Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford 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 19 November 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)
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 14 3
Rank change year-on-year +4 -11 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 8 6 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 11.43% 6.38% 20.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 66.67% 42.86% 70.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 31
Bedford median daily rate £315 £340 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.35% +0.74% +20.54%
Bedfordshire median daily rate £375 £388 £350
% change year-on-year -3.23% +10.71% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedford median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - £42.50

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 Bedford with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Bedford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 12 14 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 17.14% 14.89% 28.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 24
Bedford median daily rate £335 £363 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.65% +6.69% +13.33%
10th Percentile £315 £287 £286
90th Percentile £396 £479 £472
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedford median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - £47.50

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Bedford

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Bedford

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Bedford

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Bedford region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
4 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle
4 3 (37.50%) CRM
4 3 (37.50%) ETL
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (37.50%) RDBMS
5 2 (25.00%) MVC
5 2 (25.00%) C#
5 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (25.00%) .NET
6 1 (12.50%) Analytics
6 1 (12.50%) Alteryx
6 1 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (12.50%) Snagit
6 1 (12.50%) Logi
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford 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 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Acrobat
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe Captivate
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (12.50%) InDesign
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (12.50%) PaintShop Pro
1 1 (12.50%) RoboHelp
1 1 (12.50%) Snagit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
1 1 (12.50%) NAS
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (37.50%) RDBMS
3 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (12.50%) Spotfire
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Database Developer
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Database Developer
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Architect
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Senior .NET Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Software Programmer
4 1 (12.50%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (12.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
1 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) CRM
2 3 (37.50%) ETL
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
3 2 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Load Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
4 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 1 (12.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) MCSA
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 1 (12.50%) Terminal Services
1 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
1 1 (12.50%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
1 1 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe
2 1 (12.50%) Alteryx
2 1 (12.50%) Capita
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) CommVault
2 1 (12.50%) Dell
2 1 (12.50%) EqualLogic
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Logi
2 1 (12.50%) Logi Analytics
2 1 (12.50%) NetApp
2 1 (12.50%) Sage
2 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds
2 1 (12.50%) Symantec
2 1 (12.50%) TIBCO
2 1 (12.50%) Veritas
2 1 (12.50%) VMware