The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the East Midlands region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 6 11
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 138 164 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 9.52% 11.32% 9.62%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 48.42% 56.36% 51.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 94 74
Average daily rate
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£300 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £208 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £55.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -36.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.10 £26.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £52.60 £63.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.75 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-17.27% +10.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
285 291 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 19.67% 20.08% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 155 133
Average daily rate £348 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.83% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £208 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 14 9
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £19.00 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £52.85 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
SQL Server
England

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 30 July 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
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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 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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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 -2 41 £300 -3.22% 27
Derbyshire -1 23 £295 +18.00% 27
Northamptonshire +2 21 £290 +16.00% 28
Nottinghamshire -11 18 £343 +24.54% 29
Lincolnshire -2 9 £300 +37.14% 13
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 184 (52.12%) .NET
2 166 (47.03%) C#
3 153 (43.34%) SQL
4 109 (30.88%) ASP.NET
5 100 (28.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 81 (22.95%) JavaScript
7 76 (21.53%) MVC
8 65 (18.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 63 (17.85%) HTML
9 63 (17.85%) Microsoft
10 58 (16.43%) Business Intelligence
11 53 (15.01%) T-SQL
11 53 (15.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 51 (14.45%) jQuery
12 51 (14.45%) Windows
13 50 (14.16%) CSS
13 50 (14.16%) ASP.NET MVC
14 44 (12.46%) WCF
15 43 (12.18%) XML
16 41 (11.61%) Web Services
17 39 (11.05%) Oracle
18 38 (10.76%) Visual Studio
19 37 (10.48%) .NET Framework
20 34 (9.63%) SQL Server 2012
20 34 (9.63%) MS Excel
21 33 (9.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 32 (9.07%) Data Warehouse
23 31 (8.78%) Finance
24 29 (8.22%) Active Directory
25 28 (7.93%) VB.NET

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 19 (5.38%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.40%) IIS
3 11 (3.12%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (1.98%) MS Exchange
4 7 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.13%) Umbraco
6 3 (0.85%) Lync
7 2 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.57%) Oracle Spatial
7 2 (0.57%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.57%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.57%) NetWeaver
7 2 (0.57%) CMS
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.28%) DNN
8 1 (0.28%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.28%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 34 (9.63%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.42%) MS Office
3 4 (1.13%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.85%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.57%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.57%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.28%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.42%) Agresso
3 4 (1.13%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.85%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.57%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.57%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.57%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.57%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.13%) Office 365
3 2 (0.57%) SaaS
3 2 (0.57%) PaaS
3 2 (0.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.55%) DNS
1 9 (2.55%) DHCP
2 8 (2.27%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.42%) Ethernet
4 4 (1.13%) VoIP
4 4 (1.13%) Internet
5 3 (0.85%) Firewall
6 2 (0.57%) Modbus
6 2 (0.57%) WAN
6 2 (0.57%) HTTP
6 2 (0.57%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.57%) Intranet
6 2 (0.57%) DMZ
7 1 (0.28%) Wireless
7 1 (0.28%) SAN
7 1 (0.28%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (28.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 65 (18.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 53 (15.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 34 (9.63%) SQL Server 2012
5 33 (9.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 32 (9.07%) Data Warehouse
7 28 (7.93%) SQL Server 2005
8 23 (6.52%) Relational Database
9 16 (4.53%) OLAP
10 11 (3.12%) RDBMS
11 9 (2.55%) SQL Server 2000
11 9 (2.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 8 (2.27%) DTS
13 4 (1.13%) Oracle Database
13 4 (1.13%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (0.85%) QlikView
14 3 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
15 2 (0.57%) Azure SQL Database
15 2 (0.57%) MySQL
15 2 (0.57%) DB2
Development Applications
1 38 (10.76%) Visual Studio
2 16 (4.53%) NUnit
3 14 (3.97%) Selenium
4 13 (3.68%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (2.27%) MSTest
5 8 (2.27%) JUnit
6 7 (1.98%) Eclipse
6 7 (1.98%) Moq
7 6 (1.70%) Subversion
8 4 (1.13%) JIRA
9 3 (0.85%) CruiseControl
9 3 (0.85%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.57%) ReSharper
10 2 (0.57%) Maven
10 2 (0.57%) Git (software)
10 2 (0.57%) LoadRunner
11 1 (0.28%) QuickTest Pro
11 1 (0.28%) MSI
11 1 (0.28%) Toad
General
1 31 (8.78%) Finance
2 25 (7.08%) Manufacturing
3 16 (4.53%) Retail
4 10 (2.83%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.55%) Marketing
6 8 (2.27%) Electronics
7 3 (0.85%) Back Office
8 2 (0.57%) Billing
9 1 (0.28%) Advertising
9 1 (0.28%) Legal
9 1 (0.28%) Banking
Job Titles
1 243 (68.84%) Developer
2 92 (26.06%) .NET Developer
3 89 (25.21%) C# Developer
4 60 (17.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 51 (14.45%) Analyst
6 41 (11.61%) SQL Developer
7 38 (10.76%) ASP.NET Developer
8 37 (10.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 20 (5.67%) DBA
10 19 (5.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 17 (4.82%) SQL DBA
12 16 (4.53%) Web Developer
13 14 (3.97%) Support Analyst
13 14 (3.97%) SQL Server Developer
13 14 (3.97%) Information Analyst
13 14 (3.97%) VB.NET Developer
14 12 (3.40%) Administrator
15 11 (3.12%) SQL Server DBA
15 11 (3.12%) Software Developer
15 11 (3.12%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (52.12%) .NET
2 109 (30.88%) ASP.NET
3 63 (17.85%) HTML
4 51 (14.45%) jQuery
5 50 (14.16%) CSS
5 50 (14.16%) ASP.NET MVC
6 44 (12.46%) WCF
7 43 (12.18%) XML
8 41 (11.61%) Web Services
9 37 (10.48%) .NET Framework
10 23 (6.52%) Ajax
11 21 (5.95%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 20 (5.67%) HTML5
13 16 (4.53%) WPF
13 16 (4.53%) NHibernate
14 13 (3.68%) WinForms
14 13 (3.68%) LINQ
14 13 (3.68%) CSS3
15 12 (3.40%) MDX
15 12 (3.40%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.08%) NHS
2 10 (2.83%) Data Extraction
3 8 (2.27%) Inversion of Control
3 8 (2.27%) Statistics
3 8 (2.27%) DTV
4 7 (1.98%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (1.70%) Informatics
6 5 (1.42%) AS400
6 5 (1.42%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.13%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (0.85%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.85%) Mainframe
8 3 (0.85%) Data Integration
8 3 (0.85%) Visualisation
8 3 (0.85%) Open Source
9 2 (0.57%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.57%) RIA
9 2 (0.57%) Clustering
9 2 (0.57%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 51 (14.45%) Windows
2 19 (5.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (4.25%) Windows 7
4 10 (2.83%) Windows XP
4 10 (2.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (2.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (2.27%) Windows 8
6 8 (2.27%) Linux
7 5 (1.42%) UNIX
8 1 (0.28%) AIX
8 1 (0.28%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (21.53%) MVC
2 58 (16.43%) Business Intelligence
3 28 (7.93%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (7.37%) ETL
5 22 (6.23%) Unit Testing
6 20 (5.67%) Performance Tuning
7 16 (4.53%) Migration
7 16 (4.53%) OO
8 13 (3.68%) Scrum
8 13 (3.68%) OOP
9 12 (3.40%) Data Modelling
9 12 (3.40%) TDD
10 11 (3.12%) SOA
11 9 (2.55%) E-Commerce
11 9 (2.55%) ERP
11 9 (2.55%) ITIL
11 9 (2.55%) Dependency Injection
12 8 (2.27%) Digital Marketing
12 8 (2.27%) Programme Management
12 8 (2.27%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 166 (47.03%) C#
2 153 (43.34%) SQL
3 81 (22.95%) JavaScript
4 53 (15.01%) T-SQL
5 28 (7.93%) VB.NET
6 14 (3.97%) Java
7 11 (3.12%) VBA
8 9 (2.55%) VB
9 4 (1.13%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.13%) C
9 4 (1.13%) VB6
10 3 (0.85%) PHP
11 2 (0.57%) Delphi
11 2 (0.57%) C++
11 2 (0.57%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.28%) XAML
12 1 (0.28%) Pascal
12 1 (0.28%) VBScript
12 1 (0.28%) COBOL
12 1 (0.28%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (7.08%) Security Cleared
2 19 (5.38%) Degree
3 14 (3.97%) SC Cleared
4 9 (2.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (1.98%) BC Cleared
6 6 (1.70%) Sun Certification
7 3 (0.85%) MCSE
8 1 (0.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.28%) ISEB
8 1 (0.28%) MCP
8 1 (0.28%) MCSA
8 1 (0.28%) MCTS
8 1 (0.28%) MCITP
8 1 (0.28%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.83%) QA
System Software
1 29 (8.22%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.85%) Hyper-V
2 3 (0.85%) XenDesktop
2 3 (0.85%) XenApp
2 3 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.28%) XenServer
4 1 (0.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (1.13%) SCCM
2 2 (0.57%) Data Guard
2 2 (0.57%) SCOM
3 1 (0.28%) Control-M
3 1 (0.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 63 (17.85%) Microsoft
2 39 (11.05%) Oracle
3 13 (3.68%) SAP
4 11 (3.12%) HP
5 10 (2.83%) Business Objects
6 6 (1.70%) Sun
6 6 (1.70%) Citrix
7 5 (1.42%) VMware
7 5 (1.42%) Siemens
7 5 (1.42%) Tableau
8 4 (1.13%) Remedy
8 4 (1.13%) Sage
8 4 (1.13%) BMC
9 3 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.85%) Cisco
9 3 (0.85%) IBM
10 2 (0.57%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.57%) Northgate
10 2 (0.57%) Software AG
10 2 (0.57%) Intel
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