Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 15 6
Rank change year-on-year +7 -9 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 20 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lincolnshire 13.79% 7.26% 12.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 41.67% 27.27% 45.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 6
Lincolnshire median daily rate £400 £318 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.98% +8.55% +6.36%
10th Percentile £223 £277 £163
90th Percentile £453 £409 £375
East Midlands median daily rate £340 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -2.86% +7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Lincolnshire median hourly rate £50.00 £16.09 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +210.75% -24.28% -
10th Percentile £43.50 £16.09 £16.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £16.09 £27.38
East Midlands median hourly rate £41.25 £28.05 £15.50
% change year-on-year +47.09% +80.94% -55.71%

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 48 33 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lincolnshire 33.10% 26.61% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 15 17
Lincolnshire median daily rate £323 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.00% +3.45% +11.54%
10th Percentile £241 £302 £163
90th Percentile £481 £491 £480
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £400 £353
% change year-on-year -6.25% +13.48% +7.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Lincolnshire median hourly rate £45.00 £16.09 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +179.68% -24.28% -
10th Percentile £14.22 £16.09 £16.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £16.09 £27.38
East Midlands median hourly rate £41.25 £16.09 £18.00
% change year-on-year +156.37% -10.61% -48.57%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Lincolnshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Lincolnshire over the 6 months to 19 November 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
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 19 November 2017. 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
Lincoln +7 9 £325 -26.14% 1
Immingham - 2 £213 -
Scunthorpe - 1 £440 -
SQL Server
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) .NET
3 10 (50.00%) C#
4 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (30.00%) SQL
6 5 (25.00%) ETL
6 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 5 (25.00%) Degree
6 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (25.00%) Machine Learning
6 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (20.00%) Data Lake
7 4 (20.00%) Predictive Modelling
7 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
7 4 (20.00%) TDD
7 4 (20.00%) Banking
7 4 (20.00%) Windows
7 4 (20.00%) VB
7 4 (20.00%) Java
7 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
8 3 (15.00%) Finance
8 3 (15.00%) MVC
8 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (15.00%) VB.NET
8 3 (15.00%) XML
8 3 (15.00%) Investment Banking
8 3 (15.00%) Market Risk
8 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (15.00%) WPF
8 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared

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 2 (10.00%) ArcGIS
1 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (10.00%) IIS
1 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (10.00%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.00%) IaaS
3 1 (5.00%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) LAN
1 2 (10.00%) Link 16
1 2 (10.00%) SAN
1 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (5.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 4 (20.00%) Data Lake
3 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (5.00%) BODI
5 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (5.00%) DB2
5 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (5.00%) Power BI
5 1 (5.00%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (5.00%) Spotfire
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (10.00%) Maven
1 2 (10.00%) NUnit
1 2 (10.00%) TeamCity
1 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (20.00%) Banking
2 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Avionics
3 2 (10.00%) Billing
3 2 (10.00%) Military
4 1 (5.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Data Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Applications Developer
3 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Web Developer
4 2 (10.00%) .NET Applications Developer
4 2 (10.00%) .NET Web Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 2 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (10.00%) C# Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) .NET
2 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (15.00%) WPF
4 3 (15.00%) XML
5 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (10.00%) COM
5 2 (10.00%) DCOM
5 2 (10.00%) J2EE
5 2 (10.00%) Java EE
5 2 (10.00%) jQuery
5 2 (10.00%) RESTful
5 2 (10.00%) Spring
5 2 (10.00%) WCF
6 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (5.00%) CSS
6 1 (5.00%) HTML
6 1 (5.00%) Middleware
6 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Market Risk
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (10.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) VMS
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) ETL
2 5 (25.00%) Machine Learning
3 4 (20.00%) Predictive Modelling
3 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (20.00%) TDD
4 3 (15.00%) MVC
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (10.00%) OO
5 2 (10.00%) Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) Scrum
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (10.00%) UML
5 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Web Application Development
5 2 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) C#
2 6 (30.00%) SQL
3 4 (20.00%) Java
3 4 (20.00%) VB
4 3 (15.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (10.00%) C
5 2 (10.00%) VB6
6 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) MIL-STD-1553
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.00%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) arcserve
2 2 (10.00%) Intel
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) SAP
3 1 (5.00%) Tableau