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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 25 14 14
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 48 66 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 6.24% 8.94% 10.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 32.21% 49.25% 63.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 41 18
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£388 £370 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £425 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +3.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 7
Average hourly rate - £36.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +61.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £29.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.74% +7.27%
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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 Milton Keynes region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
149 134 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 19.38% 18.16% 16.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 66 33
Average daily rate £376 £380 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.98% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £221 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £372
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 8
Average hourly rate - £36.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +61.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -9.83%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 43 (55.13%) SQL
2 39 (50.00%) .NET
3 29 (37.18%) C#
4 24 (30.77%) Oracle
5 22 (28.21%) WCF
6 21 (26.92%) Microsoft
7 20 (25.64%) MVC
7 20 (25.64%) Windows
8 17 (21.79%) jQuery
9 16 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (20.51%) SOA
9 16 (20.51%) Visual Studio
10 15 (19.23%) HTML
10 15 (19.23%) TDD
10 15 (19.23%) Finance
10 15 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
11 14 (17.95%) Scrum
11 14 (17.95%) NUnit
11 14 (17.95%) Automated Testing
11 14 (17.95%) JavaScript
11 14 (17.95%) T-SQL
12 13 (16.67%) Web Services
12 13 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
13 12 (15.38%) ASP.NET
14 11 (14.10%) OO
14 11 (14.10%) .NET Framework
14 11 (14.10%) Oracle Database
14 11 (14.10%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 10 (12.82%) Kentico
15 10 (12.82%) SQL Server 2008

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 10 (12.82%) Kentico
1 10 (12.82%) CMS
2 9 (11.54%) SharePoint
3 8 (10.26%) IIS
4 3 (3.85%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.56%) SAS
5 2 (2.56%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.28%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.28%) WordPress
6 1 (1.28%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.28%) Drupal
6 1 (1.28%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.28%) Apache
6 1 (1.28%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.28%) JBoss
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.28%) MediaWiki
6 1 (1.28%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 9 (11.54%) MS Office
2 8 (10.26%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) ResourceLink
1 2 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.28%) TIBCO iProcess
2 1 (1.28%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.28%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.28%) Google App Engine
2 1 (1.28%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.28%) IaaS
2 1 (1.28%) Heroku
2 1 (1.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.69%) ATM
2 4 (5.13%) Firewall
3 2 (2.56%) WAN
3 2 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (2.56%) Network Security
4 1 (1.28%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.28%) BIG-IP
4 1 (1.28%) SAN
4 1 (1.28%) DHCP
4 1 (1.28%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.28%) VPN
4 1 (1.28%) LAN
4 1 (1.28%) DNS
4 1 (1.28%) IPsec
4 1 (1.28%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (1.28%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (1.28%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.10%) Oracle Database
2 10 (12.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (7.69%) OLTP
4 5 (6.41%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (5.13%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (5.13%) RDBMS
5 4 (5.13%) OLAP
6 3 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (3.85%) MySQL
6 3 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (2.56%) SQLPlus
7 2 (2.56%) Ingres
7 2 (2.56%) DTS
7 2 (2.56%) DB2
7 2 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.28%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 16 (20.51%) Visual Studio
2 14 (17.95%) NUnit
3 13 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (6.41%) MSTest
5 4 (5.13%) Selenium
6 2 (2.56%) Toad
7 1 (1.28%) Subversion
7 1 (1.28%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.28%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.28%) JIRA
7 1 (1.28%) Ant
7 1 (1.28%) JUnit
7 1 (1.28%) PVCS
7 1 (1.28%) ProC
7 1 (1.28%) JMeter
7 1 (1.28%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 15 (19.23%) Finance
2 6 (7.69%) Banking
3 3 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.56%) Back Office
4 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.56%) Retail
5 1 (1.28%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 44 (56.41%) Developer
2 20 (25.64%) .NET Developer
3 15 (19.23%) Analyst
4 7 (8.97%) MI Analyst
5 6 (7.69%) DBA
5 6 (7.69%) Database Developer
5 6 (7.69%) SQL Developer
5 6 (7.69%) SQL DBA
6 5 (6.41%) WPF Developer
7 4 (5.13%) Consultant
7 4 (5.13%) SQL Server DBA
7 4 (5.13%) SQL Database Developer
8 3 (3.85%) Analyst Developer
8 3 (3.85%) Data Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) Configuration Engineer
8 3 (3.85%) Architect
9 2 (2.56%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (2.56%) Support Analyst
9 2 (2.56%) Administrator
9 2 (2.56%) Database Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (50.00%) .NET
2 22 (28.21%) WCF
3 17 (21.79%) jQuery
4 15 (19.23%) HTML
5 13 (16.67%) Web Services
6 12 (15.38%) ASP.NET
7 11 (14.10%) .NET Framework
7 11 (14.10%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 10 (12.82%) CSS
9 9 (11.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 8 (10.26%) WinForms
11 7 (8.97%) XML
12 6 (7.69%) WPF
13 5 (6.41%) Castle Windsor
14 4 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC
14 4 (5.13%) HTML5
14 4 (5.13%) AngularJS
14 4 (5.13%) J2EE
15 3 (3.85%) XSLT
15 3 (3.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.26%) Statistics
3 5 (6.41%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.85%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.56%) PMI
5 2 (2.56%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.28%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.28%) BBC
6 1 (1.28%) Clustering
6 1 (1.28%) FMCG
6 1 (1.28%) CMDB
6 1 (1.28%) NHS
6 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 20 (25.64%) Windows
2 6 (7.69%) UNIX
3 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.56%) Linux
4 2 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.28%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.28%) Android
5 1 (1.28%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.28%) HPUX
5 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.28%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.28%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.64%) MVC
2 16 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (20.51%) SOA
3 15 (19.23%) TDD
4 14 (17.95%) Scrum
4 14 (17.95%) Automated Testing
5 11 (14.10%) OO
6 10 (12.82%) OOD
7 8 (10.26%) Line Management
8 7 (8.97%) MVVM
9 6 (7.69%) BDD
9 6 (7.69%) Change Control
10 5 (6.41%) Migration
10 5 (6.41%) ITIL
11 4 (5.13%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (5.13%) Change Management
11 4 (5.13%) Configuration Management
11 4 (5.13%) Release Management
11 4 (5.13%) System Testing
12 3 (3.85%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 43 (55.13%) SQL
2 29 (37.18%) C#
3 14 (17.95%) JavaScript
3 14 (17.95%) T-SQL
4 8 (10.26%) VBA
5 7 (8.97%) PL/SQL
6 6 (7.69%) Java
7 5 (6.41%) PHP
7 5 (6.41%) VB
7 5 (6.41%) XAML
8 4 (5.13%) C
9 2 (2.56%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.56%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.56%) Perl
9 2 (2.56%) C++
9 2 (2.56%) COBOL
9 2 (2.56%) VB6
10 1 (1.28%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (8.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.13%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.85%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.56%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.56%) Degree
5 2 (2.56%) MCITP
System Software
1 3 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.56%) vSphere
2 2 (2.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.56%) XenApp
3 1 (1.28%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (2.56%) SCCM
2 1 (1.28%) SCOM
2 1 (1.28%) WSUS
2 1 (1.28%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 24 (30.77%) Oracle
2 21 (26.92%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.97%) Remedy
4 6 (7.69%) VMware
5 2 (2.56%) Cisco
5 2 (2.56%) HP
5 2 (2.56%) Intel
5 2 (2.56%) Citrix
5 2 (2.56%) Cognos
5 2 (2.56%) Google
5 2 (2.56%) SumTotal
5 2 (2.56%) Saba
5 2 (2.56%) Northgate
6 1 (1.28%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.28%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.28%) BMC
6 1 (1.28%) Cerner
6 1 (1.28%) Hitachi
6 1 (1.28%) Informatica
6 1 (1.28%) CheckPoint
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