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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 26 13 10
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 10 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 4.74% 5.56% 11.02%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 58.82% 45.45% 63.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 11
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£350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £325 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-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
17 11 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 8.06% 12.22% 17.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 19
Average daily rate £350 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £415 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
- -6.39%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014, 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 21 (60.00%) .NET
1 21 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (54.29%) C#
3 18 (51.43%) ASP.NET
4 16 (45.71%) JavaScript
4 16 (45.71%) MVC
5 15 (42.86%) Scrum
6 13 (37.14%) TeamCity
6 13 (37.14%) E-Commerce
6 13 (37.14%) Git (software)
7 12 (34.29%) HTML
7 12 (34.29%) TDD
8 9 (25.71%) Software Engineering
9 8 (22.86%) Web Services
10 7 (20.00%) Windows
10 7 (20.00%) Migration
10 7 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (20.00%) jQuery
10 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (17.14%) Agile Testing
11 6 (17.14%) Relational Database
11 6 (17.14%) Finance
11 6 (17.14%) OO
11 6 (17.14%) IIS
12 5 (14.29%) SQL
12 5 (14.29%) Oracle
12 5 (14.29%) Extreme Programming
12 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (14.29%) Kanban
12 5 (14.29%) Web Development

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 6 (17.14%) IIS
2 4 (11.43%) WebSphere
2 4 (11.43%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (8.57%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.71%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.86%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Office
2 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (2.86%) Agresso
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) NAS
1 1 (2.86%) DHCP
1 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.86%) DNS
1 1 (2.86%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (17.14%) Relational Database
3 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (11.43%) DB2
4 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 13 (37.14%) TeamCity
1 13 (37.14%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.43%) MyEclipse
2 4 (11.43%) Eclipse
3 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio
4 2 (5.71%) JIRA
5 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.86%) Legal
3 1 (2.86%) General Ledger
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (68.57%) Developer
2 7 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (17.14%) Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Java Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Java Software Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Software Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Test Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) BizTalk Developer
6 2 (5.71%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (5.71%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Test Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Web Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Applications Support
7 1 (2.86%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Agile .NET Developer
7 1 (2.86%) DBA
7 1 (2.86%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (60.00%) .NET
2 18 (51.43%) ASP.NET
3 12 (34.29%) HTML
4 8 (22.86%) Web Services
5 7 (20.00%) jQuery
5 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (14.29%) WCF
7 4 (11.43%) ICEfaces
7 4 (11.43%) Java EE
7 4 (11.43%) JSF
7 4 (11.43%) Ajax
7 4 (11.43%) JSP
7 4 (11.43%) Struts
8 3 (8.57%) XML
8 3 (8.57%) XSD
8 3 (8.57%) XSLT
9 2 (5.71%) .NET Framework
10 1 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (2.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 1 (2.86%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Statistics
2 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) User Experience
3 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.86%) AS400
3 1 (2.86%) Clustering
3 1 (2.86%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Windows
2 4 (11.43%) UNIX
3 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.86%) Linux
4 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (45.71%) MVC
3 15 (42.86%) Scrum
4 13 (37.14%) E-Commerce
5 12 (34.29%) TDD
6 9 (25.71%) Software Engineering
7 7 (20.00%) Migration
8 6 (17.14%) Agile Testing
8 6 (17.14%) OO
9 5 (14.29%) Extreme Programming
9 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (14.29%) Kanban
9 5 (14.29%) Web Development
9 5 (14.29%) DevOps
10 4 (11.43%) Analytics
10 4 (11.43%) RAD
11 2 (5.71%) Requirements Analysis
11 2 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (5.71%) Integration Testing
11 2 (5.71%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (54.29%) C#
2 16 (45.71%) JavaScript
3 5 (14.29%) SQL
4 4 (11.43%) Java
5 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.86%) MCSE
2 1 (2.86%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.86%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (2.86%) Terminal Services
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Oracle
2 4 (11.43%) JBoss
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.71%) Northgate
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco
4 1 (2.86%) IBM
4 1 (2.86%) Juniper
4 1 (2.86%) Veritas
4 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.86%) HP
4 1 (2.86%) SAP
4 1 (2.86%) VMware
4 1 (2.86%) Capita
4 1 (2.86%) Orchard
Luton, Bedfordshire
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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