Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stafford 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)
Staffordshire > Stafford
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 6 5
Rank change year-on-year +4 -1 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 6 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stafford 20.00% 10.00% 3.70%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 85.71% 60.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Stafford median daily rate £325 £385 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.58% - -
Staffordshire median daily rate £360 £325 £393
% change year-on-year +10.77% -17.20% +20.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Stafford median hourly rate £45.00 - -
Staffordshire median hourly rate £45.00 - £8.00

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 Stafford with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Stafford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 7 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stafford 23.33% 16.67% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 2
Stafford median daily rate £325 £385 £249
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.58% +54.77% -4.33%
10th Percentile £313 £350 £222
90th Percentile £345 £546 £269
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £323 £388
% change year-on-year +8.53% -16.77% +21.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Stafford median hourly rate £45.00 - -
Staffordshire median hourly rate £45.00 - £14.00

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Stafford

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Stafford

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stafford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Stafford

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Stafford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Stafford

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 Stafford region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) MySQL
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (50.00%) MVC
2 3 (50.00%) PHP
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) OO
2 3 (50.00%) Web Development
2 3 (50.00%) CodeIgniter
2 3 (50.00%) RESTful
2 3 (50.00%) Laravel
2 3 (50.00%) OO PHP
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
4 1 (16.67%) MCSE
4 1 (16.67%) MCSA
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) Dell
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) CCA
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Terminal Services

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stafford 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 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Azure Data Factory
1 1 (16.67%) Data Lake Analytics
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (16.67%) Data Lake
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) GIS
2 1 (16.67%) HDInsight
2 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (16.67%) Power BI
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Bitbucket
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Web Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) CodeIgniter
2 3 (50.00%) Laravel
2 3 (50.00%) RESTful
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) CESG
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Android
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) MVC
1 3 (50.00%) OO
1 3 (50.00%) OO PHP
1 3 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Android Development
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Machine Learning
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Prototyping
2 1 (16.67%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) PHP
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCA
1 1 (16.67%) CESG Certified Professional
1 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (16.67%) MCSA
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (16.67%) Terminal Services
1 1 (16.67%) XenApp
1 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Citrix
1 1 (16.67%) Dell
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) SAP
1 1 (16.67%) VMware