Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 14 26
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 0 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cumbria - 4.05% 3.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 18.75% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Cumbria median daily rate - £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.38% -10.34%
North West median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Cumbria median hourly rate - - £52.47
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £26.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year +2.86% -25.00% +40.00%

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 13 16 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cumbria 11.93% 21.62% 13.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 16
Cumbria median daily rate £420 £431 £514
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.61% -16.02% +41.66%
10th Percentile £392 £318 £333
90th Percentile £448 £578 £575
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 7
Cumbria median hourly rate £46.21 - £52.47
North West median hourly rate £42.25 £32.26 £37.75
% change year-on-year +30.96% -14.54% +18.15%

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