The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 10 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 15 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 12.61% 2.44% 13.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 41.67% 50.00% 77.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £450 £256
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +75.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £450 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £23.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -16.36%
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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 Chelmsford region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Chelmsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
36 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 30.25% 4.88% 16.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 8
Average daily rate £350 £370 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +85.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £306 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £434 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Chelmsford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Chelmsford region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 July 2015, 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 13 (72.22%) SQL
1 13 (72.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 10 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (55.56%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (55.56%) Finance
3 9 (50.00%) DTS
4 8 (44.44%) T-SQL
5 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
5 7 (38.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (33.33%) Change Management
7 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (22.22%) MDX
8 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (22.22%) Replication
8 4 (22.22%) ProClarity
8 4 (22.22%) MicroStrategy
9 3 (16.67%) JSP
9 3 (16.67%) HTML
9 3 (16.67%) Java
9 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
9 3 (16.67%) LIMS
9 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (16.67%) Information Management
9 3 (16.67%) Web Development
10 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
10 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (11.11%) Database Security

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 (5.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (72.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 10 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (55.56%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (50.00%) DTS
4 7 (38.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (22.22%) ProClarity
6 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (5.56%) OLAP
9 1 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (5.56%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (55.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Analyst
1 9 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 8 (44.44%) Support Analyst
3 6 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 6 (33.33%) Business Support Analyst
4 5 (27.78%) Developer
5 4 (22.22%) DBA
5 4 (22.22%) SQL DBA
6 3 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (11.11%) Systems Support
7 2 (11.11%) Systems Support Analyst
7 2 (11.11%) SQL Server DBA
8 1 (5.56%) Applications Support Analyst
8 1 (5.56%) SQL Developer
8 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Developer
8 1 (5.56%) Financial Analyst
8 1 (5.56%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) MDX
2 3 (16.67%) JSP
2 3 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) .NET
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Replication
2 3 (16.67%) LIMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (33.33%) Change Management
3 3 (16.67%) Information Management
3 3 (16.67%) Web Development
4 2 (11.11%) Database Security
4 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.56%) Workflow
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) ETL
5 1 (5.56%) Document Management
5 1 (5.56%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) SQL
2 8 (44.44%) T-SQL
3 3 (16.67%) Java
3 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.56%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (5.56%) CODA
3 1 (5.56%) Thunderhead
3 1 (5.56%) Capita
3 1 (5.56%) Cognos