Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 40 20
Rank change year-on-year +12 -20 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 93 91 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 6.31% 5.40% 7.89%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 27.27% 25.49% 34.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 73 79
Milton Keynes median daily rate £375 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% -3.13% +14.29%
10th Percentile £315 £310 £280
90th Percentile £619 £493 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £380 £375
% change year-on-year -1.32% +1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £19.00 -

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 341 357 300
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 23.12% 21.17% 22.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 146 163
Milton Keynes median daily rate £430 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% - +8.84%
10th Percentile £313 £308 £263
90th Percentile £584 £500 £535
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £430 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +7.50% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - £25.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £48.50 £19.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year +155.26% -25.49% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 2018, 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 36 (38.71%) SQL
2 33 (35.48%) Microsoft
3 30 (32.26%) Oracle
4 28 (30.11%) .NET
5 25 (26.88%) C#
6 22 (23.66%) ITIL
6 22 (23.66%) CRM
6 22 (23.66%) Microsoft Azure
7 20 (21.51%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (21.51%) Windows
8 19 (20.43%) Python
9 17 (18.28%) ASP.NET
10 16 (17.20%) JavaScript
10 16 (17.20%) Data Modelling
10 16 (17.20%) PostgreSQL
10 16 (17.20%) Security Cleared
11 15 (16.13%) Java
11 15 (16.13%) MVC
12 14 (15.05%) ETL
12 14 (15.05%) Unix
13 13 (13.98%) Apache
13 13 (13.98%) DB2
13 13 (13.98%) Linux
13 13 (13.98%) SC Cleared
14 12 (12.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 12 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
14 12 (12.90%) IBM
14 12 (12.90%) Windows Server
15 11 (11.83%) IIS
16 10 (10.75%) Web Services

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 13 (13.98%) Apache
2 11 (11.83%) IIS
3 9 (9.68%) SharePoint
4 6 (6.45%) Skype for Business
5 5 (5.38%) MS Exchange
5 5 (5.38%) Oracle Service Bus
5 5 (5.38%) Tomcat
5 5 (5.38%) WebSphere
6 3 (3.23%) Apache Spark
6 3 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (2.15%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (2.15%) CMS
7 2 (2.15%) NetWeaver
7 2 (2.15%) nginx
7 2 (2.15%) Umbraco
8 1 (1.08%) K2 blackpearl
8 1 (1.08%) Oracle BPEL
8 1 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (8.60%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (3.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (9.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.15%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (1.08%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (1.08%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (1.08%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 22 (23.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (7.53%) Office 365
3 6 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (6.45%) Azure Data Factory
4 4 (4.30%) Dynamics 365
4 4 (4.30%) SaaS
5 3 (3.23%) Amazon S3
6 2 (2.15%) GitHub
6 2 (2.15%) Google Analytics
6 2 (2.15%) IaaS
6 2 (2.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.23%) Firewall
1 3 (3.23%) HTTP
2 2 (2.15%) DNS
2 2 (2.15%) SSL
3 1 (1.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.20%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (13.98%) DB2
3 12 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (12.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (10.75%) Big Data
4 10 (10.75%) Power BI
5 8 (8.60%) DB2 UDB
6 7 (7.53%) Hadoop
6 7 (7.53%) Oracle Database
7 6 (6.45%) MongoDB
7 6 (6.45%) MySQL
7 6 (6.45%) Relational Database
7 6 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (5.38%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (5.38%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (4.30%) RDBMS
9 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2016
9 4 (4.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (3.23%) OLTP
10 3 (3.23%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 8 (8.60%) Git (software)
1 8 (8.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (7.53%) Visual Studio
3 5 (5.38%) WebStorm
4 3 (3.23%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.15%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.08%) ERwin
6 1 (1.08%) MSI
General
