Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon 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 23 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)
South West > Devon
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 4 23
Rank change year-on-year -23 +19 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 29 82 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 5.06% 17.67% 6.93%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 25.89% 66.13% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 63 31
Devon median daily rate £269 £300 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.42% -3.23% -31.11%
10th Percentile £125 £207 £244
90th Percentile £425 £493 £400
South West median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 3
Devon median hourly rate £30.00 £46.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.78% +124.39% -80.19%
10th Percentile £27.50 £36.63 £19.45
90th Percentile £32.50 £49.80 £27.15
South West median hourly rate £41.00 £33.75 £43.00
% change year-on-year +21.48% -21.51% +79.17%

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 Devon with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Devon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 112 124 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 19.55% 26.72% 23.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 86 116
Devon median daily rate £380 £320 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -14.21% -17.11%
10th Percentile £206 £205 £263
90th Percentile £488 £501 £521
South West median daily rate £400 £370 £375
% change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 4
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 £44.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.45% +83.33% -76.81%
10th Percentile £29.00 £31.25 £19.55
90th Percentile £36.75 £49.44 £40.30
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £27.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year +29.63% -20.59% +22.52%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Devon

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Devon

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Devon over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server in Devon

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Devon

SQL Server
Contract Job Locations in Devon

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 Devon region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Exeter -17 18 £331 +10.42% 6
Plymouth -16 6 £225 -30.77%
SQL Server
South West

For the 6 months to 23 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 Devon region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 21 (72.41%) SQL
2 16 (55.17%) .NET
3 10 (34.48%) C#
3 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
4 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (24.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (20.69%) Migration
6 6 (20.69%) Windows
7 5 (17.24%) Visual Studio
7 5 (17.24%) MVC
7 5 (17.24%) Data Analysis
7 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (13.79%) AngularJS
8 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (13.79%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (13.79%) Data Migration
8 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (13.79%) Web Services
9 3 (10.34%) ETL
9 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
9 3 (10.34%) Oracle
9 3 (10.34%) Delphi
9 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
9 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (10.34%) Power BI
9 3 (10.34%) Issue Tracking
9 3 (10.34%) Xamarin

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) IIS
2 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Internet
1 1 (3.45%) LAN
1 1 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2016
3 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (10.34%) Power BI
4 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (6.90%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.45%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.90%) TestRail
3 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.45%) InstallShield
3 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.45%) JIRA
3 1 (3.45%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (3.45%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.45%) Toad
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
1 2 (6.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Developer
2 9 (31.03%) .NET Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Data Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) DBA
4 4 (13.79%) SQL Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Delphi Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Software Developer
5 3 (10.34%) SQL Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) SQL Data Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) SQL DBA
5 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Angular Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) SQL Server DBA
7 1 (3.45%) Author
7 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Data Migration Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (55.17%) .NET
2 4 (13.79%) AngularJS
2 4 (13.79%) Web Services
3 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.90%) CSS
3 2 (6.90%) HTML
4 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.45%) Entity Framework
4 1 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.45%) EPoS
2 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Windows 10
2 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.45%) Android
3 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (20.69%) Migration
3 5 (17.24%) Data Analysis
3 5 (17.24%) MVC
4 4 (13.79%) Data Migration
5 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (10.34%) ETL
5 3 (10.34%) Issue Tracking
6 2 (6.90%) Data Modelling
6 2 (6.90%) Database Security
6 2 (6.90%) Scrum
6 2 (6.90%) Test Management
7 1 (3.45%) Android Development
7 1 (3.45%) Application Virtualisation
7 1 (3.45%) Data Validation
7 1 (3.45%) DevOps
7 1 (3.45%) iOS Development
7 1 (3.45%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (3.45%) Resilience Testing
7 1 (3.45%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 21 (72.41%) SQL
2 10 (34.48%) C#
3 3 (10.34%) Delphi
3 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.90%) Java
4 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
4 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
4 2 (6.90%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.45%) C++
5 1 (3.45%) Perl
5 1 (3.45%) Python
5 1 (3.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) SCCM
1 2 (6.90%) WSUS
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle
2 3 (10.34%) Xamarin
3 1 (3.45%) Citrix
3 1 (3.45%) Intel
3 1 (3.45%) VMware
3 1 (3.45%) WSO2