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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 24 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 20 24 20
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 7 12 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 4.32% 4.10% 6.62%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.22% 22.22% 35.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 7
Median daily rate £288 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.87% -5.71%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.20 £29.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.03% +28.88%
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 Slough region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
46 54 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 28.40% 18.43% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 37 32
Median daily rate £350 £331 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.66% +0.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £292 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £405 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £18.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.76 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.81% +32.00%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Slough 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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Slough region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 August 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 Slough region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) Migration
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) ETL
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (30.00%) ETL Development
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (20.00%) Firewall
5 2 (20.00%) VPN
5 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (10.00%) UAG
6 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
6 1 (10.00%) Tableau
6 1 (10.00%) Change Control
6 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (10.00%) Data Transformation

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Slough 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 1 (10.00%) Content Management Server
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (10.00%) IIS
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP CCM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
1 2 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (10.00%) Broadband
2 1 (10.00%) Network Security
2 1 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (10.00%) VoIP
2 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) QlikView
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Developer
3 3 (30.00%) ETL Developer
3 3 (30.00%) SSIS Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Data Migration Developer
5 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Business Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Business Objects Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Exchange Support
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Installations Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Server Support
5 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
5 1 (10.00%) T-SQL Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (10.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (10.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Migration
2 4 (40.00%) ETL
3 3 (30.00%) ETL Development
4 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Change Control
5 1 (10.00%) Content Management
5 1 (10.00%) Data Management
5 1 (10.00%) Data Transformation
5 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (10.00%) ERP
5 1 (10.00%) Patch Management
5 1 (10.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) UAG
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Kaspersky
2 1 (10.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Tableau