The table below looks at the statistics for SQL 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 over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 36 43 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 20.00% 22.63% 24.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.86% 38.05% 70.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 36 58
Average daily rate
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£368 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.16% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £263 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.90% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £24.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.52% -10.00%
SQL
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Suffolk region.

Programming Languages Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
86 113 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 47.78% 59.47% 34.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 85 75
Average daily rate £375 £385 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +14.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £243 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 6
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the Suffolk region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Suffolk region.

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

SQL
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 within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +7 26 £355 -16.47% 12
Bury St Edmunds +3 1 £325 +14.03% 1
Felixstowe - - - -
Woodbridge - - - - 1
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk region citing SQL 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.

1 72 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 42 (35.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 40 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 37 (30.83%) .NET
5 31 (25.83%) SQL Server 2008
6 30 (25.00%) XML
7 29 (24.17%) Windows
8 27 (22.50%) Web Services
8 27 (22.50%) Microsoft
8 27 (22.50%) Finance
9 25 (20.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 25 (20.83%) ETL
10 24 (20.00%) C#
11 22 (18.33%) Data Analysis
12 21 (17.50%) Data Warehouse
13 18 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
14 17 (14.17%) Data Modelling
14 17 (14.17%) Agile Software Development
15 16 (13.33%) Replication
15 16 (13.33%) TCP/IP
15 16 (13.33%) VPN
15 16 (13.33%) UNIX
16 15 (12.50%) SOAP
16 15 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
16 15 (12.50%) Test Scripting
17 14 (11.67%) PowerShell
17 14 (11.67%) WCF
17 14 (11.67%) Data Mart
17 14 (11.67%) ASP.NET
17 14 (11.67%) CRM

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk region citing SQL 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.83%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (10.83%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.33%) TCP/IP
1 16 (13.33%) VPN
2 13 (10.83%) DNS
2 13 (10.83%) Firewall
2 13 (10.83%) Reverse Proxy
3 12 (10.00%) SAN
4 3 (2.50%) IPsec
4 3 (2.50%) LAN
4 3 (2.50%) VLAN
5 2 (1.67%) Network Security
6 1 (0.83%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 42 (35.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 31 (25.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 25 (20.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (17.50%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (11.67%) Data Mart
7 13 (10.83%) NoSQL
8 10 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (2.50%) QlikView
11 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.67%) OLAP
12 1 (0.83%) MySQL
12 1 (0.83%) DTS
12 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.83%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 11 (9.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.50%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.83%) JMeter
4 1 (0.83%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.83%) LoadUI
4 1 (0.83%) NuGet
4 1 (0.83%) Selenium
4 1 (0.83%) JIRA
General
1 27 (22.50%) Finance
2 4 (3.33%) Financial Institution
3 2 (1.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.67%) Advertising
4 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 55 (45.83%) Developer
2 36 (30.00%) Analyst
3 16 (13.33%) Data Analyst
4 15 (12.50%) SQL Developer
5 11 (9.17%) Test Analyst
6 10 (8.33%) Consultant
6 10 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
7 9 (7.50%) .NET Developer
7 9 (7.50%) CRM Developer
8 8 (6.67%) DBA
8 8 (6.67%) SQL DBA
8 8 (6.67%) Business Analyst
9 7 (5.83%) Tester
9 7 (5.83%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 7 (5.83%) Microsoft Developer
10 5 (4.17%) SQL Server Developer
10 5 (4.17%) C# Developer
10 5 (4.17%) Web Developer
11 4 (3.33%) Applications Developer
11 4 (3.33%) Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (30.83%) .NET
2 30 (25.00%) XML
3 27 (22.50%) Web Services
4 15 (12.50%) SOAP
5 14 (11.67%) WCF
5 14 (11.67%) ASP.NET
6 13 (10.83%) JSON
7 9 (7.50%) Silverlight
7 9 (7.50%) MDX
8 8 (6.67%) Reactive Extensions
8 8 (6.67%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 6 (5.00%) WPF
9 6 (5.00%) jQuery
9 6 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (4.17%) HTML
10 5 (4.17%) .NET Framework
11 4 (3.33%) Ajax
11 4 (3.33%) CSS
12 3 (2.50%) XSLT
12 3 (2.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.33%) Replication
2 13 (10.83%) Data Integration
3 3 (2.50%) Clustering
3 3 (2.50%) N-Tier
3 3 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.50%) PKI
4 2 (1.67%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 29 (24.17%) Windows
2 16 (13.33%) UNIX
3 13 (10.83%) Linux
4 3 (2.50%) Solaris
5 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (20.83%) ETL
2 22 (18.33%) Data Analysis
3 18 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (14.17%) Data Modelling
4 17 (14.17%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 15 (12.50%) Test Scripting
6 14 (11.67%) CRM
7 12 (10.00%) Data Transformation
7 12 (10.00%) Manual Testing
7 12 (10.00%) MVC
8 11 (9.17%) Migration
9 10 (8.33%) Data Migration
9 10 (8.33%) DevOps
10 8 (6.67%) MVVM
10 8 (6.67%) Workflow
11 7 (5.83%) Business Analysis
11 7 (5.83%) Project Planning
12 6 (5.00%) Configuration Management
12 6 (5.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 40 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 24 (20.00%) C#
3 14 (11.67%) PowerShell
4 13 (10.83%) Shell Script
5 8 (6.67%) JavaScript
6 6 (5.00%) Java
7 3 (2.50%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.83%) C
8 1 (0.83%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 7 (5.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (5.00%) MCITP
2 6 (5.00%) Degree
2 6 (5.00%) Sun Certification
3 4 (3.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.33%) ISEB
4 2 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.83%) MCSE
5 1 (0.83%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.83%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.50%) KVM
2 3 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.83%) NFS
Systems Management
1 13 (10.83%) Puppet
1 13 (10.83%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (5.83%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (22.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.83%) HP
3 6 (5.00%) VMware
4 4 (3.33%) Oracle
5 3 (2.50%) Cisco
5 3 (2.50%) CheckPoint
5 3 (2.50%) Splunk
6 2 (1.67%) ForgeRock
6 2 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.67%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.83%) NetApp
7 1 (0.83%) Netezza
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