The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 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 over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 31 13 18
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 38 88 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.47% 9.27% 7.88%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 24.52% 54.32% 48.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 47 20
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £371
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -12.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £258 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 10
Average hourly rate - - £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £24.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-1.04% -7.69%
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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 Reading region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
155 162 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 18.24% 17.07% 16.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 74 62
Average daily rate £400 £365 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £238 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 10
Average hourly rate - - £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Reading

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Reading region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 55 (44.00%) SQL
2 51 (40.80%) C#
2 51 (40.80%) .NET
3 48 (38.40%) Microsoft
4 40 (32.00%) Oracle
5 37 (29.60%) MS Excel
6 28 (22.40%) ASP.NET
7 25 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (18.40%) JavaScript
9 22 (17.60%) HTML
9 22 (17.60%) WCF
9 22 (17.60%) Security Cleared
10 21 (16.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 21 (16.80%) XML
10 21 (16.80%) BizTalk Server
11 20 (16.00%) T-SQL
11 20 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
12 19 (15.20%) Java
12 19 (15.20%) Web Services
12 19 (15.20%) Data Warehouse
13 18 (14.40%) SharePoint
13 18 (14.40%) Windows
14 16 (12.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 16 (12.80%) jQuery
14 16 (12.80%) Business Intelligence
14 16 (12.80%) MVC
14 16 (12.80%) MySQL
15 13 (10.40%) System Testing
15 13 (10.40%) Data Modelling
15 13 (10.40%) SOA

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 21 (16.80%) BizTalk Server
2 18 (14.40%) SharePoint
3 7 (5.60%) MS Exchange
3 7 (5.60%) SharePoint Server
4 6 (4.80%) CMS
5 5 (4.00%) Lync
5 5 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (3.20%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.40%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (2.40%) Documentum
7 3 (2.40%) IIS
8 2 (1.60%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.60%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.80%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.80%) JBoss
9 1 (0.80%) Apache
Applications
1 37 (29.60%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.20%) MS Office
3 1 (0.80%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 10 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (5.60%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.60%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.60%) Office 365
2 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.60%) SaaS
3 1 (0.80%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.00%) Firewall
2 3 (2.40%) Intranet
2 3 (2.40%) LAN
2 3 (2.40%) WLAN
2 3 (2.40%) WAN
3 2 (1.60%) SNMP
3 2 (1.60%) SAN
4 1 (0.80%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (16.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 19 (15.20%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (12.80%) MySQL
3 16 (12.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (8.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (8.00%) Informix
6 9 (7.20%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 7 (5.60%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (3.20%) Star Schema
10 3 (2.40%) DB2
11 2 (1.60%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (1.60%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.80%) SSDT
12 1 (0.80%) Sqoop
12 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.80%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.80%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 20 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (7.20%) SoapUI
3 8 (6.40%) Jenkins
4 6 (4.80%) Visual Studio
5 5 (4.00%) Fiddler
6 3 (2.40%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.60%) Selenium
7 2 (1.60%) TestComplete
7 2 (1.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (1.60%) LoadRunner
7 2 (1.60%) Subversion
8 1 (0.80%) JIRA
General
1 6 (4.80%) Finance
2 3 (2.40%) Legal
