Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 87 -
Rank change year-on-year +6 - -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2016 14 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.89% 0.32% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.04% 1.72% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 0
Reading median daily rate £500 £378 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.45% - -
Berkshire median daily rate £500 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +17.65% +13.33% -
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 278 233 219
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 17.65% 18.48% 15.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 150 104
Reading median daily rate £440 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -3.03% +1.85%
10th Percentile £331 £307 £313
90th Percentile £581 £550 £625
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £411
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.34% +2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 27
Reading median hourly rate £9.88 £15.00 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.17% +57.89% -
10th Percentile £9.35 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £10.20 £47.50 £9.75
Berkshire median hourly rate £22.65 £17.48 £9.50
% change year-on-year +29.58% +84.00% -25.78%

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 10 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2016 in Reading

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (78.57%) Windows
3 9 (64.29%) Windows Server
4 6 (42.86%) SQL
5 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
5 5 (35.71%) VMware
5 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
5 5 (35.71%) Veeam
5 5 (35.71%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
6 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
6 4 (28.57%) Load Balancing
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 4 (28.57%) Migration
6 4 (28.57%) LAN
6 4 (28.57%) Firewall
7 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (21.43%) Data Protection
7 3 (21.43%) Security Architecture
7 3 (21.43%) Test Strategy
7 3 (21.43%) Private Cloud
8 2 (14.29%) Patch Management
8 2 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 2 (14.29%) Windows 10
8 2 (14.29%) Office 365
8 2 (14.29%) Web Application Development
8 2 (14.29%) Entity Framework

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 2 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (28.57%) Firewall
2 4 (28.57%) LAN
3 1 (7.14%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 1 (7.14%) Snowflake Schema
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Architect
1 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
1 4 (28.57%) Technical Architect
1 4 (28.57%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Azure Architect
4 1 (7.14%) IT Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
1 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
1 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (14.29%) Entity Framework
1 2 (14.29%) MSMQ
1 2 (14.29%) RESTful
1 2 (14.29%) WCF
1 2 (14.29%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Private Cloud
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Windows Server
3 2 (14.29%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Load Balancing
1 4 (28.57%) Migration
2 3 (21.43%) Data Protection
2 3 (21.43%) Security Architecture
2 3 (21.43%) Test Strategy
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) BDD
3 2 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (14.29%) Multithreading
3 2 (14.29%) MVC
3 2 (14.29%) Patch Management
3 2 (14.29%) TDD
3 2 (14.29%) Web Application Development
3 2 (14.29%) Web Development
4 1 (7.14%) ETL
4 1 (7.14%) SDLC
4 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
3 2 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
1 2 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Veeam
1 5 (35.71%) VMware
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) Google
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle