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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 33 14 15
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 48 59 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 5.39% 8.45% 8.68%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 30.77% 40.69% 44.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 30 24
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£325 £323 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.77% -6.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £229 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +27.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
SQL Server
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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
156 145 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 17.53% 20.77% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 67 63
Average daily rate £320 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £246 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £175.00 £35.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+400.00% +27.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -15.38%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 49 (56.32%) SQL
2 34 (39.08%) .NET
3 28 (32.18%) Microsoft
4 26 (29.89%) Windows
5 25 (28.74%) Oracle
6 22 (25.29%) C#
7 20 (22.99%) T-SQL
8 17 (19.54%) Finance
9 15 (17.24%) WCF
9 15 (17.24%) SQL Server 2008
9 15 (17.24%) JavaScript
9 15 (17.24%) MVC
10 14 (16.09%) Web Services
10 14 (16.09%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (14.94%) jQuery
11 13 (14.94%) .NET Framework
11 13 (14.94%) HTML
12 12 (13.79%) IIS
12 12 (13.79%) ASP.NET
13 11 (12.64%) Visual Studio
13 11 (12.64%) WinForms
13 11 (12.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 11 (12.64%) Oracle Database
14 10 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (11.49%) UNIX
15 9 (10.34%) CSS
15 9 (10.34%) WPF
16 8 (9.20%) SQL Server 2005
16 8 (9.20%) TDD
16 8 (9.20%) Microsoft Certification

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 12 (13.79%) IIS
2 5 (5.75%) TIBCO EMS
3 4 (4.60%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (2.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (2.30%) DNN
4 2 (2.30%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.30%) CMS
4 2 (2.30%) SAS
5 1 (1.15%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.15%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.15%) Apache
5 1 (1.15%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.15%) WordPress
5 1 (1.15%) Drupal
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.15%) MediaWiki
5 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (4.60%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (6.90%) TIBCO iProcess
1 6 (6.90%) BusinessWorks
2 5 (5.75%) Staffware
3 2 (2.30%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (2.30%) ResourceLink
4 1 (1.15%) assyst
4 1 (1.15%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.30%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (1.15%) Google App Engine
2 1 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.15%) SaaS
2 1 (1.15%) PaaS
2 1 (1.15%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.60%) Firewall
2 3 (3.45%) Internet
2 3 (3.45%) ATM
3 2 (2.30%) Network Security
3 2 (2.30%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.15%) DNS
4 1 (1.15%) SAN
4 1 (1.15%) IPsec
4 1 (1.15%) WAN
4 1 (1.15%) DHCP
4 1 (1.15%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.15%) VPN
4 1 (1.15%) BIG-IP
4 1 (1.15%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (1.15%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (1.15%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.24%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (12.64%) Oracle Database
3 8 (9.20%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (8.05%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (5.75%) OLTP
6 4 (4.60%) Relational Database
6 4 (4.60%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (4.60%) DTS
6 4 (4.60%) OLAP
6 4 (4.60%) RDBMS
7 3 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (2.30%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (2.30%) Ingres
8 2 (2.30%) MySQL
8 2 (2.30%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (2.30%) SQLPlus
9 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 11 (12.64%) Visual Studio
2 5 (5.75%) Selenium
2 5 (5.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (5.75%) MSTest
3 4 (4.60%) Ant
4 3 (3.45%) NUnit
5 2 (2.30%) Maven
5 2 (2.30%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.30%) JUnit
5 2 (2.30%) Toad
