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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 11 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 7 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 10.77% 8.70% 19.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 43.75% 50.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 6
Average daily rate
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£338 £333 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.50% -28.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £333 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £367 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £23.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -8.00%
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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
16 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 24.62% 17.39% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 6
Average daily rate £325 £333 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.25% -3.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £218 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £375 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Gatwick

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Gatwick region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 July 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 9 (50.00%) SQL
1 9 (50.00%) .NET
1 9 (50.00%) Oracle
2 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 4 (22.22%) Windows
4 4 (22.22%) Web Services
4 4 (22.22%) C#
4 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 4 (22.22%) PL/SQL
4 4 (22.22%) Scrum
5 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 3 (16.67%) Workflow
5 3 (16.67%) DataStage
5 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 3 (16.67%) XML
5 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 3 (16.67%) UNIX
5 3 (16.67%) IIS
5 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 3 (16.67%) Informatica
5 3 (16.67%) ETL
5 3 (16.67%) Teradata
5 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 3 (16.67%) IIS
2 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.56%) Mule
3 1 (5.56%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) DataStage
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.56%) MorphX
3 1 (5.56%) MSBuild
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) DBA
2 4 (22.22%) .NET Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 2 (11.11%) CRM Developer
3 2 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server DBA
3 2 (11.11%) VB.NET Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior VB.NET Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (11.11%) SQL DBA
3 2 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Server Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Analyst Programmer
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 4 (22.22%) Web Services
3 3 (16.67%) XML
4 2 (11.11%) CSS
4 2 (11.11%) jQuery
4 2 (11.11%) HTML5
4 2 (11.11%) Ajax
4 2 (11.11%) HTML
4 2 (11.11%) CSS3
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.56%) WCF
5 1 (5.56%) Entity Framework
5 1 (5.56%) REST
5 1 (5.56%) CGI
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) UNIX
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) Scrum
3 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 3 (16.67%) ETL
3 3 (16.67%) Workflow
4 2 (11.11%) CRM
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.11%) Project Management
4 2 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (5.56%) Requirements Management
5 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.56%) MapReduce
5 1 (5.56%) User Stories
5 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) C#
2 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 4 (22.22%) PL/SQL
3 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 2 (11.11%) VB6
4 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 2 (11.11%) VB
4 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.56%) Java
5 1 (5.56%) X++
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
1 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Oracle
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (16.67%) Informatica
3 3 (16.67%) Teradata
4 1 (5.56%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (5.56%) SAP
4 1 (5.56%) Baan
4 1 (5.56%) JD Edwards
4 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com