The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kingston Upon Thames 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 29 April 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)
London / Kingston Upon Thames
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 3 14
Rank change year-on-year -4 +11  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 9 16 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kingston Upon Thames 16.98% 30.77% 3.03%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 81.82% 80.00% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 2
Median daily rate £355 £390 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.97% -23.90%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £347
% change year-on-year - +0.72%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £27.50 £32.10
% change year-on-year +49.09% -14.33%  

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 Kingston Upon Thames with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Kingston Upon Thames
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 11 20 16
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kingston Upon Thames 20.75% 38.46% 24.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 6
Median daily rate £363 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.44% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £390 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £475 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.10
% change year-on-year -4.61% +1.24%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kingston Upon Thames 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 Kingston Upon Thames

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Kingston Upon Thames

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Kingston Upon Thames

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 Kingston Upon Thames region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 22 (95.65%) .NET
2 21 (91.30%) SQL
3 19 (82.61%) T-SQL
3 19 (82.61%) ASP.NET
4 15 (65.22%) Windows
5 14 (60.87%) MVC
6 13 (56.52%) VB.NET
7 12 (52.17%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (47.83%) C#
9 10 (43.48%) Client/Server
10 9 (39.13%) Release Management
10 9 (39.13%) WinForms
10 9 (39.13%) SDLC
11 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
12 7 (30.43%) VB
12 7 (30.43%) VB6
12 7 (30.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (30.43%) Performance Tuning
13 6 (26.09%) Finance
13 6 (26.09%) Web Services
14 5 (21.74%) ETL
14 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
14 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 5 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
15 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
15 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
16 3 (13.04%) Scrum
16 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
17 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
17 2 (8.70%) RESTful

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames 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 1 (4.35%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) DHCP
1 1 (4.35%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.35%) Gitweb
3 1 (4.35%) JIRA
3 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (86.96%) Developer
2 10 (43.48%) .NET Developer
3 8 (34.78%) SQL Developer
4 4 (17.39%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (17.39%) C# Developer
4 4 (17.39%) C# VB.NET Developer
4 4 (17.39%) ETL Developer
4 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Developer
4 4 (17.39%) VB.NET Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Database Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
5 3 (13.04%) SQL Database Developer
5 3 (13.04%) SSIS Developer
6 2 (8.70%) DBA
6 2 (8.70%) SQL DBA
6 2 (8.70%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (8.70%) Team Leader
6 2 (8.70%) T-SQL Developer
7 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 1 (4.35%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (95.65%) .NET
2 19 (82.61%) ASP.NET
3 12 (52.17%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (39.13%) WinForms
5 6 (26.09%) Web Services
6 2 (8.70%) RESTful
7 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
7 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (4.35%) CSS
7 1 (4.35%) Entity Framework
7 1 (4.35%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Client/Server
2 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.35%) Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 15 (65.22%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) MVC
2 9 (39.13%) Release Management
2 9 (39.13%) SDLC
3 7 (30.43%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (21.74%) ETL
5 3 (13.04%) Scrum
6 1 (4.35%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (4.35%) SOA
6 1 (4.35%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 21 (91.30%) SQL
2 19 (82.61%) T-SQL
3 13 (56.52%) VB.NET
4 11 (47.83%) C#
5 7 (30.43%) VB
5 7 (30.43%) VB6
6 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) VMware
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