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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 83 20 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 31.32% 12.82% 21.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 57.24% 32.79% 64.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 15 32
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 £314 £290 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £459 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 12
Average hourly rate £19.50 £35.00 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.28% +81.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
Programming Languages Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
145 61 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 54.72% 39.10% 34.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 41 59
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £448 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 12
Average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +92.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +7 60 £375 -11.76% 9
Bury St Edmunds - 3 £350 - 1
Lowestoft - - - -
Stowmarket - - - -
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 79 (55.24%) SQL Server
2 43 (30.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 41 (28.67%) T-SQL
3 41 (28.67%) .NET
4 36 (25.17%) XML
5 35 (24.48%) SQL Server 2008
6 34 (23.78%) Windows
7 32 (22.38%) ETL
7 32 (22.38%) Finance
8 30 (20.98%) Microsoft
9 28 (19.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 27 (18.88%) C#
11 26 (18.18%) Web Services
11 26 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
12 23 (16.08%) Data Analysis
12 23 (16.08%) Data Warehouse
13 22 (15.38%) Test Scripting
14 20 (13.99%) TCP/IP
14 20 (13.99%) VPN
14 20 (13.99%) UNIX
15 18 (12.59%) Replication
15 18 (12.59%) WCF
16 17 (11.89%) JSON
16 17 (11.89%) Business Intelligence
17 16 (11.19%) Data Modelling
17 16 (11.19%) ASP.NET
17 16 (11.19%) MDX
17 16 (11.19%) Manual Testing
17 16 (11.19%) PowerShell
17 16 (11.19%) HP Quality Center

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 14 (9.79%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.90%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.80%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (2.80%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.70%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.70%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (8.39%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.40%) MS Office
2 2 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.40%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.29%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (13.99%) TCP/IP
1 20 (13.99%) VPN
2 15 (10.49%) Reverse Proxy
2 15 (10.49%) DNS
2 15 (10.49%) Firewall
3 13 (9.09%) SAN
4 5 (3.50%) VLAN
4 5 (3.50%) LAN
4 5 (3.50%) IPsec
5 3 (2.10%) Network Security
6 1 (0.70%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (55.24%) SQL Server
2 43 (30.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 35 (24.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 28 (19.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (16.08%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (10.49%) NoSQL
7 13 (9.09%) Data Mart
8 11 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (4.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (2.80%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (2.10%) QlikView
12 2 (1.40%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (1.40%) OLAP
12 2 (1.40%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (0.70%) MongoDB
13 1 (0.70%) MySQL
13 1 (0.70%) DTS
13 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 14 (9.79%) Visual Studio
2 13 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (6.29%) SoapUI
4 3 (2.10%) NuGet
5 2 (1.40%) JIRA
6 1 (0.70%) Selenium
6 1 (0.70%) Moq
6 1 (0.70%) LoadUI
6 1 (0.70%) JMeter
6 1 (0.70%) LabVIEW
General
1 32 (22.38%) Finance
2 4 (2.80%) Financial Institution
3 3 (2.10%) Advertising
4 2 (1.40%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.40%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.40%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 60 (41.96%) Developer
2 56 (39.16%) Analyst
3 20 (13.99%) Test Analyst
4 18 (12.59%) Data Analyst
5 13 (9.09%) Business Analyst
5 13 (9.09%) SQL Developer
6 11 (7.69%) Tester
6 11 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
7 9 (6.29%) CRM Developer
8 8 (5.59%) Microsoft Developer
8 8 (5.59%) .NET Developer
8 8 (5.59%) SQL DBA
8 8 (5.59%) DBA
8 8 (5.59%) Support Analyst
9 7 (4.90%) Web Developer
9 7 (4.90%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 5 (3.50%) QA Analyst
10 5 (3.50%) SQL Server Developer
10 5 (3.50%) Systems Tester
10 5 (3.50%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (28.67%) .NET
2 36 (25.17%) XML
3 26 (18.18%) Web Services
4 18 (12.59%) WCF
5 17 (11.89%) JSON
6 16 (11.19%) ASP.NET
6 16 (11.19%) MDX
7 15 (10.49%) SOAP
8 10 (6.99%) Silverlight
9 8 (5.59%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (5.59%) jQuery
10 7 (4.90%) WPF
10 7 (4.90%) Reactive Extensions
10 7 (4.90%) Managed Extensibility Framework
11 5 (3.50%) .NET Framework
12 4 (2.80%) CSS
12 4 (2.80%) HTML
12 4 (2.80%) LINQ
12 4 (2.80%) Ajax
12 4 (2.80%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.59%) Replication
2 13 (9.09%) Data Integration
3 5 (3.50%) PKI
4 4 (2.80%) Clustering
5 3 (2.10%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 34 (23.78%) Windows
2 20 (13.99%) UNIX
3 15 (10.49%) Linux
4 5 (3.50%) Solaris
5 2 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (22.38%) ETL
2 26 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
3 23 (16.08%) Data Analysis
4 22 (15.38%) Test Scripting
5 17 (11.89%) Business Intelligence
6 16 (11.19%) Data Modelling
6 16 (11.19%) Manual Testing
7 14 (9.79%) CRM
8 13 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (8.39%) Data Transformation
9 12 (8.39%) MVC
10 10 (6.99%) Migration
10 10 (6.99%) DevOps
11 9 (6.29%) Integration Testing
11 9 (6.29%) Data Migration
12 7 (4.90%) Workflow
12 7 (4.90%) Configuration Management
12 7 (4.90%) Project Planning
12 7 (4.90%) MVVM
13 6 (4.20%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (28.67%) T-SQL
2 27 (18.88%) C#
3 16 (11.19%) PowerShell
4 15 (10.49%) Shell Script
5 9 (6.29%) JavaScript
6 7 (4.90%) Java
7 2 (1.40%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.70%) C
8 1 (0.70%) C++
8 1 (0.70%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 10 (6.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (5.59%) ISEB
3 7 (4.90%) Sun Certification
3 7 (4.90%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.90%) Security Cleared
4 6 (4.20%) Degree
4 6 (4.20%) MCITP
5 5 (3.50%) MCSE
6 4 (2.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.40%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.70%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 12 (8.39%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.20%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.50%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (3.50%) KVM
4 1 (0.70%) vSphere
4 1 (0.70%) XenApp
4 1 (0.70%) NFS
Systems Management
1 16 (11.19%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (10.49%) Puppet
2 15 (10.49%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.10%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (20.98%) Microsoft
2 15 (10.49%) HP
3 11 (7.69%) Oracle
4 7 (4.90%) VMware
5 5 (3.50%) Splunk
5 5 (3.50%) Cisco
6 3 (2.10%) CheckPoint
6 3 (2.10%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.40%) ForgeRock
7 2 (1.40%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.70%) Netezza
8 1 (0.70%) NetApp
Ipswich
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Suffolk
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £450 - 475 per day
Posted: 14 days ago