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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 24 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
-15 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 94 203 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 5.79% 12.76% 10.77%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 35.34% 51.65% 51.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 121 66
Average daily rate
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£310 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £225 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £375 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 20 26
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
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
266 393 331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 16.38% 24.70% 20.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 197 131
Average daily rate £325 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £400 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 25 43
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.36 £31.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.91% +3.27%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014. 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 30 £325 +3.17% 24
Leicestershire -5 20 £300 -3.22% 18
Derbyshire -5 13 £326 +13.47% 20
Northamptonshire -21 11 £300 +20.00% 23
Lincolnshire +4 6 - - 6
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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.

1 124 (49.40%) .NET
2 111 (44.22%) SQL
2 111 (44.22%) C#
3 62 (24.70%) ASP.NET
4 58 (23.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 52 (20.72%) Business Intelligence
6 49 (19.52%) Microsoft
7 48 (19.12%) Windows
8 46 (18.33%) JavaScript
8 46 (18.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 43 (17.13%) HTML
10 42 (16.73%) Agile Software Development
11 38 (15.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 38 (15.14%) MVC
11 38 (15.14%) Oracle
11 38 (15.14%) Web Services
12 33 (13.15%) CSS
13 31 (12.35%) T-SQL
13 31 (12.35%) WCF
14 30 (11.95%) jQuery
14 30 (11.95%) MS Excel
15 29 (11.55%) XML
16 28 (11.16%) Visual Studio
17 25 (9.96%) .NET Framework
18 24 (9.56%) ASP.NET MVC
19 23 (9.16%) Active Directory
19 23 (9.16%) Finance
20 22 (8.76%) Java
20 22 (8.76%) SharePoint
21 21 (8.37%) Relational Database

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 22 (8.76%) SharePoint
2 15 (5.98%) IIS
3 11 (4.38%) MS Exchange
4 10 (3.98%) SharePoint 2010
5 9 (3.59%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (3.59%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (1.99%) CMS
7 4 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (1.20%) Kentico
8 3 (1.20%) Lync
8 3 (1.20%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (1.20%) CICS
9 2 (0.80%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.80%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.80%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.40%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.40%) Umbraco
Applications
1 30 (11.95%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.98%) MS Office
3 7 (2.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.20%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.80%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.80%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 6 (2.39%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (1.59%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (1.59%) Oracle Receivables
2 4 (1.59%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (0.80%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.80%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.40%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.20%) Office 365
2 2 (0.80%) SaaS
3 1 (0.40%) PaaS
3 1 (0.40%) IaaS
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.79%) DHCP
1 7 (2.79%) DNS
2 6 (2.39%) TCP/IP
2 6 (2.39%) VoIP
3 5 (1.99%) Intranet
3 5 (1.99%) Internet
3 5 (1.99%) Firewall
4 4 (1.59%) HTTP
5 2 (0.80%) WAN
5 2 (0.80%) FTP
5 2 (0.80%) Modbus
6 1 (0.40%) Wireless
6 1 (0.40%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.40%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.40%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (23.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 46 (18.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 38 (15.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (8.37%) Relational Database
5 20 (7.97%) SQL Server 2012
5 20 (7.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 18 (7.17%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (4.78%) OLAP
7 12 (4.78%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (2.79%) RDBMS
8 7 (2.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 6 (2.39%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (1.99%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (1.59%) DB2
12 3 (1.20%) DTS
12 3 (1.20%) QlikView
12 3 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (1.20%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Power View
13 2 (0.80%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 28 (11.16%) Visual Studio
2 12 (4.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (4.38%) NUnit
4 7 (2.79%) JUnit
4 7 (2.79%) MSTest
5 6 (2.39%) Eclipse
6 5 (1.99%) Moq
7 4 (1.59%) Selenium
7 4 (1.59%) LoadRunner
8 3 (1.20%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (0.80%) Toad
