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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 26 6
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -20
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 17 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 10.97% 4.91% 10.84%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 60.71% 64.71% 64.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 5
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£488 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £265 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £586 £441 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £25.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+31.00% -18.03%
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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
28 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 18.06% 7.59% 16.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 7
Average daily rate £475 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £278 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £439 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+8.22% -4.61%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (40.00%) .NET
3 9 (36.00%) C#
3 9 (36.00%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (32.00%) SQL
5 7 (28.00%) SOA
6 6 (24.00%) WCF
6 6 (24.00%) Tableau
7 5 (20.00%) jQuery
7 5 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (20.00%) E-Commerce
7 5 (20.00%) Citrix
7 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET
7 5 (20.00%) Windows
8 4 (16.00%) ERP
8 4 (16.00%) ETL
8 4 (16.00%) MVC
8 4 (16.00%) VMware
8 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (12.00%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (12.00%) Infor M3
9 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (12.00%) REST
9 3 (12.00%) Problem Management
9 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (12.00%) Sitecore
9 3 (12.00%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (12.00%) Reverse Engineering

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.00%) Mule
2 2 (8.00%) Confluence
2 2 (8.00%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Lawson
1 3 (12.00%) Movex
1 3 (12.00%) Infor M3
2 1 (4.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (12.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) SAN
1 1 (4.00%) Telnet
1 1 (4.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (12.00%) OLAP
3 2 (8.00%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) JIRA
2 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.00%) Legal
1 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) Architect
3 6 (24.00%) Tableau Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Technical Architect
4 4 (16.00%) Support Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Principal Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Designer
6 1 (4.00%) DBA
6 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support
6 1 (4.00%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) C++ Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) .NET
2 6 (24.00%) WCF
3 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (20.00%) jQuery
4 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (12.00%) REST
4 3 (12.00%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (12.00%) SOAP
4 3 (12.00%) MSMQ
4 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (8.00%) Apache Camel
6 1 (4.00%) HTML
6 1 (4.00%) Entity Framework
6 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
6 1 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (4.00%) JSON
6 1 (4.00%) LINQ
6 1 (4.00%) Web Services
6 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (12.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (28.00%) SOA
3 5 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 4 (16.00%) ERP
4 4 (16.00%) ETL
4 4 (16.00%) MVC
4 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (12.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (12.00%) Change Management
5 3 (12.00%) Reverse Engineering
5 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (12.00%) ITIL
5 3 (12.00%) Low Latency
6 2 (8.00%) Dashboard Development
6 2 (8.00%) Data Transformation
6 2 (8.00%) Open Source
6 2 (8.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) C#
2 8 (32.00%) SQL
3 2 (8.00%) VBA
4 1 (4.00%) C++
4 1 (4.00%) Java
4 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) XenApp
2 1 (4.00%) XenServer
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) Tableau
3 5 (20.00%) Citrix
4 4 (16.00%) VMware
5 3 (12.00%) Cognos
5 3 (12.00%) Sitecore
6 2 (8.00%) WSO2
6 2 (8.00%) Atlassian
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle