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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 43 26 13
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -13
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 5 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 1.82% 6.04% 5.88%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.25% 15.71% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 5
Median daily rate £300 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -22.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £30.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +36.66%
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
80 70 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 29.20% 38.46% 15.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 38 11
Median daily rate £368 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.52% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £222 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £511
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £27.78 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.18 £33.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-14.60% +15.78%

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 27 August 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 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 9 (64.29%) SQL
3 8 (57.14%) Windows
4 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (42.86%) ITIL
5 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (35.71%) Oracle
7 4 (28.57%) T-SQL
7 4 (28.57%) Apache
7 4 (28.57%) Linux
7 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
7 4 (28.57%) Service Management
7 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (28.57%) Migration
7 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
7 4 (28.57%) Puppet
7 4 (28.57%) ServiceNow
7 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
7 4 (28.57%) CentOS
7 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (28.57%) ZABBIX
8 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (21.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
8 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
8 3 (21.43%) Replication

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 4 (28.57%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (14.29%) Star Schema
3 2 (14.29%) Sybase ASE
4 1 (7.14%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (7.14%) DB2
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (7.14%) QlikView
4 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
4 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) Jasmine
2 1 (7.14%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) MSBuild
2 1 (7.14%) NUnit
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) DBA
1 4 (28.57%) SQL DBA
2 3 (21.43%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Service Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Technical Manager
3 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 2 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Service Support Manager
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
3 2 (14.29%) Support Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Sybase DBA
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Services Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Support
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
1 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
1 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
1 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (21.43%) HTML
1 3 (21.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (7.14%) CSS
2 1 (7.14%) Entity Framework
2 1 (7.14%) HTML5
2 1 (7.14%) jQuery
2 1 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (7.14%) LINQ to SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Replication
2 2 (14.29%) Clustering
2 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (28.57%) CentOS
3 4 (28.57%) Linux
3 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (14.29%) Unix
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) ITIL
3 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (28.57%) Migration
3 4 (28.57%) Service Management
4 3 (21.43%) MVC
4 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
4 3 (21.43%) TDD
5 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (14.29%) Capacity Management
5 2 (14.29%) Change Management
5 2 (14.29%) DevOps
5 2 (14.29%) Front End Development
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
5 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Scrum
6 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
6 1 (7.14%) ETL
6 1 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 3 (21.43%) C#
3 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.14%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (7.14%) Degree
4 1 (7.14%) MCITP
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Puppet
1 4 (28.57%) ZABBIX
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle
3 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 4 (28.57%) ServiceNow
4 2 (14.29%) Sybase
5 1 (7.14%) Remedy