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 December 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 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 13 9 13
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 190 237 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.33% 9.08% 9.62%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 39.42% 42.17% 45.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 142 200
Median daily rate £375 £373 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 6
Median hourly rate £23.75 £36.50 £33.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.93% +10.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.88 £12.80 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.88 £37.49 £40.59
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £26.87 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+39.56% +11.95%
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
482 562 609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 21.13% 21.54% 20.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 326 394
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £548 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 7
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -0.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.25 £13.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.84 £39.75 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.25 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+44.76% -19.84%

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 December 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 December 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 December 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 0 46 £288 -21.23% 34
Essex -9 40 £350 -6.66% 15
Hertfordshire -14 34 £400 +3.89% 31
Suffolk 0 33 £400 +2.56% 13
Bedfordshire -3 26 £388 -6.06% 7
Norfolk +3 9 £475 +72.72% 5
SQL Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 (50.00%) SQL
2 172 (41.35%) Microsoft
3 144 (34.62%) .NET
4 113 (27.16%) C#
5 103 (24.76%) Windows
6 101 (24.28%) Agile Software Development
7 94 (22.60%) Business Intelligence
8 84 (20.19%) ASP.NET
9 80 (19.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 74 (17.79%) JavaScript
11 72 (17.31%) MVC
12 67 (16.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 66 (15.87%) Oracle
13 66 (15.87%) MS Excel
14 64 (15.38%) Finance
15 61 (14.66%) SQL Server 2008
16 60 (14.42%) HTML
17 57 (13.70%) T-SQL
18 55 (13.22%) Web Services
19 50 (12.02%) IIS
19 50 (12.02%) Data Warehouse
20 48 (11.54%) CSS
21 47 (11.30%) ETL
21 47 (11.30%) .NET Framework
22 46 (11.06%) jQuery
22 46 (11.06%) Microsoft Azure
23 44 (10.58%) Windows Server
23 44 (10.58%) VMware
24 43 (10.34%) Active Directory
25 40 (9.62%) Analytical Skills

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 (12.02%) IIS
2 35 (8.41%) SharePoint
3 30 (7.21%) BizTalk Server
4 16 (3.85%) Skype for Business
5 8 (1.92%) CMS
5 8 (1.92%) MS Exchange
6 6 (1.44%) SAS
7 5 (1.20%) Confluence
7 5 (1.20%) NServiceBus
7 5 (1.20%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (1.20%) WebLogic
7 5 (1.20%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.72%) Apache
8 3 (0.72%) ArcGIS
8 3 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.48%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.48%) Umbraco
Applications
1 66 (15.87%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.37%) MS Office
3 4 (0.96%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.72%) MS Project
5 2 (0.48%) Windchill
6 1 (0.24%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 26 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.96%) SAP BPC
3 3 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.48%) Adobe Campaign
4 2 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.48%) OpenText MBPM
4 2 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.48%) Sage 200
4 2 (0.48%) Shopify
4 2 (0.48%) Unica
5 1 (0.24%) CODA-Financials
5 1 (0.24%) Cognos Planning
5 1 (0.24%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.24%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 46 (11.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (6.01%) Office 365
3 19 (4.57%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (3.85%) Yammer
5 7 (1.68%) CloudFront
6 4 (0.96%) SaaS
7 3 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.48%) GitHub
8 2 (0.48%) IaaS
8 2 (0.48%) Slack
9 1 (0.24%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.24%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.24%) PaaS
9 1 (0.24%) Route 53
9 1 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.05%) SAN
2 10 (2.40%) WAN
3 9 (2.16%) NAS
4 8 (1.92%) DHCP
4 8 (1.92%) DNS
4 8 (1.92%) Firewall
4 8 (1.92%) Internet
5 7 (1.68%) LAN
6 5 (1.20%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.96%) ATM
7 4 (0.96%) FTP
7 4 (0.96%) SSL
8 3 (0.72%) MPLS
8 3 (0.72%) NetScaler
8 3 (0.72%) VoIP
9 2 (0.48%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.48%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.48%) LDAP
9 2 (0.48%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.48%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (19.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 67 (16.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 61 (14.66%) SQL Server 2008
4 50 (12.02%) Data Warehouse
5 38 (9.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 37 (8.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 34 (8.17%) SQL Server 2014
8 27 (6.49%) SQL Server 2005
9 19 (4.57%) MySQL
9 19 (4.57%) Oracle Database
10 18 (4.33%) BusinessObjects
11 16 (3.85%) Relational Database
12 12 (2.88%) NoSQL
12 12 (2.88%) QlikView
13 10 (2.40%) Crystal Reports
14 9 (2.16%) Oracle Database 11g
15 8 (1.92%) MS Access
16 7 (1.68%) DTS
16 7 (1.68%) OLAP
16 7 (1.68%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 25 (6.01%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (5.29%) Visual Studio
3 11 (2.64%) Jenkins
4 10 (2.40%) Selenium
5 9 (2.16%) Git (software)
6 8 (1.92%) JIRA
6 8 (1.92%) Subversion
7 7 (1.68%) AccuRev
7 7 (1.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (1.68%) MSBuild
7 7 (1.68%) Visual Studio Team System
8 5 (1.20%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.96%) JMeter
9 4 (0.96%) Moq
9 4 (0.96%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (0.96%) Zephyr
10 3 (0.72%) JUnit
10 3 (0.72%) LoadRunner
10 3 (0.72%) Protractor
10 3 (0.72%) ReSharper
General
1 64 (15.38%) Finance
2 31 (7.45%) Retail
3 21 (5.05%) Advertising
4 9 (2.16%) Manufacturing
4 9 (2.16%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.68%) Marketing
6 6 (1.44%) Legal
7 4 (0.96%) Local Government
8 3 (0.72%) Back Office
8 3 (0.72%) Banking
8 3 (0.72%) Billing
8 3 (0.72%) Electronics
9 2 (0.48%) French Language
9 2 (0.48%) Front Office
10 1 (0.24%) Automotive
10 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.24%) Publishing
10 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 174 (41.83%) Developer
2 80 (19.23%) .NET Developer
3 54 (12.98%) Analyst
4 50 (12.02%) C# Developer
5 46 (11.06%) Architect
6 43 (10.34%) C# .NET Developer
7 39 (9.38%) DBA
8 35 (8.41%) SQL Developer
9 33 (7.93%) SQL DBA
10 28 (6.73%) ASP.NET Developer
11 22 (5.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 22 (5.29%) Full Stack Developer
12 19 (4.57%) Solutions Architect
13 18 (4.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 17 (4.09%) Consultant
14 17 (4.09%) Senior Developer
15 15 (3.61%) Project Manager
16 14 (3.37%) Administrator
16 14 (3.37%) SQL Server DBA
17 13 (3.13%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (34.62%) .NET
2 84 (20.19%) ASP.NET
3 60 (14.42%) HTML
4 55 (13.22%) Web Services
5 48 (11.54%) CSS
6 47 (11.30%) .NET Framework
7 46 (11.06%) jQuery
8 39 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
9 36 (8.65%) AngularJS
9 36 (8.65%) Entity Framework
10 31 (7.45%) XML
11 25 (6.01%) ASP.NET Web API
12 20 (4.81%) WCF
13 18 (4.33%) REST
14 16 (3.85%) HTML5
15 15 (3.61%) COM
15 15 (3.61%) JSON
15 15 (3.61%) LINQ
15 15 (3.61%) SOAP
16 12 (2.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 40 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (7.21%) Clustering
3 27 (6.49%) Data Centre
4 11 (2.64%) Management Information System
4 11 (2.64%) Replication
5 10 (2.40%) Mobile App
6 9 (2.16%) Linked Data
7 8 (1.92%) Data Extraction
8 7 (1.68%) Data Integration
8 7 (1.68%) NHS
9 6 (1.44%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.44%) User Experience
10 5 (1.20%) Blockchain
10 5 (1.20%) RIA
11 4 (0.96%) Computer Science
11 4 (0.96%) PKI
11 4 (0.96%) Reinsurance
12 3 (0.72%) EMV
12 3 (0.72%) Statistics
12 3 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 103 (24.76%) Windows
2 44 (10.58%) Windows Server
3 36 (8.65%) Linux
4 16 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (3.61%) Unix
5 15 (3.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (3.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (1.68%) Solaris
9 6 (1.44%) Windows 10
10 5 (1.20%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.96%) Android
11 4 (0.96%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.72%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.72%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.48%) CentOS
13 2 (0.48%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.24%) AIX
14 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (24.28%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (22.60%) Business Intelligence
3 72 (17.31%) MVC
4 47 (11.30%) ETL
5 37 (8.89%) Scrum
6 36 (8.65%) ITIL
7 34 (8.17%) Continuous Integration
7 34 (8.17%) Migration
8 33 (7.93%) TDD
9 29 (6.97%) CRM
10 28 (6.73%) Web Development
11 27 (6.49%) Data Management
12 25 (6.01%) SDLC
13 22 (5.29%) E-Commerce
13 22 (5.29%) High Availability
13 22 (5.29%) Stakeholder Management
14 21 (5.05%) Data Modelling
14 21 (5.05%) Project Management
15 20 (4.81%) Performance Tuning
16 19 (4.57%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 208 (50.00%) SQL
2 113 (27.16%) C#
3 74 (17.79%) JavaScript
4 57 (13.70%) T-SQL
5 24 (5.77%) Java
6 19 (4.57%) PowerShell
7 9 (2.16%) PHP
7 9 (2.16%) VB.NET
7 9 (2.16%) VBA
8 8 (1.92%) Python
9 7 (1.68%) Delphi
10 6 (1.44%) C++
10 6 (1.44%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.20%) VBScript
12 4 (0.96%) VB
13 3 (0.72%) C
13 3 (0.72%) Ruby
13 3 (0.72%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.48%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.48%) Perl
Qualifications
1 27 (6.49%) Degree
2 19 (4.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (3.37%) Security Cleared
4 11 (2.64%) MCSE
5 5 (1.20%) MCITP
5 5 (1.20%) MCSA
5 5 (1.20%) Oracle Certification
5 5 (1.20%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.96%) CCNA
6 4 (0.96%) CISA
6 4 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.96%) CISM
6 4 (0.96%) CISSP
7 3 (0.72%) MCP
7 3 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.48%) CCA
8 2 (0.48%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (0.48%) MCDBA
8 2 (0.48%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.48%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.37%) Data Quality
2 8 (1.92%) QA
3 7 (1.68%) SLA
4 4 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 43 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 28 (6.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (5.29%) Hyper-V
4 14 (3.37%) XenApp
5 9 (2.16%) Virtual Servers
6 7 (1.68%) vSphere
7 5 (1.20%) Firmware
8 3 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.48%) Docker
9 2 (0.48%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.48%) XenServer
10 1 (0.24%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.24%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.24%) FreeRADIUS
10 1 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 13 (3.13%) SCCM
2 8 (1.92%) Microsoft Clustering
3 7 (1.68%) SCOM
4 4 (0.96%) Data Guard
4 4 (0.96%) Failover Clustering
5 3 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.72%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (0.72%) Simpana
6 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (0.48%) Puppet
6 2 (0.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.24%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.24%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 1 (0.24%) Graphite
7 1 (0.24%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.24%) logstash
7 1 (0.24%) Nagios
7 1 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.24%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 172 (41.35%) Microsoft
2 66 (15.87%) Oracle
3 44 (10.58%) VMware
4 29 (6.97%) SAP
5 27 (6.49%) Citrix
6 17 (4.09%) Salesforce.com
7 16 (3.85%) Infor
8 15 (3.61%) NetApp
9 11 (2.64%) HP
10 10 (2.40%) Cisco
11 9 (2.16%) IBM
11 9 (2.16%) Red Hat
12 7 (1.68%) Akamai
12 7 (1.68%) Borland
12 7 (1.68%) Embarcadero
12 7 (1.68%) Tableau
12 7 (1.68%) Teradata
13 5 (1.20%) 3PAR
13 5 (1.20%) Sitecore
13 5 (1.20%) Sybase
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