Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 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 6 months to 18 November 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)
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 15 7
Rank change year-on-year +4 -8 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 71 49 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 13.05% 9.26% 17.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 53.38% 36.57% 49.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 22 93
East Sussex median daily rate £345 £405 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.81% +22.73% +10.92%
10th Percentile £308 £303 £275
90th Percentile £438 £509 £438
South East median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
East Sussex median hourly rate £11.93 - £18.68
10th Percentile £11.17 - £12.25
90th Percentile £12.69 - £33.60
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% +51.79% +27.27%

SQL Server is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
East Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 133 134 242
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 24.45% 25.33% 34.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 80 167
East Sussex median daily rate £345 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.88% +7.00% +16.67%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £225
90th Percentile £555 £525 £550
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
East Sussex median hourly rate £11.93 - £18.68
10th Percentile £11.17 - £13.17
90th Percentile £12.69 - £34.20
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £28.69 £28.00
% change year-on-year +48.15% +2.46% +27.27%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

Job postings citing SQL Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in East Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in East Sussex

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in East Sussex

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in East Sussex over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server in East Sussex

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in East Sussex

SQL Server
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the East Sussex region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton +5 39 £350 -17.65% 8
Hastings - 18 £343 -
Eastbourne - 4 £340 -
Hove -4 3 £425 +4.94%
Uckfield - 2 £323 -
Lewes +2 1 £370 -27.80%
Bexhill-On-Sea - 1 £345 -
SQL Server
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 East Sussex region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 37 (52.11%) Microsoft
2 35 (49.30%) C#
3 34 (47.89%) Oracle
4 32 (45.07%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (43.66%) .NET
6 30 (42.25%) SQL
6 30 (42.25%) MVC
6 30 (42.25%) Web Development
7 26 (36.62%) ASP.NET
7 26 (36.62%) Web Services
7 26 (36.62%) ASP.NET MVC
8 24 (33.80%) ASP.NET Web API
8 24 (33.80%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (32.39%) TDD
9 23 (32.39%) Scrum
10 21 (29.58%) CSS
11 20 (28.17%) JavaScript
12 19 (26.76%) HTML
12 19 (26.76%) WCF
13 18 (25.35%) Refactoring
13 18 (25.35%) Change Control
13 18 (25.35%) N-Tier
14 17 (23.94%) T-SQL
15 13 (18.31%) SQL Server 2008
16 12 (16.90%) Finance
17 11 (15.49%) jQuery
17 11 (15.49%) SQL Server 2014
18 10 (14.08%) Windows
19 9 (12.68%) MySQL
19 9 (12.68%) ETL

