Period
to 22 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 76 106
Rank change year-on-year -14 +30 -10
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2014 6 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.41% 0.63% 0.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.38% 3.27% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 7
Reading median daily rate £319 £375 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% -18.92% +42.31%
10th Percentile £256 £308 £406
90th Percentile £449 £449 £504
Berkshire median daily rate £319 £400 £463
% change year-on-year -20.31% -13.51% +32.14%
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 252 245 302
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 17.15% 19.35% 16.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 142 180
Reading median daily rate £438 £414 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.74% -2.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £324 £301 £313
90th Percentile £625 £538 £525
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £416 £415
% change year-on-year +2.10% +0.30% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 30 18
Reading median hourly rate £12.00 £9.50 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.32% - -82.93%
10th Percentile £10.55 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £63.25 £48.58 £9.77
Berkshire median hourly rate £44.75 £9.50 £9.50
% change year-on-year +371.05% - -56.82%

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

SQL Server 2014
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2014 in Reading over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2014 in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (50.00%) Power BI
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (50.00%) Clustering
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) .NET
5 2 (33.33%) C++
5 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 2 (33.33%) VB
5 2 (33.33%) VBA
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (33.33%) Migration
5 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 2 (33.33%) Back Office
5 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 2 (33.33%) Degree

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 1 (16.67%) CMS
1 1 (16.67%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (50.00%) Power BI
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (16.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Back Office
2 1 (16.67%) French Language
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) DBA
1 2 (33.33%) Field Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) SQL DBA
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) HTML5
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Clustering
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
2 2 (33.33%) High Availability
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 2 (33.33%) VB
2 2 (33.33%) VBA
3 1 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft