The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 17 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 of England 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 8 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 377 241 385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 11.98% 10.67% 12.37%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 49.93% 51.50% 55.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 159 209
Average daily rate £350 £303 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.70% -6.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £452 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 12
Average hourly rate £23.00 £27.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.36% -11.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £21.60 £16.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.48 £38.84 £35.90
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 of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
755 468 697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 23.99% 20.72% 22.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 288 380
Average daily rate £375 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 27 35
Average hourly rate £35.20 £27.50 £29.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -5.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £16.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the East of England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +3 110 £300 - 61
Essex +4 95 £371 +48.50% 31
Hertfordshire -2 61 £360 +11.62% 45
Suffolk +1 48 £400 +23.07% 22
Bedfordshire -10 33 £375 -7.40% 36
Norfolk +11 29 £300 - 16
East Anglia 0 6 £425 +54.54% 2
SQL Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

1 335 (50.00%) .NET
2 310 (46.27%) SQL
3 298 (44.48%) C#
4 215 (32.09%) ASP.NET
5 185 (27.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 178 (26.57%) HTML
7 176 (26.27%) Microsoft
8 167 (24.93%) Windows
9 162 (24.18%) JavaScript
10 142 (21.19%) Oracle
11 136 (20.30%) MVC
12 125 (18.66%) XML
13 122 (18.21%) Web Services
14 118 (17.61%) CSS
15 116 (17.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 108 (16.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 107 (15.97%) Agile Software Development
18 97 (14.48%) Visual Studio
19 95 (14.18%) jQuery
20 94 (14.03%) T-SQL
21 88 (13.13%) Finance
22 84 (12.54%) SQL Server 2005
23 82 (12.24%) TDD
24 76 (11.34%) ASP.NET MVC
25 74 (11.04%) MS Excel
26 70 (10.45%) Java
27 69 (10.30%) WCF
28 68 (10.15%) Active Directory
29 65 (9.70%) SharePoint
30 63 (9.40%) .NET Framework

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 65 (9.70%) SharePoint
2 54 (8.06%) IIS
3 47 (7.01%) MS Exchange
4 38 (5.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 31 (4.63%) Apache
6 27 (4.03%) Exchange Server 2003
7 24 (3.58%) BizTalk Server
8 17 (2.54%) Node.js
9 16 (2.39%) SharePoint 2010
10 14 (2.09%) Tomcat
11 13 (1.94%) CMS
12 7 (1.04%) SharePoint Server
12 7 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2007
13 6 (0.90%) Umbraco
14 5 (0.75%) Alfresco
15 4 (0.60%) Lync
15 4 (0.60%) WebLogic
15 4 (0.60%) Papyrus
16 3 (0.45%) GlassFish
17 2 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 74 (11.04%) MS Excel
2 26 (3.88%) MS Office
3 4 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.45%) Mingle
4 3 (0.45%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.45%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.30%) MS Project
5 2 (0.30%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.15%) FastStats
6 1 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (2.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.75%) RiskWrite
3 4 (0.60%) Exstream
4 3 (0.45%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (0.45%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.30%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.30%) Tridion
5 2 (0.30%) Oracle CRM
5 2 (0.30%) Magento
6 1 (0.15%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.15%) Maximo
6 1 (0.15%) Agresso
6 1 (0.15%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.15%) AWD