2 3 (2.40%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.40%) Retail
3 2 (1.60%) Advertising
4 1 (0.80%) Games
4 1 (0.80%) Banking
4 1 (0.80%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.80%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 69 (55.20%) Developer
2 17 (13.60%) Architect
2 17 (13.60%) C# Developer
3 15 (12.00%) SQL Developer
3 15 (12.00%) Analyst
4 11 (8.80%) Data Architect
5 10 (8.00%) Test Analyst
5 10 (8.00%) Programmer
5 10 (8.00%) .NET Developer
6 8 (6.40%) C# Programmer
7 7 (5.60%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (4.00%) AWS Developer
8 5 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 5 (4.00%) Consultant
9 4 (3.20%) Systems Analyst
9 4 (3.20%) Web Developer
9 4 (3.20%) Microsoft Developer
9 4 (3.20%) SharePoint Developer
9 4 (3.20%) BizTalk Developer
10 3 (2.40%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (40.80%) .NET
2 28 (22.40%) ASP.NET
3 22 (17.60%) HTML
3 22 (17.60%) WCF
4 21 (16.80%) XML
5 19 (15.20%) Web Services
6 16 (12.80%) jQuery
7 13 (10.40%) SOAP
8 12 (9.60%) CSS
8 12 (9.60%) RESTful
8 12 (9.60%) WPF
9 11 (8.80%) Ajax
10 9 (7.20%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (7.20%) AngularJS
10 9 (7.20%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (6.40%) .NET Framework
11 8 (6.40%) XSD
12 6 (4.80%) Entity Framework
13 5 (4.00%) LINQ
14 4 (3.20%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.60%) Management Information System
2 8 (6.40%) Client/Server
2 8 (6.40%) Mobile Computing
3 5 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.40%) iSeries
4 3 (2.40%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.40%) Cryptography
4 3 (2.40%) AS400
5 2 (1.60%) Replication
5 2 (1.60%) Clustering
5 2 (1.60%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.60%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.80%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.80%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.80%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.80%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.80%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.80%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.80%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (14.40%) Windows
2 6 (4.80%) Linux
3 4 (3.20%) Windows XP
4 3 (2.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.40%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.60%) UNIX
5 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.60%) zOS
5 2 (1.60%) AIX
6 1 (0.80%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.80%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.80%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.80%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (12.80%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (12.80%) MVC
3 13 (10.40%) Data Modelling
3 13 (10.40%) SOA
3 13 (10.40%) System Testing
4 12 (9.60%) SDLC
5 11 (8.80%) CRM
5 11 (8.80%) Migration
5 11 (8.80%) Unit Testing
6 10 (8.00%) Scrum
7 9 (7.20%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (6.40%) Test Scripting
8 8 (6.40%) ETL
8 8 (6.40%) RAD
9 7 (5.60%) ITIL
9 7 (5.60%) TDD
9 7 (5.60%) Mentoring
10 6 (4.80%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 55 (44.00%) SQL
2 51 (40.80%) C#
3 23 (18.40%) JavaScript
4 20 (16.00%) T-SQL
5 19 (15.20%) Java
6 6 (4.80%) PHP
6 6 (4.80%) VB
7 5 (4.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 3 (2.40%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.40%) Python
8 3 (2.40%) Perl
8 3 (2.40%) C++
9 2 (1.60%) Delphi
9 2 (1.60%) VBScript
9 2 (1.60%) Ruby
9 2 (1.60%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (17.60%) Security Cleared
2 12 (9.60%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (4.00%) MCP
5 4 (3.20%) MCSE
5 4 (3.20%) Degree
6 3 (2.40%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.60%) MCDBA
7 2 (1.60%) MCTS
7 2 (1.60%) MCITP
8 1 (0.80%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.60%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 2 (1.60%) QA
System Software
1 11 (8.80%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (4.80%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (3.20%) SCOM
3 3 (2.40%) SCCM
4 2 (1.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (1.60%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (1.60%) MOM
5 1 (0.80%) Oozie
Vendors
1 48 (38.40%) Microsoft
2 40 (32.00%) Oracle
3 13 (10.40%) Business Objects
4 10 (8.00%) webMethods
5 8 (6.40%) Telerik
6 6 (4.80%) Citrix
7 4 (3.20%) SAP
7 4 (3.20%) VMware
8 3 (2.40%) Sitecore
8 3 (2.40%) EMC
9 1 (0.80%) Informatica
9 1 (0.80%) IBM
9 1 (0.80%) Capita
9 1 (0.80%) Endeca
9 1 (0.80%) Google
9 1 (0.80%) Coremetrics
9 1 (0.80%) LANDesk
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