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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 18 23 15
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 93 82 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 7.83% 6.38% 8.89%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 36.47% 36.12% 51.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 61 48
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 2
Average hourly rate £26.00 £14.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.31% -22.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.07 £14.50 £17.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £14.50 £19.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £28.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-25.21% +15.00%
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
255 227 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 21.46% 17.67% 17.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 138 91
Average daily rate £350 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £246 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 8
Average hourly rate £26.00 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.57% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £14.50 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £20.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £32.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-11.72% +13.04%

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 May 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 28 May 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 28 May 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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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 +1 57 £338 +5.46% 29
Aylesbury - 7 £250 - 2
High Wycombe +2 5 £263 +7.14% 7
Beaconsfield +1 1 £205 - 1
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (48.39%) SQL
2 86 (46.24%) .NET
3 73 (39.25%) C#
4 45 (24.19%) Microsoft
5 44 (23.66%) MVC
5 44 (23.66%) Finance
6 42 (22.58%) ASP.NET
7 40 (21.51%) HTML
8 38 (20.43%) Oracle
8 38 (20.43%) Windows
8 38 (20.43%) SQL Server 2012
9 36 (19.35%) SQL Server 2008
9 36 (19.35%) JavaScript
9 36 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
10 34 (18.28%) WCF
10 34 (18.28%) jQuery
11 32 (17.20%) Visual Studio
12 29 (15.59%) CSS
12 29 (15.59%) SharePoint
13 28 (15.05%) Web Services
14 27 (14.52%) ASP.NET MVC
15 25 (13.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 25 (13.44%) .NET Framework
15 25 (13.44%) VMware
16 23 (12.37%) Scrum
17 22 (11.83%) T-SQL
18 21 (11.29%) MS Excel
18 21 (11.29%) Business Intelligence
19 20 (10.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 20 (10.75%) Team Foundation Server

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 29 (15.59%) SharePoint
2 15 (8.06%) Kentico
2 15 (8.06%) CMS
3 13 (6.99%) IIS
4 12 (6.45%) BizTalk Server
5 10 (5.38%) Lync
6 9 (4.84%) MS Exchange
7 6 (3.23%) Apache
7 6 (3.23%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.08%) JBoss
9 2 (1.08%) Umbraco
9 2 (1.08%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.08%) MS Project Server
9 2 (1.08%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.54%) Facebook Platform
10 1 (0.54%) MediaWiki
10 1 (0.54%) Node.js
Applications
1 21 (11.29%) MS Excel
2 19 (10.22%) MS Office
3 7 (3.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.61%) MS Project
5 2 (1.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (5.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.61%) Primavera
3 2 (1.08%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.69%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.15%) Office 365
3 1 (0.54%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.38%) DNS
2 8 (4.30%) TCP/IP
2 8 (4.30%) Firewall
3 6 (3.23%) SAN
3 6 (3.23%) DHCP
3 6 (3.23%) ATM
3 6 (3.23%) LAN
3 6 (3.23%) WAN
4 5 (2.69%) NetScaler
4 5 (2.69%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (2.69%) Wireshark
4 5 (2.69%) SMTP
4 5 (2.69%) VPN
4 5 (2.69%) SSL
4 5 (2.69%) DWDM
5 3 (1.61%) HTTPS
6 2 (1.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (0.54%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (0.54%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.54%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (20.43%) SQL Server 2012
2 36 (19.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (13.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (10.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (8.60%) SQL Server 2005
6 14 (7.53%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (5.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (5.91%) MySQL
8 9 (4.84%) Oracle Database
9 7 (3.76%) Relational Database
10 6 (3.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (2.69%) SSDT
11 5 (2.69%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 5 (2.69%) Hadoop
12 4 (2.15%) SQL Server 2000
12 4 (2.15%) DB2
13 3 (1.61%) BusinessObjects XI
13 3 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
14 2 (1.08%) OLTP
14 2 (1.08%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 32 (17.20%) Visual Studio
2 20 (10.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (9.14%) NUnit
4 9 (4.84%) JIRA
5 8 (4.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 5 (2.69%) Git (software)
7 3 (1.61%) Subversion
8 2 (1.08%) Selenium
8 2 (1.08%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.54%) Moq
9 1 (0.54%) MSTest
9 1 (0.54%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.54%) Ant
9 1 (0.54%) JUnit
General
1 44 (23.66%) Finance
2 13 (6.99%) Banking
3 8 (4.30%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.15%) Automotive
5 3 (1.61%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.61%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.08%) Retail
6 2 (1.08%) Marketing
7 1 (0.54%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.54%) Advertising
7 1 (0.54%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.54%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 97 (52.15%) Developer
2 42 (22.58%) .NET Developer
3 24 (12.90%) Analyst
4 16 (8.60%) Architect
5 13 (6.99%) C# Developer
6 12 (6.45%) DBA
7 10 (5.38%) SQL Developer
8 9 (4.84%) ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (4.84%) Web Developer
9 8 (4.30%) Consultant
9 8 (4.30%) 3rd Line Support
9 8 (4.30%) SQL DBA
9 8 (4.30%) BizTalk Developer
9 8 (4.30%) MI Analyst
9 8 (4.30%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (3.23%) Software Engineer
10 6 (3.23%) Project Manager
10 6 (3.23%) Infrastructure Architect
10 6 (3.23%) Data Analyst
10 6 (3.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (46.24%) .NET
2 42 (22.58%) ASP.NET
3 40 (21.51%) HTML
4 34 (18.28%) WCF
4 34 (18.28%) jQuery
5 29 (15.59%) CSS
6 28 (15.05%) Web Services
7 27 (14.52%) ASP.NET MVC
8 25 (13.44%) .NET Framework
9 20 (10.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 18 (9.68%) XML
11 15 (8.06%) SOAP
12 14 (7.53%) Ajax
13 13 (6.99%) WPF
14 11 (5.91%) HTML5
15 10 (5.38%) AngularJS
15 10 (5.38%) Entity Framework
15 10 (5.38%) Razor View Engine
16 9 (4.84%) LINQ
17 7 (3.76%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.14%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.53%) Clustering
3 11 (5.91%) Client/Server
4 9 (4.84%) Data Centre
5 6 (3.23%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.23%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.15%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.15%) Statistics
6 4 (2.15%) Social Media
7 3 (1.61%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.61%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.61%) SCADA
7 3 (1.61%) Blog
7 3 (1.61%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.61%) NHS
8 2 (1.08%) Replication
9 1 (0.54%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.54%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.54%) FMCG
9 1 (0.54%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 38 (20.43%) Windows
2 9 (4.84%) UNIX
3 8 (4.30%) Linux
4 7 (3.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.61%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.61%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (1.08%) Solaris
8 2 (1.08%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.08%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.54%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (23.66%) MVC
2 36 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (12.37%) Scrum
4 21 (11.29%) Business Intelligence
5 19 (10.22%) TDD
5 19 (10.22%) ITIL
6 18 (9.68%) OO
7 17 (9.14%) SOA
8 15 (8.06%) OOD
8 15 (8.06%) Automated Testing
8 15 (8.06%) Software Engineering
9 13 (6.99%) ETL
9 13 (6.99%) Project Management
10 12 (6.45%) Migration
10 12 (6.45%) CRM
10 12 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (5.38%) Unit Testing
11 10 (5.38%) Project Planning
11 10 (5.38%) Change Control
12 9 (4.84%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 90 (48.39%) SQL
2 73 (39.25%) C#
3 36 (19.35%) JavaScript
4 22 (11.83%) T-SQL
5 16 (8.60%) VBA
5 16 (8.60%) PowerShell
6 8 (4.30%) Java
6 8 (4.30%) C++
7 7 (3.76%) Shell Script
8 6 (3.23%) VB
8 6 (3.23%) VB.NET
9 5 (2.69%) Python
9 5 (2.69%) Perl
10 4 (2.15%) PHP
10 4 (2.15%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.15%) Bourne shell
11 2 (1.08%) XQuery
11 2 (1.08%) VBScript
11 2 (1.08%) XAML
12 1 (0.54%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (5.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (5.38%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.30%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.69%) DV Cleared
4 5 (2.69%) MCSE
4 5 (2.69%) MCP
5 4 (2.15%) MCSA
5 4 (2.15%) Degree
6 3 (1.61%) CISM
6 3 (1.61%) CISSP
7 2 (1.08%) ISEB
7 2 (1.08%) CISMP
7 2 (1.08%) APMP
8 1 (0.54%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.54%) MCTS
8 1 (0.54%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.54%) HNC
8 1 (0.54%) HND
8 1 (0.54%) CCSP
8 1 (0.54%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.69%) QA
2 4 (2.15%) SLA
3 3 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (7.53%) Active Directory
3 11 (5.91%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.23%) XenApp
5 5 (2.69%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (2.69%) HDFS
5 5 (2.69%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.54%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.54%) UAG
7 1 (0.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (3.76%) SCOM
2 6 (3.23%) OVSD
3 5 (2.69%) Zenoss
3 5 (2.69%) SCCM
3 5 (2.69%) Nagios
4 4 (2.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (1.61%) OpenView
6 2 (1.08%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.08%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.54%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.54%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 45 (24.19%) Microsoft
2 38 (20.43%) Oracle
3 25 (13.44%) VMware
4 15 (8.06%) Citrix
5 13 (6.99%) HP
6 8 (4.30%) Cisco
6 8 (4.30%) Remedy
7 5 (2.69%) Splunk
7 5 (2.69%) Brocade
7 5 (2.69%) AppSense
8 4 (2.15%) TIBCO
8 4 (2.15%) Business Objects
8 4 (2.15%) Akamai
9 3 (1.61%) Tableau
9 3 (1.61%) Lumension
9 3 (1.61%) NetApp
10 2 (1.08%) BMC
10 2 (1.08%) Intel
10 2 (1.08%) SAP
10 2 (1.08%) NetSuite
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