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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 10 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 30 29 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 12.00% 11.37% 30.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 46.15% 32.58% 58.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 16 69
Median daily rate £480 £393 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.29% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £286 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £463 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £19.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +80.95%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.58 £23.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+38.62% +2.17%
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
65 89 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 26.00% 34.90% 51.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 57 111
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £19.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +80.95%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +14.00%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Suffolk region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 26 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich -1 20 £575 +35.29% 2
Bury St Edmunds +3 8 £480 +35.21% 2
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Suffolk region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 21 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 17 (37.78%) SQL
2 17 (37.78%) Windows
3 16 (35.56%) C#
3 16 (35.56%) .NET
4 15 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 14 (31.11%) Data Centre
5 14 (31.11%) Active Directory
5 14 (31.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (28.89%) VMware
6 13 (28.89%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (26.67%) LAN
7 12 (26.67%) WAN
7 12 (26.67%) IIS
7 12 (26.67%) Clustering
8 11 (24.44%) Citrix
8 11 (24.44%) SAN
8 11 (24.44%) NAS
8 11 (24.44%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (24.44%) Load Balancing
8 11 (24.44%) High Availability
9 10 (22.22%) Secure Coding
9 10 (22.22%) Microsoft Clustering
9 10 (22.22%) Middleware
10 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET
10 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (17.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (15.56%) MVC
12 7 (15.56%) SharePoint
12 7 (15.56%) WCF

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (26.67%) IIS
2 7 (15.56%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.44%) Documentum
3 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.44%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.44%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (2.22%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.67%) LAN
1 12 (26.67%) WAN
2 11 (24.44%) NAS
2 11 (24.44%) SAN
3 5 (11.11%) Firewall
4 4 (8.89%) Network Security
5 2 (4.44%) DHCP
5 2 (4.44%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (31.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (17.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.44%) QlikView
5 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.22%) GIS
6 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Power View
6 1 (2.22%) MS Access
6 1 (2.22%) PowerPivot
6 1 (2.22%) Spotfire
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (2.22%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 11 (24.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.22%) MSTest
2 1 (2.22%) NuGet
2 1 (2.22%) NUnit
2 1 (2.22%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Banking
2 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (42.22%) Developer
2 9 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 8 (17.78%) .NET Developer
3 8 (17.78%) Architect
4 7 (15.56%) Integration Manager
4 7 (15.56%) Integration Project Manager
4 7 (15.56%) SQL Developer
5 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (13.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (13.33%) C# Developer
5 6 (13.33%) CRM Developer
5 6 (13.33%) Infrastructure Manager
5 6 (13.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 5 (11.11%) DBA
6 5 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (11.11%) SQL DBA
6 5 (11.11%) SQL Server Developer
7 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Data Centre Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (35.56%) .NET
2 10 (22.22%) Middleware
3 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (15.56%) WCF
5 6 (13.33%) .NET Framework
5 6 (13.33%) Entity Framework
5 6 (13.33%) Silverlight
6 4 (8.89%) NHibernate
6 4 (8.89%) SOAP
6 4 (8.89%) XML
7 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (6.67%) LINQ
8 2 (4.44%) Web Services
9 1 (2.22%) Kendo UI
9 1 (2.22%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.11%) Data Centre
2 12 (26.67%) Clustering
3 6 (13.33%) N-Tier
4 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (6.67%) Reinsurance
5 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.44%) Robotics
6 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (37.78%) Windows
2 15 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.44%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.44%) Windows 8
4 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (24.44%) High Availability
1 11 (24.44%) Load Balancing
2 10 (22.22%) Secure Coding
3 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (15.56%) Data Protection
4 7 (15.56%) MVC
5 6 (13.33%) CRM
5 6 (13.33%) Migration
5 6 (13.33%) Network Optimisation
6 5 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (11.11%) Identity Management
6 5 (11.11%) Project Management
6 5 (11.11%) SIEM
6 5 (11.11%) TDD
6 5 (11.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 4 (8.89%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (8.89%) Scrum
8 2 (4.44%) Benchmarking
8 2 (4.44%) SOA
8 2 (4.44%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 17 (37.78%) SQL
2 16 (35.56%) C#
3 4 (8.89%) VB.NET
4 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.44%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.22%) Python
5 1 (2.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 14 (31.11%) Active Directory
2 13 (28.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.22%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (2.22%) VirtualBox
3 1 (2.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (22.22%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.22%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 21 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (28.89%) VMware
3 11 (24.44%) Citrix
4 3 (6.67%) Tableau
5 2 (4.44%) Blue Prism
5 2 (4.44%) Cognos
5 2 (4.44%) Kofax
6 1 (2.22%) MuleSoft
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle
6 1 (2.22%) Telerik