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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 10 11
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 213 264 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.58% 9.38% 10.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 35.56% 44.15% 41.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 162 221
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £329
% change year-on-year
- +6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 6
Median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £17.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +108.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £31.50 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £31.76 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.94% +41.15%
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
599 598 746
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.12% 21.25% 24.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 326 484
Median daily rate £363 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 27 15
Median hourly rate £43.92 £37.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.12% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.65 £17.50 £13.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.00 £34.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.32 £33.55 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.25% +49.11%

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 September 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
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 September 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
Hertfordshire +1 58 £340 -9.33% 44
Cambridgeshire +6 47 £325 -7.14% 32
Bedfordshire +3 35 £388 -3.12% 21
Suffolk +1 32 £318 -12.41% 13
Essex -11 31 £375 +7.14% 32
Norfolk -9 7 £331 +20.45% 5
SQL Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 224 (51.03%) SQL
2 173 (39.41%) Microsoft
3 132 (30.07%) .NET
4 129 (29.38%) Agile Software Development
5 111 (25.28%) C#
6 110 (25.06%) Windows
7 91 (20.73%) Business Intelligence
8 87 (19.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 83 (18.91%) ASP.NET
10 77 (17.54%) JavaScript
11 74 (16.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 73 (16.63%) Web Services
13 69 (15.72%) T-SQL
14 68 (15.49%) HTML
15 67 (15.26%) Oracle
15 67 (15.26%) MS Excel
15 67 (15.26%) SQL Server 2008
16 64 (14.58%) Finance
17 56 (12.76%) MVC
18 53 (12.07%) IIS
19 52 (11.85%) VMware
20 51 (11.62%) Active Directory
21 50 (11.39%) Java
22 46 (10.48%) Windows Server
23 45 (10.25%) XML
23 45 (10.25%) SharePoint
23 45 (10.25%) Data Warehouse
24 44 (10.02%) .NET Framework
24 44 (10.02%) ASP.NET MVC
24 44 (10.02%) AngularJS

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 53 (12.07%) IIS
2 45 (10.25%) SharePoint
3 34 (7.74%) BizTalk Server
4 22 (5.01%) WebSphere
5 14 (3.19%) Skype for Business
6 11 (2.51%) CMS
7 10 (2.28%) Confluence
8 9 (2.05%) MS Exchange
9 8 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (1.37%) Sitecore CMS
11 5 (1.14%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.91%) Apache
12 4 (0.91%) NServiceBus
12 4 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.68%) ArcGIS
13 3 (0.68%) SAS
13 3 (0.68%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.68%) Umbraco
14 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 67 (15.26%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.51%) MS Office
3 3 (0.68%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.46%) MS Project
5 1 (0.23%) PTC Creo
5 1 (0.23%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 28 (6.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.68%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.68%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (0.46%) OpenText MBPM
5 2 (0.46%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.23%) AWD
6 1 (0.23%) CODA-Financials
6 1 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.23%) Cognos Planning
6 1 (0.23%) Maximo
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.23%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 38 (8.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (5.24%) Office 365
3 16 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (3.19%) Yammer
5 7 (1.59%) CloudFront
6 6 (1.37%) SaaS
7 2 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.46%) IaaS
7 2 (0.46%) Slack
