Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 15 23
Rank change year-on-year +1 +8 -10
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 54 62 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 9.75% 9.13% 7.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 38.85% 43.66% 36.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 42 54
Gloucestershire median daily rate £363 £328 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.69% -18.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £115 £284
90th Percentile £475 £449 £575
South West median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £36.50 £25.00 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.00% -27.54% -18.82%
10th Percentile £35.25 £25.00 £30.75
90th Percentile £41.08 £25.00 £38.25
South West median hourly rate £36.50 £42.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -14.12% +78.95% -20.17%

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 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 139 142 186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 25.09% 20.91% 19.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 93 129
Gloucestershire median daily rate £415 £397 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.67% -0.88% -
10th Percentile £274 £259 £263
90th Percentile £544 £525 £575
South West median daily rate £415 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +7.10% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £36.50 £25.00 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.00% -27.54% -5.48%
10th Percentile £35.25 £25.00 £30.75
90th Percentile £41.08 £25.00 £38.25
South West median hourly rate £36.50 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year -8.75% +17.65% +50.48%

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 24 May 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
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 24 May 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
Cheltenham -1 19 £435 +120.25% 15
Cirencester 0 11 - - 4
Gloucester -11 9 £350 -12.50% 1
SQL Server
South West

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 39 (72.22%) C#
2 32 (59.26%) .NET
3 25 (46.30%) ASP.NET
3 25 (46.30%) ASP.NET Web API
4 19 (35.19%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (33.33%) MVC
6 17 (31.48%) Amazon AWS
7 14 (25.93%) Test Automation
7 14 (25.93%) SQL
8 12 (22.22%) JavaScript
8 12 (22.22%) Visual Studio
8 12 (22.22%) Linux
8 12 (22.22%) Microsoft
8 12 (22.22%) AngularJS
8 12 (22.22%) DevOps
8 12 (22.22%) .NET Core
9 10 (18.52%) Docker
9 10 (18.52%) Microservices
9 10 (18.52%) Kubernetes
9 10 (18.52%) Security Cleared
9 10 (18.52%) iPad
9 10 (18.52%) E-Commerce
9 10 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (18.52%) Oracle
9 10 (18.52%) HTML
9 10 (18.52%) .NET Framework
10 9 (16.67%) Unit Testing
10 9 (16.67%) CSS
10 9 (16.67%) SC Cleared
11 8 (14.81%) Web Services

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 7 (12.96%) Confluence
2 2 (3.70%) SAS
3 1 (1.85%) Apache
3 1 (1.85%) IIS
3 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.85%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.85%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 17 (31.48%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.85%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) Intranet
1 1 (1.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (9.26%) Relational Database
3 5 (9.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (3.70%) DataStage
5 2 (3.70%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (3.70%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.70%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (3.70%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.85%) Big Data
6 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.85%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (1.85%) QualityStage
6 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 7 (12.96%) JIRA
3 3 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.56%) NUnit
4 2 (3.70%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.85%) Ant
5 1 (1.85%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.85%) Gradle
5 1 (1.85%) Hudson
5 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Aerospace
2 2 (3.70%) Retail
3 1 (1.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 32 (59.26%) Developer
2 10 (18.52%) .NET Architect
2 10 (18.52%) .NET Developer
2 10 (18.52%) Architect
3 7 (12.96%) Technical Architect
4 6 (11.11%) Analyst
4 6 (11.11%) AWS Architect
5 5 (9.26%) C# Developer
5 5 (9.26%) SQL Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Lead Architect
6 4 (7.41%) Oracle Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Technical Leader
7 3 (5.56%) .NET Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.56%) .NET Technical Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (59.26%) .NET
2 25 (46.30%) ASP.NET
2 25 (46.30%) ASP.NET Web API
3 12 (22.22%) .NET Core
3 12 (22.22%) AngularJS
4 10 (18.52%) .NET Framework
4 10 (18.52%) HTML
5 9 (16.67%) CSS
6 8 (14.81%) Web Services
7 7 (12.96%) jQuery
7 7 (12.96%) React
7 7 (12.96%) REST
8 4 (7.41%) Ajax
8 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (7.41%) Silverlight
8 4 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (5.56%) WPF
10 2 (3.70%) HTML5
10 2 (3.70%) Kendo UI
10 2 (3.70%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) iPad
2 7 (12.96%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.85%) Replication
5 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.22%) Linux
2 6 (11.11%) Windows
3 3 (5.56%) Unix
4 2 (3.70%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.85%) Solaris
5 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.19%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (33.33%) MVC
3 14 (25.93%) Test Automation
4 12 (22.22%) DevOps
5 10 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (18.52%) E-Commerce
5 10 (18.52%) Microservices
6 9 (16.67%) Unit Testing
7 8 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (14.81%) Migration
7 8 (14.81%) TDD
8 7 (12.96%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 7 (12.96%) The Twelve-Factor App
8 7 (12.96%) Web Development
9 4 (7.41%) Integration Testing
9 4 (7.41%) UML
10 3 (5.56%) ETL
10 3 (5.56%) ITIL
10 3 (5.56%) Software Engineering
10 3 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 39 (72.22%) C#
2 14 (25.93%) SQL
3 12 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 6 (11.11%) PL/SQL
5 4 (7.41%) C
6 3 (5.56%) Java
6 3 (5.56%) Python
6 3 (5.56%) Shell Script
6 3 (5.56%) T-SQL
6 3 (5.56%) TypeScript
6 3 (5.56%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.85%) Perl
7 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.85%) VB
7 1 (1.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 9 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.70%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.96%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (18.52%) Docker
2 2 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (18.52%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 10 (18.52%) Oracle
3 7 (12.96%) Atlassian
4 5 (9.26%) Google
5 4 (7.41%) Teradata
6 2 (3.70%) CyberArk
6 2 (3.70%) IBM
6 2 (3.70%) SAP
6 2 (3.70%) Tableau
7 1 (1.85%) Netezza
7 1 (1.85%) Nimble Storage
7 1 (1.85%) Red Hat