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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 20 25 6
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -19
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 10 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 4.48% 5.36% 11.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 28.57% 46.67% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 9
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£390 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £375 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £375 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.36% +10.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
35 30 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 15.70% 11.49% 22.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 22
Average daily rate £390 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £375 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 £37.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.33% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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 25 July 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 25 July 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 15 (57.69%) SQL
2 13 (50.00%) Oracle
3 11 (42.31%) Security Cleared
4 10 (38.46%) SC Cleared
5 9 (34.62%) .NET
5 9 (34.62%) Windows
5 9 (34.62%) Migration
6 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
7 7 (26.92%) C#
7 7 (26.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (23.08%) T-SQL
8 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET
8 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
8 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (19.23%) Test Scripting
9 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (19.23%) Oracle Database
9 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
9 5 (19.23%) MS Office
9 5 (19.23%) VMware
10 4 (15.38%) Validation
10 4 (15.38%) Middleware
10 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (15.38%) Java
10 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
11 3 (11.54%) Data Migration
11 3 (11.54%) Release Management

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (11.54%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.69%) IIS
3 1 (3.85%) MQSeries
3 1 (3.85%) SAS
3 1 (3.85%) ArcGIS
3 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 5 (19.23%) MS Office
3 1 (3.85%) SPSS
3 1 (3.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (3.85%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (19.23%) Oracle Database
4 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (3.85%) Big Data
6 1 (3.85%) Data Mining
6 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (3.85%) SAP BI
6 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (3.85%) MySQL
6 1 (3.85%) Spotfire
6 1 (3.85%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.85%) WinRunner
2 1 (3.85%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (3.85%) Selenium
2 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.85%) SoapUI
2 1 (3.85%) Ranorex
2 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) Billing
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
3 1 (3.85%) Front Office
3 1 (3.85%) Electronics
3 1 (3.85%) Legal
3 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.85%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Test Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 2 (7.69%) DBA
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Developer
4 2 (7.69%) SQL DBA
4 2 (7.69%) Data Integration Specialist
4 2 (7.69%) Integration Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Information Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (3.85%) .NET Applications Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Applications Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Server Support
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) .NET
2 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET
3 4 (15.38%) Middleware
4 2 (7.69%) HTML
4 2 (7.69%) XML
5 1 (3.85%) XSLT
5 1 (3.85%) J2EE
5 1 (3.85%) Classic ASP
5 1 (3.85%) CSS
5 1 (3.85%) SOAP
5 1 (3.85%) Web Services
5 1 (3.85%) Spring
5 1 (3.85%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) NHS
1 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 2 (7.69%) Replication
1 2 (7.69%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.85%) Open Source
2 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.85%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.85%) Thin Client
2 1 (3.85%) DTV
2 1 (3.85%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) UNIX
2 3 (11.54%) Windows XP
2 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (7.69%) Linux
4 1 (3.85%) Solaris
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Migration
2 5 (19.23%) Test Scripting
3 4 (15.38%) Validation
3 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (11.54%) SOA
4 3 (11.54%) Data Management
4 3 (11.54%) Release Management
4 3 (11.54%) Data Migration
4 3 (11.54%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Database Tuning
5 2 (7.69%) Integration Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.69%) ETL
5 2 (7.69%) ITIL
5 2 (7.69%) Regression Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Risk Management
5 2 (7.69%) Scrum
5 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
5 2 (7.69%) Master Data Management
5 2 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) SQL
2 7 (26.92%) C#
3 6 (23.08%) T-SQL
4 4 (15.38%) Java
5 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.69%) Perl
5 2 (7.69%) VB
5 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.85%) VBA
6 1 (3.85%) Ruby
6 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.85%) C++
6 1 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (42.31%) Security Cleared
2 10 (38.46%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) MCSE
3 1 (3.85%) ISEB
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
2 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.69%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Tivoli
1 1 (3.85%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 1 (3.85%) Netcool
1 1 (3.85%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 1 (3.85%) Netcool/Webtop
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Oracle
2 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 5 (19.23%) VMware
4 3 (11.54%) CA
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco
6 1 (3.85%) Fujitsu
6 1 (3.85%) Tableau
6 1 (3.85%) Informatica
6 1 (3.85%) TIBCO
6 1 (3.85%) ESRI
6 1 (3.85%) Citrix
6 1 (3.85%) SAP
6 1 (3.85%) Cognos