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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 15 7
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 74 45 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 11.47% 9.41% 14.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 46.54% 37.19% 68.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 30 28
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£350 £356 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% +4.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £312 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £453 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 4
Average hourly rate £32.00 £31.75 £27.46
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.78% +15.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.51 £26.80 £25.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £36.70 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £25.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+31.00% -18.03%
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
159 121 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 24.65% 25.31% 20.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 74 44
Average daily rate £350 £395 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.39% +11.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £498 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 9
Average hourly rate £40.00 £31.00 £27.46
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% +12.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £25.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £38.50 £39.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -7.69%

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 28 August 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
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 28 August 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 +7 13 £294 - 3
Basildon +1 11 £400 - 3
Chelmsford -8 9 £350 -9.67% 1
Billericay - 1 £250 -
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 82 (55.41%) SQL
2 52 (35.14%) Finance
3 39 (26.35%) Web Services
4 36 (24.32%) HTML
5 33 (22.30%) Microsoft
6 31 (20.95%) .NET
6 31 (20.95%) J2EE
7 30 (20.27%) XML
8 28 (18.92%) Java
8 28 (18.92%) T-SQL
9 27 (18.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 25 (16.89%) Agile Software Development
10 25 (16.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 24 (16.22%) Windows
12 22 (14.86%) Data Warehouse
13 21 (14.19%) SOAP
14 20 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
14 20 (13.51%) HTML5
15 19 (12.84%) SQL Server 2005
15 19 (12.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 18 (12.16%) Business Intelligence
17 17 (11.49%) C#
17 17 (11.49%) JSF
17 17 (11.49%) Hibernate
18 16 (10.81%) TopLink
18 16 (10.81%) VBA
18 16 (10.81%) Performance Tuning
19 15 (10.14%) VMware
19 15 (10.14%) .NET Framework
19 15 (10.14%) PowerShell

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 14 (9.46%) IIS
2 8 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.41%) WebLogic
3 7 (4.73%) JBoss
3 7 (4.73%) GlassFish
4 5 (3.38%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (3.38%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.38%) WebSphere
4 5 (3.38%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (2.70%) MS Exchange
6 3 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.68%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.68%) WildFly
Applications
1 5 (3.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.05%) SunGard AvantGard
2 3 (2.03%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.38%) IBM SmartCloud
2 2 (1.35%) SaaS
3 1 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.41%) DNS
2 6 (4.05%) DHCP
3 5 (3.38%) NetScaler
4 4 (2.70%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (2.03%) Internet
5 3 (2.03%) SMTP
5 3 (2.03%) SAN
6 1 (0.68%) Intranet
6 1 (0.68%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.68%) ISDN
6 1 (0.68%) VoIP
6 1 (0.68%) BGP
6 1 (0.68%) EIGRP
6 1 (0.68%) MGCP
6 1 (0.68%) Firewall
6 1 (0.68%) Network Security
6 1 (0.68%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.68%) NAS
6 1 (0.68%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (18.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 25 (16.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 22 (14.86%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
5 19 (12.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (12.84%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (8.11%) Crystal Reports
6 12 (8.11%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (6.08%) DTS
8 8 (5.41%) MS Access
9 6 (4.05%) Relational Database
10 5 (3.38%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (2.70%) ProClarity
11 4 (2.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (1.35%) WebFOCUS
12 2 (1.35%) MySQL
12 2 (1.35%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.68%) OLAP Cube
13 1 (0.68%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 10 (6.76%) AccuRev
2 9 (6.08%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 7 (4.73%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (4.05%) Visual Studio
5 4 (2.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (2.70%) PowerBuilder
6 3 (2.03%) JUnit
7 2 (1.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (1.35%) Subversion
7 2 (1.35%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
General
1 52 (35.14%) Finance
2 11 (7.43%) Manufacturing
3 7 (4.73%) Automotive
4 2 (1.35%) Banking
4 2 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 64 (43.24%) Developer
2 31 (20.95%) Analyst
3 25 (16.89%) DBA
4 23 (15.54%) SQL DBA
5 21 (14.19%) Java Developer
6 17 (11.49%) Support Analyst
7 12 (8.11%) Systems Analyst
7 12 (8.11%) J2EE Developer
7 12 (8.11%) SQL Server DBA
8 11 (7.43%) Applications Support
9 10 (6.76%) Administrator
10 9 (6.08%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 8 (5.41%) Financial Analyst
11 8 (5.41%) .NET Developer
12 7 (4.73%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 7 (4.73%) SQL Developer
13 6 (4.05%) Business Support Analyst
13 6 (4.05%) Applications Support Analyst
13 6 (4.05%) Technical Architect
13 6 (4.05%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (26.35%) Web Services
2 36 (24.32%) HTML
3 31 (20.95%) .NET
3 31 (20.95%) J2EE
4 30 (20.27%) XML
5 21 (14.19%) SOAP
6 20 (13.51%) HTML5
7 17 (11.49%) Hibernate
7 17 (11.49%) JSF
8 16 (10.81%) TopLink
9 15 (10.14%) .NET Framework
10 14 (9.46%) REST
11 13 (8.78%) AngularJS
11 13 (8.78%) CSS
12 11 (7.43%) Struts
12 11 (7.43%) JSON
12 11 (7.43%) Middleware
13 10 (6.76%) JAXB
14 9 (6.08%) ASP.NET
15 8 (5.41%) EclipseLink
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.43%) Clustering
2 6 (4.05%) Replication
3 5 (3.38%) Hedge funds
4 4 (2.70%) HP Storage
4 4 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.03%) LIMS
6 2 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.68%) Life Science
7 1 (0.68%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.68%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.68%) NHS
7 1 (0.68%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.68%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.68%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 24 (16.22%) Windows
2 5 (3.38%) Linux
2 5 (3.38%) UNIX
3 4 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.35%) Solaris
5 2 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.68%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.68%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (16.89%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (12.16%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (10.81%) Performance Tuning
4 14 (9.46%) Web Development
5 12 (8.11%) UML
6 9 (6.08%) TDD
7 8 (5.41%) ETL
8 7 (4.73%) OOD
8 7 (4.73%) SOA
9 6 (4.05%) Change Management
9 6 (4.05%) Test Scripting
9 6 (4.05%) Database Mirroring
9 6 (4.05%) SDLC
9 6 (4.05%) Database Security
10 5 (3.38%) High Availability
11 4 (2.70%) Change Control
11 4 (2.70%) Performance Monitoring
11 4 (2.70%) Data Architecture
11 4 (2.70%) ETL Development
11 4 (2.70%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 82 (55.41%) SQL
2 28 (18.92%) T-SQL
2 28 (18.92%) Java
3 17 (11.49%) C#
4 16 (10.81%) VBA
5 15 (10.14%) PowerShell
6 14 (9.46%) JavaScript
7 5 (3.38%) Perl
7 5 (3.38%) VB.NET
7 5 (3.38%) Bash Shell
7 5 (3.38%) Korn
8 3 (2.03%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.35%) VB
9 2 (1.35%) XPath
9 2 (1.35%) XMLA
9 2 (1.35%) XQuery
9 2 (1.35%) VB6
10 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.68%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (2.03%) Degree
2 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.68%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.68%) CCEE
2 1 (0.68%) MCSA
2 1 (0.68%) CCIE
2 1 (0.68%) CCA
2 1 (0.68%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (0.68%) CCEA
2 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.68%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.73%) SLA
2 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (8.78%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.05%) vSphere
3 5 (3.38%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.38%) XenApp
4 4 (2.70%) vCloud
5 1 (0.68%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 5 (3.38%) SCOM
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 33 (22.30%) Microsoft
2 15 (10.14%) VMware
3 14 (9.46%) CODA
3 14 (9.46%) Cognos
4 11 (7.43%) SunGard
5 10 (6.76%) Oracle
6 8 (5.41%) HP
7 7 (4.73%) Citrix
8 5 (3.38%) 3PAR
8 5 (3.38%) IBM
9 4 (2.70%) MicroStrategy
10 3 (2.03%) Twitter
10 3 (2.03%) Cisco
10 3 (2.03%) Clearswift
11 2 (1.35%) MKS
11 2 (1.35%) NetApp
11 2 (1.35%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.35%) Red Gate
12 1 (0.68%) Thunderhead
12 1 (0.68%) Capita
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