9 2 (0.80%) Talend Open Studio
9 2 (0.80%) Maven
9 2 (0.80%) JIRA
9 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.80%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.40%) ReSharper
10 1 (0.40%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.40%) MSI
10 1 (0.40%) Subversion
General
1 23 (9.16%) Finance
2 12 (4.78%) Manufacturing
3 11 (4.38%) Retail
4 4 (1.59%) Marketing
5 3 (1.20%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.40%) Billing
6 1 (0.40%) Back Office
6 1 (0.40%) Electronics
6 1 (0.40%) Advertising
6 1 (0.40%) Games
Job Titles
1 164 (65.34%) Developer
2 62 (24.70%) C# Developer
3 54 (21.51%) .NET Developer
4 41 (16.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 38 (15.14%) Analyst
6 20 (7.97%) SQL Developer
7 19 (7.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 17 (6.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 17 (6.77%) ASP.NET Developer
9 13 (5.18%) Information Analyst
10 12 (4.78%) DBA
11 11 (4.38%) Administrator
11 11 (4.38%) Java Developer
12 9 (3.59%) SQL DBA
13 7 (2.79%) SQL Server Developer
13 7 (2.79%) Support Analyst
13 7 (2.79%) Web Developer
13 7 (2.79%) Java/J2EE Developer
14 6 (2.39%) MI Analyst
14 6 (2.39%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (49.40%) .NET
2 62 (24.70%) ASP.NET
3 43 (17.13%) HTML
4 38 (15.14%) Web Services
5 33 (13.15%) CSS
6 31 (12.35%) WCF
7 30 (11.95%) jQuery
8 29 (11.55%) XML
9 25 (9.96%) .NET Framework
10 24 (9.56%) ASP.NET MVC
11 17 (6.77%) Ajax
12 16 (6.37%) WPF
13 14 (5.58%) JSON
14 12 (4.78%) Spring
14 12 (4.78%) JSP
15 11 (4.38%) HTML5
15 11 (4.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 10 (3.98%) J2EE
17 9 (3.59%) Struts
17 9 (3.59%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.57%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.37%) NHS
3 8 (3.19%) Data Extraction
4 7 (2.79%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.39%) Statistics
6 5 (1.99%) Informatics
6 5 (1.99%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (1.59%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.59%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.20%) EPoS
8 3 (1.20%) Blog
8 3 (1.20%) FMCG
8 3 (1.20%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.80%) Open Source
9 2 (0.80%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.40%) Replication
10 1 (0.40%) Clustering
10 1 (0.40%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 48 (19.12%) Windows
2 13 (5.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (4.38%) Linux
4 10 (3.98%) Windows 7
5 8 (3.19%) Windows 8
5 8 (3.19%) Windows XP
6 6 (2.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.99%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.99%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.59%) UNIX
8 4 (1.59%) Android
9 3 (1.20%) SUSE
10 2 (0.80%) AIX
11 1 (0.40%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (20.72%) Business Intelligence
2 42 (16.73%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (15.14%) MVC
4 20 (7.97%) OO
5 19 (7.57%) Unit Testing
6 17 (6.77%) Migration
6 17 (6.77%) ETL
7 14 (5.58%) Data Modelling
8 12 (4.78%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (4.38%) OOP
10 10 (3.98%) TDD
11 8 (3.19%) Service Management
12 7 (2.79%) SOA
12 7 (2.79%) Data Analysis
12 7 (2.79%) Statistical Analysis
13 6 (2.39%) Problem Management
13 6 (2.39%) Data Migration
13 6 (2.39%) Scrum
13 6 (2.39%) Configuration Management
13 6 (2.39%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 111 (44.22%) C#
1 111 (44.22%) SQL
2 46 (18.33%) JavaScript
3 31 (12.35%) T-SQL
4 22 (8.76%) Java
5 20 (7.97%) VB.NET
6 9 (3.59%) VBA
7 8 (3.19%) VB
8 7 (2.79%) C++
9 5 (1.99%) C
9 5 (1.99%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.20%) Python
10 3 (1.20%) PHP
11 2 (0.80%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.80%) XAML
11 2 (0.80%) VB6
12 1 (0.40%) Pascal
12 1 (0.40%) VBScript
12 1 (0.40%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 21 (8.37%) Degree
1 21 (8.37%) Security Cleared
2 12 (4.78%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.79%) BC Cleared
4 5 (1.99%) Sun Certification
5 4 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.80%) MCSE
6 2 (0.80%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.40%) MCSA
7 1 (0.40%) ISEB
7 1 (0.40%) MCP
7 1 (0.40%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.78%) QA
2 4 (1.59%) SLA
3 2 (0.80%) WAI
System Software
1 23 (9.16%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.20%) Terminal Server
2 3 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.20%) XenApp
2 3 (1.20%) XenDesktop
3 2 (0.80%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.40%) vSphere
4 1 (0.40%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (1.59%) SCCM
1 4 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.80%) Puppet
2 2 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.80%) Data Guard
2 2 (0.80%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (0.40%) WSUS
3 1 (0.40%) SCOM
Vendors
1 49 (19.52%) Microsoft
2 38 (15.14%) Oracle
3 16 (6.37%) HP
4 6 (2.39%) VMware
4 6 (2.39%) Tableau
4 6 (2.39%) SAP
4 6 (2.39%) Citrix
5 5 (1.99%) Business Objects
5 5 (1.99%) Cisco
5 5 (1.99%) Sitecore
5 5 (1.99%) Sun
6 3 (1.20%) Remedy
7 2 (0.80%) Northgate
7 2 (0.80%) Splunk
7 2 (0.80%) Talend
7 2 (0.80%) IBM
7 2 (0.80%) Cognos
7 2 (0.80%) Informatica
7 2 (0.80%) Siemens
8 1 (0.40%) Lotus
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