The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Luton region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 14 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 17 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 9.50% 14.47% 8.96%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 80.95% 78.57% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 6
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£375 £350 £349
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £315 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £433 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
21 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 11.73% 18.42% 23.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 10
Average daily rate £278 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.71% +3.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £342 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.48% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -4.76%
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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 10 July 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 10 July 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 (55.56%) C#
1 20 (55.56%) .NET
2 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (47.22%) JavaScript
3 17 (47.22%) ASP.NET
4 16 (44.44%) Scrum
5 14 (38.89%) E-Commerce
6 13 (36.11%) HTML
6 13 (36.11%) MVC
6 13 (36.11%) TDD
6 13 (36.11%) TeamCity
6 13 (36.11%) Git (software)
7 10 (27.78%) Web Services
8 9 (25.00%) Software Engineering
9 7 (19.44%) Migration
9 7 (19.44%) Windows
9 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (19.44%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (16.67%) Agile Testing
10 6 (16.67%) SQL
10 6 (16.67%) Oracle
11 5 (13.89%) Finance
11 5 (13.89%) Extreme Programming
11 5 (13.89%) IIS
11 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
11 5 (13.89%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (13.89%) Analytics
11 5 (13.89%) Relational Database
11 5 (13.89%) DevOps
11 5 (13.89%) WCF

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 5 (13.89%) IIS
1 5 (13.89%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (11.11%) WebSphere
3 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (5.56%) Papyrus
5 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.78%) MQSeries
5 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Office
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Exstream
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (2.78%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) LAN
1 1 (2.78%) WAN
1 1 (2.78%) DHCP
1 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.78%) DNS
1 1 (2.78%) SAN
1 1 (2.78%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (13.89%) Relational Database
3 4 (11.11%) DB2
3 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.78%) MySQL
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (36.11%) TeamCity
1 13 (36.11%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.11%) Eclipse
2 4 (11.11%) MyEclipse
3 3 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.78%) Selenium
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Legal
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 24 (66.67%) Developer
2 7 (19.44%) .NET Developer
3 6 (16.67%) Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Java Software Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Applications Support
5 2 (5.56%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (5.56%) BizTalk Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Systems Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Test Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Web Developer
6 1 (2.78%) DBA
6 1 (2.78%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Business Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (55.56%) .NET
2 17 (47.22%) ASP.NET
3 13 (36.11%) HTML
4 10 (27.78%) Web Services
5 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (13.89%) WCF
6 5 (13.89%) jQuery
7 4 (11.11%) ICEfaces
7 4 (11.11%) JSF
7 4 (11.11%) Ajax
7 4 (11.11%) Java EE
7 4 (11.11%) JSP
7 4 (11.11%) Struts
8 3 (8.33%) XML
8 3 (8.33%) XSD
8 3 (8.33%) XSLT
9 2 (5.56%) .NET Framework
10 1 (2.78%) Software Packaging
10 1 (2.78%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Statistics
2 2 (5.56%) N-Tier
2 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) AS400
3 1 (2.78%) Clustering
3 1 (2.78%) Informatics
3 1 (2.78%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (19.44%) Windows
2 4 (11.11%) UNIX
3 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.78%) Linux
5 1 (2.78%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (44.44%) Scrum
3 14 (38.89%) E-Commerce
4 13 (36.11%) MVC
4 13 (36.11%) TDD
5 9 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 7 (19.44%) Migration
7 6 (16.67%) Agile Testing
8 5 (13.89%) Analytics
8 5 (13.89%) DevOps
8 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (13.89%) Kanban
8 5 (13.89%) Extreme Programming
9 4 (11.11%) OO
9 4 (11.11%) RAD
9 4 (11.11%) Web Development
10 3 (8.33%) Waterfall
11 2 (5.56%) Release Management
11 2 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (5.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (55.56%) C#
2 17 (47.22%) JavaScript
3 6 (16.67%) SQL
4 4 (11.11%) Java
5 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.78%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.78%) MCITP
2 1 (2.78%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) Terminal Server
2 1 (2.78%) Terminal Services
2 1 (2.78%) ISA Server
2 1 (2.78%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) Oracle
2 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.11%) HP
3 4 (11.11%) JBoss
4 2 (5.56%) VMware
4 2 (5.56%) Northgate
5 1 (2.78%) Capita
5 1 (2.78%) Orchard
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco
5 1 (2.78%) IBM
5 1 (2.78%) SAP
5 1 (2.78%) Citrix
5 1 (2.78%) Juniper
5 1 (2.78%) Veritas
5 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.78%) Websense
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