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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 2 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 51 44 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 25.89% 24.31% 14.88%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 56.04% 55.70% 63.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 34 29
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£400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £266 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £25.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -
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
91 79 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 46.19% 43.65% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 63 45
Average daily rate £413 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
- -6.39%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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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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 +1 30 £388 -0.64% 8
Bury St Edmunds +2 3 £325 +14.03% 1
Felixstowe - - - -
Halesworth - - - -
Southwold - - - - 1
Woodbridge - - - -
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 75 (56.39%) .NET
2 73 (54.89%) SQL
3 61 (45.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 60 (45.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 59 (44.36%) C#
6 51 (38.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 42 (31.58%) WCF
8 40 (30.08%) ASP.NET
8 40 (30.08%) Microsoft
9 36 (27.07%) MVC
10 30 (22.56%) T-SQL
11 28 (21.05%) Finance
12 25 (18.80%) Windows
12 25 (18.80%) Agile Software Development
13 24 (18.05%) User Acceptance Testing
14 23 (17.29%) ASP.NET MVC
15 22 (16.54%) CRM
16 21 (15.79%) ETL
17 20 (15.04%) SharePoint
18 19 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
19 18 (13.53%) Data Analysis
19 18 (13.53%) Web Services
20 17 (12.78%) XML
20 17 (12.78%) Data Warehouse
21 16 (12.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 16 (12.03%) Data Modelling
21 16 (12.03%) Business Intelligence
22 15 (11.28%) QA
23 14 (10.53%) Data Integration
23 14 (10.53%) SOAP

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 20 (15.04%) SharePoint
2 13 (9.77%) MS Exchange
2 13 (9.77%) SharePoint 2010
3 9 (6.77%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (4.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (4.51%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (3.01%) IIS
6 2 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.75%) CMS
7 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 14 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 19 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.77%) TCP/IP
2 8 (6.02%) LAN
3 5 (3.76%) VPN
3 5 (3.76%) IPsec
3 5 (3.76%) VLAN
4 4 (3.01%) SAN
5 3 (2.26%) WAN
5 3 (2.26%) Network Security
6 2 (1.50%) VoIP
7 1 (0.75%) Intranet
7 1 (0.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (45.86%) SQL Server 2008
2 60 (45.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 51 (38.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (12.78%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (12.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (7.52%) Data Mart
7 7 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 5 (3.76%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (3.01%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (3.01%) Oracle Database
10 3 (2.26%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (2.26%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (1.50%) Cognos Impromptu
12 1 (0.75%) MySQL
12 1 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.75%) DTS
12 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.75%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (9.77%) Visual Studio
2 11 (8.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.75%) NuGet
3 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 28 (21.05%) Finance
2 3 (2.26%) Advertising
3 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.75%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 73 (54.89%) Developer
2 31 (23.31%) .NET Developer
3 22 (16.54%) Analyst
4 18 (13.53%) C# Developer
5 17 (12.78%) C# .NET Developer
6 14 (10.53%) Senior .NET Developer
6 14 (10.53%) Senior Developer
7 13 (9.77%) CRM Developer
8 11 (8.27%) SQL Developer
8 11 (8.27%) Architect
8 11 (8.27%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 10 (7.52%) Data Analyst
10 9 (6.77%) SQL DBA
10 9 (6.77%) Systems Analyst
10 9 (6.77%) DBA
10 9 (6.77%) Microsoft Developer
10 9 (6.77%) Senior C# Developer
11 8 (6.02%) Test Analyst
11 8 (6.02%) Consultant
12 7 (5.26%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (56.39%) .NET
2 42 (31.58%) WCF
3 40 (30.08%) ASP.NET
4 23 (17.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 18 (13.53%) Web Services
6 17 (12.78%) XML
7 14 (10.53%) SOAP
8 11 (8.27%) jQuery
9 10 (7.52%) Silverlight
10 9 (6.77%) MDX
10 9 (6.77%) .NET Framework
10 9 (6.77%) Reactive Extensions
10 9 (6.77%) Managed Extensibility Framework
11 8 (6.02%) WPF
11 8 (6.02%) HTML
12 7 (5.26%) CSS
13 4 (3.01%) Ajax
13 4 (3.01%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 4 (3.01%) XSLT
14 3 (2.26%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.53%) Data Integration
2 5 (3.76%) N-Tier
2 5 (3.76%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.76%) PKI
3 3 (2.26%) Clustering
3 3 (2.26%) Replication
4 2 (1.50%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.50%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (18.80%) Windows
2 6 (4.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (3.76%) UNIX
3 5 (3.76%) Solaris
4 4 (3.01%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (27.07%) MVC
2 25 (18.80%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (18.05%) User Acceptance Testing
4 22 (16.54%) CRM
5 21 (15.79%) ETL
6 18 (13.53%) Data Analysis
7 16 (12.03%) Data Modelling
7 16 (12.03%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (9.02%) Data Management
8 12 (9.02%) Manual Testing
8 12 (9.02%) Test Scripting
8 12 (9.02%) Workflow
9 11 (8.27%) Migration
9 11 (8.27%) Data Migration
9 11 (8.27%) Master Data Management
10 10 (7.52%) Data Transformation
11 9 (6.77%) MVVM
12 8 (6.02%) TDD
13 6 (4.51%) Data Architecture
14 5 (3.76%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 73 (54.89%) SQL
2 59 (44.36%) C#
3 30 (22.56%) T-SQL
4 11 (8.27%) JavaScript
5 6 (4.51%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.50%) VB
6 2 (1.50%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (7.52%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.77%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (5.26%) Degree
4 6 (4.51%) MCITP
5 1 (0.75%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.28%) QA
System Software
1 8 (6.02%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.26%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (3.76%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.26%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 40 (30.08%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.02%) Oracle
3 9 (6.77%) VMware
4 7 (5.26%) HP
5 5 (3.76%) Cisco
5 5 (3.76%) Splunk
6 4 (3.01%) CheckPoint
7 3 (2.26%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (2.26%) Intel
8 2 (1.50%) Mitel
8 2 (1.50%) ProCurve
8 2 (1.50%) Cognos
9 1 (0.75%) Netezza
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