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 11 December 2016 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 4 13 8
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 5 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 21.74% 5.36% 11.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 71.43% 25.00% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 3
Median daily rate £450 £400 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +77.77%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £24.97 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+35.16% +1.91%
SQL Server
Essex

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
7 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 30.43% 21.43% 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 5
Median daily rate £213 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.87% +23.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+52.00% -25.37%

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
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 11 December 2016.

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 11 December 2016, 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 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (44.44%) Advertising
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (22.22%) ETL
5 2 (22.22%) MS Office
5 2 (22.22%) VMware
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (22.22%) MDX
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (22.22%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
5 2 (22.22%) Power BI
6 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
6 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (11.11%) Database Theory
6 1 (11.11%) Relational Database Theory
6 1 (11.11%) SCCM
6 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 1 (11.11%) Cognos Planning
6 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server

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 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) CODA-Financials
1 1 (11.11%) Cognos Planning
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2014
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (22.22%) Power BI
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (44.44%) Advertising
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) DBA
3 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) SQL DBA
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Developer
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Support Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Business IT Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Information Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) IT Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) IT Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) NHS Information Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) MDX
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (22.22%) ETL
2 2 (22.22%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (11.11%) Database Theory
3 1 (11.11%) Relational Database Theory
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VB
2 1 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) CODA
3 1 (11.11%) Cognos