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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 13 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 12 21 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 8.39% 11.41% 15.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.53% 29.58% 30.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 12
Average daily rate £375 £300 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £247 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £436 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £68.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-14.03% +3.63%
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
51 71 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 35.66% 38.59% 49.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 52 48
Average daily rate £388 £384 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.97% +2.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £254 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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 -2 4 £331 -1.85% 6
Bury St Edmunds - 1 £450 -
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 14 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 12 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 9 (28.13%) Windows
4 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (28.13%) VMware
5 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (25.00%) IIS
5 8 (25.00%) C#
5 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 8 (25.00%) DHCP
5 8 (25.00%) DNS
5 8 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (21.88%) T-SQL
6 7 (21.88%) Web Services
6 7 (21.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (18.75%) Migration
7 6 (18.75%) VoIP
7 6 (18.75%) iSCSI
7 6 (18.75%) NAS
7 6 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (18.75%) Office 365
7 6 (18.75%) Windows XP
7 6 (18.75%) MS Exchange
7 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 8 (25.00%) IIS
2 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (18.75%) MS Exchange
3 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.25%) JBoss
5 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (3.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (18.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) DHCP
1 8 (25.00%) DNS
2 6 (18.75%) Firewall
2 6 (18.75%) iSCSI
2 6 (18.75%) NAS
2 6 (18.75%) SAN
2 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
2 6 (18.75%) VoIP
2 6 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.13%) Skype
3 1 (3.13%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 12 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (21.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (15.63%) OLAP
6 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (9.38%) OLAP Cube
7 3 (9.38%) RDBMS
7 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
8 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (6.25%) DataStage
8 2 (6.25%) MS Access
8 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (3.13%) GIS
9 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (3.13%) Power BI
9 1 (3.13%) QGIS
9 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.13%) Selenium
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.13%) Subversion
2 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Developer
2 6 (18.75%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 6 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (15.63%) Architect
4 3 (9.38%) Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (9.38%) SQL Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 2 (6.25%) CRM Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Data Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) DataStage Developer
5 2 (6.25%) DataStage ETL Developer
5 2 (6.25%) ETL Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Firewall Support
5 2 (6.25%) Lead Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Microsoft BI Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Migration Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Server Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Server Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) Web Services
2 5 (15.63%) .NET
2 5 (15.63%) MDX
3 2 (6.25%) LINQ
3 2 (6.25%) XML
4 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (3.13%) Drools
4 1 (3.13%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.13%) HTML
4 1 (3.13%) J2EE
4 1 (3.13%) jQuery
4 1 (3.13%) LINQ to SQL
4 1 (3.13%) Middleware
4 1 (3.13%) RESTful
4 1 (3.13%) SOAP
4 1 (3.13%) Spring
4 1 (3.13%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Client/Server
2 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) Data Extraction
3 1 (3.13%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) Windows
1 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (18.75%) Windows XP
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (18.75%) Migration
3 6 (18.75%) Software Licensing
4 5 (15.63%) ETL
5 4 (12.50%) CRM
6 3 (9.38%) Data Migration
6 3 (9.38%) Data Modelling
6 3 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Scrum
7 2 (6.25%) TDD
7 2 (6.25%) Validation
8 1 (3.13%) Automation Testing
8 1 (3.13%) BDD
8 1 (3.13%) Data Mapping
8 1 (3.13%) Data Protection
8 1 (3.13%) MVC
8 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.13%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) C#
2 7 (21.88%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.13%) Java
4 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.13%) Python
4 1 (3.13%) VB
4 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
1 1 (3.13%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.25%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 9 (28.13%) VMware
3 4 (12.50%) Oracle
4 3 (9.38%) Cisco
5 2 (6.25%) Netezza
5 2 (6.25%) Tableau
6 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.13%) Cognos
6 1 (3.13%) IBM
6 1 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
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