The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 18 12 18
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 18 29 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 6.64% 11.33% 5.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 35.29% 47.54% 32.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 1
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£350 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £30.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +16.59%
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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 Slough region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
51 61 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 18.82% 23.83% 17.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 38 15
Average daily rate £350 £430 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% +22.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £525 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-6.55% +1.66%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server across the Slough region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Slough

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Slough region.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 19 (57.58%) SQL
2 17 (51.52%) .NET
3 11 (33.33%) Windows
4 10 (30.30%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (27.27%) IIS
6 8 (24.24%) Oracle
6 8 (24.24%) C#
6 8 (24.24%) Linux
6 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
7 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (21.21%) MySQL
7 7 (21.21%) QA
7 7 (21.21%) MSBuild
7 7 (21.21%) PowerShell
7 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (21.21%) TeamCity
8 6 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (18.18%) TDD
8 6 (18.18%) Logistics
8 6 (18.18%) Scrum
8 6 (18.18%) Java
8 6 (18.18%) Cisco
8 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
9 5 (15.15%) CCNA
9 5 (15.15%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (15.15%) ISDN
9 5 (15.15%) VoIP
9 5 (15.15%) DHCP
9 5 (15.15%) DNS

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 9 (27.27%) IIS
2 2 (6.06%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.03%) Umbraco
3 1 (3.03%) IBM Notes
3 1 (3.03%) Apache
3 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.03%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) FastStats
2 1 (3.03%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) ISDN
1 5 (15.15%) VoIP
1 5 (15.15%) DHCP
1 5 (15.15%) DNS
1 5 (15.15%) RTP
2 4 (12.12%) SAN
3 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.03%) Internet
4 1 (3.03%) Firewall
4 1 (3.03%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) SQL Server 2012
2 7 (21.21%) MySQL
3 3 (9.09%) DB2
3 3 (9.09%) DataStage
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (6.06%) QlikView
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.03%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) TeamCity
1 7 (21.21%) MSBuild
2 2 (6.06%) Toad
3 1 (3.03%) Subversion
3 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Marketing
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Developer
2 6 (18.18%) DBA
2 6 (18.18%) MySQL DBA
3 5 (15.15%) Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) .NET Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Programmer
5 3 (9.09%) Technical Support
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Programmer
6 2 (6.06%) RPG Programmer
6 2 (6.06%) RPG Analyst Programmer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior RPG Analyst Programmer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior RPG Programmer
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Release Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) SQL Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Configuration Specialist
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (51.52%) .NET
2 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.06%) SOAP
3 2 (6.06%) Ajax
3 2 (6.06%) jQuery
3 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (6.06%) XML
3 2 (6.06%) HTML
4 1 (3.03%) MSMQ
4 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (3.03%) Laravel
4 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (3.03%) WCF
4 1 (3.03%) Zend Framework
4 1 (3.03%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (3.03%) Web Services
4 1 (3.03%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) iSeries
2 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (33.33%) Windows
2 8 (24.24%) Linux
3 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (15.15%) Windows 2000 Server
5 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.03%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) Scrum
1 6 (18.18%) TDD
1 6 (18.18%) Logistics
1 6 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (12.12%) MVC
3 2 (6.06%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (6.06%) Lean Six Sigma
3 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
3 2 (6.06%) Waterfall
3 2 (6.06%) TOGAF
3 2 (6.06%) Six Sigma
3 2 (6.06%) ITIL
3 2 (6.06%) DSDM
4 1 (3.03%) CRM
4 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.03%) OO
4 1 (3.03%) Project Management
4 1 (3.03%) Customer Insight
4 1 (3.03%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (3.03%) Campaign Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (57.58%) SQL
2 8 (24.24%) C#
3 7 (21.21%) PowerShell
4 6 (18.18%) Java
5 5 (15.15%) C++
6 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.06%) RPG IV
6 2 (6.06%) RPG
7 1 (3.03%) PHP
7 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.03%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) MCSE
1 5 (15.15%) CCNA
1 5 (15.15%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (15.15%) CCVP
1 5 (15.15%) MCTS
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) CNE
2 1 (3.03%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Oracle
2 6 (18.18%) Cisco
2 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.12%) HP
4 3 (9.09%) IBM
5 2 (6.06%) Lotus
6 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.03%) VMware
6 1 (3.03%) Zend
6 1 (3.03%) Business Objects