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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 14 20 25
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 90 93 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 9.73% 7.49% 5.69%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 39.30% 28.35% 31.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 44 52
Median daily rate £388 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £267 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £425 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -
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
229 328 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 24.76% 26.43% 18.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 164 147
Median daily rate £375 £375 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 12
Median hourly rate £25.50 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +12.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £28.06 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+1.55% -1.53%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 45 £419 +11.66% 11
Aylesbury +2 21 £408 +30.40% 2
High Wycombe - 2 £285 - 1
Buckingham - 1 £325 - 3
Stoke Mandeville - 1 £288 -
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 79 (45.66%) C#
2 78 (45.09%) SQL
3 72 (41.62%) .NET
4 55 (31.79%) JavaScript
5 54 (31.21%) Microsoft
6 51 (29.48%) HTML
7 46 (26.59%) ASP.NET
7 46 (26.59%) Oracle
8 45 (26.01%) Windows
9 44 (25.43%) MVC
10 42 (24.28%) Finance
11 38 (21.97%) Active Directory
11 38 (21.97%) CSS
12 36 (20.81%) Unix
13 33 (19.08%) Agile Software Development
14 31 (17.92%) Java
15 28 (16.18%) jQuery
16 25 (14.45%) SMTP
17 24 (13.87%) Citrix
17 24 (13.87%) ASP.NET MVC
18 23 (13.29%) EPiServer
18 23 (13.29%) Security Cleared
19 22 (12.72%) MS Excel
19 22 (12.72%) VB
20 21 (12.14%) Project Management
21 20 (11.56%) XML
21 20 (11.56%) Web Development
21 20 (11.56%) SQL Server 2008
22 19 (10.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 19 (10.98%) MS Exchange

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 (10.98%) MS Exchange
2 17 (9.83%) IIS
3 16 (9.25%) SharePoint
4 9 (5.20%) WebSphere
5 8 (4.62%) Apache
5 8 (4.62%) CMS
5 8 (4.62%) Skype for Business
6 7 (4.05%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (3.47%) Apache Spark
7 6 (3.47%) EPiServer CMS
7 6 (3.47%) SAS
8 5 (2.89%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (2.89%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (2.31%) Apache Pig
10 2 (1.16%) ArcGIS
10 2 (1.16%) ArcSDE
10 2 (1.16%) Mule
10 2 (1.16%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (1.16%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 22 (12.72%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.36%) MS Office
3 3 (1.73%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.58%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.73%) OpenText MBPM
1 3 (1.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.58%) Infor CRM
2 1 (0.58%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.47%) Office 365
1 6 (3.47%) OneDrive
2 2 (1.16%) IaaS
2 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 25 (14.45%) SMTP
2 16 (9.25%) Internet
3 15 (8.67%) IPsec
4 14 (8.09%) FTP
5 13 (7.51%) SSH
6 10 (5.78%) LDAP
6 10 (5.78%) SAN
7 5 (2.89%) DNS
8 4 (2.31%) LAN
8 4 (2.31%) WAN
9 3 (1.73%) Wireless
10 1 (0.58%) HTTP
10 1 (0.58%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.58%) SNMP
10 1 (0.58%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 18 (10.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (8.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 14 (8.09%) SQL Server 2014
4 14 (8.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (6.36%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (5.78%) Big Data
6 10 (5.78%) Hadoop
7 8 (4.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 7 (4.05%) MySQL
8 7 (4.05%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (3.47%) MongoDB
10 5 (2.89%) NoSQL
10 5 (2.89%) PowerPivot
10 5 (2.89%) QlikView
10 5 (2.89%) Relational Database
11 4 (2.31%) HBase
11 4 (2.31%) Impala
11 4 (2.31%) Oracle Database
11 4 (2.31%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 5 (2.89%) Selenium
2 4 (2.31%) JUnit
2 4 (2.31%) Maven
2 4 (2.31%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.73%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.73%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (1.16%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.16%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.58%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.58%) ERwin
5 1 (0.58%) JIRA
5 1 (0.58%) Moq
5 1 (0.58%) NUnit
5 1 (0.58%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.58%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.58%) Subversion
5 1 (0.58%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 42 (24.28%) Finance
2 14 (8.09%) Banking
3 13 (7.51%) Marketing
4 3 (1.73%) Electronics
4 3 (1.73%) Law
4 3 (1.73%) Legal
4 3 (1.73%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.73%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.58%) Advertising
5 1 (0.58%) Back Office
5 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 86 (49.71%) Developer
2 28 (16.18%) .NET Developer
3 23 (13.29%) C# Developer
4 19 (10.98%) Analyst
4 19 (10.98%) C# .NET Developer
4 19 (10.98%) EPiServer Developer
5 14 (8.09%) ASP.NET Developer
5 14 (8.09%) SQL Developer
6 13 (7.51%) DBA
6 13 (7.51%) SQL Analyst
6 13 (7.51%) SQL DBA
7 12 (6.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (5.20%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 9 (5.20%) Java Developer
8 9 (5.20%) Security Advisor
8 9 (5.20%) Server Specialist
9 8 (4.62%) Server Engineer
9 8 (4.62%) Wintel Server Specialist
9 8 (4.62%) Wintel Specialist
10 7 (4.05%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (41.62%) .NET
2 51 (29.48%) HTML
3 46 (26.59%) ASP.NET
4 38 (21.97%) CSS
5 28 (16.18%) jQuery
6 24 (13.87%) ASP.NET MVC
7 20 (11.56%) XML
8 19 (10.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 18 (10.40%) HTML5
10 15 (8.67%) .NET Framework
11 13 (7.51%) AngularJS
12 12 (6.94%) Web Services
13 11 (6.36%) ASP.NET Web API
14 10 (5.78%) Laravel
14 10 (5.78%) SOAP
15 9 (5.20%) CSS3
15 9 (5.20%) Entity Framework
15 9 (5.20%) XHTML
16 7 (4.05%) WPF
17 6 (3.47%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.67%) CESG
1 15 (8.67%) Client/Server
1 15 (8.67%) Cryptography
2 12 (6.94%) Management Information System
3 9 (5.20%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.20%) N-Tier
4 7 (4.05%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.05%) Statistics
5 5 (2.89%) PKI
6 3 (1.73%) Clustering
7 2 (1.16%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.16%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.16%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.58%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.58%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.58%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.58%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.58%) Fintech
8 1 (0.58%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 45 (26.01%) Windows
2 36 (20.81%) Unix
3 15 (8.67%) Windows Vista
4 13 (7.51%) Windows Server
5 8 (4.62%) zOS
6 2 (1.16%) Linux
7 1 (0.58%) CentOS
7 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (25.43%) MVC
2 33 (19.08%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (12.14%) Project Management
4 20 (11.56%) Web Development
5 17 (9.83%) ETL
6 15 (8.67%) Information Assurance
7 13 (7.51%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (7.51%) OWASP
7 13 (7.51%) Patch Management
8 12 (6.94%) ISMS
8 12 (6.94%) Performance Tuning
8 12 (6.94%) Risk Management
8 12 (6.94%) TDD
9 11 (6.36%) Cybersecurity
9 11 (6.36%) Data Analysis
9 11 (6.36%) Fuzz Testing
10 10 (5.78%) Ethical Hacking
10 10 (5.78%) Penetration Testing
10 10 (5.78%) Risk Assessment
10 10 (5.78%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 79 (45.66%) C#
2 78 (45.09%) SQL
3 55 (31.79%) JavaScript
4 31 (17.92%) Java
5 22 (12.72%) VB
6 12 (6.94%) T-SQL
7 11 (6.36%) PowerShell
8 10 (5.78%) PHP
9 7 (4.05%) Scala
10 6 (3.47%) VBA
11 5 (2.89%) PL/SQL
11 5 (2.89%) Python
12 4 (2.31%) Perl
13 3 (1.73%) VBScript
14 2 (1.16%) C++
14 2 (1.16%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.58%) C
15 1 (0.58%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.58%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.58%) VC++
Qualifications
1 23 (13.29%) Security Cleared
2 17 (9.83%) SC Cleared
3 15 (8.67%) CESG Certified Professional
3 15 (8.67%) CISSP
4 10 (5.78%) CEH
5 8 (4.62%) DV Cleared
6 7 (4.05%) Degree
6 7 (4.05%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (3.47%) MCSE
7 6 (3.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (2.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (2.31%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.58%) ISEB
9 1 (0.58%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.58%) MCITP
9 1 (0.58%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.94%) RMADS
2 3 (1.73%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.58%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (21.97%) Active Directory
2 13 (7.51%) Sendmail
3 10 (5.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (4.05%) XenApp
5 6 (3.47%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (2.31%) Apache Flume
6 4 (2.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 4 (2.31%) HDFS
6 4 (2.31%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.58%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (3.47%) SCOM
2 4 (2.31%) Control-M
2 4 (2.31%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.58%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.58%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 54 (31.21%) Microsoft
2 46 (26.59%) Oracle
3 24 (13.87%) Citrix
4 23 (13.29%) EPiServer
5 10 (5.78%) VMware
6 9 (5.20%) CommVault
6 9 (5.20%) IBM
7 8 (4.62%) EMC
8 7 (4.05%) NetApp
9 6 (3.47%) HP
9 6 (3.47%) Teradata
10 5 (2.89%) 3PAR
11 4 (2.31%) Cloudera
11 4 (2.31%) Sun
12 3 (1.73%) SAP
13 2 (1.16%) Ektron
13 2 (1.16%) ESRI
13 2 (1.16%) Sitecore
13 2 (1.16%) Tableau
13 2 (1.16%) Veeam
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
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