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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 32 25 22
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 114 150 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.95% 5.83% 6.47%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 28.64% 33.78% 45.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 79 91
Median daily rate £375 £363 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £275 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £587 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+157.14% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £30.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +33.33%
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
398 444 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 17.27% 17.25% 14.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 260 192
Median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 0
Median hourly rate £9.50 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.71% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.18 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.60% +32.00%

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 26 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Histogram 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 26 August 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 -13 23 £350 -5.08% 22
Maidenhead +4 12 £375 -6.25% 1
Bracknell -6 12 £350 -6.66% 5
Slough +2 7 £288 -12.87% 5
Wokingham - 7 £350 - 7
Thatcham - 2 £400 - 2
Newbury -11 1 £375 -33.33% 4
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 August 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.

1 133 (56.12%) SQL
2 109 (45.99%) Microsoft
3 76 (32.07%) Windows
4 69 (29.11%) .NET
5 67 (28.27%) C#
6 57 (24.05%) Oracle
7 55 (23.21%) Windows Server
8 43 (18.14%) Active Directory
9 42 (17.72%) T-SQL
10 41 (17.30%) SharePoint
10 41 (17.30%) Microsoft Azure
11 40 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
12 38 (16.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 38 (16.03%) Security Cleared
12 38 (16.03%) Migration
13 36 (15.19%) MS Excel
14 34 (14.35%) MVC
14 34 (14.35%) SQL Server 2008
14 34 (14.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 33 (13.92%) PowerShell
16 32 (13.50%) XML
16 32 (13.50%) ASP.NET
17 31 (13.08%) Business Intelligence
17 31 (13.08%) SQL Server 2012
18 29 (12.24%) ETL
18 29 (12.24%) HTML
19 27 (11.39%) JavaScript
20 26 (10.97%) HP
20 26 (10.97%) Windows Server 2008
21 25 (10.55%) MS Exchange

