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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 18 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 64 87 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 12.03% 16.02% 15.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 35.96% 62.59% 56.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 45 43
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£400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £186 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 5
Average hourly rate £31.00 £32.10 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.42% -10.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £26.50 £22.63
% change year-on-year
-9.43% +17.12%
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
178 139 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 33.46% 25.60% 27.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 70 60
Average daily rate £450 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £250 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 16
Average hourly rate £32.36 £32.10 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.81% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.27 £17.12 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.45 £45.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £30.75 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+6.50% +1.65%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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
Southend-on-Sea -21 6 £575 +377.53% 4
Brentwood +1 5 - -
Colchester -6 5 £353 -
Chelmsford -1 2 £388 +210.00% 4
Basildon -1 2 - - 1
Saffron Walden - 2 £375 -
Wickford - - - - 1
Billericay - - - - 1
Braintree - - - - 1
Halstead - - - -
Harlow - - - -
Hockley - - - -
Purfleet - - - -
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 70 (66.04%) SQL
2 42 (39.62%) Microsoft
3 40 (37.74%) .NET
4 35 (33.02%) C#
5 31 (29.25%) Oracle
6 29 (27.36%) JavaScript
6 29 (27.36%) Finance
7 27 (25.47%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (25.47%) SQL Server 2008
8 26 (24.53%) HTML
9 25 (23.58%) Data Warehouse
10 24 (22.64%) CSS
10 24 (22.64%) Windows
11 22 (20.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 21 (19.81%) ASP.NET
12 21 (19.81%) Business Intelligence
13 19 (17.92%) SQL Server 2012
14 18 (16.98%) DB2
14 18 (16.98%) MS Excel
15 17 (16.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 17 (16.04%) MVC
16 15 (14.15%) T-SQL
17 14 (13.21%) VBA
17 14 (13.21%) ETL
18 13 (12.26%) UNIX
18 13 (12.26%) TDD
19 12 (11.32%) .NET Framework
19 12 (11.32%) jQuery
19 12 (11.32%) Unit Testing
19 12 (11.32%) Web Services

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 11 (10.38%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.60%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (5.66%) IIS
4 4 (3.77%) MS Exchange
5 3 (2.83%) JBoss
5 3 (2.83%) GlassFish
5 3 (2.83%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (2.83%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.89%) Apache
6 2 (1.89%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.94%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.94%) CICS
7 1 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.94%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.94%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 18 (16.98%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.77%) MS Office
3 3 (2.83%) PowerPivot
4 2 (1.89%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.89%) InfoPath
4 2 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.94%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Summit
1 1 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.94%) Cerner Millennium
1 1 (0.94%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.94%) SaaS
2 1 (0.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.66%) Firewall
2 4 (3.77%) Wireless
3 3 (2.83%) Broadband
3 3 (2.83%) DHCP
3 3 (2.83%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.83%) DNS
3 3 (2.83%) Internet
4 2 (1.89%) Intranet
5 1 (0.94%) MPLS
5 1 (0.94%) VPN
5 1 (0.94%) LAN
5 1 (0.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (25.47%) SQL Server 2008
2 25 (23.58%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (20.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (17.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 18 (16.98%) DB2
6 17 (16.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (8.49%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (8.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (7.55%) DataStage
9 6 (5.66%) DTS
10 5 (4.72%) Ingres
10 5 (4.72%) Data Mart
11 4 (3.77%) WebFOCUS
12 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (2.83%) Oracle Database
13 2 (1.89%) MS Access
14 1 (0.94%) MySQL
14 1 (0.94%) Data Mining
14 1 (0.94%) RDBMS
14 1 (0.94%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (5.66%) NUnit
2 5 (4.72%) Selenium
2 5 (4.72%) SpecFlow
3 3 (2.83%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 2 (1.89%) VisualVM
4 2 (1.89%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.94%) Ant
5 1 (0.94%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.94%) Gradle
5 1 (0.94%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.94%) ERwin
5 1 (0.94%) MSI
5 1 (0.94%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.94%) Subversion
5 1 (0.94%) Maven
General
1 29 (27.36%) Finance
2 5 (4.72%) Retail
3 4 (3.77%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.83%) Banking
5 2 (1.89%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.89%) Automotive
5 2 (1.89%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.94%) Marketing
6 1 (0.94%) Billing
6 1 (0.94%) Local Government
6 1 (0.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 62 (58.49%) Developer
2 13 (12.26%) .NET Developer
2 13 (12.26%) ETL Developer
3 11 (10.38%) Analyst
4 9 (8.49%) Architect
5 8 (7.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 6 (5.66%) SQL DBA
6 6 (5.66%) DBA
7 5 (4.72%) Programmer
7 5 (4.72%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 5 (4.72%) SQL Developer
8 4 (3.77%) SharePoint Architect
8 4 (3.77%) SharePoint Developer
8 4 (3.77%) VB Developer
8 4 (3.77%) Administrator
8 4 (3.77%) Project Manager
9 3 (2.83%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (2.83%) Data Architect
9 3 (2.83%) C# Developer
9 3 (2.83%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (37.74%) .NET
2 26 (24.53%) HTML
3 24 (22.64%) CSS
4 21 (19.81%) ASP.NET
5 12 (11.32%) Web Services
5 12 (11.32%) .NET Framework
5 12 (11.32%) jQuery
6 11 (10.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (10.38%) XML
7 8 (7.55%) CSS3
8 7 (6.60%) WCF
9 6 (5.66%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 6 (5.66%) LINQ
10 5 (4.72%) LINQ to SQL
10 5 (4.72%) Castle Windsor
10 5 (4.72%) Autofac
11 4 (3.77%) KnockoutJS
11 4 (3.77%) Silverlight
11 4 (3.77%) XSLT
11 4 (3.77%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.60%) Clustering
3 6 (5.66%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.72%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.83%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.89%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.89%) NHS
6 2 (1.89%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.89%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.94%) iPad
7 1 (0.94%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.94%) Handset
7 1 (0.94%) Replication
7 1 (0.94%) User Experience
7 1 (0.94%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.94%) GIS
7 1 (0.94%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.94%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.94%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 24 (22.64%) Windows
2 13 (12.26%) UNIX
3 10 (9.43%) Windows 7
4 7 (6.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (6.60%) Linux
4 7 (6.60%) Windows XP
5 4 (3.77%) AIX
5 4 (3.77%) Solaris
6 3 (2.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.83%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.89%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.94%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.94%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.94%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.94%) Android
8 1 (0.94%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (25.47%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (19.81%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (16.04%) MVC
4 14 (13.21%) ETL
5 13 (12.26%) TDD
6 12 (11.32%) Unit Testing
7 11 (10.38%) Data Modelling
8 10 (9.43%) Dimensional Modelling
9 9 (8.49%) Information Management
9 9 (8.49%) Project Management
10 8 (7.55%) Migration
10 8 (7.55%) ITIL
10 8 (7.55%) Waterfall
11 7 (6.60%) Configuration Management
12 6 (5.66%) E-Commerce
13 5 (4.72%) UML
13 5 (4.72%) Change Control
13 5 (4.72%) Dependency Management
13 5 (4.72%) Data Cleansing
14 4 (3.77%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 70 (66.04%) SQL
2 35 (33.02%) C#
3 29 (27.36%) JavaScript
4 15 (14.15%) T-SQL
5 14 (13.21%) VBA
6 8 (7.55%) VB
6 8 (7.55%) VB.NET
7 5 (4.72%) Java
7 5 (4.72%) PL/SQL
8 4 (3.77%) VB6
8 4 (3.77%) PowerShell
8 4 (3.77%) PHP
8 4 (3.77%) ABAP
9 2 (1.89%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.94%) Python
10 1 (0.94%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 1 (0.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (6.60%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.77%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.83%) Degree
3 3 (2.83%) Sun Certification
3 3 (2.83%) MCSE
3 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.94%) MCSA
4 1 (0.94%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (0.94%) MCITP
4 1 (0.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.60%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.66%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.83%) MetaFrame
3 3 (2.83%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.83%) XenApp
4 2 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.94%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (9.43%) Control-M
2 2 (1.89%) Opsview
3 1 (0.94%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.94%) SCCM
3 1 (0.94%) SCOM
Vendors
1 42 (39.62%) Microsoft
2 31 (29.25%) Oracle
3 10 (9.43%) VMware
4 4 (3.77%) Teradata
4 4 (3.77%) IBM
4 4 (3.77%) HP
4 4 (3.77%) EMC
4 4 (3.77%) Citrix
5 3 (2.83%) Sun
5 3 (2.83%) SAP
5 3 (2.83%) AccuRev
6 2 (1.89%) Cadence
6 2 (1.89%) Splunk
6 2 (1.89%) Twitter
6 2 (1.89%) Cognos
6 2 (1.89%) Cisco
6 2 (1.89%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.89%) Dell
6 2 (1.89%) Actuate
6 2 (1.89%) webMethods
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