The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leatherhead 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 28 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)
Surrey / Leatherhead
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 30 14
Rank change year-on-year +26 -16  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 11 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leatherhead 23.40% 6.63% 7.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 84.62% 28.57% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 6
Median daily rate £375 £488 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.07% +14.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £428 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £550 £525
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 £30.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +34.42% -6.15%  

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 Leatherhead with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Leatherhead
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 13 42 22
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leatherhead 27.66% 23.20% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 41 16
Median daily rate £375 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.05% +11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £400 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £559 £500
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 £32.30
% change year-on-year -4.61% +0.61%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Leatherhead

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leatherhead 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 Leatherhead

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leatherhead

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Leatherhead

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leatherhead

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Leatherhead

For the 6 months to 28 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 Leatherhead region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 10 (90.91%) C#
2 9 (81.82%) HTML
2 9 (81.82%) CSS
2 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) SaaS
3 8 (72.73%) TDD
3 8 (72.73%) T-SQL
3 8 (72.73%) .NET
3 8 (72.73%) AngularJS
3 8 (72.73%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET Web API
4 7 (63.64%) DevOps
4 7 (63.64%) SOLID
4 7 (63.64%) MSMQ
4 7 (63.64%) SOA
4 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
4 7 (63.64%) Web Services
4 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
4 7 (63.64%) SQL
4 7 (63.64%) HTML5
4 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (63.64%) Entity Framework
4 7 (63.64%) REST
4 7 (63.64%) NServiceBus
4 7 (63.64%) LESS
4 7 (63.64%) .NET Framework
4 7 (63.64%) WCF
4 7 (63.64%) Unit Testing
4 7 (63.64%) PowerShell
4 7 (63.64%) JSUnit

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leatherhead 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 (63.64%) NServiceBus
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 9 (81.82%) SaaS
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (9.09%) Couchbase
2 1 (9.09%) CouchDB
2 1 (9.09%) Event Store
2 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 1 (9.09%) RavenDB
2 1 (9.09%) Redis
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) JSUnit
2 6 (54.55%) GoCD
3 2 (18.18%) TeamCity
4 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
4 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) C# Developer
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 7 (63.64%) .NET Developer
2 7 (63.64%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (45.45%) Angular Developer
4 4 (36.36%) Senior C# Developer
4 4 (36.36%) Senior Developer
5 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (27.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (27.27%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (27.27%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (27.27%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 3 (27.27%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (18.18%) Analyst
6 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
7 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 1 (9.09%) Azure Developer
7 1 (9.09%) DBA
7 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) CSS
1 9 (81.82%) HTML
2 8 (72.73%) .NET
2 8 (72.73%) AngularJS
3 7 (63.64%) .NET Framework
3 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET Web API
3 7 (63.64%) Entity Framework
3 7 (63.64%) HTML5
3 7 (63.64%) LESS
3 7 (63.64%) MSMQ
3 7 (63.64%) REST
3 7 (63.64%) WCF
3 7 (63.64%) Web Services
4 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
5 2 (18.18%) XML
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (9.09%) Durandal
6 1 (9.09%) Reactive Extensions
6 1 (9.09%) RxJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) User Experience
2 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Clustering
3 1 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (72.73%) TDD
3 7 (63.64%) DevOps
3 7 (63.64%) Domain-Driven Design
3 7 (63.64%) SOA
3 7 (63.64%) SOLID
3 7 (63.64%) Unit Testing
4 6 (54.55%) Change Management
5 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
6 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
6 2 (18.18%) Business Process Analysis
6 2 (18.18%) MVC
6 2 (18.18%) Project Management
6 2 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (18.18%) Telematics
7 1 (9.09%) Database Optimisation
7 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) C#
2 8 (72.73%) T-SQL
3 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 7 (63.64%) PowerShell
3 7 (63.64%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) Java
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft