Period
to 23 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 23 February 2020 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)
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 28 29 23
Rank change year-on-year +1 -6 +14
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 35 66 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 4.93% 5.98% 7.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 32.11% 36.46% 31.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 54 134
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £450 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +18.03% -4.69%
10th Percentile £300 £210 £300
90th Percentile £500 £544 £507
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - £26.65 -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £72.00 £26.65 -
% change year-on-year +170.17% - -

SQL Server is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 109 181 386
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 15.35% 16.41% 23.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 111 190
Milton Keynes median daily rate £402 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.41% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £285 £213 £303
90th Percentile £574 £625 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £415 £425
% change year-on-year -3.61% -2.35% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £17.50 £26.65 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.33% - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.75 £26.65 -
% change year-on-year -33.40% - -

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Milton Keynes

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Milton Keynes

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 23 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server in Milton Keynes

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 23 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 19 (54.29%) SQL
2 15 (42.86%) .NET
3 13 (37.14%) HTML
4 12 (34.29%) C#
4 12 (34.29%) Windows
4 12 (34.29%) CRM
4 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (31.43%) AngularJS
6 9 (25.71%) Office 365
6 9 (25.71%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (25.71%) PowerShell
6 9 (25.71%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (25.71%) Git (software)
6 9 (25.71%) Active Directory
6 9 (25.71%) Web Services
6 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
7 8 (22.86%) Java
7 8 (22.86%) IIS
7 8 (22.86%) ITIL
7 8 (22.86%) Dynamics CRM
7 8 (22.86%) SC Cleared
7 8 (22.86%) Security Cleared
7 8 (22.86%) SQL Server 2016
8 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (20.00%) Linux
8 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET
8 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
8 7 (20.00%) Business Intelligence

SQL Server
Co-occurring 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 8 (22.86%) IIS
2 6 (17.14%) SharePoint
2 6 (17.14%) Tomcat
3 4 (11.43%) Apache
3 4 (11.43%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.86%) CMS
4 1 (2.86%) EPiServer
Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (14.29%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (2.86%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.71%) Office 365
2 4 (11.43%) Azure
2 4 (11.43%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (8.57%) Power Platform
4 2 (5.71%) AWS
4 2 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (5.71%) npm
5 1 (2.86%) GitHub
5 1 (2.86%) NuGet
5 1 (2.86%) PaaS
5 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) SQL Server 2008
1 9 (25.71%) SQL Server 2012
2 8 (22.86%) SQL Server 2016
3 6 (17.14%) MySQL
4 4 (11.43%) DB2
4 4 (11.43%) DB2 UDB
4 4 (11.43%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (8.57%) Power BI
5 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
5 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (5.71%) MongoDB
6 2 (5.71%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.86%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.86%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 9 (25.71%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.43%) Ant
2 4 (11.43%) Eclipse
2 4 (11.43%) JIRA
2 4 (11.43%) Selenium
3 2 (5.71%) Grunt
3 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.71%) JUnit
3 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.71%) webpack
4 1 (2.86%) ER Studio
4 1 (2.86%) ERwin
4 1 (2.86%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
1 5 (14.29%) Public Sector
2 2 (5.71%) Banking
2 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.86%) Automotive
3 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 24 (68.57%) Developer
2 6 (17.14%) C# Developer
3 5 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Applications Developer
4 4 (11.43%) CRM Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Java Developer
4 4 (11.43%) SQL Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (8.57%) C# Application Developer
5 3 (8.57%) J2EE Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (8.57%) SharePoint Specialist
5 3 (8.57%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Lead Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (42.86%) .NET
2 13 (37.14%) HTML
3 11 (31.43%) AngularJS
4 9 (25.71%) Web Services
5 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 7 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (17.14%) REST
6 6 (17.14%) SOAP
7 5 (14.29%) CSS
7 5 (14.29%) XML
8 4 (11.43%) Apache CXF
8 4 (11.43%) Hibernate
8 4 (11.43%) JDBC
8 4 (11.43%) JSP
8 4 (11.43%) LDAP
8 4 (11.43%) Node.js
8 4 (11.43%) React
8 4 (11.43%) SailPoint
8 4 (11.43%) Servlets
8 4 (11.43%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.43%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (11.43%) Mainframe
3 2 (5.71%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.71%) User Experience
4 1 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.86%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 12 (34.29%) Windows
2 7 (20.00%) Linux
2 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (17.14%) Unix
4 4 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (34.29%) CRM
2 8 (22.86%) ITIL
3 7 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (14.29%) Change Management
4 5 (14.29%) ITIL V3
4 5 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (14.29%) Scrum
4 5 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
5 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (11.43%) DevOps
5 4 (11.43%) ITSM
5 4 (11.43%) Service Delivery
6 3 (8.57%) Data Modelling
6 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 3 (8.57%) Migration
6 3 (8.57%) Security Management
6 3 (8.57%) Service Management
6 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
6 3 (8.57%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (54.29%) SQL
2 12 (34.29%) C#
3 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
3 9 (25.71%) PowerShell
4 8 (22.86%) Java
5 5 (14.29%) C
5 5 (14.29%) VB.NET
6 4 (11.43%) BeanShell
6 4 (11.43%) Bourne shell
6 4 (11.43%) Korn
6 4 (11.43%) Perl
6 4 (11.43%) T-SQL
7 2 (5.71%) ES6
7 2 (5.71%) PHP
7 2 (5.71%) Python
7 2 (5.71%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) SC Cleared
1 8 (22.86%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.43%) DV Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.86%) Degree
4 1 (2.86%) Master's Degree
4 1 (2.86%) MCDBA
4 1 (2.86%) MCITP
System Software
1 9 (25.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.43%) RACF
3 3 (8.57%) Hyper-V
3 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.57%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.43%) IBM
2 4 (11.43%) Oracle
2 4 (11.43%) Red Hat
3 3 (8.57%) Citrix
3 3 (8.57%) HP
3 3 (8.57%) ServiceNow
3 3 (8.57%) VMware
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco
5 1 (2.86%) SAP