Period
to 12 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton 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 12 December 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)
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 10 12
Rank change year-on-year -12 +2 +17
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 18 32 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 5.84% 11.03% 8.65%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 32.73% 64.00% 58.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 27 27
Luton median daily rate £450 £388 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.13% -18.42% +35.71%
10th Percentile £351 £338 £265
90th Percentile £600 £475 £606
Bedfordshire median daily rate £363 £388 £375
% change year-on-year -6.45% +3.33% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Luton median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - £42.50

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 Luton with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Luton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 55 50 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 17.86% 17.24% 14.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 34 38
Luton median daily rate £450 £431 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.35% -9.21% +39.71%
10th Percentile £378 £347 £213
90th Percentile £675 £596 £612
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Luton median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - £47.50

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Luton

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Luton

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Luton over the 6 months to 12 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server in Luton

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Luton

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 Luton region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 6 (33.33%) Windows
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (27.78%) Relational Database
3 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
3 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
3 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (22.22%) PCI DSS
3 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 4 (22.22%) XenApp
3 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (22.22%) .NET
3 4 (22.22%) C#
3 4 (22.22%) SQL
3 4 (22.22%) OO
3 4 (22.22%) MCSE
3 4 (22.22%) MCSA
3 4 (22.22%) Citrix
3 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (22.22%) Migration
4 3 (16.67%) VMware
4 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 3 (16.67%) N-Tier
4 3 (16.67%) OOD
4 3 (16.67%) SOA
4 3 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
4 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (16.67%) Finance
4 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (16.67%) Entity Framework

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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 (11.11%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Unit4 Business World
1 2 (11.11%) Workday HCM
2 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (16.67%) Taleo
3 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (5.56%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) Relational Database
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (5.56%) Data Mining
3 1 (5.56%) DTS
3 1 (5.56%) MySQL
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 3 (16.67%) Subversion
2 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (11.11%) JIRA
4 1 (5.56%) Ant
4 1 (5.56%) Artifactory
4 1 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (5.56%) FishEye
4 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.56%) MSBuild
4 1 (5.56%) SonarQube
4 1 (5.56%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Architect
1 4 (22.22%) Developer
1 4 (22.22%) Senior Developer
2 3 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 3 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (16.67%) C# Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Senior C# .NET Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Senior C# Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Applications Specialist
3 2 (11.11%) Migration Specialist
3 2 (11.11%) Operations Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) SQL DBA
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Developer
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
1 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
2 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (16.67%) Entity Framework
2 3 (16.67%) LINQ
2 3 (16.67%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (5.56%) XML
3 1 (5.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (16.67%) N-Tier
3 1 (5.56%) Clustering
3 1 (5.56%) CMDB
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.56%) Solaris
3 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
1 4 (22.22%) Migration
1 4 (22.22%) OO
2 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (16.67%) Application Packaging
2 3 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
2 3 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
2 3 (16.67%) Multithreading
2 3 (16.67%) OOD
2 3 (16.67%) Programme Governance
2 3 (16.67%) Remediation Plan
2 3 (16.67%) SOA
2 3 (16.67%) TDD
3 2 (11.11%) Data Mapping
3 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 2 (11.11%) ETL
3 2 (11.11%) High Availability
3 2 (11.11%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) C#
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.56%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.56%) Python
2 1 (5.56%) Ruby
2 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) MCSA
1 4 (22.22%) MCSE
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.11%) CCA
2 2 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (5.56%) CCNA
3 1 (5.56%) CCNP
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.56%) MCP
3 1 (5.56%) Sun Certification
3 1 (5.56%) VCAP
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.56%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.56%) GDPR
2 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) XenApp
2 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) Ansible
2 1 (5.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) Citrix
3 3 (16.67%) Google
3 3 (16.67%) VMware
3 3 (16.67%) Workday
4 1 (5.56%) 3PAR
4 1 (5.56%) Atlassian
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco
4 1 (5.56%) CommVault
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat