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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 28 23 18
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 148 161 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.61% 6.63% 7.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 33.87% 48.20% 42.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 87 65
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £267 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 11
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.28 £25.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+33.10% -18.03%
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
437 334 443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 16.57% 13.76% 17.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 175 185
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 15
Average hourly rate £21.25 - £30.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 - £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -7.69%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
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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 -18 52 £375 +2.73% 43
Bracknell +1 13 £375 +21.95% 9
Slough -6 11 £328 -6.42% 10
Newbury -3 10 £563 +40.62% 3
Maidenhead +1 7 £400 +42.85% 4
Windsor +3 1 £650 +73.33% 3
Hungerford - 1 £320 -
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing SQL Server also 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 that cited SQL Server.

1 147 (51.94%) SQL
2 107 (37.81%) Microsoft
3 88 (31.10%) .NET
4 78 (27.56%) C#
5 68 (24.03%) Oracle
6 65 (22.97%) MS Excel
7 64 (22.61%) Business Intelligence
8 59 (20.85%) Agile Software Development
9 56 (19.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 53 (18.73%) Data Warehouse
11 52 (18.37%) T-SQL
11 52 (18.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 48 (16.96%) Windows
13 39 (13.78%) WCF
13 39 (13.78%) MVC
14 36 (12.72%) SQL Server 2008
15 35 (12.37%) SQL Server 2012
15 35 (12.37%) JavaScript
16 33 (11.66%) VMware
17 31 (10.95%) HTML
17 31 (10.95%) ASP.NET
18 30 (10.60%) XML
19 29 (10.25%) ETL
19 29 (10.25%) Project Management
20 28 (9.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 27 (9.54%) Security Cleared
22 25 (8.83%) BusinessObjects
22 25 (8.83%) Web Services
23 24 (8.48%) Linux
23 24 (8.48%) Team Foundation Server

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing SQL Server also 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 that cited SQL Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (7.42%) MS Exchange
1 21 (7.42%) BizTalk Server
2 16 (5.65%) SharePoint
3 15 (5.30%) IIS
4 13 (4.59%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (4.24%) Lync
6 8 (2.83%) WebLogic
7 7 (2.47%) WebSphere
8 6 (2.12%) Oracle Application Server
9 5 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (1.41%) Apache
11 3 (1.06%) nginx
12 2 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.35%) SAS
13 1 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
13 1 (0.35%) JBoss
13 1 (0.35%) GlassFish
13 1 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 65 (22.97%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.18%) MS Office
3 2 (0.71%) PowerPivot
3 2 (0.71%) Siemens NX
4 1 (0.35%) SPSS
4 1 (0.35%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 16 (5.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.83%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.77%) Maximo
4 2 (0.71%) Teamcenter
4 2 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.35%) Pivotal CRM
5 1 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.41%) SaaS
3 2 (0.71%) Office 365
3 2 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.35%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.24%) DNS
2 10 (3.53%) SAN
3 8 (2.83%) Firewall
3 8 (2.83%) LAN
4 7 (2.47%) WAN
4 7 (2.47%) DHCP
5 6 (2.12%) VPN
6 5 (1.77%) SNMP
7 4 (1.41%) TCP/IP
7 4 (1.41%) VLAN
8 3 (1.06%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (1.06%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (1.06%) Structured Cabling
8 3 (1.06%) WLAN
9 2 (0.71%) HTTP
9 2 (0.71%) Intranet
10 1 (0.35%) Internet
10 1 (0.35%) Wireless
10 1 (0.35%) DMZ
10 1 (0.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (19.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 53 (18.73%) Data Warehouse
3 52 (18.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 36 (12.72%) SQL Server 2008
5 35 (12.37%) SQL Server 2012
6 28 (9.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 25 (8.83%) BusinessObjects
8 18 (6.36%) MySQL
9 15 (5.30%) SQL Server 2005
10 11 (3.89%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 10 (3.53%) Relational Database
11 10 (3.53%) DB2
12 9 (3.18%) OLAP
12 9 (3.18%) Oracle Database
13 7 (2.47%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (2.47%) MS Access
14 6 (2.12%) Oracle Reports
14 6 (2.12%) Star Schema
14 6 (2.12%) Oracle Database 10g
14 6 (2.12%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 24 (8.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (5.65%) Visual Studio
3 9 (3.18%) SoapUI
4 8 (2.83%) Jenkins
5 5 (1.77%) Fiddler
6 4 (1.41%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (1.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (1.06%) Selenium
7 3 (1.06%) LoadRunner
7 3 (1.06%) Subversion
7 3 (1.06%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.71%) TestComplete
9 1 (0.35%) WiX
9 1 (0.35%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.35%) JIRA
9 1 (0.35%) PVCS
9 1 (0.35%) InstallShield
9 1 (0.35%) JMeter
9 1 (0.35%) NUnit
General
1 19 (6.71%) Telecoms
2 16 (5.65%) Finance
3 11 (3.89%) Retail
4 3 (1.06%) Marketing
4 3 (1.06%) Legal
4 3 (1.06%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.71%) Advertising
5 2 (0.71%) Publishing
5 2 (0.71%) Electronics
6 1 (0.35%) Back Office
6 1 (0.35%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.35%) Games
6 1 (0.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 116 (40.99%) Developer
2 43 (15.19%) Analyst
3 32 (11.31%) .NET Developer
4 26 (9.19%) Architect
5 22 (7.77%) C# Developer
6 18 (6.36%) SQL Developer
7 15 (5.30%) Consultant
8 14 (4.95%) Business Analyst
9 12 (4.24%) Project Manager
9 12 (4.24%) DBA
9 12 (4.24%) Programmer
9 12 (4.24%) Support Engineer
9 12 (4.24%) SQL DBA
10 11 (3.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (3.89%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 10 (3.53%) Test Analyst
12 9 (3.18%) Data Architect
12 9 (3.18%) C# Programmer
12 9 (3.18%) C# .NET Developer
13 7 (2.47%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (31.10%) .NET
2 39 (13.78%) WCF
3 31 (10.95%) ASP.NET
3 31 (10.95%) HTML
4 30 (10.60%) XML
5 25 (8.83%) Web Services
6 21 (7.42%) CSS
7 18 (6.36%) WPF
8 16 (5.65%) ASP.NET Web API
9 15 (5.30%) jQuery
9 15 (5.30%) .NET Framework
10 14 (4.95%) ASP.NET MVC
11 13 (4.59%) RESTful
11 13 (4.59%) Ajax
12 12 (4.24%) SOAP
13 10 (3.53%) XSD
14 9 (3.18%) Middleware
15 8 (2.83%) REST
15 8 (2.83%) AngularJS
16 7 (2.47%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.71%) Management Information System
2 14 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.89%) Data Centre
4 10 (3.53%) Clustering
5 9 (3.18%) Mainframe
5 9 (3.18%) Client/Server
6 8 (2.83%) Data Integration
6 8 (2.83%) Mobile Computing
7 6 (2.12%) iSeries
7 6 (2.12%) AS400
8 5 (1.77%) Replication
8 5 (1.77%) Statistics
9 3 (1.06%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.06%) Data Extraction
10 2 (0.71%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.71%) NHS
10 2 (0.71%) DTV
10 2 (0.71%) FMCG
10 2 (0.71%) Wiki
10 2 (0.71%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 48 (16.96%) Windows
2 24 (8.48%) Linux
3 23 (8.13%) UNIX
4 17 (6.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (4.24%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (3.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (3.18%) zOS
7 9 (3.18%) AIX
8 4 (1.41%) HPUX
8 4 (1.41%) Solaris
9 3 (1.06%) Ubuntu
9 3 (1.06%) CentOS
10 2 (0.71%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.71%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.71%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.35%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.35%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (22.61%) Business Intelligence
2 59 (20.85%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (13.78%) MVC
4 29 (10.25%) Project Management
4 29 (10.25%) ETL
5 23 (8.13%) ITIL
5 23 (8.13%) CRM
6 20 (7.07%) TDD
7 17 (6.01%) Data Modelling
8 16 (5.65%) Migration
9 14 (4.95%) System Testing
9 14 (4.95%) Performance Tuning
10 13 (4.59%) Mentoring
10 13 (4.59%) Root Cause Analysis
10 13 (4.59%) SDLC
10 13 (4.59%) PRINCE2
10 13 (4.59%) Scrum
11 12 (4.24%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (4.24%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (3.89%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 147 (51.94%) SQL
2 78 (27.56%) C#
3 52 (18.37%) T-SQL
4 35 (12.37%) JavaScript
5 19 (6.71%) Java
6 12 (4.24%) VB
7 11 (3.89%) Perl
8 9 (3.18%) PowerShell
9 8 (2.83%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 8 (2.83%) PHP
10 7 (2.47%) C++
11 6 (2.12%) PL/SQL
11 6 (2.12%) VB.NET
11 6 (2.12%) C-shell
12 5 (1.77%) VBA
12 5 (1.77%) VBScript
13 4 (1.41%) C
13 4 (1.41%) COBOL
14 3 (1.06%) Python
15 2 (0.71%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 27 (9.54%) Security Cleared
2 16 (5.65%) SC Cleared
3 11 (3.89%) Degree
4 8 (2.83%) DV Cleared
5 6 (2.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.06%) MCSE
8 2 (0.71%) MCSA
8 2 (0.71%) MCDBA
8 2 (0.71%) MCP
8 2 (0.71%) MCTS
8 2 (0.71%) MCITP
9 1 (0.35%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.35%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (1.41%) QA
3 2 (0.71%) TickIT
3 2 (0.71%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.35%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (7.42%) Active Directory
2 14 (4.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.89%) vSphere
4 5 (1.77%) XenApp
4 5 (1.77%) VMware ESX
5 4 (1.41%) NFS
5 4 (1.41%) XenDesktop
5 4 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.06%) Samba
6 3 (1.06%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.35%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.35%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.35%) vCloud
7 1 (0.35%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 9 (3.18%) SCCM
2 6 (2.12%) Tivoli
2 6 (2.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 6 (2.12%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (1.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (1.77%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (1.41%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.06%) WSUS
5 3 (1.06%) Plesk
5 3 (1.06%) cPanel
5 3 (1.06%) Webmin
6 2 (0.71%) Oracle ZFS
6 2 (0.71%) ServiceCenter
6 2 (0.71%) OVSD
6 2 (0.71%) HP NNM
6 2 (0.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.71%) SCOM
7 1 (0.35%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (0.35%) WMI
Vendors
1 107 (37.81%) Microsoft
2 68 (24.03%) Oracle
3 33 (11.66%) VMware
4 18 (6.36%) SAP
5 16 (5.65%) Cognos
6 13 (4.59%) Citrix
7 9 (3.18%) Telerik
8 8 (2.83%) Cisco
8 8 (2.83%) HP
9 6 (2.12%) Teradata
9 6 (2.12%) ServiceNow
10 5 (1.77%) ProCurve
10 5 (1.77%) Hyperion
11 4 (1.41%) Brocade
11 4 (1.41%) 3PAR
11 4 (1.41%) webMethods
12 3 (1.06%) Remedy
12 3 (1.06%) Capita
12 3 (1.06%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.06%) SolarWinds
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