Period
to 21 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for SQL Server 2016 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2016 over the 6 months to 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft SQL Server 2016
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 147 139 178
Rank change year-on-year -8 +39 -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2016 17 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.44% 0.30% 0.021%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.46% 1.77% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 1
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -2.94% -
10th Percentile £348 £362 £413
90th Percentile £460 £510 £438
South East median daily rate £385 £400 £413
% change year-on-year -3.75% -3.03% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £22.50 - -

SQL Server 2016 is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 692 622 676
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 17.97% 17.03% 13.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 326 414
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £415 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% - +3.75%
10th Percentile £320 £300 £270
90th Percentile £588 £556 £538
South East median daily rate £438 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +6.69% +2.51% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 37 27
Berkshire median hourly rate £44.75 £9.50 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +371.05% - -70.77%
10th Percentile £11.45 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £59.13 £47.70 £15.00
South East median hourly rate £40.25 £19.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +111.84% -46.48% +31.18%

SQL Server 2016
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing SQL Server 2016 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2016 in Berkshire

SQL Server 2016
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL Server 2016 in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2016 in Berkshire

SQL Server 2016
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2016 in Berkshire over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2016 in Berkshire

SQL Server 2016
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2016 within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 21 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell - 7 - -
Reading -13 4 £438 +12.83% 1
Slough -5 1 £375 -25.56%
Wokingham - 1 £350 -
SQL Server 2016
South East

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2016 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2016.

1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (94.12%) SQL
3 12 (70.59%) SQL Server 2014
4 11 (64.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (64.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (47.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (41.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (41.18%) Validation
6 7 (41.18%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (41.18%) Performance Analysis
6 7 (41.18%) Database Security
7 6 (35.29%) Power BI
7 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
7 6 (35.29%) .NET
7 6 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
8 5 (29.41%) Windows
8 5 (29.41%) Clustering
9 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Clustering
9 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
9 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (17.65%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (17.65%) Entity Framework
10 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
10 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
10 3 (17.65%) Degree
10 3 (17.65%) Migration

SQL Server 2016
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2000
1 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (5.88%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) IaaS
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (11.76%) PaaS
2 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
1 1 (5.88%) IPsec
1 1 (5.88%) LAN
1 1 (5.88%) SAN
1 1 (5.88%) SSL
1 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.88%) VLAN
1 1 (5.88%) VPN
1 1 (5.88%) WAN
1 1 (5.88%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (70.59%) SQL Server 2014
3 11 (64.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (64.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (47.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (41.18%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (41.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (35.29%) Power BI
7 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (11.76%) MS Access
8 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
9 1 (5.88%) Big Data
9 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.88%) French Language
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) DBA
1 8 (47.06%) SQL DBA
2 4 (23.53%) Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Field Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) .NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Azure Architect
5 1 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior DBA
5 1 (5.88%) Senior SQL DBA
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) .NET
2 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
2 3 (17.65%) Entity Framework
3 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
3 2 (11.76%) jQuery
3 2 (11.76%) Web Services
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.88%) CSS
4 1 (5.88%) HTML
4 1 (5.88%) JSON
4 1 (5.88%) XML
4 1 (5.88%) XML Schema
4 1 (5.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Clustering
2 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Database Security
1 7 (41.18%) Performance Analysis
1 7 (41.18%) Validation
2 6 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (17.65%) Migration
3 3 (17.65%) MVC
3 3 (17.65%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.76%) ETL
4 2 (11.76%) Web Development
5 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.88%) ERP
5 1 (5.88%) ETL Development
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security
5 1 (5.88%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.88%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (5.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) SQL
2 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
3 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
4 3 (17.65%) C#
4 3 (17.65%) C++
4 3 (17.65%) VB
4 3 (17.65%) VBA
5 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (5.88%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Capita
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco
2 1 (5.88%) HP
2 1 (5.88%) JD Edwards
2 1 (5.88%) SonicWALL
2 1 (5.88%) Tableau
2 1 (5.88%) VMware
2 1 (5.88%) WatchGuard