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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 18 14 18
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 5 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 3.05% 7.14% 4.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 27.78% 57.14% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 6
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£388 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £350 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-26.72% +16.00%
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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
18 28 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 10.98% 12.50% 12.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 15
Average daily rate £335 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £268 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £501 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.33 £34.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-27.10% +23.00%

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 22 May 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 10 (55.56%) C#
1 10 (55.56%) .NET
2 9 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (50.00%) CSS
2 9 (50.00%) jQuery
3 8 (44.44%) SharePoint
4 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
4 7 (38.89%) Web Services
4 7 (38.89%) XML
5 6 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (27.78%) Oracle
7 4 (22.22%) HTML
7 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
7 4 (22.22%) Windows
8 3 (16.67%) Linux
8 3 (16.67%) SQL
8 3 (16.67%) UNIX
8 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (11.11%) SAP
9 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
9 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
9 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 2 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (11.11%) REST

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (44.44%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.11%) Apache
3 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.56%) IIS
3 1 (5.56%) CMS
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.56%) Kentico
3 1 (5.56%) Moodle
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.56%) MySQL
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.56%) WhereScape RED
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 6 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) SharePoint Developer
3 3 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Agile .NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Agile C# Developer
4 2 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Security Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Support
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.56%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Moodle Developer
5 1 (5.56%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) .NET
2 9 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (50.00%) CSS
2 9 (50.00%) jQuery
3 7 (38.89%) Web Services
3 7 (38.89%) XML
4 6 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 4 (22.22%) HTML
6 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
6 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 2 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (11.11%) REST
6 2 (11.11%) Ajax
7 1 (5.56%) Middleware
7 1 (5.56%) SOAP
7 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (5.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) W3C
1 1 (5.56%) VLE
1 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) UNIX
3 1 (5.56%) AIX
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
2 2 (11.11%) Migration
2 2 (11.11%) TDD
2 2 (11.11%) MVC
2 2 (11.11%) Scrum
2 2 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (11.11%) Information Security
3 1 (5.56%) Project Management
3 1 (5.56%) CRM
3 1 (5.56%) ETL
3 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) C#
2 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 3 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.56%) PHP
4 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.56%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) CISM
1 2 (11.11%) CISSP
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) SAP
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.56%) Tableau
4 1 (5.56%) Greenplum