The table below looks at the statistics for MSDE skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSDE over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Data Engine (MSDE)
Rank 609 - 570
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MSDE 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% - 0.004%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.016% - 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
12740 11686 11147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.32% 21.37% 21.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 8324 7224 6807
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 180 229
Average hourly rate £28.50 £28.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.59 £55.00 £51.27
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

MSDE
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MSDE within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

MSDE Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MSDE
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MSDE within the UK.

MSDE Daily Rate Trend in the UK

MSDE
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MSDE within the UK.

MSDE Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

MSDE
Top 1 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSDE within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Scotland - 2 - -

MSDE
Top 25 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing MSDE 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 MSDE.

1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) Ant
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
1 2 (100.00%) Physics
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Release Management
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Build Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Gradle
1 2 (100.00%) Software Distribution
1 2 (100.00%) Dependency Management
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC

MSDE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing MSDE 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 MSDE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Ant
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
1 2 (100.00%) Gradle
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Linux Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Physics
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow
1 2 (100.00%) Release Management
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Build Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Software Distribution
1 2 (100.00%) Dependency Management
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) Python