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 1 June 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
1 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 18 19 11
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 64 69 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 7.06% 8.02% 10.92%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 42.67% 38.55% 53.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 59 71
Median daily rate £438 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £320 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £518 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £15.50 - £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £21.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+59.52% -27.58%
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
150 179 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 16.54% 20.81% 20.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 119 110
Median daily rate £450 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £518 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.58% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 3
Median hourly rate £9.50 - £11.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.25 £26.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+31.73% -18.75%

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 1 June 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 1 June 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 76 (60.80%) Microsoft
2 68 (54.40%) SQL
3 46 (36.80%) .NET
4 45 (36.00%) Windows
5 38 (30.40%) C#
6 35 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 34 (27.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 33 (26.40%) Business Intelligence
9 32 (25.60%) MS Excel
10 29 (23.20%) SharePoint
10 29 (23.20%) T-SQL
11 28 (22.40%) Windows Server
12 24 (19.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 22 (17.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 20 (16.00%) Oracle
15 19 (15.20%) XML
15 19 (15.20%) Migration
16 18 (14.40%) Active Directory
16 18 (14.40%) Microsoft Certification
16 18 (14.40%) PowerShell
17 16 (12.80%) SQL Server 2012
17 16 (12.80%) Performance Tuning
17 16 (12.80%) CRM
18 15 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
18 15 (12.00%) Dynamics CRM
19 14 (11.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 14 (11.20%) Data Warehouse
19 14 (11.20%) Big Data
19 14 (11.20%) Hadoop
20 13 (10.40%) Data Protection

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 29 (23.20%) SharePoint
2 10 (8.00%) IIS
3 8 (6.40%) MS Exchange
4 5 (4.00%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (3.20%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (3.20%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.60%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.80%) CloudStack
7 1 (0.80%) CMS
7 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.80%) JBoss
7 1 (0.80%) K2 blackpearl
7 1 (0.80%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.80%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.80%) WebSphere
Applications
1 32 (25.60%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.40%) MS Office
3 2 (1.60%) MS Project
4 1 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (12.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.60%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (1.60%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.80%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 1 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 35 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (5.60%) IaaS
3 4 (3.20%) PaaS
4 3 (2.40%) Office 365
5 1 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.80%) Boomi
5 1 (0.80%) SaaS
5 1 (0.80%) Scribe Online
5 1 (0.80%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.80%) DNS
2 10 (8.00%) SAN
3 6 (4.80%) DHCP
4 5 (4.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.20%) Firewall
5 4 (3.20%) Internet
5 4 (3.20%) Kerberos
5 4 (3.20%) VPN
6 3 (2.40%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (2.40%) MPLS
6 3 (2.40%) VoIP
7 2 (1.60%) NAS
7 2 (1.60%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.80%) DMZ
8 1 (0.80%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.80%) Intranet
8 1 (0.80%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.80%) LAN
8 1 (0.80%) Network Security
8 1 (0.80%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (27.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 24 (19.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (17.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 16 (12.80%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (11.20%) Big Data
5 14 (11.20%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (11.20%) Hadoop
5 14 (11.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 10 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (7.20%) Datazen
7 9 (7.20%) Power BI
8 8 (6.40%) SQL Server 2014
9 6 (4.80%) Azure SQL Database
9 6 (4.80%) OLAP
9 6 (4.80%) QlikView
10 5 (4.00%) NoSQL
10 5 (4.00%) PerformancePoint
11 4 (3.20%) MS Access
11 4 (3.20%) Oracle Database
11 4 (3.20%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.60%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.80%) AppScan
3 1 (0.80%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.80%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.80%) Moq
3 1 (0.80%) MSTest
3 1 (0.80%) NUnit
3 1 (0.80%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (0.80%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.80%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.80%) Subversion
General
1 12 (9.60%) Finance
2 8 (6.40%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.80%) Retail
4 2 (1.60%) Back Office
4 2 (1.60%) Billing
4 2 (1.60%) Electronics
4 2 (1.60%) Marketing
5 1 (0.80%) Advertising
5 1 (0.80%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.80%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 37 (29.60%) Developer
2 22 (17.60%) Consultant
3 16 (12.80%) Support Engineer
4 14 (11.20%) Field Engineer
5 13 (10.40%) C# Developer
5 13 (10.40%) SQL Developer
6 11 (8.80%) .NET Developer
7 10 (8.00%) Architect
8 8 (6.40%) Escalation Engineer
8 8 (6.40%) Windows Engineer
9 7 (5.60%) Development Engineer
9 7 (5.60%) Microsoft Consultant
10 6 (4.80%) Analyst
10 6 (4.80%) Data Analyst
10 6 (4.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (4.80%) Systems Developer
11 5 (4.00%) Development Consultant
11 5 (4.00%) Microsoft Developer
11 5 (4.00%) Senior Developer
11 5 (4.00%) Senior Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (36.80%) .NET
2 19 (15.20%) XML
3 13 (10.40%) .NET Framework
3 13 (10.40%) CSS
3 13 (10.40%) HTML
3 13 (10.40%) Web Services
4 11 (8.80%) ASP.NET
5 10 (8.00%) Entity Framework
5 10 (8.00%) Unity DI Container
5 10 (8.00%) XML Schema
6 9 (7.20%) ADO
6 9 (7.20%) ADO.NET
6 9 (7.20%) Autofac
6 9 (7.20%) Castle Windsor
6 9 (7.20%) ODBC
6 9 (7.20%) OLE
6 9 (7.20%) OLE DB
7 8 (6.40%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (6.40%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (6.40%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.80%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.20%) Inversion of Control
3 7 (5.60%) Clustering
3 7 (5.60%) Public Cloud
3 7 (5.60%) Visualisation
4 6 (4.80%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.00%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.40%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (2.40%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.40%) PKI
6 3 (2.40%) Statistics
7 2 (1.60%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.60%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.60%) Enterprise Cloud
7 2 (1.60%) NHS
7 2 (1.60%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.80%) BYOD
8 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.80%) Replication
8 1 (0.80%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 45 (36.00%) Windows
2 28 (22.40%) Windows Server
3 10 (8.00%) Linux
4 9 (7.20%) Unix
5 8 (6.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (5.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (4.00%) Windows 7
8 4 (3.20%) Solaris
8 4 (3.20%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.40%) Windows 10
10 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.80%) AIX
11 1 (0.80%) HPUX
11 1 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.80%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (26.40%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (15.20%) Migration
3 16 (12.80%) CRM
3 16 (12.80%) Performance Tuning
4 15 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (10.40%) Data Protection
5 13 (10.40%) ITIL
6 12 (9.60%) MVC
7 11 (8.80%) Mentoring
8 10 (8.00%) Open Source
9 9 (7.20%) Data Cleansing
9 9 (7.20%) High Availability
10 8 (6.40%) Data Modelling
11 7 (5.60%) Analytics
11 7 (5.60%) Customer Engagement
11 7 (5.60%) SDLC
12 6 (4.80%) Data Migration
12 6 (4.80%) Performance Optimisation
12 6 (4.80%) Service Management
13 5 (4.00%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (54.40%) SQL
2 38 (30.40%) C#
3 29 (23.20%) T-SQL
4 18 (14.40%) PowerShell
5 10 (8.00%) VB.NET
6 9 (7.20%) Java
6 9 (7.20%) JavaScript
7 8 (6.40%) C++
7 8 (6.40%) VBScript
8 6 (4.80%) C
8 6 (4.80%) Python
8 6 (4.80%) R
9 5 (4.00%) Scala
9 5 (4.00%) VBA
10 4 (3.20%) VB
11 1 (0.80%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.80%) Groovy
11 1 (0.80%) Korn
11 1 (0.80%) Perl
11 1 (0.80%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (14.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (10.40%) Degree
3 7 (5.60%) Security Cleared
4 6 (4.80%) MCITP
4 6 (4.80%) MCSE
5 5 (4.00%) MCTS
6 3 (2.40%) MCP
6 3 (2.40%) MCSD
6 3 (2.40%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.80%) CCNA
7 1 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.80%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.80%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.00%) SLA
2 2 (1.60%) QA
3 1 (0.80%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.80%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 18 (14.40%) Active Directory
2 10 (8.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (4.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.40%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (1.60%) KVM
5 2 (1.60%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.60%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.60%) XenServer
6 1 (0.80%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.80%) NFS
6 1 (0.80%) UAG
6 1 (0.80%) vSphere
6 1 (0.80%) Xen
6 1 (0.80%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (4.80%) SCCM
2 4 (3.20%) SCVMM
2 4 (3.20%) WMI
3 3 (2.40%) Perfmon
3 3 (2.40%) SCOrch
3 3 (2.40%) vMotion
4 2 (1.60%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.80%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.80%) HP Fortify
5 1 (0.80%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.80%) Puppet
5 1 (0.80%) SCOM
5 1 (0.80%) Simpana
5 1 (0.80%) WebInspect
5 1 (0.80%) Windows Intune
5 1 (0.80%) WSUS
Vendors
1 76 (60.80%) Microsoft
2 20 (16.00%) Oracle
3 11 (8.80%) Remedy
3 11 (8.80%) VMware
4 6 (4.80%) Sitecore
4 6 (4.80%) Tableau
5 4 (3.20%) Citrix
5 4 (3.20%) HP
5 4 (3.20%) SAP
6 3 (2.40%) 3PAR
6 3 (2.40%) EMC
6 3 (2.40%) Veritas
7 2 (1.60%) IBM
7 2 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.60%) Siebel
7 2 (1.60%) Sony
8 1 (0.80%) GoldenSource
8 1 (0.80%) Sybase
8 1 (0.80%) Teradata
8 1 (0.80%) TOWER Software
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