Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 10 29
Rank change year-on-year -14 +19 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 15 23 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 4.36% 7.96% 3.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 28.85% 25.56% 13.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 9
Slough median daily rate £406 £438 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +45.83% -7.69%
10th Percentile £315 £304 £193
90th Percentile £525 £489 £445
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £44.50 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -1.11% - +157.14%

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 90 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 15.12% 31.14% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 66 53
Slough median daily rate £420 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +23.08% -8.77%
10th Percentile £325 £286 £253
90th Percentile £550 £550 £470
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +5.52% +0.69% +2.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £24.00 £14.50 £9.50
% change year-on-year +65.52% +52.63% -45.71%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 (66.67%) .NET
2 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (26.67%) Kafka
4 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
4 4 (26.67%) C#
4 4 (26.67%) Apache Spark
4 4 (26.67%) Azure Data Factory
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (20.00%) Cosmos DB
5 3 (20.00%) Data Lake
5 3 (20.00%) HDInsight
5 3 (20.00%) Power BI
5 3 (20.00%) Performance Optimisation
5 3 (20.00%) Windows
5 3 (20.00%) Linux
5 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (20.00%) Retail
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (20.00%) Analytics
5 3 (20.00%) Hadoop
5 3 (20.00%) Big Data
5 3 (20.00%) Use Case
5 3 (20.00%) Data Mapping
5 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (20.00%) PowerShell

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 4 (26.67%) Apache Spark
2 1 (6.67%) Apache Solr
2 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (6.67%) OpenStack
2 1 (6.67%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (26.67%) Azure Data Factory
3 2 (13.33%) Office 365
4 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (6.67%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) DHCP
1 2 (13.33%) DNS
1 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) HTTP
2 1 (6.67%) LAN
2 1 (6.67%) VLAN
2 1 (6.67%) WAN
2 1 (6.67%) Wireless
2 1 (6.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (20.00%) Big Data
2 3 (20.00%) Cosmos DB
2 3 (20.00%) Data Lake
2 3 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (20.00%) HDInsight
2 3 (20.00%) Power BI
2 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
4 1 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (6.67%) Base SAS
4 1 (6.67%) Neo4j
4 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
4 1 (6.67%) Redis
4 1 (6.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
2 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Azure Architect
4 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (13.33%) QA Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Senior QA Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Tester
5 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix Support
5 1 (6.67%) CRM Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Server Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Server Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (26.67%) Kafka
3 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
3 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (13.33%) Web Services
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Core
4 1 (6.67%) Ajax
4 1 (6.67%) Angular 2
4 1 (6.67%) Apache Avro
4 1 (6.67%) CSS
4 1 (6.67%) D3.js
4 1 (6.67%) EDI
4 1 (6.67%) HTML
4 1 (6.67%) LESS
4 1 (6.67%) Lucene
4 1 (6.67%) Protocol Buffers
4 1 (6.67%) React
4 1 (6.67%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (13.33%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
1 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (20.00%) Analytics
2 3 (20.00%) Data Mapping
2 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (20.00%) Performance Optimisation
2 3 (20.00%) Use Case
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Compatibility Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Functional Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Market Research
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
4 1 (6.67%) Logistics
4 1 (6.67%) Scrum
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) C#
2 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) TypeScript
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
1 2 (13.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (13.33%) XenApp
1 2 (13.33%) XenDesktop
2 1 (6.67%) Docker
2 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Kubernetes
1 1 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Apple
2 2 (13.33%) Citrix
2 2 (13.33%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) Canon
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) MobileIron
3 1 (6.67%) Polycom
3 1 (6.67%) Rackspace
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.67%) Symantec