The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Essex region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 17 9 7
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 41 65 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 8.27% 14.04% 9.84%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 37.96% 63.73% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 35 24
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£375 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £164 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 4
Average hourly rate £31.75 £26.21 £32.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.16% -18.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.80 £25.00 £31.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.70 £34.00 £34.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.36% +10.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
108 102 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 21.77% 22.03% 22.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 55 50
Average daily rate £375 £316 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% +5.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £165 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £401 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 24
Average hourly rate £31.00 £25.00 £30.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -17.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £25.00 £20.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £36.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £30.00 £30.20
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -0.66%
SQL Server
East of England

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 2014. 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
Colchester - 4 £363 - 2
Southend-on-Sea - 4 £425 - 2
Brentwood -1 3 - - 1
Harlow -1 2 £450 +69.01%
Basildon -4 2 £325 +18.18% 1
Chelmsford -3 1 £450 +75.60% 1
Saffron Walden - 1 - - 2
Stanford-le-Hope - - - -
Waltham Abbey - - - -
Wickford - - - - 1
Billericay - - - -
Braintree - - - - 1
Hockley - - - - 1
Halstead - - - -
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 73 (54.48%) SQL
2 57 (42.54%) .NET
2 57 (42.54%) Microsoft
3 43 (32.09%) C#
4 40 (29.85%) HTML
5 36 (26.87%) SQL Server 2008
6 35 (26.12%) JavaScript
7 33 (24.63%) XML
7 33 (24.63%) Windows
8 30 (22.39%) CSS
9 28 (20.90%) ASP.NET
9 28 (20.90%) MS Excel
9 28 (20.90%) SQL Server 2005
10 26 (19.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 26 (19.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 25 (18.66%) Finance
12 23 (17.16%) Oracle
13 21 (15.67%) VB
14 20 (14.93%) Visual Studio
15 19 (14.18%) MVC
15 19 (14.18%) TDD
15 19 (14.18%) VB6
16 18 (13.43%) Data Warehouse
17 17 (12.69%) VBA
18 16 (11.94%) IIS
18 16 (11.94%) .NET Framework
19 15 (11.19%) WCF
19 15 (11.19%) WPF
19 15 (11.19%) Java
19 15 (11.19%) Business Intelligence

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 16 (11.94%) IIS
2 6 (4.48%) Apache
2 6 (4.48%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.48%) Umbraco
3 5 (3.73%) CMS
4 4 (2.99%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (2.24%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.24%) GlassFish
6 2 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.49%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.49%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.49%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.75%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.75%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.75%) Kentico
Applications
1 28 (20.90%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.99%) PowerPivot
3 3 (2.24%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.49%) MS Project
4 2 (1.49%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.75%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.75%) Magento
1 1 (0.75%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.49%) SaaS
4 1 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.73%) Firewall
2 3 (2.24%) SAN
3 2 (1.49%) Intranet
3 2 (1.49%) NAS
4 1 (0.75%) Internet
4 1 (0.75%) IPv4
4 1 (0.75%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (26.87%) SQL Server 2008
2 28 (20.90%) SQL Server 2005
3 26 (19.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 26 (19.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (13.43%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (9.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (8.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (8.96%) DTS
6 12 (8.96%) Ingres
7 6 (4.48%) DB2
7 6 (4.48%) Data Mart
8 5 (3.73%) MySQL
9 4 (2.99%) WebFOCUS
9 4 (2.99%) DataStage
9 4 (2.99%) EDRMS
9 4 (2.99%) Oracle Database
9 4 (2.99%) Relational Database
10 3 (2.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (2.24%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 20 (14.93%) Visual Studio
2 9 (6.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (5.97%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.73%) TeamCity
5 4 (2.99%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.99%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 4 (2.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (1.49%) Subversion
6 2 (1.49%) VisualVM
7 1 (0.75%) MSTest
7 1 (0.75%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.75%) Moq
7 1 (0.75%) WiX
7 1 (0.75%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.75%) Gradle
7 1 (0.75%) Maven
7 1 (0.75%) Ant
7 1 (0.75%) JUnit
7 1 (0.75%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.75%) NUnit
General
1 25 (18.66%) Finance
2 4 (2.99%) Retail
3 3 (2.24%) Publishing
3 3 (2.24%) Automotive
4 2 (1.49%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.49%) Marketing
4 2 (1.49%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.75%) Banking
5 1 (0.75%) Front Office
5 1 (0.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 80 (59.70%) Developer
2 27 (20.15%) .NET Developer
3 20 (14.93%) DBA
4 18 (13.43%) C# Developer
5 17 (12.69%) C# .NET Developer
6 16 (11.94%) SQL DBA
7 12 (8.96%) SQL Server DBA
7 12 (8.96%) Analyst
8 11 (8.21%) VB Developer
8 11 (8.21%) ASP.NET Developer
8 11 (8.21%) SQL Developer
9 10 (7.46%) Architect
10 8 (5.97%) Administrator
10 8 (5.97%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (5.97%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 6 (4.48%) WPF Developer
12 4 (2.99%) VB6 Developer
12 4 (2.99%) SharePoint Developer
12 4 (2.99%) Server Administrator
12 4 (2.99%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (42.54%) .NET
2 40 (29.85%) HTML
3 33 (24.63%) XML
4 30 (22.39%) CSS
5 28 (20.90%) ASP.NET
6 16 (11.94%) .NET Framework
7 15 (11.19%) WCF
7 15 (11.19%) WPF
8 13 (9.70%) Web Services
9 12 (8.96%) Ajax
9 12 (8.96%) jQuery
9 12 (8.96%) JSON
10 10 (7.46%) LINQ
10 10 (7.46%) HTML5
11 9 (6.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 8 (5.97%) RabbitMQ
13 7 (5.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 7 (5.22%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (4.48%) XSLT
14 6 (4.48%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.72%) Clustering
2 7 (5.22%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.49%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.49%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (1.49%) EqualLogic
3 2 (1.49%) Replication
3 2 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.75%) iPad
4 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.75%) iPhone
4 1 (0.75%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.75%) Open Source
4 1 (0.75%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.75%) NHS
4 1 (0.75%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.75%) GIS
4 1 (0.75%) AS400
4 1 (0.75%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 33 (24.63%) Windows
2 14 (10.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (10.45%) Windows 7
3 13 (9.70%) UNIX
4 12 (8.96%) Windows XP
5 5 (3.73%) Linux
6 4 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.75%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (14.18%) MVC
1 19 (14.18%) TDD
2 15 (11.19%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (9.70%) SOA
3 13 (9.70%) ETL
4 12 (8.96%) Unit Testing
4 12 (8.96%) Dimensional Modelling
5 11 (8.21%) Migration
6 10 (7.46%) Project Management
6 10 (7.46%) Systems Analysis
6 10 (7.46%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (6.72%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (6.72%) Configuration Management
7 9 (6.72%) UML
7 9 (6.72%) Waterfall
8 8 (5.97%) Kanban
8 8 (5.97%) MVVM
9 7 (5.22%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (4.48%) Data Modelling
10 6 (4.48%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 73 (54.48%) SQL
2 43 (32.09%) C#
3 35 (26.12%) JavaScript
4 21 (15.67%) VB
5 19 (14.18%) VB6
6 17 (12.69%) VBA
7 15 (11.19%) Java
8 13 (9.70%) T-SQL
9 10 (7.46%) XAML
10 6 (4.48%) PL/SQL
11 4 (2.99%) PHP
11 4 (2.99%) C++
11 4 (2.99%) ABAP
12 3 (2.24%) Shell Script
12 3 (2.24%) PowerShell
12 3 (2.24%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.49%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.75%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (4.48%) Sun Certification
1 6 (4.48%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.99%) Degree
2 4 (2.99%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.49%) MCSE
3 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.75%) MCSA
4 1 (0.75%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.75%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.48%) QA
2 1 (0.75%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.75%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (4.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.99%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.49%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 6 (4.48%) Control-M
2 4 (2.99%) Foglight
2 4 (2.99%) Puppet
2 4 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.49%) Opsview
4 1 (0.75%) SCOM
4 1 (0.75%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 57 (42.54%) Microsoft
2 23 (17.16%) Oracle
3 10 (7.46%) VMware
4 6 (4.48%) JBoss
4 6 (4.48%) Sun
5 5 (3.73%) webMethods
5 5 (3.73%) DevExpress
6 4 (2.99%) AccuRev
6 4 (2.99%) SAP
7 3 (2.24%) Cadence
7 3 (2.24%) Teradata
8 2 (1.49%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.49%) Dell
8 2 (1.49%) Splunk
9 1 (0.75%) Veeam
9 1 (0.75%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.75%) Actuate
9 1 (0.75%) NetApp
9 1 (0.75%) Cognos
9 1 (0.75%) Cisco
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