The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Suffolk region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 4 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL 61 40 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 23.64% 20.41% 14.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 47.29% 53.33% 37.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 29 29
Average daily rate £360 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £430 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £15.16 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+130.87% -49.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £15.16 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.25 £15.16 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +6.79%
Programming Languages Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
129 75 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 50.00% 38.27% 40.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 51 69
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 8
Average hourly rate £45.00 £15.16 £35.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+196.83% -56.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £15.16 £21.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.00 £15.16 £45.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
SQL
East of England

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 16 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

SQL Hourly Rate Histogram 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich 0 49 £375 +14.50% 12
Stowmarket - - - -
Woodbridge - - - -
Bury St Edmunds - - - - 2
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 37 (44.05%) SQL Server
2 30 (35.71%) T-SQL
3 26 (30.95%) ETL
4 22 (26.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (23.81%) .NET
5 20 (23.81%) Finance
6 18 (21.43%) Windows
7 17 (20.24%) XML
8 16 (19.05%) C#
8 16 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
9 15 (17.86%) Microsoft
10 12 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
10 12 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 12 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (13.10%) Data Analysis
11 11 (13.10%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (11.90%) Oracle
12 10 (11.90%) Active Directory
12 10 (11.90%) HP
12 10 (11.90%) Data Integration
12 10 (11.90%) QA
13 9 (10.71%) MDX
13 9 (10.71%) Silverlight
13 9 (10.71%) Test Scripting
13 9 (10.71%) Data Transformation
13 9 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (10.71%) JavaScript
13 9 (10.71%) SOAP
14 8 (9.52%) MS Excel
14 8 (9.52%) CRM

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 6 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.95%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (9.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.38%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.19%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.76%) SAN
1 4 (4.76%) TCP/IP
1 4 (4.76%) VPN
2 3 (3.57%) Firewall
3 2 (2.38%) IPsec
3 2 (2.38%) DNS
3 2 (2.38%) LAN
3 2 (2.38%) VLAN
3 2 (2.38%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (1.19%) Network Security
4 1 (1.19%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.19%) VoIP
4 1 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (44.05%) SQL Server
2 22 (26.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (13.10%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (8.33%) Data Mart
7 5 (5.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (2.38%) NoSQL
10 1 (1.19%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.19%) DTS
10 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 8 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (8.33%) SoapUI
3 3 (3.57%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.38%) NuGet
4 2 (2.38%) JIRA
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (1.19%) Selenium
5 1 (1.19%) Moq
5 1 (1.19%) LoadUI
5 1 (1.19%) JMeter
General
1 20 (23.81%) Finance
2 3 (3.57%) Advertising
3 2 (2.38%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.19%) Banking
4 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 37 (44.05%) Analyst
2 35 (41.67%) Developer
3 12 (14.29%) Data Analyst
3 12 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 12 (14.29%) SQL Developer
4 9 (10.71%) Business Analyst
5 7 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
5 7 (8.33%) Support Analyst
6 5 (5.95%) Tester
7 4 (4.76%) SQL Server Developer
7 4 (4.76%) CRM Developer
8 3 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Developer
8 3 (3.57%) SQL DBA
8 3 (3.57%) Business Support Analyst
8 3 (3.57%) ETL Developer
8 3 (3.57%) QA Analyst
8 3 (3.57%) Web Developer
8 3 (3.57%) DBA
9 2 (2.38%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (23.81%) .NET
2 17 (20.24%) XML
3 9 (10.71%) MDX
3 9 (10.71%) Silverlight
3 9 (10.71%) SOAP
4 8 (9.52%) WCF
5 7 (8.33%) Web Services
5 7 (8.33%) ASP.NET
6 6 (7.14%) XSLT
6 6 (7.14%) jQuery
7 5 (5.95%) JSON
7 5 (5.95%) .NET Framework
7 5 (5.95%) CSS
7 5 (5.95%) HTML
8 4 (4.76%) WPF
8 4 (4.76%) LINQ
9 3 (3.57%) Ajax
9 3 (3.57%) NHibernate
9 3 (3.57%) WF
9 3 (3.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.90%) Data Integration
2 5 (5.95%) Clustering
3 3 (3.57%) N-Tier
3 3 (3.57%) Replication
4 2 (2.38%) PKI
5 1 (1.19%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (21.43%) Windows
2 5 (5.95%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (5.95%) UNIX
2 5 (5.95%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (3.57%) Linux
4 2 (2.38%) Solaris
5 1 (1.19%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (30.95%) ETL
2 12 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (13.10%) Data Analysis
4 9 (10.71%) Test Scripting
4 9 (10.71%) Data Transformation
4 9 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (9.52%) CRM
5 8 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (8.33%) Integration Testing
6 7 (8.33%) Migration
6 7 (8.33%) Data Modelling
7 6 (7.14%) Data Migration
8 5 (5.95%) Manual Testing
8 5 (5.95%) System Testing
9 4 (4.76%) Test Strategy
9 4 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (4.76%) Business Analysis
9 4 (4.76%) Software Testing
10 3 (3.57%) Test Management
10 3 (3.57%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 30 (35.71%) T-SQL
2 16 (19.05%) C#
3 9 (10.71%) JavaScript
4 5 (5.95%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.57%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.38%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.38%) Java
6 2 (2.38%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.19%) VBA
7 1 (1.19%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (7.14%) ISEB
2 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.76%) MCSE
3 3 (3.57%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.57%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.19%) MCITP
4 1 (1.19%) Degree
4 1 (1.19%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.90%) QA
System Software
1 10 (11.90%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.95%) Hyper-V
2 5 (5.95%) vSphere
3 3 (3.57%) XenApp
4 2 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.38%) KVM
4 2 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (5.95%) SCCM
3 3 (3.57%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.38%) Puppet
5 1 (1.19%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 15 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.90%) Oracle
2 10 (11.90%) HP
3 3 (3.57%) CommVault
3 3 (3.57%) Cisco
3 3 (3.57%) VMware
4 2 (2.38%) CheckPoint
4 2 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.38%) Dell
4 2 (2.38%) EMC
4 2 (2.38%) Splunk
5 1 (1.19%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.19%) Sage
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