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 23 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)
Shropshire / Telford
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 45 17
Rank change year-on-year +9 -28  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 1 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Telford 0.67% 2.02% 8.65%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.56% 6.25% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 7
Median daily rate £275 £550 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +11.11%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +2.85% +4.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £32.66 £23.63
% change year-on-year +20.96% +38.22%  

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 39 96 43
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Telford 26.17% 32.32% 41.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 60 22
Median daily rate £500 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £395 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.22% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.35 £26.00
% change year-on-year +25.19% +16.74%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server in Telford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Telford

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

1 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) MS Access
1 3 (75.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (75.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Kanban
1 3 (75.00%) Change Management
1 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) WCF
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) MSTest
2 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (25.00%) Unity DI Container

SQL Server
Co-occurring 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 (75.00%) MS Access
1 3 (75.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MSTest
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) SSIS Developer
3 2 (50.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET
1 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (25.00%) Unity DI Container
1 1 (25.00%) WCF
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Change Management
1 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (75.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Kanban
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft