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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 31 23 29
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 98 146 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.97% 5.85% 5.63%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 31.82% 42.69% 37.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 77 91
Median daily rate £400 £395 £359
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +10.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £255 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £19.63 £26.50 £175.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.94% -84.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £25.44 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+47.40% +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
308 342 399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 15.62% 13.70% 14.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 196 234
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 4
Median hourly rate £9.50 £9.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -75.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.44 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+49.37% -20.50%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +4 48 £413 +3.12% 16
Bracknell -2 11 £310 -27.05% 6
Slough +8 8 £405 +47.27% 4
Wokingham -2 4 £500 +57.48% 4
Newbury +5 3 £420 +52.72% 3
Maidenhead -2 2 £400 -36.00% 8
Hungerford - 1 £340 - 3
Windsor - 1 £463 -
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 113 (54.59%) SQL
2 82 (39.61%) Microsoft
3 66 (31.88%) .NET
3 66 (31.88%) C#
4 57 (27.54%) Windows
5 56 (27.05%) Oracle
6 49 (23.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 45 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
8 41 (19.81%) T-SQL
9 40 (19.32%) ASP.NET
10 37 (17.87%) MS Excel
11 36 (17.39%) SQL Server 2012
12 35 (16.91%) ETL
13 34 (16.43%) JavaScript
13 34 (16.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 33 (15.94%) Agile Software Development
14 33 (15.94%) SQL Server 2008
14 33 (15.94%) Migration
15 31 (14.98%) Windows Server
16 30 (14.49%) HTML
17 28 (13.53%) CSS
17 28 (13.53%) Finance
18 27 (13.04%) VMware
19 26 (12.56%) MVC
20 25 (12.08%) XML
21 23 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
22 22 (10.63%) CRM
22 22 (10.63%) Web Services
22 22 (10.63%) SQL Server 2014
23 21 (10.14%) Data Warehouse

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 17 (8.21%) SharePoint
2 12 (5.80%) IIS
3 11 (5.31%) BizTalk Server
3 11 (5.31%) MS Exchange
4 9 (4.35%) Skype for Business
5 8 (3.86%) WebSphere
6 6 (2.90%) Apache
6 6 (2.90%) Tuxedo
7 5 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (2.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (1.45%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.97%) JBoss
9 2 (0.97%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.48%) CMS
10 1 (0.48%) K2 blackpearl
10 1 (0.48%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.48%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 37 (17.87%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (7.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (4.83%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (2.90%) SAP FI
4 5 (2.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (1.45%) SAP APO
6 2 (0.97%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.97%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.48%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
7 1 (0.48%) Maximo
7 1 (0.48%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 1 (0.48%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.48%) SAP MDM
7 1 (0.48%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.48%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.48%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 23 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (6.76%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.45%) GitHub
3 3 (1.45%) IaaS
3 3 (1.45%) PaaS
4 1 (0.48%) CallidusCloud
4 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.48%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.48%) Office 365
4 1 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.25%) DNS
2 11 (5.31%) DHCP
3 8 (3.86%) Skype
4 7 (3.38%) HTTP
4 7 (3.38%) LAN
4 7 (3.38%) SAN
4 7 (3.38%) Unified Communications
5 6 (2.90%) Internet
5 6 (2.90%) TCP/IP
5 6 (2.90%) WAN
6 5 (2.42%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (2.42%) FTP
6 5 (2.42%) SMTP
6 5 (2.42%) Telnet
7 4 (1.93%) HTTPS
7 4 (1.93%) SSH
7 4 (1.93%) SSL
8 3 (1.45%) NAS
8 3 (1.45%) Wireless
9 2 (0.97%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (23.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 36 (17.39%) SQL Server 2012
3 34 (16.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 33 (15.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 22 (10.63%) SQL Server 2014
6 21 (10.14%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (6.28%) MS Access
7 13 (6.28%) Oracle Database
7 13 (6.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (5.31%) SAP Data Services
9 10 (4.83%) Relational Database
10 9 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
10 9 (4.35%) MySQL
11 8 (3.86%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (2.90%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 5 (2.42%) Power BI
14 4 (1.93%) OLAP
14 4 (1.93%) Oracle Database 12c
15 3 (1.45%) NoSQL
15 3 (1.45%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 19 (9.18%) Visual Studio
2 15 (7.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (5.31%) Git (software)
3 11 (5.31%) LSMW
4 7 (3.38%) MSTest
5 4 (1.93%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.93%) Selenium
5 4 (1.93%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.45%) Subversion
7 2 (0.97%) Bower
7 2 (0.97%) Fiddler
7 2 (0.97%) Grunt
7 2 (0.97%) JUnit
7 2 (0.97%) Maven
7 2 (0.97%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.97%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.97%) Toad
7 2 (0.97%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.97%) WebDriver
General
1 28 (13.53%) Finance
2 12 (5.80%) Telecoms
3 11 (5.31%) Marketing
4 10 (4.83%) Electronics
5 9 (4.35%) Advertising
