Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stevenage with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 6 months to 19 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.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Hertfordshire > Stevenage
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 14 7
Rank change year-on-year -2 -7 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 12 5 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 8.51% 5.43% 12.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.46% 13.51% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 15
Stevenage median daily rate £295 £319 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.45% -17.21% +49.51%
10th Percentile £243 £272 £340
90th Percentile £401 £361 £500
Hertfordshire median daily rate £363 £350 £370
% change year-on-year +3.57% -5.41% +10.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Stevenage median hourly rate £15.00 £28.54 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.44% - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.81 £28.54 £32.50
% change year-on-year -41.12% -12.18% +160.00%

SQL is in the Programming Languages 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 coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Stevenage
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 65 37 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 46.10% 40.22% 29.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 20 18
Stevenage median daily rate £313 £258 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.36% -32.24% +47.57%
10th Percentile £192 £250 £256
90th Percentile £394 £395 £500
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +10.39% +2.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 6
Stevenage median hourly rate £15.00 £49.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -69.70% +22.22% +102.50%
10th Percentile £14.25 £38.56 £28.50
90th Percentile £46.50 £53.75 £43.75
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.15 £49.75 £33.25
% change year-on-year -65.52% +49.62% +66.25%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Stevenage

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Stevenage

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Stevenage

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Stevenage

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Stevenage over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in Stevenage

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL 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.

1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle
3 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (33.33%) SAP
3 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (33.33%) HP
3 4 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (25.00%) SLA
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco
4 3 (25.00%) Dell
4 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (25.00%) LAN
4 3 (25.00%) SMTP
4 3 (25.00%) HTTP
4 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
4 3 (25.00%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 2 (16.67%) Data Quality
5 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (8.33%) Change Management
6 1 (8.33%) Firewall
6 1 (8.33%) IBM
6 1 (8.33%) Informatica
6 1 (8.33%) Remedy

SQL
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 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Windchill
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) HTTP
1 3 (25.00%) LAN
1 3 (25.00%) SMTP
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (8.33%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Systems Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Technical Support
3 2 (16.67%) Active Directory Support
3 2 (16.67%) Database Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Exchange Support
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Server Support
3 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
4 1 (8.33%) DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Software Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Software Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
1 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (8.33%) Unix
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (8.33%) Change Management
2 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (8.33%) ETL
2 1 (8.33%) High Availability
2 1 (8.33%) Information Security
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) SLA
2 2 (16.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (25.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) HP
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle
3 4 (33.33%) SAP
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco
4 3 (25.00%) Dell
5 1 (8.33%) IBM
5 1 (8.33%) Informatica
5 1 (8.33%) Mitel
5 1 (8.33%) PTC
5 1 (8.33%) Remedy
5 1 (8.33%) Veeam