Period
to 18 January 2018

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 18 January 2018 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 30 19
Rank change year-on-year +6 -11 +16
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 125 73 143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 7.36% 5.93% 8.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 32.05% 32.16% 32.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 54 72
Milton Keynes median daily rate £363 £400 £371
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.38% +7.74% +10.00%
10th Percentile £300 £284 £290
90th Percentile £476 £538 £527
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £363 £360 £371
% change year-on-year +0.69% -3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - £15.86
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - £20.00

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 390 227 436
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 22.97% 18.44% 24.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 128 203
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +11.94%
10th Percentile £304 £296 £275
90th Percentile £512 £538 £531
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - £50.00 £15.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +215.26% -90.94%
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £38.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +70.00% -75.59%

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 18 January 2018.

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 18 January 2018, 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 65 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (40.80%) SQL
3 43 (34.40%) CRM
4 38 (30.40%) C#
4 38 (30.40%) Java
5 37 (29.60%) .NET
6 35 (28.00%) Microsoft
7 32 (25.60%) Oracle
7 32 (25.60%) ITIL
8 30 (24.00%) Windows
9 29 (23.20%) Finance
9 29 (23.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 26 (20.80%) Web Services
10 26 (20.80%) AngularJS
10 26 (20.80%) Performance Tuning
11 24 (19.20%) SQL Server 2012
12 23 (18.40%) Apache
12 23 (18.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 22 (17.60%) Security Cleared
13 22 (17.60%) Waterfall
14 21 (16.80%) Active Directory
15 20 (16.00%) Hibernate
15 20 (16.00%) Tomcat
15 20 (16.00%) IBM
15 20 (16.00%) HTTP
15 20 (16.00%) JDBC
15 20 (16.00%) J2EE
15 20 (16.00%) WebSphere
15 20 (16.00%) Spring
15 20 (16.00%) Apache CXF

