The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 11 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 156 147 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 9.77% 10.16% 10.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 43.70% 50.52% 53.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 57 86
Average daily rate
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£321 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.08% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £258 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £383 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 19 10
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £23.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -16.36%
SQL Server
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
357 291 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 22.35% 20.11% 19.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 140 147
Average daily rate £350 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £260 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 25 15
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £13.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £52.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server across the East Midlands region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

SQL Server
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 July 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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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
Nottinghamshire +8 51 £370 +19.35% 39
Derbyshire 0 31 £350 +17.64% 16
Leicestershire -3 31 £280 -6.66% 23
Northamptonshire -4 17 £344 +22.76% 13
Lincolnshire +1 11 £205 -31.66% 4
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region citing SQL Server 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 Server.

1 159 (46.63%) SQL
2 128 (37.54%) .NET
3 121 (35.48%) C#
4 112 (32.84%) Microsoft
5 88 (25.81%) Windows
6 75 (21.99%) SQL Server 2008
7 74 (21.70%) ASP.NET
8 73 (21.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 67 (19.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 65 (19.06%) JavaScript
11 64 (18.77%) Oracle
12 61 (17.89%) Agile Software Development
13 58 (17.01%) T-SQL
14 56 (16.42%) HTML
14 56 (16.42%) MVC
15 54 (15.84%) CSS
16 47 (13.78%) MS Excel
16 47 (13.78%) SQL Server 2012
17 40 (11.73%) Analytical Skills
18 38 (11.14%) Migration
19 36 (10.56%) Relational Database
20 35 (10.26%) Web Services
20 35 (10.26%) Active Directory
21 34 (9.97%) Finance
22 32 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
22 32 (9.38%) jQuery
22 32 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
23 29 (8.50%) .NET Framework
24 28 (8.21%) XML
24 28 (8.21%) VB

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region citing SQL Server 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 Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (5.87%) IIS
1 20 (5.87%) SharePoint
2 18 (5.28%) MS Exchange
3 11 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (2.35%) Apache Pig
5 7 (2.05%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (1.76%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (1.76%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (1.47%) Lync
7 5 (1.47%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.47%) NetWeaver
8 3 (0.88%) Moodle
8 3 (0.88%) DNN
8 3 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.59%) SAS
9 2 (0.59%) Apache
9 2 (0.59%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.29%) Node.js
Applications
1 47 (13.78%) MS Excel
2 19 (5.57%) MS Office
3 5 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.59%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.29%) MS Project
5 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.29%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.29%) Magento
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.29%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.88%) Office 365
3 1 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.57%) DNS
2 14 (4.11%) DHCP
3 12 (3.52%) Firewall
4 8 (2.35%) SAN
4 8 (2.35%) Intranet
4 8 (2.35%) Internet
5 7 (2.05%) DMZ
6 6 (1.76%) Wireless
7 4 (1.17%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (1.17%) SSL
8 3 (0.88%) HTTP
8 3 (0.88%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.59%) VPN
9 2 (0.59%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.59%) VLAN
9 2 (0.59%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.29%) NAS
10 1 (0.29%) Asterisk PBX
10 1 (0.29%) IPv4
10 1 (0.29%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (21.99%) SQL Server 2008
2 73 (21.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 67 (19.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 47 (13.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 36 (10.56%) Relational Database
6 28 (8.21%) Data Warehouse
7 21 (6.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 20 (5.87%) SQL Server 2005
9 18 (5.28%) Crystal Reports
10 16 (4.69%) MongoDB
11 15 (4.40%) RDBMS
12 10 (2.93%) Hadoop
13 9 (2.64%) MySQL
14 8 (2.35%) Apache Hive
15 7 (2.05%) Oracle Database
15 7 (2.05%) Data Mining
16 6 (1.76%) DTS
16 6 (1.76%) NoSQL
17 5 (1.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 5 (1.47%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 26 (7.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (5.28%) Visual Studio
3 12 (3.52%) Git (software)
4 9 (2.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 9 (2.64%) Octopus Deploy
5 8 (2.35%) Selenium
6 5 (1.47%) JIRA
6 5 (1.47%) Jenkins
7 4 (1.17%) NeoLoad
7 4 (1.17%) TeamCity
7 4 (1.17%) Bitbucket
8 3 (0.88%) MSTest
8 3 (0.88%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.88%) CruiseControl
9 2 (0.59%) Subversion
9 2 (0.59%) Oracle Developer 2000
9 2 (0.59%) NUnit
9 2 (0.59%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.29%) Toad
10 1 (0.29%) LoadRunner
General
1 34 (9.97%) Finance
2 17 (4.99%) Manufacturing
3 15 (4.40%) Retail
4 6 (1.76%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.17%) Back Office
6 3 (0.88%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.88%) Publishing
7 2 (0.59%) Marketing
7 2 (0.59%) Legal
8 1 (0.29%) Automotive
8 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 153 (44.87%) Developer
2 54 (15.84%) .NET Developer
3 50 (14.66%) DBA
4 49 (14.37%) Analyst
5 36 (10.56%) SQL DBA
6 28 (8.21%) SQL Developer
7 23 (6.74%) C# Developer
8 17 (4.99%) ASP.NET Developer
9 16 (4.69%) C# .NET Developer
10 15 (4.40%) SQL Server DBA
11 13 (3.81%) VB.NET Developer
11 13 (3.81%) Data Analyst
11 13 (3.81%) MI Analyst
12 12 (3.52%) SQL Server Developer
12 12 (3.52%) Team Leader
12 12 (3.52%) Consultant
13 11 (3.23%) Web Developer
13 11 (3.23%) Development Team Leader
13 11 (3.23%) Software Team Leader
13 11 (3.23%) .NET Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (37.54%) .NET
2 74 (21.70%) ASP.NET
3 56 (16.42%) HTML
4 54 (15.84%) CSS
5 35 (10.26%) Web Services
6 32 (9.38%) jQuery
6 32 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 29 (8.50%) .NET Framework
8 28 (8.21%) XML
9 23 (6.74%) WCF
10 20 (5.87%) HTML5
11 18 (5.28%) REST
11 18 (5.28%) SOAP
12 17 (4.99%) CSS3
13 14 (4.11%) Entity Framework
13 14 (4.11%) WinForms
14 13 (3.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 12 (3.52%) Middleware
16 11 (3.23%) WPF
16 11 (3.23%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 40 (11.73%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.69%) NHS
3 12 (3.52%) N-Tier
4 10 (2.93%) Clustering
5 8 (2.35%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.76%) Statistics
6 6 (1.76%) Hedge funds
7 5 (1.47%) HP Storage
7 5 (1.47%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.17%) HP StoreVirtual
8 4 (1.17%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.17%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.17%) Replication
9 3 (0.88%) iPad
9 3 (0.88%) iSeries
10 2 (0.59%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.59%) User Experience
10 2 (0.59%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.29%) Performance Metrics
11 1 (0.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 88 (25.81%) Windows
2 24 (7.04%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (5.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (4.99%) Linux
5 14 (4.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (3.81%) Windows 7
7 12 (3.52%) UNIX
8 8 (2.35%) Windows XP
9 6 (1.76%) Apple iOS
10 5 (1.47%) Windows Vista
10 5 (1.47%) Android
11 3 (0.88%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.88%) Solaris
12 2 (0.59%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.29%) Debian
13 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (17.89%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (16.42%) MVC
3 38 (11.14%) Migration
4 32 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
5 26 (7.62%) E-Commerce
6 24 (7.04%) ETL
7 21 (6.16%) Data Modelling
7 21 (6.16%) Scrum
8 20 (5.87%) Disaster Recovery
9 18 (5.28%) ITIL
9 18 (5.28%) Performance Tuning
10 17 (4.99%) TDD
11 16 (4.69%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (4.69%) CRM
12 15 (4.40%) OOP
12 15 (4.40%) Mentoring
12 15 (4.40%) SDLC
13 13 (3.81%) Open Source
13 13 (3.81%) Project Management
14 12 (3.52%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 159 (46.63%) SQL
2 121 (35.48%) C#
3 65 (19.06%) JavaScript
4 58 (17.01%) T-SQL
5 28 (8.21%) VB
5 28 (8.21%) VB.NET
6 20 (5.87%) VBA
7 19 (5.57%) Java
8 10 (2.93%) PowerShell
9 8 (2.35%) VB6
10 7 (2.05%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.17%) Perl
12 3 (0.88%) RPG
12 3 (0.88%) C++
12 3 (0.88%) Prolog
13 2 (0.59%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.59%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.59%) Ruby
14 1 (0.29%) R
14 1 (0.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (6.16%) Security Cleared
2 17 (4.99%) SC Cleared
3 15 (4.40%) Degree
4 4 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.88%) MCSE
5 3 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.59%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.59%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.29%) MCPD
7 1 (0.29%) MCSA
7 1 (0.29%) CCNP
7 1 (0.29%) CCNA
7 1 (0.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.64%) QA
2 7 (2.05%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (10.26%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.35%) Hyper-V
3 7 (2.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (1.17%) VMware ESX
5 4 (1.17%) HDFS
6 2 (0.59%) vSphere
6 2 (0.59%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (1.76%) SCCM
2 5 (1.47%) WSUS
3 4 (1.17%) Pingdom
4 3 (0.88%) Backup Exec
4 3 (0.88%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.29%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.29%) OVSD
6 1 (0.29%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 112 (32.84%) Microsoft
2 64 (18.77%) Oracle
3 22 (6.45%) HP
4 11 (3.23%) VMware
5 9 (2.64%) NetApp
6 8 (2.35%) Cisco
7 6 (1.76%) SAP
8 5 (1.47%) Siemens
8 5 (1.47%) Citrix
8 5 (1.47%) Sophos
9 4 (1.17%) Altiris
9 4 (1.17%) Riverbed
9 4 (1.17%) Sun
9 4 (1.17%) Nimsoft
9 4 (1.17%) Exinda
9 4 (1.17%) Cloudera
9 4 (1.17%) New Relic
10 3 (0.88%) LANDesk
10 3 (0.88%) Kronos
11 2 (0.59%) Remedy
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
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Rate: £225 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
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Rate: £300 - 340 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Rate: £280 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Kettering
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Rate: £250 - £335 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicestershire
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Rate: £100 - £101 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Northamptonshire
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Rate: £250 - £350 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Chesterfield
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Rate: £9.64 - £13.68 per day + Negotiable
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East Midlands
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
East Midlands
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Derbyshire
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