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 27 May 2015 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 15 3 8
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL 17 71 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 8.29% 25.18% 15.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.97% 50.35% 37.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 59 12
Average daily rate
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£380 £375 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +16.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £22.25 £15.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +46.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-29.68% +16.36%
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
74 141 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 36.10% 50.00% 42.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 116 39
Average daily rate £420 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 £36.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.94% -2.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +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 27 May 2015.

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 27 May 2015. 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 -14 13 £355 -8.38% 3
Bury St Edmunds +1 2 £360 +6.66%
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 30 (68.18%) SQL Server
2 16 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (31.82%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (29.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (27.27%) Data Modelling
6 11 (25.00%) Data Analysis
7 10 (22.73%) .NET
7 10 (22.73%) Logical Data Model
7 10 (22.73%) Physical Data Model
8 9 (20.45%) ETL
8 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
8 9 (20.45%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (20.45%) Test Scripting
9 8 (18.18%) Finance
10 7 (15.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (15.91%) Windows
10 7 (15.91%) T-SQL
10 7 (15.91%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (13.64%) Oracle
11 6 (13.64%) Visual Studio
11 6 (13.64%) Data Mart
11 6 (13.64%) Degree
12 5 (11.36%) VLAN
12 5 (11.36%) Manual Testing
12 5 (11.36%) Validation
12 5 (11.36%) Cisco
12 5 (11.36%) SC Cleared
12 5 (11.36%) Security Cleared
13 4 (9.09%) UNIX
13 4 (9.09%) Active Directory

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 2 (4.55%) Apache
1 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.27%) Jetty
2 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.27%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Office
1 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) VLAN
2 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.82%) VPN
3 3 (6.82%) LAN
3 3 (6.82%) IPsec
4 2 (4.55%) NAS
4 2 (4.55%) Firewall
4 2 (4.55%) SAN
5 1 (2.27%) Internet
5 1 (2.27%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (68.18%) SQL Server
2 16 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (29.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (15.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (15.91%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (13.64%) Data Mart
6 3 (6.82%) OLAP
6 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database
6 3 (6.82%) Spotfire
7 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Power View
7 2 (4.55%) SQLBase
7 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (2.27%) MS Access
8 1 (2.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.82%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.55%) NUnit
3 2 (4.55%) Subversion
3 2 (4.55%) JIRA
3 2 (4.55%) ReSharper
3 2 (4.55%) Selenium
4 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.27%) Maven
4 1 (2.27%) TestLink
4 1 (2.27%) Robot Framework
General
1 8 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.27%) Games
3 1 (2.27%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (50.00%) Analyst
2 12 (27.27%) Developer
3 9 (20.45%) Test Analyst
4 8 (18.18%) Data Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) Data Modeller
6 3 (6.82%) MI Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Architect
6 3 (6.82%) SQL Developer
7 2 (4.55%) .NET Software Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Tester
7 2 (4.55%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.55%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.55%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Designer
7 2 (4.55%) MI Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Designer
7 2 (4.55%) C# Software Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.73%) .NET
2 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.55%) Castle Windsor
2 2 (4.55%) SOAP
2 2 (4.55%) Web Services
2 2 (4.55%) XML
2 2 (4.55%) Spring
3 1 (2.27%) Java EE
3 1 (2.27%) MDX
3 1 (2.27%) WCF
3 1 (2.27%) JRuby
3 1 (2.27%) EJB 3.0
3 1 (2.27%) RESTful
3 1 (2.27%) Middleware
3 1 (2.27%) HTML
3 1 (2.27%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.55%) PKI
2 2 (4.55%) Data Extraction
2 2 (4.55%) NHS
3 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.27%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.91%) Windows
2 4 (9.09%) UNIX
3 3 (6.82%) Solaris
4 2 (4.55%) Linux
5 1 (2.27%) Debian
5 1 (2.27%) Android
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (27.27%) Data Modelling
3 11 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 10 (22.73%) Logical Data Model
4 10 (22.73%) Physical Data Model
5 9 (20.45%) Test Scripting
5 9 (20.45%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (20.45%) ETL
6 5 (11.36%) Validation
6 5 (11.36%) Manual Testing
7 4 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (6.82%) CRM
8 3 (6.82%) SOA
8 3 (6.82%) Business Analysis
8 3 (6.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (6.82%) Data Architecture
8 3 (6.82%) Network Management
8 3 (6.82%) Test Strategy
8 3 (6.82%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (6.82%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.91%) T-SQL
2 4 (9.09%) C#
3 3 (6.82%) Java
3 3 (6.82%) VBA
4 1 (2.27%) Python
4 1 (2.27%) Jython
4 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) Degree
2 5 (11.36%) SC Cleared
2 5 (11.36%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.27%) MCPD
4 1 (2.27%) MCP
4 1 (2.27%) MCSD
4 1 (2.27%) MCSE
4 1 (2.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.27%) iptables
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.27%) Iperf
2 1 (2.27%) Nessus
2 1 (2.27%) Nmap
Vendors
1 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.64%) Oracle
3 5 (11.36%) Cisco
4 4 (9.09%) VMware
5 3 (6.82%) Splunk
6 2 (4.55%) Business Objects
6 2 (4.55%) HP
7 1 (2.27%) McKesson
7 1 (2.27%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.27%) Agilent