The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 16 21 25
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 83 95 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 9.33% 7.03% 5.65%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 37.90% 30.74% 31.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 35 51
Median daily rate £406 £360 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.84% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £465 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £30.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +36.66%
SQL Server
South East

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 Buckinghamshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
219 309 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 24.61% 22.86% 17.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 137 137
Median daily rate £375 £388 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +23.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £481 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Median hourly rate £25.50 £22.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +66.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.18 £33.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-14.60% +15.78%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server across the Buckinghamshire region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Buckinghamshire region.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

SQL Server
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Milton Keynes -1 43 £425 +13.33% 9
Aylesbury -2 15 £450 +4.34% 6
Marlow +4 3 £360 +37.14% 2
High Wycombe +9 2 £285 -30.90% 2
Buckingham - 2 £325 - 1
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 73 (44.51%) C#
2 67 (40.85%) .NET
3 65 (39.63%) SQL
4 57 (34.76%) Microsoft
5 54 (32.93%) JavaScript
6 52 (31.71%) ASP.NET
7 50 (30.49%) MVC
8 49 (29.88%) HTML
9 46 (28.05%) Windows
10 45 (27.44%) Oracle
11 37 (22.56%) CSS
11 37 (22.56%) Finance
12 36 (21.95%) Unix
12 36 (21.95%) Active Directory
13 31 (18.90%) ASP.NET MVC
14 29 (17.68%) Citrix
15 28 (17.07%) SMTP
16 25 (15.24%) MS Exchange
17 24 (14.63%) jQuery
17 24 (14.63%) EPiServer
18 23 (14.02%) Security Cleared
18 23 (14.02%) SQL Server 2008
18 23 (14.02%) Agile Software Development
19 22 (13.41%) Java
20 20 (12.20%) Cryptography
20 20 (12.20%) CESG
20 20 (12.20%) Client/Server
20 20 (12.20%) CISSP
20 20 (12.20%) Internet
20 20 (12.20%) IPsec

