Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 77 -
Rank change year-on-year -8 - -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2016 4 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.29% 0.64% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.68% 3.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 0
Reading median daily rate £438 £388 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.83% - -
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £413 £425
% change year-on-year -9.09% -2.94% -
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 238 243 332
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 17.49% 19.50% 17.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 139 216
Reading median daily rate £431 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% -2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £318 £300 £300
90th Percentile £625 £600 £525
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £415 £415
% change year-on-year +2.41% - +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 32 20
Reading median hourly rate £12.00 £9.50 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.32% - -82.93%
10th Percentile £10.55 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £63.25 £45.27 £15.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £44.75 £9.50 £9.50
% change year-on-year +371.05% - -70.77%

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 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2016 in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 June 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
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Clustering
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) Power BI
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) C++
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) VB
3 2 (50.00%) VBA
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (50.00%) Degree

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 1 (25.00%) IaaS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
1 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%) 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 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (75.00%) Power BI
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Big Data
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 1 (25.00%) French Language
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Field Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Azure Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Clustering
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
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 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (50.00%) C++
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) VB
3 2 (50.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
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%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Capita
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) SonicWALL
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) WatchGuard