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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 2 7
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 30 69 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 11.54% 29.11% 17.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 40.00% 54.76% 45.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 56 25
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£363 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.28 £25.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+33.10% -18.03%
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
75 126 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 28.85% 53.16% 37.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 96 57
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -7.69%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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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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 19 £363 -1.02%
Bury St Edmunds -10 3 £350 +3.70% 1
Felixstowe - 1 £275 -
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 43 (58.11%) .NET
2 37 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 36 (48.65%) C#
4 24 (32.43%) Windows
5 23 (31.08%) XML
5 23 (31.08%) SQL
6 17 (22.97%) .NET Framework
7 15 (20.27%) Finance
7 15 (20.27%) VB
7 15 (20.27%) ADO
7 15 (20.27%) ASP.NET
8 13 (17.57%) Client/Server
9 12 (16.22%) N-Tier
9 12 (16.22%) Oracle
9 12 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (14.86%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (14.86%) SDLC
11 10 (13.51%) UML
11 10 (13.51%) Document Management
11 10 (13.51%) Zachman Framework
11 10 (13.51%) TOGAF
12 9 (12.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 9 (12.16%) Process Management
12 9 (12.16%) Kofax
12 9 (12.16%) SharePoint
12 9 (12.16%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (10.81%) Visual Studio
13 8 (10.81%) Data Modelling
13 8 (10.81%) Documentum

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 9 (12.16%) SharePoint
2 8 (10.81%) Documentum
3 3 (4.05%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (4.05%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (4.05%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.05%) IIS
3 3 (4.05%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.35%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.35%) Apache
4 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (9.46%) MS Office
1 7 (9.46%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (8.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.35%) Cerner Millennium
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.70%) SAN
2 1 (1.35%) Firewall
2 1 (1.35%) VLAN
2 1 (1.35%) NAS
2 1 (1.35%) LAN
2 1 (1.35%) WAN
2 1 (1.35%) DHCP
2 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.35%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 8 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (10.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (9.46%) Oracle Database
4 6 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (6.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (5.41%) QlikView
6 4 (5.41%) OLAP
6 4 (5.41%) Hadoop
7 3 (4.05%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Power View
9 1 (1.35%) MySQL
9 1 (1.35%) SQLBase
9 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.35%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 9 (12.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (10.81%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.35%) Subversion
3 1 (1.35%) Maven
3 1 (1.35%) Selenium
3 1 (1.35%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (1.35%) Ant
3 1 (1.35%) JUnit
General
1 15 (20.27%) Finance
2 4 (5.41%) Publishing
2 4 (5.41%) Retail
3 1 (1.35%) Banking
3 1 (1.35%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (44.59%) Developer
2 26 (35.14%) Architect
3 8 (10.81%) Analyst
4 7 (9.46%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (9.46%) C# Developer
4 7 (9.46%) AWS Architect
5 6 (8.11%) IT Architect
6 5 (6.76%) MI Developer
6 5 (6.76%) Designer
7 4 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (5.41%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 4 (5.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (5.41%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.05%) Service Manager
8 3 (4.05%) Test Analyst
8 3 (4.05%) Technical Architect
8 3 (4.05%) Integration Architect
8 3 (4.05%) Service Desk Manager
8 3 (4.05%) SQL Developer
8 3 (4.05%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (58.11%) .NET
2 23 (31.08%) XML
3 17 (22.97%) .NET Framework
4 15 (20.27%) ADO
4 15 (20.27%) ASP.NET
5 7 (9.46%) WCF
6 6 (8.11%) Web Services
7 5 (6.76%) HTML
8 4 (5.41%) CSS
8 4 (5.41%) SOAP
8 4 (5.41%) MDX
8 4 (5.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (4.05%) J2EE
9 3 (4.05%) Middleware
10 2 (2.70%) Managed Extensibility Framework
10 2 (2.70%) jQuery
10 2 (2.70%) Google Maps API
11 1 (1.35%) Entity Framework
11 1 (1.35%) Reactive Extensions
11 1 (1.35%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.57%) Client/Server
2 12 (16.22%) N-Tier
3 4 (5.41%) Data Integration
3 4 (5.41%) Visualisation
3 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.70%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.35%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.35%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.35%) Statistics
5 1 (1.35%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 24 (32.43%) Windows
2 4 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.70%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.70%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.70%) Android
4 1 (1.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (14.86%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (14.86%) SDLC
3 10 (13.51%) UML
3 10 (13.51%) Zachman Framework
3 10 (13.51%) TOGAF
3 10 (13.51%) Document Management
4 9 (12.16%) Process Management
5 8 (10.81%) OO
5 8 (10.81%) Data Modelling
5 8 (10.81%) Content Management
6 7 (9.46%) OOD
6 7 (9.46%) Information Security
6 7 (9.46%) Business Process Improvement
6 7 (9.46%) Process Improvement
7 6 (8.11%) Migration
7 6 (8.11%) CRM
8 5 (6.76%) SOA
8 5 (6.76%) MVC
8 5 (6.76%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 36 (48.65%) C#
2 23 (31.08%) SQL
3 15 (20.27%) VB
4 7 (9.46%) VBA
5 6 (8.11%) JavaScript
6 5 (6.76%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.35%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (9.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.41%) MCPD
3 3 (4.05%) MCP
4 2 (2.70%) Degree
4 2 (2.70%) GIAC
4 2 (2.70%) CISSP
5 1 (1.35%) MCTS
5 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.35%) MCSD
5 1 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.35%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.35%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 37 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.22%) Oracle
3 9 (12.16%) Kofax
4 8 (10.81%) EMC
5 4 (5.41%) CheckPoint
5 4 (5.41%) Tableau
6 2 (2.70%) OpenText
6 2 (2.70%) VMware
6 2 (2.70%) Google
7 1 (1.35%) Intel
7 1 (1.35%) Cerner
7 1 (1.35%) Cisco