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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 21 28 10
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -18
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 102 61 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 7.46% 5.06% 9.95%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 31.88% 30.50% 52.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 45 67
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£325 £300 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £395 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £103.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £28.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+13.91% -4.16%
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
320 200 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 23.41% 16.60% 18.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 130 119
Average daily rate £388 £325 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £237 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £428 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +32.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+8.22% +1.63%

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015. 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 +10 71 £350 +12.00% 30
Aylesbury +3 6 £315 +7.69% 4
Amersham +3 2 - - 4
High Wycombe -5 2 £413 +65.00% 6
Iver - 1 £550 -
Marlow - 1 £263 - 1
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 90 (47.37%) SQL
2 64 (33.68%) .NET
3 63 (33.16%) C#
4 58 (30.53%) Oracle
5 54 (28.42%) Finance
6 53 (27.89%) Windows
7 45 (23.68%) Microsoft
8 44 (23.16%) SQL Server 2008
9 38 (20.00%) Web Services
10 34 (17.89%) ASP.NET
11 33 (17.37%) Performance Tuning
12 32 (16.84%) HTML
13 31 (16.32%) JavaScript
14 30 (15.79%) MS Excel
15 29 (15.26%) T-SQL
15 29 (15.26%) MVC
15 29 (15.26%) .NET Framework
16 28 (14.74%) SQL Server 2012
16 28 (14.74%) UNIX
17 26 (13.68%) VMware
17 26 (13.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 26 (13.68%) WCF
18 24 (12.63%) Agile Software Development
18 24 (12.63%) CSS
19 23 (12.11%) Active Directory
20 22 (11.58%) SharePoint
20 22 (11.58%) Migration
21 21 (11.05%) ASP.NET MVC
22 20 (10.53%) XML
22 20 (10.53%) IIS

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 22 (11.58%) SharePoint
2 20 (10.53%) IIS
3 19 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
4 12 (6.32%) Apache
5 10 (5.26%) Lync
6 9 (4.74%) MS Exchange
7 8 (4.21%) SAS
8 7 (3.68%) MQSeries
9 6 (3.16%) Tomcat
10 4 (2.11%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (1.05%) CMS
11 2 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (1.05%) JBoss
11 2 (1.05%) NetWeaver
11 2 (1.05%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (1.05%) MS Project Server
11 2 (1.05%) Umbraco
11 2 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.53%) Mule
Applications
1 30 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 16 (8.42%) MS Office
3 2 (1.05%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.53%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (4.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.05%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.53%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.11%) Office 365
3 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.32%) DNS
1 12 (6.32%) Wireshark
2 11 (5.79%) ATM
3 8 (4.21%) DHCP
3 8 (4.21%) SAN
3 8 (4.21%) Firewall
4 6 (3.16%) VPN
4 6 (3.16%) SSL
5 5 (2.63%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.63%) LAN
5 5 (2.63%) WAN
5 5 (2.63%) SMTP
5 5 (2.63%) NetScaler
6 3 (1.58%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (1.58%) DWDM
7 1 (0.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (0.53%) Network Security
7 1 (0.53%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (23.16%) SQL Server 2008
2 28 (14.74%) SQL Server 2012
3 26 (13.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (9.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (8.42%) DB2
6 13 (6.84%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (6.84%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (6.84%) Oracle Database
7 11 (5.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (4.74%) BusinessObjects
9 8 (4.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 8 (4.21%) DB2 UDB
10 7 (3.68%) BusinessObjects XI
11 6 (3.16%) PowerCenter
12 5 (2.63%) MySQL
12 5 (2.63%) Relational Database
12 5 (2.63%) SSDT
12 5 (2.63%) Hadoop
12 5 (2.63%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
13 4 (2.11%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 14 (7.37%) Visual Studio
2 7 (3.68%) Subversion
2 7 (3.68%) Fiddler
3 6 (3.16%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (2.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (1.05%) JIRA
7 1 (0.53%) NUnit
7 1 (0.53%) MSTest
7 1 (0.53%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.53%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.53%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.53%) TeamCity
General
1 54 (28.42%) Finance
2 11 (5.79%) Banking
3 10 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.16%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.58%) Automotive
5 3 (1.58%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.05%) Retail
7 1 (0.53%) Legal
7 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 62 (32.63%) Developer
2 41 (21.58%) Analyst
3 24 (12.63%) .NET Developer
4 22 (11.58%) DBA
5 19 (10.00%) Consultant
6 16 (8.42%) Data Analyst
