Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 13 8
Rank change year-on-year +5 -5 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 37 27 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 13.17% 8.54% 10.58%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 42.05% 43.55% 73.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 14 25
Luton median daily rate £438 £413 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -5.71% -7.89%
10th Percentile £363 £350 £369
90th Percentile £500 £575 £513
Bedfordshire median daily rate £431 £384 £388
% change year-on-year +12.38% -0.97% +5.16%
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 88 62 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 31.32% 19.62% 14.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 39 34
Luton median daily rate £463 £450 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +4.35% -4.17%
10th Percentile £357 £361 £356
90th Percentile £600 £675 £573
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Luton median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £17.30 - -

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 19 (51.35%) SQL
2 13 (35.14%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (35.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 13 (35.14%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (29.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (29.73%) Linux
4 10 (27.03%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (27.03%) Windows
5 9 (24.32%) Migration
5 9 (24.32%) Python
5 9 (24.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (21.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (21.62%) MySQL
6 8 (21.62%) RDBMS
6 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
6 8 (21.62%) Active Directory
6 8 (21.62%) Relational Database
7 7 (18.92%) Oozie
7 7 (18.92%) HDFS
7 7 (18.92%) Impala
7 7 (18.92%) Apache Spark
7 7 (18.92%) Apache Hive
7 7 (18.92%) Big Data
7 7 (18.92%) Kafka
7 7 (18.92%) Apache Flume
7 7 (18.92%) Apache Kudu
7 7 (18.92%) Windows Server
7 7 (18.92%) OLTP
7 7 (18.92%) Data Modelling

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 7 (18.92%) Apache Spark
2 5 (13.51%) Apache
3 4 (10.81%) IIS
3 4 (10.81%) Tomcat
4 3 (8.11%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (5.41%) Confluence
6 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (13.51%) MS Visio
3 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 13 (35.14%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.70%) SaaS
3 1 (2.70%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) Firewall
2 4 (10.81%) VLAN
3 2 (5.41%) FTP
4 1 (2.70%) DNS
4 1 (2.70%) HTTP
4 1 (2.70%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (2.70%) SMTP
4 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (35.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (29.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (27.03%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (24.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (21.62%) MySQL
5 8 (21.62%) RDBMS
5 8 (21.62%) Relational Database
5 8 (21.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (18.92%) Apache Hive
6 7 (18.92%) Apache Kudu
6 7 (18.92%) Big Data
6 7 (18.92%) Hadoop
6 7 (18.92%) Impala
6 7 (18.92%) OLTP
7 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (8.11%) OLAP
9 2 (5.41%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) TeamCity
2 4 (10.81%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.81%) Visual Studio
3 3 (8.11%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (5.41%) Artifactory
4 2 (5.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.41%) JIRA
5 1 (2.70%) NUnit
General
1 7 (18.92%) Retail
2 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Developer
2 7 (18.92%) Architect
3 6 (16.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 6 (16.22%) DBA
3 6 (16.22%) SQL DBA
4 5 (13.51%) Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) SSIS Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Technical Architect
6 3 (8.11%) .NET Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Big Data Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) Data Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Data Architect
6 3 (8.11%) SQL BI Developer
6 3 (8.11%) SQL Developer
6 3 (8.11%) SQL Server BI Developer
6 3 (8.11%) SQL Server DBA
6 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Developer
6 3 (8.11%) SSAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) Kafka
2 5 (13.51%) .NET
3 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET
4 3 (8.11%) .NET Core
4 3 (8.11%) .NET Framework
4 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (8.11%) LINQ
5 2 (5.41%) Entity Framework
6 1 (2.70%) Classic ASP
6 1 (2.70%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.70%) JPA
6 1 (2.70%) Spring
6 1 (2.70%) Web Services
6 1 (2.70%) WinForms
6 1 (2.70%) XML
6 1 (2.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.81%) Private Cloud
3 2 (5.41%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.70%) PKI
4 1 (2.70%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.70%) Replication
4 1 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 11 (29.73%) Linux
2 10 (27.03%) Windows
3 7 (18.92%) Unix
3 7 (18.92%) Windows Server
4 4 (10.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.41%) Windows 10
5 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.41%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (2.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (24.32%) Migration
4 7 (18.92%) Data Modelling
4 7 (18.92%) Scrum
4 7 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (18.92%) Waterfall
5 6 (16.22%) E-Commerce
5 6 (16.22%) ETL
6 5 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (13.51%) Data Engineering
6 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (10.81%) Analytics
7 4 (10.81%) Data Migration
7 4 (10.81%) Data Science
7 4 (10.81%) DevOps
7 4 (10.81%) Load Balancing
7 4 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (10.81%) Project Management
7 4 (10.81%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (51.35%) SQL
2 9 (24.32%) Python
3 7 (18.92%) C#
3 7 (18.92%) Shell Script
4 6 (16.22%) PowerShell
5 3 (8.11%) Java
6 2 (5.41%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.41%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.41%) Ruby
6 2 (5.41%) VB.NET
6 2 (5.41%) VBA
7 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (21.62%) Active Directory
2 7 (18.92%) Apache Flume
2 7 (18.92%) HDFS
3 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.70%) XenApp
4 1 (2.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) Oozie
2 3 (8.11%) Kibana
3 2 (5.41%) Ansible
3 2 (5.41%) Terraform
4 1 (2.70%) HAProxy
4 1 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.92%) Oracle
3 6 (16.22%) Red Hat
4 5 (13.51%) Citrix
4 5 (13.51%) VMware
5 3 (8.11%) Google
6 1 (2.70%) hybris
6 1 (2.70%) Infor
6 1 (2.70%) Symantec
6 1 (2.70%) Workday