Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 24 27
Rank change year-on-year +10 +3 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 26 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 8.87% 5.43% 3.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 32.91% 38.89% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 5 8
Luton median daily rate £400 £388 £374
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.68% -32.81%
10th Percentile £313 £338 £295
90th Percentile £500 £468 £549
Bedfordshire median daily rate £375 £405 £360
% change year-on-year -7.41% +12.50% -10.00%
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 79 36 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 26.96% 13.95% 7.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 21 15
Luton median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.68% -8.82%
10th Percentile £301 £313 £312
90th Percentile £598 £638 £583
Bedfordshire median daily rate £438 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +2.94% +13.33% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Luton median hourly rate £14.00 - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £14.30 - £46.50

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 17 (65.38%) SQL
2 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 12 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (42.31%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (30.77%) C#
4 8 (30.77%) .NET
4 8 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (26.92%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (23.08%) T-SQL
6 6 (23.08%) Windows
6 6 (23.08%) Linux
6 6 (23.08%) VMware
6 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (19.23%) Hadoop
7 5 (19.23%) Migration
7 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Excel
7 5 (19.23%) Data Modelling
7 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
7 5 (19.23%) Citrix
7 5 (19.23%) Big Data
7 5 (19.23%) Windows Server
7 5 (19.23%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (15.38%) Data Science
8 4 (15.38%) Apache Kudu
8 4 (15.38%) Apache Spark
8 4 (15.38%) Private Cloud
8 4 (15.38%) Kafka

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 (15.38%) Apache
1 4 (15.38%) Apache Spark
1 4 (15.38%) IIS
1 4 (15.38%) Tomcat
2 3 (11.54%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (15.38%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) Firewall
1 4 (15.38%) VLAN
2 1 (3.85%) DHCP
2 1 (3.85%) DNS
2 1 (3.85%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (3.85%) iSCSI
2 1 (3.85%) NAS
2 1 (3.85%) SAN
2 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (42.31%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (19.23%) Big Data
4 5 (19.23%) Hadoop
5 4 (15.38%) Apache Hive
5 4 (15.38%) Apache Kudu
5 4 (15.38%) Impala
5 4 (15.38%) MySQL
5 4 (15.38%) OLTP
5 4 (15.38%) RDBMS
5 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
6 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
2 3 (11.54%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (11.54%) TeamCity
2 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (15.38%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) .NET Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Architect
3 5 (19.23%) SQL Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Senior Developer
5 3 (11.54%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (11.54%) C# Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Consultant
5 3 (11.54%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (11.54%) SSIS Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Technical Leader
6 2 (7.69%) Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Big Data Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) Data Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 2 (7.69%) DBA
6 2 (7.69%) Integration Developer
6 2 (7.69%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) .NET
2 4 (15.38%) Kafka
3 3 (11.54%) .NET Core
3 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
3 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (11.54%) CSS
3 3 (11.54%) HTML
3 3 (11.54%) LINQ
4 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.85%) React
4 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Private Cloud
2 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) Clustering
3 2 (7.69%) Replication
4 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.85%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Linux
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
2 5 (19.23%) Windows Server
3 4 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (15.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (26.92%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (19.23%) Data Modelling
3 5 (19.23%) Migration
3 5 (19.23%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (15.38%) Analytics
4 4 (15.38%) BDD
4 4 (15.38%) Data Science
4 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (15.38%) Load Balancing
4 4 (15.38%) Project Management
4 4 (15.38%) Scrum
4 4 (15.38%) Service Management
4 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (15.38%) TDD
4 4 (15.38%) Waterfall
5 3 (11.54%) DevOps
5 3 (11.54%) Logical Data Model
5 3 (11.54%) Microservices
5 3 (11.54%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 17 (65.38%) SQL
2 8 (30.77%) C#
3 6 (23.08%) T-SQL
4 4 (15.38%) Python
4 4 (15.38%) Shell Script
5 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.85%) VBA
6 1 (3.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) MCSA
2 1 (3.85%) MCSE
2 1 (3.85%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
3 4 (15.38%) Apache Flume
3 4 (15.38%) HDFS
4 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.85%) Terminal Services
4 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Oozie
2 3 (11.54%) Kibana
3 1 (3.85%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.85%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (3.85%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.85%) SCCM
3 1 (3.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 6 (23.08%) VMware
3 5 (19.23%) Citrix
4 4 (15.38%) Oracle
4 4 (15.38%) Red Hat
5 3 (11.54%) Google
6 1 (3.85%) 3PAR
6 1 (3.85%) CommVault
6 1 (3.85%) Dell
6 1 (3.85%) EqualLogic
6 1 (3.85%) HP
6 1 (3.85%) IBM
6 1 (3.85%) NetApp
6 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.85%) Symantec
6 1 (3.85%) Veritas