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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 18 17 13
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 173 202 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.01% 7.72% 7.91%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 49.57% 39.22% 50.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 82 108
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£378 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £230 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £471 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 2
Average hourly rate £175.00 £32.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+438.46% +30.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
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
349 515 464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 14.14% 19.68% 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 241 200
Average daily rate £380 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £518 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 5
Average hourly rate £175.00 £33.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+418.51% +22.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.36 £31.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.91% +3.27%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +9 74 £388 +10.71% 39
Slough -3 25 £313 -26.47% 8
Bracknell -5 10 £300 -14.28% 4
Maidenhead -12 10 £400 +23.07% 3
Newbury -4 2 £400 +37.93% 3
Wokingham +3 1 - - 1
Windsor - 1 £375 - 2
Hungerford - 1 - - 2
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 150 (45.59%) SQL
2 127 (38.60%) .NET
3 116 (35.26%) Windows
4 108 (32.83%) Microsoft
5 106 (32.22%) C#
6 86 (26.14%) SQL Server 2008
7 79 (24.01%) ASP.NET
8 73 (22.19%) JavaScript
9 64 (19.45%) Agile Software Development
10 55 (16.72%) Security Cleared
10 55 (16.72%) HTML
11 52 (15.81%) IIS
11 52 (15.81%) SQL Server 2005
12 50 (15.20%) CSS
13 49 (14.89%) Oracle
14 47 (14.29%) Active Directory
15 45 (13.68%) SharePoint
15 45 (13.68%) T-SQL
15 45 (13.68%) XML
15 45 (13.68%) MVC
16 42 (12.77%) SQL Server 2012
17 41 (12.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 41 (12.46%) SC Cleared
18 39 (11.85%) Windows Server 2008
19 38 (11.55%) CRM
20 37 (11.25%) Linux
20 37 (11.25%) Windows Server 2003
21 34 (10.33%) VMware
21 34 (10.33%) Web Services
21 34 (10.33%) DNS

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 52 (15.81%) IIS
2 45 (13.68%) SharePoint
3 21 (6.38%) BizTalk Server
4 16 (4.86%) SharePoint Server
5 14 (4.26%) SharePoint 2013
6 12 (3.65%) MS Exchange
7 10 (3.04%) Apache
8 9 (2.74%) SharePoint 2010
9 7 (2.13%) GlassFish
9 7 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (2.13%) IBM Notes
9 7 (2.13%) Lotus Domino
10 6 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (1.22%) Lync
11 4 (1.22%) Node.js
11 4 (1.22%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.91%) CMS
12 3 (0.91%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.91%) Exchange Server 5.5
13 2 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 33 (10.03%) MS Excel
2 21 (6.38%) MS Office
3 5 (1.52%) InfoPath
4 4 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.30%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.30%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 34 (10.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.61%) Pivotal CRM
3 2 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.61%) Agresso
4 1 (0.30%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.30%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.30%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.30%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.30%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.30%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.52%) Office 365
3 3 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.30%) SaaS
4 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 34 (10.33%) DNS
2 30 (9.12%) Internet
3 20 (6.08%) LDAP
4 17 (5.17%) TCP/IP
5 13 (3.95%) SAN
6 9 (2.74%) Firewall
7 7 (2.13%) NetScaler
7 7 (2.13%) DHCP
8 5 (1.52%) HTTP
9 4 (1.22%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (0.91%) WAN
10 3 (0.91%) FTP
10 3 (0.91%) LAN
10 3 (0.91%) HTTPS
10 3 (0.91%) SSL
11 2 (0.61%) VPN
11 2 (0.61%) Intranet
11 2 (0.61%) VoIP
11 2 (0.61%) Network Security
11 2 (0.61%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (26.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 52 (15.81%) SQL Server 2005
3 42 (12.77%) SQL Server 2012
4 41 (12.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 32 (9.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 30 (9.12%) Data Warehouse
7 18 (5.47%) QlikView
8 17 (5.17%) MySQL
9 16 (4.86%) SQL Server 2000
9 16 (4.86%) Oracle Database
10 15 (4.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 15 (4.56%) OLAP
11 13 (3.95%) DB2
12 10 (3.04%) Star Schema
13 9 (2.74%) DTS
13 9 (2.74%) Relational Database
14 8 (2.43%) DataStage
14 8 (2.43%) IDOL
15 6 (1.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 6 (1.82%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 29 (8.81%) Visual Studio
2 16 (4.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (3.04%) TeamCity
3 10 (3.04%) MSBuild
4 6 (1.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (1.22%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.22%) JUnit
5 4 (1.22%) Selenium
6 3 (0.91%) TestNG
6 3 (0.91%) WebDriver
6 3 (0.91%) TestLink
7 2 (0.61%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.61%) Toad
7 2 (0.61%) LSMW
7 2 (0.61%) Subversion
8 1 (0.30%) Maven
8 1 (0.30%) JIRA
8 1 (0.30%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle APEX
General
1 33 (10.03%) Finance
2 15 (4.56%) Telecoms
3 6 (1.82%) Publishing
4 3 (0.91%) Marketing
4 3 (0.91%) Retail
5 2 (0.61%) Banking
5 2 (0.61%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.61%) Electronics
