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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 36 20 14
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 24 67 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.40% 6.56% 8.47%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 22.02% 38.73% 55.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 47 43
Median daily rate £386 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.40% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £327
% change year-on-year
- +7.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.60 £31.51 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+25.67% +32.67%
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
109 173 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 15.46% 16.94% 15.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 121 77
Median daily rate £396 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 0
Median hourly rate £9.50 £9.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.07 £33.55 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+7.51% +41.26%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 39 (50.65%) Microsoft
2 36 (46.75%) C#
3 32 (41.56%) .NET
4 28 (36.36%) SQL
5 17 (22.08%) SharePoint
6 16 (20.78%) Windows
6 16 (20.78%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (20.78%) PowerShell
7 15 (19.48%) Microsoft Azure
7 15 (19.48%) MS Excel
7 15 (19.48%) HTML
7 15 (19.48%) ASP.NET
8 14 (18.18%) T-SQL
9 13 (16.88%) MVC
10 11 (14.29%) JavaScript
10 11 (14.29%) XML
10 11 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 11 (14.29%) Windows Server
11 10 (12.99%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (12.99%) SQL Server 2012
11 10 (12.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (12.99%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (12.99%) Active Directory
12 9 (11.69%) CRM
12 9 (11.69%) CSS
12 9 (11.69%) WPF
13 8 (10.39%) Dynamics CRM
13 8 (10.39%) Web Services
13 8 (10.39%) SQL Server 2014
14 7 (9.09%) Data Warehouse

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 17 (22.08%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.79%) IIS
3 4 (5.19%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (5.19%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (3.90%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.60%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.60%) CMS
5 2 (2.60%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.30%) JBoss
6 1 (1.30%) K2 blackpearl
6 1 (1.30%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.30%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (19.48%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.60%) MS Project
3 1 (1.30%) MS Office
3 1 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (10.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.60%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (1.30%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.30%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (1.30%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 1 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (19.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.79%) IaaS
3 4 (5.19%) Office 365
4 3 (3.90%) PaaS
5 1 (1.30%) Boomi
5 1 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.30%) Mimecast
5 1 (1.30%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.79%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.49%) DNS
3 3 (3.90%) HTTP
3 3 (3.90%) Internet
4 2 (2.60%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (2.60%) SAN
5 1 (1.30%) DHCP
5 1 (1.30%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.30%) LAN
5 1 (1.30%) MPLS
5 1 (1.30%) VPN
5 1 (1.30%) WAN
5 1 (1.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (12.99%) SQL Server 2012
2 10 (12.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (10.39%) SQL Server 2014
4 7 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (7.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (6.49%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (3.90%) MS Access
7 3 (3.90%) MySQL
7 3 (3.90%) Power BI
8 2 (2.60%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (2.60%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (2.60%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 2 (2.60%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.60%) NoSQL
8 2 (2.60%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.30%) EDRMS
9 1 (1.30%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.30%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (6.49%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.90%) Selenium
3 2 (2.60%) Fiddler
3 2 (2.60%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.60%) SoapUI
3 2 (2.60%) SpecFlow
3 2 (2.60%) TeamCity
3 2 (2.60%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.30%) Ant
4 1 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.30%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.30%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.30%) git-flow
4 1 (1.30%) Gradle
4 1 (1.30%) Hudson
4 1 (1.30%) JBehave
4 1 (1.30%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.30%) LoadUI
4 1 (1.30%) Mockito
General
1 5 (6.49%) Finance
2 3 (3.90%) Advertising
2 3 (3.90%) Retail
2 3 (3.90%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.60%) Marketing
4 1 (1.30%) Electronics
4 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 33 (42.86%) Developer
2 16 (20.78%) .NET Developer
3 14 (18.18%) C# Developer
4 7 (9.09%) Consultant
5 6 (7.79%) Analyst
5 6 (7.79%) Architect
5 6 (7.79%) C# WPF Developer
5 6 (7.79%) Field Engineer
5 6 (7.79%) WPF Developer
6 5 (6.49%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (6.49%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) SCCM Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) SQL Developer
8 3 (3.90%) Azure Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Cloud Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Escalation Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (3.90%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (41.56%) .NET
2 15 (19.48%) ASP.NET
2 15 (19.48%) HTML
3 11 (14.29%) XML
4 10 (12.99%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (11.69%) CSS
5 9 (11.69%) WPF
6 8 (10.39%) Web Services
7 5 (6.49%) AngularJS
7 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (5.19%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 4 (5.19%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 4 (5.19%) DCOM
9 3 (3.90%) jQuery
9 3 (3.90%) JSON
9 3 (3.90%) Kendo UI
9 3 (3.90%) Middleware
9 3 (3.90%) RESTful
9 3 (3.90%) WCF
10 2 (2.60%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (5.19%) Clustering
1 4 (5.19%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.90%) PKI
3 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.60%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.60%) Enterprise Cloud
3 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.30%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.78%) Windows
2 11 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.60%) Unix
3 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.30%) Solaris
4 1 (1.30%) Windows 2000
4 1 (1.30%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.30%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.30%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.78%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (16.88%) MVC
3 10 (12.99%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (11.69%) CRM
5 6 (7.79%) Data Modelling
5 6 (7.79%) Migration
5 6 (7.79%) Software Testing
6 5 (6.49%) Data Protection
6 5 (6.49%) Performance Optimisation
6 5 (6.49%) Scrum
7 4 (5.19%) BDD
7 4 (5.19%) Data Centre Operations
7 4 (5.19%) Data Migration
7 4 (5.19%) TDD
7 4 (5.19%) Test Automation
7 4 (5.19%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (3.90%) Data Mapping
8 3 (3.90%) High Availability
8 3 (3.90%) Kimball Methodology
8 3 (3.90%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 36 (46.75%) C#
2 28 (36.36%) SQL
3 16 (20.78%) PowerShell
4 14 (18.18%) T-SQL
5 11 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 7 (9.09%) VBScript
7 5 (6.49%) C++
8 4 (5.19%) Java
9 3 (3.90%) VB
10 2 (2.60%) C
10 2 (2.60%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.30%) Groovy
11 1 (1.30%) PHP
11 1 (1.30%) Python
11 1 (1.30%) R
11 1 (1.30%) Ruby
11 1 (1.30%) SQR
11 1 (1.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (5.19%) Degree
1 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (5.19%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.60%) MCITP
2 2 (2.60%) MCSE
2 2 (2.60%) MCTS
2 2 (2.60%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.30%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.30%) SDET
2 1 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (12.99%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.49%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.19%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (5.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.60%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.60%) XenServer
5 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.30%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (6.49%) SCCM
2 4 (5.19%) SCVMM
2 4 (5.19%) WMI
3 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (3.90%) Perfmon
4 2 (2.60%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.30%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.30%) SCOM
5 1 (1.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 39 (50.65%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.79%) Sitecore
3 5 (6.49%) Oracle
4 4 (5.19%) VMware
5 3 (3.90%) Citrix
6 2 (2.60%) SAP
7 1 (1.30%) Aruba
7 1 (1.30%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.30%) Concur
7 1 (1.30%) Dell
7 1 (1.30%) IBM
7 1 (1.30%) Informatica
7 1 (1.30%) Lumension
7 1 (1.30%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (1.30%) Sophos
7 1 (1.30%) Telerik
7 1 (1.30%) Teradata
7 1 (1.30%) Xamarin
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