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 23 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 20 18 11
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 62 38 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 7.00% 7.06% 10.54%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 42.47% 46.34% 42.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 21 40
Average daily rate £325 £300 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £168 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £89.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £27.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+14.54% +6.79%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
146 82 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 16.48% 15.24% 24.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 47 99
Average daily rate £350 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £163 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £478 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £29.16
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.97%
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 23 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 23 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 62 (50.00%) SQL
2 45 (36.29%) .NET
3 37 (29.84%) C#
4 30 (24.19%) Microsoft
4 30 (24.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 28 (22.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 25 (20.16%) Windows
7 24 (19.35%) MS Excel
7 24 (19.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 23 (18.55%) Data Warehouse
8 23 (18.55%) T-SQL
9 22 (17.74%) JavaScript
10 19 (15.32%) Finance
11 18 (14.52%) ASP.NET
11 18 (14.52%) Web Services
11 18 (14.52%) ETL
12 17 (13.71%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (13.71%) Security Cleared
13 16 (12.90%) Scrum
13 16 (12.90%) Business Objects
13 16 (12.90%) HTML
14 15 (12.10%) Oracle
15 14 (11.29%) SC Cleared
15 14 (11.29%) SQL Server 2005
15 14 (11.29%) .NET Framework
15 14 (11.29%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (11.29%) TDD
16 13 (10.48%) jQuery
16 13 (10.48%) SOA
16 13 (10.48%) OO

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (8.87%) SharePoint
2 9 (7.26%) MS Exchange
3 5 (4.03%) Kentico
3 5 (4.03%) WebSphere
3 5 (4.03%) CMS
3 5 (4.03%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.61%) IIS
5 2 (1.61%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.61%) Papyrus
5 2 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.81%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (0.81%) SAS
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 24 (19.35%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.23%) MS Office
3 2 (1.61%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.42%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.61%) Exstream
2 2 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.81%) TIBCO iProcess
3 1 (0.81%) Staffware
3 1 (0.81%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.03%) SAN
2 2 (1.61%) Firewall
2 2 (1.61%) Network Security
3 1 (0.81%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (24.19%) SQL Server 2008
2 28 (22.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (19.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 23 (18.55%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (11.29%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (8.06%) DTS
7 8 (6.45%) Crystal Reports
7 8 (6.45%) Relational Database
8 7 (5.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (4.84%) OLAP
9 6 (4.84%) MS Access
9 6 (4.84%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (4.03%) OLTP
11 4 (3.23%) DB2
12 3 (2.42%) RDBMS
13 2 (1.61%) Oracle OLAP
13 2 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (1.61%) Oracle Database
14 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 1 (0.81%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 11 (8.87%) Visual Studio
2 10 (8.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (7.26%) NUnit
4 5 (4.03%) WiX
4 5 (4.03%) Eclipse
4 5 (4.03%) MSI
5 2 (1.61%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.81%) NMock
6 1 (0.81%) Moq
6 1 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.81%) Selenium
6 1 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.81%) JUnit
General
1 19 (15.32%) Finance
2 7 (5.65%) Retail
3 3 (2.42%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.61%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.61%) Automotive
4 2 (1.61%) Billing
4 2 (1.61%) Banking
5 1 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 67 (54.03%) Developer
2 22 (17.74%) Analyst
3 21 (16.94%) .NET Developer
4 17 (13.71%) SQL Developer
5 14 (11.29%) C# Developer
6 11 (8.87%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (8.06%) SQL Server Developer
8 9 (7.26%) ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (7.26%) Data Analyst
8 9 (7.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (5.65%) Lead Developer
10 6 (4.84%) Consultant
10 6 (4.84%) Java Developer
11 5 (4.03%) SQL DBA
11 5 (4.03%) DBA
12 4 (3.23%) Business Analyst
12 4 (3.23%) Support Analyst
12 4 (3.23%) Server Specialist
12 4 (3.23%) Technical Analyst
12 4 (3.23%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (36.29%) .NET
2 18 (14.52%) ASP.NET
2 18 (14.52%) Web Services
3 16 (12.90%) HTML
4 14 (11.29%) .NET Framework
5 13 (10.48%) jQuery
6 12 (9.68%) XML
7 11 (8.87%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 10 (8.06%) WCF
9 9 (7.26%) CSS
10 7 (5.65%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (4.84%) HTML5
12 5 (4.03%) XSL
13 4 (3.23%) WPF
13 4 (3.23%) LINQ
14 3 (2.42%) Razor View Engine
14 3 (2.42%) Ajax
14 3 (2.42%) Servlets
14 3 (2.42%) SOAP
15 2 (1.61%) JAXP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.03%) FMCG
2 4 (3.23%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.23%) N-Tier
3 3 (2.42%) Statistics
3 3 (2.42%) Informatics
3 3 (2.42%) CESG
3 3 (2.42%) NHS
4 2 (1.61%) Credit Risk
4 2 (1.61%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.81%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.81%) Web 2.0
5 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.81%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (20.16%) Windows
2 7 (5.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (4.03%) Windows 7
3 5 (4.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.61%) UNIX
6 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.81%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.81%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.81%) Linux
6 1 (0.81%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (14.52%) ETL
2 17 (13.71%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (12.90%) Scrum
4 14 (11.29%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (11.29%) TDD
5 13 (10.48%) SOA
5 13 (10.48%) OO
5 13 (10.48%) MVC
5 13 (10.48%) Project Management
5 13 (10.48%) Kimball Methodology
6 12 (9.68%) Service Management
7 10 (8.06%) CRM
7 10 (8.06%) Data Modelling
8 8 (6.45%) Migration
8 8 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (5.65%) Automated Testing
10 6 (4.84%) Domain-Driven Design
11 5 (4.03%) Data Analysis
11 5 (4.03%) E-Commerce
12 4 (3.23%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 62 (50.00%) SQL
2 37 (29.84%) C#
3 23 (18.55%) T-SQL
4 22 (17.74%) JavaScript
5 12 (9.68%) VB
6 10 (8.06%) Java
7 8 (6.45%) VBScript
7 8 (6.45%) VBA
8 6 (4.84%) PHP
9 4 (3.23%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.61%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.81%) VB6
11 1 (0.81%) VC++
11 1 (0.81%) C
11 1 (0.81%) C++
11 1 (0.81%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 17 (13.71%) Security Cleared
2 14 (11.29%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.45%) DV Cleared
4 4 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.23%) MCSE
4 4 (3.23%) Degree
5 2 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.61%) VCDX
6 1 (0.81%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.23%) QA
2 3 (2.42%) SLA
3 1 (0.81%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (5.65%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 4 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.61%) Terminal Server
3 2 (1.61%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.81%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.42%) OpenView
2 2 (1.61%) MOM
2 2 (1.61%) SCCM
3 1 (0.81%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 30 (24.19%) Microsoft
2 16 (12.90%) Business Objects
3 15 (12.10%) Oracle
4 7 (5.65%) VMware
5 5 (4.03%) HP
5 5 (4.03%) Citrix
6 4 (3.23%) Dundas
7 2 (1.61%) Genesys
7 2 (1.61%) IBM
7 2 (1.61%) JBoss
7 2 (1.61%) Altiris
7 2 (1.61%) Jaspersoft
8 1 (0.81%) Informatica
8 1 (0.81%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.81%) Sun
8 1 (0.81%) TIBCO
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