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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 13 18 24
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 15 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 7.65% 4.17% 1.71%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 41.67% 29.03% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 0
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£281 £467 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.82% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £29.50 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-14.40% +16.83%
SQL Server
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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
36 31 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 18.37% 14.35% 12.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 23 15
Average daily rate £350 £484 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.68% +48.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.94%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
2 11 (39.29%) SQL
3 10 (35.71%) .NET
3 10 (35.71%) Oracle
4 9 (32.14%) E-Commerce
5 8 (28.57%) Windows
5 8 (28.57%) AIX
5 8 (28.57%) C#
6 7 (25.00%) HTML
6 7 (25.00%) Web Services
6 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 6 (21.43%) IBM
7 6 (21.43%) Migration
7 6 (21.43%) CMS
7 6 (21.43%) MVC
7 6 (21.43%) CSS
7 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (21.43%) Marketing
7 6 (21.43%) jQuery
7 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (17.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 5 (17.86%) T-SQL
8 5 (17.86%) Scrum
8 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (14.29%) VMware
9 4 (14.29%) Service Management

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (21.43%) CMS
2 4 (14.29%) Kentico
2 4 (14.29%) Adobe CQ
3 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
3 3 (10.71%) Umbraco
4 2 (7.14%) WebSphere
4 2 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (3.57%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Office
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) LAN
1 4 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (7.14%) QlikView
4 2 (7.14%) SQLite
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 5 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (21.43%) Marketing
2 1 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.57%) Advertising
2 1 (3.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Developer
2 7 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) Applications Support Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) Support Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) Applications Support
5 4 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (14.29%) Web Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Consultant
5 4 (14.29%) C# Developer
5 4 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Architect
6 3 (10.71%) .NET Web Developer
6 3 (10.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Technical Design Consultant
6 3 (10.71%) VB.NET Developer
6 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Technical Architect
7 2 (7.14%) Agile .NET Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) .NET
2 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 7 (25.00%) Web Services
2 7 (25.00%) HTML
3 6 (21.43%) jQuery
3 6 (21.43%) CSS
4 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (10.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (10.71%) AngularJS
5 3 (10.71%) XML
5 3 (10.71%) Ajax
5 3 (10.71%) .NET Framework
6 2 (7.14%) XSL
6 2 (7.14%) XSLT
6 2 (7.14%) JMS
6 2 (7.14%) WSDL
6 2 (7.14%) Spring
6 2 (7.14%) XSD
6 2 (7.14%) JDBC
6 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (3.57%) Digital Media
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Windows
1 8 (28.57%) AIX
2 4 (14.29%) Solaris
2 4 (14.29%) Linux
2 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (14.29%) UNIX
3 1 (3.57%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) E-Commerce
2 6 (21.43%) MVC
2 6 (21.43%) Migration
2 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (17.86%) Scrum
4 4 (14.29%) Service Management
4 4 (14.29%) ITSM
4 4 (14.29%) ITIL
4 4 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (10.71%) Web Development
5 3 (10.71%) Unit Testing
6 2 (7.14%) Integration Testing
6 2 (7.14%) Identity Management
6 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.57%) OOP
7 1 (3.57%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (3.57%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.57%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.57%) Change Control
7 1 (3.57%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) SQL
2 8 (28.57%) C#
3 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (17.86%) T-SQL
5 4 (14.29%) VB.NET
5 4 (14.29%) Java
5 4 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 4 (14.29%) Korn
5 4 (14.29%) Bash Shell
6 2 (7.14%) XPath
7 1 (3.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (14.29%) XenApp
1 4 (14.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) OpenIDM
1 2 (7.14%) OpenAM
2 1 (3.57%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
2 10 (35.71%) Oracle
3 6 (21.43%) IBM
4 4 (14.29%) Cisco
4 4 (14.29%) Adobe
4 4 (14.29%) HP
4 4 (14.29%) Citrix
4 4 (14.29%) NetApp
4 4 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 4 (14.29%) VMware
4 4 (14.29%) 3PAR
5 2 (7.14%) ForgeRock
6 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (3.57%) SAP