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex 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 6 (8.45%) IIS
2 4 (5.63%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.82%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.82%) Drupal
3 2 (2.82%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.82%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.41%) JBoss
4 1 (1.41%) MS Project Server
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (1.41%) SAS
4 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.41%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.41%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.41%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) InfoPath
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
1 1 (1.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (9.86%) Office 365
3 2 (2.82%) npm
4 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.82%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (2.82%) Firewall
1 2 (2.82%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.41%) CTI
2 1 (1.41%) DNS
2 1 (1.41%) HTTP
2 1 (1.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.31%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (15.49%) SQL Server 2014
3 9 (12.68%) MySQL
4 8 (11.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (9.86%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (9.86%) Power BI
5 7 (9.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (9.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (8.45%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (8.45%) SQL Server 2016
7 5 (7.04%) Relational Database
7 5 (7.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (5.63%) OLAP
8 4 (5.63%) OLAP Cube
8 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (4.23%) Hadoop
9 3 (4.23%) Oracle Database
10 2 (2.82%) Big Data
10 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (2.82%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Git (software)
1 4 (5.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.23%) JIRA
3 2 (2.82%) Bower
3 2 (2.82%) Grunt
3 2 (2.82%) gulp
3 2 (2.82%) Jasmine
3 2 (2.82%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (2.82%) Moq
3 2 (2.82%) NUnit
3 2 (2.82%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.41%) Subversion
General
1 12 (16.90%) Finance
2 3 (4.23%) Banking
3 1 (1.41%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 48 (67.61%) Developer
2 28 (39.44%) .NET Developer
3 23 (32.39%) C# .NET Developer
3 23 (32.39%) C# Developer
4 22 (30.99%) SQL Developer
5 19 (26.76%) SQL Server Developer
6 17 (23.94%) Agile .NET Developer
6 17 (23.94%) Agile Developer
7 16 (22.54%) Agile C# Developer
8 5 (7.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (5.63%) Analyst
9 4 (5.63%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 4 (5.63%) Infrastructure Support
10 3 (4.23%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 3 (4.23%) Power BI Developer
10 3 (4.23%) SSAS Developer
10 3 (4.23%) SSIS Developer
10 3 (4.23%) Support Engineer
11 2 (2.82%) Database Developer
11 2 (2.82%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (43.66%) .NET
2 26 (36.62%) ASP.NET
2 26 (36.62%) ASP.NET MVC
2 26 (36.62%) Web Services
3 24 (33.80%) ASP.NET Web API
4 21 (29.58%) CSS
5 19 (26.76%) HTML
5 19 (26.76%) WCF
6 11 (15.49%) jQuery
7 8 (11.27%) XML
8 7 (9.86%) MDX
8 7 (9.86%) SOAP
9 5 (7.04%) Ajax
10 4 (5.63%) Entity Framework
11 3 (4.23%) .NET Framework
11 3 (4.23%) JSON
11 3 (4.23%) XML Schema
12 2 (2.82%) Hibernate
12 2 (2.82%) LAMP
12 2 (2.82%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 18 (25.35%) N-Tier
2 4 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.82%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.82%) Life Science
3 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.82%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.41%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.41%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.41%) Robotics
4 1 (1.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.08%) Windows
2 6 (8.45%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.23%) Linux
4 2 (2.82%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.41%) AIX
5 1 (1.41%) MVS
5 1 (1.41%) Unix
5 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (45.07%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (42.25%) MVC
2 30 (42.25%) Web Development
3 24 (33.80%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (32.39%) Scrum
4 23 (32.39%) TDD
5 18 (25.35%) Change Control
5 18 (25.35%) Refactoring
6 9 (12.68%) ETL
7 8 (11.27%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (9.86%) Migration
9 6 (8.45%) Data Analysis
9 6 (8.45%) High Availability
10 5 (7.04%) OO
10 5 (7.04%) Statistics
11 4 (5.63%) Data Modelling
11 4 (5.63%) Email Migration
11 4 (5.63%) Software Engineering
11 4 (5.63%) Web Application Development
12 3 (4.23%) Digital Transformation Programme
Programming Languages
1 35 (49.30%) C#
2 30 (42.25%) SQL
3 20 (28.17%) JavaScript
4 17 (23.94%) T-SQL
5 8 (11.27%) Java
6 6 (8.45%) PHP
7 5 (7.04%) Python
8 3 (4.23%) C++
8 3 (4.23%) MATLAB
8 3 (4.23%) R
8 3 (4.23%) Ruby
9 2 (2.82%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 2 (2.82%) Scala
9 2 (2.82%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.41%) C
10 1 (1.41%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (5.63%) Degree
2 2 (2.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.41%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.41%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.41%) PMO
1 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (12.68%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.63%) Hyper-V
2 4 (5.63%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (4.23%) XenApp
4 2 (2.82%) Docker
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.82%) Ansible
1 2 (2.82%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (1.41%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 1 (1.41%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.41%) NetCrunch
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 37 (52.11%) Microsoft
2 34 (47.89%) Oracle
3 5 (7.04%) Citrix
4 2 (2.82%) 3PAR
4 2 (2.82%) Cisco
4 2 (2.82%) EMC
4 2 (2.82%) HP
4 2 (2.82%) LANDesk
4 2 (2.82%) Palo Alto
4 2 (2.82%) VMware
5 1 (1.41%) Conga
5 1 (1.41%) IBM
5 1 (1.41%) Nintex
5 1 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.41%) SAP
5 1 (1.41%) Siebel
5 1 (1.41%) Splunk
5 1 (1.41%) Tableau
5 1 (1.41%) Zerto