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 3 months to 24 April 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)
South East / Middlesex
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 9 19
Rank change year-on-year +1 +10  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 12 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 11.21% 8.75% 2.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 38.71% 35.90% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 1
Median daily rate £401 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.12% +3.22%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £360 £349
% change year-on-year -2.77% +3.15%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £23.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +63.04% -29.23%  

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 Middlesex with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Middlesex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 31 39 17
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 28.97% 24.38% 10.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 31 9
Median daily rate £350 £400 £392
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +2.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £338 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £513 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £48.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.45% -15.38%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Middlesex 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 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 Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Middlesex over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 24 April 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 12 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 10 (47.62%) CSS
3 9 (42.86%) HTML
3 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (38.10%) SQL
4 8 (38.10%) .NET
4 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET
4 8 (38.10%) MVC
5 7 (33.33%) Windows
5 7 (33.33%) Oracle
5 7 (33.33%) C#
5 7 (33.33%) Web Services
6 6 (28.57%) Java
7 5 (23.81%) Finance
7 5 (23.81%) T-SQL
7 5 (23.81%) HTML5
8 4 (19.05%) MySQL
8 4 (19.05%) OOP
8 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (19.05%) Unix
9 3 (14.29%) ETL
9 3 (14.29%) Legal
9 3 (14.29%) WinForms
9 3 (14.29%) Scrum
9 3 (14.29%) IBM
9 3 (14.29%) OO
9 3 (14.29%) XML
9 3 (14.29%) VB.NET
9 3 (14.29%) HBase
9 3 (14.29%) Master Data Management

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 3 (14.29%) Mule
1 3 (14.29%) Mule ESB
2 2 (9.52%) IIS
2 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.76%) JBoss
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) GitHub
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Intranet
1 1 (4.76%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) MySQL
2 3 (14.29%) Big Data
2 3 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 3 (14.29%) HBase
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Power View
4 1 (4.76%) Power BI
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.76%) Bitbucket
3 1 (4.76%) Fiddler
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Legal
3 2 (9.52%) Marketing
4 1 (4.76%) Advertising
4 1 (4.76%) Back Office
4 1 (4.76%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 3 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Developer
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Author
4 2 (9.52%) Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Database Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Migration Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Database Developer
4 2 (9.52%) SSAS Developer
4 2 (9.52%) SSIS Developer
4 2 (9.52%) SSRS Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Author
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) CSS
2 9 (42.86%) HTML
3 8 (38.10%) .NET
3 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET
4 7 (33.33%) Web Services
5 5 (23.81%) HTML5
6 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (14.29%) Java EE
6 3 (14.29%) JSON
6 3 (14.29%) Spring
6 3 (14.29%) WinForms
6 3 (14.29%) XML
7 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
7 2 (9.52%) REST
8 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (4.76%) jQuery
8 1 (4.76%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (4.76%) React
8 1 (4.76%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Reference Data
2 2 (9.52%) Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) Over-the-Top Content
3 1 (4.76%) PlayStation
3 1 (4.76%) User Experience
3 1 (4.76%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Unix
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) MVC
3 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (19.05%) OOP
4 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (14.29%) Data Management
4 3 (14.29%) ETL
4 3 (14.29%) Master Data Management
4 3 (14.29%) Multithreading
4 3 (14.29%) OO
4 3 (14.29%) Prototyping
4 3 (14.29%) Scrum
5 2 (9.52%) Analytics
5 2 (9.52%) CRM
5 2 (9.52%) Migration
5 2 (9.52%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (9.52%) TDD
5 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.76%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 8 (38.10%) SQL
3 7 (33.33%) C#
4 6 (28.57%) Java
5 5 (23.81%) T-SQL
6 3 (14.29%) UniBasic
6 3 (14.29%) VB.NET
7 1 (4.76%) C
7 1 (4.76%) Perl
7 1 (4.76%) PHP
7 1 (4.76%) PHP 5
7 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (14.29%) IBM
2 3 (14.29%) Redback
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) Google
4 1 (4.76%) Informatica
4 1 (4.76%) OpenText
4 1 (4.76%) SAP
Middlesex
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