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 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 20 8 13
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 66 106 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 6.99% 10.59% 9.62%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 58.41% 61.63% 53.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 65 29
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£350 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £272 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £500 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 8
Average hourly rate £55.65 - £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +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
113 172 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 11.97% 17.18% 18.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 97 56
Average daily rate £375 £385 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +11.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £271 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £513 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 8
Average hourly rate £55.65 - £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015, 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 65 (50.00%) .NET
2 51 (39.23%) SQL
3 48 (36.92%) C#
4 47 (36.15%) JavaScript
5 42 (32.31%) HTML
6 41 (31.54%) Microsoft
7 40 (30.77%) ASP.NET
8 39 (30.00%) SharePoint
9 35 (26.92%) CSS
10 34 (26.15%) SQL Server 2008
11 33 (25.38%) Windows
12 29 (22.31%) jQuery
13 27 (20.77%) MVC
14 24 (18.46%) Agile Software Development
15 23 (17.69%) Business Intelligence
16 22 (16.92%) BizTalk Server
17 21 (16.15%) Data Modelling
18 19 (14.62%) Visual Studio
18 19 (14.62%) Security Cleared
19 18 (13.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 18 (13.85%) Dynamics CRM
19 18 (13.85%) Oracle
19 18 (13.85%) CRM
20 17 (13.08%) ASP.NET MVC
21 16 (12.31%) .NET Framework
21 16 (12.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 15 (11.54%) Web Services
22 15 (11.54%) XML
22 15 (11.54%) Java
22 15 (11.54%) SQL Server 2012

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 39 (30.00%) SharePoint
2 22 (16.92%) BizTalk Server
3 14 (10.77%) CMS
4 12 (9.23%) SharePoint 2013
5 10 (7.69%) SharePoint Server
6 9 (6.92%) MS Exchange
6 9 (6.92%) Sitecore CMS
7 7 (5.38%) IIS
8 6 (4.62%) Lync
9 3 (2.31%) Documentum
9 3 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (2.31%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.77%) WordPress
10 1 (0.77%) Drupal
10 1 (0.77%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.77%) Apache
10 1 (0.77%) LiveCycle
10 1 (0.77%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 9 (6.92%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.31%) MS Office
3 1 (0.77%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 18 (13.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (3.85%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.15%) Office 365
2 1 (0.77%) SaaS
2 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.15%) Firewall
2 5 (3.85%) Intranet
3 4 (3.08%) SAN
4 3 (2.31%) Internet
4 3 (2.31%) LAN
4 3 (2.31%) WAN
5 2 (1.54%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.77%) SSH
6 1 (0.77%) Network Security
6 1 (0.77%) Wireless
6 1 (0.77%) LDAP
6 1 (0.77%) VPN
6 1 (0.77%) VoIP
6 1 (0.77%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.77%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (26.15%) SQL Server 2008
2 18 (13.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (12.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (11.54%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (8.46%) MySQL
7 10 (7.69%) OLAP
7 10 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (6.15%) Informix
8 8 (6.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (5.38%) QlikView
10 6 (4.62%) Star Schema
11 5 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
11 5 (3.85%) Cognos Query Studio
11 5 (3.85%) Cognos Analysis Studio
11 5 (3.85%) Cognos Report Studio
11 5 (3.85%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 5 (3.85%) Cognos Transformer
12 3 (2.31%) Data Mart
12 3 (2.31%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 19 (14.62%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (3.08%) Subversion
4 3 (2.31%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.31%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.77%) Firebug
6 1 (0.77%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.77%) JIRA
6 1 (0.77%) Moq
General
1 12 (9.23%) Finance
2 4 (3.08%) Banking
3 3 (2.31%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.54%) Retail
5 1 (0.77%) Legal
5 1 (0.77%) Advertising
5 1 (0.77%) Publishing
5 1 (0.77%) Games
5 1 (0.77%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.77%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 71 (54.62%) Developer
2 14 (10.77%) Analyst
2 14 (10.77%) Architect
2 14 (10.77%) .NET Developer
3 11 (8.46%) C# Developer
3 11 (8.46%) Consultant
4 10 (7.69%) SharePoint Developer
5 8 (6.15%) Data Architect
5 8 (6.15%) Microsoft Developer
6 7 (5.38%) Web Developer
6 7 (5.38%) Systems Analyst
6 7 (5.38%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (5.38%) CRM Developer
7 6 (4.62%) Designer
7 6 (4.62%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (4.62%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 5 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 5 (3.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (3.85%) Support Engineer
8 5 (3.85%) Systems Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (50.00%) .NET
2 42 (32.31%) HTML
3 40 (30.77%) ASP.NET
4 35 (26.92%) CSS
5 29 (22.31%) jQuery
6 17 (13.08%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (12.31%) .NET Framework
8 15 (11.54%) Web Services
8 15 (11.54%) XML
9 11 (8.46%) AngularJS
10 9 (6.92%) HTML5
11 8 (6.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 8 (6.15%) Ajax
12 7 (5.38%) CSS3
12 7 (5.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 6 (4.62%) SOAP
13 6 (4.62%) MDX
13 6 (4.62%) WPF
14 5 (3.85%) LINQ
14 5 (3.85%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.08%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.08%) Data Integration
3 3 (2.31%) Clustering
3 3 (2.31%) Cryptography
3 3 (2.31%) NHS
3 3 (2.31%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.54%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.54%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.54%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.77%) Replication
5 1 (0.77%) Taxonomies
5 1 (0.77%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.77%) Open Source
5 1 (0.77%) Kindle
5 1 (0.77%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.77%) User Experience
5 1 (0.77%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 33 (25.38%) Windows
2 10 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.31%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.54%) Linux
7 1 (0.77%) Debian
7 1 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (20.77%) MVC
2 24 (18.46%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (17.69%) Business Intelligence
4 21 (16.15%) Data Modelling
5 18 (13.85%) CRM
6 13 (10.00%) SOA
7 12 (9.23%) Unit Testing
8 10 (7.69%) Migration
8 10 (7.69%) TDD
9 9 (6.92%) System Testing
9 9 (6.92%) ETL
10 8 (6.15%) Scrum
11 7 (5.38%) Web Development
11 7 (5.38%) OO
12 6 (4.62%) Analytics
12 6 (4.62%) Workflow
12 6 (4.62%) ITIL
12 6 (4.62%) Validation
13 5 (3.85%) Project Management
14 4 (3.08%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 51 (39.23%) SQL
2 48 (36.92%) C#
3 47 (36.15%) JavaScript
4 15 (11.54%) Java
5 11 (8.46%) VBA
6 8 (6.15%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.31%) Ruby
7 3 (2.31%) VB.NET
7 3 (2.31%) PHP
8 2 (1.54%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.54%) C++
8 2 (1.54%) VBScript
8 2 (1.54%) VB
9 1 (0.77%) PHP5
9 1 (0.77%) Python
9 1 (0.77%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (14.62%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.92%) Degree
2 9 (6.92%) SC Cleared
2 9 (6.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (4.62%) MCTS
4 3 (2.31%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.31%) MCITP
4 3 (2.31%) MCSE
4 3 (2.31%) MCP
5 1 (0.77%) GIAC
5 1 (0.77%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.77%) ISEB
5 1 (0.77%) CISSP
5 1 (0.77%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.31%) SLA
2 2 (1.54%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.77%) QA
3 1 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.77%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.77%) Solvency II
System Software
1 14 (10.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.77%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.31%) SCCM
1 3 (2.31%) SCOM
1 3 (2.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (2.31%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.54%) MOM
3 1 (0.77%) Oozie
Vendors
1 41 (31.54%) Microsoft
2 18 (13.85%) Oracle
3 9 (6.92%) Sitecore
4 8 (6.15%) webMethods
5 6 (4.62%) Business Objects
6 5 (3.85%) Cognos
6 5 (3.85%) Informatica
7 3 (2.31%) Cisco
7 3 (2.31%) EMC
8 2 (1.54%) HP
8 2 (1.54%) Meridio
9 1 (0.77%) Serena
9 1 (0.77%) VMware
9 1 (0.77%) Telerik
9 1 (0.77%) Zend
9 1 (0.77%) Adobe
9 1 (0.77%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.77%) Ektron
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