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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 7 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 84 95 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 16.73% 12.62% 10.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 59.57% 46.57% 51.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 70 26
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£310 £371 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.49% +48.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £290 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £550 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 1 3
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.80 £37.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% -4.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.10 £35.80 £29.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.80 £40.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
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
141 204 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 28.09% 27.09% 19.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 127 39
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £290 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 22
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.20 £30.89
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.56% +13.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.10 £30.50 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.75 £40.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 21 April 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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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
Brentwood +11 30 £273 -31.87% 2
Basildon +6 15 £325 - 3
Chelmsford -6 3 - - 2
Southend-on-Sea -3 2 £320 -22.42% 2
Colchester +2 1 £413 +3.12% 2
Harlow - - - -
Loughton - - - -
Purfleet - - - -
Saffron Walden - - - - 1
Wickford - - - -
Witham - - - -
Billericay - - - -
Braintree - - - -
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 63 (51.64%) SQL
2 50 (40.98%) HTML
3 45 (36.89%) Java
4 43 (35.25%) Web Services
5 42 (34.43%) .NET
6 41 (33.61%) XML
7 39 (31.97%) Agile Software Development
8 36 (29.51%) J2EE
9 29 (23.77%) C#
10 27 (22.13%) HTML5
11 26 (21.31%) TopLink
12 25 (20.49%) SOAP
13 24 (19.67%) Finance
13 24 (19.67%) JSF
14 22 (18.03%) Microsoft
15 20 (16.39%) JavaScript
16 19 (15.57%) Oracle
16 19 (15.57%) .NET Framework
17 18 (14.75%) TDD
17 18 (14.75%) REST
17 18 (14.75%) ASP.NET
18 17 (13.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 17 (13.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 16 (13.11%) PrimeFaces
20 15 (12.30%) Windows
20 15 (12.30%) SQL Server 2008
20 15 (12.30%) AccuRev
21 14 (11.48%) Web Development
21 14 (11.48%) Hibernate
22 13 (10.66%) MVC

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 12 (9.84%) IIS
2 11 (9.02%) WebLogic
3 6 (4.92%) GlassFish
3 6 (4.92%) JBoss
4 5 (4.10%) Tomcat
4 5 (4.10%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.10%) WebSphere
4 5 (4.10%) WildFly
5 3 (2.46%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.82%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (4.92%) MS Office
2 5 (4.10%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.64%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.10%) IBM SmartCloud
2 2 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.82%) PaaS
3 1 (0.82%) IaaS
3 1 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.28%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (1.64%) Network Security
2 2 (1.64%) NAS
2 2 (1.64%) SAN
3 1 (0.82%) DHCP
3 1 (0.82%) SNMP
3 1 (0.82%) DNS
3 1 (0.82%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 17 (13.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 15 (12.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (7.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (6.56%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (4.92%) WebFOCUS
5 6 (4.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (4.92%) MySQL
6 5 (4.10%) Relational Database
6 5 (4.10%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 5 (4.10%) MongoDB
6 5 (4.10%) Ingres
