Period
to 16 December 2017

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 16 December 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 2014
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 91 103
Rank change year-on-year +4 +12 -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2014 8 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.63% 0.74% 0.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.36% 4.78% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 6
Reading median daily rate £360 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.10% +19.23% -
Berkshire median daily rate £370 £400 £336
% change year-on-year -7.50% +18.96% -
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 238 230 347
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 18.62% 15.48% 17.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 112 249
Reading median daily rate £411 £420 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.08% +1.82% +9.93%
10th Percentile £310 £313 £286
90th Percentile £550 £625 £526
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 27 24
Reading median hourly rate £15.00 £9.50 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.89% - -94.57%
10th Percentile £9.25 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £9.75 £27.78
Berkshire median hourly rate £23.49 £9.50 £12.80
% change year-on-year +147.26% -25.78% -62.35%

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 16 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2014 in Reading

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2014 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 Reading region with a requirement for SQL Server 2014.

1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) IIS
3 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) DNS
3 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 5 (62.50%) VMware
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (37.50%) A+ Certification
5 3 (37.50%) C#
5 3 (37.50%) .NET
5 3 (37.50%) Network Security
5 3 (37.50%) iSCSI
5 3 (37.50%) Network+ Certification
5 3 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
5 3 (37.50%) CompTIA Security+
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (25.00%) OLAP Cube
6 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (25.00%) Server Building
6 2 (25.00%) Remote Desktop

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 5 (62.50%) IIS
2 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) IaaS
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (12.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) iSCSI
2 3 (37.50%) Network Security
2 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (25.00%) DHCP
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (12.50%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (25.00%) OLAP
3 2 (25.00%) OLAP Cube
3 2 (25.00%) Power BI
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Power View
4 1 (12.50%) PerformancePoint
4 1 (12.50%) PowerPivot
4 1 (12.50%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MSBuild
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Administrator
1 3 (37.50%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Administrator
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Build Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Azure Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Azure DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL BI Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SSAS Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SSIS Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) MDX
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) X-Windows
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (25.00%) ETL
1 2 (25.00%) Server Building
1 2 (25.00%) Workflow
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 1 (12.50%) Contact Management
2 1 (12.50%) Content Management
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (12.50%) CRM
2 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Dimensional Modelling
2 1 (12.50%) Information Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) A+ Certification
1 3 (37.50%) CompTIA Security+
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (37.50%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Tableau