Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 22 8
Rank change year-on-year +19 -14 +10
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 40 19 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 16.06% 6.40% 10.47%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 63.49% 40.43% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 14 22
Luton median daily rate £425 £425 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.94% -4.55%
10th Percentile £351 £306 £338
90th Percentile £475 £575 £475
Bedfordshire median daily rate £438 £344 £388
% change year-on-year +27.27% -11.29% +6.97%
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 63 47 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 25.30% 15.82% 17.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 33 27
Luton median daily rate £440 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.22% +2.86% -7.89%
10th Percentile £356 £304 £369
90th Percentile £584 £631 £615
Bedfordshire median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Luton median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £27.50 - -

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 17 January 2019.

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 17 January 2019, 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 18 (45.00%) C#
1 18 (45.00%) SQL
2 16 (40.00%) .NET
2 16 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (35.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (35.00%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (32.50%) .NET Framework
5 11 (27.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (27.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (27.50%) Relational Database
5 11 (27.50%) ASP.NET Web API
6 10 (25.00%) Entity Framework
6 10 (25.00%) LINQ
6 10 (25.00%) TDD
6 10 (25.00%) ETL
7 9 (22.50%) Dependency Injection
8 8 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (17.50%) Retail
9 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (17.50%) Python
9 7 (17.50%) Visual Studio
9 7 (17.50%) Windows
9 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET
9 7 (17.50%) Active Directory
9 7 (17.50%) DevOps
9 7 (17.50%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (15.00%) Office 365
10 6 (15.00%) RDBMS
10 6 (15.00%) Microsoft

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 4 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (10.00%) IIS
2 3 (7.50%) Apache Spark
3 2 (5.00%) CMS
3 2 (5.00%) Confluence
4 1 (2.50%) Apache
4 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Infor M3
1 2 (5.00%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (15.00%) Office 365
4 1 (2.50%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) FTP
2 3 (7.50%) DNS
2 3 (7.50%) HTTP
2 3 (7.50%) Reverse Proxy
2 3 (7.50%) SMTP
2 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.00%) DHCP
3 2 (5.00%) Firewall
3 2 (5.00%) SSH
3 2 (5.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 14 (35.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (27.50%) Relational Database
3 11 (27.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (27.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (15.00%) RDBMS
5 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (10.00%) OLAP
7 3 (7.50%) Apache Hive
7 3 (7.50%) Apache Kudu
7 3 (7.50%) Big Data
7 3 (7.50%) Hadoop
7 3 (7.50%) Impala
7 3 (7.50%) OLTP
8 2 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (5.00%) MySQL
8 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (2.50%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Visual Studio
2 5 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 5 (12.50%) TeamCity
3 3 (7.50%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (5.00%) Ant
4 2 (5.00%) Artifactory
4 2 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.00%) JIRA
4 2 (5.00%) MSBuild
5 1 (2.50%) NUnit
5 1 (2.50%) Subversion
5 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (17.50%) Retail
2 3 (7.50%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (55.00%) Developer
2 13 (32.50%) .NET Developer
3 9 (22.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 7 (17.50%) SSIS Developer
5 5 (12.50%) SQL BI Developer
5 5 (12.50%) SQL Developer
5 5 (12.50%) SSAS Developer
6 4 (10.00%) DBA
6 4 (10.00%) SQL DBA
6 4 (10.00%) SQL Server BI Developer
6 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Architect
7 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 3 (7.50%) Consultant
7 3 (7.50%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Technical Architect
8 2 (5.00%) ETL Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Senior SQL Server Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (40.00%) .NET
2 13 (32.50%) .NET Framework
3 11 (27.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 10 (25.00%) Entity Framework
4 10 (25.00%) LINQ
5 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET
6 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (12.50%) .NET Core
8 4 (10.00%) Unity DI Container
9 3 (7.50%) Kafka
10 2 (5.00%) CSS
10 2 (5.00%) HTML
10 2 (5.00%) Web Services
11 1 (2.50%) Classic ASP
11 1 (2.50%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) CMDB
2 2 (5.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (5.00%) RIA
2 2 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.50%) PKI
3 1 (2.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) Windows
2 5 (12.50%) Linux
3 4 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (7.50%) Unix
5 2 (5.00%) Windows 10
5 2 (5.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (2.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (25.00%) ETL
2 10 (25.00%) TDD
3 9 (22.50%) Dependency Injection
4 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (17.50%) Continuous Delivery
5 7 (17.50%) DevOps
6 6 (15.00%) Migration
6 6 (15.00%) MVC
7 5 (12.50%) Microservices
7 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (10.00%) CQRS
8 4 (10.00%) Data Migration
8 4 (10.00%) E-Commerce
9 3 (7.50%) BDD
9 3 (7.50%) Data Engineering
9 3 (7.50%) OOP
9 3 (7.50%) Scrum
9 3 (7.50%) Waterfall
9 3 (7.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (45.00%) C#
1 18 (45.00%) SQL
2 7 (17.50%) Python
3 5 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 4 (10.00%) Java
4 4 (10.00%) VB.NET
5 3 (7.50%) Shell Script
6 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.00%) Ruby
7 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) DBS Check
System Software
1 7 (17.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.50%) Apache Flume
2 3 (7.50%) HDFS
3 2 (5.00%) Docker
3 2 (5.00%) Squid
4 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.50%) XenApp
4 1 (2.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) Kibana
2 3 (7.50%) HAProxy
2 3 (7.50%) Oozie
3 2 (5.00%) Ansible
3 2 (5.00%) Kubernetes
3 2 (5.00%) Terraform
4 1 (2.50%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.50%) Google
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle
3 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco
4 1 (2.50%) Citrix
4 1 (2.50%) Infor
4 1 (2.50%) Symantec
4 1 (2.50%) VMware