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 April 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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 18 18 22
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 17 27 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 6.83% 9.34% 2.93%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 42.50% 45.00% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 5
Average daily rate £369 £295 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £229 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £299 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £27.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+14.54% +6.79%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
40 60 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 16.06% 20.76% 14.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 26 17
Average daily rate £375 £354 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.08% -4.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £202 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £548 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £29.16
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.97%
SQL Server
Berkshire

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 23 April 2014.

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 23 April 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 16 (48.48%) C#
1 16 (48.48%) .NET
2 13 (39.39%) Oracle
3 12 (36.36%) SQL
4 10 (30.30%) Windows
5 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET
6 7 (21.21%) Java
6 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (21.21%) MVC
6 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (18.18%) IBM
7 6 (18.18%) CRM
8 5 (15.15%) XML
8 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
8 5 (15.15%) DB2
8 5 (15.15%) RPG
8 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
8 5 (15.15%) Cisco
8 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
8 5 (15.15%) Finance
8 5 (15.15%) Migration
8 5 (15.15%) DataStage
8 5 (15.15%) WebSphere
8 5 (15.15%) iSeries
8 5 (15.15%) Test Scripting
9 4 (12.12%) jQuery
9 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (12.12%) Windows 2000 Server
9 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC 4

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 5 (15.15%) WebSphere
2 4 (12.12%) IIS
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.03%) IBM Notes
4 1 (3.03%) CMS
4 1 (3.03%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Project
2 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.03%) FastStats
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) RTP
1 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
1 4 (12.12%) DNS
1 4 (12.12%) ISDN
1 4 (12.12%) VoIP
1 4 (12.12%) DHCP
2 2 (6.06%) Internet
2 2 (6.06%) SAN
3 1 (3.03%) FTP
3 1 (3.03%) HTTP
3 1 (3.03%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) DB2
1 5 (15.15%) DataStage
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.06%) QlikView
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (3.03%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Toad
1 3 (9.09%) ERwin
1 3 (9.09%) JIRA
1 3 (9.09%) Selenium
1 3 (9.09%) Selenium IDE
1 3 (9.09%) WebDriver
2 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.09%) Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (48.48%) Developer
2 7 (21.21%) .NET Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Architect
4 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) RPG Developer
5 3 (9.09%) SQL Developer
5 3 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 3 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Junior C# .NET Developer
6 2 (6.06%) C# Programmer
6 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET Programmer
6 2 (6.06%) Junior ASP.NET Programmer
6 2 (6.06%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (6.06%) .NET Programmer
6 2 (6.06%) DataStage Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (48.48%) .NET
2 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET
3 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (15.15%) XML
5 4 (12.12%) jQuery
5 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 4 (12.12%) HTML
6 3 (9.09%) CSS
6 3 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 2 (6.06%) NHibernate
8 1 (3.03%) Web Services
8 1 (3.03%) MSMQ
8 1 (3.03%) WinForms
8 1 (3.03%) Ajax
8 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
8 1 (3.03%) Java EE
8 1 (3.03%) WCF
8 1 (3.03%) WPF
8 1 (3.03%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) iSeries
2 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Windows
2 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (12.12%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.03%) Linux
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) MVC
2 6 (18.18%) CRM
3 5 (15.15%) Migration
3 5 (15.15%) Test Scripting
4 4 (12.12%) Workflow
5 3 (9.09%) Automated Testing
5 3 (9.09%) TOGAF
5 3 (9.09%) Problem Management
5 3 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (9.09%) Unit Testing
5 3 (9.09%) Test Automation
5 3 (9.09%) Web Application Development
6 2 (6.06%) BDD
6 2 (6.06%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (6.06%) Kimball Methodology
6 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.06%) TDD
6 2 (6.06%) Zachman Framework
6 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) C#
2 12 (36.36%) SQL
3 7 (21.21%) Java
4 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
4 5 (15.15%) RPG
5 4 (12.12%) C++
6 3 (9.09%) RPG IV
7 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
7 2 (6.06%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.03%) Golang
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) MCTS
1 4 (12.12%) CCVP
1 4 (12.12%) CCNA
1 4 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (12.12%) MCSE
2 3 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) CNE
3 1 (3.03%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) Oracle
2 6 (18.18%) IBM
3 5 (15.15%) Cisco
4 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.06%) HP
5 2 (6.06%) Lotus
5 2 (6.06%) SAP
6 1 (3.03%) Business Objects
6 1 (3.03%) JBoss
6 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.03%) VMware
6 1 (3.03%) Google