The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 1 6 2
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL 39 14 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 31.71% 17.07% 25.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 60.94% 29.79% 65.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 13 37
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +25.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £380 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £465 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Average hourly rate - - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.88 £23.48 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+10.20% -8.74%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Ipswich region.

Programming Languages Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
64 47 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 52.03% 57.32% 38.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 37 54
Average daily rate £375 £390 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +15.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £428 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 11
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +84.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Ipswich region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the Ipswich region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Ipswich region.

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich region citing SQL 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.

1 52 (57.78%) SQL Server
2 36 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 32 (35.56%) T-SQL
4 30 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 21 (23.33%) ETL
6 20 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
6 20 (22.22%) XML
6 20 (22.22%) Finance
7 19 (21.11%) Data Analysis
7 19 (21.11%) .NET
8 17 (18.89%) UNIX
8 17 (18.89%) TCP/IP
8 17 (18.89%) VPN
8 17 (18.89%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (17.78%) Windows
9 16 (17.78%) Web Services
10 15 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
11 14 (15.56%) Test Scripting
11 14 (15.56%) Replication
12 13 (14.44%) Data Mart
12 13 (14.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 13 (14.44%) Data Modelling
12 13 (14.44%) PowerShell
13 12 (13.33%) Reverse Proxy
13 12 (13.33%) Puppet
13 12 (13.33%) NoSQL
13 12 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
13 12 (13.33%) Shell Script
13 12 (13.33%) Linux
13 12 (13.33%) DNS

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich region citing SQL 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.22%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.22%) MS Exchange
1 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.11%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.11%) SaaS
2 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (18.89%) TCP/IP
1 17 (18.89%) VPN
2 12 (13.33%) DNS
2 12 (13.33%) Firewall
2 12 (13.33%) Reverse Proxy
3 11 (12.22%) SAN
4 5 (5.56%) IPsec
4 5 (5.56%) VLAN
4 5 (5.56%) LAN
5 3 (3.33%) Network Security
6 1 (1.11%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (57.78%) SQL Server
2 36 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 30 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (14.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (14.44%) Data Mart
6 12 (13.33%) NoSQL
7 9 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (2.22%) OLAP
9 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (1.11%) MongoDB
10 1 (1.11%) QlikView
10 1 (1.11%) DTS
10 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (1.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 5 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.33%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.11%) NuGet
4 1 (1.11%) LoadUI
4 1 (1.11%) JMeter
4 1 (1.11%) JIRA
4 1 (1.11%) Selenium
General
1 20 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (2.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 36 (40.00%) Analyst
2 33 (36.67%) Developer
3 14 (15.56%) Data Analyst
4 11 (12.22%) SQL Developer
4 11 (12.22%) Test Analyst
4 11 (12.22%) Systems Analyst
5 7 (7.78%) Business Analyst
5 7 (7.78%) Tester
5 7 (7.78%) DBA
5 7 (7.78%) SQL DBA
6 6 (6.67%) Web Developer
7 5 (5.56%) SQL Server Developer
7 5 (5.56%) .NET Developer
8 4 (4.44%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.33%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.33%) Consultant
9 3 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.33%) SQL Server DBA
9 3 (3.33%) Systems Tester
9 3 (3.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (22.22%) XML
2 19 (21.11%) .NET
3 16 (17.78%) Web Services
4 12 (13.33%) JSON
5 9 (10.00%) ASP.NET
6 8 (8.89%) MDX
7 5 (5.56%) WCF
7 5 (5.56%) jQuery
7 5 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (5.56%) .NET Framework
8 4 (4.44%) Ajax
8 4 (4.44%) CSS
8 4 (4.44%) SOAP
8 4 (4.44%) HTML
9 3 (3.33%) XSLT
9 3 (3.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 3 (3.33%) WPF
9 3 (3.33%) WF
9 3 (3.33%) Silverlight
9 3 (3.33%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.56%) Replication
2 9 (10.00%) Data Integration
3 5 (5.56%) PKI
4 3 (3.33%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.22%) Clustering
6 1 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.89%) UNIX
2 16 (17.78%) Windows
3 12 (13.33%) Linux
4 5 (5.56%) Solaris
5 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.33%) ETL
2 19 (21.11%) Data Analysis
3 17 (18.89%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 14 (15.56%) Test Scripting
6 13 (14.44%) Data Modelling
7 11 (12.22%) Manual Testing
8 10 (11.11%) DevOps
9 9 (10.00%) MVC
10 8 (8.89%) Data Transformation
11 5 (5.56%) Network Management
11 5 (5.56%) Test Strategy
11 5 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (5.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 4 (4.44%) Configuration Management
13 3 (3.33%) Business Analysis
13 3 (3.33%) Agile Testing
13 3 (3.33%) System Testing
13 3 (3.33%) Integration Testing
14 2 (2.22%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (35.56%) T-SQL
2 13 (14.44%) PowerShell
3 12 (13.33%) Shell Script
4 8 (8.89%) C#
5 6 (6.67%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.44%) Java
7 2 (2.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (4.44%) ISEB
1 4 (4.44%) Sun Certification
1 4 (4.44%) SC Cleared
1 4 (4.44%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.33%) MCSE
2 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.11%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 11 (12.22%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.22%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.22%) KVM
4 1 (1.11%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (13.33%) Puppet
1 12 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (12.22%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.00%) HP
3 8 (8.89%) VMware
4 7 (7.78%) Oracle
5 5 (5.56%) Splunk
5 5 (5.56%) Cisco
6 2 (2.22%) ForgeRock
6 2 (2.22%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (1.11%) Netezza
7 1 (1.11%) NetApp
7 1 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
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