The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Bracknell region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 19 8 13
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 17 32 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 5.78% 14.88% 8.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 40.48% 72.73% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 5
Average daily rate £365 £213 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.76% -22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £213 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £27.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+14.54% +6.79%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
42 44 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 14.29% 20.47% 10.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 4 7
Average daily rate £375 £213 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+76.47% -22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £430 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
SQL Server
Berkshire

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server across the Bracknell region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Bracknell region.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 23 (67.65%) SQL
2 18 (52.94%) Oracle
3 15 (44.12%) Microsoft
4 13 (38.24%) Windows
5 12 (35.29%) VMware
5 12 (35.29%) SC Cleared
5 12 (35.29%) Security Cleared
6 11 (32.35%) .NET
6 11 (32.35%) Active Directory
7 9 (26.47%) Migration
7 9 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (23.53%) MS Office
8 8 (23.53%) T-SQL
8 8 (23.53%) C#
9 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (17.65%) Cisco
9 6 (17.65%) LAN
9 6 (17.65%) Oracle Forms
9 6 (17.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET
9 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (17.65%) Test Scripting
9 6 (17.65%) Release Management
9 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (17.65%) Oracle Database
10 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
10 5 (14.71%) Java
10 5 (14.71%) Validation

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.88%) IIS
2 2 (5.88%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.94%) MQSeries
3 1 (2.94%) ArcGIS
3 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (23.53%) MS Office
2 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) LAN
2 1 (2.94%) DHCP
2 1 (2.94%) Network Security
2 1 (2.94%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 8 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (17.65%) Oracle Database
2 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (11.76%) Relational Database
4 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (5.88%) MySQL
5 2 (5.88%) RDBMS
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.94%) Big Data
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (2.94%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 6 (17.65%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (5.88%) WinRunner
2 2 (5.88%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (5.88%) Selenium
2 2 (5.88%) Cucumber
2 2 (5.88%) SoapUI
2 2 (5.88%) Ranorex
3 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.94%) Bugzilla
3 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (11.76%) Retail
2 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Legal
3 1 (2.94%) Military
3 1 (2.94%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Developer
2 7 (20.59%) Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Test Manager
3 6 (17.65%) Test Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Senior Test Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) SQL Developer
5 3 (8.82%) SQL DBA
5 3 (8.82%) Test Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) .NET Developer
5 3 (8.82%) DBA
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.88%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (5.88%) Tester
6 2 (5.88%) Junior
6 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Junior Developer
6 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Data Integration Specialist
6 2 (5.88%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (32.35%) .NET
2 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET
3 4 (11.76%) Middleware
4 3 (8.82%) XML
5 2 (5.88%) SOAP
5 2 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.94%) WCF
6 1 (2.94%) jQuery
6 1 (2.94%) Web Services
6 1 (2.94%) J2EE
6 1 (2.94%) Classic ASP
6 1 (2.94%) XSLT
6 1 (2.94%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Replication
1 2 (5.88%) Data Integration
1 2 (5.88%) Open Source
1 2 (5.88%) NHS
2 1 (2.94%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (38.24%) Windows
2 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (11.76%) Windows XP
3 4 (11.76%) UNIX
4 3 (8.82%) Linux
4 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.88%) Solaris
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Migration
2 6 (17.65%) Test Scripting
2 6 (17.65%) Release Management
3 5 (14.71%) Validation
4 4 (11.76%) Scrum
4 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (8.82%) SOA
5 3 (8.82%) ETL
5 3 (8.82%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (8.82%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (8.82%) Database Tuning
6 2 (5.88%) Test Automation
6 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.88%) Data Migration
6 2 (5.88%) Master Data Management
6 2 (5.88%) User Stories
6 2 (5.88%) Automation Testing
6 2 (5.88%) ITIL
6 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (67.65%) SQL
2 8 (23.53%) T-SQL
2 8 (23.53%) C#
3 5 (14.71%) Java
4 3 (8.82%) Perl
4 3 (8.82%) VB
4 3 (8.82%) VB.NET
5 2 (5.88%) Ruby
6 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.94%) C++
6 1 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (35.29%) SC Cleared
1 12 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.94%) MCSE
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (32.35%) Active Directory
2 9 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.94%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.94%) vSphere
3 1 (2.94%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.94%) SCCM
2 1 (2.94%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (52.94%) Oracle
2 15 (44.12%) Microsoft
3 12 (35.29%) VMware
4 6 (17.65%) Cisco
5 4 (11.76%) CA
6 2 (5.88%) Citrix
7 1 (2.94%) Informatica
7 1 (2.94%) NetApp
7 1 (2.94%) TIBCO
7 1 (2.94%) Symantec
7 1 (2.94%) ESRI
7 1 (2.94%) AppSense
7 1 (2.94%) Fujitsu
7 1 (2.94%) Lumension
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