The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Norfolk with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
East of England / Norfolk
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 10 7
Rank change year-on-year +4 -3  
Contract jobs citing SQL 22 21 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Norfolk 15.60% 10.88% 9.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 47.83% 35.00% 44.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 18
Median daily rate £345 £333 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +66.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £284 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £370 £350
% change year-on-year -2.02% +5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £24.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +63.26% -18.33%  

SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Norfolk with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Norfolk
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 46 60 43
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Norfolk 32.62% 31.09% 22.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 41 33
Median daily rate £350 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £275 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £475 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £16.50 - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Norfolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Norfolk citing SQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Norfolk

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL in Norfolk.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Norfolk

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Norfolk

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Norfolk over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in Norfolk

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL in Norfolk.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Norfolk

SQL
Contract Job Locations in Norfolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Norwich +7 10 £305 -32.22% 8
King's Lynn +1 4 £368 -51.00% 1
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Norfolk region with a requirement for SQL.

1 26 (50.98%) Finance
2 24 (47.06%) Windows
3 23 (45.10%) CRM
4 22 (43.14%) SharePoint
4 22 (43.14%) BizTalk Server
4 22 (43.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (41.18%) DNS
5 21 (41.18%) ITIL
5 21 (41.18%) Windows 7
6 20 (39.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 20 (39.22%) Virtual Desktop
6 20 (39.22%) Avaya
6 20 (39.22%) Epicor
6 20 (39.22%) VMware
6 20 (39.22%) VMware ESX
7 19 (37.25%) IIS
8 15 (29.41%) SQL Server
8 15 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
9 14 (27.45%) Microsoft
10 11 (21.57%) .NET
10 11 (21.57%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (17.65%) Visual Studio
11 9 (17.65%) Delphi
11 9 (17.65%) Embarcadero
11 9 (17.65%) Borland
11 9 (17.65%) MVC
11 9 (17.65%) Logistics
11 9 (17.65%) WPF
12 5 (9.80%) ITSM
12 5 (9.80%) SLA

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (43.14%) BizTalk Server
1 22 (43.14%) SharePoint
2 19 (37.25%) IIS
3 1 (1.96%) Drupal
3 1 (1.96%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (41.18%) DNS
2 3 (5.88%) SAN
3 1 (1.96%) Firewall
3 1 (1.96%) Internet
3 1 (1.96%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 11 (21.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (5.88%) QlikView
5 2 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (17.65%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.88%) Subversion
3 2 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.96%) JSUnit
General
1 26 (50.98%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.96%) Banking
2 1 (1.96%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (23.53%) Developer
2 10 (19.61%) Operations Engineer
3 8 (15.69%) Analyst
4 5 (9.80%) Architect
4 5 (9.80%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (9.80%) Support Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) .NET Developer
5 4 (7.84%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 4 (7.84%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (7.84%) Applications Support
5 4 (7.84%) Operations Support Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Administrator
6 3 (5.88%) DBA
6 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) PHP Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Report Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Applications Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.57%) .NET
2 9 (17.65%) WPF
3 3 (5.88%) AngularJS
3 3 (5.88%) REST
4 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.96%) CSS
5 1 (1.96%) HTML
5 1 (1.96%) jQuery
5 1 (1.96%) JSF
5 1 (1.96%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) User Experience
2 2 (3.92%) Clustering
2 2 (3.92%) FMCG
2 2 (3.92%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 24 (47.06%) Windows
2 22 (43.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 21 (41.18%) Windows 7
4 3 (5.88%) Windows Server
4 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.96%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (45.10%) CRM
2 21 (41.18%) ITIL
3 9 (17.65%) Logistics
3 9 (17.65%) MVC
4 5 (9.80%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (9.80%) ITSM
5 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (7.84%) Unit Testing
6 3 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (5.88%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (5.88%) Data Validation
6 3 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.88%) Scorecard
6 3 (5.88%) Service Delivery
6 3 (5.88%) Validation
7 2 (3.92%) Data Cleansing
7 2 (3.92%) Data Extraction
7 2 (3.92%) Data Protection
7 2 (3.92%) Reverse Engineering
7 2 (3.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 9 (17.65%) Delphi
2 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
2 4 (7.84%) PHP
2 4 (7.84%) T-SQL
3 2 (3.92%) C#
3 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.92%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.96%) Progress 4GL
4 1 (1.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (3.92%) Degree
2 2 (3.92%) MCITP
2 2 (3.92%) MCSE
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (1.96%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) Disclosure Scotland
1 5 (9.80%) SLA
2 2 (3.92%) Data Quality
System Software
1 20 (39.22%) Virtual Desktop
1 20 (39.22%) VMware ESX
1 20 (39.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.92%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (1.96%) EMC Navisphere
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.96%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (39.22%) Avaya
1 20 (39.22%) Epicor
1 20 (39.22%) VMware
2 14 (27.45%) Microsoft
3 9 (17.65%) Borland
3 9 (17.65%) Embarcadero
4 1 (1.96%) EMC
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle
4 1 (1.96%) Progress