Period
to 17 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 17 August 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)
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 16 21
Rank change year-on-year +6 +5 -11
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 75 65 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 12.48% 9.69% 7.61%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.34% 43.92% 34.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 43 56
Gloucestershire median daily rate £413 £388 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +1.97% +4.83%
10th Percentile £313 £207 £278
90th Percentile £520 £463 £625
South West median daily rate £375 £374 £350
% change year-on-year +0.40% +6.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £36.50 £57.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.52% +74.24% -31.44%
10th Percentile £24.39 £24.65 £24.15
90th Percentile £48.72 £58.75 £37.50
South West median hourly rate £36.50 £45.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year -18.89% +36.36% -15.38%

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 149 148 206
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 24.79% 22.06% 21.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 80 132
Gloucestershire median daily rate £415 £400 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +4.58% -0.97%
10th Percentile £275 £214 £275
90th Percentile £525 £475 £575
South West median daily rate £414 £400 £370
% change year-on-year +3.44% +8.11% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 3
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £36.50 £37.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.67% +13.64% -26.67%
10th Percentile £24.39 £15.53 £24.15
90th Percentile £48.72 £58.75 £37.50
South West median hourly rate £36.50 £39.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year -7.59% +20.61% +5.65%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Gloucestershire

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Gloucestershire

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server in Gloucestershire

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Gloucestershire

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SQL Server in Gloucestershire

SQL Server
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 17 August 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
Gloucester 0 28 £425 - 5
Cheltenham +5 18 £375 +51.52% 11
Cirencester -1 9 £413 +32.00% 3
Filton - 1 - -
SQL Server
South West

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 35 (46.67%) C#
2 30 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (38.67%) SQL
4 23 (30.67%) .NET
5 20 (26.67%) MVC
6 19 (25.33%) Finance
6 19 (25.33%) Linux
6 19 (25.33%) AngularJS
7 18 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (24.00%) Data Warehouse
7 18 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (22.67%) ASP.NET Web API
8 17 (22.67%) jQuery
9 16 (21.33%) Microsoft
9 16 (21.33%) Oracle
10 15 (20.00%) ASP.NET
10 15 (20.00%) ETL
10 15 (20.00%) Security Cleared
10 15 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
11 14 (18.67%) Relational Database
11 14 (18.67%) SC Cleared
11 14 (18.67%) Windows
12 13 (17.33%) CSS
12 13 (17.33%) HTML
12 13 (17.33%) Confluence
12 13 (17.33%) Test Automation
12 13 (17.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 13 (17.33%) Docker
12 13 (17.33%) JIRA
13 12 (16.00%) Atlassian

