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 28 July 2016 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 14 13 17
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 12 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 7.74% 9.80% 8.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 63.16% 55.56% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 13
Median daily rate £388 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £345 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -2.17%
SQL Server
Bedfordshire

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
19 27 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 12.26% 17.65% 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 22 16
Median daily rate £438 £425 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +53.15%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.81%

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
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 28 July 2016.

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 28 July 2016, 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%) Microsoft
1 8 (50.00%) VMware
2 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (37.50%) XenApp
3 6 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (37.50%) E-Commerce
3 6 (37.50%) Citrix
4 5 (31.25%) SQL
4 5 (31.25%) Windows
5 4 (25.00%) IIS
5 4 (25.00%) Web Services
5 4 (25.00%) ITIL
5 4 (25.00%) NetApp
5 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
5 4 (25.00%) SCCM
5 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
6 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (18.75%) Scrum
6 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (18.75%) hybris
6 3 (18.75%) Akamai
6 3 (18.75%) CloudFront
6 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
6 3 (18.75%) Migration
6 3 (18.75%) .NET
6 3 (18.75%) Oracle
6 3 (18.75%) WAN

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 4 (25.00%) IIS
2 2 (12.50%) SAS
3 1 (6.25%) CMS
3 1 (6.25%) Confluence
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.25%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (18.75%) CloudFront
4 2 (12.50%) Office 365
5 1 (6.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) DNS
1 3 (18.75%) WAN
2 2 (12.50%) Internet
2 2 (12.50%) MPLS
2 2 (12.50%) NetScaler
3 1 (6.25%) DHCP
3 1 (6.25%) FTP
3 1 (6.25%) LAN
3 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (18.75%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
3 2 (12.50%) Data Mining
3 2 (12.50%) MySQL
3 2 (12.50%) OLTP
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Data Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Compliance Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL Configuration Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Sitecore Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Architect
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Web Services
2 3 (18.75%) .NET
3 1 (6.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Data Extraction
2 2 (12.50%) RIA
3 1 (6.25%) CMDB
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
3 2 (12.50%) Solaris
4 1 (6.25%) Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 4 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) Migration
3 3 (18.75%) Scrum
4 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Converged Infrastructure
4 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (12.50%) High Availability
4 2 (12.50%) Reverse Engineering
4 2 (12.50%) SDLC
4 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 1 (6.25%) ETL
5 1 (6.25%) MVC
5 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.25%) Software Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
2 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) MCITP
1 2 (12.50%) MCSE
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) VCP5
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
1 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (37.50%) XenApp
3 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (12.50%) vSphere
5 1 (6.25%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) SCCM
2 2 (12.50%) SCOM
2 2 (12.50%) Simpana
3 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (50.00%) VMware
2 6 (37.50%) Citrix
3 4 (25.00%) NetApp
4 3 (18.75%) Akamai
4 3 (18.75%) HP
4 3 (18.75%) hybris
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle
5 2 (12.50%) 3PAR
5 2 (12.50%) CommVault
5 2 (12.50%) Sitecore
5 2 (12.50%) Tableau
6 1 (6.25%) Atlassian
6 1 (6.25%) TIBCO
6 1 (6.25%) Veeam