6 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.30%) Legal
6 1 (0.30%) Advertising
6 1 (0.30%) Billing
6 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 147 (44.68%) Developer
2 35 (10.64%) Analyst
3 34 (10.33%) .NET Developer
4 33 (10.03%) Consultant
5 21 (6.38%) DBA
6 17 (5.17%) SharePoint Developer
7 16 (4.86%) C# Developer
8 15 (4.56%) ASP.NET Developer
9 14 (4.26%) SQL DBA
10 12 (3.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 12 (3.65%) CRM Developer
10 12 (3.65%) SCCM Engineer
11 10 (3.04%) Support Engineer
11 10 (3.04%) Web Developer
11 10 (3.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 9 (2.74%) Microsoft Developer
12 9 (2.74%) Support Analyst
12 9 (2.74%) Systems Engineer
13 8 (2.43%) SQL Developer
13 8 (2.43%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (38.60%) .NET
2 79 (24.01%) ASP.NET
3 55 (16.72%) HTML
4 50 (15.20%) CSS
5 45 (13.68%) XML
6 34 (10.33%) Web Services
7 32 (9.73%) .NET Framework
8 30 (9.12%) WCF
9 27 (8.21%) jQuery
10 23 (6.99%) ASP.NET MVC
11 13 (3.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 13 (3.95%) Ajax
12 12 (3.65%) DCOM
12 12 (3.65%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 11 (3.34%) AngularJS
14 10 (3.04%) SOAP
15 9 (2.74%) HTML5
15 9 (2.74%) JSON
16 8 (2.43%) Silverlight
16 8 (2.43%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (3.95%) Data Structures
2 12 (3.65%) Clustering
2 12 (3.65%) PKI
3 11 (3.34%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.13%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.13%) Replication
4 7 (2.13%) CLARiiON
5 6 (1.82%) NHS
5 6 (1.82%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.82%) Open Source
6 5 (1.52%) Data Conversion
7 3 (0.91%) Digital Media
7 3 (0.91%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.91%) User Experience
7 3 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (0.91%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.61%) DTV
8 2 (0.61%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.61%) VLE
8 2 (0.61%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 116 (35.26%) Windows
2 39 (11.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (11.25%) Linux
3 37 (11.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (3.65%) UNIX
6 10 (3.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (2.74%) Windows 7
8 7 (2.13%) Windows XP
9 5 (1.52%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.22%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (1.22%) zOS
11 3 (0.91%) AIX
11 3 (0.91%) Debian
12 2 (0.61%) SUSE
13 1 (0.30%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.30%) Android
13 1 (0.30%) HPUX
13 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (19.45%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (13.68%) MVC
3 38 (11.55%) CRM
4 32 (9.73%) Business Intelligence
5 31 (9.42%) ETL
5 31 (9.42%) Migration
6 26 (7.90%) Scrum
7 25 (7.60%) Data Modelling
8 24 (7.29%) Web Development
9 18 (5.47%) Workflow
9 18 (5.47%) Change Management
10 17 (5.17%) TDD
11 14 (4.26%) Kimball Methodology
11 14 (4.26%) Performance Tuning
12 13 (3.95%) Analytics
12 13 (3.95%) Validation
13 12 (3.65%) OO
13 12 (3.65%) Unit Testing
14 11 (3.34%) Data Analysis
14 11 (3.34%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 150 (45.59%) SQL
2 106 (32.22%) C#
3 73 (22.19%) JavaScript
4 45 (13.68%) T-SQL
5 29 (8.81%) PowerShell
6 23 (6.99%) Java
7 15 (4.56%) VBScript
8 13 (3.95%) VBA
9 7 (2.13%) VB
10 5 (1.52%) VB.NET
10 5 (1.52%) C
10 5 (1.52%) C++
10 5 (1.52%) Perl
10 5 (1.52%) PHP
10 5 (1.52%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.22%) Python
11 4 (1.22%) Ruby
12 2 (0.61%) PHP5
12 2 (0.61%) RPG
12 2 (0.61%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 55 (16.72%) Security Cleared
2 41 (12.46%) SC Cleared
3 17 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (4.56%) Degree
5 12 (3.65%) MCTS
6 8 (2.43%) DV Cleared
7 5 (1.52%) ISEB
8 4 (1.22%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.61%) MCSE
10 2 (0.61%) MCITP
11 1 (0.30%) CCNA
11 1 (0.30%) CISSP
11 1 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.30%) GIAC
11 1 (0.30%) CCVP
11 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.47%) QA
2 14 (4.26%) SLA
3 4 (1.22%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.61%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.30%) GxP
System Software
1 47 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.34%) vSphere
3 7 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.13%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.52%) XenApp
4 5 (1.52%) XenDesktop
5 4 (1.22%) VMware ESX
5 4 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (1.22%) Xen
5 4 (1.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (0.91%) Terminal Services
6 3 (0.91%) DFS Replication
7 2 (0.61%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.30%) Firmware
8 1 (0.30%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 21 (6.38%) SCCM
2 19 (5.78%) SCOM
3 16 (4.86%) WSUS
4 12 (3.65%) WMI
5 10 (3.04%) NetBackup
6 5 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.91%) Nessus
8 2 (0.61%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.30%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.30%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 1 (0.30%) Netcool
9 1 (0.30%) Netcool/OMNIbus
9 1 (0.30%) Control-M
9 1 (0.30%) Puppet
9 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.30%) CA Spectrum
9 1 (0.30%) Netcool/Webtop
9 1 (0.30%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 108 (32.83%) Microsoft
2 49 (14.89%) Oracle
3 34 (10.33%) VMware
4 17 (5.17%) IBM
5 13 (3.95%) Citrix
6 12 (3.65%) Symantec
7 11 (3.34%) EMC
7 11 (3.34%) Cisco
8 10 (3.04%) SAP
8 10 (3.04%) HP
8 10 (3.04%) Red Hat
9 9 (2.74%) Informatica
9 9 (2.74%) Cognos
10 8 (2.43%) Business Objects
10 8 (2.43%) Adobe
10 8 (2.43%) Lotus
10 8 (2.43%) Meridio
11 7 (2.13%) CA
12 4 (1.22%) Dell
12 4 (1.22%) Teradata
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