The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 13 25 11
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -14
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 26 23 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 10.79% 6.67% 11.07%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 38.81% 46.94% 47.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 20
Average daily rate £335 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £325 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +7.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £20.49 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £28.69 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-24.18% -4.36%
SQL Server
South East

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 East Sussex region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
67 49 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 27.80% 14.20% 23.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 26 38
Average daily rate £350 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £295 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £21.99 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +46.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £32.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+14.06% +14.28%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

SQL Server
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton +20 16 £293 -22.00% 10
Hastings -3 7 £335 -4.28%
Lewes - 2 £288 - 2
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 54 (67.50%) C#
1 54 (67.50%) .NET
2 41 (51.25%) SQL
3 28 (35.00%) JavaScript
4 26 (32.50%) ASP.NET
5 25 (31.25%) WinForms
6 24 (30.00%) MVC
6 24 (30.00%) Windows
7 21 (26.25%) CSS
8 19 (23.75%) HTML
9 18 (22.50%) WCF
10 16 (20.00%) jQuery
11 15 (18.75%) .NET Framework
11 15 (18.75%) Entity Framework
11 15 (18.75%) AngularJS
11 15 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
12 14 (17.50%) Windows Server
13 13 (16.25%) VMware
13 13 (16.25%) SQL Server 2008
13 13 (16.25%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (15.00%) TDD
15 11 (13.75%) Web Services
15 11 (13.75%) Microsoft
15 11 (13.75%) TeamCity
15 11 (13.75%) VMware Infrastructure
16 10 (12.50%) Active Directory
16 10 (12.50%) Finance
16 10 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
17 9 (11.25%) SAN
17 9 (11.25%) IIS

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 9 (11.25%) IIS
2 8 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.25%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.75%) Office 365
2 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.25%) IaaS
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.25%) PaaS
2 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.25%) SAN
2 6 (7.50%) Firewall
3 5 (6.25%) NAS
4 3 (3.75%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (3.75%) DHCP
4 3 (3.75%) DNS
4 3 (3.75%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.75%) VLAN
4 3 (3.75%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (2.50%) VoIP
6 1 (1.25%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.25%) FTP
6 1 (1.25%) Internet
6 1 (1.25%) Network Security
6 1 (1.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (5.00%) DB2
3 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 4 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (3.75%) Hadoop
4 3 (3.75%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.50%) MySQL
5 2 (2.50%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.25%) Big Data
6 1 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.25%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.25%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (13.75%) TeamCity
2 8 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 7 (8.75%) Visual Studio
4 6 (7.50%) JIRA
5 3 (3.75%) Selenium
5 3 (3.75%) StarTeam
5 3 (3.75%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.50%) Subversion
7 1 (1.25%) Ant
7 1 (1.25%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.25%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.25%) Maven
7 1 (1.25%) Moq
7 1 (1.25%) MSTest
7 1 (1.25%) NUnit
7 1 (1.25%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (1.25%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.25%) XMLUnit
General
1 10 (12.50%) Finance
2 4 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.75%) Marketing
4 1 (1.25%) Banking
4 1 (1.25%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 55 (68.75%) Developer
2 38 (47.50%) C# Developer
3 24 (30.00%) .NET Developer
4 19 (23.75%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (17.50%) ASP.NET Developer
5 14 (17.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 14 (17.50%) SQL Developer
6 13 (16.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 11 (13.75%) Analyst
8 7 (8.75%) SQL Server Developer
9 5 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 5 (6.25%) Test Analyst
10 4 (5.00%) SQL BI Developer
11 3 (3.75%) Agile C# Developer
11 3 (3.75%) Infrastructure Support Technician
11 3 (3.75%) Infrastructure Technician
11 3 (3.75%) Senior Developer
11 3 (3.75%) Software Support Engineer
11 3 (3.75%) Support Analyst
11 3 (3.75%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (67.50%) .NET
2 26 (32.50%) ASP.NET
3 25 (31.25%) WinForms
4 21 (26.25%) CSS
5 19 (23.75%) HTML
6 18 (22.50%) WCF
7 16 (20.00%) jQuery
8 15 (18.75%) .NET Framework
8 15 (18.75%) AngularJS
8 15 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
8 15 (18.75%) Entity Framework
9 13 (16.25%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (13.75%) Web Services
11 7 (8.75%) Ajax
11 7 (8.75%) HTML5
12 4 (5.00%) XML
13 3 (3.75%) COM+
13 3 (3.75%) CSS3
13 3 (3.75%) REST
13 3 (3.75%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.00%) N-Tier
2 2 (2.50%) Clustering
2 2 (2.50%) CMDB
3 1 (1.25%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.25%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.25%) iPad
3 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.25%) NHS
3 1 (1.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (30.00%) Windows
2 14 (17.50%) Windows Server
3 9 (11.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (8.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (6.25%) Windows 7
6 3 (3.75%) Linux
7 2 (2.50%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (30.00%) MVC
2 12 (15.00%) TDD
3 10 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (10.00%) OO
5 6 (7.50%) CRM
5 6 (7.50%) High Availability
5 6 (7.50%) SDLC
5 6 (7.50%) Software Engineering
6 5 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (5.00%) Automated Testing
7 4 (5.00%) Change Control
7 4 (5.00%) Unit Testing
8 3 (3.75%) B2B
8 3 (3.75%) BDD
8 3 (3.75%) Configuration Management
8 3 (3.75%) Issue Tracking
8 3 (3.75%) Presales
8 3 (3.75%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (3.75%) Test Automation
8 3 (3.75%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (67.50%) C#
2 41 (51.25%) SQL
3 28 (35.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (7.50%) VBA
5 4 (5.00%) PHP
6 3 (3.75%) Java
6 3 (3.75%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.75%) Python
6 3 (3.75%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.75%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.50%) C++
8 1 (1.25%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.25%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (2.50%) CCNA
2 2 (2.50%) CCNP
2 2 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.50%) MCSE
2 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (13.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (2.50%) Terminal Server
3 2 (2.50%) XenApp
4 1 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.25%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (5.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (3.75%) NetCrunch
2 3 (3.75%) vMotion
3 2 (2.50%) BMC Marimba
4 1 (1.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (16.25%) VMware
2 11 (13.75%) Microsoft
3 8 (10.00%) Oracle
4 5 (6.25%) Cisco
5 4 (5.00%) Citrix
5 4 (5.00%) EMC
6 3 (3.75%) LANDesk
6 3 (3.75%) Palo Alto
6 3 (3.75%) Splunk
6 3 (3.75%) Teradata
7 2 (2.50%) Acronis
7 2 (2.50%) Avaya
7 2 (2.50%) Dell
7 2 (2.50%) HP
8 1 (1.25%) Pega
8 1 (1.25%) Sybase
8 1 (1.25%) Twitter
8 1 (1.25%) Zend