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 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 22 22 24
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 15 17 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.42% 5.28% 6.03%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 44.12% 50.00% 45.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 16
Median daily rate £381 £359 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.27% -14.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £225 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £568 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.54 £31.05
% change year-on-year
+55.27% -27.40%

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
34 34 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 12.27% 10.56% 13.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 20 39
Median daily rate £375 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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
Dunstable - 4 £365 - 1
Bedford - 2 £350 - 6
Luton +5 1 £388 +40.90% 4
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 19 (42.22%) SQL
2 17 (37.78%) .NET
3 16 (35.56%) C#
4 13 (28.89%) Web Services
4 13 (28.89%) Windows
5 12 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (22.22%) HTML
6 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET
7 9 (20.00%) MVC
8 8 (17.78%) Oracle
8 8 (17.78%) ITIL
8 8 (17.78%) XML
8 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
8 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (17.78%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (15.56%) jQuery
9 7 (15.56%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (15.56%) SharePoint
9 7 (15.56%) SOA
9 7 (15.56%) VMware
10 6 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
10 6 (13.33%) Finance
10 6 (13.33%) Scrum
10 6 (13.33%) Citrix
10 6 (13.33%) Visual Studio
10 6 (13.33%) T-SQL
10 6 (13.33%) CSS

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 7 (15.56%) SharePoint
2 6 (13.33%) IIS
3 4 (8.89%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (6.67%) MS Exchange
4 3 (6.67%) WebSphere
4 3 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (6.67%) WebSphere Portal
5 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.22%) Apache
6 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.22%) JBoss
6 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.67%) Akamai
3 3 (6.67%) CloudFront
4 2 (4.44%) Office 365
5 1 (2.22%) IaaS
5 1 (2.22%) PaaS
5 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) SAN
2 1 (2.22%) DNS
2 1 (2.22%) Intranet
2 1 (2.22%) MPLS
2 1 (2.22%) NetScaler
2 1 (2.22%) SSL
2 1 (2.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.78%) SQL Server 2012
2 7 (15.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (11.11%) Blockchain
3 5 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 5 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (8.89%) Data Mart
4 4 (8.89%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (8.89%) MS Access
4 4 (8.89%) OLAP
4 4 (8.89%) OLTP
4 4 (8.89%) Oracle ODI
4 4 (8.89%) Oracle OLAP
4 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (6.67%) DB2
5 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
7 1 (2.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.67%) Eclipse
2 3 (6.67%) Rational Application Developer
2 3 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.22%) Selenium
General
1 6 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Advertising
3 1 (2.22%) Local Government
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (35.56%) Developer
2 10 (22.22%) Architect
3 7 (15.56%) C# Developer
4 6 (13.33%) .NET Developer
5 5 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (11.11%) DBA
5 5 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
5 5 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (11.11%) SQL DBA
6 4 (8.89%) Java Developer
6 4 (8.89%) SQL Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Angular Developer
7 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 3 (6.67%) AWS Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Data Architect
7 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Operations Manager
8 2 (4.44%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (37.78%) .NET
2 13 (28.89%) Web Services
3 10 (22.22%) HTML
4 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (17.78%) XML
6 7 (15.56%) jQuery
7 6 (13.33%) AngularJS
7 6 (13.33%) CSS
8 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (11.11%) Entity Framework
9 4 (8.89%) J2EE
9 4 (8.89%) JSP
10 3 (6.67%) .NET Framework
10 3 (6.67%) Java EE
10 3 (6.67%) JSF
10 3 (6.67%) JSR 168
10 3 (6.67%) JSR 286
10 3 (6.67%) OSGi
10 3 (6.67%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Linked Data
2 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.44%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.44%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.44%) Replication
4 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.22%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.22%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.89%) Windows
2 5 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.44%) Linux
4 2 (4.44%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (20.00%) MVC
3 8 (17.78%) ITIL
4 7 (15.56%) SOA
5 6 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (13.33%) Scrum
6 5 (11.11%) Business Development
6 5 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
6 5 (11.11%) Document Composition
6 5 (11.11%) Presales
6 5 (11.11%) Supplier Management
6 5 (11.11%) TDD
6 5 (11.11%) TOGAF
7 4 (8.89%) Data Integration
7 4 (8.89%) Data Modelling
7 4 (8.89%) ETL
7 4 (8.89%) Migration
7 4 (8.89%) OO
8 3 (6.67%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 19 (42.22%) SQL
2 16 (35.56%) C#
3 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
4 6 (13.33%) T-SQL
5 5 (11.11%) Java
6 4 (8.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) MCSE
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.22%) CCIP
3 1 (2.22%) CCNA
3 1 (2.22%) CCNP
3 1 (2.22%) CCSP
3 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.22%) MCITP
3 1 (2.22%) MCP
3 1 (2.22%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (13.33%) XenApp
2 5 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.11%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (6.67%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.44%) XenServer
6 1 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (2.22%) SCCM
2 1 (2.22%) Simpana
Vendors
1 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.78%) Oracle
3 7 (15.56%) VMware
4 6 (13.33%) Citrix
5 4 (8.89%) Teradata
6 3 (6.67%) IBM
6 3 (6.67%) NetApp
7 2 (4.44%) Nintex
8 1 (2.22%) 3PAR
8 1 (2.22%) Cisco
8 1 (2.22%) CommVault
8 1 (2.22%) HP
8 1 (2.22%) hybris
8 1 (2.22%) Telerik
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