The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 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 27 June 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)
Cambridgeshire / Peterborough
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 13 7
Rank change year-on-year +4 -6  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 10 6 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 10.42% 5.94% 17.54%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 55.56% 31.58% 68.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 13
Median daily rate £300 £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +11.94%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +2.85% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Median hourly rate £17.50 - £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £32.66 £23.25
% change year-on-year +20.96% +40.45%  

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 Peterborough with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Peterborough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 18 19 29
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 18.75% 18.81% 25.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 21
Median daily rate £300 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Median hourly rate £17.50 - £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.14 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.04% +19.75%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Peterborough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Peterborough 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 Peterborough

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Peterborough

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Peterborough region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (54.17%) SQL
4 12 (50.00%) .NET
4 12 (50.00%) C#
5 8 (33.33%) TDD
6 7 (29.17%) WCF
6 7 (29.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (29.17%) Windows
6 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (29.17%) SDLC
6 7 (29.17%) Windows Server
7 6 (25.00%) Defect Management
7 6 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
7 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (25.00%) VMware
7 6 (25.00%) MVC
7 6 (25.00%) NHibernate
8 5 (20.83%) Data Analysis
8 5 (20.83%) Data Protection
8 5 (20.83%) Firewall
8 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET
8 5 (20.83%) Waterfall
8 5 (20.83%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (20.83%) GDPR
9 4 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (16.67%) Java
9 4 (16.67%) JavaScript

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Peterborough 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 4 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (16.67%) JBoss
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) Firewall
2 1 (4.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.17%) Big Data
3 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Developer
2 9 (37.50%) C# Developer
3 8 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 7 (29.17%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (29.17%) C# WCF Developer
4 7 (29.17%) SQL Developer
4 7 (29.17%) SQL Server Developer
4 7 (29.17%) WCF Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Applications Support
5 3 (12.50%) Software Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) .NET Software Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) C# Software Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Environment Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Support Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Test Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Test Environment Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Test Manager
7 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (50.00%) .NET
2 7 (29.17%) WCF
3 6 (25.00%) NHibernate
4 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET
5 4 (16.67%) Java EE
6 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (12.50%) CSS
7 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
8 1 (4.17%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (4.17%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.17%) AS400
1 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
1 1 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (4.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Windows
1 7 (29.17%) Windows Server
1 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (4.17%) Android
2 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
2 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) TDD
3 7 (29.17%) SDLC
4 6 (25.00%) Defect Management
4 6 (25.00%) MVC
4 6 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (20.83%) Data Analysis
5 5 (20.83%) Data Protection
5 5 (20.83%) Waterfall
6 4 (16.67%) ITIL
6 4 (16.67%) Load Balancing
7 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 3 (12.50%) Software Testing
8 2 (8.33%) OO
9 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
9 1 (4.17%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (4.17%) Mobile Device Management
9 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
9 1 (4.17%) Project Management
9 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) SQL
2 12 (50.00%) C#
3 4 (16.67%) Java
3 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) GDPR
2 3 (12.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (20.83%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) AirWatch
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (4.17%) Apple
3 1 (4.17%) Citrix
3 1 (4.17%) Temenos
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Synergize Consulting
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