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 13 (17.33%) Confluence
2 6 (8.00%) SAS
3 3 (4.00%) IIS
4 2 (2.67%) Apache
4 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.67%) Live Communications Server
4 2 (2.67%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.67%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.67%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.00%) npm
3 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.33%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.00%) DNS
1 3 (4.00%) Internet
2 2 (2.67%) DHCP
2 2 (2.67%) SAN
3 1 (1.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (24.00%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (18.67%) Relational Database
3 12 (16.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (12.00%) DataStage
4 9 (12.00%) IBM InfoSphere
4 9 (12.00%) MySQL
5 8 (10.67%) RDBMS
6 7 (9.33%) DB2
6 7 (9.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 5 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (6.67%) Oracle ODI
7 5 (6.67%) QualityStage
7 5 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (5.33%) Power BI
9 3 (4.00%) Oracle Database
10 2 (2.67%) MS Access
10 2 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (2.67%) Redis
10 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 13 (17.33%) JIRA
2 10 (13.33%) Git (software)
3 9 (12.00%) Visual Studio
4 6 (8.00%) Bitbucket
5 3 (4.00%) ERwin
5 3 (4.00%) NUnit
6 2 (2.67%) Selenium
6 2 (2.67%) SpecFlow
6 2 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (25.33%) Finance
2 5 (6.67%) Retail
3 2 (2.67%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.67%) Banking
3 2 (2.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.33%) Advertising
4 1 (1.33%) Law
4 1 (1.33%) Military
4 1 (1.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (60.00%) Developer
2 9 (12.00%) Analyst
2 9 (12.00%) Web Developer
3 7 (9.33%) .NET Developer
3 7 (9.33%) Architect
3 7 (9.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 6 (8.00%) .NET Architect
4 6 (8.00%) Technical Architect
5 5 (6.67%) C# Developer
5 5 (6.67%) Data Analyst
5 5 (6.67%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 5 (6.67%) Software Developer
6 4 (5.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 4 (5.33%) Lead Architect
6 4 (5.33%) SQL Developer
6 4 (5.33%) Technical Leader
7 3 (4.00%) Business Data Analyst
7 3 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
7 3 (4.00%) ETL Developer
7 3 (4.00%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (30.67%) .NET
2 19 (25.33%) AngularJS
3 17 (22.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 17 (22.67%) jQuery
4 15 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 13 (17.33%) CSS
5 13 (17.33%) HTML
5 13 (17.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 8 (10.67%) .NET Core
6 8 (10.67%) Web Services
7 7 (9.33%) Laravel
8 6 (8.00%) .NET Framework
8 6 (8.00%) REST
8 6 (8.00%) Zend Framework
9 4 (5.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (5.33%) Silverlight
10 3 (4.00%) Ajax
10 3 (4.00%) HTML5
10 3 (4.00%) LINQ
10 3 (4.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (8.00%) iPad
3 5 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.00%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (2.67%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.67%) NHS
5 2 (2.67%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.33%) Clustering
6 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.33%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.33%) Life Science
6 1 (1.33%) PKI
6 1 (1.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (25.33%) Linux
2 14 (18.67%) Windows
3 10 (13.33%) Windows Server
4 8 (10.67%) Unix
5 2 (2.67%) Solaris
5 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.67%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (26.67%) MVC
3 18 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (20.00%) ETL
4 15 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
5 13 (17.33%) Test Automation
6 10 (13.33%) Dimensional Modelling
6 10 (13.33%) Software Engineering
6 10 (13.33%) Web Development
7 9 (12.00%) Kimball Methodology
8 8 (10.67%) DevOps
8 8 (10.67%) ITIL
8 8 (10.67%) Migration
8 8 (10.67%) Scrum
9 7 (9.33%) Data Analysis
9 7 (9.33%) Data Governance
9 7 (9.33%) Data Management
9 7 (9.33%) Data Security
9 7 (9.33%) Inmon Methodology
9 7 (9.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (46.67%) C#
2 29 (38.67%) SQL
3 12 (16.00%) JavaScript
4 10 (13.33%) T-SQL
5 8 (10.67%) PL/SQL
5 8 (10.67%) Shell Script
6 7 (9.33%) PHP
7 6 (8.00%) C
7 6 (8.00%) TypeScript
8 2 (2.67%) Java
8 2 (2.67%) Java 8
8 2 (2.67%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.33%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (18.67%) SC Cleared
3 7 (9.33%) Degree
4 2 (2.67%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (1.33%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.67%) Data Quality
2 6 (8.00%) QA
3 2 (2.67%) SLA
4 1 (1.33%) PMO
System Software
1 13 (17.33%) Docker
2 6 (8.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.67%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (8.00%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (2.67%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.67%) Netcool
2 2 (2.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (2.67%) SCCM
2 2 (2.67%) SCOM
2 2 (2.67%) Unicenter
2 2 (2.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (1.33%) WMI
Vendors
1 16 (21.33%) Microsoft
1 16 (21.33%) Oracle
2 12 (16.00%) Atlassian
3 10 (13.33%) Teradata
4 8 (10.67%) IBM
5 7 (9.33%) Netezza
5 7 (9.33%) Zend
6 4 (5.33%) Tableau
7 2 (2.67%) Citrix
7 2 (2.67%) EMC
7 2 (2.67%) HP
7 2 (2.67%) Meridio
7 2 (2.67%) Twitter
7 2 (2.67%) Veritas
8 1 (1.33%) CyberArk
8 1 (1.33%) Google
8 1 (1.33%) McAfee
8 1 (1.33%) RedGate
8 1 (1.33%) Talend
8 1 (1.33%) VMware