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 2 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
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 230 326 385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 9.22% 10.90% 13.02%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 41.67% 45.40% 50.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 204 243
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £180 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 12
Median hourly rate £31.14 £23.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.48% +2.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £19.00 £21.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £40.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £23.50 £23.38
% change year-on-year
+38.95% +0.53%
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
552 718 756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 22.12% 24.01% 25.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 407 445
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 25 29
Median hourly rate £34.75 £23.50 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.87% -24.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £19.00 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.83 £49.70 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.59 £28.13 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -1.31%

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 2 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 2 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 2 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
Essex -3 71 £300 -14.28% 21
Hertfordshire +18 61 £425 - 37
Cambridgeshire -6 52 £350 - 34
Suffolk -2 28 £525 - 7
Bedfordshire -6 12 £373 -2.29% 14
Norfolk -30 4 £351 +100.71% 4
SQL Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 200 (51.68%) SQL
2 148 (38.24%) Microsoft
3 128 (33.07%) .NET
4 112 (28.94%) Windows
5 111 (28.68%) Agile Software Development
6 110 (28.42%) C#
7 78 (20.16%) Business Intelligence
8 76 (19.64%) ASP.NET
9 72 (18.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 71 (18.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 71 (18.35%) JavaScript
11 69 (17.83%) Finance
12 68 (17.57%) T-SQL
13 66 (17.05%) HTML
14 64 (16.54%) MS Excel
15 63 (16.28%) SQL Server 2008
16 60 (15.50%) Web Services
17 58 (14.99%) Oracle
18 57 (14.73%) XML
19 56 (14.47%) .NET Framework
20 55 (14.21%) MVC
21 53 (13.70%) Java
22 51 (13.18%) Windows Server
23 46 (11.89%) VMware
24 45 (11.63%) Scrum
24 45 (11.63%) SOAP
25 44 (11.37%) CSS
26 41 (10.59%) TDD
27 38 (9.82%) jQuery
27 38 (9.82%) IIS

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 38 (9.82%) IIS
2 37 (9.56%) SharePoint
3 21 (5.43%) MS Exchange
4 20 (5.17%) BizTalk Server
5 19 (4.91%) WebSphere
6 12 (3.10%) Confluence
7 11 (2.84%) Skype for Business
8 9 (2.33%) CMS
8 9 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
9 7 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (1.55%) SAS
11 5 (1.29%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (1.03%) NServiceBus
12 4 (1.03%) Sitecore CMS
13 3 (0.78%) Apache
13 3 (0.78%) Apache Solr
13 3 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
14 2 (0.52%) ArcGIS
14 2 (0.52%) Documentum
14 2 (0.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 64 (16.54%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.36%) MS Office
3 3 (0.78%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.26%) MS Project
5 1 (0.26%) PTC Creo
5 1 (0.26%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 18 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.07%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.78%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.26%) AWD
4 1 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.26%) Maximo
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.26%) Sage 50
4 1 (0.26%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 20 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (4.39%) Office 365
3 10 (2.58%) Yammer
4 8 (2.07%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (1.55%) SaaS
