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 26 May 2016 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 15 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 115 171 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 7.38% 10.40% 13.95%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 35.49% 44.53% 56.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 119 101
Median daily rate £325 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 19
Median hourly rate £13.55 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.25 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+52.94% -26.72%
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
324 384 368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 20.80% 23.36% 24.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 237 173
Median daily rate £375 £347 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.91% +8.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.16% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 26
Median hourly rate £13.55 - £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.51 - £14.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.58 - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £23.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+45.65% -28.12%

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 26 May 2016.

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 26 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Leicestershire -4 37 £261 -12.91% 21
Northamptonshire +18 36 £375 -6.25% 15
Nottinghamshire -23 16 £325 +4.41% 29
Derbyshire -5 12 £300 -25.00% 11
Lincolnshire -4 5 £370 +77.24% 6
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, 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.

1 126 (45.49%) .NET
2 124 (44.77%) SQL
3 91 (32.85%) C#
4 78 (28.16%) JavaScript
5 76 (27.44%) Microsoft
6 75 (27.08%) Oracle
7 72 (25.99%) HTML
8 64 (23.10%) Windows
9 62 (22.38%) Agile Software Development
10 60 (21.66%) ASP.NET
10 60 (21.66%) CSS
11 49 (17.69%) HTML5
12 47 (16.97%) SQL Server 2008
13 44 (15.88%) Web Services
14 42 (15.16%) MVC
14 42 (15.16%) jQuery
15 41 (14.80%) ETL
16 40 (14.44%) Business Intelligence
16 40 (14.44%) Java
17 34 (12.27%) Team Foundation Server
18 33 (11.91%) Relational Database
19 32 (11.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 29 (10.47%) Migration
20 29 (10.47%) AngularJS
20 29 (10.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 28 (10.11%) T-SQL
21 28 (10.11%) VB.NET
21 28 (10.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 28 (10.11%) WCF
22 26 (9.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services

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 17 (6.14%) SharePoint
2 16 (5.78%) IIS
3 14 (5.05%) Node.js
4 8 (2.89%) DNN
4 8 (2.89%) SharePoint Server
5 7 (2.53%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (2.53%) WebSphere
6 6 (2.17%) CMS
6 6 (2.17%) JBoss
6 6 (2.17%) Tomcat
6 6 (2.17%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.44%) MS Exchange
8 3 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.72%) CICS
9 2 (0.72%) Liferay
9 2 (0.72%) WordPress
10 1 (0.36%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.36%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 19 (6.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.36%) ArcView
2 1 (0.36%) MS Office
2 1 (0.36%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (1.44%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (1.44%) SAP CRM
1 4 (1.44%) Unica
2 2 (0.72%) Cognos Controller
2 2 (0.72%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.36%) SystmOne
3 1 (0.36%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.08%) Office 365
3 2 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.36%) IaaS
4 1 (0.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.61%) DHCP
1 10 (3.61%) DNS
1 10 (3.61%) Internet
2 8 (2.89%) Firewall
2 8 (2.89%) Intranet
3 7 (2.53%) TCP/IP
3 7 (2.53%) Wireless
4 6 (2.17%) Modbus
4 6 (2.17%) SAN
5 5 (1.81%) Network Security
6 4 (1.44%) DMZ
6 4 (1.44%) Extranet
6 4 (1.44%) FTP
6 4 (1.44%) HTTP
6 4 (1.44%) LAN
7 3 (1.08%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (1.08%) WAN
8 2 (0.72%) Skype
9 1 (0.36%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.36%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (16.97%) SQL Server 2008
2 33 (11.91%) Relational Database
3 32 (11.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 28 (10.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 26 (9.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 25 (9.03%) Data Warehouse
7 21 (7.58%) SQL Server 2012
8 18 (6.50%) MongoDB
9 15 (5.42%) BusinessObjects
9 15 (5.42%) CouchDB
9 15 (5.42%) RDBMS
10 14 (5.05%) DB2
10 14 (5.05%) OLAP
11 12 (4.33%) OLAP Cube
11 12 (4.33%) SQL Server 2005
12 9 (3.25%) Oracle Database
13 8 (2.89%) MySQL
14 7 (2.53%) QlikView
14 7 (2.53%) SQL Server 2014
15 6 (2.17%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 34 (12.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (9.39%) Visual Studio
3 15 (5.42%) JUnit
3 15 (5.42%) Selenium
4 11 (3.97%) Git (software)
5 8 (2.89%) CruiseControl
5 8 (2.89%) Maven
5 8 (2.89%) SoapUI
5 8 (2.89%) Subversion
6 7 (2.53%) Eclipse
7 6 (2.17%) Cobertura
7 6 (2.17%) JBehave
7 6 (2.17%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.44%) Ant
8 4 (1.44%) Mercurial
8 4 (1.44%) PhpStorm
9 3 (1.08%) NUnit
10 2 (0.72%) JIRA
10 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.72%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 23 (8.30%) Retail
2 11 (3.97%) Manufacturing
3 9 (3.25%) Finance
4 8 (2.89%) Banking
5 7 (2.53%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (1.81%) Billing
6 5 (1.81%) Marketing
7 3 (1.08%) Advertising
7 3 (1.08%) Automotive
7 3 (1.08%) Back Office
7 3 (1.08%) Legal
7 3 (1.08%) Spanish Language
7 3 (1.08%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.72%) Electronics
8 2 (0.72%) French Language
8 2 (0.72%) German Language
8 2 (0.72%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.36%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.36%) Games
9 1 (0.36%) Law
Job Titles
1 164 (59.21%) Developer
2 66 (23.83%) .NET Developer
3 36 (13.00%) C# Developer
3 36 (13.00%) SQL Developer
4 29 (10.47%) C# .NET Developer
5 26 (9.39%) Analyst
6 20 (7.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 17 (6.14%) Java Developer
8 15 (5.42%) ASP.NET Developer
8 15 (5.42%) Senior Developer
9 14 (5.05%) Applications Developer
10 13 (4.69%) Architect
11 11 (3.97%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 11 (3.97%) Consultant
11 11 (3.97%) Senior .NET Developer
12 10 (3.61%) C# WCF Developer
12 10 (3.61%) JavaScript Developer
12 10 (3.61%) WCF Developer
13 9 (3.25%) Data Warehouse Developer
13 9 (3.25%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (45.49%) .NET
2 72 (25.99%) HTML
3 60 (21.66%) ASP.NET
3 60 (21.66%) CSS
4 49 (17.69%) HTML5
5 44 (15.88%) Web Services
6 42 (15.16%) jQuery
7 29 (10.47%) AngularJS
7 29 (10.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 28 (10.11%) WCF
9 21 (7.58%) .NET Framework
9 21 (7.58%) CSS3
10 20 (7.22%) XML
11 19 (6.86%) RESTful
12 18 (6.50%) ASP.NET Web API
13 16 (5.78%) JSON
14 15 (5.42%) Hibernate
14 15 (5.42%) Spring
15 14 (5.05%) ASP.NET MVC
16 13 (4.69%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (4.69%) Data Integration
2 12 (4.33%) Computer Science
3 11 (3.97%) AS400
4 9 (3.25%) Algorithms
4 9 (3.25%) NHS
4 9 (3.25%) Smart Meter
5 8 (2.89%) iSeries
6 7 (2.53%) Data Centre
6 7 (2.53%) Mainframe
6 7 (2.53%) User Experience
7 6 (2.17%) IBM Mainframe
7 6 (2.17%) Minimum Viable Product
8 5 (1.81%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.08%) Clustering
9 3 (1.08%) Data Extraction
9 3 (1.08%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.08%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.72%) CMDB
10 2 (0.72%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 64 (23.10%) Windows
2 20 (7.22%) Windows Server
3 18 (6.50%) Linux
4 16 (5.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (5.42%) Windows 10
6 12 (4.33%) Windows Phone
7 10 (3.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (2.17%) Unix
10 4 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.72%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.72%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.36%) SUSE
12 1 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.36%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (22.38%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (15.16%) MVC
3 41 (14.80%) ETL
4 40 (14.44%) Business Intelligence
5 29 (10.47%) Migration
6 23 (8.30%) OO
6 23 (8.30%) Unit Testing
7 21 (7.58%) E-Commerce
7 21 (7.58%) SDLC
8 19 (6.86%) Kimball Methodology
9 18 (6.50%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (6.14%) CRM
10 17 (6.14%) Data Management
10 17 (6.14%) ITIL
11 16 (5.78%) Web Design
12 15 (5.42%) Data Modelling
13 13 (4.69%) TOGAF
13 13 (4.69%) Validation
14 12 (4.33%) Scrum
14 12 (4.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 124 (44.77%) SQL
2 91 (32.85%) C#
3 78 (28.16%) JavaScript
4 40 (14.44%) Java
5 28 (10.11%) T-SQL
5 28 (10.11%) VB.NET
6 18 (6.50%) VBScript
7 17 (6.14%) VB
8 15 (5.42%) PL/SQL
9 13 (4.69%) PowerShell
10 11 (3.97%) PHP
11 9 (3.25%) C++
12 5 (1.81%) PHP 5
13 4 (1.44%) RPG
13 4 (1.44%) RPG IV
13 4 (1.44%) VB6
14 2 (0.72%) C
14 2 (0.72%) Python
14 2 (0.72%) VBA
15 1 (0.36%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 21 (7.58%) Degree
2 11 (3.97%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.53%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.53%) Sun Certification
4 5 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.44%) MCSE
6 2 (0.72%) MCSA
7 1 (0.36%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.36%) CCEE
7 1 (0.36%) CCIA
7 1 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.36%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.36%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.36%) HNC
7 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.36%) MCITP
7 1 (0.36%) MCSM
7 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 1 (0.36%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.36%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.86%) Data Quality
2 6 (2.17%) QA
3 4 (1.44%) SLA
4 2 (0.72%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (7.22%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.53%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.72%) ISA Server
4 2 (0.72%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.72%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.72%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (2.17%) BladeLogic
1 6 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.44%) Control-M
3 2 (0.72%) SCCM
4 1 (0.36%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.36%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 76 (27.44%) Microsoft
2 75 (27.08%) Oracle
3 18 (6.50%) SAP
4 15 (5.42%) VMware
5 12 (4.33%) Informatica
6 11 (3.97%) HP
7 10 (3.61%) IBM
8 9 (3.25%) Cisco
9 8 (2.89%) Sun
9 8 (2.89%) TIBCO
10 7 (2.53%) Red Hat
10 7 (2.53%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (2.53%) Tableau
11 6 (2.17%) Siemens
12 5 (1.81%) Citrix
13 3 (1.08%) Dell
13 3 (1.08%) Exinda
13 3 (1.08%) Riverbed
13 3 (1.08%) Twitter
14 2 (0.72%) Perforce
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