Period
to 19 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 22 20
Rank change year-on-year -5 -2 +11
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 120 94 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 6.92% 7.37% 7.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 31.58% 33.69% 29.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 69 57
Milton Keynes median daily rate £363 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.38% +8.84% +22.50%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £264
90th Percentile £486 £538 £463
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £363 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - £17.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £19.00 - £22.50

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 380 279 487
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 21.90% 21.87% 25.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 148 207
Milton Keynes median daily rate £388 £383 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.31% +4.08% +11.36%
10th Percentile £306 £263 £264
90th Percentile £500 £538 £488
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £388 £375 £369
% change year-on-year +3.33% +1.69% +13.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - £37.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +115.71% -81.43%
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £19.00 £26.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -28.30% +17.78% +9.76%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017, 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 54 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (40.00%) SQL
3 40 (33.33%) .NET
3 40 (33.33%) C#
4 37 (30.83%) Microsoft
5 34 (28.33%) Oracle
6 32 (26.67%) Windows
7 31 (25.83%) Finance
8 29 (24.17%) Performance Tuning
9 27 (22.50%) Linux
10 24 (20.00%) CRM
10 24 (20.00%) Java
11 23 (19.17%) Active Directory
12 21 (17.50%) ASP.NET
12 21 (17.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 21 (17.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 20 (16.67%) Security Cleared
13 20 (16.67%) ITIL
13 20 (16.67%) Python
14 18 (15.00%) DB2
14 18 (15.00%) MVC
14 18 (15.00%) YAML
14 18 (15.00%) MongoDB
15 17 (14.17%) AngularJS
15 17 (14.17%) SC Cleared
16 16 (13.33%) DB2 UDB
16 16 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
16 16 (13.33%) Shell Script
16 16 (13.33%) Web Services
16 16 (13.33%) MySQL

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 (10.83%) Apache
2 12 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 10 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 10 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 10 (8.33%) WebSphere
4 9 (7.50%) IIS
5 5 (4.17%) SAS
6 3 (2.50%) Confluence
6 3 (2.50%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.67%) Umbraco
Applications
1 15 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (9.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (4.17%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (5.00%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.83%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (8.33%) Office 365
3 6 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (3.33%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.33%) HTTP
2 6 (5.00%) SAN
3 5 (4.17%) ATM
4 4 (3.33%) Firewall
5 3 (2.50%) LDAP
5 3 (2.50%) NAS
6 2 (1.67%) Intranet
6 2 (1.67%) Network Security
7 1 (0.83%) DNS
7 1 (0.83%) Skype
7 1 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (17.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 21 (17.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 18 (15.00%) DB2
2 18 (15.00%) MongoDB
3 16 (13.33%) DB2 UDB
3 16 (13.33%) MySQL
3 16 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
5 14 (11.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (9.17%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (9.17%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (6.67%) Relational Database
7 8 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (6.67%) SQL Server 2016
8 6 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (4.17%) Big Data
9 5 (4.17%) QlikView
9 5 (4.17%) RDBMS
10 4 (3.33%) Hadoop
11 3 (2.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.33%) Eclipse
3 3 (2.50%) JIRA
4 2 (1.67%) Ant
4 2 (1.67%) Gradle
4 2 (1.67%) Hudson
4 2 (1.67%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.67%) Maven
4 2 (1.67%) MSI
4 2 (1.67%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (1.67%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.83%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.83%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.83%) Selenium
5 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.83%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.83%) WebDriver
General
1 31 (25.83%) Finance
2 13 (10.83%) Banking
3 4 (3.33%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.67%) International Banking
5 1 (0.83%) Games
5 1 (0.83%) Marketing
5 1 (0.83%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.83%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 59 (49.17%) Developer
2 30 (25.00%) SQL Developer
3 28 (23.33%) C# Developer
4 26 (21.67%) .NET Developer
5 23 (19.17%) C# .NET Developer
6 20 (16.67%) SQL Server Developer
7 18 (15.00%) Analyst
8 13 (10.83%) Architect
9 12 (10.00%) DBA
10 11 (9.17%) Java Developer
10 11 (9.17%) SSIS Developer
11 10 (8.33%) SSRS Developer
12 9 (7.50%) Database Developer
12 9 (7.50%) SQL Database Developer
13 8 (6.67%) Business Analyst
13 8 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
13 8 (6.67%) Senior Developer
13 8 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
14 7 (5.83%) J2EE Developer
14 7 (5.83%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (33.33%) .NET
2 21 (17.50%) ASP.NET
3 18 (15.00%) YAML
4 17 (14.17%) AngularJS
5 16 (13.33%) Web Services
6 14 (11.67%) ASP.NET Web API
7 13 (10.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 12 (10.00%) HTML
9 10 (8.33%) Apache CXF
9 10 (8.33%) Hibernate
9 10 (8.33%) J2EE
9 10 (8.33%) JDBC
9 10 (8.33%) Spring
10 8 (6.67%) XML
11 7 (5.83%) .NET Framework
11 7 (5.83%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (5.83%) CSS
12 6 (5.00%) HTML5
12 6 (5.00%) jQuery
12 6 (5.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.83%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.00%) PKI
3 5 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.33%) Clustering
4 4 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.50%) N-Tier
5 3 (2.50%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.67%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.83%) CMDB
7 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.83%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.83%) iPad
7 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.83%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 32 (26.67%) Windows
2 27 (22.50%) Linux
3 15 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 13 (10.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (7.50%) Unix
7 6 (5.00%) Solaris
8 5 (4.17%) Windows 10
8 5 (4.17%) Windows Vista
9 4 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (2.50%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.67%) AIX
11 2 (1.67%) Android
11 2 (1.67%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.83%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (24.17%) Performance Tuning
3 24 (20.00%) CRM
4 20 (16.67%) ITIL
5 18 (15.00%) MVC
6 16 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
6 16 (13.33%) Task Automation
7 13 (10.83%) TDD
8 12 (10.00%) ETL
8 12 (10.00%) Waterfall
9 10 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (8.33%) Capacity Management
9 10 (8.33%) Security Management
10 9 (7.50%) ITIL V3
10 9 (7.50%) SOLID
11 8 (6.67%) DevOps
12 7 (5.83%) Scrum
12 7 (5.83%) SDLC
13 6 (5.00%) Data Integration
13 6 (5.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (40.00%) SQL
2 40 (33.33%) C#
3 24 (20.00%) Java
4 20 (16.67%) Python
5 16 (13.33%) Shell Script
6 11 (9.17%) JavaScript
7 7 (5.83%) Bash Shell
7 7 (5.83%) Korn
7 7 (5.83%) T-SQL
8 6 (5.00%) VB
9 5 (4.17%) VBA
10 4 (3.33%) C
11 3 (2.50%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.67%) C++
12 2 (1.67%) Perl
12 2 (1.67%) PHP
12 2 (1.67%) Ruby
12 2 (1.67%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.67%) VBScript
13 1 (0.83%) VB6
Qualifications
1 20 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 17 (14.17%) SC Cleared
3 11 (9.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (8.33%) MCSE
5 8 (6.67%) DV Cleared
6 7 (5.83%) ISEB
6 7 (5.83%) ISTQB
6 7 (5.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (5.00%) MCSA
8 5 (4.17%) Degree
9 3 (2.50%) CCNA
9 3 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (2.50%) MCITP
10 2 (1.67%) CCSP
10 2 (1.67%) GSAE
10 2 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.00%) Data Quality
2 5 (4.17%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.83%) QA
3 1 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (19.17%) Active Directory
2 10 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.83%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.17%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (2.50%) XenApp
6 2 (1.67%) Docker
6 2 (1.67%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (1.67%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.83%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.83%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (11.67%) Ansible
2 5 (4.17%) SCOM
3 4 (3.33%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (3.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (3.33%) SCCM
4 3 (2.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (1.67%) EdgeSight
6 1 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.83%) MOM
6 1 (0.83%) Puppet
6 1 (0.83%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 37 (30.83%) Microsoft
2 34 (28.33%) Oracle
3 13 (10.83%) HP
4 10 (8.33%) Citrix
4 10 (8.33%) IBM
4 10 (8.33%) VMware
5 5 (4.17%) Teradata
6 4 (3.33%) Red Hat
6 4 (3.33%) ServiceNow
6 4 (3.33%) Sun
6 4 (3.33%) Symantec
7 3 (2.50%) StorageTek
8 2 (1.67%) Altiris
8 2 (1.67%) Apple
8 2 (1.67%) AppSense
8 2 (1.67%) NetApp
9 1 (0.83%) Cisco
9 1 (0.83%) EMC
9 1 (0.83%) Genesys
9 1 (0.83%) Informatica