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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 35 14 22
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +8
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 24 71 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.05% 10.01% 6.93%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 27.91% 37.77% 33.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 44 27
Median daily rate £474 £383 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.85% -1.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £297 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £525 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.45 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+17.53% -13.46%

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
86 188 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 14.50% 26.52% 20.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 106 88
Median daily rate £400 £375 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £293 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £503 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 £14.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+257.14% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017, 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 34 (47.89%) .NET
2 31 (43.66%) C#
3 29 (40.85%) Microsoft
4 27 (38.03%) Windows
5 24 (33.80%) ASP.NET
6 21 (29.58%) Oracle
7 20 (28.17%) SQL
7 20 (28.17%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (26.76%) MVC
9 17 (23.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 16 (22.54%) ASP.NET MVC
11 14 (19.72%) HTML
12 12 (16.90%) JavaScript
12 12 (16.90%) CSS
13 11 (15.49%) Unix
13 11 (15.49%) Scrum
13 11 (15.49%) TDD
14 10 (14.08%) CESG
14 10 (14.08%) Cryptography
14 10 (14.08%) Windows Vista
14 10 (14.08%) Security Cleared
14 10 (14.08%) Information Assurance
14 10 (14.08%) IPsec
14 10 (14.08%) Citrix
14 10 (14.08%) CISSP
14 10 (14.08%) Client/Server
14 10 (14.08%) Active Directory
14 10 (14.08%) MS Exchange
14 10 (14.08%) SMTP
14 10 (14.08%) Web Services

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 10 (14.08%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.23%) Kentico
3 2 (2.82%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.82%) JBoss
3 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.82%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.41%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.41%) CMS
4 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.41%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (8.45%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.08%) IPsec
1 10 (14.08%) SMTP
2 9 (12.68%) Internet
3 6 (8.45%) FTP
3 6 (8.45%) SSH
4 3 (4.23%) Wireless
5 1 (1.41%) DHCP
5 1 (1.41%) DNS
5 1 (1.41%) Firewall
5 1 (1.41%) Intranet
5 1 (1.41%) Network Security
5 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (23.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (11.27%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (11.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (9.86%) Hadoop
3 7 (9.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (9.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (8.45%) Big Data
4 6 (8.45%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (7.04%) MongoDB
5 5 (7.04%) Power BI
5 5 (7.04%) Relational Database
6 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (5.63%) NoSQL
6 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (2.82%) MySQL
8 2 (2.82%) OLAP
8 2 (2.82%) SSDT
8 2 (2.82%) Star Schema
9 1 (1.41%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (7.04%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.63%) Ant
2 4 (5.63%) Eclipse
2 4 (5.63%) Gradle
2 4 (5.63%) Hudson
2 4 (5.63%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.23%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.23%) Subversion
4 1 (1.41%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.41%) Moq
4 1 (1.41%) Selenium
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (12.68%) Retail
2 6 (8.45%) Finance
3 2 (2.82%) Banking
3 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.41%) Automotive
4 1 (1.41%) Electronics
4 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.41%) Marketing
4 1 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.41%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 31 (43.66%) Developer
2 13 (18.31%) .NET Developer
3 11 (15.49%) SQL Developer
4 8 (11.27%) Architect
5 7 (9.86%) ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (9.86%) Java Developer
6 6 (8.45%) Security Advisor
7 5 (7.04%) C# Developer
7 5 (7.04%) DBA
8 4 (5.63%) Agile Scrum Master
8 4 (5.63%) Applications Support
8 4 (5.63%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 4 (5.63%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (5.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (5.63%) Data Modeller
8 4 (5.63%) Information Assurance Leader
8 4 (5.63%) Scrum Master
8 4 (5.63%) SQL DBA
8 4 (5.63%) SQL Server Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Workflow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (47.89%) .NET
2 24 (33.80%) ASP.NET
3 16 (22.54%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (19.72%) HTML
5 12 (16.90%) CSS
6 10 (14.08%) Web Services
7 9 (12.68%) .NET Framework
7 9 (12.68%) XML
8 7 (9.86%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (8.45%) Entity Framework
9 6 (8.45%) jQuery
9 6 (8.45%) XSLT
10 5 (7.04%) Ajax
11 4 (5.63%) AngularJS
11 4 (5.63%) EJB
11 4 (5.63%) Java EE
11 4 (5.63%) JMS
12 3 (4.23%) HTML5
12 3 (4.23%) JSON
12 3 (4.23%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.08%) CESG
1 10 (14.08%) Client/Server
1 10 (14.08%) Cryptography
2 4 (5.63%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.82%) Clustering
4 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.41%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.41%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.41%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.41%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.41%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.41%) Replication
4 1 (1.41%) Statistics
4 1 (1.41%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 27 (38.03%) Windows
2 11 (15.49%) Unix
3 10 (14.08%) Windows Vista
4 6 (8.45%) Linux
4 6 (8.45%) Windows Server
5 4 (5.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.17%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (26.76%) MVC
3 11 (15.49%) Scrum
3 11 (15.49%) TDD
4 10 (14.08%) Information Assurance
5 9 (12.68%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (11.27%) Data Modelling
7 7 (9.86%) CRM
7 7 (9.86%) OO
8 6 (8.45%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (8.45%) ETL
8 6 (8.45%) Fuzz Testing
8 6 (8.45%) High Availability
8 6 (8.45%) OWASP
8 6 (8.45%) Patch Management
8 6 (8.45%) Project Management
8 6 (8.45%) Risk Management
9 5 (7.04%) Ethical Hacking
9 5 (7.04%) ISMS
9 5 (7.04%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 31 (43.66%) C#
2 20 (28.17%) SQL
3 12 (16.90%) JavaScript
4 9 (12.68%) Java
5 5 (7.04%) Python
5 5 (7.04%) T-SQL
5 5 (7.04%) VB.NET
6 4 (5.63%) Perl
7 2 (2.82%) C
7 2 (2.82%) C++
7 2 (2.82%) Scala
8 1 (1.41%) F#
8 1 (1.41%) PHP
8 1 (1.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (14.08%) CESG Certified Professional
1 10 (14.08%) CISSP
1 10 (14.08%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.86%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.45%) DV Cleared
4 5 (7.04%) CEH
5 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.41%) CISM
6 1 (1.41%) Degree
6 1 (1.41%) ISEB
6 1 (1.41%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.41%) MCITP
6 1 (1.41%) MCSE
6 1 (1.41%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.45%) RMADS
2 2 (2.82%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.41%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 10 (14.08%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.45%) Sendmail
3 1 (1.41%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.41%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.41%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (1.41%) OVSD
1 1 (1.41%) SCOM
1 1 (1.41%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 29 (40.85%) Microsoft
2 21 (29.58%) Oracle
3 10 (14.08%) Citrix
4 5 (7.04%) Symantec
5 4 (5.63%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.82%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.82%) HP
6 2 (2.82%) IBM
6 2 (2.82%) NetApp
6 2 (2.82%) Remedy
6 2 (2.82%) SAP
7 1 (1.41%) Cisco
7 1 (1.41%) Dell
7 1 (1.41%) EMC
7 1 (1.41%) Intel
7 1 (1.41%) Intel Security
7 1 (1.41%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.41%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.41%) VMware
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago