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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 16 13
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 15 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 9.26% 3.98% 7.08%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 48.39% 31.82% 53.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 10
Median daily rate £400 £388 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +29.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £330 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £422 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+54.76% -27.58%
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
31 22 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 19.14% 12.50% 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 13 17
Median daily rate £400 £335 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £400 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £23.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+41.97% -26.98%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 (61.90%) C#
1 13 (61.90%) .NET
2 11 (52.38%) SQL
2 11 (52.38%) JavaScript
3 9 (42.86%) jQuery
4 8 (38.10%) .NET Framework
4 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
5 7 (33.33%) HTML
5 7 (33.33%) MVC
5 7 (33.33%) LINQ
5 7 (33.33%) Entity Framework
6 6 (28.57%) SOLID
6 6 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (28.57%) TDD
6 6 (28.57%) Visual Studio
6 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET
6 6 (28.57%) CSS
6 6 (28.57%) OOP
7 5 (23.81%) ERP
7 5 (23.81%) CRM
7 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (23.81%) AngularJS
8 4 (19.05%) Digital Media
8 4 (19.05%) Web Development
8 4 (19.05%) Network Security
8 4 (19.05%) Oracle
8 4 (19.05%) ITIL
8 4 (19.05%) Java
8 4 (19.05%) PHP
9 3 (14.29%) 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 2 (9.52%) CMS
1 2 (9.52%) EPiServer CMS
1 2 (9.52%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) nginx
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.76%) Northgate Housing
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (4.76%) Sage 1000
1 1 (4.76%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Network Security
2 1 (4.76%) DNS
2 1 (4.76%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Informix
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
1 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (4.76%) MS Access
2 1 (4.76%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.76%) Toad
General
1 1 (4.76%) Advertising
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) .NET Developer
2 5 (23.81%) C# Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Architect
3 4 (19.05%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Business Support Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) DBA
5 2 (9.52%) EPiServer Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (9.52%) SQL DBA
5 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Systems Support
5 2 (9.52%) Systems Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (61.90%) .NET
2 9 (42.86%) jQuery
3 8 (38.10%) .NET Framework
4 7 (33.33%) Entity Framework
4 7 (33.33%) HTML
4 7 (33.33%) LINQ
5 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 6 (28.57%) CSS
6 5 (23.81%) AngularJS
7 3 (14.29%) Ajax
7 3 (14.29%) REST
7 3 (14.29%) RESTful
7 3 (14.29%) SOAP
7 3 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (9.52%) Razor View Engine
8 2 (9.52%) Web Services
8 2 (9.52%) XML
9 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (4.76%) CSS3
9 1 (4.76%) Dapper ORM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) MVC
2 6 (28.57%) OOP
2 6 (28.57%) SOLID
2 6 (28.57%) TDD
3 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (23.81%) CRM
3 5 (23.81%) ERP
4 4 (19.05%) ITIL
4 4 (19.05%) Web Development
5 3 (14.29%) High Availability
5 3 (14.29%) Logistics
6 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
6 2 (9.52%) Performance Management
6 2 (9.52%) Supplier Management
7 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
7 1 (4.76%) Database Mirroring
7 1 (4.76%) ITIL V3
7 1 (4.76%) People Management
7 1 (4.76%) Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) C#
2 11 (52.38%) JavaScript
2 11 (52.38%) SQL
3 4 (19.05%) Java
3 4 (19.05%) PHP
4 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) MCDBA
2 1 (4.76%) MCP
2 1 (4.76%) MCSE
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
2 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) XenApp
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) Oracle
3 2 (9.52%) Citrix
3 2 (9.52%) EPiServer
3 2 (9.52%) IBM
4 1 (4.76%) Northgate
4 1 (4.76%) Orchard
4 1 (4.76%) RedGate
4 1 (4.76%) Sage
4 1 (4.76%) Siemens