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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 18 20 28
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 41 63 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 6.72% 6.89% 5.68%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 32.80% 29.17% 31.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 28 22
Median daily rate £400 £383 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +17.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £299 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £15.86 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £25.44 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+47.40% +6.00%
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
125 216 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 20.49% 23.61% 17.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 102 86
Median daily rate £438 £355 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.23% +16.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £280 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £465 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £50.00 £15.86 £175.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+215.25% -90.93%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.44 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+49.37% -20.50%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 36 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 35 (39.77%) Windows
3 34 (38.64%) .NET
4 31 (35.23%) C#
5 29 (32.95%) Oracle
6 26 (29.55%) SQL
7 24 (27.27%) ASP.NET
8 21 (23.86%) MVC
9 20 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (21.59%) Unix
11 18 (20.45%) Security Cleared
11 18 (20.45%) ASP.NET MVC
12 17 (19.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 14 (15.91%) MS Exchange
13 14 (15.91%) HTML
13 14 (15.91%) Active Directory
14 13 (14.77%) Citrix
14 13 (14.77%) CISSP
14 13 (14.77%) Internet
14 13 (14.77%) IPsec
14 13 (14.77%) SMTP
14 13 (14.77%) Client/Server
14 13 (14.77%) CESG
14 13 (14.77%) Cryptography
14 13 (14.77%) Windows Vista
14 13 (14.77%) Information Assurance
14 13 (14.77%) CESG Certified Professional
15 12 (13.64%) SC Cleared
15 12 (13.64%) Scrum
15 12 (13.64%) JavaScript

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 14 (15.91%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.95%) SharePoint
3 6 (6.82%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (3.41%) Kentico
6 2 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.27%) IIS
6 2 (2.27%) JBoss
6 2 (2.27%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.14%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.14%) CMS
7 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.14%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (10.23%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.41%) MS Office
3 1 (1.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.14%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (6.82%) Office 365
2 5 (5.68%) OneDrive
3 3 (3.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.77%) Internet
1 13 (14.77%) IPsec
1 13 (14.77%) SMTP
2 10 (11.36%) FTP
2 10 (11.36%) SSH
3 3 (3.41%) Wireless
4 2 (2.27%) DNS
4 2 (2.27%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.14%) DHCP
5 1 (1.14%) Firewall
5 1 (1.14%) Intranet
5 1 (1.14%) Network Security
5 1 (1.14%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (7.95%) Hadoop
3 7 (7.95%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (7.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (7.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (6.82%) Big Data
5 5 (5.68%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (5.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 5 (5.68%) MongoDB
5 5 (5.68%) Oracle Database
5 5 (5.68%) Relational Database
5 5 (5.68%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (4.55%) NoSQL
6 4 (4.55%) Power BI
6 4 (4.55%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (2.27%) DB2
7 2 (2.27%) MySQL
7 2 (2.27%) SSDT
7 2 (2.27%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 6 (6.82%) Visual Studio
2 5 (5.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.55%) Ant
3 4 (4.55%) Eclipse
3 4 (4.55%) Gradle
3 4 (4.55%) Hudson
3 4 (4.55%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.41%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.41%) Subversion
5 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.14%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.14%) Moq
6 1 (1.14%) Selenium
General
1 9 (10.23%) Finance
2 8 (9.09%) Retail
3 2 (2.27%) Banking
3 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.14%) Automotive
4 1 (1.14%) Electronics
4 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.14%) Marketing
4 1 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.14%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 32 (36.36%) Developer
2 14 (15.91%) .NET Developer
3 11 (12.50%) SQL Developer
4 9 (10.23%) DBA
5 8 (9.09%) SQL DBA
6 7 (7.95%) Architect
6 7 (7.95%) ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (7.95%) Java Developer
6 7 (7.95%) Security Advisor
7 6 (6.82%) Information Assurance Leader
8 5 (5.68%) Agile Scrum Master
8 5 (5.68%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 5 (5.68%) C# Developer
8 5 (5.68%) Oracle DBA
8 5 (5.68%) Scrum Master
8 5 (5.68%) SharePoint Specialist
9 4 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (4.55%) Data Modeller
9 4 (4.55%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (38.64%) .NET
2 24 (27.27%) ASP.NET
3 18 (20.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (15.91%) HTML
5 12 (13.64%) CSS
6 10 (11.36%) Web Services
6 10 (11.36%) XML
7 9 (10.23%) .NET Framework
8 7 (7.95%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (6.82%) Entity Framework
9 6 (6.82%) jQuery
9 6 (6.82%) XSLT
10 5 (5.68%) Ajax
10 5 (5.68%) AngularJS
11 4 (4.55%) EJB
11 4 (4.55%) Java EE
11 4 (4.55%) JMS
12 3 (3.41%) ADO.NET
12 3 (3.41%) JSON
12 3 (3.41%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.77%) CESG
1 13 (14.77%) Client/Server
1 13 (14.77%) Cryptography
2 9 (10.23%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.55%) PKI
4 3 (3.41%) Clustering
5 1 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.14%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.14%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.14%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.14%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.14%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.14%) Replication
5 1 (1.14%) Statistics
5 1 (1.14%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 35 (39.77%) Windows
2 19 (21.59%) Unix
3 13 (14.77%) Windows Vista
4 8 (9.09%) Windows Server
5 6 (6.82%) Linux
6 4 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.86%) MVC
2 20 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (14.77%) Information Assurance
4 12 (13.64%) Scrum
5 11 (12.50%) TDD
6 10 (11.36%) Fuzz Testing
6 10 (11.36%) OWASP
6 10 (11.36%) Patch Management
7 9 (10.23%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (10.23%) Cybersecurity
7 9 (10.23%) Ethical Hacking
7 9 (10.23%) Penetration Testing
8 8 (9.09%) Data Modelling
8 8 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (9.09%) Risk Management
9 7 (7.95%) CRM
9 7 (7.95%) ISMS
9 7 (7.95%) OO
10 6 (6.82%) Migration
10 6 (6.82%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 31 (35.23%) C#
2 26 (29.55%) SQL
3 12 (13.64%) JavaScript
4 10 (11.36%) Java
5 7 (7.95%) T-SQL
6 5 (5.68%) Python
6 5 (5.68%) VB.NET
7 4 (4.55%) Perl
8 2 (2.27%) C
8 2 (2.27%) C++
8 2 (2.27%) Scala
9 1 (1.14%) F#
9 1 (1.14%) PHP
9 1 (1.14%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.14%) VB
9 1 (1.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (20.45%) Security Cleared
2 13 (14.77%) CESG Certified Professional
2 13 (14.77%) CISSP
3 12 (13.64%) SC Cleared
4 9 (10.23%) CEH
5 7 (7.95%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.14%) CISM
7 1 (1.14%) Degree
7 1 (1.14%) ISEB
7 1 (1.14%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.14%) MCITP
7 1 (1.14%) MCSE
7 1 (1.14%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.09%) RMADS
2 2 (2.27%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.14%) Government Security Classifications
3 1 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (15.91%) Active Directory
2 10 (11.36%) Sendmail
3 5 (5.68%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.14%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.14%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.41%) SCOM
2 1 (1.14%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.14%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (1.14%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.14%) OVSD
2 1 (1.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 36 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 29 (32.95%) Oracle
3 13 (14.77%) Citrix
4 5 (5.68%) Symantec
5 4 (4.55%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.41%) EMC
6 3 (3.41%) NetApp
7 2 (2.27%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.27%) HP
7 2 (2.27%) IBM
7 2 (2.27%) Remedy
7 2 (2.27%) SAP
7 2 (2.27%) Veeam
8 1 (1.14%) Cisco
8 1 (1.14%) Dell
8 1 (1.14%) Intel
8 1 (1.14%) Intel Security
8 1 (1.14%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.14%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.14%) VMware