The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 18 19 39
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +20
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 52 71 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 8.23% 6.99% 3.92%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 36.36% 29.58% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 22 23
Median daily rate £425 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% +12.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £329
% change year-on-year
- +6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £16.68 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £31.76 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.94% +41.15%
SQL Server
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
143 240 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 22.63% 23.62% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 101 78
Median daily rate £420 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £25.50 £16.68 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.87% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.32 £33.55 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.25% +49.11%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

SQL Server
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 across the Milton Keynes region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 45 (43.69%) Microsoft
2 44 (42.72%) Windows
3 39 (37.86%) SQL
4 38 (36.89%) C#
5 34 (33.01%) Oracle
5 34 (33.01%) .NET
6 27 (26.21%) ASP.NET
7 26 (25.24%) Unix
7 26 (25.24%) MVC
7 26 (25.24%) Active Directory
8 24 (23.30%) Citrix
9 23 (22.33%) Security Cleared
10 22 (21.36%) MS Exchange
10 22 (21.36%) SMTP
10 22 (21.36%) JavaScript
11 20 (19.42%) Client/Server
11 20 (19.42%) CISSP
11 20 (19.42%) Internet
11 20 (19.42%) IPsec
11 20 (19.42%) Information Assurance
11 20 (19.42%) Windows Vista
11 20 (19.42%) CESG
11 20 (19.42%) Cryptography
11 20 (19.42%) ASP.NET MVC
11 20 (19.42%) CESG Certified Professional
12 19 (18.45%) HTML
13 17 (16.50%) FTP
14 16 (15.53%) SSH
14 16 (15.53%) Sendmail
14 16 (15.53%) SC Cleared

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 22 (21.36%) MS Exchange
2 10 (9.71%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.83%) IIS
3 6 (5.83%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (3.88%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (3.88%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (3.88%) Skype for Business
5 3 (2.91%) CMS
5 3 (2.91%) Kentico
5 3 (2.91%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.94%) Apache
6 2 (1.94%) JBoss
6 2 (1.94%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.94%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.94%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.97%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (11.65%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.91%) MS Office
3 2 (1.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.91%) OpenText MBPM
2 2 (1.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.97%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.85%) Office 365
2 5 (4.85%) OneDrive
3 3 (2.91%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (21.36%) SMTP
2 20 (19.42%) Internet
2 20 (19.42%) IPsec
3 17 (16.50%) FTP
4 16 (15.53%) SSH
5 4 (3.88%) DNS
5 4 (3.88%) SAN
5 4 (3.88%) Wireless
6 2 (1.94%) LAN
6 2 (1.94%) LDAP
6 2 (1.94%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.94%) WAN
7 1 (0.97%) DHCP
7 1 (0.97%) Firewall
7 1 (0.97%) Intranet
7 1 (0.97%) Network Security
7 1 (0.97%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.65%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (10.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (8.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (7.77%) SQL Server 2014
4 8 (7.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (5.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 5 (4.85%) Oracle Database
7 4 (3.88%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (3.88%) Hadoop
7 4 (3.88%) Power BI
7 4 (3.88%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (2.91%) Big Data
8 3 (2.91%) DB2
9 2 (1.94%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.94%) MS Access
9 2 (1.94%) MySQL
9 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.97%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.97%) DB2 UDB
10 1 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (5.83%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.85%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.91%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.91%) Subversion
4 3 (2.91%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.97%) Ant
6 1 (0.97%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.97%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.97%) Gradle
6 1 (0.97%) Hudson
6 1 (0.97%) JIRA
6 1 (0.97%) Moq
6 1 (0.97%) NUnit
6 1 (0.97%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.97%) Selenium
General
1 15 (14.56%) Finance
2 4 (3.88%) Banking
2 4 (3.88%) Retail
3 3 (2.91%) Law
3 3 (2.91%) Legal
4 2 (1.94%) Electronics
4 2 (1.94%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.94%) Marketing
4 2 (1.94%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.97%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 42 (40.78%) Developer
2 25 (24.27%) .NET Developer
3 17 (16.50%) C# Developer
4 14 (13.59%) ASP.NET Developer
4 14 (13.59%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (11.65%) DBA
6 11 (10.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 11 (10.68%) SQL DBA
7 10 (9.71%) Security Advisor
7 10 (9.71%) SQL Developer
8 9 (8.74%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 8 (7.77%) Information Assurance Leader
10 6 (5.83%) Analyst
11 5 (4.85%) Java Developer
11 5 (4.85%) Oracle DBA
11 5 (4.85%) Server Specialist
11 5 (4.85%) SharePoint Specialist
11 5 (4.85%) SQL Analyst
12 4 (3.88%) Wintel Server Specialist
12 4 (3.88%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (33.01%) .NET
2 27 (26.21%) ASP.NET
3 20 (19.42%) ASP.NET MVC
4 19 (18.45%) HTML
5 13 (12.62%) jQuery
6 12 (11.65%) CSS
7 11 (10.68%) ASP.NET Web API
8 10 (9.71%) XML
9 9 (8.74%) .NET Framework
9 9 (8.74%) Web Services
10 8 (7.77%) AngularJS
11 7 (6.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (5.83%) Entity Framework
13 5 (4.85%) Ajax
13 5 (4.85%) HTML5
14 4 (3.88%) SOAP
15 3 (2.91%) ADO.NET
15 3 (2.91%) JSON
15 3 (2.91%) WCF
15 3 (2.91%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (19.42%) CESG
1 20 (19.42%) Client/Server
1 20 (19.42%) Cryptography
2 13 (12.62%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.83%) N-Tier
4 4 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.88%) PKI
5 3 (2.91%) Clustering
5 3 (2.91%) Statistics
6 1 (0.97%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.97%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.97%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.97%) Replication
6 1 (0.97%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.97%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 44 (42.72%) Windows
2 26 (25.24%) Unix
3 20 (19.42%) Windows Vista
4 10 (9.71%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.94%) Linux
6 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.94%) zOS
7 1 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.97%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (25.24%) MVC
2 20 (19.42%) Information Assurance
3 16 (15.53%) OWASP
3 16 (15.53%) Patch Management
4 15 (14.56%) Cybersecurity
4 15 (14.56%) Fuzz Testing
5 14 (13.59%) Risk Management
6 13 (12.62%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (12.62%) Ethical Hacking
6 13 (12.62%) Penetration Testing
7 12 (11.65%) ISMS
7 12 (11.65%) TDD
8 11 (10.68%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (10.68%) Performance Tuning
9 10 (9.71%) Project Management
9 10 (9.71%) Risk Assessment
10 8 (7.77%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (7.77%) Web Development
11 7 (6.80%) Security Architecture
11 7 (6.80%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 39 (37.86%) SQL
2 38 (36.89%) C#
3 22 (21.36%) JavaScript
4 8 (7.77%) Java
4 8 (7.77%) T-SQL
5 4 (3.88%) VB
6 3 (2.91%) PHP
6 3 (2.91%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.94%) Scala
7 2 (1.94%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.94%) VBScript
8 1 (0.97%) C++
8 1 (0.97%) Perl
8 1 (0.97%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.97%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (22.33%) Security Cleared
2 20 (19.42%) CESG Certified Professional
2 20 (19.42%) CISSP
3 16 (15.53%) SC Cleared
4 13 (12.62%) CEH
5 7 (6.80%) DV Cleared
6 5 (4.85%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (3.88%) MCSE
8 3 (2.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.97%) CISM
10 1 (0.97%) ISEB
10 1 (0.97%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.97%) MCITP
10 1 (0.97%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (13.59%) RMADS
2 1 (0.97%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.97%) Government Security Classifications
2 1 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (25.24%) Active Directory
2 16 (15.53%) Sendmail
3 5 (4.85%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (3.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (2.91%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.91%) XenApp
6 2 (1.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.97%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.97%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 5 (4.85%) SCOM
2 1 (0.97%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.97%) Control-M
2 1 (0.97%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (0.97%) HP SIM
2 1 (0.97%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.97%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.97%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 45 (43.69%) Microsoft
2 34 (33.01%) Oracle
3 24 (23.30%) Citrix
4 5 (4.85%) EMC
5 4 (3.88%) CommVault
5 4 (3.88%) IBM
5 4 (3.88%) NetApp
5 4 (3.88%) VMware
6 3 (2.91%) HP
7 2 (1.94%) 3PAR
7 2 (1.94%) Ektron
7 2 (1.94%) EPiServer
7 2 (1.94%) SAP
7 2 (1.94%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.94%) Veeam
8 1 (0.97%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.97%) Dell
8 1 (0.97%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.97%) RedGate
8 1 (0.97%) TIBCO
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