The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Maidenhead 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 24 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 / Maidenhead
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 12 12
Rank change year-on-year -6 0  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Maidenhead 1.63% 6.06% 6.93%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.69% 42.11% 87.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 6
Median daily rate £369 £400 £271
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.81% +47.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £400 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £400 £410
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 £23.50
% change year-on-year +20.96% +38.95%  

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 Maidenhead with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Maidenhead
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 26 19 8
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Maidenhead 21.14% 14.39% 7.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 6
Median daily rate £356 £375 £168
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +123.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £370 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £425 £406
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.58% +19.23%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Maidenhead

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Maidenhead 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 Maidenhead

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Maidenhead

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 24 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 Maidenhead region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (33.33%) Ajax
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) ERP
3 2 (33.33%) OOD
3 2 (33.33%) MySQL
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (33.33%) VB
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Compatibility Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Data Extraction
4 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Visualisation

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Maidenhead 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 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (16.67%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon S3
3 1 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (16.67%) AWS CloudTrail
3 1 (16.67%) CloudFront
3 1 (16.67%) G Suite
3 1 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (16.67%) IaaS
3 1 (16.67%) Office 365
3 1 (16.67%) PaaS
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) IPsec
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (16.67%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (16.67%) QlikView
2 1 (16.67%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Toad
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
1 2 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
1 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Developer
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) AWS Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Azure Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Azure Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Data Visualisation Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) ETL Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) QA Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) Ajax
2 2 (33.33%) jQuery
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) ERP
1 2 (33.33%) OO
1 2 (33.33%) OOD
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Compatibility Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Data Extraction
2 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Logistics
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Use Case
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 2 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) AWS Certification
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) CISA
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) CISM
1 1 (16.67%) CISSP
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Ansible
1 1 (16.67%) Nagios
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Google
3 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) Tableau
3 1 (16.67%) VMware