The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chelmsford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Chelmsford region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 1 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 2.63% 11.54% 28.57%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 100.00% 75.00% 60.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 9
Average daily rate
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£450 £200 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+125.00% -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +10.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Chelmsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1 8 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 2.63% 15.38% 46.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 18
Average daily rate £450 £200 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+125.00% -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Chelmsford

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Chelmsford

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Chelmsford

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Chelmsford

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chelmsford 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 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) GIS
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Automotive
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Replication
3 1 (25.00%) Clustering
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Intranet
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) Statistics
3 1 (25.00%) Database Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) SaaS
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chelmsford 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Intranet
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (25.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Developer
3 2 (50.00%) SQL DBA
3 2 (50.00%) DBA
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) GIS
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Database Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Database Security
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft