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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 14 21 5
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -16
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 23 25 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 6.80% 6.56% 12.73%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 51.11% 55.56% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 22
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £221 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £638 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £347 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.72% +6.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £28.69 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-21.57% -4.36%
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
45 45 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 13.31% 11.81% 19.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 29 36
Average daily rate £375 £413 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £267 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £453 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +16.07%

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -5 11 £325 -7.14% 6
Bedford +1 4 £438 -31.37% 8
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 25 (45.45%) SQL
1 25 (45.45%) .NET
2 24 (43.64%) Windows
3 20 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 18 (32.73%) C#
5 16 (29.09%) SQL Server 2012
6 15 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (27.27%) Windows Server
7 14 (25.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (23.64%) PowerShell
9 12 (21.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (21.82%) VMware
10 11 (20.00%) XenApp
11 10 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (18.18%) WCF
11 10 (18.18%) ASP.NET
12 9 (16.36%) MS Excel
12 9 (16.36%) Citrix
12 9 (16.36%) Data Transformation
12 9 (16.36%) vSphere
13 8 (14.55%) Confluence
13 8 (14.55%) REST
13 8 (14.55%) MSMQ
13 8 (14.55%) SOA
13 8 (14.55%) SOAP
13 8 (14.55%) JIRA
13 8 (14.55%) Enterprise Architecture
13 8 (14.55%) Software Engineering

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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%) Confluence
2 6 (10.91%) Apache ServiceMix
2 6 (10.91%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.91%) Mule
3 5 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 4 (7.27%) IIS
4 4 (7.27%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (7.27%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (16.36%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.64%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.91%) DNS
2 3 (5.45%) Firewall
2 3 (5.45%) FTP
2 3 (5.45%) SSL
3 2 (3.64%) LAN
3 2 (3.64%) WAN
4 1 (1.82%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (29.09%) SQL Server 2012
2 10 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (10.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (5.45%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.64%) DB2
6 2 (3.64%) DB2 UDB
6 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.82%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 10 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (14.55%) JIRA
3 4 (7.27%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.45%) Bugzilla
4 3 (5.45%) FogBugz
5 2 (3.64%) NUnit
5 2 (3.64%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.82%) Selenium
6 1 (1.82%) Subversion
6 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (5.45%) Legal
2 2 (3.64%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (25.45%) Developer
2 12 (21.82%) Architect
3 9 (16.36%) Technical Architect
4 7 (12.73%) Administrator
4 7 (12.73%) Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) SQL Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Senior Developer
6 4 (7.27%) SharePoint Administrator
7 3 (5.45%) .NET Architect
7 3 (5.45%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.45%) .NET Technical Architect
7 3 (5.45%) Consultant
7 3 (5.45%) DBA
7 3 (5.45%) E-Commerce Architect
7 3 (5.45%) SQL Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Test Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) T-SQL Developer
8 2 (3.64%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) NetApp Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (45.45%) .NET
2 10 (18.18%) ASP.NET
2 10 (18.18%) WCF
3 8 (14.55%) MSMQ
3 8 (14.55%) REST
3 8 (14.55%) SOAP
4 6 (10.91%) Apache Camel
5 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (7.27%) .NET Framework
6 4 (7.27%) CSS
7 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (5.45%) Web Services
8 2 (3.64%) Razor View Engine
8 2 (3.64%) RESTful
8 2 (3.64%) WPF
9 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (1.82%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.73%) Hybrid Cloud
3 6 (10.91%) Clustering
4 5 (9.09%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.64%) FlexPod
5 2 (3.64%) VCE vBlock
6 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.82%) CMDB
6 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.82%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 24 (43.64%) Windows
2 15 (27.27%) Windows Server
2 15 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (25.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (21.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (10.91%) Linux
6 5 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (5.45%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.36%) Data Transformation
2 8 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (14.55%) Enterprise Architecture
2 8 (14.55%) SOA
2 8 (14.55%) Software Engineering
3 7 (12.73%) Low Latency
3 7 (12.73%) Reverse Engineering
3 7 (12.73%) TDD
4 6 (10.91%) ETL
4 6 (10.91%) ITIL
4 6 (10.91%) Migration
4 6 (10.91%) MVC
4 6 (10.91%) Open Source
5 5 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 5 (9.09%) Microservices
5 5 (9.09%) Software Delivery
6 4 (7.27%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (7.27%) DevOps
6 4 (7.27%) Security Patching
6 4 (7.27%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 25 (45.45%) SQL
2 18 (32.73%) C#
3 13 (23.64%) PowerShell
4 7 (12.73%) T-SQL
5 4 (7.27%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.27%) VB
6 3 (5.45%) VBScript
7 1 (1.82%) C
7 1 (1.82%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.45%) Degree
2 3 (5.45%) ISEB
2 3 (5.45%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.64%) MCP
3 2 (3.64%) MCSA
3 2 (3.64%) MCSE
3 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.64%) VCP5
3 2 (3.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.82%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) QA
System Software
1 11 (20.00%) XenApp
2 9 (16.36%) vSphere
3 4 (7.27%) Active Directory
3 4 (7.27%) VMware ESX
3 4 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.45%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.82%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 20 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 12 (21.82%) VMware
3 9 (16.36%) Citrix
4 6 (10.91%) Atlassian
4 6 (10.91%) WSO2
5 5 (9.09%) NetApp
6 4 (7.27%) Intel
7 2 (3.64%) EMC
7 2 (3.64%) hybris
7 2 (3.64%) Oracle
7 2 (3.64%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.82%) Cisco
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