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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 13 25 17
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 12 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 7.06% 1.73% 3.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 37.50% 16.67% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £31.25 £27.75
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +12.61%
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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
32 24 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 18.82% 10.39% 16.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 20 17
Average daily rate £375 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £270 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.56%

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 27 February 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 16 (55.17%) .NET
2 14 (48.28%) C#
3 13 (44.83%) ASP.NET
3 13 (44.83%) CSS
3 13 (44.83%) jQuery
4 11 (37.93%) SQL
5 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
6 9 (31.03%) Web Services
6 9 (31.03%) XML
7 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
7 8 (27.59%) HTML
7 8 (27.59%) SharePoint
7 8 (27.59%) .NET Framework
8 7 (24.14%) Migration
8 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (24.14%) Oracle
9 6 (20.69%) CMS
9 6 (20.69%) Scrum
9 6 (20.69%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (20.69%) MVC
9 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (17.24%) Marketing
10 5 (17.24%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 5 (17.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 4 (13.79%) VB.NET
11 4 (13.79%) MS Office
11 4 (13.79%) Java
11 4 (13.79%) E-Commerce

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (27.59%) SharePoint
2 6 (20.69%) CMS
3 4 (13.79%) Kentico
4 3 (10.34%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (6.90%) WebSphere
5 2 (6.90%) Umbraco
6 1 (3.45%) Confluence
6 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Office
1 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.90%) SQLite
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.45%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 5 (17.24%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (13.79%) JIRA
3 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (20.69%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (17.24%) Marketing
3 1 (3.45%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (65.52%) Developer
2 8 (27.59%) .NET Developer
3 6 (20.69%) SharePoint Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Support Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Applications Support
4 5 (17.24%) Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Applications Support Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (13.79%) C# Developer
5 4 (13.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (13.79%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Agile .NET Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Agile C# Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Web Developer
6 3 (10.34%) VB.NET Developer
7 2 (6.90%) .NET Web Developer
7 2 (6.90%) ScrumMaster
7 2 (6.90%) CMS Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Architect
8 1 (3.45%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (55.17%) .NET
2 13 (44.83%) ASP.NET
2 13 (44.83%) CSS
2 13 (44.83%) jQuery
3 9 (31.03%) Web Services
3 9 (31.03%) XML
4 8 (27.59%) HTML
4 8 (27.59%) .NET Framework
5 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 4 (13.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (13.79%) AngularJS
6 4 (13.79%) Ajax
7 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (10.34%) REST
8 2 (6.90%) HTML5
8 2 (6.90%) XSL
8 2 (6.90%) XSLT
8 2 (6.90%) JMS
8 2 (6.90%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) W3C
1 1 (3.45%) Wiki
1 1 (3.45%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) UNIX
1 4 (13.79%) Windows
1 4 (13.79%) AIX
1 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.45%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Migration
1 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (20.69%) Scrum
2 6 (20.69%) MVC
3 4 (13.79%) E-Commerce
3 4 (13.79%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (10.34%) Unit Testing
5 2 (6.90%) Integration Testing
5 2 (6.90%) TDD
5 2 (6.90%) Web Development
5 2 (6.90%) Identity Management
6 1 (3.45%) ETL
6 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.45%) OOP
6 1 (3.45%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (3.45%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (3.45%) Waterfall
6 1 (3.45%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) C#
2 11 (37.93%) SQL
3 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
4 4 (13.79%) Bash Shell
4 4 (13.79%) Java
4 4 (13.79%) VB.NET
4 4 (13.79%) Shell Script
4 4 (13.79%) Korn
5 3 (10.34%) T-SQL
6 2 (6.90%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) OpenIDM
1 2 (6.90%) OpenAM
2 1 (3.45%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
2 7 (24.14%) Oracle
3 3 (10.34%) Adobe
4 2 (6.90%) IBM
4 2 (6.90%) ForgeRock
5 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.45%) SAP
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