The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gatwick region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 3 13 14
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 10 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 23.26% 2.17% 6.02%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 100.00% 50.00% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
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£315 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +16.59%
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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 Gatwick region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Gatwick
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
10 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 23.26% 4.35% 7.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Average daily rate £315 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.34 £32.03 £30.70
% change year-on-year
+4.09% +4.32%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Gatwick

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Gatwick

SQL Server
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gatwick 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 11 (78.57%) C#
1 11 (78.57%) .NET
2 8 (57.14%) MVC
3 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (42.86%) Informatica
5 4 (28.57%) C
5 4 (28.57%) Web Services
5 4 (28.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
5 4 (28.57%) WCF
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (21.43%) CMS
7 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
7 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (7.14%) ETL
8 1 (7.14%) SQL
8 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
8 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gatwick 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 3 (21.43%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (57.14%) .NET Developer
2 8 (57.14%) C# Developer
2 8 (57.14%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (28.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Informatica Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) .NET
2 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (28.57%) Web Services
3 4 (28.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 4 (28.57%) WCF
4 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) MVC
2 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) C#
2 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (28.57%) C
4 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
5 1 (7.14%) SQL
5 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Informatica
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft