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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 20 7 18
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +11
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 39 83 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 8.57% 12.69% 8.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 33.05% 48.26% 35.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 52 29
Median daily rate £300 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £289 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £448 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 4
Median hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £31.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% +0.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.20 £31.51 £26.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.76 £39.00 £36.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £29.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+6.77% +31.11%
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
118 172 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 25.93% 26.30% 24.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 96 74
Median daily rate £322 £350 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.07% -10.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £275 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £505 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 13
Median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +20.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.91 £24.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.45 £50.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +32.00%

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 25 August 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
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 25 August 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
Brentwood +3 7 £625 +112.76% 2
Chelmsford +3 4 £363 +3.57% 1
Harlow - 4 £363 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £200 - 2
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 50 (45.87%) SQL
2 38 (34.86%) Microsoft
2 38 (34.86%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (33.03%) Windows
4 34 (31.19%) Web Services
5 32 (29.36%) J2EE
5 32 (29.36%) MS Excel
6 31 (28.44%) Finance
7 29 (26.61%) Java
8 26 (23.85%) .NET
9 25 (22.94%) SOAP
10 24 (22.02%) XML
11 21 (19.27%) HTML
11 21 (19.27%) Business Intelligence
11 21 (19.27%) HTML5
12 19 (17.43%) REST
12 19 (17.43%) Oracle
12 19 (17.43%) C#
12 19 (17.43%) TDD
13 17 (15.60%) JSF
13 17 (15.60%) CRM
13 17 (15.60%) AngularJS
13 17 (15.60%) AccuRev
14 16 (14.68%) Microsoft Azure
14 16 (14.68%) Infor
14 16 (14.68%) SharePoint
14 16 (14.68%) SAP
14 16 (14.68%) BizTalk Server
14 16 (14.68%) Salesforce.com
14 16 (14.68%) TopLink

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 16 (14.68%) BizTalk Server
1 16 (14.68%) SharePoint
1 16 (14.68%) WebSphere
2 14 (12.84%) Skype for Business
3 10 (9.17%) IIS
4 8 (7.34%) MS Exchange
5 6 (5.50%) SAS
6 4 (3.67%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.92%) CMS
7 1 (0.92%) JBoss
7 1 (0.92%) Umbraco
Applications
1 32 (29.36%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.59%) MS Office
3 3 (2.75%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.83%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 16 (14.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.83%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.92%) AWD
3 1 (0.92%) CODA-Financials
3 1 (0.92%) Cognos Planning
3 1 (0.92%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (13.76%) Office 365
3 14 (12.84%) Yammer
4 2 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.67%) Intranet
2 3 (2.75%) VoIP
3 2 (1.83%) Cisco IPT
3 2 (1.83%) PBX
4 1 (0.92%) Extranet
4 1 (0.92%) Firewall
4 1 (0.92%) FTP
4 1 (0.92%) LAN
4 1 (0.92%) Network Security
4 1 (0.92%) SAN
4 1 (0.92%) VPN
4 1 (0.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.93%) DB2
2 10 (9.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (9.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (8.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (7.34%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (6.42%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (5.50%) QlikView
7 5 (4.59%) PowerPivot
7 5 (4.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (3.67%) Data Mart
9 2 (1.83%) Essbase
9 2 (1.83%) MS Access
9 2 (1.83%) Power BI
9 2 (1.83%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.92%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.92%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 17 (15.60%) AccuRev
2 3 (2.75%) Selenium
2 3 (2.75%) Subversion
2 3 (2.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.83%) NUnit
3 2 (1.83%) SoapUI
3 2 (1.83%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.92%) Ant
4 1 (0.92%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.92%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.92%) JIRA
4 1 (0.92%) LoadUI
4 1 (0.92%) Maven
4 1 (0.92%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 31 (28.44%) Finance
2 14 (12.84%) Retail
3 9 (8.26%) Automotive
4 6 (5.50%) Marketing
5 5 (4.59%) Manufacturing
6 4 (3.67%) Banking
7 2 (1.83%) Back Office
7 2 (1.83%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.92%) Advertising
8 1 (0.92%) Legal
8 1 (0.92%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 58 (53.21%) Developer
2 24 (22.02%) J2EE Developer
3 22 (20.18%) Java Developer
4 16 (14.68%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 15 (13.76%) Analyst
6 11 (10.09%) SQL Developer
7 10 (9.17%) Architect
8 8 (7.34%) .NET Developer
9 7 (6.42%) Angular Developer
9 7 (6.42%) WebSphere Developer
10 6 (5.50%) Applications Support
10 6 (5.50%) HTML Developer
10 6 (5.50%) Infrastructure Architect
10 6 (5.50%) QlikView Developer
11 5 (4.59%) C# .NET Developer
11 5 (4.59%) C# Developer
12 4 (3.67%) DBA
12 4 (3.67%) J2EE WebSphere Developer
12 4 (3.67%) SQL DBA
12 4 (3.67%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (31.19%) Web Services
2 32 (29.36%) J2EE
3 26 (23.85%) .NET
4 25 (22.94%) SOAP
5 24 (22.02%) XML
6 21 (19.27%) HTML
6 21 (19.27%) HTML5
7 19 (17.43%) REST
8 17 (15.60%) AngularJS
8 17 (15.60%) JSF
9 16 (14.68%) TopLink
10 15 (13.76%) .NET Framework
10 15 (13.76%) COM
11 13 (11.93%) PrimeFaces
12 10 (9.17%) Java EE
13 8 (7.34%) ASP.NET
14 5 (4.59%) Entity Framework
15 4 (3.67%) JPA
15 4 (3.67%) jQuery
15 4 (3.67%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.76%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.59%) Statistics
3 4 (3.67%) Hedge funds
4 3 (2.75%) Clustering
4 3 (2.75%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.83%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.83%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.83%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.83%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.83%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.83%) NHS
5 2 (1.83%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.92%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.92%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.92%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.92%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 36 (33.03%) Windows
2 15 (13.76%) Windows Server
3 11 (10.09%) zOS
4 7 (6.42%) Linux
5 3 (2.75%) Unix
6 2 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (34.86%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (19.27%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (17.43%) TDD
4 17 (15.60%) CRM
5 15 (13.76%) Document Management
6 14 (12.84%) Case Management
6 14 (12.84%) Data Management
7 11 (10.09%) ITIL
8 7 (6.42%) MVC
8 7 (6.42%) Web Development
9 6 (5.50%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (4.59%) Project Management
10 5 (4.59%) Time Management
11 4 (3.67%) B2C
11 4 (3.67%) Database Mirroring
11 4 (3.67%) Digital Marketing
11 4 (3.67%) High Availability
11 4 (3.67%) ITSM
11 4 (3.67%) SDLC
11 4 (3.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 50 (45.87%) SQL
2 29 (26.61%) Java
3 19 (17.43%) C#
4 11 (10.09%) JavaScript
5 6 (5.50%) VBA
6 4 (3.67%) T-SQL
6 4 (3.67%) VB
7 2 (1.83%) COBOL
7 2 (1.83%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.83%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.83%) SQR
7 2 (1.83%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.92%) Groovy
8 1 (0.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (5.50%) Degree
2 3 (2.75%) CISA
2 3 (2.75%) CISM
2 3 (2.75%) CISSP
3 2 (1.83%) CCNA
3 2 (1.83%) CCNP
3 2 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.92%) CCDA
4 1 (0.92%) GSEC
4 1 (0.92%) HND
4 1 (0.92%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.92%) MCP
4 1 (0.92%) MCSE
4 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.42%) Data Quality
2 4 (3.67%) SLA
3 3 (2.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.92%) Solvency II
System Software
1 10 (9.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.67%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.92%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (1.83%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (1.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.92%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.92%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.92%) SCCM
2 1 (0.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 38 (34.86%) Microsoft
2 19 (17.43%) Oracle
3 16 (14.68%) Infor
3 16 (14.68%) Salesforce.com
3 16 (14.68%) SAP
4 15 (13.76%) Cisco
5 10 (9.17%) VMware
6 9 (8.26%) HP
7 8 (7.34%) CheckPoint
8 4 (3.67%) SunGard
9 3 (2.75%) IBM
10 2 (1.83%) Dell
10 2 (1.83%) MKS
10 2 (1.83%) Sage
10 2 (1.83%) Samsung
10 2 (1.83%) Tandberg
11 1 (0.92%) Altiris
11 1 (0.92%) DevExpress
11 1 (0.92%) Rally
11 1 (0.92%) ServiceNow
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