Period
to 23 July 2018

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 6 months to 23 July 2018 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
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 7 11
Rank change year-on-year -4 +4 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 8 33 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lincolnshire 8.60% 23.24% 9.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 42.11% 57.89% 31.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 17 5
Lincolnshire median daily rate £260 £400 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.00% -9.09% +91.30%
10th Percentile £248 £165 £290
90th Percentile £272 £439 £475
East Midlands median daily rate £351 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +8.08% - -2.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 2
Lincolnshire median hourly rate £45.43 £50.00 £16.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.14% +210.75% -
East Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year -15.00% +354.55% -70.67%

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 Lincolnshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Lincolnshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 19 57 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lincolnshire 20.43% 40.14% 30.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 25 22
Lincolnshire median daily rate £263 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.38% +14.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £221 £220 £276
90th Percentile £578 £446 £472
East Midlands median daily rate £388 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +6.90% -3.33% +11.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 2
Lincolnshire median hourly rate £45.43 £50.00 £16.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.14% +210.75% -
East Midlands median hourly rate £40.00 £50.00 £16.09
% change year-on-year -20.00% +210.75% -35.64%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Lincolnshire

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

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 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
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 6 months to 23 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Spalding - 3 - -
Lincoln -4 2 - - 1
SQL Server
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Lincolnshire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 4 (50.00%) SAN
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
5 2 (25.00%) LAN
5 2 (25.00%) WAN
5 2 (25.00%) MCSE
5 2 (25.00%) MCSA
5 2 (25.00%) HP
5 2 (25.00%) Citrix
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (25.00%) Veritas
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (25.00%) Validation
5 2 (25.00%) VMware
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (25.00%) CEH
5 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (25.00%) Requirements Management
5 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (25.00%) XenApp

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 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (25.00%) LAN
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Architect
1 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support
1 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
1 2 (25.00%) Technical Architect
1 2 (25.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
1 2 (25.00%) Wintel Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Implementation Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Implementation Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) IT Architect
2 1 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Wintel Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (25.00%) Requirements Management
1 2 (25.00%) Validation
2 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
2 1 (12.50%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CEH
1 2 (25.00%) MCSA
1 2 (25.00%) MCSE
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (25.00%) vSphere
3 2 (25.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Veeam
2 2 (25.00%) Veritas
2 2 (25.00%) VMware