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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Essex / Chelmsford
Rank 7 8 9
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 9.09% 10.00% 10.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 66.67% 46.15% 55.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 2
Median daily rate £475 £325 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% +44.44%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.25 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -23.72%

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
3 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 13.64% 21.67% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 2
Median daily rate £475 £338 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.74% +50.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chelmsford region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 22 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 Chelmsford region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Advertising
3 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (14.29%) ETL
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (14.29%) MDX
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 1 (14.29%) Power BI

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford 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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2014
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (14.29%) Power BI
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 3 (42.86%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Business Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) DBA
3 2 (28.57%) SQL DBA
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (14.29%) Business IT Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (14.29%) IT Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) IT Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) ETL
2 1 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) VMware