Period
to 19 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 52 16
Rank change year-on-year +33 -36 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 121 54 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 7.88% 3.72% 9.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 30.25% 23.68% 35.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 28 100
Milton Keynes median daily rate £375 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33% +5.26%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £300
90th Percentile £538 £525 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £381 £381 £375
% change year-on-year - +1.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +11.76% -43.33%

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 400 228 363
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 26.06% 15.69% 26.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 107 172
Milton Keynes median daily rate £450 £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.92% -1.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £300
90th Percentile £575 £521 £525
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - £13.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £48.50 £19.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year +155.26% +24.59% -41.35%

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 June 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 June 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 52 (42.98%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 40 (33.06%) .NET
4 37 (30.58%) C#
4 37 (30.58%) SQL
5 32 (26.45%) Oracle
5 32 (26.45%) CRM
6 27 (22.31%) Microsoft Azure
7 26 (21.49%) ASP.NET
8 24 (19.83%) MVC
9 23 (19.01%) Finance
10 21 (17.36%) ITIL
10 21 (17.36%) Java
10 21 (17.36%) AngularJS
11 20 (16.53%) Waterfall
12 18 (14.88%) Apache
12 18 (14.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 17 (14.05%) Python
13 17 (14.05%) Unix
13 17 (14.05%) ETL
13 17 (14.05%) IBM
14 16 (13.22%) Microsoft Office
14 16 (13.22%) ASP.NET MVC
15 15 (12.40%) JavaScript
15 15 (12.40%) Web Services
16 14 (11.57%) SAP
16 14 (11.57%) IIS
17 13 (10.74%) DB2
17 13 (10.74%) Data Modelling
17 13 (10.74%) PostgreSQL

