The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 8 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 7.62% 16.28% 12.66%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 66.67% 48.28% 52.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 4
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£284 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.33% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £250 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £17.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £22.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -17.27%
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 Maidenhead region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Maidenhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
12 29 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 11.43% 33.72% 24.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 8
Average daily rate £290 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 2015, 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 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 7 (50.00%) .NET
2 7 (50.00%) Oracle
2 7 (50.00%) ITIL
2 7 (50.00%) Windows
3 6 (42.86%) Perl
4 5 (35.71%) PL/SQL
4 5 (35.71%) OLAP
4 5 (35.71%) UNIX
4 5 (35.71%) Linux
4 5 (35.71%) WebLogic
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (35.71%) Middleware
4 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
4 5 (35.71%) Project Management
4 5 (35.71%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (35.71%) Oracle Application Server
4 5 (35.71%) Oracle OLAP
4 5 (35.71%) Problem Management
4 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (35.71%) Oracle Fusion
4 5 (35.71%) C-shell
4 5 (35.71%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database
4 5 (35.71%) Data Centre
5 4 (28.57%) Capacity Management
5 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
5 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
5 4 (28.57%) Degree

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 5 (35.71%) WebLogic
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) PowerPivot
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Maximo
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (7.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) OLAP
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database 10g
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle OLAP
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) MS Access
4 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (7.14%) MySQL
4 1 (7.14%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Technical Manager
1 4 (28.57%) Problem Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Data Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Junior
3 1 (7.14%) Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (7.14%) Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Service Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Services Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Incident Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Junior Data Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) .NET
2 5 (35.71%) Middleware
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
4 2 (14.29%) XML
4 2 (14.29%) JSP
4 2 (14.29%) SOAP
5 1 (7.14%) Web Services
5 1 (7.14%) J2EE
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
5 1 (7.14%) WinForms
5 1 (7.14%) JSF
5 1 (7.14%) Ajax
5 1 (7.14%) EDI
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (7.14%) JSON
5 1 (7.14%) Application Packaging
5 1 (7.14%) MDX
5 1 (7.14%) WCF
5 1 (7.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Data Centre
2 3 (21.43%) Statistics
3 1 (7.14%) iSeries
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
3 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) UNIX
2 5 (35.71%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) zOS
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
2 5 (35.71%) Project Management
2 5 (35.71%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (35.71%) Problem Management
3 4 (28.57%) Capacity Management
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 3 (21.43%) Service Management
4 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
5 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Logistics
6 1 (7.14%) Web Development
6 1 (7.14%) Patch Management
6 1 (7.14%) Server Building
6 1 (7.14%) SDLC
6 1 (7.14%) Change Management
6 1 (7.14%) ITSM
6 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) Perl
3 5 (35.71%) PL/SQL
3 5 (35.71%) C-shell
4 2 (14.29%) C#
4 2 (14.29%) VB
5 1 (7.14%) VBA
5 1 (7.14%) VB6
5 1 (7.14%) VBScript
5 1 (7.14%) Java
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) MCP
2 1 (7.14%) MCSE
2 1 (7.14%) MCSA
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (7.14%) OVSD
2 1 (7.14%) HP NNM
2 1 (7.14%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Tivoli
2 1 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix
3 1 (7.14%) BMC
3 1 (7.14%) CA
3 1 (7.14%) Epicor
3 1 (7.14%) Remedy
3 1 (7.14%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow
3 1 (7.14%) SAP