Period
to 14 December 2017

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 14 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 2016
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2016 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.31% - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.68% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Reading median daily rate £378 - -
Berkshire median daily rate £378 £375 -
% change year-on-year +0.67% - -
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 238 226 342
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 18.64% 15.07% 17.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 110 246
Reading median daily rate £411 £420 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.08% +1.82% +9.93%
10th Percentile £308 £312 £284
90th Percentile £550 £626 £528
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +8.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 26 23
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 £27.85
Berkshire median hourly rate £23.49 £9.50 £13.15
% change year-on-year +147.26% -27.76% -61.32%

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 14 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2016 in Reading

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2016 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 2016.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) OLAP
2 2 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) X-Windows
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 2 (50.00%) Server Building
2 2 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (25.00%) Data Lake
3 1 (25.00%) Data Lake Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (25.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) U-SQL

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 (50.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) Azure Data Factory
2 1 (25.00%) Data Lake Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) IaaS
2 1 (25.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (50.00%) OLAP
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (25.00%) Data Lake
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (25.00%) OLTP
3 1 (25.00%) Power BI
3 1 (25.00%) QlikView
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Build Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Server Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Azure Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Data Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) X-Windows
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) MDX
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 2 (50.00%) Server Building
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) U-SQL
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Tableau