Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 7 7
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 37 59 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 11.60% 12.72% 13.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 48.68% 48.76% 43.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 51 35
Suffolk median daily rate £419 £360 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.32% -0.69% -9.38%
10th Percentile £250 £213 £263
90th Percentile £537 £538 £575
East of England median daily rate £363 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Suffolk median hourly rate £27.50 - -
East of England median hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -12.70% -12.50% +61.80%

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

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Suffolk
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 76 121 138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 23.82% 26.08% 30.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 87 85
Suffolk median daily rate £438 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.71% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £213 £266 £288
90th Percentile £553 £525 £507
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Suffolk median hourly rate £27.50 - £13.50
10th Percentile £26.25 - £12.75
90th Percentile £28.75 - £14.25
East of England median hourly rate £29.50 £36.82 £31.76
% change year-on-year -19.88% +15.93% +11.44%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

Job postings citing SQL Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Suffolk.

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich -1 25 £488 +47.73% 7
Bury St Edmunds +3 4 £375 -11.76%
Stowmarket - 3 £225 -
SQL Server
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 24 (64.86%) Microsoft
2 15 (40.54%) .NET
3 13 (35.14%) C#
3 13 (35.14%) Active Directory
3 13 (35.14%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (27.03%) SQL
5 9 (24.32%) T-SQL
5 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (21.62%) Visual Studio
6 8 (21.62%) SharePoint
6 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (18.92%) Workflow
7 7 (18.92%) Dynamics AX
7 7 (18.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (18.92%) SharePoint Server
7 7 (18.92%) X++
7 7 (18.92%) MorphX
7 7 (18.92%) IIS
7 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Office
7 7 (18.92%) Windows
7 7 (18.92%) MS Exchange
7 7 (18.92%) ETL
7 7 (18.92%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (16.22%) LAN
8 6 (16.22%) WAN
8 6 (16.22%) SAN
8 6 (16.22%) Citrix
8 6 (16.22%) Web Services
8 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET
8 6 (16.22%) Java

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 8 (21.62%) SharePoint
2 7 (18.92%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (18.92%) IIS
2 7 (18.92%) MS Exchange
2 7 (18.92%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (13.51%) Apache Spark
4 4 (10.81%) CMS
5 2 (5.41%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.70%) IaaS
3 1 (2.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) LAN
1 6 (16.22%) NAS
1 6 (16.22%) SAN
1 6 (16.22%) WAN
2 4 (10.81%) Firewall
3 1 (2.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (13.51%) Apache Hive
2 5 (13.51%) Big Data
2 5 (13.51%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (13.51%) Hadoop
2 5 (13.51%) Impala
2 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (5.41%) Parquet
4 2 (5.41%) Sqoop
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Power View
5 1 (2.70%) MySQL
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.70%) Power BI
5 1 (2.70%) PowerPivot
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Visual Studio
2 7 (18.92%) MorphX
3 5 (13.51%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.41%) Subversion
General
1 4 (10.81%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) General Ledger
3 1 (2.70%) French Language
3 1 (2.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) Developer
2 5 (13.51%) Architect
3 4 (10.81%) .NET Developer
3 4 (10.81%) Big Data Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (10.81%) C# Developer
3 4 (10.81%) Consultant
3 4 (10.81%) Data Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Android Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Applications Developer
4 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 3 (8.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Dynamics AX Architect
4 3 (8.11%) Dynamics AX Consultant
4 3 (8.11%) Hadoop Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) iOS Android Developer
4 3 (8.11%) iOS Developer
4 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (40.54%) .NET
2 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET
2 6 (16.22%) Web Services
3 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (13.51%) Middleware
3 5 (13.51%) XML
4 4 (10.81%) .NET Framework
4 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (10.81%) CSS
4 4 (10.81%) jQuery
4 4 (10.81%) JSON
4 4 (10.81%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 3 (8.11%) Entity Framework
6 2 (5.41%) Apache Avro
6 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 2 (5.41%) HTML5
6 2 (5.41%) Kafka
6 2 (5.41%) PySpark
6 2 (5.41%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Data Centre
2 5 (13.51%) Clustering
3 4 (10.81%) Mobile App
3 4 (10.81%) N-Tier
4 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.41%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.70%) NHS
5 1 (2.70%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Windows
2 5 (13.51%) Windows Server
3 4 (10.81%) Android
3 4 (10.81%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (18.92%) ETL
3 7 (18.92%) Workflow
4 6 (16.22%) MVC
4 6 (16.22%) Network Optimisation
5 5 (13.51%) High Availability
5 5 (13.51%) Load Balancing
5 5 (13.51%) TDD
6 4 (10.81%) Analytics
6 4 (10.81%) Android Development
6 4 (10.81%) Identity Management
6 4 (10.81%) iOS Development
6 4 (10.81%) Migration
6 4 (10.81%) Mobile Development
6 4 (10.81%) Secure Coding
6 4 (10.81%) SIEM
6 4 (10.81%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 3 (8.11%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (8.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 13 (35.14%) C#
2 10 (27.03%) SQL
3 9 (24.32%) T-SQL
4 7 (18.92%) X++
5 6 (16.22%) Java
6 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
6 5 (13.51%) Python
7 4 (10.81%) Objective-C
8 2 (5.41%) PL/SQL
8 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.70%) Delphi
9 1 (2.70%) PHP
9 1 (2.70%) VB
9 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.70%) VB6
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.41%) CCIE
2 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.41%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) MCP
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.70%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 13 (35.14%) Active Directory
2 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Clustering
1 5 (13.51%) Oozie
2 2 (5.41%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 24 (64.86%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.22%) Citrix
2 6 (16.22%) VMware
3 4 (10.81%) Xamarin
4 3 (8.11%) Oracle
5 1 (2.70%) Borland
5 1 (2.70%) Cloudera