Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 14 26
Rank change year-on-year -11 +12 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 18 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 5.13% 6.64% 5.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 31.58% 21.59% 17.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 14
Slough median daily rate £413 £450 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +24.14% +11.54%
10th Percentile £307 £302 £264
90th Percentile £530 £519 £469
Berkshire median daily rate £419 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +4.69% - +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £49.75 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +10.56% - +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 57 88 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 16.24% 30.77% 30.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 65 63
Slough median daily rate £475 £425 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +25.93% +1.50%
10th Percentile £309 £300 £263
90th Percentile £550 £568 £474
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £411
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.34% +2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £22.65 £17.48 £9.50
% change year-on-year +29.58% +84.00% -27.76%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 9 (50.00%) .NET
2 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 7 (38.89%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (27.78%) SQL
4 5 (27.78%) Analytics
5 4 (22.22%) Hadoop
5 4 (22.22%) Big Data
5 4 (22.22%) Kafka
5 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (22.22%) Apache Spark
5 4 (22.22%) Azure Data Factory
5 4 (22.22%) C#
5 4 (22.22%) Linux
5 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (16.67%) Use Case
6 3 (16.67%) Degree
6 3 (16.67%) Retail
6 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
6 3 (16.67%) Migration
6 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
6 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
6 3 (16.67%) Windows
6 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
6 3 (16.67%) Cosmos DB
6 3 (16.67%) Data Lake
6 3 (16.67%) HDInsight
6 3 (16.67%) Power BI

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 (22.22%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.56%) Apache Pig
2 1 (5.56%) Apache Solr
2 1 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.56%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (22.22%) Azure Data Factory
3 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (11.11%) Office 365
4 1 (5.56%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (5.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) DHCP
1 2 (11.11%) DNS
1 2 (11.11%) LAN
1 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 2 (11.11%) WAN
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) HTTP
2 1 (5.56%) Kerberos
2 1 (5.56%) MVNO
2 1 (5.56%) VLAN
2 1 (5.56%) Wireless
2 1 (5.56%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Big Data
1 4 (22.22%) Hadoop
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (16.67%) Cosmos DB
2 3 (16.67%) Data Lake
2 3 (16.67%) HDInsight
2 3 (16.67%) Power BI
2 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.56%) MySQL
4 1 (5.56%) OLAP
4 1 (5.56%) QlikView
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Azure Architect
4 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Data Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Data Insight Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Insight Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Insight Data Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) QA Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Senior QA Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix Support
5 1 (5.56%) CRM Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (22.22%) Kafka
3 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (11.11%) Web Services
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.56%) Ajax
4 1 (5.56%) CSS
4 1 (5.56%) HTML
4 1 (5.56%) jQuery
4 1 (5.56%) JSON
4 1 (5.56%) LESS
4 1 (5.56%) Lucene
4 1 (5.56%) Memcached
4 1 (5.56%) Node.js
4 1 (5.56%) Protocol Buffers
4 1 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (5.56%) React
4 1 (5.56%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) User Experience
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (11.11%) Windows 10
3 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
4 1 (5.56%) Unix
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (27.78%) Analytics
3 3 (16.67%) Data Mapping
3 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (16.67%) Migration
3 3 (16.67%) Performance Optimisation
3 3 (16.67%) Thought Leadership
3 3 (16.67%) Use Case
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.11%) Compatibility Testing
4 2 (11.11%) CRM
4 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 2 (11.11%) Functional Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Market Research
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) C#
3 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 2 (11.11%) TypeScript
5 1 (5.56%) C
5 1 (5.56%) C++
5 1 (5.56%) Java
5 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) ISEB
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) GDPR
1 2 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.11%) XenApp
1 2 (11.11%) XenDesktop
2 1 (5.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (5.56%) Docker
2 1 (5.56%) HDFS
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Ambari
1 1 (5.56%) Ansible
1 1 (5.56%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (5.56%) Kubernetes
1 1 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (5.56%) Oozie
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Apple
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco
2 2 (11.11%) Citrix
2 2 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) Canon
3 1 (5.56%) Google
3 1 (5.56%) Hortonworks
3 1 (5.56%) MobileIron
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Polycom
3 1 (5.56%) Rackspace
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.56%) Symantec