The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Norwich 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 3 months to 28 March 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)
Norfolk / Norwich
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 14 14
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 4 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Norwich 5.06% 6.09% 6.02%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 36.36% 38.89% 53.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 8
Median daily rate £475 £338 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.74% -40.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year - +1.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +66.66% -30.76%  

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 Norwich with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Norwich
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 11 18 15
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Norwich 13.92% 15.65% 11.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 12
Median daily rate £310 £390 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.51% -8.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £170 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £16.50 - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.62 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +6.52% -  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Norwich

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Norwich citing SQL Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Norwich

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Norwich

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Norwich

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Norwich

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Norwich

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Norwich region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 13 (100.00%) SQL
2 10 (76.92%) .NET
2 10 (76.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (61.54%) WPF
3 8 (61.54%) Visual Studio
3 8 (61.54%) Delphi
3 8 (61.54%) Embarcadero
3 8 (61.54%) Borland
3 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 8 (61.54%) MVC
4 7 (53.85%) Logistics
5 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
6 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (15.38%) Clustering
7 2 (15.38%) Information Management
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (15.38%) Change Management
7 2 (15.38%) Migration
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (15.38%) SAN
7 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
7 2 (15.38%) C#
7 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
7 2 (15.38%) ITIL
7 2 (15.38%) Windows
7 2 (15.38%) MCSE
7 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
7 2 (15.38%) NHS
7 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2000

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Norwich 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:

Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (76.92%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Visual Studio
2 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Architect
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
1 5 (38.46%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (23.08%) .NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Applications Developer
3 2 (15.38%) DBA
3 2 (15.38%) Senior .NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior DBA
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior SQL DBA
3 2 (15.38%) SQL DBA
3 2 (15.38%) Supply Chain Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Strategy Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Test Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Web Applications Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) .NET
2 8 (61.54%) WPF
3 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Clustering
1 2 (15.38%) FMCG
1 2 (15.38%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) MVC
2 7 (53.85%) Logistics
3 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (15.38%) Change Management
4 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
4 2 (15.38%) High Availability
4 2 (15.38%) Informatics
4 2 (15.38%) Information Management
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (15.38%) Reverse Engineering
5 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (61.54%) Delphi
3 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
4 2 (15.38%) C#
4 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
4 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
1 2 (15.38%) MCITP
1 2 (15.38%) MCSE
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Borland
1 8 (61.54%) Embarcadero
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
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