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 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 19 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 56 95 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 10.73% 16.49% 17.02%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 35.22% 57.23% 56.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 60 40
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£400 £341 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.21% +9.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £148 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £401 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 3
Average hourly rate £35.18 £33.55 £13.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.84% +152.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
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
159 166 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 30.46% 28.82% 30.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 98 61
Average daily rate £430 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £235 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 16
Average hourly rate £35.18 £32.10 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.57% +31.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -9.83%

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 26 November 2014.

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
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 26 November 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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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
Brentwood -1 6 - - 5
Southend-on-Sea -17 6 £575 +360.00% 4
Colchester +2 4 £300 - 3
Basildon -1 2 - - 4
Saffron Walden - 2 £375 -
Chelmsford -8 1 £325 +44.44% 4
Harlow - - - -
Hockley - - - -
Purfleet - - - -
Wickford - - - - 1
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 74 (73.27%) SQL
2 36 (35.64%) .NET
3 35 (34.65%) Oracle
3 35 (34.65%) C#
4 32 (31.68%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (30.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 29 (28.71%) Microsoft
7 27 (26.73%) JavaScript
8 25 (24.75%) HTML
8 25 (24.75%) Finance
9 22 (21.78%) Data Warehouse
10 21 (20.79%) ASP.NET
10 21 (20.79%) MVC
11 20 (19.80%) CSS
11 20 (19.80%) Business Intelligence
12 19 (18.81%) Windows
13 18 (17.82%) DB2
13 18 (17.82%) SQL Server 2012
14 17 (16.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 16 (15.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 16 (15.84%) Web Services
16 15 (14.85%) ASP.NET MVC
17 14 (13.86%) T-SQL
17 14 (13.86%) ETL
17 14 (13.86%) .NET Framework
18 13 (12.87%) TDD
18 13 (12.87%) UNIX
19 12 (11.88%) XML
19 12 (11.88%) Data Modelling
20 11 (10.89%) CSS3

