The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 15 7
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 35 31 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 12.96% 11.15% 19.02%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 46.67% 54.39% 56.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 9 26
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£318 £250 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.00% -31.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £200 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £363 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £18.68 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.60% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £28.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+13.91% -4.16%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
75 57 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 27.78% 20.50% 33.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 19 39
Average daily rate £330 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £415 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £18.68 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.60% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+8.22% +1.63%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server.

1 27 (39.71%) SharePoint
2 26 (38.24%) Windows
2 26 (38.24%) Finance
3 24 (35.29%) C#
3 24 (35.29%) SQL
3 24 (35.29%) .NET
4 21 (30.88%) VMware
5 20 (29.41%) IIS
6 19 (27.94%) Microsoft
6 19 (27.94%) Active Directory
7 18 (26.47%) JavaScript
8 16 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (22.06%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (20.59%) SQL Server 2008
10 14 (20.59%) SAN
11 13 (19.12%) HTML
12 11 (16.18%) EMC
12 11 (16.18%) Windows 7
13 10 (14.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 10 (14.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (14.71%) T-SQL
13 10 (14.71%) ASP.NET
13 10 (14.71%) CSS
14 9 (13.24%) .NET Framework
14 9 (13.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 8 (11.76%) MVC
15 8 (11.76%) MS Excel
15 8 (11.76%) Data Modelling
15 8 (11.76%) Change Control

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 27 (39.71%) SharePoint
2 20 (29.41%) IIS
3 7 (10.29%) MS Exchange
3 7 (10.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (7.35%) SAS
5 3 (4.41%) CMS
6 2 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (2.94%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.47%) Lync
7 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.47%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.94%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.47%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.59%) SAN
2 5 (7.35%) Firewall
3 3 (4.41%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (2.94%) VPN
4 2 (2.94%) DNS
5 1 (1.47%) MPLS
5 1 (1.47%) LAN
5 1 (1.47%) VoIP
5 1 (1.47%) WAN
5 1 (1.47%) DHCP
5 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.47%) VLAN
5 1 (1.47%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.59%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (14.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (14.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (7.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (2.94%) PowerCenter
7 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.94%) MySQL
7 2 (2.94%) DB2
8 1 (1.47%) OLAP
8 1 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.47%) Cognos Report Studio
8 1 (1.47%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 1 (1.47%) Cognos Transformer
8 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Power View
8 1 (1.47%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (1.47%) PerformancePoint
8 1 (1.47%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.88%) TeamCity
3 3 (4.41%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.41%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (2.94%) Toad
4 2 (2.94%) ERwin
5 1 (1.47%) MSTest
General
1 26 (38.24%) Finance
2 4 (5.88%) Banking
3 2 (2.94%) Retail
3 2 (2.94%) Private Banking
4 1 (1.47%) Marketing
4 1 (1.47%) Legal
4 1 (1.47%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 28 (41.18%) Developer
2 16 (23.53%) .NET Developer
3 11 (16.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (14.71%) C# Developer
5 8 (11.76%) Analyst
6 7 (10.29%) Architect
6 7 (10.29%) Data Architect
7 6 (8.82%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (8.82%) Administrator
8 4 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 3 (4.41%) DBA
9 3 (4.41%) Business Analyst
9 3 (4.41%) Software Developer
9 3 (4.41%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (4.41%) SQL DBA
9 3 (4.41%) Senior DBA
9 3 (4.41%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 3 (4.41%) Senior SQL DBA
10 2 (2.94%) QA Analyst
10 2 (2.94%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (35.29%) .NET
2 13 (19.12%) HTML
3 10 (14.71%) ASP.NET
3 10 (14.71%) CSS
4 9 (13.24%) .NET Framework
5 7 (10.29%) jQuery
5 7 (10.29%) HTML5
6 6 (8.82%) Entity Framework
7 4 (5.88%) CSS3
7 4 (5.88%) Web Services
7 4 (5.88%) Ajax
8 3 (4.41%) NHibernate
8 3 (4.41%) WinForms
8 3 (4.41%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (4.41%) WCF
8 3 (4.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (2.94%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (2.94%) Underscore.js
9 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.41%) Visualisation
2 3 (4.41%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (4.41%) Reference Data
3 2 (2.94%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.47%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.47%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.47%) PKI
4 1 (1.47%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 26 (38.24%) Windows
2 16 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (16.18%) Windows 7
4 8 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (7.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.94%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (11.76%) Data Modelling
2 8 (11.76%) MVC
2 8 (11.76%) Change Control
3 7 (10.29%) Data Management
3 7 (10.29%) Data Analysis
3 7 (10.29%) OO
4 5 (7.35%) ETL
5 4 (5.88%) CRM
5 4 (5.88%) OOP
5 4 (5.88%) Master Data Management
5 4 (5.88%) Web Design
5 4 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (5.88%) Data Architecture
5 4 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (4.41%) Time Series Analysis
6 3 (4.41%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
6 3 (4.41%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (4.41%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (4.41%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 24 (35.29%) C#
1 24 (35.29%) SQL
2 18 (26.47%) JavaScript
3 10 (14.71%) T-SQL
4 5 (7.35%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.94%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.47%) Python
6 1 (1.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (13.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.47%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.76%) QA
2 4 (5.88%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.47%) Solvency II
System Software
1 19 (27.94%) Active Directory
2 15 (22.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.47%) XenApp
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 8 (11.76%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (2.94%) NetCrunch
3 1 (1.47%) SCDPM
3 1 (1.47%) SCCM
3 1 (1.47%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 21 (30.88%) VMware
2 19 (27.94%) Microsoft
3 11 (16.18%) EMC
4 7 (10.29%) Oracle
5 3 (4.41%) Cisco
5 3 (4.41%) IBM
5 3 (4.41%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.94%) Splunk
6 2 (2.94%) Teradata
6 2 (2.94%) Capita
6 2 (2.94%) LANDesk
6 2 (2.94%) CA
6 2 (2.94%) Informatica
6 2 (2.94%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.47%) Veeam
7 1 (1.47%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.47%) Zend
7 1 (1.47%) ProCurve
7 1 (1.47%) Cognos
7 1 (1.47%) Citrix