The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staines 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 29 April 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)
Surrey / Staines
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 10 10
Rank change year-on-year -5 0  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 8 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staines 5.63% 13.64% 8.47%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 32.00% 38.46% 55.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 5
Median daily rate £463 £600 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.91% +45.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £578 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £615 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £347
% change year-on-year - +0.72%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £27.50 £32.10
% change year-on-year +49.09% -14.33%  

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 Staines with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Staines
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 25 39 18
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staines 17.61% 35.45% 15.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 9
Median daily rate £525 £600 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +45.45%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.10
% change year-on-year -4.61% +1.24%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Staines

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staines 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 Staines

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staines

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Staines

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staines

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Staines

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 Staines region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Hadoop
3 8 (53.33%) Oracle
3 8 (53.33%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (46.67%) ETL
4 7 (46.67%) Scrum
4 7 (46.67%) Reference Data
4 7 (46.67%) Big Data
5 6 (40.00%) Master Data Management
5 6 (40.00%) HBase
5 6 (40.00%) Data Management
6 5 (33.33%) SQL
6 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (26.67%) RESTful
7 4 (26.67%) Disclosure Scotland
7 4 (26.67%) C#
7 4 (26.67%) WCF
8 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
8 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
8 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 2 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (13.33%) Windows
9 2 (13.33%) Python
9 2 (13.33%) MS Access
9 2 (13.33%) SOAP
9 2 (13.33%) Web Services
9 2 (13.33%) XML

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staines 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 2 (13.33%) Apache Spark
1 2 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (13.33%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) Apache Solr
2 1 (6.67%) SAS
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) Hadoop
2 7 (46.67%) Big Data
3 6 (40.00%) HBase
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (13.33%) Apache Hive
5 2 (13.33%) MS Access
5 2 (13.33%) PowerPivot
5 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (6.67%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (6.67%) QlikView
6 1 (6.67%) SAS EBI
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (6.67%) ERwin
3 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (13.33%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Author
2 3 (20.00%) Technical Author
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Azure Developer
3 2 (13.33%) BizTalk Developer
3 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Data Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Data Insight Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Insight Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Insight Data Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Product Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Big Data Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Commercial Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Data Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Product Architect
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) RESTful
1 4 (26.67%) WCF
2 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
2 2 (13.33%) SOAP
2 2 (13.33%) Web Services
2 2 (13.33%) XML
2 2 (13.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Reference Data
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Smart Meter
2 2 (13.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
1 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (46.67%) ETL
3 7 (46.67%) Scrum
4 6 (40.00%) Data Management
4 6 (40.00%) Master Data Management
5 2 (13.33%) Actionable Insight
5 2 (13.33%) Analytics
5 2 (13.33%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (13.33%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (13.33%) Market Research
5 2 (13.33%) Marketing Strategy
5 2 (13.33%) MVC
5 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (13.33%) Statistical Modelling
5 2 (13.33%) Statistics
5 2 (13.33%) Trend Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Visualisation
6 1 (6.67%) Data Mapping
6 1 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) Python
3 2 (13.33%) R
3 2 (13.33%) VBA
4 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) DataFlux
3 1 (6.67%) Minitab