Period
to 27 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for SQL Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server over the 6 months to 27 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 16 14
Rank change year-on-year -30 -2 +9
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 97 176 217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 4.52% 8.80% 8.53%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 24.68% 36.74% 35.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 124 116
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £150 £291 £256
90th Percentile £488 £500 £463
South East median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 14
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -39.29% +93.10%
10th Percentile £14.30 £17.00 £21.25
90th Percentile £19.50 £17.00 £40.00
South East median hourly rate £42.75 £35.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +20.42% +18.33% +7.14%

SQL Server is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 393 479 616
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 18.31% 23.96% 24.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 224 312
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +11.43% +7.69%
10th Percentile £287 £269 £256
90th Percentile £500 £500 £511
South East median daily rate £413 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 10
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -33.33% +27.50%
10th Percentile £14.90 £13.25 £21.10
90th Percentile £45.30 £30.10 £40.00
South East median hourly rate £19.66 £38.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -48.26% +52.00% +21.95%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing SQL Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Buckinghamshire

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL Server in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Buckinghamshire

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server in Buckinghamshire

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Buckinghamshire

SQL Server
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 27 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -36 65 £405 +3.85% 13
Aylesbury -16 10 £408 - 3
High Wycombe +5 5 £370 +29.82% 2
Marlow - 4 £150 - 2
Beaconsfield - 3 £323 - 1
Amersham +1 1 - - 1
Gerrards Cross - 1 £325 - 2
SQL Server
South East

For the 6 months to 27 July 2017, 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 47 (48.45%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (41.24%) SQL
3 38 (39.18%) .NET
4 33 (34.02%) C#
5 25 (25.77%) Oracle
5 25 (25.77%) Microsoft
6 24 (24.74%) ASP.NET
6 24 (24.74%) JavaScript
7 23 (23.71%) Windows
8 22 (22.68%) HTML
8 22 (22.68%) Java
9 20 (20.62%) Linux
9 20 (20.62%) MVC
10 19 (19.59%) DB2
10 19 (19.59%) Banking
11 18 (18.56%) MySQL
11 18 (18.56%) MongoDB
12 17 (17.53%) CSS
13 16 (16.49%) Scrum
13 16 (16.49%) Microsoft Azure
14 15 (15.46%) Active Directory
14 15 (15.46%) Python
15 14 (14.43%) jQuery
16 13 (13.40%) Web Development
16 13 (13.40%) Shell Script
16 13 (13.40%) Finance
16 13 (13.40%) ASP.NET MVC
16 13 (13.40%) HTML5
17 12 (12.37%) SQL Server 2012
17 12 (12.37%) Performance Monitoring