6 2 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.52%) CloudFront
6 2 (0.52%) GitHub
6 2 (0.52%) IaaS
7 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.26%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.94%) SAN
2 18 (4.65%) WAN
3 17 (4.39%) LAN
4 13 (3.36%) NAS
5 12 (3.10%) DNS
6 11 (2.84%) DHCP
7 10 (2.58%) Firewall
7 10 (2.58%) Network Security
8 7 (1.81%) Internet
9 5 (1.29%) ATM
10 4 (1.03%) Intranet
10 4 (1.03%) VoIP
11 2 (0.52%) Cisco IPT
11 2 (0.52%) FTP
11 2 (0.52%) Kerberos
11 2 (0.52%) NetScaler
11 2 (0.52%) PBX
11 2 (0.52%) SSL
11 2 (0.52%) TCP/IP
11 2 (0.52%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (18.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 71 (18.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 63 (16.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 38 (9.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 36 (9.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 34 (8.79%) Data Warehouse
7 22 (5.68%) DB2
8 21 (5.43%) Relational Database
8 21 (5.43%) SQL Server 2005
8 21 (5.43%) SQL Server 2014
9 18 (4.65%) MySQL
10 15 (3.88%) Oracle Database
10 15 (3.88%) QlikView
11 10 (2.58%) Data Mining
12 9 (2.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 9 (2.33%) SAP Data Services
13 8 (2.07%) RDBMS
14 7 (1.81%) Power BI
14 7 (1.81%) PowerPivot
15 6 (1.55%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 24 (6.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (4.65%) Visual Studio
3 14 (3.62%) AccuRev
3 14 (3.62%) NUnit
4 12 (3.10%) JIRA
4 12 (3.10%) Subversion
5 11 (2.84%) Selenium
6 9 (2.33%) Jenkins
6 9 (2.33%) TeamCity
6 9 (2.33%) Zephyr
7 7 (1.81%) Git (software)
7 7 (1.81%) JUnit
8 6 (1.55%) Cucumber
8 6 (1.55%) Maven
9 5 (1.29%) WebDriver
10 4 (1.03%) Ant
10 4 (1.03%) JMeter
10 4 (1.03%) RSpec
10 4 (1.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 4 (1.03%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 69 (17.83%) Finance
2 36 (9.30%) Retail
3 11 (2.84%) Advertising
4 9 (2.33%) Automotive
4 9 (2.33%) Banking
5 7 (1.81%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.81%) Marketing
5 7 (1.81%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.03%) Legal
7 3 (0.78%) Billing
7 3 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.52%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.26%) Back Office
9 1 (0.26%) Electronics
9 1 (0.26%) Local Government
9 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 172 (44.44%) Developer
2 64 (16.54%) .NET Developer
3 43 (11.11%) SQL Developer
4 37 (9.56%) Analyst
5 31 (8.01%) Architect
6 30 (7.75%) C# Developer
7 29 (7.49%) C# .NET Developer
7 29 (7.49%) DBA
8 28 (7.24%) Administrator
8 28 (7.24%) Java Developer
8 28 (7.24%) SQL DBA
9 24 (6.20%) J2EE Developer
10 22 (5.68%) Project Manager
11 19 (4.91%) ASP.NET Developer
12 17 (4.39%) Applications Support
13 16 (4.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 16 (4.13%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 16 (4.13%) SQL Server Developer
14 15 (3.88%) Senior Developer
15 14 (3.62%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (33.07%) .NET
2 76 (19.64%) ASP.NET
3 66 (17.05%) HTML
4 60 (15.50%) Web Services
5 57 (14.73%) XML
6 56 (14.47%) .NET Framework
7 45 (11.63%) SOAP
8 44 (11.37%) CSS
9 38 (9.82%) jQuery
10 37 (9.56%) ASP.NET MVC
11 35 (9.04%) AngularJS
12 34 (8.79%) REST
13 32 (8.27%) J2EE
14 30 (7.75%) HTML5
15 23 (5.94%) Entity Framework
16 22 (5.68%) JSF
17 17 (4.39%) TopLink
17 17 (4.39%) WCF
18 16 (4.13%) Middleware
19 15 (3.88%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (6.46%) Clustering
3 18 (4.65%) Data Centre
4 12 (3.10%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (2.58%) User Experience
6 9 (2.33%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.07%) N-Tier
8 7 (1.81%) Digital Media
9 5 (1.29%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.29%) Hedge funds
9 5 (1.29%) Statistics
9 5 (1.29%) Virtual Team
10 4 (1.03%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.03%) iPad
10 4 (1.03%) Reinsurance
10 4 (1.03%) Replication
10 4 (1.03%) RIA
10 4 (1.03%) Visualisation
