Period
to 19 January 2019

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 January 2019 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 34 24 28
Rank change year-on-year -10 +4 -10
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 67 125 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 5.77% 7.37% 5.93%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 34.54% 32.30% 32.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 150 54
Milton Keynes median daily rate £450 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.14% -9.38% +8.84%
10th Percentile £210 £300 £284
90th Percentile £615 £476 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £363 £360
% change year-on-year +3.45% +0.69% -1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £26.65 - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £26.65 - -

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 194 387 228
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 16.70% 22.82% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 183 129
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £232 £304 £298
90th Percentile £619 £512 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £26.65 - £50.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £26.65 - £38.25

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 January 2019.

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 January 2019, 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 50 (74.63%) Microsoft
2 42 (62.69%) Windows
3 34 (50.75%) SQL
4 28 (41.79%) Windows Server
5 24 (35.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (34.33%) .NET
6 23 (34.33%) MS Exchange
7 21 (31.34%) Active Directory
8 20 (29.85%) ITIL
8 20 (29.85%) Security Cleared
8 20 (29.85%) Microsoft Azure
9 19 (28.36%) CRM
9 19 (28.36%) Microsoft Office
10 17 (25.37%) Office 365
11 16 (23.88%) SC Cleared
11 16 (23.88%) SQL Server 2008
11 16 (23.88%) C#
12 14 (20.90%) VMware
12 14 (20.90%) Exchange Server 2007
12 14 (20.90%) Exchange Server 2003
13 13 (19.40%) DV Cleared
13 13 (19.40%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (19.40%) Service Management
13 13 (19.40%) HP
13 13 (19.40%) Problem-Solving
14 12 (17.91%) ITIL V3
15 11 (16.42%) Citrix
16 10 (14.93%) JavaScript
16 10 (14.93%) ITSM
16 10 (14.93%) IP Telephony

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 (34.33%) MS Exchange
2 14 (20.90%) Exchange Server 2003
2 14 (20.90%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (11.94%) SharePoint
4 5 (7.46%) IIS
5 4 (5.97%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (4.48%) Tomcat
6 3 (4.48%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.49%) Apache
7 1 (1.49%) CMS
7 1 (1.49%) Documentum
7 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.49%) K2 blackpearl
7 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.49%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 19 (28.36%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (5.97%) SAP BPC
2 4 (5.97%) SAP CRM
2 4 (5.97%) SAP Payroll
2 4 (5.97%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (4.48%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (4.48%) TIBCO iProcess
4 1 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.49%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 20 (29.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (25.37%) Office 365
3 5 (7.46%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (5.97%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.49%) SaaS
5 1 (1.49%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.93%) IP Telephony
2 9 (13.43%) Firewall
3 8 (11.94%) SAN
4 4 (5.97%) WAN
5 2 (2.99%) Network Security
6 1 (1.49%) DNS
6 1 (1.49%) LAN
6 1 (1.49%) Skype
6 1 (1.49%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (11.94%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (7.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (5.97%) SAP Data Services
4 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (4.48%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.49%) NuoDB
7 1 (1.49%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.49%) SAP HANA
7 1 (1.49%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 7 (10.45%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.49%) MSI
3 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (13.43%) Finance
2 5 (7.46%) Publishing
3 2 (2.99%) Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (28.36%) Developer
2 15 (22.39%) Analyst
3 14 (20.90%) Architect
4 10 (14.93%) Infrastructure Architect
4 10 (14.93%) Service Analyst
4 10 (14.93%) Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (8.96%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 6 (8.96%) Technical Architect
5 6 (8.96%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (7.46%) .NET Developer
6 5 (7.46%) C# Developer
7 4 (5.97%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (5.97%) CRM Developer
7 4 (5.97%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 4 (5.97%) Workflow Developer
8 3 (4.48%) C# Programmer
8 3 (4.48%) Citrix Technical Architect
8 3 (4.48%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Junior DevOps
8 3 (4.48%) Junior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (34.33%) .NET
2 9 (13.43%) ASP.NET
3 7 (10.45%) XML
4 5 (7.46%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (7.46%) HTML
5 4 (5.97%) Web Services
5 4 (5.97%) XSLT
6 3 (4.48%) HTML5
6 3 (4.48%) JSON
6 3 (4.48%) LDAP
6 3 (4.48%) Node.js
6 3 (4.48%) SAP Fiori
6 3 (4.48%) SOAP
6 3 (4.48%) WPF
7 2 (2.99%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.99%) Middleware
7 2 (2.99%) SailPoint
7 2 (2.99%) WCF
8 1 (1.49%) COM
8 1 (1.49%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.97%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (4.48%) Robotics
3 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.99%) Clustering
3 2 (2.99%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.49%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.49%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.49%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.49%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 42 (62.69%) Windows
2 28 (41.79%) Windows Server
3 24 (35.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (14.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (10.45%) Windows 10
6 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (29.85%) ITIL
2 19 (28.36%) CRM
3 13 (19.40%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (19.40%) Problem-Solving
3 13 (19.40%) Service Management
4 12 (17.91%) ITIL V3
5 10 (14.93%) ITSM
6 8 (11.94%) Critical Thinking
6 8 (11.94%) DevOps
6 8 (11.94%) Workflow
7 7 (10.45%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (7.46%) Analytics
8 5 (7.46%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (7.46%) IT Strategy
8 5 (7.46%) Project Management
8 5 (7.46%) SOA
9 4 (5.97%) Cash Management
9 4 (5.97%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (5.97%) Test Automation
9 4 (5.97%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 34 (50.75%) SQL
2 16 (23.88%) C#
3 10 (14.93%) JavaScript
4 9 (13.43%) PowerShell
5 5 (7.46%) Java
6 4 (5.97%) T-SQL
6 4 (5.97%) XPath
7 3 (4.48%) PHP
7 3 (4.48%) Python
8 2 (2.99%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (29.85%) Security Cleared
2 16 (23.88%) SC Cleared
3 13 (19.40%) DV Cleared
4 9 (13.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (7.46%) MCP
6 5 (7.46%) MCSE
7 2 (2.99%) Degree
7 2 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.49%) CISSP
8 1 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.49%) MCDBA
8 1 (1.49%) MCITP
8 1 (1.49%) MCSA
8 1 (1.49%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) SLA
2 2 (2.99%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (31.34%) Active Directory
2 8 (11.94%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (8.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.99%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.49%) Docker
5 1 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.49%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.49%) XenApp
5 1 (1.49%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (11.94%) OVSD
2 7 (10.45%) SCCM
3 2 (2.99%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (2.99%) TIBCO Hawk
4 1 (1.49%) EdgeSight
4 1 (1.49%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.49%) SCOM
Vendors
1 50 (74.63%) Microsoft
2 14 (20.90%) VMware
3 13 (19.40%) HP
4 11 (16.42%) Citrix
5 8 (11.94%) NetApp
6 7 (10.45%) Blue Coat
6 7 (10.45%) CheckPoint
6 7 (10.45%) Cisco
6 7 (10.45%) webMethods
7 5 (7.46%) Red Hat
7 5 (7.46%) SAP
8 4 (5.97%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.49%) Altiris
9 1 (1.49%) Ariba
9 1 (1.49%) EMC
9 1 (1.49%) Ivanti
9 1 (1.49%) Kofax
9 1 (1.49%) McAfee
9 1 (1.49%) Meridio
9 1 (1.49%) OpenText