Period
to 21 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for SQL Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server over the 6 months to 21 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 (MS SQL)
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 16 33
Rank change year-on-year -5 +17 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 16 17 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 5.82% 6.20% 2.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 37.21% 27.42% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 8
Slough median daily rate £438 £413 £326
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +26.44% +10.59%
10th Percentile £313 £250 £183
90th Percentile £516 £491 £411
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £398 £400
% change year-on-year +6.78% -0.50% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £44.50 £45.50 £12.25
% change year-on-year -2.20% +271.43% -77.99%

SQL Server 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 Slough with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 43 62 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 15.64% 22.63% 13.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 47 32
Slough median daily rate £413 £418 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.20% +18.44% -7.84%
10th Percentile £321 £269 £214
90th Percentile £491 £535 £470
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £415 £415
% change year-on-year +2.41% - +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £44.75 £9.50 £9.50
% change year-on-year +371.05% - -70.77%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Slough

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Slough

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Slough over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server in Slough

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server in Slough.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Slough

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 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 Slough region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 10 (62.50%) SQL
2 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (37.50%) Linux
4 5 (31.25%) ETL
5 4 (25.00%) HTTP
5 4 (25.00%) OO
5 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 4 (25.00%) Cisco
5 4 (25.00%) MVC
5 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 4 (25.00%) Visualisation
5 4 (25.00%) NoSQL
5 4 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (18.75%) GitHub
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (18.75%) Open Source
6 3 (18.75%) REST
6 3 (18.75%) Vagrant
6 3 (18.75%) Capistrano
6 3 (18.75%) Puppet
6 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
6 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (18.75%) Ruby
6 3 (18.75%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (18.75%) e-Health
6 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
6 3 (18.75%) PHP

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 (12.50%) Apache Spark
1 2 (12.50%) SAS
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Solr
2 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) GitHub
2 2 (12.50%) Office 365
3 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) HTTP
2 2 (12.50%) DHCP
2 2 (12.50%) DNS
2 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (6.25%) Firewall
3 1 (6.25%) LAN
3 1 (6.25%) VLAN
3 1 (6.25%) WAN
3 1 (6.25%) Wireless
3 1 (6.25%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (12.50%) Base SAS
4 2 (12.50%) OLTP
4 2 (12.50%) Power BI
4 2 (12.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (6.25%) Big Data
5 1 (6.25%) Data Lake
5 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
5 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
5 1 (6.25%) Neo4j
5 1 (6.25%) Redis
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (18.75%) Vagrant
3 1 (6.25%) MorphX
3 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (12.50%) Legal
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Automation Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Power BI Developer
2 2 (12.50%) SAS Developer
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Developer
2 2 (12.50%) SSIS Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix Support
3 1 (6.25%) Data Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Ruby Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Server Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Server Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Tableau Developer
3 1 (6.25%) T-SQL Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (18.75%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (18.75%) REST
2 3 (18.75%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (12.50%) .NET
3 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
4 1 (6.25%) Ajax
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (6.25%) CSS
4 1 (6.25%) CSS3
4 1 (6.25%) D3.js
4 1 (6.25%) EDI
4 1 (6.25%) HTML
4 1 (6.25%) jQuery
4 1 (6.25%) JSON
4 1 (6.25%) Kafka
4 1 (6.25%) Lucene
4 1 (6.25%) Memcached
4 1 (6.25%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (6.25%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) e-Health
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows 10
2 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) ETL
2 4 (25.00%) MVC
2 4 (25.00%) OO
2 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (25.00%) Visualisation
3 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
3 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (18.75%) Dashboard Development
3 3 (18.75%) OOP
3 3 (18.75%) Open Source
4 2 (12.50%) B2B
4 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (12.50%) CRM
4 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 2 (12.50%) Data Validation
4 2 (12.50%) DevOps
4 2 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (12.50%) Mathematics
4 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (18.75%) PHP
3 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
3 3 (18.75%) Ruby
4 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (6.25%) C#
5 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.25%) Python
5 1 (6.25%) R
5 1 (6.25%) TypeScript
5 1 (6.25%) X++
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) MCSE
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 2 (12.50%) XenApp
1 2 (12.50%) XenDesktop
2 1 (6.25%) Docker
2 1 (6.25%) HDFS
2 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Capistrano
1 3 (18.75%) Puppet
2 1 (6.25%) Kubernetes
2 1 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco
3 3 (18.75%) CA
3 3 (18.75%) NetApp
4 2 (12.50%) Apple
4 2 (12.50%) Citrix
5 1 (6.25%) Canon
5 1 (6.25%) MobileIron
5 1 (6.25%) Polycom
5 1 (6.25%) Rackspace
5 1 (6.25%) Symantec
5 1 (6.25%) Tableau
5 1 (6.25%) VMware