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 27 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 20 13 20
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 81 113 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 8.28% 9.52% 6.92%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 36.65% 41.70% 35.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 55 61
Median daily rate £375 £338 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 2
Median hourly rate £17.00 £26.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.61% +79.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+54.76% -27.58%
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
221 271 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 22.60% 22.83% 19.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 139 138
Median daily rate £400 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.16% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 11
Median hourly rate £17.00 £26.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.61% +48.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £23.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+41.97% -26.98%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -4 65 £400 +16.36% 21
Aylesbury +1 7 £375 +50.00% 4
High Wycombe +4 2 £300 +14.28% 1
Stoke Mandeville - 1 £288 -
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 89 (48.90%) C#
2 88 (48.35%) SQL
3 87 (47.80%) .NET
4 58 (31.87%) Microsoft
5 55 (30.22%) Agile Software Development
6 49 (26.92%) JavaScript
7 48 (26.37%) Windows
8 47 (25.82%) Finance
9 41 (22.53%) HTML
9 41 (22.53%) Active Directory
10 36 (19.78%) Oracle
11 33 (18.13%) ASP.NET
11 33 (18.13%) jQuery
12 32 (17.58%) Project Management
12 32 (17.58%) MVC
13 30 (16.48%) TDD
14 28 (15.38%) Unix
15 27 (14.84%) Java
16 26 (14.29%) Web Development
17 25 (13.74%) CSS
17 25 (13.74%) MS Excel
17 25 (13.74%) SMTP
17 25 (13.74%) Security Cleared
18 23 (12.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 22 (12.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 22 (12.09%) SOAP
19 22 (12.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 21 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
20 21 (11.54%) SC Cleared
20 21 (11.54%) WPF

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 19 (10.44%) IIS
2 15 (8.24%) MS Exchange
2 15 (8.24%) SharePoint
3 12 (6.59%) Apache
4 11 (6.04%) WebSphere
5 8 (4.40%) Skype for Business
6 7 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (3.85%) CMS
7 6 (3.30%) SAS
8 3 (1.65%) EPiServer CMS
9 2 (1.10%) ArcGIS
9 2 (1.10%) ArcSDE
9 2 (1.10%) Mule
9 2 (1.10%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (1.10%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 25 (13.74%) MS Excel
2 15 (8.24%) MS Office
3 4 (2.20%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.65%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.55%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.65%) OpenText MBPM
3 1 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.55%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.75%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (2.75%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (2.75%) SaaS
2 2 (1.10%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.10%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (13.74%) SMTP
2 13 (7.14%) LDAP
2 13 (7.14%) SAN
3 12 (6.59%) FTP
3 12 (6.59%) Internet
3 12 (6.59%) IPsec
4 11 (6.04%) SSH
5 6 (3.30%) LAN
5 6 (3.30%) WAN
6 4 (2.20%) DNS
7 3 (1.65%) Wireless
8 2 (1.10%) NAS
8 2 (1.10%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.55%) Firewall
9 1 (0.55%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (12.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 22 (12.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (9.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 14 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
7 7 (3.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 6 (3.30%) QlikView
9 5 (2.75%) PowerPivot
10 4 (2.20%) MS Access
11 3 (1.65%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (1.65%) DB2
11 3 (1.65%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (1.10%) GIS
12 2 (1.10%) PerformancePoint
12 2 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (1.10%) PowerCenter
13 1 (0.55%) MongoDB
13 1 (0.55%) WhereScape RED
Development Applications
1 13 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 7 (3.85%) JUnit
2 7 (3.85%) Maven
2 7 (3.85%) Selenium
3 5 (2.75%) Eclipse
4 3 (1.65%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.65%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.10%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.10%) Moq
5 2 (1.10%) NUnit
6 1 (0.55%) ERwin
6 1 (0.55%) JIRA
6 1 (0.55%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.55%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.55%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.55%) Subversion
6 1 (0.55%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 47 (25.82%) Finance
2 17 (9.34%) Banking
3 6 (3.30%) Marketing
4 5 (2.75%) Law
4 5 (2.75%) Retail
5 4 (2.20%) Electronics
5 4 (2.20%) Legal
5 4 (2.20%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.20%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.55%) Advertising
6 1 (0.55%) Back Office
6 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 92 (50.55%) Developer
2 41 (22.53%) .NET Developer
3 29 (15.93%) C# Developer
4 24 (13.19%) C# .NET Developer
5 22 (12.09%) Analyst
6 17 (9.34%) ASP.NET Developer
7 15 (8.24%) SQL Developer
8 13 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 13 (7.14%) SQL Analyst
9 10 (5.49%) Architect
9 10 (5.49%) DBA
9 10 (5.49%) SQL DBA
9 10 (5.49%) Team Leader
10 8 (4.40%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 8 (4.40%) Java Developer
10 8 (4.40%) Server Specialist
10 8 (4.40%) Software Engineer
10 8 (4.40%) Wintel Server Specialist
10 8 (4.40%) Wintel Specialist
11 7 (3.85%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (47.80%) .NET
2 41 (22.53%) HTML
3 33 (18.13%) ASP.NET
3 33 (18.13%) jQuery
4 25 (13.74%) CSS
5 22 (12.09%) SOAP
5 22 (12.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 21 (11.54%) WPF
7 19 (10.44%) XML
8 18 (9.89%) ASP.NET MVC
8 18 (9.89%) HTML5
9 17 (9.34%) .NET Framework
10 16 (8.79%) AngularJS
10 16 (8.79%) ASP.NET Web API
10 16 (8.79%) WCF
11 13 (7.14%) Laravel
12 9 (4.95%) Entity Framework
12 9 (4.95%) Web Services
13 8 (4.40%) Middleware
14 7 (3.85%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.59%) Client/Server
2 12 (6.59%) Computer Science
2 12 (6.59%) Cryptography
2 12 (6.59%) Management Information System
3 10 (5.49%) CESG
4 9 (4.95%) N-Tier
4 9 (4.95%) Statistics
5 5 (2.75%) Visualisation
6 4 (2.20%) Data Extraction
6 4 (2.20%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.10%) Clustering
7 2 (1.10%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.10%) Social Media
8 1 (0.55%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.55%) Biometrics
8 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.55%) Fintech
8 1 (0.55%) NHS
8 1 (0.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 48 (26.37%) Windows
2 28 (15.38%) Unix
3 13 (7.14%) Windows Server
4 12 (6.59%) Windows Vista
5 11 (6.04%) zOS
6 2 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.55%) Android
7 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (30.22%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (17.58%) MVC
2 32 (17.58%) Project Management
3 30 (16.48%) TDD
4 26 (14.29%) Web Development
5 19 (10.44%) Unit Testing
6 18 (9.89%) DevOps
6 18 (9.89%) Software Engineering
7 17 (9.34%) MVVM
8 16 (8.79%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (8.24%) Data Analysis
10 13 (7.14%) Multithreading
10 13 (7.14%) Technical Analysis
11 12 (6.59%) Business Analysis
11 12 (6.59%) ETL
11 12 (6.59%) Scrum
11 12 (6.59%) Security Operations
11 12 (6.59%) Workflow
12 11 (6.04%) Patch Management
12 11 (6.04%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 89 (48.90%) C#
2 88 (48.35%) SQL
3 49 (26.92%) JavaScript
4 27 (14.84%) Java
5 21 (11.54%) VB
6 17 (9.34%) T-SQL
7 15 (8.24%) PowerShell
8 14 (7.69%) PHP
9 6 (3.30%) VBA
10 5 (2.75%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.10%) XAML
12 1 (0.55%) C++
12 1 (0.55%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.55%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.55%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.55%) VB6
12 1 (0.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (13.74%) Security Cleared
2 21 (11.54%) SC Cleared
3 12 (6.59%) Degree
3 12 (6.59%) DV Cleared
4 10 (5.49%) CESG Certified Professional
4 10 (5.49%) CISSP
5 7 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (3.85%) Sun Certification
6 6 (3.30%) CEH
6 6 (3.30%) MCSE
6 6 (3.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (3.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (1.65%) ISEB
8 2 (1.10%) CREST Certified
8 2 (1.10%) Cyber Scheme
8 2 (1.10%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (1.10%) OSCP
8 2 (1.10%) Tigerscheme
9 1 (0.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.40%) RMADS
2 2 (1.10%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.55%) QA
3 1 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (22.53%) Active Directory
2 11 (6.04%) Sendmail
2 11 (6.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.85%) XenApp
4 6 (3.30%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (2.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 4 (2.20%) SCOM
2 2 (1.10%) Control-M
3 1 (0.55%) cPanel
3 1 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.55%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 58 (31.87%) Microsoft
2 36 (19.78%) Oracle
3 21 (11.54%) Citrix
4 12 (6.59%) IBM
5 11 (6.04%) VMware
6 9 (4.95%) CommVault
7 7 (3.85%) EPiServer
7 7 (3.85%) Sun
8 6 (3.30%) EMC
8 6 (3.30%) HP
8 6 (3.30%) NetApp
8 6 (3.30%) Teradata
9 5 (2.75%) Red Hat
9 5 (2.75%) SAP
9 5 (2.75%) Tableau
10 4 (2.20%) 3PAR
10 4 (2.20%) Sitecore
11 2 (1.10%) Cognos
11 2 (1.10%) Ektron
11 2 (1.10%) ESRI
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