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 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Berkshire / Bracknell
Rank 31 27 29
Rank change year-on-year -4 +2  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 3 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 1.12% 3.31% 1.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.54% 32.14% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Median daily rate £500 £413 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.21% +73.68%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year - +1.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £125.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.25 £20.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year +79.51% -36.15%  

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 26 28 16
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bracknell 9.70% 10.29% 5.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 18 11
Median daily rate £425 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +42.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £271 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £523 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £12.00 £13.50 £125.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% -89.20%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -2.30% -  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Bracknell

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 6 (54.55%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (45.45%) Oracle
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
5 3 (27.27%) .NET
5 3 (27.27%) C#
5 3 (27.27%) XML
5 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (27.27%) ETL
6 2 (18.18%) Cognos Transformer
6 2 (18.18%) DNS
6 2 (18.18%) Visualisation
6 2 (18.18%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (18.18%) Fat Client
6 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
6 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
6 2 (18.18%) MSTest
6 2 (18.18%) Migration
6 2 (18.18%) Teradata
6 2 (18.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (18.18%) QA
6 2 (18.18%) WCF
6 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
6 2 (18.18%) SOA
6 2 (18.18%) ITIL

SQL Server
Top Related 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 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) FTP
2 1 (9.09%) HTTP
2 1 (9.09%) HTTPS
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) SSH
2 1 (9.09%) SSL
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (18.18%) Cognos Transformer
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (9.09%) MS Access
4 1 (9.09%) MySQL
4 1 (9.09%) QlikView
4 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MSTest
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Electronics
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Developer
2 3 (27.27%) SSIS Developer
2 3 (27.27%) SSRS Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Support Officer
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Cognos BI Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Cognos Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Cognos Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) SQL BI Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Web Hosting Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Web Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
1 3 (27.27%) XML
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
2 2 (18.18%) WCF
2 2 (18.18%) Web Services
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Fat Client
1 2 (18.18%) Thin Client
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (27.27%) ETL
3 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
3 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) SOA
3 2 (18.18%) Translating Business Requirements
3 2 (18.18%) Visualisation
4 1 (9.09%) Data Validation
4 1 (9.09%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
4 1 (9.09%) Release Management
4 1 (9.09%) Service Management
4 1 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
3 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
4 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
4 1 (9.09%) C
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) Perl
4 1 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (9.09%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Netcool
2 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
2 1 (9.09%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 1 (9.09%) Netcool/Webtop
2 1 (9.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (9.09%) Tivoli
2 1 (9.09%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (9.09%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) Cognos
3 2 (18.18%) SAP
3 2 (18.18%) Teradata
4 1 (9.09%) EMC
4 1 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) Meridio
4 1 (9.09%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 1 (9.09%) Tableau
4 1 (9.09%) Veritas
4 1 (9.09%) VMware