The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 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 Reading 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 2008
Rank 39 54 69
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +15
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 34 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.17% 2.07% 0.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 18.18% 12.60% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 4 5
Average daily rate £350 £388 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +7.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £279 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.55% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 0
Average hourly rate - £29.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
- -0.76%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
187 127 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 17.41% 16.45% 11.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 50 43
Average daily rate £375 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £223 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 £29.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.44% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
SQL Server 2008
Berkshire

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Reading region.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Reading

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Reading region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Reading region.

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing SQL Server 2008 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 2008.

1 48 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 28 (58.33%) SQL
3 27 (56.25%) .NET
4 24 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 24 (50.00%) C#
4 24 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 21 (43.75%) Microsoft
6 14 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (27.08%) Windows
7 13 (27.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (27.08%) SQL Server 2005
8 12 (25.00%) ETL
8 12 (25.00%) MVC
9 11 (22.92%) ASP.NET
9 11 (22.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (22.92%) WCF
10 10 (20.83%) Visual Studio
10 10 (20.83%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (20.83%) Migration
11 9 (18.75%) Finance
11 9 (18.75%) BizTalk Server
11 9 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (18.75%) SAP
11 9 (18.75%) .NET Framework
12 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (16.67%) XML
12 8 (16.67%) HTML
12 8 (16.67%) IIS
12 8 (16.67%) MS Excel
12 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing SQL Server 2008 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 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (18.75%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (16.67%) IIS
3 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.25%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.17%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (4.17%) Apache
4 2 (4.17%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.08%) ArcGIS
5 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (10.42%) SAP SD
1 5 (10.42%) SAP FI
1 5 (10.42%) SAP MM
1 5 (10.42%) SAP CRM
2 4 (8.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (2.08%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) TCP/IP
1 3 (6.25%) SAN
2 2 (4.17%) Firewall
2 2 (4.17%) LAN
2 2 (4.17%) DNS
2 2 (4.17%) HTTP
3 1 (2.08%) SSL
3 1 (2.08%) DHCP
3 1 (2.08%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (27.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (22.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (20.83%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (12.50%) OLAP
8 5 (10.42%) QlikView
8 5 (10.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (8.33%) BusinessObjects XI
9 4 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (8.33%) MS Access
9 4 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 1 (2.08%) Star Schema
11 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (2.08%) Data Mart
11 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (20.83%) Visual Studio
2 5 (10.42%) LSMW
3 3 (6.25%) NUnit
3 3 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.25%) SoapUI
4 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (18.75%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.08%) Military
Job Titles
1 23 (47.92%) Developer
2 11 (22.92%) C# Developer
3 8 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 7 (14.58%) Consultant
4 7 (14.58%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (14.58%) .NET Developer
4 7 (14.58%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (14.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (10.42%) Senior Support Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Report Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Architect
6 4 (8.33%) Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) SQL Developer
6 4 (8.33%) SAP Consultant
6 4 (8.33%) Analyst Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Migration Consultant
7 3 (6.25%) Software Developer
7 3 (6.25%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (56.25%) .NET
2 11 (22.92%) ASP.NET
2 11 (22.92%) WCF
3 9 (18.75%) .NET Framework
4 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (16.67%) XML
4 8 (16.67%) HTML
5 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 7 (14.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 6 (12.50%) XSD
7 5 (10.42%) BAPI
8 4 (8.33%) MDX
8 4 (8.33%) jQuery
8 4 (8.33%) CSS3
8 4 (8.33%) HTML5
8 4 (8.33%) CSS
9 3 (6.25%) SOAP
10 2 (4.17%) Web Services
10 2 (4.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) AS400
2 4 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.33%) Data Conversion
3 2 (4.17%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (4.17%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.08%) Clustering
4 1 (2.08%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.08%) Windows
1 13 (27.08%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (10.42%) UNIX
4 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.17%) Linux
6 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (25.00%) ETL
2 12 (25.00%) MVC
3 10 (20.83%) Migration
4 7 (14.58%) CRM
4 7 (14.58%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (10.42%) Data Modelling
5 5 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (10.42%) Data Migration
6 4 (8.33%) Web Application Development
6 4 (8.33%) Low Latency
6 4 (8.33%) Validation
6 4 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 4 (8.33%) SOA
6 4 (8.33%) ITIL
7 3 (6.25%) UML
7 3 (6.25%) OO
7 3 (6.25%) ERP
7 3 (6.25%) OOD
7 3 (6.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 28 (58.33%) SQL
2 24 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 24 (50.00%) C#
3 7 (14.58%) C
4 6 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 6 (12.50%) C++
5 4 (8.33%) VBA
6 2 (4.17%) VB6
6 2 (4.17%) VB
7 1 (2.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (12.50%) MCSE
3 5 (10.42%) MCTS
4 4 (8.33%) Degree
4 4 (8.33%) MCSD
5 1 (2.08%) MCDBA
5 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.08%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.08%) GxP
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) SCCM
1 2 (4.17%) SCOM
2 1 (2.08%) Foglight
2 1 (2.08%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 21 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 9 (18.75%) SAP
3 5 (10.42%) Informatica
4 4 (8.33%) Cognos
4 4 (8.33%) IBM
4 4 (8.33%) Business Objects
5 3 (6.25%) VMware
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle
6 1 (2.08%) Cisco
6 1 (2.08%) NetApp
6 1 (2.08%) HP
6 1 (2.08%) ESRI
6 1 (2.08%) Fujitsu
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