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 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 7 10
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 3 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 5.26% 18.18% 7.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 42.86% 83.33% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 2
Average daily rate
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£338 £324 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.24% -5.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -0.82%
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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
7 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 12.28% 21.82% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 2
Average daily rate £325 £333 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.25% -2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £315 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £375 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.80 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+5.51% +2.56%

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 2 September 2015, 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 6 (46.15%) SQL
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) .NET
2 5 (38.46%) Windows
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle
3 4 (30.77%) IIS
3 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) PL/SQL
3 4 (30.77%) Scrum
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (23.08%) Data Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Teradata
4 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
4 3 (23.08%) ETL
4 3 (23.08%) Informatica
4 3 (23.08%) DataStage
4 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
4 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
4 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
4 3 (23.08%) UNIX
5 2 (15.38%) C#
5 2 (15.38%) Web Services
5 2 (15.38%) VB
5 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
5 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (15.38%) VB6

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 4 (30.77%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (7.69%) Mule
2 1 (7.69%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) DataStage
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
2 1 (7.69%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (7.69%) MSBuild
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) DBA
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior .NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior VB.NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) C# Analyst Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior C# Analyst Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) CRM Developer
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Analyst Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior .NET Analyst Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior .NET Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.69%) WCF
3 1 (7.69%) Entity Framework
3 1 (7.69%) REST
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (23.08%) UNIX
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Scrum
2 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
3 3 (23.08%) ETL
3 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
3 3 (23.08%) Data Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Workflow
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.69%) UML
5 1 (7.69%) OOP
5 1 (7.69%) CRM
5 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Requirements Management
5 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.69%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) PL/SQL
3 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
3 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
3 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
4 2 (15.38%) VB6
4 2 (15.38%) C#
4 2 (15.38%) VB
4 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
5 1 (7.69%) Java
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Informatica
2 3 (23.08%) Teradata
3 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com