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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England / East Midlands
Rank 11 12 15
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 150 164 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 10.22% 10.28% 7.71%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 45.18% 47.54% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 110 62
Median daily rate £310 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.80% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £265 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £19.00 £14.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -44.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.25 £22.77 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+37.24% -24.10%

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
332 345 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 22.63% 21.62% 21.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 192 170
Median daily rate £315 £375 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +9.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 6
Median hourly rate £19.00 £14.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -37.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 22 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 February 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
Derbyshire +9 38 £158 -56.55% 14
Nottinghamshire +5 38 £340 +13.33% 22
Northamptonshire -7 30 £338 -12.90% 16
Leicestershire -5 28 £300 +9.09% 32
Lincolnshire -3 6 £310 +24.00% 6
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 133 (45.70%) SQL
2 127 (43.64%) .NET
3 123 (42.27%) Microsoft
4 114 (39.18%) C#
5 79 (27.15%) Windows
6 76 (26.12%) JavaScript
6 76 (26.12%) MVC
7 70 (24.05%) Business Intelligence
8 69 (23.71%) ASP.NET
9 61 (20.96%) Oracle
10 57 (19.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 55 (18.90%) SQL Server 2012
12 54 (18.56%) Finance
13 53 (18.21%) MS Excel
14 52 (17.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 49 (16.84%) CSS
16 48 (16.49%) HTML
17 44 (15.12%) Team Foundation Server
18 43 (14.78%) Relational Database
19 42 (14.43%) Web Services
19 42 (14.43%) Agile Software Development
20 40 (13.75%) Manufacturing
21 39 (13.40%) ASP.NET MVC
21 39 (13.40%) SQL Server 2008
22 38 (13.06%) .NET Framework
22 38 (13.06%) T-SQL
23 37 (12.71%) jQuery
23 37 (12.71%) Entity Framework
24 35 (12.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
25 34 (11.68%) Oracle Database

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 13 (4.47%) IIS
2 7 (2.41%) Oracle Workflow
2 7 (2.41%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (2.06%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.37%) CMS
4 4 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (1.37%) JBoss
4 4 (1.37%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.37%) Umbraco
5 3 (1.03%) SAS
6 2 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.34%) Confluence
7 1 (0.34%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
Applications
1 53 (18.21%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.81%) MS Office
3 5 (1.72%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.37%) MS Project
5 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (6.19%) Oracle 11i
2 11 (3.78%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (2.41%) Demantra
3 7 (2.41%) SnowdropKCS
4 5 (1.72%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (1.03%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.34%) Sage CRM
6 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.34%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.78%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.09%) Boomi
3 7 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (1.72%) Amazon S3
5 3 (1.03%) Office 365
6 1 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.34%) IaaS
6 1 (0.34%) PaaS
6 1 (0.34%) SaaS
6 1 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.87%) DNS
2 19 (6.53%) DHCP
3 12 (4.12%) TCP/IP
4 9 (3.09%) LAN
4 9 (3.09%) Wireless
5 7 (2.41%) Remote Desktop
6 5 (1.72%) SAN
7 2 (0.69%) Firewall
7 2 (0.69%) Network Security
7 2 (0.69%) WAN
8 1 (0.34%) Internet
8 1 (0.34%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.34%) Modbus
8 1 (0.34%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (19.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 55 (18.90%) SQL Server 2012
3 52 (17.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 43 (14.78%) Relational Database
5 39 (13.40%) SQL Server 2008
6 35 (12.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 34 (11.68%) Oracle Database
8 33 (11.34%) SQL Server 2005
9 29 (9.97%) Power BI
10 23 (7.90%) Data Warehouse
11 22 (7.56%) Oracle Database 10g
11 22 (7.56%) Oracle Reports
12 18 (6.19%) RDBMS
13 12 (4.12%) Crystal Reports
13 12 (4.12%) SQL Server 2016
14 10 (3.44%) Microsoft Power View
15 9 (3.09%) Oracle Database 11g
16 8 (2.75%) Blockchain
16 8 (2.75%) SQL Server 2014
17 7 (2.41%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 44 (15.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (4.81%) Visual Studio
3 12 (4.12%) Oracle Forms
4 11 (3.78%) MSTest
5 9 (3.09%) Git (software)
6 6 (2.06%) Eclipse
6 6 (2.06%) JIRA
7 5 (1.72%) Selenium
7 5 (1.72%) Subversion
7 5 (1.72%) TeamCity
8 4 (1.37%) JDeveloper
9 3 (1.03%) IntelliJ
9 3 (1.03%) JBehave
9 3 (1.03%) Jenkins
9 3 (1.03%) JUnit
9 3 (1.03%) Maven
10 2 (0.69%) gulp
10 2 (0.69%) Jasmine
10 2 (0.69%) NUnit
11 1 (0.34%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 54 (18.56%) Finance
2 40 (13.75%) Manufacturing
3 22 (7.56%) Retail
4 12 (4.12%) Advertising
4 12 (4.12%) Publishing
5 7 (2.41%) Banking
5 7 (2.41%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.72%) Marketing
7 3 (1.03%) Legal
8 2 (0.69%) Billing
8 2 (0.69%) Local Government
9 1 (0.34%) Back Office
9 1 (0.34%) Electronics
9 1 (0.34%) Law
Job Titles
1 147 (50.52%) Developer
2 70 (24.05%) .NET Developer
3 58 (19.93%) C# Developer
4 39 (13.40%) Analyst
5 35 (12.03%) C# .NET Developer
6 31 (10.65%) ASP.NET Developer
6 31 (10.65%) SQL Developer
7 28 (9.62%) Applications Support
7 28 (9.62%) Support Analyst
8 26 (8.93%) Applications Support Analyst
8 26 (8.93%) Architect
8 26 (8.93%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 23 (7.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 17 (5.84%) Software Developer
11 16 (5.50%) Consultant
11 16 (5.50%) DBA
12 15 (5.15%) JavaScript Developer
12 15 (5.15%) Senior Developer
13 13 (4.47%) .NET Software Developer
13 13 (4.47%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (43.64%) .NET
2 69 (23.71%) ASP.NET
3 49 (16.84%) CSS
4 48 (16.49%) HTML
5 42 (14.43%) Web Services
6 39 (13.40%) ASP.NET MVC
7 38 (13.06%) .NET Framework
8 37 (12.71%) Entity Framework
8 37 (12.71%) jQuery
9 26 (8.93%) AngularJS
10 25 (8.59%) WCF
11 24 (8.25%) XML
12 19 (6.53%) ASP.NET Web API
13 15 (5.15%) HTML5
14 14 (4.81%) XSLT
15 13 (4.47%) Ajax
15 13 (4.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 12 (4.12%) REST
16 12 (4.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 11 (3.78%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.44%) Computer Science
3 9 (3.09%) EPoS
4 6 (2.06%) User Experience
5 5 (1.72%) Driving Licence
5 5 (1.72%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.37%) Clustering
6 4 (1.37%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.37%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (1.03%) iPad
8 2 (0.69%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.69%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.69%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.34%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.34%) DataPower
9 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.34%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.34%) NHS
9 1 (0.34%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.34%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 79 (27.15%) Windows
2 33 (11.34%) Linux
3 31 (10.65%) Windows Server
4 27 (9.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (9.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (8.59%) Unix
6 15 (5.15%) Windows 7
6 15 (5.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (4.47%) HPUX
8 6 (2.06%) Android
8 6 (2.06%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.37%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.69%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.69%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.69%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.69%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.34%) AIX
11 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.34%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (26.12%) MVC
2 70 (24.05%) Business Intelligence
3 42 (14.43%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (9.97%) ITIL
5 26 (8.93%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (7.90%) Scrum
7 21 (7.22%) ETL
8 18 (6.19%) TDD
8 18 (6.19%) Web Development
9 17 (5.84%) Business Analysis
10 16 (5.50%) Continuous Improvement
10 16 (5.50%) Migration
11 15 (5.15%) System Integration Testing
12 14 (4.81%) Automated Testing
12 14 (4.81%) Mentoring
12 14 (4.81%) Visualisation
13 13 (4.47%) Analytics
13 13 (4.47%) Coaching
13 13 (4.47%) QMS
14 12 (4.12%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 133 (45.70%) SQL
2 114 (39.18%) C#
3 76 (26.12%) JavaScript
4 38 (13.06%) T-SQL
5 27 (9.28%) PL/SQL
6 25 (8.59%) Java
7 12 (4.12%) PowerShell
8 7 (2.41%) Python
8 7 (2.41%) VB.NET
8 7 (2.41%) VBScript
9 6 (2.06%) VBA
10 5 (1.72%) C++
10 5 (1.72%) PHP
11 4 (1.37%) C
11 4 (1.37%) VB
12 3 (1.03%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 2 (0.69%) Delphi
13 2 (0.69%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.69%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.69%) VB6
Qualifications
1 23 (7.90%) Degree
2 18 (6.19%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.75%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (2.75%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.06%) HNC
4 6 (2.06%) HND
5 3 (1.03%) DBS Check
5 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.69%) CCNA
6 2 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.69%) MCSE
6 2 (0.69%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.34%) MCP
7 1 (0.34%) MCSD
7 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.75%) ISO 9001
2 4 (1.37%) QA
3 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.34%) HL7
3 1 (0.34%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (9.28%) Active Directory
2 16 (5.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 16 (5.50%) Virtual Servers
2 16 (5.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.78%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.06%) XenApp
4 6 (2.06%) XenDesktop
5 5 (1.72%) vSphere
6 2 (0.69%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.34%) Docker
7 1 (0.34%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (5.50%) SCCM
2 4 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.34%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.34%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.34%) Puppet
Vendors
1 123 (42.27%) Microsoft
2 61 (20.96%) Oracle
3 31 (10.65%) VMware
4 18 (6.19%) Siemens
5 17 (5.84%) HP
6 16 (5.50%) Dell
7 8 (2.75%) NetApp
8 6 (2.06%) Citrix
9 4 (1.37%) Cisco
9 4 (1.37%) Sun
9 4 (1.37%) Tableau
10 3 (1.03%) Apple
10 3 (1.03%) Google
10 3 (1.03%) hybris
10 3 (1.03%) Perforce
10 3 (1.03%) SAP
10 3 (1.03%) TIBCO
10 3 (1.03%) Twitter
11 2 (0.69%) Brocade
11 2 (0.69%) Sophos
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