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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 26 6 10
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 11 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 4.91% 10.84% 10.66%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 73.33% 64.29% 54.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 10
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£375 £325 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £304 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £410 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-18.03% +18.53%
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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
15 14 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 6.70% 16.87% 19.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 15
Average daily rate £350 £325 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £264 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £460 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 20 (57.14%) .NET
2 19 (54.29%) ASP.NET
3 18 (51.43%) C#
3 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (48.57%) JavaScript
5 16 (45.71%) Scrum
6 15 (42.86%) MVC
7 14 (40.00%) E-Commerce
7 14 (40.00%) TeamCity
7 14 (40.00%) Git (software)
8 13 (37.14%) TDD
8 13 (37.14%) HTML
9 9 (25.71%) Software Engineering
10 8 (22.86%) Web Services
10 8 (22.86%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (20.00%) Windows
11 7 (20.00%) Migration
12 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (17.14%) jQuery
12 6 (17.14%) Finance
12 6 (17.14%) OO
12 6 (17.14%) IIS
12 6 (17.14%) SQL
12 6 (17.14%) Agile Testing
12 6 (17.14%) Relational Database
13 5 (14.29%) DevOps
13 5 (14.29%) Oracle
13 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
13 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (14.29%) Kanban

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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%) SharePoint
3 3 (8.57%) BizTalk Server
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
1 2 (5.71%) 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%) DHCP
1 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.86%) DNS
1 1 (2.86%) SAN
1 1 (2.86%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (17.14%) Relational Database
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (11.43%) DB2
3 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (40.00%) TeamCity
1 14 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.43%) Eclipse
2 4 (11.43%) MyEclipse
3 3 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.86%) JIRA
4 1 (2.86%) Selenium
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 23 (65.71%) Developer
2 7 (20.00%) Analyst
2 7 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (11.43%) Software Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Java Software Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Java Developer
3 4 (11.43%) Test Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (5.71%) BizTalk Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Web Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Test Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Support Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Applications Support
5 1 (2.86%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (2.86%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Agile .NET Developer
5 1 (2.86%) DBA
5 1 (2.86%) Technical Architect
5 1 (2.86%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (57.14%) .NET
2 19 (54.29%) ASP.NET
3 13 (37.14%) HTML
4 8 (22.86%) Web Services
4 8 (22.86%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (17.14%) jQuery
6 5 (14.29%) WCF
7 4 (11.43%) JSF
7 4 (11.43%) Ajax
7 4 (11.43%) Java EE
7 4 (11.43%) JSP
7 4 (11.43%) Struts
7 4 (11.43%) ICEfaces
8 3 (8.57%) XML
8 3 (8.57%) XSD
8 3 (8.57%) XSLT
9 1 (2.86%) ADO
9 1 (2.86%) Software Packaging
9 1 (2.86%) Silverlight
9 1 (2.86%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Statistics
2 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.86%) AS400
3 1 (2.86%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.86%) Clustering
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%) Linux
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (45.71%) Scrum
3 15 (42.86%) MVC
4 14 (40.00%) E-Commerce
5 13 (37.14%) TDD
6 9 (25.71%) Software Engineering
7 7 (20.00%) Migration
8 6 (17.14%) OO
8 6 (17.14%) Agile Testing
9 5 (14.29%) DevOps
9 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (14.29%) Kanban
9 5 (14.29%) Web Development
9 5 (14.29%) Extreme Programming
10 4 (11.43%) RAD
10 4 (11.43%) Analytics
11 3 (8.57%) Automated Testing
11 3 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
12 2 (5.71%) Requirements Analysis
12 2 (5.71%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (51.43%) C#
2 17 (48.57%) JavaScript
3 6 (17.14%) 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%) MCITP
2 1 (2.86%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.86%) Terminal Services
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
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.43%) JBoss
3 2 (5.71%) Northgate
4 1 (2.86%) SAP
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco
4 1 (2.86%) IBM
4 1 (2.86%) HP
4 1 (2.86%) Juniper
4 1 (2.86%) Veritas
4 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.86%) Capita
4 1 (2.86%) Orchard
4 1 (2.86%) VMware
Luton, Bedfordshire
Gold Group
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago