The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Anglia region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 18 April 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 East Anglia 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 6 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 6 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Anglia 13.95% 5.88% 11.94%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 66.67% 16.67% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Average daily rate £425 £275 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -35.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £28.00 £25.88
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +8.19%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
East Anglia
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
9 6 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Anglia 20.93% 35.29% 44.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 18
Average daily rate £450 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £259 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in East Anglia

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in East Anglia

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in East Anglia

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in East Anglia

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in East Anglia

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in East Anglia

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Anglia

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Anglia 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 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) C#
3 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) Electronics
3 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
3 4 (36.36%) Degree
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (27.27%) Data Migration
4 3 (27.27%) Migration
4 3 (27.27%) XML
4 3 (27.27%) .NET
5 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
5 2 (18.18%) Java
5 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 2 (18.18%) ETL
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
5 2 (18.18%) WPF
5 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
6 1 (9.09%) Data Transformation
6 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (9.09%) High Availability
6 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
6 1 (9.09%) Data Mapping
6 1 (9.09%) Data Integration
6 1 (9.09%) QA
6 1 (9.09%) Finance

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in East Anglia by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Anglia 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 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Maximo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 4 (36.36%) Electronics
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Developer
3 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Developer
3 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Maximo Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Information Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) XML
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
2 2 (18.18%) WPF
3 1 (9.09%) XSD
3 1 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Data Integration
1 1 (9.09%) Clustering
1 1 (9.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
1 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
2 3 (27.27%) Data Migration
2 3 (27.27%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) ETL
4 1 (9.09%) Data Transformation
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (9.09%) High Availability
4 1 (9.09%) Data Mapping
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (9.09%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
3 2 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
4 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
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