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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 5 13
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 28 30 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 9.82% 16.30% 10.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 70.00% 47.62% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 8
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£275 £306 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.20% +36.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £258 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £350 £341
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £21.63
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 - £16.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.16 - £26.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £26.50 £22.63
% change year-on-year
-9.43% +17.12%
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
40 63 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 14.04% 34.24% 20.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 31 18
Average daily rate £281 £325 £203
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.46% +60.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £225 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £363 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £21.63
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 - £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.16 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £30.75 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+6.50% +1.65%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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 -8 22 £294 -7.84% 9
Great Yarmouth -1 2 £181 -
King's Lynn - - - -
Thetford - - - -
Wymondham - - - -
Diss - - - - 3
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 27 (58.70%) .NET
2 24 (52.17%) C#
3 20 (43.48%) SQL
4 15 (32.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (28.26%) Microsoft
6 12 (26.09%) ASP.NET
7 11 (23.91%) Windows
8 10 (21.74%) VB
9 9 (19.57%) Oracle
9 9 (19.57%) .NET Framework
10 8 (17.39%) MVC
10 8 (17.39%) VB.NET
11 7 (15.22%) HTML
11 7 (15.22%) IIS
11 7 (15.22%) ITIL
11 7 (15.22%) IBM Notes
11 7 (15.22%) Apache
11 7 (15.22%) CRM
11 7 (15.22%) Active Directory
11 7 (15.22%) HP
11 7 (15.22%) Citrix
11 7 (15.22%) Terminal Services
11 7 (15.22%) Lotus
11 7 (15.22%) Middleware
12 6 (13.04%) OpenView
12 6 (13.04%) CSS
12 6 (13.04%) Web Services
12 6 (13.04%) TDD
12 6 (13.04%) Degree
12 6 (13.04%) Computer Science

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 (15.22%) IIS
1 7 (15.22%) IBM Notes
1 7 (15.22%) Apache
2 2 (4.35%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.17%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.87%) LDAP
2 4 (8.70%) Firewall
3 3 (6.52%) SAN
4 2 (4.35%) VLAN
4 2 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (4.35%) DHCP
4 2 (4.35%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (32.61%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (13.04%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (10.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (10.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (4.35%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.17%) MySQL
7 1 (2.17%) DB2
7 1 (2.17%) MS Access
7 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.35%) MSI
Job Titles
1 28 (60.87%) Developer
2 11 (23.91%) .NET Developer
3 9 (19.57%) Software Developer
4 5 (10.87%) Analyst
4 5 (10.87%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (8.70%) C# Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Administrator
6 3 (6.52%) VB.NET Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Web Developer
6 3 (6.52%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.35%) VB6 Developer
7 2 (4.35%) C# Web Developer
7 2 (4.35%) WinForms Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.35%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) VB Developer
7 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.17%) SQL DBA
8 1 (2.17%) .NET Web Developer
8 1 (2.17%) .NET Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (58.70%) .NET
2 12 (26.09%) ASP.NET
3 9 (19.57%) .NET Framework
4 7 (15.22%) HTML
4 7 (15.22%) Middleware
5 6 (13.04%) CSS
5 6 (13.04%) Web Services
5 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (10.87%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 4 (8.70%) jQuery
8 3 (6.52%) WPF
8 3 (6.52%) WinForms
9 2 (4.35%) Application Packaging
9 2 (4.35%) RESTful
9 2 (4.35%) HTML5
9 2 (4.35%) KnockoutJS
10 1 (2.17%) CSS3
10 1 (2.17%) WCF
10 1 (2.17%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.87%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.70%) CMDB
4 3 (6.52%) Clustering
4 3 (6.52%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.17%) Web 2.0
5 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.91%) Windows
2 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.17%) Linux
3 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.39%) MVC
2 7 (15.22%) ITIL
2 7 (15.22%) CRM
3 6 (13.04%) TDD
3 6 (13.04%) Software Engineering
3 6 (13.04%) Integration Testing
3 6 (13.04%) ITIL V3
4 5 (10.87%) Knowledge Management
4 5 (10.87%) Incident Management
4 5 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (10.87%) E-Commerce
4 5 (10.87%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (8.70%) Configuration Management
5 4 (8.70%) Project Management
5 4 (8.70%) Service Delivery
5 4 (8.70%) Change Management
5 4 (8.70%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.35%) Unit Testing
6 2 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 24 (52.17%) C#
2 20 (43.48%) SQL
3 10 (21.74%) VB
4 8 (17.39%) VB.NET
5 5 (10.87%) T-SQL
5 5 (10.87%) JavaScript
6 4 (8.70%) C
7 3 (6.52%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) Degree
2 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.35%) MCTS
3 2 (4.35%) MCITP
3 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (15.22%) Active Directory
1 7 (15.22%) Terminal Services
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) OpenView
2 4 (8.70%) Tivoli
3 2 (4.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (4.35%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 13 (28.26%) Microsoft
2 9 (19.57%) Oracle
3 7 (15.22%) HP
3 7 (15.22%) Citrix
3 7 (15.22%) Lotus
4 5 (10.87%) VMware
5 3 (6.52%) Cisco
6 2 (4.35%) Tableau
7 1 (2.17%) Sybase
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