Period
to 20 January 2018

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 6 months to 20 January 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 (MS SQL)
Berkshire > Bracknell
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 34 21
Rank change year-on-year +21 -13 +10
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 54 19 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 10.33% 3.37% 6.65%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 36.99% 24.68% 40.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 10 11
Bracknell median daily rate £325 £369 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.86% -1.67% +25.00%
10th Percentile £113 £262 £263
90th Percentile £438 £466 £488
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Bracknell median hourly rate - - £12.80
Berkshire median hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +5.56% +190.32% -65.99%

SQL Server 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 Bracknell with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Bracknell
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 146 77 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 27.92% 13.65% 16.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 39 41
Bracknell median daily rate £400 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +28.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £113 £270 £203
90th Percentile £644 £525 £488
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 9
Bracknell median hourly rate £55.00 £12.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +358.33% -20.00% -50.00%
Berkshire median hourly rate £43.25 £9.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year +355.26% -24.00% -66.67%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Bracknell

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

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 6 months to 20 January 2018.

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 20 January 2018, 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 41 (75.93%) SQL
2 26 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (46.30%) XML
4 22 (40.74%) Scrum
4 22 (40.74%) User Acceptance Testing
5 20 (37.04%) Microsoft Excel
6 19 (35.19%) TDD
7 18 (33.33%) .NET
8 17 (31.48%) Data Management
9 14 (25.93%) Finance
10 12 (22.22%) Windows
10 12 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 12 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
11 11 (20.37%) T-SQL
11 11 (20.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (18.52%) C#
12 10 (18.52%) JavaScript
13 9 (16.67%) WCF
13 9 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (16.67%) REST
14 8 (14.81%) ETL
15 7 (12.96%) Business Intelligence
15 7 (12.96%) HTML
15 7 (12.96%) Unix
15 7 (12.96%) Root Cause Analysis
15 7 (12.96%) Team Foundation Server
15 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Azure
15 7 (12.96%) Amazon AWS

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 2 (3.70%) Apache
Applications
1 20 (37.04%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (11.11%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.96%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) Firewall
1 4 (7.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
1 12 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (20.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (7.41%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.70%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.85%) DB2
6 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.85%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 7 (12.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.70%) JIRA
3 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (25.93%) Finance
2 6 (11.11%) Marketing
3 2 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (40.74%) Developer
2 12 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 10 (18.52%) Analyst
4 8 (14.81%) SQL Developer
5 5 (9.26%) Data Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) SQL Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 4 (7.41%) DevOps Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Project Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Database Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (46.30%) XML
2 18 (33.33%) .NET
3 9 (16.67%) REST
3 9 (16.67%) WCF
4 7 (12.96%) HTML
5 6 (11.11%) ASP.NET
6 5 (9.26%) HTML5
6 5 (9.26%) JSON
6 5 (9.26%) SOAP
6 5 (9.26%) WSDL
6 5 (9.26%) XSD
6 5 (9.26%) XSLT
7 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (7.41%) CSS
7 4 (7.41%) X-Windows
8 3 (5.56%) React
8 3 (5.56%) Web Services
9 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (3.70%) CSS3
9 2 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.11%) Life Science
3 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.85%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.22%) Windows
2 7 (12.96%) Unix
3 4 (7.41%) Windows Server
3 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (40.74%) Scrum
2 22 (40.74%) User Acceptance Testing
3 19 (35.19%) TDD
4 17 (31.48%) Data Management
5 9 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (14.81%) ETL
7 7 (12.96%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (12.96%) DevOps
7 7 (12.96%) Mentoring
7 7 (12.96%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (12.96%) Software Engineering
7 7 (12.96%) Unit Testing
7 7 (12.96%) Wealth Management
8 6 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (11.11%) MVC
8 6 (11.11%) SOLID
9 5 (9.26%) BDD
9 5 (9.26%) Domain-Driven Design
9 5 (9.26%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 41 (75.93%) SQL
2 11 (20.37%) T-SQL
3 10 (18.52%) C#
3 10 (18.52%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.26%) XPath
5 3 (5.56%) Java
6 2 (3.70%) PHP
7 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.11%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) Ansible
1 2 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.41%) F5
2 4 (7.41%) Oracle
2 4 (7.41%) VMware
3 2 (3.70%) Cognos
4 1 (1.85%) IBM
4 1 (1.85%) Tableau