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 41 (17.30%) SharePoint
2 25 (10.55%) MS Exchange
3 24 (10.13%) IIS
4 11 (4.64%) Skype for Business
5 9 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (3.80%) WebSphere
6 8 (3.38%) Live Communications Server
7 7 (2.95%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (2.53%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (2.53%) SharePoint Server
8 6 (2.53%) Tuxedo
9 4 (1.69%) JBoss
9 4 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (1.69%) Tomcat
10 3 (1.27%) Apache
10 3 (1.27%) K2 blackpearl
11 2 (0.84%) CMS
11 2 (0.84%) WebLogic
Applications
1 36 (15.19%) MS Excel
2 17 (7.17%) MS Office
3 2 (0.84%) MS Project
4 1 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (5.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.53%) SAP FI
3 3 (1.27%) SAP APO
3 3 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.84%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.42%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.42%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
5 1 (0.42%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 1 (0.42%) SAP Business ByDesign
5 1 (0.42%) SAP CCM
5 1 (0.42%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.42%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.42%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.42%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.42%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 41 (17.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (7.17%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (3.38%) IaaS
3 8 (3.38%) Office 365
4 5 (2.11%) PaaS
5 3 (1.27%) Boomi
5 3 (1.27%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.84%) GitHub
7 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.42%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.17%) DNS
1 17 (7.17%) SAN
2 13 (5.49%) DHCP
3 12 (5.06%) Internet
4 10 (4.22%) LAN
4 10 (4.22%) VPN
4 10 (4.22%) WAN
5 8 (3.38%) Skype
5 8 (3.38%) TCP/IP
6 7 (2.95%) Firewall
6 7 (2.95%) HTTP
6 7 (2.95%) SMTP
6 7 (2.95%) Unified Communications
7 5 (2.11%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (2.11%) Wireless
8 4 (1.69%) HTTPS
8 4 (1.69%) Intranet
8 4 (1.69%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (1.27%) VoIP
10 2 (0.84%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (16.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 34 (14.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 34 (14.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 31 (13.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 21 (8.86%) MS Access
5 20 (8.44%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (7.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 16 (6.75%) Oracle Database
8 15 (6.33%) SQL Server 2014
9 13 (5.49%) Relational Database
10 11 (4.64%) SAP Data Services
11 9 (3.80%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (2.95%) Azure SQL Database
12 7 (2.95%) EDRMS
12 7 (2.95%) MySQL
13 6 (2.53%) BusinessObjects
13 6 (2.53%) Power BI
13 6 (2.53%) RDBMS
14 5 (2.11%) Apache Cassandra
14 5 (2.11%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 21 (8.86%) Visual Studio
2 20 (8.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (4.64%) LSMW
4 8 (3.38%) Git (software)
5 6 (2.53%) Subversion
6 5 (2.11%) Jenkins
6 5 (2.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (1.69%) SoapUI
8 3 (1.27%) Maven
9 2 (0.84%) Ant
9 2 (0.84%) Fiddler
9 2 (0.84%) JUnit
9 2 (0.84%) Selenium
9 2 (0.84%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.84%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.84%) TortoiseSVN
10 1 (0.42%) FxCop
10 1 (0.42%) JBehave
10 1 (0.42%) NDepend
10 1 (0.42%) StyleCop
General
1 23 (9.70%) Finance
2 10 (4.22%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.80%) Electronics
4 6 (2.53%) Advertising
5 5 (2.11%) Marketing
6 4 (1.69%) Retail
7 3 (1.27%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.84%) Legal
9 1 (0.42%) Back Office
9 1 (0.42%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 76 (32.07%) Developer
2 30 (12.66%) .NET Developer
2 30 (12.66%) Consultant
3 25 (10.55%) C# Developer
4 24 (10.13%) Support Engineer
5 19 (8.02%) DBA
6 16 (6.75%) Architect
6 16 (6.75%) SQL Developer
7 15 (6.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 14 (5.91%) Analyst
9 12 (5.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 11 (4.64%) Administrator
10 11 (4.64%) C# .NET Developer
10 11 (4.64%) Data Consultant
10 11 (4.64%) SAP Consultant
10 11 (4.64%) SAP Data Consultant
11 10 (4.22%) Field Engineer
12 9 (3.80%) Applications Developer
12 9 (3.80%) SQL DBA
13 8 (3.38%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (29.11%) .NET
2 32 (13.50%) ASP.NET
2 32 (13.50%) XML
3 29 (12.24%) HTML
4 20 (8.44%) ASP.NET MVC
4 20 (8.44%) CSS
5 19 (8.02%) Web Services
6 16 (6.75%) .NET Framework
7 13 (5.49%) Middleware
8 12 (5.06%) REST
8 12 (5.06%) SOAP
9 11 (4.64%) WPF
10 10 (4.22%) JSON
11 9 (3.80%) jQuery
12 7 (2.95%) AngularJS
12 7 (2.95%) BAPI
12 7 (2.95%) WCF
13 6 (2.53%) ADO.NET
13 6 (2.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 6 (2.53%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (4.64%) Data Conversion
1 11 (4.64%) Data Extraction
2 10 (4.22%) Clustering
3 9 (3.80%) Data Centre
4 8 (3.38%) Fat Client
4 8 (3.38%) Statistics
4 8 (3.38%) Thin Client
5 6 (2.53%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.11%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.69%) AS400
8 3 (1.27%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.27%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (1.27%) PKI
8 3 (1.27%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.27%) SCADA
9 2 (0.84%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.84%) Enterprise Cloud
9 2 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.84%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 76 (32.07%) Windows
2 55 (23.21%) Windows Server
3 26 (10.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (9.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (6.75%) Windows XP
6 14 (5.91%) Unix
6 14 (5.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (5.49%) Windows 7
8 11 (4.64%) Linux
9 7 (2.95%) Solaris
10 5 (2.11%) Android
11 4 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.27%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.84%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.84%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.42%) CentOS
14 1 (0.42%) SUSE
14 1 (0.42%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.42%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.42%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (16.03%) Migration
3 34 (14.35%) MVC
4 31 (13.08%) Business Intelligence
5 29 (12.24%) ETL
6 17 (7.17%) CRM
6 17 (7.17%) Scrum
7 16 (6.75%) Data Migration
8 13 (5.49%) ITIL
8 13 (5.49%) Project Management
8 13 (5.49%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (5.49%) Validation
9 12 (5.06%) Performance Tuning
9 12 (5.06%) Problem Management
10 11 (4.64%) Data Cleansing
11 10 (4.22%) High Availability
11 10 (4.22%) Service Management
11 10 (4.22%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (3.80%) Data Protection
12 9 (3.80%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 133 (56.12%) SQL
2 67 (28.27%) C#
3 42 (17.72%) T-SQL
4 33 (13.92%) PowerShell
5 27 (11.39%) JavaScript
6 23 (9.70%) Java
7 13 (5.49%) VB
8 9 (3.80%) C++
8 9 (3.80%) PHP
9 8 (3.38%) C
10 7 (2.95%) VBScript
11 6 (2.53%) VB.NET
12 5 (2.11%) Python
13 3 (1.27%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.27%) Groovy
13 3 (1.27%) Ruby
13 3 (1.27%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.84%) Korn
14 2 (0.84%) R
14 2 (0.84%) XPath
Qualifications
1 38 (16.03%) Security Cleared
2 20 (8.44%) SC Cleared
3 16 (6.75%) DV Cleared
4 8 (3.38%) Degree
4 8 (3.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.69%) MCITP
5 4 (1.69%) MCTS
6 2 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.84%) MCP
6 2 (0.84%) MCSE
7 1 (0.42%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.42%) OCP
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.49%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.11%) GxP
2 5 (2.11%) QA
2 5 (2.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (2.11%) SLA
3 1 (0.42%) SDET
System Software
1 43 (18.14%) Active Directory
2 18 (7.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (4.64%) Hyper-V
4 8 (3.38%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (2.53%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (1.69%) VMware ESX
6 4 (1.69%) vSphere
7 3 (1.27%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.84%) Docker
8 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.84%) Xen
8 2 (0.84%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.84%) XenServer
9 1 (0.42%) KVM
9 1 (0.42%) UAG
9 1 (0.42%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.42%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (7.59%) NetBackup
2 14 (5.91%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 13 (5.49%) Netcool
4 8 (3.38%) Unicenter
4 8 (3.38%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 7 (2.95%) SCCM
6 6 (2.53%) WSUS
7 5 (2.11%) AirWatch
7 5 (2.11%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (1.69%) Puppet
8 4 (1.69%) SCVMM
8 4 (1.69%) WMI
9 3 (1.27%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (1.27%) Perfmon
9 3 (1.27%) SCOM
9 3 (1.27%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.42%) Ansible
10 1 (0.42%) HP Fortify
10 1 (0.42%) Scalr
Vendors
1 109 (45.99%) Microsoft
2 57 (24.05%) Oracle
3 26 (10.97%) HP
4 25 (10.55%) VMware
5 22 (9.28%) SAP
6 15 (6.33%) EMC
7 14 (5.91%) Citrix
8 13 (5.49%) Meridio
9 12 (5.06%) Veritas
10 10 (4.22%) Cisco
11 7 (2.95%) Sitecore
12 6 (2.53%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (2.11%) Intel Security
13 5 (2.11%) MobileIron
13 5 (2.11%) Serena
13 5 (2.11%) Symantec
14 4 (1.69%) Red Hat
15 3 (1.27%) Dell
15 3 (1.27%) IBM
15 3 (1.27%) Mitel
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