Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 January 2019 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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 14 26 16
Rank change year-on-year +12 -10 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 80 33 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 10.32% 5.31% 10.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 44.94% 24.44% 41.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 19 59
Gloucestershire median daily rate £438 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +21.21% -12.00%
10th Percentile £313 £292 £161
90th Percentile £538 £465 £575
South West median daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £19.65 £47.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.42% +89.00% -48.06%
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £28.75 £41.50
% change year-on-year +39.13% -30.72% -5.68%

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 178 135 208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 22.97% 21.70% 25.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 68 134
Gloucestershire median daily rate £438 £425 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.52% -3.86%
10th Percentile £313 £336 £263
90th Percentile £538 £550 £575
South West median daily rate £425 £415 £370
% change year-on-year +2.41% +12.16% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 2
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £19.65 £47.25 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.42% +155.41% -61.56%
10th Percentile £17.73 £22.98 £13.30
90th Percentile £23.00 £58.68 £23.70
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +33.33% -25.00% -3.61%

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 19 January 2019.

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 19 January 2019. 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 +18 26 £438 +2.94% 9
Cheltenham +6 19 £400 +14.29% 6
Cirencester +1 7 £500 +108.33% 3
Stroud - 1 - - 1
SQL Server
South West

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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 58 (72.50%) SQL
2 31 (38.75%) Oracle
3 25 (31.25%) Linux
4 23 (28.75%) .NET
4 23 (28.75%) C#
4 23 (28.75%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (27.50%) Data Warehouse
6 21 (26.25%) MVC
6 21 (26.25%) Finance
7 19 (23.75%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (23.75%) Unix
8 18 (22.50%) Problem-Solving
9 17 (21.25%) JavaScript
10 16 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (20.00%) Shell Script
11 15 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
11 15 (18.75%) Data Security
11 15 (18.75%) MySQL
11 15 (18.75%) High Availability
12 14 (17.50%) PowerShell
12 14 (17.50%) ASP.NET
12 14 (17.50%) CSS
12 14 (17.50%) Windows
13 13 (16.25%) PostgreSQL
13 13 (16.25%) Microsoft
13 13 (16.25%) ETL
13 13 (16.25%) Security Cleared
14 12 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 12 (15.00%) Oracle RAC
14 12 (15.00%) MongoDB

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 8 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.75%) SAS
3 1 (1.25%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.25%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.25%) Confluence
3 1 (1.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.00%) Office 365
3 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.50%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.25%) npm
5 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.50%) Firewall
1 2 (2.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.25%) DHCP
2 1 (1.25%) DNS
2 1 (1.25%) HTTP
2 1 (1.25%) LAN
2 1 (1.25%) SSL
2 1 (1.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (27.50%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (18.75%) MySQL
3 13 (16.25%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (15.00%) MongoDB
4 12 (15.00%) Oracle Database
5 11 (13.75%) Big Data
6 8 (10.00%) Power BI
6 8 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (8.75%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (7.50%) DB2
8 6 (7.50%) Relational Database
9 5 (6.25%) DataStage
9 5 (6.25%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 5 (6.25%) IBM InfoSphere
9 5 (6.25%) RDBMS
10 3 (3.75%) Oracle ODI
10 3 (3.75%) QualityStage
10 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2016
10 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.75%) ERwin
2 3 (3.75%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (3.75%) Selenium
3 2 (2.50%) Bitbucket
3 2 (2.50%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.50%) JIRA
3 2 (2.50%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (2.50%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.25%) CodeSonar
4 1 (1.25%) git-flow
4 1 (1.25%) Robot Framework
General
1 21 (26.25%) Finance
2 1 (1.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (40.00%) Developer
2 14 (17.50%) DBA
3 11 (13.75%) .NET Developer
3 11 (13.75%) Analyst
4 8 (10.00%) Data Analyst
5 7 (8.75%) DV Cleared DBA
6 5 (6.25%) Administrator
6 5 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 5 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
6 5 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 5 (6.25%) Oracle DBA
6 5 (6.25%) Software Developer
7 4 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (5.00%) Business Data Analyst
7 4 (5.00%) C# Developer
7 4 (5.00%) ETL Developer
7 4 (5.00%) Financial Analyst
7 4 (5.00%) Senior DBA
7 4 (5.00%) Service Analyst
7 4 (5.00%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (28.75%) .NET
2 14 (17.50%) ASP.NET
2 14 (17.50%) CSS
3 10 (12.50%) HTML
3 10 (12.50%) jQuery
4 7 (8.75%) .NET Framework
5 6 (7.50%) AngularJS
6 4 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (5.00%) XML
7 3 (3.75%) .NET Core
7 3 (3.75%) Angular 2
7 3 (3.75%) Dapper ORM
7 3 (3.75%) HTML5
7 3 (3.75%) JSON
7 3 (3.75%) LINQ
7 3 (3.75%) WCF
7 3 (3.75%) Web Services
8 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 2 (2.50%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 23 (28.75%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (15.00%) Clustering
2 12 (15.00%) Replication
3 7 (8.75%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.50%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.50%) Reference Data
5 2 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.50%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.25%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.25%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.25%) NHS
6 1 (1.25%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 25 (31.25%) Linux
2 19 (23.75%) Unix
3 14 (17.50%) Windows
4 12 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (7.50%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.25%) Android
6 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.25%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (26.25%) MVC
2 19 (23.75%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (22.50%) Problem-Solving
4 16 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (18.75%) Data Security
5 15 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
5 15 (18.75%) High Availability
6 13 (16.25%) ETL
7 12 (15.00%) Task Automation
8 11 (13.75%) Dimensional Modelling
9 7 (8.75%) Kimball Methodology
10 6 (7.50%) Data Analysis
10 6 (7.50%) Migration
10 6 (7.50%) OO
10 6 (7.50%) OOP
10 6 (7.50%) Scrum
10 6 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (7.50%) TDD
11 5 (6.25%) Data Management
11 5 (6.25%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 58 (72.50%) SQL
2 23 (28.75%) C#
3 17 (21.25%) JavaScript
4 16 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 14 (17.50%) PowerShell
6 10 (12.50%) T-SQL
7 5 (6.25%) Java
7 5 (6.25%) PHP
7 5 (6.25%) PL/SQL
8 4 (5.00%) C
9 3 (3.75%) TypeScript
10 2 (2.50%) VBA
11 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.25%) C++
11 1 (1.25%) Java 8
11 1 (1.25%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.25%) Python
11 1 (1.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (16.25%) Security Cleared
2 10 (12.50%) DV Cleared
3 8 (10.00%) Degree
4 3 (3.75%) AWS Certification
4 3 (3.75%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.50%) CCNA
5 2 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.50%) MCSE
5 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.25%) CISSP
6 1 (1.25%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (1.25%) GIAC
6 1 (1.25%) HNC
6 1 (1.25%) HND
6 1 (1.25%) Linux+ Certification
6 1 (1.25%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (1.25%) SANS
6 1 (1.25%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.50%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (15.00%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (6.25%) Active Directory
3 4 (5.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.50%) Docker
5 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.25%) vSphere
5 1 (1.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (15.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 1 (1.25%) Puppet
2 1 (1.25%) Salt
2 1 (1.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (38.75%) Oracle
2 13 (16.25%) Microsoft
3 12 (15.00%) HP
3 12 (15.00%) Sybase
4 8 (10.00%) Teradata
5 7 (8.75%) Tableau
6 5 (6.25%) IBM
6 5 (6.25%) Netezza
6 5 (6.25%) VMware
7 3 (3.75%) Twitter
8 2 (2.50%) Pega
9 1 (1.25%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.25%) Cisco
9 1 (1.25%) Citrix
9 1 (1.25%) Infor
9 1 (1.25%) NetApp
9 1 (1.25%) Remedy
9 1 (1.25%) SAP
9 1 (1.25%) Zend