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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 3 9 5
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 41 28 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 17.01% 15.82% 14.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 65.08% 63.64% 63.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 18 28
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£375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £241 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £408 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
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
63 44 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 26.14% 24.86% 22.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 28 42
Average daily rate £403 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £223 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £405 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.19%

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 December 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 December 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 32 £375 - 10
Bury St Edmunds +4 1 - -
Woodbridge - - - -
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 44 (47.83%) SQL
2 43 (46.74%) .NET
3 37 (40.22%) C#
4 31 (33.70%) Microsoft
5 26 (28.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 22 (23.91%) Oracle
7 21 (22.83%) Data Management
7 21 (22.83%) Data Analysis
8 20 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
8 20 (21.74%) Master Data Management
9 19 (20.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 18 (19.57%) WCF
10 18 (19.57%) T-SQL
11 15 (16.30%) Finance
11 15 (16.30%) ASP.NET
11 15 (16.30%) Windows
12 14 (15.22%) MVC
12 14 (15.22%) Oracle Database
13 13 (14.13%) Data Modelling
13 13 (14.13%) CRM
13 13 (14.13%) ETL
14 11 (11.96%) Data Architecture
14 11 (11.96%) Oracle Database 11g
14 11 (11.96%) Dynamics CRM
15 9 (9.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 9 (9.78%) Workflow
15 9 (9.78%) SharePoint
15 9 (9.78%) Visual Studio
15 9 (9.78%) Web Services
16 8 (8.70%) MS Excel

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (9.78%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.52%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (4.35%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.17%) IIS
4 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.09%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (11.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.70%) TCP/IP
2 7 (7.61%) LAN
3 6 (6.52%) VPN
3 6 (6.52%) IPsec
3 6 (6.52%) VLAN
4 2 (2.17%) SAN
4 2 (2.17%) VoIP
4 2 (2.17%) Network Security
5 1 (1.09%) WAN
5 1 (1.09%) FTP
5 1 (1.09%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (28.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 20 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (20.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (15.22%) Oracle Database
5 11 (11.96%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (9.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (7.61%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (5.43%) Data Mart
9 3 (3.26%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (3.26%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (3.26%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (3.26%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (1.09%) Spotfire
11 1 (1.09%) MongoDB
11 1 (1.09%) OLAP
11 1 (1.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (9.78%) Visual Studio
2 7 (7.61%) JIRA
2 7 (7.61%) ReSharper
2 7 (7.61%) NUnit
2 7 (7.61%) Jenkins
3 6 (6.52%) Subversion
4 3 (3.26%) Moq
4 3 (3.26%) JUnit
5 2 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (16.30%) Finance
2 3 (3.26%) Banking
2 3 (3.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 44 (47.83%) Developer
2 21 (22.83%) Architect
3 17 (18.48%) .NET Developer
4 16 (17.39%) Data Architect
5 13 (14.13%) Analyst
6 11 (11.96%) C# Developer
6 11 (11.96%) CRM Developer
6 11 (11.96%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 10 (10.87%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (8.70%) SQL Developer
9 7 (7.61%) Microsoft Developer
9 7 (7.61%) SQL DBA
9 7 (7.61%) DBA
10 6 (6.52%) Test Analyst
11 5 (5.43%) Systems Analyst
11 5 (5.43%) Data Analyst
12 4 (4.35%) Applications Architect
12 4 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
12 4 (4.35%) Lead Developer
13 3 (3.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (46.74%) .NET
2 18 (19.57%) WCF
3 15 (16.30%) ASP.NET
4 9 (9.78%) Web Services
5 7 (7.61%) Castle Windsor
5 7 (7.61%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (7.61%) XML
5 7 (7.61%) SOAP
6 5 (5.43%) .NET Framework
7 4 (4.35%) CSS
7 4 (4.35%) Reactive Extensions
7 4 (4.35%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 4 (4.35%) LINQ
7 4 (4.35%) jQuery
8 3 (3.26%) WPF
8 3 (3.26%) Silverlight
8 3 (3.26%) JSON
8 3 (3.26%) Hibernate
9 2 (2.17%) RESTful
10 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET 2.0
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.70%) Data Integration
2 5 (5.43%) PKI
3 4 (4.35%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (3.26%) Online Banking
4 3 (3.26%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.17%) Clustering
5 2 (2.17%) Replication
5 2 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (16.30%) Windows
2 6 (6.52%) UNIX
2 6 (6.52%) Solaris
3 4 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (22.83%) Data Management
1 21 (22.83%) Data Analysis
2 20 (21.74%) Master Data Management
3 14 (15.22%) MVC
4 13 (14.13%) Data Modelling
4 13 (14.13%) CRM
4 13 (14.13%) ETL
5 11 (11.96%) Data Architecture
6 9 (9.78%) Workflow
7 8 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (7.61%) Logical Data Model
8 7 (7.61%) TDD
9 6 (6.52%) Physical Data Model
9 6 (6.52%) Data Transformation
9 6 (6.52%) Test Strategy
9 6 (6.52%) Network Management
9 6 (6.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 5 (5.43%) Data Migration
10 5 (5.43%) Migration
10 5 (5.43%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 44 (47.83%) SQL
2 37 (40.22%) C#
3 18 (19.57%) T-SQL
4 6 (6.52%) JavaScript
5 5 (5.43%) VB.NET
6 4 (4.35%) Groovy
7 3 (3.26%) Java
8 2 (2.17%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.09%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.09%) VB
9 1 (1.09%) C++
9 1 (1.09%) Delphi
9 1 (1.09%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 6 (6.52%) SC Cleared
1 6 (6.52%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.35%) Degree
3 3 (3.26%) MCITP
3 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.09%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.26%) QA
System Software
1 7 (7.61%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.09%) Nmap
3 1 (1.09%) vSphere
3 1 (1.09%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (5.43%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.09%) Nessus
2 1 (1.09%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 31 (33.70%) Microsoft
2 22 (23.91%) Oracle
3 8 (8.70%) VMware
4 7 (7.61%) HP
5 6 (6.52%) Cisco
5 6 (6.52%) Splunk
6 2 (2.17%) Mitel
6 2 (2.17%) ProCurve
7 1 (1.09%) Netezza
7 1 (1.09%) Macromedia
7 1 (1.09%) Intel
7 1 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
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