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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL 30 48 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 15.15% 22.43% 23.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.33% 37.50% 61.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 36 54
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£313 £363 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +7.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £263 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £438 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £21.35 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £23.16 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+12.25% -19.43%
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
90 128 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 45.45% 59.81% 38.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 89 75
Average daily rate £381 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £240 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -28.00%
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 24 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 24 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
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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 +6 25 £275 -35.29% 9
Bury St Edmunds +4 1 £325 +1.56% 3
Felixstowe - - - -
Newmarket - - - -
Woodbridge - - - - 1
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 24 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 67 (59.29%) SQL Server
2 36 (31.86%) .NET
3 33 (29.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 32 (28.32%) Windows
5 27 (23.89%) XML
5 27 (23.89%) Microsoft
6 25 (22.12%) Web Services
6 25 (22.12%) T-SQL
7 24 (21.24%) C#
7 24 (21.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 24 (21.24%) SQL Server 2008
8 22 (19.47%) Finance
9 18 (15.93%) VPN
10 17 (15.04%) ETL
11 16 (14.16%) TCP/IP
11 16 (14.16%) UNIX
11 16 (14.16%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (14.16%) JSON
12 15 (13.27%) User Acceptance Testing
12 15 (13.27%) Data Analysis
12 15 (13.27%) DNS
12 15 (13.27%) CRM
12 15 (13.27%) Replication
13 14 (12.39%) Data Warehouse
13 14 (12.39%) Linux
13 14 (12.39%) ASP.NET
13 14 (12.39%) Dynamics CRM
13 14 (12.39%) Test Scripting
13 14 (12.39%) WCF
13 14 (12.39%) PowerShell

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (8.85%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.19%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.54%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (3.54%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.77%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.77%) CMS
5 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.88%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (9.73%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.54%) MS Office
3 2 (1.77%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (12.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.96%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (15.93%) VPN
2 16 (14.16%) TCP/IP
3 15 (13.27%) DNS
4 13 (11.50%) Firewall
4 13 (11.50%) Reverse Proxy
5 12 (10.62%) SAN
6 3 (2.65%) LAN
6 3 (2.65%) IPsec
6 3 (2.65%) VLAN
7 2 (1.77%) Network Security
7 2 (1.77%) DHCP
8 1 (0.88%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (59.29%) SQL Server
2 33 (29.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (21.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (21.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (12.39%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (11.50%) NoSQL
6 8 (7.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (6.19%) Data Mart
8 6 (5.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (2.65%) QlikView
10 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.77%) OLAP
11 1 (0.88%) MySQL
11 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.88%) Big Data
11 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (10.62%) Visual Studio
2 7 (6.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.77%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.88%) NuGet
4 1 (0.88%) LabVIEW
General
1 22 (19.47%) Finance
2 4 (3.54%) Financial Institution
3 3 (2.65%) Banking
4 2 (1.77%) Advertising
4 2 (1.77%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 54 (47.79%) Developer
2 25 (22.12%) Analyst
3 13 (11.50%) SQL Developer
4 10 (8.85%) CRM Developer
4 10 (8.85%) Consultant
4 10 (8.85%) .NET Developer
5 9 (7.96%) Data Analyst
5 9 (7.96%) Test Analyst
6 8 (7.08%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 8 (7.08%) Microsoft Developer
7 7 (6.19%) Systems Analyst
7 7 (6.19%) Tester
8 6 (5.31%) DBA
8 6 (5.31%) C# Developer
8 6 (5.31%) SQL DBA
9 5 (4.42%) SQL Server Developer
9 5 (4.42%) Web Developer
9 5 (4.42%) Business Analyst
10 4 (3.54%) Applications Developer
10 4 (3.54%) Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (31.86%) .NET
2 27 (23.89%) XML
3 25 (22.12%) Web Services
4 16 (14.16%) JSON
5 14 (12.39%) WCF
5 14 (12.39%) ASP.NET
6 11 (9.73%) SOAP
7 9 (7.96%) MDX
7 9 (7.96%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (7.08%) Reactive Extensions
8 8 (7.08%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 6 (5.31%) Silverlight
9 6 (5.31%) jQuery
10 5 (4.42%) CSS
11 3 (2.65%) WPF
12 2 (1.77%) HTML
12 2 (1.77%) .NET Framework
12 2 (1.77%) Flash
12 2 (1.77%) RESTful
13 1 (0.88%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.27%) Replication
2 8 (7.08%) Data Integration
3 3 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.65%) PKI
3 3 (2.65%) Online Banking
4 2 (1.77%) Clustering
4 2 (1.77%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 32 (28.32%) Windows
2 16 (14.16%) UNIX
3 14 (12.39%) Linux
4 3 (2.65%) Solaris
4 3 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.77%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.77%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.88%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (15.04%) ETL
2 16 (14.16%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (13.27%) CRM
3 15 (13.27%) Data Analysis
3 15 (13.27%) User Acceptance Testing
4 14 (12.39%) Test Scripting
5 12 (10.62%) Manual Testing
5 12 (10.62%) Migration
5 12 (10.62%) MVC
5 12 (10.62%) Data Migration
6 11 (9.73%) Data Modelling
6 11 (9.73%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (8.85%) TDD
7 10 (8.85%) DevOps
8 9 (7.96%) Workflow
9 8 (7.08%) Data Transformation
9 8 (7.08%) MVVM
10 7 (6.19%) Project Planning
11 6 (5.31%) Business Analysis
11 6 (5.31%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (22.12%) T-SQL
2 24 (21.24%) C#
3 14 (12.39%) PowerShell
4 13 (11.50%) Shell Script
5 8 (7.08%) JavaScript
6 7 (6.19%) Java
7 2 (1.77%) C++
7 2 (1.77%) Delphi
7 2 (1.77%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.77%) ActionScript
8 1 (0.88%) C
8 1 (0.88%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (6.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (5.31%) Sun Certification
2 6 (5.31%) Degree
2 6 (5.31%) MCITP
3 5 (4.42%) ISEB
4 4 (3.54%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.54%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.77%) MCP
7 1 (0.88%) MCSE
7 1 (0.88%) ACCA
7 1 (0.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.42%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.19%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.42%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.65%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (2.65%) KVM
3 3 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.88%) NFS
Systems Management
1 13 (11.50%) Puppet
1 13 (11.50%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (5.31%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (23.89%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.08%) HP
3 5 (4.42%) Oracle
3 5 (4.42%) VMware
4 3 (2.65%) CheckPoint
4 3 (2.65%) Splunk
4 3 (2.65%) Cisco
5 2 (1.77%) Apple
5 2 (1.77%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (1.77%) Macromedia
5 2 (1.77%) ForgeRock
5 2 (1.77%) SonicWALL
5 2 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.77%) Sophos
6 1 (0.88%) Netezza
6 1 (0.88%) NetApp
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