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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 16 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 40 68 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 8.28% 14.66% 10.86%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 38.10% 65.38% 46.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 37 27
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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 £315 £164 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £400 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
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 £22.75 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-17.27% +10.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
105 104 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 21.74% 22.41% 23.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 56 51
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £168 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 26
Average hourly rate £31.00 £25.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £25.00 £22.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £36.25 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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 31 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 31 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 - 6
Harlow -1 2 £450 +69.01%
Brentwood -2 2 - -
Chelmsford -3 1 £450 +75.60% 2
Basildon -6 1 - - 5
Saffron Walden - 1 - - 4
Stanford-le-Hope - - - -
Waltham Abbey - - - -
Wickford - - - - 1
Billericay - - - -
Braintree - - - -
Hockley - - - -
Halstead - - - -
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 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 67 (54.03%) SQL
2 58 (46.77%) .NET
2 58 (46.77%) Microsoft
3 44 (35.48%) C#
4 38 (30.65%) HTML
5 36 (29.03%) JavaScript
6 35 (28.23%) SQL Server 2008
7 32 (25.81%) Windows
8 31 (25.00%) XML
9 30 (24.19%) CSS
10 27 (21.77%) ASP.NET
10 27 (21.77%) MS Excel
10 27 (21.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 26 (20.97%) Finance
11 26 (20.97%) SQL Server 2005
12 25 (20.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 21 (16.94%) TDD
13 21 (16.94%) VB
14 20 (16.13%) Visual Studio
15 19 (15.32%) MVC
15 19 (15.32%) VB6
16 17 (13.71%) WCF
16 17 (13.71%) Business Intelligence
16 17 (13.71%) Oracle
17 16 (12.90%) VBA
18 15 (12.10%) .NET Framework
19 14 (11.29%) WPF
19 14 (11.29%) Windows Server 2008
19 14 (11.29%) jQuery
19 14 (11.29%) SQL Server 2012

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 13 (10.48%) IIS
2 6 (4.84%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.03%) Umbraco
4 4 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (3.23%) CMS
5 3 (2.42%) Apache
5 3 (2.42%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.42%) GlassFish
6 2 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.61%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.61%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.61%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.81%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.81%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 27 (21.77%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.42%) PowerPivot
3 2 (1.61%) MS Project
3 2 (1.61%) InfoPath
3 2 (1.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.81%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.81%) Magento
1 1 (0.81%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.61%) SaaS
3 1 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.03%) Firewall
2 3 (2.42%) SAN
3 2 (1.61%) Intranet
3 2 (1.61%) NAS
4 1 (0.81%) Internet
4 1 (0.81%) IPv4
4 1 (0.81%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (28.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 27 (21.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 26 (20.97%) SQL Server 2005
4 25 (20.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (11.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (9.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (9.68%) DTS
6 12 (9.68%) Ingres
7 7 (5.65%) Data Mart
8 4 (3.23%) WebFOCUS
8 4 (3.23%) EDRMS
8 4 (3.23%) Oracle Database
8 4 (3.23%) Relational Database
9 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (2.42%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.61%) MySQL
10 2 (1.61%) Data Mining
10 2 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 20 (16.13%) Visual Studio
2 9 (7.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (6.45%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.03%) TeamCity
5 4 (3.23%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (1.61%) VisualVM
6 2 (1.61%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 2 (1.61%) Subversion
7 1 (0.81%) Maven
7 1 (0.81%) Ant
7 1 (0.81%) JUnit
7 1 (0.81%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.81%) NUnit
7 1 (0.81%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.81%) MSTest
7 1 (0.81%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.81%) Moq
7 1 (0.81%) WiX
7 1 (0.81%) MSBuild
General
1 26 (20.97%) Finance
2 4 (3.23%) Automotive
2 4 (3.23%) Retail
3 3 (2.42%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.61%) Marketing
4 2 (1.61%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.81%) Front Office
5 1 (0.81%) Legal
5 1 (0.81%) Publishing
5 1 (0.81%) Banking
Job Titles
1 73 (58.87%) Developer
2 27 (21.77%) .NET Developer
3 19 (15.32%) C# Developer
4 18 (14.52%) C# .NET Developer
5 16 (12.90%) DBA
6 15 (12.10%) SQL DBA
7 11 (8.87%) SQL Developer
7 11 (8.87%) Analyst
7 11 (8.87%) SQL Server DBA
7 11 (8.87%) VB Developer
8 10 (8.06%) Architect
8 10 (8.06%) ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (7.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 8 (6.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (4.84%) Administrator
12 5 (4.03%) WPF Developer
13 4 (3.23%) SharePoint Developer
13 4 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
13 4 (3.23%) VB6 Developer
14 3 (2.42%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (46.77%) .NET
2 38 (30.65%) HTML
3 31 (25.00%) XML
4 30 (24.19%) CSS
5 27 (21.77%) ASP.NET
6 17 (13.71%) WCF
7 15 (12.10%) .NET Framework
8 14 (11.29%) WPF
8 14 (11.29%) jQuery
9 12 (9.68%) LINQ
9 12 (9.68%) Ajax
9 12 (9.68%) JSON
10 11 (8.87%) Web Services
11 9 (7.26%) HTML5
11 9 (7.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 8 (6.45%) RabbitMQ
13 6 (4.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 6 (4.84%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (4.84%) KnockoutJS
14 5 (4.03%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.84%) Clustering
2 4 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.61%) EqualLogic
3 2 (1.61%) Replication
3 2 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.61%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.81%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.81%) NHS
4 1 (0.81%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.81%) GIS
4 1 (0.81%) Statistics
4 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.81%) iPhone
4 1 (0.81%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.81%) Open Source
4 1 (0.81%) iPad
4 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.81%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 32 (25.81%) Windows
2 14 (11.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (11.29%) Windows 7
3 12 (9.68%) Windows XP
4 4 (3.23%) Linux
4 4 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (3.23%) UNIX
5 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.81%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (16.94%) TDD
2 19 (15.32%) MVC
3 17 (13.71%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (10.48%) SOA
5 12 (9.68%) Unit Testing
6 11 (8.87%) Migration
7 10 (8.06%) Project Management
7 10 (8.06%) Systems Analysis
8 9 (7.26%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (6.45%) Kanban
9 8 (6.45%) MVVM
10 7 (5.65%) ETL
10 7 (5.65%) UML
11 6 (4.84%) E-Commerce
11 6 (4.84%) Dimensional Modelling
12 5 (4.03%) OO
12 5 (4.03%) PRINCE2
12 5 (4.03%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (4.03%) Change Control
13 4 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 67 (54.03%) SQL
2 44 (35.48%) C#
3 36 (29.03%) JavaScript
4 21 (16.94%) VB
5 19 (15.32%) VB6
6 16 (12.90%) VBA
7 13 (10.48%) T-SQL
7 13 (10.48%) Java
8 10 (8.06%) XAML
9 7 (5.65%) PL/SQL
10 5 (4.03%) PHP
11 4 (3.23%) Shell Script
11 4 (3.23%) VB.NET
11 4 (3.23%) ABAP
12 3 (2.42%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.61%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.61%) C++
14 1 (0.81%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (4.84%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.23%) Sun Certification
2 4 (3.23%) Degree
2 4 (3.23%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.61%) MCSE
3 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.81%) MCSA
4 1 (0.81%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.81%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.81%) SLA
1 1 (0.81%) QA
1 1 (0.81%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (3.23%) Active Directory
1 4 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.61%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (3.23%) Puppet
1 4 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.61%) Opsview
3 1 (0.81%) Foglight
3 1 (0.81%) SCOM
3 1 (0.81%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 58 (46.77%) Microsoft
2 17 (13.71%) Oracle
3 9 (7.26%) VMware
4 6 (4.84%) JBoss
5 5 (4.03%) webMethods
5 5 (4.03%) DevExpress
6 4 (3.23%) SAP
6 4 (3.23%) Sun
7 3 (2.42%) Teradata
7 3 (2.42%) AccuRev
8 2 (1.61%) Splunk
8 2 (1.61%) Twitter
8 2 (1.61%) Cadence
8 2 (1.61%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.61%) Dell
8 2 (1.61%) Actuate
8 2 (1.61%) Cognos
8 2 (1.61%) Cisco
8 2 (1.61%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.81%) NetApp
Essex
Montash
Rate: £400 - £550 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Capita Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
CPS Group UK
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Harrington Starr
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Loughton
Recruitment Genius
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Essex
Real Staffing
Rate: £340 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago