Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 10 16
Rank change year-on-year -5 +6 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 34 64 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 9.50% 11.59% 9.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 41.46% 64.00% 41.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 39 43
Derbyshire median daily rate £413 £366 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.85% +16.97% -16.67%
10th Percentile £320 £220 £131
90th Percentile £453 £410 £443
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +10.29% -2.86% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 0
Derbyshire median hourly rate - £30.00 -
East Midlands median hourly rate £25.25 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -32.67% -6.25% +162.30%

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 82 100 124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 22.91% 18.12% 22.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 52 75
Derbyshire median daily rate £425 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +15.38% -13.33%
10th Percentile £303 £225 £155
90th Percentile £555 £448 £525
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +10.73%
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% +56.86%
East Midlands median hourly rate £32.50 £38.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year -16.13% +98.72% +25.81%

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 16 December 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 16 December 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 -2 18 £385 +10.00% 27
Chesterfield -2 13 £425 +13.33% 4
SQL Server
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 19 (55.88%) SQL
1 19 (55.88%) Relational Database
2 18 (52.94%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
4 16 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (44.12%) ETL
6 14 (41.18%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
6 14 (41.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (41.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (35.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 12 (35.29%) Oracle
7 12 (35.29%) SAP
8 11 (32.35%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (32.35%) Power BI
9 10 (29.41%) T-SQL
9 10 (29.41%) Web Services
9 10 (29.41%) XML
9 10 (29.41%) Finance
10 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Excel
10 9 (26.47%) Visualisation
10 9 (26.47%) Data Visualisation
10 9 (26.47%) Oracle Database
10 9 (26.47%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 9 (26.47%) Unit Testing
10 9 (26.47%) MDX
10 9 (26.47%) Oracle Database 11g
10 9 (26.47%) Retail
10 9 (26.47%) SQL Server 2014
10 9 (26.47%) SQL Server 2016

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 3 (8.82%) MQSeries
1 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.94%) Maximo
1 1 (2.94%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Internet
1 1 (2.94%) LAN
1 1 (2.94%) VPN
1 1 (2.94%) WAN
1 1 (2.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (55.88%) Relational Database
2 18 (52.94%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (41.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (41.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (35.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (32.35%) Power BI
5 11 (32.35%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (26.47%) Oracle Database
6 9 (26.47%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (26.47%) SQL Server 2014
6 9 (26.47%) SQL Server 2016
7 8 (23.53%) DB2
7 8 (23.53%) DB2 UDB
7 8 (23.53%) Oracle Database 10g
7 8 (23.53%) RDBMS
7 8 (23.53%) Snowflake Schema
7 8 (23.53%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (20.59%) PowerCenter
9 3 (8.82%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (29.41%) Finance
2 9 (26.47%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 25 (73.53%) Developer
2 8 (23.53%) Informatica Developer
2 8 (23.53%) Report Developer
3 5 (14.71%) Applications Support
4 4 (11.76%) Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Applications Support Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Support Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) .NET Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (2.94%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Cognos Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Data Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) Data Migration Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) MI Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Power BI Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Service Desk Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (29.41%) Web Services
1 10 (29.41%) XML
2 9 (26.47%) MDX
3 3 (8.82%) .NET
3 3 (8.82%) .NET Framework
3 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET
3 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (8.82%) Entity Framework
4 2 (5.88%) AngularJS
4 2 (5.88%) CSS
4 2 (5.88%) HTML
4 2 (5.88%) jQuery
4 2 (5.88%) LINQ
5 1 (2.94%) Ajax
5 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.94%) HTML5
5 1 (2.94%) LINQ to SQL
5 1 (2.94%) Node.js
5 1 (2.94%) SOAP
5 1 (2.94%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Windows
2 4 (11.76%) Linux
2 4 (11.76%) Unix
2 4 (11.76%) VMS
3 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 16 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (44.12%) ETL
4 14 (41.18%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (26.47%) Data Visualisation
5 9 (26.47%) Unit Testing
5 9 (26.47%) Visualisation
6 8 (23.53%) Computer Science
6 8 (23.53%) Data Acquisition
6 8 (23.53%) Data Integration
6 8 (23.53%) Data Modelling
6 8 (23.53%) Logical Data Model
6 8 (23.53%) Performance Monitoring
6 8 (23.53%) Physical Data Model
6 8 (23.53%) Translating Business Requirements
7 4 (11.76%) DevOps
7 4 (11.76%) ITIL
7 4 (11.76%) Problem Management
8 3 (8.82%) MVC
9 2 (5.88%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 19 (55.88%) SQL
2 10 (29.41%) T-SQL
3 9 (26.47%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 4 (11.76%) Java
4 4 (11.76%) PowerShell
4 4 (11.76%) VB
5 3 (8.82%) C#
6 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.94%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Computer Science Degree
1 8 (23.53%) Degree
1 8 (23.53%) Master's Degree
2 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
3 5 (14.71%) SC Cleared
4 3 (8.82%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 12 (35.29%) Oracle
2 12 (35.29%) SAP
3 8 (23.53%) Informatica
3 8 (23.53%) Netezza
3 8 (23.53%) Teradata
4 1 (2.94%) Cognos
4 1 (2.94%) VMware