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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 19 22 15
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 11 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 4.38% 4.26% 5.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 25.58% 27.91% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 4
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£500 £440 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +10.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £431 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £484 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -
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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
43 43 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 17.13% 15.25% 15.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 15
Average daily rate £300 £445 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.58% +12.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £563 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
- -6.39%

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 19 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 19 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 11 (37.93%) .NET
1 11 (37.93%) Windows
2 10 (34.48%) SQL
3 8 (27.59%) C#
3 8 (27.59%) Linux
3 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
4 7 (24.14%) Web Services
4 7 (24.14%) Oracle
5 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET
5 6 (20.69%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (20.69%) E-Commerce
5 6 (20.69%) LAN
5 6 (20.69%) WAN
6 5 (17.24%) T-SQL
6 5 (17.24%) MVC
7 4 (13.79%) ITSM
7 4 (13.79%) VMware
7 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (13.79%) XenApp
7 4 (13.79%) XenDesktop
7 4 (13.79%) 3PAR
7 4 (13.79%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (13.79%) Java
7 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
7 4 (13.79%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (13.79%) AIX
7 4 (13.79%) Solaris
7 4 (13.79%) ITIL
7 4 (13.79%) SharePoint

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.34%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (6.90%) CMS
4 1 (3.45%) ArcGIS
4 1 (3.45%) Umbraco
4 1 (3.45%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (3.45%) Kentico
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) LAN
1 6 (20.69%) WAN
2 2 (6.90%) VPN
2 2 (6.90%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.90%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.45%) OLAP
4 1 (3.45%) QlikView
4 1 (3.45%) PerformancePoint
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.45%) JasperReports
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
1 2 (6.90%) Billing
1 2 (6.90%) Marketing
2 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.45%) Games
2 1 (3.45%) Publishing
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Developer
2 4 (13.79%) Consultant
2 4 (13.79%) .NET Developer
2 4 (13.79%) Report Developer
2 4 (13.79%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (10.34%) Technical Design Consultant
3 3 (10.34%) DBA
3 3 (10.34%) Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Web Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Crystal Reports Developer
3 3 (10.34%) SQL DBA
3 3 (10.34%) Architect
4 2 (6.90%) C# Developer
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (6.90%) Java Developer
4 2 (6.90%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Architect
5 1 (3.45%) QlikView Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (37.93%) .NET
2 7 (24.14%) Web Services
3 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET
4 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (10.34%) HTML
4 3 (10.34%) HTML5
5 2 (6.90%) Hibernate
5 2 (6.90%) Spring
5 2 (6.90%) SAP PI
5 2 (6.90%) REST
5 2 (6.90%) JSON
5 2 (6.90%) J2EE
5 2 (6.90%) MSMQ
5 2 (6.90%) XML
5 2 (6.90%) JSP
5 2 (6.90%) SOAP
5 2 (6.90%) JMS
5 2 (6.90%) Middleware
5 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (3.45%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (3.45%) NHS
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.45%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Windows
2 8 (27.59%) Linux
3 4 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (13.79%) AIX
3 4 (13.79%) Solaris
4 2 (6.90%) UNIX
5 1 (3.45%) VMS
5 1 (3.45%) Android
5 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) E-Commerce
2 5 (17.24%) MVC
3 4 (13.79%) ITSM
3 4 (13.79%) ITIL
3 4 (13.79%) Service Management
4 3 (10.34%) SOA
4 3 (10.34%) OO
5 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.90%) CRM
5 2 (6.90%) EAI
6 1 (3.45%) Automation Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.45%) Project Management
6 1 (3.45%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.45%) OOD
6 1 (3.45%) UML
6 1 (3.45%) Web Development
6 1 (3.45%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.45%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) SQL
2 8 (27.59%) C#
3 5 (17.24%) T-SQL
4 4 (13.79%) Java
4 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
5 3 (10.34%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.45%) VBA
6 1 (3.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (13.79%) XenApp
1 4 (13.79%) XenDesktop
2 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 7 (24.14%) Oracle
3 4 (13.79%) VMware
3 4 (13.79%) 3PAR
3 4 (13.79%) Cisco
3 4 (13.79%) IBM
3 4 (13.79%) HP
3 4 (13.79%) Citrix
3 4 (13.79%) NetApp
3 4 (13.79%) Red Hat
4 3 (10.34%) Business Objects
5 2 (6.90%) SAP
6 1 (3.45%) ESRI
6 1 (3.45%) Adobe
6 1 (3.45%) Sybase
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