Period
to 17 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 16 24
Rank change year-on-year -7 +8 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 37 78 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 6.10% 9.68% 7.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 27.01% 40.63% 35.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 49 52
Gloucestershire median daily rate £431 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.21% -12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £308 £170 £215
90th Percentile £475 £575 £575
South West median daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +7.14% -3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £54.50 £25.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +118.00% -39.76% -
10th Percentile £40.45 £25.00 £39.75
90th Percentile £58.95 £25.00 £53.87
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year -12.50% -3.61% +72.92%

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 137 192 200
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 22.57% 23.82% 20.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 125 127
Gloucestershire median daily rate £425 £397 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.19% -4.46% +9.21%
10th Percentile £323 £263 £220
90th Percentile £550 £570 £525
South West median daily rate £418 £370 £375
% change year-on-year +12.84% -1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £54.50 £25.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +118.00% -39.76% +36.07%
10th Percentile £40.45 £14.60 £39.75
90th Percentile £58.95 £25.00 £53.87
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year -6.25% +17.65% +13.33%

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 February 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 February 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 February 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 -10 11 £388 -6.06% 5
Cirencester -2 5 - - 3
Cheltenham -2 4 £450 +38.46% 7
Filton - 3 £55 -
SQL Server
South West

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 17 (45.95%) SQL
1 17 (45.95%) .NET
2 16 (43.24%) C#
3 12 (32.43%) Oracle
3 12 (32.43%) ASP.NET
4 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (27.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (24.32%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (24.32%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (24.32%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (21.62%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (21.62%) Visual Studio
7 8 (21.62%) JavaScript
8 7 (18.92%) Windows
8 7 (18.92%) Linux
8 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
8 7 (18.92%) TDD
8 7 (18.92%) Finance
8 7 (18.92%) MVC
8 7 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (16.22%) Test Automation
9 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (16.22%) Relational Database
9 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (16.22%) HTML
9 6 (16.22%) PL/SQL
10 5 (13.51%) Java
10 5 (13.51%) CSS
10 5 (13.51%) Google

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 3 (8.11%) IIS
1 3 (8.11%) SAS
2 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.41%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.70%) Apache
3 1 (2.70%) Confluence
3 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 9 (24.32%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.70%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.70%) Office 365
3 1 (2.70%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) DNS
1 2 (5.41%) SAN
2 1 (2.70%) DHCP
2 1 (2.70%) Intranet
2 1 (2.70%) SSL
2 1 (2.70%) VLAN
2 1 (2.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (21.62%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (16.22%) Relational Database
3 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (10.81%) MongoDB
5 4 (10.81%) NoSQL
6 3 (8.11%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (5.41%) Big Data
7 2 (5.41%) DataStage
7 2 (5.41%) DB2
7 2 (5.41%) Hadoop
7 2 (5.41%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
7 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (5.41%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (5.41%) QualityStage
7 2 (5.41%) RDBMS
7 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.41%) Ant
2 2 (5.41%) Eclipse
2 2 (5.41%) Gradle
2 2 (5.41%) Hudson
2 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 7 (18.92%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Banking
2 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.70%) Marketing
2 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (43.24%) Developer
2 10 (27.03%) Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) .NET Developer
3 6 (16.22%) Architect
4 5 (13.51%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) .NET Architect
5 4 (10.81%) AWS Architect
5 4 (10.81%) SQL Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Data Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Administrator
7 2 (5.41%) Applications Support
7 2 (5.41%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.41%) DBA
7 2 (5.41%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.41%) SQL DBA
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (45.95%) .NET
2 12 (32.43%) ASP.NET
3 9 (24.32%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (16.22%) HTML
5 5 (13.51%) .NET Core
5 5 (13.51%) AngularJS
5 5 (13.51%) CSS
5 5 (13.51%) React
6 4 (10.81%) .NET Framework
7 3 (8.11%) Web Services
8 2 (5.41%) EJB
8 2 (5.41%) HTML5
8 2 (5.41%) Java EE
8 2 (5.41%) JMS
8 2 (5.41%) XML
8 2 (5.41%) XSLT
9 1 (2.70%) Ajax
9 1 (2.70%) LINQ
9 1 (2.70%) REST
9 1 (2.70%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.81%) iPad
3 2 (5.41%) Replication
4 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Linux
1 7 (18.92%) Windows
2 4 (10.81%) Windows Server
3 3 (8.11%) Unix
4 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.70%) Solaris
5 1 (2.70%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (24.32%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (18.92%) MVC
3 7 (18.92%) TDD
4 6 (16.22%) Test Automation
5 5 (13.51%) Unit Testing
5 5 (13.51%) Web Development
6 4 (10.81%) Data Management
6 4 (10.81%) Data Security
6 4 (10.81%) DevOps
6 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce
6 4 (10.81%) Microservices
7 3 (8.11%) Data Modelling
7 3 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (8.11%) ETL
7 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
7 3 (8.11%) Migration
7 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (8.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 17 (45.95%) SQL
2 16 (43.24%) C#
3 8 (21.62%) JavaScript
4 6 (16.22%) PL/SQL
5 5 (13.51%) Java
6 4 (10.81%) Python
6 4 (10.81%) T-SQL
6 4 (10.81%) VB.NET
7 3 (8.11%) PowerShell
7 3 (8.11%) Shell Script
8 2 (5.41%) Perl
9 1 (2.70%) VB
9 1 (2.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.11%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.70%) Degree
3 1 (2.70%) MCSE
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) Docker
2 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.70%) SCCM
2 1 (2.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) Oracle
2 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
3 5 (13.51%) Google
4 4 (10.81%) Teradata
5 2 (5.41%) IBM
5 2 (5.41%) Netezza
5 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.41%) SAP
5 2 (5.41%) Tableau
6 1 (2.70%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.70%) CyberArk
6 1 (2.70%) CyberSource
6 1 (2.70%) HP
6 1 (2.70%) Jitterbit
6 1 (2.70%) Nimble Storage
6 1 (2.70%) Sage