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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Bedfordshire / Luton
Rank 16 17 20
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 5 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 4.81% 7.14% 6.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 25.00% 70.59% 55.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 5
Median daily rate £375 £394 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +21.15%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.39 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.84% -10.00%

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
20 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 19.23% 10.12% 11.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 9
Median daily rate £375 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

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
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 17 January 2017, 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 16 (59.26%) Web Services
2 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (40.74%) C#
3 11 (40.74%) .NET
4 10 (37.04%) SharePoint
4 10 (37.04%) SOA
4 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
4 10 (37.04%) Enterprise Architecture
5 9 (33.33%) Business Development
5 9 (33.33%) Degree
5 9 (33.33%) TOGAF
5 9 (33.33%) Supplier Management
5 9 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (33.33%) XenApp
5 9 (33.33%) NoSQL
5 9 (33.33%) VMware
5 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 9 (33.33%) Citrix
5 9 (33.33%) Linked Data
5 9 (33.33%) Presales
5 9 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
5 9 (33.33%) Document Composition
6 7 (25.93%) SQL
6 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (25.93%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (22.22%) Hyper-V
7 6 (22.22%) IIS
7 6 (22.22%) NetApp
8 5 (18.52%) ITIL

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 10 (37.04%) SharePoint
2 6 (22.22%) IIS
3 1 (3.70%) Apache
3 1 (3.70%) Confluence
3 1 (3.70%) JBoss
3 1 (3.70%) SAS
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.93%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (18.52%) Akamai
2 5 (18.52%) CloudFront
3 3 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) MPLS
1 3 (11.11%) NetScaler
1 3 (11.11%) WAN
2 2 (7.41%) FTP
3 1 (3.70%) DHCP
3 1 (3.70%) DNS
3 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (7.41%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (7.41%) MySQL
4 1 (3.70%) Data Mart
4 1 (3.70%) Data Mining
4 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.70%) MS Access
4 1 (3.70%) OLAP
4 1 (3.70%) OLTP
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.70%) ERwin
2 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Architect
2 10 (37.04%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Technical Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (7.41%) .NET Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Active Directory Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (7.41%) C# Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Data Architect
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (59.26%) Web Services
2 11 (40.74%) .NET
3 2 (7.41%) WinForms
4 1 (3.70%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (3.70%) Apache Camel
4 1 (3.70%) Apache CXF
4 1 (3.70%) HTML
4 1 (3.70%) HTML5
4 1 (3.70%) J2EE
4 1 (3.70%) jQuery
4 1 (3.70%) JSP
4 1 (3.70%) Spring
4 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Linked Data
2 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.41%) RIA
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Data Extraction
4 1 (3.70%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) Solaris
3 1 (3.70%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (37.04%) Enterprise Architecture
2 10 (37.04%) SOA
3 9 (33.33%) Business Development
3 9 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (33.33%) Document Composition
3 9 (33.33%) Presales
3 9 (33.33%) Supplier Management
3 9 (33.33%) TOGAF
4 5 (18.52%) High Availability
4 5 (18.52%) ITIL
5 4 (14.81%) Data Modelling
5 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
5 4 (14.81%) Migration
6 3 (11.11%) Converged Infrastructure
6 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (11.11%) ETL
6 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (7.41%) Scrum
7 2 (7.41%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) C#
2 7 (25.93%) SQL
3 2 (7.41%) Java
4 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (11.11%) MCITP
2 3 (11.11%) MCSE
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) PCI DSS
2 2 (7.41%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 9 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
1 9 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (33.33%) XenApp
2 6 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 3 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) SCCM
2 3 (11.11%) Simpana
3 1 (3.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 9 (33.33%) Citrix
2 9 (33.33%) VMware
3 6 (22.22%) NetApp
4 4 (14.81%) Oracle
5 3 (11.11%) 3PAR
5 3 (11.11%) CommVault
5 3 (11.11%) HP
6 2 (7.41%) hybris
6 2 (7.41%) Tableau
7 1 (3.70%) Atlassian
7 1 (3.70%) Teradata