The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 Newbury 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 21 15 16
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 1.23% 3.42% 4.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.52% 35.71% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate £313 £300 £163
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +84.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £28.00 £25.88
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +8.19%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
21 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 12.96% 9.59% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 3
Average daily rate £400 £350 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +75.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £285 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £421 £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £72.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +61.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
SQL Server
Berkshire

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 8 (72.73%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) Oracle
3 5 (45.45%) UNIX
3 5 (45.45%) Windows
3 5 (45.45%) QA
4 4 (36.36%) VB.NET
4 4 (36.36%) C#
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
5 3 (27.27%) Finance
5 3 (27.27%) Scrum
5 3 (27.27%) HTML
5 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
5 3 (27.27%) Linux
5 3 (27.27%) jQuery
5 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
6 2 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (18.18%) Investment Banking
6 2 (18.18%) Web Development
6 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (18.18%) QADirector
6 2 (18.18%) Selenium
6 2 (18.18%) Ruby
6 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) MS Project Server
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Project
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 1 (9.09%) Intranet
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
1 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
1 2 (18.18%) MySQL
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (9.09%) OLAP
2 1 (9.09%) Data Mining
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) QADirector
1 2 (18.18%) Selenium
1 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
1 2 (18.18%) Ranorex
1 2 (18.18%) Toad
1 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
1 2 (18.18%) WinRunner
1 2 (18.18%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner
2 1 (9.09%) Bugzilla
2 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
2 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Investment Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Retail
3 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Tester
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Test Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Developer
3 2 (18.18%) QA Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Software Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Data Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Deployment Manager
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) QA Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) ETL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) HTML
2 3 (27.27%) jQuery
3 2 (18.18%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (18.18%) XML
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 1 (9.09%) CSS
4 1 (9.09%) SOAP
4 1 (9.09%) XSL
4 1 (9.09%) XSLT
4 1 (9.09%) HTML5
4 1 (9.09%) Ajax
4 1 (9.09%) WCF
4 1 (9.09%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Integration
1 2 (18.18%) Open Source
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Social Media
2 1 (9.09%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) UNIX
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Scrum
1 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Web Development
2 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
2 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
2 2 (18.18%) User Stories
2 2 (18.18%) Automation Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Black-Box Testing
2 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
2 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
2 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) ETL
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) MVC
3 1 (9.09%) Data Management
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) VB.NET
2 4 (36.36%) C#
3 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
4 2 (18.18%) Ruby
4 2 (18.18%) VB
4 2 (18.18%) Perl
4 2 (18.18%) Java
5 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
1 2 (18.18%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
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