Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Exeter 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 19 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)
Devon > Exeter
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 3 20
Rank change year-on-year -18 +17 +23
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 17 60 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Exeter 5.56% 21.90% 7.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 28.81% 65.22% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 52 19
Exeter median daily rate £331 £300 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.42% -1.64% -32.22%
10th Percentile £125 £205 £261
90th Percentile £425 £497 £400
Devon median daily rate £269 £300 £310
% change year-on-year -10.42% -3.23% -31.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Exeter median hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% - -
Devon median hourly rate £30.00 £46.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -34.78% +124.39% -88.29%

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 Exeter with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Exeter
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 59 92 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Exeter 19.28% 33.58% 28.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 70 72
Exeter median daily rate £385 £307 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.41% -13.82% -20.83%
10th Percentile £125 £185 £270
90th Percentile £475 £500 £515
Devon median daily rate £380 £318 £373
% change year-on-year +19.69% -14.88% -17.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Exeter median hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 -
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 £44.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -20.45% +83.33% -86.29%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Exeter

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Exeter

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Exeter

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Exeter

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Exeter over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server in Exeter

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Exeter

For the 6 months to 19 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 Exeter region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 12 (70.59%) SQL
2 10 (58.82%) .NET
3 7 (41.18%) C#
4 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
6 3 (17.65%) Web Services
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (17.65%) Data Analysis
6 3 (17.65%) MVC
6 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (11.76%) TestRail
7 2 (11.76%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (11.76%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 2 (11.76%) Issue Tracking
7 2 (11.76%) Power BI
7 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (11.76%) Database Security
7 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
7 2 (11.76%) Test Management
7 2 (11.76%) VB.NET
7 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
7 2 (11.76%) Java
7 2 (11.76%) Oracle

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Exeter 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 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
1 1 (5.88%) LAN
1 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2012
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2016
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (11.76%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (11.76%) Power BI
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (11.76%) TestRail
1 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) .NET Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Data Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) DBA
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Data Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) SQL DBA
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Angular Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (5.88%) Author
6 1 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.88%) SSIS Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) SSIS Developer
6 1 (5.88%) SSRS Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) .NET
2 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
2 3 (17.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.88%) EPoS
2 1 (5.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (17.65%) Data Analysis
2 3 (17.65%) MVC
3 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
3 2 (11.76%) Database Security
3 2 (11.76%) ETL
3 2 (11.76%) Issue Tracking
3 2 (11.76%) Test Management
4 1 (5.88%) CRM
4 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Data Validation
4 1 (5.88%) DevOps
4 1 (5.88%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Validation
4 1 (5.88%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) SQL
2 7 (41.18%) C#
3 2 (11.76%) Java
3 2 (11.76%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.88%) C++
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) Perl
4 1 (5.88%) Python
4 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
1 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) WSO2
3 1 (5.88%) Xamarin