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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 15 11 7
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 8 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 9.09% 3.28% 20.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 42.11% 50.00% 90.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 3
Median daily rate £365 £331 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.18% +5.15%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £329
% change year-on-year
- +6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £31.76 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.94% +41.15%
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
19 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 21.59% 6.56% 22.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 4
Median daily rate £407 £331 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.86% +5.15%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.32 £33.55 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.25% +49.11%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (75.00%) SQL
1 12 (75.00%) .NET
2 11 (68.75%) C#
2 11 (68.75%) JavaScript
3 10 (62.50%) ASP.NET
4 9 (56.25%) Web Services
4 9 (56.25%) MS Excel
5 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (50.00%) Mathematics
5 8 (50.00%) Computer Science
5 8 (50.00%) Degree
6 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (37.50%) SOA
7 6 (37.50%) XML
7 6 (37.50%) Windows
7 6 (37.50%) CSS
7 6 (37.50%) HTML
7 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (37.50%) jQuery
8 5 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (31.25%) SDLC
8 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (31.25%) Case Management
8 5 (31.25%) SCOM
8 5 (31.25%) Dynamics CRM
8 5 (31.25%) NUnit
8 5 (31.25%) MVC

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 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (56.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (18.75%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (6.25%) Big Data
4 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (6.25%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Cognos Query Studio
4 1 (6.25%) Cognos Report Studio
4 1 (6.25%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) NUnit
1 5 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (31.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
1 5 (31.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Developer
2 9 (56.25%) SQL Developer
3 7 (43.75%) .NET Developer
4 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (37.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (37.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (37.50%) C# Developer
5 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 5 (31.25%) CRM Developer
6 3 (18.75%) SSAS Developer
6 3 (18.75%) SSIS Developer
6 3 (18.75%) SSRS Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Azure Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Cloud Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Integration Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Senior Architect
7 1 (6.25%) Senior SharePoint Architect
7 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Architect
7 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (75.00%) .NET
2 10 (62.50%) ASP.NET
3 9 (56.25%) Web Services
4 6 (37.50%) CSS
4 6 (37.50%) HTML
4 6 (37.50%) jQuery
4 6 (37.50%) XML
5 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 8 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) SOA
3 5 (31.25%) Case Management
3 5 (31.25%) CRM
3 5 (31.25%) MVC
3 5 (31.25%) SDLC
3 5 (31.25%) Service Management
4 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
5 3 (18.75%) ETL
5 3 (18.75%) Project Management
5 3 (18.75%) Prototyping
5 3 (18.75%) Workflow
6 1 (6.25%) CQRS
6 1 (6.25%) Data Transformation
6 1 (6.25%) OO
6 1 (6.25%) OOD
6 1 (6.25%) OOP
6 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.25%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) SQL
2 11 (68.75%) C#
2 11 (68.75%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Degree
2 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (31.25%) MCP
4 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
4 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
5 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
5 1 (6.25%) MCITP
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) Cognos
3 3 (18.75%) IBM
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle