The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Norwich region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 14 7 24
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +17
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 7 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 5.22% 10.78% 2.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 58.33% 52.38% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 1
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£625 £275 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+127.27% +10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £30.25 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+15.70% +8.03%
SQL Server
Norfolk

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 Norwich region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Norwich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
12 21 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 8.96% 20.59% 3.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 1
Average daily rate £500 £248 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+102.02% -1.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +25.00%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Norwich

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Norwich

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Norwich

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Norwich

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Norwich

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Norwich region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Norwich

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Norwich

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Norwich

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norwich

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Norwich 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 6 (60.00%) Windows
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle
3 4 (40.00%) Python
3 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (40.00%) Symantec
3 4 (40.00%) Sophos
3 4 (40.00%) Firewall
3 4 (40.00%) Blue Coat
3 4 (40.00%) ProxySG
4 3 (30.00%) Splunk
4 3 (30.00%) Regular Expression
4 3 (30.00%) Lumension
4 3 (30.00%) AlgoSec
4 3 (30.00%) Cyber-Ark
4 3 (30.00%) EDMS
4 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco
5 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (20.00%) C#
5 2 (20.00%) .NET
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Norwich by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Norwich 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 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
3 1 (10.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) EDMS
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) CorVu
3 1 (10.00%) DB2
3 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Data Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Security Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support
4 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Regular Expression
2 2 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) AIX
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) zOS
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (10.00%) Data Security
2 1 (10.00%) Information Security
2 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (10.00%) SIEM
2 1 (10.00%) Analytics
2 1 (10.00%) Database Security
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) OOP
2 1 (10.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) Python
3 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MCP
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (40.00%) ProxySG
2 1 (10.00%) ACF2
2 1 (10.00%) RACF
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle
3 4 (40.00%) Symantec
3 4 (40.00%) Sophos
3 4 (40.00%) Blue Coat
4 3 (30.00%) Splunk
4 3 (30.00%) Lumension
4 3 (30.00%) AlgoSec
4 3 (30.00%) Cyber-Ark
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco
4 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (10.00%) IBM
5 1 (10.00%) Business Objects
5 1 (10.00%) Cognos