Period
to 17 August 2019

The median contractor rate for a SQL Server Specialist was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 17 August 2019.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

SQL Server Specialist
UK > Wales
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank - 103 -
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Specialist 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales - 0.14% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Wales median daily rate - £400 -
UK median daily rate £520 £375 £500
% change year-on-year +38.67% -25.00% +42.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Wales
Contract vacancies in Wales with a recognized job title 1,369 1,435 1,161
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.94% 97.42% 96.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 971 1,012 803
Wales median daily rate £425 £405 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +8.00% -
10th Percentile £225 £275 £175
90th Percentile £605 £575 £538
UK median daily rate £465 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +3.33% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 65 94
Wales median hourly rate £17.75 £12.49 £21.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.17% -40.90% +50.89%
10th Percentile £10.45 £10.16 £10.50
90th Percentile £42.25 £30.00 £60.00
UK median hourly rate £19.73 £18.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +9.61% -3.74% -1.58%

SQL Server Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings that featured SQL Server Specialist in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server Specialist in Wales

SQL Server Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server Specialist in Wales