The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South East / Kent
Rank 8 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 38 37 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 14.56% 16.30% 14.96%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 66.67% 66.07% 67.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 31 20
Median daily rate £325 £313 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -2.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £178 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £400 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.39 £22.50 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+12.84% -10.89%

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 Kent region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
57 56 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 21.84% 24.67% 22.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 48 30
Median daily rate £350 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £480 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent 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 Kent

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Kent

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Kent region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

SQL Server
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Kent region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Folkestone +4 6 £375 - 4
Maidstone +2 3 £350 +30.84% 10
Sevenoaks 0 3 £248 -40.36% 1
Dartford - 2 £425 - 3
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 Kent region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 47 (71.21%) .NET
2 36 (54.55%) C#
3 30 (45.45%) SQL
3 30 (45.45%) .NET Framework
3 30 (45.45%) Entity Framework
4 29 (43.94%) MVC
5 26 (39.39%) ASP.NET
6 22 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 21 (31.82%) Oracle
8 19 (28.79%) ASP.NET Web API
8 19 (28.79%) Front End Development
9 17 (25.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 16 (24.24%) Team Foundation Server
11 15 (22.73%) Microsoft
12 14 (21.21%) T-SQL
13 13 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (18.18%) Web Services
15 11 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 10 (15.15%) Migration
17 9 (13.64%) Algorithms
17 9 (13.64%) Data Management
17 9 (13.64%) ETL
17 9 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
18 8 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
18 8 (12.12%) XML
18 8 (12.12%) JavaScript
18 8 (12.12%) HTML
18 8 (12.12%) DB2
18 8 (12.12%) Finance
19 7 (10.61%) Advertising

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 (1.52%) FileNet
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) Network Security
2 1 (1.52%) DHCP
2 1 (1.52%) DNS
2 1 (1.52%) IMAP
2 1 (1.52%) LAN
2 1 (1.52%) SAN
2 1 (1.52%) SMTP
2 1 (1.52%) VPN
2 1 (1.52%) WAN
2 1 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (25.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (12.12%) DB2
4 6 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (7.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (6.06%) Power BI
7 3 (4.55%) MS Access
7 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (3.03%) RDBMS
8 2 (3.03%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (1.52%) DTS
9 1 (1.52%) MySQL
9 1 (1.52%) PowerPivot
9 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 16 (24.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.03%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.52%) JIRA
3 1 (1.52%) Subversion
3 1 (1.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (12.12%) Finance
2 7 (10.61%) Advertising
3 3 (4.55%) Marketing
4 1 (1.52%) Banking
4 1 (1.52%) Legal
4 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 49 (74.24%) Developer
2 37 (56.06%) .NET Developer
3 24 (36.36%) C# .NET Developer
3 24 (36.36%) C# Developer
4 13 (19.70%) SQL Developer
5 10 (15.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (7.58%) Analyst
6 5 (7.58%) DBA
6 5 (7.58%) SQL DBA
6 5 (7.58%) SQL Server Developer
6 5 (7.58%) Tester
7 3 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Senior C# Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Senior SQL Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Senior SQL Server Developer
7 3 (4.55%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (71.21%) .NET
2 30 (45.45%) .NET Framework
2 30 (45.45%) Entity Framework
3 26 (39.39%) ASP.NET
4 22 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 19 (28.79%) ASP.NET Web API
6 12 (18.18%) Web Services
7 8 (12.12%) HTML
7 8 (12.12%) XML
8 6 (9.09%) CSS
8 6 (9.09%) JSON
8 6 (9.09%) LINQ
8 6 (9.09%) LINQ to SQL
9 3 (4.55%) AngularJS
9 3 (4.55%) COM
9 3 (4.55%) HTML5
10 2 (3.03%) REST
11 1 (1.52%) KnockoutJS
11 1 (1.52%) SOAP
11 1 (1.52%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.64%) Algorithms
2 3 (4.55%) Statistics
3 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.52%) Clustering
4 1 (1.52%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.52%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.52%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.52%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.52%) IVR
4 1 (1.52%) Replication
4 1 (1.52%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.55%) Windows
1 3 (4.55%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.52%) Android
2 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.52%) Linux
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (43.94%) MVC
2 19 (28.79%) Front End Development
3 13 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (15.15%) Migration
5 9 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (13.64%) Data Management
5 9 (13.64%) ETL
6 6 (9.09%) Concurrent Programming
6 6 (9.09%) Data Migration
6 6 (9.09%) Multithreaded Programming
6 6 (9.09%) Multithreading
6 6 (9.09%) TDD
6 6 (9.09%) Web Development
7 4 (6.06%) Functional Testing
7 4 (6.06%) High Availability
8 3 (4.55%) Data Modelling
8 3 (4.55%) Test Scripting
9 2 (3.03%) API Testing
9 2 (3.03%) Information Security
9 2 (3.03%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 36 (54.55%) C#
2 30 (45.45%) SQL
3 14 (21.21%) T-SQL
4 8 (12.12%) JavaScript
5 5 (7.58%) VB.NET
6 4 (6.06%) VB
7 3 (4.55%) Java
8 1 (1.52%) PHP
8 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.03%) QA
3 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (31.82%) Oracle
2 15 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.52%) Apple
3 1 (1.52%) Cognos
3 1 (1.52%) Informatica
3 1 (1.52%) Infragistics
3 1 (1.52%) Netezza
3 1 (1.52%) Teradata
3 1 (1.52%) VMware
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