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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 21 10
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -11
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 37 29 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 9.87% 6.13% 11.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 60.66% 52.73% 68.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 26 15
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £275 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £413 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £31.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+5.64% +2.47%
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
61 55 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 16.27% 11.63% 16.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 41 23
Average daily rate £375 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £275 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £430 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.80 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+5.51% -2.16%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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
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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
Luton +17 17 £488 +30.00% 1
Bedford -2 6 £348 +16.00% 4
Dunstable - 2 £369 - 2
Shefford - 1 - -
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 21 (38.18%) SQL
2 20 (36.36%) .NET
2 20 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 16 (29.09%) C#
4 15 (27.27%) Windows
5 14 (25.45%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (21.82%) ETL
7 11 (20.00%) ASP.NET
7 11 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (18.18%) WCF
8 10 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (16.36%) MVC
9 9 (16.36%) VMware
10 8 (14.55%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (14.55%) MS Exchange
10 8 (14.55%) Data Modelling
10 8 (14.55%) SOA
10 8 (14.55%) jQuery
11 7 (12.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (12.73%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (12.73%) Data Transformation
11 7 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (12.73%) Citrix
11 7 (12.73%) XML
11 7 (12.73%) JavaScript
11 7 (12.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (12.73%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (10.91%) OLAP

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 8 (14.55%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (5.45%) Mule
3 3 (5.45%) Confluence
3 3 (5.45%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.64%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (3.64%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (3.64%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Lawson
1 3 (5.45%) Movex
1 3 (5.45%) Infor M3
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.82%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) DHCP
1 2 (3.64%) HTTP
1 2 (3.64%) SAN
1 2 (3.64%) DNS
2 1 (1.82%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.82%) Intranet
2 1 (1.82%) Extranet
2 1 (1.82%) Telnet
2 1 (1.82%) SSH
2 1 (1.82%) VPN
2 1 (1.82%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 11 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 10 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (14.55%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (12.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (12.73%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (12.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (10.91%) OLAP
6 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database
7 3 (5.45%) OLAP Cube
7 3 (5.45%) DTS
7 3 (5.45%) Data Mining
8 2 (3.64%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.82%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) JIRA
2 1 (1.82%) Selenium
2 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.82%) NUnit
General
1 3 (5.45%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Retail
3 1 (1.82%) Local Government
3 1 (1.82%) Automotive
3 1 (1.82%) Legal
3 1 (1.82%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (47.27%) Developer
2 9 (16.36%) Analyst
3 8 (14.55%) Architect
4 6 (10.91%) Tableau Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Technical Architect
5 5 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Data Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) .NET Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.45%) Software Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Support Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (5.45%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (5.45%) Administrator
7 3 (5.45%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.45%) Senior Architect
7 3 (5.45%) Principal Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (36.36%) .NET
2 11 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 10 (18.18%) WCF
4 8 (14.55%) jQuery
5 7 (12.73%) XML
6 6 (10.91%) CSS
6 6 (10.91%) SOAP
6 6 (10.91%) Web Services
6 6 (10.91%) REST
7 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (7.27%) .NET Framework
8 4 (7.27%) MSMQ
8 4 (7.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (7.27%) HTML
8 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (5.45%) Apache Camel
9 3 (5.45%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (3.64%) LESS
10 2 (3.64%) AngularJS
10 2 (3.64%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.27%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (5.45%) Data Structures
3 3 (5.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.82%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.82%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 15 (27.27%) Windows
2 6 (10.91%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.82%) Android
5 1 (1.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.45%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (21.82%) ETL
3 9 (16.36%) MVC
3 9 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (14.55%) Data Modelling
4 8 (14.55%) SOA
5 7 (12.73%) Data Transformation
6 6 (10.91%) ITIL
6 6 (10.91%) E-Commerce
7 5 (9.09%) Migration
8 4 (7.27%) Validation
8 4 (7.27%) Service Delivery
8 4 (7.27%) ERP
8 4 (7.27%) CRM
8 4 (7.27%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (7.27%) Software Engineering
8 4 (7.27%) Performance Management
8 4 (7.27%) Reverse Engineering
8 4 (7.27%) Low Latency
9 3 (5.45%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (38.18%) SQL
2 16 (29.09%) C#
3 7 (12.73%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.09%) T-SQL
5 3 (5.45%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
6 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.64%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.64%) VBA
7 1 (1.82%) XPath
7 1 (1.82%) VB
7 1 (1.82%) C
7 1 (1.82%) C++
7 1 (1.82%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (12.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (10.91%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.91%) XenApp
3 4 (7.27%) XenServer
4 1 (1.82%) vSphere
4 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.82%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 20 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.36%) VMware
3 7 (12.73%) Citrix
4 6 (10.91%) Tableau
5 5 (9.09%) Oracle
6 3 (5.45%) Cognos
6 3 (5.45%) Atlassian
6 3 (5.45%) Sitecore
6 3 (5.45%) WSO2
7 2 (3.64%) Symantec
7 2 (3.64%) HP
8 1 (1.82%) CommVault
8 1 (1.82%) Cisco
8 1 (1.82%) SAP
8 1 (1.82%) Sophos
8 1 (1.82%) Lagan
8 1 (1.82%) Xamarin
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