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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 19 13 20
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 52 75 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 7.74% 9.14% 6.81%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 33.12% 36.06% 33.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 33 42
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £279 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £23.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+40.45% -7.00%
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
157 208 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 23.36% 25.33% 20.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 94 116
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £455 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +66.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.27 £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+20.26% -13.33%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 77 (58.33%) SQL
2 59 (44.70%) C#
3 52 (39.39%) .NET
4 47 (35.61%) Microsoft
5 43 (32.58%) Windows
6 41 (31.06%) Active Directory
7 39 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (25.00%) Oracle
9 32 (24.24%) Finance
10 31 (23.48%) JavaScript
11 28 (21.21%) Unix
12 26 (19.70%) SMTP
12 26 (19.70%) jQuery
13 25 (18.94%) HTML
14 23 (17.42%) Java
15 22 (16.67%) Citrix
15 22 (16.67%) Project Management
15 22 (16.67%) TDD
16 21 (15.91%) MS Excel
16 21 (15.91%) Security Cleared
17 20 (15.15%) SOAP
18 19 (14.39%) VB
18 19 (14.39%) SQL Server 2008
18 19 (14.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 18 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 18 (13.64%) Web Development
19 18 (13.64%) IIS
20 17 (12.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 17 (12.88%) AngularJS
20 17 (12.88%) DevOps

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 18 (13.64%) IIS
2 16 (12.12%) MS Exchange
3 12 (9.09%) Apache
4 11 (8.33%) WebSphere
5 10 (7.58%) SharePoint
6 8 (6.06%) Skype for Business
7 6 (4.55%) SAS
8 2 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.52%) CMS
8 2 (1.52%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (1.52%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 21 (15.91%) MS Excel
2 15 (11.36%) MS Office
3 3 (2.27%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.27%) OpenText MBPM
1 3 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (3.03%) SaaS
2 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.76%) Office 365
3 1 (0.76%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 26 (19.70%) SMTP
2 13 (9.85%) Internet
2 13 (9.85%) IPsec
2 13 (9.85%) LDAP
3 12 (9.09%) FTP
4 11 (8.33%) SAN
4 11 (8.33%) SSH
5 4 (3.03%) DNS
5 4 (3.03%) LAN
5 4 (3.03%) WAN
6 2 (1.52%) NetScaler
6 2 (1.52%) Wireless
7 1 (0.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.39%) SQL Server 2008
2 18 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (12.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 16 (12.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (9.85%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
7 8 (6.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 8 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (4.55%) QlikView
9 5 (3.79%) PowerPivot
10 4 (3.03%) MS Access
11 2 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (1.52%) DB2
11 2 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.76%) Big Data
12 1 (0.76%) Essbase
12 1 (0.76%) PowerCenter
12 1 (0.76%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.76%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 6 (4.55%) JUnit
1 6 (4.55%) Maven
1 6 (4.55%) Selenium
1 6 (4.55%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.03%) Eclipse
3 3 (2.27%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.27%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (1.52%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.52%) Moq
4 2 (1.52%) NUnit
5 1 (0.76%) ERwin
5 1 (0.76%) JIRA
5 1 (0.76%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.76%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (0.76%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.76%) Subversion
General
1 32 (24.24%) Finance
2 14 (10.61%) Banking
3 4 (3.03%) Legal
3 4 (3.03%) Retail
4 3 (2.27%) Electronics
4 3 (2.27%) Law
4 3 (2.27%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.27%) Marketing
4 3 (2.27%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.76%) Advertising
5 1 (0.76%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 62 (46.97%) Developer
2 25 (18.94%) .NET Developer
3 19 (14.39%) C# Developer
4 16 (12.12%) Analyst
4 16 (12.12%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (10.61%) SQL Analyst
5 14 (10.61%) SQL Developer
6 11 (8.33%) DBA
6 11 (8.33%) SQL DBA
7 9 (6.82%) ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (6.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (6.06%) Security Advisor
8 8 (6.06%) Server Specialist
8 8 (6.06%) Wintel Server Specialist
8 8 (6.06%) Wintel Specialist
9 7 (5.30%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 7 (5.30%) Java Developer
9 7 (5.30%) SAN Specialist
9 7 (5.30%) Wintel Engineer
9 7 (5.30%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (39.39%) .NET
2 26 (19.70%) jQuery
3 25 (18.94%) HTML
4 20 (15.15%) SOAP
5 19 (14.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 17 (12.88%) AngularJS
7 16 (12.12%) CSS
8 15 (11.36%) ASP.NET
8 15 (11.36%) XML
9 14 (10.61%) HTML5
10 13 (9.85%) Laravel
10 13 (9.85%) WPF
11 12 (9.09%) .NET Framework
11 12 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (7.58%) WCF
13 8 (6.06%) ASP.NET Web API
13 8 (6.06%) Web Services
14 6 (4.55%) Hibernate
14 6 (4.55%) J2EE
14 6 (4.55%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.85%) CESG
1 13 (9.85%) Client/Server
1 13 (9.85%) Cryptography
2 9 (6.82%) Management Information System
3 8 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.30%) Computer Science
4 7 (5.30%) Statistics
5 6 (4.55%) N-Tier
6 3 (2.27%) Data Integration
6 3 (2.27%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.52%) Clustering
7 2 (1.52%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.76%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.76%) Biometrics
8 1 (0.76%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.76%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.76%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.76%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 43 (32.58%) Windows
2 28 (21.21%) Unix
3 13 (9.85%) Windows Vista
4 11 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 11 (8.33%) zOS
5 2 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.76%) Android
6 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (16.67%) Project Management
2 22 (16.67%) TDD
3 18 (13.64%) Web Development
4 17 (12.88%) DevOps
5 16 (12.12%) MVC
6 14 (10.61%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (9.85%) Information Assurance
7 13 (9.85%) Technical Analysis
8 12 (9.09%) MVVM
8 12 (9.09%) Security Operations
8 12 (9.09%) Unit Testing
8 12 (9.09%) Workflow
9 11 (8.33%) Data Analysis
9 11 (8.33%) ISMS
9 11 (8.33%) OWASP
9 11 (8.33%) Patch Management
9 11 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (8.33%) Risk Management
9 11 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 77 (58.33%) SQL
2 59 (44.70%) C#
3 31 (23.48%) JavaScript
4 23 (17.42%) Java
5 19 (14.39%) VB
6 15 (11.36%) PowerShell
7 14 (10.61%) PHP
8 13 (9.85%) T-SQL
9 6 (4.55%) VBA
10 4 (3.03%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.52%) XAML
12 1 (0.76%) C++
12 1 (0.76%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.76%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (15.91%) Security Cleared
2 14 (10.61%) SC Cleared
3 13 (9.85%) CESG Certified Professional
3 13 (9.85%) CISSP
4 8 (6.06%) CEH
5 7 (5.30%) Degree
5 7 (5.30%) DV Cleared
5 7 (5.30%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (4.55%) MCSE
6 6 (4.55%) Sun Certification
6 6 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.52%) ISEB
8 2 (1.52%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.76%) MCITP
9 1 (0.76%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.33%) RMADS
2 2 (1.52%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 41 (31.06%) Active Directory
2 11 (8.33%) Sendmail
3 9 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (5.30%) XenApp
5 6 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (3.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (3.03%) SCOM
2 1 (0.76%) Control-M
2 1 (0.76%) cPanel
2 1 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.76%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 47 (35.61%) Microsoft
2 33 (25.00%) Oracle
3 22 (16.67%) Citrix
4 12 (9.09%) IBM
5 9 (6.82%) CommVault
5 9 (6.82%) VMware
6 6 (4.55%) EMC
6 6 (4.55%) HP
6 6 (4.55%) NetApp
6 6 (4.55%) Sun
6 6 (4.55%) Teradata
7 5 (3.79%) Tableau
8 4 (3.03%) 3PAR
8 4 (3.03%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.27%) SAP
9 3 (2.27%) Sitecore
10 2 (1.52%) Cognos
10 2 (1.52%) Ektron
10 2 (1.52%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.76%) Compaq
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