The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Reading region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 18 23
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 107 60 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 9.96% 7.77% 5.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 57.22% 47.24% 46.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 22 24
Average daily rate £340 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £226 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £449 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 £29.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.44% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £28.00 £25.88
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +8.19%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
187 127 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 17.41% 16.45% 11.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 50 43
Average daily rate £375 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £223 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 £29.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.44% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
SQL Server
Berkshire

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 18 April 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 18 April 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.

1 105 (50.24%) SQL
2 83 (39.71%) .NET
3 79 (37.80%) Microsoft
4 69 (33.01%) C#
5 60 (28.71%) Windows
6 49 (23.44%) T-SQL
7 48 (22.97%) SQL Server 2008
8 47 (22.49%) ASP.NET
9 41 (19.62%) Security Cleared
10 40 (19.14%) Business Intelligence
11 35 (16.75%) Active Directory
12 34 (16.27%) SharePoint
12 34 (16.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 32 (15.31%) MS Excel
13 32 (15.31%) XML
13 32 (15.31%) SC Cleared
14 31 (14.83%) Windows Server 2003
14 31 (14.83%) Visual Studio
15 29 (13.88%) JavaScript
15 29 (13.88%) ETL
16 28 (13.40%) Windows Server 2008
16 28 (13.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 28 (13.40%) SQL Server 2012
17 27 (12.92%) HTML
18 26 (12.44%) .NET Framework
19 25 (11.96%) Migration
20 24 (11.48%) Data Warehouse
21 23 (11.00%) SQL Server 2005
22 22 (10.53%) SharePoint Server
22 22 (10.53%) MVC

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 34 (16.27%) SharePoint
2 22 (10.53%) SharePoint Server
3 18 (8.61%) IIS
4 12 (5.74%) BizTalk Server
4 12 (5.74%) MS Exchange
5 9 (4.31%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.44%) CMS
7 3 (1.44%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (1.44%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.44%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.96%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (0.96%) Apache
8 2 (0.96%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.48%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.48%) Umbraco
Applications
1 32 (15.31%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.26%) MS Office
3 2 (0.96%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.48%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.39%) SAP SD
2 5 (2.39%) SAP FI
2 5 (2.39%) SAP MM
2 5 (2.39%) SAP CRM
2 5 (2.39%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (1.44%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.48%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.48%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.48%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.26%) Internet
2 10 (4.78%) LAN
3 9 (4.31%) LDAP
3 9 (4.31%) Firewall
4 8 (3.83%) Intranet
5 7 (3.35%) VoIP
5 7 (3.35%) WAN
5 7 (3.35%) VPN
5 7 (3.35%) DNS
6 6 (2.87%) TCP/IP
7 4 (1.91%) SAN
8 2 (0.96%) HTTP
9 1 (0.48%) SSL
9 1 (0.48%) DHCP
9 1 (0.48%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (22.97%) SQL Server 2008
2 34 (16.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 28 (13.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 28 (13.40%) SQL Server 2012
4 24 (11.48%) Data Warehouse
5 23 (11.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 17 (8.13%) OLAP
7 15 (7.18%) MS Access
8 11 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
8 11 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (4.78%) BusinessObjects XI
10 9 (4.31%) DTS
11 8 (3.83%) Oracle Database
11 8 (3.83%) QlikView
12 7 (3.35%) PowerCenter
12 7 (3.35%) Oracle Database 11g
13 6 (2.87%) IDOL
14 5 (2.39%) Star Schema
14 5 (2.39%) Crystal Reports
14 5 (2.39%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 31 (14.83%) Visual Studio
2 13 (6.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (2.87%) SoapUI
3 6 (2.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 5 (2.39%) LSMW
5 3 (1.44%) NUnit
5 3 (1.44%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.96%) QAComplete
6 2 (0.96%) Selenium
6 2 (0.96%) TestComplete
6 2 (0.96%) Bugzilla
6 2 (0.96%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (0.96%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.96%) ERwin
7 1 (0.48%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.48%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.48%) JIRA
7 1 (0.48%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.48%) FogBugz
General
1 21 (10.05%) Finance
2 7 (3.35%) Games
3 4 (1.91%) Publishing
4 3 (1.44%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (1.44%) Retail
5 2 (0.96%) Marketing
5 2 (0.96%) Law
5 2 (0.96%) Military
5 2 (0.96%) Advertising
6 1 (0.48%) Billing
6 1 (0.48%) Legal
6 1 (0.48%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 85 (40.67%) Developer
2 32 (15.31%) Analyst
3 29 (13.88%) .NET Developer
4 23 (11.00%) Consultant
5 21 (10.05%) Architect
6 19 (9.09%) C# Developer
7 17 (8.13%) SQL Developer
8 16 (7.66%) ASP.NET Developer
9 14 (6.70%) SharePoint Developer
10 13 (6.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 13 (6.22%) C# .NET Developer
11 12 (5.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 12 (5.74%) Support Engineer
12 9 (4.31%) DBA
12 9 (4.31%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 9 (4.31%) SQL Server Developer
12 9 (4.31%) Dynamics CRM Developer
12 9 (4.31%) CRM Developer
13 8 (3.83%) Security Architect
13 8 (3.83%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (39.71%) .NET
2 47 (22.49%) ASP.NET
3 32 (15.31%) XML
4 27 (12.92%) HTML
5 26 (12.44%) .NET Framework
6 17 (8.13%) CSS
6 17 (8.13%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (7.66%) WCF
8 12 (5.74%) jQuery
9 10 (4.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 10 (4.78%) Web Services
10 9 (4.31%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 9 (4.31%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 8 (3.83%) Windows SharePoint Services
12 7 (3.35%) MDX
13 6 (2.87%) SOAP
13 6 (2.87%) XSD
14 5 (2.39%) BAPI
14 5 (2.39%) HTML5
14 5 (2.39%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.83%) Computer Science
2 6 (2.87%) NHS
3 5 (2.39%) AS400
3 5 (2.39%) Data Extraction
3 5 (2.39%) Statistics
4 4 (1.91%) Kindle
4 4 (1.91%) Data Conversion
4 4 (1.91%) EPoS
5 3 (1.44%) CESG
6 2 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.96%) Mathematics
6 2 (0.96%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (0.96%) PKI
6 2 (0.96%) VLE
6 2 (0.96%) Clustering
6 2 (0.96%) Replication
6 2 (0.96%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.96%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.48%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.48%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 60 (28.71%) Windows
2 31 (14.83%) Windows Server 2003
3 28 (13.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (5.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (4.78%) Windows XP
6 6 (2.87%) Linux
6 6 (2.87%) UNIX
7 2 (0.96%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.96%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.48%) AIX
8 1 (0.48%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (19.14%) Business Intelligence
2 29 (13.88%) ETL
3 25 (11.96%) Migration
4 22 (10.53%) MVC
5 21 (10.05%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (10.05%) CRM
6 14 (6.70%) Test Scripting
7 13 (6.22%) Unit Testing
7 13 (6.22%) System Testing
7 13 (6.22%) Web Development
7 13 (6.22%) Analytics
8 11 (5.26%) Data Modelling
8 11 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (4.31%) ITIL
9 9 (4.31%) TDD
9 9 (4.31%) Data Cleansing
10 8 (3.83%) Incident Management
11 7 (3.35%) Data Management
11 7 (3.35%) Workflow
11 7 (3.35%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 105 (50.24%) SQL
2 69 (33.01%) C#
3 49 (23.44%) T-SQL
4 29 (13.88%) JavaScript
5 10 (4.78%) PowerShell
6 9 (4.31%) VB.NET
7 8 (3.83%) C
7 8 (3.83%) C++
8 7 (3.35%) VBA
9 6 (2.87%) Java
9 6 (2.87%) VBScript
10 4 (1.91%) VB
11 2 (0.96%) VB6
12 1 (0.48%) Python
12 1 (0.48%) Delphi
12 1 (0.48%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 41 (19.62%) Security Cleared
2 32 (15.31%) SC Cleared
3 15 (7.18%) Degree
4 12 (5.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (3.83%) MCSE
6 5 (2.39%) MCTS
6 5 (2.39%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.91%) MCSD
8 3 (1.44%) CCNA
8 3 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.96%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.96%) ISEB
10 1 (0.48%) CCIE
10 1 (0.48%) MCDBA
10 1 (0.48%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.87%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.39%) SLA
2 5 (2.39%) QA
3 4 (1.91%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.48%) GxP
System Software
1 35 (16.75%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.91%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (1.91%) SCCM
1 4 (1.91%) SCOM
2 2 (0.96%) WMI
2 2 (0.96%) WSUS
2 2 (0.96%) ARCserve
3 1 (0.48%) Foglight
3 1 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.48%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 79 (37.80%) Microsoft
2 16 (7.66%) Oracle
3 13 (6.22%) VMware
3 13 (6.22%) Cognos
3 13 (6.22%) Business Objects
4 12 (5.74%) Informatica
5 10 (4.78%) SAP
6 8 (3.83%) Cisco
7 6 (2.87%) Meridio
8 5 (2.39%) IBM
9 3 (1.44%) Bloomberg
9 3 (1.44%) Sitecore
9 3 (1.44%) Unica
10 2 (0.96%) Blackboard
10 2 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.48%) Citrix
11 1 (0.48%) HP
11 1 (0.48%) NetApp
11 1 (0.48%) CODA
11 1 (0.48%) Sage
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