Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in York 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 6 months to 24 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 (MS SQL)
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 5 10
Rank change year-on-year -12 +5 +9
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 12 37 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in York 7.50% 20.56% 13.85%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 70.59% 80.43% 50.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 35
York median daily rate £315 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.00% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £188 £280 £235
90th Percentile £378 £500 £425
North Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £344 £325
% change year-on-year -5.45% +5.77% +12.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
York median hourly rate £21.50 - -
North Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.50 £13.18 -
% change year-on-year +63.13% - -

SQL Server 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 advertised in York with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
York
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 17 46 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in York 10.63% 25.56% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 21 43
York median daily rate £250 £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +11.94% +3.88%
10th Percentile £190 £281 £225
90th Percentile £375 £450 £430
North Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £350 £335
% change year-on-year - +4.48% +4.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
York median hourly rate £21.50 - £11.00
10th Percentile £20.75 - £10.50
90th Percentile £22.25 - £11.50
North Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.50 £13.19 £20.50
% change year-on-year +63.06% -35.68% -18.00%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in York

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in York

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in York

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in York

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in York

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in York over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server in York

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in York

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in York

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 York region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (41.67%) C#
3 5 (41.67%) .NET
3 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 4 (33.33%) Windows
4 4 (33.33%) MVC
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 4 (33.33%) Office 365
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (25.00%) VMware
5 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (25.00%) Citrix
5 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
5 3 (25.00%) LAN
5 3 (25.00%) WAN
6 2 (16.67%) Web Services
6 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
6 2 (16.67%) HTML
6 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (8.33%) VB6

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in York 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 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (8.33%) GlassFish
3 1 (8.33%) JBoss
3 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (8.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) LAN
1 3 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (8.33%) DHCP
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) SMS
2 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) SQL DBA
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) .NET
2 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (16.67%) HTML
3 2 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (8.33%) CSS
4 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
4 1 (8.33%) Java EE
4 1 (8.33%) Java SE
4 1 (8.33%) REST
4 1 (8.33%) Spring
4 1 (8.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Clustering
1 1 (8.33%) Replication
1 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
1 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) MVC
2 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) OO
4 1 (8.33%) Open Source
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) SDLC
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) VB
4 1 (8.33%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco
2 3 (25.00%) Citrix
2 3 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle