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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 23 24 17
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 43 64 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 6.15% 6.27% 7.95%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 34.68% 32.49% 53.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 43 39
Median daily rate £389 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £511 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Median hourly rate £50.50 £12.50 £55.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+304.00% -77.53%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% -25.00%

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
124 197 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 17.74% 19.31% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 137 72
Median daily rate £475 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £500 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 3
Median hourly rate £9.50 £9.50 £55.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -82.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017, 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 39 (44.32%) SQL
2 37 (42.05%) Microsoft
3 34 (38.64%) C#
4 33 (37.50%) .NET
5 25 (28.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 23 (26.14%) Dynamics CRM
6 23 (26.14%) CRM
7 21 (23.86%) Windows
7 21 (23.86%) SQL Server 2012
8 18 (20.45%) Finance
8 18 (20.45%) Oracle
9 17 (19.32%) ASP.NET
9 17 (19.32%) T-SQL
10 16 (18.18%) JavaScript
10 16 (18.18%) ETL
10 16 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
11 15 (17.05%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (15.91%) MS Excel
13 13 (14.77%) Data Warehouse
13 13 (14.77%) SQL Server 2014
14 12 (13.64%) SharePoint
14 12 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
15 11 (12.50%) Data Protection
15 11 (12.50%) Migration
15 11 (12.50%) CSS
16 10 (11.36%) ERP
16 10 (11.36%) Data Modelling
16 10 (11.36%) WCF
16 10 (11.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 16 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
2 12 (13.64%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.41%) JBoss
3 3 (3.41%) SAS
4 2 (2.27%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (15.91%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.27%) MS Office
3 1 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 23 (26.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (10.23%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (2.27%) SAP BPC
4 1 (1.14%) Maximo
4 1 (1.14%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (10.23%) IaaS
2 9 (10.23%) PaaS
3 1 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.41%) Firewall
1 3 (3.41%) Internet
2 2 (2.27%) SAN
3 1 (1.14%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (28.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 21 (23.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (14.77%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (14.77%) SQL Server 2014
4 10 (11.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (6.82%) Relational Database
6 5 (5.68%) Oracle Database
7 4 (4.55%) OLAP
7 4 (4.55%) OLTP
7 4 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (3.41%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (3.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (2.27%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (2.27%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 2 (2.27%) Power BI
9 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (1.14%) CloverETL
10 1 (1.14%) DB2
10 1 (1.14%) Pentaho
10 1 (1.14%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (6.82%) Visual Studio
2 5 (5.68%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.41%) MSTest
5 2 (2.27%) Bower
5 2 (2.27%) Grunt
5 2 (2.27%) Selenium
5 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (2.27%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.27%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.14%) git-flow
6 1 (1.14%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.14%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (1.14%) Vagrant
General
1 18 (20.45%) Finance
2 4 (4.55%) Retail
3 2 (2.27%) Advertising
3 2 (2.27%) Banking
3 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.14%) Legal
4 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 53 (60.23%) Developer
2 20 (22.73%) SQL Developer
3 19 (21.59%) .NET Developer
4 14 (15.91%) SQL Server Developer
5 11 (12.50%) C# Developer
6 9 (10.23%) ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (10.23%) BizTalk Developer
7 8 (9.09%) DBA
8 7 (7.95%) Analyst
8 7 (7.95%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (6.82%) Architect
9 6 (6.82%) Consultant
9 6 (6.82%) Integration Developer
10 5 (5.68%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 5 (5.68%) SQL DBA
10 5 (5.68%) WCF Developer
11 4 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 4 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
11 4 (4.55%) SQL Analyst
11 4 (4.55%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (37.50%) .NET
2 17 (19.32%) ASP.NET
3 11 (12.50%) CSS
4 10 (11.36%) CSS3
4 10 (11.36%) WCF
5 9 (10.23%) Web Services
6 7 (7.95%) AngularJS
7 6 (6.82%) HTML
7 6 (6.82%) XML
8 4 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (4.55%) HTML5
8 4 (4.55%) jQuery
8 4 (4.55%) WinForms
9 3 (3.41%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 3 (3.41%) Java EE
9 3 (3.41%) Node.js
9 3 (3.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (2.27%) Entity Framework
10 2 (2.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.41%) Replication
2 2 (2.27%) AS400
2 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.14%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.14%) Clustering
3 1 (1.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.14%) iPad
3 1 (1.14%) iSeries
3 1 (1.14%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.14%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 21 (23.86%) Windows
2 9 (10.23%) Windows Server
3 5 (5.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.27%) Linux
4 2 (2.27%) Unix
4 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.14%) AIX
5 1 (1.14%) Solaris
5 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.14%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (26.14%) CRM
2 16 (18.18%) ETL
3 15 (17.05%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (12.50%) Data Protection
5 11 (12.50%) Migration
6 10 (11.36%) Data Modelling
6 10 (11.36%) ERP
7 9 (10.23%) Data Analysis
7 9 (10.23%) MVC
7 9 (10.23%) Project Management
8 7 (7.95%) Kimball Methodology
8 7 (7.95%) Scrum
8 7 (7.95%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (6.82%) ITIL
10 5 (5.68%) Complex ETL
10 5 (5.68%) Data Migration
10 5 (5.68%) Defect Management
10 5 (5.68%) Multithreading
10 5 (5.68%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 39 (44.32%) SQL
2 34 (38.64%) C#
3 17 (19.32%) T-SQL
4 16 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.41%) C
5 3 (3.41%) Java
5 3 (3.41%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.27%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.27%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.14%) C++
7 1 (1.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (6.82%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.68%) Degree
3 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (3.41%) MCITP
5 2 (2.27%) HNC
5 2 (2.27%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.68%) Data Quality
2 4 (4.55%) IFRS
2 4 (4.55%) IFRS 9
3 2 (2.27%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.27%) GDPR
4 1 (1.14%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.27%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.14%) Docker
2 1 (1.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (3.41%) WMI
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.14%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.14%) vMotion
Vendors
1 37 (42.05%) Microsoft
2 18 (20.45%) Oracle
3 5 (5.68%) VMware
4 4 (4.55%) HP
5 3 (3.41%) SAP
6 2 (2.27%) Serena
6 2 (2.27%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.14%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.14%) Citrix
7 1 (1.14%) Cognos
7 1 (1.14%) EMC
7 1 (1.14%) Informatica
7 1 (1.14%) Sony
7 1 (1.14%) Tableau
7 1 (1.14%) Talend
7 1 (1.14%) Temenos
7 1 (1.14%) Veeam
7 1 (1.14%) Veritas
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