Period
to 15 December 2019

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 15 December 2019 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
15 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 23 12 29
Rank change year-on-year -11 +17 -12
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 4 26 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North London 2.21% 10.66% 1.84%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.33% 40.00% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 21 0
North London median daily rate £425 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - -
London median daily rate £488 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate £31.23 £21.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year +45.26% -15.69% +13.33%

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 30 65 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North London 16.57% 26.64% 10.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 49 9
North London median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +23.08%
10th Percentile £176 £341 £206
90th Percentile £548 £705 £532
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
North London median hourly rate £15.00 - -
London median hourly rate £35.00 £27.62 £26.97
% change year-on-year +26.74% +2.40% -16.38%

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 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

For the 6 months to 15 December 2019, 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 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) High Availability
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Statistics
2 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) MariaDB
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MariaDB
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) DBA
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL DBA
2 2 (50.00%) SQL DBA
3 1 (25.00%) Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared DBA
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior SQL Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior SQL Server Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SQL BI Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server BI Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SSAS Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SSIS Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SSRS Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) High Availability
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (50.00%) Statistics
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft