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 3 months to 26 June 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)
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 24 11
Rank change year-on-year +6 -13  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 27 32 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 8.18% 6.77% 11.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 40.30% 35.96% 44.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 27 41
Median daily rate £350 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £308 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £600 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +2.85% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £57.50 £29.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +93.27% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £32.66 £23.25
% change year-on-year +20.96% +40.45%  

SQL Server is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 67 89 113
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 20.30% 18.82% 25.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 66 79
Median daily rate £400 £425 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +10.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £299 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £36.25 £29.75 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.84% -33.88%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +24.59% +17.30%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire citing SQL Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +1 10 £406 -16.66% 6
Cheltenham +10 8 £300 -7.69%
Cirencester - 5 £325 - 2
Tewkesbury - 1 - -
SQL Server
South West

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 33 (53.23%) C#
2 28 (45.16%) .NET
3 24 (38.71%) Security Cleared
4 23 (37.10%) JavaScript
4 23 (37.10%) Microsoft
5 22 (35.48%) SQL
5 22 (35.48%) Windows
6 18 (29.03%) Oracle
7 17 (27.42%) SQL Server 2012
8 16 (25.81%) MVC
8 16 (25.81%) HTML
9 15 (24.19%) T-SQL
9 15 (24.19%) SC Cleared
10 14 (22.58%) AngularJS
10 14 (22.58%) CSS
11 13 (20.97%) Analytical Skills
11 13 (20.97%) jQuery
12 12 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
12 12 (19.35%) ASP.NET
13 11 (17.74%) VB.NET
14 10 (16.13%) Team Foundation Server
14 10 (16.13%) Test Automation
14 10 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
15 9 (14.52%) DV Cleared
15 9 (14.52%) Windows Server 2008
15 9 (14.52%) WCF
15 9 (14.52%) Visual Studio
15 9 (14.52%) Active Directory
15 9 (14.52%) Agile Software Development
16 8 (12.90%) TDD

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 (11.29%) IIS
2 4 (6.45%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.84%) Apache
3 3 (4.84%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (4.84%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.84%) Sitefinity
3 3 (4.84%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.23%) Apache Spark
4 2 (3.23%) ArcGIS
4 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.23%) JBoss
4 2 (3.23%) Live Communications Server
4 2 (3.23%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (3.23%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (3.23%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.61%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.61%) SAS
5 1 (1.61%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (11.29%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (6.45%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (3.23%) Azure Machine Learning
5 1 (1.61%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
5 1 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) DHCP
1 2 (3.23%) DNS
1 2 (3.23%) SAN
1 2 (3.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (27.42%) SQL Server 2012
2 8 (12.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (9.68%) DTS
3 6 (9.68%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (8.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (6.45%) MS Access
5 4 (6.45%) MySQL
5 4 (6.45%) Oracle Database
6 3 (4.84%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (4.84%) Hadoop
6 3 (4.84%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.23%) Big Data
7 2 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (3.23%) MongoDB
7 2 (3.23%) NoSQL
7 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.61%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.61%) DB2
8 1 (1.61%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 10 (16.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (14.52%) Visual Studio
3 5 (8.06%) Selenium
4 4 (6.45%) Cucumber
4 4 (6.45%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.23%) Ant
5 2 (3.23%) Eclipse
5 2 (3.23%) Gradle
5 2 (3.23%) Hudson
5 2 (3.23%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.61%) JIRA
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (12.90%) Finance
2 1 (1.61%) Advertising
2 1 (1.61%) Banking
2 1 (1.61%) Financial Institution
2 1 (1.61%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 36 (58.06%) Developer
2 23 (37.10%) .NET Developer
3 17 (27.42%) C# Developer
4 11 (17.74%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (14.52%) SQL Developer
6 8 (12.90%) SQL Server Developer
7 6 (9.68%) T-SQL Developer
8 4 (6.45%) Analyst
8 4 (6.45%) Build Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) Integration Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) Test and Integration Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) Test Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) C# WPF Developer
9 3 (4.84%) Java Developer
9 3 (4.84%) Test Analyst
9 3 (4.84%) WPF Developer
10 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (3.23%) C++ Developer
10 2 (3.23%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (45.16%) .NET
2 16 (25.81%) HTML
3 14 (22.58%) AngularJS
3 14 (22.58%) CSS
4 13 (20.97%) jQuery
5 12 (19.35%) ASP.NET
6 9 (14.52%) WCF
7 8 (12.90%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (11.29%) HTML5
8 7 (11.29%) Silverlight
8 7 (11.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (11.29%) Web Services
9 6 (9.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 6 (9.68%) JSON
9 6 (9.68%) XML
10 5 (8.06%) React
11 4 (6.45%) .NET Framework
11 4 (6.45%) Entity Framework
11 4 (6.45%) LINQ
11 4 (6.45%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.97%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.84%) Clustering
2 3 (4.84%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.23%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (3.23%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (3.23%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.23%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.23%) Thin Client
3 2 (3.23%) User Experience
4 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.61%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 22 (35.48%) Windows
2 9 (14.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (12.90%) Windows Server
4 7 (11.29%) Linux
5 6 (9.68%) Windows 7
6 5 (8.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (6.45%) Unix
8 3 (4.84%) Windows XP
9 2 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (3.23%) Solaris
9 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.61%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.61%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.61%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.81%) MVC
2 10 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (16.13%) Test Automation
3 9 (14.52%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (12.90%) Scrum
4 8 (12.90%) Software Engineering
4 8 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (12.90%) TDD
5 6 (9.68%) Integration Testing
5 6 (9.68%) System Testing
6 5 (8.06%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (8.06%) SDLC
6 5 (8.06%) UML
6 5 (8.06%) Unit Testing
7 4 (6.45%) Defect Tracking
7 4 (6.45%) DevOps
7 4 (6.45%) MapReduce
7 4 (6.45%) OO
7 4 (6.45%) System Integration Testing
7 4 (6.45%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 33 (53.23%) C#
2 23 (37.10%) JavaScript
3 22 (35.48%) SQL
4 15 (24.19%) T-SQL
5 11 (17.74%) VB.NET
6 8 (12.90%) Java
7 7 (11.29%) Python
8 6 (9.68%) Perl
9 5 (8.06%) C
9 5 (8.06%) PL/SQL
9 5 (8.06%) PowerShell
10 2 (3.23%) C++
10 2 (3.23%) R
10 2 (3.23%) XAML
11 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (38.71%) Security Cleared
2 15 (24.19%) SC Cleared
3 9 (14.52%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.23%) Degree
5 1 (1.61%) ISEB
5 1 (1.61%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) ISO 9000
2 1 (1.61%) Basel II
2 1 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (14.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.23%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (3.23%) NetBackup
1 2 (3.23%) Netcool
1 2 (3.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (3.23%) Unicenter
1 2 (3.23%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (37.10%) Microsoft
2 18 (29.03%) Oracle
3 6 (9.68%) Xamarin
4 4 (6.45%) Google
4 4 (6.45%) VMware
5 2 (3.23%) Citrix
5 2 (3.23%) EMC
5 2 (3.23%) ESRI
5 2 (3.23%) HP
5 2 (3.23%) Meridio
5 2 (3.23%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.23%) Teradata
5 2 (3.23%) Twitter
5 2 (3.23%) Veritas
6 1 (1.61%) Apple
6 1 (1.61%) IBM
6 1 (1.61%) RedGate
6 1 (1.61%) Symantec
6 1 (1.61%) Telerik
Gloucester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 17 days ago