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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 19 20 14
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 11 13 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 4.35% 5.39% 12.05%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 42.31% 35.14% 44.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 6
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£295 £375 £251
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.33% +49.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £338 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £381 £298
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-25.86% +16.00%
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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
26 37 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 10.28% 15.35% 26.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 20 31
Average daily rate £500 £313 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £185 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £375 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £34.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-16.84% +20.00%

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
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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 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 (55.56%) C#
1 10 (55.56%) SQL
1 10 (55.56%) .NET
1 10 (55.56%) ASP.NET
2 7 (38.89%) T-SQL
3 5 (27.78%) MVC
3 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
3 5 (27.78%) Ajax
3 5 (27.78%) WCF
3 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (22.22%) XenDesktop
4 4 (22.22%) vSphere
4 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (22.22%) 3PAR
4 4 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (22.22%) WPF
4 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (22.22%) LINQ
4 4 (22.22%) SCCM
4 4 (22.22%) ProCurve
4 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (22.22%) Brocade
4 4 (22.22%) VMware
4 4 (22.22%) XML
4 4 (22.22%) Windows

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 3 (16.67%) Lync
3 2 (11.11%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) DHCP
1 4 (22.22%) VPN
1 4 (22.22%) DNS
1 4 (22.22%) Firewall
1 4 (22.22%) SAN
2 3 (16.67%) SNMP
2 3 (16.67%) LAN
2 3 (16.67%) WAN
2 3 (16.67%) VLAN
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (16.67%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (11.11%) Intranet
4 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (16.67%) MySQL
4 2 (11.11%) QlikView
4 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Consultant
2 4 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Applications Support
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Web Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Tester
4 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Support Team Leader
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) .NET
1 10 (55.56%) ASP.NET
2 5 (27.78%) Ajax
2 5 (27.78%) WCF
3 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (22.22%) WPF
3 4 (22.22%) LINQ
3 4 (22.22%) XML
4 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 3 (16.67%) REST
5 2 (11.11%) jQuery
5 2 (11.11%) HTML
5 2 (11.11%) J2EE
5 2 (11.11%) Hibernate
6 1 (5.56%) CSS
6 1 (5.56%) Entity Framework
6 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
6 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (5.56%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
1 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) MVC
2 4 (22.22%) OO
3 3 (16.67%) Project Management
3 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.11%) Business Process Mapping
4 2 (11.11%) SDLC
4 2 (11.11%) MVVM
4 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.11%) OOP
5 1 (5.56%) Workflow
5 1 (5.56%) CRM
5 1 (5.56%) ETL
5 1 (5.56%) Data Management
5 1 (5.56%) Workflow Management
5 1 (5.56%) Logistics
5 1 (5.56%) Multithreading
5 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) C#
1 10 (55.56%) SQL
2 7 (38.89%) T-SQL
3 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
4 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 2 (11.11%) PHP
5 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
1 2 (11.11%) MCSE
1 2 (11.11%) MCSA
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) XenDesktop
1 4 (22.22%) vSphere
1 4 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) Samba
2 3 (16.67%) XenApp
2 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) 3PAR
1 4 (22.22%) ProCurve
1 4 (22.22%) Brocade
1 4 (22.22%) VMware
1 4 (22.22%) HP
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco
2 3 (16.67%) SolarWinds
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft