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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
London / Croydon
Rank 28 35 15
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -20
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 4 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 1.92% 1.08% 8.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.16% 9.09% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 7
Median daily rate £469 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £358 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £418 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.54 £31.05
% change year-on-year
+55.27% -27.40%

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
49 33 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 23.56% 11.87% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 23 13
Median daily rate £438 £413 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £380 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £467 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -

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 24 February 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 Croydon region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 3 (42.86%) SQL
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) WPF
3 1 (14.29%) QlikView
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (14.29%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) CAML
3 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 1 (14.29%) Legal
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) WinForms
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Local Government
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) VB.NET

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 (14.29%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Power BI
3 1 (14.29%) QlikView
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
2 1 (14.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Developer
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Developer
2 2 (28.57%) SSIS Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Lync Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL BI Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server BI Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SSAS Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SSIS Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) WPF
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (14.29%) CAML
3 1 (14.29%) REST
3 1 (14.29%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Coaching
1 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (14.29%) Data Management
1 1 (14.29%) Dimensional Modelling
1 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
1 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
1 1 (14.29%) Migration
1 1 (14.29%) Refactoring
1 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
1 1 (14.29%) Workflow
1 1 (14.29%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Tableau