Period
to 8 July 2020

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 8 July 2020 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
8 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 18 18 18
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +37
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 40 89 122
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 8.70% 7.82% 7.65%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 40.00% 43.00% 29.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 71 104
Median daily rate £410 £438 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.29% +16.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £295 £250 £300
90th Percentile £500 £550 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £407 £404 £375
% change year-on-year +0.84% +7.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £50.50 £51.34 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.63% - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £50.50 £46.67 -
% change year-on-year +8.21% - -

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 100 207 418
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 21.74% 18.19% 26.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 122 217
Median daily rate £475 £439 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.26% +0.29% +9.38%
10th Percentile £300 £251 £311
90th Percentile £575 £556 £575
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £473 £425 £438
% change year-on-year +11.18% -2.86% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Median hourly rate £42.00 £51.34 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.18% - -
Median hourly rate £39.00 £38.35 £48.50
% change year-on-year +1.69% -20.93% +155.26%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing SQL Server as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SQL Server in Milton Keynes.

Daily rate trend for SQL Server in Milton Keynes

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SQL Server in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 8 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for SQL Server in Milton Keynes

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SQL Server in Milton Keynes.

Hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Milton Keynes

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing SQL Server in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 8 July 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for SQL Server in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 8 July 2020, 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 26 (65.00%) SQL
2 23 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (52.50%) JavaScript
3 21 (52.50%) HTML
3 21 (52.50%) Web Services
4 18 (45.00%) Windows
5 17 (42.50%) Java
6 16 (40.00%) XML
7 15 (37.50%) Linux
7 15 (37.50%) Problem-Solving
8 14 (35.00%) Microsoft
9 13 (32.50%) C#
9 13 (32.50%) .NET
9 13 (32.50%) Microsoft Office
10 12 (30.00%) MySQL
10 12 (30.00%) Oracle
10 12 (30.00%) CRM
10 12 (30.00%) MVC
10 12 (30.00%) SC Cleared
10 12 (30.00%) Security Cleared
10 12 (30.00%) PowerShell
11 11 (27.50%) SQL Server 2008
11 11 (27.50%) Git (software)
11 11 (27.50%) PostgreSQL
11 11 (27.50%) T-SQL
11 11 (27.50%) CSS
11 11 (27.50%) SOAP
12 10 (25.00%) Active Directory
12 10 (25.00%) Scrum
12 10 (25.00%) Web Development

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 9 (22.50%) Tomcat
2 7 (17.50%) IIS
3 6 (15.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (10.00%) Apache
4 4 (10.00%) WebSphere
5 2 (5.00%) MS Exchange
6 1 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.50%) EPiServer
6 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (32.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.50%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.50%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.00%) AWS
2 5 (12.50%) Azure
3 3 (7.50%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (7.50%) Office 365
4 2 (5.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (5.00%) Amazon S3
4 2 (5.00%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) HTTP
2 1 (2.50%) DNS
2 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.00%) MySQL
2 11 (27.50%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (27.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (22.50%) DB2
3 9 (22.50%) DB2 UDB
4 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2017
6 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
8 2 (5.00%) MongoDB
8 2 (5.00%) NoSQL
8 2 (5.00%) PolyBase
9 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (27.50%) Git (software)
2 9 (22.50%) Ant
2 9 (22.50%) Eclipse
2 9 (22.50%) JIRA
2 9 (22.50%) Selenium
3 6 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (12.50%) JUnit
5 2 (5.00%) Grunt
5 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (5.00%) Mocha
5 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (5.00%) webpack
6 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (20.00%) Finance
2 6 (15.00%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.50%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.50%) Law
4 1 (2.50%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 21 (52.50%) Developer
2 7 (17.50%) Analyst
3 6 (15.00%) DBA
3 6 (15.00%) Java Developer
4 5 (12.50%) CRM Developer
4 5 (12.50%) SQL DBA
5 4 (10.00%) Applications Developer
6 3 (7.50%) .NET Developer
6 3 (7.50%) J2EE Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared DBA
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Developer
6 3 (7.50%) SQL Server DBA
7 2 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Mobile Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Applications Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (52.50%) HTML
1 21 (52.50%) Web Services
2 16 (40.00%) XML
3 13 (32.50%) .NET
4 11 (27.50%) CSS
4 11 (27.50%) SOAP
5 10 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 9 (22.50%) JSP
6 9 (22.50%) LDAP
6 9 (22.50%) SailPoint
6 9 (22.50%) Servlets
7 8 (20.00%) .NET Framework
8 7 (17.50%) Entity Framework
8 7 (17.50%) LINQ
8 7 (17.50%) Node.js
9 6 (15.00%) Spring
9 6 (15.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (15.00%) XSL
10 5 (12.50%) Electron Framework
11 4 (10.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Linux Command Line
1 9 (22.50%) Mainframe
2 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) Clustering
3 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.00%) User Experience
4 1 (2.50%) CESG
4 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 18 (45.00%) Windows
2 15 (37.50%) Linux
3 9 (22.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (22.50%) Unix
4 2 (5.00%) Android
4 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.50%) AIX
5 1 (2.50%) HPUX
5 1 (2.50%) Solaris
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (37.50%) Problem-Solving
3 12 (30.00%) CRM
3 12 (30.00%) MVC
4 10 (25.00%) DevOps
4 10 (25.00%) Scrum
4 10 (25.00%) Web Development
5 7 (17.50%) Technical Analysis
5 7 (17.50%) Test Automation
6 6 (15.00%) Data Migration
6 6 (15.00%) High Availability
6 6 (15.00%) ITIL
6 6 (15.00%) Migration
6 6 (15.00%) Virtual Environments
7 5 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (12.50%) Project Management
7 5 (12.50%) Software Engineering
8 4 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (10.00%) Mentoring
9 3 (7.50%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 26 (65.00%) SQL
2 21 (52.50%) JavaScript
3 17 (42.50%) Java
4 13 (32.50%) C#
5 12 (30.00%) PowerShell
6 11 (27.50%) T-SQL
7 9 (22.50%) BeanShell
7 9 (22.50%) Bourne shell
7 9 (22.50%) C
7 9 (22.50%) Korn
7 9 (22.50%) Perl
8 7 (17.50%) Python
9 5 (12.50%) PHP
10 2 (5.00%) Apple Swift
10 2 (5.00%) ES6
10 2 (5.00%) Java 8
10 2 (5.00%) Kotlin
10 2 (5.00%) Objective-C
10 2 (5.00%) Shell Script
10 2 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 12 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (15.00%) MCAD
2 6 (15.00%) MCITP
2 6 (15.00%) MCPD
2 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (10.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.00%) Degree
4 2 (5.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.50%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) GDPR
1 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 10 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (22.50%) RACF
3 2 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.50%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 1 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (2.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (30.00%) Oracle
3 9 (22.50%) Red Hat
4 6 (15.00%) IBM
5 2 (5.00%) Cisco
5 2 (5.00%) Computacenter
5 2 (5.00%) OutSystems
5 2 (5.00%) VMware
5 2 (5.00%) Xamarin
6 1 (2.50%) Brocade
6 1 (2.50%) Capita
6 1 (2.50%) CommVault
6 1 (2.50%) Hitachi
6 1 (2.50%) McAfee
6 1 (2.50%) SAP
6 1 (2.50%) Sitecore
6 1 (2.50%) Sybase
6 1 (2.50%) Veritas