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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South East / Middlesex
Rank 13 23 15
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 11 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 8.59% 3.55% 6.63%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 52.38% 15.63% 34.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 7
Median daily rate £400 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £290 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £490 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £347
% change year-on-year
- +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.45 £22.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+17.53% -12.62%

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
21 32 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 16.41% 22.70% 19.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 26
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £275 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £425 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
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 Middlesex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Middlesex 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 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
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 21 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 11 (50.00%) HTML
1 11 (50.00%) Java
1 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 11 (50.00%) MySQL
1 11 (50.00%) Oracle
1 11 (50.00%) Legal
1 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (45.45%) CSS
2 10 (45.45%) Web Services
2 10 (45.45%) Finance
2 10 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (40.91%) Mule
3 9 (40.91%) Security Cleared
3 9 (40.91%) Spring
3 9 (40.91%) Java EE
3 9 (40.91%) Mule ESB
3 9 (40.91%) MVC
4 8 (36.36%) SQL
5 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
6 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (18.18%) Advertising
6 4 (18.18%) Unix
6 4 (18.18%) Linux
7 3 (13.64%) OOP
7 3 (13.64%) Windows
7 3 (13.64%) Perl
7 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
7 3 (13.64%) DevOps
7 3 (13.64%) Over-the-Top Content
7 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex 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 9 (40.91%) Mule
1 9 (40.91%) Mule ESB
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.55%) IIS
3 1 (4.55%) JBoss
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (4.55%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.55%) PaaS
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (50.00%) MySQL
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (9.09%) Ingres
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.55%) Big Data
4 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.55%) DB2
4 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.55%) HBase
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Power View
4 1 (4.55%) MS Access
4 1 (4.55%) Power BI
4 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Fiddler
2 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.55%) JUnit
2 1 (4.55%) Maven
2 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.55%) TestNG
2 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (50.00%) Legal
2 10 (45.45%) Finance
3 4 (18.18%) Advertising
4 2 (9.09%) Marketing
5 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Developer
2 9 (40.91%) Java Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (13.64%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
4 3 (13.64%) SQL Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) SSIS Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) SSRS Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Migration Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Support Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Product Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) HTML
2 10 (45.45%) CSS
2 10 (45.45%) Web Services
3 9 (40.91%) Java EE
3 9 (40.91%) Spring
4 2 (9.09%) .NET
4 2 (9.09%) XML
5 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.55%) Entity Framework
5 1 (4.55%) HTML5
5 1 (4.55%) jQuery
5 1 (4.55%) JSON
5 1 (4.55%) LINQ
5 1 (4.55%) ODBC
5 1 (4.55%) RESTful
5 1 (4.55%) WinForms
5 1 (4.55%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
1 3 (13.64%) Over-the-Top Content
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.55%) PlayStation
3 1 (4.55%) Reference Data
3 1 (4.55%) User Experience
3 1 (4.55%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Linux
1 4 (18.18%) Unix
2 3 (13.64%) Windows
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (40.91%) MVC
4 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (13.64%) DevOps
5 3 (13.64%) OOP
6 2 (9.09%) Data Cleansing
6 2 (9.09%) ITIL
6 2 (9.09%) Migration
6 2 (9.09%) OO
6 2 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.55%) Data Migration
7 1 (4.55%) High Availability
7 1 (4.55%) Integration Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Multithreading
7 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (4.55%) Security Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Test Automation
7 1 (4.55%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) Java
1 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (36.36%) SQL
3 3 (13.64%) Perl
4 2 (9.09%) C#
5 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.55%) UniBasic
5 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) MCDBA
2 1 (4.55%) MCP
2 1 (4.55%) MCSE
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Google
3 1 (4.55%) IBM
3 1 (4.55%) Redback
3 1 (4.55%) Sage
3 1 (4.55%) Siemens