The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Reading region that had SQL Server Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Server Consultant
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 61 85 -
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Consultant 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.29% 0.098% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.10% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £575 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.75% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
652 956 877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 93.14% 94.00% 95.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 562 472
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 43 23
Median hourly rate £17.50 £55.55 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.49% +184.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

SQL Server Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Reading region that featured SQL Server Consultant in the job title.

SQL Server Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

SQL Server Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

SQL Server Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Reading

SQL Server Consultant Skill Set
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, SQL Server Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region featuring SQL Server Consultant in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) Skype for Business
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (50.00%) Private Cloud
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) CRM
3 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (50.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (25.00%) PaaS
4 1 (25.00%) ERP
4 1 (25.00%) ETL
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Complex ETL
4 1 (25.00%) IaaS
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services

SQL Server Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) IaaS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) CRM
1 2 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (25.00%) Complex ETL
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft