Period
to 21 April 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 April 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 19 33
Rank change year-on-year 0 +14 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 14 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 5.17% 5.81% 2.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 26.92% 25.42% 23.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 9
Slough median daily rate £450 £425 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +20.57% +17.50%
10th Percentile £323 £250 £243
90th Percentile £540 £455 £456
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - £46.00 £14.15
% change year-on-year - +225.09% -68.95%

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 52 59 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 19.19% 22.87% 10.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 46 28
Slough median daily rate £425 £421 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.89% +15.81% +11.92%
10th Percentile £338 £284 £205
90th Percentile £556 £481 £470
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +5.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £50.00 £9.50 £12.25
% change year-on-year +426.32% -22.45% -63.97%

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 April 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 April 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 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 9 (64.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (50.00%) ETL
4 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 5 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (28.57%) Migration
6 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
6 4 (28.57%) Visualisation
6 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (28.57%) T-SQL
6 4 (28.57%) GitHub
7 3 (21.43%) Vagrant
7 3 (21.43%) Dashboard Development
7 3 (21.43%) Open Source
7 3 (21.43%) Capistrano
7 3 (21.43%) Puppet
7 3 (21.43%) NoSQL
7 3 (21.43%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (21.43%) REST
7 3 (21.43%) Elastic Stack
7 3 (21.43%) Linux
7 3 (21.43%) OOP
7 3 (21.43%) OO
7 3 (21.43%) PHP
7 3 (21.43%) CA
7 3 (21.43%) Cisco
7 3 (21.43%) NetApp
7 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
7 3 (21.43%) MVC

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 (14.29%) Apache Spark
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) GitHub
2 1 (7.14%) Bluemix
2 1 (7.14%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (21.43%) NoSQL
4 2 (14.29%) Big Data
4 2 (14.29%) Hadoop
4 2 (14.29%) OLTP
4 2 (14.29%) Power BI
5 1 (7.14%) Base SAS
5 1 (7.14%) Data Lake
5 1 (7.14%) DB2
5 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (7.14%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (7.14%) Sqoop
5 1 (7.14%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 3 (21.43%) Vagrant
3 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.14%) MorphX
General
1 2 (14.29%) Legal
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Automation Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Data Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Power BI Developer
3 2 (14.29%) SSIS Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Big Data Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Cloud Developer
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) ETL Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Hadoop Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) PHP Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Ruby Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) SAS Developer
4 1 (7.14%) SQL BI Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Tableau Developer
4 1 (7.14%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Elastic Stack
1 3 (21.43%) RabbitMQ
1 3 (21.43%) REST
1 3 (21.43%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (7.14%) Kafka
2 1 (7.14%) PySpark
2 1 (7.14%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) e-Health
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) ETL
2 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (28.57%) Migration
2 4 (28.57%) Visualisation
3 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
3 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (21.43%) Dashboard Development
3 3 (21.43%) Data Migration
3 3 (21.43%) MVC
3 3 (21.43%) OO
3 3 (21.43%) OOP
3 3 (21.43%) Open Source
3 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) CRM
4 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (14.29%) Data Validation
4 2 (14.29%) DevOps
4 2 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 3 (21.43%) PHP
3 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
3 3 (21.43%) Ruby
4 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 2 (14.29%) Python
5 1 (7.14%) Java
5 1 (7.14%) R
5 1 (7.14%) X++
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) MCSE
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) HDFS
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Flume
2 1 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Capistrano
1 3 (21.43%) Puppet
2 1 (7.14%) Ambari
2 1 (7.14%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (7.14%) Kubernetes
2 1 (7.14%) Oozie
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) CA
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco
2 3 (21.43%) NetApp
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) Tableau
4 1 (7.14%) Epicor
4 1 (7.14%) IBM