8 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.23%) GitHub
8 1 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.23%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.23%) PaaS
8 1 (0.23%) Route 53
8 1 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 30 (6.83%) SAN
2 20 (4.56%) WAN
3 18 (4.10%) LAN
4 14 (3.19%) NAS
5 10 (2.28%) Network Security
6 9 (2.05%) DNS
7 8 (1.82%) DHCP
7 8 (1.82%) Internet
8 7 (1.59%) ATM
8 7 (1.59%) Firewall
9 5 (1.14%) FTP
10 2 (0.46%) Cisco IPT
10 2 (0.46%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.46%) LDAP
10 2 (0.46%) MPLS
10 2 (0.46%) NetScaler
10 2 (0.46%) PBX
10 2 (0.46%) SSL
10 2 (0.46%) VoIP
10 2 (0.46%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (19.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 74 (16.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 67 (15.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 45 (10.25%) Data Warehouse
5 42 (9.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 36 (8.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 31 (7.06%) SQL Server 2014
8 26 (5.92%) SQL Server 2005
9 20 (4.56%) Oracle Database
10 19 (4.33%) DB2
11 16 (3.64%) QlikView
12 15 (3.42%) MySQL
13 14 (3.19%) Relational Database
14 13 (2.96%) BusinessObjects
15 11 (2.51%) Oracle Database 11g
16 10 (2.28%) Crystal Reports
17 9 (2.05%) Data Mining
17 9 (2.05%) NoSQL
18 7 (1.59%) PowerPivot
18 7 (1.59%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 21 (4.78%) Visual Studio
2 20 (4.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (4.10%) AccuRev
4 15 (3.42%) Subversion
5 11 (2.51%) Jenkins
5 11 (2.51%) JIRA
6 9 (2.05%) Zephyr
7 8 (1.82%) Selenium
7 8 (1.82%) TeamCity
8 6 (1.37%) NUnit
9 5 (1.14%) Git (software)
10 4 (0.91%) Cucumber
10 4 (0.91%) JMeter
10 4 (0.91%) LoadRunner
10 4 (0.91%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (0.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 4 (0.91%) TortoiseSVN
11 3 (0.68%) ERwin
11 3 (0.68%) Maven
11 3 (0.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 64 (14.58%) Finance
2 37 (8.43%) Retail
3 16 (3.64%) Advertising
4 9 (2.05%) Automotive
5 8 (1.82%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.59%) Legal
6 7 (1.59%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.59%) Marketing
7 5 (1.14%) Billing
8 4 (0.91%) Back Office
8 4 (0.91%) Banking
8 4 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.46%) French Language
9 2 (0.46%) Front Office
9 2 (0.46%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.23%) Local Government
10 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 188 (42.82%) Developer
2 71 (16.17%) .NET Developer
3 52 (11.85%) Analyst
4 45 (10.25%) DBA
5 44 (10.02%) SQL Developer
6 41 (9.34%) SQL DBA
7 38 (8.66%) Architect
8 33 (7.52%) C# Developer
9 30 (6.83%) ASP.NET Developer
9 30 (6.83%) C# .NET Developer
10 29 (6.61%) Java Developer
11 24 (5.47%) J2EE Developer
12 23 (5.24%) Project Manager
13 20 (4.56%) Administrator
13 20 (4.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 20 (4.56%) SQL Server DBA
14 19 (4.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 16 (3.64%) Java/J2EE Developer
16 15 (3.42%) Senior Developer
17 14 (3.19%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (30.07%) .NET
2 83 (18.91%) ASP.NET
3 73 (16.63%) Web Services
4 68 (15.49%) HTML
5 45 (10.25%) XML
6 44 (10.02%) .NET Framework
6 44 (10.02%) AngularJS
6 44 (10.02%) ASP.NET MVC
7 42 (9.57%) CSS
8 39 (8.88%) REST
9 37 (8.43%) jQuery
9 37 (8.43%) SOAP
10 36 (8.20%) J2EE
11 33 (7.52%) HTML5
12 23 (5.24%) Entity Framework
13 22 (5.01%) JSF
14 17 (3.87%) Middleware
15 16 (3.64%) TopLink
16 15 (3.42%) COM
17 13 (2.96%) PrimeFaces
Miscellaneous
1 40 (9.11%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (8.66%) Clustering
3 26 (5.92%) Data Centre
4 15 (3.42%) Replication
5 12 (2.73%) Management Information System
6 10 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (2.05%) Linked Data
7 9 (2.05%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.59%) NHS
8 7 (1.59%) User Experience
9 6 (1.37%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.37%) Digital Media
10 5 (1.14%) iPad
10 5 (1.14%) N-Tier
10 5 (1.14%) RIA
10 5 (1.14%) Statistics
10 5 (1.14%) Virtual Team
11 4 (0.91%) Computer Science
11 4 (0.91%) Data Extraction
11 4 (0.91%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 110 (25.06%) Windows
2 46 (10.48%) Windows Server
3 32 (7.29%) Linux
4 16 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (3.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (2.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (2.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (2.51%) zOS
8 9 (2.05%) Unix
9 7 (1.59%) Windows 7
10 6 (1.37%) Windows 10
11 5 (1.14%) Mac OS
11 5 (1.14%) Solaris
11 5 (1.14%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.68%) CentOS
12 3 (0.68%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.46%) Android
14 1 (0.23%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (29.38%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (20.73%) Business Intelligence
3 56 (12.76%) MVC
4 42 (9.57%) TDD
5 41 (9.34%) Scrum
6 38 (8.66%) ETL
7 35 (7.97%) CRM
7 35 (7.97%) ITIL
7 35 (7.97%) SDLC
8 34 (7.74%) Web Development
9 29 (6.61%) High Availability
10 27 (6.15%) Migration
11 26 (5.92%) Project Management
12 24 (5.47%) Performance Tuning
13 23 (5.24%) Data Management
13 23 (5.24%) SOA
14 22 (5.01%) Continuous Integration
15 21 (4.78%) Stakeholder Management
16 19 (4.33%) Data Modelling
17 18 (4.10%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 224 (51.03%) SQL
2 111 (25.28%) C#
3 77 (17.54%) JavaScript
4 69 (15.72%) T-SQL
5 50 (11.39%) Java
6 16 (3.64%) PL/SQL
6 16 (3.64%) VBA
7 11 (2.51%) PowerShell
8 10 (2.28%) PHP
9 9 (2.05%) VB.NET
10 7 (1.59%) Python
11 5 (1.14%) C++
11 5 (1.14%) Ruby
11 5 (1.14%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.91%) VB
13 3 (0.68%) C
13 3 (0.68%) VBScript
14 2 (0.46%) COBOL
14 2 (0.46%) Perl
14 2 (0.46%) SQR
Qualifications
1 31 (7.06%) Degree
2 18 (4.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (2.51%) Security Cleared
4 10 (2.28%) MCSE
5 7 (1.59%) CCNA
5 7 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.37%) MCSA
7 5 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (0.91%) MCITP
8 4 (0.91%) MCP
8 4 (0.91%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.68%) CISA
9 3 (0.68%) CISM
9 3 (0.68%) CISSP
9 3 (0.68%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.46%) CCA
10 2 (0.46%) CCNP
10 2 (0.46%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (0.46%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.42%) QA
2 13 (2.96%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.59%) SLA
4 3 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.46%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.23%) Solvency II
System Software
1 51 (11.62%) Active Directory
2 38 (8.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (4.33%) Hyper-V
4 11 (2.51%) XenApp
5 9 (2.05%) Virtual Servers
6 7 (1.59%) vSphere
7 5 (1.14%) Firmware
8 3 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.46%) NFS
9 2 (0.46%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.23%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.23%) FreeRADIUS
10 1 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.23%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.23%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (3.64%) Microsoft Clustering
1 16 (3.64%) SCCM
2 9 (2.05%) SCOM
3 5 (1.14%) Failover Clustering
4 4 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.68%) Data Guard
5 3 (0.68%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.46%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (0.46%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.46%) Puppet
6 2 (0.46%) Simpana
6 2 (0.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.23%) Graphite
7 1 (0.23%) logstash
7 1 (0.23%) Nagios
7 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 173 (39.41%) Microsoft
2 67 (15.26%) Oracle
3 52 (11.85%) VMware
4 37 (8.43%) Citrix
5 21 (4.78%) SAP
6 17 (3.87%) Salesforce.com
7 16 (3.64%) Infor
8 14 (3.19%) Cisco
8 14 (3.19%) IBM
8 14 (3.19%) NetApp
9 11 (2.51%) Red Hat
10 10 (2.28%) HP
11 9 (2.05%) Cognos
12 7 (1.59%) Akamai
12 7 (1.59%) Tableau
13 6 (1.37%) Sitecore
14 5 (1.14%) 3PAR
14 5 (1.14%) Sybase
15 4 (0.91%) ESRI
15 4 (0.91%) JD Edwards
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £260 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £145.00 - £165.00 per day + NONE
Posted: 15 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 10 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Premier IT
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Posted: 7 days ago
Hertfordshire
Partnerships in Care
Rate: £40,000 + Excellent benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Partnerships in Care
Rate: £28,000 to £30,000 + Excellent benefits
Posted: 25 days ago