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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 28 9 12
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 61 111 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 5.00% 9.94% 9.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 30.50% 52.86% 46.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 67 43
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£300 £360 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +7.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £295 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £450 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £103.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +510.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £30.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
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
200 210 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 16.39% 18.80% 20.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 119 106
Average daily rate £325 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £299 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 3
Average hourly rate £20.50 £15.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.25% +10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £13.00 £13.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.90 £103.75 £18.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 2 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014. 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
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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
Milton Keynes -21 39 £313 -16.66% 15
High Wycombe +4 6 £250 -16.66% 4
Beaconsfield +2 4 £280 -37.77%
Amersham - 2 £325 -
Aylesbury -2 1 £293 -4.48% 4
Buckingham - - - - 1
Gerrards Cross - - - -
Marlow - - - - 1
Newport Pagnell - - - -
Bletchley - - - -
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 69 (48.94%) SQL
2 50 (35.46%) .NET
3 47 (33.33%) C#
4 39 (27.66%) Microsoft
5 34 (24.11%) MVC
6 32 (22.70%) ASP.NET
7 31 (21.99%) Windows
8 29 (20.57%) T-SQL
9 28 (19.86%) jQuery
10 26 (18.44%) JavaScript
11 25 (17.73%) ASP.NET MVC
12 24 (17.02%) HTML
12 24 (17.02%) Oracle
13 23 (16.31%) SQL Server 2008
14 22 (15.60%) Web Services
14 22 (15.60%) .NET Framework
15 21 (14.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 21 (14.89%) Data Warehouse
15 21 (14.89%) CSS
16 20 (14.18%) LINQ
16 20 (14.18%) SQL Server 2005
16 20 (14.18%) Finance
17 18 (12.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 18 (12.77%) Security Cleared
18 17 (12.06%) WCF
19 16 (11.35%) Scrum
19 16 (11.35%) XML
19 16 (11.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 15 (10.64%) SQL Server 2012
20 15 (10.64%) SC Cleared

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 11 (7.80%) IIS
2 9 (6.38%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.26%) TIBCO EMS
4 4 (2.84%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (2.84%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.42%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.42%) Documentum
5 2 (1.42%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.42%) Papyrus
5 2 (1.42%) DNN
5 2 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.42%) CMS
6 1 (0.71%) Node.js
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.71%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.71%) Apache
6 1 (0.71%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 15 (10.64%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.13%) MS Office
3 2 (1.42%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.71%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 6 (4.26%) BusinessWorks
1 6 (4.26%) Staffware
1 6 (4.26%) TIBCO iProcess
2 2 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.42%) Exstream
3 1 (0.71%) assyst
3 1 (0.71%) Maximo
3 1 (0.71%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.71%) SaaS
1 1 (0.71%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.09%) SAN
2 6 (4.26%) Internet
3 4 (2.84%) Firewall
4 3 (2.13%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.42%) ISDN
5 2 (1.42%) PSTN
5 2 (1.42%) VoIP
5 2 (1.42%) WEP
6 1 (0.71%) Network Security
6 1 (0.71%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.71%) NAS
6 1 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.71%) IPsec
6 1 (0.71%) WAN
6 1 (0.71%) VPN
6 1 (0.71%) Intranet
6 1 (0.71%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (16.31%) SQL Server 2008
2 21 (14.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 21 (14.89%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (14.18%) SQL Server 2005
4 18 (12.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (10.64%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (7.09%) Crystal Reports
7 8 (5.67%) DB2
7 8 (5.67%) DTS
8 6 (4.26%) Oracle Database
8 6 (4.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (2.13%) PowerCenter
9 3 (2.13%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (1.42%) OLTP
10 2 (1.42%) MySQL
10 2 (1.42%) MS Access
10 2 (1.42%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.42%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.71%) SSDT
11 1 (0.71%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 10 (7.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (6.38%) Visual Studio
3 6 (4.26%) Eclipse
4 5 (3.55%) JUnit
5 4 (2.84%) Ant
5 4 (2.84%) JIRA
6 3 (2.13%) Selenium
7 2 (1.42%) NUnit
7 2 (1.42%) Subversion
7 2 (1.42%) Maven
7 2 (1.42%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.42%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.71%) MyEclipse
8 1 (0.71%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.71%) Moq
8 1 (0.71%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.71%) SpecFlow
General
1 20 (14.18%) Finance
2 5 (3.55%) Banking
2 5 (3.55%) Retail
3 2 (1.42%) Marketing
3 2 (1.42%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.42%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.71%) Back Office
4 1 (0.71%) Automotive
4 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.71%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 69 (48.94%) Developer
2 31 (21.99%) .NET Developer
3 30 (21.28%) Analyst
4 12 (8.51%) SQL Developer
5 11 (7.80%) C# Developer
6 10 (7.09%) Web Developer
6 10 (7.09%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (6.38%) Business Analyst
8 8 (5.67%) Data Analyst
9 7 (4.96%) Java Developer
9 7 (4.96%) Technical Analyst
9 7 (4.96%) ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (4.96%) Database Developer
10 6 (4.26%) Project Engineer
10 6 (4.26%) SQL Database Developer
10 6 (4.26%) Consultant
11 5 (3.55%) Project Manager
11 5 (3.55%) Administrator
11 5 (3.55%) DBA
11 5 (3.55%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (35.46%) .NET
2 32 (22.70%) ASP.NET
3 28 (19.86%) jQuery
4 25 (17.73%) ASP.NET MVC
5 24 (17.02%) HTML
6 22 (15.60%) Web Services
6 22 (15.60%) .NET Framework
7 21 (14.89%) CSS
8 20 (14.18%) LINQ
9 17 (12.06%) WCF
10 16 (11.35%) XML
10 16 (11.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 12 (8.51%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 10 (7.09%) Razor View Engine
12 10 (7.09%) J2EE
13 9 (6.38%) Ajax
14 7 (4.96%) Struts
14 7 (4.96%) Servlets
15 6 (4.26%) JSP
15 6 (4.26%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.09%) Mobile App
2 5 (3.55%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.84%) Mobile Banking
3 4 (2.84%) Statistics
4 3 (2.13%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.13%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.13%) CESG
5 2 (1.42%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.42%) Online Banking
5 2 (1.42%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.71%) iPhone
6 1 (0.71%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.71%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.71%) PDA
6 1 (0.71%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 31 (21.99%) Windows
2 9 (6.38%) UNIX
3 4 (2.84%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.13%) Linux
4 3 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.71%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.71%) Android
6 1 (0.71%) Windows CE
6 1 (0.71%) HPUX
6 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (24.11%) MVC
2 16 (11.35%) Scrum
3 15 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (9.93%) Migration
5 12 (8.51%) TDD
5 12 (8.51%) Project Management
6 10 (7.09%) Unit Testing
7 9 (6.38%) Data Modelling
7 9 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (5.67%) ETL
9 7 (4.96%) Data Analysis
9 7 (4.96%) Service Management
9 7 (4.96%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (4.96%) Web Development
9 7 (4.96%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (4.26%) Performance Monitoring
10 6 (4.26%) OOD
10 6 (4.26%) Workflow
11 5 (3.55%) Business Analysis
11 5 (3.55%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 69 (48.94%) SQL
2 47 (33.33%) C#
3 29 (20.57%) T-SQL
4 26 (18.44%) JavaScript
5 15 (10.64%) Java
6 10 (7.09%) VBScript
6 10 (7.09%) VB
7 4 (2.84%) VBA
7 4 (2.84%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.13%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.13%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.42%) Bourne shell
9 2 (1.42%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.71%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.71%) C
10 1 (0.71%) Ruby
10 1 (0.71%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.71%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (12.77%) Security Cleared
2 15 (10.64%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.67%) DV Cleared
4 6 (4.26%) Degree
5 5 (3.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (3.55%) Sun Certification
6 2 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.71%) MCP
7 1 (0.71%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.84%) QA
2 3 (2.13%) SLA
3 1 (0.71%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (7.09%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.67%) vSphere
3 6 (4.26%) XenApp
4 3 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (4.26%) TIBCO Hawk
2 3 (2.13%) OpenView
3 2 (1.42%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.71%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 39 (27.66%) Microsoft
2 24 (17.02%) Oracle
3 14 (9.93%) VMware
4 9 (6.38%) HP
4 9 (6.38%) Citrix
5 7 (4.96%) Business Objects
6 6 (4.26%) TIBCO
7 5 (3.55%) Cisco
7 5 (3.55%) Sun
8 3 (2.13%) Informatica
8 3 (2.13%) Dundas
9 2 (1.42%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 1 (0.71%) Hitachi
10 1 (0.71%) EMC
10 1 (0.71%) Intel
10 1 (0.71%) JBoss
10 1 (0.71%) NetApp
10 1 (0.71%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.71%) SumTotal
10 1 (0.71%) Saba
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