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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 20 21 14
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 10 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 4.78% 3.40% 6.87%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 30.30% 21.21% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 9
Median daily rate £360 £373 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.35% +6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £327 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £419 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £50.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £23.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+38.95% +2.17%
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
33 33 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 15.79% 16.02% 18.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 18 19
Median daily rate £360 £310 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £397 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 £28.13 £50.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -44.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.28% +14.00%

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
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 25 July 2016.

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 25 July 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 17 (70.83%) C#
1 17 (70.83%) .NET
2 15 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
3 13 (54.17%) jQuery
4 10 (41.67%) .NET Framework
4 10 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (37.50%) LINQ
5 9 (37.50%) Entity Framework
5 9 (37.50%) HTML
6 8 (33.33%) SQL
6 8 (33.33%) Visual Studio
6 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 8 (33.33%) CSS
6 8 (33.33%) OOP
6 8 (33.33%) TDD
6 8 (33.33%) SOLID
7 7 (29.17%) AngularJS
7 7 (29.17%) MVC
8 5 (20.83%) ERP
8 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (16.67%) Web Development
9 4 (16.67%) Digital Media
9 4 (16.67%) Network Security
9 4 (16.67%) CRM
9 4 (16.67%) Web Services
9 4 (16.67%) XML
9 4 (16.67%) Java
9 4 (16.67%) PHP
10 3 (12.50%) SOAP

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 3 (12.50%) CMS
1 3 (12.50%) EPiServer CMS
1 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.33%) IIS
2 2 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (4.17%) Apache
3 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.17%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Sage 1000
1 1 (4.17%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Office 365
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (4.17%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) Network Security
2 3 (12.50%) HTTP
3 1 (4.17%) DNS
3 1 (4.17%) Firewall
3 1 (4.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Informix
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (4.17%) MS Access
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
2 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Advertising
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 6 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 5 (20.83%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Architect
5 3 (12.50%) EPiServer Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared SharePoint Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior SharePoint Developer
6 2 (8.33%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Database Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Database Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Sage 500 Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Sage Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Database Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Service Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (70.83%) .NET
2 13 (54.17%) jQuery
3 10 (41.67%) .NET Framework
4 9 (37.50%) Entity Framework
4 9 (37.50%) HTML
4 9 (37.50%) LINQ
5 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 8 (33.33%) CSS
6 7 (29.17%) AngularJS
7 4 (16.67%) Web Services
7 4 (16.67%) XML
8 3 (12.50%) Ajax
8 3 (12.50%) REST
8 3 (12.50%) RESTful
8 3 (12.50%) SOAP
8 3 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (12.50%) WCF
9 2 (8.33%) Razor View Engine
9 2 (8.33%) WPF
10 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Digital Media
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Android
2 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) OOP
1 8 (33.33%) SOLID
1 8 (33.33%) TDD
2 7 (29.17%) MVC
3 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.83%) ERP
4 4 (16.67%) CRM
4 4 (16.67%) Web Development
5 3 (12.50%) High Availability
5 3 (12.50%) ITIL
5 3 (12.50%) Logistics
5 3 (12.50%) SDLC
5 3 (12.50%) Supplier Management
6 2 (8.33%) Asset Management
6 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
6 2 (8.33%) Performance Management
6 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Document Management
7 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 17 (70.83%) C#
2 15 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 8 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (16.67%) Java
4 4 (16.67%) PHP
5 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared
1 2 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) MCDBA
2 1 (4.17%) MCP
2 1 (4.17%) MCSE
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (4.17%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) EPiServer
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle
3 2 (8.33%) IBM
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco
4 1 (4.17%) Citrix
4 1 (4.17%) HP
4 1 (4.17%) Kaseya
4 1 (4.17%) RedGate
4 1 (4.17%) Sage
4 1 (4.17%) Siemens
4 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds
4 1 (4.17%) VMware