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 27 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 24 29 12
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -17
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 53 44 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 6.04% 5.28% 9.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 38.13% 27.85% 49.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 36 52
Median daily rate £444 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.78% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £308 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £489 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £23.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+40.45% -7.00%
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
139 158 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 15.85% 18.97% 19.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 102 86
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £270 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £504 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 2
Median hourly rate £9.50 - £9.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.27 £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+20.26% -13.33%

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 27 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 27 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 65 (55.08%) Microsoft
2 58 (49.15%) SQL
3 48 (40.68%) .NET
4 44 (37.29%) C#
5 42 (35.59%) Windows
6 33 (27.97%) Microsoft Azure
7 29 (24.58%) Windows Server
8 27 (22.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 25 (21.19%) MS Excel
10 24 (20.34%) SharePoint
10 24 (20.34%) Business Intelligence
11 22 (18.64%) T-SQL
12 19 (16.10%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (16.10%) PowerShell
13 18 (15.25%) HTML
13 18 (15.25%) XML
14 17 (14.41%) Oracle
14 17 (14.41%) Migration
14 17 (14.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 16 (13.56%) CRM
15 16 (13.56%) Active Directory
15 16 (13.56%) Performance Tuning
16 15 (12.71%) SQL Server 2012
16 15 (12.71%) Dynamics CRM
17 14 (11.86%) MVC
17 14 (11.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 13 (11.02%) Data Warehouse
18 13 (11.02%) ITIL
18 13 (11.02%) ASP.NET
18 13 (11.02%) CSS

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 24 (20.34%) SharePoint
2 12 (10.17%) IIS
3 7 (5.93%) MS Exchange
4 5 (4.24%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (3.39%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.85%) CloudStack
7 1 (0.85%) CMS
7 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.85%) JBoss
7 1 (0.85%) K2 blackpearl
7 1 (0.85%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 25 (21.19%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.54%) MS Office
3 2 (1.69%) MS Project
4 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (12.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.69%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.85%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 1 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 33 (27.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (5.93%) IaaS
3 4 (3.39%) Office 365
3 4 (3.39%) PaaS
4 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.85%) Boomi
4 1 (0.85%) Scribe Online
4 1 (0.85%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.63%) DNS
1 9 (7.63%) SAN
2 5 (4.24%) DHCP
2 5 (4.24%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.39%) Firewall
3 4 (3.39%) Internet
3 4 (3.39%) VPN
4 3 (2.54%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (2.54%) HTTP
4 3 (2.54%) Kerberos
4 3 (2.54%) MPLS
4 3 (2.54%) VoIP
5 2 (1.69%) NAS
5 2 (1.69%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.85%) DMZ
6 1 (0.85%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.85%) Intranet
6 1 (0.85%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.85%) LAN
6 1 (0.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (22.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 17 (14.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (12.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (11.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 13 (11.02%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (10.17%) Big Data
6 12 (10.17%) Hadoop
7 11 (9.32%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (5.93%) Datazen
8 7 (5.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 7 (5.93%) Power BI
8 7 (5.93%) SQL Server 2014
9 6 (5.08%) Azure SQL Database
10 5 (4.24%) NoSQL
11 4 (3.39%) MS Access
11 4 (3.39%) Oracle Database
11 4 (3.39%) Relational Database
12 3 (2.54%) MySQL
13 2 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
14 1 (0.85%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (3.39%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.69%) Fiddler
2 2 (1.69%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.85%) AppScan
3 1 (0.85%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.85%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.85%) Moq
3 1 (0.85%) MSTest
3 1 (0.85%) NUnit
3 1 (0.85%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (0.85%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.85%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.85%) Subversion
General
1 10 (8.47%) Finance
2 7 (5.93%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.24%) Retail
4 2 (1.69%) Electronics
4 2 (1.69%) Marketing
5 1 (0.85%) Billing
5 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 36 (30.51%) Developer
2 18 (15.25%) Consultant
3 15 (12.71%) .NET Developer
3 15 (12.71%) C# Developer
3 15 (12.71%) Support Engineer
4 14 (11.86%) Field Engineer
5 10 (8.47%) SQL Developer
6 9 (7.63%) Architect
7 7 (5.93%) C# WPF Developer
7 7 (5.93%) Development Engineer
7 7 (5.93%) Escalation Engineer
7 7 (5.93%) Microsoft Consultant
7 7 (5.93%) Windows Engineer
7 7 (5.93%) WPF Developer
8 5 (4.24%) Analyst
8 5 (4.24%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (4.24%) Data Analyst
8 5 (4.24%) Development Consultant
8 5 (4.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (4.24%) Microsoft Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (40.68%) .NET
2 18 (15.25%) HTML
2 18 (15.25%) XML
3 13 (11.02%) ASP.NET
3 13 (11.02%) CSS
4 12 (10.17%) .NET Framework
4 12 (10.17%) Web Services
5 10 (8.47%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (7.63%) WPF
7 8 (6.78%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (6.78%) Entity Framework
7 8 (6.78%) Unity DI Container
7 8 (6.78%) WCF
7 8 (6.78%) XML Schema
8 7 (5.93%) ADO
8 7 (5.93%) ADO.NET
8 7 (5.93%) Autofac
8 7 (5.93%) Castle Windsor
8 7 (5.93%) OLE
8 7 (5.93%) OLE DB
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (5.93%) Clustering
1 7 (5.93%) Inversion of Control
1 7 (5.93%) Public Cloud
2 5 (4.24%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.39%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.54%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (2.54%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.54%) PKI
5 2 (1.69%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.69%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (1.69%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.85%) BYOD
6 1 (0.85%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.85%) Replication
6 1 (0.85%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 42 (35.59%) Windows
2 29 (24.58%) Windows Server
3 9 (7.63%) Linux
3 9 (7.63%) Unix
4 7 (5.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (5.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (4.24%) Windows 7
6 4 (3.39%) Solaris
6 4 (3.39%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.69%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.85%) AIX
8 1 (0.85%) HPUX
8 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.85%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (20.34%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (16.10%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (14.41%) Migration
4 16 (13.56%) CRM
4 16 (13.56%) Performance Tuning
5 14 (11.86%) MVC
6 13 (11.02%) Data Protection
6 13 (11.02%) ITIL
7 10 (8.47%) Open Source
8 9 (7.63%) High Availability
8 9 (7.63%) Mentoring
8 9 (7.63%) SDLC
9 7 (5.93%) Customer Engagement
10 6 (5.08%) Data Migration
10 6 (5.08%) Data Modelling
10 6 (5.08%) Service Management
11 5 (4.24%) Analytics
11 5 (4.24%) Data Reconciliation
11 5 (4.24%) Performance Optimisation
12 4 (3.39%) Data Centre Operations
Programming Languages
1 58 (49.15%) SQL
2 44 (37.29%) C#
3 22 (18.64%) T-SQL
4 19 (16.10%) PowerShell
5 11 (9.32%) JavaScript
6 10 (8.47%) C++
7 9 (7.63%) Java
8 8 (6.78%) VB.NET
8 8 (6.78%) VBScript
9 7 (5.93%) C
10 6 (5.08%) Python
11 5 (4.24%) R
12 4 (3.39%) Scala
12 4 (3.39%) VB
13 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.85%) Korn
13 1 (0.85%) Perl
13 1 (0.85%) PHP
13 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (9.32%) Degree
1 11 (9.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (5.08%) MCITP
3 5 (4.24%) MCSE
3 5 (4.24%) MCTS
3 5 (4.24%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.69%) MCSD
4 2 (1.69%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.85%) CCNA
5 1 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.85%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.85%) MCDBA
5 1 (0.85%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.24%) SLA
2 2 (1.69%) QA
3 1 (0.85%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.85%) SDET
System Software
1 16 (13.56%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.63%) Hyper-V
3 6 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.39%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (2.54%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (1.69%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.69%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.69%) XenServer
7 1 (0.85%) KVM
7 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.85%) NFS
7 1 (0.85%) UAG
7 1 (0.85%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.85%) vSphere
7 1 (0.85%) Xen
7 1 (0.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (4.24%) SCCM
2 4 (3.39%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (3.39%) SCVMM
2 4 (3.39%) WMI
3 3 (2.54%) Perfmon
3 3 (2.54%) SCOrch
3 3 (2.54%) vMotion
4 2 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.85%) HP Fortify
5 1 (0.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.85%) Puppet
5 1 (0.85%) SCOM
5 1 (0.85%) Simpana
5 1 (0.85%) WebInspect
5 1 (0.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 65 (55.08%) Microsoft
2 17 (14.41%) Oracle
3 10 (8.47%) VMware
4 9 (7.63%) Remedy
5 6 (5.08%) Sitecore
6 4 (3.39%) Citrix
6 4 (3.39%) HP
7 3 (2.54%) 3PAR
7 3 (2.54%) EMC
7 3 (2.54%) SAP
7 3 (2.54%) Veritas
8 2 (1.69%) IBM
8 2 (1.69%) Sony
9 1 (0.85%) CommVault
9 1 (0.85%) GoldenSource
9 1 (0.85%) Informatica
9 1 (0.85%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.85%) Telerik
9 1 (0.85%) Teradata
9 1 (0.85%) TOWER Software
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