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 23 (18.40%) Apache
2 20 (16.00%) Tomcat
2 20 (16.00%) WebSphere
3 12 (9.60%) SharePoint
4 11 (8.80%) IIS
4 11 (8.80%) MS Exchange
5 9 (7.20%) Confluence
6 6 (4.80%) SAS
7 2 (1.60%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.60%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.80%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (11.20%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (8.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (4.00%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (3.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (5.60%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (5.60%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (9.60%) Office 365
3 7 (5.60%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (3.20%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 20 (16.00%) HTTP
2 5 (4.00%) Firewall
2 5 (4.00%) SAN
3 2 (1.60%) Intranet
3 2 (1.60%) NAS
3 2 (1.60%) Network Security
4 1 (0.80%) DNS
4 1 (0.80%) Internet
4 1 (0.80%) LDAP
4 1 (0.80%) Skype
4 1 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (23.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 24 (19.20%) SQL Server 2012
3 19 (15.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (12.80%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (10.40%) Relational Database
6 11 (8.80%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (8.00%) RDBMS
7 10 (8.00%) SQL Server 2016
8 9 (7.20%) DB2
9 8 (6.40%) MongoDB
9 8 (6.40%) MySQL
9 8 (6.40%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (5.60%) DB2 UDB
10 7 (5.60%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (5.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (4.80%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (4.80%) Big Data
11 6 (4.80%) QlikView
12 5 (4.00%) Hadoop
12 5 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (7.20%) Eclipse
1 9 (7.20%) JIRA
2 7 (5.60%) Maven
3 6 (4.80%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.60%) Ant
4 2 (1.60%) Gradle
4 2 (1.60%) Hudson
4 2 (1.60%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.60%) MSI
4 2 (1.60%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (1.60%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.60%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.80%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.80%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.80%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.80%) Selenium
5 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.80%) WebDriver
General
1 29 (23.20%) Finance
2 6 (4.80%) Banking
3 5 (4.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.60%) International Banking
5 1 (0.80%) Games
5 1 (0.80%) Marketing
5 1 (0.80%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.80%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 73 (58.40%) Developer
2 33 (26.40%) SQL Developer
3 28 (22.40%) C# Developer
4 24 (19.20%) .NET Developer
5 22 (17.60%) C# .NET Developer
6 21 (16.80%) Java Developer
6 21 (16.80%) SQL Server Developer
7 18 (14.40%) Senior Developer
7 18 (14.40%) Senior Java Developer
8 14 (11.20%) Database Developer
8 14 (11.20%) SQL Database Developer
9 13 (10.40%) Analyst
10 12 (9.60%) Architect
10 12 (9.60%) J2EE Developer
10 12 (9.60%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 11 (8.80%) Lead Developer
11 11 (8.80%) Lead Java Developer
11 11 (8.80%) SSIS Developer
12 10 (8.00%) J2EE Team Leader
12 10 (8.00%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (29.60%) .NET
2 26 (20.80%) AngularJS
2 26 (20.80%) Web Services
3 23 (18.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 20 (16.00%) Apache CXF
4 20 (16.00%) Hibernate
4 20 (16.00%) J2EE
4 20 (16.00%) JDBC
4 20 (16.00%) Spring
5 16 (12.80%) ASP.NET
6 12 (9.60%) ASP.NET Web API
7 10 (8.00%) HTML
8 7 (5.60%) .NET Framework
8 7 (5.60%) CSS
8 7 (5.60%) jQuery
8 7 (5.60%) WCF
9 6 (4.80%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (4.80%) XML
9 6 (4.80%) YAML
10 4 (3.20%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (4.80%) N-Tier
1 6 (4.80%) PKI
2 5 (4.00%) Clustering
2 5 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.20%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.40%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.80%) CMDB
5 1 (0.80%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.80%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.80%) iPad
5 1 (0.80%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.80%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 30 (24.00%) Windows
2 14 (11.20%) Linux
2 14 (11.20%) Windows Server
3 12 (9.60%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (9.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (9.60%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (8.00%) Unix
5 5 (4.00%) Windows Vista
6 3 (2.40%) Solaris
7 2 (1.60%) Android
7 2 (1.60%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.60%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (34.40%) CRM
3 32 (25.60%) ITIL
4 26 (20.80%) Performance Tuning
5 22 (17.60%) Waterfall
6 19 (15.20%) ETL
7 16 (12.80%) MVC
8 12 (9.60%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (9.60%) ITIL V3
8 12 (9.60%) TDD
9 11 (8.80%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (8.00%) Test Automation
11 9 (7.20%) SOLID
12 8 (6.40%) Performance Monitoring
13 7 (5.60%) Data Integration
13 7 (5.60%) DevOps
13 7 (5.60%) Quality Management
13 7 (5.60%) Unit Testing
13 7 (5.60%) Validation
13 7 (5.60%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 51 (40.80%) SQL
2 38 (30.40%) C#
2 38 (30.40%) Java
3 9 (7.20%) JavaScript
4 8 (6.40%) Python
5 7 (5.60%) Shell Script
5 7 (5.60%) VB
6 6 (4.80%) Bash Shell
6 6 (4.80%) Korn
6 6 (4.80%) T-SQL
6 6 (4.80%) VBA
7 4 (3.20%) C
8 2 (1.60%) C++
8 2 (1.60%) Perl
8 2 (1.60%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.60%) VBScript
9 1 (0.80%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.80%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.80%) Ruby
9 1 (0.80%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 22 (17.60%) Security Cleared
2 19 (15.20%) SC Cleared
3 10 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (7.20%) DV Cleared
4 9 (7.20%) MCSE
5 7 (5.60%) ISEB
5 7 (5.60%) ISTQB
5 7 (5.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (4.80%) MCSA
7 5 (4.00%) CCNA
7 5 (4.00%) CCSP
7 5 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (4.00%) Degree
8 4 (3.20%) MCITP
8 4 (3.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.80%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.60%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.80%) QA
System Software
1 21 (16.80%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (6.40%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.20%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (1.60%) XenApp
5 2 (1.60%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.80%) Docker
6 1 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.80%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.80%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.80%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (5.60%) SCOM
2 5 (4.00%) Ansible
2 5 (4.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 5 (4.00%) SCCM
3 4 (3.20%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.60%) EdgeSight
4 2 (1.60%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 2 (1.60%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.80%) MOM
5 1 (0.80%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 35 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 32 (25.60%) Oracle
3 20 (16.00%) IBM
4 12 (9.60%) HP
5 9 (7.20%) VMware
6 8 (6.40%) Citrix
7 6 (4.80%) Teradata
8 4 (3.20%) ServiceNow
8 4 (3.20%) Symantec
9 3 (2.40%) Sun
10 2 (1.60%) Altiris
10 2 (1.60%) Apple
10 2 (1.60%) Ivanti
10 2 (1.60%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.60%) StorageTek
11 1 (0.80%) 3PAR
11 1 (0.80%) EMC
11 1 (0.80%) Genesys
11 1 (0.80%) Informatica
11 1 (0.80%) NetApp