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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 11 7
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 64 82 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 14.81% 15.47% 13.07%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 51.20% 55.03% 46.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 44 69
Median daily rate £301 £325 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.53% -11.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £228 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £528 £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 1
Median hourly rate £34.75 £38.00 £35.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.55% +6.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £32.10 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+1.24% +1.90%
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
125 149 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 28.94% 28.11% 27.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 81 125
Median daily rate £338 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £226 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £450 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 8
Median hourly rate £35.00 £33.55 £35.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% -4.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.80 £32.10 £26.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £39.93
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -7.14%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex 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 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 3 May 2016.

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 3 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Essex region over the 3 months to 3 May 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
Basildon +6 12 £300 -20.00% 4
Brentwood -1 10 £240 -12.32% 2
Colchester -9 2 £280 -32.12%
Chigwell - 2 £350 -
Chelmsford +8 1 £275 -
Southend-on-Sea +5 1 £375 +17.18% 2
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 Essex region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 81 (64.29%) SQL
2 42 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (32.54%) Finance
4 38 (30.16%) .NET
5 36 (28.57%) XML
6 35 (27.78%) Microsoft
6 35 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 33 (26.19%) Web Services
7 33 (26.19%) Java
8 32 (25.40%) HTML
9 30 (23.81%) J2EE
9 30 (23.81%) Windows
10 27 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
11 26 (20.63%) ETL
12 25 (19.84%) Business Intelligence
12 25 (19.84%) C#
13 24 (19.05%) DB2
13 24 (19.05%) MS Excel
14 23 (18.25%) HP
14 23 (18.25%) .NET Framework
15 21 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 21 (16.67%) SOAP
15 21 (16.67%) HTML5
16 18 (14.29%) Windows Server
17 17 (13.49%) TDD
18 16 (12.70%) VMware
18 16 (12.70%) Oracle
18 16 (12.70%) Data Warehouse
19 15 (11.90%) ASP.NET
20 14 (11.11%) JSF

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 14 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 13 (10.32%) MS Exchange
3 10 (7.94%) IIS
4 6 (4.76%) SAS
5 5 (3.97%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.59%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.79%) CMS
7 1 (0.79%) JBoss
7 1 (0.79%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.79%) WebLogic
Applications
1 24 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.38%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.79%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.17%) Office 365
2 3 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.59%) Yammer
4 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.17%) DHCP
1 4 (3.17%) DNS
1 4 (3.17%) Intranet
1 4 (3.17%) SAN
2 3 (2.38%) Firewall
2 3 (2.38%) VoIP
3 2 (1.59%) NetScaler
3 2 (1.59%) WAN
4 1 (0.79%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.79%) LAN
4 1 (0.79%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 27 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (19.05%) DB2
4 21 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (12.70%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (8.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (4.76%) DataStage
9 5 (3.97%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 5 (3.97%) Oracle Database
9 5 (3.97%) Oracle9i Database
9 5 (3.97%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (3.17%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (3.17%) Data Mart
10 4 (3.17%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (3.17%) WebFOCUS
11 3 (2.38%) Power BI
12 2 (1.59%) Data Mining
12 2 (1.59%) Relational Database
13 1 (0.79%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (9.52%) AccuRev
2 8 (6.35%) HP UFT
3 7 (5.56%) Selenium
4 5 (3.97%) NUnit
5 4 (3.17%) Subversion
5 4 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (3.17%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.38%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.38%) Maven
7 2 (1.59%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.59%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.59%) JUnit
7 2 (1.59%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.79%) Ant
8 1 (0.79%) JIRA
8 1 (0.79%) LoadUI
8 1 (0.79%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 41 (32.54%) Finance
2 8 (6.35%) Banking
3 6 (4.76%) Automotive
3 6 (4.76%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.17%) Marketing
5 3 (2.38%) Retail
6 1 (0.79%) Front Office
6 1 (0.79%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 72 (57.14%) Developer
2 23 (18.25%) SQL Developer
3 19 (15.08%) J2EE Developer
4 18 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 14 (11.11%) .NET Developer
6 13 (10.32%) Architect
7 12 (9.52%) Applications Support
8 11 (8.73%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 9 (7.14%) Analyst
9 9 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
9 9 (7.14%) C# Developer
9 9 (7.14%) ETL Developer
9 9 (7.14%) SQL Server Developer
10 8 (6.35%) DBA
10 8 (6.35%) SQL DBA
11 7 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (5.56%) SSIS Developer
11 7 (5.56%) WebSphere Developer
12 6 (4.76%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (30.16%) .NET
2 36 (28.57%) XML
3 33 (26.19%) Web Services
4 32 (25.40%) HTML
5 30 (23.81%) J2EE
6 23 (18.25%) .NET Framework
7 21 (16.67%) HTML5
7 21 (16.67%) SOAP
8 15 (11.90%) ASP.NET
9 14 (11.11%) JSF
10 13 (10.32%) REST
10 13 (10.32%) TopLink
11 12 (9.52%) AngularJS
12 10 (7.94%) CSS
12 10 (7.94%) Java EE
12 10 (7.94%) PrimeFaces
13 9 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (7.14%) Entity Framework
13 9 (7.14%) jQuery
14 8 (6.35%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.97%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (3.97%) Hedge funds
2 3 (2.38%) Clustering
2 3 (2.38%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.59%) Chemistry
3 2 (1.59%) Data Integration
3 2 (1.59%) Data Structures
3 2 (1.59%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.59%) Physics
4 1 (0.79%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.79%) Data Extraction
4 1 (0.79%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.79%) EqualLogic
4 1 (0.79%) Fintech
4 1 (0.79%) NHS
4 1 (0.79%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 30 (23.81%) Windows
2 18 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 12 (9.52%) Unix
4 11 (8.73%) zOS
5 7 (5.56%) Linux
6 5 (3.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (20.63%) ETL
3 25 (19.84%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (13.49%) TDD
5 13 (10.32%) Scrum
6 12 (9.52%) Wealth Management
7 11 (8.73%) MVC
8 10 (7.94%) Test Automation
9 9 (7.14%) Data Migration
9 9 (7.14%) Migration
10 8 (6.35%) Data Analysis
10 8 (6.35%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (5.56%) SDLC
11 7 (5.56%) Software Testing
11 7 (5.56%) Validation
12 6 (4.76%) High Availability
12 6 (4.76%) Test Scripting
12 6 (4.76%) Web Development
13 5 (3.97%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 81 (64.29%) SQL
2 33 (26.19%) Java
3 25 (19.84%) C#
4 13 (10.32%) T-SQL
5 11 (8.73%) JavaScript
6 7 (5.56%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.59%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.59%) SQR
7 2 (1.59%) VBA
8 1 (0.79%) Groovy
8 1 (0.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (5.56%) ISEB
1 7 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (1.59%) Degree
3 1 (0.79%) CISA
3 1 (0.79%) CISM
3 1 (0.79%) CISSP
3 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.94%) Data Quality
2 6 (4.76%) SLA
3 5 (3.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (3.17%) COBIT
4 4 (3.17%) ISO27002
5 3 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 12 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (5.56%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.38%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.59%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (3.97%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.59%) SCCM
2 2 (1.59%) SCOM
2 2 (1.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.79%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 35 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 23 (18.25%) HP
3 16 (12.70%) Oracle
3 16 (12.70%) VMware
4 11 (8.73%) Cisco
5 9 (7.14%) CheckPoint
6 7 (5.56%) Teradata
7 4 (3.17%) SunGard
8 3 (2.38%) SAP
9 2 (1.59%) 3PAR
9 2 (1.59%) Citrix
9 2 (1.59%) Infor
9 2 (1.59%) NetApp
9 2 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.79%) CA
10 1 (0.79%) DevExpress
10 1 (0.79%) Rally
10 1 (0.79%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.79%) RedGate
10 1 (0.79%) Tableau
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