The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bracknell with a requirement for SQL Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 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 (MS SQL)
Berkshire / Bracknell
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 17 23
Rank change year-on-year -7 +6  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 7 21 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 3.17% 7.58% 3.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 21.88% 56.76% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 7
Median daily rate £405 £247 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +64.30% -45.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £173 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £388 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +2.85% +4.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £32.66 £23.63
% change year-on-year +20.96% +38.22%  

SQL Server is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bracknell with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Bracknell
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 32 37 36
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bracknell 14.48% 13.36% 14.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 18
Median daily rate £446 £425 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% -8.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £173 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.22% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.35 £26.00
% change year-on-year +25.19% +16.74%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Bracknell

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bracknell citing SQL Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Bracknell

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Bracknell

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Bracknell over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server in Bracknell

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server in Bracknell.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bracknell region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) HP
4 4 (40.00%) Netcool
4 4 (40.00%) Thin Client
4 4 (40.00%) Citrix
4 4 (40.00%) C#
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (40.00%) .NET
4 4 (40.00%) Problem Management
4 4 (40.00%) Fat Client
4 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (30.00%) DV Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle
5 3 (30.00%) Windows
5 3 (30.00%) MS Access
5 3 (30.00%) Windows XP
5 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
5 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
5 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (30.00%) SAN
5 3 (30.00%) Veritas
5 3 (30.00%) Unicenter
5 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (30.00%) DHCP
5 3 (30.00%) DNS

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bracknell 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 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (20.00%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) DHCP
1 3 (30.00%) DNS
1 3 (30.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MS Access
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (20.00%) Subversion
2 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Developer
3 2 (20.00%) SSIS Developer
3 2 (20.00%) SSRS Developer
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Architect
4 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL BI Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server BI Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server Support
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Fat Client
1 4 (40.00%) Thin Client
2 3 (30.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
1 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (30.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (20.00%) MVC
3 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (20.00%) SDLC
3 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (20.00%) Ticket Management
3 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Data Validation
4 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Release Management
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) Validation
4 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (10.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (10.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Netcool
2 3 (30.00%) NetBackup
2 3 (30.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (30.00%) Unicenter
3 2 (20.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (10.00%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 1 (10.00%) Netcool/Webtop
4 1 (10.00%) Tivoli
4 1 (10.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) HP
3 4 (40.00%) Citrix
4 3 (30.00%) EMC
4 3 (30.00%) Meridio
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle
4 3 (30.00%) Veritas
5 1 (10.00%) SAP
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