The first table below looks at the demand for MSDE skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSDE over the 3 months to 18 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 England 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Data Engine (MSDE)
Rank 589 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MSDE 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.002% - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.009% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £310 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11223 9332 11068
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.86% 21.66% 19.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 7185 5814 6416
Average daily rate £394 £390 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.89% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 190 228
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.25 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.75 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
MSDE
UK

MSDE
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MSDE across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

MSDE Jobs Demand Trend in England

MSDE
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MSDE across the England region.

MSDE Daily Rate Trend in England

MSDE
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MSDE across the England region.

MSDE Hourly Rate Trend in England

MSDE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing MSDE 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 MSDE.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Database Tuning

MSDE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing MSDE 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 MSDE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (100.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Support Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Database Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) VMware