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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 30 30 17
Rank change year-on-year
0 -13
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 38 43 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.66% 4.67% 8.62%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 27.34% 25.60% 50.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 29 43
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £308 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £448 £420
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 £23.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+38.95% +2.17%
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
139 168 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 17.06% 18.24% 17.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 106 74
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £429
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 0 0
Median hourly rate £9.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+8.77% +14.00%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 (59.63%) Microsoft
2 55 (50.46%) SQL
3 49 (44.95%) .NET
4 44 (40.37%) C#
5 35 (32.11%) Windows
6 34 (31.19%) Microsoft Azure
7 25 (22.94%) SharePoint
7 25 (22.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 24 (22.02%) MS Excel
9 23 (21.10%) Business Intelligence
9 23 (21.10%) Windows Server
10 22 (20.18%) T-SQL
11 19 (17.43%) XML
12 18 (16.51%) HTML
12 18 (16.51%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (16.51%) PowerShell
13 15 (13.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 15 (13.76%) SQL Server 2012
13 15 (13.76%) Performance Tuning
14 14 (12.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 14 (12.84%) MVC
14 14 (12.84%) Oracle
14 14 (12.84%) ASP.NET
14 14 (12.84%) CRM
15 13 (11.93%) Data Warehouse
15 13 (11.93%) ITIL
15 13 (11.93%) CSS
15 13 (11.93%) Active Directory
15 13 (11.93%) Migration
15 13 (11.93%) Dynamics CRM

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 25 (22.94%) SharePoint
2 12 (11.01%) IIS
3 5 (4.59%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (3.67%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.67%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (2.75%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.83%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.92%) CloudStack
7 1 (0.92%) CMS
7 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.92%) JBoss
7 1 (0.92%) K2 blackpearl
7 1 (0.92%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.92%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.92%) WebSphere
Applications
1 24 (22.02%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.75%) MS Office
3 2 (1.83%) MS Project
4 1 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (11.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.83%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.92%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.92%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.92%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 1 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 34 (31.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (6.42%) IaaS
3 4 (3.67%) Office 365
3 4 (3.67%) PaaS
4 1 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.92%) Boomi
4 1 (0.92%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.92%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.42%) DNS
2 6 (5.50%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.67%) VPN
4 3 (2.75%) DHCP
4 3 (2.75%) Firewall
4 3 (2.75%) HTTP
4 3 (2.75%) Internet
4 3 (2.75%) Kerberos
4 3 (2.75%) SAN
5 2 (1.83%) LAN
5 2 (1.83%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (1.83%) WAN
5 2 (1.83%) Wireless
6 1 (0.92%) DMZ
6 1 (0.92%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.92%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.92%) IPsec
6 1 (0.92%) MPLS
6 1 (0.92%) Network Security
6 1 (0.92%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (22.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 15 (13.76%) SQL Server 2012
2 15 (13.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (12.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 13 (11.93%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (11.01%) Big Data
5 12 (11.01%) Hadoop
6 11 (10.09%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (6.42%) Datazen
7 7 (6.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 7 (6.42%) Power BI
7 7 (6.42%) SQL Server 2014
8 6 (5.50%) Azure SQL Database
9 5 (4.59%) NoSQL
9 5 (4.59%) Relational Database
10 3 (2.75%) MS Access
10 3 (2.75%) MySQL
11 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.92%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 5 (4.59%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (4.59%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.83%) Fiddler
2 2 (1.83%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.92%) AppScan
3 1 (0.92%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.92%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.92%) Moq
3 1 (0.92%) MSTest
3 1 (0.92%) NUnit
3 1 (0.92%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (0.92%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.92%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.92%) Subversion
General
1 10 (9.17%) Finance
2 5 (4.59%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.75%) Retail
4 2 (1.83%) Electronics
4 2 (1.83%) Marketing
5 1 (0.92%) Advertising
5 1 (0.92%) Billing
5 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.92%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 35 (32.11%) Developer
