Period
to 9 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon 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 9 December 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)
South London > Croydon
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 81 67
Rank change year-on-year +20 -14 -39
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 60 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 5.09% 1.70% 1.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.32% 5.08% 5.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 11 5
Croydon median daily rate £525 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.83% +20.83% -14.29%
10th Percentile £351 £300 £280
90th Percentile £538 £575 £340
South London median daily rate £475 £363 £383
% change year-on-year +31.03% -5.23% +9.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Croydon median hourly rate - - -
South London median hourly rate - - £21.20

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 Croydon with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Croydon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 419 315 159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 35.54% 33.40% 29.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 208 71
Croydon median daily rate £525 £533 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.41% +38.31% -2.22%
10th Percentile £413 £356 £300
90th Percentile £591 £689 £513
South London median daily rate £525 £525 £400
% change year-on-year - +31.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Croydon median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South London median hourly rate £35.00 - £32.50

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Croydon

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Croydon

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Croydon over the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server in Croydon

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Croydon

SQL Server
Contract Job Locations in Croydon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Croydon region over the 6 months to 9 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coulsdon - 1 £375 -
SQL Server
South London

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 Croydon region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 49 (81.67%) SQL
2 35 (58.33%) PowerShell
3 32 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (50.00%) Oracle
5 29 (48.33%) Windows
5 29 (48.33%) Data Analysis
6 28 (46.67%) Scrum
6 28 (46.67%) Microsoft Excel
6 28 (46.67%) ETL
6 28 (46.67%) Test Automation
7 25 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
7 25 (41.67%) Jenkins
8 23 (38.33%) Sqoop
8 23 (38.33%) Opscode Chef
8 23 (38.33%) Apache Hive
8 23 (38.33%) Puppet
8 23 (38.33%) Build Automation
8 23 (38.33%) Big Data
8 23 (38.33%) Cloudera
8 23 (38.33%) Amazon EC2
8 23 (38.33%) Amazon S3
8 23 (38.33%) Bash Shell
8 23 (38.33%) Hadoop
8 23 (38.33%) Data Extraction
8 23 (38.33%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (38.33%) Wiki
8 23 (38.33%) MS Visio
8 23 (38.33%) Shell Script
8 23 (38.33%) Unix
8 23 (38.33%) Python

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon 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 2 (3.33%) Confluence
1 2 (3.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 28 (46.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (38.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 25 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (38.33%) Amazon EC2
2 23 (38.33%) Amazon S3
2 23 (38.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 17 (28.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (8.33%) Azure Data Factory
5 4 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (5.00%) IaaS
6 3 (5.00%) PaaS
7 2 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (3.33%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) DNS
1 3 (5.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (38.33%) Apache Hive
1 23 (38.33%) Big Data
1 23 (38.33%) Hadoop
1 23 (38.33%) Impala
1 23 (38.33%) Sqoop
2 12 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (15.00%) Azure SQL Database
4 8 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (10.00%) Power BI
5 6 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (8.33%) Data Lake
6 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 5 (8.33%) PowerPivot
6 5 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (6.67%) OLTP
7 4 (6.67%) Relational Database
8 3 (5.00%) Data Mining
8 3 (5.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 25 (41.67%) Jenkins
2 5 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (5.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.00%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (3.33%) Ant
4 2 (3.33%) Artifactory
4 2 (3.33%) Gradle
4 2 (3.33%) JIRA
4 2 (3.33%) Maven
4 2 (3.33%) SonarQube
4 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (38.33%) Platform Engineer
2 19 (31.67%) Developer
3 12 (20.00%) SQL Developer
4 9 (15.00%) SQL Server Developer
5 6 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 5 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Architect
7 3 (5.00%) Azure Consultant
7 3 (5.00%) Azure Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Consultant
7 3 (5.00%) Dashboard Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Azure Architect
8 2 (3.33%) Azure DevOps
8 2 (3.33%) PostgreSQL Developer
8 2 (3.33%) T-SQL Developer
9 1 (1.67%) AWS DevOps
9 1 (1.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 1 (1.67%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 1 (1.67%) Lead DevOps
9 1 (1.67%) SSAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.33%) JSON
2 7 (11.67%) .NET
3 2 (3.33%) MDX
4 1 (1.67%) .NET Core
4 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.67%) J2EE
4 1 (1.67%) Java SE
4 1 (1.67%) Node.js
4 1 (1.67%) Spring
4 1 (1.67%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 23 (38.33%) Wiki
2 1 (1.67%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 29 (48.33%) Windows
2 23 (38.33%) Unix
3 4 (6.67%) Windows Server
4 3 (5.00%) CentOS
4 3 (5.00%) Linux
5 1 (1.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (48.33%) Data Analysis
3 28 (46.67%) ETL
3 28 (46.67%) Scrum
3 28 (46.67%) Test Automation
4 23 (38.33%) Build Automation
4 23 (38.33%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (38.33%) Data Extraction
5 14 (23.33%) DevOps
6 9 (15.00%) Data Modelling
7 6 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (8.33%) Database Tuning
8 5 (8.33%) Dimensional Modelling
8 5 (8.33%) Kimball Methodology
9 4 (6.67%) Data Transformation
9 4 (6.67%) Migration
10 3 (5.00%) Analytics
10 3 (5.00%) Data Management
10 3 (5.00%) ERP
10 3 (5.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 49 (81.67%) SQL
2 35 (58.33%) PowerShell
3 23 (38.33%) Bash Shell
3 23 (38.33%) Korn
3 23 (38.33%) Python
3 23 (38.33%) Shell Script
4 9 (15.00%) T-SQL
5 5 (8.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 3 (5.00%) Java
6 3 (5.00%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.67%) Java 8
7 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (28.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 23 (38.33%) HDFS
2 4 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 23 (38.33%) Ansible
1 23 (38.33%) Hadoop YARN
1 23 (38.33%) Opscode Chef
1 23 (38.33%) Puppet
2 3 (5.00%) SCCM
2 3 (5.00%) SCOM
2 3 (5.00%) WSUS
3 2 (3.33%) Terraform
4 1 (1.67%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 30 (50.00%) Oracle
2 23 (38.33%) Cloudera
3 10 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.67%) Cisco
5 1 (1.67%) Guidewire
5 1 (1.67%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.67%) NetApp
5 1 (1.67%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.67%) Splunk
5 1 (1.67%) VMware