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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 23 16 10
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 12 21 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 4.44% 7.55% 11.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 24.49% 39.62% 47.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 15
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£330 £350 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £350 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £370 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £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 £32.75 £28.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+13.91% -4.16%
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
49 53 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 18.15% 19.06% 23.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 34 39
Average daily rate £330 £350 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -18.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £430 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £21.25 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+8.22% +1.63%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 11 (47.83%) C#
1 11 (47.83%) .NET
2 10 (43.48%) SQL
2 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET
3 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
4 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (34.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (30.43%) WCF
6 6 (26.09%) WPF
6 6 (26.09%) MVC
6 6 (26.09%) T-SQL
6 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
7 5 (21.74%) Windows
7 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (17.39%) SCCM
8 4 (17.39%) ProCurve
8 4 (17.39%) Data Architecture
8 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (17.39%) XenDesktop
8 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (17.39%) XML
8 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (17.39%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (17.39%) vSphere
8 4 (17.39%) 3PAR

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
2 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (17.39%) Lync
2 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) VPN
1 4 (17.39%) DNS
1 4 (17.39%) SAN
1 4 (17.39%) Firewall
1 4 (17.39%) DHCP
2 3 (13.04%) SNMP
2 3 (13.04%) LAN
2 3 (13.04%) WAN
2 3 (13.04%) VLAN
2 3 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (13.04%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (13.04%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (4.35%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (13.04%) MySQL
5 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (4.35%) Data Mart
6 1 (4.35%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) .NET Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Consultant
4 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Software Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) C# Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Business Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Agile .NET Developer
7 1 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (4.35%) QlikView Developer
7 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Technical Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) .NET Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) UAT Tester
7 1 (4.35%) Senior .NET Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) .NET
2 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET
3 7 (30.43%) WCF
4 6 (26.09%) WPF
5 4 (17.39%) XML
6 3 (13.04%) Ajax
6 3 (13.04%) LINQ
6 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (13.04%) REST
7 2 (8.70%) CSS
7 2 (8.70%) HTML
7 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
7 2 (8.70%) MDX
8 1 (4.35%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
1 2 (8.70%) Statistics
2 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Linux
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (26.09%) MVC
2 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (17.39%) ETL
3 4 (17.39%) TDD
3 4 (17.39%) Data Architecture
4 3 (13.04%) OO
5 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
5 2 (8.70%) OOD
5 2 (8.70%) OOP
5 2 (8.70%) MVVM
5 2 (8.70%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (8.70%) Business Process Mapping
5 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.70%) Logical Data Model
5 2 (8.70%) Physical Data Model
5 2 (8.70%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) C#
2 10 (43.48%) SQL
3 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
4 6 (26.09%) T-SQL
5 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
6 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 2 (8.70%) PHP
7 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) MCSE
1 2 (8.70%) MCSA
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
1 4 (17.39%) XenDesktop
1 4 (17.39%) vSphere
1 4 (17.39%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (13.04%) Samba
2 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (13.04%) XenApp
3 1 (4.35%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) HP
1 4 (17.39%) VMware
1 4 (17.39%) Brocade
1 4 (17.39%) ProCurve
1 4 (17.39%) 3PAR
2 3 (13.04%) Cisco
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) SolarWinds