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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 23 10 7
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 111 158 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 6.96% 10.03% 11.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 34.47% 42.70% 53.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 105 66
Median daily rate £325 £313 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £185 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £413 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 21
Median hourly rate £16.09 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.09% +7.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £23.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+41.97% -
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
322 370 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 20.19% 23.49% 21.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 224 147
Median daily rate £400 £336 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.95% -0.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £160 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £451 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £352 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.53% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 27
Median hourly rate £14.50 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.33% +7.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £28.13 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+10.22% +12.50%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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
Nottinghamshire -11 30 £325 -12.16% 16
Leicestershire +1 26 £263 -5.40% 23
Northamptonshire +6 23 £500 +61.29% 11
Derbyshire -6 15 £319 -11.45% 7
Lincolnshire -6 6 £383 +104.00% 2
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 111 (45.68%) SQL
2 105 (43.21%) .NET
3 86 (35.39%) C#
4 69 (28.40%) JavaScript
5 67 (27.57%) Microsoft
6 57 (23.46%) HTML
6 57 (23.46%) Oracle
7 51 (20.99%) ASP.NET
7 51 (20.99%) CSS
8 46 (18.93%) Windows
9 45 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
10 41 (16.87%) Web Services
10 41 (16.87%) Agile Software Development
10 41 (16.87%) jQuery
11 39 (16.05%) SQL Server 2008
11 39 (16.05%) HTML5
12 37 (15.23%) ETL
12 37 (15.23%) MVC
13 35 (14.40%) Team Foundation Server
14 32 (13.17%) T-SQL
15 31 (12.76%) Java
16 30 (12.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 29 (11.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 28 (11.52%) Relational Database
19 26 (10.70%) Migration
20 25 (10.29%) WCF
21 24 (9.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 24 (9.88%) .NET Framework
21 24 (9.88%) Finance
21 24 (9.88%) VB.NET

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 18 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 12 (4.94%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (2.88%) CMS
3 7 (2.88%) JBoss
4 6 (2.47%) IIS
4 6 (2.47%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.65%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (1.65%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (1.23%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.82%) CICS
7 2 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.82%) Liferay
7 2 (0.82%) SAS
7 2 (0.82%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.82%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.82%) WordPress
8 1 (0.41%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.41%) WinCC
Applications
1 22 (9.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.41%) ArcView
2 1 (0.41%) MS Office
2 1 (0.41%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 8 (3.29%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (2.47%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (1.65%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (1.65%) SAP CRM
3 4 (1.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (1.65%) Unica
4 3 (1.23%) Oracle Assets
4 3 (1.23%) Oracle Cash Management
4 3 (1.23%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (1.23%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (1.23%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.82%) Cognos Controller
5 2 (0.82%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.82%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.65%) Boomi
2 4 (1.65%) SuccessFactors
3 3 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.94%) DHCP
1 12 (4.94%) DNS
2 7 (2.88%) Internet
3 6 (2.47%) Intranet
3 6 (2.47%) Network Security
4 4 (1.65%) DMZ
4 4 (1.65%) Extranet
4 4 (1.65%) Firewall
5 3 (1.23%) LAN
5 3 (1.23%) SAN
5 3 (1.23%) WAN
5 3 (1.23%) Wireless
6 2 (0.82%) HTTP
6 2 (0.82%) LDAP
6 2 (0.82%) Skype
6 2 (0.82%) SSL
6 2 (0.82%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.41%) IPv4
7 1 (0.41%) VLAN
7 1 (0.41%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (16.05%) SQL Server 2008
2 30 (12.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 29 (11.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 28 (11.52%) Relational Database
5 24 (9.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 23 (9.47%) Data Warehouse
7 18 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
8 17 (7.00%) RDBMS
9 13 (5.35%) SQL Server 2014
10 12 (4.94%) BusinessObjects
11 11 (4.53%) MongoDB
11 11 (4.53%) OLAP
11 11 (4.53%) SQL Server 2005
12 9 (3.70%) OLAP Cube
12 9 (3.70%) Oracle Database
12 9 (3.70%) Power BI
13 8 (3.29%) DB2
13 8 (3.29%) DTS
13 8 (3.29%) MySQL
14 7 (2.88%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 35 (14.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (6.17%) Visual Studio
3 12 (4.94%) JUnit
4 8 (3.29%) Subversion
5 7 (2.88%) Git (software)
5 7 (2.88%) MSTest
6 6 (2.47%) Cobertura
6 6 (2.47%) JBehave
6 6 (2.47%) Jenkins
7 5 (2.06%) Maven
7 5 (2.06%) NUnit
7 5 (2.06%) Selenium
8 4 (1.65%) Eclipse
8 4 (1.65%) Mercurial
8 4 (1.65%) PhpStorm
9 2 (0.82%) Gradle
9 2 (0.82%) JIRA
9 2 (0.82%) JProfiler
9 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.82%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 24 (9.88%) Finance
2 17 (7.00%) Retail
3 16 (6.58%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.88%) Banking
4 7 (2.88%) Marketing
5 5 (2.06%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.65%) Billing
6 4 (1.65%) Electronics
6 4 (1.65%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.23%) Automotive
7 3 (1.23%) Legal
8 2 (0.82%) Advertising
8 2 (0.82%) Back Office
8 2 (0.82%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.82%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.41%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.41%) French Language
9 1 (0.41%) Games
9 1 (0.41%) German Language
9 1 (0.41%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 147 (60.49%) Developer
2 51 (20.99%) .NET Developer
3 36 (14.81%) SQL Developer
4 34 (13.99%) C# Developer
5 24 (9.88%) C# .NET Developer
6 23 (9.47%) Analyst
7 16 (6.58%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 13 (5.35%) Architect
8 13 (5.35%) Consultant
8 13 (5.35%) Java Developer
9 12 (4.94%) Applications Developer
9 12 (4.94%) ASP.NET Developer
9 12 (4.94%) Data Analyst
10 11 (4.53%) SQL Server Developer
11 10 (4.12%) VB.NET Developer
12 9 (3.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 9 (3.70%) JavaScript Developer
12 9 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
12 9 (3.70%) Technical Leader
13 8 (3.29%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (43.21%) .NET
2 57 (23.46%) HTML
3 51 (20.99%) ASP.NET
3 51 (20.99%) CSS
4 41 (16.87%) jQuery
4 41 (16.87%) Web Services
5 39 (16.05%) HTML5
6 25 (10.29%) WCF
7 24 (9.88%) .NET Framework
8 23 (9.47%) Entity Framework
9 21 (8.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 20 (8.23%) AngularJS
11 19 (7.82%) CSS3
12 16 (6.58%) XML
13 15 (6.17%) JSON
14 13 (5.35%) LINQ
14 13 (5.35%) RESTful
14 13 (5.35%) SOAP
15 12 (4.94%) Hibernate
15 12 (4.94%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.35%) Computer Science
3 9 (3.70%) NHS
4 8 (3.29%) iSeries
4 8 (3.29%) User Experience
5 7 (2.88%) Data Extraction
5 7 (2.88%) Data Integration
6 6 (2.47%) AS400
6 6 (2.47%) Digital Media
7 5 (2.06%) Minimum Viable Product
7 5 (2.06%) Smart Meter
8 4 (1.65%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.65%) Clustering
8 4 (1.65%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.23%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.23%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.82%) DataPower
10 2 (0.82%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.82%) Replication
10 2 (0.82%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 46 (18.93%) Windows
2 16 (6.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (5.35%) Linux
4 11 (4.53%) Windows Server
5 9 (3.70%) Windows 10
5 9 (3.70%) Windows Phone
5 9 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (3.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.65%) Unix
9 1 (0.41%) SUSE
9 1 (0.41%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
2 41 (16.87%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (15.23%) ETL
3 37 (15.23%) MVC
4 26 (10.70%) Migration
5 20 (8.23%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (8.23%) Unit Testing
6 19 (7.82%) Data Modelling
7 17 (7.00%) CRM
7 17 (7.00%) OO
8 15 (6.17%) ITIL
9 14 (5.76%) SDLC
9 14 (5.76%) Validation
10 13 (5.35%) Kimball Methodology
10 13 (5.35%) TOGAF
11 12 (4.94%) Web Development
12 10 (4.12%) BDD
12 10 (4.12%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (4.12%) Data Migration
12 10 (4.12%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 111 (45.68%) SQL
2 86 (35.39%) C#
3 69 (28.40%) JavaScript
4 32 (13.17%) T-SQL
5 31 (12.76%) Java
6 24 (9.88%) VB.NET
7 13 (5.35%) VBScript
8 12 (4.94%) PHP
8 12 (4.94%) PowerShell
9 8 (3.29%) VB
10 7 (2.88%) PL/SQL
11 6 (2.47%) C++
12 5 (2.06%) PHP 5
12 5 (2.06%) VB6
13 4 (1.65%) C
13 4 (1.65%) RPG
13 4 (1.65%) RPG IV
14 2 (0.82%) Delphi
14 2 (0.82%) Groovy
14 2 (0.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (7.82%) Degree
2 14 (5.76%) Security Cleared
3 11 (4.53%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (2.06%) MCSE
6 4 (1.65%) Sun Certification
7 3 (1.23%) HNC
7 3 (1.23%) HND
7 3 (1.23%) MCSA
8 2 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.82%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (0.82%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.82%) MCSM
8 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 2 (0.82%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.82%) PMP
8 2 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.41%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (9.47%) Data Quality
2 9 (3.70%) QA
3 2 (0.82%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 21 (8.64%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.23%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.82%) ISA Server
4 2 (0.82%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.82%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.82%) XenApp
5 1 (0.41%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (2.47%) BladeLogic
2 5 (2.06%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.41%) Control-M
3 1 (0.41%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (0.41%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 67 (27.57%) Microsoft
2 57 (23.46%) Oracle
3 22 (9.05%) SAP
4 16 (6.58%) VMware
5 11 (4.53%) HP
6 10 (4.12%) Citrix
7 7 (2.88%) IBM
8 6 (2.47%) Dell
8 6 (2.47%) Red Hat
9 5 (2.06%) Cisco
9 5 (2.06%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (2.06%) Tableau
10 4 (1.65%) Informatica
10 4 (1.65%) Sun
11 3 (1.23%) Twitter
12 2 (0.82%) Cognos
12 2 (0.82%) Perforce
12 2 (0.82%) Sitecore
12 2 (0.82%) Zend
13 1 (0.41%) Unisys
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