The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 31 July 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 Essex 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 45 35 36
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 7 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.45% 3.66% 3.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.67% 16.35% 14.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 15
Average daily rate
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£375 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -25.71%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
105 104 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 21.74% 22.41% 23.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 56 51
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £168 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 26
Average hourly rate £31.00 £25.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £25.00 £22.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £36.25 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
SQL Server 2008
East of England

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Essex region.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Essex

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Essex region.

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Essex region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester - 3 £375 - 1
Saffron Walden - - - - 2
Southend-on-Sea - - - -
Basildon - - - - 1
Billericay - - - -
Brentwood - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
SQL Server 2008
East of England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing SQL Server 2008 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 2008.

1 35 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (71.43%) SQL
3 16 (45.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (45.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (37.14%) .NET
5 12 (34.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (34.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (31.43%) C#
7 9 (25.71%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
7 9 (25.71%) WCF
8 8 (22.86%) XML
8 8 (22.86%) Visual Studio
8 8 (22.86%) ASP.NET
9 7 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (20.00%) HTML
9 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 7 (20.00%) Data Mart
9 7 (20.00%) Ajax
9 7 (20.00%) Unit Testing
9 7 (20.00%) TDD
9 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 6 (17.14%) Dimensional Modelling
10 6 (17.14%) Finance
10 6 (17.14%) Clustering
11 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
11 5 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (14.29%) MVC
12 4 (11.43%) ETL
12 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing SQL Server 2008 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 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.86%) IIS
1 1 (2.86%) Apache
1 1 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (45.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 16 (45.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (34.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (34.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (20.00%) Data Mart
4 7 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.86%) MSTest
2 1 (2.86%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Automotive
2 1 (2.86%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (62.86%) Developer
2 13 (37.14%) DBA
3 12 (34.29%) SQL DBA
4 9 (25.71%) .NET Developer
4 9 (25.71%) C# Developer
4 9 (25.71%) SQL Server DBA
4 9 (25.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (22.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (22.86%) ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (22.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 6 (17.14%) SQL Developer
7 4 (11.43%) Administrator
8 3 (8.57%) Server Administrator
9 2 (5.71%) Business Developer
10 1 (2.86%) Tester
10 1 (2.86%) Analyst
10 1 (2.86%) Test Analyst
10 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports Developer
10 1 (2.86%) Report Developer
10 1 (2.86%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (37.14%) .NET
2 9 (25.71%) WCF
3 8 (22.86%) ASP.NET
3 8 (22.86%) XML
4 7 (20.00%) Ajax
4 7 (20.00%) HTML
4 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.86%) XSLT
5 1 (2.86%) Web Services
5 1 (2.86%) WPF
5 1 (2.86%) Silverlight
5 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (2.86%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Clustering
2 1 (2.86%) Statistics
2 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.86%) NHS
2 1 (2.86%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (20.00%) TDD
2 7 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 6 (17.14%) Dimensional Modelling
4 5 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (14.29%) MVC
5 4 (11.43%) ETL
6 3 (8.57%) Migration
6 3 (8.57%) High Availability
6 3 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (2.86%) Database Security
8 1 (2.86%) Business Continuity Planning
8 1 (2.86%) Test Scripting
8 1 (2.86%) Manual Testing
8 1 (2.86%) Database Tuning
8 1 (2.86%) Dependency Injection
8 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (2.86%) Business Continuity
8 1 (2.86%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 25 (71.43%) SQL
2 11 (31.43%) C#
3 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.86%) XAML
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Foglight
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle
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