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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 24 21 7
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -14
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 13 22 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.06% 6.45% 12.84%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 37.14% 38.60% 72.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 43
Median daily rate £360 £388 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.09% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £342 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £465 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £23.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+40.45% -7.00%
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
35 57 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 10.94% 16.72% 17.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 35 56
Median daily rate £350 £403 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.24% +34.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £340 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £39.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.27 £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+20.26% -13.33%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +1 8 £388 -8.82% 7
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 9 (37.50%) .NET
2 8 (33.33%) Windows
2 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (29.17%) C#
3 7 (29.17%) SQL
4 5 (20.83%) T-SQL
4 5 (20.83%) ITIL
4 5 (20.83%) VMware
4 5 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (16.67%) MVVM
5 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (16.67%) WPF
5 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
6 3 (12.50%) SOLID
6 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 3 (12.50%) Linux
6 3 (12.50%) MVC
6 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 3 (12.50%) Scrum
6 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (12.50%) BDD
6 3 (12.50%) Relational Database

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 2 (8.33%) Confluence
1 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (8.33%) IIS
1 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.17%) CMS
2 1 (4.17%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.33%) CloudFront
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) DNS
2 1 (4.17%) Internet
2 1 (4.17%) LAN
2 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (8.33%) OLTP
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (4.17%) Power BI
4 1 (4.17%) PowerPivot
4 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (12.50%) TeamCity
3 2 (8.33%) JIRA
3 2 (8.33%) NUnit
4 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (8.33%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Lead Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Team Leader
4 2 (8.33%) Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) DBA
4 2 (8.33%) SharePoint Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) SQL DBA
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Developer
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Business Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Configuration Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Development Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) .NET
2 4 (16.67%) WPF
3 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (8.33%) CSS
3 2 (8.33%) RESTful
3 2 (8.33%) Web Services
4 1 (4.17%) HTML
4 1 (4.17%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.17%) CMDB
1 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.17%) N-Tier
1 1 (4.17%) RIA
1 1 (4.17%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (12.50%) Linux
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) ITIL
2 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (16.67%) MVVM
3 3 (12.50%) BDD
3 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 3 (12.50%) MVC
3 3 (12.50%) Scrum
3 3 (12.50%) SOLID
4 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (8.33%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
4 2 (8.33%) Loose Coupling
4 2 (8.33%) Microservices
4 2 (8.33%) SDLC
4 2 (8.33%) Security Patching
4 2 (8.33%) Static Code Analysis
4 2 (8.33%) TDD
4 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (8.33%) YAGNI
5 1 (4.17%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) C#
1 7 (29.17%) SQL
2 5 (20.83%) T-SQL
3 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
1 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
1 2 (8.33%) VCP5
1 2 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (8.33%) NFS
2 2 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) NetBackup
1 2 (8.33%) SCCM
1 2 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) VMware
3 2 (8.33%) Akamai
3 2 (8.33%) Citrix
3 2 (8.33%) hybris
3 2 (8.33%) NetApp
3 2 (8.33%) Sitecore
4 1 (4.17%) HP
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle
4 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.17%) TIBCO
4 1 (4.17%) Veeam
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