Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 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 18 January 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)
South East > Middlesex
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 15 23
Rank change year-on-year -16 +8 -9
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 5 23 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 1.98% 7.40% 3.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.51% 39.66% 20.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 10
Middlesex median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +28.00%
South East median daily rate £375 £390 £350
% change year-on-year -3.85% +11.43% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Middlesex median hourly rate - £30.00 -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% +26.87% +28.85%

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 Middlesex with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Middlesex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 37 58 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 14.68% 18.65% 18.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 25 28
Middlesex median daily rate £400 £360 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -9.72% +13.93%
10th Percentile £320 £295 £279
90th Percentile £498 £483 £460
South East median daily rate £416 £401 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.35% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Middlesex median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £17.40 £26.50
% change year-on-year +158.62% -34.34% -11.67%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

Job postings citing SQL Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Middlesex.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Middlesex

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Middlesex

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (40.00%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (40.00%) Web Application Development
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) Workday
3 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) VBA
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (40.00%) MS Access
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) Billing
4 1 (20.00%) LDAP
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) TOWER Software
4 1 (20.00%) Clustering
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) Remedy
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) DHCP
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesex 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 1 (20.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (20.00%) Confluence
1 1 (20.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) LDAP
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (40.00%) MS Access
3 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Artifactory
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Billing
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Insight Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Platform Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Solaris
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (20.00%) Actionable Insight
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Business Performance Management
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Statistical Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) Statistics
2 1 (20.00%) Trend Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (40.00%) VBA
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Docker
1 1 (20.00%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Ansible
1 1 (20.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) Workday
2 1 (20.00%) Remedy
2 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (20.00%) Splunk
2 1 (20.00%) TOWER Software