Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 > Sussex
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 3 6
Rank change year-on-year -9 +3 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sussex 3.70% 19.05% 10.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.33% 50.00% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 5
Sussex median daily rate £363 £238 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +52.63% -26.92% -12.16%
10th Percentile £356 £231 £260
90th Percentile £369 £338 £390
South East median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Sussex median hourly rate - - -
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 Sussex with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 15 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sussex 27.78% 38.10% 23.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 10
Sussex median daily rate £463 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.63% +6.67% -10.71%
10th Percentile £272 £231 £304
90th Percentile £549 £438 £500
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Sussex median hourly rate - £15.00 -
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 Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Sussex

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Sussex

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Sussex

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 Sussex region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) OOP
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) XHTML
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Siebel
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) CTI
1 1 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) CTI
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) HTML Developer
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) IT Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) OOP
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Robotic Process Automation
1 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) 3PAR
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (50.00%) Siebel