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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 6 11
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 73 83 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 15.11% 13.01% 11.57%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 53.68% 50.92% 48.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 54 39
Median daily rate £300 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £443 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 4
Median hourly rate £31.14 £45.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.81% +26.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £26.20 £31.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £92.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £23.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+40.45% -7.00%
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
136 163 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 28.16% 25.55% 24.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 90 76
Median daily rate £300 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 7 17
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.60 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +30.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £20.15 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.05 £45.00 £40.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.27 £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+20.26% -13.33%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +9 12 £300 -25.00% 2
Brentwood +2 8 £351 -3.10% 2
Harlow +5 2 £325 - 2
Colchester - 2 £448 -
Chelmsford -4 1 £325 -7.14%
Chigwell - 1 £350 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £200 -
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 74 (56.49%) SQL
2 44 (33.59%) Finance
3 43 (32.82%) Microsoft
4 42 (32.06%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (30.53%) Windows
6 39 (29.77%) Web Services
7 36 (27.48%) XML
7 36 (27.48%) .NET
8 35 (26.72%) MS Excel
9 32 (24.43%) HTML
10 31 (23.66%) Java
11 30 (22.90%) J2EE
12 28 (21.37%) C#
13 27 (20.61%) SOAP
14 26 (19.85%) HTML5
15 24 (18.32%) Business Intelligence
16 23 (17.56%) TDD
16 23 (17.56%) .NET Framework
17 20 (15.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 20 (15.27%) HP
17 20 (15.27%) Windows Server
18 19 (14.50%) SQL Server 2008
18 19 (14.50%) AngularJS
19 18 (13.74%) JSF
20 17 (12.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 17 (12.98%) TopLink
20 17 (12.98%) DB2
20 17 (12.98%) REST
21 16 (12.21%) Cisco
21 16 (12.21%) VMware

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 (10.69%) SharePoint
1 14 (10.69%) WebSphere
2 13 (9.92%) MS Exchange
3 12 (9.16%) IIS
4 10 (7.63%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (7.63%) Skype for Business
5 6 (4.58%) SAS
6 1 (0.76%) CMS
6 1 (0.76%) JBoss
6 1 (0.76%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.76%) WebLogic
Applications
1 35 (26.72%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.82%) MS Office
3 2 (1.53%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (7.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.76%) AWD
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (8.40%) Office 365
3 10 (7.63%) Yammer
4 2 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.05%) DHCP
1 4 (3.05%) DNS
1 4 (3.05%) Firewall
1 4 (3.05%) Intranet
2 3 (2.29%) VoIP
3 2 (1.53%) Cisco IPT
3 2 (1.53%) NetScaler
3 2 (1.53%) PBX
3 2 (1.53%) SAN
3 2 (1.53%) WAN
4 1 (0.76%) Extranet
4 1 (0.76%) FTP
4 1 (0.76%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.76%) LAN
4 1 (0.76%) Network Security
4 1 (0.76%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.76%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 19 (14.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (12.98%) DB2
3 17 (12.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (9.16%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (8.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (7.63%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (4.58%) QlikView
8 5 (3.82%) PowerPivot
9 4 (3.05%) Data Mart
9 4 (3.05%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (2.29%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (1.53%) Power BI
12 1 (0.76%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.76%) Essbase
12 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.76%) MS Access
12 1 (0.76%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (10.69%) AccuRev
2 8 (6.11%) Selenium
3 5 (3.82%) NUnit
4 4 (3.05%) HP UFT
4 4 (3.05%) Subversion
4 4 (3.05%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.29%) Cucumber
5 3 (2.29%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.29%) Maven
5 3 (2.29%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.53%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.53%) JUnit
6 2 (1.53%) SoapUI
6 2 (1.53%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.76%) Ant
7 1 (0.76%) JIRA
7 1 (0.76%) LoadUI
7 1 (0.76%) TortoiseSVN
7 1 (0.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 44 (33.59%) Finance
2 10 (7.63%) Retail
3 9 (6.87%) Automotive
4 8 (6.11%) Banking
5 5 (3.82%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.82%) Marketing
6 2 (1.53%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.76%) Back Office
7 1 (0.76%) Legal
7 1 (0.76%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 69 (52.67%) Developer
2 24 (18.32%) J2EE Developer
3 21 (16.03%) Java Developer
4 17 (12.98%) SQL Developer
5 16 (12.21%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 15 (11.45%) .NET Developer
7 13 (9.92%) Analyst
8 10 (7.63%) Applications Support
9 9 (6.87%) Architect
9 9 (6.87%) C# .NET Developer
9 9 (6.87%) C# Developer
10 7 (5.34%) Angular Developer
10 7 (5.34%) DBA
10 7 (5.34%) HTML Developer
10 7 (5.34%) SQL DBA
10 7 (5.34%) WebSphere Developer
11 6 (4.58%) ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (4.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (4.58%) QlikView Developer
11 6 (4.58%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (29.77%) Web Services
2 36 (27.48%) .NET
2 36 (27.48%) XML
3 32 (24.43%) HTML
4 30 (22.90%) J2EE
5 27 (20.61%) SOAP
6 26 (19.85%) HTML5
7 23 (17.56%) .NET Framework
8 19 (14.50%) AngularJS
9 18 (13.74%) JSF
10 17 (12.98%) REST
10 17 (12.98%) TopLink
11 14 (10.69%) ASP.NET
12 13 (9.92%) PrimeFaces
13 12 (9.16%) COM
14 10 (7.63%) Java EE
15 9 (6.87%) ASP.NET MVC
15 9 (6.87%) CSS
15 9 (6.87%) jQuery
16 8 (6.11%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.82%) Hedge funds
2 5 (3.82%) Statistics
3 4 (3.05%) Clustering
4 3 (2.29%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.29%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.53%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.53%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.53%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.76%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.76%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.76%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.76%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.76%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.76%) NHS
6 1 (0.76%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 40 (30.53%) Windows
2 20 (15.27%) Windows Server
3 11 (8.40%) zOS
4 7 (5.34%) Unix
5 6 (4.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.05%) Linux
6 4 (3.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (32.06%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (18.32%) Business Intelligence
3 23 (17.56%) TDD
4 13 (9.92%) MVC
5 12 (9.16%) Document Management
6 11 (8.40%) CRM
6 11 (8.40%) Data Management
7 10 (7.63%) Case Management
7 10 (7.63%) Scrum
8 9 (6.87%) ITIL
9 8 (6.11%) Wealth Management
9 8 (6.11%) Web Development
10 7 (5.34%) High Availability
10 7 (5.34%) Test Scripting
11 6 (4.58%) ETL
11 6 (4.58%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (4.58%) SDLC
11 6 (4.58%) Test Automation
11 6 (4.58%) Time Management
12 5 (3.82%) Database Mirroring
Programming Languages
1 74 (56.49%) SQL
2 31 (23.66%) Java
3 28 (21.37%) C#
4 15 (11.45%) JavaScript
5 9 (6.87%) T-SQL
6 5 (3.82%) VBA
7 2 (1.53%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.53%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.53%) SQR
7 2 (1.53%) VB
7 2 (1.53%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.76%) COBOL
8 1 (0.76%) Groovy
8 1 (0.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (3.82%) Degree
1 5 (3.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (3.05%) ISEB
3 2 (1.53%) CCNA
3 2 (1.53%) CCNP
3 2 (1.53%) CISA
3 2 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.53%) CISM
3 2 (1.53%) CISSP
3 2 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.76%) CCDA
4 1 (0.76%) GSEC
4 1 (0.76%) HND
4 1 (0.76%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.76%) MCP
4 1 (0.76%) MCSE
4 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.34%) SLA
2 6 (4.58%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.76%) QA
4 1 (0.76%) Solvency II
System Software
1 14 (10.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (6.11%) Active Directory
3 6 (4.58%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.53%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.53%) XenApp
5 1 (0.76%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (3.82%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.53%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (1.53%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (1.53%) SCCM
2 2 (1.53%) SCOM
3 1 (0.76%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 43 (32.82%) Microsoft
2 20 (15.27%) HP
3 16 (12.21%) Cisco
3 16 (12.21%) VMware
4 15 (11.45%) Oracle
5 13 (9.92%) SAP
6 12 (9.16%) Infor
6 12 (9.16%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (6.87%) CheckPoint
8 4 (3.05%) SunGard
9 3 (2.29%) Dell
9 3 (2.29%) NetApp
10 2 (1.53%) 3PAR
10 2 (1.53%) Citrix
10 2 (1.53%) Samsung
10 2 (1.53%) Tandberg
11 1 (0.76%) DevExpress
11 1 (0.76%) Rally
11 1 (0.76%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.76%) RedGate
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