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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 30 25 14
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -11
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 118 158 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.92% 6.49% 8.65%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 34.60% 43.65% 53.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 84 55
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£350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £248 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 14
Average hourly rate - - £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £23.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -8.00%
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
341 362 389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 14.23% 14.87% 16.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 173 153
Average daily rate £375 £385 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 17
Average hourly rate £18.00 £13.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -57.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 £13.00 £17.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £152.60 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 -16 38 £350 +3.70% 49
Newbury +6 9 £431 +43.75% 4
Bracknell -6 8 £344 -9.53% 4
Maidenhead -6 7 £375 +7.14% 10
Slough +3 6 £309 -1.20% 10
Wokingham +2 1 £325 +47.72% 5
Windsor 0 1 £650 -
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 123 (46.59%) SQL
2 98 (37.12%) Microsoft
3 96 (36.36%) .NET
4 83 (31.44%) C#
5 65 (24.62%) MS Excel
6 63 (23.86%) Oracle
7 57 (21.59%) Business Intelligence
8 52 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
8 52 (19.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 48 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
10 47 (17.80%) ASP.NET
11 46 (17.42%) JavaScript
11 46 (17.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 45 (17.05%) Windows
13 42 (15.91%) SQL Server 2012
14 35 (13.26%) HTML
14 35 (13.26%) T-SQL
14 35 (13.26%) SQL Server 2008
15 33 (12.50%) XML
16 32 (12.12%) Web Services
17 31 (11.74%) WCF
18 29 (10.98%) MVC
19 27 (10.23%) BizTalk Server
19 27 (10.23%) Security Cleared
20 26 (9.85%) SharePoint
20 26 (9.85%) ETL
20 26 (9.85%) Java
21 25 (9.47%) CRM
21 25 (9.47%) jQuery
21 25 (9.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 27 (10.23%) BizTalk Server
2 26 (9.85%) SharePoint
3 20 (7.58%) MS Exchange
4 12 (4.55%) IIS
4 12 (4.55%) Lync
5 11 (4.17%) CMS
6 10 (3.79%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (3.03%) WebSphere
8 7 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (2.65%) SharePoint Server
9 5 (1.89%) Sitecore CMS
9 5 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (1.14%) WebLogic
10 3 (1.14%) Apache
11 2 (0.76%) nginx
11 2 (0.76%) Documentum
12 1 (0.38%) SAS
12 1 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 65 (24.62%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.03%) MS Office
3 2 (0.76%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.38%) SPSS
4 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (6.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.65%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.89%) Maximo
4 2 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.38%) Pivotal CRM
5 1 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.41%) Office 365
2 6 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.52%) SaaS
4 2 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.38%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.38%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.55%) Firewall
2 10 (3.79%) SAN
3 8 (3.03%) DNS
4 6 (2.27%) LAN
4 6 (2.27%) WAN
4 6 (2.27%) Intranet
5 5 (1.89%) DHCP
5 5 (1.89%) SNMP
5 5 (1.89%) VPN
6 3 (1.14%) Structured Cabling
6 3 (1.14%) WLAN
6 3 (1.14%) VLAN
6 3 (1.14%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (1.14%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (0.76%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.38%) SSL
8 1 (0.38%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.38%) Internet
8 1 (0.38%) DMZ
8 1 (0.38%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (19.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 48 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
3 46 (17.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 42 (15.91%) SQL Server 2012
5 35 (13.26%) SQL Server 2008
6 25 (9.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 24 (9.09%) MySQL
8 10 (3.79%) Informix
8 10 (3.79%) Relational Database
9 9 (3.41%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 8 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (2.65%) Star Schema
11 7 (2.65%) Big Data
12 6 (2.27%) DB2
12 6 (2.27%) MS Access
12 6 (2.27%) QlikView
13 4 (1.52%) Oracle Database
14 3 (1.14%) Crystal Reports
14 3 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (1.14%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 23 (8.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (4.92%) Visual Studio
3 9 (3.41%) SoapUI
3 9 (3.41%) Jenkins
4 7 (2.65%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (1.89%) Fiddler
6 4 (1.52%) Selenium
6 4 (1.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (1.14%) Subversion
7 3 (1.14%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.76%) TestComplete
9 1 (0.38%) JIRA
9 1 (0.38%) JMeter
9 1 (0.38%) NUnit
General
1 21 (7.95%) Telecoms
2 14 (5.30%) Finance
3 6 (2.27%) Marketing
4 4 (1.52%) Retail
5 3 (1.14%) Legal
5 3 (1.14%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.76%) Advertising
6 2 (0.76%) Games
6 2 (0.76%) Military
6 2 (0.76%) Electronics
