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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 9 12
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 2.86% 3.03% 4.08%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 20.00% 50.00% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £460 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.70%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +2.85% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £32.66 £23.25
% change year-on-year +20.96% +40.45%  

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 5 2 9
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stevenage 14.29% 6.06% 18.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Median daily rate £240 £460 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -47.82% +22.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.08 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.17% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +24.59% +17.30%  

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 26 June 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Data Services
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) ThinApp

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 1 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Data Services
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Software Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Software Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 3 days ago