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 25 (15.24%) MS Exchange
2 17 (10.37%) SharePoint
3 13 (7.93%) IIS
4 10 (6.10%) Skype for Business
5 9 (5.49%) CMS
6 8 (4.88%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (4.27%) EPiServer CMS
8 6 (3.66%) Apache Spark
9 5 (3.05%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (3.05%) SharePoint Server
9 5 (3.05%) WebSphere
10 4 (2.44%) Apache
10 4 (2.44%) Apache Pig
10 4 (2.44%) SAS
11 3 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (1.22%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (1.22%) Tomcat
12 2 (1.22%) Umbraco
Applications
1 19 (11.59%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.66%) MS Office
3 2 (1.22%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.61%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (1.83%) OpenText MBPM
1 3 (1.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.61%) Infor CRM
2 1 (0.61%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.66%) Office 365
1 6 (3.66%) OneDrive
2 5 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.61%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (17.07%) SMTP
2 20 (12.20%) Internet
2 20 (12.20%) IPsec
3 17 (10.37%) FTP
4 16 (9.76%) SSH
5 10 (6.10%) SAN
6 7 (4.27%) DNS
7 6 (3.66%) LAN
7 6 (3.66%) LDAP
7 6 (3.66%) WAN
8 5 (3.05%) Wireless
9 2 (1.22%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (1.22%) DHCP
9 2 (1.22%) Skype
10 1 (0.61%) HTTP
10 1 (0.61%) Intranet
10 1 (0.61%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.61%) SNMP
10 1 (0.61%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (14.02%) SQL Server 2008
2 15 (9.15%) SQL Server 2014
2 15 (9.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (7.32%) Hadoop
3 12 (7.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (6.71%) Big Data
4 11 (6.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (5.49%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (4.27%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (4.27%) MySQL
7 6 (3.66%) MongoDB
8 5 (3.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 5 (3.05%) NoSQL
8 5 (3.05%) Oracle Database
8 5 (3.05%) PowerPivot
9 4 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (2.44%) HBase
9 4 (2.44%) Impala
9 4 (2.44%) QlikView
9 4 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.44%) Git (software)
1 4 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (2.44%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.83%) Selenium
2 3 (1.83%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (1.22%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.22%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.22%) Subversion
4 1 (0.61%) JIRA
4 1 (0.61%) JUnit
4 1 (0.61%) Maven
4 1 (0.61%) Moq
4 1 (0.61%) NUnit
4 1 (0.61%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.61%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.61%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 37 (22.56%) Finance
2 14 (8.54%) Marketing
3 9 (5.49%) Banking
4 3 (1.83%) Electronics
4 3 (1.83%) Law
4 3 (1.83%) Legal
4 3 (1.83%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.83%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.22%) Retail
6 1 (0.61%) Advertising
6 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.61%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 79 (48.17%) Developer
2 29 (17.68%) .NET Developer
3 21 (12.80%) C# Developer
4 20 (12.20%) EPiServer Developer
5 17 (10.37%) C# .NET Developer
6 14 (8.54%) Analyst
6 14 (8.54%) ASP.NET Developer
7 13 (7.93%) SQL Developer
8 12 (7.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 12 (7.32%) DBA
9 11 (6.71%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 11 (6.71%) Security Advisor
9 11 (6.71%) SQL DBA
10 9 (5.49%) Server Specialist
10 9 (5.49%) SQL Analyst
11 8 (4.88%) Server Engineer
11 8 (4.88%) Wintel Server Specialist
11 8 (4.88%) Wintel Specialist
12 7 (4.27%) Java Developer
12 7 (4.27%) SAN Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (40.85%) .NET
2 52 (31.71%) ASP.NET
3 49 (29.88%) HTML
4 37 (22.56%) CSS
5 31 (18.90%) ASP.NET MVC
6 24 (14.63%) jQuery
7 16 (9.76%) .NET Framework
7 16 (9.76%) HTML5
7 16 (9.76%) XML
8 14 (8.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 13 (7.93%) ASP.NET Web API
9 13 (7.93%) Web Services
10 10 (6.10%) AngularJS
10 10 (6.10%) CSS3
10 10 (6.10%) Entity Framework
10 10 (6.10%) XHTML
11 7 (4.27%) SOAP
12 6 (3.66%) Laravel
12 6 (3.66%) LESS
12 6 (3.66%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.20%) CESG
1 20 (12.20%) Client/Server
1 20 (12.20%) Cryptography
2 15 (9.15%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.88%) N-Tier
4 6 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.05%) PKI
6 4 (2.44%) Clustering
7 3 (1.83%) Statistics
8 2 (1.22%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.22%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.22%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.22%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.22%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.61%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.61%) Fintech
9 1 (0.61%) IVR
9 1 (0.61%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.61%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 46 (28.05%) Windows
2 36 (21.95%) Unix
3 19 (11.59%) Windows Vista
4 12 (7.32%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (2.44%) zOS
6 3 (1.83%) Linux
6 3 (1.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.22%) Android
7 2 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.61%) CentOS
8 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (30.49%) MVC
2 23 (14.02%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (12.20%) Information Assurance
4 16 (9.76%) OWASP
4 16 (9.76%) Patch Management
4 16 (9.76%) Web Development
5 15 (9.15%) Project Management
5 15 (9.15%) Risk Management
6 14 (8.54%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (8.54%) Cybersecurity
6 14 (8.54%) Fuzz Testing
7 13 (7.93%) Ethical Hacking
7 13 (7.93%) ISMS
7 13 (7.93%) Penetration Testing
8 12 (7.32%) ETL
9 11 (6.71%) Risk Assessment
10 10 (6.10%) Performance Tuning
10 10 (6.10%) Scrum
10 10 (6.10%) TDD
11 9 (5.49%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 73 (44.51%) C#
2 65 (39.63%) SQL
3 54 (32.93%) JavaScript
4 22 (13.41%) Java
5 19 (11.59%) VB
6 13 (7.93%) T-SQL
7 9 (5.49%) PowerShell
8 7 (4.27%) Scala
9 6 (3.66%) PHP
10 5 (3.05%) Python
10 5 (3.05%) VBA
11 4 (2.44%) Perl
12 3 (1.83%) VBScript
13 2 (1.22%) C++
13 2 (1.22%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.22%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.61%) C
14 1 (0.61%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.61%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.61%) VC++
Qualifications
1 23 (14.02%) Security Cleared
2 20 (12.20%) CESG Certified Professional
2 20 (12.20%) CISSP
3 17 (10.37%) SC Cleared
4 13 (7.93%) CEH
5 7 (4.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (3.66%) DV Cleared
6 6 (3.66%) MCSE
6 6 (3.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.22%) Degree
8 2 (1.22%) ISEB
8 2 (1.22%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.61%) CISM
9 1 (0.61%) MCITP
9 1 (0.61%) MCTS
9 1 (0.61%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.15%) RMADS
2 3 (1.83%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.61%) Government Security Classifications
3 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (21.95%) Active Directory
2 16 (9.76%) Sendmail
3 12 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (4.27%) XenApp
5 6 (3.66%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (3.05%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (2.44%) Apache Flume
7 4 (2.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (2.44%) HDFS
8 1 (0.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (4.27%) SCOM
2 4 (2.44%) Control-M
2 4 (2.44%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (1.22%) AirWatch
3 2 (1.22%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.22%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.22%) WSUS
4 1 (0.61%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.61%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.61%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.61%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 57 (34.76%) Microsoft
2 45 (27.44%) Oracle
3 29 (17.68%) Citrix
4 24 (14.63%) EPiServer
5 12 (7.32%) VMware
6 9 (5.49%) CommVault
7 8 (4.88%) EMC
7 8 (4.88%) HP
8 7 (4.27%) NetApp
9 6 (3.66%) IBM
10 5 (3.05%) 3PAR
11 4 (2.44%) Cloudera
11 4 (2.44%) Teradata
12 3 (1.83%) SAP
13 2 (1.22%) Cisco
13 2 (1.22%) Ektron
13 2 (1.22%) MobileIron
13 2 (1.22%) Sitecore
13 2 (1.22%) Symantec
13 2 (1.22%) Veeam
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