The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Bedford region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 2 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 25 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 33.33% 9.30% 6.90%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 100.00% 57.14% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 2 2
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£275 £218 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.43% -20.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.75 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-17.27% +10.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
25 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 33.33% 16.28% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 3 3
Average daily rate £280 £185 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.35% -46.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £185 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £246 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
SQL Server
Bedfordshire

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 July 2014, 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 16 (59.26%) SQL
2 15 (55.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (48.15%) SAP SD
3 13 (48.15%) Salesforce.com
3 13 (48.15%) SAP
3 13 (48.15%) CRM
3 13 (48.15%) EDI
4 12 (44.44%) ABAP
5 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
6 10 (37.04%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
8 7 (25.93%) Oracle
8 7 (25.93%) Incident Management
8 7 (25.93%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (22.22%) Business Analysis
9 6 (22.22%) MCTS
9 6 (22.22%) MCITP
9 6 (22.22%) Degree
9 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
9 6 (22.22%) Unit Testing
9 6 (22.22%) Technical Analysis
9 6 (22.22%) Sun Certification
9 6 (22.22%) Spring
9 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (22.22%) Hibernate
9 6 (22.22%) JUnit
9 6 (22.22%) Sun
9 6 (22.22%) J2EE
9 6 (22.22%) Eclipse
9 6 (22.22%) Java

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 13 (48.15%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (55.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) JUnit
1 6 (22.22%) Eclipse
2 2 (7.41%) Maven
2 2 (7.41%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 6 (22.22%) J2EE Developer
4 2 (7.41%) .NET Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (7.41%) Development Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) DBA
5 1 (3.70%) Server Support
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Developer
5 1 (3.70%) SQL DBA
5 1 (3.70%) Server Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (48.15%) EDI
2 6 (22.22%) Spring
2 6 (22.22%) Hibernate
2 6 (22.22%) J2EE
2 6 (22.22%) JSP
2 6 (22.22%) Servlets
2 6 (22.22%) Struts
3 4 (14.81%) XML
3 4 (14.81%) EJB
4 3 (11.11%) jQuery
5 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
5 2 (7.41%) .NET
6 1 (3.70%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (3.70%) Silverlight
6 1 (3.70%) HTML
6 1 (3.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
1 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
1 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) CRM
2 7 (25.93%) Incident Management
2 7 (25.93%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (22.22%) Business Analysis
3 6 (22.22%) Unit Testing
3 6 (22.22%) Technical Analysis
3 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.41%) Validation
4 2 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (7.41%) Change Control
5 1 (3.70%) Migration
5 1 (3.70%) MVC
5 1 (3.70%) TDD
5 1 (3.70%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 16 (59.26%) SQL
2 12 (44.44%) ABAP
3 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
4 6 (22.22%) Java
5 2 (7.41%) C#
6 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (22.22%) MCTS
2 6 (22.22%) MCITP
2 6 (22.22%) Degree
2 6 (22.22%) Sun Certification
3 4 (14.81%) MCP
3 4 (14.81%) MCSE
3 4 (14.81%) MCSA
4 3 (11.11%) VCP5
4 3 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) vSphere
1 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Salesforce.com
1 13 (48.15%) SAP
2 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
3 7 (25.93%) Oracle
4 6 (22.22%) Sun
5 3 (11.11%) VMware
6 2 (7.41%) Intel
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