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 3 months to 23 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)
South East / East Sussex
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 28 6
Rank change year-on-year +15 -22  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 29 12 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 10.58% 4.15% 18.99%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 36.71% 16.00% 55.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 55
Median daily rate £338 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.58% +30.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £385 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +2.85% +4.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £11.93 - £29.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £32.66 £23.63
% change year-on-year +20.96% +38.22%  

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 East Sussex with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
East Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 79 75 122
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 28.83% 25.95% 34.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 53 93
Median daily rate £345 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.75% +5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.22% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £11.93 - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.35 £26.00
% change year-on-year +25.19% +16.74%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in East Sussex 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 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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton +9 21 £325 -23.52% 5
Hastings - 5 £345 -
Hove - 2 £499 -
SQL Server
South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 East Sussex region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 35 (62.50%) SQL
2 30 (53.57%) Microsoft
3 25 (44.64%) C#
4 20 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (30.36%) .NET
6 15 (26.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (25.00%) Finance
7 14 (25.00%) CSS
8 13 (23.21%) ASP.NET
8 13 (23.21%) MVC
9 12 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 12 (21.43%) Relational Database
10 11 (19.64%) Oracle
10 11 (19.64%) HTML
11 10 (17.86%) ASP.NET Web API
12 9 (16.07%) Data Modelling
12 9 (16.07%) ETL
12 9 (16.07%) Java
12 9 (16.07%) JavaScript
12 9 (16.07%) T-SQL
13 8 (14.29%) Power BI
13 8 (14.29%) AngularJS
13 8 (14.29%) Visualisation
14 7 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
14 7 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
14 7 (12.50%) Physical Data Model
14 7 (12.50%) Web Development
14 7 (12.50%) Web Services
14 7 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
15 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Excel

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 5 (8.93%) IIS
2 2 (3.57%) CMS
2 2 (3.57%) SAS
2 2 (3.57%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.79%) JBoss
3 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.57%) Office 365
3 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) iSCSI
1 1 (1.79%) LAN
1 1 (1.79%) MPLS
1 1 (1.79%) SAN
1 1 (1.79%) VPN
1 1 (1.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (26.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (21.43%) Relational Database
2 12 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (14.29%) Power BI
4 7 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (8.93%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (3.57%) Big Data
7 2 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (3.57%) Hadoop
7 2 (3.57%) Lumira
7 2 (3.57%) MySQL
7 2 (3.57%) NoSQL
7 2 (3.57%) QlikView
7 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.79%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.57%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.79%) JIRA
4 1 (1.79%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.79%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 14 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Advertising
3 3 (5.36%) Banking
3 3 (5.36%) Marketing
4 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.79%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (57.14%) Developer
2 12 (21.43%) .NET Developer
3 11 (19.64%) Analyst
4 9 (16.07%) C# Developer
5 8 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (14.29%) SQL Developer
6 6 (10.71%) Data Analyst
7 5 (8.93%) Database Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Architect
8 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Developer
8 4 (7.14%) SSIS Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Data Architect
9 3 (5.36%) Senior Developer
9 3 (5.36%) T-SQL Developer
10 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (3.57%) DBA
10 2 (3.57%) Information Analyst
10 2 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (3.57%) Systems Analyst
10 2 (3.57%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (30.36%) .NET
2 14 (25.00%) CSS
3 13 (23.21%) ASP.NET
4 11 (19.64%) HTML
5 10 (17.86%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (14.29%) AngularJS
7 7 (12.50%) Web Services
8 6 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (8.93%) jQuery
9 5 (8.93%) XML
10 4 (7.14%) .NET Framework
10 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 4 (7.14%) SOAP
11 3 (5.36%) Entity Framework
11 3 (5.36%) JSON
11 3 (5.36%) React
11 3 (5.36%) XML Schema
12 2 (3.57%) Backbone.js
12 2 (3.57%) COM
12 2 (3.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (10.71%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.36%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.57%) Fintech
4 2 (3.57%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.93%) Linux
1 5 (8.93%) Windows
2 3 (5.36%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.57%) MVS
3 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.79%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (23.21%) MVC
3 9 (16.07%) Data Modelling
3 9 (16.07%) ETL
4 8 (14.29%) Visualisation
5 7 (12.50%) Physical Data Model
5 7 (12.50%) Web Development
6 6 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (8.93%) Analytics
7 5 (8.93%) Data Analysis
7 5 (8.93%) Data Cleansing
7 5 (8.93%) Logical Data Model
7 5 (8.93%) TDD
8 4 (7.14%) Business Analysis
8 4 (7.14%) Migration
9 3 (5.36%) Data Management
9 3 (5.36%) Data Security
9 3 (5.36%) E-Commerce
9 3 (5.36%) Project Management
9 3 (5.36%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 35 (62.50%) SQL
2 25 (44.64%) C#
3 9 (16.07%) Java
3 9 (16.07%) JavaScript
3 9 (16.07%) T-SQL
4 3 (5.36%) C
4 3 (5.36%) TypeScript
5 2 (3.57%) C++
5 2 (3.57%) MATLAB
5 2 (3.57%) R
5 2 (3.57%) VB
5 2 (3.57%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.79%) PHP
6 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) Data Quality
1 2 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 30 (53.57%) Microsoft
2 11 (19.64%) Oracle
3 2 (3.57%) SAP
3 2 (3.57%) Sitecore
3 2 (3.57%) Tableau
3 2 (3.57%) VMware
4 1 (1.79%) Cisco
4 1 (1.79%) Citrix
4 1 (1.79%) EMC
4 1 (1.79%) HP
4 1 (1.79%) IBM
4 1 (1.79%) Meraki
4 1 (1.79%) Talend
4 1 (1.79%) Zend