The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Middlesex region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 16 27
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +11
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 17 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 7.30% 4.31% 1.79%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 37.78% 30.30% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 3
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£363 £305 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.85% -18.66%
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 £23.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.36% +10.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
45 33 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 19.31% 14.22% 10.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 15
Average daily rate £350 £350 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £476 £425
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 £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
SQL Server
South East

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 (40.74%) Windows
2 10 (37.04%) SQL
3 9 (33.33%) .NET
4 8 (29.63%) Linux
5 7 (25.93%) C#
5 7 (25.93%) Oracle
5 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
6 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET
7 5 (18.52%) T-SQL
7 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (18.52%) SharePoint
8 4 (14.81%) UNIX
8 4 (14.81%) LAN
8 4 (14.81%) WAN
8 4 (14.81%) Java
8 4 (14.81%) SAP
8 4 (14.81%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (14.81%) Web Services
8 4 (14.81%) MVC
8 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
9 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (11.11%) OO
9 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
9 3 (11.11%) Business Objects
9 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
9 3 (11.11%) HTML
9 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (11.11%) SOA

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 5 (18.52%) SharePoint
2 3 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (7.41%) Apache
3 2 (7.41%) SAP Web AS
4 1 (3.70%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) LAN
1 4 (14.81%) WAN
2 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.41%) VPN
2 2 (7.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) Crystal Reports
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.41%) NoSQL
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.70%) JasperReports
4 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.70%) QlikView
4 1 (3.70%) PerformancePoint
4 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.70%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
1 2 (7.41%) Billing
2 1 (3.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Developer
2 4 (14.81%) Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Report Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Consultant
3 3 (11.11%) DBA
3 3 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (11.11%) Crystal Reports Developer
3 3 (11.11%) SQL DBA
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (7.41%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Java Developer
4 2 (7.41%) .NET Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Applications Support
4 2 (7.41%) Web Developer
4 2 (7.41%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Design Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (3.70%) WPF Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) .NET
2 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 4 (14.81%) Web Services
4 3 (11.11%) HTML
5 2 (7.41%) JSP
5 2 (7.41%) SOAP
5 2 (7.41%) SAP PI
5 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (7.41%) HTML5
5 2 (7.41%) REST
5 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (7.41%) XML
5 2 (7.41%) MSMQ
5 2 (7.41%) JMS
5 2 (7.41%) Middleware
5 2 (7.41%) Hibernate
5 2 (7.41%) Spring
5 2 (7.41%) J2EE
5 2 (7.41%) JSON
6 1 (3.70%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (3.70%) NHS
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Windows
2 8 (29.63%) Linux
3 4 (14.81%) UNIX
4 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (7.41%) AIX
4 2 (7.41%) Solaris
5 1 (3.70%) Android
5 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (14.81%) MVC
3 3 (11.11%) OO
3 3 (11.11%) SOA
4 2 (7.41%) Service Management
4 2 (7.41%) ITSM
4 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
4 2 (7.41%) CRM
4 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
4 2 (7.41%) EAI
4 2 (7.41%) ITIL
4 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (7.41%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (7.41%) Information Security
4 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.70%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (3.70%) Test Automation
5 1 (3.70%) MVVM
5 1 (3.70%) UML
5 1 (3.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) SQL
2 7 (25.93%) C#
3 5 (18.52%) T-SQL
4 4 (14.81%) Java
5 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 2 (7.41%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) CISSP
1 2 (7.41%) CISM
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (7.41%) XenApp
1 2 (7.41%) XenDesktop
2 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Oracle
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) SAP
3 3 (11.11%) Business Objects
4 2 (7.41%) NetApp
4 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
4 2 (7.41%) VMware
4 2 (7.41%) 3PAR
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco
4 2 (7.41%) IBM
4 2 (7.41%) HP
4 2 (7.41%) Citrix
5 1 (3.70%) Manugistics
5 1 (3.70%) Sybase
5 1 (3.70%) ESRI
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