The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Crawley region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 12 14
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 25 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 11.06% 7.91% 6.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 62.50% 47.83% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 7
Average daily rate £388 £415 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.62% +13.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £364 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £519 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £347 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.72% +6.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £48.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +3.17%
SQL Server
West 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 Crawley region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Crawley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
40 23 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 17.70% 16.55% 13.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 12 12
Average daily rate £388 £415 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.62% +10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £354 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £48.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £32.30 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.39% -7.71%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Crawley

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Crawley region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Crawley

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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 14 (48.28%) SQL
1 14 (48.28%) .NET
2 13 (44.83%) HTML
2 13 (44.83%) JavaScript
2 13 (44.83%) CSS
3 12 (41.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (41.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (34.48%) Finance
4 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (34.48%) XML
5 9 (31.03%) C#
6 8 (27.59%) Web Services
6 8 (27.59%) Oracle
6 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET
6 8 (27.59%) Apache
6 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
6 8 (27.59%) MVC
6 8 (27.59%) jQuery
6 8 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (24.14%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (24.14%) SQL Server 2014
7 7 (24.14%) Workflow
7 7 (24.14%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (24.14%) ETL
7 7 (24.14%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (20.69%) Cognos
8 6 (20.69%) T-SQL
8 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (17.24%) Big Data

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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 8 (27.59%) Apache
2 4 (13.79%) Apache Spark
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (13.79%) Tomcat
3 3 (10.34%) IIS
4 1 (3.45%) Apache Pig
4 1 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Silverpop
1 1 (3.45%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) BIG-IP
1 1 (3.45%) Firewall
1 1 (3.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 12 (41.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (24.14%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (24.14%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (17.24%) Big Data
5 4 (13.79%) Apache Hive
5 4 (13.79%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (13.79%) Hadoop
6 3 (10.34%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (10.34%) MySQL
6 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (6.90%) DTS
7 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
8 1 (3.45%) PowerPivot
8 1 (3.45%) QlikView
8 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Visual Studio
2 4 (13.79%) Eclipse
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (6.90%) NUnit
5 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.45%) Subversion
5 1 (3.45%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (3.45%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (34.48%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Back Office
3 1 (3.45%) Law
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (68.97%) Developer
2 8 (27.59%) .NET Developer
3 7 (24.14%) C# .NET Developer
3 7 (24.14%) C# Developer
3 7 (24.14%) SQL Developer
4 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Java Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Java Web Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Report Developer
5 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Web Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Analyst Developer
6 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Database Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Database Developer
6 3 (10.34%) DBA
6 3 (10.34%) Report Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) SQL Server DBA
6 3 (10.34%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (48.28%) .NET
2 13 (44.83%) CSS
2 13 (44.83%) HTML
3 10 (34.48%) XML
4 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET
4 8 (27.59%) jQuery
4 8 (27.59%) Web Services
5 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (13.79%) Ajax
6 4 (13.79%) AngularJS
6 4 (13.79%) Apache Axis
6 4 (13.79%) Hibernate
6 4 (13.79%) JSON
6 4 (13.79%) REST
6 4 (13.79%) XSLT
7 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (6.90%) CSS3
8 2 (6.90%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (6.90%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (24.14%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.90%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (6.90%) Mathematics
4 2 (6.90%) Reinsurance
5 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
5 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Mac OS
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (27.59%) MVC
3 7 (24.14%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (24.14%) ETL
3 7 (24.14%) Workflow
4 4 (13.79%) TDD
4 4 (13.79%) Web Development
5 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.90%) Analytics
6 2 (6.90%) CRM
6 2 (6.90%) Data Transformation
6 2 (6.90%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (6.90%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
6 2 (6.90%) ITIL
6 2 (6.90%) OO
6 2 (6.90%) SDLC
6 2 (6.90%) SOA
6 2 (6.90%) SOLID
7 1 (3.45%) EAI
7 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) SQL
2 13 (44.83%) JavaScript
3 9 (31.03%) C#
4 6 (20.69%) T-SQL
5 4 (13.79%) Java
5 4 (13.79%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) MCP
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.45%) Apache Flume
1 1 (3.45%) ISA Server
1 1 (3.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) MOM
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
1 8 (27.59%) Oracle
2 6 (20.69%) Cognos
3 4 (13.79%) Blue Prism
3 4 (13.79%) Tableau
4 3 (10.34%) SAP
5 2 (6.90%) IBM
6 1 (3.45%) Adobe
6 1 (3.45%) Apple
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco
6 1 (3.45%) Citrix
6 1 (3.45%) Dell
6 1 (3.45%) F5
6 1 (3.45%) HP
6 1 (3.45%) Meraki
6 1 (3.45%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (3.45%) Talend
6 1 (3.45%) VMware