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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 15 11
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 169 112 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 10.79% 7.73% 11.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 49.13% 35.67% 53.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 61 94
Average daily rate £305 £325 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.15% +7.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 17
Average hourly rate £14.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £35.00 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £35.00 £36.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £29.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-23.72% -1.66%
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
344 314 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 21.97% 21.67% 21.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 171 174
Average daily rate £363 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 22
Average hourly rate £14.00 £23.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.05% -32.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.60 £32.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +3 62 £285 -12.30% 14
Nottinghamshire +5 42 £300 -7.69% 38
Northamptonshire +29 28 £388 +19.23% 32
Derbyshire -20 16 £375 +25.00% 12
Lincolnshire - 10 £250 - 6
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 164 (51.57%) SQL
2 152 (47.80%) .NET
3 122 (38.36%) C#
4 115 (36.16%) Microsoft
5 94 (29.56%) Oracle
6 90 (28.30%) Windows
7 82 (25.79%) JavaScript
8 73 (22.96%) ASP.NET
9 70 (22.01%) MVC
10 64 (20.13%) Agile Software Development
11 63 (19.81%) HTML
12 56 (17.61%) CSS
12 56 (17.61%) Visual Studio
13 53 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
14 52 (16.35%) ETL
15 51 (16.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 49 (15.41%) .NET Framework
17 45 (14.15%) Web Services
18 44 (13.84%) jQuery
19 43 (13.52%) Windows Server
19 43 (13.52%) SQL Server 2012
20 42 (13.21%) Team Foundation Server
21 41 (12.89%) Relational Database
22 38 (11.95%) Migration
23 36 (11.32%) TCP/IP
24 34 (10.69%) Business Intelligence
24 34 (10.69%) ASP.NET MVC
25 33 (10.38%) Retail
26 31 (9.75%) HTML5
26 31 (9.75%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 23 (7.23%) IIS
2 20 (6.29%) SharePoint
3 12 (3.77%) MS Exchange
4 10 (3.14%) Node.js
5 9 (2.83%) DNN
5 9 (2.83%) WebSphere
6 7 (2.20%) SharePoint Server
7 5 (1.57%) ArcGIS
7 5 (1.57%) ArcSDE
7 5 (1.57%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (1.26%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (0.94%) JBoss
10 2 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.63%) WordPress
11 1 (0.31%) Drupal
11 1 (0.31%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.31%) Umbraco
Applications
1 31 (9.75%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.20%) MS Office
3 5 (1.57%) ArcView
4 2 (0.63%) Simulink
5 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.20%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.26%) ResourceLink
3 2 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.63%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.63%) Unica
4 1 (0.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.31%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.63%) IaaS
3 2 (0.63%) PaaS
4 1 (0.31%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (11.32%) TCP/IP
2 25 (7.86%) Modbus
3 19 (5.97%) SAN
4 10 (3.14%) Internet
5 8 (2.52%) DHCP
5 8 (2.52%) Firewall
6 7 (2.20%) DNS
7 4 (1.26%) FTP
7 4 (1.26%) HTTP
7 4 (1.26%) SSL
7 4 (1.26%) Wireless
8 3 (0.94%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (0.94%) Converged Networks
8 3 (0.94%) LAN
8 3 (0.94%) Network Security
9 2 (0.63%) Intranet
9 2 (0.63%) IPv4
9 2 (0.63%) PBX
9 2 (0.63%) VLAN
9 2 (0.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 51 (16.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 43 (13.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 41 (12.89%) Relational Database
5 28 (8.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 27 (8.49%) Data Warehouse
7 26 (8.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 19 (5.97%) DB2
9 15 (4.72%) SQL Server 2005
10 13 (4.09%) MySQL
11 12 (3.77%) BusinessObjects
11 12 (3.77%) OLAP
12 11 (3.46%) CouchDB
12 11 (3.46%) MongoDB
12 11 (3.46%) OLAP Cube
13 9 (2.83%) SQL Server 2000
14 7 (2.20%) Oracle Reports
15 5 (1.57%) GIS
15 5 (1.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 5 (1.57%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 56 (17.61%) Visual Studio
2 42 (13.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (4.40%) Selenium
4 11 (3.46%) Git (software)
5 9 (2.83%) CruiseControl
5 9 (2.83%) SoapUI
6 5 (1.57%) Ant
6 5 (1.57%) Eclipse
6 5 (1.57%) JUnit
6 5 (1.57%) Maven
6 5 (1.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (0.94%) JIRA
7 3 (0.94%) Subversion
8 2 (0.63%) MSTest
9 1 (0.31%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.31%) PeopleTools
9 1 (0.31%) ReSharper
9 1 (0.31%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.31%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.31%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 33 (10.38%) Retail
2 9 (2.83%) Finance
2 9 (2.83%) Manufacturing
3 8 (2.52%) Advertising
3 8 (2.52%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (1.57%) Banking
4 5 (1.57%) Billing
4 5 (1.57%) Marketing
5 4 (1.26%) Automotive
5 4 (1.26%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.63%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.63%) Back Office
7 1 (0.31%) French Language
7 1 (0.31%) German Language
7 1 (0.31%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.31%) Legal
7 1 (0.31%) Local Government
7 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.31%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 183 (57.55%) Developer
2 96 (30.19%) .NET Developer
3 60 (18.87%) C# Developer
4 50 (15.72%) C# .NET Developer
5 43 (13.52%) SQL Developer
6 30 (9.43%) Analyst
7 21 (6.60%) ASP.NET Developer
7 21 (6.60%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 16 (5.03%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 15 (4.72%) Architect
9 15 (4.72%) Senior Developer
10 14 (4.40%) ETL Developer
11 12 (3.77%) Applications Support
11 12 (3.77%) SQL BI Developer
11 12 (3.77%) Support Analyst
11 12 (3.77%) VB.NET Developer
12 11 (3.46%) C# WCF Developer
12 11 (3.46%) Senior .NET Developer
12 11 (3.46%) Systems Engineer
12 11 (3.46%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (47.80%) .NET
2 73 (22.96%) ASP.NET
3 63 (19.81%) HTML
4 56 (17.61%) CSS
5 49 (15.41%) .NET Framework
6 45 (14.15%) Web Services
7 44 (13.84%) jQuery
8 34 (10.69%) ASP.NET MVC
9 31 (9.75%) HTML5
10 30 (9.43%) WCF
11 25 (7.86%) AngularJS
12 20 (6.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 18 (5.66%) CSS3
14 17 (5.35%) RESTful
15 16 (5.03%) ASP.NET Web API
16 15 (4.72%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 15 (4.72%) Entity Framework
16 15 (4.72%) XML
17 12 (3.77%) WPF
18 11 (3.46%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.35%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.46%) iSeries
3 10 (3.14%) Algorithms
3 10 (3.14%) Computer Science
3 10 (3.14%) Data Integration
4 9 (2.83%) Data Centre
5 8 (2.52%) AS400
5 8 (2.52%) Smart Meter
6 7 (2.20%) Clustering
7 6 (1.89%) Replication
8 5 (1.57%) IBM Mainframe
8 5 (1.57%) Life Science
8 5 (1.57%) Mainframe
8 5 (1.57%) NHS
9 3 (0.94%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.94%) Public Cloud
9 3 (0.94%) User Experience
9 3 (0.94%) Web 2.0
10 2 (0.63%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.63%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 90 (28.30%) Windows
2 43 (13.52%) Windows Server
3 22 (6.92%) Linux
4 21 (6.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (4.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (2.83%) Windows 10
7 8 (2.52%) Unix
8 7 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (1.89%) Windows Phone
10 5 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (1.26%) AIX
12 3 (0.94%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.94%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.63%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.31%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (22.01%) MVC
2 64 (20.13%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (16.35%) ETL
4 38 (11.95%) Migration
5 34 (10.69%) Business Intelligence
6 29 (9.12%) ITIL
7 26 (8.18%) E-Commerce
7 26 (8.18%) High Availability
8 25 (7.86%) Disaster Recovery
9 20 (6.29%) OO
10 19 (5.97%) Data Migration
11 18 (5.66%) Scrum
11 18 (5.66%) SDLC
12 17 (5.35%) CRM
12 17 (5.35%) TDD
13 16 (5.03%) Change Management
13 16 (5.03%) Unit Testing
14 15 (4.72%) Web Design
15 14 (4.40%) Data Management
16 13 (4.09%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 164 (51.57%) SQL
2 122 (38.36%) C#
3 82 (25.79%) JavaScript
4 27 (8.49%) Java
4 27 (8.49%) VB.NET
5 23 (7.23%) T-SQL
6 18 (5.66%) PL/SQL
7 16 (5.03%) PowerShell
8 15 (4.72%) VB
9 10 (3.14%) VBScript
10 8 (2.52%) C++
11 5 (1.57%) PHP
12 3 (0.94%) MATLAB
12 3 (0.94%) Scala
13 2 (0.63%) Perl
13 2 (0.63%) PHP 5
13 2 (0.63%) RPG
13 2 (0.63%) RPG IV
13 2 (0.63%) Ruby
13 2 (0.63%) VB6
Qualifications
1 19 (5.97%) Security Cleared
2 17 (5.35%) Degree
3 13 (4.09%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.57%) Sun Certification
5 3 (0.94%) BC Cleared
5 3 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (0.94%) CCNA
5 3 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (0.63%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.63%) HND
6 2 (0.63%) ISEB
7 1 (0.31%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.31%) MCITP
7 1 (0.31%) MCSE
7 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.14%) Data Quality
2 7 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (2.20%) PCI DSS
2 7 (2.20%) SLA
3 4 (1.26%) QA
4 3 (0.94%) COBIT
4 3 (0.94%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.31%) TickIT
System Software
1 28 (8.81%) Active Directory
2 20 (6.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (4.72%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.57%) vSphere
5 2 (0.63%) ISA Server
5 2 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (3.46%) SCCM
2 8 (2.52%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 5 (1.57%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (1.26%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.94%) Control-M
6 2 (0.63%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.31%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.31%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.31%) SCOM
7 1 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.31%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 115 (36.16%) Microsoft
2 94 (29.56%) Oracle
3 26 (8.18%) Siemens
3 26 (8.18%) VMware
4 16 (5.03%) HP
4 16 (5.03%) IBM
5 15 (4.72%) SAP
6 11 (3.46%) Informatica
7 10 (3.14%) Dell
7 10 (3.14%) EMC
7 10 (3.14%) Red Hat
8 9 (2.83%) TIBCO
9 8 (2.52%) Altiris
9 8 (2.52%) Cisco
10 7 (2.20%) BMC
10 7 (2.20%) Remedy
10 7 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (1.89%) Cognos
11 6 (1.89%) Sun
12 5 (1.57%) NetApp
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Rate: £325 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £35k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £450.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Salt
Rate: £275 - £350 per day + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Nottingham
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Leicestershire
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £270 - £300 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
East Midlands
Mason Frank International
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 27 days ago