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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 20 16 28
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +12
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 54 89 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 6.43% 7.40% 5.87%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 28.88% 29.67% 35.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 43 36
Median daily rate £378 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £291 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
- +4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £24.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+37.75% +2.08%
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
187 300 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 22.26% 24.96% 16.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 145 112
Median daily rate £425 £375 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +16.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £287 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £509 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Median hourly rate £50.00 £25.00 £175.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -85.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+52.00% -25.37%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -2 37 £400 +4.57% 12
Marlow 0 2 £315 - 1
High Wycombe +4 1 £265 +8.16% 4
Aylesbury -1 1 - - 2
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 63 (45.99%) .NET
2 59 (43.07%) C#
3 48 (35.04%) Microsoft
4 43 (31.39%) SQL
5 42 (30.66%) ASP.NET
6 41 (29.93%) Windows
7 39 (28.47%) MVC
8 34 (24.82%) Oracle
9 31 (22.63%) HTML
10 29 (21.17%) ASP.NET MVC
11 28 (20.44%) JavaScript
12 27 (19.71%) CSS
12 27 (19.71%) Agile Software Development
13 25 (18.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 23 (16.79%) Unix
15 20 (14.60%) Finance
16 19 (13.87%) MS Exchange
16 19 (13.87%) Active Directory
16 19 (13.87%) Security Cleared
17 18 (13.14%) SMTP
18 16 (11.68%) Scrum
19 15 (10.95%) XML
19 15 (10.95%) Internet
19 15 (10.95%) SQL Server 2008
20 14 (10.22%) Information Assurance
20 14 (10.22%) Hadoop
20 14 (10.22%) SQL Server 2012
20 14 (10.22%) CESG Certified Professional
20 14 (10.22%) Citrix
20 14 (10.22%) CISSP

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 (13.87%) MS Exchange
2 9 (6.57%) SharePoint
3 7 (5.11%) CMS
3 7 (5.11%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (3.65%) IIS
4 5 (3.65%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (3.65%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (2.92%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (2.92%) Skype for Business
6 3 (2.19%) Apache Spark
6 3 (2.19%) EPiServer CMS
6 3 (2.19%) Kentico
6 3 (2.19%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.46%) JBoss
7 2 (1.46%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.73%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (8.03%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.19%) MS Office
3 2 (1.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.73%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.46%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.73%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (5.11%) Office 365
3 6 (4.38%) OneDrive
4 3 (2.19%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.73%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (13.14%) SMTP
2 15 (10.95%) Internet
3 14 (10.22%) IPsec
4 11 (8.03%) FTP
4 11 (8.03%) SSH
5 6 (4.38%) DNS
6 5 (3.65%) DHCP
7 4 (2.92%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (2.92%) LAN
7 4 (2.92%) Skype
7 4 (2.92%) WAN
8 3 (2.19%) Wireless
9 2 (1.46%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.73%) Firewall
10 1 (0.73%) Intranet
10 1 (0.73%) Network Security
10 1 (0.73%) SAN
10 1 (0.73%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (18.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 15 (10.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (10.22%) Hadoop
3 14 (10.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (8.76%) Big Data
5 11 (8.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (7.30%) SQL Server 2014
6 10 (7.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (5.11%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (5.11%) MongoDB
7 7 (5.11%) NoSQL
8 6 (4.38%) Relational Database
9 5 (3.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (3.65%) MySQL
9 5 (3.65%) Oracle Database
10 4 (2.92%) Power BI
10 4 (2.92%) SQL Server 2016
11 3 (2.19%) DB2
12 2 (1.46%) BigQuery
12 2 (1.46%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 7 (5.11%) Visual Studio
2 6 (4.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.92%) Ant
3 4 (2.92%) Eclipse
3 4 (2.92%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.92%) Gradle
3 4 (2.92%) Hudson
3 4 (2.92%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.19%) Subversion
5 2 (1.46%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.46%) Selenium
5 2 (1.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.73%) Moq
6 1 (0.73%) SpecFlow
General
1 20 (14.60%) Finance
2 9 (6.57%) Marketing
3 8 (5.84%) Retail
4 4 (2.92%) Banking
5 2 (1.46%) Advertising
5 2 (1.46%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.73%) Automotive
6 1 (0.73%) Electronics
6 1 (0.73%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.73%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 60 (43.80%) Developer
2 22 (16.06%) .NET Developer
3 16 (11.68%) SQL Developer
4 11 (8.03%) EPiServer Developer
5 9 (6.57%) DBA
6 8 (5.84%) Architect
6 8 (5.84%) ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (5.84%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 8 (5.84%) C# Developer
6 8 (5.84%) Java Developer
6 8 (5.84%) Security Advisor
6 8 (5.84%) SQL DBA
7 7 (5.11%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (4.38%) Analyst
8 6 (4.38%) Information Assurance Leader
8 6 (4.38%) SharePoint Specialist
9 5 (3.65%) Consultant
9 5 (3.65%) Oracle DBA
9 5 (3.65%) Scrum Master
9 5 (3.65%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (45.99%) .NET
2 42 (30.66%) ASP.NET
3 31 (22.63%) HTML
4 29 (21.17%) ASP.NET MVC
5 27 (19.71%) CSS
6 15 (10.95%) XML
7 13 (9.49%) jQuery
8 12 (8.76%) .NET Framework
8 12 (8.76%) Web Services
9 10 (7.30%) ASP.NET Web API
10 9 (6.57%) Entity Framework
11 8 (5.84%) XSLT
12 7 (5.11%) AngularJS
12 7 (5.11%) XHTML
13 6 (4.38%) Ajax
13 6 (4.38%) HTML5
14 5 (3.65%) WCF
15 4 (2.92%) CSS3
15 4 (2.92%) JMS
15 4 (2.92%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.22%) CESG
1 14 (10.22%) Client/Server
1 14 (10.22%) Cryptography
2 9 (6.57%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.65%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.65%) PKI
4 3 (2.19%) Clustering
4 3 (2.19%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.46%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.46%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.46%) User Experience
5 2 (1.46%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.73%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.73%) IVR
6 1 (0.73%) NHS
6 1 (0.73%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.73%) Replication
6 1 (0.73%) Statistics
6 1 (0.73%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 41 (29.93%) Windows
2 23 (16.79%) Unix
3 14 (10.22%) Windows Vista
4 12 (8.76%) Windows Server
5 7 (5.11%) Linux
5 7 (5.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (3.65%) Android
6 5 (3.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (3.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (3.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.73%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.73%) CentOS
7 1 (0.73%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (28.47%) MVC
2 27 (19.71%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (11.68%) Scrum
4 14 (10.22%) Information Assurance
5 13 (9.49%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (9.49%) Migration
5 13 (9.49%) TDD
6 11 (8.03%) Fuzz Testing
6 11 (8.03%) OWASP
6 11 (8.03%) Patch Management
7 10 (7.30%) ETL
8 9 (6.57%) Cybersecurity
8 9 (6.57%) Data Modelling
8 9 (6.57%) Ethical Hacking
8 9 (6.57%) Penetration Testing
9 8 (5.84%) ISMS
9 8 (5.84%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (5.84%) Risk Management
10 7 (5.11%) MapReduce
10 7 (5.11%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 59 (43.07%) C#
2 43 (31.39%) SQL
3 28 (20.44%) JavaScript
4 14 (10.22%) Java
5 11 (8.03%) T-SQL
6 8 (5.84%) VB
7 7 (5.11%) VB.NET
8 6 (4.38%) Python
9 5 (3.65%) Perl
9 5 (3.65%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.92%) Scala
11 3 (2.19%) C
12 2 (1.46%) C++
12 2 (1.46%) VBScript
13 1 (0.73%) F#
13 1 (0.73%) PHP
13 1 (0.73%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (13.87%) Security Cleared
2 14 (10.22%) CESG Certified Professional
2 14 (10.22%) CISSP
3 13 (9.49%) SC Cleared
4 9 (6.57%) CEH
5 7 (5.11%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.73%) CISM
7 1 (0.73%) Degree
7 1 (0.73%) ISEB
7 1 (0.73%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.73%) MCITP
7 1 (0.73%) MCSE
7 1 (0.73%) MCTS
7 1 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.84%) RMADS
2 4 (2.92%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.73%) Government Security Classifications
3 1 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (13.87%) Active Directory
2 11 (8.03%) Sendmail
3 6 (4.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.65%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.73%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.73%) HDFS
5 1 (0.73%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.73%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.73%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (3.65%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (2.92%) AirWatch
2 4 (2.92%) NetBackup
2 4 (2.92%) WSUS
3 3 (2.19%) SCOM
4 1 (0.73%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.73%) Control-M
4 1 (0.73%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.73%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.73%) OVSD
4 1 (0.73%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 48 (35.04%) Microsoft
2 34 (24.82%) Oracle
3 14 (10.22%) Citrix
4 11 (8.03%) EPiServer
5 9 (6.57%) Symantec
6 7 (5.11%) HP
7 6 (4.38%) VMware
8 5 (3.65%) Cisco
8 5 (3.65%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.92%) MobileIron
10 3 (2.19%) EMC
10 3 (2.19%) NetApp
11 2 (1.46%) Adobe
11 2 (1.46%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.46%) IBM
11 2 (1.46%) Remedy
11 2 (1.46%) SAP
11 2 (1.46%) Sitecore
11 2 (1.46%) Tableau
11 2 (1.46%) Veeam
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