The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Norfolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 13 17 8
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 16 24 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 8.60% 8.92% 13.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 42.11% 55.81% 52.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 13
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£275 £288 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £155 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £137.50 £16.63 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+727.06% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £25.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+31.00% -18.03%
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 Norfolk region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Norfolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
38 43 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 20.43% 15.99% 25.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 24 29
Average daily rate £225 £288 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.73% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £140 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £349 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £137.50 £16.63 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+727.06% +10.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -7.69%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Norfolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Norfolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Norfolk

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

SQL Server
Contract Job Locations in Norfolk

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 Norfolk region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Norwich -1 6 £188 -37.50% 5
Thetford - 1 £338 -
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk 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 12 (52.17%) SQL
2 9 (39.13%) Windows
3 8 (34.78%) Linux
3 8 (34.78%) VMware
4 7 (30.43%) .NET
4 7 (30.43%) SharePoint
4 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
4 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
5 6 (26.09%) Firewall
5 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (21.74%) VLAN
6 5 (21.74%) Cisco
6 5 (21.74%) Replication
6 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (21.74%) C#
6 5 (21.74%) HTML
6 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET
6 5 (21.74%) CSS
6 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (21.74%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (21.74%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (17.39%) Windows 8
7 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (17.39%) Windows XP
7 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
7 4 (17.39%) VB.NET
7 4 (17.39%) DHCP
7 4 (17.39%) DNS
7 4 (17.39%) SAN
7 4 (17.39%) IPv4

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk 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 7 (30.43%) SharePoint
2 5 (21.74%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
3 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (4.35%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) Firewall
2 5 (21.74%) VLAN
3 4 (17.39%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (17.39%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (17.39%) DNS
3 4 (17.39%) DHCP
3 4 (17.39%) IPv4
3 4 (17.39%) SAN
4 3 (13.04%) IP Telephony
5 2 (8.70%) PBX
6 1 (4.35%) VoIP
6 1 (4.35%) FTP
6 1 (4.35%) VPN
6 1 (4.35%) Intranet
6 1 (4.35%) Internet
6 1 (4.35%) SSL
6 1 (4.35%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (8.70%) Crystal Enterprise
4 2 (8.70%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (4.35%) EDMS
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) JIRA
1 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.35%) Subversion
2 1 (4.35%) Maven
General
1 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
1 1 (4.35%) Legal
1 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Administrator
3 3 (13.04%) DBA
4 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Web Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Systems Support
4 2 (8.70%) Support Technician
4 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
4 2 (8.70%) C# Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Report Writer
4 2 (8.70%) Head of Data Management
4 2 (8.70%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) ETL Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Senior SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) .NET
2 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET
2 5 (21.74%) CSS
2 5 (21.74%) HTML
3 2 (8.70%) XML
3 2 (8.70%) jQuery
4 1 (4.35%) REST
4 1 (4.35%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (4.35%) Regular Expression
4 1 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (4.35%) SOAP
4 1 (4.35%) Web Services
4 1 (4.35%) COM
4 1 (4.35%) XHTML
4 1 (4.35%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Replication
2 3 (13.04%) Blackberry
2 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Windows
2 8 (34.78%) Linux
3 4 (17.39%) Windows XP
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (17.39%) Windows 8
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (13.04%) Android
5 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (13.04%) TDD
1 3 (13.04%) MVC
2 2 (8.70%) Data Management
2 2 (8.70%) CRM
2 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
2 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (8.70%) Scrum
3 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity
3 1 (4.35%) Web Design
3 1 (4.35%) Data Security
3 1 (4.35%) ETL
3 1 (4.35%) Web Development
3 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
3 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (4.35%) Data Migration
3 1 (4.35%) Data Mapping
3 1 (4.35%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) C#
3 4 (17.39%) VB.NET
4 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.35%) Python
6 1 (4.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) MCP
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) MCSE
2 1 (4.35%) MCSA
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (21.74%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (8.70%) Xen
3 2 (8.70%) XenApp
3 2 (8.70%) Terminal Services
4 1 (4.35%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) VMware
2 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (21.74%) Cisco
4 4 (17.39%) Veeam
5 3 (13.04%) Oracle
5 3 (13.04%) Citrix
5 3 (13.04%) Symantec
6 1 (4.35%) Sophos
6 1 (4.35%) Blue Coat
6 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.35%) Splunk
6 1 (4.35%) Lumension
6 1 (4.35%) AlgoSec
6 1 (4.35%) Cyber-Ark