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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 22 31 31
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 122 132 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 6.32% 5.43% 4.85%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 39.35% 36.46% 32.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 69 73
Median daily rate £425 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +12.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £245 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 5
Median hourly rate £19.63 £14.15 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.69% -60.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.45 £21.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+21.58% -16.34%

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
310 362 390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 16.06% 14.90% 15.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 223 220
Median daily rate £425 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 31 9
Median hourly rate £9.50 £12.80 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.78% -65.86%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +6 55 £413 -0.60% 8
Slough +11 10 £425 +20.56% 12
Bracknell -4 8 £310 +5.98% 6
Maidenhead +3 6 £425 - 3
Wokingham -3 4 £500 +53.84% 6
Newbury -2 1 - - 5
Windsor - 1 £463 -
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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.

1 117 (52.23%) SQL
2 88 (39.29%) Microsoft
3 71 (31.70%) .NET
4 64 (28.57%) C#
4 64 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 54 (24.11%) Oracle
6 50 (22.32%) Windows
7 49 (21.88%) Business Intelligence
8 48 (21.43%) T-SQL
8 48 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
9 47 (20.98%) ETL
10 44 (19.64%) CRM
11 43 (19.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 36 (16.07%) Dynamics CRM
12 36 (16.07%) MS Excel
12 36 (16.07%) Finance
12 36 (16.07%) Migration
13 35 (15.63%) ASP.NET
14 31 (13.84%) JavaScript
15 30 (13.39%) SQL Server 2008
15 30 (13.39%) Microsoft Azure
16 29 (12.95%) Agile Software Development
17 27 (12.05%) MVC
18 26 (11.61%) Data Warehouse
18 26 (11.61%) SQL Server 2014
19 25 (11.16%) Windows Server
19 25 (11.16%) Web Services
19 25 (11.16%) VMware
20 24 (10.71%) CSS
20 24 (10.71%) SharePoint

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 24 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 19 (8.48%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (4.46%) MS Exchange
4 7 (3.13%) IIS
4 7 (3.13%) Skype for Business
5 6 (2.68%) WebSphere
6 5 (2.23%) Apache
6 5 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (2.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (1.79%) Tuxedo
8 3 (1.34%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.89%) JBoss
9 2 (0.89%) SAS
9 2 (0.89%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.45%) CMS
10 1 (0.45%) K2 blackpearl
10 1 (0.45%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 36 (16.07%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.89%) MS Office
2 2 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 36 (16.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (4.46%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (2.23%) Dynamics GP
4 4 (1.79%) SAP FI
4 4 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (1.34%) HFM
5 3 (1.34%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.89%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.89%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.45%) Maximo
7 1 (0.45%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 1 (0.45%) SAP APO
7 1 (0.45%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 30 (13.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (6.25%) IaaS
2 14 (6.25%) PaaS
3 10 (4.46%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.34%) GitHub
5 1 (0.45%) CallidusCloud
5 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.25%) DNS
2 10 (4.46%) DHCP
3 8 (3.57%) SAN
4 7 (3.13%) LAN
4 7 (3.13%) Skype
5 6 (2.68%) WAN
6 5 (2.23%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (2.23%) SMTP
7 4 (1.79%) Firewall
7 4 (1.79%) FTP
7 4 (1.79%) HTTP
7 4 (1.79%) Internet
7 4 (1.79%) SSL
7 4 (1.79%) TCP/IP
7 4 (1.79%) Telnet
7 4 (1.79%) Unified Communications
8 3 (1.34%) HTTPS
8 3 (1.34%) NAS
8 3 (1.34%) NetScaler
8 3 (1.34%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 48 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 43 (19.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 30 (13.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 26 (11.61%) Data Warehouse
5 26 (11.61%) SQL Server 2014
6 19 (8.48%) Relational Database
7 13 (5.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 12 (5.36%) MS Access
9 10 (4.46%) BusinessObjects
9 10 (4.46%) Oracle Database
10 8 (3.57%) MySQL
11 7 (3.13%) SAP Data Services
12 6 (2.68%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 6 (2.68%) OLAP
12 6 (2.68%) Power BI
13 4 (1.79%) OLTP
13 4 (1.79%) QlikView
14 3 (1.34%) NoSQL
14 3 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 19 (8.48%) Visual Studio
2 10 (4.46%) Git (software)
3 8 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (3.13%) LSMW
4 7 (3.13%) MSTest
5 4 (1.79%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.34%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.34%) Selenium
6 3 (1.34%) Toad
7 2 (0.89%) Bower
7 2 (0.89%) Grunt
7 2 (0.89%) JUnit
7 2 (0.89%) Maven
7 2 (0.89%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.89%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.89%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.45%) JBehave
8 1 (0.45%) Moq
8 1 (0.45%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.45%) TestNG
General
1 36 (16.07%) Finance
2 12 (5.36%) Telecoms
3 9 (4.02%) Marketing
4 8 (3.57%) Electronics
5 7 (3.13%) Retail
6 5 (2.23%) Advertising
6 5 (2.23%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.79%) Legal
7 4 (1.79%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.45%) Back Office
8 1 (0.45%) Banking
8 1 (0.45%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 105 (46.88%) Developer
2 36 (16.07%) .NET Developer
3 33 (14.73%) SQL Developer
4 30 (13.39%) Consultant
5 28 (12.50%) Analyst
6 22 (9.82%) C# Developer
7 16 (7.14%) Architect
7 16 (7.14%) SQL Server Developer
8 15 (6.70%) ASP.NET Developer
9 14 (6.25%) BizTalk Developer
9 14 (6.25%) SSIS Developer
10 13 (5.80%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 13 (5.80%) C# .NET Developer
11 12 (5.36%) Data Consultant
11 12 (5.36%) DBA
12 10 (4.46%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 10 (4.46%) Migration Consultant
12 10 (4.46%) Support Analyst
13 9 (4.02%) Data Migration Consultant
13 9 (4.02%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (31.70%) .NET
2 35 (15.63%) ASP.NET
3 25 (11.16%) Web Services
4 24 (10.71%) CSS
5 22 (9.82%) HTML
5 22 (9.82%) XML
6 17 (7.59%) WCF
7 15 (6.70%) CSS3
8 13 (5.80%) .NET Framework
8 13 (5.80%) AngularJS
8 13 (5.80%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (5.80%) HTML5
9 10 (4.46%) Middleware
10 9 (4.02%) REST
10 9 (4.02%) SOAP
11 7 (3.13%) jQuery
11 7 (3.13%) WinForms
12 6 (2.68%) Entity Framework
12 6 (2.68%) LINQ
12 6 (2.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.80%) Data Extraction
2 10 (4.46%) Visualisation
3 9 (4.02%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.13%) Data Centre
4 7 (3.13%) Data Conversion
5 5 (2.23%) Clustering
5 5 (2.23%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.79%) Replication
7 3 (1.34%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.34%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.89%) AS400
8 2 (0.89%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.89%) SCADA
8 2 (0.89%) Statistics
8 2 (0.89%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.45%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.45%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.45%) NHS
9 1 (0.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 50 (22.32%) Windows
2 25 (11.16%) Windows Server
3 16 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (4.91%) Linux
5 11 (4.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (4.46%) Unix
7 6 (2.68%) Android
8 5 (2.23%) Solaris
9 4 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.79%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.89%) Debian
10 2 (0.89%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.45%) AIX
11 1 (0.45%) SUSE
11 1 (0.45%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.45%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (21.88%) Business Intelligence
2 47 (20.98%) ETL
3 44 (19.64%) CRM
4 36 (16.07%) Migration
5 29 (12.95%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (12.05%) MVC
7 22 (9.82%) ERP
8 21 (9.38%) Data Migration
9 20 (8.93%) Data Modelling
10 16 (7.14%) Project Management
10 16 (7.14%) Validation
11 15 (6.70%) Data Analysis
12 14 (6.25%) Web Development
13 13 (5.80%) TDD
14 12 (5.36%) Scrum
14 12 (5.36%) SOA
14 12 (5.36%) Stakeholder Management
15 11 (4.91%) Kimball Methodology
16 10 (4.46%) Complex ETL
16 10 (4.46%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 117 (52.23%) SQL
2 64 (28.57%) C#
3 48 (21.43%) T-SQL
4 31 (13.84%) JavaScript
5 11 (4.91%) Java
5 11 (4.91%) VB
6 10 (4.46%) PowerShell
7 6 (2.68%) PL/SQL
8 5 (2.23%) PHP
9 4 (1.79%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.79%) C
9 4 (1.79%) C++
10 3 (1.34%) TypeScript
10 3 (1.34%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.34%) VBA
11 2 (0.89%) XPath
12 1 (0.45%) Haskell
12 1 (0.45%) Perl
12 1 (0.45%) Python
12 1 (0.45%) SQR
Qualifications
1 17 (7.59%) Security Cleared
2 10 (4.46%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.13%) Degree
4 5 (2.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.34%) MCITP
6 2 (0.89%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.45%) MCSE
7 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.91%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.23%) QA
3 2 (0.89%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.89%) GxP
3 2 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.45%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (7.59%) Active Directory
1 17 (7.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.23%) vSphere
3 4 (1.79%) Docker
4 3 (1.34%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (1.34%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.89%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.89%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.89%) Xen
5 2 (0.89%) XenApp
6 1 (0.45%) Firmware
6 1 (0.45%) Squid
6 1 (0.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.45%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (3.57%) NetBackup
2 6 (2.68%) WSUS
3 5 (2.23%) AirWatch
3 5 (2.23%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (1.79%) Netcool
5 3 (1.34%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (1.34%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (1.34%) vMotion
5 3 (1.34%) WMI
6 2 (0.89%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.45%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 1 (0.45%) Netcool/Webtop
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.45%) Puppet
7 1 (0.45%) SCCM
7 1 (0.45%) SCOM
7 1 (0.45%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 1 (0.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.45%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 88 (39.29%) Microsoft
2 54 (24.11%) Oracle
3 25 (11.16%) VMware
4 15 (6.70%) SAP
5 14 (6.25%) HP
6 10 (4.46%) Cisco
7 9 (4.02%) EMC
8 6 (2.68%) Citrix
8 6 (2.68%) Tableau
9 5 (2.23%) MobileIron
9 5 (2.23%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (2.23%) Symantec
10 4 (1.79%) Teradata
10 4 (1.79%) Veritas
11 3 (1.34%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.34%) Cognos
11 3 (1.34%) Hyperion
11 3 (1.34%) Intel Security
11 3 (1.34%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.34%) Sitecore
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