Period
to 18 August 2018

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 18 August 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 2016
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 81 -
Rank change year-on-year -10 - -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2016 4 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.27% 0.63% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.62% 3.07% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 0
Reading median daily rate £500 £388 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.95% - -
Berkshire median daily rate £500 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +21.21% +10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 247 261 290
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 16.71% 20.57% 16.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 145 169
Reading median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £324 £303 £313
90th Percentile £625 £538 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £405 £425
% change year-on-year +4.94% -4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 27 19
Reading median hourly rate £11.88 £9.50 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% - -
10th Percentile £10.48 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £55.38 £50.30 £9.76
Berkshire median hourly rate £44.50 £9.50 £9.50
% change year-on-year +368.42% - -56.82%

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

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, 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 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SCCM
2 3 (75.00%) Office 365
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (50.00%) Patch Management
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) WSUS
4 1 (25.00%) WatchGuard
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (25.00%) SonicWALL
4 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (25.00%) SCOM
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (25.00%) PaaS
4 1 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) IaaS

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2000
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Office 365
2 1 (25.00%) IaaS
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) IPsec
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) SMS
1 1 (25.00%) SSL
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) VLAN
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Snowflake Schema
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Azure Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) WSUS
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Capita
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) SonicWALL
1 1 (25.00%) VMware
1 1 (25.00%) WatchGuard