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 1 May 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 1 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 61 50 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 27.35% 18.12% 22.54%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 76.25% 59.52% 67.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 47 31
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£475 £425 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +33.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 £10.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.95% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +14.28%
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
80 84 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 35.87% 30.43% 33.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 74 43
Average daily rate £450 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £320 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £460 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 £10.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.95% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 2015. 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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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 +2 55 £475 +11.76% 10
Bury St Edmunds - 2 £400 - 5
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 59 (66.29%) .NET
2 36 (40.45%) C#
3 30 (33.71%) SQL
3 30 (33.71%) Microsoft
4 24 (26.97%) Windows
5 20 (22.47%) Oracle
6 19 (21.35%) XML
6 19 (21.35%) UML
7 18 (20.22%) Visual Studio
8 17 (19.10%) Oracle Database
9 16 (17.98%) Zachman Framework
9 16 (17.98%) TOGAF
10 15 (16.85%) ADO
10 15 (16.85%) VB
10 15 (16.85%) Data Modelling
10 15 (16.85%) .NET Framework
11 14 (15.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 13 (14.61%) SQL Server 2008
12 13 (14.61%) Data Warehouse
12 13 (14.61%) Client/Server
13 12 (13.48%) T-SQL
13 12 (13.48%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (13.48%) SOA
13 12 (13.48%) Finance
14 11 (12.36%) Data Analysis
15 10 (11.24%) Document Management
15 10 (11.24%) Microsoft Certification
15 10 (11.24%) Middleware
15 10 (11.24%) J2EE
15 10 (11.24%) N-Tier

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 8 (8.99%) Documentum
2 7 (7.87%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.37%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.25%) Apache
4 2 (2.25%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (5.62%) MS Office
2 4 (4.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.62%) VLAN
1 5 (5.62%) LAN
1 5 (5.62%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.49%) SAN
3 3 (3.37%) VPN
3 3 (3.37%) IPsec
4 2 (2.25%) Firewall
4 2 (2.25%) WAN
4 2 (2.25%) NAS
5 1 (1.12%) Intranet
5 1 (1.12%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.10%) Oracle Database
2 14 (15.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (14.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (14.61%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (8.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (6.74%) Data Mart
6 5 (5.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (3.37%) Spotfire
7 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (3.37%) OLAP
7 3 (3.37%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (3.37%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (2.25%) SQLBase
8 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Power View
8 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 18 (20.22%) Visual Studio
2 9 (10.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (7.87%) JIRA
3 7 (7.87%) ReSharper
3 7 (7.87%) Jenkins
3 7 (7.87%) NUnit
4 6 (6.74%) Subversion
5 3 (3.37%) Moq
5 3 (3.37%) JUnit
General
1 12 (13.48%) Finance
2 8 (8.99%) Retail
3 2 (2.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (43.82%) Architect
2 25 (28.09%) Developer
3 17 (19.10%) Analyst
4 16 (17.98%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (11.24%) .NET Developer
6 7 (7.87%) AWS Architect
6 7 (7.87%) Data Analyst
7 6 (6.74%) IT Architect
7 6 (6.74%) .NET Architect
7 6 (6.74%) Test Analyst
8 5 (5.62%) Integration Architect
8 5 (5.62%) Data Modeller
8 5 (5.62%) C# Developer
9 4 (4.49%) Applications Architect
9 4 (4.49%) Technical Architect
10 3 (3.37%) MI Analyst
10 3 (3.37%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (3.37%) Lead Developer
10 3 (3.37%) Service Desk Manager
10 3 (3.37%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (66.29%) .NET
2 19 (21.35%) XML
3 15 (16.85%) ADO
3 15 (16.85%) .NET Framework
4 10 (11.24%) Middleware
4 10 (11.24%) J2EE
5 7 (7.87%) Castle Windsor
6 6 (6.74%) ASP.NET
6 6 (6.74%) WCF
7 5 (5.62%) Web Services
8 4 (4.49%) LINQ
9 3 (3.37%) SOAP
9 3 (3.37%) Hibernate
10 2 (2.25%) HTML
10 2 (2.25%) CSS
10 2 (2.25%) Google Maps API
11 1 (1.12%) MDX
11 1 (1.12%) jQuery
11 1 (1.12%) RESTful
11 1 (1.12%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.61%) Client/Server
2 10 (11.24%) N-Tier
3 5 (5.62%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.49%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (2.25%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.25%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.25%) PKI
5 2 (2.25%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.12%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.12%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 24 (26.97%) Windows
2 4 (4.49%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (4.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.37%) UNIX
3 3 (3.37%) Solaris
4 2 (2.25%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.25%) Android
5 1 (1.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (21.35%) UML
2 16 (17.98%) Zachman Framework
2 16 (17.98%) TOGAF
3 15 (16.85%) Data Modelling
4 12 (13.48%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (13.48%) SOA
5 11 (12.36%) Data Analysis
6 10 (11.24%) Document Management
6 10 (11.24%) Logical Data Model
6 10 (11.24%) Physical Data Model
7 9 (10.11%) Process Improvement
7 9 (10.11%) ETL
7 9 (10.11%) Process Management
8 8 (8.99%) Content Management
9 7 (7.87%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (7.87%) Test Scripting
9 7 (7.87%) Business Process Improvement
9 7 (7.87%) Project Management
10 5 (5.62%) Data Architecture
10 5 (5.62%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 36 (40.45%) C#
2 30 (33.71%) SQL
3 15 (16.85%) VB
4 12 (13.48%) T-SQL
5 4 (4.49%) Groovy
6 3 (3.37%) VBA
6 3 (3.37%) Java
6 3 (3.37%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (11.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (8.99%) MCPD
2 8 (8.99%) Degree
3 4 (4.49%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.49%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.25%) MCP
5 1 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.37%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.62%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.25%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.25%) ARCserve
1 2 (2.25%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.12%) Nmap
2 1 (1.12%) Nessus
Vendors
1 30 (33.71%) Microsoft
2 20 (22.47%) Oracle
3 9 (10.11%) Kofax
4 8 (8.99%) EMC
5 5 (5.62%) Cisco
5 5 (5.62%) VMware
6 3 (3.37%) Splunk
7 2 (2.25%) OpenText
7 2 (2.25%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.25%) HP
7 2 (2.25%) Intel
7 2 (2.25%) Google
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Rate: £500 - £550 per day
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