2 16 (14.68%) Consultant
2 16 (14.68%) Support Engineer
3 15 (13.76%) .NET Developer
4 14 (12.84%) C# Developer
4 14 (12.84%) Field Engineer
5 8 (7.34%) SQL Developer
6 7 (6.42%) Architect
6 7 (6.42%) C# WPF Developer
6 7 (6.42%) Development Engineer
6 7 (6.42%) Escalation Engineer
6 7 (6.42%) WPF Developer
7 6 (5.50%) Microsoft Consultant
8 5 (4.59%) Development Consultant
8 5 (4.59%) Microsoft Engineer
9 4 (3.67%) Azure Engineer
9 4 (3.67%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (3.67%) Cloud Engineer
9 4 (3.67%) SCCM Engineer
9 4 (3.67%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (44.95%) .NET
2 19 (17.43%) XML
3 18 (16.51%) HTML
4 14 (12.84%) ASP.NET
5 13 (11.93%) CSS
6 12 (11.01%) .NET Framework
7 11 (10.09%) Web Services
8 10 (9.17%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (9.17%) WPF
9 8 (7.34%) Entity Framework
9 8 (7.34%) Unity DI Container
9 8 (7.34%) WCF
9 8 (7.34%) XML Schema
10 7 (6.42%) ADO
10 7 (6.42%) ADO.NET
10 7 (6.42%) Autofac
10 7 (6.42%) Castle Windsor
10 7 (6.42%) ODBC
10 7 (6.42%) OLE
10 7 (6.42%) OLE DB
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.42%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (6.42%) Inversion of Control
1 7 (6.42%) Public Cloud
2 5 (4.59%) Clustering
3 4 (3.67%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.67%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.75%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.75%) PKI
5 2 (1.83%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.83%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (1.83%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.92%) BYOD
6 1 (0.92%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.92%) Replication
6 1 (0.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 35 (32.11%) Windows
2 23 (21.10%) Windows Server
3 8 (7.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (6.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (5.50%) Linux
6 5 (4.59%) Unix
6 5 (4.59%) Windows 7
6 5 (4.59%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.83%) Solaris
8 2 (1.83%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.92%) AIX
9 1 (0.92%) HPUX
9 1 (0.92%) SUSE
9 1 (0.92%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.92%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (21.10%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (16.51%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (13.76%) Performance Tuning
4 14 (12.84%) CRM
4 14 (12.84%) MVC
5 13 (11.93%) ITIL
5 13 (11.93%) Migration
6 10 (9.17%) Data Protection
6 10 (9.17%) Open Source
7 9 (8.26%) High Availability
7 9 (8.26%) Mentoring
8 8 (7.34%) SDLC
9 7 (6.42%) Customer Engagement
9 7 (6.42%) Data Modelling
10 6 (5.50%) Data Migration
10 6 (5.50%) Performance Optimisation
10 6 (5.50%) Service Management
11 5 (4.59%) Analytics
12 4 (3.67%) Data Centre Operations
12 4 (3.67%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (50.46%) SQL
2 44 (40.37%) C#
3 22 (20.18%) T-SQL
4 18 (16.51%) PowerShell
5 11 (10.09%) JavaScript
6 10 (9.17%) C++
7 9 (8.26%) VB.NET
8 8 (7.34%) Java
8 8 (7.34%) VBScript
9 7 (6.42%) C
10 6 (5.50%) Python
11 5 (4.59%) R
12 4 (3.67%) Scala
12 4 (3.67%) VB
13 1 (0.92%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.92%) Korn
13 1 (0.92%) Perl
13 1 (0.92%) PHP
13 1 (0.92%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.92%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (10.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (9.17%) Degree
3 6 (5.50%) MCITP
4 5 (4.59%) MCSE
4 5 (4.59%) MCTS
4 5 (4.59%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.83%) MCP
5 2 (1.83%) MCSD
5 2 (1.83%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.92%) CCNA
6 1 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.92%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.92%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.59%) SLA
2 2 (1.83%) QA
3 1 (0.92%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.92%) SDET
System Software
1 13 (11.93%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.50%) Hyper-V
2 6 (5.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.67%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.83%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.83%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.83%) XenServer
5 1 (0.92%) KVM
5 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.92%) UAG
5 1 (0.92%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (0.92%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.92%) vSphere
5 1 (0.92%) Xen
5 1 (0.92%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (4.59%) SCCM
2 4 (3.67%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (3.67%) SCVMM
2 4 (3.67%) WMI
3 3 (2.75%) Perfmon
3 3 (2.75%) SCOrch
4 2 (1.83%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.92%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.92%) HP Fortify
5 1 (0.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.92%) Puppet
5 1 (0.92%) SCOM
5 1 (0.92%) vMotion
5 1 (0.92%) WebInspect
5 1 (0.92%) WSUS
Vendors
1 65 (59.63%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.84%) Oracle
3 9 (8.26%) Remedy
4 7 (6.42%) VMware
5 6 (5.50%) Sitecore
6 4 (3.67%) Citrix
7 3 (2.75%) SAP
8 2 (1.83%) HP
8 2 (1.83%) IBM
9 1 (0.92%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.92%) Cisco
9 1 (0.92%) Dell
9 1 (0.92%) EMC
9 1 (0.92%) Informatica
9 1 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.92%) Siebel
9 1 (0.92%) Sophos
9 1 (0.92%) Sybase
9 1 (0.92%) TOWER Software
9 1 (0.92%) Veritas
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