Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Halifax 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)
West Yorkshire > Halifax
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 15 22
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 0 19 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax - 9.05% 6.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 43.18% 27.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 17 15
Halifax median daily rate - £325 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.99% -25.56%
West Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £345 £339
% change year-on-year +1.45% +1.85% +5.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Halifax median hourly rate - - £10.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £22.00 £14.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +57.14% -28.21% -13.33%

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 Halifax with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Halifax
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 9 44 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 8.65% 20.95% 22.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 35 38
Halifax median daily rate £425 £325 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.77% -11.56% -16.00%
10th Percentile £198 £294 £292
90th Percentile £466 £438 £486
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Halifax median hourly rate - - £10.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.59 £21.19 £18.50
% change year-on-year -21.70% +14.53% +15.63%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

Job postings citing SQL Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Halifax.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Halifax

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL Server in Halifax.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Halifax

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server in Halifax.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Halifax