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 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 27 11
Rank change year-on-year +16 -16  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 15 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 11.54% 2.77% 9.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 35.71% 16.28% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 13
Median daily rate £388 £263 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +47.61% -20.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £190 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £385 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +2.85% +4.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £39.50 - £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £32.66 £23.75
% change year-on-year +20.96% +37.49%  

SQL Server is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Dorset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 42 43 42
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 32.31% 17.00% 21.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 30 24
Median daily rate £356 £304 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.28% +0.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £438 £353
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £351
% change year-on-year +3.22% +10.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 6
Median hourly rate £39.50 £12.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +229.16% -38.46%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.27 £26.75
% change year-on-year +21.52% +16.89%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset citing SQL Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 22 June 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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +10 5 £400 +52.38% 10
Weymouth 0 2 - - 1
Dorchester - 1 - -
SQL Server
South West

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 11 (64.71%) SQL
2 8 (47.06%) Unix
2 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) MS Exchange
2 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
3 6 (35.29%) Sun
3 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
3 6 (35.29%) LAN
3 6 (35.29%) Linux
3 6 (35.29%) Firewall
3 6 (35.29%) Back Office
3 6 (35.29%) VAX
4 5 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (29.41%) WSUS
4 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
4 5 (29.41%) Oracle
4 5 (29.41%) SAN
5 4 (23.53%) Cisco
5 4 (23.53%) C#
5 4 (23.53%) .NET
5 4 (23.53%) CSS
5 4 (23.53%) Patch Management
5 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
5 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
5 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
5 4 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (17.65%) NAS
6 3 (17.65%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 11g

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 8 (47.06%) MS Exchange
2 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.88%) CMS
4 1 (5.88%) EPiServer
4 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) Firewall
1 6 (35.29%) LAN
2 5 (29.41%) SAN
3 4 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (17.65%) IP Telephony
4 3 (17.65%) NAS
5 2 (11.76%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (35.29%) Back Office
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Advertising
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) IT Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Exchange Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) DBA
4 2 (11.76%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
1 4 (23.53%) CSS
2 3 (17.65%) HTML
3 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
3 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
3 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
3 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (11.76%) Entity Framework
4 1 (5.88%) Ajax
4 1 (5.88%) Angular 2
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (5.88%) Classic ASP
4 1 (5.88%) jQuery
4 1 (5.88%) Kendo UI
4 1 (5.88%) LINQ
4 1 (5.88%) Node.js
4 1 (5.88%) SignalR
4 1 (5.88%) WCF
4 1 (5.88%) WPF
4 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) VAX
2 1 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.88%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Unix
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Linux
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (23.53%) Patch Management
3 2 (11.76%) Application Packaging
3 2 (11.76%) Change Management
3 2 (11.76%) MVC
3 2 (11.76%) Security Patching
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) BDD
4 1 (5.88%) Content Management
4 1 (5.88%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (5.88%) Front End Development
4 1 (5.88%) OOD
4 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.88%) SDLC
4 1 (5.88%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) C#
2 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
3 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
4 2 (11.76%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.88%) PHP
5 1 (5.88%) PHP 5
5 1 (5.88%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
1 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) CCNA
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) RMADS
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) WSUS
2 3 (17.65%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) Sun
3 5 (29.41%) Oracle
4 4 (23.53%) Cisco
5 3 (17.65%) McAfee
6 2 (11.76%) Sage
6 2 (11.76%) VMware
Bournemouth, Dorset
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago