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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 19 12 19
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 76 107 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 7.58% 10.15% 7.70%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 49.03% 56.32% 47.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 70 24
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£400 £328 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.13% -12.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £453 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 10
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -53.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +14.54%
SQL Server
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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 Reading region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
155 190 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 15.45% 18.03% 16.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 113 54
Average daily rate £400 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 10
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -53.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 62 (47.69%) .NET
2 57 (43.85%) SQL
3 54 (41.54%) C#
4 40 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 38 (29.23%) Oracle
6 34 (26.15%) ASP.NET
7 31 (23.85%) JavaScript
8 28 (21.54%) HTML
9 27 (20.77%) Windows
10 26 (20.00%) jQuery
11 25 (19.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 25 (19.23%) MS Excel
12 24 (18.46%) SharePoint
13 22 (16.92%) BizTalk Server
14 21 (16.15%) XML
14 21 (16.15%) Agile Software Development
15 20 (15.38%) CSS
16 19 (14.62%) Business Intelligence
16 19 (14.62%) MVC
17 18 (13.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 17 (13.08%) SQL Server 2008
18 17 (13.08%) Business Objects
19 16 (12.31%) Data Warehouse
19 16 (12.31%) Security Cleared
20 15 (11.54%) Web Services
21 13 (10.00%) Active Directory
21 13 (10.00%) CMS
21 13 (10.00%) Data Modelling
21 13 (10.00%) WCF
22 12 (9.23%) .NET Framework

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 24 (18.46%) SharePoint
2 22 (16.92%) BizTalk Server
3 13 (10.00%) CMS
4 9 (6.92%) MS Exchange
4 9 (6.92%) Sitecore CMS
5 8 (6.15%) SharePoint Server
5 8 (6.15%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (5.38%) IIS
7 6 (4.62%) Lync
8 4 (3.08%) WebSphere
9 3 (2.31%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (2.31%) Documentum
10 1 (0.77%) Sitefinity
10 1 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 25 (19.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.77%) PowerPivot
2 1 (0.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (6.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (5.38%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.54%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.15%) Office 365
2 1 (0.77%) SaaS
2 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.77%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.38%) Firewall
2 5 (3.85%) Intranet
3 4 (3.08%) SAN
4 1 (0.77%) Wireless
4 1 (0.77%) LAN
4 1 (0.77%) VoIP
4 1 (0.77%) WAN
4 1 (0.77%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.77%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.77%) VPN
4 1 (0.77%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (19.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 18 (13.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (13.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (12.31%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (9.23%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (8.46%) MySQL
7 9 (6.92%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 9 (6.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (6.15%) Informix
9 4 (3.08%) QlikView
9 4 (3.08%) OLAP
10 3 (2.31%) OLAP Cube
10 3 (2.31%) Star Schema
10 3 (2.31%) DB2
10 3 (2.31%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (2.31%) PerformancePoint
11 2 (1.54%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (1.54%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.77%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 12 (9.23%) Visual Studio
2 11 (8.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (4.62%) SoapUI
4 5 (3.85%) Fiddler
5 3 (2.31%) Subversion
5 3 (2.31%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.54%) Selenium
6 2 (1.54%) TestComplete
6 2 (1.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (1.54%) LoadRunner
6 2 (1.54%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.77%) Moq
7 1 (0.77%) JIRA
7 1 (0.77%) Firebug
General
1 8 (6.15%) Finance
2 3 (2.31%) Investment Banking
2 3 (2.31%) Banking
2 3 (2.31%) Retail
3 2 (1.54%) Back Office
3 2 (1.54%) Legal
4 1 (0.77%) Games
4 1 (0.77%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 73 (56.15%) Developer
2 16 (12.31%) SQL Developer
3 15 (11.54%) Architect
4 13 (10.00%) Analyst
5 11 (8.46%) C# Developer
6 9 (6.92%) .NET Developer
7 8 (6.15%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 8 (6.15%) Data Architect
8 7 (5.38%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (5.38%) Consultant
8 7 (5.38%) Test Analyst
9 6 (4.62%) SharePoint Developer
9 6 (4.62%) Web Developer
10 5 (3.85%) AWS Developer
10 5 (3.85%) Business Developer
10 5 (3.85%) Support Engineer
10 5 (3.85%) Systems Analyst
11 4 (3.08%) BizTalk Developer
11 4 (3.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 4 (3.08%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (47.69%) .NET
2 34 (26.15%) ASP.NET
3 28 (21.54%) HTML
4 26 (20.00%) jQuery
5 21 (16.15%) XML
6 20 (15.38%) CSS
7 15 (11.54%) Web Services
8 13 (10.00%) WCF
9 12 (9.23%) .NET Framework
9 12 (9.23%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (8.46%) SOAP
11 9 (6.92%) AngularJS
11 9 (6.92%) Ajax
11 9 (6.92%) WPF
12 8 (6.15%) HTML5
12 8 (6.15%) CSS3
13 6 (4.62%) RESTful
13 6 (4.62%) MDX
14 5 (3.85%) Entity Framework
14 5 (3.85%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.23%) Management Information System
2 10 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.08%) Data Integration
4 3 (2.31%) NHS
4 3 (2.31%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.31%) Replication
4 3 (2.31%) Clustering
4 3 (2.31%) AS400
4 3 (2.31%) Cryptography
4 3 (2.31%) iSeries
5 2 (1.54%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.54%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.54%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (0.77%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.77%) User Experience
6 1 (0.77%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.77%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.77%) Kindle
6 1 (0.77%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.77%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 27 (20.77%) Windows
2 5 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (2.31%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (2.31%) Windows XP
3 3 (2.31%) Linux
3 3 (2.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.54%) UNIX
4 2 (1.54%) AIX
4 2 (1.54%) zOS
5 1 (0.77%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.77%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (16.15%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (14.62%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (14.62%) MVC
3 13 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 12 (9.23%) SOA
5 11 (8.46%) Migration
6 10 (7.69%) CRM
7 9 (6.92%) Mentoring
8 8 (6.15%) TDD
8 8 (6.15%) ITIL
9 7 (5.38%) System Testing
10 6 (4.62%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (3.85%) Analytics
11 5 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (3.85%) Project Management
11 5 (3.85%) Scrum
11 5 (3.85%) Test Scripting
12 4 (3.08%) Unit Testing
12 4 (3.08%) Web Development
12 4 (3.08%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 57 (43.85%) SQL
2 54 (41.54%) C#
3 31 (23.85%) JavaScript
4 12 (9.23%) Java
4 12 (9.23%) T-SQL
5 5 (3.85%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 3 (2.31%) VB.NET
6 3 (2.31%) PHP
6 3 (2.31%) C++
7 2 (1.54%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.54%) Ruby
7 2 (1.54%) Delphi
7 2 (1.54%) VBScript
7 2 (1.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (12.31%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (5.38%) Degree
4 6 (4.62%) SC Cleared
4 6 (4.62%) MCTS
5 5 (3.85%) MCP
5 5 (3.85%) MCITP
6 3 (2.31%) MCSE
6 3 (2.31%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.54%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.77%) ISEB
8 1 (0.77%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.77%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.31%) QA
2 2 (1.54%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.77%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.77%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.77%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (5.38%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (2.31%) SCCM
2 3 (2.31%) SCOM
3 2 (1.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.54%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (1.54%) MOM
4 1 (0.77%) Oozie
Vendors
1 40 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 38 (29.23%) Oracle
3 17 (13.08%) Business Objects
4 9 (6.92%) Sitecore
5 8 (6.15%) webMethods
6 5 (3.85%) Informatica
6 5 (3.85%) VMware
7 3 (2.31%) EMC
7 3 (2.31%) Citrix
7 3 (2.31%) Telerik
8 2 (1.54%) SAP
9 1 (0.77%) Cisco
9 1 (0.77%) IBM
9 1 (0.77%) HP
9 1 (0.77%) Endeca
9 1 (0.77%) Google
9 1 (0.77%) Coremetrics
9 1 (0.77%) Ektron
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