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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 17 18 12
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 92 58 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 7.57% 6.82% 10.78%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 48.68% 42.34% 44.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 33 60
Average daily rate £316 £260 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.63% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £169 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £340 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 £19.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.64% +44.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 £28.00 £25.76
% change year-on-year
+8.03% +8.69%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
189 137 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 15.54% 16.10% 24.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 77 148
Average daily rate £350 £285 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -10.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £175 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 1
Average hourly rate £79.75 £22.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+254.44% +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.81%
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 16 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Histogram 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -1 62 £320 +6.66% 18
Beaconsfield 0 4 £225 -13.46% 2
High Wycombe -5 3 £245 -10.90% 4
Aylesbury - 3 £400 - 4
Marlow +1 1 £265 - 2
Buckingham - - - -
Gerrards Cross - - - - 1
Newport Pagnell - - - -
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 110 (56.12%) SQL
2 87 (44.39%) .NET
3 74 (37.76%) C#
4 50 (25.51%) Microsoft
5 49 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 49 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 47 (23.98%) Windows
7 46 (23.47%) ASP.NET
8 39 (19.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 37 (18.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 35 (17.86%) JavaScript
11 33 (16.84%) MVC
12 31 (15.82%) MS Excel
13 27 (13.78%) Web Services
14 26 (13.27%) .NET Framework
14 26 (13.27%) jQuery
15 25 (12.76%) SQL Server 2005
15 25 (12.76%) HTML
15 25 (12.76%) Business Intelligence
15 25 (12.76%) Scrum
16 24 (12.24%) Finance
16 24 (12.24%) Data Warehouse
17 22 (11.22%) Agile Software Development
17 22 (11.22%) SQL Server 2012
18 21 (10.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 21 (10.71%) Active Directory
19 20 (10.20%) Oracle
19 20 (10.20%) TDD
19 20 (10.20%) ASP.NET MVC
20 19 (9.69%) WCF

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 19 (9.69%) MS Exchange
2 12 (6.12%) SharePoint
3 11 (5.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (4.59%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (4.08%) IIS
6 6 (3.06%) CMS
7 5 (2.55%) Kentico
7 5 (2.55%) WebSphere
7 5 (2.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.02%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.02%) Papyrus
8 2 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.51%) Apache
9 1 (0.51%) SAS
Applications
1 31 (15.82%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.08%) MS Office
3 2 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.51%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (1.53%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.02%) Exstream
2 2 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.51%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.04%) MailChimp
2 1 (0.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.61%) SAN
2 8 (4.08%) Firewall
3 2 (1.02%) WEP
3 2 (1.02%) Network Security
3 2 (1.02%) LAN
3 2 (1.02%) VoIP
3 2 (1.02%) WAN
3 2 (1.02%) DHCP
3 2 (1.02%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.02%) DNS
4 1 (0.51%) HTTP
4 1 (0.51%) RIP
4 1 (0.51%) SMTP
4 1 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.51%) Intranet
4 1 (0.51%) Internet
4 1 (0.51%) Extranet
4 1 (0.51%) OSPF
4 1 (0.51%) BGP
4 1 (0.51%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 39 (19.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 37 (18.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (12.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 24 (12.24%) Data Warehouse
6 22 (11.22%) SQL Server 2012
7 16 (8.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 12 (6.12%) Relational Database
9 10 (5.10%) Crystal Reports
10 9 (4.59%) DTS
11 8 (4.08%) OLAP
11 8 (4.08%) MS Access
12 6 (3.06%) RDBMS
13 4 (2.04%) SQL Server 2000
13 4 (2.04%) OLTP
13 4 (2.04%) DB2
13 4 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (2.04%) Oracle Database
14 3 (1.53%) Oracle OLAP
15 2 (1.02%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (7.65%) Visual Studio
2 13 (6.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (6.12%) NUnit
4 6 (3.06%) Eclipse
5 5 (2.55%) MSI
5 5 (2.55%) WiX
6 3 (1.53%) Moq
6 3 (1.53%) Axure RP
6 3 (1.53%) MSTest
7 2 (1.02%) Rhino Mocks
7 2 (1.02%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.02%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.02%) Selenium
8 1 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.51%) Subversion
8 1 (0.51%) JIRA
8 1 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.51%) XMLUnit
8 1 (0.51%) NMock
8 1 (0.51%) PHPUnit
General
1 24 (12.24%) Finance
2 12 (6.12%) Retail
3 5 (2.55%) Banking
3 5 (2.55%) Italian Language
4 3 (1.53%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.53%) Billing
4 3 (1.53%) Marketing
4 3 (1.53%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.02%) Automotive
5 2 (1.02%) Legal
6 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.51%) French Language
6 1 (0.51%) German Language
6 1 (0.51%) Japanese Language
6 1 (0.51%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 115 (58.67%) Developer
2 41 (20.92%) .NET Developer
3 34 (17.35%) Analyst
4 31 (15.82%) C# Developer
5 28 (14.29%) SQL Developer
6 25 (12.76%) C# .NET Developer
7 17 (8.67%) ASP.NET Developer
8 16 (8.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 14 (7.14%) SQL Server Developer
10 12 (6.12%) Data Analyst
11 8 (4.08%) Business Analyst
11 8 (4.08%) Web Developer
11 8 (4.08%) Consultant
12 6 (3.06%) Support Analyst
12 6 (3.06%) Lead Developer
12 6 (3.06%) Java Developer
12 6 (3.06%) Server Specialist
13 5 (2.55%) Designer
13 5 (2.55%) Senior Server Specialist
13 5 (2.55%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (44.39%) .NET
2 46 (23.47%) ASP.NET
3 27 (13.78%) Web Services
4 26 (13.27%) .NET Framework
4 26 (13.27%) jQuery
5 25 (12.76%) HTML
6 21 (10.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 20 (10.20%) ASP.NET MVC
8 19 (9.69%) WCF
8 19 (9.69%) CSS
9 17 (8.67%) XML
10 15 (7.65%) LINQ
11 13 (6.63%) Ajax
12 10 (5.10%) Razor View Engine
13 9 (4.59%) WPF
13 9 (4.59%) MDX
14 8 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 8 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 8 (4.08%) HTML5
15 7 (3.57%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.06%) Mobile App
2 5 (2.55%) Hedge funds
2 5 (2.55%) FMCG
3 4 (2.04%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (2.04%) N-Tier
3 4 (2.04%) NHS
3 4 (2.04%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.53%) CESG
4 3 (1.53%) Statistics
4 3 (1.53%) Informatics
5 2 (1.02%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.51%) iPhone
6 1 (0.51%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.51%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.51%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.51%) PDA
6 1 (0.51%) Handset
6 1 (0.51%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 47 (23.98%) Windows
2 14 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (4.59%) Windows 7
3 9 (4.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.53%) Windows Vista
5 3 (1.53%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.02%) Linux
7 1 (0.51%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.51%) Android
7 1 (0.51%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.51%) UNIX
7 1 (0.51%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.51%) CentOS
7 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (16.84%) MVC
2 25 (12.76%) Scrum
2 25 (12.76%) Business Intelligence
3 22 (11.22%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (10.20%) TDD
5 17 (8.67%) ETL
5 17 (8.67%) OO
5 17 (8.67%) CRM
6 15 (7.65%) Migration
7 14 (7.14%) SOA
8 12 (6.12%) Service Management
8 12 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (6.12%) Kimball Methodology
9 11 (5.61%) Project Management
10 10 (5.10%) Data Analysis
11 8 (4.08%) Automated Testing
11 8 (4.08%) Data Modelling
11 8 (4.08%) Market Research
12 7 (3.57%) MVVM
13 6 (3.06%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 110 (56.12%) SQL
2 74 (37.76%) C#
3 49 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 35 (17.86%) JavaScript
5 17 (8.67%) VB
6 10 (5.10%) VBA
6 10 (5.10%) Java
7 9 (4.59%) VBScript
8 7 (3.57%) PHP
9 4 (2.04%) PL/SQL
9 4 (2.04%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.53%) VB6
11 1 (0.51%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.51%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.51%) VC++
11 1 (0.51%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 1 (0.51%) C
11 1 (0.51%) C++
11 1 (0.51%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 17 (8.67%) Security Cleared
2 14 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.08%) DV Cleared
3 8 (4.08%) MCSE
3 8 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (2.55%) VCDX
5 4 (2.04%) Degree
6 2 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.51%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.51%) CCSA
7 1 (0.51%) MCSA
7 1 (0.51%) CCNA
7 1 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.51%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.59%) QA
2 3 (1.53%) SLA
3 1 (0.51%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 21 (10.71%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 6 (3.06%) vSphere
5 5 (2.55%) XenApp
6 4 (2.04%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.53%) Terminal Server
8 2 (1.02%) XenServer
9 1 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.51%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (1.53%) OpenView
1 3 (1.53%) SCCM
2 2 (1.02%) WSUS
2 2 (1.02%) MOM
3 1 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.51%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.51%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 50 (25.51%) Microsoft
2 20 (10.20%) Oracle
3 17 (8.67%) VMware
4 14 (7.14%) Business Objects
5 12 (6.12%) Citrix
6 6 (3.06%) HP
7 5 (2.55%) SendGrid
8 4 (2.04%) Dundas
9 3 (1.53%) Jaspersoft
9 3 (1.53%) Cisco
9 3 (1.53%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.02%) Genesys
10 2 (1.02%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 2 (1.02%) IBM
10 2 (1.02%) JBoss
10 2 (1.02%) Altiris
10 2 (1.02%) Nokia
11 1 (0.51%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.51%) Apple
11 1 (0.51%) AppSense
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