The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 5 9 1
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 3 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sussex 10.00% 6.06% 28.57%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 37.50% 40.00% 72.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 8
Average daily rate
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£325 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% -1.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £25.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+31.00% -18.03%
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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 Sussex region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
8 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sussex 26.67% 15.15% 39.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 11
Average daily rate £325 £675 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.85% +80.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -7.69%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server across the Sussex region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Sussex

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Sussex region.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Sussex

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sussex 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 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) IIS
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) SOAP
4 1 (16.67%) DOM
4 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (16.67%) SOA
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (16.67%) Selenium
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) Fiddler
4 1 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sussex 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 1 (16.67%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
3 1 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
1 1 (16.67%) Fiddler
1 1 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
1 1 (16.67%) LoadUI
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL DBA
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) SOAP
2 1 (16.67%) DOM
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (16.67%) HTML5
2 1 (16.67%) CSS3
2 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
1 1 (16.67%) SOA
1 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MVC
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
1 1 (16.67%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 2 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) VMware