7 14 (7.37%) Administrator
7 14 (7.37%) C# Developer
8 12 (6.32%) SQL DBA
9 10 (5.26%) Architect
10 9 (4.74%) 3rd Line Support
10 9 (4.74%) BizTalk Developer
11 8 (4.21%) C# .NET Developer
11 8 (4.21%) SQL Developer
11 8 (4.21%) ASP.NET Developer
12 7 (3.68%) SAS Administrator
12 7 (3.68%) Support Analyst
12 7 (3.68%) BizTalk Consultant
13 6 (3.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 6 (3.16%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (33.68%) .NET
2 38 (20.00%) Web Services
3 34 (17.89%) ASP.NET
4 32 (16.84%) HTML
5 29 (15.26%) .NET Framework
6 26 (13.68%) WCF
7 24 (12.63%) CSS
8 21 (11.05%) ASP.NET MVC
9 20 (10.53%) XML
10 19 (10.00%) jQuery
11 13 (6.84%) Entity Framework
12 12 (6.32%) XSLT
13 11 (5.79%) AngularJS
14 10 (5.26%) HTML5
15 9 (4.74%) Ajax
15 9 (4.74%) XSD
15 9 (4.74%) Razor View Engine
16 7 (3.68%) J2EE
16 7 (3.68%) MSMQ
16 7 (3.68%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.95%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (8.42%) Clustering
3 12 (6.32%) Data Centre
4 11 (5.79%) Statistics
5 10 (5.26%) Data Structures
5 10 (5.26%) Data Extraction
6 7 (3.68%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.63%) NHS
7 5 (2.63%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.11%) Life Science
8 4 (2.11%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.58%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.58%) Replication
9 3 (1.58%) CMDB
9 3 (1.58%) Blog
10 1 (0.53%) Mashup
10 1 (0.53%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.53%) Telematics
10 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.53%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 53 (27.89%) Windows
2 28 (14.74%) UNIX
3 16 (8.42%) Linux
4 11 (5.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (4.74%) Windows 7
6 6 (3.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (3.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (2.11%) Solaris
9 2 (1.05%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.53%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.53%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.53%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.53%) HPUX
10 1 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (17.37%) Performance Tuning
2 29 (15.26%) MVC
3 24 (12.63%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (11.58%) Migration
5 19 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 19 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 16 (8.42%) ITIL
6 16 (8.42%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (7.89%) Data Analysis
7 15 (7.89%) Unit Testing
8 12 (6.32%) SOA
8 12 (6.32%) Project Management
8 12 (6.32%) CRM
9 10 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (4.74%) Change Management
10 9 (4.74%) ETL
10 9 (4.74%) Analytics
11 8 (4.21%) Problem Management
12 7 (3.68%) Web Development
12 7 (3.68%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 90 (47.37%) SQL
2 63 (33.16%) C#
3 31 (16.32%) JavaScript
4 29 (15.26%) T-SQL
5 18 (9.47%) PowerShell
6 14 (7.37%) Java
7 12 (6.32%) Shell Script
8 9 (4.74%) PL/SQL
9 5 (2.63%) Perl
9 5 (2.63%) VB
9 5 (2.63%) VBA
9 5 (2.63%) Python
10 4 (2.11%) C++
11 2 (1.05%) VBScript
11 2 (1.05%) XQuery
11 2 (1.05%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.05%) VB6
12 1 (0.53%) XAML
12 1 (0.53%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.53%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 15 (7.89%) Security Cleared
2 11 (5.79%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.21%) DV Cleared
4 7 (3.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (3.16%) MCSA
6 5 (2.63%) Degree
7 4 (2.11%) MCTS
7 4 (2.11%) MCP
7 4 (2.11%) MCSE
8 3 (1.58%) MCITP
9 2 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.53%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.53%) CCSP
10 1 (0.53%) CCNA
10 1 (0.53%) ISEB
10 1 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.53%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.63%) SLA
1 5 (2.63%) QA
1 5 (2.63%) HL7
2 3 (1.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.58%) GxP
3 1 (0.53%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 23 (12.11%) Active Directory
2 18 (9.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (6.84%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.16%) XenApp
4 6 (3.16%) XenDesktop
4 6 (3.16%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (2.63%) HDFS
6 3 (1.58%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.05%) Squid
8 1 (0.53%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.53%) UAG
Systems Management
1 8 (4.21%) SCOM
2 7 (3.68%) Tivoli
3 6 (3.16%) OVSD
3 6 (3.16%) SCCM
4 5 (2.63%) Zenoss
4 5 (2.63%) Nagios
5 4 (2.11%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (2.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (1.58%) EMC VPLEX
6 3 (1.58%) OpenView
6 3 (1.58%) WSUS
7 1 (0.53%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.53%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.53%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 58 (30.53%) Oracle
2 45 (23.68%) Microsoft
3 26 (13.68%) VMware
4 17 (8.95%) Citrix
5 12 (6.32%) HP
5 12 (6.32%) SAP
5 12 (6.32%) Remedy
6 7 (3.68%) Informatica
7 6 (3.16%) Cisco
8 5 (2.63%) AppSense
8 5 (2.63%) Splunk
9 3 (1.58%) Lumension
9 3 (1.58%) Brocade
9 3 (1.58%) NetApp
10 2 (1.05%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.05%) Adobe
10 2 (1.05%) Intel
10 2 (1.05%) NetSuite
10 2 (1.05%) Google
10 2 (1.05%) F5
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