The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 45 23 18
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 4 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 1.46% 6.88% 8.63%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.94% 17.57% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 12
Median daily rate £300 £350 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £31.76 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.94% +41.15%
SQL Server
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Croydon region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
81 74 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 29.56% 39.15% 20.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 47 26
Median daily rate £360 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £304 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £379 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.32 £33.55 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.25% +49.11%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Croydon region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server across the Croydon region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Croydon region.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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 Croydon region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
2 4 (44.44%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) MVC
3 3 (33.33%) Migration
3 3 (33.33%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) TDD
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 3 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) Front End Development
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Capacity Management
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon 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 1 (11.11%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (11.11%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (11.11%) QlikView
3 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 1 (11.11%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) Jasmine
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) MSBuild
2 1 (11.11%) NUnit
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (11.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (22.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
2 2 (22.22%) DBA
2 2 (22.22%) Full Stack Developer
2 2 (22.22%) SQL DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Azure Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Data Migration Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Lync Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Migration Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Architect
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 3 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (11.11%) CAML
3 1 (11.11%) CSS
3 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
3 1 (11.11%) HTML5
3 1 (11.11%) jQuery
3 1 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (11.11%) LINQ to SQL
3 1 (11.11%) REST
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Clustering
1 2 (22.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (33.33%) Migration
1 3 (33.33%) MVC
1 3 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (22.22%) Capacity Management
2 2 (22.22%) Change Management
2 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (22.22%) Front End Development
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
2 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Workflow
3 1 (11.11%) API Development
3 1 (11.11%) BDD
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (11.11%) User Stories
3 1 (11.11%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
3 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
4 1 (11.11%) TypeScript
4 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Remedy