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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 20 17 7
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -10
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 5 8 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 3.21% 5.19% 12.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.00% 32.00% 89.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 21
Median daily rate £450 £556 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.10% +48.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £413 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £625 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £22.25 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+46.06% -23.27%
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
10 25 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 6.41% 16.23% 13.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 17 22
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £225 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £625 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+38.00% -23.07%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 6 (46.15%) SQL
1 6 (46.15%) .NET
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
3 4 (30.77%) Windows
3 4 (30.77%) Linux
3 4 (30.77%) ETL
4 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
4 3 (23.08%) C#
4 3 (23.08%) FTP
4 3 (23.08%) DNS
4 3 (23.08%) ISEB
4 3 (23.08%) MVC
4 3 (23.08%) Bugzilla
4 3 (23.08%) Scrum
4 3 (23.08%) Data Transformation
4 3 (23.08%) Defect Management
4 3 (23.08%) SOLID
4 3 (23.08%) Sitecore
4 3 (23.08%) TeamCity
4 3 (23.08%) Test Management
4 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
4 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (23.08%) hybris
4 3 (23.08%) BDD
4 3 (23.08%) FogBugz
5 2 (15.38%) IaaS
5 2 (15.38%) High Availability
5 2 (15.38%) Static Code Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC

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 2 (15.38%) Confluence
2 1 (7.69%) CMS
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (15.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) DNS
1 3 (23.08%) FTP
2 2 (15.38%) LAN
2 2 (15.38%) WAN
3 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (7.69%) DB2
2 1 (7.69%) DB2 UDB
2 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Bugzilla
1 3 (23.08%) FogBugz
1 3 (23.08%) TeamCity
2 2 (15.38%) JIRA
2 2 (15.38%) NUnit
2 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Analyst
1 3 (23.08%) Test Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Architect
2 2 (15.38%) AWS Architect
2 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce Architect
2 2 (15.38%) ETL Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (15.38%) QA Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) QA Test Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Active Directory Migration Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL Configuration Manager
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Server Migration Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Leader
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
2 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (15.38%) RESTful
2 2 (15.38%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) CMDB
1 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (7.69%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) ETL
3 3 (23.08%) BDD
3 3 (23.08%) Data Transformation
3 3 (23.08%) Defect Management
3 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
3 3 (23.08%) MVC
3 3 (23.08%) Scrum
3 3 (23.08%) SOLID
3 3 (23.08%) Test Management
3 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (15.38%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
4 2 (15.38%) High Availability
4 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
4 2 (15.38%) Loose Coupling
4 2 (15.38%) Microservices
4 2 (15.38%) Static Code Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
4 2 (15.38%) YAGNI
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) C#
3 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) ISEB
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.69%) VCP5
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) NFS
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) NetBackup
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
1 1 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) hybris
1 3 (23.08%) Sitecore
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) TIBCO
3 1 (7.69%) Veeam