11 3 (0.78%) Driving Licence
11 3 (0.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 112 (28.94%) Windows
2 51 (13.18%) Windows Server
3 26 (6.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (4.39%) Linux
5 14 (3.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (3.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (2.84%) zOS
8 9 (2.33%) Unix
9 8 (2.07%) Windows 7
10 6 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (1.29%) Mac OS
11 5 (1.29%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.78%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.52%) CentOS
13 2 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.26%) AIX
14 1 (0.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (28.68%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (20.16%) Business Intelligence
3 55 (14.21%) MVC
4 45 (11.63%) Scrum
5 41 (10.59%) TDD
6 38 (9.82%) ETL
7 36 (9.30%) SDLC
8 28 (7.24%) CRM
8 28 (7.24%) ITIL
8 28 (7.24%) Web Development
9 23 (5.94%) High Availability
9 23 (5.94%) Project Management
10 20 (5.17%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (4.65%) Performance Tuning
12 16 (4.13%) Change Management
13 15 (3.88%) Migration
13 15 (3.88%) SOA
13 15 (3.88%) Stakeholder Management
14 14 (3.62%) Load Balancing
14 14 (3.62%) OO
Programming Languages
1 200 (51.68%) SQL
2 110 (28.42%) C#
3 71 (18.35%) JavaScript
4 68 (17.57%) T-SQL
5 53 (13.70%) Java
6 13 (3.36%) PL/SQL
7 9 (2.33%) VB.NET
7 9 (2.33%) VBA
8 8 (2.07%) PHP
8 8 (2.07%) PowerShell
9 7 (1.81%) C++
9 7 (1.81%) Ruby
10 5 (1.29%) Python
10 5 (1.29%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.03%) C
11 4 (1.03%) X++
12 3 (0.78%) CoffeeScript
12 3 (0.78%) VBScript
13 2 (0.52%) SQR
13 2 (0.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (5.94%) Degree
2 14 (3.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (3.36%) Security Cleared
4 11 (2.84%) SC Cleared
5 8 (2.07%) MCSE
6 7 (1.81%) CCNA
6 7 (1.81%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.55%) MCSA
8 5 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (1.03%) ISEB
9 4 (1.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (1.03%) MCP
10 3 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (0.78%) MCITP
10 3 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.52%) CCA
11 2 (0.52%) CCENT
11 2 (0.52%) CCNP
11 2 (0.52%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.39%) QA
2 11 (2.84%) Data Quality
2 11 (2.84%) SLA
3 2 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.26%) Solvency II
System Software
1 37 (9.56%) Active Directory
2 34 (8.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.07%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (1.55%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.55%) XenApp
5 4 (1.03%) vSphere
6 3 (0.78%) NFS
7 2 (0.52%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.52%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.26%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.26%) Firmware
8 1 (0.26%) FreeRADIUS
8 1 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.26%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (2.84%) Microsoft Clustering
2 10 (2.58%) SCCM
3 6 (1.55%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (1.55%) SCOM
4 5 (1.29%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (0.52%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (0.52%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.26%) Bacula
6 1 (0.26%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.26%) Graphite
6 1 (0.26%) logstash
6 1 (0.26%) Nagios
6 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.26%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 148 (38.24%) Microsoft
2 58 (14.99%) Oracle
3 46 (11.89%) VMware
4 26 (6.72%) Citrix
5 24 (6.20%) HP
6 23 (5.94%) Cisco
6 23 (5.94%) SAP
7 13 (3.36%) Salesforce.com
8 12 (3.10%) Infor
9 10 (2.58%) IBM
10 9 (2.33%) CheckPoint
11 8 (2.07%) Cognos
11 8 (2.07%) NetApp
12 7 (1.81%) Red Hat
13 6 (1.55%) JD Edwards
14 5 (1.29%) 3PAR
14 5 (1.29%) RedGate
14 5 (1.29%) Sitecore
15 4 (1.03%) SunGard
15 4 (1.03%) Tableau
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