The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 13 14 13
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 3 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 2.70% 5.17% 6.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 20.00% 42.86% 56.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £333 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.30% -5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-18.03% +18.53%
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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 Newbury region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
15 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 13.51% 12.07% 10.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 9
Average daily rate £400 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £318 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £405 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £14.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Newbury

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Newbury region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Newbury

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) Debian
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) InfoPath
3 1 (25.00%) Derivative
3 1 (25.00%) Zend
3 1 (25.00%) Zend Framework
3 1 (25.00%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (25.00%) PHP5
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) SCOM
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Security

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (25.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) PHP Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior PHP Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior PHP Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) C Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) C Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Designer
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Designer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) Ajax
2 1 (25.00%) Zend Framework
2 1 (25.00%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Debian
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Security
1 1 (25.00%) OO
1 1 (25.00%) OO PHP
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security Management
1 1 (25.00%) Security Management
1 1 (25.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) PHP5
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Zend
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Nintex
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