The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the West 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the West Sussex region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 12 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 38 36 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 10.16% 8.37% 12.61%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 64.41% 63.16% 65.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 28 37
Average daily rate £325 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £310 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £578 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £27.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+14.54% +6.79%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
59 57 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 15.78% 13.26% 19.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 46 66
Average daily rate £320 £358 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.48% +2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £575 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £29.16
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.97%
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

SQL Server
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Crawley -4 7 £365 +5.79% 5
Worthing -5 3 £250 -47.36% 2
Chichester -1 2 £250 -33.33%
Horsham - 1 £265 - 1
Gatwick - - - -
Haywards Heath - - - -
Billingshurst - - - -
Burgess Hill - - - -
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 49 (71.01%) SQL
2 33 (47.83%) .NET
3 26 (37.68%) C#
4 22 (31.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 21 (30.43%) T-SQL
6 20 (28.99%) Windows
6 20 (28.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 19 (27.54%) MS Excel
8 18 (26.09%) Microsoft
9 16 (23.19%) HTML
10 15 (21.74%) JavaScript
10 15 (21.74%) MVC
11 14 (20.29%) ASP.NET
11 14 (20.29%) DTS
11 14 (20.29%) jQuery
12 13 (18.84%) VB.NET
12 13 (18.84%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (17.39%) CSS
13 12 (17.39%) Visual Studio
14 11 (15.94%) Linux
14 11 (15.94%) WCF
15 10 (14.49%) IIS
16 9 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
17 8 (11.59%) VB6
17 8 (11.59%) VB
18 7 (10.14%) Finance
18 7 (10.14%) Scrum
18 7 (10.14%) SQL Server 2000
18 7 (10.14%) C++
18 7 (10.14%) SharePoint

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 10 (14.49%) IIS
2 7 (10.14%) SharePoint
3 6 (8.70%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (8.70%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (5.80%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (5.80%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (4.35%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.90%) Lync
6 2 (2.90%) Node.js
6 2 (2.90%) CMS
7 1 (1.45%) Umbraco
Applications
1 19 (27.54%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.70%) MS Office
3 1 (1.45%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.45%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.80%) SAN
2 2 (2.90%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.90%) MPLS
2 2 (2.90%) Intranet
2 2 (2.90%) Firewall
3 1 (1.45%) VPN
3 1 (1.45%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.45%) VLAN
3 1 (1.45%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (1.45%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (31.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 20 (28.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (20.29%) DTS
4 9 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (10.14%) SQL Server 2000
6 6 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (2.90%) Oracle OLAP
8 2 (2.90%) OLAP
8 2 (2.90%) Ingres
8 2 (2.90%) SAP BW
9 1 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.45%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (17.39%) Visual Studio
2 7 (10.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (5.80%) NUnit
4 2 (2.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.45%) Toad
5 1 (1.45%) Subversion
5 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (10.14%) Finance
2 6 (8.70%) Marketing
3 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.45%) German Language
3 1 (1.45%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 25 (36.23%) Developer
2 19 (27.54%) .NET Developer
3 8 (11.59%) C# .NET Developer
3 8 (11.59%) C# Developer
4 7 (10.14%) Analyst
4 7 (10.14%) Support Engineer
4 7 (10.14%) Applications Support
5 6 (8.70%) Software Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) VB.NET Developer
6 5 (7.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Project Manager
6 5 (7.25%) Consultant
7 4 (5.80%) Senior SharePoint Consultant
7 4 (5.80%) .NET Programmer
7 4 (5.80%) SharePoint Consultant
7 4 (5.80%) Programmer
7 4 (5.80%) Senior Consultant
7 4 (5.80%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (4.35%) SQL DBA
8 3 (4.35%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (47.83%) .NET
2 16 (23.19%) HTML
3 14 (20.29%) ASP.NET
3 14 (20.29%) jQuery
4 12 (17.39%) CSS
5 11 (15.94%) WCF
6 7 (10.14%) .NET Framework
7 6 (8.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 6 (8.70%) Ajax
7 6 (8.70%) POSIX
7 6 (8.70%) XHTML
8 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 5 (7.25%) REST
8 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (4.35%) WinForms
9 3 (4.35%) DHTML
9 3 (4.35%) Web Services
9 3 (4.35%) XML
9 3 (4.35%) XSLT
9 3 (4.35%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (5.80%) Blog
2 4 (5.80%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.90%) PMI
3 2 (2.90%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.45%) GIS
4 1 (1.45%) NHS
4 1 (1.45%) W3C
4 1 (1.45%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.45%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.45%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 20 (28.99%) Windows
2 11 (15.94%) Linux
3 6 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (8.70%) LynxOS
4 4 (5.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.35%) Windows XP
5 3 (4.35%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.90%) Android
6 2 (2.90%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.90%) UNIX
7 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.45%) AIX
7 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.74%) MVC
2 13 (18.84%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (10.14%) Scrum
4 6 (8.70%) Digital Signal Processing
4 6 (8.70%) Signal Processing
4 6 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (8.70%) Software Engineering
4 6 (8.70%) Multithreading
4 6 (8.70%) OOA/OOD
4 6 (8.70%) OO
4 6 (8.70%) OOD
4 6 (8.70%) Quality Management
5 5 (7.25%) Migration
5 5 (7.25%) Workflow
5 5 (7.25%) CRM
5 5 (7.25%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (7.25%) Database Security
6 4 (5.80%) Business Development
6 4 (5.80%) ERP
6 4 (5.80%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (71.01%) SQL
2 26 (37.68%) C#
3 21 (30.43%) T-SQL
4 15 (21.74%) JavaScript
5 13 (18.84%) VB.NET
6 8 (11.59%) VB6
6 8 (11.59%) VB
7 7 (10.14%) C++
8 2 (2.90%) VBScript
8 2 (2.90%) VBA
9 1 (1.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (5.80%) Degree
2 3 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.90%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.45%) CCNP
4 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.14%) QA
2 6 (8.70%) DICOM
3 1 (1.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (10.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.80%) vSphere
3 1 (1.45%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.70%) Intel
2 6 (8.70%) Oracle
2 6 (8.70%) VMware
3 4 (5.80%) Cisco
4 3 (4.35%) JD Edwards
4 3 (4.35%) Citrix
5 2 (2.90%) Tableau
5 2 (2.90%) Capita
5 2 (2.90%) SAP
5 2 (2.90%) EMC
5 2 (2.90%) Cognos
6 1 (1.45%) Informatica
6 1 (1.45%) Epicor
6 1 (1.45%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.45%) Brocade