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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 14 12 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 131 152 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 8.37% 10.33% 13.08%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 38.99% 49.19% 55.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 73 74
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.50% +8.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £211 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 23 28
Average hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.90 £18.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £36.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £31.25 £27.75
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +12.61%
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
336 309 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 21.47% 20.99% 23.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 158 151
Average daily rate £350 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 30 40
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% -4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £24.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.80 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.56%

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 27 February 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 February 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
Leicestershire +1 41 £300 +0.08% 46
Derbyshire +12 40 £340 +18.26% 13
Nottinghamshire -4 33 £308 -3.90% 37
Northamptonshire -16 9 £450 +55.17% 21
Lincolnshire -6 1 £425 +60.37% 3
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 109 (43.78%) SQL
2 102 (40.96%) .NET
3 93 (37.35%) C#
4 75 (30.12%) Microsoft
5 61 (24.50%) ASP.NET
6 59 (23.69%) HTML
6 59 (23.69%) Windows
7 57 (22.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 53 (21.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 51 (20.48%) CSS
10 50 (20.08%) JavaScript
11 47 (18.88%) Business Intelligence
12 43 (17.27%) MVC
13 40 (16.06%) Oracle
14 37 (14.86%) jQuery
15 36 (14.46%) SQL Server 2008
16 35 (14.06%) T-SQL
17 34 (13.65%) MS Excel
18 33 (13.25%) Agile Software Development
19 32 (12.85%) Web Services
20 30 (12.05%) ASP.NET MVC
21 29 (11.65%) Team Foundation Server
22 27 (10.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 27 (10.84%) ETL
23 26 (10.44%) XML
23 26 (10.44%) .NET Framework
24 25 (10.04%) SQL Server 2012
25 23 (9.24%) Finance
25 23 (9.24%) Data Warehouse
25 23 (9.24%) Active Directory

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 20 (8.03%) SharePoint
2 15 (6.02%) IIS
3 12 (4.82%) MS Exchange
4 9 (3.61%) NetWeaver
4 9 (3.61%) SharePoint 2010
5 8 (3.21%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (2.81%) WebSphere
7 6 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (2.01%) CMS
9 4 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (1.61%) MTS
9 4 (1.61%) Apache Pig
10 3 (1.20%) Kentico
10 3 (1.20%) Apache
10 3 (1.20%) Moodle
10 3 (1.20%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.40%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.40%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 34 (13.65%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.61%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (3.21%) MS Office
4 2 (0.80%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.40%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.40%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.40%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (0.40%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (0.40%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.82%) DNS
2 11 (4.42%) DMZ
2 11 (4.42%) Firewall
3 8 (3.21%) HTTP
3 8 (3.21%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.41%) HTTPS
5 5 (2.01%) SAN
6 4 (1.61%) Internet
6 4 (1.61%) SSL
6 4 (1.61%) LAN
6 4 (1.61%) VoIP
6 4 (1.61%) WAN
6 4 (1.61%) DHCP
7 3 (1.20%) FTP
8 2 (0.80%) Intranet
9 1 (0.40%) Wireless
9 1 (0.40%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.40%) VLAN
9 1 (0.40%) Asterisk PBX
9 1 (0.40%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (22.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 53 (21.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 36 (14.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 27 (10.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 25 (10.04%) SQL Server 2012
6 23 (9.24%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (6.83%) Relational Database
8 9 (3.61%) OLAP
8 9 (3.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 8 (3.21%) Crystal Reports
10 7 (2.81%) DB2
10 7 (2.81%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (2.41%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (1.61%) DTS
12 4 (1.61%) Ingres
12 4 (1.61%) Hadoop
12 4 (1.61%) Apache Hive
12 4 (1.61%) MongoDB
12 4 (1.61%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 29 (11.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (8.84%) Visual Studio
3 6 (2.41%) Rational Rhapsody
4 5 (2.01%) MSTest
5 4 (1.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (1.61%) NUnit
5 4 (1.61%) Subversion
6 3 (1.20%) Toad
6 3 (1.20%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (0.80%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.80%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (0.80%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.40%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.40%) Selenium
8 1 (0.40%) LoadRunner
General
1 23 (9.24%) Finance
2 17 (6.83%) Retail
3 6 (2.41%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.01%) Back Office
4 5 (2.01%) Marketing
5 3 (1.20%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.40%) Automotive
6 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.40%) Publishing
6 1 (0.40%) Games
6 1 (0.40%) Banking
Job Titles
1 135 (54.22%) Developer
2 44 (17.67%) .NET Developer
3 39 (15.66%) C# Developer
4 27 (10.84%) C# .NET Developer
5 24 (9.64%) DBA
6 23 (9.24%) Analyst
7 19 (7.63%) SQL Developer
8 17 (6.83%) SQL DBA
9 16 (6.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 16 (6.43%) ASP.NET Developer
10 14 (5.62%) Architect
11 10 (4.02%) Consultant
11 10 (4.02%) Team Leader
11 10 (4.02%) SQL Server Developer
12 9 (3.61%) MI Analyst
12 9 (3.61%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 7 (2.81%) SQL Server DBA
14 6 (2.41%) Data Analyst
14 6 (2.41%) Database Developer
14 6 (2.41%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (40.96%) .NET
2 61 (24.50%) ASP.NET
3 59 (23.69%) HTML
4 51 (20.48%) CSS
5 37 (14.86%) jQuery
6 32 (12.85%) Web Services
7 30 (12.05%) ASP.NET MVC
8 26 (10.44%) XML
8 26 (10.44%) .NET Framework
9 19 (7.63%) JSON
10 18 (7.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 17 (6.83%) HTML5
11 17 (6.83%) WCF
12 14 (5.62%) Ajax
13 12 (4.82%) Middleware
14 11 (4.42%) LINQ
14 11 (4.42%) CSS3
15 10 (4.02%) ASP.NET Web API
16 8 (3.21%) REST
17 7 (2.81%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.42%) Clustering
3 9 (3.61%) Open Source
4 8 (3.21%) Mobile App
4 8 (3.21%) NHS
5 6 (2.41%) Statistics
6 4 (1.61%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.61%) N-Tier
6 4 (1.61%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.20%) Blog
7 3 (1.20%) EPoS
8 2 (0.80%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.80%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.80%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.80%) Replication
9 1 (0.40%) FMCG
9 1 (0.40%) iSeries
9 1 (0.40%) AS400
9 1 (0.40%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.40%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 59 (23.69%) Windows
2 15 (6.02%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (5.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (4.82%) UNIX
5 10 (4.02%) Linux
6 7 (2.81%) Windows XP
7 6 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (2.41%) Android
7 6 (2.41%) Windows 7
7 6 (2.41%) Apple iOS
8 5 (2.01%) Windows Vista
9 4 (1.61%) AIX
10 2 (0.80%) VMS
10 2 (0.80%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.80%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.40%) SUSE
11 1 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.40%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (18.88%) Business Intelligence
2 43 (17.27%) MVC
3 33 (13.25%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (10.84%) ETL
5 22 (8.84%) OO
6 18 (7.23%) Performance Tuning
7 16 (6.43%) OOP
8 14 (5.62%) Data Modelling
9 10 (4.02%) Workflow
9 10 (4.02%) Migration
9 10 (4.02%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (3.61%) SOA
10 9 (3.61%) ITIL
10 9 (3.61%) Web Development
11 8 (3.21%) Problem Management
11 8 (3.21%) Service Management
12 7 (2.81%) Data Analysis
12 7 (2.81%) UML
12 7 (2.81%) Waterfall
13 6 (2.41%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 109 (43.78%) SQL
2 93 (37.35%) C#
3 50 (20.08%) JavaScript
4 35 (14.06%) T-SQL
5 18 (7.23%) Java
6 13 (5.22%) VB
6 13 (5.22%) VB.NET
7 9 (3.61%) VBA
8 8 (3.21%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.61%) VB6
9 4 (1.61%) C
9 4 (1.61%) C++
10 2 (0.80%) PHP
10 2 (0.80%) XAML
10 2 (0.80%) R
11 1 (0.40%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.40%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.40%) Python
11 1 (0.40%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (4.02%) VCP4
2 8 (3.21%) SC Cleared
2 8 (3.21%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.41%) Degree
4 4 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.80%) MCSE
5 2 (0.80%) MCITP
6 1 (0.40%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.40%) CCENT
6 1 (0.40%) ISEB
6 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.40%) MCTS
6 1 (0.40%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.42%) QA
2 10 (4.02%) SLA
3 2 (0.80%) WAI
System Software
1 23 (9.24%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.01%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.20%) vSphere
3 3 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (0.80%) HDFS
5 1 (0.40%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 7 (2.81%) SCCM
2 6 (2.41%) WSUS
3 4 (1.61%) ServiceCenter
4 3 (1.20%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.40%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.40%) Puppet
6 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.40%) Nagios
6 1 (0.40%) SCOM
Vendors
1 75 (30.12%) Microsoft
2 40 (16.06%) Oracle
3 13 (5.22%) HP
4 12 (4.82%) VMware
5 9 (3.61%) SAP
6 7 (2.81%) Cisco
7 6 (2.41%) Software AG
8 5 (2.01%) Intel
8 5 (2.01%) Sophos
9 4 (1.61%) Remedy
9 4 (1.61%) Cognos
9 4 (1.61%) Sitecore
10 3 (1.20%) Telerik
10 3 (1.20%) Twitter
10 3 (1.20%) Dell
10 3 (1.20%) NetApp
11 2 (0.80%) Siemens
11 2 (0.80%) Informatica
11 2 (0.80%) Business Objects
11 2 (0.80%) Talend
Derbyshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Excellent Day Rate
Posted: 11 hours ago
Nottinghamshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Roc Search
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leicestershire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Nottingham
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Northamptonshire
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago
Northamptonshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Leicester
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
East Midlands
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Derby
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Leicester
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Leicester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Nottingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Leicestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £260 - £320 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
East Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Leicester
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Northamptonshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £405 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
East Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: £280 - £320 per day + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
East Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago