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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 20 11 21
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +10
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 68 104 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 7.92% 10.53% 6.73%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 40.24% 55.91% 42.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 67 22
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£375 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £268 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £440 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -58.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-25.86% +16.00%
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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
169 186 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 19.67% 18.83% 15.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 104 62
Average daily rate £413 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.01% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £266 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £475 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -58.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £34.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-16.84% +20.00%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 60 (45.45%) SQL
2 59 (44.70%) C#
3 56 (42.42%) .NET
4 52 (39.39%) Microsoft
5 38 (28.79%) MS Excel
5 38 (28.79%) Oracle
6 33 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 28 (21.21%) HTML
7 28 (21.21%) JavaScript
7 28 (21.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 26 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (18.94%) SharePoint
10 23 (17.42%) XML
10 23 (17.42%) jQuery
11 22 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 21 (15.91%) WCF
12 21 (15.91%) Security Cleared
12 21 (15.91%) BizTalk Server
13 20 (15.15%) Web Services
13 20 (15.15%) T-SQL
13 20 (15.15%) Windows
13 20 (15.15%) Team Foundation Server
14 19 (14.39%) Business Intelligence
15 18 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
15 18 (13.64%) CSS
16 17 (12.88%) MVC
17 15 (11.36%) WPF
17 15 (11.36%) SQL Server 2008
18 14 (10.61%) Business Objects
18 14 (10.61%) Java

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 25 (18.94%) SharePoint
2 21 (15.91%) BizTalk Server
3 12 (9.09%) CMS
4 8 (6.06%) SharePoint Server
4 8 (6.06%) Sitecore CMS
4 8 (6.06%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (5.30%) MS Exchange
6 5 (3.79%) Lync
7 4 (3.03%) IIS
8 3 (2.27%) Documentum
8 3 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (2.27%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.76%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 38 (28.79%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.27%) MS Office
3 1 (0.76%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 8 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (5.30%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.52%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.06%) Office 365
2 1 (0.76%) SaaS
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.76%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.79%) Firewall
1 5 (3.79%) Intranet
2 3 (2.27%) LAN
2 3 (2.27%) WLAN
2 3 (2.27%) WAN
3 2 (1.52%) SNMP
3 2 (1.52%) SAN
4 1 (0.76%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (21.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 22 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (11.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (10.61%) MySQL
6 11 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (7.58%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (6.82%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 8 (6.06%) Informix
10 4 (3.03%) OLAP
10 4 (3.03%) Star Schema
11 3 (2.27%) DB2
11 3 (2.27%) PerformancePoint
11 3 (2.27%) OLAP Cube
12 2 (1.52%) Relational Database
12 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2000
13 1 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.76%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 20 (15.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (7.58%) Visual Studio
3 9 (6.82%) SoapUI
4 8 (6.06%) Jenkins
5 5 (3.79%) Fiddler
6 2 (1.52%) Subversion
6 2 (1.52%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.52%) TestComplete
6 2 (1.52%) Selenium
6 2 (1.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (1.52%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.76%) Moq
General
1 6 (4.55%) Finance
2 3 (2.27%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.52%) Retail
3 2 (1.52%) Back Office
3 2 (1.52%) Advertising
4 1 (0.76%) Games
4 1 (0.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 77 (58.33%) Developer
2 17 (12.88%) C# Developer
3 16 (12.12%) SQL Developer
4 15 (11.36%) Analyst
4 15 (11.36%) Architect
5 10 (7.58%) Programmer
5 10 (7.58%) Test Analyst
6 9 (6.82%) Data Architect
6 9 (6.82%) .NET Developer
6 9 (6.82%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 8 (6.06%) C# Programmer
8 7 (5.30%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (4.55%) SharePoint Developer
10 5 (3.79%) AWS Developer
10 5 (3.79%) Business Developer
11 4 (3.03%) BizTalk Developer
11 4 (3.03%) Consultant
11 4 (3.03%) Systems Analyst
11 4 (3.03%) Web Developer
12 3 (2.27%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (42.42%) .NET
2 33 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 28 (21.21%) HTML
4 23 (17.42%) XML
4 23 (17.42%) jQuery
5 21 (15.91%) WCF
6 20 (15.15%) Web Services
7 18 (13.64%) CSS
8 15 (11.36%) WPF
9 13 (9.85%) SOAP
10 12 (9.09%) RESTful
11 11 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (8.33%) Ajax
12 9 (6.82%) ASP.NET Web API
13 8 (6.06%) XSD
13 8 (6.06%) AngularJS
14 7 (5.30%) CSS3
14 7 (5.30%) HTML5
14 7 (5.30%) .NET Framework
14 7 (5.30%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 8 (6.06%) Client/Server
2 8 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.06%) Mobile Computing
3 3 (2.27%) AS400
3 3 (2.27%) NHS
3 3 (2.27%) N-Tier
3 3 (2.27%) iSeries
3 3 (2.27%) Cryptography
4 2 (1.52%) Data Extraction
4 2 (1.52%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.52%) Replication
4 2 (1.52%) Clustering
5 1 (0.76%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.76%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.76%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.76%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.76%) User Experience
5 1 (0.76%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (15.15%) Windows
2 6 (4.55%) Linux
3 4 (3.03%) Windows XP
4 3 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.52%) AIX
5 2 (1.52%) UNIX
5 2 (1.52%) zOS
6 1 (0.76%) Android
6 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.76%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (14.39%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (12.88%) MVC
4 13 (9.85%) System Testing
4 13 (9.85%) SDLC
5 12 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 12 (9.09%) Migration
6 11 (8.33%) SOA
7 10 (7.58%) Unit Testing
7 10 (7.58%) Scrum
8 9 (6.82%) Mentoring
8 9 (6.82%) CRM
8 9 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (6.06%) Test Scripting
9 8 (6.06%) RAD
10 7 (5.30%) ITIL
10 7 (5.30%) ETL
10 7 (5.30%) TDD
11 6 (4.55%) Project Management
11 6 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 60 (45.45%) SQL
2 59 (44.70%) C#
3 28 (21.21%) JavaScript
4 20 (15.15%) T-SQL
5 14 (10.61%) Java
6 6 (4.55%) PHP
7 5 (3.79%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 5 (3.79%) VB
8 3 (2.27%) Python
8 3 (2.27%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.27%) C++
8 3 (2.27%) Perl
9 2 (1.52%) Ruby
9 2 (1.52%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.52%) VBScript
9 2 (1.52%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 21 (15.91%) Security Cleared
2 12 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (3.79%) MCP
5 4 (3.03%) Degree
5 4 (3.03%) MCSE
6 3 (2.27%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.52%) MCTS
7 2 (1.52%) MCITP
7 2 (1.52%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.76%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.52%) QA
1 2 (1.52%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 11 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.03%) SCOM
2 4 (3.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (2.27%) SCCM
4 2 (1.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (1.52%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (1.52%) MOM
5 1 (0.76%) Oozie
Vendors
1 52 (39.39%) Microsoft
2 38 (28.79%) Oracle
3 14 (10.61%) Business Objects
4 9 (6.82%) Telerik
5 8 (6.06%) Sitecore
5 8 (6.06%) webMethods
6 6 (4.55%) Citrix
7 4 (3.03%) VMware
8 3 (2.27%) EMC
8 3 (2.27%) SAP
9 1 (0.76%) Informatica
9 1 (0.76%) IBM
9 1 (0.76%) Capita
9 1 (0.76%) Endeca
9 1 (0.76%) Google
9 1 (0.76%) Coremetrics
9 1 (0.76%) LANDesk
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