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 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 73 78 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 16.29% 14.08% 11.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 55.73% 54.93% 47.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 46 49
Median daily rate £306 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £243 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 1
Median hourly rate £31.14 £41.50 £115.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.97% -63.91%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+51.16% -25.86%
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
131 142 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 29.24% 25.63% 23.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 75 90
Median daily rate £325 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.58% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 10 9
Median hourly rate £34.75 £40.60 £39.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.40% +2.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £21.50 £34.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £115.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £26.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+28.84% -17.46%

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 29 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 29 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 29 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 +5 12 £300 -20.00% 4
Brentwood 0 12 £240 -12.72%
Colchester -8 3 £448 +8.48%
Chelmsford +3 1 £325 -3.70%
Chigwell - 1 £350 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £375 -
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 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 80 (60.61%) SQL
2 48 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (32.58%) Finance
4 42 (31.82%) Microsoft
4 42 (31.82%) .NET
5 41 (31.06%) XML
6 39 (29.55%) Web Services
7 36 (27.27%) HTML
7 36 (27.27%) Java
8 33 (25.00%) J2EE
9 31 (23.48%) Windows
9 31 (23.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 30 (22.73%) MS Excel
10 30 (22.73%) C#
11 27 (20.45%) SOAP
11 27 (20.45%) Business Intelligence
12 26 (19.70%) HTML5
13 23 (17.42%) TDD
13 23 (17.42%) .NET Framework
13 23 (17.42%) HP
14 22 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
15 21 (15.91%) DB2
16 20 (15.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 19 (14.39%) ETL
17 19 (14.39%) AngularJS
18 18 (13.64%) Windows Server
18 18 (13.64%) JSF
19 17 (12.88%) TopLink
19 17 (12.88%) REST
20 15 (11.36%) 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 (10.61%) WebSphere
2 13 (9.85%) MS Exchange
3 11 (8.33%) IIS
4 6 (4.55%) SAS
4 6 (4.55%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (2.27%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.76%) CMS
6 1 (0.76%) JBoss
6 1 (0.76%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.76%) WebLogic
Applications
1 30 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.76%) AWD
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.27%) Office 365
2 3 (2.27%) Yammer
3 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.03%) DHCP
1 4 (3.03%) DNS
1 4 (3.03%) Intranet
2 3 (2.27%) Firewall
3 2 (1.52%) NetScaler
3 2 (1.52%) SAN
3 2 (1.52%) WAN
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%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (23.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 22 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (15.91%) DB2
4 20 (15.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (3.79%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 5 (3.79%) PowerPivot
7 5 (3.79%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (3.03%) Data Mart
8 4 (3.03%) DataStage
8 4 (3.03%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (3.03%) WebFOCUS
9 3 (2.27%) Power BI
10 2 (1.52%) Data Mining
10 2 (1.52%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.52%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (0.76%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (10.61%) AccuRev
2 8 (6.06%) HP UFT
2 8 (6.06%) Selenium
3 5 (3.79%) NUnit
4 4 (3.03%) Subversion
4 4 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.27%) Cucumber
5 3 (2.27%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.27%) Maven
5 3 (2.27%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.52%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.52%) JUnit
6 2 (1.52%) SoapUI
6 2 (1.52%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.76%) Ant
7 1 (0.76%) JIRA
7 1 (0.76%) LoadUI
7 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.76%) TortoiseSVN
7 1 (0.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 43 (32.58%) Finance
2 8 (6.06%) Automotive
3 7 (5.30%) Banking
4 6 (4.55%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.03%) Marketing
6 3 (2.27%) Retail
7 1 (0.76%) Back Office
7 1 (0.76%) Front Office
7 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 72 (54.55%) Developer
2 24 (18.18%) J2EE Developer
3 21 (15.91%) Java Developer
4 19 (14.39%) SQL Developer
5 16 (12.12%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 15 (11.36%) .NET Developer
7 13 (9.85%) Architect
8 12 (9.09%) Analyst
9 11 (8.33%) Applications Support
10 9 (6.82%) C# .NET Developer
10 9 (6.82%) C# Developer
11 7 (5.30%) Angular Developer
11 7 (5.30%) DBA
11 7 (5.30%) HTML Developer
11 7 (5.30%) SQL DBA
11 7 (5.30%) SQL Server Developer
11 7 (5.30%) WebSphere Developer
12 6 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
12 6 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 5 (3.79%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (31.82%) .NET
2 41 (31.06%) XML
3 39 (29.55%) Web Services
4 36 (27.27%) HTML
5 33 (25.00%) J2EE
6 27 (20.45%) SOAP
7 26 (19.70%) HTML5
8 23 (17.42%) .NET Framework
9 19 (14.39%) AngularJS
10 18 (13.64%) JSF
11 17 (12.88%) REST
11 17 (12.88%) TopLink
12 15 (11.36%) ASP.NET
13 13 (9.85%) PrimeFaces
14 10 (7.58%) Java EE
15 9 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC
15 9 (6.82%) CSS
15 9 (6.82%) jQuery
16 8 (6.06%) Entity Framework
16 8 (6.06%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.79%) Hedge funds
3 4 (3.03%) Clustering
4 3 (2.27%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.27%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.52%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.52%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.52%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.76%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.76%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.76%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.76%) Fintech
6 1 (0.76%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.76%) NHS
6 1 (0.76%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.76%) Replication
6 1 (0.76%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 31 (23.48%) Windows
2 18 (13.64%) Windows Server
3 11 (8.33%) zOS
4 10 (7.58%) Unix
5 4 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.27%) Linux
7 1 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (20.45%) Business Intelligence
3 23 (17.42%) TDD
4 19 (14.39%) ETL
5 13 (9.85%) MVC
5 13 (9.85%) Scrum
6 12 (9.09%) Wealth Management
7 10 (7.58%) Test Automation
8 8 (6.06%) SDLC
8 8 (6.06%) Web Development
9 7 (5.30%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (5.30%) High Availability
9 7 (5.30%) Software Testing
9 7 (5.30%) Test Scripting
10 6 (4.55%) ITIL
10 6 (4.55%) OO
10 6 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (4.55%) Web Testing
11 5 (3.79%) Migration
11 5 (3.79%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 80 (60.61%) SQL
2 36 (27.27%) Java
3 30 (22.73%) C#
4 15 (11.36%) JavaScript
5 13 (9.85%) T-SQL
6 5 (3.79%) VBA
7 4 (3.03%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.52%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.52%) SQR
8 2 (1.52%) VB
8 2 (1.52%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.76%) Groovy
9 1 (0.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (6.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (5.30%) ISEB
3 5 (3.79%) Degree
4 2 (1.52%) CISA
4 2 (1.52%) CISM
4 2 (1.52%) CISSP
4 2 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.76%) CCNA
5 1 (0.76%) CCNP
5 1 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.76%) HND
5 1 (0.76%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.76%) MCP
5 1 (0.76%) MCSE
5 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.30%) Data Quality
1 7 (5.30%) SLA
2 6 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.03%) COBIT
3 4 (3.03%) ISO27002
4 3 (2.27%) QA
5 1 (0.76%) Solvency II
System Software
1 13 (9.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.55%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.27%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.52%) XenApp
5 1 (0.76%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (3.79%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.52%) SCCM
2 2 (1.52%) SCOM
2 2 (1.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.76%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 42 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 23 (17.42%) HP
3 15 (11.36%) VMware
4 13 (9.85%) Oracle
5 10 (7.58%) Cisco
6 9 (6.82%) CheckPoint
7 6 (4.55%) SAP
8 5 (3.79%) Infor
8 5 (3.79%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (3.03%) SunGard
9 4 (3.03%) Teradata
10 2 (1.52%) 3PAR
10 2 (1.52%) Citrix
10 2 (1.52%) NetApp
11 1 (0.76%) CA
11 1 (0.76%) DevExpress
11 1 (0.76%) Rally
11 1 (0.76%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.76%) RedGate
11 1 (0.76%) Tableau
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