The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Suffolk region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 4 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 48 39 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 18.60% 19.90% 17.98%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 57.14% 59.09% 67.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 34 36
Average daily rate £400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £447 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 £28.00 £25.76
% change year-on-year
+8.03% +8.69%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
84 66 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 32.56% 33.67% 26.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 53 52
Average daily rate £425 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.81%
SQL Server
East of England

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich 0 41 £425 +30.76% 12
Bury St Edmunds +5 1 £325 +44.44% 1
Felixstowe - - - -
Stowmarket - - - - 1
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 46 (64.79%) .NET
2 41 (57.75%) C#
3 37 (52.11%) SQL
4 35 (49.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 32 (45.07%) SQL Server 2008
6 31 (43.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 28 (39.44%) ASP.NET
8 22 (30.99%) T-SQL
9 21 (29.58%) MVC
10 20 (28.17%) JavaScript
10 20 (28.17%) WCF
11 19 (26.76%) jQuery
12 18 (25.35%) ETL
13 16 (22.54%) XML
13 16 (22.54%) HTML
13 16 (22.54%) Finance
14 15 (21.13%) CSS
14 15 (21.13%) Silverlight
15 14 (19.72%) Web Services
16 13 (18.31%) SOAP
16 13 (18.31%) Microsoft
17 12 (16.90%) XSLT
17 12 (16.90%) Team Foundation Server
17 12 (16.90%) ASP.NET MVC
18 11 (15.49%) Data Integration
18 11 (15.49%) .NET Framework
19 10 (14.08%) WPF
19 10 (14.08%) Data Transformation
20 9 (12.68%) LINQ
20 9 (12.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 9 (12.68%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.82%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.41%) CMS
3 1 (1.41%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.41%) Kentico
Applications
1 7 (9.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (11.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.82%) LAN
1 2 (2.82%) TCP/IP
1 2 (2.82%) VPN
1 2 (2.82%) IPsec
1 2 (2.82%) VLAN
2 1 (1.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (49.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 32 (45.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (43.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (12.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (9.86%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (9.86%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (4.23%) Data Mart
7 3 (4.23%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.82%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.41%) PowerCenter
9 1 (1.41%) DTS
Development Applications
1 12 (16.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.23%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.82%) NuGet
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 16 (22.54%) Finance
2 3 (4.23%) Advertising
3 2 (2.82%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 57 (80.28%) Developer
2 17 (23.94%) .NET Developer
3 9 (12.68%) Analyst
4 8 (11.27%) SQL Developer
4 8 (11.27%) C# Developer
4 8 (11.27%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (7.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (7.04%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (7.04%) Web Developer
5 5 (7.04%) CRM Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Salesforce.com Developer
6 4 (5.63%) SQL Server Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Data Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) Tester
7 3 (4.23%) ETL Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Test Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 2 (2.82%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (64.79%) .NET
2 28 (39.44%) ASP.NET
3 20 (28.17%) WCF
4 19 (26.76%) jQuery
5 16 (22.54%) XML
5 16 (22.54%) HTML
6 15 (21.13%) CSS
6 15 (21.13%) Silverlight
7 14 (19.72%) Web Services
8 13 (18.31%) SOAP
9 12 (16.90%) XSLT
9 12 (16.90%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (15.49%) .NET Framework
11 10 (14.08%) WPF
12 9 (12.68%) LINQ
13 8 (11.27%) WF
13 8 (11.27%) Ajax
13 8 (11.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 7 (9.86%) MDX
15 4 (5.63%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.49%) Data Integration
2 8 (11.27%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.82%) PKI
4 1 (1.41%) Clustering
4 1 (1.41%) Replication
4 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.04%) Windows
2 4 (5.63%) UNIX
3 2 (2.82%) Solaris
3 2 (2.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (29.58%) MVC
2 18 (25.35%) ETL
3 10 (14.08%) Data Transformation
4 9 (12.68%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (11.27%) CRM
6 7 (9.86%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (9.86%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (5.63%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (5.63%) Data Modelling
8 3 (4.23%) Workflow
8 3 (4.23%) Data Analysis
8 3 (4.23%) Web Development
8 3 (4.23%) Manual Testing
8 3 (4.23%) OOD
8 3 (4.23%) OO
8 3 (4.23%) Test Scripting
8 3 (4.23%) Analytics
9 2 (2.82%) Network Management
9 2 (2.82%) Test Strategy
9 2 (2.82%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 41 (57.75%) C#
2 37 (52.11%) SQL
3 22 (30.99%) T-SQL
4 20 (28.17%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.41%) Java
5 1 (1.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (2.82%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.04%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.23%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (18.31%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.63%) Oracle
2 4 (5.63%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (2.82%) Splunk
3 2 (2.82%) CheckPoint
3 2 (2.82%) HP
3 2 (2.82%) Cisco
3 2 (2.82%) VMware
4 1 (1.41%) Teradata
4 1 (1.41%) Greenplum
4 1 (1.41%) Netezza
4 1 (1.41%) IBM
4 1 (1.41%) Informatica
4 1 (1.41%) Business Objects
Ipswich, Suffolk
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Ipswich
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Ipswich
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Ipswich
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400-£450pd
Posted: 7 days ago
Ipswich
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 days ago