The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesbrough 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 3 months to 29 March 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)
North Yorkshire / Middlesbrough
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 6 10
Rank change year-on-year +2 +4  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 7 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesbrough 26.92% 5.56% 10.71%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 100.00% 25.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £350 £325 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +12.06%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £343
% change year-on-year - +2.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +66.66% -30.76%  

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 Middlesbrough with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Middlesbrough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 7 4 3
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesbrough 26.92% 22.22% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Median daily rate £350 £325 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +12.06%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesbrough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Middlesbrough citing SQL Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Middlesbrough

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesbrough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL Server in Middlesbrough.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Middlesbrough

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesbrough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server in Middlesbrough.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Middlesbrough

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Middlesbrough region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) .NET Framework
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
3 5 (62.50%) SharePoint
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle
3 5 (62.50%) Visual Studio
3 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database
3 5 (62.50%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (37.50%) Degree
5 3 (37.50%) MVC
5 3 (37.50%) XML
5 3 (37.50%) XSLT
5 3 (37.50%) ITIL
5 3 (37.50%) HNC
5 3 (37.50%) N-Tier
5 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (37.50%) Entity Framework
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (25.00%) Java
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesbrough 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 (62.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Applications Support
2 3 (37.50%) Applications Support Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Database Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (37.50%) Entity Framework
4 3 (37.50%) XML
4 3 (37.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) N-Tier
2 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Infrastructure Management
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) Data Extraction
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Open Source
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) HNC
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle