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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 - 3
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 12 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 15.19% - 27.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 46.15% - 69.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 7
Average daily rate
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£350 - £585
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 - £481
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 - £588
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 £21.25 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-26.72% +16.00%
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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
26 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 32.91% 12.50% 39.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 1 11
Average daily rate £400 £220 £585
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -62.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £220 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.33 £34.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-27.10% +23.00%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 (52.94%) Oracle
1 9 (52.94%) SQL
2 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (41.18%) .NET
3 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
4 4 (23.53%) Scrum
4 4 (23.53%) Informatica
4 4 (23.53%) Windows
4 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
4 4 (23.53%) Web Services
4 4 (23.53%) XML
4 4 (23.53%) C#
4 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 4 (23.53%) PL/SQL
5 3 (17.65%) IIS
5 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
5 3 (17.65%) UNIX
5 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
5 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
5 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
5 3 (17.65%) ETL
5 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (17.65%) Workflow
5 3 (17.65%) DataStage
5 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
5 3 (17.65%) Teradata
5 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (17.65%) Data Analysis
5 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (17.65%) IIS
2 2 (11.76%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.88%) Mule
3 1 (5.88%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (11.76%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) DataStage
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
2 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.88%) PowerCenter
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.88%) Big Data
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.88%) MorphX
3 1 (5.88%) MSBuild
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) DBA
2 4 (23.53%) Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Server Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 2 (11.76%) CRM Developer
3 2 (11.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (11.76%) SQL DBA
3 2 (11.76%) .NET Developer
3 2 (11.76%) C# Developer
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (5.88%) Programmer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) .NET
2 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
2 4 (23.53%) Web Services
2 4 (23.53%) XML
3 2 (11.76%) HTML5
3 2 (11.76%) CSS3
3 2 (11.76%) Ajax
3 2 (11.76%) jQuery
3 2 (11.76%) CSS
3 2 (11.76%) HTML
4 1 (5.88%) CGI
4 1 (5.88%) WCF
4 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.88%) Entity Framework
4 1 (5.88%) REST
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) UNIX
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) Scrum
3 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
3 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
3 3 (17.65%) ETL
3 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (17.65%) Workflow
3 3 (17.65%) Data Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) CRM
5 1 (5.88%) ERP
5 1 (5.88%) UML
5 1 (5.88%) OOP
5 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) C#
2 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
2 4 (23.53%) PL/SQL
3 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
3 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
4 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.88%) Java
5 1 (5.88%) X++
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Oracle
2 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
3 4 (23.53%) Informatica
4 3 (17.65%) Teradata
5 1 (5.88%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (5.88%) SAP
5 1 (5.88%) Baan
5 1 (5.88%) JD Edwards
5 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com