Period
to 22 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gatwick 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 22 January 2019 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 > Gatwick
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 20 13 13
Rank change year-on-year -7 0 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 8 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gatwick 9.30% 8.82% 7.75%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 72.73% 50.00% 37.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 9
Gatwick median daily rate £358 £330 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -18.92% -14.32%
10th Percentile £354 £281 £316
90th Percentile £615 £498 £500
West Sussex median daily rate £400 £330 £403
% change year-on-year +21.21% -18.01% +23.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Gatwick median hourly rate - £45.00 -
West Sussex median hourly rate - £45.00 -

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 Gatwick with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Gatwick
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 11 24 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gatwick 12.79% 17.65% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 19 24
Gatwick median daily rate £364 £330 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.23% -20.00% +16.61%
10th Percentile £354 £125 £280
90th Percentile £514 £498 £513
West Sussex median daily rate £430 £438 £413
% change year-on-year -1.83% +6.18% +12.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Gatwick median hourly rate - £45.00 -
West Sussex median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year -22.22% - -

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Gatwick

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Gatwick

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Gatwick

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gatwick

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Gatwick over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server in Gatwick

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gatwick

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Gatwick region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) Degree
2 5 (62.50%) Computer Science
3 4 (50.00%) Data Migration
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (50.00%) Migration
3 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL V3
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (37.50%) ServiceNow
4 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (37.50%) Release Management
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (37.50%) Proactive Monitoring
4 3 (37.50%) Technical Leadership
4 3 (37.50%) BMC
4 3 (37.50%) BMC PATROL
4 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
4 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gatwick 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 1 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) CMS
1 1 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2014
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (12.50%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) NUnit
2 1 (12.50%) ReSharper
2 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) .NET Developer
1 3 (37.50%) C# .NET Developer
1 3 (37.50%) C# Developer
1 3 (37.50%) DBA
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Senior DBA
1 3 (37.50%) Senior SQL DBA
1 3 (37.50%) Senior SQL Server DBA
1 3 (37.50%) SQL DBA
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server DBA
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Core
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (12.50%) Backbone.js
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (12.50%) LAMP
3 1 (12.50%) LINQ
3 1 (12.50%) Middleware
3 1 (12.50%) REST
3 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (37.50%) Clustering
3 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
3 1 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Computer Science
2 4 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 4 (50.00%) Migration
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Business Continuity
3 3 (37.50%) Mathematics
3 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (37.50%) Proactive Monitoring
3 3 (37.50%) Release Management
3 3 (37.50%) Technical Leadership
3 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (25.00%) MVC
4 2 (25.00%) Prototyping
4 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (12.50%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) CISSP
2 1 (12.50%) MCP
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) BMC PATROL
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Clustering
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM
1 3 (37.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) BMC
2 3 (37.50%) ServiceNow
3 1 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) Sitecore