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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 21 13 12
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 18 34 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.13% 8.85% 11.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 46.15% 48.57% 68.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 22 43
Median daily rate £388 £375 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +33.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £300 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £495 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £39.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £22.75
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -1.09%
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
39 70 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 11.11% 18.23% 16.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 49 58
Median daily rate £385 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £39.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+6.36% +10.00%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -2 12 £388 -18.42% 11
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
2 9 (32.14%) VMware
3 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 8 (28.57%) SQL
4 7 (25.00%) Windows
5 6 (21.43%) Citrix
5 6 (21.43%) Migration
5 6 (21.43%) E-Commerce
5 6 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (21.43%) XenApp
5 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (17.86%) SCCM
6 5 (17.86%) .NET
6 5 (17.86%) Oracle
7 4 (14.29%) IIS
7 4 (14.29%) Web Services
7 4 (14.29%) ITIL
7 4 (14.29%) T-SQL
7 4 (14.29%) Data Modelling
7 4 (14.29%) ETL
7 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (14.29%) NetApp
7 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
7 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (10.71%) Windows Server
8 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (10.71%) 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 4 (14.29%) IIS
2 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.14%) SAS
3 1 (3.57%) CMS
3 1 (3.57%) Confluence
3 1 (3.57%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (10.71%) CloudFront
4 2 (7.14%) Office 365
5 1 (3.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) DNS
1 3 (10.71%) WAN
2 2 (7.14%) Internet
2 2 (7.14%) MPLS
2 2 (7.14%) NetScaler
3 1 (3.57%) DHCP
3 1 (3.57%) FTP
3 1 (3.57%) LAN
3 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (10.71%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
3 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (7.14%) Data Mining
4 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (7.14%) MySQL
4 2 (7.14%) OLTP
4 2 (7.14%) Power BI
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.57%) PowerPivot
5 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.57%) JIRA
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Legal
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Developer
2 6 (21.43%) Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Data Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Architect
5 3 (10.71%) DBA
5 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (10.71%) SQL DBA
5 3 (10.71%) SQL Server DBA
5 3 (10.71%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Lead Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.14%) SQL Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (7.14%) VMware Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Compliance Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) VMware Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) .NET
2 4 (14.29%) Web Services
3 2 (7.14%) WPF
4 1 (3.57%) HTML
4 1 (3.57%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (10.71%) Data Extraction
2 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.14%) RIA
3 1 (3.57%) CMDB
3 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Windows Server
3 2 (7.14%) Solaris
4 1 (3.57%) Linux
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) E-Commerce
1 6 (21.43%) Migration
2 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 4 (14.29%) ETL
3 4 (14.29%) ITIL
4 3 (10.71%) Scrum
4 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.14%) Business Analysis
5 2 (7.14%) Converged Infrastructure
5 2 (7.14%) Data Migration
5 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.14%) High Availability
5 2 (7.14%) MVVM
5 2 (7.14%) Reverse Engineering
5 2 (7.14%) TDD
5 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (7.14%) Validation
5 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) SQL
2 4 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 3 (10.71%) C#
4 2 (7.14%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) MCITP
1 2 (7.14%) MCSE
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (7.14%) VCP5
1 2 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (21.43%) XenApp
3 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 2 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (7.14%) NFS
4 2 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) SCCM
2 3 (10.71%) SCOM
3 2 (7.14%) NetBackup
3 2 (7.14%) Simpana
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
2 9 (32.14%) VMware
3 6 (21.43%) Citrix
4 5 (17.86%) Oracle
5 4 (14.29%) NetApp
6 3 (10.71%) Akamai
6 3 (10.71%) HP
6 3 (10.71%) hybris
7 2 (7.14%) 3PAR
7 2 (7.14%) CommVault
7 2 (7.14%) Sitecore
7 2 (7.14%) Tableau
8 1 (3.57%) Atlassian
8 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (3.57%) TIBCO
8 1 (3.57%) Veeam
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