Period
to 24 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bath 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 6 months to 24 September 2018 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)
Somerset > Bath
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 17 15
Rank change year-on-year +13 -2 -13
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 40 20 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bath 19.80% 10.36% 9.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 55.56% 41.67% 47.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 13 19
Bath median daily rate £375 £425 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +16.44% +4.29%
10th Percentile £302 £190 £261
90th Percentile £438 £603 £418
Somerset median daily rate £383 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -4.38% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bath median hourly rate - - -
Somerset median hourly rate - £47.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year - +22.58% -

SQL Server is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bath with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Bath
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 72 48 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bath 35.64% 24.87% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 33 33
Bath median daily rate £395 £370 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.76% +1.37% +4.29%
10th Percentile £313 £220 £263
90th Percentile £538 £485 £411
Somerset median daily rate £413 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +6.45% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bath median hourly rate - - -
Somerset median hourly rate - £47.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year - +22.58% +29.17%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Bath

Job postings citing SQL Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bath.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Bath

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bath

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Bath

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bath

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Bath over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server in Bath

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bath

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Bath

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bath region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 38 (95.00%) SQL
2 29 (72.50%) T-SQL
3 23 (57.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 23 (57.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (52.50%) PowerShell
4 21 (52.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 20 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 14 (35.00%) Configuration Management
7 13 (32.50%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (32.50%) .NET
8 10 (25.00%) .NET Framework
8 10 (25.00%) Load Balancing
8 10 (25.00%) Visual Studio Team System
8 10 (25.00%) Windows
8 10 (25.00%) Windows Server
9 9 (22.50%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (22.50%) Visual Studio
9 9 (22.50%) Data Modelling
9 9 (22.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (20.00%) RDBMS
10 8 (20.00%) Oracle
10 8 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (20.00%) Relational Database
11 7 (17.50%) ETL
11 7 (17.50%) Finance
11 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (17.50%) Release Management
11 7 (17.50%) Data Analysis
12 6 (15.00%) Programme Management
12 6 (15.00%) Digital Marketing

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bath 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 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) IaaS
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (12.50%) PaaS
2 1 (2.50%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (57.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 23 (57.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (22.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (22.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 8 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 8 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 8 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (15.00%) Power BI
4 6 (15.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (15.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 5 (12.50%) MySQL
5 5 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (10.00%) OLAP
7 2 (5.00%) Star Schema
8 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 21 (52.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (25.00%) Visual Studio Team System
3 9 (22.50%) Visual Studio
4 6 (15.00%) MSTest
4 6 (15.00%) NUnit
5 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (17.50%) Finance
2 6 (15.00%) Electronics
2 6 (15.00%) Manufacturing
2 6 (15.00%) Marketing
2 6 (15.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) Developer
2 11 (27.50%) DBA
2 11 (27.50%) SQL DBA
3 8 (20.00%) Release Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 6 (15.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Configuration Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Release and Configuration Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Administrator
6 4 (10.00%) SQL Developer
7 3 (7.50%) CRM Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Data Integration Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Integration Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Developer
7 3 (7.50%) SQL BI Developer
7 3 (7.50%) SQL Server DBA
7 3 (7.50%) SSRS Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Windows Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (32.50%) .NET
2 10 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (5.00%) .NET Core
4 1 (2.50%) Angular 2
4 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.50%) CSS
4 1 (2.50%) Entity Framework
4 1 (2.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) Windows
1 10 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) Configuration Management
2 13 (32.50%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 9 (22.50%) Data Modelling
5 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (17.50%) Data Analysis
5 7 (17.50%) ETL
5 7 (17.50%) Release Management
6 6 (15.00%) Data Management
6 6 (15.00%) DevOps
6 6 (15.00%) Digital Marketing
6 6 (15.00%) Programme Management
6 6 (15.00%) Test Management
7 5 (12.50%) Open Source
7 5 (12.50%) SDLC
8 4 (10.00%) CRM
8 4 (10.00%) Data Integration
8 4 (10.00%) Kimball Methodology
9 2 (5.00%) Data Architecture
9 2 (5.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (95.00%) SQL
2 29 (72.50%) T-SQL
3 21 (52.50%) PowerShell
4 3 (7.50%) C#
4 3 (7.50%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 3 (7.50%) Shell Script
5 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) QA
2 4 (10.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 20 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (20.00%) Oracle
3 6 (15.00%) SAP