The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Slough region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 21 7 18
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +11
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 12 28 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 4.71% 12.02% 6.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 26.67% 49.12% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 2
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£350 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.36% +10.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
45 57 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 17.65% 24.46% 16.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 32 11
Average daily rate £313 £290 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.75% -10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £475 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £30.00 £30.20
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -0.66%
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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 23 July 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 14 (48.28%) SQL
2 12 (41.38%) .NET
2 12 (41.38%) C#
3 10 (34.48%) Windows
4 9 (31.03%) Oracle
4 9 (31.03%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (27.59%) Active Directory
6 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (20.69%) Cisco
6 6 (20.69%) Linux
6 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (17.24%) Windows 2000 Server
7 5 (17.24%) MCTS
7 5 (17.24%) Scrum
7 5 (17.24%) CCVP
7 5 (17.24%) TDD
7 5 (17.24%) Logistics
7 5 (17.24%) MCSE
7 5 (17.24%) ISDN
7 5 (17.24%) VoIP
7 5 (17.24%) DHCP
7 5 (17.24%) C++
7 5 (17.24%) Java
7 5 (17.24%) MySQL
7 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
7 5 (17.24%) CCNA
7 5 (17.24%) DNS
7 5 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (17.24%) RTP

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 2 (6.90%) IIS
1 2 (6.90%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.45%) Umbraco
2 1 (3.45%) IBM Notes
2 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.45%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.45%) FastStats
2 1 (3.45%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) ISDN
1 5 (17.24%) VoIP
1 5 (17.24%) DHCP
1 5 (17.24%) DNS
1 5 (17.24%) RTP
2 4 (13.79%) SAN
3 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.45%) Firewall
4 1 (3.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (17.24%) MySQL
3 3 (10.34%) DB2
3 3 (10.34%) DataStage
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (6.90%) QlikView
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.45%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) JIRA
1 3 (10.34%) Selenium
1 3 (10.34%) WebDriver
1 3 (10.34%) Selenium IDE
2 2 (6.90%) Toad
3 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Marketing
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Developer
2 6 (20.69%) Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) DBA
3 5 (17.24%) MySQL DBA
4 3 (10.34%) Test Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Technical Support
4 3 (10.34%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (6.90%) Programmer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Analyst Programmer
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Programmer
5 2 (6.90%) RPG Programmer
5 2 (6.90%) RPG Analyst Programmer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior RPG Analyst Programmer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior RPG Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (41.38%) .NET
2 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET
3 3 (10.34%) XML
3 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (6.90%) HTML
5 1 (3.45%) HTML5
5 1 (3.45%) CSS3
5 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (3.45%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (3.45%) MSMQ
5 1 (3.45%) Ajax
5 1 (3.45%) Java EE
5 1 (3.45%) WCF
5 1 (3.45%) jQuery
5 1 (3.45%) CSS
5 1 (3.45%) SOAP
5 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) iSeries
2 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) Windows
2 6 (20.69%) Linux
2 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (17.24%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) Scrum
1 5 (17.24%) TDD
1 5 (17.24%) Logistics
1 5 (17.24%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting
2 4 (13.79%) CRM
2 4 (13.79%) MVC
3 3 (10.34%) TOGAF
3 3 (10.34%) Test Automation
3 3 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (10.34%) Unit Testing
4 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (6.90%) Lean Six Sigma
4 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
4 2 (6.90%) DSDM
4 2 (6.90%) Six Sigma
4 2 (6.90%) ITIL
5 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.45%) UML
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) SQL
2 12 (41.38%) C#
3 5 (17.24%) C++
3 5 (17.24%) Java
4 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.90%) RPG IV
4 2 (6.90%) RPG
5 1 (3.45%) Golang
5 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) MCSE
1 5 (17.24%) CCNA
1 5 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (17.24%) CCVP
1 5 (17.24%) MCTS
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) CNE
2 1 (3.45%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (27.59%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Oracle
2 6 (20.69%) Cisco
3 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
4 4 (13.79%) HP
5 3 (10.34%) IBM
6 2 (6.90%) Lotus
7 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.45%) VMware
7 1 (3.45%) Google
7 1 (3.45%) Business Objects
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