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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 5 9 3
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 9 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 19.15% 5.26% 23.53%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 56.25% 66.67% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
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£335 £265 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.41% -25.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £265 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £265 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +14.28%
SQL Server
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
16 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 34.04% 7.89% 52.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 4
Average daily rate £350 £265 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.07% -29.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £265 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 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 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (50.00%) WCF
2 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) Web Services
4 5 (31.25%) XML
4 5 (31.25%) SQL
4 5 (31.25%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (31.25%) Middleware
4 5 (31.25%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (25.00%) .NET
5 4 (25.00%) C#
5 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 4 (25.00%) Windows
5 4 (25.00%) MVC
5 4 (25.00%) jQuery
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (18.75%) VMware
6 3 (18.75%) ITIL
6 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
6 3 (18.75%) Citrix
6 3 (18.75%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (12.50%) Xamarin
7 2 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (12.50%) Logical Data Model
7 2 (12.50%) Physical Data Model

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 5 (31.25%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.25%) Facebook Platform
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (18.75%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.25%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Selenium
1 1 (6.25%) NUnit
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
1 1 (6.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Consultant
1 4 (25.00%) Developer
1 4 (25.00%) BizTalk Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Principal Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Senior Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (12.50%) Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Data Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 1 (6.25%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Developer
3 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
3 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) WCF
2 6 (37.50%) Web Services
3 5 (31.25%) XML
3 5 (31.25%) Middleware
4 4 (25.00%) .NET
4 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (25.00%) jQuery
5 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (6.25%) HTML
7 1 (6.25%) CSS
7 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (6.25%) LESS
7 1 (6.25%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.25%) Android
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (25.00%) MVC
4 3 (18.75%) ITIL
5 2 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (12.50%) Logical Data Model
5 2 (12.50%) Physical Data Model
5 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 2 (12.50%) SOA
5 2 (12.50%) ETL
5 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 2 (12.50%) Change Management
5 2 (12.50%) Validation
5 2 (12.50%) Migration
5 2 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
6 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.25%) C
4 1 (6.25%) Objective-C
4 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
4 1 (6.25%) C++
4 1 (6.25%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (6.25%) MCSE
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
2 1 (6.25%) vSphere
2 1 (6.25%) XenApp
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) VMware
2 3 (18.75%) Citrix
3 2 (12.50%) Xamarin
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) Google
4 1 (6.25%) Intel
4 1 (6.25%) Facebook
4 1 (6.25%) Twitter
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