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 31 March 2015 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 15 18 24
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 10 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 5.65% 3.93% 1.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 35.71% 34.62% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.86% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £30.25 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+15.70% +8.03%
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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
28 26 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 15.82% 11.35% 12.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 21 12
Average daily rate £398 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £263 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +25.00%

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
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 31 March 2015, 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 13 (54.17%) CSS
1 13 (54.17%) jQuery
2 11 (45.83%) ASP.NET
2 11 (45.83%) C#
2 11 (45.83%) .NET
3 10 (41.67%) SQL
4 9 (37.50%) XML
5 8 (33.33%) Web Services
5 8 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
6 7 (29.17%) HTML
6 7 (29.17%) Oracle
6 7 (29.17%) Migration
7 6 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (25.00%) .NET Framework
7 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 5 (20.83%) Scrum
8 5 (20.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 4 (16.67%) MS Office
9 4 (16.67%) Java
9 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
9 4 (16.67%) UNIX
9 4 (16.67%) Windows
9 4 (16.67%) AIX
9 4 (16.67%) Shell Script
9 4 (16.67%) Korn

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 8 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.33%) CMS
2 2 (8.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.33%) Kentico
3 1 (4.17%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.17%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Office
1 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (8.33%) SQLite
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.17%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 5 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (16.67%) JIRA
3 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Advertising
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Support Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Applications Support
3 5 (20.83%) .NET Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Applications Support Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 4 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Agile .NET Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Agile C# Developer
6 2 (8.33%) ScrumMaster
6 2 (8.33%) CMS Developer
7 1 (4.17%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Architect
7 1 (4.17%) QlikView Developer
7 1 (4.17%) SQL Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (54.17%) CSS
1 13 (54.17%) jQuery
2 11 (45.83%) .NET
2 11 (45.83%) ASP.NET
3 9 (37.50%) XML
4 8 (33.33%) Web Services
5 7 (29.17%) HTML
6 6 (25.00%) .NET Framework
7 4 (16.67%) AngularJS
7 4 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (16.67%) Ajax
8 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 3 (12.50%) REST
8 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (8.33%) XSL
9 2 (8.33%) XSLT
9 2 (8.33%) JMS
9 2 (8.33%) WSDL
9 2 (8.33%) Spring
9 2 (8.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) W3C
1 1 (4.17%) Wiki
1 1 (4.17%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) UNIX
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
1 4 (16.67%) AIX
1 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Migration
2 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.83%) Scrum
4 4 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 3 (12.50%) MVC
6 2 (8.33%) Identity Management
6 2 (8.33%) Integration Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Change Control
7 1 (4.17%) TDD
7 1 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (4.17%) OOP
7 1 (4.17%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (4.17%) ETL
7 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) C#
2 10 (41.67%) SQL
3 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
4 4 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 4 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 4 (16.67%) Korn
4 4 (16.67%) Java
5 3 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 2 (8.33%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) OpenIDM
1 2 (8.33%) OpenAM
2 1 (4.17%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (29.17%) Oracle
3 2 (8.33%) IBM
3 2 (8.33%) ForgeRock
4 1 (4.17%) SAP
4 1 (4.17%) Adobe
4 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com