6 1 (1.15%) ProC
6 1 (1.15%) PVCS
6 1 (1.15%) Subversion
6 1 (1.15%) JMeter
6 1 (1.15%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.15%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.15%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 17 (19.54%) Finance
2 4 (4.60%) Banking
3 2 (2.30%) Marketing
3 2 (2.30%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.30%) Back Office
4 1 (1.15%) Retail
4 1 (1.15%) Automotive
4 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (51.72%) Developer
2 15 (17.24%) Analyst
3 14 (16.09%) .NET Developer
4 11 (12.64%) Database Developer
4 11 (12.64%) SQL Developer
5 9 (10.34%) DBA
5 9 (10.34%) SQL Database Developer
6 8 (9.20%) SQL DBA
7 5 (5.75%) WPF Developer
8 4 (4.60%) SQL Server DBA
8 4 (4.60%) Consultant
8 4 (4.60%) Administrator
9 3 (3.45%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.45%) Business Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) MI Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) Analyst Developer
9 3 (3.45%) Oracle DBA
10 2 (2.30%) Designer
10 2 (2.30%) Configuration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (39.08%) .NET
2 15 (17.24%) WCF
3 14 (16.09%) Web Services
4 13 (14.94%) jQuery
4 13 (14.94%) .NET Framework
4 13 (14.94%) HTML
5 12 (13.79%) ASP.NET
6 11 (12.64%) WinForms
6 11 (12.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 9 (10.34%) CSS
7 9 (10.34%) WPF
8 5 (5.75%) J2EE
8 5 (5.75%) XML
8 5 (5.75%) Castle Windsor
9 4 (4.60%) AngularJS
10 3 (3.45%) XSLT
10 3 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (2.30%) KnockoutJS
11 2 (2.30%) HTML5
11 2 (2.30%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.90%) Statistics
3 4 (4.60%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.30%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.30%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.30%) PMI
5 1 (1.15%) NHS
5 1 (1.15%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.15%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.15%) Clustering
5 1 (1.15%) BBC
5 1 (1.15%) CMDB
5 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 26 (29.89%) Windows
2 10 (11.49%) UNIX
3 4 (4.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.45%) Linux
5 2 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.15%) HPUX
6 1 (1.15%) Android
6 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.24%) MVC
2 14 (16.09%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (9.20%) TDD
3 8 (9.20%) MVVM
4 7 (8.05%) Migration
5 6 (6.90%) Workflow
5 6 (6.90%) SOA
6 5 (5.75%) Data Modelling
6 5 (5.75%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (5.75%) UML
6 5 (5.75%) Scrum
6 5 (5.75%) System Testing
6 5 (5.75%) BDD
6 5 (5.75%) Line Management
6 5 (5.75%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (5.75%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (4.60%) Unit Testing
7 4 (4.60%) Web Development
7 4 (4.60%) Project Management
7 4 (4.60%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (56.32%) SQL
2 22 (25.29%) C#
3 20 (22.99%) T-SQL
4 15 (17.24%) JavaScript
5 8 (9.20%) VB
6 6 (6.90%) PL/SQL
6 6 (6.90%) Java
6 6 (6.90%) Shell Script
7 5 (5.75%) XAML
8 3 (3.45%) VBA
8 3 (3.45%) PHP
8 3 (3.45%) C
9 2 (2.30%) VB6
9 2 (2.30%) COBOL
9 2 (2.30%) Perl
9 2 (2.30%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.15%) XQuery
10 1 (1.15%) VBScript
10 1 (1.15%) C++
10 1 (1.15%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (9.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (8.05%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.60%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.60%) DV Cleared
3 4 (4.60%) Degree
4 2 (2.30%) MCITP
4 2 (2.30%) Sun Certification
4 2 (2.30%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 3 (3.45%) vSphere
2 2 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.30%) XenApp
2 2 (2.30%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.15%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (5.75%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (1.15%) WSUS
2 1 (1.15%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (1.15%) SCCM
2 1 (1.15%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 28 (32.18%) Microsoft
2 25 (28.74%) Oracle
3 6 (6.90%) VMware
3 6 (6.90%) TIBCO
4 5 (5.75%) Remedy
5 2 (2.30%) SumTotal
5 2 (2.30%) Saba
5 2 (2.30%) Northgate
5 2 (2.30%) Cognos
5 2 (2.30%) Citrix
5 2 (2.30%) Cisco
5 2 (2.30%) Sun
5 2 (2.30%) HP
6 1 (1.15%) EMC
6 1 (1.15%) Intel
6 1 (1.15%) Cerner
6 1 (1.15%) Hitachi
6 1 (1.15%) Informatica
6 1 (1.15%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.15%) CheckPoint
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 4 days ago