The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 2 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 70 29 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 29.29% 15.51% 14.91%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 55.12% 42.03% 62.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 24 28
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£375 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £279 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £443 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
- +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +37.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £30.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +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 Suffolk region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
127 69 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 53.14% 36.90% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 56 39
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £438 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 8
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-7.31% +6.03%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

SQL Server
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

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 Suffolk region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
Ipswich +3 36 £354 -9.29% 8
Bury St Edmunds - 3 £350 - 1
Felixstowe - - - -
Lowestoft - - - -
Southwold - - - - 1
Woodbridge - - - -
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 79 (57.66%) .NET
2 77 (56.20%) SQL
3 68 (49.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 65 (47.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 62 (45.26%) C#
6 53 (38.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 48 (35.04%) ASP.NET
8 47 (34.31%) WCF
9 38 (27.74%) MVC
10 32 (23.36%) T-SQL
11 31 (22.63%) Microsoft
12 28 (20.44%) Finance
12 28 (20.44%) User Acceptance Testing
12 28 (20.44%) ASP.NET MVC
13 23 (16.79%) ETL
14 20 (14.60%) CRM
14 20 (14.60%) Agile Software Development
15 19 (13.87%) Windows
15 19 (13.87%) SharePoint
16 18 (13.14%) Data Warehouse
16 18 (13.14%) XML
17 17 (12.41%) Web Services
17 17 (12.41%) QA
17 17 (12.41%) jQuery
17 17 (12.41%) Dynamics CRM
18 16 (11.68%) Data Integration
18 16 (11.68%) Business Intelligence
19 15 (10.95%) Data Modelling
19 15 (10.95%) JavaScript
19 15 (10.95%) Team Foundation Server

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 19 (13.87%) SharePoint
2 11 (8.03%) MS Exchange
3 9 (6.57%) SharePoint 2010
3 9 (6.57%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (2.92%) IIS
4 4 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.73%) CMS
5 1 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 12 (8.76%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (12.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.46%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.57%) TCP/IP
2 8 (5.84%) LAN
3 5 (3.65%) VLAN
3 5 (3.65%) IPsec
3 5 (3.65%) VPN
4 4 (2.92%) SAN
5 3 (2.19%) Network Security
5 3 (2.19%) WAN
6 2 (1.46%) VoIP
7 1 (0.73%) Intranet
7 1 (0.73%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (49.64%) SQL Server 2008
2 65 (47.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 53 (38.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (13.14%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (8.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (7.30%) Data Mart
7 7 (5.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 6 (4.38%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (3.65%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (2.92%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.46%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (1.46%) Cognos Impromptu
11 2 (1.46%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (1.46%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.73%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.73%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.73%) MySQL
12 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.73%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.73%) DTS
Development Applications
1 15 (10.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (10.22%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.19%) NuGet
4 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 28 (20.44%) Finance
2 2 (1.46%) Advertising
2 2 (1.46%) General Ledger
3 1 (0.73%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 81 (59.12%) Developer
2 34 (24.82%) .NET Developer
3 24 (17.52%) Analyst
4 18 (13.14%) C# Developer
5 17 (12.41%) C# .NET Developer
6 14 (10.22%) Senior .NET Developer
6 14 (10.22%) Senior Developer
7 11 (8.03%) CRM Developer
7 11 (8.03%) SQL Developer
8 10 (7.30%) Data Analyst
9 9 (6.57%) Senior C# Developer
9 9 (6.57%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 9 (6.57%) DBA
9 9 (6.57%) Test Analyst
9 9 (6.57%) Systems Analyst
9 9 (6.57%) SQL DBA
10 8 (5.84%) Consultant
10 8 (5.84%) Microsoft Developer
11 7 (5.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 6 (4.38%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (57.66%) .NET
2 48 (35.04%) ASP.NET
3 47 (34.31%) WCF
4 28 (20.44%) ASP.NET MVC
5 18 (13.14%) XML
6 17 (12.41%) Web Services
6 17 (12.41%) jQuery
7 14 (10.22%) SOAP
8 11 (8.03%) Silverlight
8 11 (8.03%) HTML
9 10 (7.30%) CSS
9 10 (7.30%) WPF
10 9 (6.57%) .NET Framework
10 9 (6.57%) MDX
11 8 (5.84%) Reactive Extensions
11 8 (5.84%) Managed Extensibility Framework
12 6 (4.38%) XSLT
12 6 (4.38%) Ajax
12 6 (4.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 5 (3.65%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.68%) Data Integration
2 7 (5.11%) N-Tier
3 5 (3.65%) PKI
4 3 (2.19%) Replication
4 3 (2.19%) Clustering
5 2 (1.46%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.46%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.73%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (13.87%) Windows
2 5 (3.65%) UNIX
2 5 (3.65%) Solaris
3 4 (2.92%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (2.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (27.74%) MVC
2 28 (20.44%) User Acceptance Testing
3 23 (16.79%) ETL
4 20 (14.60%) CRM
4 20 (14.60%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (11.68%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (10.95%) Data Modelling
7 14 (10.22%) Test Scripting
7 14 (10.22%) Manual Testing
7 14 (10.22%) Data Analysis
8 12 (8.76%) Data Transformation
9 10 (7.30%) Workflow
9 10 (7.30%) Migration
9 10 (7.30%) Data Migration
10 8 (5.84%) TDD
10 8 (5.84%) MVVM
11 5 (3.65%) Test Strategy
11 5 (3.65%) Network Management
11 5 (3.65%) Project Planning
11 5 (3.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 77 (56.20%) SQL
2 62 (45.26%) C#
3 32 (23.36%) T-SQL
4 15 (10.95%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.46%) VB
5 2 (1.46%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.73%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.73%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (7.30%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.57%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.11%) Degree
4 6 (4.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (3.65%) MCITP
6 1 (0.73%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.41%) QA
System Software
1 8 (5.84%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.19%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.73%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (3.65%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.19%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 31 (22.63%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.30%) Oracle
3 9 (6.57%) VMware
4 7 (5.11%) HP
5 5 (3.65%) Splunk
5 5 (3.65%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (3.65%) Cisco
6 4 (2.92%) CheckPoint
7 3 (2.19%) Intel
8 2 (1.46%) Cognos
8 2 (1.46%) Mitel
8 2 (1.46%) ProCurve
9 1 (0.73%) Nintex
9 1 (0.73%) Netezza
9 1 (0.73%) Business Objects
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