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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 25 25 20
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 47 53 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 6.46% 5.57% 7.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 45.63% 35.10% 47.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 40 50
Median daily rate £400 £400 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £225 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £451 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £359 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £19.63 £26.50 £175.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.94% -84.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.75 £25.97 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+45.36% +8.20%
SQL Server
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
103 151 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 14.15% 15.86% 15.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 112 91
Median daily rate £396 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £235 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 1
Median hourly rate £9.50 £9.50 £175.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -94.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.75 £31.40
% change year-on-year
+47.57% -17.99%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 3 December 2016.

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 3 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 36 (52.17%) C#
2 29 (42.03%) .NET
3 26 (37.68%) Microsoft
4 25 (36.23%) SQL
5 17 (24.64%) Oracle
5 17 (24.64%) ASP.NET
5 17 (24.64%) Windows
6 15 (21.74%) T-SQL
7 14 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (20.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (18.84%) Dynamics CRM
8 13 (18.84%) JavaScript
8 13 (18.84%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (18.84%) MS Excel
8 13 (18.84%) CRM
9 12 (17.39%) CSS
9 12 (17.39%) SQL Server 2012
10 11 (15.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (14.49%) HTML
11 10 (14.49%) BizTalk Server
11 10 (14.49%) SQL Server 2014
12 9 (13.04%) Scrum
12 9 (13.04%) Dynamics AX
13 8 (11.59%) MVC
13 8 (11.59%) XML
13 8 (11.59%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (10.14%) ETL
14 7 (10.14%) Data Modelling
14 7 (10.14%) CSS3
15 6 (8.70%) Windows Server

SQL Server
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 10 (14.49%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.35%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.90%) IIS
4 2 (2.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.45%) CMS
5 1 (1.45%) JBoss
5 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.45%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (18.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (18.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (13.04%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.45%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.45%) Maximo
3 1 (1.45%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (1.45%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.90%) IaaS
2 2 (2.90%) PaaS
3 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.45%) Mimecast
3 1 (1.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) HTTP
1 2 (2.90%) SAN
2 1 (1.45%) DHCP
2 1 (1.45%) DNS
2 1 (1.45%) Internet
2 1 (1.45%) LAN
2 1 (1.45%) MPLS
2 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.45%) WAN
2 1 (1.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (17.39%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (15.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (14.49%) SQL Server 2014
5 8 (11.59%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (7.25%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (4.35%) OLAP
7 3 (4.35%) Oracle Database
7 3 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (2.90%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 2 (2.90%) MySQL
8 2 (2.90%) OLTP
8 2 (2.90%) Power BI
8 2 (2.90%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.45%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.45%) Pentaho
9 1 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (8.70%) Visual Studio
2 5 (7.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (5.80%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.35%) MSTest
4 3 (4.35%) Selenium
4 3 (4.35%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.90%) Fiddler
5 2 (2.90%) SpecFlow
5 2 (2.90%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.45%) Bower
6 1 (1.45%) git-flow
6 1 (1.45%) Gradle
6 1 (1.45%) Grunt
6 1 (1.45%) JBehave
6 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.45%) LoadUI
6 1 (1.45%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.45%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (1.45%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (7.25%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Advertising
3 2 (2.90%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.45%) Legal
4 1 (1.45%) Marketing
4 1 (1.45%) Retail
4 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (65.22%) Developer
2 20 (28.99%) .NET Developer
3 13 (18.84%) SQL Developer
4 10 (14.49%) C# Developer
5 9 (13.04%) ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (13.04%) SQL Server Developer
6 7 (10.14%) BizTalk Developer
7 6 (8.70%) Architect
7 6 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (7.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 5 (7.25%) DBA
9 4 (5.80%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 4 (5.80%) Data Architect
9 4 (5.80%) SQL BI Developer
9 4 (5.80%) SSIS Developer
10 3 (4.35%) Analyst
10 3 (4.35%) C# WPF Developer
10 3 (4.35%) SQL Server DBA
10 3 (4.35%) WCF Developer
10 3 (4.35%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (42.03%) .NET
2 17 (24.64%) ASP.NET
3 12 (17.39%) CSS
4 10 (14.49%) HTML
5 8 (11.59%) XML
6 7 (10.14%) CSS3
7 6 (8.70%) WCF
7 6 (8.70%) Web Services
8 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (7.25%) WPF
9 4 (5.80%) AngularJS
10 3 (4.35%) .NET Framework
10 3 (4.35%) Kendo UI
10 3 (4.35%) RESTful
10 3 (4.35%) WinForms
11 2 (2.90%) jQuery
11 2 (2.90%) JSON
11 2 (2.90%) LINQ
11 2 (2.90%) MDX
11 2 (2.90%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (4.35%) Replication
2 1 (1.45%) AS400
2 1 (1.45%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.45%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.45%) iSeries
2 1 (1.45%) Mainframe
2 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 17 (24.64%) Windows
2 6 (8.70%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.45%) AIX
5 1 (1.45%) Linux
5 1 (1.45%) Unix
5 1 (1.45%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.45%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.45%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.45%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.45%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (18.84%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (18.84%) CRM
3 9 (13.04%) Scrum
4 8 (11.59%) MVC
5 7 (10.14%) Data Modelling
5 7 (10.14%) ETL
6 6 (8.70%) Migration
7 5 (7.25%) Project Management
7 5 (7.25%) System Testing
8 4 (5.80%) BDD
8 4 (5.80%) Data Analysis
8 4 (5.80%) Data Protection
8 4 (5.80%) Kimball Methodology
8 4 (5.80%) Mentoring
8 4 (5.80%) Open Source
8 4 (5.80%) SOA
8 4 (5.80%) Software Testing
8 4 (5.80%) TDD
8 4 (5.80%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 36 (52.17%) C#
2 25 (36.23%) SQL
3 15 (21.74%) T-SQL
4 13 (18.84%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.80%) C++
6 3 (4.35%) C
6 3 (4.35%) Java
6 3 (4.35%) PL/SQL
6 3 (4.35%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.90%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.45%) PHP
8 1 (1.45%) Python
8 1 (1.45%) Ruby
8 1 (1.45%) SQR
8 1 (1.45%) VB
8 1 (1.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.35%) Degree
2 3 (4.35%) MCITP
3 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.45%) MCP
4 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.45%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.45%) Docker
1 1 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) WMI
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.45%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 26 (37.68%) Microsoft
2 17 (24.64%) Oracle
3 3 (4.35%) VMware
4 2 (2.90%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.45%) Aruba
5 1 (1.45%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.45%) Citrix
5 1 (1.45%) Cognos
5 1 (1.45%) HP
5 1 (1.45%) Informatica
5 1 (1.45%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.45%) SAP
5 1 (1.45%) Sophos
5 1 (1.45%) Talend
5 1 (1.45%) Telerik
5 1 (1.45%) Veeam
5 1 (1.45%) Xamarin
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