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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 23 10 8
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 18 43 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.71% 9.56% 12.04%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 25.00% 70.49% 60.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 28 14
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£410 £375 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £264 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £425 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-26.72% +16.00%
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
72 61 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 18.85% 13.56% 19.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 38 21
Average daily rate £425 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £278 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £39.63 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.33 £34.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-27.10% +23.00%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +1 8 £420 +58.49% 10
Luton -10 7 £613 +63.33% 9
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 22 (56.41%) Microsoft
2 19 (48.72%) .NET
3 17 (43.59%) C#
4 16 (41.03%) ASP.NET
4 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (38.46%) WCF
6 14 (35.90%) Microsoft Azure
7 13 (33.33%) jQuery
7 13 (33.33%) MVC
8 12 (30.77%) E-Commerce
8 12 (30.77%) SQL
8 12 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (28.21%) Cloud Computing
9 11 (28.21%) SOA
10 10 (25.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (25.64%) KnockoutJS
11 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (20.51%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (17.95%) Web Services
12 7 (17.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (15.38%) XML
13 6 (15.38%) Windows
13 6 (15.38%) Active Directory
14 5 (12.82%) Middleware
14 5 (12.82%) Citrix
14 5 (12.82%) ITIL
14 5 (12.82%) Oracle
14 5 (12.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 5 (12.82%) Performance Tuning
15 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2012

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 4 (10.26%) SharePoint
1 4 (10.26%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (5.13%) IIS
2 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (2.56%) CMS
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.56%) Facebook Platform
3 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 14 (35.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (28.21%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) Internet
2 2 (5.13%) DHCP
2 2 (5.13%) FTP
2 2 (5.13%) DNS
2 2 (5.13%) Intranet
3 1 (2.56%) SAN
3 1 (2.56%) Telnet
3 1 (2.56%) LDAP
3 1 (2.56%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (17.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (12.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
6 2 (5.13%) QlikView
6 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (2.56%) MySQL
7 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (2.56%) CorVu
7 1 (2.56%) PerformancePoint
7 1 (2.56%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.56%) Selenium
2 1 (2.56%) NUnit
2 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (7.69%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Retail
3 1 (2.56%) Marketing
3 1 (2.56%) General Ledger
3 1 (2.56%) Automotive
3 1 (2.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (28.21%) Developer
2 10 (25.64%) Architect
2 10 (25.64%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (17.95%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 7 (17.95%) Senior Architect
4 6 (15.38%) Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (12.82%) .NET Developer
6 4 (10.26%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (10.26%) C# Developer
6 4 (10.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Business Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) Support Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Consultant
7 3 (7.69%) Web Architect
7 3 (7.69%) BizTalk Consultant
7 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Website Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (48.72%) .NET
2 16 (41.03%) ASP.NET
3 15 (38.46%) WCF
4 13 (33.33%) jQuery
5 12 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (25.64%) KnockoutJS
7 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (17.95%) Web Services
9 6 (15.38%) XML
10 5 (12.82%) Middleware
11 3 (7.69%) CSS
11 3 (7.69%) HTML
11 3 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 1 (2.56%) XSLT
12 1 (2.56%) HTML5
12 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
12 1 (2.56%) LESS
12 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Data Extraction
1 2 (5.13%) Clustering
1 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.56%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.56%) User Experience
2 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.56%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.56%) Android
3 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (33.33%) MVC
3 12 (30.77%) E-Commerce
4 11 (28.21%) SOA
5 8 (20.51%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (12.82%) ITIL
6 5 (12.82%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (10.26%) Migration
7 4 (10.26%) ETL
8 3 (7.69%) Service Delivery
8 3 (7.69%) Dimensional Modelling
8 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (5.13%) Logical Data Model
9 2 (5.13%) Physical Data Model
9 2 (5.13%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (5.13%) Data Migration
9 2 (5.13%) Data Cleansing
9 2 (5.13%) Unit Testing
9 2 (5.13%) Business Analysis
9 2 (5.13%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 17 (43.59%) C#
2 12 (30.77%) SQL
3 4 (10.26%) T-SQL
4 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.13%) Java
5 2 (5.13%) C++
6 1 (2.56%) C
6 1 (2.56%) VB
6 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.56%) PHP
6 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
1 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.56%) MCSE
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.13%) XenApp
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (2.56%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.56%) vSphere
4 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) SCOM
2 1 (2.56%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.56%) SCCM
2 1 (2.56%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 22 (56.41%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.82%) Citrix
2 5 (12.82%) Oracle
3 4 (10.26%) VMware
4 3 (7.69%) Sitecore
5 2 (5.13%) Xamarin
5 2 (5.13%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.56%) HP
6 1 (2.56%) Intel
6 1 (2.56%) Symantec
6 1 (2.56%) Cognos
6 1 (2.56%) Sybase
6 1 (2.56%) Google
6 1 (2.56%) Facebook
6 1 (2.56%) Twitter
Bedfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £325 - £390 per day
Posted: 16 days ago