6 5 (4.10%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (3.28%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (2.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (12.30%) AccuRev
2 8 (6.56%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 5 (4.10%) JUnit
3 5 (4.10%) Visual Studio
3 5 (4.10%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.10%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.28%) PowerBuilder
5 3 (2.46%) NUnit
5 3 (2.46%) Subversion
5 3 (2.46%) Selenium
5 3 (2.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (2.46%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.46%) SpecFlow
General
1 24 (19.67%) Finance
2 11 (9.02%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.64%) Banking
3 2 (1.64%) Automotive
4 1 (0.82%) Legal
4 1 (0.82%) Local Government
4 1 (0.82%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 74 (60.66%) Developer
2 25 (20.49%) Java Developer
3 18 (14.75%) Analyst
4 16 (13.11%) .NET Developer
5 15 (12.30%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 12 (9.84%) Architect
7 11 (9.02%) C# Developer
8 10 (8.20%) J2EE Developer
9 9 (7.38%) C# .NET Developer
10 8 (6.56%) Technical Architect
11 6 (4.92%) Administrator
12 5 (4.10%) DBA
12 5 (4.10%) Senior Developer
12 5 (4.10%) Report Analyst
12 5 (4.10%) Team Leader
12 5 (4.10%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 5 (4.10%) SQL DBA
13 4 (3.28%) PowerBuilder Developer
13 4 (3.28%) .NET Team Leader
13 4 (3.28%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (40.98%) HTML
2 43 (35.25%) Web Services
3 42 (34.43%) .NET
4 41 (33.61%) XML
5 36 (29.51%) J2EE
6 27 (22.13%) HTML5
7 26 (21.31%) TopLink
8 25 (20.49%) SOAP
9 24 (19.67%) JSF
10 19 (15.57%) .NET Framework
11 18 (14.75%) REST
11 18 (14.75%) ASP.NET
12 16 (13.11%) PrimeFaces
13 14 (11.48%) Hibernate
14 9 (7.38%) CSS
15 8 (6.56%) JAXB
16 7 (5.74%) Middleware
16 7 (5.74%) JSON
16 7 (5.74%) ASP.NET MVC
17 6 (4.92%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.56%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.10%) Fat Client
2 5 (4.10%) Thin Client
2 5 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.28%) NHS
3 4 (3.28%) LIMS
3 4 (3.28%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.30%) Windows
2 9 (7.38%) Linux
3 8 (6.56%) UNIX
4 5 (4.10%) Solaris
5 4 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (31.97%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (14.75%) TDD
3 14 (11.48%) Web Development
4 13 (10.66%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (10.66%) MVC
5 10 (8.20%) Migration
6 7 (5.74%) UML
6 7 (5.74%) Data Modelling
7 5 (4.10%) Scrum
7 5 (4.10%) Data Transformation
7 5 (4.10%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (3.28%) Line Management
8 4 (3.28%) Mentoring
8 4 (3.28%) Information Management
8 4 (3.28%) OOD
8 4 (3.28%) Workflow
8 4 (3.28%) E-Commerce
9 3 (2.46%) Project Management
9 3 (2.46%) SOA
9 3 (2.46%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 63 (51.64%) SQL
2 45 (36.89%) Java
3 29 (23.77%) C#
4 20 (16.39%) JavaScript
5 13 (10.66%) T-SQL
6 10 (8.20%) VB.NET
7 7 (5.74%) VBA
8 6 (4.92%) PowerShell
9 5 (4.10%) Bash Shell
9 5 (4.10%) Korn
9 5 (4.10%) Perl
10 2 (1.64%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.64%) VB
10 2 (1.64%) VB6
11 1 (0.82%) XPath
11 1 (0.82%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 6 (4.92%) Sun Certification
2 2 (1.64%) Degree
3 1 (0.82%) PMP
3 1 (0.82%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.82%) MCP
3 1 (0.82%) ISEB
3 1 (0.82%) OCP
3 1 (0.82%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (6.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.10%) Hyper-V
2 5 (4.10%) vSphere
3 4 (3.28%) vCloud
4 1 (0.82%) XenApp
4 1 (0.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.64%) SCOM
1 2 (1.64%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.82%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 22 (18.03%) Microsoft
2 19 (15.57%) Oracle
3 9 (7.38%) VMware
4 6 (4.92%) Sun
4 6 (4.92%) IBM
5 5 (4.10%) Business Objects
5 5 (4.10%) SAP
6 4 (3.28%) Citrix
6 4 (3.28%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.46%) NetApp
7 3 (2.46%) Cisco
7 3 (2.46%) MKS
8 2 (1.64%) Twitter
8 2 (1.64%) Veeam
8 2 (1.64%) SolarWinds
8 2 (1.64%) McAfee
8 2 (1.64%) HP
9 1 (0.82%) EMC
9 1 (0.82%) Cognos
9 1 (0.82%) CheckPoint
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