Period
to 16 January 2019

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 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)
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 37 40 25
Rank change year-on-year +3 -15 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 71 51 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 6.59% 5.10% 7.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 28.86% 23.18% 34.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 37 55
West Sussex median daily rate £400 £330 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.21% -17.50% +23.08%
10th Percentile £335 £225 £308
90th Percentile £493 £538 £500
South East median daily rate £415 £375 £390
% change year-on-year +10.67% -3.85% +11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
West Sussex median hourly rate - £45.00 -
South East median hourly rate £30.83 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -31.50% +5.88% +26.87%

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 246 220 237
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 22.84% 22.00% 21.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 141 124
West Sussex median daily rate £430 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.83% +6.18% +17.86%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £315
90th Percentile £568 £600 £577
South East median daily rate £450 £418 £400
% change year-on-year +7.78% +4.38% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
West Sussex median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% - -
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £17.40
% change year-on-year -22.22% +158.62% -34.34%

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 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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
Crawley +14 25 £400 +32.23% 9
Worthing -1 18 £400 +16.36% 6
Gatwick -8 8 £358 +8.33%
Horsham -3 6 £400 - 7
East Grinstead +1 4 £358 -10.63%
Chichester -2 2 - - 8
SQL Server
South East

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

1 38 (53.52%) Microsoft
2 36 (50.70%) .NET
3 34 (47.89%) SQL
4 30 (42.25%) C#
5 22 (30.99%) JavaScript
6 21 (29.58%) REST
7 20 (28.17%) .NET Framework
8 19 (26.76%) Windows
9 18 (25.35%) ASP.NET
9 18 (25.35%) MVC
9 18 (25.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 17 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (23.94%) SOAP
10 17 (23.94%) Oracle
11 16 (22.54%) T-SQL
11 16 (22.54%) ASP.NET MVC
12 15 (21.13%) SQL Server 2012
12 15 (21.13%) Unit Testing
12 15 (21.13%) HTML
12 15 (21.13%) CSS
12 15 (21.13%) SQL Server 2016
13 13 (18.31%) XML
13 13 (18.31%) ETL
13 13 (18.31%) Microsoft Azure
14 12 (16.90%) Git (software)
14 12 (16.90%) TDD
14 12 (16.90%) JSON
14 12 (16.90%) Microservices
15 11 (15.49%) Performance Tuning
15 11 (15.49%) CMS

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 11 (15.49%) CMS
2 10 (14.08%) Apache
2 10 (14.08%) Umbraco
2 10 (14.08%) WebLogic
3 9 (12.68%) JBoss
4 7 (9.86%) Tomcat
5 6 (8.45%) nginx
6 4 (5.63%) IIS
6 4 (5.63%) SharePoint
7 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (4.23%) MS Exchange
7 3 (4.23%) Skype for Business
8 2 (2.82%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.41%) Confluence
9 1 (1.41%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (1.41%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (14.08%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (9.86%) GitHub
4 6 (8.45%) Google Analytics
5 3 (4.23%) Office 365
6 2 (2.82%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (2.82%) SaaS
7 1 (1.41%) AtomSphere
7 1 (1.41%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.45%) HTTP
1 6 (8.45%) SSL
1 6 (8.45%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.23%) DHCP
2 3 (4.23%) DNS
2 3 (4.23%) Firewall
2 3 (4.23%) Skype
2 3 (4.23%) VPN
3 1 (1.41%) LAN
3 1 (1.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (25.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 15 (21.13%) SQL Server 2012
2 15 (21.13%) SQL Server 2016
3 10 (14.08%) MongoDB
4 9 (12.68%) SQL Server 2014
5 8 (11.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (11.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (9.86%) NoSQL
7 6 (8.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 6 (8.45%) DTS
8 5 (7.04%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (4.23%) Oracle Database
10 3 (4.23%) RDBMS
10 3 (4.23%) Relational Database
11 2 (2.82%) MS Access
11 2 (2.82%) MySQL
11 2 (2.82%) Power BI
12 1 (1.41%) DB2
12 1 (1.41%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 12 (16.90%) Git (software)
2 11 (15.49%) Selenium
3 10 (14.08%) IntelliJ
3 10 (14.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (12.68%) Eclipse
4 9 (12.68%) JUnit
5 8 (11.27%) Visual Studio
6 6 (8.45%) Ant
6 6 (8.45%) Cucumber
6 6 (8.45%) Gatling
6 6 (8.45%) Grunt
6 6 (8.45%) gulp
6 6 (8.45%) Jenkins
6 6 (8.45%) Karma Test Runner
6 6 (8.45%) Sublime Text
6 6 (8.45%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.41%) git-flow
7 1 (1.41%) JIRA
7 1 (1.41%) ScriptRunner
7 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 11 (15.49%) Finance
2 6 (8.45%) Back Office
3 1 (1.41%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 36 (50.70%) Developer
2 26 (36.62%) .NET Developer
3 12 (16.90%) DBA
3 12 (16.90%) SQL DBA
3 12 (16.90%) SQL Server DBA
4 6 (8.45%) Architect
4 6 (8.45%) C# Developer
4 6 (8.45%) Production DBA
4 6 (8.45%) SQL Server Production DBA
5 5 (7.04%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (7.04%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (7.04%) SQL Developer
6 4 (5.63%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Senior DBA
7 3 (4.23%) Senior SQL DBA
7 3 (4.23%) Senior SQL Server DBA
8 2 (2.82%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (2.82%) Designer
8 2 (2.82%) QA Tester
8 2 (2.82%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (50.70%) .NET
2 21 (29.58%) REST
3 20 (28.17%) .NET Framework
4 18 (25.35%) ASP.NET
5 17 (23.94%) SOAP
6 16 (22.54%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (21.13%) CSS
7 15 (21.13%) HTML
8 13 (18.31%) XML
9 12 (16.90%) JSON
10 11 (15.49%) HTML5
11 10 (14.08%) jQuery
11 10 (14.08%) Play Framework
12 9 (12.68%) AngularJS
12 9 (12.68%) EJB
12 9 (12.68%) Hibernate
12 9 (12.68%) J2EE
12 9 (12.68%) J2SE
12 9 (12.68%) Spring
13 8 (11.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.86%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.45%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (8.45%) Reinsurance
2 6 (8.45%) User Experience
3 5 (7.04%) Clustering
3 5 (7.04%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.63%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (5.63%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (4.23%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.82%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.41%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.41%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.41%) FlexPod
7 1 (1.41%) PMI
7 1 (1.41%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 19 (26.76%) Windows
2 9 (12.68%) Unix
2 9 (12.68%) Windows Server
3 7 (9.86%) Linux
4 6 (8.45%) Ubuntu
5 4 (5.63%) Windows 10
6 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (4.23%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.35%) MVC
2 17 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (21.13%) Unit Testing
4 13 (18.31%) ETL
5 12 (16.90%) Microservices
5 12 (16.90%) TDD
6 11 (15.49%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (15.49%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (14.08%) DevOps
7 10 (14.08%) Web Development
8 8 (11.27%) Analytics
8 8 (11.27%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (11.27%) Data Transformation
8 8 (11.27%) Open Source
8 8 (11.27%) Test Automation
9 7 (9.86%) Configuration Management
9 7 (9.86%) Software Delivery
10 6 (8.45%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (8.45%) Lean Software Development
10 6 (8.45%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 34 (47.89%) SQL
2 30 (42.25%) C#
3 22 (30.99%) JavaScript
4 16 (22.54%) T-SQL
5 11 (15.49%) Java
6 10 (14.08%) PowerShell
6 10 (14.08%) Scala
6 10 (14.08%) VB.NET
7 7 (9.86%) Groovy
8 6 (8.45%) Haskell
8 6 (8.45%) Perl
8 6 (8.45%) Python
8 6 (8.45%) Ruby
9 4 (5.63%) TypeScript
10 3 (4.23%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.41%) ABAP
11 1 (1.41%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (1.41%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (9.86%) Degree
2 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.82%) TOGAF Certification
3 1 (1.41%) CISSP
3 1 (1.41%) MCP
3 1 (1.41%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.45%) QA
2 3 (4.23%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (14.08%) Docker
2 8 (11.27%) Active Directory
3 5 (7.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.23%) XenApp
5 2 (2.82%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.82%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.41%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.41%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (14.08%) Puppet
2 8 (11.27%) SCCM
3 6 (8.45%) Grafana
3 6 (8.45%) Kibana
4 3 (4.23%) Ansible
4 3 (4.23%) BMC PATROL
4 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (4.23%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (4.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 38 (53.52%) Microsoft
2 17 (23.94%) Oracle
3 9 (12.68%) webMethods
4 7 (9.86%) Citrix
5 6 (8.45%) Google
5 6 (8.45%) VMware
6 5 (7.04%) SAP
7 3 (4.23%) BMC
7 3 (4.23%) Guidewire
7 3 (4.23%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.41%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.41%) Cisco
8 1 (1.41%) Dell
8 1 (1.41%) Informatica
8 1 (1.41%) NetApp
8 1 (1.41%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.41%) Tableau
8 1 (1.41%) Talend