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 March 2015 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 20 17 20
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 58 61 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 6.89% 7.57% 6.40%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 34.12% 47.66% 45.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 40 13
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£325 £323 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.77% +7.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £30.88 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+13.36% +10.26%
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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
170 128 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 20.19% 15.88% 14.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 70 33
Average daily rate £325 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.38 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +22.76%

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 March 2015.

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 March 2015, 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 60 (53.57%) SQL
2 51 (45.54%) .NET
3 39 (34.82%) C#
3 39 (34.82%) Microsoft
4 32 (28.57%) Finance
5 29 (25.89%) Oracle
6 27 (24.11%) WCF
7 22 (19.64%) MVC
7 22 (19.64%) Windows
8 21 (18.75%) Visual Studio
9 19 (16.96%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (16.07%) TDD
10 18 (16.07%) jQuery
11 17 (15.18%) Analytical Skills
11 17 (15.18%) NUnit
11 17 (15.18%) SOA
11 17 (15.18%) VBA
12 16 (14.29%) HTML
12 16 (14.29%) JavaScript
12 16 (14.29%) Automated Testing
13 15 (13.39%) T-SQL
13 15 (13.39%) MS Office
13 15 (13.39%) MS Excel
13 15 (13.39%) .NET Framework
13 15 (13.39%) Team Foundation Server
14 14 (12.50%) ASP.NET
14 14 (12.50%) Web Services
14 14 (12.50%) Scrum
15 13 (11.61%) SharePoint
15 13 (11.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 13 (11.61%) SharePoint
2 11 (9.82%) Kentico
3 10 (8.93%) CMS
4 6 (5.36%) IIS
5 3 (2.68%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (2.68%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.79%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.89%) SAS
7 1 (0.89%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.89%) JBoss
7 1 (0.89%) Apache
7 1 (0.89%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.89%) MediaWiki
7 1 (0.89%) Facebook Platform
7 1 (0.89%) Drupal
7 1 (0.89%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.89%) WordPress
7 1 (0.89%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 15 (13.39%) MS Office
1 15 (13.39%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.68%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.68%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.89%) ResourceLink
2 1 (0.89%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.89%) TIBCO iProcess
2 1 (0.89%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.89%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.89%) PaaS
2 1 (0.89%) Heroku
2 1 (0.89%) IaaS
2 1 (0.89%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.89%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.04%) ATM
2 3 (2.68%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.68%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.79%) Firewall
4 1 (0.89%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.89%) BIG-IP
4 1 (0.89%) Network Security
4 1 (0.89%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.89%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.89%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (0.89%) DWDM
4 1 (0.89%) DNS
4 1 (0.89%) LAN
4 1 (0.89%) WAN
4 1 (0.89%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.82%) Oracle Database
2 10 (8.93%) Relational Database
2 10 (8.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (6.25%) MySQL
4 6 (5.36%) OLTP
4 6 (5.36%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (3.57%) RDBMS
5 4 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.57%) OLAP
5 4 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.68%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (2.68%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.79%) QlikView
7 2 (1.79%) BusinessObjects XI
7 2 (1.79%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 2 (1.79%) SQLPlus
7 2 (1.79%) Data Mart
7 2 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 21 (18.75%) Visual Studio
2 17 (15.18%) NUnit
3 15 (13.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (4.46%) MSTest
5 4 (3.57%) Selenium
6 2 (1.79%) Subversion
6 2 (1.79%) Toad
7 1 (0.89%) ProC
7 1 (0.89%) JMeter
7 1 (0.89%) JIRA
7 1 (0.89%) PVCS
7 1 (0.89%) Ant
7 1 (0.89%) JUnit
7 1 (0.89%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.89%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.89%) Moq
7 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 32 (28.57%) Finance
2 10 (8.93%) Banking
