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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 63 39 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 26.47% 20.97% 22.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 50.00% 41.94% 64.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 33 35
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £267 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 11
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +79.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.38 £26.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+3.30% -1.85%
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
126 93 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 52.94% 50.00% 34.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 70 58
Average daily rate £375 £390 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 13
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +84.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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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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 +6 43 £375 -11.76% 11
Bury St Edmunds - 3 £350 - 2
Felixstowe - - - -
Lowestoft - - - - 1
Stowmarket - - - -
Woodbridge - - - - 1
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 78 (58.65%) SQL Server
2 43 (32.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 40 (30.08%) T-SQL
4 39 (29.32%) .NET
5 35 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 34 (25.56%) XML
6 34 (25.56%) Windows
7 29 (21.80%) ETL
8 28 (21.05%) Finance
9 27 (20.30%) Web Services
10 26 (19.55%) Microsoft
10 26 (19.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 25 (18.80%) C#
12 23 (17.29%) Data Warehouse
13 22 (16.54%) Data Analysis
13 22 (16.54%) User Acceptance Testing
14 20 (15.04%) Test Scripting
14 20 (15.04%) UNIX
14 20 (15.04%) TCP/IP
14 20 (15.04%) VPN
15 18 (13.53%) Business Intelligence
15 18 (13.53%) Replication
16 17 (12.78%) Data Modelling
17 16 (12.03%) Manual Testing
17 16 (12.03%) WCF
17 16 (12.03%) PowerShell
18 15 (11.28%) Puppet
18 15 (11.28%) NoSQL
18 15 (11.28%) Opscode Chef
18 15 (11.28%) JSON

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 13 (9.77%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.51%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.01%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (3.01%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.75%) CMS
5 1 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 11 (8.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.50%) MS Office
2 2 (1.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (9.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.50%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.77%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (15.04%) TCP/IP
1 20 (15.04%) VPN
2 15 (11.28%) Reverse Proxy
2 15 (11.28%) DNS
2 15 (11.28%) Firewall
3 13 (9.77%) SAN
4 5 (3.76%) VLAN
4 5 (3.76%) IPsec
4 5 (3.76%) LAN
5 3 (2.26%) Network Security
6 1 (0.75%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (58.65%) SQL Server
2 43 (32.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 35 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 26 (19.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (17.29%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (11.28%) NoSQL
7 14 (10.53%) Data Mart
8 10 (7.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (4.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (3.01%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (2.26%) QlikView
12 2 (1.50%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (1.50%) OLAP
12 2 (1.50%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (1.50%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (0.75%) MongoDB
13 1 (0.75%) MySQL
13 1 (0.75%) DTS
13 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 14 (10.53%) Visual Studio
2 13 (9.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (4.51%) SoapUI
4 3 (2.26%) NuGet
5 1 (0.75%) LoadUI
5 1 (0.75%) Selenium
5 1 (0.75%) JIRA
5 1 (0.75%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.75%) JMeter
General
1 28 (21.05%) Finance
2 4 (3.01%) Financial Institution
3 2 (1.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.50%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.50%) General Ledger
4 1 (0.75%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 57 (42.86%) Developer
2 50 (37.59%) Analyst
3 18 (13.53%) Data Analyst
4 17 (12.78%) Test Analyst
5 13 (9.77%) SQL Developer
6 12 (9.02%) Systems Analyst
7 11 (8.27%) Business Analyst
8 10 (7.52%) Tester
9 8 (6.02%) SQL DBA
9 8 (6.02%) .NET Developer
9 8 (6.02%) DBA
9 8 (6.02%) Support Analyst
9 8 (6.02%) CRM Developer
10 7 (5.26%) Web Developer
11 6 (4.51%) Microsoft Developer
11 6 (4.51%) Dynamics CRM Developer
12 5 (3.76%) SQL Server Developer
12 5 (3.76%) Consultant
13 4 (3.01%) Applications Developer
13 4 (3.01%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (29.32%) .NET
2 34 (25.56%) XML
3 27 (20.30%) Web Services
4 16 (12.03%) WCF
5 15 (11.28%) JSON
5 15 (11.28%) ASP.NET
6 14 (10.53%) SOAP
7 12 (9.02%) MDX
8 9 (6.77%) Silverlight
9 8 (6.02%) jQuery
9 8 (6.02%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (6.02%) Reactive Extensions
9 8 (6.02%) Managed Extensibility Framework
10 6 (4.51%) WPF
11 5 (3.76%) .NET Framework
12 4 (3.01%) CSS
12 4 (3.01%) HTML
12 4 (3.01%) Ajax
13 3 (2.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 3 (2.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.53%) Replication
2 13 (9.77%) Data Integration
3 5 (3.76%) PKI
4 3 (2.26%) Clustering
4 3 (2.26%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 34 (25.56%) Windows
2 20 (15.04%) UNIX
3 15 (11.28%) Linux
4 5 (3.76%) Solaris
5 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (21.80%) ETL
2 22 (16.54%) Data Analysis
2 22 (16.54%) User Acceptance Testing
3 20 (15.04%) Test Scripting
4 18 (13.53%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (12.78%) Data Modelling
6 16 (12.03%) Manual Testing
7 13 (9.77%) CRM
8 12 (9.02%) MVC
8 12 (9.02%) Data Transformation
9 11 (8.27%) Migration
9 11 (8.27%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (7.52%) DevOps
10 10 (7.52%) Data Migration
11 8 (6.02%) Workflow
11 8 (6.02%) MVVM
12 7 (5.26%) Project Planning
12 7 (5.26%) Configuration Management
13 6 (4.51%) TDD
13 6 (4.51%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (30.08%) T-SQL
2 25 (18.80%) C#
3 16 (12.03%) PowerShell
4 15 (11.28%) Shell Script
5 9 (6.77%) JavaScript
6 7 (5.26%) Java
7 2 (1.50%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.75%) C
8 1 (0.75%) C++
8 1 (0.75%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 10 (7.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (5.26%) Sun Certification
3 6 (4.51%) MCITP
3 6 (4.51%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.51%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.51%) Degree
4 5 (3.76%) ISEB
5 4 (3.01%) MCSE
6 3 (2.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.75%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.77%) QA
System Software
1 11 (8.27%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.76%) Hyper-V
2 5 (3.76%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (3.76%) KVM
2 5 (3.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.75%) NFS
Systems Management
1 15 (11.28%) Puppet
1 15 (11.28%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (9.02%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (19.55%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.02%) HP
3 11 (8.27%) Oracle
4 7 (5.26%) VMware
5 5 (3.76%) Splunk
5 5 (3.76%) Cisco
6 3 (2.26%) CheckPoint
6 3 (2.26%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.50%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (1.50%) ForgeRock
8 1 (0.75%) Netezza
8 1 (0.75%) NetApp
Ipswich, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £210 - 240 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bury St. Edmunds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 9 days ago