Period
to 13 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for SQL Server 2017 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2017 over the 6 months to 13 August 2020 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 2017
Central London > City of London
6 months to
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 128 200 251
Rank change year-on-year +72 +51 -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2017 3 33 7
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.14% 0.51% 0.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.55% 1.93% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 26 0
Median daily rate £600 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.21% - -
Central London median daily rate £600 £475 £481
% change year-on-year +26.21% -1.30% +32.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

SQL Server 2017 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 the City of London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 545 1,714 1,808
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 25.25% 26.48% 25.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 1,366 1,437
Median daily rate £518 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.43% - +2.44%
10th Percentile £382 £400 £368
90th Percentile £688 £678 £688
Central London median daily rate £520 £525 £525
% change year-on-year -0.95% - +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 13
Median hourly rate £35.00 £46.85 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.29% +112.94% -4.32%
10th Percentile £21.35 £23.28 £19.50
90th Percentile £40.10 £60.33 £33.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year - +59.09% -4.32%

SQL Server 2017
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing SQL Server 2017 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2017 in the City of London

SQL Server 2017
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SQL Server 2017 in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for SQL Server 2017 in the City of London

For the 6 months to 13 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2017 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 City of London region with a requirement for SQL Server 2017.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) Azure
1 3 (100.00%) TypeScript
1 3 (100.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
1 3 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET Core
1 3 (100.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Power Platform
2 2 (66.67%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (66.67%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Microservices
2 2 (66.67%) Power BI
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Core
2 2 (66.67%) Tableau
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Competitor Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
2 2 (66.67%) N-Tier
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management

SQL Server 2017
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (100.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Analyst Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Asset Management Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Principal Developer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET Core
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (66.67%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
1 3 (100.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Competitor Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Microservices
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Tableau