Period
to 21 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cumbria 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 21 July 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)
North West > Cumbria
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 18 22
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 6 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cumbria 3.70% 4.44% 2.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 30.00% 16.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Cumbria median daily rate £313 £223 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.45% -11.00% -50.50%
10th Percentile £239 £210 £225
90th Percentile £376 £238 £275
North West median daily rate £363 £360 £340
% change year-on-year +0.69% +5.88% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Cumbria median hourly rate £55.00 - £45.50
North West median hourly rate £55.00 £35.00 £22.54
% change year-on-year +57.14% +55.28% +18.63%

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 Cumbria with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Cumbria
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 20 25 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cumbria 12.35% 27.78% 7.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 3
Cumbria median daily rate £375 £350 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +40.00% -46.38%
10th Percentile £266 £210 £225
90th Percentile £388 £588 £335
North West median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 5
Cumbria median hourly rate £47.50 £50.00 £49.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +2.04% +15.29%
10th Percentile £43.75 £45.00 £44.70
90th Percentile £54.10 £55.00 £57.75
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £41.63 £39.38
% change year-on-year -15.92% +5.71% -7.35%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Cumbria

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Cumbria

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cumbria

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Cumbria

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cumbria

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Cumbria

SQL Server
Contract Job Locations in Cumbria

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 Cumbria region over the 6 months to 21 July 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
Kendal - 1 £375 -
Whitehaven - 1 - - 1
SQL Server
North West

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 Cumbria region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 2 (33.33%) Retail
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (33.33%) Cloud Operations
4 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (33.33%) Big Data
5 1 (16.67%) Web Application Development
5 1 (16.67%) Business Analytics
5 1 (16.67%) Analytics
5 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
5 1 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (16.67%) Workflow
5 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (16.67%) HTML5
5 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
5 1 (16.67%) Office 365

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cumbria 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 1 (16.67%) ArcGIS
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Big Data
2 1 (16.67%) GIS
2 1 (16.67%) Qlik Sense
2 1 (16.67%) QlikView
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) DBA
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Build Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) GIS Developer
2 1 (16.67%) GIS Manager
2 1 (16.67%) GIS Web Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) SQL DBA
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Web Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) HTML5
2 1 (16.67%) OpenLayers
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
1 1 (16.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Cloud Operations
1 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Benchmarking
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) Decision-Making
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
2 1 (16.67%) Informatics
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (16.67%) QMS
2 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
2 1 (16.67%) Server Building
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Web Application Development
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) ESRI
2 1 (16.67%) Mapbox
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Saba
2 1 (16.67%) VMware