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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 9 2
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL 33 11 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 18.86% 10.58% 16.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.37% 23.40% 62.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 10 19
Average daily rate
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£275 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £263 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £425 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £23.20 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -10.00%
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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
86 47 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 49.14% 45.19% 25.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 34 28
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £252 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 1
Average hourly rate - £36.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 35 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 19 (29.23%) VPN
3 18 (27.69%) Windows
4 17 (26.15%) UNIX
4 17 (26.15%) TCP/IP
5 15 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (21.54%) JSON
6 14 (21.54%) Linux
6 14 (21.54%) T-SQL
7 13 (20.00%) XML
7 13 (20.00%) ETL
7 13 (20.00%) DNS
8 12 (18.46%) Web Services
8 12 (18.46%) Replication
8 12 (18.46%) PowerShell
9 11 (16.92%) Reverse Proxy
9 11 (16.92%) Puppet
9 11 (16.92%) NoSQL
9 11 (16.92%) Opscode Chef
9 11 (16.92%) Finance
9 11 (16.92%) Firewall
9 11 (16.92%) Shell Script
10 10 (15.38%) SAN
11 9 (13.85%) Active Directory
11 9 (13.85%) HP
11 9 (13.85%) .NET
11 9 (13.85%) Oracle
11 9 (13.85%) DevOps
12 8 (12.31%) Amazon AWS
13 7 (10.77%) HP Quality Center

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (3.08%) CMS
1 2 (3.08%) MS Exchange
1 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.54%) IIS
2 1 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) MS Office
1 2 (3.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.31%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (29.23%) VPN
2 17 (26.15%) TCP/IP
3 13 (20.00%) DNS
4 11 (16.92%) Reverse Proxy
4 11 (16.92%) Firewall
5 10 (15.38%) SAN
6 6 (9.23%) IPsec
6 6 (9.23%) LAN
6 6 (9.23%) VLAN
7 2 (3.08%) DHCP
7 2 (3.08%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 15 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (16.92%) NoSQL
4 7 (10.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (9.23%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (7.69%) Data Mart
7 4 (6.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (4.62%) Oracle Database
8 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (1.54%) QlikView
10 1 (1.54%) Spotfire
10 1 (1.54%) MongoDB
10 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (1.54%) MySQL
10 1 (1.54%) OLAP
10 1 (1.54%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.08%) Subversion
2 2 (3.08%) NUnit
2 2 (3.08%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.08%) SoapUI
2 2 (3.08%) JIRA
2 2 (3.08%) ReSharper
3 1 (1.54%) Moq
3 1 (1.54%) JUnit
General
1 11 (16.92%) Finance
2 3 (4.62%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (40.00%) Developer
2 15 (23.08%) Analyst
3 7 (10.77%) SQL Developer
4 6 (9.23%) Test Analyst
4 6 (9.23%) Consultant
5 5 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
5 5 (7.69%) DBA
5 5 (7.69%) Data Analyst
5 5 (7.69%) SQL DBA
6 4 (6.15%) .NET Developer
7 3 (4.62%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (4.62%) Tester
7 3 (4.62%) Architect
7 3 (4.62%) Implementation Consultant
7 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Developer
7 3 (4.62%) Administrator
7 3 (4.62%) Web Developer
7 3 (4.62%) C# Developer
8 2 (3.08%) SQL Server DBA
8 2 (3.08%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (21.54%) JSON
2 13 (20.00%) XML
3 12 (18.46%) Web Services
4 9 (13.85%) .NET
5 5 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (7.69%) ASP.NET
6 4 (6.15%) CSS
7 3 (4.62%) WCF
7 3 (4.62%) MDX
7 3 (4.62%) jQuery
8 2 (3.08%) Flash
8 2 (3.08%) Castle Windsor
9 1 (1.54%) LINQ
9 1 (1.54%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.54%) JRuby
9 1 (1.54%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.46%) Replication
2 7 (10.77%) Data Integration
3 5 (7.69%) PKI
4 3 (4.62%) Online Banking
4 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.08%) iPad
6 1 (1.54%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.54%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 18 (27.69%) Windows
2 17 (26.15%) UNIX
3 14 (21.54%) Linux
4 6 (9.23%) Solaris
5 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.08%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.08%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.54%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.00%) ETL
2 9 (13.85%) DevOps
3 7 (10.77%) Test Scripting
3 7 (10.77%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (10.77%) Data Analysis
4 6 (9.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 6 (9.23%) Data Modelling
4 6 (9.23%) Data Transformation
4 6 (9.23%) Network Management
4 6 (9.23%) Test Strategy
4 6 (9.23%) Logical Data Model
4 6 (9.23%) Physical Data Model
5 5 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (7.69%) MVC
5 5 (7.69%) Business Analysis
6 4 (6.15%) TDD
7 3 (4.62%) Test Automation
8 2 (3.08%) Migration
8 2 (3.08%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.08%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (21.54%) T-SQL
2 12 (18.46%) PowerShell
3 11 (16.92%) Shell Script
4 7 (10.77%) C#
5 6 (9.23%) Java
6 4 (6.15%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.62%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.08%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.08%) C++
8 2 (3.08%) Delphi
8 2 (3.08%) ActionScript
9 1 (1.54%) Groovy
9 1 (1.54%) Jython
Qualifications
1 5 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 5 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (4.62%) ISEB
3 2 (3.08%) Sun Certification
3 2 (3.08%) MCP
4 1 (1.54%) Degree
4 1 (1.54%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.54%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) QA
System Software
1 9 (13.85%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.08%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.54%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 11 (16.92%) Puppet
1 11 (16.92%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (10.77%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.54%) Nessus
Vendors
1 9 (13.85%) HP
1 9 (13.85%) Oracle
2 7 (10.77%) VMware
3 6 (9.23%) Cisco
3 6 (9.23%) Microsoft
3 6 (9.23%) Splunk
4 2 (3.08%) Apple
4 2 (3.08%) Sophos
4 2 (3.08%) Macromedia
4 2 (3.08%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (3.08%) ForgeRock
4 2 (3.08%) SonicWALL
5 1 (1.54%) Netezza