Period
to 20 August 2018

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 20 August 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)
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 20 19
Rank change year-on-year +7 -1 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 28 19 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 9.96% 6.60% 6.69%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 32.94% 36.54% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 7 17
Luton median daily rate £450 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +3.23% -18.42%
10th Percentile £313 £344 £356
90th Percentile £500 £488 £500
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.68% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Luton median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -

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 85 52 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 30.25% 18.06% 10.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 32 25
Luton median daily rate £450 £431 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.35% +7.81% -5.88%
10th Percentile £305 £363 £328
90th Percentile £600 £675 £568
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £438 £388
% change year-on-year +2.86% +12.90% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Luton median hourly rate £14.00 - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £14.60 - £19.00

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 20 August 2018.

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 20 August 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 Luton region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 14 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (46.43%) SQL
3 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (32.14%) Linux
5 8 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (28.57%) Data Modelling
5 8 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (28.57%) Windows
6 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (25.00%) Python
6 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
6 7 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (21.43%) Hadoop
7 6 (21.43%) Big Data
7 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (21.43%) E-Commerce
7 6 (21.43%) RDBMS
7 6 (21.43%) C#
7 6 (21.43%) MySQL
7 6 (21.43%) Red Hat
7 6 (21.43%) VMware
7 6 (21.43%) Relational Database
7 6 (21.43%) Windows Server
8 5 (17.86%) Data Science
8 5 (17.86%) Oozie
8 5 (17.86%) HDFS
8 5 (17.86%) Impala
8 5 (17.86%) Apache Spark
8 5 (17.86%) Apache Kudu

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 5 (17.86%) Apache Spark
2 4 (14.29%) Apache
2 4 (14.29%) IIS
2 4 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 3 (10.71%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (7.14%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (17.86%) MS Visio
3 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.57%) SaaS
3 1 (3.57%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) Firewall
2 4 (14.29%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (21.43%) Big Data
3 6 (21.43%) Hadoop
3 6 (21.43%) MySQL
3 6 (21.43%) RDBMS
3 6 (21.43%) Relational Database
4 5 (17.86%) Apache Hive
4 5 (17.86%) Apache Kudu
4 5 (17.86%) Impala
4 5 (17.86%) OLTP
5 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) TeamCity
2 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.71%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (10.71%) Visual Studio
3 2 (7.14%) Artifactory
3 2 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 2 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 5 (17.86%) Retail
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Developer
2 6 (21.43%) Architect
3 4 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Big Data Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Data Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Data Architect
4 3 (10.71%) DBA
4 3 (10.71%) Senior .NET Developer
4 3 (10.71%) SQL DBA
4 3 (10.71%) SQL Developer
4 3 (10.71%) SSIS Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Technical Leader
5 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Specialist
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Architect
5 2 (7.14%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) Kafka
2 4 (14.29%) .NET
3 3 (10.71%) .NET Core
3 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
3 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (10.71%) LINQ
4 2 (7.14%) Web Services
5 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.57%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.57%) JPA
5 1 (3.57%) React
5 1 (3.57%) Spring
5 1 (3.57%) XML
5 1 (3.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Private Cloud
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.57%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (32.14%) Linux
2 8 (28.57%) Windows
3 6 (21.43%) Windows Server
4 5 (17.86%) Unix
5 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (28.57%) Data Modelling
3 6 (21.43%) E-Commerce
4 5 (17.86%) Analytics
4 5 (17.86%) Data Science
4 5 (17.86%) Scrum
4 5 (17.86%) Waterfall
5 4 (14.29%) BDD
5 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (14.29%) DevOps
5 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (14.29%) Load Balancing
5 4 (14.29%) Logical Data Model
5 4 (14.29%) Migration
5 4 (14.29%) Physical Data Model
5 4 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) SQL
2 7 (25.00%) Python
3 6 (21.43%) C#
4 5 (17.86%) Shell Script
5 4 (14.29%) PowerShell
6 3 (10.71%) Java
7 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
7 2 (7.14%) PL/SQL
7 2 (7.14%) Ruby
7 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
7 2 (7.14%) VBA
8 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.86%) Apache Flume
2 5 (17.86%) HDFS
3 1 (3.57%) XenApp
3 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) Oozie
2 3 (10.71%) Kibana
3 2 (7.14%) Ansible
3 2 (7.14%) Terraform
4 1 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (21.43%) Red Hat
2 6 (21.43%) VMware
3 5 (17.86%) Citrix
3 5 (17.86%) Oracle
4 3 (10.71%) Google
5 1 (3.57%) hybris
5 1 (3.57%) Symantec
5 1 (3.57%) Workday