Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in North Wales 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 23 November 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)
Wales > North Wales
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 10 7
Rank change year-on-year -2 -3 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North Wales 5.56% 5.13% 8.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 33.33% 18.18% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
North Wales median daily rate £360 £348 £346
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.60% +0.36% -
10th Percentile £353 £315 £313
90th Percentile £383 £382 £378
Wales median daily rate £350 £363 £340
% change year-on-year -3.45% +6.62% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate £18.50 £57.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -67.83% +91.67% +37.61%

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 Wales with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
North Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 9 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North Wales 16.67% 28.21% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 3
North Wales median daily rate £363 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% -1.32% -
10th Percentile £344 £321 £320
90th Percentile £475 £468 £415
Wales median daily rate £395 £435 £340
% change year-on-year -9.20% +27.94% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate £18.75 £55.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -65.91% +86.44% +41.49%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in North Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in North Wales

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in North Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in North Wales

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in North Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in North Wales

SQL Server
Contract Job Locations in North Wales

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 Wales region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Flintshire - 2 £358 - 4
SQL Server
Wales

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 North Wales region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Data Migration
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in North Wales 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Data Migration Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Data Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft