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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 15 2
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -13
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 6 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 9.23% 7.78% 41.94%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 66.67% 58.33% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 6
Median daily rate £500 - £339
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.75 £25.44 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+48.38% +7.11%
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
9 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 13.85% 13.33% 45.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 7
Median daily rate £475 £338 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.74% -0.73%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.44 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+49.37% -17.93%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gatwick region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 4 December 2016.

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 4 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Gatwick region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 10 (71.43%) .NET
3 9 (64.29%) SQL
4 7 (50.00%) Degree
4 7 (50.00%) Mathematics
4 7 (50.00%) Computer Science
5 6 (42.86%) jQuery
5 6 (42.86%) C#
5 6 (42.86%) HTML
5 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
5 6 (42.86%) CSS
5 6 (42.86%) Web Services
5 6 (42.86%) XML
5 6 (42.86%) Windows
5 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
5 6 (42.86%) SOA
6 5 (35.71%) MVC
6 5 (35.71%) Finance
6 5 (35.71%) SNMP
6 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (35.71%) SDLC
6 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (35.71%) SCOM
6 5 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (35.71%) NUnit
7 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (28.57%) BizTalk Server

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2014
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Big Data
3 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (7.14%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Cognos Query Studio
3 1 (7.14%) Cognos Report Studio
3 1 (7.14%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) NUnit
1 5 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 9 (64.29%) SQL Developer
3 6 (42.86%) .NET Developer
3 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (42.86%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (42.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (42.86%) C# Developer
4 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 4 (28.57%) Architect
5 4 (28.57%) Senior Architect
5 4 (28.57%) Senior SharePoint Architect
5 4 (28.57%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 4 (28.57%) SharePoint Architect
5 4 (28.57%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
5 4 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (14.29%) SSAS Developer
6 2 (14.29%) SSIS Developer
6 2 (14.29%) SSRS Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Cloud Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Integration Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) .NET
2 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
2 6 (42.86%) CSS
2 6 (42.86%) HTML
2 6 (42.86%) jQuery
2 6 (42.86%) Web Services
2 6 (42.86%) XML
3 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 7 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) SOA
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) MVC
2 5 (35.71%) SDLC
3 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 2 (14.29%) ETL
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) CQRS
5 1 (7.14%) Data Transformation
5 1 (7.14%) OO
5 1 (7.14%) OOD
5 1 (7.14%) OOP
5 1 (7.14%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) C#
2 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Cognos
3 2 (14.29%) IBM
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle