Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chelmsford 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 25 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)
Essex > Chelmsford
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 11 18
Rank change year-on-year +7 +7 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 9 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chelmsford 16.67% 11.39% 6.98%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.00% 33.33% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 10
Chelmsford median daily rate £538 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.38% +14.29% -9.68%
10th Percentile £359 £185 £274
90th Percentile £592 £488 £428
Essex median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Chelmsford median hourly rate - - -
Essex median hourly rate £40.00 £31.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +26.98% -13.70% +17.74%

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 Chelmsford with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Chelmsford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 18 27 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chelmsford 33.33% 34.18% 22.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 20
Chelmsford median daily rate £469 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.93% - -17.65%
10th Percentile £339 £206 £236
90th Percentile £563 £483 £391
Essex median daily rate £450 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +28.57% -6.67% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Chelmsford median hourly rate - - £42.50
Essex median hourly rate £40.00 £36.82 £36.50
% change year-on-year +8.64% +0.88% +19.67%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Chelmsford

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Chelmsford

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chelmsford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Chelmsford

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Chelmsford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Chelmsford over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server in Chelmsford

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chelmsford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 25 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 Chelmsford region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (77.78%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) Visual Studio
2 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 7 (77.78%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (77.78%) Release Management
2 7 (77.78%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (77.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (77.78%) Continuous Delivery
2 7 (77.78%) Dynamics 365
3 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (66.67%) User Stories
3 6 (66.67%) X++
3 6 (66.67%) Back Office
3 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (55.56%) Local Government
5 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 3 (33.33%) SAP
6 3 (33.33%) Electronics
6 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
6 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
6 3 (33.33%) Programme Management
6 3 (33.33%) Marketing
6 3 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (11.11%) Sitecore
7 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 1 (11.11%) Coaching
7 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chelmsford 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:

Business Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (77.78%) Dynamics 365
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (77.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 6 (66.67%) Back Office
3 5 (55.56%) Local Government
4 3 (33.33%) Electronics
4 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
4 3 (33.33%) Marketing
4 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Dynamics AX Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Lead Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Business Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Reinsurance
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Continuous Delivery
1 7 (77.78%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (77.78%) Release Management
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) User Stories
3 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (33.33%) Programme Management
5 1 (11.11%) Coaching
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) X++
3 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 3 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Sitecore