6 5 (2.42%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.93%) Legal
7 4 (1.93%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.93%) Retail
8 1 (0.48%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 94 (45.41%) Developer
2 38 (18.36%) .NET Developer
3 26 (12.56%) SQL Developer
4 24 (11.59%) Consultant
5 23 (11.11%) C# Developer
6 15 (7.25%) Analyst
7 14 (6.76%) Architect
7 14 (6.76%) C# .NET Developer
8 13 (6.28%) ASP.NET Developer
8 13 (6.28%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 13 (6.28%) DBA
9 12 (5.80%) Data Consultant
9 12 (5.80%) SQL Server Developer
9 12 (5.80%) SSIS Developer
10 11 (5.31%) SAP Consultant
10 11 (5.31%) SAP Data Consultant
11 9 (4.35%) Full Stack Developer
12 8 (3.86%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 8 (3.86%) BizTalk Developer
12 8 (3.86%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (31.88%) .NET
2 40 (19.32%) ASP.NET
3 30 (14.49%) HTML
4 28 (13.53%) CSS
5 25 (12.08%) XML
6 22 (10.63%) Web Services
7 15 (7.25%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (6.76%) WCF
9 13 (6.28%) .NET Framework
10 12 (5.80%) CSS3
10 12 (5.80%) HTML5
10 12 (5.80%) Middleware
11 11 (5.31%) REST
11 11 (5.31%) SOAP
12 10 (4.83%) AngularJS
13 8 (3.86%) JSON
13 8 (3.86%) WPF
14 7 (3.38%) BAPI
15 6 (2.90%) MDX
15 6 (2.90%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.25%) Data Extraction
2 11 (5.31%) Data Conversion
3 7 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.90%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.42%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.42%) Replication
6 4 (1.93%) AS400
7 3 (1.45%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.45%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.45%) SCADA
7 3 (1.45%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.97%) Clustering
8 2 (0.97%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.97%) Statistics
9 1 (0.48%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.48%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.48%) NHS
9 1 (0.48%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 57 (27.54%) Windows
2 31 (14.98%) Windows Server
3 17 (8.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (7.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (6.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (5.80%) Linux
7 7 (3.38%) Unix
7 7 (3.38%) Windows XP
8 5 (2.42%) Android
8 5 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.45%) Solaris
9 3 (1.45%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.97%) Debian
10 2 (0.97%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.48%) AIX
11 1 (0.48%) SUSE
11 1 (0.48%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.48%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.48%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.48%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
2 35 (16.91%) ETL
3 33 (15.94%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (15.94%) Migration
4 26 (12.56%) MVC
5 22 (10.63%) CRM
6 16 (7.73%) Project Management
6 16 (7.73%) Validation
7 14 (6.76%) Data Migration
7 14 (6.76%) ERP
7 14 (6.76%) Scrum
8 13 (6.28%) Data Modelling
8 13 (6.28%) Web Development
9 12 (5.80%) SOA
9 12 (5.80%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (4.83%) DevOps
10 10 (4.83%) TDD
11 9 (4.35%) Data Analysis
11 9 (4.35%) Data Cleansing
11 9 (4.35%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 113 (54.59%) SQL
2 66 (31.88%) C#
3 41 (19.81%) T-SQL
4 34 (16.43%) JavaScript
5 14 (6.76%) Java
6 10 (4.83%) PowerShell
6 10 (4.83%) VB
7 8 (3.86%) C
8 7 (3.38%) C++
8 7 (3.38%) PHP
9 5 (2.42%) Bash Shell
9 5 (2.42%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.45%) Python
10 3 (1.45%) TypeScript
10 3 (1.45%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.97%) VBA
11 2 (0.97%) XPath
12 1 (0.48%) Haskell
12 1 (0.48%) Perl
12 1 (0.48%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (7.73%) Security Cleared
2 11 (5.31%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.38%) Degree
4 6 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.45%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.45%) MCITP
6 2 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.48%) MCP
7 1 (0.48%) MCSE
7 1 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.31%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.42%) GxP
2 5 (2.42%) QA
2 5 (2.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.97%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.48%) SDET
4 1 (0.48%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (8.21%) Active Directory
3 7 (3.38%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (2.42%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (2.42%) VMware ESX
4 5 (2.42%) vSphere
5 4 (1.93%) Docker
5 4 (1.93%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.45%) Xen
7 1 (0.48%) Firmware
7 1 (0.48%) Squid
7 1 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.48%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.48%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (3.86%) NetBackup
2 6 (2.90%) WSUS
3 5 (2.42%) AirWatch
3 5 (2.42%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (1.93%) Netcool
5 3 (1.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (1.45%) WMI
6 2 (0.97%) SCOM
6 2 (0.97%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.48%) Kibana
7 1 (0.48%) logstash
7 1 (0.48%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.48%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 1 (0.48%) Netcool/Webtop
7 1 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.48%) Puppet
7 1 (0.48%) SCCM
7 1 (0.48%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 1 (0.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 82 (39.61%) Microsoft
2 56 (27.05%) Oracle
3 27 (13.04%) VMware
4 18 (8.70%) SAP
5 16 (7.73%) HP
6 12 (5.80%) Cisco
7 8 (3.86%) EMC
8 5 (2.42%) Citrix
8 5 (2.42%) MobileIron
8 5 (2.42%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (2.42%) Symantec
9 4 (1.93%) Genesys
9 4 (1.93%) Intel Security
9 4 (1.93%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.93%) Tableau
9 4 (1.93%) Teradata
10 3 (1.45%) Cognos
10 3 (1.45%) MicroStrategy
10 3 (1.45%) Veritas
11 2 (0.97%) Sitecore
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