Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 16 October 2018 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 > West Sussex
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 42 25
Rank change year-on-year +24 -17 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 94 53 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 8.57% 5.33% 6.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 35.34% 23.04% 34.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 45 56
West Sussex median daily rate £400 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -20.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £313 £238 £308
90th Percentile £488 £454 £494
South East median daily rate £410 £370 £375
% change year-on-year +10.81% -1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
West Sussex median hourly rate - - £43.00
South East median hourly rate £41.50 £44.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year -6.21% +4.12% +68.52%

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 West Sussex with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
West Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 266 230 244
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 24.25% 23.14% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 151 129
West Sussex median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +18.52%
10th Percentile £301 £290 £324
90th Percentile £575 £530 £538
South East median daily rate £448 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +11.74% +0.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 8
West Sussex median hourly rate £35.00 - £47.25
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £26.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year +33.33% -12.50% +20.00%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in West Sussex

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in West Sussex

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in West Sussex over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server in West Sussex

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in West Sussex

SQL Server
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Sussex region over the 6 months to 16 October 2018. 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
Worthing +22 43 £400 +33.33% 7
Crawley +22 26 £413 +37.50% 7
East Grinstead +1 8 £333 -21.62% 1
Horsham -1 5 £400 +14.29% 8
Gatwick -8 5 £530 +76.67% 4
Chichester -1 2 £313 -10.71% 8
SQL Server
South East

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 59 (62.77%) SQL
2 51 (54.26%) Microsoft
3 38 (40.43%) .NET
4 35 (37.23%) C#
5 34 (36.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 33 (35.11%) Visual Studio
7 27 (28.72%) T-SQL
7 27 (28.72%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (27.66%) ASP.NET
9 25 (26.60%) Finance
10 24 (25.53%) MVC
11 22 (23.40%) JavaScript
11 22 (23.40%) Oracle
11 22 (23.40%) Software Delivery
12 21 (22.34%) HTML
12 21 (22.34%) CSS
12 21 (22.34%) XML
12 21 (22.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 20 (21.28%) ASP.NET MVC
13 20 (21.28%) Business Intelligence
14 15 (15.96%) HTML5
14 15 (15.96%) REST
14 15 (15.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 15 (15.96%) Data Transformation
15 14 (14.89%) JSON
15 14 (14.89%) jQuery
15 14 (14.89%) Microsoft Azure
15 14 (14.89%) CMS
16 13 (13.83%) IIS
16 13 (13.83%) NoSQL

