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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 31 22 13
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 9 22 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.81% 5.56% 9.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 28.13% 26.51% 67.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 17 22
Median daily rate £390 £485 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.58% +29.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £338 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £638 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +128.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £32.10 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+1.24% +1.90%
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
32 83 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 10.00% 20.96% 13.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 60 29
Median daily rate £383 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £350 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £608 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £33.25 £39.63 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.08% +126.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -7.14%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 -8 3 £360 -43.52% 11
Bedford -4 1 £425 +26.86% 6
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 15 (45.45%) SQL
2 14 (42.42%) Windows
3 13 (39.39%) .NET
4 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
4 8 (24.24%) PowerShell
4 8 (24.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (24.24%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (21.21%) C#
6 5 (15.15%) DNS
6 5 (15.15%) T-SQL
6 5 (15.15%) VMware
6 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (15.15%) Windows Server
7 4 (12.12%) WPF
7 4 (12.12%) Test Scripting
7 4 (12.12%) MVVM
7 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET
7 4 (12.12%) ETL
7 4 (12.12%) Linux
8 3 (9.09%) MVC
8 3 (9.09%) Migration
8 3 (9.09%) Bugzilla
8 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (9.09%) ISEB
8 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (9.09%) SharePoint

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 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.06%) Confluence
2 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.06%) IIS
2 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.06%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (6.06%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.06%) IaaS
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) DNS
2 3 (9.09%) FTP
3 2 (6.06%) Firewall
3 2 (6.06%) LAN
3 2 (6.06%) SSL
3 2 (6.06%) WAN
4 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (6.06%) DB2
4 2 (6.06%) DB2 UDB
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.03%) OLAP
5 1 (3.03%) Power BI
5 1 (3.03%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (9.09%) Bugzilla
2 3 (9.09%) FogBugz
3 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.06%) JIRA
3 2 (6.06%) NUnit
3 2 (6.06%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (6.06%) Aerospace
1 2 (6.06%) Legal
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Developer
2 6 (18.18%) Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Lead Developer
3 4 (12.12%) Senior Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Administrator
4 3 (9.09%) SQL Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) SQL Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Team Leader
4 3 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) AWS Architect
5 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce Architect
5 2 (6.06%) ETL Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (6.06%) PowerShell Developer
5 2 (6.06%) QA Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) SharePoint Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) SSIS Developer
5 2 (6.06%) SSRS Developer
5 2 (6.06%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (39.39%) .NET
2 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET
2 4 (12.12%) WPF
3 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (6.06%) CSS
4 2 (6.06%) RESTful
4 2 (6.06%) Web Services
5 1 (3.03%) Mason
5 1 (3.03%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Clustering
2 2 (6.06%) CMDB
2 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.03%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (42.42%) Windows
2 5 (15.15%) Windows Server
2 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (12.12%) Linux
4 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.06%) Unix
5 2 (6.06%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (12.12%) ETL
2 4 (12.12%) MVVM
2 4 (12.12%) Test Scripting
3 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (9.09%) Data Transformation
3 3 (9.09%) Defect Management
3 3 (9.09%) ITIL
3 3 (9.09%) Migration
3 3 (9.09%) MVC
3 3 (9.09%) Test Management
4 2 (6.06%) Automated Testing
4 2 (6.06%) Data Protection
4 2 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
4 2 (6.06%) Load Balancing
4 2 (6.06%) Scrum
4 2 (6.06%) TDD
4 2 (6.06%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (45.45%) SQL
2 8 (24.24%) PowerShell
3 7 (21.21%) C#
4 5 (15.15%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.06%) VB
5 2 (6.06%) VBScript
6 1 (3.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) ISEB
2 2 (6.06%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) VCP5
2 2 (6.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.06%) NFS
1 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (6.06%) vSphere
1 2 (6.06%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) NetBackup
1 2 (6.06%) SCCM
1 2 (6.06%) SCOM
2 1 (3.03%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) VMware
3 2 (6.06%) Citrix
3 2 (6.06%) hybris
3 2 (6.06%) NetApp
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle
3 2 (6.06%) Sitecore
4 1 (3.03%) HP
4 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.03%) Veeam
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