Period
to 21 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in North London 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 21 November 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)
London > North London
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 25 17
Rank change year-on-year +17 -8 -11
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 27 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North London 11.02% 3.24% 2.84%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 44.26% 22.58% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 3 3
North London median daily rate £450 £500 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +38.89% -40.00%
10th Percentile £425 £500 £280
90th Percentile £500 £500 £390
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate £21.50 £21.69 £22.50
% change year-on-year -0.89% -3.59% +2.39%

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 North London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
North London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 61 31 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North London 24.90% 14.35% 15.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 15 17
North London median daily rate £450 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +23.08% -45.83%
10th Percentile £360 £315 £262
90th Percentile £715 £518 £560
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
North London median hourly rate - - £21.69
London median hourly rate £27.50 £26.61 £28.69
% change year-on-year +3.36% -7.27% +27.51%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in North London

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in North London

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in North London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in North London

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in North London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in North London over the 6 months to 21 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server in North London

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in North London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in North London

SQL Server
Contract Job Locations in North London

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 North London region over the 6 months to 21 November 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
Barnet - 7 £550 - 7
SQL Server
London

For the 6 months to 21 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North London region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 19 (70.37%) .NET
2 18 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (48.15%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (44.44%) MVC
5 12 (44.44%) .NET Framework
5 12 (44.44%) SQL
6 11 (40.74%) IIS
6 11 (40.74%) TDD
6 11 (40.74%) Scrum
6 11 (40.74%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (40.74%) Git (software)
7 10 (37.04%) JSON
7 10 (37.04%) JIRA
7 10 (37.04%) WCF
7 10 (37.04%) Confluence
7 10 (37.04%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (37.04%) Process Improvement
7 10 (37.04%) REST
7 10 (37.04%) User Stories
7 10 (37.04%) TeamCity
7 10 (37.04%) Creative Thinking
7 10 (37.04%) Acceptance Criteria
7 10 (37.04%) Collaborative Working
8 8 (29.63%) Oneserve
8 8 (29.63%) API Development
8 8 (29.63%) Back Office
8 8 (29.63%) Northgate
8 8 (29.63%) C#
8 8 (29.63%) OLE

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in North London 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 11 (40.74%) IIS
2 10 (37.04%) Confluence
3 2 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.70%) CMS
4 1 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.70%) NServiceBus
4 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 13 (48.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Intranet
1 1 (3.70%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (7.41%) GIS
5 1 (3.70%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (40.74%) Git (software)
2 10 (37.04%) JIRA
2 10 (37.04%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.70%) ProC
3 1 (3.70%) Subversion
3 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (29.63%) Back Office
2 6 (22.22%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Developer
2 11 (40.74%) .NET Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Architect
4 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Database Architect
5 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Software Developer
6 3 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Azure Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Oracle Architect
6 3 (11.11%) WCF Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Azure Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) DBA
7 2 (7.41%) Development Team Leader
7 2 (7.41%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (7.41%) Sitecore Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Team Leader
8 1 (3.70%) Azure Software Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared DBA
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (70.37%) .NET
2 18 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 12 (44.44%) .NET Framework
4 11 (40.74%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (37.04%) JSON
5 10 (37.04%) REST
5 10 (37.04%) WCF
6 8 (29.63%) OLE
7 3 (11.11%) CSS
7 3 (11.11%) HTML
7 3 (11.11%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 2 (7.41%) AngularJS
8 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (7.41%) CSS3
8 2 (7.41%) jQuery
8 2 (7.41%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (3.70%) HTML5
9 1 (3.70%) Kafka
9 1 (3.70%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (3.70%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Mainframe
2 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.41%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.70%) Social Network
4 1 (3.70%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Linux
1 6 (22.22%) Unix
1 6 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (44.44%) MVC
3 11 (40.74%) Scrum
3 11 (40.74%) TDD
4 10 (37.04%) Acceptance Criteria
4 10 (37.04%) Collaborative Working
4 10 (37.04%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (37.04%) Creative Thinking
4 10 (37.04%) Process Improvement
4 10 (37.04%) User Stories
5 8 (29.63%) API Development
6 7 (25.93%) Migration
7 5 (18.52%) ITIL
8 4 (14.81%) Coaching
9 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
10 2 (7.41%) CRM
10 2 (7.41%) Information Architecture
10 2 (7.41%) Microservices
10 2 (7.41%) Problem-Solving
10 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) SQL
2 8 (29.63%) C#
3 6 (22.22%) Python
4 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
1 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
1 1 (3.70%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Northgate
1 8 (29.63%) Oneserve
2 6 (22.22%) Oracle
3 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.41%) Sitecore
5 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com