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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 28 30 17
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -13
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 122 120 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.25% 4.88% 7.54%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 37.65% 33.15% 44.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 79 99
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £493 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £23.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+38.95% -6.00%
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
324 362 428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.94% 14.72% 17.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 216 200
Median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 3 6
Median hourly rate £9.50 £17.00 £12.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.11% +40.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £17.00 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.63 £18.80 £100.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+18.26% -13.33%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +5 52 £450 +28.57% 17
Bracknell +10 21 £247 -45.22% 2
Maidenhead 0 8 £400 +47.46% 9
Slough -1 4 £263 -11.01% 11
Wokingham -1 4 £230 -29.23% 7
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 130 (53.94%) SQL
2 124 (51.45%) Microsoft
3 82 (34.02%) Windows
4 65 (26.97%) C#
4 65 (26.97%) .NET
5 63 (26.14%) Windows Server
6 62 (25.73%) Oracle
7 49 (20.33%) SharePoint
8 48 (19.92%) Business Intelligence
9 46 (19.09%) Active Directory
9 46 (19.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 42 (17.43%) Agile Software Development
11 41 (17.01%) Microsoft Azure
11 41 (17.01%) MS Excel
12 40 (16.60%) T-SQL
13 38 (15.77%) Security Cleared
13 38 (15.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 35 (14.52%) Migration
15 32 (13.28%) XML
15 32 (13.28%) PowerShell
16 30 (12.45%) Windows Server 2008
16 30 (12.45%) Data Warehouse
17 29 (12.03%) SQL Server 2008
18 27 (11.20%) IIS
18 27 (11.20%) HP
18 27 (11.20%) Performance Tuning
19 26 (10.79%) ETL
19 26 (10.79%) MS Exchange
20 25 (10.37%) CRM
20 25 (10.37%) ITIL

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 49 (20.33%) SharePoint
2 27 (11.20%) IIS
3 26 (10.79%) MS Exchange
4 12 (4.98%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (3.32%) Live Communications Server
6 7 (2.90%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (2.90%) SharePoint Server
7 6 (2.49%) Skype for Business
8 5 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (2.07%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (1.66%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (1.24%) Tomcat
10 3 (1.24%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.83%) JBoss
11 2 (0.83%) K2 blackpearl
12 1 (0.41%) CloudStack
12 1 (0.41%) Content Management Server
12 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.41%) OpenStack
Applications
1 41 (17.01%) MS Excel
2 18 (7.47%) MS Office
3 4 (1.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.83%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 20 (8.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.83%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.41%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.41%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 1 (0.41%) SAP CCM
3 1 (0.41%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 41 (17.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (4.15%) Office 365
3 9 (3.73%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (2.90%) IaaS
5 4 (1.66%) PaaS
6 3 (1.24%) Boomi
6 3 (1.24%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (0.83%) Scribe Online
8 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (9.96%) SAN
2 17 (7.05%) DNS
3 14 (5.81%) DHCP
4 12 (4.98%) Internet
5 10 (4.15%) Firewall
5 10 (4.15%) VPN
6 7 (2.90%) TCP/IP
6 7 (2.90%) Unified Communications
7 6 (2.49%) LAN
7 6 (2.49%) WAN
8 5 (2.07%) HTTP
8 5 (2.07%) Intranet
8 5 (2.07%) VoIP
9 3 (1.24%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (1.24%) HTTPS
9 3 (1.24%) Kerberos
9 3 (1.24%) MPLS
9 3 (1.24%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (1.24%) Skype
9 3 (1.24%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (19.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 38 (15.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 30 (12.45%) Data Warehouse
4 29 (12.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 22 (9.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 22 (9.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 20 (8.30%) MS Access
7 16 (6.64%) Oracle Database
8 15 (6.22%) Relational Database
9 14 (5.81%) Big Data
9 14 (5.81%) Power BI
10 13 (5.39%) Hadoop
11 11 (4.56%) SQL Server 2014
12 9 (3.73%) SQL Server 2005
13 8 (3.32%) Azure SQL Database
13 8 (3.32%) EDRMS
13 8 (3.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 7 (2.90%) Datazen
14 7 (2.90%) RDBMS
15 6 (2.49%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (9.13%) Visual Studio
2 19 (7.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (2.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (1.66%) Subversion
5 3 (1.24%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.83%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.83%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.83%) TortoiseSVN
7 1 (0.41%) AppScan
7 1 (0.41%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.41%) Maven
7 1 (0.41%) Moq
7 1 (0.41%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.41%) MSTest
7 1 (0.41%) NUnit
7 1 (0.41%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.41%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.41%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.41%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.41%) Vagrant
General
1 22 (9.13%) Finance
2 13 (5.39%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.49%) Automotive
4 5 (2.07%) Marketing
4 5 (2.07%) Retail
5 4 (1.66%) Advertising
5 4 (1.66%) Local Government
6 2 (0.83%) Electronics
6 2 (0.83%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.41%) Billing
7 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 71 (29.46%) Developer
2 33 (13.69%) Support Engineer
3 29 (12.03%) Architect
4 22 (9.13%) C# Developer
5 21 (8.71%) .NET Developer
6 20 (8.30%) Consultant
7 17 (7.05%) DBA
8 16 (6.64%) Field Engineer
9 15 (6.22%) Data Architect
9 15 (6.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 15 (6.22%) SQL Developer
10 13 (5.39%) Analyst
11 12 (4.98%) Administrator
11 12 (4.98%) Applications Developer
12 10 (4.15%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 9 (3.73%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 9 (3.73%) 3rd Line Support
13 9 (3.73%) Windows Engineer
14 8 (3.32%) C# WPF Developer
14 8 (3.32%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (26.97%) .NET
2 32 (13.28%) XML
3 24 (9.96%) HTML
4 21 (8.71%) ASP.NET
5 19 (7.88%) Web Services
6 17 (7.05%) .NET Framework
7 16 (6.64%) CSS
8 12 (4.98%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (4.15%) ADO.NET
9 10 (4.15%) WPF
10 9 (3.73%) jQuery
10 9 (3.73%) REST
10 9 (3.73%) WCF
11 8 (3.32%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (3.32%) Entity Framework
11 8 (3.32%) SOAP
11 8 (3.32%) Unity DI Container
11 8 (3.32%) XML Schema
12 7 (2.90%) ADO
12 7 (2.90%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.22%) Analytical Skills
1 15 (6.22%) Clustering
2 8 (3.32%) Data Centre
2 8 (3.32%) Fat Client
2 8 (3.32%) Management Information System
2 8 (3.32%) Public Cloud
2 8 (3.32%) Statistics
2 8 (3.32%) Thin Client
3 7 (2.90%) Inversion of Control
4 6 (2.49%) Enterprise Storage
5 5 (2.07%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.66%) Driving Licence
6 4 (1.66%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.24%) PKI
7 3 (1.24%) Replication
8 2 (0.83%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.83%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.83%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.83%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 82 (34.02%) Windows
2 63 (26.14%) Windows Server
3 30 (12.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (9.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (8.71%) Unix
6 19 (7.88%) Linux
7 16 (6.64%) Windows 7
8 14 (5.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (5.81%) Windows XP
9 10 (4.15%) Solaris
10 6 (2.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.66%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.24%) AIX
12 3 (1.24%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.83%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.83%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.83%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.41%) CentOS
14 1 (0.41%) HPUX
14 1 (0.41%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (19.92%) Business Intelligence
2 42 (17.43%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (14.52%) Migration
4 27 (11.20%) Performance Tuning
5 26 (10.79%) ETL
6 25 (10.37%) CRM
6 25 (10.37%) ITIL
7 24 (9.96%) MVC
8 20 (8.30%) SDLC
9 15 (6.22%) Scrum
10 14 (5.81%) Data Architecture
10 14 (5.81%) Problem Management
11 13 (5.39%) Data Protection
11 13 (5.39%) Translating Business Requirements
12 12 (4.98%) Mentoring
12 12 (4.98%) Project Management
13 11 (4.56%) Data Modelling
13 11 (4.56%) ERP
13 11 (4.56%) Service Management
13 11 (4.56%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 130 (53.94%) SQL
2 65 (26.97%) C#
3 40 (16.60%) T-SQL
4 32 (13.28%) PowerShell
5 21 (8.71%) JavaScript
6 16 (6.64%) Java
7 11 (4.56%) C++
8 10 (4.15%) C
9 8 (3.32%) VB
9 8 (3.32%) VB.NET
9 8 (3.32%) VBScript
10 7 (2.90%) Python
11 6 (2.49%) PHP
12 5 (2.07%) R
13 4 (1.66%) Scala
14 3 (1.24%) Groovy
14 3 (1.24%) Ruby
14 3 (1.24%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.83%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.83%) Korn
Qualifications
1 38 (15.77%) Security Cleared
2 19 (7.88%) SC Cleared
3 16 (6.64%) DV Cleared
4 13 (5.39%) Degree
4 13 (5.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (2.90%) MCITP
6 6 (2.49%) MCTS
7 5 (2.07%) MCSE
8 3 (1.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.83%) MCSD
9 2 (0.83%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.83%) VCP5
9 2 (0.83%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.41%) CCNA
10 1 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.41%) MCP
10 1 (0.41%) OCP
10 1 (0.41%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.56%) SLA
2 5 (2.07%) QA
2 5 (2.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.66%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.41%) SDET
System Software
1 46 (19.09%) Active Directory
2 14 (5.81%) Hyper-V
3 13 (5.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (3.73%) VMware ESX
5 7 (2.90%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (2.49%) vSphere
7 5 (2.07%) XenDesktop
8 4 (1.66%) XenApp
9 3 (1.24%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (1.24%) ISA Server
9 3 (1.24%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.83%) UAG
10 2 (0.83%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.83%) XenServer
11 1 (0.41%) Docker
11 1 (0.41%) KVM
11 1 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.41%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (5.81%) NetBackup
1 14 (5.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 13 (5.39%) Netcool
3 8 (3.32%) Unicenter
3 8 (3.32%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 6 (2.49%) SCCM
5 4 (1.66%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (1.66%) SCVMM
5 4 (1.66%) WMI
5 4 (1.66%) WSUS
6 3 (1.24%) Perfmon
6 3 (1.24%) Puppet
6 3 (1.24%) SCOrch
6 3 (1.24%) vMotion
7 2 (0.83%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.83%) SCOM
7 2 (0.83%) ServiceCenter
7 2 (0.83%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 124 (51.45%) Microsoft
2 62 (25.73%) Oracle
3 27 (11.20%) HP
4 23 (9.54%) VMware
5 18 (7.47%) EMC
6 17 (7.05%) Citrix
6 17 (7.05%) Veritas
7 14 (5.81%) Meridio
8 12 (4.98%) SAP
9 9 (3.73%) Remedy
10 8 (3.32%) Cisco
10 8 (3.32%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (2.90%) IBM
12 6 (2.49%) Dell
12 6 (2.49%) Intel Security
12 6 (2.49%) Red Hat
12 6 (2.49%) Sitecore
13 5 (2.07%) Serena
14 4 (1.66%) Infragistics
14 4 (1.66%) NetApp
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