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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 31 15 13
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 39 72 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.17% 8.14% 8.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 23.93% 54.55% 44.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 42 25
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£350 £338 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -8.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £259 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £423 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Average hourly rate - - £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.88 £22.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+4.94% -17.27%
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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
163 132 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 17.43% 14.93% 19.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 65 70
Average daily rate £400 £350 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £258 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £633
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Average hourly rate - - £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 (47.83%) SQL
2 48 (41.74%) C#
3 46 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 45 (39.13%) .NET
5 38 (33.04%) Oracle
6 36 (31.30%) MS Excel
7 24 (20.87%) T-SQL
8 23 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (19.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 21 (18.26%) WCF
10 21 (18.26%) Security Cleared
11 20 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
11 20 (17.39%) ASP.NET
11 20 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
12 19 (16.52%) MVC
12 19 (16.52%) JavaScript
13 18 (15.65%) HTML
13 18 (15.65%) BizTalk Server
13 18 (15.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 17 (14.78%) Java
14 17 (14.78%) Web Services
14 17 (14.78%) XML
15 16 (13.91%) Business Intelligence
15 16 (13.91%) SC Cleared
16 14 (12.17%) CSS
16 14 (12.17%) MySQL
17 13 (11.30%) jQuery
17 13 (11.30%) System Testing
17 13 (11.30%) RESTful
17 13 (11.30%) BusinessObjects

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 18 (15.65%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 7 (6.09%) MS Exchange
4 5 (4.35%) Lync
5 4 (3.48%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.61%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (2.61%) IIS
7 2 (1.74%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.74%) CMS
7 2 (1.74%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (1.74%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.87%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.87%) JBoss
8 1 (0.87%) Apache
Applications
1 36 (31.30%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.48%) MS Office
3 1 (0.87%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 11 (9.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (6.09%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.74%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.61%) Office 365
2 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.74%) SaaS
3 1 (0.87%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.61%) LAN
1 3 (2.61%) WLAN
1 3 (2.61%) WAN
2 2 (1.74%) SNMP
2 2 (1.74%) SAN
2 2 (1.74%) Intranet
3 1 (0.87%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (19.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 20 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (15.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (12.17%) MySQL
5 13 (11.30%) BusinessObjects
6 9 (7.83%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 8 (6.96%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (6.96%) Informix
8 7 (6.09%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (3.48%) Star Schema
11 3 (2.61%) DB2
12 2 (1.74%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (1.74%) Relational Database
13 1 (0.87%) SSDT
13 1 (0.87%) Sqoop
13 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (7.83%) SoapUI
3 8 (6.96%) Jenkins
4 5 (4.35%) Visual Studio
4 5 (4.35%) Fiddler
5 2 (1.74%) TestComplete
5 2 (1.74%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.74%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (1.74%) LoadRunner
5 2 (1.74%) Subversion
5 2 (1.74%) Selenium
6 1 (0.87%) JIRA
General
1 8 (6.96%) Finance
2 3 (2.61%) Legal
2 3 (2.61%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.61%) Retail
3 2 (1.74%) Advertising
4 1 (0.87%) Games
4 1 (0.87%) Banking
4 1 (0.87%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.87%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 67 (58.26%) Developer
2 17 (14.78%) C# Developer
3 15 (13.04%) Analyst
4 14 (12.17%) Architect
4 14 (12.17%) SQL Developer
5 11 (9.57%) .NET Developer
6 10 (8.70%) Programmer
7 9 (7.83%) Data Architect
7 9 (7.83%) Test Analyst
8 8 (6.96%) C# Programmer
8 8 (6.96%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (4.35%) AWS Developer
9 5 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 4 (3.48%) Microsoft Developer
10 4 (3.48%) BizTalk Developer
10 4 (3.48%) Systems Analyst
10 4 (3.48%) Software Developer
10 4 (3.48%) DBA
10 4 (3.48%) SQL DBA
11 3 (2.61%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (39.13%) .NET
2 21 (18.26%) WCF
3 20 (17.39%) ASP.NET
4 18 (15.65%) HTML
5 17 (14.78%) Web Services
5 17 (14.78%) XML
6 14 (12.17%) CSS
7 13 (11.30%) jQuery
7 13 (11.30%) RESTful
8 11 (9.57%) SOAP
9 10 (8.70%) Ajax
9 10 (8.70%) WPF
10 9 (7.83%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (6.96%) AngularJS
11 8 (6.96%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (6.96%) XSD
12 7 (6.09%) .NET Framework
13 6 (5.22%) CSS3
13 6 (5.22%) HTML5
14 5 (4.35%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.43%) Management Information System
2 8 (6.96%) Client/Server
2 8 (6.96%) Mobile Computing
3 5 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.61%) iSeries
4 3 (2.61%) AS400
5 2 (1.74%) Replication
5 2 (1.74%) Clustering
5 2 (1.74%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.74%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.87%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.87%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.87%) Statistics
6 1 (0.87%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.87%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.87%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.87%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.87%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.96%) Windows
2 6 (5.22%) Linux
3 2 (1.74%) AIX
3 2 (1.74%) zOS
3 2 (1.74%) UNIX
4 1 (0.87%) Android
4 1 (0.87%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.87%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.87%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.87%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (16.52%) MVC
3 16 (13.91%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (11.30%) System Testing
4 13 (11.30%) SDLC
5 12 (10.43%) CRM
5 12 (10.43%) Data Modelling
6 11 (9.57%) Unit Testing
7 10 (8.70%) SOA
7 10 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (7.83%) ETL
9 8 (6.96%) RAD
9 8 (6.96%) Scrum
9 8 (6.96%) Test Scripting
9 8 (6.96%) Migration
10 7 (6.09%) TDD
10 7 (6.09%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (5.22%) Mentoring
12 4 (3.48%) Software Architecture
12 4 (3.48%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 55 (47.83%) SQL
2 48 (41.74%) C#
3 24 (20.87%) T-SQL
4 19 (16.52%) JavaScript
5 17 (14.78%) Java
6 6 (5.22%) PHP
6 6 (5.22%) VB
6 6 (5.22%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 3 (2.61%) VB.NET
7 3 (2.61%) Python
7 3 (2.61%) Perl
7 3 (2.61%) C++
8 2 (1.74%) Delphi
8 2 (1.74%) VBScript
8 2 (1.74%) Ruby
8 2 (1.74%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.87%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (18.26%) Security Cleared
2 16 (13.91%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.48%) Degree
4 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.61%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.74%) MCTS
5 2 (1.74%) MCITP
5 2 (1.74%) MCP
5 2 (1.74%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.87%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.87%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.74%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 2 (1.74%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.74%) SCOM
2 2 (1.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (1.74%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.87%) MOM
3 1 (0.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.87%) SCCM
3 1 (0.87%) Oozie
Vendors
1 46 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 38 (33.04%) Oracle
3 8 (6.96%) Telerik
3 8 (6.96%) webMethods
4 6 (5.22%) Citrix
5 4 (3.48%) SAP
5 4 (3.48%) VMware
6 2 (1.74%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.87%) IBM
7 1 (0.87%) Informatica
7 1 (0.87%) Capita
7 1 (0.87%) Endeca
7 1 (0.87%) Google
7 1 (0.87%) Coremetrics
7 1 (0.87%) LANDesk
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