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 30 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 20 13 15
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 10 18 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 4.72% 8.57% 2.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 47.62% 52.94% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 1
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£300 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
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
21 34 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 9.91% 16.19% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 4
Average daily rate £401 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.23% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £372 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%

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 30 October 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 30 October 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 14 (70.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) VMware
3 8 (40.00%) Change Management
3 8 (40.00%) vSphere
3 8 (40.00%) IIS
3 8 (40.00%) Oracle
3 8 (40.00%) DNS
4 7 (35.00%) IBM Notes
4 7 (35.00%) Lotus Domino
4 7 (35.00%) Flash
4 7 (35.00%) Java
4 7 (35.00%) Adobe
4 7 (35.00%) EMC
4 7 (35.00%) Lotus
4 7 (35.00%) Symantec
4 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
4 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (35.00%) Web Development
4 7 (35.00%) GlassFish
4 7 (35.00%) Migration
4 7 (35.00%) CLARiiON
4 7 (35.00%) NetBackup
4 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
6 4 (20.00%) CA
6 4 (20.00%) SQL
6 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database
7 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (15.00%) .NET
7 3 (15.00%) Windows XP

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 8 (40.00%) IIS
2 7 (35.00%) IBM Notes
2 7 (35.00%) Lotus Domino
2 7 (35.00%) GlassFish
3 1 (5.00%) Apache
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.00%) SAS
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) SPSS
2 1 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (10.00%) Internet
3 1 (5.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (5.00%) VPN
3 1 (5.00%) BGP
3 1 (5.00%) SAN
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (5.00%) Network Security
3 1 (5.00%) VLAN
3 1 (5.00%) Firewall
3 1 (5.00%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) DB2
3 1 (5.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (5.00%) SAP BI
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.00%) Spotfire
3 1 (5.00%) QlikView
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Billing
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Web Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Test Manager
2 5 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Web Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Developer
4 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Support
5 1 (5.00%) DBA
5 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Web Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Web Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) Flash
2 3 (15.00%) .NET
3 2 (10.00%) HTML
3 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.00%) CSS
4 1 (5.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) CLARiiON
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) DTV
2 1 (5.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (5.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (10.00%) Linux
5 1 (5.00%) UNIX
5 1 (5.00%) AIX
5 1 (5.00%) HPUX
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (5.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Change Management
2 7 (35.00%) Web Development
2 7 (35.00%) Migration
3 3 (15.00%) Validation
4 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (10.00%) Service Management
4 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL
4 2 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (5.00%) Analytics
5 1 (5.00%) Line Management
5 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.00%) CRM
5 1 (5.00%) Project Management
5 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.00%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) Java
2 4 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) Perl
4 1 (5.00%) VBA
4 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) vSphere
2 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (10.00%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.00%) Firmware
4 1 (5.00%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.00%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (5.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (5.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (5.00%) Netcool
2 1 (5.00%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 1 (5.00%) Netcool/Webtop
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) VMware
2 8 (40.00%) Oracle
3 7 (35.00%) Adobe
3 7 (35.00%) EMC
3 7 (35.00%) Lotus
3 7 (35.00%) Symantec
4 4 (20.00%) CA
5 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (10.00%) Citrix
7 1 (5.00%) SAP
7 1 (5.00%) Business Objects
7 1 (5.00%) Cognos
7 1 (5.00%) Cisco
7 1 (5.00%) IBM
7 1 (5.00%) Informatica
7 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
7 1 (5.00%) HP
7 1 (5.00%) Splunk
7 1 (5.00%) Tableau