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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Bedfordshire / Luton
Rank 17 20 18
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 1 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 1.04% 4.05% 6.79%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.00% 70.00% 52.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 9
Median daily rate £388 £250 £638
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.00% -60.78%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.52 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+55.41% -24.93%

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
10 10 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 10.42% 5.78% 12.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 16
Median daily rate £388 £550 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.54% +39.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £225 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -

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
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 27 February 2017, 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 8 (50.00%) Web Services
2 7 (43.75%) .NET
2 7 (43.75%) C#
2 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) SOA
3 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 6 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (31.25%) Supplier Management
4 5 (31.25%) Degree
4 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (31.25%) Business Development
4 5 (31.25%) NoSQL
4 5 (31.25%) Linked Data
4 5 (31.25%) Presales
4 5 (31.25%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (31.25%) Document Composition
4 5 (31.25%) SharePoint
4 5 (31.25%) TOGAF
5 4 (25.00%) VMware
5 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (25.00%) Citrix
5 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (25.00%) XenApp
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
6 3 (18.75%) CloudFront
6 3 (18.75%) Akamai
6 3 (18.75%) High Availability

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 5 (31.25%) SharePoint
2 3 (18.75%) IIS
3 1 (6.25%) Apache
3 1 (6.25%) JBoss
3 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
3 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Akamai
1 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (18.75%) CloudFront
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) MPLS
1 1 (6.25%) NetScaler
1 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.25%) Data Mart
2 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.25%) DB2
2 1 (6.25%) MS Access
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) OLAP
2 1 (6.25%) OLTP
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
2 1 (6.25%) Rational Application Developer
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Architect
2 5 (31.25%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (25.00%) Developer
4 3 (18.75%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) .NET Developer
5 2 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Active Directory Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Data Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Data Migration Lead
6 1 (6.25%) HTML Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Integration Architect
6 1 (6.25%) SCCM Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) Web Services
2 7 (43.75%) .NET
3 2 (12.50%) HTML
3 2 (12.50%) J2EE
3 2 (12.50%) JSP
3 2 (12.50%) WinForms
3 2 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (6.25%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (6.25%) Apache Camel
4 1 (6.25%) Apache CXF
4 1 (6.25%) HTML5
4 1 (6.25%) Java EE
4 1 (6.25%) jQuery
4 1 (6.25%) JSF
4 1 (6.25%) JSR 168
4 1 (6.25%) JSR 286
4 1 (6.25%) OSGi
4 1 (6.25%) Servlets
4 1 (6.25%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Linked Data
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
2 6 (37.50%) SOA
3 5 (31.25%) Business Development
3 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (31.25%) Document Composition
3 5 (31.25%) Presales
3 5 (31.25%) Supplier Management
3 5 (31.25%) TOGAF
4 3 (18.75%) High Availability
4 3 (18.75%) ITIL
5 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 2 (12.50%) ETL
5 2 (12.50%) Migration
5 2 (12.50%) OO
5 2 (12.50%) SDLC
6 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (6.25%) RAD
6 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) C#
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) MCITP
2 1 (6.25%) MCSE
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) Data Quality
2 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Virtual Servers
2 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (25.00%) XenApp
3 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
1 1 (6.25%) Simpana
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Citrix
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (25.00%) VMware
2 3 (18.75%) NetApp
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) 3PAR
3 1 (6.25%) CommVault
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) hybris
3 1 (6.25%) IBM
3 1 (6.25%) Teradata