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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 1 7 2
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL 44 14 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 32.59% 17.07% 22.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 67.69% 33.33% 63.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 13 29
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£371 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.64% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £380 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £465 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 11
Average hourly rate - - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £25.37
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +2.50%
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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
65 42 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 48.15% 51.22% 35.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 32 46
Average daily rate £368 £390 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.76% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 13
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 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 58 (55.24%) SQL Server
2 41 (39.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 38 (36.19%) T-SQL
4 31 (29.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 28 (26.67%) ETL
6 25 (23.81%) Finance
7 24 (22.86%) XML
8 23 (21.90%) .NET
9 22 (20.95%) User Acceptance Testing
10 21 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
11 19 (18.10%) Windows
11 19 (18.10%) Data Analysis
11 19 (18.10%) Test Scripting
12 18 (17.14%) UNIX
12 18 (17.14%) TCP/IP
12 18 (17.14%) VPN
13 17 (16.19%) Business Intelligence
13 17 (16.19%) Web Services
14 15 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 15 (14.29%) Replication
15 14 (13.33%) Microsoft
15 14 (13.33%) Manual Testing
15 14 (13.33%) PowerShell
16 13 (12.38%) Reverse Proxy
16 13 (12.38%) HP Quality Center
16 13 (12.38%) Puppet
16 13 (12.38%) NoSQL
16 13 (12.38%) Opscode Chef
16 13 (12.38%) DNS
16 13 (12.38%) Data Modelling

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 4 (3.81%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.90%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.95%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (2.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (17.14%) TCP/IP
1 18 (17.14%) VPN
2 13 (12.38%) Reverse Proxy
2 13 (12.38%) DNS
2 13 (12.38%) Firewall
3 11 (10.48%) SAN
4 5 (4.76%) LAN
4 5 (4.76%) VLAN
4 5 (4.76%) IPsec
5 3 (2.86%) Network Security
6 1 (0.95%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (55.24%) SQL Server
2 41 (39.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 31 (29.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (12.38%) NoSQL
6 13 (12.38%) Data Mart
7 9 (8.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (5.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.90%) OLAP
9 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.95%) QlikView
10 1 (0.95%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.95%) MySQL
10 1 (0.95%) DTS
Development Applications
1 12 (11.43%) Visual Studio
2 7 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (5.71%) SoapUI
4 3 (2.86%) NuGet
5 1 (0.95%) Selenium
5 1 (0.95%) LoadUI
5 1 (0.95%) Moq
5 1 (0.95%) JIRA
5 1 (0.95%) JMeter
General
1 25 (23.81%) Finance
2 2 (1.90%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 45 (42.86%) Analyst
2 40 (38.10%) Developer
3 15 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 14 (13.33%) Data Analyst
5 12 (11.43%) SQL Developer
6 11 (10.48%) Systems Analyst
7 10 (9.52%) Tester
8 9 (8.57%) Business Analyst
9 7 (6.67%) Web Developer
9 7 (6.67%) DBA
9 7 (6.67%) SQL DBA
10 6 (5.71%) Support Analyst
11 5 (4.76%) QA Analyst
11 5 (4.76%) SQL Server Developer
11 5 (4.76%) Systems Tester
11 5 (4.76%) .NET Developer
12 4 (3.81%) Test Engineer
12 4 (3.81%) QA Tester
12 4 (3.81%) Senior Developer
13 3 (2.86%) SQL Server BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (22.86%) XML
2 23 (21.90%) .NET
3 17 (16.19%) Web Services
4 13 (12.38%) JSON
5 12 (11.43%) ASP.NET
6 11 (10.48%) MDX
7 8 (7.62%) WCF
8 7 (6.67%) jQuery
8 7 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (4.76%) .NET Framework
10 4 (3.81%) NHibernate
10 4 (3.81%) Ajax
10 4 (3.81%) HTML
10 4 (3.81%) CSS
10 4 (3.81%) SOAP
10 4 (3.81%) WPF
10 4 (3.81%) LINQ
11 3 (2.86%) WF
11 3 (2.86%) Silverlight
11 3 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.29%) Replication
2 12 (11.43%) Data Integration
3 5 (4.76%) PKI
4 3 (2.86%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.90%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 19 (18.10%) Windows
2 18 (17.14%) UNIX
3 13 (12.38%) Linux
4 5 (4.76%) Solaris
5 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (26.67%) ETL
2 22 (20.95%) User Acceptance Testing
3 19 (18.10%) Data Analysis
3 19 (18.10%) Test Scripting
4 17 (16.19%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (13.33%) Manual Testing
6 13 (12.38%) Data Modelling
7 11 (10.48%) Data Transformation
8 10 (9.52%) DevOps
9 9 (8.57%) MVC
10 6 (5.71%) System Testing
10 6 (5.71%) Integration Testing
11 5 (4.76%) Network Management
11 5 (4.76%) Test Strategy
11 5 (4.76%) Configuration Management
11 5 (4.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 4 (3.81%) Unit Testing
13 3 (2.86%) Web Development
13 3 (2.86%) Agile Testing
13 3 (2.86%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 38 (36.19%) T-SQL
2 14 (13.33%) PowerShell
3 13 (12.38%) Shell Script
4 11 (10.48%) C#
5 8 (7.62%) JavaScript
6 5 (4.76%) Java
7 2 (1.90%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (6.67%) ISEB
2 5 (4.76%) Sun Certification
3 4 (3.81%) MCSE
3 4 (3.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (3.81%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.81%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.95%) ACCA
4 1 (0.95%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.57%) QA
System Software
1 11 (10.48%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.86%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.86%) KVM
3 3 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.95%) NFS
Systems Management
1 13 (12.38%) HP Quality Center
1 13 (12.38%) Puppet
1 13 (12.38%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.90%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.43%) HP
3 9 (8.57%) Oracle
4 7 (6.67%) VMware
5 5 (4.76%) Splunk
5 5 (4.76%) Cisco
6 3 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.90%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (1.90%) ForgeRock
8 1 (0.95%) NetApp
8 1 (0.95%) Netezza