Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Street 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 22 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)
Somerset > Street
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 4 17
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Street - 18.18% 2.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 50.00% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 1
Street median daily rate - £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -14.29% +13.82%
Somerset median daily rate £375 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +10.29% -2.86% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Street median hourly rate - - -
Somerset median hourly rate £47.50 - -

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 Street with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Street
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 7 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Street 28.00% 36.36% 34.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 5
Street median daily rate £631 £300 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +110.42% -29.41% +25.93%
10th Percentile £551 £270 £321
90th Percentile £697 £540 £655
Somerset median daily rate £363 £365 £363
% change year-on-year -0.68% +0.69% +15.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Street median hourly rate - £12.00 -
Somerset median hourly rate £47.50 £12.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +280.00% -58.33% -19.62%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Street

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Street

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Street

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Street

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Street

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Street