Period
to 18 February 2019

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 18 February 2019 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
18 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 63 72 58
Rank change year-on-year +9 -14 -24
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 37 29 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 4.09% 2.76% 1.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.60% 8.24% 5.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 20 4
Croydon median daily rate £500 £375 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -4.76% +9.38%
10th Percentile £406 £306 £298
90th Percentile £538 £645 £491
South London median daily rate £475 £365 £400
% change year-on-year +30.14% -8.75% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Croydon median hourly rate - - -
South London median hourly rate - - -

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 272 352 124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 30.06% 33.56% 26.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 251 55
Croydon median daily rate £525 £545 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.67% +36.25% -3.03%
10th Percentile £419 £356 £260
90th Percentile £641 £688 £524
South London median daily rate £525 £525 £400
% change year-on-year - +31.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Croydon median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £47.00
% change year-on-year - -25.53% +141.21%

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 18 February 2019.

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 18 February 2019. 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 18 February 2019, 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 28 (75.68%) SQL
2 19 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (43.24%) PowerShell
4 15 (40.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (40.54%) Oracle
5 14 (37.84%) Microsoft Excel
5 14 (37.84%) ETL
5 14 (37.84%) Scrum
5 14 (37.84%) Data Analysis
6 13 (35.14%) Test Automation
7 12 (32.43%) Security Cleared
7 12 (32.43%) Amazon AWS
7 12 (32.43%) Windows
8 11 (29.73%) SC Cleared
8 11 (29.73%) Jenkins
9 10 (27.03%) Data Modelling
10 9 (24.32%) Python
10 9 (24.32%) MS Visio
10 9 (24.32%) Shell Script
10 9 (24.32%) Unix
10 9 (24.32%) Korn
10 9 (24.32%) Opscode Chef
10 9 (24.32%) Ansible
10 9 (24.32%) HDFS
10 9 (24.32%) DevOps
10 9 (24.32%) Impala
10 9 (24.32%) Hadoop YARN
10 9 (24.32%) Puppet
10 9 (24.32%) Apache Hive
10 9 (24.32%) Build Automation

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 (5.41%) Confluence
1 2 (5.41%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.70%) Apache
Applications
1 14 (37.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (24.32%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 15 (40.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (32.43%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (24.32%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (24.32%) Amazon S3
3 9 (24.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 5 (13.51%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (5.41%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (5.41%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (24.32%) Apache Hive
1 9 (24.32%) Big Data
1 9 (24.32%) Hadoop
1 9 (24.32%) Impala
1 9 (24.32%) Sqoop
2 8 (21.62%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (18.92%) Azure SQL Database
4 5 (13.51%) Data Lake
4 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 5 (13.51%) Power BI
4 5 (13.51%) PowerPivot
4 5 (13.51%) Relational Database
4 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (13.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (13.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (10.81%) MongoDB
5 4 (10.81%) NoSQL
5 4 (10.81%) OLTP
5 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (8.11%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (29.73%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.41%) Ant
2 2 (5.41%) Artifactory
2 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.41%) Gradle
2 2 (5.41%) JIRA
2 2 (5.41%) Maven
2 2 (5.41%) SonarQube
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) Developer
2 11 (29.73%) SQL Developer
3 10 (27.03%) SQL Server Developer
4 9 (24.32%) Platform Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 5 (13.51%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) .NET Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Architect
6 3 (8.11%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (8.11%) C# Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Dashboard Developer
6 3 (8.11%) PostgreSQL Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Azure DevOps
7 2 (5.41%) T-SQL Developer
8 1 (2.70%) AWS DevOps
8 1 (2.70%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Lead DevOps
8 1 (2.70%) QA Test Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) SSAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) .NET
2 6 (16.22%) JSON
3 3 (8.11%) RESTful
4 1 (2.70%) .NET Core
4 1 (2.70%) Apache NiFi
4 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.70%) MDX
4 1 (2.70%) REST
4 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Wiki
2 1 (2.70%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 12 (32.43%) Windows
2 9 (24.32%) Unix
3 3 (8.11%) CentOS
3 3 (8.11%) Linux
4 1 (2.70%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (37.84%) Data Analysis
2 14 (37.84%) ETL
2 14 (37.84%) Scrum
3 13 (35.14%) Test Automation
4 10 (27.03%) Data Modelling
5 9 (24.32%) Build Automation
5 9 (24.32%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (24.32%) Data Extraction
5 9 (24.32%) DevOps
6 5 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (13.51%) Database Tuning
6 5 (13.51%) Dimensional Modelling
6 5 (13.51%) Kimball Methodology
6 5 (13.51%) Sprint Planning
7 4 (10.81%) Analytics
7 4 (10.81%) Data Transformation
7 4 (10.81%) Migration
8 3 (8.11%) Customer Engagement
8 3 (8.11%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 28 (75.68%) SQL
2 16 (43.24%) PowerShell
3 9 (24.32%) Bash Shell
3 9 (24.32%) Korn
3 9 (24.32%) Python
3 9 (24.32%) Shell Script
4 8 (21.62%) T-SQL
5 5 (13.51%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 3 (8.11%) C#
6 3 (8.11%) Java
7 2 (5.41%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (32.43%) Security Cleared
2 11 (29.73%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (24.32%) HDFS
2 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (24.32%) Ansible
1 9 (24.32%) Hadoop YARN
1 9 (24.32%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (24.32%) Puppet
2 2 (5.41%) Terraform
3 1 (2.70%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 15 (40.54%) Oracle
2 9 (24.32%) Cloudera
3 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco
5 1 (2.70%) Guidewire
5 1 (2.70%) MuleSoft
5 1 (2.70%) NetApp
5 1 (2.70%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.70%) Splunk
5 1 (2.70%) VMware