The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 9 24
Rank change year-on-year
0 +15
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 26 32 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 9.09% 10.92% 6.75%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 48.15% 74.42% 65.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 27 16
Median daily rate £388 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £300 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £25.44 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+47.40% +6.00%
SQL Server
East of England

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 Bedfordshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
54 43 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 18.88% 14.68% 10.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 35 25
Median daily rate £388 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.44 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+49.37% -22.90%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 Bedfordshire

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

SQL Server
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +11 12 £388 -18.42% 6
Bedford -7 2 £325 -13.33% 2
Dunstable - 2 £550 -
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 25 (43.86%) Web Services
2 19 (33.33%) C#
2 19 (33.33%) .NET
3 18 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (29.82%) Microsoft
5 16 (28.07%) SQL
6 15 (26.32%) VMware
7 14 (24.56%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (24.56%) Citrix
7 14 (24.56%) XenApp
8 13 (22.81%) Microsoft Azure
8 13 (22.81%) Active Directory
9 12 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
9 12 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (19.30%) ETL
10 11 (19.30%) Oracle
10 11 (19.30%) SharePoint
10 11 (19.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (17.54%) Enterprise Architecture
11 10 (17.54%) Migration
11 10 (17.54%) Data Modelling
11 10 (17.54%) SOA
12 9 (15.79%) NetApp
12 9 (15.79%) Windows
12 9 (15.79%) IIS
12 9 (15.79%) Business Development
12 9 (15.79%) Degree
12 9 (15.79%) TOGAF
12 9 (15.79%) Supplier Management
12 9 (15.79%) Hyper-V

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 11 (19.30%) SharePoint
2 9 (15.79%) IIS
3 3 (5.26%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.51%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.51%) SAS
5 1 (1.75%) Apache
5 1 (1.75%) Confluence
5 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.75%) JBoss
5 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 13 (22.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (12.28%) CloudFront
4 4 (7.02%) Office 365
5 1 (1.75%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) FTP
1 3 (5.26%) Internet
1 3 (5.26%) MPLS
1 3 (5.26%) NetScaler
1 3 (5.26%) WAN
2 2 (3.51%) DHCP
2 2 (3.51%) DNS
2 2 (3.51%) SAN
3 1 (1.75%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (15.79%) NoSQL
3 6 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (8.77%) OLTP
5 4 (7.02%) Data Mart
5 4 (7.02%) MS Access
5 4 (7.02%) OLAP
5 4 (7.02%) Oracle ODI
5 4 (7.02%) Oracle OLAP
5 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (5.26%) MySQL
6 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (3.51%) Data Mining
7 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.75%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.75%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.75%) ERwin
2 1 (1.75%) JIRA
2 1 (1.75%) Selenium
2 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (12.28%) Finance
2 1 (1.75%) Advertising
2 1 (1.75%) Local Government
2 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (31.58%) Architect
2 13 (22.81%) Developer
3 10 (17.54%) Solutions Architect
4 9 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (14.04%) Analyst
5 8 (14.04%) C# Developer
6 7 (12.28%) .NET Developer
7 6 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (10.53%) DBA
7 6 (10.53%) SQL DBA
8 5 (8.77%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 5 (8.77%) Data Analyst
8 5 (8.77%) Full Stack Developer
8 5 (8.77%) SQL Developer
9 4 (7.02%) Data Architect
10 3 (5.26%) Angular Developer
10 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
10 3 (5.26%) SQL Server DBA
10 3 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
10 3 (5.26%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (43.86%) Web Services
2 19 (33.33%) .NET
3 8 (14.04%) ASP.NET
3 8 (14.04%) HTML
4 7 (12.28%) AngularJS
4 7 (12.28%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (12.28%) CSS
4 7 (12.28%) jQuery
5 6 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (10.53%) Entity Framework
6 4 (7.02%) XML
7 2 (3.51%) HTML5
7 2 (3.51%) WinForms
8 1 (1.75%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.75%) Apache Camel
8 1 (1.75%) Apache CXF
8 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (1.75%) Backbone.js
8 1 (1.75%) CSS3
8 1 (1.75%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.79%) Linked Data
2 5 (8.77%) Blockchain
3 4 (7.02%) Data Integration
4 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.26%) Data Centre
4 3 (5.26%) Data Extraction
4 3 (5.26%) RIA
5 2 (3.51%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.51%) Replication
6 1 (1.75%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.75%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.79%) Windows
2 5 (8.77%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.26%) Solaris
4 2 (3.51%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.75%) Linux
5 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (24.56%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (19.30%) ETL
4 10 (17.54%) Data Modelling
4 10 (17.54%) Enterprise Architecture
4 10 (17.54%) Migration
4 10 (17.54%) SOA
5 9 (15.79%) Business Development
5 9 (15.79%) Document Composition
5 9 (15.79%) Presales
5 9 (15.79%) Supplier Management
5 9 (15.79%) TOGAF
6 8 (14.04%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (14.04%) ITIL
6 8 (14.04%) Scrum
7 7 (12.28%) E-Commerce
7 7 (12.28%) MVC
8 6 (10.53%) High Availability
9 5 (8.77%) Dependency Injection
9 5 (8.77%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 19 (33.33%) C#
2 16 (28.07%) SQL
3 7 (12.28%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.02%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.51%) Java
5 2 (3.51%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (15.79%) Degree
2 3 (5.26%) MCITP
2 3 (5.26%) MCSE
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.53%) Data Quality
2 3 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (24.56%) XenApp
2 13 (22.81%) Active Directory
3 12 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (15.79%) Hyper-V
4 9 (15.79%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (5.26%) vSphere
6 2 (3.51%) XenServer
7 1 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (8.77%) SCCM
2 3 (5.26%) Simpana
3 2 (3.51%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (3.51%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (29.82%) Microsoft
2 15 (26.32%) VMware
3 14 (24.56%) Citrix
4 11 (19.30%) Oracle
5 9 (15.79%) NetApp
6 7 (12.28%) Akamai
7 5 (8.77%) Teradata
8 4 (7.02%) Tableau
9 3 (5.26%) 3PAR
9 3 (5.26%) CommVault
9 3 (5.26%) HP
10 2 (3.51%) hybris
11 1 (1.75%) Atlassian
11 1 (1.75%) Informatica
11 1 (1.75%) Jaspersoft
11 1 (1.75%) MicroStrategy
11 1 (1.75%) Nintex
11 1 (1.75%) Vertica