The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 2 6
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 7 20 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 13.73% 30.77% 18.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 58.33% 100.00% 62.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 3
Average daily rate
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£340 £275 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.63% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £185 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £300 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £23.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -8.00%
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Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
12 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 23.53% 30.77% 29.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 5
Average daily rate £375 £275 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +14.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £226 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £300 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server across the Bedford region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Bedford region.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server.

1 9 (50.00%) SQL
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) C#
2 6 (33.33%) .NET
2 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (33.33%) WCF
3 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET
3 5 (27.78%) Windows
3 5 (27.78%) MVC
3 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (22.22%) Validation
4 4 (22.22%) Migration
4 4 (22.22%) VMware
4 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 4 (22.22%) ITIL
4 4 (22.22%) Data Modelling
4 4 (22.22%) ETL
4 4 (22.22%) Citrix
4 4 (22.22%) Web Services
4 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
4 4 (22.22%) jQuery
4 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (22.22%) Logical Data Model
4 4 (22.22%) Physical Data Model
5 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
5 3 (16.67%) Problem Management

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.56%) Facebook Platform
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.56%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) NUnit
1 1 (5.56%) Selenium
1 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (5.56%) Automotive
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Data Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (16.67%) Principal Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Architect
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Developer
5 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) .NET
1 6 (33.33%) WCF
2 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET
3 4 (22.22%) Web Services
3 4 (22.22%) jQuery
4 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (16.67%) XML
5 2 (11.11%) Middleware
5 2 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (5.56%) HTML
6 1 (5.56%) LESS
6 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
6 1 (5.56%) WPF
6 1 (5.56%) HTML5
6 1 (5.56%) REST
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
6 1 (5.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Data Extraction
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.56%) Android
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) MVC
1 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) Validation
2 4 (22.22%) Migration
2 4 (22.22%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) Data Modelling
2 4 (22.22%) ETL
2 4 (22.22%) Logical Data Model
2 4 (22.22%) Physical Data Model
3 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 3 (16.67%) Change Management
3 3 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 3 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
3 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (11.11%) SOA
4 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 2 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.56%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) C#
3 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
4 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.56%) PHP
5 1 (5.56%) C++
5 1 (5.56%) Java
5 1 (5.56%) VB
5 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.56%) Objective-C
5 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.56%) MCSE
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) XenApp
2 1 (5.56%) vSphere
2 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) Citrix
2 4 (22.22%) VMware
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle
4 2 (11.11%) Xamarin
5 1 (5.56%) Intel
5 1 (5.56%) Google
5 1 (5.56%) Facebook
5 1 (5.56%) Twitter