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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 16 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 41 83 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 9.65% 14.51% 18.73%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 44.09% 41.50% 80.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 54 27
Average daily rate
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£338 £355 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.92% +5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £180 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £468 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 6
Average hourly rate £35.59 £34.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.15% +13.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.09 £28.25 £19.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £70.00 £36.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £29.25 £26.75
% change year-on-year
-1.91% +9.34%
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
93 200 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 21.88% 34.97% 23.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 122 35
Average daily rate £350 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £201 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 9
Average hourly rate £37.75 £33.75 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.85% +35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £17.70 £16.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -8.33%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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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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 8 £234 -44.01% 3
Chelmsford -7 4 £225 -21.05% 2
Basildon +2 2 - -
Colchester -6 2 £398 +6.00% 3
Harlow - - - - 1
Harwich - - - -
Hockley - - - -
Purfleet - - - -
Saffron Walden - - - -
Southend-on-Sea - - - - 6
Witham - - - -
Billericay - - - - 1
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (68.87%) SQL
2 40 (37.74%) C#
3 38 (35.85%) .NET
4 37 (34.91%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (29.25%) Oracle
5 31 (29.25%) HTML
6 29 (27.36%) JavaScript
7 27 (25.47%) SQL Server 2008
8 24 (22.64%) ASP.NET
9 22 (20.75%) Web Services
10 21 (19.81%) XML
10 21 (19.81%) MVC
11 20 (18.87%) Microsoft
11 20 (18.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 19 (17.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 19 (17.92%) Finance
12 19 (17.92%) Data Warehouse
13 18 (16.98%) DB2
14 17 (16.04%) Java
14 17 (16.04%) CSS
14 17 (16.04%) .NET Framework
15 16 (15.09%) T-SQL
15 16 (15.09%) Data Modelling
15 16 (15.09%) Business Intelligence
16 15 (14.15%) J2EE
16 15 (14.15%) TDD
16 15 (14.15%) SQL Server 2012
17 14 (13.21%) ETL
18 13 (12.26%) ASP.NET MVC
19 12 (11.32%) Web Development

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 6 (5.66%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.83%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.83%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.94%) CICS
3 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (8.49%) MS Office
2 7 (6.60%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.94%) Summit
2 1 (0.94%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.94%) PaaS
1 1 (0.94%) IaaS
1 1 (0.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.77%) Wireless
2 3 (2.83%) Broadband
2 3 (2.83%) DNS
2 3 (2.83%) DHCP
2 3 (2.83%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.89%) Firewall
3 2 (1.89%) Internet
4 1 (0.94%) MPLS
4 1 (0.94%) SAN
4 1 (0.94%) LAN
4 1 (0.94%) WAN
4 1 (0.94%) VPN
4 1 (0.94%) SNMP
4 1 (0.94%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (25.47%) SQL Server 2008
2 20 (18.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (17.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (17.92%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (16.98%) DB2
5 15 (14.15%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (7.55%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (7.55%) DataStage
7 7 (6.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.89%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.89%) MS Access
9 1 (0.94%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.94%) MySQL
9 1 (0.94%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.94%) Ingres
9 1 (0.94%) Data Mart
9 1 (0.94%) IDMS
9 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (8.49%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 9 (8.49%) NUnit
2 8 (7.55%) SpecFlow
2 8 (7.55%) Selenium
3 5 (4.72%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.94%) ERwin
5 1 (0.94%) MSI
5 1 (0.94%) JUnit
5 1 (0.94%) Eclipse
General
1 19 (17.92%) Finance
2 4 (3.77%) Banking
2 4 (3.77%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.83%) Retail
3 3 (2.83%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.89%) Retail Banking
4 2 (1.89%) Local Government
5 1 (0.94%) Front Office
5 1 (0.94%) Billing
5 1 (0.94%) Automotive
5 1 (0.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 67 (63.21%) Developer
2 16 (15.09%) .NET Developer
3 12 (11.32%) ETL Developer
3 12 (11.32%) Analyst
4 9 (8.49%) Architect
4 9 (8.49%) J2EE Developer
5 6 (5.66%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 6 (5.66%) C# Developer
5 6 (5.66%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 5 (4.72%) Senior Developer
6 5 (4.72%) Analyst Programmer
6 5 (4.72%) Programmer
6 5 (4.72%) DBA
6 5 (4.72%) Team Leader
6 5 (4.72%) SQL DBA
7 4 (3.77%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (3.77%) SQL Developer
7 4 (3.77%) Development Team Leader
7 4 (3.77%) Java Developer
7 4 (3.77%) .NET Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (35.85%) .NET
2 31 (29.25%) HTML
3 24 (22.64%) ASP.NET
4 22 (20.75%) Web Services
5 21 (19.81%) XML
6 17 (16.04%) CSS
6 17 (16.04%) .NET Framework
7 15 (14.15%) J2EE
8 13 (12.26%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (11.32%) TopLink
10 11 (10.38%) CSS3
11 10 (9.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 9 (8.49%) JAXB
13 8 (7.55%) LINQ to SQL
13 8 (7.55%) Castle Windsor
13 8 (7.55%) Autofac
14 7 (6.60%) HTML5
14 7 (6.60%) LINQ
14 7 (6.60%) jQuery
15 6 (5.66%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.49%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.66%) Clustering
3 4 (3.77%) NHS
4 3 (2.83%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.89%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.89%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.94%) LIMS
6 1 (0.94%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.94%) Handset
6 1 (0.94%) Replication
6 1 (0.94%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.94%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.38%) UNIX
1 11 (10.38%) Windows
2 7 (6.60%) Linux
3 4 (3.77%) Windows 7
3 4 (3.77%) AIX
3 4 (3.77%) Solaris
4 3 (2.83%) Windows XP
4 3 (2.83%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.89%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.94%) OpenVMS
6 1 (0.94%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.94%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.94%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (34.91%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (19.81%) MVC
3 16 (15.09%) Data Modelling
3 16 (15.09%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (14.15%) TDD
5 14 (13.21%) ETL
6 12 (11.32%) Web Development
7 11 (10.38%) Migration
8 10 (9.43%) Information Management
9 9 (8.49%) Waterfall
9 9 (8.49%) Unit Testing
10 8 (7.55%) Dimensional Modelling
10 8 (7.55%) UML
11 6 (5.66%) OOD
12 5 (4.72%) ITIL
12 5 (4.72%) Data Migration
12 5 (4.72%) Data Cleansing
12 5 (4.72%) Dependency Management
13 4 (3.77%) Mentoring
13 4 (3.77%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 73 (68.87%) SQL
2 40 (37.74%) C#
3 29 (27.36%) JavaScript
4 17 (16.04%) Java
5 16 (15.09%) T-SQL
6 7 (6.60%) VB.NET
6 7 (6.60%) VBA
7 3 (2.83%) VB
7 3 (2.83%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.94%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.94%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 1 (0.94%) XQuery
8 1 (0.94%) XPath
8 1 (0.94%) VB6
Qualifications
1 9 (8.49%) Sun Certification
2 2 (1.89%) Degree
2 2 (1.89%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.94%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.94%) OCP
3 1 (0.94%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (0.94%) PMP
3 1 (0.94%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.94%) MCP
3 1 (0.94%) MCSE
3 1 (0.94%) ISEB
3 1 (0.94%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.66%) QA
System Software
1 8 (7.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.83%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.83%) MetaFrame
2 3 (2.83%) XenApp
3 2 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.94%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.94%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (9.43%) Control-M
2 2 (1.89%) SCOM
2 2 (1.89%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.94%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.94%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (29.25%) Oracle
2 20 (18.87%) Microsoft
3 10 (9.43%) VMware
4 9 (8.49%) Sun
5 8 (7.55%) AccuRev
6 5 (4.72%) Citrix
6 5 (4.72%) IBM
6 5 (4.72%) HP
6 5 (4.72%) EMC
7 4 (3.77%) Cisco
8 3 (2.83%) NetApp
9 2 (1.89%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.89%) Veeam
9 2 (1.89%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.89%) McAfee
10 1 (0.94%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.94%) Sophos
10 1 (0.94%) Symantec
10 1 (0.94%) Juniper
10 1 (0.94%) BMC
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