Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for SQL Server 2014 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2014 over the 6 months to 22 October 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 2014
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 75 93
Rank change year-on-year -14 +18 +15
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2014 5 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.35% 0.80% 0.47%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.03% 3.69% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 5
Reading median daily rate £425 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -11.76% +30.77%
10th Percentile £413 £320 £365
90th Percentile £490 £390 £481
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

SQL Server 2014 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 Reading with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 246 271 241
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 17.08% 21.71% 16.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 163 123
Reading median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £325 £307 £325
90th Percentile £575 £536 £598
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 20 28
Reading median hourly rate £11.75 £9.50 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.68% - -
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £12.50 £47.50 £9.75
Berkshire median hourly rate £24.00 £14.75 £9.50
% change year-on-year +62.71% +55.26% -45.71%

SQL Server 2014
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing SQL Server 2014 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2014 in Reading

SQL Server 2014
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL Server 2014 in Reading.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2014 in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2014 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for SQL Server 2014.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) CMS
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) Data Modelling
2 4 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) Umbraco
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (80.00%) HTML5
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (80.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) SMS
3 1 (20.00%) Snowflake Schema
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services

SQL Server 2014
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 4 (80.00%) CMS
1 4 (80.00%) Umbraco
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Snowflake Schema
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Umbraco Developer
3 1 (20.00%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) HTML5
1 4 (80.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Data Modelling
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle