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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 24 7 9
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 31 60 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 8.14% 12.47% 13.57%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 28.70% 45.45% 49.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 42 27
Median daily rate £350 £338 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +19.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £214 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £448 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 14
Median hourly rate £37.50 £47.25 £35.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.63% +34.32%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.54 £31.05
% change year-on-year
+55.27% -27.40%

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
108 132 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 28.35% 27.44% 27.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 81 58
Median daily rate £450 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £498 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 19
Median hourly rate £37.50 £59.25 £32.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.70% +84.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.80 £38.50 £21.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £63.00 £39.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 -4 7 £343 -
Colchester +4 2 £400 +42.85% 7
Chelmsford +2 2 £475 +46.15% 2
Brentwood -5 2 - - 2
Southend-on-Sea - 1 - -
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 40 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 37 (52.86%) SQL
3 30 (42.86%) Oracle
4 29 (41.43%) Business Intelligence
5 26 (37.14%) Windows
6 23 (32.86%) MS Excel
7 22 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (28.57%) SAP
9 17 (24.29%) C#
10 16 (22.86%) JavaScript
10 16 (22.86%) .NET
10 16 (22.86%) Microsoft Azure
11 14 (20.00%) HTML
11 14 (20.00%) Java
11 14 (20.00%) CRM
11 14 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
11 14 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 13 (18.57%) Document Management
12 13 (18.57%) Unix
12 13 (18.57%) Finance
13 12 (17.14%) SharePoint
13 12 (17.14%) Data Warehouse
13 12 (17.14%) Retail
13 12 (17.14%) Office 365
14 11 (15.71%) Skype for Business
14 11 (15.71%) Yammer
14 11 (15.71%) Case Management
14 11 (15.71%) Data Management
14 11 (15.71%) Infor
14 11 (15.71%) BusinessObjects

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 12 (17.14%) SharePoint
2 11 (15.71%) BizTalk Server
2 11 (15.71%) Skype for Business
3 4 (5.71%) WebLogic
4 3 (4.29%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.43%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.43%) Gentran
6 1 (1.43%) IIS
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 23 (32.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.29%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.86%) MS Office
3 2 (2.86%) MS Project
4 1 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (10.00%) SAP BPC
3 5 (7.14%) Adobe Campaign
3 5 (7.14%) Unica
4 3 (4.29%) SAP MII
5 1 (1.43%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (1.43%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 16 (22.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (17.14%) Office 365
3 11 (15.71%) Yammer
4 4 (5.71%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (2.86%) GitHub
6 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.29%) NAS
1 3 (4.29%) SAN
2 2 (2.86%) DHCP
2 2 (2.86%) DNS
2 2 (2.86%) Ethernet
2 2 (2.86%) Firewall
2 2 (2.86%) iSCSI
2 2 (2.86%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.86%) Unified Communications
2 2 (2.86%) VoIP
3 1 (1.43%) BGP
3 1 (1.43%) HSRP
3 1 (1.43%) Internet
3 1 (1.43%) OSPF
3 1 (1.43%) SMTP
3 1 (1.43%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (17.14%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (15.71%) BusinessObjects
4 9 (12.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (11.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (11.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (10.00%) SAP BW
6 7 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (8.57%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (7.14%) Hadoop
8 5 (7.14%) Oracle Database
9 4 (5.71%) DataStage
9 4 (5.71%) DB2
9 4 (5.71%) MaxDB
10 3 (4.29%) MySQL
11 2 (2.86%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
11 2 (2.86%) Power BI
11 2 (2.86%) QlikView
12 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (12.86%) AccuRev
2 5 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.29%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.29%) NWDI
4 2 (2.86%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.86%) JUnit
4 2 (2.86%) Xcode
5 1 (1.43%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (18.57%) Finance
2 12 (17.14%) Retail
3 5 (7.14%) Advertising
4 4 (5.71%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.86%) Banking
6 1 (1.43%) Automotive
6 1 (1.43%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (40.00%) Developer
2 18 (25.71%) Analyst
3 9 (12.86%) Java Developer
4 8 (11.43%) Consultant
4 8 (11.43%) CRM Developer
5 7 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 7 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (10.00%) DBA
6 6 (8.57%) Business Analyst
6 6 (8.57%) Full Stack Developer
6 6 (8.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 6 (8.57%) SQL DBA
7 5 (7.14%) Administrator
7 5 (7.14%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) Data Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) Security Consultant
8 4 (5.71%) Senior Consultant
8 4 (5.71%) Senior Security Consultant
9 3 (4.29%) Functional Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) SAP Basis Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (22.86%) .NET
2 14 (20.00%) HTML
3 11 (15.71%) COM
3 11 (15.71%) XML
4 9 (12.86%) ASP.NET
4 9 (12.86%) CSS
4 9 (12.86%) JSON
5 7 (10.00%) Web Services
6 6 (8.57%) .NET Framework
6 6 (8.57%) AngularJS
6 6 (8.57%) J2EE
7 5 (7.14%) Entity Framework
7 5 (7.14%) SOAP
8 4 (5.71%) HTML5
8 4 (5.71%) JAX-WS
8 4 (5.71%) JMS
8 4 (5.71%) JPA
8 4 (5.71%) MDX
8 4 (5.71%) SAP Basis
9 3 (4.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.29%) Clustering
3 2 (2.86%) Animation
3 2 (2.86%) iPhone
3 2 (2.86%) Life Science
3 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.86%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.86%) Reinsurance
3 2 (2.86%) Replication
3 2 (2.86%) Smartphone
3 2 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.43%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.43%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.43%) PKI
4 1 (1.43%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 26 (37.14%) Windows
2 13 (18.57%) Unix
3 11 (15.71%) Linux
4 9 (12.86%) Windows Server
5 3 (4.29%) Apple iOS
5 3 (4.29%) Solaris
5 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.86%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.43%) AIX
7 1 (1.43%) Android
7 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (41.43%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (20.00%) CRM
4 13 (18.57%) Document Management
5 11 (15.71%) Case Management
5 11 (15.71%) Data Management
6 8 (11.43%) ETL
6 8 (11.43%) MVC
7 7 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (8.57%) ITIL
8 6 (8.57%) TDD
9 5 (7.14%) Analytics
9 5 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (5.71%) B2C
10 4 (5.71%) Data Protection
10 4 (5.71%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (5.71%) Migration
10 4 (5.71%) Project Management
10 4 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (5.71%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 37 (52.86%) SQL
2 17 (24.29%) C#
3 16 (22.86%) JavaScript
4 14 (20.00%) Java
5 6 (8.57%) T-SQL
6 5 (7.14%) PHP
7 4 (5.71%) PowerShell
8 3 (4.29%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.86%) Apple Swift
9 2 (2.86%) C++
9 2 (2.86%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.86%) VBScript
10 1 (1.43%) C
10 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.43%) XMLA
Qualifications
1 6 (8.57%) Degree
2 4 (5.71%) BC Cleared
2 4 (5.71%) CISA
2 4 (5.71%) CISM
2 4 (5.71%) CISSP
2 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.71%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.86%) MCSA
3 2 (2.86%) MOS
4 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.86%) SLA
3 1 (1.43%) MiFID
3 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.71%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.43%) DFS Replication
3 1 (1.43%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) Data Guard
1 1 (1.43%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (1.43%) HP SIM
1 1 (1.43%) Nagios
1 1 (1.43%) OpenView
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (1.43%) PowerCLI
1 1 (1.43%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 40 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 30 (42.86%) Oracle
3 20 (28.57%) SAP
4 11 (15.71%) Infor
4 11 (15.71%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (8.57%) IBM
6 5 (7.14%) Adobe
6 5 (7.14%) VMware
7 4 (5.71%) Teradata
8 3 (4.29%) Sybase
9 2 (2.86%) EMC
9 2 (2.86%) HP
10 1 (1.43%) Cisco
10 1 (1.43%) Google
10 1 (1.43%) Huawei
10 1 (1.43%) IBM Sterling
10 1 (1.43%) Intel Security
10 1 (1.43%) Juniper
10 1 (1.43%) NetApp
10 1 (1.43%) Red Hat
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