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 14 (14.89%) CMS
2 13 (13.83%) IIS
3 9 (9.57%) SharePoint
3 9 (9.57%) SharePoint 2010
3 9 (9.57%) Umbraco
4 6 (6.38%) Apache
5 3 (3.19%) EPiServer
5 3 (3.19%) JBoss
5 3 (3.19%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.13%) Apache Spark
6 2 (2.13%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.06%) Confluence
7 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.06%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.06%) NServiceBus
7 1 (1.06%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.06%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (9.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (9.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 9 (9.57%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.32%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.26%) Azure Data Factory
4 2 (2.13%) Azure Machine Learning
4 2 (2.13%) Data Lake Analytics
4 2 (2.13%) PaaS
5 1 (1.06%) GitHub
5 1 (1.06%) IaaS
5 1 (1.06%) Office 365
5 1 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.13%) Firewall
1 2 (2.13%) Internet
2 1 (1.06%) DHCP
2 1 (1.06%) DNS
2 1 (1.06%) Skype
2 1 (1.06%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (22.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 15 (15.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (13.83%) NoSQL
4 12 (12.77%) MongoDB
4 12 (12.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (12.77%) SQL Server 2016
5 11 (11.70%) Oracle Database
6 10 (10.64%) Power BI
6 10 (10.64%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (8.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (7.45%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (6.38%) DTS
9 6 (6.38%) MySQL
9 6 (6.38%) Relational Database
9 6 (6.38%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (4.26%) RDBMS
11 3 (3.19%) Big Data
11 3 (3.19%) QlikView
11 3 (3.19%) Redis
12 2 (2.13%) HDInsight
Development Applications
1 34 (36.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 33 (35.11%) Visual Studio
3 12 (12.77%) Git (software)
4 11 (11.70%) Selenium
5 6 (6.38%) Octopus Deploy
5 6 (6.38%) TeamCity
6 5 (5.32%) ReSharper
7 4 (4.26%) Cucumber
7 4 (4.26%) IntelliJ
7 4 (4.26%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (3.19%) Eclipse
8 3 (3.19%) JUnit
9 2 (2.13%) Jenkins
9 2 (2.13%) MSBuild
9 2 (2.13%) WiX
10 1 (1.06%) git-flow
10 1 (1.06%) JIRA
10 1 (1.06%) NUnit
10 1 (1.06%) ScriptRunner
General
1 25 (26.60%) Finance
2 9 (9.57%) Back Office
3 1 (1.06%) Banking
3 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 50 (53.19%) Developer
2 21 (22.34%) .NET Developer
3 11 (11.70%) Analyst
3 11 (11.70%) SQL Developer
4 10 (10.64%) Full Stack Developer
5 9 (9.57%) Systems Analyst
6 8 (8.51%) C# Developer
7 7 (7.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 7 (7.45%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (7.45%) SQL Analyst
7 7 (7.45%) XML Analyst
8 6 (6.38%) Architect
8 6 (6.38%) DBA
8 6 (6.38%) Production DBA
8 6 (6.38%) SQL DBA
8 6 (6.38%) SQL Server DBA
8 6 (6.38%) SQL Server Production DBA
9 5 (5.32%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (5.32%) Power BI Developer
9 5 (5.32%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (40.43%) .NET
2 26 (27.66%) ASP.NET
3 21 (22.34%) CSS
3 21 (22.34%) HTML
3 21 (22.34%) XML
4 20 (21.28%) ASP.NET MVC
5 15 (15.96%) HTML5
5 15 (15.96%) REST
6 14 (14.89%) jQuery
6 14 (14.89%) JSON
7 13 (13.83%) ASP.NET Web API
8 11 (11.70%) CSS3
8 11 (11.70%) WCF
9 10 (10.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 9 (9.57%) Ajax
10 9 (9.57%) AngularJS
10 9 (9.57%) XSLT
11 8 (8.51%) .NET Core
11 8 (8.51%) .NET Framework
11 8 (8.51%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.77%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (10.64%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (10.64%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (9.57%) Virtual Team
4 8 (8.51%) Reinsurance
5 7 (7.45%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.19%) Public Cloud
7 2 (2.13%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.13%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.13%) User Experience
8 1 (1.06%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.06%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.06%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.06%) FlexPod
8 1 (1.06%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.70%) Windows
2 7 (7.45%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.19%) Unix
4 2 (2.13%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.06%) Linux
5 1 (1.06%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.06%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (28.72%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (25.53%) MVC
3 22 (23.40%) Software Delivery
4 20 (21.28%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (15.96%) Data Transformation
6 12 (12.77%) Microservices
6 12 (12.77%) Scrum
7 11 (11.70%) Project Management
8 10 (10.64%) Performance Tuning
8 10 (10.64%) Service Management
9 9 (9.57%) ETL
9 9 (9.57%) ITSM
9 9 (9.57%) Waterfall
9 9 (9.57%) Web Design
9 9 (9.57%) Web Development
10 8 (8.51%) Analytics
10 8 (8.51%) DevOps
10 8 (8.51%) TDD
10 8 (8.51%) Test Automation
10 8 (8.51%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 59 (62.77%) SQL
2 35 (37.23%) C#
3 27 (28.72%) T-SQL
4 22 (23.40%) JavaScript
5 7 (7.45%) PowerShell
5 7 (7.45%) TypeScript
6 6 (6.38%) VB.NET
7 5 (5.32%) Java
8 4 (4.26%) R
8 4 (4.26%) Scala
9 3 (3.19%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.13%) PHP
10 2 (2.13%) Python
10 2 (2.13%) U-SQL
11 1 (1.06%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (1.06%) Groovy
11 1 (1.06%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (6.38%) Degree
2 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.13%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.13%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.06%) CISSP
4 1 (1.06%) MCP
4 1 (1.06%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.51%) QA
2 2 (2.13%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.06%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (6.38%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.26%) Docker
2 4 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.13%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.06%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.06%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (4.26%) Puppet
2 3 (3.19%) Ansible
2 3 (3.19%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 51 (54.26%) Microsoft
2 22 (23.40%) Oracle
3 5 (5.32%) Citrix
3 5 (5.32%) VMware
4 3 (3.19%) Cognos
4 3 (3.19%) Guidewire
4 3 (3.19%) SAP
4 3 (3.19%) webMethods
5 2 (2.13%) Netezza
5 2 (2.13%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.06%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.06%) Cisco
6 1 (1.06%) NetApp
6 1 (1.06%) Tableau
6 1 (1.06%) Talend
6 1 (1.06%) Teradata