Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for SQL Server 7 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 7 over the 6 months to 23 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 7.0
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 885 890 892
Rank change year-on-year +5 +2 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 7 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.001% 0.003%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.009% 0.004% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
UK median daily rate £438 £325 £464
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.62% -29.92% +94.04%
10th Percentile £431 £313 £420
90th Percentile £444 £338 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate - £325 £503
% change year-on-year - -35.32% +25.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SQL Server 7 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 with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 22743 23781 26457
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.06% 22.59% 23.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 15551 15761 17432
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +0.63%
10th Percentile £310 £285 £269
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year +5.96% +0.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 288 370 412
UK median hourly rate £31.23 £28.00 £28.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.54% -0.44% +12.50%
10th Percentile £14.18 £10.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £57.44 £52.02 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year +25.00% -5.08% +29.13%

SQL Server 7
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SQL Server 7 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 7 in the UK

SQL Server 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL Server 7.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 7 in the UK

SQL Server 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 7.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 7 in the UK

SQL Server 7
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 7 within the UK over the 6 months to 23 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
UK excluding London +36 1 - -
England +16 1 £438 +34.62%
Scotland - 1 - -
London - 1 £438 -

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for SQL Server 7.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) IaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse

SQL Server 7
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) IaaS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) DBA
1 2 (100.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Database Optimisation
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL