The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basildon with a requirement for SQL Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Essex / Basildon
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 2 8
Rank change year-on-year -5 +6  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 1 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basildon 4.76% 50.00% 25.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 25.00% 90.91% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Median daily rate £335 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.66% -7.69%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £34.75 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -3.47%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £29.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +41.37% -10.76%  

SQL Server is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Basildon with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Basildon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 4 11 21
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basildon 19.05% 55.00% 35.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Median daily rate £335 £300 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.66% -9.09%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
Median hourly rate £47.00 £40.00 £40.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.50% -1.47%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.25 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -3.84% -  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Basildon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Basildon citing SQL Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Basildon

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basildon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Basildon

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Basildon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Basildon

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 Basildon region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) Unix
2 4 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (57.14%) Teradata
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) DataStage
3 3 (42.86%) BC Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Database Tuning
3 3 (42.86%) AccuRev
3 3 (42.86%) SAP MII
3 3 (42.86%) SAP BPC
3 3 (42.86%) NWDI
3 3 (42.86%) Functional Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (42.86%) MaxDB
3 3 (42.86%) SAP Basis
3 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (42.86%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (42.86%) SAP BW
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) SAP
3 3 (42.86%) Sybase
3 3 (42.86%) DB2
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (14.29%) J2EE
4 1 (14.29%) Java

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Basildon 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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) SAP BPC
1 3 (42.86%) SAP MII
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (57.14%) DataStage
2 3 (42.86%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (42.86%) DB2
2 3 (42.86%) MaxDB
2 3 (42.86%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) AccuRev
1 3 (42.86%) NWDI
General
1 1 (14.29%) Automotive
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Data Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Administrator
2 3 (42.86%) SAP Administrator
2 3 (42.86%) SAP Basis Administrator
2 3 (42.86%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Unix Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Unix Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) SAP Basis
2 1 (14.29%) Ajax
2 1 (14.29%) J2EE
2 1 (14.29%) JSON
2 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Unix
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (42.86%) Database Tuning
2 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (42.86%) Functional Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Password Management
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) BC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) Teradata
3 3 (42.86%) SAP
3 3 (42.86%) Sybase
4 1 (14.29%) IBM