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 18 (14.88%) Apache
2 14 (11.57%) IIS
3 10 (8.26%) WebSphere
4 8 (6.61%) Tomcat
5 6 (4.96%) SharePoint
5 6 (4.96%) Skype for Business
6 5 (4.13%) MS Exchange
6 5 (4.13%) Oracle Service Bus
7 4 (3.31%) Confluence
8 3 (2.48%) Apache Spark
9 2 (1.65%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.65%) CMS
9 2 (1.65%) NetWeaver
9 2 (1.65%) nginx
10 1 (0.83%) Oracle BPEL
10 1 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.83%) Umbraco
Applications
1 16 (13.22%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (7.44%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (2.48%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.48%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (4.96%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (1.65%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.83%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.83%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.83%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 27 (22.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.96%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.13%) Azure Data Factory
4 4 (3.31%) Office 365
5 3 (2.48%) Amazon S3
5 3 (2.48%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (2.48%) SaaS
6 2 (1.65%) GitHub
6 2 (1.65%) Google Analytics
6 2 (1.65%) IaaS
6 2 (1.65%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.61%) HTTP
2 2 (1.65%) DNS
2 2 (1.65%) SSL
3 1 (0.83%) Firewall
3 1 (0.83%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 13 (10.74%) DB2
2 13 (10.74%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (9.92%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (7.44%) Big Data
4 9 (7.44%) Power BI
5 8 (6.61%) MySQL
5 8 (6.61%) Oracle Database
5 8 (6.61%) Relational Database
5 8 (6.61%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (6.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (5.79%) DB2 UDB
6 7 (5.79%) Hadoop
7 6 (4.96%) MongoDB
7 6 (4.96%) RDBMS
8 5 (4.13%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (4.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (2.48%) Oracle OLAP
9 3 (2.48%) Pentaho
9 3 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 11 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
1 11 (9.09%) Visual Studio Team System
2 9 (7.44%) Moq
2 9 (7.44%) MSTest
3 8 (6.61%) Visual Studio
4 7 (5.79%) JIRA
5 5 (4.13%) WebStorm
6 3 (2.48%) Eclipse
6 3 (2.48%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.48%) Maven
6 3 (2.48%) Mercurial
6 3 (2.48%) Subversion
7 1 (0.83%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.83%) TeamCity
General
1 23 (19.01%) Finance
2 10 (8.26%) Banking
3 2 (1.65%) Spanish Language
4 1 (0.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 59 (48.76%) Developer
2 26 (21.49%) .NET Developer
3 15 (12.40%) SQL Developer
4 10 (8.26%) DBA
4 10 (8.26%) Java Developer
4 10 (8.26%) SQL Server Developer
5 9 (7.44%) Analyst
5 9 (7.44%) Architect
5 9 (7.44%) Senior Developer
6 8 (6.61%) Database Developer
6 8 (6.61%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (5.79%) Administrator
7 7 (5.79%) C# Developer
8 6 (4.96%) Consultant
8 6 (4.96%) SQL Database Developer
8 6 (4.96%) Test Analyst
9 5 (4.13%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (4.13%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 5 (4.13%) SQL DBA
9 5 (4.13%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (33.06%) .NET
2 26 (21.49%) ASP.NET
3 21 (17.36%) AngularJS
4 16 (13.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 15 (12.40%) Web Services
6 13 (10.74%) Spring
7 12 (9.92%) .NET Framework
7 12 (9.92%) Hibernate
8 10 (8.26%) ASP.NET Web API
8 10 (8.26%) J2EE
9 9 (7.44%) Angular 2
10 8 (6.61%) HTML
10 8 (6.61%) JDBC
10 8 (6.61%) WebSphere MQ
11 6 (4.96%) LAMP
11 6 (4.96%) Middleware
11 6 (4.96%) REST
11 6 (4.96%) RESTful
11 6 (4.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (4.96%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.44%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.13%) Data Structures
3 5 (4.13%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.48%) Clustering
4 3 (2.48%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.65%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.65%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.83%) iSeries
6 1 (0.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (14.05%) Unix
2 12 (9.92%) Windows
3 11 (9.09%) Linux
4 6 (4.96%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.65%) Android
5 2 (1.65%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.65%) DC/OS
5 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (42.98%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (26.45%) CRM
3 24 (19.83%) MVC
4 21 (17.36%) ITIL
5 20 (16.53%) Waterfall
6 17 (14.05%) ETL
7 13 (10.74%) Data Modelling
8 12 (9.92%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (9.92%) Unit Testing
9 11 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
10 10 (8.26%) DevOps
10 10 (8.26%) Software Testing
10 10 (8.26%) TDD
11 9 (7.44%) Business Continuity
11 9 (7.44%) Kimball Methodology
11 9 (7.44%) Scenario Testing
12 8 (6.61%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (6.61%) Problem-Solving
13 7 (5.79%) ITIL V3
13 7 (5.79%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 37 (30.58%) C#
1 37 (30.58%) SQL
2 21 (17.36%) Java
3 17 (14.05%) Python
4 15 (12.40%) JavaScript
5 8 (6.61%) Bash Shell
5 8 (6.61%) Korn
6 7 (5.79%) PowerShell
6 7 (5.79%) T-SQL
7 5 (4.13%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.48%) HiveQL
8 3 (2.48%) Scala
8 3 (2.48%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.65%) PHP
9 2 (1.65%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.83%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.83%) VBA
10 1 (0.83%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (8.26%) ISEB
1 10 (8.26%) ISTQB
2 9 (7.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 9 (7.44%) SC Cleared
2 9 (7.44%) Security Cleared
3 8 (6.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (5.79%) MCP
5 4 (3.31%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.48%) Degree
7 2 (1.65%) MCSE
8 1 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.83%) CISSP
8 1 (0.83%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (0.83%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.96%) GDPR
2 5 (4.13%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (8.26%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.13%) Docker
2 5 (4.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.31%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.83%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.83%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (6.61%) Ansible
2 6 (4.96%) HP ALM
2 6 (4.96%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (3.31%) OVSD
4 3 (2.48%) Kibana
5 2 (1.65%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.65%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 1 (0.83%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.83%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 44 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 32 (26.45%) Oracle
3 17 (14.05%) IBM
4 14 (11.57%) SAP
5 11 (9.09%) HP
6 7 (5.79%) Micro Focus
7 5 (4.13%) MicroStrategy
7 5 (4.13%) VMware
8 4 (3.31%) Citrix
8 4 (3.31%) NetApp
8 4 (3.31%) Talend
9 3 (2.48%) Cloudera
9 3 (2.48%) Lumension
9 3 (2.48%) Splunk
9 3 (2.48%) Tableau
10 2 (1.65%) ATG
10 2 (1.65%) Demandware
10 2 (1.65%) Google
10 2 (1.65%) hybris
11 1 (0.83%) Capita