The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Milton Keynes region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 23 17 12
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 57 37 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 6.51% 6.94% 11.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 41.61% 42.53% 43.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 19 41
Average daily rate £320 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £167 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £28.00 £25.88
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +8.19%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
137 87 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 15.64% 16.32% 25.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 47 103
Average daily rate £350 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £166 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £485 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
SQL Server
Buckinghamshire

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014, 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 63 (51.22%) SQL
2 48 (39.02%) .NET
3 37 (30.08%) C#
4 31 (25.20%) Microsoft
4 31 (25.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 26 (21.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 25 (20.33%) T-SQL
6 25 (20.33%) Windows
7 24 (19.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 23 (18.70%) JavaScript
9 22 (17.89%) MS Excel
10 21 (17.07%) ASP.NET
11 20 (16.26%) Finance
12 19 (15.45%) Data Warehouse
13 18 (14.63%) Web Services
14 17 (13.82%) Security Cleared
14 17 (13.82%) HTML
15 16 (13.01%) Business Intelligence
15 16 (13.01%) Scrum
16 15 (12.20%) Oracle
17 14 (11.38%) VB
17 14 (11.38%) ETL
17 14 (11.38%) SC Cleared
17 14 (11.38%) .NET Framework
17 14 (11.38%) Agile Software Development
17 14 (11.38%) TDD
17 14 (11.38%) SQL Server 2005
18 13 (10.57%) jQuery
18 13 (10.57%) SOA
18 13 (10.57%) OO

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 11 (8.94%) SharePoint
2 10 (8.13%) MS Exchange
3 5 (4.07%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (4.07%) CMS
3 5 (4.07%) WebSphere
3 5 (4.07%) Kentico
3 5 (4.07%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.63%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.63%) IIS
5 2 (1.63%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.63%) Papyrus
5 2 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.81%) SAS
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 22 (17.89%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.25%) MS Office
3 2 (1.63%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.44%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.63%) Exstream
2 2 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.07%) SAN
2 2 (1.63%) Firewall
2 2 (1.63%) Network Security
3 1 (0.81%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (25.20%) SQL Server 2008
2 26 (21.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (19.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (15.45%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (11.38%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (8.13%) Relational Database
7 9 (7.32%) DTS
8 8 (6.50%) Crystal Reports
9 7 (5.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (4.88%) MS Access
10 6 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (4.07%) OLAP
12 4 (3.25%) DB2
12 4 (3.25%) OLTP
12 4 (3.25%) RDBMS
13 2 (1.63%) Oracle Database
13 2 (1.63%) Oracle OLAP
13 2 (1.63%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2000
14 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (8.94%) Visual Studio
2 10 (8.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (7.32%) NUnit
4 6 (4.88%) Eclipse
5 5 (4.07%) MSI
5 5 (4.07%) WiX
6 3 (2.44%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.81%) JUnit
7 1 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.81%) Selenium
7 1 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.81%) NMock
7 1 (0.81%) Moq
General
1 20 (16.26%) Finance
2 7 (5.69%) Retail
3 3 (2.44%) Billing
3 3 (2.44%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.44%) Banking
3 3 (2.44%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.63%) Automotive
5 1 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 69 (56.10%) Developer
2 22 (17.89%) Analyst
3 21 (17.07%) .NET Developer
4 18 (14.63%) SQL Developer
5 14 (11.38%) C# Developer
6 11 (8.94%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (7.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (7.32%) Data Analyst
7 9 (7.32%) ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (7.32%) SQL Server Developer
8 6 (4.88%) Java Developer
8 6 (4.88%) Lead Developer
8 6 (4.88%) Consultant
9 5 (4.07%) DBA
9 5 (4.07%) Applications Developer
9 5 (4.07%) Server Specialist
9 5 (4.07%) Designer
9 5 (4.07%) SQL DBA
10 4 (3.25%) Senior Server Specialist
10 4 (3.25%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (39.02%) .NET
2 21 (17.07%) ASP.NET
3 18 (14.63%) Web Services
4 17 (13.82%) HTML
5 14 (11.38%) .NET Framework
6 13 (10.57%) jQuery
7 12 (9.76%) XML
8 11 (8.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 10 (8.13%) WCF
9 10 (8.13%) CSS
10 7 (5.69%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (4.88%) HTML5
12 5 (4.07%) XSL
13 4 (3.25%) WPF
13 4 (3.25%) LINQ
14 3 (2.44%) Ajax
14 3 (2.44%) Razor View Engine
14 3 (2.44%) XHTML
14 3 (2.44%) Servlets
14 3 (2.44%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.07%) FMCG
2 4 (3.25%) N-Tier
2 4 (3.25%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.44%) NHS
3 3 (2.44%) CESG
3 3 (2.44%) Statistics
3 3 (2.44%) Informatics
3 3 (2.44%) Hedge funds
4 2 (1.63%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.81%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.81%) Web 2.0
5 1 (0.81%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (20.33%) Windows
2 8 (6.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (4.07%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (4.07%) Windows 7
4 4 (3.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.81%) UNIX
5 1 (0.81%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.81%) Linux
5 1 (0.81%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.81%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (13.01%) Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.01%) Scrum
2 14 (11.38%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (11.38%) TDD
2 14 (11.38%) ETL
3 13 (10.57%) SOA
3 13 (10.57%) MVC
3 13 (10.57%) OO
4 12 (9.76%) Service Management
5 11 (8.94%) CRM
5 11 (8.94%) Project Management
6 10 (8.13%) Kimball Methodology
7 8 (6.50%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (6.50%) Migration
7 8 (6.50%) Data Modelling
8 7 (5.69%) Automated Testing
9 6 (4.88%) Domain-Driven Design
10 5 (4.07%) Data Analysis
10 5 (4.07%) E-Commerce
11 4 (3.25%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 63 (51.22%) SQL
2 37 (30.08%) C#
3 25 (20.33%) T-SQL
4 23 (18.70%) JavaScript
5 14 (11.38%) VB
6 10 (8.13%) VBA
6 10 (8.13%) Java
7 8 (6.50%) VBScript
8 6 (4.88%) PHP
9 4 (3.25%) PL/SQL
9 4 (3.25%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.44%) VB6
11 1 (0.81%) VC++
11 1 (0.81%) C
11 1 (0.81%) C++
11 1 (0.81%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 17 (13.82%) Security Cleared
2 14 (11.38%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.50%) DV Cleared
4 5 (4.07%) MCSE
4 5 (4.07%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.25%) Degree
6 3 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (2.44%) VCDX
7 2 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.81%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.25%) QA
2 3 (2.44%) SLA
3 1 (0.81%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (6.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.07%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 5 (4.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.63%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.63%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.81%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.44%) OpenView
2 2 (1.63%) MOM
2 2 (1.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (25.20%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.20%) Oracle
3 12 (9.76%) Business Objects
4 8 (6.50%) VMware
5 5 (4.07%) HP
5 5 (4.07%) Citrix
6 4 (3.25%) Dundas
7 3 (2.44%) Jaspersoft
8 2 (1.63%) Altiris
8 2 (1.63%) Genesys
8 2 (1.63%) JBoss
8 2 (1.63%) IBM
9 1 (0.81%) Informatica
9 1 (0.81%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.81%) Sun
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