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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 13 23 29
Rank change year-on-year +10 +6  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 8 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 5.71% 2.75% 1.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 32.00% 30.00% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 3
Median daily rate £425 £353 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.56% +8.46%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year - +1.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.25 £22.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +65.55% -30.76%  

SQL Server is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Slough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 25 20 41
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 17.86% 9.17% 13.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 20
Median daily rate £425 £353 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.56% -29.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £250 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough citing SQL Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server in Slough.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Slough

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 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 Slough region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 14 (77.78%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (50.00%) SQL
2 9 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (44.44%) Validation
4 7 (38.89%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 6 (33.33%) Marketing
5 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (27.78%) CRM
6 5 (27.78%) ETL
6 5 (27.78%) Migration
7 4 (22.22%) Essbase
7 4 (22.22%) ERP
7 4 (22.22%) Finance
7 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 4 (22.22%) Hyperion
7 4 (22.22%) MS Access
7 4 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (22.22%) Oracle
7 4 (22.22%) HFM
7 4 (22.22%) Information Management
7 4 (22.22%) Visualisation
7 4 (22.22%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (22.22%) Data Migration
7 4 (22.22%) Data Extraction
7 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 4 (22.22%) Power BI

SQL Server
Top Related 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 1 (5.56%) IIS
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (22.22%) HFM
2 3 (16.67%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) CallidusCloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) DHCP
1 1 (5.56%) DNS
1 1 (5.56%) Extranet
1 1 (5.56%) FTP
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
1 1 (5.56%) Intranet
1 1 (5.56%) LAN
1 1 (5.56%) NAS
1 1 (5.56%) SAN
1 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.56%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (38.89%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 4 (22.22%) Essbase
5 4 (22.22%) MS Access
5 4 (22.22%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (22.22%) Oracle ODI
5 4 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (22.22%) Power BI
6 2 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (5.56%) PowerPivot
7 1 (5.56%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Moq
General
1 6 (33.33%) Marketing
2 4 (22.22%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) OBIEE Developer
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (16.67%) ETL Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Business Developer
4 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Data Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Data Migration Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 2 (11.11%) DBA
4 2 (11.11%) Migration Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) SQL BI Developer
4 2 (11.11%) SSIS Developer
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Velocity
2 2 (11.11%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.56%) Ajax
3 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (5.56%) Entity Framework
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) HTML5
3 1 (5.56%) jQuery
3 1 (5.56%) MDX
3 1 (5.56%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (5.56%) Web Services
3 1 (5.56%) WinForms
3 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Clustering
1 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
1 1 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
1 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
1 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (5.56%) Android
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (44.44%) Validation
3 5 (27.78%) CRM
3 5 (27.78%) ETL
3 5 (27.78%) Migration
4 4 (22.22%) Campaign Management
4 4 (22.22%) Data Extraction
4 4 (22.22%) Data Migration
4 4 (22.22%) ERP
4 4 (22.22%) Information Management
4 4 (22.22%) Visualisation
5 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (16.67%) Data Integration
6 2 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
6 2 (11.11%) MVC
6 2 (11.11%) TDD
7 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
7 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.56%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 2 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) MCSE
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) Firmware
1 1 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Hyperion
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) Callidus
3 2 (11.11%) Marketo
3 2 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (5.56%) Apple
4 1 (5.56%) EMC
4 1 (5.56%) F5