Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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 (MS SQL)
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 24 30
Rank change year-on-year +10 +6 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 21 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 7.17% 4.42% 3.61%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 22.11% 15.73% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 19
Slough median daily rate £450 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £303 £218 £280
90th Percentile £516 £473 £388
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £396 £385
% change year-on-year +1.01% +2.86% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £45.00 £32.31 £22.00
% change year-on-year +39.26% +46.88% -87.43%

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 95 89 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 32.42% 28.08% 16.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 58 50
Slough median daily rate £425 £331 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.30% -2.93% +6.64%
10th Percentile £300 £265 £250
90th Percentile £575 £472 £479
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £406 £400
% change year-on-year +4.68% +1.50% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Slough median hourly rate - - £18.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £16.24 £9.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +70.95% -36.67% -25.93%

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 23 November 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 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 23 November 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 13 (61.90%) SQL
2 12 (57.14%) Windows
3 10 (47.62%) Linux
4 8 (38.10%) MySQL
4 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
4 8 (38.10%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (33.33%) VMware
6 6 (28.57%) Firewall
6 6 (28.57%) Subversion
6 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (28.57%) SaaS
7 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
7 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
7 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
8 4 (19.05%) MS Visio
8 4 (19.05%) Dreamweaver
8 4 (19.05%) DNS
8 4 (19.05%) SVG
8 4 (19.05%) DHCP
8 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
8 4 (19.05%) Cisco
8 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
8 4 (19.05%) Photoshop
8 4 (19.05%) Visual Studio
8 4 (19.05%) HTML
8 4 (19.05%) XML
8 4 (19.05%) CSS
8 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
8 4 (19.05%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (19.05%) Animation

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 (9.52%) Apache
1 2 (9.52%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (9.52%) Confluence
1 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
1 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.76%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (19.05%) MS Visio
1 4 (19.05%) Photoshop
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) SaaS
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.52%) Office 365
3 1 (4.76%) Bluemix
3 1 (4.76%) GitHub
3 1 (4.76%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) Firewall
2 4 (19.05%) DHCP
2 4 (19.05%) DNS
2 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.52%) Internet
3 2 (9.52%) Intranet
3 2 (9.52%) LAN
3 2 (9.52%) SMTP
3 2 (9.52%) VLAN
3 2 (9.52%) VPN
3 2 (9.52%) WAN
3 2 (9.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) MySQL
1 8 (38.10%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (4.76%) Apache Hive
5 1 (4.76%) Big Data
5 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
5 1 (4.76%) QlikView
5 1 (4.76%) Sisense
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (4.76%) Sqoop
5 1 (4.76%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Subversion
2 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
3 4 (19.05%) Axure RP
3 4 (19.05%) Dreamweaver
3 4 (19.05%) Grunt
3 4 (19.05%) gulp
3 4 (19.05%) Visual Studio
4 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
5 2 (9.52%) JIRA
General
1 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Angular Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 4 (19.05%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 2 (9.52%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (9.52%) Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Azure Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) DBA
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) SQL DBA
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) AngularJS
1 4 (19.05%) CSS
1 4 (19.05%) CSS3
1 4 (19.05%) HTML
1 4 (19.05%) HTML5
1 4 (19.05%) jQuery
1 4 (19.05%) JSON
1 4 (19.05%) LESS
1 4 (19.05%) Node.js
1 4 (19.05%) Sass
1 4 (19.05%) SVG
1 4 (19.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 4 (19.05%) Vue (Vue.js)
1 4 (19.05%) XML
2 3 (14.29%) DHTML
2 3 (14.29%) Silverlight
3 2 (9.52%) JPA
3 2 (9.52%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (9.52%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (9.52%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Animation
1 4 (19.05%) User Experience
2 3 (14.29%) Replication
2 3 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.52%) Data Structures
3 2 (9.52%) iPad
3 2 (9.52%) iPhone
3 2 (9.52%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) Linux
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
4 4 (19.05%) Windows 10
4 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
4 4 (19.05%) Windows 8
4 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
5 2 (9.52%) HPUX
5 2 (9.52%) Ubuntu
5 2 (9.52%) Unix
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Phone
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
1 4 (19.05%) Front End Development
1 4 (19.05%) High Availability
1 4 (19.05%) Visualisation
2 3 (14.29%) ETL
2 3 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
3 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
3 2 (9.52%) ITIL
3 2 (9.52%) Logical Data Model
3 2 (9.52%) Migration
3 2 (9.52%) OO
3 2 (9.52%) Scrum
3 2 (9.52%) SOA
3 2 (9.52%) TDD
3 2 (9.52%) TOGAF
3 2 (9.52%) Workflow
3 2 (9.52%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
3 3 (14.29%) C#
3 3 (14.29%) Java
3 3 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
4 2 (9.52%) PHP
4 2 (9.52%) Ruby
4 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) CCENT
1 2 (9.52%) CCNA
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
1 2 (9.52%) MCSA
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
3 4 (19.05%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (9.52%) KVM
4 2 (9.52%) vSphere
4 2 (9.52%) Xen
4 2 (9.52%) XenApp
4 2 (9.52%) XenDesktop
4 2 (9.52%) XenServer
5 1 (4.76%) Apache Flume
5 1 (4.76%) Docker
5 1 (4.76%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Ansible
1 2 (9.52%) Nagios
1 2 (9.52%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (9.52%) ZABBIX
2 1 (4.76%) Ambari
2 1 (4.76%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (4.76%) Kubernetes
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (4.76%) Oozie
2 1 (4.76%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) SCOM
2 1 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 7 (33.33%) VMware
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco
4 3 (14.29%) IBM
4 3 (14.29%) Oracle
5 2 (9.52%) Apple
5 2 (9.52%) Barracuda Networks
5 2 (9.52%) Citrix
5 2 (9.52%) Dell
5 2 (9.52%) HP
5 2 (9.52%) Kaspersky
5 2 (9.52%) Symantec
5 2 (9.52%) Veeam
6 1 (4.76%) Forcepoint
6 1 (4.76%) MobileIron
6 1 (4.76%) Polycom
6 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.76%) Splunk
6 1 (4.76%) Tableau