Period
to 22 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for SQL Server 2016 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2016 over the 6 months to 22 July 2019 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 2016
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
22 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 93 88 76
Rank change year-on-year -5 -12 -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2016 6 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.43% 0.54% 0.63%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.54% 3.17% 3.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 6
Reading median daily rate £463 £438 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% +12.83% -
10th Percentile £394 £333 £360
90th Percentile £588 £500 £434
Berkshire median daily rate £381 £388 £413
% change year-on-year -1.81% -6.06% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £54.75 - -

SQL Server 2016 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 236 252 245
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 16.97% 17.15% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 169 142
Reading median daily rate £450 £438 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +5.74% -2.65%
10th Percentile £262 £324 £301
90th Percentile £619 £625 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £416
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.10% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 30
Reading median hourly rate £45.00 £12.00 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +275.00% +26.32% -
10th Percentile £14.73 £10.55 £9.25
90th Percentile £73.75 £63.25 £48.58
Berkshire median hourly rate £47.69 £44.75 £9.50
% change year-on-year +6.57% +371.05% -

SQL Server 2016
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing SQL Server 2016 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2016 in Reading

SQL Server 2016
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL Server 2016 in Reading.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2016 in Reading

SQL Server 2016
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2016 in Reading over the 6 months to 22 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2016 in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 July 2019, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2016 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 2016.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 4 (66.67%) Degree
3 4 (66.67%) Clustering
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (50.00%) IaaS
4 3 (50.00%) Memory Management
4 3 (50.00%) R
4 3 (50.00%) High Availability
4 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (50.00%) Google
4 3 (50.00%) PHP
4 3 (50.00%) C#
4 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) Python
4 3 (50.00%) Web Services
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (33.33%) Migration
5 2 (33.33%) PaaS

SQL Server 2016
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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (50.00%) IaaS
3 2 (33.33%) PaaS
4 1 (16.67%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (16.67%) MySQL
4 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
4 1 (16.67%) Power BI
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (33.33%) French Language
1 2 (33.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Field Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) JDBC
3 1 (16.67%) ODBC
3 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) High Availability
1 3 (50.00%) Memory Management
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) PHP
2 3 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) R
3 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (16.67%) C++
4 1 (16.67%) VB
4 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) Google
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) Veeam
4 1 (16.67%) VMware