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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 30 21 12
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 4 21 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 1.33% 6.33% 9.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 19.05% 47.73% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 16 1
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£238 £314 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.36% +47.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £125.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £30.88 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+13.36% +10.26%
SQL Server
Berkshire

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 44 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 7.00% 13.25% 15.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 24 4
Average daily rate £400 £363 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +70.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £125.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.38 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +22.76%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 6 (54.55%) Oracle
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) .NET
3 4 (36.36%) IIS
3 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) Citrix
3 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) vSphere
3 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
4 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (27.27%) FreeRADIUS
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (27.27%) Splunk
4 3 (27.27%) Regular Expression
4 3 (27.27%) NetScaler
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (27.27%) CA Spectrum
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco ISE
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (27.27%) Network Security
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) VLAN
4 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
4 3 (27.27%) SAN
4 3 (27.27%) CA
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco
4 3 (27.27%) IBM
4 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
4 3 (27.27%) Internet
4 3 (27.27%) BGP

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (36.36%) IIS
2 3 (27.27%) Apache
3 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) NetScaler
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco ISE
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (27.27%) Network Security
1 3 (27.27%) VLAN
1 3 (27.27%) SAN
1 3 (27.27%) Internet
1 3 (27.27%) BGP
1 3 (27.27%) IPsec
1 3 (27.27%) Firewall
1 3 (27.27%) Ethernet
1 3 (27.27%) VPN
1 3 (27.27%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
2 3 (27.27%) DB2
3 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
2 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner
3 1 (9.09%) JMeter
General
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Security Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Developer
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Network Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Junior
2 2 (18.18%) Software Developer
2 2 (18.18%) UAT Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Junior Software Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Server Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Junior Developer
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) UAT Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (9.09%) CRM Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) CRM Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) Regular Expression
2 3 (27.27%) Web Services
3 2 (18.18%) HTML
3 2 (18.18%) COM
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
3 2 (18.18%) Ext JS
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (9.09%) jQuery
4 1 (9.09%) XML
4 1 (9.09%) CSS
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) N-Tier
2 2 (18.18%) User Experience
3 1 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle Linux
2 3 (27.27%) SUSE
2 3 (27.27%) AIX
2 3 (27.27%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
1 3 (27.27%) Change Management
1 3 (27.27%) CRM
2 2 (18.18%) Use Case
2 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
2 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Product Management
2 2 (18.18%) Scrum
3 1 (9.09%) Line Management
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Load Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
3 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) MVC
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
3 1 (9.09%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) C
4 1 (9.09%) PHP
4 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) vSphere
2 3 (27.27%) FreeRADIUS
3 2 (18.18%) Firmware
3 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) Citrix
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) Splunk
3 3 (27.27%) CA
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco
3 3 (27.27%) IBM
3 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (9.09%) Siebel
5 1 (9.09%) SAP