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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 10 10
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 73 61 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 13.83% 10.32% 11.85%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 55.73% 46.56% 51.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 45 34
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £294 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 5
Average hourly rate £41.50 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-25.86% +16.00%
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
131 131 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 24.81% 22.17% 22.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 82 55
Average daily rate £350 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £290 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £440 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 19
Average hourly rate £40.60 £38.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £33.65 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.15 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £34.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-16.84% +20.00%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 29 May 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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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 +8 18 £275 -31.25% 2
Basildon +6 16 £375 +15.38% 3
Chelmsford -3 9 £338 -11.76% 2
Colchester +8 1 £413 +6.45% 2
Harlow -4 1 - -
Witham - 1 - - 1
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 63 (47.73%) SQL
2 48 (36.36%) HTML
3 45 (34.09%) Java
4 42 (31.82%) Web Services
5 41 (31.06%) .NET
6 36 (27.27%) XML
6 36 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (25.76%) J2EE
8 32 (24.24%) Finance
9 29 (21.97%) Microsoft
9 29 (21.97%) SOAP
9 29 (21.97%) HTML5
10 26 (19.70%) TopLink
11 25 (18.94%) JSF
11 25 (18.94%) C#
12 22 (16.67%) REST
13 20 (15.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 18 (13.64%) Hibernate
14 18 (13.64%) Windows
14 18 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 18 (13.64%) TDD
15 17 (12.88%) .NET Framework
15 17 (12.88%) JavaScript
16 16 (12.12%) PrimeFaces
17 15 (11.36%) T-SQL
17 15 (11.36%) Oracle
17 15 (11.36%) Business Intelligence
18 14 (10.61%) IIS
19 13 (9.85%) ASP.NET
19 13 (9.85%) Data Warehouse

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 14 (10.61%) IIS
2 12 (9.09%) WebLogic
3 7 (5.30%) JBoss
3 7 (5.30%) GlassFish
4 5 (3.79%) WildFly
4 5 (3.79%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (3.79%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.79%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.79%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.27%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.76%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (3.79%) MS Excel
1 5 (3.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.27%) SunGard AvantGard
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.76%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.79%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.03%) SAN
1 4 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (2.27%) DNS
2 3 (2.27%) DHCP
2 3 (2.27%) NAS
3 2 (1.52%) Network Security
3 2 (1.52%) NetScaler
3 2 (1.52%) SMTP
3 2 (1.52%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.76%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (0.76%) Firewall
4 1 (0.76%) BGP
4 1 (0.76%) EIGRP
4 1 (0.76%) MGCP
4 1 (0.76%) ISDN
4 1 (0.76%) VoIP
4 1 (0.76%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.76%) SNMP
4 1 (0.76%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.76%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 18 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (9.85%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (9.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 12 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (4.55%) WebFOCUS
5 6 (4.55%) MySQL
6 5 (3.79%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (3.79%) Relational Database
6 5 (3.79%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 5 (3.79%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (3.79%) Ingres
6 5 (3.79%) MongoDB
6 5 (3.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (2.27%) DTS
7 3 (2.27%) MS Access
7 3 (2.27%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.52%) ProClarity
9 1 (0.76%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 13 (9.85%) AccuRev
2 6 (4.55%) Visual Studio
2 6 (4.55%) JUnit
3 5 (3.79%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.79%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (3.03%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 4 (3.03%) PowerBuilder
5 3 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.27%) Subversion
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 32 (24.24%) Finance
2 13 (9.85%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.27%) Automotive
4 2 (1.52%) Banking
5 1 (0.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 73 (55.30%) Developer
2 29 (21.97%) Java Developer
3 20 (15.15%) Analyst
4 15 (11.36%) .NET Developer
4 15 (11.36%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 12 (9.09%) Architect
6 11 (8.33%) C# Developer
7 10 (7.58%) Technical Architect
8 9 (6.82%) DBA
8 9 (6.82%) C# .NET Developer
8 9 (6.82%) J2EE Developer
8 9 (6.82%) SQL DBA
9 7 (5.30%) Administrator
10 6 (4.55%) Support Analyst
11 5 (3.79%) Report Analyst
11 5 (3.79%) Senior Developer
11 5 (3.79%) Systems Analyst
11 5 (3.79%) Team Leader
12 4 (3.03%) SQL Developer
12 4 (3.03%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (36.36%) HTML
2 42 (31.82%) Web Services
3 41 (31.06%) .NET
4 36 (27.27%) XML
5 34 (25.76%) J2EE
6 29 (21.97%) SOAP
6 29 (21.97%) HTML5
7 26 (19.70%) TopLink
8 25 (18.94%) JSF
9 22 (16.67%) REST
10 18 (13.64%) Hibernate
11 17 (12.88%) .NET Framework
12 16 (12.12%) PrimeFaces
13 13 (9.85%) ASP.NET
14 7 (5.30%) Middleware
14 7 (5.30%) CSS
14 7 (5.30%) JSON
15 6 (4.55%) jQuery
15 6 (4.55%) JMS
15 6 (4.55%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.06%) Management Information System
2 5 (3.79%) Thin Client
2 5 (3.79%) Fat Client
3 4 (3.03%) Hedge funds
3 4 (3.03%) LIMS
3 4 (3.03%) NHS
4 3 (2.27%) Replication
5 2 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.52%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.76%) Clustering
6 1 (0.76%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.76%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.64%) Windows
2 10 (7.58%) Linux
3 9 (6.82%) UNIX
4 5 (3.79%) Solaris
5 4 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.76%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.76%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.76%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.76%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (13.64%) TDD
3 15 (11.36%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (7.58%) Web Development
4 10 (7.58%) MVC
5 9 (6.82%) SDLC
6 8 (6.06%) UML
6 8 (6.06%) Migration
7 6 (4.55%) SOA
8 5 (3.79%) Data Transformation
8 5 (3.79%) Scrum
9 4 (3.03%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (3.03%) Information Management
9 4 (3.03%) Data Modelling
9 4 (3.03%) ETL
9 4 (3.03%) Line Management
9 4 (3.03%) Mentoring
9 4 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (2.27%) Project Management
10 3 (2.27%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 63 (47.73%) SQL
2 45 (34.09%) Java
3 25 (18.94%) C#
4 17 (12.88%) JavaScript
5 15 (11.36%) T-SQL
6 9 (6.82%) VBA
7 8 (6.06%) PowerShell
7 8 (6.06%) VB.NET
8 5 (3.79%) Perl
8 5 (3.79%) Bash Shell
8 5 (3.79%) Korn
9 3 (2.27%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.52%) VB6
10 2 (1.52%) VB
11 1 (0.76%) XQuery
11 1 (0.76%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (1.52%) Degree
1 2 (1.52%) Sun Certification
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.76%) OCP
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (0.76%) MCSA
2 1 (0.76%) MCP
2 1 (0.76%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.76%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.55%) vSphere
2 6 (4.55%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.79%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.03%) vCloud
5 2 (1.52%) XenApp
6 1 (0.76%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 2 (1.52%) SCOM
1 2 (1.52%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 29 (21.97%) Microsoft
2 15 (11.36%) Oracle
3 12 (9.09%) VMware
4 6 (4.55%) IBM
5 5 (3.79%) Citrix
5 5 (3.79%) Business Objects
5 5 (3.79%) SAP
6 4 (3.03%) Cognos
6 4 (3.03%) HP
6 4 (3.03%) Red Hat
6 4 (3.03%) Cisco
7 3 (2.27%) MKS
7 3 (2.27%) SunGard
7 3 (2.27%) CODA
7 3 (2.27%) NetApp
7 3 (2.27%) Twitter
8 2 (1.52%) 3PAR
8 2 (1.52%) Veeam
8 2 (1.52%) SolarWinds
8 2 (1.52%) Clearswift
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