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.94%) SaaS
2 12 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.15%) Office 365
5 1 (0.15%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 35 (5.22%) Firewall
2 28 (4.18%) SAN
3 16 (2.39%) DNS
4 14 (2.09%) Wireless
5 13 (1.94%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (1.79%) Internet
7 10 (1.49%) LAN
8 9 (1.34%) WAN
8 9 (1.34%) FTP
9 6 (0.90%) Intranet
10 5 (0.75%) TCP/IP
10 5 (0.75%) VPN
11 4 (0.60%) DHCP
12 3 (0.45%) VLAN
13 2 (0.30%) NAS
13 2 (0.30%) IPsec
13 2 (0.30%) Unified Communications
13 2 (0.30%) SMTP
13 2 (0.30%) HTTPS
14 1 (0.15%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 185 (27.61%) SQL Server 2008
2 116 (17.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 108 (16.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 84 (12.54%) SQL Server 2005
5 49 (7.31%) Data Warehouse
6 45 (6.72%) SQL Server 2012
7 37 (5.52%) MySQL
8 32 (4.78%) Relational Database
9 30 (4.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 22 (3.28%) Crystal Reports
11 21 (3.13%) DB2
12 18 (2.69%) RDBMS
13 16 (2.39%) Oracle Reports
14 15 (2.24%) SQL Server 2000
15 13 (1.94%) Neo4j
15 13 (1.94%) RavenDB
16 11 (1.64%) DTS
17 10 (1.49%) Ingres
17 10 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
17 10 (1.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 97 (14.48%) Visual Studio
2 45 (6.72%) Git (software)
2 45 (6.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 31 (4.63%) NUnit
4 27 (4.03%) TeamCity
5 22 (3.28%) Subversion
6 14 (2.09%) MSTest
7 12 (1.79%) JUnit
8 10 (1.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 10 (1.49%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
8 10 (1.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 7 (1.04%) Eclipse
10 6 (0.90%) Ant
10 6 (0.90%) Jenkins
11 5 (0.75%) Log4j
12 4 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (0.45%) Selenium
13 3 (0.45%) NCover
14 2 (0.30%) NuGet
14 2 (0.30%) PhoneGap
General
1 88 (13.13%) Finance
2 19 (2.84%) Marketing
3 17 (2.54%) Retail
4 15 (2.24%) Legal
5 11 (1.64%) Telecoms
6 10 (1.49%) Publishing
7 6 (0.90%) Games
8 5 (0.75%) Automotive
8 5 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (0.75%) Electronics
9 4 (0.60%) Banking
10 3 (0.45%) General Ledger
10 3 (0.45%) Advertising
10 3 (0.45%) Back Office
11 2 (0.30%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.30%) Military
11 2 (0.30%) Billing
12 1 (0.15%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 394 (58.81%) Developer
2 155 (23.13%) .NET Developer
3 107 (15.97%) C# Developer
4 91 (13.58%) C# .NET Developer
5 79 (11.79%) Analyst
6 64 (9.55%) ASP.NET Developer
7 58 (8.66%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 50 (7.46%) DBA
9 42 (6.27%) SQL Developer
10 40 (5.97%) Architect
11 38 (5.67%) SQL DBA
12 34 (5.07%) Administrator
13 25 (3.73%) Java Developer
14 22 (3.28%) Web Developer
15 21 (3.13%) SQL Server DBA
16 20 (2.99%) Senior Developer
17 18 (2.69%) Consultant
17 18 (2.69%) Support Analyst
18 16 (2.39%) Technical Architect
19 14 (2.09%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 335 (50.00%) .NET
2 215 (32.09%) ASP.NET
3 178 (26.57%) HTML
4 125 (18.66%) XML
5 122 (18.21%) Web Services
6 118 (17.61%) CSS
7 95 (14.18%) jQuery
8 76 (11.34%) ASP.NET MVC
9 69 (10.30%) WCF
10 63 (9.40%) .NET Framework
11 61 (9.10%) XSLT
12 55 (8.21%) HTML5
13 44 (6.57%) SOAP
14 37 (5.52%) Ajax
15 36 (5.37%) WPF
16 31 (4.63%) Silverlight
16 31 (4.63%) LINQ
17 28 (4.18%) CSS3
17 28 (4.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 27 (4.03%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 30 (4.48%) N-Tier
2 21 (3.13%) Clustering
3 17 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (2.24%) NHS
4 15 (2.24%) Data Integration
5 12 (1.79%) Open Source
6 10 (1.49%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.04%) Informatics
8 6 (0.90%) Wiki
8 6 (0.90%) PKI
8 6 (0.90%) Mobile App
9 5 (0.75%) Web 2.0
9 5 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (0.75%) FMCG
10 4 (0.60%) Data Extraction
10 4 (0.60%) RIA
10 4 (0.60%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.60%) Replication
10 4 (0.60%) Statistics
10 4 (0.60%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 167 (24.93%) Windows
2 62 (9.25%) Linux
3 54 (8.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 44 (6.57%) UNIX
5 43 (6.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 28 (4.18%) Windows 7
7 18 (2.69%) Solaris
8 17 (2.54%) Windows XP
9 14 (2.09%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (1.19%) CentOS
12 4 (0.60%) AIX
12 4 (0.60%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.45%) Android
13 3 (0.45%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.30%) Debian
14 2 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.30%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.30%) VMS
14 2 (0.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (20.30%) MVC
2 107 (15.97%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (12.24%) TDD
4 57 (8.51%) Migration
5 55 (8.21%) OO
5 55 (8.21%) Business Intelligence
6 47 (7.01%) ETL
7 46 (6.87%) ITIL
8 45 (6.72%) Unit Testing
9 43 (6.42%) E-Commerce
10 35 (5.22%) SOA
11 32 (4.78%) Data Modelling
12 31 (4.63%) UML
12 31 (4.63%) Scrum
13 27 (4.03%) User Acceptance Testing
14 25 (3.73%) Continuous Integration
14 25 (3.73%) CRM
15 24 (3.58%) Software Engineering
16 23 (3.43%) Data Migration
17 20 (2.99%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 310 (46.27%) SQL
2 298 (44.48%) C#
3 162 (24.18%) JavaScript
4 94 (14.03%) T-SQL
5 70 (10.45%) Java
6 38 (5.67%) VB.NET
7 37 (5.52%) VB
8 28 (4.18%) VB6
9 23 (3.43%) PL/SQL
10 21 (3.13%) PowerShell
11 16 (2.39%) VBA
12 11 (1.64%) PHP
13 10 (1.49%) C++
14 9 (1.34%) XAML
15 8 (1.19%) VBScript
16 7 (1.04%) Perl
16 7 (1.04%) Python
16 7 (1.04%) Ruby
17 5 (0.75%) Shell Script
17 5 (0.75%) XPath
Qualifications
1 32 (4.78%) Degree
2 20 (2.99%) Security Cleared
3 13 (1.94%) SC Cleared
3 13 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (1.94%) Sun Certification
4 6 (0.90%) MCSE
5 5 (0.75%) CCNA
5 5 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.30%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (0.30%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.30%) CCA
6 2 (0.30%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (0.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (0.30%) MCTS
6 2 (0.30%) CCNP
7 1 (0.15%) CCIP
7 1 (0.15%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.15%) MCITP
7 1 (0.15%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.15%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.99%) QA
2 7 (1.04%) SLA
3 5 (0.75%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.45%) HL7
4 3 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.45%) Basel II
5 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 68 (10.15%) Active Directory
2 31 (4.63%) Hyper-V
3 22 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (2.54%) XenApp
5 10 (1.49%) vSphere
6 6 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (0.30%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.30%) Squid
8 2 (0.30%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.15%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.15%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.15%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (1.79%) Foglight
2 9 (1.34%) Backup Exec
3 7 (1.04%) NetBackup
4 6 (0.90%) Control-M
5 5 (0.75%) SCCM
6 4 (0.60%) Puppet
6 4 (0.60%) WSUS
6 4 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.45%) ARCserve
7 3 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (0.30%) SCOM
8 2 (0.30%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.30%) HP NNM
9 1 (0.15%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 176 (26.27%) Microsoft
2 142 (21.19%) Oracle
3 49 (7.31%) VMware
4 39 (5.82%) HP
5 33 (4.93%) Cisco
6 16 (2.39%) Sun
7 15 (2.24%) Red Hat
8 13 (1.94%) Sybase
8 13 (1.94%) Citrix
9 11 (1.64%) Business Objects
9 11 (1.64%) CheckPoint
10 10 (1.49%) SAP
11 9 (1.34%) NetApp
12 8 (1.19%) JBoss
13 7 (1.04%) Cognos
13 7 (1.04%) AccuRev
14 6 (0.90%) IBM
14 6 (0.90%) Teradata
15 5 (0.75%) DevExpress
16 4 (0.60%) Northgate
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