Period
to 21 April 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 April 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 147 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2016 19 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.47% - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.63% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Berkshire median daily rate £375 - -
South East median daily rate £381 £425 £413
% change year-on-year -10.47% +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 722 616 691
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 17.91% 16.04% 13.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 323 430
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +5.77%
10th Percentile £325 £286 £263
90th Percentile £594 £565 £538
South East median daily rate £438 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +6.71% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 34 40
Berkshire median hourly rate £50.00 £9.50 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +426.32% -22.45% -63.97%
10th Percentile £38.25 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £64.38 £44.88 £21.18
South East median hourly rate £42.00 £16.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year +162.50% -39.62% -11.67%

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 April 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 April 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 - 6 - -
Reading - 6 £438 - 3
Slough - 1 £375 - 1
Wokingham - 1 £350 - 1
SQL Server 2016
South East

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (78.95%) SQL
3 12 (63.16%) SQL Server 2014
4 11 (57.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (52.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (52.63%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (47.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (47.37%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (47.37%) Power BI
7 7 (36.84%) .NET
8 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
8 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
8 6 (31.58%) Windows
8 6 (31.58%) Validation
8 6 (31.58%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (31.58%) Database Security
8 6 (31.58%) Performance Analysis
9 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (26.32%) Clustering
10 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (21.05%) ETL
10 4 (21.05%) C#
10 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
10 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Clustering
11 3 (15.79%) ETL Development
11 3 (15.79%) Analytics
11 3 (15.79%) Entity Framework

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 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2000
1 1 (5.26%) IIS
1 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.53%) IaaS
2 2 (10.53%) PaaS
3 1 (5.26%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (5.26%) Data Lake Analytics
3 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (5.26%) DNS
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
1 1 (5.26%) IPsec
1 1 (5.26%) LAN
1 1 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (5.26%) SAN
1 1 (5.26%) SSL
1 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.26%) VLAN
1 1 (5.26%) VPN
1 1 (5.26%) WAN
1 1 (5.26%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (63.16%) SQL Server 2014
3 11 (57.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (52.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (52.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (47.37%) Power BI
5 9 (47.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (31.58%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (10.53%) MS Access
9 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
10 1 (5.26%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 1 (5.26%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (5.26%) Big Data
10 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (5.26%) Data Lake
10 1 (5.26%) OLAP
10 1 (5.26%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) French Language
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) DBA
1 6 (31.58%) Developer
1 6 (31.58%) SQL DBA
2 3 (15.79%) Field Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) .NET Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Systems Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Azure Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Azure Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Build Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Data Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) SSIS Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) .NET
2 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
2 3 (15.79%) Entity Framework
3 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
3 2 (10.53%) jQuery
3 2 (10.53%) Web Services
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.26%) CSS
4 1 (5.26%) HTML
4 1 (5.26%) JSON
4 1 (5.26%) XML
4 1 (5.26%) XML Schema
4 1 (5.26%) XSLT
4 1 (5.26%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Clustering
2 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (31.58%) Database Security
2 6 (31.58%) Performance Analysis
2 6 (31.58%) Validation
3 4 (21.05%) ETL
4 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.79%) Analytics
4 3 (15.79%) ETL Development
4 3 (15.79%) Migration
4 3 (15.79%) MVC
4 3 (15.79%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.53%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (10.53%) Web Development
6 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
6 1 (5.26%) Dashboard Development
6 1 (5.26%) Scrum
6 1 (5.26%) Server Building
6 1 (5.26%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) SQL
2 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
3 4 (21.05%) C#
3 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
4 3 (15.79%) C++
4 3 (15.79%) VB
4 3 (15.79%) VBA
5 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.26%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (5.26%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Dundas
2 2 (10.53%) Tableau
2 2 (10.53%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) Capita
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco
3 1 (5.26%) HP
3 1 (5.26%) SonicWALL
3 1 (5.26%) WatchGuard