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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 19 7 10
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 40 65 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 8.20% 14.16% 10.40%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 34.19% 67.71% 45.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 32 27
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£350 £333 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +10.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £166 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 6
Average hourly rate £31.75 £27.41 £32.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.83% -14.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.80 £25.00 £30.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.70 £33.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £30.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +16.59%
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
117 96 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 23.98% 20.92% 22.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 50 50
Average daily rate £390 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £175 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 27
Average hourly rate £31.00 £25.50 £28.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.56% -9.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.80 £25.00 £23.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £35.00 £37.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-6.55% +1.66%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -1 4 £363 - 7
Brentwood - 3 - -
Chelmsford 0 2 £388 +112.32% 1
Basildon -1 2 - - 1
Harlow -1 1 £450 +69.01%
Southend-on-Sea - 1 - - 4
Stanford-le-Hope - - - -
Waltham Abbey - - - -
Wickford - - - - 1
Hockley - - - - 1
Saffron Walden - - - - 2
Halstead - - - -
Billericay - - - - 1
Braintree - - - - 1
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 59 (53.64%) SQL
2 52 (47.27%) .NET
2 52 (47.27%) Microsoft
3 43 (39.09%) C#
4 38 (34.55%) HTML
5 36 (32.73%) JavaScript
6 32 (29.09%) CSS
7 29 (26.36%) Windows
8 27 (24.55%) MS Excel
8 27 (24.55%) ASP.NET
8 27 (24.55%) SQL Server 2008
9 25 (22.73%) Finance
9 25 (22.73%) XML
10 24 (21.82%) SQL Server 2005
11 23 (20.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 22 (20.00%) TDD
12 22 (20.00%) VB
13 21 (19.09%) MVC
14 19 (17.27%) VB6
15 18 (16.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 18 (16.36%) Visual Studio
16 17 (15.45%) Oracle
16 17 (15.45%) Business Intelligence
17 16 (14.55%) WCF
17 16 (14.55%) VBA
18 15 (13.64%) Windows 7
18 15 (13.64%) WPF
19 14 (12.73%) jQuery
19 14 (12.73%) Windows Server 2008
20 13 (11.82%) Unit Testing

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 9 (8.18%) IIS
2 6 (5.45%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.64%) Umbraco
3 4 (3.64%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (2.73%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.73%) GlassFish
4 3 (2.73%) CMS
5 2 (1.82%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.82%) Apache
5 2 (1.82%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.82%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.91%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 27 (24.55%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.73%) PowerPivot
3 2 (1.82%) InfoPath
3 2 (1.82%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.82%) MS Office
4 1 (0.91%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.91%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.82%) SaaS
3 1 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.55%) Firewall
2 2 (1.82%) Intranet
3 1 (0.91%) Internet
3 1 (0.91%) Wireless
3 1 (0.91%) NAS
3 1 (0.91%) Broadband
3 1 (0.91%) DHCP
3 1 (0.91%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.91%) VPN
3 1 (0.91%) DNS
3 1 (0.91%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (24.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 24 (21.82%) SQL Server 2005
3 23 (20.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (16.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (11.82%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (10.91%) Ingres
7 11 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (8.18%) DTS
9 7 (6.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (5.45%) Data Mart
11 4 (3.64%) WebFOCUS
11 4 (3.64%) Oracle Database
11 4 (3.64%) Relational Database
12 3 (2.73%) RDBMS
12 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (2.73%) DB2
13 1 (0.91%) OLAP
13 1 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.91%) Oracle9i Database
13 1 (0.91%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 18 (16.36%) Visual Studio
2 9 (8.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (7.27%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (1.82%) VisualVM
5 2 (1.82%) Subversion
6 1 (0.91%) Maven
6 1 (0.91%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.91%) Ant
6 1 (0.91%) JUnit
6 1 (0.91%) ERwin
6 1 (0.91%) NUnit
6 1 (0.91%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.91%) MSTest
6 1 (0.91%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.91%) Moq
6 1 (0.91%) WiX
6 1 (0.91%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.91%) Gradle
General
1 25 (22.73%) Finance
2 4 (3.64%) Retail
3 3 (2.73%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.73%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.82%) Automotive
4 2 (1.82%) Marketing
5 1 (0.91%) Banking
5 1 (0.91%) Legal
5 1 (0.91%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 69 (62.73%) Developer
2 26 (23.64%) .NET Developer
3 17 (15.45%) C# Developer
4 16 (14.55%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (10.00%) VB Developer
5 11 (10.00%) Analyst
6 10 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 9 (8.18%) ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (7.27%) DBA
8 8 (7.27%) SQL Developer
8 8 (7.27%) SQL DBA
9 6 (5.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (4.55%) WPF Developer
10 5 (4.55%) Architect
10 5 (4.55%) SQL Server DBA
11 4 (3.64%) Administrator
11 4 (3.64%) Project Manager
11 4 (3.64%) SharePoint Developer
11 4 (3.64%) VB6 Developer
12 3 (2.73%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (47.27%) .NET
2 38 (34.55%) HTML
3 32 (29.09%) CSS
4 27 (24.55%) ASP.NET
5 25 (22.73%) XML
6 16 (14.55%) WCF
7 15 (13.64%) WPF
8 14 (12.73%) jQuery
9 12 (10.91%) LINQ
9 12 (10.91%) .NET Framework
10 11 (10.00%) JSON
11 10 (9.09%) Ajax
11 10 (9.09%) HTML5
12 8 (7.27%) RabbitMQ
12 8 (7.27%) Web Services
12 8 (7.27%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (6.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 6 (5.45%) KnockoutJS
14 6 (5.45%) Silverlight
14 6 (5.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.73%) Clustering
3 2 (1.82%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.82%) Blackberry
3 2 (1.82%) EqualLogic
4 1 (0.91%) iPad
4 1 (0.91%) SWIFT
4 1 (0.91%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.91%) GIS
4 1 (0.91%) AS400
4 1 (0.91%) Replication
4 1 (0.91%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.91%) iPhone
4 1 (0.91%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 29 (26.36%) Windows
2 15 (13.64%) Windows 7
3 14 (12.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (11.82%) Windows XP
5 5 (4.55%) Linux
6 4 (3.64%) UNIX
6 4 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.82%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.91%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.91%) Android
8 1 (0.91%) AIX
8 1 (0.91%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (20.00%) TDD
2 21 (19.09%) MVC
3 17 (15.45%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (11.82%) Unit Testing
5 12 (10.91%) Migration
6 10 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
7 8 (7.27%) Project Management
7 8 (7.27%) SOA
7 8 (7.27%) Kanban
7 8 (7.27%) MVVM
8 7 (6.36%) Dimensional Modelling
8 7 (6.36%) E-Commerce
8 7 (6.36%) Regression Testing
9 6 (5.45%) Change Control
10 5 (4.55%) Data Migration
11 4 (3.64%) Requirements Management
11 4 (3.64%) ERP
11 4 (3.64%) ITIL
11 4 (3.64%) UML
Programming Languages
1 59 (53.64%) SQL
2 43 (39.09%) C#
3 36 (32.73%) JavaScript
4 22 (20.00%) VB
5 19 (17.27%) VB6
6 16 (14.55%) VBA
7 13 (11.82%) T-SQL
8 10 (9.09%) XAML
9 8 (7.27%) Java
9 8 (7.27%) PL/SQL
10 5 (4.55%) PHP
11 4 (3.64%) VB.NET
11 4 (3.64%) ABAP
12 3 (2.73%) Shell Script
12 3 (2.73%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.82%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.82%) C++
14 1 (0.91%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (5.45%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.64%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.73%) Degree
4 2 (1.82%) Sun Certification
4 2 (1.82%) MCSE
4 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.91%) MCSA
5 1 (0.91%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.91%) SLA
1 1 (0.91%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.82%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.91%) XenApp
4 1 (0.91%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 2 (1.82%) Opsview
2 1 (0.91%) SCOM
Vendors
1 52 (47.27%) Microsoft
2 17 (15.45%) Oracle
3 5 (4.55%) VMware
3 5 (4.55%) DevExpress
4 4 (3.64%) Teradata
4 4 (3.64%) SAP
5 3 (2.73%) JBoss
6 2 (1.82%) Cognos
6 2 (1.82%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.82%) Sun
6 2 (1.82%) Cadence
6 2 (1.82%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.82%) Dell
6 2 (1.82%) Actuate
6 2 (1.82%) AccuRev
6 2 (1.82%) Splunk
6 2 (1.82%) Twitter
6 2 (1.82%) webMethods
7 1 (0.91%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.91%) Veeam
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