The first table below looks at the demand for SQL 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 over the 3 months to 31 July 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 Programming Languages 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 11 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 45 48 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 12.13% 12.06% 7.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.45% 49.48% 42.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 25 24
Average daily rate
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£290 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £291 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £433 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Average hourly rate - £25.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -31.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
Programming Languages Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
99 97 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 26.68% 24.37% 18.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 47 61
Average daily rate £313 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.19% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £425 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £38.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +1.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
SQL
South East

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

SQL Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

SQL
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 within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley 0 13 £350 +1.81% 13
Gatwick +1 6 £313 -21.87% 1
Worthing -3 6 £298 -30.00% 1
East Grinstead - 2 £313 -
Horsham 0 1 £250 -36.70% 1
Haywards Heath - - - -
Bognor Regis - - - -
Burgess Hill - - - - 1
Chichester - - - - 5
SQL
South East

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 42 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 30 (31.25%) Windows
3 27 (28.13%) .NET
4 26 (27.08%) MS Excel
4 26 (27.08%) Microsoft
5 23 (23.96%) Oracle
6 21 (21.88%) Linux
7 20 (20.83%) MS Office
7 20 (20.83%) Active Directory
8 19 (19.79%) SQL Server 2008
9 18 (18.75%) Finance
10 17 (17.71%) TCP/IP
10 17 (17.71%) C#
10 17 (17.71%) ITIL
11 16 (16.67%) IIS
12 15 (15.63%) SAN
12 15 (15.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 14 (14.58%) T-SQL
14 13 (13.54%) HTML
15 12 (12.50%) VB
15 12 (12.50%) Incident Management
16 11 (11.46%) Firewall
16 11 (11.46%) Java
16 11 (11.46%) Microsoft Certification
17 10 (10.42%) CCNA
17 10 (10.42%) CISSP
17 10 (10.42%) Cisco Certification
17 10 (10.42%) McAfee
17 10 (10.42%) JavaScript
17 10 (10.42%) MCP

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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.

Application Platforms
1 16 (16.67%) IIS
2 6 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.17%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.13%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.13%) Apache
5 2 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.04%) Tomcat
Applications
1 26 (27.08%) MS Excel
2 20 (20.83%) MS Office
3 10 (10.42%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.08%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (2.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.13%) SaaS
2 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (17.71%) TCP/IP
2 15 (15.63%) SAN
3 11 (11.46%) Firewall
4 10 (10.42%) Wireless
5 5 (5.21%) DNS
6 4 (4.17%) LAN
6 4 (4.17%) WAN
6 4 (4.17%) VLAN
6 4 (4.17%) Intranet
7 1 (1.04%) MPLS
7 1 (1.04%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.04%) SSL
7 1 (1.04%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 19 (19.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (15.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (10.42%) DTS
5 7 (7.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (7.29%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (4.17%) MS Access
7 3 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (3.13%) MySQL
8 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (2.08%) DB2
8 2 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (2.08%) Ingres
8 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.04%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.04%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.04%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (5.21%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.13%) Subversion
4 2 (2.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (2.08%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (2.08%) ClearCase
4 2 (2.08%) Synon
5 1 (1.04%) ERwin
5 1 (1.04%) ClearQuest
5 1 (1.04%) NUnit
5 1 (1.04%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.04%) Toad
5 1 (1.04%) JIRA
5 1 (1.04%) PVCS
General
1 18 (18.75%) Finance
2 4 (4.17%) Marketing
2 4 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.08%) Advertising
5 1 (1.04%) Retail
5 1 (1.04%) Local Government
5 1 (1.04%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 29 (30.21%) Analyst
2 27 (28.13%) Developer
3 11 (11.46%) .NET Developer
4 10 (10.42%) IT Security Analyst
4 10 (10.42%) Security Analyst
5 9 (9.38%) DBA
6 7 (7.29%) Administrator
6 7 (7.29%) Support Engineer
6 7 (7.29%) Applications Support
7 6 (6.25%) Support Analyst
7 6 (6.25%) C# Developer
7 6 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (5.21%) Consultant
8 5 (5.21%) Project Manager
9 4 (4.17%) Architect
9 4 (4.17%) Systems Analyst
9 4 (4.17%) Data Analyst
9 4 (4.17%) Server Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (28.13%) .NET
2 13 (13.54%) HTML
3 10 (10.42%) jQuery
4 9 (9.38%) CSS
5 8 (8.33%) ASP.NET
6 6 (6.25%) Web Services
7 5 (5.21%) XML
7 5 (5.21%) WSH
8 4 (4.17%) WCF
8 4 (4.17%) XHTML
9 3 (3.13%) XSLT
9 3 (3.13%) WinForms
9 3 (3.13%) Ajax
9 3 (3.13%) .NET Framework
9 3 (3.13%) J2EE
10 2 (2.08%) Classic ASP
10 2 (2.08%) DOM
10 2 (2.08%) Java EE
10 2 (2.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 2 (2.08%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.25%) Management Information System
1 6 (6.25%) Replication
1 6 (6.25%) Clustering
1 6 (6.25%) Statistics
2 3 (3.13%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.08%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.08%) PMI
3 2 (2.08%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.04%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.04%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.04%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 30 (31.25%) Windows
2 21 (21.88%) Linux
3 8 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (7.29%) Windows XP
5 6 (6.25%) UNIX
6 5 (5.21%) Windows 7
7 4 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (4.17%) Windows 8
7 4 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.08%) Android
8 2 (2.08%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.04%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (17.71%) ITIL
2 12 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 10 (10.42%) Vulnerability Management
3 10 (10.42%) Migration
3 10 (10.42%) Penetration Testing
4 9 (9.38%) Information Security
4 9 (9.38%) Database Security
5 7 (7.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (7.29%) Quality Management
6 6 (6.25%) PRINCE2
6 6 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
6 6 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (5.21%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (5.21%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (5.21%) MVC
7 5 (5.21%) Project Management
8 4 (4.17%) Service Management
8 4 (4.17%) Business Continuity
8 4 (4.17%) Network Load Balancing
9 3 (3.13%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (17.71%) C#
2 14 (14.58%) T-SQL
3 12 (12.50%) VB
4 11 (11.46%) Java
5 10 (10.42%) JavaScript
5 10 (10.42%) VB6
5 10 (10.42%) PowerShell
6 8 (8.33%) VB.NET
7 7 (7.29%) VBScript
8 3 (3.13%) PHP
8 3 (3.13%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.13%) VBA
9 2 (2.08%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.08%) RPG IV
9 2 (2.08%) RPG
9 2 (2.08%) C
10 1 (1.04%) C++
10 1 (1.04%) RPG III
Qualifications
1 11 (11.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (10.42%) CISSP
2 10 (10.42%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (10.42%) MCP
2 10 (10.42%) MCSE
2 10 (10.42%) CCNA
2 10 (10.42%) CEH
3 3 (3.13%) ISEB
4 2 (2.08%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.08%) Degree
5 1 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.04%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.33%) QA
2 3 (3.13%) Solvency II
3 2 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.21%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (5.21%) vSphere
3 4 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.04%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 10 (10.42%) Nessus
1 10 (10.42%) SCCM
2 2 (2.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.04%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 26 (27.08%) Microsoft
2 23 (23.96%) Oracle
3 10 (10.42%) McAfee
3 10 (10.42%) Qualys
4 8 (8.33%) VMware
5 7 (7.29%) Citrix
6 5 (5.21%) Business Objects
6 5 (5.21%) Red Gate
7 4 (4.17%) Cisco
8 2 (2.08%) Capita
8 2 (2.08%) Orchard
8 2 (2.08%) NetApp
8 2 (2.08%) EMC
9 1 (1.04%) Informatica
9 1 (1.04%) SAP
9 1 (1.04%) JBoss
9 1 (1.04%) Sybase
9 1 (1.04%) JD Edwards
9 1 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.04%) Northgate