The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lincolnshire 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 March 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)
East Midlands / Lincolnshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 6 10
Rank change year-on-year +1 +4  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 10 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lincolnshire 18.87% 12.50% 6.67%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 55.56% 40.00% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
Median daily rate £215 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -42.66% -11.76%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year - +1.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +66.66% -30.76%  

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 Lincolnshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Lincolnshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 18 10 8
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lincolnshire 33.96% 31.25% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 3
Median daily rate £400 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -22.22%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.62 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +6.52% -  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Lincolnshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lincolnshire 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 Lincolnshire

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lincolnshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Lincolnshire

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lincolnshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Lincolnshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server in Lincolnshire

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lincolnshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Lincolnshire

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Lincolnshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Lincolnshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SQL Server in Lincolnshire

SQL Server
Contract Job Locations in Lincolnshire

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 Lincolnshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lincoln - 6 £215 - 3
SQL Server
East Midlands

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

1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) Windows
3 5 (41.67%) UML
3 5 (41.67%) OO
3 5 (41.67%) C#
3 5 (41.67%) VB
3 5 (41.67%) .NET
3 5 (41.67%) DCOM
3 5 (41.67%) Software Testing
3 5 (41.67%) WPF
3 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
3 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
3 5 (41.67%) User Experience
3 5 (41.67%) SOLID
4 4 (33.33%) Avionics
4 4 (33.33%) ArcGIS
4 4 (33.33%) Military
4 4 (33.33%) COM
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (25.00%) TIBCO
5 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (25.00%) Spotfire
5 3 (25.00%) Visualisation
5 3 (25.00%) Tableau
5 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (25.00%) NServiceBus
5 3 (25.00%) Dashboard Development
6 2 (16.67%) AirWatch

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lincolnshire 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 (33.33%) ArcGIS
2 3 (25.00%) NServiceBus
2 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Spotfire
2 1 (8.33%) BODI
2 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (8.33%) DocumentDB
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) Power BI
2 1 (8.33%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (33.33%) Avionics
1 4 (33.33%) Military
2 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) C# Software Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Data Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
2 2 (16.67%) C# WPF Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) UI Developer
2 2 (16.67%) UI/UX Developer
2 2 (16.67%) UX Developer
2 2 (16.67%) WPF Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) ERP Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) UI Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) UX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) .NET
1 5 (41.67%) DCOM
1 5 (41.67%) WPF
2 4 (33.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) User Experience
2 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (8.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Android
2 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) OO
1 5 (41.67%) Software Testing
1 5 (41.67%) SOLID
1 5 (41.67%) UML
2 3 (25.00%) Dashboard Development
2 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (25.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Application Virtualisation
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 1 (8.33%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (8.33%) Master Data Management
4 1 (8.33%) People Management
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (8.33%) Physical Data Model
4 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) C#
1 5 (41.67%) VB
2 2 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) AirWatch
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Tableau
2 3 (25.00%) TIBCO
3 2 (16.67%) Apple
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) EMC
4 1 (8.33%) Lagan
4 1 (8.33%) Mercator
4 1 (8.33%) SAP