Period
to 22 March 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 22 March 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
22 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 30 21 17
Rank change year-on-year -9 -4 +18
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 10 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 3.10% 3.67% 6.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 27.78% 17.65% 26.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 18
Slough median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +30.77%
10th Percentile £317 £336 £250
90th Percentile £638 £573 £475
Berkshire median daily rate £433 £420 £415
% change year-on-year +2.98% +1.20% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £47.69 £45.00 £45.50
% change year-on-year +5.98% -1.10% +221.55%

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 36 51 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 11.15% 20.82% 24.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 39 54
Slough median daily rate £500 £438 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +10.41% +22.87%
10th Percentile £298 £338 £271
90th Percentile £575 £588 £484
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £9.50
% change year-on-year -5.26% +400.00% -18.86%

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 22 March 2019.

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 22 March 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 4 (40.00%) C#
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) jQuery
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (20.00%) HTML
3 2 (20.00%) CSS
3 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (20.00%) MVC
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (20.00%) GDPR
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Core
3 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (10.00%) IT Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) Workload Management
4 1 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (10.00%) Network Virtualisation
4 1 (10.00%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (10.00%) React
4 1 (10.00%) Vue.js

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%) Apache Pig
1 1 (10.00%) IIS
1 1 (10.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (10.00%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (10.00%) IaaS
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Kerberos
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) MVNO
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (10.00%) Apache Hive
3 1 (10.00%) Big Data
3 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (10.00%) HBase
3 1 (10.00%) Mahout
3 1 (10.00%) MySQL
3 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (10.00%) OLAP
3 1 (10.00%) QlikView
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (10.00%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) ReSharper
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Data Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Data Insight Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Insight Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Insight Data Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Big Data Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Data Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) DBA
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Sitecore Developer
3 1 (10.00%) SQL DBA
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) .NET Core
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (20.00%) CSS
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (10.00%) LINQ
3 1 (10.00%) React
3 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (10.00%) Vue.js
3 1 (10.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Analytics
2 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (20.00%) MVC
2 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (10.00%) Benchmarking
3 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) High Availability
3 1 (10.00%) IT Strategy
3 1 (10.00%) MapReduce
3 1 (10.00%) Network Virtualisation
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) OOD
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C#
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (10.00%) C
4 1 (10.00%) C++
4 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) GDPR
2 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (10.00%) HDFS
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Ambari
1 1 (10.00%) Ansible
1 1 (10.00%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (10.00%) Oozie
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco
1 1 (10.00%) Google
1 1 (10.00%) Hortonworks
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
1 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (10.00%) Sitecore
1 1 (10.00%) VMware