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 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South East / Surrey
Rank 29 14 13
Rank change year-on-year -15 -1  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 70 119 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 6.09% 9.33% 8.53%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 20.83% 39.14% 45.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 80 77
Median daily rate £413 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £503 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year - +1.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 6
Median hourly rate £16.00 £46.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.21% +18.70%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.25 £20.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year +79.51% -36.15%  

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 336 304 266
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 29.24% 23.84% 18.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 195 174
Median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £552 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 6
Median hourly rate £16.00 £51.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.62% +27.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -2.30% -  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey 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 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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server in Surrey.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 23 March 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
Leatherhead +17 10 £363 -23.68%
Woking +2 9 £388 +3.33% 5
Staines - 9 £513 - 3
Camberley +4 8 £473 -0.52% 2
Reigate -6 5 £458 +46.40% 3
Guildford -8 3 £395 +5.33% 3
Chertsey 0 2 £425 +23.18%
Redhill -20 2 £406 +14.43% 3
Sunbury-on-Thames - 2 £556 -
Cobham +1 1 - -
Weybridge +1 1 £350 -20.00%
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 23 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 Surrey region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 65 (52.00%) SQL
2 62 (49.60%) .NET
3 58 (46.40%) C#
4 56 (44.80%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (29.60%) HTML
5 37 (29.60%) JavaScript
6 35 (28.00%) CSS
7 34 (27.20%) .NET Framework
8 30 (24.00%) Oracle
8 30 (24.00%) Microsoft
8 30 (24.00%) MVC
9 29 (23.20%) Finance
9 29 (23.20%) Windows
10 25 (20.00%) Web Services
10 25 (20.00%) ASP.NET
11 22 (17.60%) T-SQL
12 21 (16.80%) PowerShell
13 20 (16.00%) AngularJS
14 19 (15.20%) Microsoft Azure
14 19 (15.20%) Entity Framework
14 19 (15.20%) Python
14 19 (15.20%) SOA
14 19 (15.20%) Scrum
15 18 (14.40%) jQuery
16 17 (13.60%) Business Intelligence
16 17 (13.60%) Linux
16 17 (13.60%) Java
16 17 (13.60%) Visual Studio
16 17 (13.60%) REST
16 17 (13.60%) Team Foundation Server

SQL Server
Top Related 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 14 (11.20%) IIS
2 11 (8.80%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (5.60%) CMS
3 7 (5.60%) NServiceBus
3 7 (5.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (4.80%) Apache Spark
5 5 (4.00%) Drupal
5 5 (4.00%) WordPress
6 4 (3.20%) JBoss
7 3 (2.40%) Apache Solr
7 3 (2.40%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (1.60%) Apache
8 2 (1.60%) Apache Pig
8 2 (1.60%) LiveCycle
8 2 (1.60%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.60%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.60%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (1.60%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.80%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 15 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.60%) MS Office
3 1 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (4.80%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (3.20%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.80%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (0.80%) Postilion
3 1 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.80%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 19 (15.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (10.40%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (9.60%) SaaS
4 3 (2.40%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.40%) Office 365
5 1 (0.80%) Asana
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.40%) Internet
1 3 (2.40%) LAN
1 3 (2.40%) WAN
2 2 (1.60%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.80%) DHCP
3 1 (0.80%) DNS
3 1 (0.80%) Intranet
3 1 (0.80%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.60%) Relational Database
2 15 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 15 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (9.60%) Hadoop
3 12 (9.60%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (8.80%) Big Data
4 11 (8.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (7.20%) MySQL
5 9 (7.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (6.40%) HBase
7 6 (4.80%) Azure SQL Database
7 6 (4.80%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (4.00%) MS Access
9 4 (3.20%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (3.20%) Apache Hive
9 4 (3.20%) NoSQL
9 4 (3.20%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (2.40%) Oracle Exadata
10 3 (2.40%) Qlik Sense
10 3 (2.40%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 17 (13.60%) Team Foundation Server
1 17 (13.60%) Visual Studio
2 12 (9.60%) Jenkins
3 7 (5.60%) JSUnit
4 6 (4.80%) ANTLR
4 6 (4.80%) Eclipse
4 6 (4.80%) GoCD
4 6 (4.80%) JUnit
4 6 (4.80%) Maven
4 6 (4.80%) MSBuild
5 5 (4.00%) Subversion
6 4 (3.20%) Git (software)
6 4 (3.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (2.40%) NUnit
8 2 (1.60%) Grunt
8 2 (1.60%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.80%) Bower
9 1 (0.80%) JSHint
9 1 (0.80%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.80%) StyleCop
General
1 29 (23.20%) Finance
2 8 (6.40%) Banking
3 7 (5.60%) Advertising
4 3 (2.40%) Marketing
5 1 (0.80%) Back Office
5 1 (0.80%) Front Office
5 1 (0.80%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.80%) Legal
5 1 (0.80%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.80%) Publishing
5 1 (0.80%) Retail
Job Titles
1 66 (52.80%) Developer
2 35 (28.00%) .NET Developer
3 23 (18.40%) C# Developer
4 20 (16.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (12.00%) Senior Developer
6 10 (8.00%) Analyst
7 9 (7.20%) Administrator
7 9 (7.20%) DBA
7 9 (7.20%) Java Developer
7 9 (7.20%) Senior .NET Developer
7 9 (7.20%) SQL DBA
8 8 (6.40%) Agile Developer
8 8 (6.40%) Angular Developer
8 8 (6.40%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 8 (6.40%) Senior C# Developer
9 7 (5.60%) Agile .NET Developer
9 7 (5.60%) SQL Developer
10 6 (4.80%) ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (4.80%) Senior Java Developer
11 5 (4.00%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (49.60%) .NET
2 37 (29.60%) HTML
3 35 (28.00%) CSS
4 34 (27.20%) .NET Framework
5 25 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 25 (20.00%) Web Services
6 20 (16.00%) AngularJS
7 19 (15.20%) Entity Framework
8 18 (14.40%) jQuery
9 17 (13.60%) REST
10 16 (12.80%) HTML5
10 16 (12.80%) WCF
11 15 (12.00%) ASP.NET Web API
12 14 (11.20%) ASP.NET MVC
13 13 (10.40%) XML
14 9 (7.20%) NHibernate
14 9 (7.20%) RESTful
15 8 (6.40%) LESS
15 8 (6.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 7 (5.60%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.80%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.20%) Clustering
3 6 (4.80%) Reference Data
3 6 (4.80%) User Experience
4 3 (2.40%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.40%) Grid Computing
4 3 (2.40%) Replication
5 2 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.60%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.60%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.60%) Smart Meter
5 2 (1.60%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.80%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.80%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.80%) EPoS
6 1 (0.80%) Mashup
6 1 (0.80%) Spread Betting
6 1 (0.80%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 29 (23.20%) Windows
2 17 (13.60%) Linux
3 15 (12.00%) Windows Server
4 13 (10.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (5.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.40%) Unix
7 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (44.80%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (24.00%) MVC
3 19 (15.20%) Scrum
3 19 (15.20%) SOA
4 17 (13.60%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (12.80%) TDD
6 15 (12.00%) DevOps
6 15 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
7 13 (10.40%) E-Commerce
8 12 (9.60%) ETL
9 11 (8.80%) Web Development
10 9 (7.20%) SOLID
11 8 (6.40%) Analytics
11 8 (6.40%) Change Management
11 8 (6.40%) Unit Testing
12 7 (5.60%) Domain-Driven Design
12 7 (5.60%) Technical Architecture
13 6 (4.80%) Dependency Injection
13 6 (4.80%) SDLC
13 6 (4.80%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 65 (52.00%) SQL
2 58 (46.40%) C#
3 37 (29.60%) JavaScript
4 22 (17.60%) T-SQL
5 21 (16.80%) PowerShell
6 19 (15.20%) Python
7 17 (13.60%) Java
8 7 (5.60%) VB.NET
9 6 (4.80%) Bash Shell
9 6 (4.80%) VBA
10 4 (3.20%) R
11 3 (2.40%) C
11 3 (2.40%) C++
11 3 (2.40%) VB
12 2 (1.60%) PHP
13 1 (0.80%) Perl
13 1 (0.80%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (5.60%) Degree
2 2 (1.60%) MCP
2 2 (1.60%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.60%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.80%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.80%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.60%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.60%) QA
3 1 (0.80%) PMO
3 1 (0.80%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (6.40%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.40%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.60%) Apache Flume
3 2 (1.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (1.60%) HDFS
3 2 (1.60%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.80%) Docker
4 1 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.80%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (10.40%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (10.40%) Puppet
2 6 (4.80%) Ansible
3 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (1.60%) Ambari
4 2 (1.60%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (1.60%) Oozie
5 1 (0.80%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (24.00%) Microsoft
1 30 (24.00%) Oracle
2 6 (4.80%) AppDynamics
2 6 (4.80%) TIBCO
3 5 (4.00%) ServiceNow
4 4 (3.20%) SAP
4 4 (3.20%) Teradata
5 3 (2.40%) Cisco
5 3 (2.40%) Cognos
5 3 (2.40%) Informatica
6 2 (1.60%) Adobe
6 2 (1.60%) Hortonworks
6 2 (1.60%) Infor
6 2 (1.60%) NetApp
6 2 (1.60%) OpenText
6 2 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.60%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.60%) VMware
7 1 (0.80%) DataFlux
7 1 (0.80%) Netezza
Camberley, Surrey
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Code Red Associates
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £525 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 7 days ago