Period
to 21 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 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 September 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)
East Midlands > Derbyshire
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 14 20
Rank change year-on-year +4 +6 -10
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 44 57 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 11.25% 9.86% 6.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 48.89% 61.96% 40.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 38 24
Derbyshire median daily rate £385 £373 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.36% +16.86% -20.31%
10th Percentile £300 £220 £145
90th Percentile £464 £437 £497
East Midlands median daily rate £361 £338 £338
% change year-on-year +7.04% - +1.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 0
Derbyshire median hourly rate - £30.00 -
East Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £47.00 £16.09
% change year-on-year -9.57% +192.11% -9.35%

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 Derbyshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Derbyshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 90 92 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 23.02% 15.92% 15.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 53 40
Derbyshire median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -9.68%
10th Percentile £306 £225 £163
90th Percentile £538 £481 £526
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £370 £400
% change year-on-year +8.11% -7.50% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 1
Derbyshire median hourly rate - £30.58 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +52.88% +11.11%
East Midlands median hourly rate £40.00 £47.00 £16.09
% change year-on-year -14.89% +192.11% -29.27%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Derbyshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Derbyshire

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Derbyshire

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Derbyshire over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server in Derbyshire

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Derbyshire

SQL Server
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

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 Derbyshire region over the 6 months to 21 September 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
Derby +13 26 £380 +1.33% 16
Chesterfield +3 18 £425 +13.33% 5
SQL Server
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 Derbyshire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 26 (59.09%) SQL
2 22 (50.00%) ETL
3 21 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (43.18%) Microsoft
4 19 (43.18%) Oracle
5 18 (40.91%) Business Intelligence
6 16 (36.36%) Relational Database
7 15 (34.09%) Power BI
7 15 (34.09%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (31.82%) Dimensional Modelling
9 13 (29.55%) XML
9 13 (29.55%) SQL Server 2008
10 12 (27.27%) Web Services
11 11 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 11 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (22.73%) SQL Server 2005
12 10 (22.73%) SAP
13 9 (20.45%) T-SQL
13 9 (20.45%) Windows
13 9 (20.45%) Oracle Database 11g
13 9 (20.45%) Unit Testing
13 9 (20.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 9 (20.45%) Finance
13 9 (20.45%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (20.45%) Oracle Database
14 8 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
14 8 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
14 8 (18.18%) Translating Business Requirements
14 8 (18.18%) Logical Data Model
14 8 (18.18%) Physical Data Model

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Derbyshire 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 7 (15.91%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.82%) MQSeries
3 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Maximo
2 1 (2.27%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) SMS
2 1 (2.27%) Firewall
2 1 (2.27%) Internet
2 1 (2.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (36.36%) Relational Database
2 15 (34.09%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (34.09%) Power BI
3 13 (29.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (22.73%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (20.45%) Oracle Database
6 9 (20.45%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (20.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (20.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (18.18%) DB2
7 8 (18.18%) DB2 UDB
7 8 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
7 8 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
7 8 (18.18%) RDBMS
7 8 (18.18%) Snowflake Schema
7 8 (18.18%) SQL Server 2014
8 7 (15.91%) PowerCenter
8 7 (15.91%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (20.45%) Finance
2 6 (13.64%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (72.73%) Developer
2 8 (18.18%) Analyst
2 8 (18.18%) Informatica Developer
3 7 (15.91%) .NET Developer
4 6 (13.64%) Applications Support
5 5 (11.36%) Applications Support Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) Report Developer
5 5 (11.36%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (4.55%) .NET Applications Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Applications Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Cognos Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Data Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) DBA
7 2 (4.55%) Developer Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (4.55%) SQL DBA
7 2 (4.55%) VB.NET Developer
8 1 (2.27%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (29.55%) XML
2 12 (27.27%) Web Services
3 8 (18.18%) .NET
4 6 (13.64%) ASP.NET
4 6 (13.64%) MDX
5 5 (11.36%) AngularJS
6 4 (9.09%) .NET Framework
6 4 (9.09%) Entity Framework
7 3 (6.82%) HTML
7 3 (6.82%) LINQ
7 3 (6.82%) WCF
8 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (4.55%) CSS
8 2 (4.55%) jQuery
8 2 (4.55%) WinForms
9 1 (2.27%) Ajax
9 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (2.27%) LINQ to SQL
9 1 (2.27%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.27%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.45%) Windows
2 5 (11.36%) Linux
2 5 (11.36%) Unix
2 5 (11.36%) VMS
3 2 (4.55%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (50.00%) ETL
2 21 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (40.91%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (31.82%) Dimensional Modelling
5 9 (20.45%) Unit Testing
6 8 (18.18%) Data Acquisition
6 8 (18.18%) Data Integration
6 8 (18.18%) Data Modelling
6 8 (18.18%) Logical Data Model
6 8 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
6 8 (18.18%) Physical Data Model
6 8 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (18.18%) Translating Business Requirements
7 7 (15.91%) Use Case
8 6 (13.64%) Data Visualisation
8 6 (13.64%) ERD
8 6 (13.64%) ITIL
8 6 (13.64%) Problem Management
8 6 (13.64%) Visualisation
9 5 (11.36%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 26 (59.09%) SQL
2 9 (20.45%) T-SQL
3 7 (15.91%) C#
4 6 (13.64%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 6 (13.64%) PowerShell
5 5 (11.36%) Java
5 5 (11.36%) JavaScript
5 5 (11.36%) VB
6 2 (4.55%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.27%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
1 8 (18.18%) Degree
1 8 (18.18%) Master's Degree
2 6 (13.64%) Security Cleared
3 5 (11.36%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.82%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.27%) CCNA
5 1 (2.27%) CCNP
5 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.27%) MCSE
5 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.27%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.27%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (43.18%) Microsoft
1 19 (43.18%) Oracle
2 10 (22.73%) SAP
3 8 (18.18%) Informatica
3 8 (18.18%) Netezza
3 8 (18.18%) Teradata
4 2 (4.55%) Cognos
5 1 (2.27%) Alteryx
5 1 (2.27%) Google
5 1 (2.27%) Tableau
5 1 (2.27%) VMware