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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 26 20 8
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -12
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 9 14 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 3.07% 5.36% 11.91%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 18.75% 30.43% 48.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 14
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£346 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.07% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £335 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -18.18%
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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
48 46 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 16.38% 17.62% 24.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 30 32
Average daily rate £333 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.90% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £350 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -5.00%

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 4 August 2015, 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 10 (47.62%) C#
1 10 (47.62%) .NET
1 10 (47.62%) ASP.NET
2 9 (42.86%) SQL
3 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
3 8 (38.10%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (33.33%) WCF
5 6 (28.57%) WPF
5 6 (28.57%) T-SQL
5 6 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (23.81%) MVC
7 4 (19.05%) Firewall
7 4 (19.05%) HP
7 4 (19.05%) SAN
7 4 (19.05%) VMware
7 4 (19.05%) SCCM
7 4 (19.05%) ProCurve
7 4 (19.05%) Brocade
7 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (19.05%) DHCP
7 4 (19.05%) VPN
7 4 (19.05%) DNS
7 4 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
7 4 (19.05%) ETL
7 4 (19.05%) XML

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
1 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (14.29%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) VPN
1 4 (19.05%) DNS
1 4 (19.05%) SAN
1 4 (19.05%) Firewall
1 4 (19.05%) DHCP
2 3 (14.29%) SNMP
2 3 (14.29%) LAN
2 3 (14.29%) WAN
2 3 (14.29%) VLAN
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (14.29%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (14.29%) MySQL
5 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (9.52%) QlikView
6 1 (4.76%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Software Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Business Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Lead Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Agile .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) QlikView Developer
6 1 (4.76%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Technical Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) .NET
1 10 (47.62%) ASP.NET
2 7 (33.33%) WCF
3 6 (28.57%) WPF
4 4 (19.05%) XML
5 3 (14.29%) Ajax
5 3 (14.29%) LINQ
5 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (14.29%) REST
6 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
6 2 (9.52%) MDX
7 1 (4.76%) jQuery
7 1 (4.76%) CSS
7 1 (4.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
1 2 (9.52%) Statistics
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
1 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (23.81%) MVC
4 4 (19.05%) Data Architecture
4 4 (19.05%) ETL
5 3 (14.29%) TDD
6 2 (9.52%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) MVVM
6 2 (9.52%) Kimball Methodology
6 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (9.52%) Business Process Mapping
6 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
6 2 (9.52%) Logical Data Model
6 2 (9.52%) Physical Data Model
6 2 (9.52%) Scrum
6 2 (9.52%) OOP
6 2 (9.52%) OO
6 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
6 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
6 2 (9.52%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) C#
2 9 (42.86%) SQL
3 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
4 6 (28.57%) T-SQL
5 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
6 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 2 (9.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) MCSE
1 2 (9.52%) MCSA
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) XenDesktop
1 4 (19.05%) vSphere
1 4 (19.05%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) Samba
2 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (14.29%) XenApp
3 1 (4.76%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) HP
1 4 (19.05%) VMware
1 4 (19.05%) Brocade
1 4 (19.05%) ProCurve
1 4 (19.05%) 3PAR
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco
2 3 (14.29%) SolarWinds
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft