The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 28 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)
South East / Surrey
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 10 9
Rank change year-on-year -14 -1  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 75 143 162
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 6.16% 11.25% 12.67%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 25.00% 44.41% 52.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 98 106
Median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £313 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £600 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £336
% change year-on-year +2.85% +4.08%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 5
Median hourly rate £20.50 £34.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.70% -15.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £10.55 £38.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.30 £46.45 £48.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £32.58 £23.25
% change year-on-year +21.24% +40.11%  

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 Surrey with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 300 322 308
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 24.63% 25.33% 24.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 447 399
Median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £313 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £588 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 21 14
Median hourly rate £20.50 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.75% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £9.50 £21.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.30 £51.00 £41.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.95 £26.00
% change year-on-year +18.93% +22.88%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Surrey

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Surrey

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Surrey over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server in Surrey

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Surrey

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Surrey over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SQL Server in Surrey

SQL Server
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Epsom +7 11 £388 +115.27% 1
Staines -3 9 £400 -33.33% 1
Cobham +3 7 £497 +38.88%
Tadworth - 4 - -
Leatherhead +16 3 £413 -25.00% 1
Guildford -10 2 £538 +72.00% 11
Sunbury-on-Thames - 2 - -
Egham 0 1 £450 -3.22% 2
Camberley -8 1 £450 -18.18% 2
Reigate -10 1 £408 +25.38% 7
Woking - 1 £600 - 8
SQL Server
South East

For the 6 months to 28 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 Surrey region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 84 (57.14%) SQL
2 60 (40.82%) .NET
3 58 (39.46%) C#
4 54 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (35.37%) Microsoft
6 46 (31.29%) Finance
7 43 (29.25%) Windows
8 39 (26.53%) CSS
9 38 (25.85%) HTML
10 37 (25.17%) JavaScript
11 33 (22.45%) Oracle
12 31 (21.09%) Web Services
13 30 (20.41%) MVC
14 29 (19.73%) ASP.NET
14 29 (19.73%) Java
14 29 (19.73%) T-SQL
15 28 (19.05%) IIS
15 28 (19.05%) Linux
16 27 (18.37%) PowerShell
17 26 (17.69%) Microsoft Azure
17 26 (17.69%) AngularJS
17 26 (17.69%) Scrum
17 26 (17.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 23 (15.65%) TDD
18 23 (15.65%) Active Directory
18 23 (15.65%) Relational Database
19 22 (14.97%) Visual Studio
19 22 (14.97%) .NET Framework
20 21 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
21 20 (13.61%) Python

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 28 (19.05%) IIS
2 19 (12.93%) JBoss
3 10 (6.80%) SharePoint
3 10 (6.80%) WildFly
4 9 (6.12%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (5.44%) Apache Spark
6 7 (4.76%) CMS
6 7 (4.76%) NServiceBus
6 7 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (3.40%) Drupal
7 5 (3.40%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (3.40%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (3.40%) WordPress
8 2 (1.36%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (1.36%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.68%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.68%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (7.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.40%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.40%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.68%) Postilion
3 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (17.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (10.88%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (8.16%) SaaS
4 5 (3.40%) Office 365
5 4 (2.72%) IaaS
5 4 (2.72%) PaaS
6 2 (1.36%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.12%) LDAP
1 9 (6.12%) SSH
2 4 (2.72%) Internet
3 1 (0.68%) DNS
3 1 (0.68%) HTTP
3 1 (0.68%) LAN
3 1 (0.68%) NAS
3 1 (0.68%) SMTP
3 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (17.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 23 (15.65%) Relational Database
3 18 (12.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (10.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (10.20%) Big Data
5 15 (10.20%) Hadoop
5 15 (10.20%) SQL Server 2012
6 14 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (6.12%) Azure SQL Database
7 9 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (6.12%) MySQL
7 9 (6.12%) Oracle Database
8 8 (5.44%) SQL Server 2016
9 7 (4.76%) Power BI
9 7 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
10 6 (4.08%) Apache Hive
10 6 (4.08%) HBase
10 6 (4.08%) MS Access
11 4 (2.72%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (2.72%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 22 (14.97%) Visual Studio
2 17 (11.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (8.84%) Git (software)
4 11 (7.48%) Jenkins
5 8 (5.44%) Maven
6 7 (4.76%) JSUnit
7 6 (4.08%) GoCD
8 5 (3.40%) ANTLR
8 5 (3.40%) Eclipse
8 5 (3.40%) JUnit
9 4 (2.72%) NUnit
9 4 (2.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 4 (2.72%) Subversion
10 3 (2.04%) Ant
10 3 (2.04%) Gradle
10 3 (2.04%) JIRA
10 3 (2.04%) MSBuild
10 3 (2.04%) TeamCity
10 3 (2.04%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (1.36%) Log4Net
General
1 46 (31.29%) Finance
2 15 (10.20%) Banking
3 7 (4.76%) Advertising
4 4 (2.72%) Legal
4 4 (2.72%) Marketing
5 3 (2.04%) Retail
6 1 (0.68%) Electronics
6 1 (0.68%) Front Office
6 1 (0.68%) Games
6 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.68%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 66 (44.90%) Developer
2 35 (23.81%) .NET Developer
3 27 (18.37%) Analyst
4 24 (16.33%) C# Developer
5 20 (13.61%) C# .NET Developer
6 15 (10.20%) Senior Developer
7 12 (8.16%) SQL Developer
8 10 (6.80%) ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (6.80%) Consultant
9 9 (6.12%) Support Analyst
10 8 (5.44%) Agile Developer
10 8 (5.44%) Applications Support
10 8 (5.44%) DBA
10 8 (5.44%) Senior .NET Developer
10 8 (5.44%) Senior C# Developer
10 8 (5.44%) SQL DBA
10 8 (5.44%) Technical Analyst
11 7 (4.76%) Angular Developer
11 7 (4.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (4.76%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (40.82%) .NET
2 39 (26.53%) CSS
3 38 (25.85%) HTML
4 31 (21.09%) Web Services
5 29 (19.73%) ASP.NET
6 26 (17.69%) AngularJS
7 22 (14.97%) .NET Framework
8 20 (13.61%) REST
9 18 (12.24%) ASP.NET MVC
10 17 (11.56%) WCF
11 15 (10.20%) jQuery
12 14 (9.52%) Entity Framework
13 13 (8.84%) ASP.NET Web API
14 12 (8.16%) HTML5
14 12 (8.16%) XML
15 11 (7.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 10 (6.80%) JSON
16 10 (6.80%) Middleware
17 8 (5.44%) LESS
18 7 (4.76%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.88%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.80%) Client/Server
3 8 (5.44%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (4.76%) Clustering
4 7 (4.76%) Reference Data
5 6 (4.08%) User Experience
6 3 (2.04%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.04%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.04%) Replication
7 2 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.36%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.68%) AS400
8 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.68%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.68%) Spread Betting
8 1 (0.68%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.68%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 43 (29.25%) Windows
2 28 (19.05%) Linux
3 20 (13.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (11.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (10.88%) Windows Server
6 15 (10.20%) Unix
7 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (20.41%) MVC
3 26 (17.69%) Scrum
4 23 (15.65%) TDD
5 21 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (12.93%) SOA
7 18 (12.24%) DevOps
8 16 (10.88%) Performance Tuning
9 15 (10.20%) ETL
10 13 (8.84%) E-Commerce
11 12 (8.16%) SOLID
11 12 (8.16%) Unit Testing
12 11 (7.48%) Analytics
13 10 (6.80%) Data Management
14 9 (6.12%) Capacity Management
14 9 (6.12%) Change Management
14 9 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (6.12%) Service Management
15 8 (5.44%) Migration
15 8 (5.44%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 84 (57.14%) SQL
2 58 (39.46%) C#
3 37 (25.17%) JavaScript
4 29 (19.73%) Java
4 29 (19.73%) T-SQL
5 27 (18.37%) PowerShell
6 20 (13.61%) Python
7 7 (4.76%) VB.NET
8 5 (3.40%) Bash Shell
8 5 (3.40%) VBA
9 4 (2.72%) R
10 3 (2.04%) Perl
10 3 (2.04%) VB
11 2 (1.36%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.36%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.68%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.68%) ActionScript 2.0
12 1 (0.68%) PHP
12 1 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (4.76%) Degree
2 3 (2.04%) PMI Certification
2 3 (2.04%) PMP
3 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.68%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.72%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (2.72%) QA
2 3 (2.04%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.68%) GDPR
System Software
1 23 (15.65%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.12%) VMware ESXi
2 9 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.36%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.68%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (6.12%) NetBackup
1 9 (6.12%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (6.12%) Puppet
2 5 (3.40%) Ansible
3 4 (2.72%) Oozie
4 2 (1.36%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (1.36%) SCCM
5 1 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.68%) SCOM
5 1 (0.68%) WSUS
Vendors
1 52 (35.37%) Microsoft
2 33 (22.45%) Oracle
3 13 (8.84%) VMware
4 10 (6.80%) Symantec
5 9 (6.12%) Citrix
5 9 (6.12%) McAfee
5 9 (6.12%) Veritas
6 6 (4.08%) AppDynamics
6 6 (4.08%) SAP
6 6 (4.08%) ServiceNow
7 5 (3.40%) TIBCO
8 4 (2.72%) Informatica
8 4 (2.72%) OpenText
8 4 (2.72%) Sitecore
9 2 (1.36%) Cloudera
9 2 (1.36%) Infor
9 2 (1.36%) Splunk
9 2 (1.36%) Tableau
10 1 (0.68%) Cognos
10 1 (0.68%) Intel
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