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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 247 322 331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 9.68% 10.19% 10.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 39.84% 45.16% 43.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 212 229
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £206 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £464 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 8
Median hourly rate £31.70 £31.52 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% +32.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £23.50 £21.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £42.50 £34.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.20 £29.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.03% +28.88%
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
620 713 768
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.30% 22.56% 24.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 411 491
Median daily rate £375 £350 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 27 23
Median hourly rate £42.75 £34.34 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.49% +14.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.35 £17.45 £21.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.15 £50.00 £38.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.76 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.81% +32.00%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +14 76 £400 +10.34% 26
Cambridgeshire +5 65 £350 - 35
Essex -11 39 £300 -14.28% 18
Bedfordshire -2 28 £388 +9.77% 17
Suffolk -2 26 £325 -9.72% 12
Norfolk -20 9 £306 +28.94% 3
SQL Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 213 (49.42%) SQL
2 174 (40.37%) Microsoft
3 135 (31.32%) .NET
4 123 (28.54%) Windows
5 122 (28.31%) Agile Software Development
6 114 (26.45%) C#
7 89 (20.65%) Business Intelligence
8 83 (19.26%) ASP.NET
9 79 (18.33%) Finance
9 79 (18.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 78 (18.10%) JavaScript
11 76 (17.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 73 (16.94%) MS Excel
13 72 (16.71%) Oracle
14 69 (16.01%) Web Services
15 68 (15.78%) HTML
16 67 (15.55%) T-SQL
17 62 (14.39%) SQL Server 2008
18 57 (13.23%) MVC
19 53 (12.30%) VMware
19 53 (12.30%) Java
20 51 (11.83%) XML
20 51 (11.83%) Windows Server
21 50 (11.60%) IIS
22 48 (11.14%) .NET Framework
23 46 (10.67%) CSS
24 45 (10.44%) Data Warehouse
24 45 (10.44%) TDD
25 44 (10.21%) Active Directory
26 43 (9.98%) SharePoint

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 50 (11.60%) IIS
2 43 (9.98%) SharePoint
3 32 (7.42%) BizTalk Server
4 21 (4.87%) WebSphere
5 16 (3.71%) MS Exchange
6 15 (3.48%) Skype for Business
7 12 (2.78%) CMS
8 11 (2.55%) Confluence
9 8 (1.86%) SAS
10 7 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (1.62%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (1.39%) Sitecore CMS
12 4 (0.93%) NServiceBus
12 4 (0.93%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.70%) Apache
13 3 (0.70%) Apache Solr
13 3 (0.70%) ArcGIS
13 3 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.46%) Tomcat
Applications
1 73 (16.94%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.02%) MS Office
3 3 (0.70%) 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 27 (6.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.86%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.70%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.70%) 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%) Sage 50
6 1 (0.23%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 33 (7.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (5.34%) Office 365
3 14 (3.25%) Yammer
4 13 (3.02%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (1.62%) SaaS
6 4 (0.93%) CloudFront
7 2 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.46%) Slack
8 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.23%) GitHub
8 1 (0.23%) IaaS
8 1 (0.23%) PaaS
8 1 (0.23%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 25 (5.80%) SAN
2 18 (4.18%) WAN
3 16 (3.71%) LAN
4 13 (3.02%) NAS
5 10 (2.32%) DHCP
5 10 (2.32%) DNS
5 10 (2.32%) Network Security
6 7 (1.62%) ATM
6 7 (1.62%) Firewall
6 7 (1.62%) Internet
7 5 (1.16%) FTP
8 4 (0.93%) Intranet
8 4 (0.93%) VoIP
9 2 (0.46%) Cisco IPT
9 2 (0.46%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.46%) MPLS
9 2 (0.46%) NetScaler
9 2 (0.46%) PBX
9 2 (0.46%) SSL
9 2 (0.46%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (18.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 76 (17.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 62 (14.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 45 (10.44%) Data Warehouse
5 40 (9.28%) SQL Server 2012
6 35 (8.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 27 (6.26%) SQL Server 2014
8 21 (4.87%) SQL Server 2005
9 19 (4.41%) DB2
9 19 (4.41%) MySQL
9 19 (4.41%) Oracle Database
9 19 (4.41%) Relational Database
10 16 (3.71%) QlikView
11 14 (3.25%) BusinessObjects
12 11 (2.55%) Data Mining
13 10 (2.32%) Crystal Reports
13 10 (2.32%) Oracle Database 11g
14 7 (1.62%) PowerPivot
14 7 (1.62%) RDBMS
14 7 (1.62%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 22 (5.10%) Visual Studio
2 17 (3.94%) AccuRev
2 17 (3.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (3.25%) Subversion
4 12 (2.78%) Jenkins
5 11 (2.55%) JIRA
6 9 (2.09%) Selenium
6 9 (2.09%) TeamCity
6 9 (2.09%) Zephyr
7 8 (1.86%) NUnit
8 6 (1.39%) Git (software)
8 6 (1.39%) JUnit
9 5 (1.16%) Cucumber
9 5 (1.16%) Maven
9 5 (1.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 4 (0.93%) JMeter
10 4 (0.93%) LoadRunner
10 4 (0.93%) RSpec
10 4 (0.93%) TortoiseSVN
10 4 (0.93%) WebDriver
General
1 79 (18.33%) Finance
2 40 (9.28%) Retail
3 15 (3.48%) Advertising
4 9 (2.09%) Automotive
5 8 (1.86%) Manufacturing
5 8 (1.86%) Marketing
5 8 (1.86%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.62%) Banking
6 7 (1.62%) Legal
7 5 (1.16%) Billing
8 4 (0.93%) Back Office
9 3 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.46%) French Language
10 2 (0.46%) Front Office
10 2 (0.46%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 187 (43.39%) Developer
2 69 (16.01%) .NET Developer
3 56 (12.99%) Analyst
4 41 (9.51%) Architect
4 41 (9.51%) SQL Developer
5 35 (8.12%) DBA
6 33 (7.66%) C# Developer
7 32 (7.42%) C# .NET Developer
7 32 (7.42%) SQL DBA
8 30 (6.96%) Java Developer
9 26 (6.03%) ASP.NET Developer
10 24 (5.57%) J2EE Developer
11 22 (5.10%) Project Manager
12 20 (4.64%) Administrator
13 19 (4.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 19 (4.41%) SQL Server DBA
14 18 (4.18%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 16 (3.71%) Applications Support
15 16 (3.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
16 14 (3.25%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (31.32%) .NET
2 83 (19.26%) ASP.NET
3 69 (16.01%) Web Services
4 68 (15.78%) HTML
5 51 (11.83%) XML
6 48 (11.14%) .NET Framework
7 46 (10.67%) CSS
8 40 (9.28%) AngularJS
8 40 (9.28%) ASP.NET MVC
8 40 (9.28%) SOAP
9 38 (8.82%) REST
10 36 (8.35%) jQuery
11 34 (7.89%) J2EE
12 28 (6.50%) HTML5
13 22 (5.10%) Entity Framework
13 22 (5.10%) JSF
14 16 (3.71%) TopLink
15 15 (3.48%) COM
15 15 (3.48%) Middleware
16 13 (3.02%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 40 (9.28%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (6.96%) Clustering
3 23 (5.34%) Data Centre
4 12 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 10 (2.32%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (2.32%) Replication
6 8 (1.86%) User Experience
7 7 (1.62%) Digital Media
7 7 (1.62%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.39%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.39%) iPad
8 6 (1.39%) N-Tier
9 5 (1.16%) RIA
9 5 (1.16%) Statistics
9 5 (1.16%) Virtual Team
10 4 (0.93%) Data Extraction
10 4 (0.93%) Data Integration
10 4 (0.93%) Hedge funds
10 4 (0.93%) Linked Data
10 4 (0.93%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 123 (28.54%) Windows
2 51 (11.83%) Windows Server
3 31 (7.19%) Linux
4 17 (3.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (3.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (2.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (2.55%) Unix
6 11 (2.55%) zOS
7 10 (2.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (1.86%) Windows 7
9 6 (1.39%) Windows 10
10 5 (1.16%) Mac OS
10 5 (1.16%) Solaris
10 5 (1.16%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.70%) Android
11 3 (0.70%) CentOS
11 3 (0.70%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.23%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (28.31%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (20.65%) Business Intelligence
3 57 (13.23%) MVC
4 45 (10.44%) TDD
5 41 (9.51%) Scrum
6 40 (9.28%) ETL
7 36 (8.35%) SDLC
8 35 (8.12%) CRM
8 35 (8.12%) ITIL
9 34 (7.89%) Web Development
10 27 (6.26%) Project Management
11 24 (5.57%) Migration
12 23 (5.34%) High Availability
13 22 (5.10%) Data Management
13 22 (5.10%) Performance Tuning
13 22 (5.10%) Stakeholder Management
14 21 (4.87%) E-Commerce
15 18 (4.18%) SOA
16 17 (3.94%) Continuous Integration
16 17 (3.94%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 213 (49.42%) SQL
2 114 (26.45%) C#
3 78 (18.10%) JavaScript
4 67 (15.55%) T-SQL
5 53 (12.30%) Java
6 16 (3.71%) PL/SQL
7 14 (3.25%) VBA
8 10 (2.32%) PHP
8 10 (2.32%) VB.NET
9 9 (2.09%) PowerShell
9 9 (2.09%) Python
9 9 (2.09%) Ruby
10 8 (1.86%) C++
11 7 (1.62%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.93%) VB
13 3 (0.70%) C
13 3 (0.70%) CoffeeScript
13 3 (0.70%) VBScript
13 3 (0.70%) X++
14 2 (0.46%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 28 (6.50%) Degree
2 18 (4.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (3.71%) Security Cleared
4 12 (2.78%) MCSE
5 9 (2.09%) SC Cleared
6 7 (1.62%) CCNA
6 7 (1.62%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (1.62%) MCSA
7 5 (1.16%) MCITP
7 5 (1.16%) MCP
7 5 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.70%) CISA
8 3 (0.70%) CISM
8 3 (0.70%) CISSP
8 3 (0.70%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.46%) CCA
9 2 (0.46%) CCNP
9 2 (0.46%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.94%) QA
2 13 (3.02%) Data Quality
3 8 (1.86%) SLA
4 3 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.46%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.23%) Solvency II
System Software
1 44 (10.21%) Active Directory
2 40 (9.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (3.25%) Hyper-V
4 9 (2.09%) XenApp
5 8 (1.86%) vSphere
6 6 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (1.16%) Firmware
8 4 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.70%) NFS
10 2 (0.46%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.23%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.23%) FreeRADIUS
11 1 (0.23%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.23%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.23%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (3.71%) SCCM
2 12 (2.78%) Microsoft Clustering
3 9 (2.09%) SCOM
4 5 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.70%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (0.46%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.46%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (0.46%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.46%) Oracle RMAN
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%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 174 (40.37%) Microsoft
2 72 (16.71%) Oracle
3 53 (12.30%) VMware
4 32 (7.42%) Citrix
5 21 (4.87%) Cisco
5 21 (4.87%) HP
5 21 (4.87%) SAP
6 16 (3.71%) Infor
6 16 (3.71%) Salesforce.com
7 12 (2.78%) IBM
7 12 (2.78%) NetApp
7 12 (2.78%) Red Hat
8 9 (2.09%) Cognos
9 8 (1.86%) CheckPoint
10 6 (1.39%) JD Edwards
10 6 (1.39%) Sitecore
10 6 (1.39%) Tableau
11 5 (1.16%) 3PAR
11 5 (1.16%) Sybase
12 4 (0.93%) Akamai
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