
4 8 (3.38%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (2.53%) VMware ESX
6 4 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (1.27%) vSphere
8 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.84%) UAG
8 2 (0.84%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.84%) Xen
8 2 (0.84%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.84%) XenServer
9 1 (0.42%) Docker
9 1 (0.42%) KVM
9 1 (0.42%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.42%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (5.91%) NetBackup
1 14 (5.91%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 13 (5.49%) Netcool
3 8 (3.38%) Unicenter
3 8 (3.38%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 6 (2.53%) SCCM
5 4 (1.69%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (1.69%) SCVMM
5 4 (1.69%) WMI
6 3 (1.27%) Perfmon
6 3 (1.27%) Puppet
6 3 (1.27%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.84%) SCOM
8 1 (0.42%) Nagios
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.42%) WebInspect
8 1 (0.42%) WSUS
Vendors
1 118 (49.79%) Microsoft
2 59 (24.89%) Oracle
3 22 (9.28%) HP
4 21 (8.86%) VMware
5 18 (7.59%) SAP
6 16 (6.75%) EMC
7 15 (6.33%) Citrix
8 13 (5.49%) Meridio
8 13 (5.49%) Veritas
9 9 (3.80%) Remedy
10 7 (2.95%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (2.53%) Cisco
11 6 (2.53%) Sitecore
12 5 (2.11%) Intel Security
12 5 (2.11%) Serena
13 4 (1.69%) IBM
13 4 (1.69%) Infragistics
13 4 (1.69%) Red Hat
14 3 (1.27%) Dell
14 3 (1.27%) Teradata
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