Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 30 36
Rank change year-on-year +9 +6 -27
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 86 73 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 7.43% 6.80% 6.68%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 30.82% 25.98% 37.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 56 68
West Sussex median daily rate £400 £350 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -5.41% +9.63%
10th Percentile £304 £250 £300
90th Percentile £488 £444 £464
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
West Sussex median hourly rate - - £43.00
South East median hourly rate £40.25 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -5.29% +6.25% +33.33%

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 279 281 265
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 24.09% 26.19% 17.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 193 143
West Sussex median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +16.79%
10th Percentile £300 £292 £308
90th Percentile £565 £530 £503
South East median daily rate £438 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +8.02% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 8
West Sussex median hourly rate £112.50 £15.90 £47.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +607.55% -66.35% +18.13%
10th Percentile £50.00 £15.90 £14.25
90th Percentile £179.00 £15.90 £52.25
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £19.48 £35.50
% change year-on-year +105.37% -45.13% +42.00%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +26 41 £400 +14.29% 6
Crawley +15 21 £419 +32.94% 13
East Grinstead +2 7 £341 -19.71%
Gatwick -8 4 £358 +19.17%
Haywards Heath +1 2 £118 -67.81% 1
Chichester -5 1 £313 -10.71% 6
SQL Server
South East

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 52 (60.47%) SQL
2 51 (59.30%) Microsoft
3 33 (38.37%) Visual Studio
4 31 (36.05%) .NET
4 31 (36.05%) Team Foundation Server
5 28 (32.56%) C#
6 25 (29.07%) Finance
7 24 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (27.91%) ASP.NET
8 21 (24.42%) MVC
8 21 (24.42%) Software Delivery
9 20 (23.26%) JavaScript
9 20 (23.26%) T-SQL
10 19 (22.09%) XML
10 19 (22.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 18 (20.93%) ASP.NET MVC
12 17 (19.77%) HTML
12 17 (19.77%) CSS
12 17 (19.77%) Oracle
12 17 (19.77%) Business Intelligence
13 16 (18.60%) NoSQL
14 14 (16.28%) jQuery
14 14 (16.28%) CMS
15 13 (15.12%) Microsoft Azure
15 13 (15.12%) Power BI
16 12 (13.95%) SQL Server 2008
16 12 (13.95%) HTML5
16 12 (13.95%) WCF
16 12 (13.95%) ASP.NET Web API
16 12 (13.95%) IIS

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 (16.28%) CMS
2 12 (13.95%) IIS
3 9 (10.47%) SharePoint
3 9 (10.47%) SharePoint 2010
3 9 (10.47%) Umbraco
4 3 (3.49%) Apache
4 3 (3.49%) Apache Spark
4 3 (3.49%) EPiServer
5 2 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.16%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.16%) NServiceBus
6 1 (1.16%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 9 (10.47%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (10.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 9 (10.47%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (15.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (9.30%) Azure Data Factory
3 4 (4.65%) Azure Machine Learning
3 4 (4.65%) Data Lake Analytics
4 3 (3.49%) PaaS
5 1 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.16%) Azure Functions
5 1 (1.16%) IaaS
5 1 (1.16%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.33%) Internet
1 2 (2.33%) Network Security
2 1 (1.16%) Firewall
2 1 (1.16%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (22.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 16 (18.60%) NoSQL
3 13 (15.12%) Power BI
4 12 (13.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (13.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (11.63%) Oracle Database
6 9 (10.47%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (10.47%) MongoDB
7 8 (9.30%) Relational Database
8 7 (8.14%) MySQL
9 6 (6.98%) Data Lake
10 5 (5.81%) RDBMS
10 5 (5.81%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (4.65%) Big Data
12 3 (3.49%) Azure SQL Database
12 3 (3.49%) Hadoop
12 3 (3.49%) OLAP
12 3 (3.49%) QlikView
12 3 (3.49%) Redis
12 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 33 (38.37%) Visual Studio
2 31 (36.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (10.47%) Git (software)
4 8 (9.30%) Selenium
5 6 (6.98%) Octopus Deploy
5 6 (6.98%) TeamCity
6 5 (5.81%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (4.65%) Cucumber
7 4 (4.65%) ReSharper
8 2 (2.33%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.33%) MSBuild
8 2 (2.33%) WiX
9 1 (1.16%) NUnit
General
1 25 (29.07%) Finance
2 4 (4.65%) Back Office
3 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.33%) Marketing
4 1 (1.16%) Banking
4 1 (1.16%) Retail
4 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (53.49%) Developer
2 16 (18.60%) .NET Developer
3 14 (16.28%) Analyst
4 12 (13.95%) SQL Developer
5 10 (11.63%) Full Stack Developer
5 10 (11.63%) Systems Analyst
6 7 (8.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 7 (8.14%) SQL Analyst
6 7 (8.14%) XML Analyst
7 5 (5.81%) Architect
7 5 (5.81%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (5.81%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (5.81%) C# Developer
7 5 (5.81%) Power BI Developer
8 4 (4.65%) QA Automation Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) QA Test Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) Technical Tester
8 4 (4.65%) Test Automation Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) Test Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (36.05%) .NET
2 24 (27.91%) ASP.NET
3 19 (22.09%) XML
4 18 (20.93%) ASP.NET MVC
5 17 (19.77%) CSS
5 17 (19.77%) HTML
6 14 (16.28%) jQuery
7 12 (13.95%) ASP.NET Web API
7 12 (13.95%) HTML5
7 12 (13.95%) JSON
7 12 (13.95%) WCF
8 11 (12.79%) CSS3
8 11 (12.79%) REST
9 10 (11.63%) Ajax
9 10 (11.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 9 (10.47%) XSLT
11 8 (9.30%) XSD
11 8 (9.30%) XSL
12 7 (8.14%) AngularJS
13 5 (5.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.79%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (11.63%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (10.47%) Virtual Team
4 6 (6.98%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.49%) Reinsurance
6 2 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.33%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.33%) User Experience
7 1 (1.16%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.16%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.16%) FlexPod
7 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.16%) Social Media
7 1 (1.16%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.95%) Windows
2 5 (5.81%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.33%) Linux
4 1 (1.16%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.16%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (24.42%) MVC
2 21 (24.42%) Software Delivery
3 17 (19.77%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (13.95%) Scrum
5 11 (12.79%) Analytics
6 10 (11.63%) Data Transformation
6 10 (11.63%) Service Management
7 9 (10.47%) ITSM
7 9 (10.47%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (10.47%) Project Management
7 9 (10.47%) Translating Business Requirements
7 9 (10.47%) Web Design
8 8 (9.30%) Business Analytics
8 8 (9.30%) Data Modelling
8 8 (9.30%) Defect Management
8 8 (9.30%) TDD
8 8 (9.30%) Waterfall
9 7 (8.14%) Kanban
9 7 (8.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 52 (60.47%) SQL
2 28 (32.56%) C#
3 20 (23.26%) JavaScript
3 20 (23.26%) T-SQL
4 4 (4.65%) R
5 3 (3.49%) PHP
5 3 (3.49%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.49%) Python
5 3 (3.49%) TypeScript
5 3 (3.49%) U-SQL
6 2 (2.33%) Java
6 2 (2.33%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.16%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.49%) Degree
1 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (3.49%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.16%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.30%) QA
2 2 (2.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.16%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (5.81%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.16%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.16%) SCCM
Vendors
1 51 (59.30%) Microsoft
2 17 (19.77%) Oracle
3 3 (3.49%) Cognos
3 3 (3.49%) Tableau
4 2 (2.33%) Netezza
4 2 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.33%) VMware
5 1 (1.16%) Cisco
5 1 (1.16%) NetApp
5 1 (1.16%) SAP
5 1 (1.16%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.16%) Teradata