The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southend-on-Sea region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Southend-on-Sea region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 5 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 18 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southend-on-Sea 24.00% 11.11% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 41.86% 25.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 0
Average daily rate £413 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £28.00 £25.88
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +8.19%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Southend-on-Sea
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
43 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southend-on-Sea 57.33% 44.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 33 2 0
Average daily rate £425 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £26.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
SQL Server
Essex

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Southend-on-Sea

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Southend-on-Sea

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Southend-on-Sea

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Southend-on-Sea

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Southend-on-Sea

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Southend-on-Sea region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Southend-on-Sea

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Southend-on-Sea

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Southend-on-Sea

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southend-on-Sea

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southend-on-Sea 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 16 (76.19%) HTML
2 15 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 13 (61.90%) CSS
4 12 (57.14%) VB
4 12 (57.14%) VB6
5 11 (52.38%) XML
6 8 (38.10%) SQL
6 8 (38.10%) MS Excel
7 7 (33.33%) Windows
7 7 (33.33%) Windows XP
7 7 (33.33%) Ingres
7 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 7 (33.33%) VBA
7 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (33.33%) Windows 7
8 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (28.57%) HTML5
8 6 (28.57%) MVVM
8 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
8 6 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (28.57%) JSON
8 6 (28.57%) Kanban
8 6 (28.57%) SOA
8 6 (28.57%) TDD
8 6 (28.57%) Systems Analysis
8 6 (28.57%) XAML
8 6 (28.57%) C#
8 6 (28.57%) WPF
8 6 (28.57%) LINQ

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Southend-on-Sea by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southend-on-Sea 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 3 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (38.10%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) Ingres
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 3 (14.29%) DTS
4 2 (9.52%) DataStage
4 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (9.52%) DB2
5 1 (4.76%) OLAP
5 1 (4.76%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 6 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (23.81%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) VB Developer
3 5 (23.81%) .NET Developer
4 4 (19.05%) C# Developer
4 4 (19.05%) WPF Developer
5 3 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Server Support
7 1 (4.76%) VB6 Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (4.76%) DBA
7 1 (4.76%) SQL Server DBA
7 1 (4.76%) SQL DBA
7 1 (4.76%) ETL Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Lead Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (76.19%) HTML
2 13 (61.90%) CSS
3 11 (52.38%) XML
4 6 (28.57%) HTML5
4 6 (28.57%) JSON
4 6 (28.57%) WPF
4 6 (28.57%) LINQ
4 6 (28.57%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
5 5 (23.81%) .NET
6 3 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Replication
1 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
1 7 (33.33%) Windows XP
1 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (9.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) MVVM
1 6 (28.57%) Kanban
1 6 (28.57%) SOA
1 6 (28.57%) TDD
1 6 (28.57%) Systems Analysis
2 3 (14.29%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) ETL
2 3 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
3 2 (9.52%) Data Cleansing
3 2 (9.52%) Information Management
3 2 (9.52%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Dependency Management
4 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) VB
1 12 (57.14%) VB6
2 8 (38.10%) SQL
3 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (33.33%) VBA
4 6 (28.57%) XAML
4 6 (28.57%) C#
5 3 (14.29%) PL/SQL
6 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) BC Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Control-M
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) Oracle
3 3 (14.29%) Northgate
3 3 (14.29%) DevExpress
3 3 (14.29%) Business Objects