7 1 (0.38%) Back Office
7 1 (0.38%) Billing
7 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 117 (44.32%) Developer
2 41 (15.53%) Analyst
3 30 (11.36%) Architect
4 26 (9.85%) .NET Developer
5 23 (8.71%) C# Developer
6 17 (6.44%) SQL Developer
7 15 (5.68%) Consultant
8 14 (5.30%) Data Architect
9 12 (4.55%) Business Analyst
10 11 (4.17%) Test Analyst
11 10 (3.79%) Programmer
11 10 (3.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 9 (3.41%) C# .NET Developer
12 9 (3.41%) Software Developer
12 9 (3.41%) Project Manager
13 8 (3.03%) Systems Analyst
13 8 (3.03%) Support Engineer
13 8 (3.03%) C# Programmer
14 6 (2.27%) SharePoint Developer
14 6 (2.27%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (36.36%) .NET
2 47 (17.80%) ASP.NET
3 35 (13.26%) HTML
4 33 (12.50%) XML
5 32 (12.12%) Web Services
6 31 (11.74%) WCF
7 25 (9.47%) jQuery
8 20 (7.58%) .NET Framework
9 19 (7.20%) CSS
10 18 (6.82%) WPF
11 17 (6.44%) Ajax
11 17 (6.44%) SOAP
12 15 (5.68%) AngularJS
13 14 (5.30%) ASP.NET Web API
13 14 (5.30%) ASP.NET MVC
14 13 (4.92%) RESTful
15 9 (3.41%) Entity Framework
16 8 (3.03%) LINQ
16 8 (3.03%) HTML5
16 8 (3.03%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.20%) Management Information System
2 18 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.03%) Clustering
3 8 (3.03%) Client/Server
3 8 (3.03%) Mobile Computing
4 7 (2.65%) Data Integration
4 7 (2.65%) Data Centre
5 6 (2.27%) iSeries
5 6 (2.27%) AS400
6 5 (1.89%) N-Tier
6 5 (1.89%) Mainframe
7 4 (1.52%) Replication
8 3 (1.14%) Cryptography
8 3 (1.14%) User Experience
9 2 (0.76%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.76%) DTV
9 2 (0.76%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.76%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.76%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.76%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 45 (17.05%) Windows
2 18 (6.82%) Linux
3 15 (5.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (4.55%) UNIX
5 10 (3.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (3.41%) AIX
7 8 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (1.89%) zOS
9 4 (1.52%) HPUX
9 4 (1.52%) Solaris
10 3 (1.14%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.14%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.76%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.76%) CentOS
12 1 (0.38%) Android
12 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (21.59%) Business Intelligence
2 52 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (10.98%) MVC
4 26 (9.85%) ETL
5 25 (9.47%) CRM
6 23 (8.71%) Data Modelling
7 21 (7.95%) Project Management
8 19 (7.20%) Migration
9 18 (6.82%) ITIL
10 17 (6.44%) SOA
10 17 (6.44%) Scrum
10 17 (6.44%) SDLC
11 15 (5.68%) TDD
12 14 (5.30%) System Testing
13 13 (4.92%) Performance Tuning
14 12 (4.55%) Unit Testing
14 12 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
15 11 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
15 11 (4.17%) Mentoring
16 9 (3.41%) OO
Programming Languages
1 123 (46.59%) SQL
2 83 (31.44%) C#
3 46 (17.42%) JavaScript
4 35 (13.26%) T-SQL
5 26 (9.85%) Java
6 10 (3.79%) VB
7 8 (3.03%) PHP
8 7 (2.65%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 6 (2.27%) Perl
9 6 (2.27%) VBScript
9 6 (2.27%) PowerShell
10 5 (1.89%) VB.NET
11 4 (1.52%) C++
12 3 (1.14%) VBA
12 3 (1.14%) Python
13 2 (0.76%) Delphi
13 2 (0.76%) C
13 2 (0.76%) Ruby
14 1 (0.38%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.38%) VB6
Qualifications
1 27 (10.23%) Security Cleared
2 14 (5.30%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (2.27%) MCSE
5 5 (1.89%) MCP
6 4 (1.52%) Degree
7 3 (1.14%) MCTS
7 3 (1.14%) MCITP
7 3 (1.14%) MCSA
7 3 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.14%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.76%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.38%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.38%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (1.89%) QA
3 2 (0.76%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 2 (0.76%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (7.20%) Active Directory
2 12 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.41%) vSphere
4 4 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (1.52%) XenDesktop
4 4 (1.52%) NFS
5 3 (1.14%) XenApp
5 3 (1.14%) Samba
5 3 (1.14%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.38%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.38%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.38%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.38%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (3.03%) SCCM
2 6 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (2.27%) Tivoli
2 6 (2.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (1.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (1.52%) SCOM
5 3 (1.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.76%) MOM
6 2 (0.76%) OVSD
6 2 (0.76%) HP NNM
6 2 (0.76%) WSUS
6 2 (0.76%) ServiceCenter
6 2 (0.76%) cPanel
6 2 (0.76%) Webmin
6 2 (0.76%) Oracle ZFS
6 2 (0.76%) Plesk
7 1 (0.38%) Puppet
7 1 (0.38%) Oozie
7 1 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.38%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 98 (37.12%) Microsoft
2 63 (23.86%) Oracle
3 23 (8.71%) VMware
4 17 (6.44%) Business Objects
5 13 (4.92%) SAP
5 13 (4.92%) Cognos
6 11 (4.17%) Telerik
7 10 (3.79%) Citrix
7 10 (3.79%) webMethods
8 7 (2.65%) HP
9 5 (1.89%) Hyperion
9 5 (1.89%) Sitecore
10 4 (1.52%) ProCurve
10 4 (1.52%) 3PAR
10 4 (1.52%) Capita
10 4 (1.52%) Brocade
10 4 (1.52%) Cisco
11 3 (1.14%) IBM
11 3 (1.14%) Teradata
11 3 (1.14%) SolarWinds
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