Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 148 148 175
Rank change year-on-year 0 +27 -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2016 15 16 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.38% 0.40% 0.067%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.11% 2.00% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 3
Berkshire median daily rate £500 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.95% +3.40% -
10th Percentile £225 £308 £288
90th Percentile £600 £504 £428
South East median daily rate £413 £398 £363
% change year-on-year +3.77% +9.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

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 710 801 734
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 18.06% 19.95% 16.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 434 481 406
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £313 £281 £300
90th Percentile £575 £575 £589
South East median daily rate £448 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +11.74% +0.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 25 34
Berkshire median hourly rate £24.00 £14.50 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.52% +52.63% -45.71%
10th Percentile £10.78 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £51.38 £49.00 £15.20
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £26.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year +33.33% -12.50% +20.00%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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
Reading -6 12 £500 +33.33% 3
Slough -10 1 £450 +11.46% 2
Bracknell - 1 - - 1
SQL Server 2016
South East

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (66.67%) Windows
3 8 (53.33%) SQL
3 8 (53.33%) Windows Server
4 6 (40.00%) VMware
5 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 5 (33.33%) Veeam
5 5 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
8 2 (13.33%) LAN
8 2 (13.33%) .NET
8 2 (13.33%) C#
8 2 (13.33%) MSMQ
8 2 (13.33%) Migration
8 2 (13.33%) Firewall
8 2 (13.33%) MVC
8 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
8 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
8 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
8 2 (13.33%) Web Development
8 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
8 2 (13.33%) SCCM
8 2 (13.33%) Multithreading
8 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (13.33%) Dependency Injection

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 2 (13.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (6.67%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (6.67%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (13.33%) Office 365
3 1 (6.67%) IaaS
3 1 (6.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (13.33%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (6.67%) Snowflake Schema
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Architect
1 3 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
2 2 (13.33%) DBA
2 2 (13.33%) Full Stack Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
2 2 (13.33%) SQL DBA
2 2 (13.33%) Technical Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Azure Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (6.67%) ETL Developer
3 1 (6.67%) IT Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior DBA
3 1 (6.67%) Senior SQL DBA
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
1 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
1 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (13.33%) Entity Framework
1 2 (13.33%) MSMQ
1 2 (13.33%) RESTful
1 2 (13.33%) WCF
1 2 (13.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (13.33%) BDD
1 2 (13.33%) Dependency Injection
1 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
1 2 (13.33%) Migration
1 2 (13.33%) Multithreading
1 2 (13.33%) MVC
1 2 (13.33%) Patch Management
1 2 (13.33%) TDD
1 2 (13.33%) Web Application Development
1 2 (13.33%) Web Development
2 1 (6.67%) IT Strategy
2 1 (6.67%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (6.67%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (6.67%) SDLC
2 1 (6.67%) Security Architecture
2 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (13.33%) C#
4 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (13.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
1 2 (13.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) VMware
2 5 (33.33%) Veeam
3 2 (13.33%) Google
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) JD Edwards
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat