The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Telford 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Shropshire / Telford
Rank 28 59 21
Rank change year-on-year +31 -38  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 3 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Telford 2.00% 1.07% 7.91%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.66% 2.35% 20.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 11
Median daily rate - £600 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +26.31%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £346
% change year-on-year - +1.08%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.25 £22.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +65.55% -30.76%  

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 Telford with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Telford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 53 170 54
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Telford 35.33% 45.45% 38.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 59 30
Median daily rate £500 £470 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.38% +17.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Telford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Telford 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 Telford

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Telford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Telford

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Telford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Telford

SQL Server
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Telford

For the 6 months to 26 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 Telford region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) MS Access
1 3 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Kanban
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Telford 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MS Access
1 3 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) SSIS Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Software Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Kanban
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle