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 3 May 2016 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 21 15 18
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 69 79 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 9.27% 8.71% 7.89%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 40.83% 41.58% 42.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 41 49
Median daily rate £395 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £32.10 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+1.24% +1.90%
SQL Server
Buckinghamshire

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
169 190 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 22.72% 20.95% 18.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 107 95
Median daily rate £400 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -7.14%

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 3 May 2016.

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 3 May 2016, 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 84 (56.38%) SQL
2 65 (43.62%) C#
2 65 (43.62%) .NET
3 51 (34.23%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (31.54%) Microsoft
5 46 (30.87%) Windows
6 37 (24.83%) Active Directory
6 37 (24.83%) Finance
7 36 (24.16%) Oracle
8 29 (19.46%) JavaScript
8 29 (19.46%) Project Management
8 29 (19.46%) TDD
9 28 (18.79%) SOAP
10 27 (18.12%) Unix
11 26 (17.45%) Security Cleared
12 25 (16.78%) SMTP
13 24 (16.11%) Java
14 23 (15.44%) MS Excel
15 22 (14.77%) WPF
15 22 (14.77%) jQuery
16 21 (14.09%) HTML
16 21 (14.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 20 (13.42%) Web Development
17 20 (13.42%) SQL Server 2008
18 19 (12.75%) SC Cleared
18 19 (12.75%) VB
19 18 (12.08%) SharePoint
19 18 (12.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 18 (12.08%) MVVM
19 18 (12.08%) DevOps

