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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 37 7
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -30
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 18 11 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 12.24% 4.31% 15.58%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 38.30% 40.74% 49.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 16
Average daily rate £325 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £325 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £439 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £29.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-23.72% -1.66%
SQL Server
East Sussex

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
47 27 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 31.97% 10.59% 31.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 17 32
Average daily rate £375 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £310 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016, 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 38 (64.41%) .NET
2 37 (62.71%) C#
3 35 (59.32%) SQL
4 20 (33.90%) CSS
5 18 (30.51%) HTML
5 18 (30.51%) JavaScript
6 17 (28.81%) WinForms
7 16 (27.12%) ASP.NET
8 15 (25.42%) Windows
8 15 (25.42%) MVC
9 11 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (18.64%) TDD
9 11 (18.64%) Microsoft
9 11 (18.64%) Windows Server
10 10 (16.95%) WCF
10 10 (16.95%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (13.56%) jQuery
11 8 (13.56%) Active Directory
11 8 (13.56%) SAN
11 8 (13.56%) OO
11 8 (13.56%) Finance
11 8 (13.56%) VMware
12 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (11.86%) TeamCity
12 7 (11.86%) HTML5
12 7 (11.86%) AngularJS
12 7 (11.86%) Octopus Deploy
13 6 (10.17%) SDLC
13 6 (10.17%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (10.17%) Entity Framework

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 6 (10.17%) IIS
2 5 (8.47%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.08%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (3.39%) Node.js
5 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (10.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.08%) Office 365
2 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.69%) IaaS
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.69%) PaaS
2 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.56%) SAN
2 5 (8.47%) Firewall
2 5 (8.47%) NAS
3 3 (5.08%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (5.08%) DHCP
3 3 (5.08%) DNS
3 3 (5.08%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.08%) VLAN
3 3 (5.08%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (3.39%) VoIP
5 1 (1.69%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.69%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.95%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (8.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (6.78%) DB2
3 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 4 (6.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (5.08%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.39%) MySQL
5 2 (3.39%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.69%) Big Data
6 1 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (11.86%) Octopus Deploy
1 7 (11.86%) TeamCity
2 5 (8.47%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.08%) JIRA
3 3 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.69%) Ant
4 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.69%) Maven
4 1 (1.69%) Moq
4 1 (1.69%) MSTest
4 1 (1.69%) NUnit
4 1 (1.69%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (1.69%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.69%) XMLUnit
General
1 8 (13.56%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.08%) Marketing
3 1 (1.69%) Banking
3 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 43 (72.88%) Developer
2 26 (44.07%) C# Developer
3 13 (22.03%) .NET Developer
4 8 (13.56%) Analyst
5 7 (11.86%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (10.17%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (10.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (10.17%) SQL Developer
7 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 5 (8.47%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 4 (6.78%) Senior Developer
8 4 (6.78%) SQL BI Developer
9 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Support Technician
9 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Technician
9 3 (5.08%) Support Technician
9 3 (5.08%) Test Analyst
10 2 (3.39%) Agile Developer
10 2 (3.39%) CRM Developer
10 2 (3.39%) ETL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (64.41%) .NET
2 20 (33.90%) CSS
3 18 (30.51%) HTML
4 17 (28.81%) WinForms
5 16 (27.12%) ASP.NET
6 10 (16.95%) WCF
7 8 (13.56%) jQuery
8 7 (11.86%) AngularJS
8 7 (11.86%) HTML5
9 6 (10.17%) .NET Framework
9 6 (10.17%) Ajax
9 6 (10.17%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (10.17%) Entity Framework
10 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (6.78%) XML
12 3 (5.08%) Backbone.js
12 3 (5.08%) COM+
12 3 (5.08%) CSS3
12 3 (5.08%) REST
12 3 (5.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.39%) Clustering
1 2 (3.39%) CMDB
2 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.69%) iPad
2 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.69%) NHS
2 1 (1.69%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.42%) Windows
2 11 (18.64%) Windows Server
3 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (10.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.08%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.42%) MVC
2 11 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (18.64%) TDD
3 8 (13.56%) OO
4 6 (10.17%) SDLC
5 5 (8.47%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (8.47%) CRM
5 5 (8.47%) High Availability
6 4 (6.78%) BDD
6 4 (6.78%) Unit Testing
7 3 (5.08%) B2B
7 3 (5.08%) Business Continuity
7 3 (5.08%) Change Control
7 3 (5.08%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (5.08%) OOP
7 3 (5.08%) Presales
7 3 (5.08%) Software Engineering
7 3 (5.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (5.08%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (3.39%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (62.71%) C#
2 35 (59.32%) SQL
3 18 (30.51%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.78%) VBA
5 3 (5.08%) Java
5 3 (5.08%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.39%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.39%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.69%) Apple Swift
7 1 (1.69%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.69%) PHP
7 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (3.39%) CCNA
2 2 (3.39%) CCNP
2 2 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.39%) MCSE
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) QA
System Software
1 8 (13.56%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (3.39%) Terminal Server
3 2 (3.39%) XenApp
4 1 (1.69%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) EMC NetWorker
1 3 (5.08%) NetCrunch
1 3 (5.08%) vMotion
2 2 (3.39%) BMC Marimba
Vendors
1 11 (18.64%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.56%) VMware
3 6 (10.17%) Oracle
4 5 (8.47%) Cisco
5 4 (6.78%) Citrix
6 3 (5.08%) EMC
6 3 (5.08%) LANDesk
6 3 (5.08%) Palo Alto
6 3 (5.08%) Splunk
6 3 (5.08%) Teradata
7 2 (3.39%) Acronis
7 2 (3.39%) Avaya
7 2 (3.39%) Dell
7 2 (3.39%) HP
8 1 (1.69%) Pega
8 1 (1.69%) Sybase
8 1 (1.69%) Twitter
8 1 (1.69%) Zend