Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Norfolk 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 20 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)
East of England > Norfolk
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 15 16
Rank change year-on-year -9 +1 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 21 17 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Norfolk 6.31% 7.56% 8.57%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 31.82% 40.48% 50.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 26
Norfolk median daily rate £275 £425 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.29% +54.55% -
10th Percentile £163 £299 £225
90th Percentile £353 £509 £409
East of England median daily rate £363 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14% -1.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Norfolk median hourly rate - £16.50 -
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £31.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +26.98% -13.70% +67.82%

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 Norfolk with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Norfolk
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 66 42 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Norfolk 19.82% 18.67% 16.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 25 44
Norfolk median daily rate £350 £450 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +63.64% -8.33%
10th Percentile £243 £263 £196
90th Percentile £475 £655 £445
East of England median daily rate £413 £375 £385
% change year-on-year +10.00% -2.60% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Norfolk median hourly rate - £16.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -23.26% +65.38%
East of England median hourly rate £37.25 £37.50 £36.67
% change year-on-year -0.67% +2.26% +68.60%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Norfolk

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Norfolk

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Norfolk

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Norfolk

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Norfolk over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server in Norfolk

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Norfolk

SQL Server
Contract Job Locations in Norfolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Norfolk region over the 6 months to 20 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Norwich -24 4 £350 -22.22% 14
Diss - 3 £325 -
Great Yarmouth - 1 - - 2
King's Lynn - 1 £238 -
SQL Server
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 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 Norfolk region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 13 (61.90%) SQL
2 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 11 (52.38%) C#
3 11 (52.38%) .NET
4 10 (47.62%) Windows
5 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET
6 8 (38.10%) Information Management
6 8 (38.10%) ITIL
6 8 (38.10%) Crystal Reports
6 8 (38.10%) Citrix
6 8 (38.10%) MVC
6 8 (38.10%) Windows Server
7 7 (33.33%) Management Information System
7 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 7 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (28.57%) Entity Framework
8 6 (28.57%) .NET Framework
8 6 (28.57%) Service Management
8 6 (28.57%) Business Continuity
9 5 (23.81%) CSS
9 5 (23.81%) HTML
10 3 (14.29%) IIS
10 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (14.29%) Sass
10 3 (14.29%) User Experience
10 3 (14.29%) AngularJS
10 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (14.29%) HTML5
10 3 (14.29%) TDD

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Norfolk 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%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.76%) Power BI
3 1 (4.76%) QlikView
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Developer
2 9 (42.86%) .NET Developer
3 5 (23.81%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (23.81%) C# Developer
3 5 (23.81%) DBA
3 5 (23.81%) SQL DBA
3 5 (23.81%) SQL Server DBA
4 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Applications Support
5 3 (14.29%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Support Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) .NET Architect
6 2 (9.52%) Architect
7 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (52.38%) .NET
2 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 7 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (28.57%) .NET Framework
4 6 (28.57%) Entity Framework
5 5 (23.81%) CSS
5 5 (23.81%) HTML
6 3 (14.29%) AngularJS
6 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (14.29%) HTML5
6 3 (14.29%) Sass
7 2 (9.52%) ISPF
8 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (4.76%) jQuery
8 1 (4.76%) XML
8 1 (4.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (14.29%) User Experience
3 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.52%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Windows Server
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Information Management
1 8 (38.10%) ITIL
1 8 (38.10%) MVC
2 6 (28.57%) Business Continuity
2 6 (28.57%) Service Management
3 3 (14.29%) Prototyping
3 3 (14.29%) TDD
3 3 (14.29%) Wireframes
4 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) SQL
2 11 (52.38%) C#
3 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.52%) JCL
4 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Puppet
1 2 (9.52%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 8 (38.10%) Citrix
3 1 (4.76%) Tableau