Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 24 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 > Dorset
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 11 6
Rank change year-on-year -10 -5 +13
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 20 42 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 6.60% 9.61% 12.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 38.46% 41.18% 59.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 22 20
Dorset median daily rate £375 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14% +5.66%
10th Percentile £306 £187 £307
90th Percentile £557 £413 £475
South West median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 6
Dorset median hourly rate £39.50 £24.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.60% -34.00% +56.25%
10th Percentile £37.25 £21.13 £26.25
90th Percentile £43.15 £27.78 £45.13
South West median hourly rate £41.00 £33.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year +24.24% -23.26% +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 Dorset with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Dorset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 52 102 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 17.16% 23.34% 20.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 67 41
Dorset median daily rate £381 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.93% - -1.41%
10th Percentile £209 £200 £163
90th Percentile £521 £490 £503
South West median daily rate £400 £370 £375
% change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 9
Dorset median hourly rate £39.50 £17.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +125.71% -36.36% +14.58%
10th Percentile £37.25 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £43.15 £25.88 £44.30
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year +32.08% -25.35% +27.93%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Dorset

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Dorset

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Dorset over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server in Dorset

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Dorset

SQL Server
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

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 Dorset region over the 6 months to 24 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
Bournemouth +11 11 £375 -0.66% 9
Poole +3 1 £530 +110.32% 16
Dorchester -1 1 - - 1
Weymouth -10 1 - - 1
SQL Server
South West

For the 6 months to 24 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 Dorset region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 16 (80.00%) SQL
2 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (30.00%) Sun
3 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
3 6 (30.00%) LAN
3 6 (30.00%) Unix
3 6 (30.00%) Linux
3 6 (30.00%) Firewall
3 6 (30.00%) Back Office
3 6 (30.00%) VAX
4 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (20.00%) MVC
5 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (20.00%) Windows
5 4 (20.00%) C#
5 4 (20.00%) .NET
5 4 (20.00%) Cisco
6 3 (15.00%) SAN
6 3 (15.00%) McAfee
6 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
6 3 (15.00%) HTML
6 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) Firewall
1 6 (30.00%) LAN
2 4 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (15.00%) IP Telephony
3 3 (15.00%) NAS
3 3 (15.00%) SAN
4 2 (10.00%) Internet
5 1 (5.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (10.00%) Power BI
5 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (5.00%) MS Access
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (10.00%) JIRA
3 2 (10.00%) Maven
3 2 (10.00%) MSTest
3 2 (10.00%) NUnit
3 2 (10.00%) Subversion
4 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (30.00%) Back Office
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) DBA
2 4 (20.00%) IT Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Exchange Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) SQL DBA
4 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) .NET
2 3 (15.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (15.00%) HTML
2 3 (15.00%) jQuery
3 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (10.00%) CSS
3 2 (10.00%) J2EE
3 2 (10.00%) Kendo UI
3 2 (10.00%) WCF
4 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.00%) Classic ASP
4 1 (5.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (5.00%) HTML5
4 1 (5.00%) NancyFx
4 1 (5.00%) Node.js
4 1 (5.00%) WinForms
4 1 (5.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) VAX
2 3 (15.00%) Replication
3 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Linux
1 6 (30.00%) Unix
2 4 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) MVC
2 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (10.00%) Issue Tracking
2 2 (10.00%) Kanban
2 2 (10.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (10.00%) Scrum
2 2 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.00%) ETL
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) C#
3 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) CCNA
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) RMADS
2 2 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (15.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) Sun
3 4 (20.00%) Cisco
4 3 (15.00%) McAfee
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle
5 1 (5.00%) Xamarin