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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 21 28 12
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -16
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 9 9 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 3.56% 2.97% 7.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.00% 16.36% 48.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 11
Average daily rate £353 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.46% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £313 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £34.00 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +63.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £28.69 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-21.57% -4.36%
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
18 55 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 7.11% 18.15% 14.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 36 22
Average daily rate £400 £400 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £34.00 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +63.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £27.75
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +17.11%

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 8 February 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 8 February 2016, 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 9 (56.25%) SQL
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (37.50%) Windows
3 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
3 5 (31.25%) ETL
3 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (25.00%) VMware
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (25.00%) DHCP
4 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 4 (25.00%) Oracle
4 4 (25.00%) IBM
4 4 (25.00%) DNS
4 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (25.00%) Citrix
4 4 (25.00%) NetApp
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (18.75%) vSphere
5 3 (18.75%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (18.75%) Big Data
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (12.50%) Skype for Business
4 1 (6.25%) IIS
4 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
4 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) DHCP
1 4 (25.00%) DNS
2 2 (12.50%) Skype
3 1 (6.25%) S/MIME
3 1 (6.25%) SSL
3 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (18.75%) Big Data
3 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (18.75%) Hadoop
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (12.50%) DB2
5 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (6.25%) MySQL
5 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Moq
1 1 (6.25%) ReSharper
1 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (6.25%) Toad
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (12.50%) Legal
1 2 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Business Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Team Leader
3 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Data Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Lync Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Support Team Leader
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Support
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Lync Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Web Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
1 3 (18.75%) MDX
2 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 2 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (6.25%) Castle Windsor
3 1 (6.25%) CSS
3 1 (6.25%) Entity Framework
3 1 (6.25%) HTML
3 1 (6.25%) Middleware
3 1 (6.25%) NHibernate
3 1 (6.25%) WCF
3 1 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (6.25%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Clustering
1 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Data Conversion
3 1 (6.25%) Data Integration
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
3 1 (6.25%) NHS
3 1 (6.25%) Public Cloud
3 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) AIX
3 2 (12.50%) Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Unix
4 1 (6.25%) Android
4 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (31.25%) ETL
2 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (18.75%) Change Management
3 3 (18.75%) MVC
3 3 (18.75%) Project Management
3 3 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Coaching
4 2 (12.50%) Dimensional Modelling
4 2 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (6.25%) BDD
5 1 (6.25%) Data Governance
5 1 (6.25%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (6.25%) Release Management
5 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
5 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (18.75%) C#
3 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) VCP5
2 2 (12.50%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) Forefront TMG
2 3 (18.75%) ISA Server
2 3 (18.75%) VMware ESX
2 3 (18.75%) vSphere
2 3 (18.75%) XenApp
2 3 (18.75%) XenDesktop
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) WSUS
2 2 (12.50%) Backup Exec
2 2 (12.50%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (12.50%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (12.50%) Tivoli
2 2 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) Citrix
2 4 (25.00%) IBM
2 4 (25.00%) NetApp
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle
2 4 (25.00%) VMware
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco
3 3 (18.75%) Dell
3 3 (18.75%) HP
4 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 2 (12.50%) ServiceNow
4 2 (12.50%) Symantec
4 2 (12.50%) Tableau
4 2 (12.50%) Teradata
4 2 (12.50%) Veritas
5 1 (6.25%) Demandware
5 1 (6.25%) Splunk
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