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 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 10 7
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 35 25 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 14.89% 14.20% 12.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.53% 27.47% 48.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 13 20
Average daily rate
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£275 £325 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +3.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £425 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £21.35 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £27.20 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+1.10% -9.33%
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
111 91 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 47.23% 51.70% 26.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 54 35
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £218 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £400 £349
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 1
Average hourly rate - £36.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 29 December 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 29 December 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 +2 31 £250 -23.07% 5
Newmarket - - - -
Stowmarket - - - - 2
Woodbridge - - - -
Bury St Edmunds - - - -
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 42 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 19 (26.39%) Windows
3 16 (22.22%) .NET
3 16 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (20.83%) T-SQL
4 15 (20.83%) Web Services
4 15 (20.83%) ETL
4 15 (20.83%) VPN
5 14 (19.44%) XML
5 14 (19.44%) Finance
6 13 (18.06%) UNIX
6 13 (18.06%) C#
6 13 (18.06%) Microsoft
6 13 (18.06%) TCP/IP
7 11 (15.28%) Oracle
8 10 (13.89%) Linux
8 10 (13.89%) JSON
8 10 (13.89%) Data Analysis
9 9 (12.50%) Active Directory
9 9 (12.50%) HP
9 9 (12.50%) DNS
9 9 (12.50%) Replication
10 8 (11.11%) Data Modelling
10 8 (11.11%) CRM
10 8 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (11.11%) PowerShell
11 7 (9.72%) HP Quality Center
11 7 (9.72%) Reverse Proxy
11 7 (9.72%) Test Scripting
11 7 (9.72%) Business Analysis

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.78%) MS Exchange
1 2 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (2.78%) CMS
1 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.39%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.56%) MS Office
3 2 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (9.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.83%) VPN
2 13 (18.06%) TCP/IP
3 9 (12.50%) DNS
4 7 (9.72%) SAN
4 7 (9.72%) Firewall
4 7 (9.72%) Reverse Proxy
5 6 (8.33%) LAN
5 6 (8.33%) IPsec
5 6 (8.33%) VLAN
6 2 (2.78%) DHCP
6 2 (2.78%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 16 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (9.72%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (9.72%) NoSQL
5 6 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (6.94%) Data Mart
7 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (4.17%) QlikView
7 3 (4.17%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.39%) Spotfire
9 1 (1.39%) MySQL
9 1 (1.39%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.39%) OLAP
9 1 (1.39%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.78%) NUnit
2 2 (2.78%) Subversion
2 2 (2.78%) JIRA
2 2 (2.78%) ReSharper
2 2 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.78%) SoapUI
2 2 (2.78%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.39%) JUnit
3 1 (1.39%) Moq
General
1 14 (19.44%) Finance
2 3 (4.17%) Banking
3 2 (2.78%) Advertising
4 1 (1.39%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (41.67%) Developer
2 17 (23.61%) Analyst
3 7 (9.72%) SQL Developer
3 7 (9.72%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 7 (9.72%) CRM Developer
4 6 (8.33%) SQL DBA
4 6 (8.33%) Data Analyst
4 6 (8.33%) Test Analyst
4 6 (8.33%) Consultant
4 6 (8.33%) DBA
5 5 (6.94%) Systems Analyst
5 5 (6.94%) Architect
5 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Developer
6 4 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (5.56%) .NET Developer
6 4 (5.56%) C# Developer
7 3 (4.17%) Administrator
7 3 (4.17%) Tester
7 3 (4.17%) Implementation Consultant
8 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (22.22%) .NET
2 15 (20.83%) Web Services
3 14 (19.44%) XML
4 10 (13.89%) JSON
5 6 (8.33%) WCF
5 6 (8.33%) ASP.NET
6 5 (6.94%) SOAP
7 4 (5.56%) CSS
7 4 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (5.56%) Reactive Extensions
7 4 (5.56%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 3 (4.17%) Silverlight
8 3 (4.17%) jQuery
9 2 (2.78%) MDX
9 2 (2.78%) Flash
9 2 (2.78%) .NET Framework
9 2 (2.78%) Castle Windsor
10 1 (1.39%) HTML5
10 1 (1.39%) Hibernate
10 1 (1.39%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.50%) Replication
2 6 (8.33%) Data Integration
3 5 (6.94%) PKI
4 3 (4.17%) Online Banking
4 3 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.78%) Clustering
5 2 (2.78%) iPad
6 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.39%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 19 (26.39%) Windows
2 13 (18.06%) UNIX
3 10 (13.89%) Linux
4 6 (8.33%) Solaris
5 2 (2.78%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.78%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.39%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.83%) ETL
2 10 (13.89%) Data Analysis
3 8 (11.11%) CRM
3 8 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 7 (9.72%) Business Analysis
4 7 (9.72%) Test Scripting
5 6 (8.33%) TDD
5 6 (8.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 6 (8.33%) Migration
5 6 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (8.33%) Data Migration
5 6 (8.33%) Network Management
5 6 (8.33%) Test Strategy
5 6 (8.33%) Data Transformation
5 6 (8.33%) Logical Data Model
5 6 (8.33%) Physical Data Model
6 5 (6.94%) MVC
6 5 (6.94%) Workflow
6 5 (6.94%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (20.83%) T-SQL
2 13 (18.06%) C#
3 8 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 7 (9.72%) Shell Script
5 5 (6.94%) Java
5 5 (6.94%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.17%) PL/SQL
6 3 (4.17%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.78%) C++
7 2 (2.78%) Delphi
7 2 (2.78%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.39%) Jython
8 1 (1.39%) Groovy
8 1 (1.39%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (6.94%) SC Cleared
1 5 (6.94%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (4.17%) ISEB
2 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.17%) MCITP
3 2 (2.78%) MCP
3 2 (2.78%) Degree
4 1 (1.39%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.39%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 9 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.39%) KVM
4 1 (1.39%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 7 (9.72%) HP Quality Center
1 7 (9.72%) Puppet
1 7 (9.72%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.39%) Nessus
Vendors
1 13 (18.06%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.28%) Oracle
3 9 (12.50%) HP
4 7 (9.72%) VMware
5 6 (8.33%) Splunk
5 6 (8.33%) Cisco
6 2 (2.78%) Sophos
6 2 (2.78%) Apple
6 2 (2.78%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (2.78%) Macromedia
6 2 (2.78%) SonicWALL
7 1 (1.39%) Netezza
7 1 (1.39%) Salesforce.com