Period
to 21 August 2019

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 August 2019 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 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 28 19 18
Rank change year-on-year -9 -1 +13
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 10 20 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 3.37% 6.51% 5.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 40.00% 40.00% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 13
Slough median daily rate £350 £415 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.66% -2.35% +47.83%
10th Percentile £316 £313 £310
90th Percentile £438 £498 £498
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £47.69 £44.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +7.17% -1.11% +48.76%

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 25 50 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 8.42% 16.29% 26.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 37 55
Slough median daily rate £406 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.56% +6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £343 £320 £267
90th Percentile £701 £488 £550
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £50.25 £44.50 £9.50
% change year-on-year +12.92% +368.42% -

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 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 August 2019, 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 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) Azure
3 4 (40.00%) .NET Core
4 3 (30.00%) Project Delivery
4 3 (30.00%) REST
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (30.00%) ETL
4 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (20.00%) MVC
5 2 (20.00%) VMware
5 2 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (20.00%) SaaS
5 2 (20.00%) Cosmos DB
5 2 (20.00%) Azure Functions
5 2 (20.00%) Serverless
5 2 (20.00%) Machine Learning
6 1 (10.00%) Office 365
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
6 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (10.00%) CyberArk

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 1 (10.00%) IIS
1 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Azure
2 2 (20.00%) Azure Functions
2 2 (20.00%) SaaS
2 2 (20.00%) Serverless
3 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) PBX
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
1 1 (10.00%) Skype
1 1 (10.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (20.00%) Cosmos DB
4 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (10.00%) MySQL
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) ReSharper
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Legal
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Business Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Business Manager
4 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Junior
4 1 (10.00%) Junior .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) .NET Core
3 3 (30.00%) REST
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (10.00%) CSS
5 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
5 1 (10.00%) HTML
5 1 (10.00%) jQuery
5 1 (10.00%) LINQ
5 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (10.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Solaris
1 1 (10.00%) SUSE
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) ETL
1 3 (30.00%) Project Delivery
2 2 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 2 (20.00%) Machine Learning
2 2 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (10.00%) IT Strategy
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) OOD
3 1 (10.00%) Presales
3 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (10.00%) Refactoring
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Leadership
3 1 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MCTS
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) CA
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) CyberArk
3 1 (10.00%) NetApp
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Polycom
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (10.00%) Veeam
3 1 (10.00%) Veritas