1 9 (9.68%) Banking
2 8 (8.60%) Finance
3 2 (2.15%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.08%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (39.78%) Developer
2 11 (11.83%) DBA
3 10 (10.75%) .NET Developer
3 10 (10.75%) Architect
3 10 (10.75%) SQL Developer
4 7 (7.53%) Administrator
4 7 (7.53%) Analyst
4 7 (7.53%) SQL Server Developer
5 6 (6.45%) Database Developer
5 6 (6.45%) PostgreSQL Developer
5 6 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (5.38%) Applications Support
6 5 (5.38%) Consultant
6 5 (5.38%) Java Developer
6 5 (5.38%) SQL DBA
7 4 (4.30%) Applications Specialist
7 4 (4.30%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (4.30%) C# Developer
7 4 (4.30%) SQL Server DBA
7 4 (4.30%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (30.11%) .NET
2 17 (18.28%) ASP.NET
3 10 (10.75%) Web Services
4 9 (9.68%) AngularJS
5 7 (7.53%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (7.53%) Hibernate
5 7 (7.53%) HTML
5 7 (7.53%) LAMP
5 7 (7.53%) Spring
5 7 (7.53%) YAML
6 6 (6.45%) Middleware
6 6 (6.45%) REST
6 6 (6.45%) RESTful
7 5 (5.38%) .NET Framework
7 5 (5.38%) Angular 2
7 5 (5.38%) J2EE
7 5 (5.38%) JMS
7 5 (5.38%) LINQ
7 5 (5.38%) Oracle Fusion
7 5 (5.38%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.38%) Data Structures
3 4 (4.30%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (3.23%) Clustering
4 3 (3.23%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.15%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.15%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.08%) iSeries
6 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.08%) RIA
6 1 (1.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (21.51%) Windows
2 14 (15.05%) Unix
3 13 (13.98%) Linux
4 12 (12.90%) Windows Server
5 6 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (5.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.15%) Android
7 2 (2.15%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.15%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.66%) CRM
1 22 (23.66%) ITIL
2 20 (21.51%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (17.20%) Data Modelling
4 15 (16.13%) MVC
5 14 (15.05%) ETL
6 10 (10.75%) DevOps
6 10 (10.75%) Kimball Methodology
7 9 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (8.60%) ITIL V3
9 7 (7.53%) Data Security
9 7 (7.53%) Inmon Methodology
9 7 (7.53%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (7.53%) Service Management
9 7 (7.53%) Visualisation
10 6 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (6.45%) Data Analysis
10 6 (6.45%) Scrum
10 6 (6.45%) Security Management
10 6 (6.45%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 36 (38.71%) SQL
2 25 (26.88%) C#
3 19 (20.43%) Python
4 16 (17.20%) JavaScript
5 15 (16.13%) Java
6 10 (10.75%) PowerShell
7 9 (9.68%) Bash Shell
7 9 (9.68%) Korn
8 6 (6.45%) PL/SQL
8 6 (6.45%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.23%) HiveQL
9 3 (3.23%) Scala
9 3 (3.23%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.23%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.15%) PHP
10 2 (2.15%) VBA
11 1 (1.08%) R
11 1 (1.08%) VB
11 1 (1.08%) XPath
Qualifications
1 16 (17.20%) Security Cleared
2 13 (13.98%) SC Cleared
3 8 (8.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (6.45%) DV Cleared
4 6 (6.45%) MCP
4 6 (6.45%) MCSE
5 3 (3.23%) CTC Cleared
5 3 (3.23%) Degree
5 3 (3.23%) ISEB
5 3 (3.23%) ISTQB
5 3 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.08%) CISSP
6 1 (1.08%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (1.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.08%) MCDBA
6 1 (1.08%) MCITP
6 1 (1.08%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.60%) Data Quality
2 6 (6.45%) GDPR
3 3 (3.23%) SLA
4 2 (2.15%) QA
System Software
1 9 (9.68%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.38%) Docker
2 5 (5.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.30%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (1.08%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.08%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (9.68%) Ansible
2 4 (4.30%) OVSD
3 3 (3.23%) HP ALM
3 3 (3.23%) Kibana
4 2 (2.15%) Kubernetes
4 2 (2.15%) SCOM
4 2 (2.15%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.08%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 33 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 30 (32.26%) Oracle
3 12 (12.90%) IBM
4 7 (7.53%) HP
4 7 (7.53%) SAP
5 6 (6.45%) MicroStrategy
6 5 (5.38%) Talend
6 5 (5.38%) VMware
7 4 (4.30%) Citrix
7 4 (4.30%) NetApp
8 3 (3.23%) Cloudera
8 3 (3.23%) Lumension
8 3 (3.23%) Splunk
8 3 (3.23%) Tableau
9 2 (2.15%) ATG
9 2 (2.15%) Demandware
9 2 (2.15%) Google
9 2 (2.15%) hybris
9 2 (2.15%) Micro Focus
10 1 (1.08%) Capita