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 6 (5.94%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.95%) IIS
3 3 (2.97%) GlassFish
3 3 (2.97%) JBoss
3 3 (2.97%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.97%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.97%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.98%) Apache
4 2 (1.98%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.99%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.99%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.99%) CICS
5 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (7.92%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.95%) MS Office
3 2 (1.98%) PowerPivot
3 2 (1.98%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.99%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (0.99%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.99%) Office 365
2 1 (0.99%) PaaS
2 1 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.99%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.96%) Wireless
1 4 (3.96%) Firewall
2 3 (2.97%) DNS
2 3 (2.97%) Broadband
2 3 (2.97%) DHCP
2 3 (2.97%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.98%) Internet
4 1 (0.99%) MPLS
4 1 (0.99%) Intranet
4 1 (0.99%) VPN
4 1 (0.99%) LAN
4 1 (0.99%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (30.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 22 (21.78%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (17.82%) DB2
3 18 (17.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (16.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (15.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (8.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (7.92%) DataStage
7 8 (7.92%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (3.96%) WebFOCUS
8 4 (3.96%) Data Mart
9 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (2.97%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.98%) MS Access
10 2 (1.98%) MySQL
11 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.99%) IDMS
11 1 (0.99%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.99%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 9 (8.91%) NUnit
2 8 (7.92%) SpecFlow
2 8 (7.92%) Selenium
3 7 (6.93%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 2 (1.98%) VisualVM
4 2 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.99%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.99%) Subversion
5 1 (0.99%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.99%) Maven
5 1 (0.99%) ERwin
5 1 (0.99%) MSI
5 1 (0.99%) Ant
5 1 (0.99%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.99%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.99%) Gradle
General
1 25 (24.75%) Finance
2 5 (4.95%) Retail
3 4 (3.96%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.96%) Banking
4 2 (1.98%) Automotive
4 2 (1.98%) Retail Banking
4 2 (1.98%) Local Government
5 1 (0.99%) Marketing
5 1 (0.99%) Billing
5 1 (0.99%) Legal
5 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.99%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 58 (57.43%) Developer
2 16 (15.84%) Analyst
3 14 (13.86%) .NET Developer
4 13 (12.87%) ETL Developer
5 9 (8.91%) Architect
6 8 (7.92%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 7 (6.93%) Programmer
8 6 (5.94%) DBA
8 6 (5.94%) SQL DBA
9 5 (4.95%) SQL Developer
9 5 (4.95%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 5 (4.95%) Analyst Programmer
10 4 (3.96%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (3.96%) Administrator
10 4 (3.96%) Data Architect
10 4 (3.96%) C# Developer
10 4 (3.96%) J2EE Developer
11 3 (2.97%) SharePoint Architect
11 3 (2.97%) ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (2.97%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (35.64%) .NET
2 25 (24.75%) HTML
3 21 (20.79%) ASP.NET
4 20 (19.80%) CSS
5 16 (15.84%) Web Services
6 15 (14.85%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (13.86%) .NET Framework
8 12 (11.88%) XML
9 11 (10.89%) CSS3
10 9 (8.91%) LINQ
10 9 (8.91%) jQuery
10 9 (8.91%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 8 (7.92%) LINQ to SQL
11 8 (7.92%) Castle Windsor
11 8 (7.92%) Autofac
11 8 (7.92%) J2EE
12 7 (6.93%) JAXB
13 6 (5.94%) XSLT
13 6 (5.94%) Middleware
13 6 (5.94%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.90%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.93%) Clustering
3 6 (5.94%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.96%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.97%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.98%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.98%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.98%) NHS
7 1 (0.99%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.99%) iPhone
7 1 (0.99%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.99%) Handset
7 1 (0.99%) Replication
7 1 (0.99%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.99%) iPad
7 1 (0.99%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.99%) Open Source
7 1 (0.99%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (18.81%) Windows
2 13 (12.87%) UNIX
3 7 (6.93%) Linux
4 6 (5.94%) Windows 7
5 4 (3.96%) AIX
5 4 (3.96%) Solaris
6 3 (2.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.97%) Windows XP
6 3 (2.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.97%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.98%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.99%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.99%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.99%) Android
8 1 (0.99%) OpenVMS
8 1 (0.99%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (31.68%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (20.79%) MVC
3 20 (19.80%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (13.86%) ETL
5 13 (12.87%) TDD
6 12 (11.88%) Data Modelling
7 10 (9.90%) Migration
7 10 (9.90%) Unit Testing
8 9 (8.91%) Dimensional Modelling
8 9 (8.91%) Information Management
9 8 (7.92%) Waterfall
9 8 (7.92%) Project Management
10 7 (6.93%) Web Development
10 7 (6.93%) E-Commerce
10 7 (6.93%) UML
11 6 (5.94%) ITIL
11 6 (5.94%) Data Migration
12 5 (4.95%) Data Cleansing
12 5 (4.95%) OOD
12 5 (4.95%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (73.27%) SQL
2 35 (34.65%) C#
3 27 (26.73%) JavaScript
4 14 (13.86%) T-SQL
5 9 (8.91%) Java
6 8 (7.92%) VB.NET
6 8 (7.92%) VBA
7 5 (4.95%) PL/SQL
8 4 (3.96%) PHP
8 4 (3.96%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.97%) VB
10 2 (1.98%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.99%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.99%) Python
11 1 (0.99%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 7 (6.93%) Sun Certification
2 3 (2.97%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.98%) Degree
4 1 (0.99%) MCITP
4 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.99%) PMP
4 1 (0.99%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.99%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (0.99%) ISEB
4 1 (0.99%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.93%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.94%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.97%) XenApp
3 3 (2.97%) MetaFrame
4 2 (1.98%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.99%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.99%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (9.90%) Control-M
2 2 (1.98%) Opsview
3 1 (0.99%) SCCM
3 1 (0.99%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.99%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 35 (34.65%) Oracle
2 29 (28.71%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.91%) VMware
4 7 (6.93%) Sun
5 5 (4.95%) AccuRev
5 5 (4.95%) HP
5 5 (4.95%) EMC
5 5 (4.95%) Citrix
6 4 (3.96%) IBM
6 4 (3.96%) Teradata
7 3 (2.97%) Cisco
8 2 (1.98%) Twitter
8 2 (1.98%) Splunk
8 2 (1.98%) Cognos
8 2 (1.98%) Business Objects
8 2 (1.98%) Actuate
8 2 (1.98%) webMethods
9 1 (0.99%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.99%) BT
9 1 (0.99%) Cadence
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