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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 15 16 12
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 70 89 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 8.06% 8.75% 9.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 58.33% 44.95% 66.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 38 52
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£375 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £218 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -
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
120 198 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 13.81% 19.47% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 87 67
Average daily rate £376 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.18% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £625 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
- -6.39%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014, 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 75 (46.01%) Windows
1 75 (46.01%) Microsoft
2 70 (42.94%) SQL
3 65 (39.88%) .NET
4 56 (34.36%) C#
5 43 (26.38%) ASP.NET
6 41 (25.15%) T-SQL
7 40 (24.54%) Security Cleared
8 39 (23.93%) SQL Server 2008
9 36 (22.09%) Active Directory
10 35 (21.47%) MS Excel
11 34 (20.86%) Windows Server 2003
11 34 (20.86%) SQL Server 2005
12 31 (19.02%) SharePoint
13 30 (18.40%) SC Cleared
14 29 (17.79%) .NET Framework
15 28 (17.18%) Agile Software Development
15 28 (17.18%) XML
15 28 (17.18%) JavaScript
15 28 (17.18%) IIS
16 27 (16.56%) Visual Studio
16 27 (16.56%) Web Services
17 26 (15.95%) Windows Server 2008
18 22 (13.50%) LDAP
18 22 (13.50%) MVC
18 22 (13.50%) SharePoint Server
19 20 (12.27%) MS Office
20 19 (11.66%) Web Development
20 19 (11.66%) WCF
21 18 (11.04%) SQL Server Integration Services

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 31 (19.02%) SharePoint
2 28 (17.18%) IIS
3 22 (13.50%) SharePoint Server
4 10 (6.13%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (3.68%) MS Exchange
5 6 (3.68%) Apache
6 4 (2.45%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (2.45%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.84%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.23%) CMS
9 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.61%) Drupal
9 1 (0.61%) DNN
9 1 (0.61%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.61%) WordPress
Applications
1 35 (21.47%) MS Excel
2 20 (12.27%) MS Office
3 3 (1.84%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.61%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 12 (7.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.61%) Tridion
3 1 (0.61%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (13.50%) LDAP
2 17 (10.43%) Internet
3 13 (7.98%) DNS
4 10 (6.13%) TCP/IP
5 7 (4.29%) Firewall
6 5 (3.07%) NetScaler
7 4 (2.45%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (1.84%) LAN
8 3 (1.84%) VoIP
8 3 (1.84%) WAN
8 3 (1.84%) SAN
8 3 (1.84%) VPN
9 1 (0.61%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (23.93%) SQL Server 2008
2 34 (20.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 18 (11.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (10.43%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (10.43%) OLAP
4 17 (10.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (9.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (7.98%) DTS
6 13 (7.98%) QlikView
7 11 (6.75%) IDOL
8 7 (4.29%) SQL Server 2000
9 5 (3.07%) Oracle Database
10 4 (2.45%) Relational Database
10 4 (2.45%) Star Schema
10 4 (2.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (1.84%) MS Access
11 3 (1.84%) MySQL
11 3 (1.84%) EDRMS
12 2 (1.23%) Cognos Query Studio
12 2 (1.23%) Cognos Analysis Studio
Development Applications
1 27 (16.56%) Visual Studio
2 6 (3.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (3.07%) SoapUI
4 4 (2.45%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.45%) NUnit
5 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (1.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (1.23%) Subversion
6 1 (0.61%) Moq
General
1 17 (10.43%) Finance
2 6 (3.68%) Publishing
3 3 (1.84%) Advertising
4 1 (0.61%) Military
4 1 (0.61%) Legal
4 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 73 (44.79%) Developer
2 22 (13.50%) SharePoint Developer
3 17 (10.43%) Consultant
4 15 (9.20%) .NET Developer
5 14 (8.59%) C# Developer
6 12 (7.36%) Analyst
7 11 (6.75%) ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (5.52%) SCCM Engineer
9 8 (4.91%) C# .NET Developer
10 7 (4.29%) SQL DBA
10 7 (4.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (4.29%) DBA
10 7 (4.29%) Support Engineer
10 7 (4.29%) Windows Engineer
10 7 (4.29%) QlikView Developer
11 6 (3.68%) Administrator
11 6 (3.68%) Field Engineer
11 6 (3.68%) Information Manager
11 6 (3.68%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 5 (3.07%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (39.88%) .NET
2 43 (26.38%) ASP.NET
3 29 (17.79%) .NET Framework
4 28 (17.18%) XML
5 27 (16.56%) Web Services
6 19 (11.66%) WCF
7 15 (9.20%) HTML
8 14 (8.59%) CSS
9 13 (7.98%) Windows SharePoint Services
10 12 (7.36%) jQuery
11 11 (6.75%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (6.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 9 (5.52%) SOAP
12 9 (5.52%) DCOM
13 7 (4.29%) Ajax
14 5 (3.07%) XSLT
14 5 (3.07%) HTML5
14 5 (3.07%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 4 (2.45%) AngularJS
15 4 (2.45%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.13%) NHS
2 9 (5.52%) PKI
3 7 (4.29%) Clustering
4 5 (3.07%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.07%) Replication
4 5 (3.07%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.07%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.84%) EPoS
6 2 (1.23%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.61%) Derivative
7 1 (0.61%) Statistics
7 1 (0.61%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.61%) Open Source
7 1 (0.61%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 75 (46.01%) Windows
2 34 (20.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 26 (15.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (11.04%) Linux
5 9 (5.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (4.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (2.45%) zOS
7 4 (2.45%) UNIX
7 4 (2.45%) Windows XP
8 3 (1.84%) Debian
9 2 (1.23%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.23%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.61%) SUSE
10 1 (0.61%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (17.18%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (13.50%) MVC
3 19 (11.66%) Web Development
4 17 (10.43%) Workflow
5 16 (9.82%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (7.36%) Scrum
6 12 (7.36%) Migration
6 12 (7.36%) CRM
7 11 (6.75%) Data Modelling
8 10 (6.13%) Document Management
8 10 (6.13%) ETL
9 9 (5.52%) OO
9 9 (5.52%) TDD
9 9 (5.52%) Data Analysis
10 8 (4.91%) Analytics
10 8 (4.91%) Software Engineering
11 7 (4.29%) Kanban
11 7 (4.29%) UML
11 7 (4.29%) BDD
12 6 (3.68%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 70 (42.94%) SQL
2 56 (34.36%) C#
3 41 (25.15%) T-SQL
4 28 (17.18%) JavaScript
5 11 (6.75%) PowerShell
6 9 (5.52%) VBScript
7 5 (3.07%) C
8 4 (2.45%) Java
8 4 (2.45%) C++
9 2 (1.23%) PHP5
9 2 (1.23%) PHP
9 2 (1.23%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.61%) VBA
10 1 (0.61%) Delphi
10 1 (0.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 40 (24.54%) Security Cleared
2 30 (18.40%) SC Cleared
3 15 (9.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (6.75%) Degree
5 9 (5.52%) DV Cleared
6 8 (4.91%) MCTS
7 5 (3.07%) MCSE
8 2 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.23%) CCNA
9 1 (0.61%) MCITP
9 1 (0.61%) MCSD
9 1 (0.61%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.98%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (22.09%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.07%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.45%) XenApp
3 4 (2.45%) XenDesktop
3 4 (2.45%) Xen
4 3 (1.84%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 15 (9.20%) SCCM
2 14 (8.59%) SCOM
3 9 (5.52%) WMI
3 9 (5.52%) WSUS
4 3 (1.84%) Nessus
5 2 (1.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 75 (46.01%) Microsoft
2 18 (11.04%) VMware
3 16 (9.82%) Oracle
4 11 (6.75%) Meridio
5 10 (6.13%) Citrix
6 7 (4.29%) Red Hat
6 7 (4.29%) Cisco
7 4 (2.45%) IBM
8 3 (1.84%) Unica
8 3 (1.84%) Cognos
9 2 (1.23%) Symantec
9 2 (1.23%) Bloomberg
9 2 (1.23%) Business Objects
9 2 (1.23%) Zend
10 1 (0.61%) AppSense
10 1 (0.61%) Fujitsu
10 1 (0.61%) Sybase
10 1 (0.61%) Sage
10 1 (0.61%) Informatica
10 1 (0.61%) JDA
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