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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 32 15
Rank change year-on-year +3 -17  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 31 44 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 6.28% 5.94% 10.09%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 19.87% 33.59% 43.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 33 48
Median daily rate £334 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.50% +12.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £306 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £470 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £336
% change year-on-year +2.85% +4.08%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £43.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £32.58 £23.25
% change year-on-year +21.24% +40.11%  

SQL Server is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next 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 and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 156 131 127
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 31.58% 17.68% 23.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 247 207
Median daily rate £425 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £331 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 7
Median hourly rate - £47.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +18.12%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.95 £26.00
% change year-on-year +18.93% +22.88%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley -9 8 £300 -22.58% 9
Gatwick 0 7 £300 -31.81% 1
East Grinstead -3 5 £413 -2.94% 3
Worthing +5 2 £350 +12.90% 5
Burgess Hill - 1 - - 1
Horsham - 1 £350 - 1
SQL Server
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 35 (50.72%) SQL
2 26 (37.68%) .NET
3 25 (36.23%) C#
4 24 (34.78%) Business Intelligence
5 20 (28.99%) MVC
5 20 (28.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (27.54%) Relational Database
7 18 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (26.09%) Microsoft
8 17 (24.64%) Windows
9 16 (23.19%) ASP.NET
10 15 (21.74%) RDBMS
10 15 (21.74%) AngularJS
11 14 (20.29%) Finance
11 14 (20.29%) Git (software)
11 14 (20.29%) NoSQL
12 13 (18.84%) Project Management
12 13 (18.84%) ETL
12 13 (18.84%) T-SQL
12 13 (18.84%) JavaScript
13 12 (17.39%) SOAP
13 12 (17.39%) SharePoint
13 12 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
13 12 (17.39%) TeamCity
13 12 (17.39%) REST
13 12 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 12 (17.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 12 (17.39%) Octopus Deploy
13 12 (17.39%) DevOps
14 11 (15.94%) Redis

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 (17.39%) SharePoint
2 10 (14.49%) CMS
3 5 (7.25%) EPiServer
4 3 (4.35%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (2.90%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.90%) DNN
5 2 (2.90%) FileNet
5 2 (2.90%) IIS
5 2 (2.90%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.45%) Immediacy CMS
6 1 (1.45%) Kentico
6 1 (1.45%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.45%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.45%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (11.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.45%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.45%) Primavera
2 1 (1.45%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.90%) Data Lake Analytics
3 1 (1.45%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (1.45%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.70%) NAS
1 6 (8.70%) SAN
2 5 (7.25%) LDAP
3 4 (5.80%) Firewall
4 2 (2.90%) Ethernet
4 2 (2.90%) MPLS
4 2 (2.90%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.45%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.45%) LAN
5 1 (1.45%) VPN
5 1 (1.45%) WAN
5 1 (1.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (28.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 19 (27.54%) Relational Database
3 15 (21.74%) RDBMS
4 14 (20.29%) NoSQL
5 12 (17.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 12 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (15.94%) Redis
7 9 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (13.04%) DB2
7 9 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (11.59%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (7.25%) Power BI
9 5 (7.25%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (5.80%) MongoDB
11 2 (2.90%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (2.90%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (2.90%) Data Lake
11 2 (2.90%) OLAP
11 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 14 (20.29%) Git (software)
2 12 (17.39%) Octopus Deploy
2 12 (17.39%) TeamCity
3 10 (14.49%) Visual Studio
4 9 (13.04%) ReSharper
5 5 (7.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (5.80%) Bitbucket
7 2 (2.90%) ERwin
7 2 (2.90%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 14 (20.29%) Finance
2 4 (5.80%) Back Office
3 1 (1.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (52.17%) Developer
2 18 (26.09%) .NET Developer
3 10 (14.49%) Architect
3 10 (14.49%) C# Developer
4 9 (13.04%) SQL Developer
5 8 (11.59%) Tableau Developer
6 7 (10.14%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (10.14%) Data Architect
6 7 (10.14%) DBA
6 7 (10.14%) SQL DBA
6 7 (10.14%) SQL Server DBA
7 6 (8.70%) Administrator
7 6 (8.70%) Senior DBA
7 6 (8.70%) Senior SQL DBA
7 6 (8.70%) Senior SQL Server DBA
8 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 5 (7.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 5 (7.25%) Senior Developer
9 4 (5.80%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (37.68%) .NET
2 16 (23.19%) ASP.NET
3 15 (21.74%) AngularJS
4 12 (17.39%) REST
4 12 (17.39%) SOAP
5 10 (14.49%) ASP.NET Web API
5 10 (14.49%) CSS
6 9 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (11.59%) .NET Framework
7 8 (11.59%) Entity Framework
7 8 (11.59%) HTML
7 8 (11.59%) Web Services
8 5 (7.25%) jQuery
8 5 (7.25%) XML
8 5 (7.25%) XSD
9 4 (5.80%) HTML5
9 4 (5.80%) Sass
10 3 (4.35%) LINQ
10 3 (4.35%) SAP Basis
10 3 (4.35%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) Clustering
1 6 (8.70%) Replication
2 4 (5.80%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.90%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.90%) PMI
4 2 (2.90%) Reinsurance
5 1 (1.45%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 17 (24.64%) Windows
2 8 (11.59%) Linux
3 7 (10.14%) Windows Server
3 7 (10.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (10.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.45%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (34.78%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (28.99%) MVC
3 18 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (18.84%) ETL
4 13 (18.84%) Project Management
5 12 (17.39%) DevOps
6 10 (14.49%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (14.49%) Migration
7 9 (13.04%) Data Modelling
7 9 (13.04%) Waterfall
8 8 (11.59%) ITIL
8 8 (11.59%) Scrum
8 8 (11.59%) TDD
9 7 (10.14%) Analytics
9 7 (10.14%) Change Management
9 7 (10.14%) CRM
9 7 (10.14%) High Availability
9 7 (10.14%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (10.14%) Unit Testing
10 6 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 35 (50.72%) SQL
2 25 (36.23%) C#
3 13 (18.84%) JavaScript
3 13 (18.84%) T-SQL
4 6 (8.70%) VB
5 3 (4.35%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.45%) ABAP
6 1 (1.45%) Ruby
6 1 (1.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (8.70%) MCDBA
2 6 (8.70%) SC Cleared
2 6 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.35%) Degree
4 2 (2.90%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.45%) CCNP
5 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.70%) PMO
2 4 (5.80%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.90%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.45%) GDPR
4 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 8 (11.59%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (2.90%) vSphere
3 1 (1.45%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.45%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (8.70%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (2.90%) SCCM
3 1 (1.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.94%) Oracle
3 10 (14.49%) Tableau
4 8 (11.59%) SAP
5 6 (8.70%) NetApp
6 5 (7.25%) Cognos
7 4 (5.80%) New Relic
8 3 (4.35%) Netezza
8 3 (4.35%) Sitecore
8 3 (4.35%) Teradata
8 3 (4.35%) VMware
9 2 (2.90%) Cisco
9 2 (2.90%) Google
9 2 (2.90%) Informatica
10 1 (1.45%) Alterian
10 1 (1.45%) Mercator
10 1 (1.45%) OpenText
10 1 (1.45%) Telerik
West Sussex
X4 Group
Rate: £280 - 320 per day
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West Sussex
Austin Fraser
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