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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 21 11 9
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 100 154 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 7.10% 10.34% 12.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 36.50% 52.38% 51.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 84 70
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£336 £310 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.46% +8.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 14 29
Average hourly rate £16.50 £29.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.06% -10.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £29.25 £26.75
% change year-on-year
-1.91% +9.34%
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
274 294 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 19.45% 19.74% 23.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 159 147
Average daily rate £350 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £231 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 16 42
Average hourly rate £16.50 £27.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -24.65%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -8.33%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -7 28 £338 +8.87% 28
Leicestershire -1 27 £331 +10.41% 36
Derbyshire +12 26 £318 +5.83% 19
Northamptonshire -15 10 £325 +10.16% 25
Lincolnshire - - - - 5
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 96 (47.29%) .NET
2 88 (43.35%) SQL
3 78 (38.42%) C#
4 59 (29.06%) ASP.NET
5 57 (28.08%) HTML
6 56 (27.59%) Microsoft
7 46 (22.66%) JavaScript
8 45 (22.17%) CSS
9 44 (21.67%) Business Intelligence
9 44 (21.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 42 (20.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 35 (17.24%) MVC
11 35 (17.24%) jQuery
12 34 (16.75%) Windows
13 32 (15.76%) Oracle
14 29 (14.29%) T-SQL
14 29 (14.29%) MS Excel
14 29 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
14 29 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
15 28 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
15 28 (13.79%) Web Services
16 23 (11.33%) ETL
16 23 (11.33%) Finance
17 22 (10.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 21 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
19 20 (9.85%) SQL Server 2012
19 20 (9.85%) .NET Framework
19 20 (9.85%) Visual Studio
20 19 (9.36%) XML
21 18 (8.87%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 18 (8.87%) SharePoint
2 16 (7.88%) IIS
3 10 (4.93%) SharePoint 2010
4 9 (4.43%) MS Exchange
5 8 (3.94%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (2.96%) WebSphere
7 5 (2.46%) CMS
7 5 (2.46%) NetWeaver
8 4 (1.97%) MTS
9 3 (1.48%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.48%) CICS
9 3 (1.48%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (1.48%) Kentico
10 2 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.99%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.99%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.99%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.99%) Apache
11 1 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.49%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 29 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (3.94%) MS Office
4 3 (1.48%) InfoPath
4 3 (1.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.97%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.48%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (1.48%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (1.48%) Oracle Assets
2 3 (1.48%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.49%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.93%) Firewall
2 8 (3.94%) HTTP
2 8 (3.94%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.46%) DNS
3 5 (2.46%) DMZ
3 5 (2.46%) SAN
3 5 (2.46%) HTTPS
4 4 (1.97%) WAN
4 4 (1.97%) LAN
4 4 (1.97%) Intranet
4 4 (1.97%) Internet
5 3 (1.48%) VoIP
6 2 (0.99%) DHCP
6 2 (0.99%) FTP
7 1 (0.49%) Wireless
7 1 (0.49%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.49%) VPN
7 1 (0.49%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (21.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 42 (20.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 29 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 22 (10.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 20 (9.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 15 (7.39%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (6.90%) Relational Database
8 9 (4.43%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (3.94%) DB2
9 8 (3.94%) Crystal Reports
10 7 (3.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 7 (3.45%) OLAP
11 4 (1.97%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (1.97%) Ingres
12 3 (1.48%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (1.48%) Star Schema
12 3 (1.48%) Oracle ODI
12 3 (1.48%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.99%) Apache Hive
13 2 (0.99%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 21 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (9.85%) Visual Studio
3 6 (2.96%) Rational Rhapsody
4 4 (1.97%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (1.48%) Subversion
5 3 (1.48%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (1.48%) Toad
5 3 (1.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (1.48%) MSTest
6 2 (0.99%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.99%) NUnit
7 1 (0.49%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.49%) Git (software)
General
1 23 (11.33%) Finance
2 15 (7.39%) Retail
3 5 (2.46%) Marketing
4 3 (1.48%) Aerospace
4 3 (1.48%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.99%) Back Office
6 1 (0.49%) Publishing
6 1 (0.49%) Games
6 1 (0.49%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.49%) Banking
Job Titles
1 115 (56.65%) Developer
2 41 (20.20%) .NET Developer
3 39 (19.21%) C# Developer
4 26 (12.81%) C# .NET Developer
5 23 (11.33%) Analyst
6 16 (7.88%) ASP.NET Developer
7 15 (7.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 13 (6.40%) SQL Developer
9 10 (4.93%) Architect
9 10 (4.93%) DBA
10 9 (4.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 9 (4.43%) MI Analyst
11 8 (3.94%) Team Leader
11 8 (3.94%) SQL DBA
12 7 (3.45%) Administrator
13 6 (2.96%) Middleware Team Leader
13 6 (2.96%) Technical Team Leader
13 6 (2.96%) Data Analyst
14 5 (2.46%) Consultant
14 5 (2.46%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (47.29%) .NET
2 59 (29.06%) ASP.NET
3 57 (28.08%) HTML
4 45 (22.17%) CSS
5 35 (17.24%) jQuery
6 28 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
6 28 (13.79%) Web Services
7 20 (9.85%) .NET Framework
8 19 (9.36%) XML
9 16 (7.88%) JSON
10 14 (6.90%) WCF
11 13 (6.40%) HTML5
12 12 (5.91%) Ajax
13 11 (5.42%) Middleware
13 11 (5.42%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 10 (4.93%) CSS3
14 10 (4.93%) LINQ
14 10 (4.93%) ASP.NET Web API
15 7 (3.45%) ActiveMQ
15 7 (3.45%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.37%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.94%) Clustering
3 6 (2.96%) Open Source
3 6 (2.96%) Mobile App
3 6 (2.96%) NHS
4 4 (1.97%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.97%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.48%) EPoS
5 3 (1.48%) Blog
5 3 (1.48%) FMCG
6 2 (0.99%) Data Integration
6 2 (0.99%) Mathematics
6 2 (0.99%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.49%) Replication
7 1 (0.49%) AS400
7 1 (0.49%) Statistics
7 1 (0.49%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.49%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.49%) Physics
7 1 (0.49%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 34 (16.75%) Windows
2 8 (3.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (3.45%) Linux
4 6 (2.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (2.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (2.46%) UNIX
5 5 (2.46%) AIX
5 5 (2.46%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.97%) Android
7 3 (1.48%) SUSE
8 2 (0.99%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (0.99%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.99%) VMS
8 2 (0.99%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.49%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (21.67%) Business Intelligence
2 35 (17.24%) MVC
3 29 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (11.33%) ETL
5 18 (8.87%) OO
6 13 (6.40%) Data Modelling
6 13 (6.40%) Migration
7 12 (5.91%) OOP
8 10 (4.93%) Performance Tuning
8 10 (4.93%) SOA
8 10 (4.93%) Workflow
9 9 (4.43%) Web Development
10 8 (3.94%) Problem Management
10 8 (3.94%) ITIL
10 8 (3.94%) Service Management
11 7 (3.45%) UML
11 7 (3.45%) Data Migration
12 6 (2.96%) Data Analysis
13 5 (2.46%) TDD
13 5 (2.46%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 88 (43.35%) SQL
2 78 (38.42%) C#
3 46 (22.66%) JavaScript
4 29 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 17 (8.37%) Java
6 13 (6.40%) VB.NET
7 11 (5.42%) PL/SQL
8 7 (3.45%) VB
8 7 (3.45%) C
8 7 (3.45%) C++
9 6 (2.96%) VBA
10 4 (1.97%) VB6
11 3 (1.48%) Python
12 2 (0.99%) R
12 2 (0.99%) PHP
12 2 (0.99%) XAML
13 1 (0.49%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.49%) VBScript
13 1 (0.49%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (3.94%) Degree
2 4 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.99%) MCITP
3 2 (0.99%) MCSE
4 1 (0.49%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.49%) MCTS
4 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.49%) ISEB
4 1 (0.49%) CCENT
4 1 (0.49%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.93%) QA
2 6 (2.96%) SLA
3 2 (0.99%) WAI
System Software
1 16 (7.88%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.46%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.48%) Terminal Server
4 2 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (1.97%) ServiceCenter
2 3 (1.48%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.99%) Puppet
3 2 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.49%) Nagios
4 1 (0.49%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.49%) WSUS
4 1 (0.49%) SCCM
4 1 (0.49%) SCOM
Vendors
1 56 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 32 (15.76%) Oracle
3 12 (5.91%) HP
4 10 (4.93%) VMware
5 6 (2.96%) SAP
5 6 (2.96%) Cisco
6 5 (2.46%) Software AG
6 5 (2.46%) Sitecore
7 4 (1.97%) Talend
7 4 (1.97%) Intel
7 4 (1.97%) Remedy
7 4 (1.97%) Informatica
8 3 (1.48%) NetApp
8 3 (1.48%) Cognos
8 3 (1.48%) Twitter
8 3 (1.48%) Tableau
9 2 (0.99%) Splunk
9 2 (0.99%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.99%) Dell
9 2 (0.99%) Telerik
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