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 22 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Cambridgeshire / Peterborough
Rank 5 12 23
Rank change year-on-year +7 +11  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 14 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 14.89% 8.54% 4.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 58.33% 38.89% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 4
Median daily rate £300 £325 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% -17.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £433 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £349
% change year-on-year - +0.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.25 £20.75 £32.10
% change year-on-year +79.51% -35.35%  

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 24 18 26
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 25.53% 21.95% 18.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 17
Median daily rate £379 £338 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.22% -22.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £315 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +1.93% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £19.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -9.52%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -8.33% +1.53%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Peterborough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Peterborough over the 3 months to 22 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server in Peterborough.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Peterborough

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 22 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 Peterborough region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 11 (44.00%) .NET
2 10 (40.00%) SQL
2 10 (40.00%) MVC
3 9 (36.00%) C#
3 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (32.00%) Windows
4 8 (32.00%) Windows Server
5 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (24.00%) VMware
6 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET
6 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (24.00%) Defect Management
7 5 (20.00%) GDPR
7 5 (20.00%) jQuery
7 5 (20.00%) Data Protection
7 5 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 5 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (20.00%) Data Analysis
7 5 (20.00%) Firewall
8 4 (16.00%) Java
8 4 (16.00%) ITIL
8 4 (16.00%) JBoss
8 4 (16.00%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (16.00%) Java EE
8 4 (16.00%) Load Balancing
8 4 (16.00%) WCF
8 4 (16.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET Web API

SQL Server
Top Related 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 (16.00%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (16.00%) JBoss
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (8.00%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Local Government
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) C# Developer
3 6 (24.00%) .NET Developer
4 4 (16.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (12.00%) DBA
6 2 (8.00%) Applications Support
6 2 (8.00%) Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Environment Manager
6 2 (8.00%) SQL DBA
6 2 (8.00%) Support Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Test Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Test Environment Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Test Manager
7 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Junior DBA
7 1 (4.00%) Junior SQL DBA
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) .NET
2 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (20.00%) jQuery
4 4 (16.00%) Java EE
4 4 (16.00%) WCF
5 3 (12.00%) .NET Framework
5 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (12.00%) CSS
6 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
6 1 (4.00%) HTML
6 1 (4.00%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (4.00%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) AS400
2 1 (4.00%) iPad
2 1 (4.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Windows
1 8 (32.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.00%) Android
3 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) MVC
2 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (24.00%) Defect Management
3 5 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 5 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 5 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 4 (16.00%) ITIL
4 4 (16.00%) Load Balancing
5 3 (12.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Web Development
6 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.00%) Database Optimisation
7 1 (4.00%) Database Tuning
7 1 (4.00%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (4.00%) OO
7 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
7 1 (4.00%) Project Management
7 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) SQL
2 9 (36.00%) C#
3 4 (16.00%) Java
4 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.00%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) GDPR
2 3 (12.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) AirWatch
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) VMware
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) Apple
4 1 (4.00%) Citrix
4 1 (4.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.00%) Temenos