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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 3 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 6.67% 25.00% 32.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 21.43% 61.90% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 10
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£225 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -31.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
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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
14 21 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 31.11% 40.38% 32.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 10
Average daily rate £325 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -31.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.19%

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 19 December 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 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) WinForms
2 1 (20.00%) Teradata
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (20.00%) DB2
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) ERwin
2 1 (20.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) SWIFT
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (20.00%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (20.00%) Physical Data Model
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) Use Case

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (20.00%) DB2
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) ERwin
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) ETL Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) WinForms
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) SWIFT
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (20.00%) Physical Data Model
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Teradata
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft