The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 239 317 362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 9.33% 10.15% 12.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 39.77% 42.27% 48.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 204 233
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £180 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 11
Median hourly rate £27.50 £23.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.56% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.10 £19.00 £21.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.52 £38.18 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £22.75
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -1.09%
SQL Server
England

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 East of England region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
601 750 745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 23.46% 24.02% 25.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 425 454
Median daily rate £400 £350 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 26 27
Median hourly rate £36.00 £23.50 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.19% -24.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £17.50 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £50.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+6.36% +10.00%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England 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 the East of England

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

SQL Server
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -1 66 £350 - 20
Hertfordshire +25 65 £425 +19.71% 34
Essex -4 53 £300 -14.28% 14
Suffolk -1 29 £480 +22.29% 8
Bedfordshire -8 18 £388 +3.33% 17
Norfolk -32 4 £300 +66.66% 6
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 East of England region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 208 (50.73%) SQL
2 159 (38.78%) Microsoft
3 116 (28.29%) .NET
3 116 (28.29%) Windows
4 108 (26.34%) Agile Software Development
5 99 (24.15%) C#
6 88 (21.46%) Business Intelligence
7 74 (18.05%) Finance
7 74 (18.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 73 (17.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 71 (17.32%) ASP.NET
10 67 (16.34%) MS Excel
10 67 (16.34%) T-SQL
10 67 (16.34%) Oracle
11 65 (15.85%) JavaScript
12 64 (15.61%) SQL Server 2008
13 62 (15.12%) HTML
14 58 (14.15%) Web Services
15 53 (12.93%) Windows Server
16 52 (12.68%) Java
17 50 (12.20%) MVC
17 50 (12.20%) VMware
18 45 (10.98%) XML
18 45 (10.98%) .NET Framework
19 43 (10.49%) CSS
20 41 (10.00%) ETL
20 41 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
20 41 (10.00%) Scrum
20 41 (10.00%) TDD
21 40 (9.76%) Active Directory

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Application Platforms
1 39 (9.51%) IIS
2 36 (8.78%) SharePoint
3 26 (6.34%) BizTalk Server
4 19 (4.63%) MS Exchange
4 19 (4.63%) WebSphere
5 14 (3.41%) Skype for Business
6 11 (2.68%) Confluence
7 10 (2.44%) CMS
8 8 (1.95%) SAS
9 7 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (1.71%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.98%) NServiceBus
10 4 (0.98%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.73%) Apache
11 3 (0.73%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.73%) ArcGIS
11 3 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.49%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.49%) WebLogic
Applications
1 67 (16.34%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.17%) MS Office
3 2 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.49%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.24%) MS Project
4 1 (0.24%) PTC Creo
4 1 (0.24%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 23 (5.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.95%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.22%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.73%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.24%) AWD
6 1 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.24%) Maximo
6 1 (0.24%) OpenText MBPM
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.24%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.24%) Sage 50
6 1 (0.24%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 25 (6.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (5.37%) Office 365
3 13 (3.17%) Yammer
4 10 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (1.71%) SaaS
6 3 (0.73%) CloudFront
7 2 (0.49%) GitHub
7 2 (0.49%) IaaS
8 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.24%) PaaS
8 1 (0.24%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 24 (5.85%) SAN
2 19 (4.63%) WAN
3 17 (4.15%) LAN
4 13 (3.17%) NAS
5 11 (2.68%) DNS
6 10 (2.44%) DHCP
6 10 (2.44%) Network Security
7 9 (2.20%) Firewall
8 7 (1.71%) ATM
8 7 (1.71%) Internet
9 4 (0.98%) Intranet
9 4 (0.98%) VoIP
10 3 (0.73%) FTP
11 2 (0.49%) Cisco IPT
11 2 (0.49%) Kerberos
11 2 (0.49%) MPLS
11 2 (0.49%) PBX
11 2 (0.49%) SSL
11 2 (0.49%) TCP/IP
11 2 (0.49%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (18.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 73 (17.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 64 (15.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 41 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
5 37 (9.02%) SQL Server 2012
6 34 (8.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 27 (6.59%) SQL Server 2014
8 22 (5.37%) SQL Server 2005
9 21 (5.12%) Relational Database
10 20 (4.88%) MySQL
11 19 (4.63%) DB2
12 18 (4.39%) Oracle Database
13 16 (3.90%) QlikView
14 13 (3.17%) BusinessObjects
15 11 (2.68%) Data Mining
16 10 (2.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 9 (2.20%) Crystal Reports
17 9 (2.20%) Oracle Database 11g
17 9 (2.20%) SAP Data Services
18 7 (1.71%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 22 (5.37%) Visual Studio
2 19 (4.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (3.66%) AccuRev
4 14 (3.41%) Subversion
5 11 (2.68%) Jenkins
5 11 (2.68%) JIRA
5 11 (2.68%) NUnit
5 11 (2.68%) Selenium
6 9 (2.20%) Zephyr
7 8 (1.95%) TeamCity
8 7 (1.71%) Git (software)
8 7 (1.71%) JUnit
9 6 (1.46%) Cucumber
9 6 (1.46%) Maven
10 5 (1.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 5 (1.22%) WebDriver
11 4 (0.98%) Ant
11 4 (0.98%) LoadRunner
11 4 (0.98%) RSpec
11 4 (0.98%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 74 (18.05%) Finance
2 39 (9.51%) Retail
3 12 (2.93%) Advertising
4 9 (2.20%) Automotive
5 8 (1.95%) Marketing
6 7 (1.71%) Banking
6 7 (1.71%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.71%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.22%) Billing
7 5 (1.22%) Legal
8 3 (0.73%) Back Office
8 3 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.49%) Front Office
10 1 (0.24%) French Language
10 1 (0.24%) Local Government
10 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 170 (41.46%) Developer
2 61 (14.88%) .NET Developer
3 49 (11.95%) Analyst
4 41 (10.00%) SQL Developer
5 38 (9.27%) Architect
5 38 (9.27%) DBA
6 35 (8.54%) SQL DBA
7 29 (7.07%) Administrator
8 28 (6.83%) Java Developer
9 26 (6.34%) C# Developer
10 25 (6.10%) C# .NET Developer
11 24 (5.85%) J2EE Developer
12 23 (5.61%) Project Manager
13 19 (4.63%) ASP.NET Developer
14 16 (3.90%) Java/J2EE Developer
14 16 (3.90%) SQL Server DBA
15 15 (3.66%) Infrastructure Architect
16 14 (3.41%) Applications Support
16 14 (3.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 14 (3.41%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (28.29%) .NET
2 71 (17.32%) ASP.NET
3 62 (15.12%) HTML
4 58 (14.15%) Web Services
5 45 (10.98%) .NET Framework
5 45 (10.98%) XML
6 43 (10.49%) CSS
7 39 (9.51%) SOAP
8 37 (9.02%) AngularJS
9 35 (8.54%) REST
10 33 (8.05%) ASP.NET MVC
10 33 (8.05%) jQuery
11 32 (7.80%) J2EE
12 27 (6.59%) HTML5
13 22 (5.37%) Entity Framework
13 22 (5.37%) JSF
14 16 (3.90%) TopLink
15 15 (3.66%) Middleware
16 14 (3.41%) Ajax
16 14 (3.41%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 31 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (7.07%) Clustering
3 26 (6.34%) Data Centre
4 12 (2.93%) Management Information System
5 11 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (2.20%) User Experience
7 7 (1.71%) Digital Media
7 7 (1.71%) N-Tier
8 5 (1.22%) Data Integration
8 5 (1.22%) iPad
8 5 (1.22%) Replication
8 5 (1.22%) Statistics
8 5 (1.22%) Virtual Team
9 4 (0.98%) Computer Science
9 4 (0.98%) Data Extraction
9 4 (0.98%) Hedge funds
9 4 (0.98%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.98%) NHS
9 4 (0.98%) RIA
9 4 (0.98%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 116 (28.29%) Windows
2 53 (12.93%) Windows Server
3 23 (5.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (5.12%) Linux
5 15 (3.66%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (3.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (2.68%) zOS
8 9 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (1.95%) Windows 7
10 7 (1.71%) Unix
11 5 (1.22%) Mac OS
11 5 (1.22%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.98%) Solaris
12 4 (0.98%) Windows 10
13 3 (0.73%) CentOS
14 2 (0.49%) Android
14 2 (0.49%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.24%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (26.34%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (21.46%) Business Intelligence
3 50 (12.20%) MVC
4 41 (10.00%) ETL
4 41 (10.00%) Scrum
4 41 (10.00%) TDD
5 32 (7.80%) CRM
5 32 (7.80%) SDLC
6 30 (7.32%) ITIL
7 27 (6.59%) Web Development
8 25 (6.10%) High Availability
9 24 (5.85%) Migration
9 24 (5.85%) Project Management
10 21 (5.12%) Data Management
11 18 (4.39%) Performance Tuning
12 17 (4.15%) Change Management
13 16 (3.90%) Stakeholder Management
14 15 (3.66%) Data Modelling
14 15 (3.66%) E-Commerce
14 15 (3.66%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 208 (50.73%) SQL
2 99 (24.15%) C#
3 67 (16.34%) T-SQL
4 65 (15.85%) JavaScript
5 52 (12.68%) Java
6 16 (3.90%) PL/SQL
7 12 (2.93%) VBA
8 11 (2.68%) VB.NET
9 9 (2.20%) PHP
10 8 (1.95%) C++
10 8 (1.95%) Ruby
11 7 (1.71%) PowerShell
11 7 (1.71%) Python
12 6 (1.46%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.98%) C
13 4 (0.98%) X++
14 3 (0.73%) CoffeeScript
14 3 (0.73%) VB
14 3 (0.73%) VBScript
15 2 (0.49%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 23 (5.61%) Degree
2 17 (4.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (3.41%) Security Cleared
4 11 (2.68%) MCSE
5 9 (2.20%) SC Cleared
6 7 (1.71%) CCNA
6 7 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.46%) MCSA
8 5 (1.22%) MCITP
8 5 (1.22%) MCP
8 5 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.49%) CCENT
10 2 (0.49%) CCNP
10 2 (0.49%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.49%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.49%) PMP
10 2 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.49%) VCP5
10 2 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.66%) QA
2 12 (2.93%) Data Quality
3 9 (2.20%) SLA
4 2 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.24%) Solvency II
System Software
1 40 (9.76%) Active Directory
2 38 (9.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.71%) Hyper-V
3 7 (1.71%) vSphere
3 7 (1.71%) XenApp
4 6 (1.46%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.73%) Firmware
5 3 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.73%) NFS
6 2 (0.49%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.24%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.24%) FreeRADIUS
7 1 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.24%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.24%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.24%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (3.41%) SCCM
2 12 (2.93%) Microsoft Clustering
3 7 (1.71%) SCOM
4 5 (1.22%) Failover Clustering
5 3 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.49%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.49%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (0.49%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.49%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.49%) Simpana
6 2 (0.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.24%) Graphite
7 1 (0.24%) logstash
7 1 (0.24%) Nagios
7 1 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.24%) Puppet
7 1 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 159 (38.78%) Microsoft
2 67 (16.34%) Oracle
3 50 (12.20%) VMware
4 27 (6.59%) Citrix
4 27 (6.59%) SAP
5 22 (5.37%) Cisco
6 20 (4.88%) HP
7 16 (3.90%) Salesforce.com
8 15 (3.66%) Infor
9 11 (2.68%) IBM
10 10 (2.44%) Red Hat
11 9 (2.20%) CheckPoint
11 9 (2.20%) NetApp
12 8 (1.95%) Cognos
13 6 (1.46%) JD Edwards
13 6 (1.46%) Tableau
14 5 (1.22%) 3PAR
14 5 (1.22%) RedGate
14 5 (1.22%) Sitecore
15 4 (0.98%) ESRI
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