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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 9 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 66 53 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 12.94% 12.10% 13.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 44.90% 52.48% 38.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 24 53
Average daily rate £350 £302 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.08% -17.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £213 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +7.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 4
Average hourly rate £38.50 £36.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.94% +10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £21.00 £27.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.20 £40.00 £81.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £29.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-26.27% -1.66%
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
147 101 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 28.82% 23.06% 35.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 43 127
Average daily rate £350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 12
Average hourly rate £56.00 £36.00 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £21.00 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £41.50 £35.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
- +10.16%

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 14 February 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 14 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Essex region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Brentwood +4 15 £228 -9.00% 6
Basildon +4 6 - - 4
Chelmsford +2 6 £325 +44.44% 2
Chigwell - 3 £350 -
Thurrock +1 2 £250 -28.57%
Colchester 0 1 £280 -29.55% 1
Saffron Walden - 1 £425 -
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (58.87%) SQL
2 40 (32.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 39 (31.45%) Finance
4 36 (29.03%) HTML
5 33 (26.61%) ETL
5 33 (26.61%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (25.81%) XML
7 31 (25.00%) .NET
8 29 (23.39%) Java
9 28 (22.58%) SQL Server 2008
10 27 (21.77%) Business Intelligence
11 26 (20.97%) J2EE
11 26 (20.97%) Web Services
11 26 (20.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 24 (19.35%) Microsoft
13 23 (18.55%) Data Warehouse
14 22 (17.74%) Windows
14 22 (17.74%) C#
14 22 (17.74%) HTML5
15 18 (14.52%) SOAP
15 18 (14.52%) HP
16 17 (13.71%) Oracle
16 17 (13.71%) JSF
17 16 (12.90%) T-SQL
17 16 (12.90%) ASP.NET
17 16 (12.90%) SQL Server 2012
18 15 (12.10%) TDD
18 15 (12.10%) Scrum
18 15 (12.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 14 (11.29%) AccuRev

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 4 (3.23%) IIS
1 4 (3.23%) MS Exchange
1 4 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.81%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.42%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.23%) SaaS
2 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.42%) Office 365
3 1 (0.81%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.26%) DHCP
1 9 (7.26%) DNS
2 7 (5.65%) NetScaler
3 4 (3.23%) SAN
4 3 (2.42%) Firewall
5 2 (1.61%) VoIP
6 1 (0.81%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.81%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.81%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.81%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (32.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 28 (22.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (20.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 23 (18.55%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (12.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 15 (12.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 12 (9.68%) DB2
8 10 (8.06%) SQL Server 2014
9 7 (5.65%) DataStage
9 7 (5.65%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (4.84%) Oracle Database
11 5 (4.03%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 5 (4.03%) Oracle9i Database
12 4 (3.23%) Big Data
12 4 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (3.23%) WebFOCUS
13 2 (1.61%) Power BI
13 2 (1.61%) QlikView
13 2 (1.61%) Relational Database
13 2 (1.61%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 14 (11.29%) AccuRev
2 8 (6.45%) HP UFT
3 7 (5.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (4.84%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.23%) Selenium
6 3 (2.42%) NUnit
7 2 (1.61%) JUnit
7 2 (1.61%) Subversion
7 2 (1.61%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
8 1 (0.81%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.81%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.81%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.81%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.81%) Maven
8 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.81%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.81%) WebDriver
General
1 39 (31.45%) Finance
2 9 (7.26%) Banking
3 7 (5.65%) Automotive
3 7 (5.65%) Manufacturing
4 6 (4.84%) Retail
5 5 (4.03%) Retail Banking
6 4 (3.23%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.81%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 71 (57.26%) Developer
2 27 (21.77%) SQL Developer
3 14 (11.29%) .NET Developer
3 14 (11.29%) Analyst
4 13 (10.48%) J2EE Developer
4 13 (10.48%) SQL Server Developer
5 12 (9.68%) Java Developer
6 11 (8.87%) ETL Developer
7 10 (8.06%) C# Developer
7 10 (8.06%) DBA
7 10 (8.06%) SQL DBA
8 9 (7.26%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (6.45%) Applications Support
9 8 (6.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 8 (6.45%) SQL Server DBA
10 7 (5.65%) Support Analyst
11 6 (4.84%) 2nd Line Support
11 6 (4.84%) Applications Support Analyst
11 6 (4.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (4.84%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (29.03%) HTML
2 32 (25.81%) XML
3 31 (25.00%) .NET
4 26 (20.97%) J2EE
4 26 (20.97%) Web Services
5 22 (17.74%) HTML5
6 18 (14.52%) SOAP
7 17 (13.71%) JSF
8 16 (12.90%) ASP.NET
9 14 (11.29%) .NET Framework
9 14 (11.29%) TopLink
10 13 (10.48%) REST
11 11 (8.87%) RESTful
12 9 (7.26%) CSS
12 9 (7.26%) PrimeFaces
13 7 (5.65%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (5.65%) Hibernate
13 7 (5.65%) WCF
14 6 (4.84%) jQuery
15 5 (4.03%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.87%) Clustering
2 4 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.23%) Credit Risk
2 4 (3.23%) HP Storage
2 4 (3.23%) Visualisation
3 3 (2.42%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.61%) Chemistry
4 2 (1.61%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.61%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.61%) Hedge funds
4 2 (1.61%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.61%) Physics
4 2 (1.61%) Replication
5 1 (0.81%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.81%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.81%) Fintech
5 1 (0.81%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 22 (17.74%) Windows
2 11 (8.87%) Unix
3 6 (4.84%) Linux
3 6 (4.84%) Windows Server
4 5 (4.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (4.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.81%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (26.61%) Agile Software Development
1 33 (26.61%) ETL
2 27 (21.77%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (12.10%) Scrum
3 15 (12.10%) TDD
4 13 (10.48%) Migration
5 11 (8.87%) Data Analysis
6 10 (8.06%) Data Migration
7 9 (7.26%) MVC
7 9 (7.26%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (7.26%) Test Automation
8 8 (6.45%) High Availability
8 8 (6.45%) Wealth Management
9 7 (5.65%) Software Testing
9 7 (5.65%) Validation
10 6 (4.84%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (4.84%) SDLC
11 5 (4.03%) Data Management
11 5 (4.03%) ITIL
11 5 (4.03%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 73 (58.87%) SQL
2 29 (23.39%) Java
3 22 (17.74%) C#
4 16 (12.90%) T-SQL
5 6 (4.84%) JavaScript
6 5 (4.03%) PL/SQL
7 4 (3.23%) VBA
8 3 (2.42%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.81%) C++
9 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.81%) VB
9 1 (0.81%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (5.65%) ISEB
1 7 (5.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (1.61%) Degree
3 1 (0.81%) CCA
3 1 (0.81%) CCEA
3 1 (0.81%) CCEE
3 1 (0.81%) CCIE
3 1 (0.81%) CISA
3 1 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.81%) CISM
3 1 (0.81%) CISSP
3 1 (0.81%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.06%) Data Quality
2 5 (4.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.23%) COBIT
3 4 (3.23%) ISO27002
4 3 (2.42%) QA
5 2 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (10.48%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.65%) XenApp
3 3 (2.42%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (3.23%) SCOM
2 2 (1.61%) SCCM
2 2 (1.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 24 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 18 (14.52%) HP
3 17 (13.71%) Oracle
4 13 (10.48%) VMware
5 8 (6.45%) Teradata
6 7 (5.65%) 3PAR
6 7 (5.65%) Citrix
7 5 (4.03%) Tableau
8 2 (1.61%) Cisco
8 2 (1.61%) NetApp
8 2 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.61%) SAP
9 1 (0.81%) CODA
9 1 (0.81%) Cognos
9 1 (0.81%) Dell
9 1 (0.81%) Infor
9 1 (0.81%) Red Gate
9 1 (0.81%) Veeam
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