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 9 (9.28%) CMS
2 8 (8.25%) SharePoint
3 7 (7.22%) EPiServer
4 6 (6.19%) MS Exchange
5 5 (5.15%) IIS
6 4 (4.12%) Apache
7 3 (3.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (3.09%) Skype for Business
8 2 (2.06%) JBoss
8 2 (2.06%) Umbraco
9 1 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (1.03%) Confluence
9 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.03%) OpenStack
9 1 (1.03%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 10 (10.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.03%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.03%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 16 (16.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (10.31%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (5.15%) SaaS
4 4 (4.12%) Office 365
5 2 (2.06%) Google Analytics
6 1 (1.03%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.15%) ATM
1 5 (5.15%) Firewall
1 5 (5.15%) SAN
2 4 (4.12%) NAS
3 3 (3.09%) LDAP
4 2 (2.06%) Internet
4 2 (2.06%) Intranet
5 1 (1.03%) BIG-IP
5 1 (1.03%) DNS
5 1 (1.03%) Extranet
5 1 (1.03%) HTTP
5 1 (1.03%) Network Security
5 1 (1.03%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (1.03%) WAN
5 1 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (19.59%) DB2
2 18 (18.56%) MongoDB
2 18 (18.56%) MySQL
3 12 (12.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (12.37%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (11.34%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (11.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (10.31%) DB2 UDB
5 10 (10.31%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (10.31%) SQL Server 2016
6 9 (9.28%) Apache Cassandra
6 9 (9.28%) PowerPivot
7 7 (7.22%) Hadoop
8 6 (6.19%) Big Data
9 5 (5.15%) Relational Database
10 4 (4.12%) NoSQL
10 4 (4.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (2.06%) MS Access
11 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 8 (8.25%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.15%) Subversion
3 4 (4.12%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.12%) LoadRunner
3 4 (4.12%) Selenium
3 4 (4.12%) SoapUI
3 4 (4.12%) WebDriver
4 3 (3.09%) Ant
4 3 (3.09%) Eclipse
4 3 (3.09%) Gradle
4 3 (3.09%) Hudson
4 3 (3.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.06%) JIRA
5 2 (2.06%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (2.06%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.06%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.03%) GitLab
6 1 (1.03%) MSI
6 1 (1.03%) NUnit
6 1 (1.03%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 19 (19.59%) Banking
2 13 (13.40%) Finance
3 6 (6.19%) Marketing
4 2 (2.06%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.03%) Electronics
5 1 (1.03%) Games
5 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (48.45%) Developer
2 18 (18.56%) C# Developer
3 16 (16.49%) .NET Developer
3 16 (16.49%) Analyst
4 13 (13.40%) SQL Developer
5 12 (12.37%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (11.34%) Java Developer
7 10 (10.31%) SQL Server Developer
8 9 (9.28%) Data Analyst
8 9 (9.28%) Excel Analyst
9 8 (8.25%) Architect
9 8 (8.25%) Web Developer
10 7 (7.22%) Report Analyst
11 6 (6.19%) DBA
11 6 (6.19%) EPiServer Developer
12 5 (5.15%) Automation Engineer
12 5 (5.15%) Full Stack Developer
12 5 (5.15%) Systems Analyst
12 5 (5.15%) Technical Architect
13 4 (4.12%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (39.18%) .NET
2 24 (24.74%) ASP.NET
3 22 (22.68%) HTML
4 17 (17.53%) CSS
5 14 (14.43%) jQuery
6 13 (13.40%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (13.40%) HTML5
7 12 (12.37%) SOAP
7 12 (12.37%) YAML
8 11 (11.34%) CSS3
9 10 (10.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 9 (9.28%) AngularJS
10 9 (9.28%) Spring
10 9 (9.28%) Web Services
10 9 (9.28%) XML
11 8 (8.25%) Ajax
12 7 (7.22%) .NET Framework
12 7 (7.22%) ASP.NET Web API
12 7 (7.22%) Java EE
12 7 (7.22%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.34%) User Experience
2 5 (5.15%) Clustering
3 4 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.09%) iPad
5 2 (2.06%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.06%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.06%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.06%) iPhone
5 2 (2.06%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.06%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.06%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (2.06%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 23 (23.71%) Windows
2 20 (20.62%) Linux
3 10 (10.31%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (8.25%) Windows Server
5 7 (7.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (6.19%) Solaris
7 5 (5.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (5.15%) Windows Vista
8 4 (4.12%) Unix
9 3 (3.09%) Windows 10
9 3 (3.09%) Windows 7
10 2 (2.06%) AIX
10 2 (2.06%) Android
10 2 (2.06%) Apple iOS
10 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (1.03%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (48.45%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (20.62%) MVC
3 16 (16.49%) Scrum
4 13 (13.40%) Web Development
5 12 (12.37%) Performance Monitoring
5 12 (12.37%) SOA
5 12 (12.37%) Task Automation
6 11 (11.34%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 11 (11.34%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (10.31%) TDD
8 9 (9.28%) Dashboard Development
8 9 (9.28%) Data Analysis
8 9 (9.28%) Data Extraction
9 8 (8.25%) Analytics
10 7 (7.22%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (7.22%) DevOps
10 7 (7.22%) ITIL
11 6 (6.19%) Open Source
11 6 (6.19%) Project Management
12 5 (5.15%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (41.24%) SQL
2 33 (34.02%) C#
3 24 (24.74%) JavaScript
4 22 (22.68%) Java
5 15 (15.46%) Python
6 13 (13.40%) Shell Script
7 9 (9.28%) VBA
8 6 (6.19%) PowerShell
8 6 (6.19%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.09%) Groovy
9 3 (3.09%) Perl
9 3 (3.09%) R
9 3 (3.09%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.06%) C++
10 2 (2.06%) PHP
10 2 (2.06%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.06%) Ruby
10 2 (2.06%) VB
11 1 (1.03%) Korn
11 1 (1.03%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (10.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (9.28%) Security Cleared
3 7 (7.22%) SC Cleared
4 6 (6.19%) MCSE
5 4 (4.12%) DV Cleared
5 4 (4.12%) MCDBA
5 4 (4.12%) MCP
6 3 (3.09%) MCITP
6 3 (3.09%) MCSA
7 2 (2.06%) Degree
7 2 (2.06%) GSAE
7 2 (2.06%) Sun Certification
7 2 (2.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.03%) CCNA
8 1 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.19%) QA
2 5 (5.15%) ISO 8583
3 1 (1.03%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (15.46%) Active Directory
2 11 (11.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (8.25%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.12%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (2.06%) Docker
5 2 (2.06%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (2.06%) XenApp
6 1 (1.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.03%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.03%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.03%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (9.28%) Ansible
2 6 (6.19%) Microsoft Clustering
3 5 (5.15%) SCOM
4 4 (4.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 4 (4.12%) SCCM
5 3 (3.09%) OVSD
6 1 (1.03%) EdgeSight
6 1 (1.03%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (25.77%) Microsoft
1 25 (25.77%) Oracle
2 12 (12.37%) VMware
3 11 (11.34%) Citrix
4 8 (8.25%) HP
5 6 (6.19%) Red Hat
6 4 (4.12%) StorageTek
6 4 (4.12%) Sun
7 3 (3.09%) NetApp
8 2 (2.06%) Adobe
8 2 (2.06%) Google
9 1 (1.03%) AppSense
9 1 (1.03%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.03%) Cisco
9 1 (1.03%) CommVault
9 1 (1.03%) EMC
9 1 (1.03%) Genesys
9 1 (1.03%) SAP
9 1 (1.03%) Talend
9 1 (1.03%) TIBCO
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