The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 May 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 27 18 10
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -8
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 7 15 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 2.65% 5.10% 14.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 18.92% 31.91% 76.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 1
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£250 £364 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.27% +71.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £125.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +14.28%
SQL Server
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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 Bracknell region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
37 47 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 14.02% 15.99% 18.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 21 4
Average daily rate £450 £375 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +76.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £125.00 £13.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+861.53% -65.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 2015, 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 7 (50.00%) SQL
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (35.71%) .NET
2 5 (35.71%) CRM
2 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 4 (28.57%) Citrix
3 4 (28.57%) Windows
3 4 (28.57%) IIS
3 4 (28.57%) VMware
3 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (28.57%) vSphere
4 3 (21.43%) Regular Expression
4 3 (21.43%) FreeRADIUS
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (21.43%) Splunk
4 3 (21.43%) Network Security
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) Change Management
4 3 (21.43%) Firewall
4 3 (21.43%) SUSE
4 3 (21.43%) IPsec
4 3 (21.43%) VLAN
4 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
4 3 (21.43%) DB2
4 3 (21.43%) C#
4 3 (21.43%) Java

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 4 (28.57%) IIS
2 3 (21.43%) Apache
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (7.14%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Network Security
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (21.43%) Firewall
1 3 (21.43%) IPsec
1 3 (21.43%) VLAN
1 3 (21.43%) Ethernet
1 3 (21.43%) VPN
1 3 (21.43%) DNS
1 3 (21.43%) SAN
1 3 (21.43%) Internet
1 3 (21.43%) BGP
1 3 (21.43%) NetScaler
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (21.43%) Spanning Tree
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 3 (21.43%) DB2
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (7.14%) Spotfire
4 1 (7.14%) QlikView
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (7.14%) MySQL
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.14%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.14%) JMeter
3 1 (7.14%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Electronics
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Security Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Test Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Network Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Junior
3 2 (14.29%) UAT Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Server Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Junior Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Junior Software Developer
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) UAT Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) CRM Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) .NET
2 3 (21.43%) Regular Expression
2 3 (21.43%) Web Services
2 3 (21.43%) XML
3 2 (14.29%) HTML
3 2 (14.29%) COM
3 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 2 (14.29%) Ext JS
4 1 (7.14%) jQuery
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
4 1 (7.14%) CSS
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) User Experience
2 2 (14.29%) N-Tier
3 1 (7.14%) Clustering
3 1 (7.14%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle Linux
2 3 (21.43%) SUSE
2 3 (21.43%) AIX
2 3 (21.43%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) CRM
2 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Change Management
4 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) Use Case
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (14.29%) Product Management
5 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Load Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.14%) MVC
5 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
5 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) C#
2 3 (21.43%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) C
4 1 (7.14%) PHP
4 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) vSphere
2 3 (21.43%) FreeRADIUS
3 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 2 (14.29%) Firmware
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) Citrix
2 4 (28.57%) VMware
3 3 (21.43%) Splunk
3 3 (21.43%) CA
3 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco
3 3 (21.43%) IBM
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) SAP
5 1 (7.14%) Tableau
5 1 (7.14%) Cognos
5 1 (7.14%) Siebel
5 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (7.14%) Hyperion
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