The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 20 10 3
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 6 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southend-on-Sea 8.96% 13.95% 22.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 17.65% 19.35% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 0
Average daily rate
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£575 £127 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+351.61% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £12.78
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% +10.00%
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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 Southend-on-Sea region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Southend-on-Sea
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
34 31 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southend-on-Sea 50.75% 72.09% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 26 1
Average daily rate £475 £133 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+256.45% -70.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £12.78
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

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
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 23 Related IT Skills in Southend-on-Sea

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) DB2
1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
1 6 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (100.00%) ETL
1 6 (100.00%) Control-M
2 5 (83.33%) Information Management
2 5 (83.33%) QA
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) Dimensional Modelling
3 4 (66.67%) DataStage
4 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) Data Cleansing
4 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (50.00%) Dependency Management
4 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (33.33%) Coaching
5 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
6 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) DB2
1 6 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (66.67%) DataStage
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (83.33%) ETL Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Lead Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) ETL
2 5 (83.33%) Information Management
3 4 (66.67%) Dimensional Modelling
4 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) Data Cleansing
4 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (50.00%) Dependency Management
4 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (33.33%) Coaching
5 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
6 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle