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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 14 15 25
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +10
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 19 28 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 7.12% 8.59% 5.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 41.30% 66.67% 58.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 23 8
Median daily rate £375 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £450 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.45 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+17.53% -13.46%

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
46 42 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 17.23% 12.88% 9.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 29 19
Median daily rate £375 £385 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% -9.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £280 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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
Luton +5 4 £375 +15.38% 6
Bedford -8 3 £325 -21.21% 6
Dunstable - 2 £550 - 5
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 23 (44.23%) .NET
2 22 (42.31%) C#
3 21 (40.38%) Web Services
4 19 (36.54%) SQL
5 17 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (28.85%) Microsoft
8 12 (23.08%) SharePoint
8 12 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
9 11 (21.15%) ASP.NET
9 11 (21.15%) SOA
9 11 (21.15%) MVC
10 10 (19.23%) VMware
10 10 (19.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (19.23%) Enterprise Architecture
10 10 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (17.31%) Amazon AWS
11 9 (17.31%) NoSQL
11 9 (17.31%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (17.31%) Linked Data
11 9 (17.31%) XenApp
11 9 (17.31%) Presales
11 9 (17.31%) Virtual Servers
11 9 (17.31%) Document Composition
11 9 (17.31%) Business Development
11 9 (17.31%) Degree
11 9 (17.31%) Supplier Management
11 9 (17.31%) TOGAF
11 9 (17.31%) Citrix
11 9 (17.31%) HTML

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 12 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 6 (11.54%) IIS
3 3 (5.77%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.92%) Apache
5 1 (1.92%) Confluence
5 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.92%) JBoss
5 1 (1.92%) SAS
5 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 12 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (17.31%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (7.69%) Akamai
3 4 (7.69%) CloudFront
4 3 (5.77%) Office 365
5 1 (1.92%) IaaS
5 1 (1.92%) PaaS
5 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) DNS
1 2 (3.85%) FTP
1 2 (3.85%) MPLS
1 2 (3.85%) NetScaler
1 2 (3.85%) SAN
1 2 (3.85%) WAN
2 1 (1.92%) DHCP
2 1 (1.92%) Internet
2 1 (1.92%) Intranet
2 1 (1.92%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (17.31%) NoSQL
2 9 (17.31%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (9.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (9.62%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (9.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (7.69%) Data Mart
5 4 (7.69%) MS Access
5 4 (7.69%) OLAP
5 4 (7.69%) OLTP
5 4 (7.69%) Oracle ODI
5 4 (7.69%) Oracle OLAP
6 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (3.85%) MySQL
7 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.92%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.92%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.92%) ERwin
3 1 (1.92%) JIRA
3 1 (1.92%) Selenium
General
1 5 (9.62%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Advertising
3 1 (1.92%) Local Government
3 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (32.69%) Architect
2 13 (25.00%) Developer
3 10 (19.23%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (15.38%) .NET Developer
4 8 (15.38%) C# Developer
5 6 (11.54%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (11.54%) DBA
5 6 (11.54%) SQL DBA
6 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 5 (9.62%) Full Stack Developer
6 5 (9.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Analyst
7 4 (7.69%) Data Architect
7 4 (7.69%) SQL Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Angular Developer
8 3 (5.77%) AWS Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Cloud Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Active Directory Architect
9 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (44.23%) .NET
2 21 (40.38%) Web Services
3 11 (21.15%) ASP.NET
4 10 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (17.31%) HTML
6 8 (15.38%) AngularJS
6 8 (15.38%) CSS
6 8 (15.38%) jQuery
7 6 (11.54%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (11.54%) Entity Framework
8 5 (9.62%) XML
9 4 (7.69%) .NET Framework
10 2 (3.85%) HTML5
10 2 (3.85%) WinForms
11 1 (1.92%) ActiveMQ
11 1 (1.92%) Apache Camel
11 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 1 (1.92%) Backbone.js
11 1 (1.92%) CSS3
11 1 (1.92%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) Linked Data
2 5 (9.62%) Blockchain
3 4 (7.69%) Data Integration
4 3 (5.77%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.85%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.85%) Replication
6 1 (1.92%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.92%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.92%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.92%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.92%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.31%) Windows
2 4 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.85%) Linux
4 2 (3.85%) Solaris
4 2 (3.85%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (21.15%) MVC
3 11 (21.15%) SOA
4 10 (19.23%) Enterprise Architecture
5 9 (17.31%) Business Development
5 9 (17.31%) Document Composition
5 9 (17.31%) Presales
5 9 (17.31%) Supplier Management
5 9 (17.31%) TOGAF
6 8 (15.38%) ETL
7 7 (13.46%) Data Modelling
7 7 (13.46%) Migration
7 7 (13.46%) Scrum
8 6 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (11.54%) ITIL
9 5 (9.62%) Dependency Injection
9 5 (9.62%) High Availability
9 5 (9.62%) TDD
10 4 (7.69%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 22 (42.31%) C#
2 19 (36.54%) SQL
3 7 (13.46%) JavaScript
3 7 (13.46%) T-SQL
4 4 (7.69%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.85%) Java
6 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (17.31%) Degree
2 3 (5.77%) MCSE
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.85%) MCITP
4 1 (1.92%) CCIP
4 1 (1.92%) CCNA
4 1 (1.92%) CCNP
4 1 (1.92%) CCSP
4 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.92%) MCP
4 1 (1.92%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (17.31%) Virtual Servers
1 9 (17.31%) XenApp
2 8 (15.38%) Active Directory
3 7 (13.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (9.62%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (3.85%) vSphere
5 2 (3.85%) XenServer
6 1 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) SCCM
2 2 (3.85%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (3.85%) Simpana
3 1 (1.92%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (28.85%) Microsoft
2 10 (19.23%) VMware
3 9 (17.31%) Citrix
4 8 (15.38%) Oracle
5 5 (9.62%) NetApp
5 5 (9.62%) Teradata
6 3 (5.77%) Tableau
7 2 (3.85%) 3PAR
7 2 (3.85%) CommVault
7 2 (3.85%) HP
7 2 (3.85%) hybris
7 2 (3.85%) Nintex
8 1 (1.92%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.92%) Cisco
8 1 (1.92%) Informatica
8 1 (1.92%) Jaspersoft
8 1 (1.92%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (1.92%) Telerik
8 1 (1.92%) Vertica