The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Woking 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 29 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.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Surrey / Woking
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 11 4
Rank change year-on-year +4 -7  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 9 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Woking 12.16% 10.20% 15.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 47.37% 41.67% 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 6
Median daily rate £381 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £335 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £595 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £343
% change year-on-year - +2.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +66.66% -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 Woking with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Woking
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 19 12 20
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Woking 25.68% 24.49% 33.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 16
Median daily rate £400 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +30.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £570 £420
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 £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Woking

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Woking 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 Woking

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Woking

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Woking

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Woking

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Woking

For the 6 months to 29 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 Woking region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) CMS
2 6 (60.00%) JSON
3 4 (40.00%) WordPress
3 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (40.00%) YAML
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) Drupal
3 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 4 (40.00%) Puppet
3 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (40.00%) Ansible
3 4 (40.00%) DevOps
3 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 4 (40.00%) Python
3 4 (40.00%) MySQL
3 4 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (20.00%) CSS
4 2 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) XML
4 2 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (20.00%) Java

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Woking 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 6 (60.00%) CMS
2 4 (40.00%) Drupal
2 4 (40.00%) WordPress
3 2 (20.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (20.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Postilion
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Legal
1 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Sitecore Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) DBA
3 1 (10.00%) SCCM Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) SQL DBA
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) JSON
2 4 (40.00%) YAML
3 2 (20.00%) .NET
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (20.00%) CSS
3 2 (20.00%) HTML
3 2 (20.00%) jQuery
3 2 (20.00%) REST
3 2 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (20.00%) Web Services
3 2 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 4 (40.00%) DevOps
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (10.00%) Content Management
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) ETL
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Ansible
1 4 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (40.00%) Puppet
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) Sitecore