The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Berkshire region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 19 17 15
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 160 193 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 6.55% 7.93% 6.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 44.20% 48.01% 47.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 61 84
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 13 10
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +4.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
362 402 425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 14.82% 16.52% 13.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 164 194
Average daily rate £350 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £550 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 18 14
Average hourly rate £100.25 £30.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+228.68% -12.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -
SQL Server
South East

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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 2014. 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 -3 74 £338 -9.09% 47
Maidenhead -1 14 £369 -18.05% 4
Slough -11 11 £350 +33.33% 12
Bracknell +1 10 £390 +4.00% 6
Newbury 0 3 £400 - 4
Windsor - 2 - - 3
Wokingham - 2 £220 - 6
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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.

1 179 (49.18%) SQL
2 137 (37.64%) C#
3 136 (37.36%) .NET
4 129 (35.44%) Windows
5 128 (35.16%) Microsoft
6 103 (28.30%) SQL Server 2008
7 91 (25.00%) ASP.NET
8 77 (21.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 75 (20.60%) Active Directory
10 74 (20.33%) T-SQL
11 70 (19.23%) SQL Server 2012
12 65 (17.86%) SQL Server 2005
13 58 (15.93%) Security Cleared
14 57 (15.66%) XML
15 56 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
16 55 (15.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 54 (14.84%) MS Excel
18 52 (14.29%) Oracle
19 47 (12.91%) Visual Studio
20 44 (12.09%) Business Intelligence
20 44 (12.09%) SC Cleared
21 43 (11.81%) Windows Server 2008
21 43 (11.81%) VMware
22 42 (11.54%) MVC
23 41 (11.26%) Data Warehouse
23 41 (11.26%) JavaScript
24 39 (10.71%) IIS
24 39 (10.71%) Finance
25 38 (10.44%) SharePoint
26 36 (9.89%) WCF

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 39 (10.71%) IIS
2 38 (10.44%) SharePoint
3 23 (6.32%) SharePoint Server
4 20 (5.49%) MS Exchange
5 17 (4.67%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (1.65%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (1.37%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (1.10%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.10%) Apache
9 3 (0.82%) CMS
9 3 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.55%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.55%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.27%) DNN
11 1 (0.27%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.27%) Documentum
Applications
1 54 (14.84%) MS Excel
2 36 (9.89%) MS Office
3 5 (1.37%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.82%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.55%) MS Project
6 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.27%) FastStats
6 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.27%) SPSS
6 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (4.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.82%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.55%) Agresso
3 2 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.27%) Tridion
4 1 (0.27%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.37%) Office 365
3 1 (0.27%) SaaS
3 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 26 (7.14%) LDAP
2 25 (6.87%) DNS
3 19 (5.22%) Firewall
4 17 (4.67%) Internet
5 13 (3.57%) TCP/IP
5 13 (3.57%) VoIP
5 13 (3.57%) SAN
6 12 (3.30%) LAN
7 10 (2.75%) DHCP
8 8 (2.20%) VPN
8 8 (2.20%) WAN
9 6 (1.65%) NetScaler
10 5 (1.37%) RTP
10 5 (1.37%) ISDN
11 4 (1.10%) Cisco IOS
12 1 (0.27%) Network Security
12 1 (0.27%) HTTP
12 1 (0.27%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (28.30%) SQL Server 2008
2 77 (21.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 70 (19.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 65 (17.86%) SQL Server 2005
5 55 (15.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 41 (11.26%) Data Warehouse
7 25 (6.87%) QlikView
8 23 (6.32%) OLAP
9 20 (5.49%) Oracle Database
10 18 (4.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 15 (4.12%) DTS
12 12 (3.30%) IDOL
13 11 (3.02%) SQL Server 2000
14 10 (2.75%) MySQL
14 10 (2.75%) BusinessObjects
14 10 (2.75%) BusinessObjects XI
15 9 (2.47%) MS Access
16 8 (2.20%) Relational Database
16 8 (2.20%) PowerCenter
16 8 (2.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 47 (12.91%) Visual Studio
2 17 (4.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (2.47%) Selenium
4 7 (1.92%) SoapUI
5 6 (1.65%) WebDriver
6 5 (1.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (1.10%) JUnit
7 4 (1.10%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (1.10%) NUnit
7 4 (1.10%) JIRA
7 4 (1.10%) Git (software)
8 3 (0.82%) TestNG
8 3 (0.82%) WinRunner
8 3 (0.82%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (0.82%) Ranorex
8 3 (0.82%) Selenium IDE
8 3 (0.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (0.82%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.55%) ERwin
10 1 (0.27%) Maven
General
1 39 (10.71%) Finance
2 11 (3.02%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.37%) Marketing
4 3 (0.82%) Retail
4 3 (0.82%) Advertising
5 2 (0.55%) Electronics
5 2 (0.55%) Games
5 2 (0.55%) Publishing
5 2 (0.55%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.27%) Billing
6 1 (0.27%) Banking
6 1 (0.27%) Military
6 1 (0.27%) Law
6 1 (0.27%) Legal
6 1 (0.27%) Front Office
6 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 138 (37.91%) Developer
2 41 (11.26%) Analyst
3 37 (10.16%) .NET Developer
4 31 (8.52%) DBA
5 30 (8.24%) Consultant
6 26 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
6 26 (7.14%) SQL Developer
7 25 (6.87%) SharePoint Developer
8 21 (5.77%) SQL DBA
9 19 (5.22%) Support Engineer
9 19 (5.22%) C# Developer
10 16 (4.40%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 12 (3.30%) Administrator
12 11 (3.02%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 11 (3.02%) C# .NET Developer
13 10 (2.75%) Systems Engineer
13 10 (2.75%) Architect
14 9 (2.47%) Information Manager
14 9 (2.47%) CRM Consultant
14 9 (2.47%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (37.36%) .NET
2 91 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 57 (15.66%) XML
4 36 (9.89%) WCF
5 34 (9.34%) HTML
5 34 (9.34%) .NET Framework
6 27 (7.42%) Web Services
6 27 (7.42%) CSS
6 27 (7.42%) ASP.NET MVC
7 24 (6.59%) jQuery
8 17 (4.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 16 (4.40%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 15 (4.12%) Windows SharePoint Services
11 13 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 12 (3.30%) Ajax
13 9 (2.47%) WSDL
13 9 (2.47%) SOAP
13 9 (2.47%) DCOM
13 9 (2.47%) Razor View Engine
14 7 (1.92%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 15 (4.12%) NHS
2 11 (3.02%) Computer Science
3 9 (2.47%) PKI
3 9 (2.47%) Replication
4 8 (2.20%) Clustering
5 6 (1.65%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.65%) Data Extraction
6 5 (1.37%) Open Source
7 4 (1.10%) Kindle
7 4 (1.10%) EPoS
8 3 (0.82%) Data Integration
8 3 (0.82%) Statistics
8 3 (0.82%) Mainframe
8 3 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.55%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.55%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.55%) DTV
9 2 (0.55%) CESG
9 2 (0.55%) IBM Mainframe
9 2 (0.55%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 129 (35.44%) Windows
2 56 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 43 (11.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (9.07%) Linux
5 20 (5.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (3.02%) Windows 7
7 9 (2.47%) UNIX
8 7 (1.92%) Windows XP
8 7 (1.92%) Windows 8
9 5 (1.37%) Windows 2000 Server
9 5 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.10%) zOS
11 1 (0.27%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.27%) SUSE
11 1 (0.27%) Debian
11 1 (0.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (12.09%) Business Intelligence
2 42 (11.54%) MVC
3 32 (8.79%) Migration
4 29 (7.97%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (7.42%) ETL
6 25 (6.87%) CRM
7 24 (6.59%) Web Development
8 22 (6.04%) Performance Tuning
9 21 (5.77%) Scrum
10 20 (5.49%) Workflow
11 18 (4.95%) TDD
12 16 (4.40%) Data Modelling
12 16 (4.40%) Test Scripting
13 15 (4.12%) Validation
14 14 (3.85%) SOA
14 14 (3.85%) Analytics
15 11 (3.02%) Test Automation
15 11 (3.02%) Unit Testing
15 11 (3.02%) Document Management
15 11 (3.02%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 179 (49.18%) SQL
2 137 (37.64%) C#
3 74 (20.33%) T-SQL
4 41 (11.26%) JavaScript
5 17 (4.67%) Java
6 16 (4.40%) C++
7 15 (4.12%) PowerShell
8 14 (3.85%) C
9 11 (3.02%) VBScript
10 10 (2.75%) VB
11 9 (2.47%) VB.NET
12 7 (1.92%) VBA
13 5 (1.37%) Perl
14 4 (1.10%) Ruby
15 3 (0.82%) Python
16 2 (0.55%) VB6
16 2 (0.55%) Bourne shell
17 1 (0.27%) XQuery
17 1 (0.27%) Delphi
17 1 (0.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 58 (15.93%) Security Cleared
2 44 (12.09%) SC Cleared
3 28 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (4.95%) Degree
5 13 (3.57%) MCTS
5 13 (3.57%) MCSE
6 10 (2.75%) DV Cleared
7 8 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (2.20%) CCNA
8 6 (1.65%) ISTQB
9 5 (1.37%) CCVP
10 4 (1.10%) MCSD
10 4 (1.10%) ISEB
11 3 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.27%) CNE
12 1 (0.27%) Novell Certification
12 1 (0.27%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.77%) SLA
2 14 (3.85%) ISO 9001
3 10 (2.75%) QA
4 6 (1.65%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.82%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 75 (20.60%) Active Directory
2 12 (3.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.75%) Hyper-V
4 8 (2.20%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (1.65%) XenDesktop
6 5 (1.37%) XenApp
7 4 (1.10%) VMware ESX
7 4 (1.10%) Xen
7 4 (1.10%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (0.55%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 20 (5.49%) SCCM
2 15 (4.12%) WSUS
3 13 (3.57%) SCOM
4 9 (2.47%) WMI
5 3 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.82%) Nessus
6 2 (0.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.27%) Netcool/Webtop
7 1 (0.27%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.27%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.27%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 1 (0.27%) Netcool
7 1 (0.27%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 128 (35.16%) Microsoft
2 52 (14.29%) Oracle
3 43 (11.81%) VMware
4 26 (7.14%) Cisco
5 15 (4.12%) Business Objects
6 13 (3.57%) Citrix
7 12 (3.30%) IBM
7 12 (3.30%) Meridio
8 10 (2.75%) Informatica
9 8 (2.20%) Cognos
10 7 (1.92%) HP
11 6 (1.65%) SAP
12 5 (1.37%) Red Hat
13 3 (0.82%) Unica
13 3 (0.82%) Bloomberg
13 3 (0.82%) CA
14 2 (0.55%) Nintex
14 2 (0.55%) Manugistics
14 2 (0.55%) JDA
14 2 (0.55%) Lotus
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