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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
West Sussex / Gatwick
Rank 10 9 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 3 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 5.56% 6.67% 39.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 25.00% 50.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 6
Median daily rate £500 £475 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +39.70%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.45 £21.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+21.58% -16.34%

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
12 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 22.22% 13.33% 39.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 6
Median daily rate £285 £525 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.71% +54.41%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017, 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 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 8 (72.73%) .NET
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (45.45%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (45.45%) SharePoint
4 4 (36.36%) Degree
4 4 (36.36%) Mathematics
4 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
4 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
5 3 (27.27%) SOA
5 3 (27.27%) SNMP
5 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (27.27%) C#
5 3 (27.27%) HTML
5 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
5 3 (27.27%) CSS
5 3 (27.27%) Web Services
5 3 (27.27%) XML
5 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) MVC
5 3 (27.27%) Finance
5 3 (27.27%) jQuery
5 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) NUnit
5 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (27.27%) SCOM
5 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (27.27%) SDLC

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 5 (45.45%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (45.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2014
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (9.09%) Big Data
2 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (9.09%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Cognos Query Studio
2 1 (9.09%) Cognos Report Studio
2 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (9.09%) Power BI
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) NUnit
1 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Architect
2 5 (45.45%) Senior Architect
2 5 (45.45%) Senior SharePoint Architect
2 5 (45.45%) Senior Solutions Architect
2 5 (45.45%) SharePoint Architect
2 5 (45.45%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
2 5 (45.45%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 3 (27.27%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (27.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (27.27%) C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Cognos Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SSIS Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
2 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (27.27%) CSS
2 3 (27.27%) HTML
2 3 (27.27%) jQuery
2 3 (27.27%) Web Services
2 3 (27.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
1 4 (36.36%) Mathematics
2 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MVC
1 3 (27.27%) SDLC
1 3 (27.27%) SOA
2 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
2 1 (9.09%) Data Transformation
2 1 (9.09%) ETL
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (36.36%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Cognos
3 1 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle