The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Maidenhead region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 16 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 Maidenhead 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 8 14
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 14 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 10.94% 14.47% 1.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 42.42% 55.00% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 0
Average daily rate £350 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -
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 £30.25 £28.00 £25.76
% change year-on-year
+8.03% +8.69%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Maidenhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
33 20 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 25.78% 26.32% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 2
Average daily rate £375 £225 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £130 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £358 £248
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.81%
SQL Server
Berkshire

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Maidenhead

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Maidenhead region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Maidenhead

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead 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 10 (41.67%) SQL
2 9 (37.50%) .NET
3 8 (33.33%) C#
4 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (25.00%) Windows
4 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (25.00%) SAN
4 6 (25.00%) Migration
4 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (20.83%) jQuery
5 5 (20.83%) Windows 7
5 5 (20.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 5 (20.83%) WCF
5 5 (20.83%) Ajax
5 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (20.83%) Web Development
5 5 (20.83%) .NET Framework
5 5 (20.83%) Firewall
5 5 (20.83%) VMware
6 4 (16.67%) MVC
6 4 (16.67%) Finance
6 4 (16.67%) ISO 9001
6 4 (16.67%) CSS
6 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 4 (16.67%) HTML
6 4 (16.67%) QlikView
7 3 (12.50%) LINQ
7 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (12.50%) SCCM

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead 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 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.50%) MS Office
3 1 (4.17%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP ERP
1 1 (4.17%) SAP CRM
1 1 (4.17%) SAP SD
1 1 (4.17%) SAP FI
1 1 (4.17%) SAP MM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) SAN
2 5 (20.83%) Firewall
3 3 (12.50%) DHCP
3 3 (12.50%) HTTP
3 3 (12.50%) RIP
3 3 (12.50%) DNS
3 3 (12.50%) LAN
3 3 (12.50%) WAN
3 3 (12.50%) SMTP
3 3 (12.50%) OSPF
3 3 (12.50%) BGP
4 1 (4.17%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (16.67%) QlikView
4 2 (8.33%) MS Access
4 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (4.17%) DTS
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.17%) LSMW
2 1 (4.17%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Japanese Language
2 3 (12.50%) Advertising
3 1 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) .NET Developer
2 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET Developer
2 5 (20.83%) SQL Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Junior
3 3 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Coordinator
4 2 (8.33%) Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Data Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Programmer
4 2 (8.33%) Junior Programmer
4 2 (8.33%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (8.33%) .NET Programmer
4 2 (8.33%) Junior C# Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Junior .NET Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Junior Developer
4 2 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Programmer
4 2 (8.33%) Junior ASP.NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) .NET
2 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (20.83%) jQuery
3 5 (20.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 5 (20.83%) WCF
3 5 (20.83%) Ajax
3 5 (20.83%) .NET Framework
4 4 (16.67%) CSS
4 4 (16.67%) HTML
5 3 (12.50%) LINQ
5 3 (12.50%) Razor View Engine
5 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (8.33%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 2 (8.33%) WPF
7 1 (4.17%) HTML5
7 1 (4.17%) Silverlight
7 1 (4.17%) XML
7 1 (4.17%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Data Conversion
1 1 (4.17%) Replication
1 1 (4.17%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) Windows 7
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (12.50%) Linux
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.17%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Migration
2 5 (20.83%) Web Development
3 4 (16.67%) MVC
4 3 (12.50%) TDD
5 2 (8.33%) B2B
5 2 (8.33%) ETL
5 2 (8.33%) CRM
5 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
5 2 (8.33%) Data Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) MVVM
6 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Web Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Data Migration
6 1 (4.17%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (4.17%) Data Mapping
6 1 (4.17%) High Availability
6 1 (4.17%) ERP
6 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.17%) Validation
6 1 (4.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) SQL
2 8 (33.33%) C#
3 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) CCNA
1 3 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (12.50%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (12.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) SCCM
1 3 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (12.50%) WSUS
1 3 (12.50%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) VMware
3 3 (12.50%) Barracuda Networks
3 3 (12.50%) Blue Coat
3 3 (12.50%) Brocade
3 3 (12.50%) Cisco
3 3 (12.50%) HP
3 3 (12.50%) Nokia
3 3 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 3 (12.50%) Symantec
3 3 (12.50%) McAfee
4 1 (4.17%) MobileIron
4 1 (4.17%) SAP
4 1 (4.17%) Informatica
4 1 (4.17%) Red Hat