The table below looks at the statistics for SQL 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 over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 111 109 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 13.47% 12.02% 15.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.89% 41.76% 48.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 71 50
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£340 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.20% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £490 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-20.83% +9.09%
SQL
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Programming Languages Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
265 261 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 32.16% 28.78% 31.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 155 119
Average daily rate £370 £364 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.71% +3.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 7
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.45 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.63% -27.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the Milton Keynes region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Milton Keynes region.

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing SQL 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.

1 75 (32.89%) Finance
2 64 (28.07%) .NET
3 61 (26.75%) SQL Server
4 60 (26.32%) Oracle
5 48 (21.05%) Microsoft
6 44 (19.30%) Windows
7 41 (17.98%) C#
8 36 (15.79%) MVC
9 35 (15.35%) MS Office
9 35 (15.35%) MS Excel
9 35 (15.35%) Agile Software Development
10 32 (14.04%) ASP.NET
11 31 (13.60%) UNIX
11 31 (13.60%) ITIL
11 31 (13.60%) Java
12 30 (13.16%) HTML
12 30 (13.16%) XML
12 30 (13.16%) Security Cleared
13 27 (11.84%) DB2
14 26 (11.40%) JavaScript
14 26 (11.40%) Web Services
14 26 (11.40%) Oracle Database
15 25 (10.96%) Migration
16 24 (10.53%) SOAP
16 24 (10.53%) T-SQL
16 24 (10.53%) VB
16 24 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
17 23 (10.09%) PowerShell
17 23 (10.09%) Banking
18 22 (9.65%) SC Cleared

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing SQL 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (5.70%) SharePoint
2 11 (4.82%) IIS
3 10 (4.39%) MS Exchange
4 9 (3.95%) Lync
5 6 (2.63%) WebSphere
6 5 (2.19%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (1.75%) JBoss
8 3 (1.32%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (1.32%) Documentum
8 3 (1.32%) SAS
8 3 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.88%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.88%) CMS
9 2 (0.88%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.88%) Kentico
9 2 (0.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.44%) Facebook Platform
10 1 (0.44%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 35 (15.35%) MS Office
1 35 (15.35%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.88%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.44%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (4.39%) BusinessWorks
1 10 (4.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (3.07%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (2.19%) Oracle Financials
3 5 (2.19%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (1.75%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (1.32%) SAP BCA
6 2 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.44%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 1 (0.44%) HFM
7 1 (0.44%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.75%) Office 365
2 2 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.88%) SaaS
2 2 (0.88%) PaaS
2 2 (0.88%) IaaS
3 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.44%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.14%) LDAP
2 7 (3.07%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.63%) Internet
4 5 (2.19%) DNS
5 3 (1.32%) HTTPS
5 3 (1.32%) VPN
5 3 (1.32%) ATM
5 3 (1.32%) LAN
5 3 (1.32%) WAN
5 3 (1.32%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (0.88%) 4G
6 2 (0.88%) 3G
6 2 (0.88%) X.500
6 2 (0.88%) Firewall
6 2 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.44%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (26.75%) SQL Server
2 27 (11.84%) DB2
3 26 (11.40%) Oracle Database
4 21 (9.21%) Relational Database
5 16 (7.02%) DB2 UDB
6 15 (6.58%) Oracle Reports
7 12 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
8 11 (4.82%) MySQL
8 11 (4.82%) Oracle Database 10g
9 10 (4.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (3.95%) SAP BW
10 9 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (3.07%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (3.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (2.19%) Data Mining
13 5 (2.19%) MS Access
14 4 (1.75%) SAP BI
14 4 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 3 (1.32%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 17 (7.46%) Visual Studio
2 12 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (2.63%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (2.63%) HP UFT
4 5 (2.19%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.75%) Selenium
5 4 (1.75%) WebDriver
6 3 (1.32%) SoapUI
6 3 (1.32%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.88%) ProC
7 2 (0.88%) Subversion
7 2 (0.88%) JIRA
7 2 (0.88%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.88%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.88%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.44%) NeoLoad
8 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.44%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.44%) Toad
8 1 (0.44%) Dreamweaver
General
1 75 (32.89%) Finance
2 23 (10.09%) Banking
3 7 (3.07%) Retail
4 4 (1.75%) Back Office
4 4 (1.75%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.32%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.88%) Electronics
6 2 (0.88%) Automotive
6 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.88%) Marketing
7 1 (0.44%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.44%) Military
Job Titles
1 68 (29.82%) Developer
1 68 (29.82%) Analyst
2 21 (9.21%) Architect
3 20 (8.77%) Test Analyst
4 19 (8.33%) Web Developer
4 19 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 15 (6.58%) Consultant
6 14 (6.14%) Administrator
7 11 (4.82%) Security Analyst
8 10 (4.39%) Data Analyst
8 10 (4.39%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (4.39%) Test Leader
9 8 (3.51%) IT Security Analyst
9 8 (3.51%) Support Analyst
9 8 (3.51%) C# Developer
10 7 (3.07%) DBA
11 6 (2.63%) Senior Developer
11 6 (2.63%) 1st Line Support
11 6 (2.63%) 3rd Line Support
11 6 (2.63%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (28.07%) .NET
2 32 (14.04%) ASP.NET
3 30 (13.16%) HTML
3 30 (13.16%) XML
4 26 (11.40%) Web Services
5 24 (10.53%) SOAP
5 24 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
6 21 (9.21%) .NET Framework
7 17 (7.46%) jQuery
8 16 (7.02%) CSS
9 14 (6.14%) WCF
10 12 (5.26%) KnockoutJS
11 11 (4.82%) REST
11 11 (4.82%) LINQ
12 9 (3.95%) AngularJS
12 9 (3.95%) TIBCO EMS
13 7 (3.07%) HTML5
13 7 (3.07%) Middleware
14 6 (2.63%) Ajax
15 5 (2.19%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.77%) Clustering
1 20 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.95%) Management Information System
2 9 (3.95%) Computer Science
3 7 (3.07%) SCADA
3 7 (3.07%) Data Centre
4 6 (2.63%) NHS
5 5 (2.19%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.32%) Biometrics
6 3 (1.32%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.32%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.32%) Statistics
6 3 (1.32%) EMC VNX
6 3 (1.32%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (1.32%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.88%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.88%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.88%) DTV
7 2 (0.88%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 44 (19.30%) Windows
2 31 (13.60%) UNIX
3 20 (8.77%) Linux
4 10 (4.39%) Solaris
5 7 (3.07%) AIX
6 6 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (2.19%) MVS
8 4 (1.75%) Windows NT
9 3 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.32%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.88%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.88%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (15.79%) MVC
2 35 (15.35%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (13.60%) ITIL
4 25 (10.96%) Migration
5 22 (9.65%) Scrum
6 17 (7.46%) OO
6 17 (7.46%) Service Management
7 16 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (7.02%) User Acceptance Testing
8 15 (6.58%) Test Scripting
8 15 (6.58%) Project Management
9 14 (6.14%) CRM
9 14 (6.14%) Test Management
9 14 (6.14%) Unit Testing
9 14 (6.14%) Information Security
9 14 (6.14%) Waterfall
9 14 (6.14%) High Availability
9 14 (6.14%) SDLC
10 13 (5.70%) Software Testing
11 12 (5.26%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 41 (17.98%) C#
2 31 (13.60%) Java
3 26 (11.40%) JavaScript
4 24 (10.53%) T-SQL
4 24 (10.53%) VB
5 23 (10.09%) PowerShell
6 19 (8.33%) PL/SQL
7 14 (6.14%) Korn
8 12 (5.26%) VBA
9 9 (3.95%) C++
9 9 (3.95%) Bash Shell
10 7 (3.07%) VBScript
11 4 (1.75%) VB.NET
11 4 (1.75%) C
12 3 (1.32%) Perl
13 2 (0.88%) PHP
13 2 (0.88%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.88%) XAML
13 2 (0.88%) AWK
14 1 (0.44%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 30 (13.16%) Security Cleared
2 22 (9.65%) SC Cleared
3 17 (7.46%) DV Cleared
3 17 (7.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (6.58%) ISEB
4 15 (6.58%) Degree
5 12 (5.26%) CISSP
6 10 (4.39%) MCSE
7 8 (3.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (2.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (2.19%) MCP
9 3 (1.32%) MCSA
9 3 (1.32%) CISM
9 3 (1.32%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.88%) CISMP
10 2 (0.88%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.44%) HNC
11 1 (0.44%) HND
11 1 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.46%) SLA
2 12 (5.26%) QA
3 3 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.88%) HL7
5 1 (0.44%) Basel III
System Software
1 19 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 16 (7.02%) Active Directory
3 15 (6.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (3.07%) vSphere
5 3 (1.32%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.88%) Docker
6 2 (0.88%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 15 (6.58%) OVSD
2 11 (4.82%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (3.51%) Control-M
4 7 (3.07%) Backup Exec
5 5 (2.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 5 (2.19%) SCOM
6 4 (1.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 4 (1.75%) Tivoli
7 3 (1.32%) OpenView
7 3 (1.32%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (1.32%) EMC VPLEX
7 3 (1.32%) SCCM
8 2 (0.88%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 60 (26.32%) Oracle
2 48 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 21 (9.21%) HP
3 21 (9.21%) VMware
4 15 (6.58%) SAP
5 14 (6.14%) TIBCO
6 10 (4.39%) Citrix
7 6 (2.63%) Business Objects
7 6 (2.63%) Cisco
7 6 (2.63%) Symantec
8 5 (2.19%) GFI Software
8 5 (2.19%) NetApp
8 5 (2.19%) Dell
9 4 (1.75%) Akamai
10 3 (1.32%) Lumension
10 3 (1.32%) Cyber-Ark
10 3 (1.32%) Brocade
10 3 (1.32%) Remedy
10 3 (1.32%) Informatica
10 3 (1.32%) IBM
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