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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 43 14 26
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +12
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 29 69 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.34% 9.40% 5.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 23.02% 42.33% 25.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 45 20
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£315 £325 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% -5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £254 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £22.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +20.87%
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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
126 163 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 14.53% 22.21% 21.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 88 81
Average daily rate £325 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Average hourly rate £175.00 £15.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1029.03% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.36 £31.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.91% +5.00%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 41 (50.62%) SQL
2 25 (30.86%) Microsoft
3 24 (29.63%) .NET
4 19 (23.46%) Oracle
4 19 (23.46%) Windows
5 17 (20.99%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (19.75%) C#
6 16 (19.75%) JavaScript
7 15 (18.52%) T-SQL
7 15 (18.52%) MVC
8 14 (17.28%) Finance
8 14 (17.28%) Web Services
8 14 (17.28%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (17.28%) SQL Server 2005
9 13 (16.05%) SQL Server 2008
10 11 (13.58%) jQuery
10 11 (13.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (13.58%) ASP.NET
11 10 (12.35%) HTML
11 10 (12.35%) Java
11 10 (12.35%) DTS
11 10 (12.35%) UNIX
12 9 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 9 (11.11%) WCF
12 9 (11.11%) Data Modelling
12 9 (11.11%) ETL
12 9 (11.11%) J2EE
13 8 (9.88%) IIS
13 8 (9.88%) Project Management
14 7 (8.64%) Microsoft Certification

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 8 (9.88%) IIS
2 6 (7.41%) TIBCO EMS
3 4 (4.94%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (2.47%) CMS
4 2 (2.47%) SAS
4 2 (2.47%) DNN
5 1 (1.23%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.23%) JBoss
5 1 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (7.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (7.41%) BusinessWorks
1 6 (7.41%) Staffware
1 6 (7.41%) TIBCO iProcess
2 2 (2.47%) ResourceLink
3 1 (1.23%) Maximo
3 1 (1.23%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) SaaS
1 1 (1.23%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.17%) Internet
2 2 (2.47%) Firewall
2 2 (2.47%) SAN
3 1 (1.23%) Intranet
3 1 (1.23%) WAN
3 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.23%) VPN
3 1 (1.23%) IPsec
3 1 (1.23%) Network Security
3 1 (1.23%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.23%) NAS
3 1 (1.23%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.28%) Data Warehouse
1 14 (17.28%) SQL Server 2005
2 13 (16.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (13.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (12.35%) DTS
5 9 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (6.17%) Relational Database
6 5 (6.17%) OLTP
7 4 (4.94%) DB2
7 4 (4.94%) OLAP
7 4 (4.94%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (4.94%) Oracle Database
8 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (3.70%) RDBMS
9 2 (2.47%) Ingres
9 2 (2.47%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (1.23%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 1 (1.23%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 6 (7.41%) Eclipse
2 5 (6.17%) JUnit
2 5 (6.17%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.94%) Ant
4 2 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.47%) Maven
4 2 (2.47%) JIRA
4 2 (2.47%) Selenium
5 1 (1.23%) MyEclipse
5 1 (1.23%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.23%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 14 (17.28%) Finance
2 4 (4.94%) Banking
3 3 (3.70%) Back Office
4 2 (2.47%) Marketing
5 1 (1.23%) Retail
5 1 (1.23%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 41 (50.62%) Developer
2 14 (17.28%) Analyst
3 13 (16.05%) SQL Developer
4 11 (13.58%) .NET Developer
5 10 (12.35%) Database Developer
6 9 (11.11%) SQL Database Developer
7 8 (9.88%) DBA
8 7 (8.64%) Java Developer
8 7 (8.64%) SQL DBA
9 5 (6.17%) J2EE Developer
9 5 (6.17%) Administrator
9 5 (6.17%) Senior Developer
9 5 (6.17%) Business Analyst
9 5 (6.17%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 4 (4.94%) Technical Analyst
11 3 (3.70%) SQL Server DBA
11 3 (3.70%) Systems Analyst
11 3 (3.70%) Web Developer
11 3 (3.70%) Designer
11 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (29.63%) .NET
2 14 (17.28%) Web Services
3 11 (13.58%) ASP.NET
3 11 (13.58%) jQuery
4 10 (12.35%) HTML
5 9 (11.11%) J2EE
5 9 (11.11%) WCF
6 7 (8.64%) Struts
6 7 (8.64%) CSS
7 6 (7.41%) JSP
7 6 (7.41%) Spring
7 6 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (6.17%) Hibernate
8 5 (6.17%) WinForms
8 5 (6.17%) Servlets
9 4 (4.94%) XML
9 4 (4.94%) WPF
9 4 (4.94%) .NET Framework
10 3 (3.70%) EJB
11 2 (2.47%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.17%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.94%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.70%) Statistics
3 3 (3.70%) Mobile Banking
3 3 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.47%) Clustering
5 1 (1.23%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.23%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.23%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 19 (23.46%) Windows
2 10 (12.35%) UNIX
3 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.70%) Linux
4 2 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.23%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.99%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (18.52%) MVC
3 9 (11.11%) ETL
3 9 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 8 (9.88%) Project Management
5 6 (7.41%) Workflow
5 6 (7.41%) Migration
5 6 (7.41%) System Testing
5 6 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (7.41%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (6.17%) Unit Testing
6 5 (6.17%) Web Development
6 5 (6.17%) Kimball Methodology
6 5 (6.17%) Scrum
6 5 (6.17%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (6.17%) Service Management
7 4 (4.94%) UML
8 3 (3.70%) OO
8 3 (3.70%) TDD
8 3 (3.70%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 41 (50.62%) SQL
2 16 (19.75%) JavaScript
2 16 (19.75%) C#
3 15 (18.52%) T-SQL
4 10 (12.35%) Java
5 7 (8.64%) VB
6 4 (4.94%) PL/SQL
6 4 (4.94%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.47%) VB6
7 2 (2.47%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 2 (2.47%) C
7 2 (2.47%) COBOL
7 2 (2.47%) Perl
8 1 (1.23%) VBScript
8 1 (1.23%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (8.64%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (8.64%) Degree
2 5 (6.17%) Sun Certification
3 4 (4.94%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.70%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.47%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.47%) MCITP
6 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.47%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.47%) XenApp
1 2 (2.47%) vSphere
2 1 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (7.41%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (1.23%) WSUS
2 1 (1.23%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (1.23%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 25 (30.86%) Microsoft
2 19 (23.46%) Oracle
3 7 (8.64%) Business Objects
4 6 (7.41%) TIBCO
5 5 (6.17%) VMware
5 5 (6.17%) Sun
6 2 (2.47%) HP
6 2 (2.47%) Citrix
6 2 (2.47%) Northgate
7 1 (1.23%) Wonderware
7 1 (1.23%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.23%) RedPrairie
7 1 (1.23%) SumTotal
7 1 (1.23%) Saba
7 1 (1.23%) Hitachi
7 1 (1.23%) Informatica
7 1 (1.23%) NetApp
7 1 (1.23%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.23%) EMC
7 1 (1.23%) Intel
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