The table below looks at the statistics for SQL 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 over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 4 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sussex 21.05% 15.38% 23.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 80.00% 44.44% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £313 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -10.00%
SQL
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Sussex region.

Programming Languages Category
Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
5 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sussex 26.32% 34.62% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 3
Average daily rate £375 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £278 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £393 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Sussex

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

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Sussex

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Sussex

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Sussex

SQL
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sussex region citing SQL 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.

1 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (16.67%) Trend Micro
1 1 (16.67%) Data Governance
1 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
1 1 (16.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Access
1 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) Cerner
1 1 (16.67%) NHS
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) ERwin
1 1 (16.67%) Symantec

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sussex region citing SQL 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (16.67%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) ERwin
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Information Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Information Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Database Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Information Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Data Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
1 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Data Governance
1 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
1 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Trend Micro
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Cerner
1 1 (16.67%) Symantec