The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk with a requirement for SQL Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 28 June 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.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
East of England / Suffolk
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 9 5
Rank change year-on-year -2 -4  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 14 31 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 11.11% 12.02% 16.04%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 48.28% 52.54% 49.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 24 20
Median daily rate £350 £513 £493
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.70% +4.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £325 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +2.85% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £32.66 £23.25
% change year-on-year +20.96% +40.45%  

SQL Server is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Suffolk
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 29 59 69
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 23.02% 22.87% 32.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 37 43
Median daily rate £388 £480 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.27% +12.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.14 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.04% +19.75%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk citing SQL Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Suffolk

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Suffolk

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Suffolk over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server in Suffolk

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Suffolk

SQL Server
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Ipswich 0 9 £321 -44.21% 10
Bury St Edmunds -1 2 £353 -24.19%
Haverhill - 1 £425 -
SQL Server
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 19 (61.29%) .NET
2 18 (58.06%) Microsoft
3 12 (38.71%) Active Directory
3 12 (38.71%) SQL
4 10 (32.26%) C#
5 8 (25.81%) Windows
5 8 (25.81%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (25.81%) MVC
6 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (22.58%) IIS
6 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET
7 6 (19.35%) Web Services
7 6 (19.35%) T-SQL
7 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
7 6 (19.35%) MS Exchange
7 6 (19.35%) SAN
7 6 (19.35%) Citrix
7 6 (19.35%) VMware
7 6 (19.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (19.35%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (19.35%) X++
7 6 (19.35%) High Availability
7 6 (19.35%) Data Centre
7 6 (19.35%) Windows Server
8 5 (16.13%) Network Optimisation
8 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Clustering
8 5 (16.13%) Secure Coding
8 5 (16.13%) NAS
8 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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 7 (22.58%) IIS
2 6 (19.35%) MS Exchange
3 5 (16.13%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
3 5 (16.13%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.23%) IaaS
2 1 (3.23%) Mimecast
2 1 (3.23%) PaaS
2 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) SAN
2 5 (16.13%) LAN
2 5 (16.13%) NAS
2 5 (16.13%) WAN
3 3 (9.68%) Firewall
4 1 (3.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (3.23%) Big Data
6 1 (3.23%) GIS
6 1 (3.23%) MS Access
6 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) MorphX
1 5 (16.13%) Visual Studio
2 4 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (9.68%) JIRA
4 2 (6.45%) Cucumber
4 2 (6.45%) Selenium
5 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (12.90%) French Language
2 3 (9.68%) Billing
3 2 (6.45%) General Ledger
4 1 (3.23%) Advertising
4 1 (3.23%) Finance
4 1 (3.23%) Legal
4 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Developer
2 7 (22.58%) .NET Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Architect
3 6 (19.35%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (19.35%) C# Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (12.90%) SQL Developer
6 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Dynamics AX Architect
6 3 (9.68%) Project Manager
6 3 (9.68%) Software Tester
6 3 (9.68%) Tester
7 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (6.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Technical Architect
7 2 (6.45%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (61.29%) .NET
2 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET
3 6 (19.35%) Web Services
4 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (16.13%) jQuery
4 5 (16.13%) Middleware
5 4 (12.90%) .NET Framework
5 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (12.90%) HTML
6 3 (9.68%) AngularJS
6 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 3 (9.68%) CSS
6 3 (9.68%) Entity Framework
6 3 (9.68%) JSON
6 3 (9.68%) REST
6 3 (9.68%) SOAP
7 2 (6.45%) LINQ
7 2 (6.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (6.45%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Data Centre
2 5 (16.13%) Clustering
3 2 (6.45%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (6.45%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Windows
2 6 (19.35%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) MVC
2 6 (19.35%) High Availability
3 5 (16.13%) Load Balancing
3 5 (16.13%) Network Optimisation
3 5 (16.13%) Secure Coding
3 5 (16.13%) Workflow
4 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (12.90%) Migration
5 3 (9.68%) Data Migration
5 3 (9.68%) ETL
5 3 (9.68%) SIEM
5 3 (9.68%) TDD
6 2 (6.45%) Asset Management
6 2 (6.45%) Data Protection
6 2 (6.45%) Identity Management
6 2 (6.45%) Manual Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (6.45%) SDLC
6 2 (6.45%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) SQL
2 10 (32.26%) C#
3 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
3 6 (19.35%) T-SQL
3 6 (19.35%) X++
4 2 (6.45%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.23%) Python
5 1 (3.23%) VB
5 1 (3.23%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.23%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) MCP
2 1 (3.23%) MCSA
2 1 (3.23%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (38.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 18 (58.06%) Microsoft
2 6 (19.35%) Citrix
2 6 (19.35%) VMware
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco
3 1 (3.23%) CyberArk
3 1 (3.23%) Imperva
3 1 (3.23%) McAfee
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) Qualys
3 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds
3 1 (3.23%) Splunk
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