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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 16 31 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 11.03% 16.76% 14.67%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.00% 63.27% 62.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 21
Average daily rate £331 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £253 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £28.69 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-21.57% -4.36%
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
32 49 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 22.07% 26.49% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 29 27
Average daily rate £360 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £255 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

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
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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -2 8 £331 -11.66% 2
Bury St Edmunds -2 4 £325 -
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 30 (63.83%) .NET
2 25 (53.19%) C#
3 23 (48.94%) Microsoft
4 20 (42.55%) ASP.NET
5 14 (29.79%) SQL
6 13 (27.66%) T-SQL
6 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (27.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (27.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (27.66%) WCF
7 11 (23.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (21.28%) .NET Framework
8 10 (21.28%) SOAP
8 10 (21.28%) Web Services
8 10 (21.28%) MVC
9 9 (19.15%) Oracle
9 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (19.15%) Entity Framework
10 8 (17.02%) LINQ
10 8 (17.02%) IIS
11 7 (14.89%) HTML
11 7 (14.89%) JavaScript
11 7 (14.89%) SOA
11 7 (14.89%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (14.89%) jQuery
11 7 (14.89%) Ajax
11 7 (14.89%) RESTful
11 7 (14.89%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 6 (12.77%) AngularJS
12 6 (12.77%) KnockoutJS

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 8 (17.02%) IIS
2 6 (12.77%) SharePoint
3 4 (8.51%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (6.38%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.13%) JBoss
5 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.13%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) DHCP
1 2 (4.26%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 13 (27.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (23.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (12.77%) Big Data
3 6 (12.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (10.64%) OLAP
5 3 (6.38%) OLAP Cube
6 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (4.26%) RDBMS
6 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
6 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.13%) Apache Hive
7 1 (2.13%) Hadoop
7 1 (2.13%) MySQL
7 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.13%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.13%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.13%) ERwin
2 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.13%) Gradle
2 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.13%) JUnit
2 1 (2.13%) Maven
2 1 (2.13%) PowerDesigner
2 1 (2.13%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.13%) Subversion
2 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (46.81%) Developer
2 18 (38.30%) Architect
3 11 (23.40%) .NET Developer
4 10 (21.28%) C# Developer
4 10 (21.28%) Solutions Architect
4 10 (21.28%) SQL Developer
5 9 (19.15%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (19.15%) SQL Server Developer
6 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (17.02%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (10.64%) .NET Architect
7 5 (10.64%) .NET Solutions Architect
8 4 (8.51%) C# Architect
8 4 (8.51%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Developer
8 4 (8.51%) VB.NET Developer
8 4 (8.51%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (6.38%) Applications Architect
9 3 (6.38%) CRM Developer
9 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (63.83%) .NET
2 20 (42.55%) ASP.NET
3 13 (27.66%) WCF
4 10 (21.28%) .NET Framework
4 10 (21.28%) SOAP
4 10 (21.28%) Web Services
5 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (19.15%) Entity Framework
6 8 (17.02%) LINQ
7 7 (14.89%) Ajax
7 7 (14.89%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 7 (14.89%) HTML
7 7 (14.89%) jQuery
7 7 (14.89%) RESTful
8 6 (12.77%) AngularJS
8 6 (12.77%) KnockoutJS
8 6 (12.77%) XHTML
9 5 (10.64%) MDX
9 5 (10.64%) XML
10 3 (6.38%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Client/Server
1 3 (6.38%) N-Tier
1 3 (6.38%) Reinsurance
2 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.51%) Windows
2 3 (6.38%) Windows Server
2 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.13%) Linux
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (21.28%) MVC
3 7 (14.89%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (14.89%) SOA
4 6 (12.77%) Release Management
4 6 (12.77%) Web Development
5 5 (10.64%) CRM
5 5 (10.64%) Migration
5 5 (10.64%) TOGAF
6 4 (8.51%) Workflow
7 3 (6.38%) Data Modelling
7 3 (6.38%) ETL
7 3 (6.38%) Scrum
7 3 (6.38%) TDD
8 2 (4.26%) Data Migration
8 2 (4.26%) UML
8 2 (4.26%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (2.13%) ERP
9 1 (2.13%) OO
9 1 (2.13%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 25 (53.19%) C#
2 14 (29.79%) SQL
3 13 (27.66%) T-SQL
4 7 (14.89%) JavaScript
5 6 (12.77%) Java
6 5 (10.64%) VB.NET
7 3 (6.38%) VB
8 1 (2.13%) C-shell
8 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.13%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) MCP
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.26%) VMware ESX
1 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 23 (48.94%) Microsoft
2 9 (19.15%) Oracle
3 2 (4.26%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (4.26%) Tableau
3 2 (4.26%) VMware
4 1 (2.13%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.13%) Kofax
Ipswich, Suffolk
Bristow Holland
Rate: From £325 to £375 per day
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