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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 17 5 16
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +11
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 9 22 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 4.69% 15.83% 6.95%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 45.00% 64.71% 59.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 7
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£360 £275 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.90% +10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £26.88
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +11.62%
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
20 34 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 10.42% 24.46% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 21 11
Average daily rate £360 £250 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £125 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £323 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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
Norwich -5 8 £493 +79.09% 12
Thetford - - - -
Diss - - - - 1
Great Yarmouth - - - -
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 13 (59.09%) Windows
2 11 (50.00%) SQL
3 9 (40.91%) Oracle
4 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
5 6 (27.27%) Cisco
5 6 (27.27%) Firewall
6 5 (22.73%) VMware
6 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (22.73%) C#
6 5 (22.73%) .NET
6 5 (22.73%) ITIL
7 4 (18.18%) IBM Notes
7 4 (18.18%) Apache
7 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
7 4 (18.18%) IIS
7 4 (18.18%) Terminal Services
7 4 (18.18%) Middleware
7 4 (18.18%) OpenView
7 4 (18.18%) HP
7 4 (18.18%) Citrix
7 4 (18.18%) SAN
7 4 (18.18%) Lotus
7 4 (18.18%) SLA
7 4 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (18.18%) ITIL V3
8 3 (13.64%) Knowledge Management
8 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 4 (18.18%) IIS
1 4 (18.18%) IBM Notes
1 4 (18.18%) Apache
1 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) Firewall
2 4 (18.18%) SAN
2 4 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (13.64%) LDAP
4 2 (9.09%) VLAN
5 1 (4.55%) Network Security
5 1 (4.55%) LAN
5 1 (4.55%) WAN
5 1 (4.55%) DHCP
5 1 (4.55%) DNS
5 1 (4.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (9.09%) EDMS
4 1 (4.55%) CorVu
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (4.55%) DB2
4 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.55%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MSI
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Developer
2 3 (13.64%) Consultant
2 3 (13.64%) .NET Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) DBA
4 1 (4.55%) Support Technician
4 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.55%) Security Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (4.55%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Developer
4 1 (4.55%) SQL DBA
4 1 (4.55%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) .NET
2 4 (18.18%) Middleware
3 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
4 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
4 2 (9.09%) Regular Expression
5 1 (4.55%) HTML
5 1 (4.55%) ADO
5 1 (4.55%) Application Packaging
5 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (4.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (4.55%) CSS
5 1 (4.55%) Web Services
5 1 (4.55%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
1 3 (13.64%) CMDB
2 2 (9.09%) Clustering
2 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) NHS
3 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 13 (59.09%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (9.09%) UNIX
3 2 (9.09%) Linux
4 1 (4.55%) zOS
4 1 (4.55%) AIX
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) ITIL
2 4 (18.18%) ITIL V3
3 3 (13.64%) Knowledge Management
3 3 (13.64%) Incident Management
3 3 (13.64%) Problem Management
3 3 (13.64%) CRM
3 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
3 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
3 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
3 3 (13.64%) Change Management
4 2 (9.09%) MVC
4 2 (9.09%) ETL
4 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (9.09%) Integration Testing
4 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.55%) Supplier Management
5 1 (4.55%) OOP
5 1 (4.55%) Software Architecture
5 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.55%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (22.73%) C#
3 3 (13.64%) Python
4 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
4 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.55%) VB
5 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) MCP
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 4 (18.18%) Terminal Services
3 3 (13.64%) ProxySG
4 2 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.55%) ACF2
5 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (4.55%) RACF
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) OpenView
2 3 (13.64%) Tivoli
3 1 (4.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (4.55%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Oracle
2 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 6 (27.27%) Cisco
4 5 (22.73%) VMware
5 4 (18.18%) HP
5 4 (18.18%) Citrix
5 4 (18.18%) Lotus
6 3 (13.64%) Blue Coat
6 3 (13.64%) Symantec
6 3 (13.64%) Sophos
7 2 (9.09%) Splunk
7 2 (9.09%) Lumension
7 2 (9.09%) AlgoSec
7 2 (9.09%) Cyber-Ark
7 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
8 1 (4.55%) Sybase
8 1 (4.55%) Business Objects
8 1 (4.55%) Cognos
8 1 (4.55%) IBM