Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 26 19
Rank change year-on-year +15 -7 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 82 43 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 12.11% 6.50% 8.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 45.56% 28.67% 36.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 30 56
Gloucestershire median daily rate £438 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +1.91% +12.14%
10th Percentile £313 £238 £287
90th Percentile £538 £463 £575
South West median daily rate £413 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +10.00% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 3
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £36.50 £57.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.52% +74.24% -23.26%
10th Percentile £19.46 £24.65 £24.15
90th Percentile £45.07 £58.75 £37.50
South West median hourly rate £38.00 £41.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year -7.32% +5.81% -6.63%

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 180 150 211
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 26.59% 22.66% 22.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 79 133
Gloucestershire median daily rate £438 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +8.39% -
10th Percentile £305 £292 £283
90th Percentile £538 £475 £575
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 3
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £36.50 £37.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.67% +13.64% -25.00%
10th Percentile £19.46 £15.53 £24.15
90th Percentile £45.07 £58.75 £37.50
South West median hourly rate £38.75 £37.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year +4.03% +14.62% -

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 16 October 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 +6 30 £425 - 7
Cheltenham +5 13 £425 +21.43% 2
Cirencester +1 9 £425 +77.08% 3
Filton - 1 - -
SQL Server
South West

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 46 (56.10%) SQL
2 27 (32.93%) Oracle
3 25 (30.49%) Data Warehouse
3 25 (30.49%) Finance
4 24 (29.27%) C#
5 22 (26.83%) Linux
5 22 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (25.61%) Windows
6 21 (25.61%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (24.39%) ETL
7 20 (24.39%) Business Intelligence
8 19 (23.17%) .NET
9 17 (20.73%) MVC
9 17 (20.73%) jQuery
9 17 (20.73%) Problem-Solving
10 16 (19.51%) JavaScript
11 15 (18.29%) Security Cleared
12 14 (17.07%) T-SQL
12 14 (17.07%) AngularJS
13 13 (15.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 13 (15.85%) Relational Database
13 13 (15.85%) Scrum
13 13 (15.85%) ASP.NET
13 13 (15.85%) Microsoft
13 13 (15.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 12 (14.63%) Software Engineering
15 11 (13.41%) SC Cleared
15 11 (13.41%) Dimensional Modelling
15 11 (13.41%) Git (software)
15 11 (13.41%) MySQL

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 (8.54%) Confluence
2 6 (7.32%) SAS
3 4 (4.88%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.66%) IIS
5 2 (2.44%) Apache
5 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.44%) Live Communications Server
5 2 (2.44%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.44%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.22%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.22%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.32%) npm
2 5 (6.10%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.44%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.22%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.66%) DNS
1 3 (3.66%) Internet
2 2 (2.44%) DHCP
2 2 (2.44%) Firewall
2 2 (2.44%) SAN
2 2 (2.44%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.22%) HTTP
3 1 (1.22%) LAN
3 1 (1.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (30.49%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (15.85%) Relational Database
2 13 (15.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (13.41%) MySQL
4 8 (9.76%) DataStage
4 8 (9.76%) DB2
4 8 (9.76%) IBM InfoSphere
5 7 (8.54%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (8.54%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 7 (8.54%) RDBMS
6 6 (7.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (6.10%) Oracle ODI
7 5 (6.10%) Power BI
7 5 (6.10%) QualityStage
8 4 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (3.66%) Oracle Database
9 3 (3.66%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (2.44%) MS Access
10 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (13.41%) Git (software)
2 8 (9.76%) JIRA
2 8 (9.76%) Visual Studio
3 7 (8.54%) Bitbucket
4 4 (4.88%) Selenium
5 3 (3.66%) ERwin
6 2 (2.44%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.22%) CodeSonar
7 1 (1.22%) git-flow
7 1 (1.22%) NUnit
7 1 (1.22%) Robot Framework
General
1 25 (30.49%) Finance
2 3 (3.66%) Retail
3 2 (2.44%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.44%) Banking
3 2 (2.44%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.22%) Law
4 1 (1.22%) Military
4 1 (1.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (51.22%) Developer
2 14 (17.07%) Analyst
3 9 (10.98%) .NET Developer
4 8 (9.76%) Data Analyst
4 8 (9.76%) Web Developer
5 7 (8.54%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 6 (7.32%) C# Developer
7 5 (6.10%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 5 (6.10%) Software Developer
8 4 (4.88%) AWS Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Business Data Analyst
8 4 (4.88%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
8 4 (4.88%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (4.88%) ETL Developer
8 4 (4.88%) Financial Analyst
8 4 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Service Analyst
8 4 (4.88%) SQL Developer
8 4 (4.88%) Test Analyst
9 3 (3.66%) Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (23.17%) .NET
2 17 (20.73%) jQuery
3 14 (17.07%) AngularJS
4 13 (15.85%) ASP.NET
4 13 (15.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 10 (12.20%) CSS
5 10 (12.20%) HTML
6 7 (8.54%) Laravel
7 6 (7.32%) Zend Framework
8 4 (4.88%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (4.88%) Dapper ORM
8 4 (4.88%) HTML5
8 4 (4.88%) JSON
8 4 (4.88%) LINQ
8 4 (4.88%) WCF
8 4 (4.88%) Web Services
8 4 (4.88%) XML
9 3 (3.66%) Node.js
9 3 (3.66%) WPF
10 2 (2.44%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.61%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.76%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.88%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.66%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (3.66%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.44%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.44%) NHS
5 2 (2.44%) Reference Data
5 2 (2.44%) Taxonomies
5 2 (2.44%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.22%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.22%) Clustering
6 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.22%) Life Science
6 1 (1.22%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.22%) PKI
6 1 (1.22%) Replication
6 1 (1.22%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 22 (26.83%) Linux
2 21 (25.61%) Windows
3 11 (13.41%) Unix
3 11 (13.41%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.44%) Solaris
4 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.44%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.22%) Android
5 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.22%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (24.39%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (24.39%) ETL
3 17 (20.73%) MVC
3 17 (20.73%) Problem-Solving
4 13 (15.85%) Scrum
5 12 (14.63%) Software Engineering
6 11 (13.41%) Dimensional Modelling
7 9 (10.98%) Data Management
7 9 (10.98%) Kimball Methodology
7 9 (10.98%) Test Automation
7 9 (10.98%) Web Development
8 8 (9.76%) Data Analysis
8 8 (9.76%) Migration
9 7 (8.54%) Data Integration
9 7 (8.54%) Inmon Methodology
9 7 (8.54%) ITIL
9 7 (8.54%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (7.32%) Data Governance
10 6 (7.32%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (56.10%) SQL
2 24 (29.27%) C#
3 16 (19.51%) JavaScript
4 14 (17.07%) T-SQL
5 11 (13.41%) PHP
6 8 (9.76%) C
6 8 (9.76%) PL/SQL
7 7 (8.54%) Shell Script
8 6 (7.32%) Java
9 4 (4.88%) TypeScript
10 3 (3.66%) PowerShell
11 2 (2.44%) Java 8
11 2 (2.44%) VBA
12 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.22%) C++
12 1 (1.22%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.22%) Python
12 1 (1.22%) VB
12 1 (1.22%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (18.29%) Security Cleared
2 11 (13.41%) SC Cleared
3 8 (9.76%) Degree
4 3 (3.66%) AWS Certification
5 2 (2.44%) CCNA
5 2 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.44%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.44%) MCSE
5 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.22%) CISSP
6 1 (1.22%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (1.22%) GIAC
6 1 (1.22%) HNC
6 1 (1.22%) HND
6 1 (1.22%) Linux+ Certification
6 1 (1.22%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.22%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (1.22%) SANS
6 1 (1.22%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.98%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.44%) SLA
3 1 (1.22%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (9.76%) Docker
2 6 (7.32%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.44%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.22%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (3.66%) SCCM
2 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (2.44%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.44%) Netcool
2 2 (2.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (2.44%) SCOM
2 2 (2.44%) Unicenter
2 2 (2.44%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (1.22%) Puppet
3 1 (1.22%) Salt
3 1 (1.22%) WMI
Vendors
1 27 (32.93%) Oracle
2 13 (15.85%) Microsoft
3 10 (12.20%) Teradata
4 7 (8.54%) IBM
4 7 (8.54%) Netezza
4 7 (8.54%) Zend
5 6 (7.32%) Atlassian
6 5 (6.10%) Tableau
7 4 (4.88%) Twitter
8 2 (2.44%) Citrix
8 2 (2.44%) EMC
8 2 (2.44%) HP
8 2 (2.44%) Meridio
8 2 (2.44%) Pega
8 2 (2.44%) Veritas
8 2 (2.44%) VMware
9 1 (1.22%) Cisco
9 1 (1.22%) McAfee
9 1 (1.22%) NetApp
9 1 (1.22%) Remedy