Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 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 > West Sussex
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 25 19
Rank change year-on-year -14 -6 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 59 78 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 5.62% 6.15% 7.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 24.79% 33.91% 33.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 49 71
West Sussex median daily rate £330 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £234 £308 £280
90th Percentile £481 £500 £438
South East median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
West Sussex median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.65% - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £30.75
% change year-on-year +5.88% +38.21% +39.77%

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 238 230 268
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 22.69% 18.12% 22.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 117 151
West Sussex median daily rate £425 £403 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.59% +15.00% +3.32%
10th Percentile £265 £317 £250
90th Percentile £569 £538 £456
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 9
West Sussex median hourly rate £45.00 £47.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +26.00% -11.76%
South East median hourly rate £42.00 £27.38 £28.00
% change year-on-year +53.42% -2.23% +12.00%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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
Gatwick +3 11 £325 -15.80%
Worthing -18 9 £300 -11.11% 7
East Grinstead +7 8 £413 +6.45% 1
Crawley -12 7 £275 -26.67% 4
Horsham 0 2 £350 -12.50% 7
Burgess Hill +10 1 - -
Haywards Heath 0 1 £365 - 1
Chichester - 1 £350 - 6
SQL Server
South East

For the 6 months to 22 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 38 (64.41%) SQL
2 20 (33.90%) Microsoft
3 19 (32.20%) JavaScript
4 17 (28.81%) C#
5 16 (27.12%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (27.12%) TDD
6 14 (23.73%) Migration
6 14 (23.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (22.03%) .NET
7 13 (22.03%) Windows
8 12 (20.34%) SharePoint
9 11 (18.64%) Active Directory
9 11 (18.64%) HP
9 11 (18.64%) MVC
9 11 (18.64%) Microsoft Azure
9 11 (18.64%) REST
9 11 (18.64%) AngularJS
10 10 (16.95%) Entity Framework
10 10 (16.95%) Hyper-V
10 10 (16.95%) Degree
10 10 (16.95%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (16.95%) HTML
10 10 (16.95%) Java
10 10 (16.95%) T-SQL
11 9 (15.25%) Oracle
11 9 (15.25%) Web Services
11 9 (15.25%) CSS
11 9 (15.25%) ETL
11 9 (15.25%) Spring
11 9 (15.25%) Unit Testing

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 12 (20.34%) SharePoint
2 7 (11.86%) CMS
3 6 (10.17%) Tomcat
4 5 (8.47%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (8.47%) IBM Domino
5 3 (5.08%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (5.08%) IIS
5 3 (5.08%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (3.39%) Apache
6 2 (3.39%) IBM Notes
6 2 (3.39%) Sitefinity
7 1 (1.69%) EPiServer
7 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (11.86%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.69%) Primavera
2 1 (1.69%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (11.86%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (8.47%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (6.78%) Data Lake Analytics
5 2 (3.39%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (3.39%) Azure Machine Learning
5 2 (3.39%) Office 365
5 2 (3.39%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.86%) SAN
2 6 (10.17%) VoIP
3 2 (3.39%) BIG-IP
3 2 (3.39%) DHCP
3 2 (3.39%) DNS
3 2 (3.39%) Firewall
3 2 (3.39%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.39%) VPN
4 1 (1.69%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.69%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.69%) LAN
4 1 (1.69%) MPLS
4 1 (1.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (23.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (11.86%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (10.17%) NoSQL
3 6 (10.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (8.47%) DB2
4 5 (8.47%) MongoDB
4 5 (8.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (6.78%) Azure SQL Database
5 4 (6.78%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (6.78%) Data Lake
5 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (5.08%) Data Mining
6 3 (5.08%) MySQL
6 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (3.39%) OLAP
7 2 (3.39%) OLAP Cube
7 2 (3.39%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (3.39%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Eclipse
1 4 (6.78%) Maven
1 4 (6.78%) Subversion
2 3 (5.08%) JIRA
3 2 (3.39%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (3.39%) TeamCity
3 2 (3.39%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.69%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.69%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (11.86%) Finance
2 1 (1.69%) Banking
2 1 (1.69%) Billing
2 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.69%) Retail
2 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (57.63%) Developer
2 11 (18.64%) Architect
3 10 (16.95%) C# Developer
4 7 (11.86%) .NET Developer
5 6 (10.17%) SQL Developer
5 6 (10.17%) Technical Architect
6 5 (8.47%) Java Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Data Architect
7 4 (6.78%) Integration Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Systems Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Business Developer
8 3 (5.08%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Report Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Test Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.03%) .NET
2 11 (18.64%) AngularJS
2 11 (18.64%) REST
3 10 (16.95%) Entity Framework
3 10 (16.95%) HTML
4 9 (15.25%) CSS
4 9 (15.25%) HTML5
4 9 (15.25%) Spring
4 9 (15.25%) Web Services
5 6 (10.17%) ASP.NET
5 6 (10.17%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (10.17%) RESTful
5 6 (10.17%) SOAP
6 5 (8.47%) Java EE
6 5 (8.47%) JDBC
6 5 (8.47%) jQuery
6 5 (8.47%) JSON
6 5 (8.47%) Middleware
6 5 (8.47%) XML
6 5 (8.47%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Computer Science
2 6 (10.17%) Clustering
3 5 (8.47%) Public Cloud
4 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.08%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.39%) PMI
6 1 (1.69%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.03%) Windows
2 3 (5.08%) Linux
2 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.69%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.12%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (27.12%) TDD
2 14 (23.73%) Migration
3 11 (18.64%) MVC
4 10 (16.95%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (15.25%) ETL
5 9 (15.25%) Unit Testing
6 8 (13.56%) Analytics
6 8 (13.56%) Data Modelling
6 8 (13.56%) PRINCE2
7 7 (11.86%) Data Management
7 7 (11.86%) Mentoring
8 6 (10.17%) Configuration Management
8 6 (10.17%) High Availability
8 6 (10.17%) Load Balancing
8 6 (10.17%) TOGAF
9 5 (8.47%) Case Management
9 5 (8.47%) IT Strategy
10 4 (6.78%) Business Process Modelling
10 4 (6.78%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 38 (64.41%) SQL
2 19 (32.20%) JavaScript
3 17 (28.81%) C#
4 10 (16.95%) Java
4 10 (16.95%) T-SQL
5 4 (6.78%) XPath
6 3 (5.08%) ABAP
7 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.69%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (16.95%) Degree
2 8 (13.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (10.17%) CCNA
3 6 (10.17%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (10.17%) MCSE
4 3 (5.08%) ISEB
5 2 (3.39%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.39%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (8.47%) GCP
3 4 (6.78%) QA
4 3 (5.08%) Data Quality
5 2 (3.39%) SLA
6 1 (1.69%) GAMP
6 1 (1.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (18.64%) Active Directory
2 10 (16.95%) Hyper-V
3 6 (10.17%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (8.47%) Docker
5 3 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (3.39%) iptables
6 2 (3.39%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (3.39%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.69%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (1.69%) vSphere
7 1 (1.69%) XenApp
7 1 (1.69%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (3.39%) SCCM
3 1 (1.69%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (1.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (33.90%) Microsoft
2 11 (18.64%) HP
3 9 (15.25%) Oracle
4 6 (10.17%) 3PAR
5 5 (8.47%) Tableau
5 5 (8.47%) VMware
6 4 (6.78%) Northgate
7 3 (5.08%) NetApp
8 2 (3.39%) Cognos
8 2 (3.39%) Lotus
8 2 (3.39%) Telerik
9 1 (1.69%) Cisco
9 1 (1.69%) Citrix
9 1 (1.69%) Extreme Networks
9 1 (1.69%) JD Edwards
9 1 (1.69%) Juniper
9 1 (1.69%) SAP