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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 28 11 21
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +10
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 57 122 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 4.52% 12.00% 6.75%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 29.53% 48.61% 33.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 75 34
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £237 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £416 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £26.50 £22.63
% change year-on-year
-9.43% +17.12%
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
193 251 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 15.32% 24.68% 20.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 140 97
Average daily rate £324 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £241 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 1
Average hourly rate £175.00 £17.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+900.00% -46.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £30.75 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+6.50% +1.65%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -24 30 £315 -3.07% 18
High Wycombe -2 11 £250 +5.26% 2
Aylesbury +2 2 £321 +11.73% 3
Beaconsfield - - - -
Buckingham - - - -
Gerrards Cross - - - - 1
Iver - - - - 2
Marlow - - - - 2
Newport Pagnell - - - -
Amersham - - - -
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 60 (49.59%) SQL
2 54 (44.63%) .NET
3 44 (36.36%) C#
4 38 (31.40%) MVC
5 35 (28.93%) ASP.NET
6 31 (25.62%) Microsoft
7 27 (22.31%) jQuery
8 26 (21.49%) ASP.NET MVC
9 25 (20.66%) Windows
9 25 (20.66%) JavaScript
9 25 (20.66%) T-SQL
10 24 (19.83%) Oracle
10 24 (19.83%) HTML
10 24 (19.83%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (18.18%) CSS
12 20 (16.53%) Web Services
13 18 (14.88%) Finance
14 16 (13.22%) SQL Server 2008
14 16 (13.22%) SQL Server 2012
15 15 (12.40%) .NET Framework
16 14 (11.57%) WCF
17 13 (10.74%) SQL Server 2005
17 13 (10.74%) LINQ
18 12 (9.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 11 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
19 11 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 11 (9.09%) Java
20 10 (8.26%) J2EE
20 10 (8.26%) IIS
20 10 (8.26%) Data Warehouse

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 10 (8.26%) IIS
2 5 (4.13%) TIBCO EMS
3 4 (3.31%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (2.48%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (2.48%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (2.48%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.65%) Documentum
5 2 (1.65%) SAS
5 2 (1.65%) CMS
5 2 (1.65%) MS Project Server
5 2 (1.65%) DNN
6 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.83%) Node.js
6 1 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.83%) JBoss
6 1 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.83%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 6 (4.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.13%) BusinessWorks
1 5 (4.13%) Staffware
1 5 (4.13%) TIBCO iProcess
2 2 (1.65%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.83%) Maximo
3 1 (0.83%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.83%) SaaS
2 1 (0.83%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.96%) Internet
2 4 (3.31%) SAN
3 2 (1.65%) Firewall
3 2 (1.65%) ISDN
3 2 (1.65%) PSTN
4 1 (0.83%) WAN
4 1 (0.83%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.83%) VPN
4 1 (0.83%) IPsec
4 1 (0.83%) Network Security
4 1 (0.83%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.83%) NAS
4 1 (0.83%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.83%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.22%) SQL Server 2008
1 16 (13.22%) SQL Server 2012
2 13 (10.74%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (8.26%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (6.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (5.79%) DTS
6 7 (5.79%) Oracle Database
7 5 (4.13%) DB2
8 4 (3.31%) OLTP
8 4 (3.31%) Relational Database
9 3 (2.48%) RDBMS
9 3 (2.48%) OLAP
9 3 (2.48%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (1.65%) SQLPlus
10 2 (1.65%) PowerCenter
10 2 (1.65%) QlikView
10 2 (1.65%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (1.65%) Ingres
10 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (7.44%) Visual Studio
2 6 (4.96%) Eclipse
3 5 (4.13%) JUnit
4 4 (3.31%) Ant
4 4 (3.31%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.48%) JIRA
6 2 (1.65%) Selenium
6 2 (1.65%) MSTest
6 2 (1.65%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.65%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (1.65%) Maven
7 1 (0.83%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.83%) Moq
7 1 (0.83%) MyEclipse
7 1 (0.83%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.83%) Subversion
General
1 18 (14.88%) Finance
2 5 (4.13%) Banking
3 3 (2.48%) Back Office
4 2 (1.65%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.65%) Marketing
4 2 (1.65%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.83%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.83%) Retail
5 1 (0.83%) Billing
5 1 (0.83%) Automotive
5 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 74 (61.16%) Developer
2 32 (26.45%) .NET Developer
3 15 (12.40%) Analyst
4 14 (11.57%) Web Developer
5 13 (10.74%) SQL Developer
6 11 (9.09%) C# Developer
6 11 (9.09%) Database Developer
6 11 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (8.26%) DBA
8 9 (7.44%) SQL DBA
8 9 (7.44%) SQL Database Developer
9 7 (5.79%) Java Developer
10 6 (4.96%) Administrator
10 6 (4.96%) ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (4.96%) Project Manager
11 5 (4.13%) Business Analyst
11 5 (4.13%) Technical Analyst
11 5 (4.13%) J2EE Developer
11 5 (4.13%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 4 (3.31%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (44.63%) .NET
2 35 (28.93%) ASP.NET
3 27 (22.31%) jQuery
4 26 (21.49%) ASP.NET MVC
5 24 (19.83%) HTML
6 22 (18.18%) CSS
7 20 (16.53%) Web Services
8 15 (12.40%) .NET Framework
9 14 (11.57%) WCF
10 13 (10.74%) LINQ
11 12 (9.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 10 (8.26%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 10 (8.26%) Razor View Engine
12 10 (8.26%) J2EE
13 9 (7.44%) Ajax
13 9 (7.44%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 8 (6.61%) WPF
14 8 (6.61%) XML
15 7 (5.79%) Struts
15 7 (5.79%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.96%) Mobile App
2 5 (4.13%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.31%) Mobile Banking
3 4 (3.31%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.48%) Statistics
5 2 (1.65%) Online Banking
5 2 (1.65%) PMI
5 2 (1.65%) Clustering
6 1 (0.83%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 25 (20.66%) Windows
2 9 (7.44%) UNIX
3 3 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.48%) Linux
4 2 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.83%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (31.40%) MVC
2 24 (19.83%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 10 (8.26%) Migration
5 8 (6.61%) Scrum
5 8 (6.61%) Project Management
5 8 (6.61%) Unit Testing
6 7 (5.79%) TDD
6 7 (5.79%) Data Modelling
7 6 (4.96%) Change Management
7 6 (4.96%) Web Development
7 6 (4.96%) System Testing
8 5 (4.13%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (4.13%) Dependency Injection
8 5 (4.13%) Business Analysis
8 5 (4.13%) Workflow
8 5 (4.13%) ETL
9 4 (3.31%) UML
9 4 (3.31%) Service Management
9 4 (3.31%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 60 (49.59%) SQL
2 44 (36.36%) C#
3 25 (20.66%) T-SQL
3 25 (20.66%) JavaScript
4 11 (9.09%) Java
5 7 (5.79%) VB
6 6 (4.96%) VB.NET
7 5 (4.13%) PL/SQL
8 4 (3.31%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.65%) VB6
9 2 (1.65%) C
9 2 (1.65%) COBOL
9 2 (1.65%) Perl
9 2 (1.65%) VBScript
9 2 (1.65%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.83%) PHP
10 1 (0.83%) Ruby
10 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.83%) XAML
Qualifications
1 9 (7.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (6.61%) Degree
3 5 (4.13%) Sun Certification
3 5 (4.13%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (2.48%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.48%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.65%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.65%) MCITP
6 1 (0.83%) MCP
6 1 (0.83%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.31%) Active Directory
1 4 (3.31%) XenApp
1 4 (3.31%) vSphere
2 1 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (4.13%) TIBCO Hawk
2 2 (1.65%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (0.83%) XenMobile
3 1 (0.83%) WSUS
3 1 (0.83%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 31 (25.62%) Microsoft
2 24 (19.83%) Oracle
3 9 (7.44%) VMware
4 5 (4.13%) Sun
4 5 (4.13%) TIBCO
5 4 (3.31%) HP
5 4 (3.31%) Citrix
6 3 (2.48%) Business Objects
6 3 (2.48%) Cisco
6 3 (2.48%) Informatica
7 2 (1.65%) Northgate
8 1 (0.83%) Wonderware
8 1 (0.83%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.83%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.83%) RedPrairie
8 1 (0.83%) Nintex
8 1 (0.83%) SumTotal
8 1 (0.83%) Saba
8 1 (0.83%) Telerik
8 1 (0.83%) Hitachi
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