The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 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 over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 12 8
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 77 56 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 11.79% 10.45% 14.86%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 48.73% 46.67% 62.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 35 34
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£350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £313 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 8
Average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +23.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £24.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-1.04% -5.88%
SQL Server
East of 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 Essex region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
158 120 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 24.20% 22.39% 23.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 69 51
Average daily rate £350 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £440 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 21
Average hourly rate £41.55 £31.00 £30.89
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.03% +0.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £28.50 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £39.25 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
- +1.69%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Essex

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Essex region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Essex region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

SQL Server
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 within the Essex region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015. 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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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
Chelmsford +3 17 £350 -8.49% 2
Basildon +1 10 £400 +23.07% 2
Brentwood +4 6 £363 - 1
Harlow -4 1 - -
Witham - 1 - - 2
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 69 (46.31%) SQL
2 50 (33.56%) Finance
3 46 (30.87%) HTML
4 45 (30.20%) Web Services
5 43 (28.86%) Java
6 37 (24.83%) .NET
7 35 (23.49%) J2EE
7 35 (23.49%) XML
7 35 (23.49%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (21.48%) Microsoft
9 30 (20.13%) SOAP
9 30 (20.13%) HTML5
10 26 (17.45%) JSF
11 25 (16.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 25 (16.78%) TopLink
12 24 (16.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 23 (15.44%) REST
13 23 (15.44%) Business Intelligence
14 21 (14.09%) Data Warehouse
15 20 (13.42%) C#
16 19 (12.75%) Windows
16 19 (12.75%) Hibernate
17 18 (12.08%) T-SQL
17 18 (12.08%) TDD
18 16 (10.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 16 (10.74%) SQL Server 2008
18 16 (10.74%) PrimeFaces
19 15 (10.07%) SQL Server 2005
19 15 (10.07%) VMware
19 15 (10.07%) VBA

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 15 (10.07%) IIS
2 12 (8.05%) WebLogic
3 11 (7.38%) SharePoint
4 7 (4.70%) JBoss
4 7 (4.70%) GlassFish
5 5 (3.36%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (3.36%) WildFly
5 5 (3.36%) Tomcat
5 5 (3.36%) WebSphere
5 5 (3.36%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (2.68%) MS Exchange
7 3 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.67%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (2.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.03%) SunGard AvantGard
2 3 (2.01%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.36%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.36%) DHCP
1 5 (3.36%) DNS
1 5 (3.36%) SAN
2 4 (2.68%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (2.68%) NetScaler
3 3 (2.01%) Network Security
3 3 (2.01%) NAS
3 3 (2.01%) Internet
3 3 (2.01%) SMTP
4 2 (1.34%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.67%) Intranet
5 1 (0.67%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.67%) ISDN
5 1 (0.67%) VoIP
5 1 (0.67%) BGP
5 1 (0.67%) EIGRP
5 1 (0.67%) MGCP
5 1 (0.67%) Firewall
5 1 (0.67%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.67%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (16.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 24 (16.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 21 (14.09%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (10.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (10.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (10.07%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (7.38%) Crystal Reports
7 9 (6.04%) DTS
7 9 (6.04%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (4.70%) MS Access
9 6 (4.03%) MySQL
9 6 (4.03%) WebFOCUS
9 6 (4.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 5 (3.36%) MongoDB
10 5 (3.36%) Ingres
10 5 (3.36%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (3.36%) SQL Server 2000
10 5 (3.36%) Relational Database
10 5 (3.36%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 4 (2.68%) ProClarity
Development Applications
1 12 (8.05%) AccuRev
2 6 (4.03%) JUnit
3 5 (3.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (3.36%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.36%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.68%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 4 (2.68%) PowerBuilder
4 4 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.01%) Subversion
6 2 (1.34%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 50 (33.56%) Finance
2 13 (8.72%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.01%) Automotive
4 2 (1.34%) Banking
5 1 (0.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 74 (49.66%) Developer
2 34 (22.82%) Analyst
3 29 (19.46%) Java Developer
4 17 (11.41%) Support Analyst
5 15 (10.07%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 14 (9.40%) DBA
7 13 (8.72%) SQL DBA
8 12 (8.05%) .NET Developer
8 12 (8.05%) Architect
8 12 (8.05%) Systems Analyst
9 10 (6.71%) Technical Architect
9 10 (6.71%) J2EE Developer
10 9 (6.04%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 8 (5.37%) C# .NET Developer
11 8 (5.37%) Financial Analyst
11 8 (5.37%) C# Developer
11 8 (5.37%) Administrator
12 7 (4.70%) Applications Support
13 6 (4.03%) Business Analyst
13 6 (4.03%) Business Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (30.87%) HTML
2 45 (30.20%) Web Services
3 37 (24.83%) .NET
4 35 (23.49%) J2EE
4 35 (23.49%) XML
5 30 (20.13%) SOAP
5 30 (20.13%) HTML5
6 26 (17.45%) JSF
7 25 (16.78%) TopLink
8 23 (15.44%) REST
9 19 (12.75%) Hibernate
10 16 (10.74%) PrimeFaces
11 14 (9.40%) ASP.NET
12 13 (8.72%) .NET Framework
13 8 (5.37%) JSON
14 7 (4.70%) AngularJS
15 6 (4.03%) CSS
15 6 (4.03%) Middleware
15 6 (4.03%) JMS
16 5 (3.36%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.37%) Management Information System
2 5 (3.36%) Replication
2 5 (3.36%) Thin Client
2 5 (3.36%) Fat Client
3 4 (2.68%) Hedge funds
3 4 (2.68%) LIMS
4 3 (2.01%) NHS
4 3 (2.01%) HP Storage
4 3 (2.01%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.34%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.34%) Clustering
6 1 (0.67%) Life Science
6 1 (0.67%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (12.75%) Windows
2 10 (6.71%) Linux
3 9 (6.04%) UNIX
4 5 (3.36%) Solaris
5 4 (2.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.67%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.67%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.67%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (23.49%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (15.44%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (12.08%) TDD
4 10 (6.71%) SDLC
5 8 (5.37%) Web Development
5 8 (5.37%) Migration
6 7 (4.70%) UML
6 7 (4.70%) ETL
6 7 (4.70%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (4.03%) SOA
7 6 (4.03%) Change Management
7 6 (4.03%) MVC
8 5 (3.36%) Data Transformation
9 4 (2.68%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (2.68%) Analytics
9 4 (2.68%) ETL Development
9 4 (2.68%) Line Management
9 4 (2.68%) Mentoring
9 4 (2.68%) Test Scripting
9 4 (2.68%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (46.31%) SQL
2 43 (28.86%) Java
3 20 (13.42%) C#
4 18 (12.08%) T-SQL
5 15 (10.07%) VBA
6 13 (8.72%) JavaScript
7 10 (6.71%) PowerShell
8 8 (5.37%) VB.NET
9 5 (3.36%) Perl
9 5 (3.36%) Bash Shell
9 5 (3.36%) XMLA
9 5 (3.36%) Korn
10 3 (2.01%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.34%) XPath
11 2 (1.34%) XQuery
12 1 (0.67%) VB6
12 1 (0.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (1.34%) Degree
2 1 (0.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.67%) CCEE
2 1 (0.67%) MCSA
2 1 (0.67%) CCIE
2 1 (0.67%) CCA
2 1 (0.67%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (0.67%) CCEA
2 1 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.67%) Sun Certification
2 1 (0.67%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.68%) SLA
2 1 (0.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (6.04%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.03%) vSphere
4 5 (3.36%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.68%) XenApp
5 4 (2.68%) vCloud
6 1 (0.67%) DFS Replication
Vendors
1 32 (21.48%) Microsoft
2 15 (10.07%) VMware
3 13 (8.72%) Oracle
4 12 (8.05%) Cognos
4 12 (8.05%) CODA
5 10 (6.71%) SunGard
6 8 (5.37%) Citrix
7 7 (4.70%) HP
8 5 (3.36%) Business Objects
8 5 (3.36%) SAP
8 5 (3.36%) IBM
9 4 (2.68%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.68%) 3PAR
9 4 (2.68%) MicroStrategy
10 3 (2.01%) Clearswift
10 3 (2.01%) MKS
10 3 (2.01%) Cisco
10 3 (2.01%) Twitter
11 2 (1.34%) Red Gate
11 2 (1.34%) NetApp
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