Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 32 26
Rank change year-on-year +22 -6 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 55 26 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 9.95% 4.52% 5.09%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 42.97% 28.89% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 12 9
Bracknell median daily rate £325 £356 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.77% -5.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £113 £172 £345
90th Percentile £456 £452 £448
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.01% +5.60% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bracknell median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £45.00 £32.31 £17.50
% change year-on-year +39.26% +84.64% -90.00%

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 128 90 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 23.15% 15.65% 15.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 44 38
Bracknell median daily rate £375 £441 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.01% +32.71% -11.63%
10th Percentile £113 £269 £193
90th Percentile £639 £523 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +9.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Bracknell median hourly rate £55.00 £12.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +358.33% -70.00% +113.33%
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £9.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year +57.89% -41.54% -83.35%

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 18 November 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 18 November 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 43 (78.18%) SQL
2 28 (50.91%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (45.45%) XML
4 22 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 21 (38.18%) Scrum
6 20 (36.36%) Microsoft Excel
7 19 (34.55%) .NET
7 19 (34.55%) TDD
8 17 (30.91%) Data Management
9 15 (27.27%) Finance
10 14 (25.45%) Microsoft
11 13 (23.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 12 (21.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 12 (21.82%) C#
12 12 (21.82%) Windows
13 11 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
13 11 (20.00%) T-SQL
14 10 (18.18%) JavaScript
14 10 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
15 9 (16.36%) REST
15 9 (16.36%) WCF
15 9 (16.36%) Wealth Management
15 9 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
16 8 (14.55%) Unit Testing
16 8 (14.55%) Mentoring
17 7 (12.73%) DevOps
17 7 (12.73%) Root Cause Analysis
17 7 (12.73%) Team Foundation Server
17 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Azure
17 7 (12.73%) 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 (3.64%) Apache
2 1 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 20 (36.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (10.91%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.73%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) Firewall
1 4 (7.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 12 (21.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (7.27%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.45%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.64%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.82%) DB2
7 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.82%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 7 (12.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.45%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (27.27%) Finance
2 4 (7.27%) Marketing
3 2 (3.64%) Legal
4 1 (1.82%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (40.00%) Developer
2 12 (21.82%) .NET Developer
3 10 (18.18%) Analyst
4 9 (16.36%) SQL Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Data Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) SQL Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (7.27%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 4 (7.27%) DevOps Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Project Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Database Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Software Developer
7 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Developer
8 2 (3.64%) .NET Software Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.64%) C# Software Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (45.45%) XML
2 19 (34.55%) .NET
3 9 (16.36%) REST
3 9 (16.36%) WCF
4 7 (12.73%) HTML
5 6 (10.91%) ASP.NET
5 6 (10.91%) XSLT
6 5 (9.09%) HTML5
6 5 (9.09%) JSON
6 5 (9.09%) SOAP
6 5 (9.09%) WSDL
6 5 (9.09%) XSD
7 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (7.27%) CSS
7 4 (7.27%) X-Windows
8 3 (5.45%) React
8 3 (5.45%) Web Services
9 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (3.64%) jQuery
9 2 (3.64%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.91%) Life Science
3 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.82%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.82%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.82%) Windows
2 7 (12.73%) Unix
3 4 (7.27%) Windows Server
3 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (50.91%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 21 (38.18%) Scrum
4 19 (34.55%) TDD
5 17 (30.91%) Data Management
6 9 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (16.36%) Wealth Management
7 8 (14.55%) Mentoring
7 8 (14.55%) Unit Testing
8 7 (12.73%) DevOps
8 7 (12.73%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (12.73%) Software Engineering
9 6 (10.91%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (10.91%) MVC
9 6 (10.91%) SOLID
10 5 (9.09%) BDD
10 5 (9.09%) Domain-Driven Design
10 5 (9.09%) ETL
10 5 (9.09%) Kanban
11 4 (7.27%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 43 (78.18%) SQL
2 12 (21.82%) C#
3 11 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 10 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 5 (9.09%) XPath
6 3 (5.45%) Java
6 3 (5.45%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.64%) PHP
8 1 (1.82%) Perl
8 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.82%) VBA
8 1 (1.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.64%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.91%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.64%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) Ansible
1 2 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.82%) Netcool
2 1 (1.82%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 1 (1.82%) Netcool/Webtop
2 1 (1.82%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.82%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 14 (25.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.27%) F5
2 4 (7.27%) Oracle
2 4 (7.27%) VMware
3 1 (1.82%) Citrix
3 1 (1.82%) IBM