The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Crawley 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 29 March 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)
West Sussex / Crawley
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 12 12
Rank change year-on-year +1 0  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 9 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Crawley 8.82% 8.63% 8.80%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.00% 50.00% 45.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 8
Median daily rate £413 £338 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% -15.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £288 £357
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £410 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £343
% change year-on-year - +2.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +66.66% -30.76%  

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 Crawley with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Crawley
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 18 34 24
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Crawley 17.65% 17.26% 19.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 23 14
Median daily rate £413 £371 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -7.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £288 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Crawley

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Crawley 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 Crawley

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Crawley

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Crawley

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Crawley over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server in Crawley

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Crawley

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Crawley region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 9 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (41.67%) T-SQL
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle
4 4 (33.33%) Cognos
4 4 (33.33%) ETL
4 4 (33.33%) Power BI
5 3 (25.00%) Reinsurance
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (25.00%) .NET
5 3 (25.00%) C#
5 3 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (25.00%) MVC
5 3 (25.00%) Finance
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (16.67%) QlikView
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
6 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (16.67%) Tableau
6 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (16.67%) Data Security
6 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (16.67%) Banking

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Crawley 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 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (33.33%) Power BI
4 3 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (16.67%) DB2
5 2 (16.67%) QlikView
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (8.33%) Big Data
6 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (8.33%) DTS
6 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
6 1 (8.33%) OLAP
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) DBA
2 2 (16.67%) Tableau Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Tableau Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Database Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft BI Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Production DBA
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior SQL Developer
3 1 (8.33%) SQL BI Developer
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Production DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
1 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (8.33%) Angular 2
3 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Core
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (8.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (8.33%) Node.js
3 1 (8.33%) RESTful
3 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (8.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Reinsurance
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (33.33%) ETL
3 3 (25.00%) MVC
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
4 2 (16.67%) Data Management
4 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 2 (16.67%) Data Security
4 2 (16.67%) Data Transformation
4 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (16.67%) Logical Data Model
4 2 (16.67%) Master Data Management
4 2 (16.67%) Physical Data Model
5 1 (8.33%) Data Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (8.33%) Invoice Processing
5 1 (8.33%) OO
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
5 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) T-SQL
3 3 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (8.33%) Ruby
4 1 (8.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Cognos
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Netezza
2 2 (16.67%) Tableau
2 2 (16.67%) Teradata
3 1 (8.33%) Mercator
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft