Period
to 22 July 2017

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 22 July 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
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 15 24
Rank change year-on-year -3 +9 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 16 24 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 6.93% 6.82% 3.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 25.81% 33.80% 22.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 3
Middlesex median daily rate £461 £380 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.38% -1.94% +18.32%
10th Percentile £321 £275 £322
90th Percentile £570 £526 £427
South East median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +1.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Middlesex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £42.75 £35.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +20.42% +18.33% +5.26%

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 62 71 48
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 26.84% 20.17% 13.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 51 26
Middlesex median daily rate £438 £400 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +17.22% -2.50%
10th Percentile £259 £313 £263
90th Percentile £519 £513 £425
South East median daily rate £413 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Middlesex median hourly rate - £46.75 £28.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +66.22% -44.31%
South East median hourly rate £19.66 £35.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -44.62% +42.00% +21.95%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Middlesex over the 6 months to 22 July 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 22 July 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 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET
2 7 (43.75%) .NET
2 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) Windows
3 6 (37.50%) CSS
3 6 (37.50%) C#
3 6 (37.50%) HTML
4 5 (31.25%) Oracle
4 5 (31.25%) MVC
4 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
5 4 (25.00%) HTML5
5 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (18.75%) Java
6 3 (18.75%) Web Services
6 3 (18.75%) OOP
6 3 (18.75%) Scrum
6 3 (18.75%) Clustering
6 3 (18.75%) Finance
6 3 (18.75%) Unix
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
6 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (18.75%) Hadoop
6 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (18.75%) Big Data
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (18.75%) JSON

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 2 (12.50%) IIS
1 2 (12.50%) JBoss
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) Confluence
2 1 (6.25%) nginx
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (6.25%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (6.25%) GitHub
2 1 (6.25%) IaaS
2 1 (6.25%) Office 365
2 1 (6.25%) OpenShift
2 1 (6.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) DHCP
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
1 1 (6.25%) Intranet
1 1 (6.25%) LAN
1 1 (6.25%) LDAP
1 1 (6.25%) Network Security
1 1 (6.25%) SSL
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Big Data
1 3 (18.75%) Hadoop
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (12.50%) HBase
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (6.25%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
3 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
3 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
2 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
4 1 (6.25%) Artifactory
4 1 (6.25%) Bitbucket
4 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Back Office
2 1 (6.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) .NET Developer
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Developer
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Applications Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Applications Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Author
4 2 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Database Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Delivery Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) IT Manager
4 2 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Database Developer
4 2 (12.50%) SSAS Developer
4 2 (12.50%) SSIS Developer
4 2 (12.50%) SSRS Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Author
5 1 (6.25%) C# VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) .NET
1 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET
2 6 (37.50%) CSS
2 6 (37.50%) HTML
3 4 (25.00%) HTML5
4 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (18.75%) JSON
4 3 (18.75%) Web Services
5 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
5 2 (12.50%) REST
5 2 (12.50%) WinForms
5 2 (12.50%) XML
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (6.25%) jQuery
6 1 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (6.25%) Node.js
6 1 (6.25%) React
6 1 (6.25%) Sensu
6 1 (6.25%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Clustering
2 2 (12.50%) Reference Data
3 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Unix
3 1 (6.25%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Solaris
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) MVC
3 3 (18.75%) OOP
3 3 (18.75%) Scrum
4 2 (12.50%) Analytics
4 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (12.50%) CRM
4 2 (12.50%) Data Management
4 2 (12.50%) ETL
4 2 (12.50%) Master Data Management
4 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) Multithreading
4 2 (12.50%) OO
4 2 (12.50%) Performance Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Software Delivery
4 2 (12.50%) TDD
4 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (43.75%) SQL
3 6 (37.50%) C#
4 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (18.75%) Java
6 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
6 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
6 2 (12.50%) Python
6 2 (12.50%) UniBasic
6 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
7 1 (6.25%) C
7 1 (6.25%) Perl
7 1 (6.25%) PHP
7 1 (6.25%) PHP 5
7 1 (6.25%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) Data Quality
2 1 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Docker
2 1 (6.25%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Ansible
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) Ganglia
2 1 (6.25%) Graphite
2 1 (6.25%) Kubernetes
2 1 (6.25%) Nagios
2 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.25%) StatsD
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) IBM
3 2 (12.50%) Redback
4 1 (6.25%) Informatica
4 1 (6.25%) OpenText
4 1 (6.25%) Remedy
4 1 (6.25%) SAP
4 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow
4 1 (6.25%) Splunk
4 1 (6.25%) TOWER Software