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 3 months to 28 March 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)
London / Croydon
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 28 10
Rank change year-on-year +4 -18  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 5 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 3.07% 3.68% 12.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.71% 30.30% 57.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 12
Median daily rate £388 £431 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.14% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £358 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £506 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year - +1.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +66.66% -30.76%  

SQL Server is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Croydon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 34 33 26
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 20.86% 12.13% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 25 19
Median daily rate £400 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.32% +3.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £365 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £487 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.62 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +6.52% -  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Croydon citing SQL Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Croydon region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (42.86%) WPF
3 2 (28.57%) Refactoring
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 1 (14.29%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (14.29%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (14.29%) HTML5
4 1 (14.29%) Tableau
4 1 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (14.29%) Legal

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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (14.29%) Power BI
3 1 (14.29%) QlikView
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Developer
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Developer
2 2 (28.57%) SSIS Developer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL BI Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server BI Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SSAS Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SSIS Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) WPF
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (14.29%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Refactoring
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Coaching
3 1 (14.29%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Tableau
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