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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 3 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 81 16 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 29.89% 10.74% 18.65%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 58.70% 38.10% 69.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 11 36
Average daily rate
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£375 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £275 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £10.50 £35.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +105.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.36% +10.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
138 42 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 50.92% 28.19% 26.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 32 45
Average daily rate £400 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £451 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 8
Average hourly rate £10.50 £35.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +6.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £30.00 £30.20
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -0.66%
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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +4 46 £375 +5.26% 10
Bury St Edmunds - 3 £350 - 2
Felixstowe - - - - 1
Lowestoft - - - -
Newmarket - - - -
Stowmarket - - - -
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 84 (64.12%) .NET
2 76 (58.02%) SQL
3 67 (51.15%) C#
4 66 (50.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 64 (48.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 58 (44.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 50 (38.17%) ASP.NET
8 49 (37.40%) WCF
9 38 (29.01%) MVC
10 31 (23.66%) T-SQL
11 30 (22.90%) Microsoft
12 28 (21.37%) User Acceptance Testing
12 28 (21.37%) ASP.NET MVC
13 27 (20.61%) Finance
14 22 (16.79%) Agile Software Development
15 21 (16.03%) ETL
15 21 (16.03%) SharePoint
15 21 (16.03%) CRM
16 20 (15.27%) XML
17 18 (13.74%) Windows
17 18 (13.74%) Dynamics CRM
18 17 (12.98%) QA
18 17 (12.98%) jQuery
18 17 (12.98%) SOAP
19 16 (12.21%) Web Services
19 16 (12.21%) Data Warehouse
19 16 (12.21%) Data Integration
20 15 (11.45%) Team Foundation Server
20 15 (11.45%) JavaScript
20 15 (11.45%) Visual Studio

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 21 (16.03%) SharePoint
2 11 (8.40%) SharePoint 2010
3 10 (7.63%) MS Exchange
4 9 (6.87%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (3.05%) IIS
6 2 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.76%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (9.16%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 18 (13.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.53%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.34%) TCP/IP
1 7 (5.34%) LAN
2 5 (3.82%) IPsec
2 5 (3.82%) VLAN
2 5 (3.82%) VPN
3 3 (2.29%) Network Security
4 2 (1.53%) WAN
4 2 (1.53%) SAN
5 1 (0.76%) Intranet
5 1 (0.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (50.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 64 (48.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 58 (44.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (12.21%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (9.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (6.11%) Data Mart
6 8 (6.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 5 (3.82%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (3.82%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (2.29%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.53%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.53%) Cognos Impromptu
10 1 (0.76%) MySQL
10 1 (0.76%) DTS
10 1 (0.76%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.76%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (11.45%) Visual Studio
1 15 (11.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.29%) NuGet
3 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 27 (20.61%) Finance
2 4 (3.05%) Advertising
3 2 (1.53%) General Ledger
4 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 87 (66.41%) Developer
2 36 (27.48%) .NET Developer
3 21 (16.03%) Analyst
4 19 (14.50%) C# Developer
5 18 (13.74%) C# .NET Developer
6 14 (10.69%) Senior .NET Developer
6 14 (10.69%) Senior Developer
7 12 (9.16%) CRM Developer
8 11 (8.40%) SQL Developer
9 10 (7.63%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 10 (7.63%) Microsoft Developer
10 9 (6.87%) Senior C# Developer
10 9 (6.87%) Test Analyst
11 8 (6.11%) Consultant
11 8 (6.11%) Data Analyst
11 8 (6.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 7 (5.34%) SharePoint Developer
12 7 (5.34%) ASP.NET Developer
12 7 (5.34%) Systems Analyst
13 6 (4.58%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (64.12%) .NET
2 50 (38.17%) ASP.NET
3 49 (37.40%) WCF
4 28 (21.37%) ASP.NET MVC
5 20 (15.27%) XML
6 17 (12.98%) SOAP
6 17 (12.98%) jQuery
7 16 (12.21%) Web Services
8 14 (10.69%) Silverlight
9 11 (8.40%) WPF
9 11 (8.40%) HTML
10 10 (7.63%) CSS
10 10 (7.63%) MDX
11 9 (6.87%) .NET Framework
12 8 (6.11%) XSLT
12 8 (6.11%) Reactive Extensions
12 8 (6.11%) Managed Extensibility Framework
13 6 (4.58%) LINQ
13 6 (4.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 6 (4.58%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.21%) Data Integration
2 7 (5.34%) N-Tier
3 5 (3.82%) PKI
4 3 (2.29%) Replication
4 3 (2.29%) Clustering
5 2 (1.53%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.53%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.74%) Windows
2 5 (3.82%) Solaris
2 5 (3.82%) UNIX
3 2 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (29.01%) MVC
2 28 (21.37%) User Acceptance Testing
3 22 (16.79%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (16.03%) CRM
4 21 (16.03%) ETL
5 14 (10.69%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (10.69%) Test Scripting
5 14 (10.69%) Manual Testing
6 12 (9.16%) Data Modelling
6 12 (9.16%) Data Transformation
7 10 (7.63%) Data Migration
7 10 (7.63%) Workflow
7 10 (7.63%) Migration
8 9 (6.87%) Data Analysis
9 8 (6.11%) TDD
9 8 (6.11%) MVVM
10 5 (3.82%) Network Management
10 5 (3.82%) Test Strategy
10 5 (3.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 5 (3.82%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 76 (58.02%) SQL
2 67 (51.15%) C#
3 31 (23.66%) T-SQL
4 15 (11.45%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.53%) VB
5 2 (1.53%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (7.63%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.87%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.34%) Degree
4 6 (4.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (3.82%) MCITP
6 1 (0.76%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.98%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.34%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.53%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (3.82%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.53%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 30 (22.90%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.11%) Oracle
3 7 (5.34%) VMware
4 5 (3.82%) Splunk
4 5 (3.82%) Cisco
4 5 (3.82%) HP
4 5 (3.82%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (3.05%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.53%) Intel
6 2 (1.53%) Cognos
7 1 (0.76%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.76%) Nintex
7 1 (0.76%) Netezza
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Rate: £400 - £425 per day
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Ipswich, Suffolk
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Rate: £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Suffolk
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Suffolk
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Suffolk
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Rate: £300 - £500 per day
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