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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 11 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 3.45% 6.67% 18.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.00% 40.00% 70.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Median daily rate £350 £450 £479
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £450 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £450 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.54 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+55.27% -24.86%

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
4 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 6.90% 16.67% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 6
Median daily rate £325 £450 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +31.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £441 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £489 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedford region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 Bedford region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (40.00%) Replication
3 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 2 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (40.00%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (40.00%) Patch Management
4 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) Telerik

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford 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 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) DBA
1 4 (80.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Telerik