The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Brighton with a requirement for SQL Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
East Sussex / Brighton
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 19 7
Rank change year-on-year +6 -12  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 21 13 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brighton 11.11% 6.67% 18.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 34.43% 21.31% 55.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 40
Median daily rate £325 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.52% +30.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £330 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +2.85% +4.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.93 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £32.66 £23.75
% change year-on-year +20.96% +37.49%  

SQL Server is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Brighton with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Brighton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 61 61 87
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton 32.28% 31.28% 34.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 40 68
Median daily rate £350 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +18.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £474 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £351
% change year-on-year +3.22% +10.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.93 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.27 £26.75
% change year-on-year +21.52% +16.89%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Brighton citing SQL Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Brighton

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Brighton

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Brighton over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server in Brighton

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Brighton

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Brighton region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 27 (64.29%) SQL
2 20 (47.62%) Microsoft
3 18 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (40.48%) C#
5 12 (28.57%) CSS
6 11 (26.19%) .NET
6 11 (26.19%) ASP.NET
6 11 (26.19%) Finance
7 10 (23.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (23.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (23.81%) Relational Database
8 9 (21.43%) Oracle
8 9 (21.43%) HTML
8 9 (21.43%) JavaScript
9 8 (19.05%) Data Modelling
9 8 (19.05%) MVC
9 8 (19.05%) Visualisation
9 8 (19.05%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (19.05%) Power BI
10 6 (14.29%) Physical Data Model
10 6 (14.29%) AngularJS
10 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
10 6 (14.29%) Java
11 5 (11.90%) XML
11 5 (11.90%) ETL
11 5 (11.90%) Linux
11 5 (11.90%) Management Information System
11 5 (11.90%) Data Analysis
11 5 (11.90%) Web Development
11 5 (11.90%) jQuery

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) LAN
1 1 (2.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.81%) Relational Database
1 10 (23.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 10 (23.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (19.05%) Power BI
3 3 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (4.76%) Lumira
4 2 (4.76%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (2.38%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (2.38%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (2.38%) MySQL
5 1 (2.38%) OLAP
5 1 (2.38%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (2.38%) QlikView
5 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.38%) JIRA
2 1 (2.38%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.38%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 11 (26.19%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Marketing
3 1 (2.38%) Advertising
3 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (50.00%) Developer
2 10 (23.81%) Analyst
3 8 (19.05%) .NET Developer
4 6 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 6 (14.29%) Data Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) Database Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Architect
7 3 (7.14%) Data Architect
7 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Developer
7 3 (7.14%) SQL Developer
8 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Information Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Information Systems Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Web Developer
9 1 (2.38%) Data Insight Analyst
9 1 (2.38%) Full Stack Developer
9 1 (2.38%) Insight Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (28.57%) CSS
2 11 (26.19%) .NET
2 11 (26.19%) ASP.NET
3 9 (21.43%) HTML
4 8 (19.05%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (14.29%) AngularJS
6 5 (11.90%) jQuery
6 5 (11.90%) XML
7 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (7.14%) JSON
8 3 (7.14%) React
8 3 (7.14%) SOAP
8 3 (7.14%) XML Schema
9 2 (4.76%) .NET Framework
9 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 2 (4.76%) XSLT
10 1 (2.38%) HTML5
10 1 (2.38%) MDX
10 1 (2.38%) SAP XI
10 1 (2.38%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.76%) Fintech
5 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Linux
2 2 (4.76%) Windows
2 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.38%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (19.05%) Data Modelling
2 8 (19.05%) MVC
2 8 (19.05%) Visualisation
3 6 (14.29%) Physical Data Model
4 5 (11.90%) Analytics
4 5 (11.90%) Data Analysis
4 5 (11.90%) ETL
4 5 (11.90%) Web Development
5 4 (9.52%) Business Analysis
5 4 (9.52%) Data Cleansing
5 4 (9.52%) Logical Data Model
6 3 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.14%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (7.14%) Data Architecture
6 3 (7.14%) Data Security
6 3 (7.14%) Data Strategy
6 3 (7.14%) Predictive Analytics
6 3 (7.14%) SOLID
6 3 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 27 (64.29%) SQL
2 17 (40.48%) C#
3 9 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 6 (14.29%) Java
5 3 (7.14%) T-SQL
5 3 (7.14%) TypeScript
6 2 (4.76%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.38%) C
7 1 (2.38%) PHP
7 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) Data Quality
1 2 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 9 (21.43%) Oracle
3 2 (4.76%) SAP
3 2 (4.76%) Tableau
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco
4 1 (2.38%) Citrix
4 1 (2.38%) EMC
4 1 (2.38%) HP
4 1 (2.38%) Talend
4 1 (2.38%) VMware
4 1 (2.38%) Zend