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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
East of England / Suffolk
Rank 10 10 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 21 18 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 9.91% 12.41% 17.80%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 51.22% 54.55% 65.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 23
Median daily rate £338 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £320 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £400 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.60 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.25 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -23.72%

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
41 33 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 19.34% 22.76% 27.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 23 34
Median daily rate £350 £360 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -15.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £320 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £428 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.60 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 -6 12 £450 +33.33% 3
Bury St Edmunds -2 1 £360 +10.76%
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 25 (47.17%) Microsoft
2 22 (41.51%) SQL
3 20 (37.74%) .NET
4 19 (35.85%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (30.19%) C#
6 14 (26.42%) ASP.NET
6 14 (26.42%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (24.53%) IIS
8 12 (22.64%) JavaScript
8 12 (22.64%) Windows
8 12 (22.64%) Clustering
8 12 (22.64%) MVC
9 11 (20.75%) Windows Server
10 10 (18.87%) Continuous Deployment
10 10 (18.87%) Active Directory
10 10 (18.87%) SAN
10 10 (18.87%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (18.87%) Release Management
11 9 (16.98%) VMware
11 9 (16.98%) Citrix
11 9 (16.98%) T-SQL
11 9 (16.98%) Microsoft Clustering
11 9 (16.98%) Data Centre
12 8 (15.09%) AngularJS
12 8 (15.09%) Secure Coding
12 8 (15.09%) Web Services
12 8 (15.09%) LAN
12 8 (15.09%) WAN
12 8 (15.09%) Middleware
12 8 (15.09%) Load Balancing

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 13 (24.53%) IIS
2 2 (3.77%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.87%) SAN
2 8 (15.09%) LAN
2 8 (15.09%) NAS
2 8 (15.09%) WAN
3 2 (3.77%) Firewall
4 1 (1.89%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.32%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (11.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 6 (11.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (9.43%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (5.66%) DTS
4 2 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.89%) OLAP
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 14 (26.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (13.21%) MSBuild
2 7 (13.21%) Visual Studio Team System
3 4 (7.55%) JIRA
4 3 (5.66%) Cucumber
4 3 (5.66%) Selenium
General
1 4 (7.55%) French Language
2 2 (3.77%) Marketing
3 1 (1.89%) Advertising
3 1 (1.89%) Billing
3 1 (1.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (33.96%) Developer
2 15 (28.30%) .NET Developer
3 10 (18.87%) Release Manager
4 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (11.32%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (11.32%) C# Developer
4 6 (11.32%) DBA
4 6 (11.32%) Project Manager
4 6 (11.32%) SQL DBA
5 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 4 (7.55%) Software Tester
5 4 (7.55%) Tester
6 3 (5.66%) Angular Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Consultant
6 3 (5.66%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (3.77%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Applications Support
7 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (37.74%) .NET
2 14 (26.42%) ASP.NET
3 8 (15.09%) .NET Framework
3 8 (15.09%) AngularJS
3 8 (15.09%) Entity Framework
3 8 (15.09%) Middleware
3 8 (15.09%) Web Services
4 7 (13.21%) jQuery
4 7 (13.21%) LINQ
5 6 (11.32%) HTML
5 6 (11.32%) REST
5 6 (11.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 5 (9.43%) CSS
6 5 (9.43%) JSON
7 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 3 (5.66%) Gherkin
7 3 (5.66%) HTML5
7 3 (5.66%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.64%) Clustering
2 9 (16.98%) Data Centre
3 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.66%) Mobile App
4 3 (5.66%) Reinsurance
5 2 (3.77%) N-Tier
5 2 (3.77%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.64%) Windows
2 11 (20.75%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.89%) Linux
4 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.85%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (22.64%) MVC
3 10 (18.87%) Continuous Deployment
3 10 (18.87%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (18.87%) Release Management
4 8 (15.09%) High Availability
4 8 (15.09%) Load Balancing
4 8 (15.09%) Secure Coding
5 7 (13.21%) Network Optimisation
6 6 (11.32%) OO
7 5 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (9.43%) Migration
8 4 (7.55%) ETL
8 4 (7.55%) Manual Testing
9 2 (3.77%) Asset Management
9 2 (3.77%) Identity Management
9 2 (3.77%) ITIL
9 2 (3.77%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (3.77%) Software Testing
9 2 (3.77%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 22 (41.51%) SQL
2 16 (30.19%) C#
3 12 (22.64%) JavaScript
4 9 (16.98%) T-SQL
5 8 (15.09%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.89%) VBA
6 1 (1.89%) X++
Qualifications
1 1 (1.89%) MCSA
1 1 (1.89%) MCSE
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (18.87%) Active Directory
2 7 (13.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.77%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (16.98%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 25 (47.17%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.98%) Citrix
2 9 (16.98%) VMware
3 2 (3.77%) Cisco
3 2 (3.77%) Intel Security
3 2 (3.77%) SolarWinds
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle
4 1 (1.89%) Red Hat