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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 18 22
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 12 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 10.62% 6.04% 7.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 52.17% 60.00% 58.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 10
Median daily rate £388 £475 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% +39.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £335 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £595 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.75 £25.44 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+48.38% +7.11%
SQL Server
Bedfordshire

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
23 15 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 20.35% 10.07% 12.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 16
Median daily rate £413 £475 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +39.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £360 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £640 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.44 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+49.37% -17.93%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Luton 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 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 December 2016.

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 December 2016, 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 Luton region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 19 (59.38%) Web Services
2 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
2 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (37.50%) XenApp
3 12 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 12 (37.50%) Citrix
3 12 (37.50%) VMware
4 11 (34.38%) C#
4 11 (34.38%) .NET
5 10 (31.25%) SharePoint
5 10 (31.25%) SOA
5 10 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (31.25%) Enterprise Architecture
6 9 (28.13%) Business Development
6 9 (28.13%) Degree
6 9 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (28.13%) TOGAF
6 9 (28.13%) Supplier Management
6 9 (28.13%) Hyper-V
6 9 (28.13%) NoSQL
6 9 (28.13%) NetApp
6 9 (28.13%) SQL
6 9 (28.13%) IIS
6 9 (28.13%) Linked Data
6 9 (28.13%) Presales
6 9 (28.13%) Virtual Servers
6 9 (28.13%) Document Composition
7 7 (21.88%) ITIL

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Luton 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 10 (31.25%) SharePoint
2 9 (28.13%) IIS
3 2 (6.25%) SAS
4 1 (3.13%) Apache
4 1 (3.13%) Confluence
4 1 (3.13%) JBoss
4 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (21.88%) CloudFront
3 3 (9.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) FTP
1 3 (9.38%) Internet
1 3 (9.38%) MPLS
1 3 (9.38%) NetScaler
1 3 (9.38%) WAN
2 2 (6.25%) DHCP
2 2 (6.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) NoSQL
2 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (9.38%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (9.38%) MySQL
4 2 (6.25%) Data Mining
4 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (6.25%) OLTP
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.13%) Data Mart
5 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.13%) MS Access
5 1 (3.13%) OLAP
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.13%) ERwin
2 1 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Architect
2 10 (31.25%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (28.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 3 (9.38%) SQL Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Technical Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (6.25%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Active Directory Architect
6 2 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (6.25%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (59.38%) Web Services
2 11 (34.38%) .NET
3 2 (6.25%) WinForms
4 1 (3.13%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (3.13%) Apache Camel
4 1 (3.13%) Apache CXF
4 1 (3.13%) HTML
4 1 (3.13%) HTML5
4 1 (3.13%) J2EE
4 1 (3.13%) jQuery
4 1 (3.13%) JSP
4 1 (3.13%) Spring
4 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Linked Data
2 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.38%) RIA
3 2 (6.25%) Data Extraction
4 1 (3.13%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Windows
2 3 (9.38%) Solaris
2 3 (9.38%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (31.25%) Enterprise Architecture
2 10 (31.25%) SOA
3 9 (28.13%) Business Development
3 9 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (28.13%) Document Composition
3 9 (28.13%) Presales
3 9 (28.13%) Supplier Management
3 9 (28.13%) TOGAF
4 7 (21.88%) E-Commerce
4 7 (21.88%) ITIL
5 5 (15.63%) Data Modelling
5 5 (15.63%) High Availability
6 4 (12.50%) Migration
7 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (9.38%) ETL
7 3 (9.38%) Scrum
7 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) C#
2 9 (28.13%) SQL
3 2 (6.25%) Java
3 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) Degree
2 3 (9.38%) MCITP
2 3 (9.38%) MCSE
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) PCI DSS
2 2 (6.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 12 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (37.50%) XenApp
2 9 (28.13%) Hyper-V
2 9 (28.13%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (9.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) SCCM
2 3 (9.38%) Simpana
3 2 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
2 12 (37.50%) Citrix
2 12 (37.50%) VMware
3 9 (28.13%) NetApp
4 7 (21.88%) Akamai
5 4 (12.50%) Oracle
6 3 (9.38%) 3PAR
6 3 (9.38%) CommVault
6 3 (9.38%) HP
6 3 (9.38%) Tableau
7 2 (6.25%) hybris
8 1 (3.13%) Atlassian
8 1 (3.13%) Teradata