Period
to 24 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 17 19
Rank change year-on-year -4 +2 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 45 83 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 6.78% 9.09% 9.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 31.03% 38.43% 38.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 53 67
Gloucestershire median daily rate £406 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.56% +14.29% +6.06%
10th Percentile £233 £180 £213
90th Percentile £466 £575 £500
South West median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 8
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £57.50 £25.00 £48.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +130.00% -48.06% -
10th Percentile £30.95 £23.00 £39.75
90th Percentile £59.20 £33.10 £56.53
South West median hourly rate £41.00 £33.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year +24.24% -23.26% +79.17%

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 145 216 237
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 21.84% 23.66% 23.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 125 155
Gloucestershire median daily rate £425 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% -3.13% +14.29%
10th Percentile £303 £240 £244
90th Percentile £485 £575 £500
South West median daily rate £400 £370 £375
% change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 8
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £56.00 £25.00 £48.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +124.00% -48.06% -
10th Percentile £15.88 £15.15 £39.75
90th Percentile £59.13 £32.40 £56.53
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year +32.08% -25.35% +27.93%

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 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 -9 18 £425 -5.56% 2
Cirencester +1 5 £240 -25.00% 1
Cheltenham +4 4 £350 +7.69% 8
Filton - 3 £55 -
Tewkesbury - 2 - - 1
SQL Server
South West

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 23 (51.11%) SQL
2 18 (40.00%) C#
3 17 (37.78%) Finance
4 13 (28.89%) MVC
4 13 (28.89%) JavaScript
4 13 (28.89%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (26.67%) Visual Studio
5 12 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (24.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (24.44%) Oracle
7 10 (22.22%) .NET
8 9 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (20.00%) HTML
8 9 (20.00%) CSS
8 9 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET
9 8 (17.78%) Windows
9 8 (17.78%) Data Analysis
10 7 (15.56%) jQuery
10 7 (15.56%) Java
10 7 (15.56%) Data Modelling
10 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Excel
10 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
10 7 (15.56%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (13.33%) TDD
11 6 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (13.33%) Test Automation
11 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure

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 4 (8.89%) SAS
1 4 (8.89%) Sitefinity
2 3 (6.67%) IIS
3 2 (4.44%) ArcGIS
3 2 (4.44%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.22%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (4.44%) Office 365
4 1 (2.22%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) DNS
1 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.44%) VoIP
2 1 (2.22%) DHCP
2 1 (2.22%) Firewall
2 1 (2.22%) Internet
2 1 (2.22%) SAN
2 1 (2.22%) SSL
2 1 (2.22%) VLAN
2 1 (2.22%) VPN
2 1 (2.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (24.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (15.56%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (8.89%) NoSQL
6 3 (6.67%) Relational Database
7 2 (4.44%) DataStage
7 2 (4.44%) DB2
7 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (4.44%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (4.44%) MongoDB
7 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
7 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (4.44%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (4.44%) QualityStage
7 2 (4.44%) RDBMS
7 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (26.67%) Visual Studio
2 6 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (8.89%) ERwin
4 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.44%) Subversion
4 2 (4.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (2.22%) Ant
5 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.22%) Gradle
5 1 (2.22%) Hudson
5 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.22%) JIRA
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 17 (37.78%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Banking
2 2 (4.44%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Marketing
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (42.22%) Developer
2 15 (33.33%) Analyst
3 10 (22.22%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 8 (17.78%) C# Developer
5 6 (13.33%) .NET Developer
5 6 (13.33%) Data Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Business Data Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Administrator
7 3 (6.67%) SQL Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Applications Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Applications Support
8 2 (4.44%) Architect
8 2 (4.44%) C# WPF Developer
8 2 (4.44%) IT Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Support Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Test Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.22%) .NET
2 9 (20.00%) CSS
2 9 (20.00%) HTML
3 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET
4 7 (15.56%) jQuery
5 5 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 5 (11.11%) React
6 4 (8.89%) WPF
7 3 (6.67%) Angular 2
7 3 (6.67%) XML
8 2 (4.44%) Ajax
8 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (2.22%) .NET Core
9 1 (2.22%) HTML5
9 1 (2.22%) Java EE
9 1 (2.22%) Web Services
9 1 (2.22%) WinForms
9 1 (2.22%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.44%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.78%) Windows
2 6 (13.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.67%) Windows 10
4 2 (4.44%) Linux
4 2 (4.44%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.22%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.22%) Unix
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.89%) Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.89%) MVC
2 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (17.78%) Data Analysis
4 7 (15.56%) Data Modelling
5 6 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (13.33%) TDD
5 6 (13.33%) Test Automation
5 6 (13.33%) Unit Testing
6 4 (8.89%) Collaborative Working
6 4 (8.89%) Data Management
7 3 (6.67%) Business Analysis
7 3 (6.67%) Data Architecture
7 3 (6.67%) Data Security
7 3 (6.67%) ETL
7 3 (6.67%) Security Management
7 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.67%) UML
8 2 (4.44%) DSDM
8 2 (4.44%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 23 (51.11%) SQL
2 18 (40.00%) C#
3 13 (28.89%) JavaScript
4 7 (15.56%) Java
5 4 (8.89%) T-SQL
6 3 (6.67%) PL/SQL
6 3 (6.67%) VB.NET
6 3 (6.67%) VBA
7 2 (4.44%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.44%) XAML
8 1 (2.22%) C++
8 1 (2.22%) Perl
8 1 (2.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.67%) Degree
3 2 (4.44%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.44%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.22%) MCSE
4 1 (2.22%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.22%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.44%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.22%) Docker
3 1 (2.22%) ISA Server
3 1 (2.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (2.22%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.22%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (24.44%) Oracle
2 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.11%) Google
3 5 (11.11%) Teradata
4 2 (4.44%) ESRI
4 2 (4.44%) IBM
4 2 (4.44%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (4.44%) Netezza
5 1 (2.22%) Apple
5 1 (2.22%) Cisco
5 1 (2.22%) Citrix
5 1 (2.22%) CyberSource
5 1 (2.22%) HP
5 1 (2.22%) Jitterbit
5 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.22%) Sage
5 1 (2.22%) VMware