Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lichfield 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 25 July 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)
Staffordshire > Lichfield
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 3 3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lichfield - 25.00% 25.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 66.67% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Lichfield median daily rate - - £350
Staffordshire median daily rate £335 £350 £400
% change year-on-year -4.29% -12.50% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Lichfield median hourly rate - - £15.00
Staffordshire median hourly rate - £11.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year - -29.23% -

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 Lichfield with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Lichfield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 0 3 12
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lichfield - 37.50% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Lichfield median daily rate - £575 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +70.37% -32.50%
Staffordshire median daily rate £325 £300 £375
% change year-on-year +8.33% -20.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Lichfield median hourly rate - - £16.00
Staffordshire median hourly rate - £11.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - -28.13% -

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Lichfield

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Lichfield

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lichfield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Lichfield