Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 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)
South East > Surrey
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 8 12
Rank change year-on-year -25 +4 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 146 232 288
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 5.26% 10.02% 10.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 22.26% 49.26% 42.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 162 185
Surrey median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £358 £300 £286
90th Percentile £556 £563 £500
South East median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Surrey median hourly rate - £46.00 £46.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -0.18% +0.46%
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% +51.79% +27.27%

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 Surrey with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 656 471 679
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 23.62% 20.34% 24.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 506 314 413
Surrey median daily rate £455 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.06% +6.25% +11.11%
10th Percentile £331 £296 £275
90th Percentile £575 £563 £525
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 8
Surrey median hourly rate £45.00 £27.38 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.38% -31.56% -14.44%
10th Percentile £14.25 £15.82 £23.88
90th Percentile £51.00 £46.00 £45.40
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £27.38 £28.00
% change year-on-year +55.25% -2.23% +25.84%

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 6 months to 17 November 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
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 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cobham +2 14 £518 +44.90%
Leatherhead -4 14 £425 -
Staines 0 12 £400 -20.00% 1
Epsom -9 11 £394 +96.88% 2
Camberley -10 11 £510 -7.27%
Reigate -31 9 £433 +19.72% 5
Woking -1 7 £450 +20.00% 7
Guildford -14 4 £544 +81.25% 7
Redhill -20 4 £375 +5.63% 1
Egham 0 3 £400 -7.51%
Sunbury-on-Thames -18 2 £511 -
Whyteleafe - 2 £375 -
Tadworth - 1 - -
SQL Server
South East

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 85 (58.22%) SQL
2 72 (49.32%) C#
2 72 (49.32%) .NET
3 64 (43.84%) Microsoft
4 47 (32.19%) Windows
5 46 (31.51%) Agile Software Development
6 43 (29.45%) Finance
7 39 (26.71%) Oracle
7 39 (26.71%) Microsoft Azure
8 36 (24.66%) Team Foundation Server
9 35 (23.97%) HTML
9 35 (23.97%) JavaScript
9 35 (23.97%) ASP.NET
9 35 (23.97%) MVC
10 31 (21.23%) CSS
11 29 (19.86%) WCF
12 28 (19.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 28 (19.18%) Windows Server
13 26 (17.81%) ASP.NET MVC
13 26 (17.81%) Visual Studio
14 25 (17.12%) .NET Framework
15 24 (16.44%) PowerShell
15 24 (16.44%) AngularJS
16 23 (15.75%) Web Services
16 23 (15.75%) Java
17 22 (15.07%) Linux
17 22 (15.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 21 (14.38%) VMware
18 21 (14.38%) T-SQL
18 21 (14.38%) IIS

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 21 (14.38%) IIS
2 13 (8.90%) JBoss
3 11 (7.53%) Apache Spark
3 11 (7.53%) WildFly
4 9 (6.16%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (3.42%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.37%) Apache
6 2 (1.37%) Confluence
6 2 (1.37%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.37%) nginx
6 2 (1.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.37%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.68%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (7.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.74%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.68%) Stata
Business Applications
1 10 (6.85%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 3 (2.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.05%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 2 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.37%) iTrent
3 2 (1.37%) Lawson
4 1 (0.68%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.68%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.68%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 39 (26.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (6.85%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (5.48%) Office 365
4 6 (4.11%) IaaS
4 6 (4.11%) PaaS
5 2 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.37%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (1.37%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.68%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.68%) GitHub
6 1 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.16%) LDAP
1 9 (6.16%) SSH
2 4 (2.74%) Firewall
3 3 (2.05%) Network Security
3 3 (2.05%) SAN
4 2 (1.37%) SSL
5 1 (0.68%) DHCP
5 1 (0.68%) DNS
5 1 (0.68%) HTTP
5 1 (0.68%) SMTP
5 1 (0.68%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (19.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 22 (15.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (12.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (11.64%) Relational Database
5 14 (9.59%) Hadoop
6 12 (8.22%) Big Data
6 12 (8.22%) Oracle Database
7 10 (6.85%) RDBMS
7 10 (6.85%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (5.48%) Apache Hive
8 8 (5.48%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (5.48%) Impala
9 7 (4.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (4.11%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (4.11%) Power BI
10 6 (4.11%) SQL Server 2014
10 6 (4.11%) SQL Server 2016
11 5 (3.42%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (3.42%) MySQL
11 5 (3.42%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 36 (24.66%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (17.81%) Visual Studio
3 18 (12.33%) NUnit
4 16 (10.96%) Moq
5 15 (10.27%) Git (software)
6 11 (7.53%) SpecFlow
7 7 (4.79%) MSBuild
8 6 (4.11%) Selenium
8 6 (4.11%) Subversion
9 5 (3.42%) Maven
9 5 (3.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 4 (2.74%) TeamCity
11 3 (2.05%) Ant
11 3 (2.05%) Gradle
11 3 (2.05%) ReSharper
11 3 (2.05%) Visual Studio Team System
12 2 (1.37%) Jenkins
12 2 (1.37%) JIRA
12 2 (1.37%) JUnit
12 2 (1.37%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 43 (29.45%) Finance
2 19 (13.01%) Banking
3 5 (3.42%) Investment Banking
3 5 (3.42%) Legal
3 5 (3.42%) Retail
4 4 (2.74%) Advertising
5 3 (2.05%) General Ledger
5 3 (2.05%) Marketing
6 2 (1.37%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.68%) Back Office
7 1 (0.68%) Games
Job Titles
1 79 (54.11%) Developer
2 39 (26.71%) .NET Developer
3 32 (21.92%) C# Developer
4 24 (16.44%) Analyst
5 19 (13.01%) C# .NET Developer
6 14 (9.59%) Technical Analyst
7 13 (8.90%) SQL Developer
8 12 (8.22%) Agile .NET Developer
8 12 (8.22%) Agile Developer
8 12 (8.22%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 12 (8.22%) Azure Developer
9 10 (6.85%) Senior Developer
10 9 (6.16%) Angular Developer
11 7 (4.79%) Consultant
11 7 (4.79%) Oracle Developer
11 7 (4.79%) Senior .NET Developer
11 7 (4.79%) Senior C# Developer
12 6 (4.11%) Java Developer
12 6 (4.11%) SQL DBA
12 6 (4.11%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (49.32%) .NET
2 35 (23.97%) ASP.NET
2 35 (23.97%) HTML
3 31 (21.23%) CSS
4 29 (19.86%) WCF
5 26 (17.81%) ASP.NET MVC
6 25 (17.12%) .NET Framework
7 24 (16.44%) AngularJS
8 23 (15.75%) Web Services
9 19 (13.01%) ASP.NET Web API
10 17 (11.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 13 (8.90%) jQuery
12 11 (7.53%) HTML5
12 11 (7.53%) Middleware
13 7 (4.79%) Autofac
13 7 (4.79%) Entity Framework
13 7 (4.79%) JSON
13 7 (4.79%) NHibernate
14 6 (4.11%) REST
14 6 (4.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.59%) Client/Server
2 8 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.79%) Clustering
4 6 (4.11%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (2.74%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.05%) Credit Derivative
6 3 (2.05%) Equities
6 3 (2.05%) Replication
7 2 (1.37%) Spread Betting
7 2 (1.37%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.68%) EPoS
8 1 (0.68%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.68%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.68%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.68%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.68%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 47 (32.19%) Windows
2 28 (19.18%) Windows Server
3 22 (15.07%) Linux
4 20 (13.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (10.96%) Unix
6 15 (10.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (31.51%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (23.97%) MVC
3 20 (13.70%) Scrum
4 19 (13.01%) ETL
5 17 (11.64%) OO
5 17 (11.64%) TDD
6 15 (10.27%) CRM
6 15 (10.27%) Web Development
7 14 (9.59%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (9.59%) Migration
8 13 (8.90%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (8.90%) Web Application Development
9 12 (8.22%) Performance Tuning
10 11 (7.53%) Analytics
10 11 (7.53%) E-Commerce
11 10 (6.85%) API Development
11 10 (6.85%) Capacity Management
11 10 (6.85%) DevOps
12 9 (6.16%) SOA
13 8 (5.48%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 85 (58.22%) SQL
2 72 (49.32%) C#
3 35 (23.97%) JavaScript
4 24 (16.44%) PowerShell
5 23 (15.75%) Java
6 21 (14.38%) T-SQL
7 18 (12.33%) Python
8 10 (6.85%) VB.NET
9 8 (5.48%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.74%) Perl
10 4 (2.74%) VBA
11 3 (2.05%) R
11 3 (2.05%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.37%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.37%) C++
12 2 (1.37%) VB
13 1 (0.68%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.68%) ActionScript 2.0
13 1 (0.68%) XAML
Qualifications
1 9 (6.16%) Degree
2 4 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.05%) MCSA
4 2 (1.37%) CCNA
4 2 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.68%) MCSE
5 1 (0.68%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.05%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.37%) QA
2 2 (1.37%) SLA
3 1 (0.68%) GCP
3 1 (0.68%) GDPR
System Software
1 20 (13.70%) Active Directory
2 11 (7.53%) VMware ESXi
2 11 (7.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.42%) vSphere
4 2 (1.37%) Docker
4 2 (1.37%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.37%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (6.16%) NetBackup
2 8 (5.48%) Oozie
3 6 (4.11%) SCCM
4 5 (3.42%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.05%) Puppet
6 2 (1.37%) Ansible
6 2 (1.37%) Ganglia
6 2 (1.37%) Graphite
6 2 (1.37%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (1.37%) Nagios
6 2 (1.37%) StatsD
7 1 (0.68%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.68%) SCOM
7 1 (0.68%) WSUS
Vendors
1 64 (43.84%) Microsoft
2 39 (26.71%) Oracle
3 21 (14.38%) VMware
4 13 (8.90%) Citrix
5 12 (8.22%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (6.16%) McAfee
6 9 (6.16%) Symantec
6 9 (6.16%) Veritas
7 7 (4.79%) ServiceNow
8 6 (4.11%) AppDynamics
9 3 (2.05%) Cisco
9 3 (2.05%) F5
10 2 (1.37%) Cloudera
10 2 (1.37%) JD Edwards
10 2 (1.37%) RedGate
10 2 (1.37%) Sage
10 2 (1.37%) Sitecore
10 2 (1.37%) Tableau
10 2 (1.37%) Telerik
10 2 (1.37%) Workday