The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stevenage region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 14 13 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 3.57% 7.06% 14.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.00% 40.00% 85.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 5
Median daily rate £600 £353 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.21% +22.60%
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £25.44 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+47.40% +6.00%
SQL Server
Hertfordshire

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 Stevenage region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Stevenage
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
4 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 7.14% 17.65% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 6
Median daily rate £600 £475 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% +65.21%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.44 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+49.37% -20.50%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Stevenage 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 Stevenage

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 Stevenage region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) IIS
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) MySQL
2 3 (60.00%) Time Management
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) IBM
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Wireshark
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (40.00%) Windchill
3 2 (40.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) MS Office
3 2 (40.00%) MCP
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Cognos
3 2 (40.00%) Kerberos
3 2 (40.00%) SSL

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage 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 3 (60.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) ThingWorx
2 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
1 2 (40.00%) Windchill
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (20.00%) IaaS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) PaaS
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
1 2 (40.00%) Kerberos
1 2 (40.00%) SSL
1 2 (40.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Azure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning DBA
2 1 (20.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Unix
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Data Analysis
1 3 (60.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) PLM
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) MCP
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) IBM
3 2 (40.00%) Cognos
3 2 (40.00%) TIBCO
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) PTC
4 1 (20.00%) Siemens
4 1 (20.00%) VMware