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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 18 23 23
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 12 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 5.02% 2.73% 3.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 26.09% 18.42% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 2
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£375 - £270
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 - £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 - £334
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £50.50 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.25 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-0.82% +17.56%
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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
46 38 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 19.25% 14.84% 11.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 15 14
Average daily rate £295 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £313 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £585 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £50.50 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.30 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-0.63% +8.33%

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 September 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 September 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 12 (40.00%) Windows
2 10 (33.33%) SQL
2 10 (33.33%) .NET
3 9 (30.00%) Linux
3 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (26.67%) Oracle
4 8 (26.67%) C#
5 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET
6 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
6 6 (20.00%) Web Services
6 6 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (20.00%) LAN
6 6 (20.00%) WAN
7 5 (16.67%) E-Commerce
7 5 (16.67%) T-SQL
8 4 (13.33%) Java
8 4 (13.33%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (13.33%) AIX
8 4 (13.33%) Solaris
8 4 (13.33%) ITIL
8 4 (13.33%) Cisco
8 4 (13.33%) IBM
8 4 (13.33%) HP
8 4 (13.33%) Citrix
8 4 (13.33%) NetApp
8 4 (13.33%) Red Hat
8 4 (13.33%) Service Management
8 4 (13.33%) ITSM
8 4 (13.33%) MVC
8 4 (13.33%) VMware

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (13.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.33%) Apache
3 1 (3.33%) ArcGIS
3 1 (3.33%) CMS
3 1 (3.33%) SAP Web AS
3 1 (3.33%) Umbraco
3 1 (3.33%) Kentico
3 1 (3.33%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) Office 365
2 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) LAN
1 6 (20.00%) WAN
2 2 (6.67%) VPN
2 2 (6.67%) SAN
3 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) Crystal Reports
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.67%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.33%) OLAP
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.33%) JasperReports
4 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.33%) QlikView
4 1 (3.33%) PerformancePoint
4 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
1 2 (6.67%) Billing
2 1 (3.33%) Marketing
2 1 (3.33%) Publishing
2 1 (3.33%) Games
2 1 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (13.33%) Analyst
2 4 (13.33%) Consultant
2 4 (13.33%) Technical Consultant
2 4 (13.33%) Report Developer
3 3 (10.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 3 (10.00%) Technical Design Consultant
3 3 (10.00%) DBA
3 3 (10.00%) Web Developer
3 3 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (10.00%) Crystal Reports Developer
3 3 (10.00%) SQL DBA
4 2 (6.67%) C# Developer
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Data Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.33%) WPF Developer
5 1 (3.33%) QlikView Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (33.33%) .NET
2 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET
3 6 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (6.67%) XML
4 2 (6.67%) MSMQ
4 2 (6.67%) JMS
4 2 (6.67%) Middleware
4 2 (6.67%) Hibernate
4 2 (6.67%) Spring
4 2 (6.67%) J2EE
4 2 (6.67%) JSON
4 2 (6.67%) SAP PI
4 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (6.67%) HTML5
4 2 (6.67%) REST
4 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (6.67%) JSP
4 2 (6.67%) SOAP
4 2 (6.67%) HTML
5 1 (3.33%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (3.33%) NHS
2 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 12 (40.00%) Windows
2 9 (30.00%) Linux
3 4 (13.33%) AIX
3 4 (13.33%) Solaris
3 4 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (10.00%) UNIX
5 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 4 (13.33%) ITIL
3 4 (13.33%) Service Management
3 4 (13.33%) ITSM
3 4 (13.33%) MVC
4 3 (10.00%) OO
4 3 (10.00%) SOA
5 2 (6.67%) CRM
5 2 (6.67%) EAI
5 2 (6.67%) Data Modelling
5 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.33%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (3.33%) Information Security
6 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.33%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (3.33%) Web Development
6 1 (3.33%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (3.33%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.33%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) SQL
2 8 (26.67%) C#
3 5 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 4 (13.33%) Java
5 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.67%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.33%) VBA
7 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) CISSP
2 1 (3.33%) CISM
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (13.33%) XenApp
1 4 (13.33%) XenDesktop
2 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (26.67%) Oracle
3 4 (13.33%) Cisco
3 4 (13.33%) IBM
3 4 (13.33%) HP
3 4 (13.33%) Citrix
3 4 (13.33%) NetApp
3 4 (13.33%) Red Hat
3 4 (13.33%) VMware
3 4 (13.33%) 3PAR
4 3 (10.00%) Business Objects
4 3 (10.00%) SAP
5 1 (3.33%) Sybase
5 1 (3.33%) Adobe
5 1 (3.33%) ESRI
5 1 (3.33%) Manugistics