The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 18 10 3
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 9 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 5.52% 8.00% 19.75%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 40.91% 80.00% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 13
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£638 £338 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+88.88% -6.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £38.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
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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 Luton region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
22 15 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 13.50% 10.00% 34.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 20
Average daily rate £463 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £437 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £38.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Luton

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Luton region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 11 (50.00%) .NET
2 9 (40.91%) C#
2 9 (40.91%) E-Commerce
2 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (36.36%) MVC
4 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
5 6 (27.27%) SQL
5 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
5 6 (27.27%) jQuery
5 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (22.73%) KnockoutJS
6 5 (22.73%) WCF
6 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (22.73%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (22.73%) Windows
6 5 (22.73%) IIS
6 5 (22.73%) SOA
6 5 (22.73%) DHCP
6 5 (22.73%) DNS
6 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
7 4 (18.18%) FTP
7 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
7 4 (18.18%) SCOM
7 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (13.64%) .NET Framework
8 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (13.64%) T-SQL

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 5 (22.73%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (4.55%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (22.73%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) DHCP
1 5 (22.73%) DNS
2 4 (18.18%) FTP
3 1 (4.55%) xDSL
3 1 (4.55%) Firewall
3 1 (4.55%) Wireless
3 1 (4.55%) MPLS
3 1 (4.55%) OSPF
3 1 (4.55%) BGP
3 1 (4.55%) EIGRP
3 1 (4.55%) Frame Relay
3 1 (4.55%) ATM
3 1 (4.55%) ISDN
3 1 (4.55%) VoIP
3 1 (4.55%) WAN
3 1 (4.55%) SMTP
3 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.55%) VPN
3 1 (4.55%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.55%) NSubstitute
2 1 (4.55%) JIRA
2 1 (4.55%) ReSharper
2 1 (4.55%) NUnit
2 1 (4.55%) TeamCity
2 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) General Ledger
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Architect
2 5 (22.73%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Web Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Administrator
4 3 (13.64%) .NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Architect
6 1 (4.55%) MI Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) SQL DBA
6 1 (4.55%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) .NET
2 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
2 6 (27.27%) jQuery
2 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (22.73%) KnockoutJS
3 5 (22.73%) WCF
4 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (13.64%) .NET Framework
6 2 (9.09%) Middleware
7 1 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (4.55%) WinForms
7 1 (4.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (4.55%) CSS3
7 1 (4.55%) Autofac
7 1 (4.55%) WPF
7 1 (4.55%) MSMQ
7 1 (4.55%) CSS
7 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Algorithms
1 1 (4.55%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (4.55%) SecurID
1 1 (4.55%) Statistics
1 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
1 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
1 1 (4.55%) Data Integration
1 1 (4.55%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) E-Commerce
1 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) MVC
3 5 (22.73%) SOA
4 2 (9.09%) Migration
4 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
4 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
4 2 (9.09%) BDD
4 2 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (4.55%) Analytics
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.55%) Automated Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.55%) Web Development
5 1 (4.55%) TDD
5 1 (4.55%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (4.55%) Test Strategy
5 1 (4.55%) Revenue Management
5 1 (4.55%) Yield Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) C#
2 6 (27.27%) SQL
3 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
4 3 (13.64%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.55%) C
5 1 (4.55%) C++
5 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) Terminal Services
2 1 (4.55%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) SCOM
2 2 (9.09%) SCCM
3 1 (4.55%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Aruba
3 1 (4.55%) Brocade
3 1 (4.55%) F5
3 1 (4.55%) Tableau
3 1 (4.55%) SonicWALL
3 1 (4.55%) Symantec
3 1 (4.55%) Websense
3 1 (4.55%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) Dell
3 1 (4.55%) Intel
3 1 (4.55%) Avaya
3 1 (4.55%) Juniper
3 1 (4.55%) Veritas
3 1 (4.55%) Lotus
3 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.55%) TIBCO
3 1 (4.55%) 3Com
3 1 (4.55%) BT