Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stevenage 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)
Hertfordshire > Stevenage
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 17 18
Rank change year-on-year +5 +1 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 16 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 11.35% 5.32% 6.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 69.57% 62.50% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 3 6
Stevenage median daily rate £363 £460 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.20% +22.67% +46.34%
10th Percentile £300 £302 £313
90th Percentile £394 £592 £410
Hertfordshire median daily rate £363 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -9.38% +6.67% +7.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Stevenage median hourly rate £15.00 - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.25 - £11.75

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 Stevenage with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Stevenage
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 23 8 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 16.31% 8.51% 18.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 16
Stevenage median daily rate £363 £411 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.85% +2.81% +60.00%
10th Percentile £300 £291 £251
90th Percentile £418 £576 £500
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Stevenage median hourly rate £15.00 £28.54 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.44% - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £18.25 £28.54 £15.00
% change year-on-year -36.05% +90.27% -25.00%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Stevenage

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Stevenage

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Stevenage

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Stevenage

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 Stevenage region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 12 (75.00%) Finance
2 11 (68.75%) C#
2 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (68.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 8 (50.00%) .NET
4 8 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (43.75%) SDLC
5 7 (43.75%) WCF
5 7 (43.75%) TDD
5 7 (43.75%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (43.75%) MVC
5 7 (43.75%) SOLID
6 6 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (31.25%) SQL
7 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (25.00%) SAP
8 4 (25.00%) WPF
8 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (6.25%) Clustering
9 1 (6.25%) Migration
9 1 (6.25%) VMware
9 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
9 1 (6.25%) CSS
9 1 (6.25%) XML

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stevenage 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (68.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
5 1 (6.25%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) C# Developer
1 11 (68.75%) Developer
1 11 (68.75%) SQL Developer
1 11 (68.75%) SQL Server Developer
2 10 (62.50%) SSIS Developer
2 10 (62.50%) SSRS Developer
3 7 (43.75%) .NET Developer
3 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 7 (43.75%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (37.50%) C# WCF Developer
4 6 (37.50%) Full Stack Developer
4 6 (37.50%) WCF Developer
5 4 (25.00%) Analyst
5 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (25.00%) SQL BI Developer
5 4 (25.00%) SQL Server BI Developer
5 4 (25.00%) SSAS Developer
6 3 (18.75%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (18.75%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 3 (18.75%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) .NET
2 7 (43.75%) WCF
3 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (25.00%) WPF
5 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
5 1 (6.25%) CSS
5 1 (6.25%) HTML
5 1 (6.25%) RESTful
5 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (6.25%) Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (43.75%) MVC
3 7 (43.75%) SDLC
3 7 (43.75%) SOLID
3 7 (43.75%) TDD
4 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
5 1 (6.25%) High Availability
5 1 (6.25%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) C#
2 5 (31.25%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) VMware