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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 25 14 25
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +11
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 48 94 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 5.76% 9.73% 7.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 30.97% 36.29% 35.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 57 46
Median daily rate £388 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £293 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £347
% change year-on-year
- +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.45 £22.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+17.53% -12.62%

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
155 259 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 18.61% 26.81% 19.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 143 122
Median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 £29.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.41% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 -20 24 £474 +21.47% 16
Gerrards Cross - 5 £275 - 1
Beaconsfield - 3 £275 -
Marlow - 3 £300 -
Aylesbury +2 2 - - 3
High Wycombe -1 2 £315 +28.57% 3
Chesham - 1 - -
Newport Pagnell - 1 - - 1
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 57 (49.14%) .NET
2 53 (45.69%) C#
3 45 (38.79%) Microsoft
4 38 (32.76%) ASP.NET
5 35 (30.17%) SQL
5 35 (30.17%) Windows
6 33 (28.45%) MVC
7 32 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (23.28%) HTML
9 26 (22.41%) Oracle
9 26 (22.41%) ASP.NET MVC
10 24 (20.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 22 (18.97%) JavaScript
12 21 (18.10%) CSS
12 21 (18.10%) SQL Server 2008
12 21 (18.10%) SQL Server 2012
13 18 (15.52%) TDD
14 17 (14.66%) jQuery
14 17 (14.66%) XML
14 17 (14.66%) MS Exchange
14 17 (14.66%) SMTP
14 17 (14.66%) Active Directory
15 15 (12.93%) Unix
15 15 (12.93%) Scrum
16 14 (12.07%) Finance
17 13 (11.21%) Business Intelligence
18 12 (10.34%) Java
18 12 (10.34%) Ajax
18 12 (10.34%) Hadoop
18 12 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure

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 17 (14.66%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.17%) CMS
2 6 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (5.17%) Skype for Business
3 4 (3.45%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.45%) Umbraco
4 3 (2.59%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.59%) IIS
4 3 (2.59%) Kentico
5 2 (1.72%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.72%) JBoss
5 2 (1.72%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.86%) EPiServer CMS
6 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.86%) SAS
6 1 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.59%) MS Office
3 2 (1.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.86%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.86%) Cognos Planning
2 1 (0.86%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.86%) GitHub
3 1 (0.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (14.66%) SMTP
2 11 (9.48%) Internet
2 11 (9.48%) IPsec
3 7 (6.03%) DHCP
3 7 (6.03%) DNS
3 7 (6.03%) FTP
3 7 (6.03%) SSH
4 6 (5.17%) Cisco IOS
4 6 (5.17%) Intranet
4 6 (5.17%) LAN
4 6 (5.17%) Skype
4 6 (5.17%) WAN
5 5 (4.31%) Extranet
6 3 (2.59%) Wireless
7 1 (0.86%) Firewall
7 1 (0.86%) Network Security
7 1 (0.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (20.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 21 (18.10%) SQL Server 2008
2 21 (18.10%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (10.34%) Hadoop
4 11 (9.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (8.62%) Big Data
6 9 (7.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (6.03%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (6.03%) SQL Server 2014
8 6 (5.17%) MongoDB
8 6 (5.17%) NoSQL
9 5 (4.31%) MySQL
9 5 (4.31%) Power BI
9 5 (4.31%) Relational Database
10 4 (3.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (3.45%) SQL Server 2016
11 2 (1.72%) DB2
11 2 (1.72%) OLAP
11 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (1.72%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 6 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (4.31%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.45%) Ant
3 4 (3.45%) Eclipse
3 4 (3.45%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.45%) Gradle
3 4 (3.45%) Hudson
3 4 (3.45%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.59%) Subversion
5 1 (0.86%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.86%) Moq
5 1 (0.86%) Selenium
5 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 14 (12.07%) Finance
2 9 (7.76%) Retail
3 7 (6.03%) Marketing
4 4 (3.45%) Advertising
4 4 (3.45%) Banking
5 2 (1.72%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.86%) Automotive
6 1 (0.86%) Electronics
6 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.86%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 54 (46.55%) Developer
2 23 (19.83%) .NET Developer
3 17 (14.66%) SQL Developer
4 13 (11.21%) C# Developer
5 11 (9.48%) ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (7.76%) Architect
6 9 (7.76%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (6.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (6.03%) Java Developer
7 7 (6.03%) Security Advisor
7 7 (6.03%) SQL Server Developer
8 6 (5.17%) Active Directory Engineer
8 6 (5.17%) Analyst
8 6 (5.17%) DBA
8 6 (5.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (5.17%) VMware Engineer
9 5 (4.31%) Applications Support
9 5 (4.31%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 5 (4.31%) SQL DBA
10 4 (3.45%) Data Modeller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (49.14%) .NET
2 38 (32.76%) ASP.NET
3 27 (23.28%) HTML
4 26 (22.41%) ASP.NET MVC
5 21 (18.10%) CSS
6 17 (14.66%) jQuery
6 17 (14.66%) XML
7 12 (10.34%) Ajax
8 11 (9.48%) Web Services
9 10 (8.62%) .NET Framework
9 10 (8.62%) ASP.NET Web API
10 9 (7.76%) HTML5
11 7 (6.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 6 (5.17%) AngularJS
12 6 (5.17%) Entity Framework
12 6 (5.17%) Razor View Engine
12 6 (5.17%) XSLT
13 5 (4.31%) WCF
14 4 (3.45%) Java EE
14 4 (3.45%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.48%) CESG
1 11 (9.48%) Client/Server
1 11 (9.48%) Cryptography
2 7 (6.03%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.72%) Clustering
4 2 (1.72%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.72%) Replication
4 2 (1.72%) User Experience
5 1 (0.86%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.86%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.86%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.86%) NHS
5 1 (0.86%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.86%) Statistics
5 1 (0.86%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.86%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.86%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 35 (30.17%) Windows
2 15 (12.93%) Unix
3 12 (10.34%) Windows Server
4 11 (9.48%) Windows Vista
5 8 (6.90%) Android
5 8 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (6.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (6.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (5.17%) Linux
8 4 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.86%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (28.45%) MVC
2 32 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (15.52%) TDD
4 15 (12.93%) Scrum
5 13 (11.21%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (9.48%) Information Assurance
7 9 (7.76%) Data Modelling
7 9 (7.76%) ETL
8 8 (6.90%) Migration
9 7 (6.03%) CRM
9 7 (6.03%) Fuzz Testing
9 7 (6.03%) OO
9 7 (6.03%) OWASP
9 7 (6.03%) Patch Management
9 7 (6.03%) Project Management
10 6 (5.17%) Data Centre Operations
10 6 (5.17%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 6 (5.17%) ISMS
10 6 (5.17%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 6 (5.17%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 53 (45.69%) C#
2 35 (30.17%) SQL
3 22 (18.97%) JavaScript
4 12 (10.34%) Java
5 10 (8.62%) T-SQL
5 10 (8.62%) VB
6 9 (7.76%) VB.NET
7 6 (5.17%) PowerShell
8 5 (4.31%) Python
9 4 (3.45%) Perl
10 3 (2.59%) C
10 3 (2.59%) Scala
11 2 (1.72%) C++
12 1 (0.86%) F#
12 1 (0.86%) PHP
12 1 (0.86%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (9.48%) CESG Certified Professional
1 11 (9.48%) CISSP
1 11 (9.48%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.90%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.17%) DV Cleared
4 5 (4.31%) CEH
5 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.86%) CISM
6 1 (0.86%) Degree
6 1 (0.86%) ISEB
6 1 (0.86%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.86%) MCITP
6 1 (0.86%) MCSE
6 1 (0.86%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.17%) RMADS
2 3 (2.59%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.86%) Government Security Classifications
3 1 (0.86%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (14.66%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.03%) Sendmail
2 7 (6.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.86%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.86%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.86%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 7 (6.03%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (5.17%) AirWatch
2 6 (5.17%) NetBackup
2 6 (5.17%) WSUS
3 1 (0.86%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.86%) Control-M
3 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.86%) OVSD
3 1 (0.86%) SCOM
3 1 (0.86%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 45 (38.79%) Microsoft
2 26 (22.41%) Oracle
3 11 (9.48%) Citrix
3 11 (9.48%) Symantec
4 8 (6.90%) HP
5 7 (6.03%) Cisco
5 7 (6.03%) VMware
6 6 (5.17%) MobileIron
7 4 (3.45%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.59%) IBM
8 3 (2.59%) SAP
9 2 (1.72%) Adobe
9 2 (1.72%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.72%) Cognos
9 2 (1.72%) EPiServer
9 2 (1.72%) NetApp
9 2 (1.72%) Remedy
9 2 (1.72%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.86%) DevExpress
10 1 (0.86%) ServiceNow
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
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