Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 28 21
Rank change year-on-year -3 -7 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 86 119 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 6.53% 6.74% 7.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 33.46% 31.15% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 130 71
Milton Keynes median daily rate £375 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% -9.38% +14.29%
10th Percentile £214 £300 £275
90th Percentile £500 £488 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 -
% change year-on-year +84.21% - -

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 257 382 288
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 19.51% 21.64% 22.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 170 153
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% - +6.16%
10th Percentile £250 £306 £263
90th Percentile £544 £500 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +7.10% +3.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £35.00 - £37.75
10th Percentile £32.50 - £27.48
90th Percentile £37.50 - £49.83
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £34.25 £19.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year +80.26% -28.30% +17.78%

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 16 November 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 16 November 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 48 (55.81%) Microsoft
2 44 (51.16%) Windows
3 39 (45.35%) SQL
4 33 (38.37%) Windows Server
5 26 (30.23%) .NET
6 24 (27.91%) Security Cleared
7 23 (26.74%) ITIL
7 23 (26.74%) MS Exchange
8 22 (25.58%) Active Directory
8 22 (25.58%) C#
9 21 (24.42%) Windows Server 2008
10 19 (22.09%) Microsoft Office
11 18 (20.93%) CRM
11 18 (20.93%) SC Cleared
11 18 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (19.77%) Microsoft Azure
13 16 (18.60%) Problem-Solving
13 16 (18.60%) JavaScript
14 14 (16.28%) Service Management
14 14 (16.28%) HP
14 14 (16.28%) VMware
15 13 (15.12%) DV Cleared
15 13 (15.12%) PowerShell
15 13 (15.12%) SQL Server 2008
15 13 (15.12%) SharePoint
15 13 (15.12%) ITIL V3
15 13 (15.12%) Office 365
16 12 (13.95%) ASP.NET
17 11 (12.79%) ITSM
17 11 (12.79%) Exchange Server 2007

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 (26.74%) MS Exchange
2 13 (15.12%) SharePoint
3 11 (12.79%) Exchange Server 2003
3 11 (12.79%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (10.47%) IIS
5 6 (6.98%) Skype for Business
6 5 (5.81%) Apache
7 4 (4.65%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (4.65%) Tomcat
8 2 (2.33%) CMS
8 2 (2.33%) Umbraco
8 2 (2.33%) WebSphere
9 1 (1.16%) Documentum
9 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (1.16%) K2 blackpearl
9 1 (1.16%) Oracle BPEL
9 1 (1.16%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 19 (22.09%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (10.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (4.65%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (4.65%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 17 (19.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (15.12%) Office 365
3 4 (4.65%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (4.65%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.33%) SaaS
5 1 (1.16%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.30%) Firewall
2 6 (6.98%) IP Telephony
2 6 (6.98%) SAN
3 3 (3.49%) WAN
4 2 (2.33%) Network Security
5 1 (1.16%) DNS
5 1 (1.16%) HTTP
5 1 (1.16%) Internet
5 1 (1.16%) LAN
5 1 (1.16%) Skype
5 1 (1.16%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.12%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (11.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (10.47%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (5.81%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (5.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (5.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (3.49%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.33%) DB2
7 2 (2.33%) DB2 UDB
7 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.16%) HDInsight
8 1 (1.16%) NuoDB
8 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.16%) Power BI
8 1 (1.16%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (9.30%) Visual Studio
2 6 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.33%) MSI
3 2 (2.33%) WebStorm
4 1 (1.16%) ERwin
4 1 (1.16%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (8.14%) Finance
2 5 (5.81%) Banking
3 3 (3.49%) Publishing
4 1 (1.16%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 33 (38.37%) Developer
2 15 (17.44%) Analyst
3 11 (12.79%) Architect
4 10 (11.63%) .NET Developer
5 9 (10.47%) Service Analyst
5 9 (10.47%) Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (8.14%) DBA
7 6 (6.98%) Applications Support
7 6 (6.98%) C# Developer
7 6 (6.98%) Infrastructure Architect
7 6 (6.98%) PostgreSQL Developer
7 6 (6.98%) SQL Developer
8 5 (5.81%) SQL DBA
8 5 (5.81%) Workflow Developer
9 4 (4.65%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 4 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.65%) SQL Server Developer
9 4 (4.65%) Support Specialist
9 4 (4.65%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (30.23%) .NET
2 12 (13.95%) ASP.NET
3 8 (9.30%) XML
4 6 (6.98%) AngularJS
4 6 (6.98%) HTML
4 6 (6.98%) Web Services
5 5 (5.81%) XSLT
6 4 (4.65%) .NET Framework
6 4 (4.65%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (4.65%) Node.js
6 4 (4.65%) REST
6 4 (4.65%) WPF
7 3 (3.49%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (3.49%) CSS
7 3 (3.49%) JSON
7 3 (3.49%) RESTful
7 3 (3.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (3.49%) WCF
7 3 (3.49%) YAML
8 2 (2.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.65%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (3.49%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.33%) Clustering
4 2 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.33%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.16%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.16%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.16%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.16%) RIA
5 1 (1.16%) Robotics
5 1 (1.16%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 44 (51.16%) Windows
2 33 (38.37%) Windows Server
3 21 (24.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (11.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (6.98%) Unix
6 5 (5.81%) Linux
7 4 (4.65%) Windows 10
7 4 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (26.74%) ITIL
2 18 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (20.93%) CRM
3 16 (18.60%) Problem-Solving
4 14 (16.28%) Service Management
5 13 (15.12%) ITIL V3
6 11 (12.79%) Critical Thinking
6 11 (12.79%) ITSM
7 8 (9.30%) Data Modelling
7 8 (9.30%) DevOps
7 8 (9.30%) MVC
8 7 (8.14%) SOA
9 6 (6.98%) Change Control
9 6 (6.98%) Scrum
9 6 (6.98%) Workflow
10 5 (5.81%) Data Engineering
11 4 (4.65%) Infrastructure Monitoring
11 4 (4.65%) Proactive Monitoring
11 4 (4.65%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (4.65%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 39 (45.35%) SQL
2 22 (25.58%) C#
3 16 (18.60%) JavaScript
4 13 (15.12%) PowerShell
5 7 (8.14%) Python
6 6 (6.98%) Java
7 5 (5.81%) XPath
8 4 (4.65%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.49%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.49%) Korn
9 3 (3.49%) PL/SQL
9 3 (3.49%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.16%) PHP
10 1 (1.16%) R
10 1 (1.16%) VB
10 1 (1.16%) VBA
10 1 (1.16%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (27.91%) Security Cleared
2 18 (20.93%) SC Cleared
3 13 (15.12%) DV Cleared
4 8 (9.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (6.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 5 (5.81%) MCP
6 5 (5.81%) MCSE
7 3 (3.49%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (2.33%) Degree
8 2 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.16%) CISSP
9 1 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (1.16%) MCDBA
9 1 (1.16%) MCITP
9 1 (1.16%) MCSA
9 1 (1.16%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.65%) SLA
2 3 (3.49%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.33%) QA
4 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (25.58%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.81%) Hyper-V
3 5 (5.81%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.16%) Docker
4 1 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.16%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.16%) XenApp
4 1 (1.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (10.47%) OVSD
2 4 (4.65%) SCCM
3 3 (3.49%) Ansible
3 3 (3.49%) SCOM
4 2 (2.33%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (2.33%) TIBCO Hawk
5 1 (1.16%) EdgeSight
5 1 (1.16%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 48 (55.81%) Microsoft
2 14 (16.28%) HP
2 14 (16.28%) VMware
3 10 (11.63%) Citrix
3 10 (11.63%) Oracle
4 9 (10.47%) NetApp
5 6 (6.98%) MicroStrategy
5 6 (6.98%) webMethods
6 5 (5.81%) TIBCO
7 4 (4.65%) Blue Coat
7 4 (4.65%) CheckPoint
7 4 (4.65%) Cisco
8 3 (3.49%) Lumension
8 3 (3.49%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.33%) IBM
9 2 (2.33%) SAP
10 1 (1.16%) EMC
10 1 (1.16%) Kofax
10 1 (1.16%) McAfee
10 1 (1.16%) OpenText