The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 17 21 17
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 14 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 5.91% 4.53% 5.99%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 35.00% 29.27% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 4
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£400 £440 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £431 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £484 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £34.50 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +16.59%
SQL Server
South East

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 Middlesex region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
40 41 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 16.88% 15.47% 16.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 15 14
Average daily rate £340 £467 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.19% +43.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £335 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £563 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £34.50 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.34 £32.03 £30.70
% change year-on-year
+4.09% +4.32%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server across the Middlesex region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Middlesex region.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 14 (48.28%) .NET
2 10 (34.48%) C#
3 9 (31.03%) SQL
3 9 (31.03%) Windows
3 9 (31.03%) E-Commerce
4 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET
4 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
5 7 (24.14%) MVC
5 7 (24.14%) Oracle
5 7 (24.14%) Linux
5 7 (24.14%) Web Services
6 6 (20.69%) VB.NET
6 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 5 (17.24%) CMS
7 5 (17.24%) Marketing
7 5 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (17.24%) T-SQL
8 4 (13.79%) Java
8 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
8 4 (13.79%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (13.79%) AIX
8 4 (13.79%) Solaris
8 4 (13.79%) ITIL
8 4 (13.79%) Cisco
8 4 (13.79%) IBM
8 4 (13.79%) LAN
8 4 (13.79%) WAN
8 4 (13.79%) HP
8 4 (13.79%) Citrix
8 4 (13.79%) NetApp

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 (17.24%) CMS
2 3 (10.34%) Umbraco
2 3 (10.34%) Kentico
2 3 (10.34%) Adobe CQ
2 3 (10.34%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.45%) ArcGIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) LAN
1 4 (13.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.90%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.45%) QlikView
4 1 (3.45%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (17.24%) Marketing
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Billing
3 1 (3.45%) Publishing
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (58.62%) Developer
2 6 (20.69%) Web Developer
2 6 (20.69%) .NET Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Consultant
3 4 (13.79%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Technical Design Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Report Developer
4 3 (10.34%) VB.NET Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Crystal Reports Developer
4 3 (10.34%) .NET Web Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Architect
5 2 (6.90%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.90%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.45%) WPF Developer
6 1 (3.45%) QlikView Developer
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (48.28%) .NET
2 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET
3 7 (24.14%) Web Services
4 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (10.34%) HTML5
5 3 (10.34%) .NET Framework
5 3 (10.34%) HTML
6 2 (6.90%) J2EE
6 2 (6.90%) MSMQ
6 2 (6.90%) JMS
6 2 (6.90%) XML
6 2 (6.90%) JSP
6 2 (6.90%) SOAP
6 2 (6.90%) Middleware
6 2 (6.90%) Spring
6 2 (6.90%) JSON
6 2 (6.90%) Hibernate
6 2 (6.90%) REST
6 2 (6.90%) SAP PI
6 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (31.03%) Windows
2 7 (24.14%) Linux
3 4 (13.79%) AIX
3 4 (13.79%) Solaris
3 4 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.90%) UNIX
5 1 (3.45%) Android
5 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.45%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) E-Commerce
2 7 (24.14%) MVC
3 5 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (13.79%) ITIL
4 4 (13.79%) Service Management
4 4 (13.79%) ITSM
5 3 (10.34%) Web Development
5 3 (10.34%) SOA
5 3 (10.34%) OO
6 2 (6.90%) CRM
6 2 (6.90%) EAI
6 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.45%) MVVM
7 1 (3.45%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.45%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.45%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (3.45%) Automation Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.45%) Scrum
7 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) C#
2 9 (31.03%) SQL
3 6 (20.69%) VB.NET
4 5 (17.24%) T-SQL
5 4 (13.79%) Java
5 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.45%) VB
6 1 (3.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (13.79%) XenApp
1 4 (13.79%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 7 (24.14%) Oracle
3 4 (13.79%) Cisco
3 4 (13.79%) IBM
3 4 (13.79%) HP
3 4 (13.79%) Citrix
3 4 (13.79%) NetApp
3 4 (13.79%) Red Hat
3 4 (13.79%) VMware
3 4 (13.79%) 3PAR
4 3 (10.34%) Adobe
4 3 (10.34%) Business Objects
5 2 (6.90%) SAP
6 1 (3.45%) ESRI
6 1 (3.45%) Sybase
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