3 4 (3.57%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.68%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.68%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.79%) Retail
6 1 (0.89%) Marketing
6 1 (0.89%) Back Office
6 1 (0.89%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 56 (50.00%) Developer
2 25 (22.32%) .NET Developer
3 21 (18.75%) Analyst
4 11 (9.82%) Architect
4 11 (9.82%) MI Analyst
5 7 (6.25%) SQL DBA
5 7 (6.25%) DBA
5 7 (6.25%) Data Analyst
5 7 (6.25%) WPF Developer
6 5 (4.46%) SQL Developer
6 5 (4.46%) Project Manager
6 5 (4.46%) SQL Server DBA
7 4 (3.57%) C# Developer
7 4 (3.57%) Database Developer
7 4 (3.57%) Systems Architect
7 4 (3.57%) Software Engineer
7 4 (3.57%) Consultant
7 4 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (2.68%) AWS Developer
8 3 (2.68%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (45.54%) .NET
2 27 (24.11%) WCF
3 18 (16.07%) jQuery
4 16 (14.29%) HTML
5 15 (13.39%) .NET Framework
6 14 (12.50%) ASP.NET
6 14 (12.50%) Web Services
7 13 (11.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 11 (9.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 11 (9.82%) CSS
8 11 (9.82%) WPF
9 10 (8.93%) SOAP
10 8 (7.14%) XML
11 7 (6.25%) WinForms
12 6 (5.36%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (4.46%) HTML5
13 5 (4.46%) Middleware
13 5 (4.46%) Castle Windsor
13 5 (4.46%) REST
14 3 (2.68%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.18%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.04%) Statistics
3 7 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.46%) Client/Server
5 4 (3.57%) Clustering
6 3 (2.68%) N-Tier
6 3 (2.68%) PMI
6 3 (2.68%) NHS
6 3 (2.68%) SCADA
7 2 (1.79%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.89%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.89%) CMDB
8 1 (0.89%) FMCG
8 1 (0.89%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.89%) Social Media
8 1 (0.89%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.89%) DTV
8 1 (0.89%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.89%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 22 (19.64%) Windows
2 5 (4.46%) UNIX
3 3 (2.68%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (2.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.68%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.79%) Linux
5 1 (0.89%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.89%) Android
5 1 (0.89%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.89%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.89%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (19.64%) MVC
2 19 (16.96%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (16.07%) TDD
4 17 (15.18%) SOA
5 16 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 14 (12.50%) Scrum
7 12 (10.71%) OO
8 11 (9.82%) OOD
8 11 (9.82%) MVVM
9 10 (8.93%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (8.93%) Software Engineering
10 9 (8.04%) Line Management
11 8 (7.14%) Change Control
11 8 (7.14%) Project Management
11 8 (7.14%) ITIL
12 6 (5.36%) PRINCE2
12 6 (5.36%) BDD
13 5 (4.46%) E-Commerce
13 5 (4.46%) ERP
13 5 (4.46%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 60 (53.57%) SQL
2 39 (34.82%) C#
3 17 (15.18%) VBA
4 16 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 15 (13.39%) T-SQL
6 7 (6.25%) XAML
7 6 (5.36%) PHP
7 6 (5.36%) PL/SQL
7 6 (5.36%) Java
8 5 (4.46%) C++
8 5 (4.46%) VB
9 3 (2.68%) C
10 2 (1.79%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.89%) COBOL
11 1 (0.89%) Perl
11 1 (0.89%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.89%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.89%) VB6
11 1 (0.89%) Python
11 1 (0.89%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 10 (8.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (5.36%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.57%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.68%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.68%) CISSP
4 3 (2.68%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.68%) CISM
5 2 (1.79%) CISMP
5 2 (1.79%) MCITP
5 2 (1.79%) Degree
5 2 (1.79%) APMP
6 1 (0.89%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.89%) HNC
6 1 (0.89%) HND
6 1 (0.89%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.79%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.89%) vSphere
3 1 (0.89%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (1.79%) SCCM
2 1 (0.89%) SCOM
2 1 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 39 (34.82%) Microsoft
2 29 (25.89%) Oracle
3 8 (7.14%) Remedy
4 5 (4.46%) VMware
4 5 (4.46%) TIBCO
5 4 (3.57%) Akamai
6 3 (2.68%) Primavera
7 2 (1.79%) HP
7 2 (1.79%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.79%) Cognos
7 2 (1.79%) Cisco
7 2 (1.79%) Intel
7 2 (1.79%) NetSuite
7 2 (1.79%) Google
8 1 (0.89%) Brocade
8 1 (0.89%) F5
8 1 (0.89%) Facebook
8 1 (0.89%) Twitter
8 1 (0.89%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.89%) Citrix
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