The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basildon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 5.00% 9.80% 9.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 28.57% 50.00% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
Average daily rate
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- £340 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +16.59%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Basildon region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Basildon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
7 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 17.50% 19.61% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 5
Average daily rate - £320 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% +7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Basildon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Basildon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server across the Basildon region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Basildon

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Basildon

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Basildon

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basildon region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server.

1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) OOD
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) JAXB
2 2 (40.00%) Sun
2 2 (40.00%) Sun Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) Servlets
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) XSLT
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
2 2 (40.00%) UML
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Web Development
2 2 (40.00%) AccuRev
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Data Reconciliation
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) PowerPivot
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basildon region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) InfoPath
2 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (20.00%) PowerPivot
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) DB2
2 1 (20.00%) MS Access
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) Servlets
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) XSLT
2 2 (40.00%) JAXB
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) UML
1 2 (40.00%) OOD
1 2 (40.00%) Web Development
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Data Mapping
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Data Reconciliation
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Sun
1 2 (40.00%) AccuRev
2 1 (20.00%) Cadence