Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 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)
Cambridgeshire > Peterborough
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 13 12
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 32 19 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 8.72% 8.37% 12.71%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 48.48% 52.78% 55.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 35
Peterborough median daily rate £300 £320 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -4.48% +3.08%
10th Percentile £245 £250 £263
90th Percentile £383 £488 £438
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £335 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +3.08% -7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Peterborough median hourly rate £17.50 - £23.50
10th Percentile £16.25 - £22.23
90th Percentile £18.75 - £27.75
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 £42.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -58.82% +80.85% +6.82%

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 Peterborough with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Peterborough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 66 36 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 17.98% 15.86% 22.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 26 38
Peterborough median daily rate £323 £333 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.01% -11.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £255 £176 £207
90th Percentile £439 £488 £475
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 £400 £380
% change year-on-year -12.50% +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Peterborough median hourly rate £16.78 - £23.50
10th Percentile £15.60 - £22.23
90th Percentile £18.53 - £27.75
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £16.78 £15.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year +11.87% -36.17% +4.44%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Peterborough

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Peterborough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Peterborough over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 18 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 Peterborough region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 14 (43.75%) SQL
2 13 (40.63%) C#
3 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (34.38%) TDD
4 11 (34.38%) .NET
4 11 (34.38%) Windows
4 11 (34.38%) Active Directory
5 10 (31.25%) Git (software)
5 10 (31.25%) Capacity Planning
5 10 (31.25%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (28.13%) Windows Server
6 9 (28.13%) Hyper-V
6 9 (28.13%) WCF
6 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (28.13%) Cisco
6 9 (28.13%) WAN
7 8 (25.00%) LAN
7 8 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 8 (25.00%) Oracle
7 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 8 (25.00%) HP
7 8 (25.00%) SAN
7 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (25.00%) NHibernate
7 8 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (25.00%) SDLC
7 8 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (21.88%) Java

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 8 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 8 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (18.75%) SharePoint
3 3 (9.38%) JBoss
3 3 (9.38%) WebLogic
4 2 (6.25%) SAS
5 1 (3.13%) Apache
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.13%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (28.13%) WAN
2 8 (25.00%) LAN
2 8 (25.00%) SAN
3 5 (15.63%) Firewall
3 5 (15.63%) Wireless
4 2 (6.25%) DHCP
4 2 (6.25%) DNS
4 2 (6.25%) SMS
4 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.25%) Hadoop
2 2 (6.25%) RDBMS
2 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.13%) Big Data
3 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.13%) MySQL
3 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.13%) Power BI
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (31.25%) Git (software)
2 8 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (9.38%) NUnit
4 2 (6.25%) Cucumber
4 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 2 (6.25%) JUnit
4 2 (6.25%) RSpec
4 2 (6.25%) Selenium
4 2 (6.25%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Marketing
2 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Analyst
2 10 (31.25%) Developer
3 9 (28.13%) .NET Developer
4 8 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 8 (25.00%) C# WCF Developer
4 8 (25.00%) SQL Developer
4 8 (25.00%) SQL Server Developer
4 8 (25.00%) Support Analyst
4 8 (25.00%) WCF Developer
5 6 (18.75%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (15.63%) Applications Support
6 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Support
6 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 4 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (12.50%) Senior Support Analyst
7 4 (12.50%) Server Analyst
7 4 (12.50%) Server Support
7 4 (12.50%) Server Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (34.38%) .NET
2 9 (28.13%) WCF
3 8 (25.00%) NHibernate
4 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
4 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (6.25%) CSS
4 2 (6.25%) Gherkin
4 2 (6.25%) REST
5 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.13%) jQuery
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (3.13%) RESTful
5 1 (3.13%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.50%) HP Storage
3 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) iPad
4 1 (3.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (34.38%) Windows
2 9 (28.13%) Windows Server
2 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (18.75%) Windows 7
5 3 (9.38%) Unix
6 2 (6.25%) Linux
6 2 (6.25%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (34.38%) TDD
3 10 (31.25%) Capacity Planning
3 10 (31.25%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (25.00%) SDLC
5 5 (15.63%) ITIL
6 4 (12.50%) Change Control
6 4 (12.50%) Network Management
6 4 (12.50%) Network Optimisation
7 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
8 2 (6.25%) Manual Testing
8 2 (6.25%) MVC
8 2 (6.25%) Scrum
8 2 (6.25%) Test Automation
8 2 (6.25%) Test Strategy
8 2 (6.25%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) SQL
2 13 (40.63%) C#
3 7 (21.88%) Java
4 3 (9.38%) Python
5 2 (6.25%) C++
5 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.25%) Ruby
6 1 (3.13%) COBOL
6 1 (3.13%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.13%) R
6 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) CCNA
1 1 (3.13%) CCNP
1 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) SLA
2 2 (6.25%) QA
3 1 (3.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (34.38%) Active Directory
2 9 (28.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Cisco
2 8 (25.00%) HP
2 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.00%) Oracle
3 4 (12.50%) arcserve
3 4 (12.50%) CA
4 1 (3.13%) Hyperion
4 1 (3.13%) RapidMiner
4 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds