Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 30 13
Rank change year-on-year +6 -17 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 16 13 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 5.50% 3.95% 8.54%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 33.33% 54.17% 45.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 23
Luton median daily rate £400 £388 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -18.42% +26.67%
10th Percentile £344 £345 £300
90th Percentile £458 £541 £656
Bedfordshire median daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +37.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Luton median hourly rate - - £40.00
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - £40.00

SQL Server is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Luton with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Luton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 48 24 61
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 16.49% 7.29% 18.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 17 47
Luton median daily rate £425 £388 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% -18.42% +26.67%
10th Percentile £328 £325 £278
90th Percentile £675 £580 £656
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £385 £413
% change year-on-year +10.39% -6.67% +17.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Luton median hourly rate - - £40.00
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - £33.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -16.88% +128.57%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) Windows
3 5 (31.25%) MCSE
3 5 (31.25%) MCSA
3 5 (31.25%) Migration
3 5 (31.25%) Citrix
3 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (31.25%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (31.25%) PCI DSS
3 5 (31.25%) XenApp
4 4 (25.00%) SCCM
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (25.00%) C#
4 4 (25.00%) SQL
4 4 (25.00%) .NET
5 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (18.75%) ETL
5 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (18.75%) VMware
5 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
5 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (18.75%) JIRA
5 3 (18.75%) Application Packaging
5 3 (18.75%) Confluence
5 3 (18.75%) Programme Governance
5 3 (18.75%) Remediation Plan
6 2 (12.50%) Data Mapping

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 3 (18.75%) Confluence
2 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (12.50%) Skype for Business
3 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
3 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Portal
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (6.25%) Lorenzo
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) NetScaler
1 2 (12.50%) Skype
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (6.25%) Data Mining
4 1 (6.25%) DB2
4 1 (6.25%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (6.25%) OLAP
4 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
1 3 (18.75%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) Ant
2 1 (6.25%) Artifactory
2 1 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
2 1 (6.25%) ERwin
2 1 (6.25%) MSBuild
2 1 (6.25%) Rational Application Developer
2 1 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (6.25%) Subversion
2 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) .NET Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Applications Specialist
2 3 (18.75%) Migration Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 2 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (6.25%) CSS
3 1 (6.25%) Entity Framework
3 1 (6.25%) J2EE
3 1 (6.25%) Java EE
3 1 (6.25%) jQuery
3 1 (6.25%) JSP
3 1 (6.25%) JSR 168
3 1 (6.25%) JSR 286
3 1 (6.25%) LINQ
3 1 (6.25%) MDX
3 1 (6.25%) OSGi
3 1 (6.25%) Servlets
3 1 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (6.25%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) CMDB
2 1 (6.25%) Data Structures
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) NHS
2 1 (6.25%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Enterprise Architecture
1 5 (31.25%) Migration
2 3 (18.75%) Application Packaging
2 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (18.75%) ETL
2 3 (18.75%) Programme Governance
2 3 (18.75%) Remediation Plan
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Analytics
3 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity
3 2 (12.50%) Business Transformation
3 2 (12.50%) CMMI
3 2 (12.50%) Data Mapping
3 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (12.50%) High Availability
3 2 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
3 2 (12.50%) OO
3 2 (12.50%) OOP
3 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) C#
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 2 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.25%) Python
4 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) MCSA
1 5 (31.25%) MCSE
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (12.50%) CCA
2 2 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (12.50%) VCAP
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) XenApp
2 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) Citrix
3 3 (18.75%) VMware
4 1 (6.25%) Atlassian
4 1 (6.25%) Cerner
4 1 (6.25%) Dell
4 1 (6.25%) EMC
4 1 (6.25%) Google
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) IBM
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.25%) SAP
4 1 (6.25%) Tableau