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 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 2 10
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 3 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 6.82% 37.04% 5.88%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 60.00% 100.00% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Average daily rate £475 £340 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.70% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £28.69 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-21.57% -4.36%
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 Gatwick region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Gatwick
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
5 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 11.36% 37.04% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
Average daily rate £550 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.76% -2.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £27.75
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +17.11%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 7 (77.78%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) C#
2 6 (66.67%) HTML
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 6 (66.67%) CSS
2 6 (66.67%) Web Services
2 6 (66.67%) MVC
2 6 (66.67%) CMS
2 6 (66.67%) TDD
2 6 (66.67%) WCF
2 6 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Sitecore CMS
2 6 (66.67%) Sitecore
2 6 (66.67%) HTML5
2 6 (66.67%) CSS3
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) MS Office
4 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (11.11%) IPsec
5 1 (11.11%) VMware
5 1 (11.11%) Firewall
5 1 (11.11%) ERP
5 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
5 1 (11.11%) ADSL
5 1 (11.11%) PBX
5 1 (11.11%) VPN
5 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
5 1 (11.11%) Windows

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 6 (66.67%) CMS
1 6 (66.67%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) ADSL
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) IPsec
1 1 (11.11%) PBX
1 1 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) C# Developer
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
1 6 (66.67%) HTML CSS Developer
1 6 (66.67%) HTML Developer
1 6 (66.67%) JavaScript Developer
1 6 (66.67%) Sitecore Developer
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) CRM Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) IT Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) IT Support
2 1 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Senior SharePoint Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Solutions Architect
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Architect
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) CSS
2 6 (66.67%) CSS3
2 6 (66.67%) HTML
2 6 (66.67%) HTML5
2 6 (66.67%) WCF
2 6 (66.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) MVC
1 6 (66.67%) TDD
1 6 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (11.11%) CRM
2 1 (11.11%) ERP
2 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C#
1 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Sitecore
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Fortinet
3 1 (11.11%) Panasonic
3 1 (11.11%) VMware