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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 3 8
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 29 30 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 10.28% 18.75% 10.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 67.44% 53.57% 52.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 11
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£275 £313 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £258 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £13.10 - £21.63
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 - £16.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.19 - £26.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +16.59%
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
43 56 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 15.25% 35.00% 20.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 29 19
Average daily rate £281 £325 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.46% +44.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £356 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £13.10 - £21.63
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 - £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.19 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.34 £32.03 £30.70
% change year-on-year
+4.09% +4.32%

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 1 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 1 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 -10 23 £288 -8.00% 7
Great Yarmouth -1 2 £181 - 1
Diss - 1 £325 -
Thetford - - - -
Wymondham - - - -
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 1 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 32 (60.38%) .NET
2 29 (54.72%) C#
3 24 (45.28%) SQL
4 17 (32.08%) Windows
4 17 (32.08%) Microsoft
5 16 (30.19%) ASP.NET
5 16 (30.19%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (24.53%) HTML
7 12 (22.64%) MVC
7 12 (22.64%) .NET Framework
7 12 (22.64%) CSS
8 11 (20.75%) Web Services
8 11 (20.75%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (18.87%) JavaScript
9 10 (18.87%) T-SQL
9 10 (18.87%) VB
9 10 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (16.98%) VB.NET
10 9 (16.98%) Oracle
10 9 (16.98%) jQuery
11 7 (13.21%) TDD
11 7 (13.21%) Lotus
11 7 (13.21%) Middleware
11 7 (13.21%) Active Directory
11 7 (13.21%) HP
11 7 (13.21%) Citrix
11 7 (13.21%) Terminal Services
11 7 (13.21%) ITIL
11 7 (13.21%) IIS
11 7 (13.21%) IBM Notes

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (13.21%) IIS
1 7 (13.21%) IBM Notes
1 7 (13.21%) Apache
2 2 (3.77%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.89%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (11.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.43%) LDAP
2 4 (7.55%) Firewall
3 3 (5.66%) SAN
4 2 (3.77%) DHCP
4 2 (3.77%) DNS
4 2 (3.77%) VLAN
4 2 (3.77%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (30.19%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (11.32%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (7.55%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (3.77%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.89%) MS Access
7 1 (1.89%) DB2
7 1 (1.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.77%) MSI
3 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (1.89%) Games
Job Titles
1 33 (62.26%) Developer
2 13 (24.53%) .NET Developer
3 9 (16.98%) Software Developer
4 8 (15.09%) C# Developer
5 6 (11.32%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 5 (9.43%) VB.NET Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Administrator
7 3 (5.66%) Web Developer
8 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.77%) Programmer
8 2 (3.77%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) VB Developer
8 2 (3.77%) .NET Programmer
8 2 (3.77%) VB6 Developer
8 2 (3.77%) C# Web Developer
8 2 (3.77%) WinForms Developer
8 2 (3.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (60.38%) .NET
2 16 (30.19%) ASP.NET
3 13 (24.53%) HTML
4 12 (22.64%) .NET Framework
4 12 (22.64%) CSS
5 11 (20.75%) Web Services
5 11 (20.75%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (16.98%) jQuery
7 7 (13.21%) Middleware
8 6 (11.32%) XHTML
8 6 (11.32%) WCF
9 5 (9.43%) REST
9 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 5 (9.43%) LINQ
9 5 (9.43%) Ajax
10 4 (7.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 3 (5.66%) WPF
11 3 (5.66%) WinForms
12 2 (3.77%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Computer Science
1 5 (9.43%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.55%) CMDB
3 3 (5.66%) Mathematics
3 3 (5.66%) Clustering
4 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.89%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.08%) Windows
2 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.64%) MVC
2 10 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (13.21%) TDD
3 7 (13.21%) ITIL
3 7 (13.21%) CRM
4 6 (11.32%) Software Engineering
4 6 (11.32%) ITIL V3
5 5 (9.43%) Software Architecture
5 5 (9.43%) Multithreading
5 5 (9.43%) Integration Testing
5 5 (9.43%) Knowledge Management
5 5 (9.43%) Incident Management
5 5 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (9.43%) OOP
5 5 (9.43%) E-Commerce
6 4 (7.55%) Configuration Management
6 4 (7.55%) Project Management
6 4 (7.55%) Service Delivery
6 4 (7.55%) Change Management
6 4 (7.55%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (54.72%) C#
2 24 (45.28%) SQL
3 10 (18.87%) JavaScript
3 10 (18.87%) T-SQL
3 10 (18.87%) VB
4 9 (16.98%) VB.NET
5 4 (7.55%) C
6 3 (5.66%) VB6
7 1 (1.89%) ActionScript
7 1 (1.89%) PHP
7 1 (1.89%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) Degree
2 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.77%) MCTS
3 2 (3.77%) MCITP
3 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) SLA
2 1 (1.89%) HL7
System Software
1 7 (13.21%) Active Directory
1 7 (13.21%) Terminal Services
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.77%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (11.32%) OpenView
2 4 (7.55%) Tivoli
3 2 (3.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (3.77%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 17 (32.08%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.98%) Oracle
3 7 (13.21%) Lotus
3 7 (13.21%) HP
3 7 (13.21%) Citrix
4 5 (9.43%) VMware
5 3 (5.66%) Cisco
6 2 (3.77%) Tableau
7 1 (1.89%) Symantec
7 1 (1.89%) Sybase
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