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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 13 21 9
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -12
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 16 6 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 11.35% 3.75% 9.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 43.24% 18.75% 52.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 11
Median daily rate £450 £413 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +46.79%
UK excluding London median daily rate £359 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £30.00 - £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.75 £25.97 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+45.36% +8.20%
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
37 32 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 26.24% 20.00% 17.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 25
Median daily rate £500 £413 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +21.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £378 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £431 £409
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £30.00 - £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.75 £31.40
% change year-on-year
+47.57% -17.99%

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 3 December 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 13 (54.17%) JavaScript
2 12 (50.00%) HTML
3 11 (45.83%) MySQL
3 11 (45.83%) CSS
3 11 (45.83%) Web Services
3 11 (45.83%) Finance
3 11 (45.83%) Legal
3 11 (45.83%) Security Cleared
4 10 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 10 (41.67%) Oracle
4 10 (41.67%) Java
5 9 (37.50%) MVC
5 9 (37.50%) Spring
5 9 (37.50%) Java EE
5 9 (37.50%) Mule
5 9 (37.50%) Mule ESB
6 6 (25.00%) SQL
7 5 (20.83%) Windows
8 4 (16.67%) Linux
8 4 (16.67%) C#
8 4 (16.67%) .NET
8 4 (16.67%) Advertising
8 4 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (16.67%) jQuery
9 3 (12.50%) Fiddler
9 3 (12.50%) Wireshark
9 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
9 3 (12.50%) PowerShell

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 (37.50%) Mule
1 9 (37.50%) Mule ESB
2 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (4.17%) IIS
4 1 (4.17%) JBoss
4 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (4.17%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (4.17%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Office 365
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.17%) PaaS
2 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) Wireshark
2 2 (8.33%) HTTP
3 1 (4.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) MySQL
2 2 (8.33%) Ingres
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (4.17%) DB2
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (4.17%) MS Access
3 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (12.50%) Fiddler
2 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 2 (8.33%) Subversion
3 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.17%) JUnit
4 1 (4.17%) Maven
4 1 (4.17%) TestNG
General
1 11 (45.83%) Finance
1 11 (45.83%) Legal
2 4 (16.67%) Advertising
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Developer
2 9 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (12.50%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
5 2 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (8.33%) C# Developer
5 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared SharePoint Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior SharePoint Developer
5 2 (8.33%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (8.33%) SQL Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) SQL Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) SSIS Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) SSRS Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (50.00%) HTML
2 11 (45.83%) CSS
2 11 (45.83%) Web Services
3 9 (37.50%) Java EE
3 9 (37.50%) Spring
4 4 (16.67%) .NET
4 4 (16.67%) jQuery
5 3 (12.50%) XML
6 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
6 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
6 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
6 2 (8.33%) Entity Framework
6 2 (8.33%) LINQ
6 2 (8.33%) WCF
6 2 (8.33%) WPF
7 1 (4.17%) ODBC
7 1 (4.17%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 3 (12.50%) Over-the-Top Content
2 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.17%) PlayStation
2 1 (4.17%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
2 4 (16.67%) Linux
3 3 (12.50%) Unix
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.17%) Android
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (37.50%) MVC
3 3 (12.50%) DevOps
3 3 (12.50%) OOP
4 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.33%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (8.33%) ITIL
4 2 (8.33%) Migration
4 2 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (8.33%) SDLC
4 2 (8.33%) SOLID
4 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (8.33%) TDD
4 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.17%) PLM
5 1 (4.17%) Scrum
5 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.17%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) JavaScript
2 10 (41.67%) Java
3 6 (25.00%) SQL
4 4 (16.67%) C#
5 3 (12.50%) Perl
5 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) MCDBA
3 1 (4.17%) MCP
3 1 (4.17%) MCSE
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.17%) Docker
1 1 (4.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (4.17%) HP SIM
1 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
1 10 (41.67%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco
2 1 (4.17%) Citrix
2 1 (4.17%) Google
2 1 (4.17%) HP
2 1 (4.17%) Kaseya
2 1 (4.17%) Sage
2 1 (4.17%) Siemens
2 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds
2 1 (4.17%) VMware