Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 25 27 39
Rank change year-on-year +2 +12 -16
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 65 89 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 6.72% 6.34% 5.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 37.79% 29.47% 25.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 76 80
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% -1.94%
10th Percentile £204 £255 £306
90th Percentile £525 £525 £488
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £51.34 - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £51.34 - £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 172 302 359
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 17.79% 21.51% 21.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 173 147
Milton Keynes median daily rate £419 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.47% +9.68% -
10th Percentile £239 £300 £308
90th Percentile £538 £575 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £420 £388
% change year-on-year -4.76% +8.39% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £31.34 - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £13.30 £48.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -72.58% +155.26% -26.92%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 43 (66.15%) SQL
2 33 (50.77%) Windows
3 27 (41.54%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (36.92%) ITIL
5 21 (32.31%) HTML
5 21 (32.31%) Oracle
5 21 (32.31%) SQL Server 2012
6 20 (30.77%) CRM
7 19 (29.23%) Active Directory
8 18 (27.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 17 (26.15%) SQL Server 2008
9 17 (26.15%) Java
10 16 (24.62%) JavaScript
10 16 (24.62%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (24.62%) Problem-Solving
11 15 (23.08%) PowerShell
11 15 (23.08%) IIS
11 15 (23.08%) ETL
12 14 (21.54%) Data Warehouse
12 14 (21.54%) .NET
12 14 (21.54%) Security Cleared
12 14 (21.54%) SC Cleared
13 13 (20.00%) Git (software)
13 13 (20.00%) MySQL
13 13 (20.00%) Web Services
13 13 (20.00%) Linux
14 12 (18.46%) C#
14 12 (18.46%) Scrum
14 12 (18.46%) Office 365
14 12 (18.46%) Relational Database

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 15 (23.08%) IIS
2 8 (12.31%) SharePoint
3 7 (10.77%) Tomcat
4 6 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (4.62%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (4.62%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (3.08%) Apache
6 2 (3.08%) MS Exchange
6 2 (3.08%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.54%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (1.54%) JBoss
7 1 (1.54%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (13.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (7.69%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (1.54%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (18.46%) Office 365
2 11 (16.92%) Azure
3 7 (10.77%) AWS
4 5 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (7.69%) npm
5 4 (6.15%) Dynamics 365
5 4 (6.15%) Power Platform
6 2 (3.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (3.08%) Amazon S3
6 2 (3.08%) SaaS
7 1 (1.54%) GitHub
7 1 (1.54%) NuGet
7 1 (1.54%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) SAN
1 3 (4.62%) WAN
2 2 (3.08%) DHCP
2 2 (3.08%) DNS
2 2 (3.08%) Firewall
2 2 (3.08%) LAN
2 2 (3.08%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.54%) HTTP
3 1 (1.54%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.54%) Skype
3 1 (1.54%) SSL
3 1 (1.54%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (32.31%) SQL Server 2012
2 18 (27.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (26.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (21.54%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (20.00%) MySQL
6 12 (18.46%) Relational Database
6 12 (18.46%) SQL Server 2016
7 8 (12.31%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (10.77%) RDBMS
9 6 (9.23%) DB2
9 6 (9.23%) DB2 UDB
9 6 (9.23%) SQL Server 2014
9 6 (9.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (7.69%) MongoDB
10 5 (7.69%) NoSQL
11 4 (6.15%) Power BI
11 4 (6.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (1.54%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 1 (1.54%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
12 1 (1.54%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 13 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (12.31%) Jenkins
3 7 (10.77%) Selenium
4 5 (7.69%) Ant
4 5 (7.69%) Eclipse
4 5 (7.69%) Grunt
4 5 (7.69%) JIRA
4 5 (7.69%) JUnit
4 5 (7.69%) webpack
5 3 (4.62%) TeamCity
6 2 (3.08%) IntelliJ
6 2 (3.08%) Maven
6 2 (3.08%) Mocha
6 2 (3.08%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.54%) ER Studio
7 1 (1.54%) ERwin
7 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (15.38%) Finance
2 8 (12.31%) Public Sector
3 5 (7.69%) Banking
4 3 (4.62%) Automotive
4 3 (4.62%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (58.46%) Developer
2 15 (23.08%) SQL Developer
3 11 (16.92%) Database Developer
4 10 (15.38%) SQL Database Developer
5 9 (13.85%) Analyst
6 7 (10.77%) ETL Developer
6 7 (10.77%) SQL Server Developer
7 5 (7.69%) CRM Developer
7 5 (7.69%) Junior
7 5 (7.69%) Senior Developer
8 4 (6.15%) .NET Developer
8 4 (6.15%) Administrator
8 4 (6.15%) Applications Developer
8 4 (6.15%) DBA
8 4 (6.15%) Junior Developer
8 4 (6.15%) SSIS Developer
9 3 (4.62%) Junior Database Developer
9 3 (4.62%) Senior Software Developer
9 3 (4.62%) SharePoint Specialist
9 3 (4.62%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (32.31%) HTML
2 14 (21.54%) .NET
3 13 (20.00%) Web Services
4 11 (16.92%) Node.js
4 11 (16.92%) SOAP
5 9 (13.85%) LDAP
6 8 (12.31%) SailPoint
6 8 (12.31%) XML
7 7 (10.77%) AngularJS
7 7 (10.77%) ASP.NET
7 7 (10.77%) CSS
7 7 (10.77%) jQuery
7 7 (10.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (9.23%) JSON
8 6 (9.23%) RESTful
9 5 (7.69%) Express
9 5 (7.69%) JSP
9 5 (7.69%) PhoneGap
9 5 (7.69%) REST
9 5 (7.69%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.77%) Mainframe
3 5 (7.69%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 5 (7.69%) User Experience
4 1 (1.54%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.54%) Robotics
4 1 (1.54%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 33 (50.77%) Windows
2 16 (24.62%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (20.00%) Linux
4 11 (16.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (13.85%) Unix
5 9 (13.85%) Windows Server
6 7 (10.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (9.23%) Windows 10
8 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (3.08%) Android
9 2 (3.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (41.54%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (36.92%) ITIL
3 20 (30.77%) CRM
4 16 (24.62%) Problem-Solving
5 15 (23.08%) ETL
6 12 (18.46%) Scrum
7 10 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (13.85%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (13.85%) DevOps
8 9 (13.85%) Test Automation
8 9 (13.85%) Waterfall
9 8 (12.31%) Change Management
9 8 (12.31%) ITIL V3
9 8 (12.31%) Project Management
9 8 (12.31%) Software Engineering
10 6 (9.23%) Technical Analysis
10 6 (9.23%) Virtual Environments
11 5 (7.69%) ITSM
11 5 (7.69%) Mobile Application Development
11 5 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 43 (66.15%) SQL
2 17 (26.15%) Java
3 16 (24.62%) JavaScript
4 15 (23.08%) PowerShell
5 12 (18.46%) C#
6 6 (9.23%) C
6 6 (9.23%) ES6
6 6 (9.23%) Python
6 6 (9.23%) T-SQL
7 5 (7.69%) BeanShell
7 5 (7.69%) Bourne shell
7 5 (7.69%) Korn
7 5 (7.69%) Perl
7 5 (7.69%) PHP
7 5 (7.69%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.08%) Apple Swift
8 2 (3.08%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.08%) Kotlin
8 2 (3.08%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.54%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 14 (21.54%) SC Cleared
1 14 (21.54%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.69%) DV Cleared
3 4 (6.15%) Degree
4 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.08%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (3.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.54%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.54%) MCDBA
6 1 (1.54%) MCITP
6 1 (1.54%) MCSE
6 1 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) SLA
2 2 (3.08%) QA
3 1 (1.54%) Data Quality
System Software
1 19 (29.23%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.77%) RACF
3 5 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.62%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.62%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (3.08%) Docker
6 1 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.54%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) Ansible
1 1 (1.54%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (32.31%) Oracle
2 11 (16.92%) Microsoft
3 8 (12.31%) Red Hat
4 6 (9.23%) ServiceNow
4 6 (9.23%) VMware
5 5 (7.69%) Remedy
6 4 (6.15%) Citrix
6 4 (6.15%) HP
7 3 (4.62%) SAP
8 2 (3.08%) Cisco
8 2 (3.08%) OutSystems
8 2 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (3.08%) Xamarin
9 1 (1.54%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.54%) CyberArk
9 1 (1.54%) Dell
9 1 (1.54%) Forcepoint
9 1 (1.54%) IBM
9 1 (1.54%) NetApp
9 1 (1.54%) OneLogin