Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 18 28
Rank change year-on-year +4 +10 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 18 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 6.64% 6.93% 3.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 21.18% 22.35% 31.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 12
Slough median daily rate £450 £363 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.14% +7.01% +4.23%
10th Percentile £300 £250 £263
90th Percentile £493 £462 £454
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -0.06% +0.06% +8.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +5.56% +190.32% -65.99%

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 85 85 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 31.37% 31.02% 11.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 64 33
Slough median daily rate £413 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.79% +11.54% -
10th Percentile £307 £267 £250
90th Percentile £554 £484 £453
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Slough median hourly rate - - £17.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £43.25 £9.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year +355.26% -24.00% -66.67%

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 January 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 22 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Slough region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) SQL
3 8 (44.44%) Linux
4 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
5 6 (33.33%) MySQL
5 6 (33.33%) SaaS
6 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
6 5 (27.78%) Windows Server
6 5 (27.78%) ETL
6 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (22.22%) Animation
7 4 (22.22%) JSON
7 4 (22.22%) jQuery
7 4 (22.22%) Subversion
7 4 (22.22%) VMware
7 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (22.22%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (22.22%) MS Visio
7 4 (22.22%) SVG
7 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (22.22%) Dreamweaver
7 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
7 4 (22.22%) Oracle
7 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
7 4 (22.22%) Photoshop
7 4 (22.22%) HTML
7 4 (22.22%) CSS
7 4 (22.22%) XML

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 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (5.56%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (22.22%) MS Visio
1 4 (22.22%) Photoshop
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) SaaS
2 2 (11.11%) Office 365
3 1 (5.56%) Bluemix
3 1 (5.56%) GitHub
3 1 (5.56%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) DHCP
1 3 (16.67%) DNS
1 3 (16.67%) Firewall
1 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.11%) Internet
2 2 (11.11%) Intranet
2 2 (11.11%) LAN
2 2 (11.11%) VLAN
2 2 (11.11%) WAN
3 1 (5.56%) SMTP
3 1 (5.56%) VPN
3 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) MySQL
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (5.56%) Apache Hive
5 1 (5.56%) Big Data
5 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
5 1 (5.56%) OLTP
5 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (5.56%) Power BI
5 1 (5.56%) QlikView
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (5.56%) Sqoop
5 1 (5.56%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
2 4 (22.22%) Axure RP
2 4 (22.22%) Dreamweaver
2 4 (22.22%) Grunt
2 4 (22.22%) gulp
2 4 (22.22%) Subversion
2 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.56%) MorphX
General
1 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Back Office
2 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Angular Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 4 (22.22%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) SQL BI Developer
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Data Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Power BI Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) AngularJS
1 4 (22.22%) CSS
1 4 (22.22%) CSS3
1 4 (22.22%) HTML
1 4 (22.22%) HTML5
1 4 (22.22%) jQuery
1 4 (22.22%) JSON
1 4 (22.22%) LESS
1 4 (22.22%) Node.js
1 4 (22.22%) Sass
1 4 (22.22%) SVG
1 4 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 4 (22.22%) Vue (Vue.js)
1 4 (22.22%) XML
2 3 (16.67%) DHTML
2 3 (16.67%) Silverlight
3 2 (11.11%) JSP
3 2 (11.11%) Servlets
3 2 (11.11%) Struts
3 2 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Animation
1 4 (22.22%) User Experience
2 2 (11.11%) Data Structures
2 2 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) iPad
3 1 (5.56%) iPhone
3 1 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Linux
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server
4 3 (16.67%) Windows 10
4 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 3 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
5 2 (11.11%) HPUX
5 2 (11.11%) Unix
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Phone
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) ETL
2 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (22.22%) Front End Development
2 4 (22.22%) Visualisation
3 3 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 3 (16.67%) High Availability
3 3 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 2 (11.11%) Deployment Diagram
4 2 (11.11%) MSF
4 2 (11.11%) OO
4 2 (11.11%) Scrum
4 2 (11.11%) SOA
4 2 (11.11%) TDD
4 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
4 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
4 2 (11.11%) Workflow
4 2 (11.11%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 3 (16.67%) C#
3 3 (16.67%) Java
3 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.56%) Python
4 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.56%) X++
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) CCENT
2 1 (5.56%) CCNA
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) MCSA
2 1 (5.56%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Data Quality
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.11%) XenApp
3 2 (11.11%) XenDesktop
4 1 (5.56%) Apache Flume
4 1 (5.56%) Docker
4 1 (5.56%) HDFS
4 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (5.56%) Ambari
2 1 (5.56%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (5.56%) Kubernetes
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (5.56%) Oozie
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) SCOM
2 1 (5.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle
2 4 (22.22%) VMware
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco
4 2 (11.11%) Apple
4 2 (11.11%) Citrix
4 2 (11.11%) IBM
4 2 (11.11%) Symantec
5 1 (5.56%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (5.56%) Dell
5 1 (5.56%) Epicor
5 1 (5.56%) Forcepoint
5 1 (5.56%) HP
5 1 (5.56%) Kaspersky
5 1 (5.56%) MobileIron
5 1 (5.56%) Polycom
5 1 (5.56%) Tableau
5 1 (5.56%) Veeam