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 3 months to 29 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.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Hertfordshire / Stevenage
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 12 4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 0 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage - 3.64% 19.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 50.00% 63.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £281
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £343
% change year-on-year - +2.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £14.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +66.66% -30.76%  

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 Stevenage with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Stevenage
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 3 4 11
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stevenage 5.26% 7.27% 30.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £425 £525 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.04% +86.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £27.50 - £14.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Stevenage

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stevenage 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 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 29 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 Stevenage region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Siemens
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) Remedy
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) PLM
3 1 (33.33%) PTC
3 1 (33.33%) Windchill
3 1 (33.33%) Teamcenter
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (33.33%) SCVMM
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (33.33%) IaaS
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) PaaS
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects XI
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Azure Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) PLM
1 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) Time Management
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) PTC
2 1 (33.33%) Remedy
2 1 (33.33%) Siemens
2 1 (33.33%) VMware