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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 18 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 7 24 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 4.55% 11.94% 12.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 29.17% 88.89% 62.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 21 7
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£613 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £278 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £628 £425 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-26.72% +16.00%
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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
24 27 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 15.58% 13.43% 19.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 22 9
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £278 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.33 £34.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-27.10% +23.00%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 10 (62.50%) .NET
1 10 (62.50%) E-Commerce
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (56.25%) SOA
2 9 (56.25%) ASP.NET
2 9 (56.25%) C#
2 9 (56.25%) jQuery
3 8 (50.00%) WCF
3 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (50.00%) MVC
3 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
3 8 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (18.75%) Citrix
6 3 (18.75%) SQL
6 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (18.75%) Sitecore
6 3 (18.75%) Windows
7 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
7 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
7 2 (12.50%) SCOM
7 2 (12.50%) VMware
7 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
7 2 (12.50%) Change Management
7 2 (12.50%) Management Information System

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) DHCP
1 2 (12.50%) FTP
1 2 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) Telnet
2 1 (6.25%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
1 1 (6.25%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 8 (50.00%) Architect
2 5 (31.25%) Senior Architect
2 5 (31.25%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Web Architect
4 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Principal Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (12.50%) Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) DBA
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C++ Developer
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) .NET
2 9 (56.25%) ASP.NET
2 9 (56.25%) jQuery
3 8 (50.00%) WCF
3 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
4 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (12.50%) XML
6 1 (6.25%) Middleware
6 1 (6.25%) CSS
6 1 (6.25%) Web Services
6 1 (6.25%) HTML
6 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
6 1 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) Data Integration
2 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) E-Commerce
2 9 (56.25%) SOA
3 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (50.00%) MVC
4 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
5 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 2 (12.50%) Change Management
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL
6 1 (6.25%) ETL
6 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.25%) Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Data Mapping
6 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) C#
2 3 (18.75%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.25%) C++
4 1 (6.25%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) SCOM
2 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Citrix
2 3 (18.75%) Sitecore
3 2 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) Sybase