Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 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)
North West > Cumbria
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 13 36
Rank change year-on-year -7 +23 -21
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 1 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cumbria 0.96% 6.58% 1.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.26% 26.32% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Cumbria median daily rate £225 £313 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.00% +4.17% -21.31%
10th Percentile £213 £239 £275
90th Percentile £238 £376 £325
North West median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Cumbria median hourly rate - £45.50 £52.47
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -13.28% +208.56%
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £25.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year +8.00% -26.47% +61.90%

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 19 19 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cumbria 18.27% 25.00% 13.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 18
Cumbria median daily rate £420 £375 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -26.83% +28.13%
10th Percentile £284 £261 £303
90th Percentile £445 £563 £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 2 13
Cumbria median hourly rate £46.21 £45.25 £52.47
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.12% -13.76% -21.69%
10th Percentile £40.43 £45.03 £41.25
90th Percentile £55.00 £45.68 £57.75
North West median hourly rate £42.75 £35.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +19.58% -10.63% +63.27%

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Cumbria region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (100.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (100.00%) SCOrch
1 1 (100.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

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 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) VMware