Period
to 23 July 2017

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 23 July 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 > Gatwick
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 12 6
Rank change year-on-year -1 -6 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 14 15 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gatwick 9.72% 10.79% 19.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 35.00% 48.39% 70.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 17
Gatwick median daily rate £300 £386 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.28% -3.50% +20.30%
10th Percentile £250 £313 £313
90th Percentile £397 £460 £495
West Sussex median daily rate £365 £359 £350
% change year-on-year +1.74% +2.50% +6.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Gatwick median hourly rate - £43.00 -
West Sussex median hourly rate - £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +7.50% -

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 Gatwick with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Gatwick
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 40 31 34
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gatwick 27.78% 22.30% 27.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 24 22
Gatwick median daily rate £385 £365 £346
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.48% +5.42% +5.32%
10th Percentile £250 £317 £301
90th Percentile £476 £460 £495
West Sussex median daily rate £440 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +13.55% +10.71% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Gatwick median hourly rate - £51.50 -
West Sussex median hourly rate £15.90 £47.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year -66.35% +18.13% +128.57%

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 23 July 2017.

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 23 July 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 Gatwick region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (50.00%) High Availability
4 6 (42.86%) Change Control
4 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (42.86%) Relational Database
4 6 (42.86%) Database Mirroring
4 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (42.86%) NAS
4 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Clustering
4 6 (42.86%) PMO
4 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (42.86%) Change Management
4 6 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (42.86%) Replication
4 6 (42.86%) Clustering
4 6 (42.86%) ITIL
4 6 (42.86%) SAN
4 6 (42.86%) Project Management
4 6 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (42.86%) RDBMS
4 6 (42.86%) MCDBA
4 6 (42.86%) VB
4 6 (42.86%) Oracle
4 6 (42.86%) DB2
5 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft

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 2 (14.29%) CMS
1 2 (14.29%) IIS
1 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 2 (14.29%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) NAS
1 6 (42.86%) SAN
2 2 (14.29%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (42.86%) DB2
2 6 (42.86%) RDBMS
2 6 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.14%) OLAP
4 1 (7.14%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 2 (14.29%) ReSharper
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Administrator
1 6 (42.86%) DBA
1 6 (42.86%) Senior DBA
1 6 (42.86%) Senior SQL DBA
1 6 (42.86%) Senior SQL Server DBA
1 6 (42.86%) SQL DBA
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server DBA
2 4 (28.57%) Developer
3 3 (21.43%) C# Developer
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Developer
4 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Architect
5 1 (7.14%) CRM Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Senior SharePoint Architect
5 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Architect
5 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
2 2 (14.29%) Backbone.js
2 2 (14.29%) CSS
2 2 (14.29%) HTML
2 2 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (14.29%) LINQ
2 2 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (7.14%) Entity Framework
3 1 (7.14%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Clustering
1 6 (42.86%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) High Availability
2 6 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (42.86%) Change Control
2 6 (42.86%) Change Management
2 6 (42.86%) Database Mirroring
2 6 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (42.86%) ITIL
2 6 (42.86%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) MVC
3 2 (14.29%) MVVM
3 2 (14.29%) OWASP
3 2 (14.29%) Prototyping
3 2 (14.29%) Software Architecture
3 2 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.14%) ERP
4 1 (7.14%) ETL
4 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) VB
2 3 (21.43%) C#
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (42.86%) MCDBA
3 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) NetApp
3 2 (14.29%) Sitecore