The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2012 over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 58 67 60
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 8 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.13% 0.25% 0.67%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.00% 1.22% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 4
Average daily rate £395 £331 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.24% -5.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £326 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £336 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +29.31%
SQL Server 2012
Buckinghamshire

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 Milton Keynes region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
200 164 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 28.17% 20.30% 21.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 95 83
Average daily rate £383 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.28% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £13.50 - £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

SQL Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Milton Keynes region.

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing SQL Server 2012 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 2012.

1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) .NET
3 6 (54.55%) Scrum
3 6 (54.55%) C#
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 5 (45.45%) Unit Testing
5 4 (36.36%) TDD
5 4 (36.36%) SQL
6 3 (27.27%) MVVM
6 3 (27.27%) Kimball Methodology
6 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (27.27%) Windows
6 3 (27.27%) OO
6 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (27.27%) MVC
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (27.27%) Data Analysis
6 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (27.27%) WPF
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (27.27%) Multithreading
7 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
7 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (18.18%) QlikView
7 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
7 2 (18.18%) ISEB Practitioner

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing SQL Server 2012 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 2012. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Project
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (18.18%) Power BI
3 2 (18.18%) QlikView
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) .NET Developer
2 6 (54.55%) C# .NET Developer
2 6 (54.55%) C# Developer
3 5 (45.45%) Senior Developer
4 4 (36.36%) Senior .NET Developer
4 4 (36.36%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 4 (36.36%) Senior C# Developer
5 3 (27.27%) C# WPF Developer
5 3 (27.27%) Senior WPF Developer
5 3 (27.27%) WPF Developer
6 2 (18.18%) Technical Leader
6 2 (18.18%) Test Manager
7 1 (9.09%) Applications Manager
7 1 (9.09%) Business Developer
7 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 1 (9.09%) Lead Developer
7 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
7 1 (9.09%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (27.27%) WPF
3 2 (18.18%) WCF
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 1 (9.09%) Entity Framework
4 1 (9.09%) SOAP
4 1 (9.09%) XML
4 1 (9.09%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Scrum
3 5 (45.45%) Unit Testing
4 4 (36.36%) TDD
5 3 (27.27%) Data Analysis
5 3 (27.27%) Kimball Methodology
5 3 (27.27%) Multithreading
5 3 (27.27%) MVC
5 3 (27.27%) MVVM
5 3 (27.27%) OO
5 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
6 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
6 2 (18.18%) ITIL
6 2 (18.18%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
6 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 1 (9.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ISEB
1 2 (18.18%) ISEB Practitioner
1 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (18.18%) MCSE
1 2 (18.18%) MCT
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Tableau
3 1 (9.09%) Compaq
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Terracotta
3 1 (9.09%) webMethods