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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 35 15 17
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 106 182 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.83% 7.24% 7.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 27.11% 40.63% 50.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 98 98
Median daily rate £375 £385 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £586 £470 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+157.14% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.20 £31.76 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+23.42% +33.72%
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
391 448 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 17.83% 17.81% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 264 193
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £295 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 0
Median hourly rate £9.50 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.71% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.14 £33.55 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.71% +34.20%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -19 22 £375 -6.25% 17
Maidenhead -2 12 £375 -6.25% 4
Bracknell -11 11 £363 -3.33% 10
Wokingham - 7 £350 - 5
Slough -5 5 £288 -12.87% 6
Thatcham - 2 £400 - 1
Hungerford 0 1 £340 +6.25% 1
Newbury -2 1 £375 - 2
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 126 (55.26%) SQL
2 100 (43.86%) Microsoft
3 73 (32.02%) Windows
4 66 (28.95%) .NET
5 64 (28.07%) C#
6 55 (24.12%) Windows Server
7 54 (23.68%) Oracle
8 43 (18.86%) Active Directory
9 40 (17.54%) T-SQL
9 40 (17.54%) SharePoint
9 40 (17.54%) Security Cleared
10 38 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
11 37 (16.23%) Migration
12 36 (15.79%) MS Excel
13 34 (14.91%) ASP.NET
13 34 (14.91%) SQL Server 2008
14 33 (14.47%) MVC
14 33 (14.47%) JavaScript
15 32 (14.04%) Microsoft Azure
16 31 (13.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 30 (13.16%) PowerShell
17 30 (13.16%) SQL Server 2012
17 30 (13.16%) HTML
18 28 (12.28%) HP
18 28 (12.28%) Business Intelligence
18 28 (12.28%) ETL
18 28 (12.28%) Windows Server 2008
18 28 (12.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 27 (11.84%) XML
20 26 (11.40%) IIS

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 40 (17.54%) SharePoint
2 26 (11.40%) IIS
3 25 (10.96%) MS Exchange
4 11 (4.82%) Skype for Business
5 9 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (3.51%) Live Communications Server
6 8 (3.51%) WebSphere
7 6 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (2.63%) Tuxedo
8 5 (2.19%) Apache
8 5 (2.19%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (1.32%) K2 blackpearl
10 3 (1.32%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.88%) CMS
11 2 (0.88%) JBoss
11 2 (0.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 36 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 16 (7.02%) MS Office
3 2 (0.88%) MS Project
4 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.63%) SAP FI
3 5 (2.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (1.32%) SAP APO
5 2 (0.88%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.44%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
6 1 (0.44%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 1 (0.44%) SAP Business ByDesign
6 1 (0.44%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.44%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.44%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.44%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.44%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 32 (14.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (7.46%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.07%) IaaS
3 7 (3.07%) Office 365
4 4 (1.75%) PaaS
5 3 (1.32%) Boomi
5 3 (1.32%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.88%) GitHub
7 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.44%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.33%) DNS
2 18 (7.89%) SAN
3 14 (6.14%) Internet
4 13 (5.70%) DHCP
5 9 (3.95%) HTTP
5 9 (3.95%) TCP/IP
5 9 (3.95%) Unified Communications
6 8 (3.51%) LAN
6 8 (3.51%) Skype
6 8 (3.51%) WAN
7 7 (3.07%) VPN
8 6 (2.63%) HTTPS
8 6 (2.63%) SMTP
9 5 (2.19%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (1.75%) Firewall
10 4 (1.75%) Intranet
10 4 (1.75%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (1.32%) SSL
11 3 (1.32%) Telnet
11 3 (1.32%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (14.91%) SQL Server 2008
2 31 (13.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 30 (13.16%) SQL Server 2012
4 28 (12.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 24 (10.53%) MS Access
6 19 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
7 17 (7.46%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (7.02%) Oracle Database
9 14 (6.14%) Relational Database
10 13 (5.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 11 (4.82%) SAP Data Services
12 10 (4.39%) SQL Server 2005
13 7 (3.07%) BusinessObjects
13 7 (3.07%) EDRMS
13 7 (3.07%) MySQL
14 6 (2.63%) RDBMS
15 5 (2.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 5 (2.19%) Apache Cassandra
15 5 (2.19%) Neo4j
15 5 (2.19%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 23 (10.09%) Visual Studio
2 20 (8.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (4.82%) LSMW
4 7 (3.07%) Git (software)
5 5 (2.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (1.75%) SoapUI
6 4 (1.75%) Subversion
7 3 (1.32%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.88%) Fiddler
8 2 (0.88%) JUnit
8 2 (0.88%) Maven
8 2 (0.88%) Selenium
8 2 (0.88%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.88%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.88%) TortoiseSVN
9 1 (0.44%) Ant
9 1 (0.44%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.44%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.44%) JMeter
9 1 (0.44%) PeopleTools
General
1 21 (9.21%) Finance
2 12 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.39%) Electronics
4 8 (3.51%) Advertising
5 7 (3.07%) Marketing
6 5 (2.19%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.75%) Retail
8 3 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.88%) Legal
10 1 (0.44%) Back Office
10 1 (0.44%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 81 (35.53%) Developer
2 34 (14.91%) .NET Developer
3 27 (11.84%) C# Developer
3 27 (11.84%) Consultant
4 22 (9.65%) Support Engineer
5 17 (7.46%) DBA
5 17 (7.46%) SQL Developer
6 14 (6.14%) Analyst
7 13 (5.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 13 (5.70%) Architect
7 13 (5.70%) C# .NET Developer
8 12 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 11 (4.82%) Administrator
9 11 (4.82%) Data Consultant
9 11 (4.82%) SAP Consultant
9 11 (4.82%) SAP Data Consultant
10 9 (3.95%) 3rd Line Support
11 8 (3.51%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 8 (3.51%) Applications Developer
11 8 (3.51%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (28.95%) .NET
2 34 (14.91%) ASP.NET
3 30 (13.16%) HTML
4 27 (11.84%) XML
5 21 (9.21%) CSS
6 20 (8.77%) Web Services
7 19 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (5.26%) .NET Framework
8 12 (5.26%) Middleware
8 12 (5.26%) WPF
9 11 (4.82%) REST
9 11 (4.82%) SOAP
10 9 (3.95%) JSON
11 8 (3.51%) AngularJS
11 8 (3.51%) HTML5
12 7 (3.07%) BAPI
12 7 (3.07%) jQuery
12 7 (3.07%) MDX
12 7 (3.07%) WCF
13 6 (2.63%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.82%) Data Conversion
1 11 (4.82%) Data Extraction
2 10 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.39%) Statistics
3 9 (3.95%) Clustering
3 9 (3.95%) Data Centre
4 8 (3.51%) Fat Client
4 8 (3.51%) Thin Client
5 7 (3.07%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.19%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.32%) AS400
7 3 (1.32%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.32%) PKI
7 3 (1.32%) SCADA
8 2 (0.88%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.44%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.44%) FMCG
9 1 (0.44%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.44%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 73 (32.02%) Windows
2 55 (24.12%) Windows Server
3 28 (12.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (7.89%) Windows XP
6 14 (6.14%) Unix
7 13 (5.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (5.26%) Windows 7
9 10 (4.39%) Linux
10 8 (3.51%) Solaris
11 5 (2.19%) Android
11 5 (2.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.32%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.88%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.44%) Debian
14 1 (0.44%) SUSE
14 1 (0.44%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.44%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.44%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.44%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (16.23%) Migration
3 33 (14.47%) MVC
4 28 (12.28%) Business Intelligence
4 28 (12.28%) ETL
5 17 (7.46%) Scrum
6 16 (7.02%) Data Migration
7 14 (6.14%) CRM
7 14 (6.14%) Problem Management
7 14 (6.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (5.70%) Project Management
9 12 (5.26%) ITIL
9 12 (5.26%) Validation
10 11 (4.82%) Data Cleansing
11 10 (4.39%) TDD
11 10 (4.39%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (4.39%) Web Development
12 9 (3.95%) Data Centre Operations
12 9 (3.95%) ERP
12 9 (3.95%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 126 (55.26%) SQL
2 64 (28.07%) C#
3 40 (17.54%) T-SQL
4 33 (14.47%) JavaScript
5 30 (13.16%) PowerShell
6 20 (8.77%) Java
7 13 (5.70%) VB
8 11 (4.82%) PHP
9 8 (3.51%) C++
10 7 (3.07%) VBScript
11 4 (1.75%) C
12 3 (1.32%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.32%) Groovy
12 3 (1.32%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.32%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.88%) Python
13 2 (0.88%) Ruby
13 2 (0.88%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.88%) XPath
14 1 (0.44%) SQR
Qualifications
1 40 (17.54%) Security Cleared
2 21 (9.21%) SC Cleared
3 16 (7.02%) DV Cleared
4 7 (3.07%) Degree
5 6 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.32%) MCITP
6 3 (1.32%) MCTS
7 2 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.88%) MCSE
8 1 (0.44%) MCP
8 1 (0.44%) OCP
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.26%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.19%) GxP
2 5 (2.19%) QA
2 5 (2.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (2.19%) SLA
3 1 (0.44%) SDET
System Software
1 43 (18.86%) Active Directory
2 18 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (4.39%) Hyper-V
4 8 (3.51%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (2.19%) VMware ESX
7 3 (1.32%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (1.32%) vSphere
8 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.88%) Xen
8 2 (0.88%) XenServer
9 1 (0.44%) Docker
9 1 (0.44%) UAG
9 1 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (8.77%) NetBackup
2 16 (7.02%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 15 (6.58%) Netcool
4 8 (3.51%) Unicenter
4 8 (3.51%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 7 (3.07%) SCCM
6 6 (2.63%) WSUS
7 5 (2.19%) AirWatch
7 5 (2.19%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (1.75%) SCVMM
8 4 (1.75%) WMI
9 3 (1.32%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (1.32%) Perfmon
9 3 (1.32%) SCOM
10 2 (0.88%) Puppet
10 2 (0.88%) SCOrch
11 1 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 1 (0.44%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 100 (43.86%) Microsoft
2 54 (23.68%) Oracle
3 28 (12.28%) HP
4 24 (10.53%) VMware
5 21 (9.21%) SAP
6 17 (7.46%) EMC
7 14 (6.14%) Veritas
8 13 (5.70%) Citrix
8 13 (5.70%) Meridio
9 9 (3.95%) Cisco
10 7 (3.07%) Intel Security
11 6 (2.63%) Sitecore
12 5 (2.19%) MobileIron
12 5 (2.19%) Red Hat
12 5 (2.19%) Symantec
13 4 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (1.75%) Serena
14 3 (1.32%) Dell
14 3 (1.32%) Mitel
15 2 (0.88%) MicroStrategy
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