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 18 (12.08%) SharePoint
2 16 (10.74%) IIS
2 16 (10.74%) MS Exchange
3 12 (8.05%) Apache
3 12 (8.05%) WebSphere
4 7 (4.70%) Skype for Business
5 6 (4.03%) SAS
6 3 (2.01%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (2.01%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 23 (15.44%) MS Excel
2 15 (10.07%) MS Office
3 3 (2.01%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.34%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.01%) OpenText MBPM
2 3 (2.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.36%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (3.36%) SaaS
2 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (16.78%) SMTP
2 16 (10.74%) SAN
3 14 (9.40%) LDAP
4 12 (8.05%) Internet
5 8 (5.37%) FTP
5 8 (5.37%) IPsec
5 8 (5.37%) SSH
6 6 (4.03%) NAS
7 5 (3.36%) Firewall
7 5 (3.36%) LAN
7 5 (3.36%) WAN
8 4 (2.68%) iSCSI
9 3 (2.01%) DNS
10 2 (1.34%) NetScaler
11 1 (0.67%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (14.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 20 (13.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (12.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (10.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 13 (8.72%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (8.05%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (7.38%) SQL Server 2014
8 7 (4.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 6 (4.03%) QlikView
9 6 (4.03%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (3.36%) DB2
10 5 (3.36%) PowerPivot
11 4 (2.68%) MS Access
12 3 (2.01%) DB2 UDB
13 2 (1.34%) BusinessObjects
13 2 (1.34%) PerformancePoint
13 2 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
14 1 (0.67%) Big Data
14 1 (0.67%) MongoDB
14 1 (0.67%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 9 (6.04%) Visual Studio
2 7 (4.70%) JUnit
2 7 (4.70%) Maven
2 7 (4.70%) Selenium
3 5 (3.36%) Eclipse
4 3 (2.01%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.34%) Moq
5 2 (1.34%) NUnit
5 2 (1.34%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.67%) ERwin
6 1 (0.67%) MSTest
6 1 (0.67%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.67%) Subversion
General
1 37 (24.83%) Finance
2 16 (10.74%) Banking
3 6 (4.03%) Retail
3 6 (4.03%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.36%) Law
5 4 (2.68%) Legal
6 3 (2.01%) Electronics
6 3 (2.01%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.01%) Marketing
7 1 (0.67%) Advertising
7 1 (0.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 64 (42.95%) Developer
2 28 (18.79%) .NET Developer
3 24 (16.11%) Analyst
4 20 (13.42%) C# Developer
5 16 (10.74%) C# .NET Developer
6 13 (8.72%) Architect
6 13 (8.72%) SQL Analyst
6 13 (8.72%) SQL Developer
7 12 (8.05%) DBA
8 9 (6.04%) SQL DBA
8 9 (6.04%) Team Leader
9 8 (5.37%) Java Developer
10 7 (4.70%) C# WPF Developer
10 7 (4.70%) J2EE Developer
10 7 (4.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 7 (4.70%) Server Specialist
10 7 (4.70%) Software Engineer
10 7 (4.70%) Wintel Server Specialist
10 7 (4.70%) Wintel Specialist
10 7 (4.70%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (43.62%) .NET
2 28 (18.79%) SOAP
3 22 (14.77%) jQuery
3 22 (14.77%) WPF
4 21 (14.09%) HTML
5 17 (11.41%) WCF
6 16 (10.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 15 (10.07%) .NET Framework
7 15 (10.07%) AngularJS
8 14 (9.40%) CSS
8 14 (9.40%) HTML5
8 14 (9.40%) XML
9 13 (8.72%) Laravel
10 11 (7.38%) ASP.NET
11 10 (6.71%) ASP.NET Web API
12 8 (5.37%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (5.37%) Entity Framework
13 7 (4.70%) J2EE
13 7 (4.70%) Middleware
13 7 (4.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.41%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.71%) Cryptography
3 9 (6.04%) Computer Science
3 9 (6.04%) Statistics
4 8 (5.37%) Client/Server
4 8 (5.37%) Clustering
5 7 (4.70%) CESG
5 7 (4.70%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.36%) Visualisation
7 4 (2.68%) Data Extraction
7 4 (2.68%) Data Integration
8 3 (2.01%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.34%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.67%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.67%) Biometrics
10 1 (0.67%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.67%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.67%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.67%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 46 (30.87%) Windows
2 27 (18.12%) Unix
3 12 (8.05%) Windows Server
4 11 (7.38%) zOS
5 8 (5.37%) Windows Vista
6 2 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.67%) Android
7 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (34.23%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (19.46%) Project Management
2 29 (19.46%) TDD
3 20 (13.42%) Web Development
4 18 (12.08%) DevOps
4 18 (12.08%) MVVM
5 17 (11.41%) Software Engineering
5 17 (11.41%) Unit Testing
6 14 (9.40%) Business Analysis
6 14 (9.40%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (9.40%) Data Analysis
6 14 (9.40%) MVC
7 13 (8.72%) Multithreading
7 13 (8.72%) Performance Tuning
7 13 (8.72%) Technical Analysis
8 12 (8.05%) Security Operations
8 12 (8.05%) Workflow
9 10 (6.71%) High Availability
9 10 (6.71%) SDLC
10 9 (6.04%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 84 (56.38%) SQL
2 65 (43.62%) C#
3 29 (19.46%) JavaScript
4 24 (16.11%) Java
5 19 (12.75%) VB
6 15 (10.07%) PowerShell
7 14 (9.40%) PHP
8 12 (8.05%) T-SQL
9 6 (4.03%) VBA
10 4 (2.68%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.34%) XAML
12 1 (0.67%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (17.45%) Security Cleared
2 19 (12.75%) SC Cleared
3 15 (10.07%) DV Cleared
4 10 (6.71%) Degree
5 7 (4.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (4.70%) Sun Certification
6 6 (4.03%) CESG Certified Professional
6 6 (4.03%) CISSP
6 6 (4.03%) MCSE
6 6 (4.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (3.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (2.01%) CEH
9 2 (1.34%) CREST Certified
9 2 (1.34%) Cyber Scheme
9 2 (1.34%) ISEB
9 2 (1.34%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (1.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (1.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (1.34%) MCTS
9 2 (1.34%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.68%) RMADS
2 2 (1.34%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.67%) QA
System Software
1 37 (24.83%) Active Directory
2 14 (9.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.37%) Sendmail
4 6 (4.03%) XenApp
5 5 (3.36%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (2.68%) Hyper-V
7 3 (2.01%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 4 (2.68%) OpenView
1 4 (2.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (2.01%) SCOM
3 2 (1.34%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.67%) Control-M
4 1 (0.67%) cPanel
4 1 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.67%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.67%) OVSD
Vendors
1 47 (31.54%) Microsoft
2 36 (24.16%) Oracle
3 17 (11.41%) Citrix
4 14 (9.40%) VMware
5 12 (8.05%) IBM
6 11 (7.38%) Sun
7 10 (6.71%) HP
8 8 (5.37%) CommVault
9 6 (4.03%) Teradata
10 5 (3.36%) EMC
10 5 (3.36%) NetApp
10 5 (3.36%) Red Hat
10 5 (3.36%) Tableau
11 4 (2.68%) StorageTek
12 3 (2.01%) 3PAR
12 3 (2.01%) Lotus
12 3 (2.01%) SAP
13 2 (1.34%) Cognos
13 2 (1.34%) webMethods
14 1 (0.67%) Compaq
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