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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 21 8 5
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 9 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 5.42% 11.82% 16.87%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 60.00% 65.00% 53.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 11
Average daily rate
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£338 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £200 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £399 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £38.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £29.25 £26.75
% change year-on-year
-1.91% +9.34%
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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 20 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 9.04% 18.18% 31.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 18
Average daily rate £350 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £405 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £38.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -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 30 January 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 30 January 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 8 (40.00%) .NET
2 7 (35.00%) SQL
3 6 (30.00%) Windows
4 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (25.00%) C#
4 5 (25.00%) IIS
4 5 (25.00%) DHCP
4 5 (25.00%) DNS
4 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (20.00%) SCOM
5 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (20.00%) FTP
5 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 4 (20.00%) MVC
5 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (15.00%) Finance
6 3 (15.00%) .NET Framework
7 2 (10.00%) Automated Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
7 2 (10.00%) JIRA
7 2 (10.00%) Web Development
7 2 (10.00%) SCCM
7 2 (10.00%) TeamCity
7 2 (10.00%) BDD

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 5 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (5.00%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
1 1 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) DHCP
1 5 (25.00%) DNS
2 4 (20.00%) FTP
3 1 (5.00%) xDSL
3 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.00%) VPN
3 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (5.00%) ATM
3 1 (5.00%) ISDN
3 1 (5.00%) VoIP
3 1 (5.00%) WAN
3 1 (5.00%) SMTP
3 1 (5.00%) MPLS
3 1 (5.00%) OSPF
3 1 (5.00%) BGP
3 1 (5.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (5.00%) Frame Relay
3 1 (5.00%) Firewall
3 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) JIRA
1 2 (10.00%) TeamCity
1 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.00%) NSubstitute
2 1 (5.00%) NUnit
2 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.00%) ReSharper
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) General Ledger
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Administrator
4 3 (15.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (15.00%) C# Developer
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Graduate
6 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) DBA
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Integration Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) .NET
2 3 (15.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (10.00%) Middleware
3 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (5.00%) CSS
4 1 (5.00%) XML
4 1 (5.00%) MSMQ
4 1 (5.00%) WCF
4 1 (5.00%) WPF
4 1 (5.00%) jQuery
4 1 (5.00%) WinForms
4 1 (5.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (5.00%) CSS3
4 1 (5.00%) Autofac
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (5.00%) Clustering
1 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (5.00%) SecurID
1 1 (5.00%) Statistics
1 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (5.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (20.00%) MVC
3 2 (10.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (10.00%) Web Development
3 2 (10.00%) BDD
3 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (10.00%) Migration
3 2 (10.00%) Scrum
3 2 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (5.00%) Analytics
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.00%) ETL
4 1 (5.00%) OO
4 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) C#
2 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.00%) C++
4 1 (5.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (5.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) SCOM
2 2 (10.00%) SCCM
3 1 (5.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Aruba
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco
2 1 (5.00%) Sybase
2 1 (5.00%) Symantec
2 1 (5.00%) Websense
2 1 (5.00%) HP
2 1 (5.00%) Dell
2 1 (5.00%) Intel
2 1 (5.00%) Avaya
2 1 (5.00%) Juniper
2 1 (5.00%) Veritas
2 1 (5.00%) Lotus
2 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (5.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (5.00%) 3Com
2 1 (5.00%) BT
2 1 (5.00%) SonicWALL
2 1 (5.00%) Brocade
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