The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Buckinghamshire region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 28 10 12
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 69 102 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 5.25% 10.03% 9.84%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 32.39% 59.65% 53.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 58 38
Average daily rate
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£300 £370 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +10.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £268 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £408 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.75 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-17.27% +10.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
213 171 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 16.20% 16.81% 18.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 95 81
Average daily rate £315 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.86% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £284 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 3
Average hourly rate £20.25 £20.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £18.50 £13.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £123.00 £18.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.40
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -1.31%
SQL Server
South East

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -12 52 £300 -20.00% 25
Beaconsfield +1 4 £280 -37.77% 2
High Wycombe -3 3 £319 +15.90% 9
Amersham - 3 £325 -
Aylesbury -1 1 £293 -10.00% 3
Buckingham - - - -
Gerrards Cross - - - - 1
Marlow - - - - 1
Newport Pagnell - - - -
Bletchley - - - -
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 74 (50.34%) SQL
2 54 (36.73%) .NET
3 50 (34.01%) C#
4 40 (27.21%) Microsoft
5 33 (22.45%) ASP.NET
5 33 (22.45%) MVC
6 30 (20.41%) Windows
7 28 (19.05%) T-SQL
7 28 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
8 27 (18.37%) Oracle
9 26 (17.69%) JavaScript
10 25 (17.01%) ASP.NET MVC
11 24 (16.33%) jQuery
11 24 (16.33%) Finance
11 24 (16.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 22 (14.97%) Data Warehouse
13 21 (14.29%) Web Services
13 21 (14.29%) HTML
13 21 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
13 21 (14.29%) .NET Framework
14 19 (12.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 19 (12.93%) CSS
15 18 (12.24%) Java
15 18 (12.24%) Security Cleared
16 17 (11.56%) LINQ
17 16 (10.88%) WCF
17 16 (10.88%) MS Excel
17 16 (10.88%) SQL Server 2012
18 15 (10.20%) SC Cleared
18 15 (10.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 9 (6.12%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.44%) IIS
3 6 (4.08%) TIBCO EMS
4 5 (3.40%) MS Exchange
5 4 (2.72%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (2.72%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (2.04%) CMS
6 3 (2.04%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.36%) Papyrus
7 2 (1.36%) DNN
7 2 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.36%) Documentum
7 2 (1.36%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.36%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.68%) Apache
8 1 (0.68%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 16 (10.88%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.40%) MS Office
3 2 (1.36%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.68%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 6 (4.08%) BusinessWorks
1 6 (4.08%) Staffware
1 6 (4.08%) TIBCO iProcess
2 2 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.36%) Exstream
3 1 (0.68%) assyst
3 1 (0.68%) Maximo
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.68%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.76%) SAN
2 6 (4.08%) Internet
3 4 (2.72%) Firewall
4 2 (1.36%) VoIP
4 2 (1.36%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.36%) WEP
5 1 (0.68%) NAS
5 1 (0.68%) GPRS
5 1 (0.68%) ISDN
5 1 (0.68%) PSTN
5 1 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.68%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
2 24 (16.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (14.97%) Data Warehouse
4 21 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 19 (12.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (10.88%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (6.12%) DTS
7 9 (6.12%) Crystal Reports
8 7 (4.76%) DB2
8 7 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (3.40%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (2.72%) Oracle Database
10 4 (2.72%) Relational Database
11 3 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (2.04%) PowerCenter
11 3 (2.04%) OLTP
11 3 (2.04%) OLAP
12 2 (1.36%) MySQL
12 2 (1.36%) MS Access
13 1 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (5.44%) Eclipse
1 8 (5.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (4.08%) JUnit
2 6 (4.08%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.72%) Ant
4 3 (2.04%) JIRA
4 3 (2.04%) Selenium
5 2 (1.36%) NUnit
5 2 (1.36%) Maven
5 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.68%) XMLUnit
6 1 (0.68%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.68%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.68%) PhoneGap
6 1 (0.68%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.68%) Subversion
6 1 (0.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.68%) MyEclipse
6 1 (0.68%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.68%) Git (software)
General
1 24 (16.33%) Finance
2 8 (5.44%) Retail
3 5 (3.40%) Banking
4 2 (1.36%) Marketing
4 2 (1.36%) Automotive
4 2 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.68%) Back Office
5 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.68%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 75 (51.02%) Developer
2 31 (21.09%) Analyst
3 29 (19.73%) .NET Developer
4 14 (9.52%) SQL Developer
5 12 (8.16%) C# Developer
6 11 (7.48%) Java Developer
7 10 (6.80%) C# .NET Developer
8 9 (6.12%) Business Analyst
8 9 (6.12%) Web Developer
9 8 (5.44%) Data Analyst
9 8 (5.44%) Technical Analyst
9 8 (5.44%) ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (4.08%) J2EE Developer
10 6 (4.08%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 5 (3.40%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (3.40%) Database Developer
11 5 (3.40%) SQL Server Developer
11 5 (3.40%) SQL Database Developer
11 5 (3.40%) Administrator
11 5 (3.40%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (36.73%) .NET
2 33 (22.45%) ASP.NET
3 25 (17.01%) ASP.NET MVC
4 24 (16.33%) jQuery
5 21 (14.29%) HTML
5 21 (14.29%) Web Services
5 21 (14.29%) .NET Framework
6 19 (12.93%) CSS
7 17 (11.56%) LINQ
8 16 (10.88%) WCF
9 15 (10.20%) XML
9 15 (10.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 11 (7.48%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 10 (6.80%) Razor View Engine
11 10 (6.80%) J2EE
12 8 (5.44%) Servlets
12 8 (5.44%) Struts
13 7 (4.76%) Spring
13 7 (4.76%) Ajax
13 7 (4.76%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.76%) Mobile App
2 6 (4.08%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.72%) Mobile Banking
3 4 (2.72%) Statistics
4 3 (2.04%) CESG
4 3 (2.04%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.04%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.36%) Online Banking
5 2 (1.36%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.36%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.68%) FMCG
6 1 (0.68%) iPhone
6 1 (0.68%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.68%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.68%) PDA
6 1 (0.68%) Clustering
6 1 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 30 (20.41%) Windows
2 9 (6.12%) UNIX
3 6 (4.08%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.36%) Windows Vista
6 2 (1.36%) Linux
6 2 (1.36%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.68%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.68%) Android
7 1 (0.68%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (22.45%) MVC
2 15 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (8.84%) Scrum
3 13 (8.84%) Project Management
4 11 (7.48%) ETL
4 11 (7.48%) Data Modelling
4 11 (7.48%) Migration
5 10 (6.80%) TDD
5 10 (6.80%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (6.12%) Unit Testing
7 8 (5.44%) Service Management
8 7 (4.76%) Data Analysis
8 7 (4.76%) Kimball Methodology
9 6 (4.08%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (4.08%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (4.08%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (4.08%) Web Development
9 6 (4.08%) Workflow
9 6 (4.08%) SOA
10 5 (3.40%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 74 (50.34%) SQL
2 50 (34.01%) C#
3 28 (19.05%) T-SQL
4 26 (17.69%) JavaScript
5 18 (12.24%) Java
6 13 (8.84%) VB
7 9 (6.12%) VBScript
8 4 (2.72%) VBA
8 4 (2.72%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.04%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.36%) Bourne shell
10 2 (1.36%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 2 (1.36%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.68%) VC++
11 1 (0.68%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 1 (0.68%) PHP
11 1 (0.68%) C
11 1 (0.68%) C++
Qualifications
1 18 (12.24%) Security Cleared
2 15 (10.20%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.44%) DV Cleared
4 7 (4.76%) Degree
5 6 (4.08%) Sun Certification
6 4 (2.72%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.68%) MCP
8 1 (0.68%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.72%) SLA
1 4 (2.72%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (6.12%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.40%) XenApp
2 5 (3.40%) vSphere
3 3 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.36%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (4.08%) TIBCO Hawk
2 3 (2.04%) OpenView
3 1 (0.68%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.68%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 40 (27.21%) Microsoft
2 27 (18.37%) Oracle
3 10 (6.80%) Business Objects
4 9 (6.12%) VMware
5 8 (5.44%) Citrix
6 7 (4.76%) HP
7 6 (4.08%) Sun
7 6 (4.08%) TIBCO
8 3 (2.04%) Informatica
8 3 (2.04%) Cisco
8 3 (2.04%) Dundas
9 2 (1.36%) JBoss
9 2 (1.36%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 2 (1.36%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.68%) AppSense
10 1 (0.68%) Wonderware
10 1 (0.68%) NetApp
10 1 (0.68%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.68%) IBM
10 1 (0.68%) EMC
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