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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 7 9
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 127 190 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 8.48% 11.99% 9.69%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 45.20% 54.76% 50.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 111 71
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 £258 £211 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
- +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 8
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 £22.50 £30.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +16.59%
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
281 347 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 18.77% 21.89% 19.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 185 128
Average daily rate £338 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £215 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 12 13
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-6.55% +5.17%

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 August 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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -4 34 £308 +2.50% 26
Nottinghamshire -14 22 £315 +9.56% 28
Derbyshire -6 20 £298 +19.00% 30
Northamptonshire -1 19 £300 +20.00% 21
Lincolnshire 0 10 £300 +33.33% 8
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 163 (50.94%) .NET
2 146 (45.63%) C#
3 133 (41.56%) SQL
4 92 (28.75%) ASP.NET
5 84 (26.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 71 (22.19%) JavaScript
7 64 (20.00%) MVC
8 59 (18.44%) HTML
9 58 (18.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 55 (17.19%) Business Intelligence
10 55 (17.19%) Microsoft
11 50 (15.63%) Windows
12 44 (13.75%) T-SQL
12 44 (13.75%) CSS
12 44 (13.75%) WCF
13 43 (13.44%) Web Services
14 42 (13.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 42 (13.13%) jQuery
14 42 (13.13%) ASP.NET MVC
15 39 (12.19%) Oracle
16 38 (11.88%) XML
17 35 (10.94%) Visual Studio
18 32 (10.00%) Finance
19 30 (9.38%) MS Excel
19 30 (9.38%) SQL Server 2012
20 28 (8.75%) .NET Framework
20 28 (8.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 27 (8.44%) Data Warehouse
22 26 (8.13%) Active Directory
23 24 (7.50%) VB.NET

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (5.94%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.75%) IIS
3 11 (3.44%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (2.19%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.94%) Lync
7 2 (0.63%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.63%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.63%) CICS
7 2 (0.63%) NetWeaver
7 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Spatial
8 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.31%) DNN
8 1 (0.31%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.31%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.31%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.31%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 30 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.56%) MS Office
3 4 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.63%) PowerPivot
4 2 (0.63%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.63%) AutoCAD
4 2 (0.63%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (1.88%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (1.56%) Agresso
4 4 (1.25%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (1.25%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (1.25%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.63%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.25%) Office 365
3 3 (0.94%) SaaS
4 2 (0.63%) PaaS
4 2 (0.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.19%) DHCP
1 7 (2.19%) TCP/IP
1 7 (2.19%) DNS
2 6 (1.88%) Internet
3 4 (1.25%) Intranet
3 4 (1.25%) Ethernet
4 3 (0.94%) HTTP
4 3 (0.94%) VoIP
4 3 (0.94%) Firewall
5 2 (0.63%) DMZ
5 2 (0.63%) Modbus
5 2 (0.63%) WAN
5 2 (0.63%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.31%) SAN
6 1 (0.31%) Wireless
6 1 (0.31%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (26.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 58 (18.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 42 (13.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 30 (9.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 28 (8.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 27 (8.44%) Data Warehouse
7 23 (7.19%) SQL Server 2005
7 23 (7.19%) Relational Database
8 14 (4.38%) OLAP
9 9 (2.81%) RDBMS
10 8 (2.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (1.25%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (1.25%) DB2
11 4 (1.25%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.94%) QlikView
12 3 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.94%) DTS
13 2 (0.63%) MySQL
13 2 (0.63%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 35 (10.94%) Visual Studio
2 14 (4.38%) NUnit
3 13 (4.06%) Selenium
4 9 (2.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (2.50%) MSTest
6 7 (2.19%) JUnit
7 6 (1.88%) Eclipse
8 5 (1.56%) Moq
9 3 (0.94%) CruiseControl
9 3 (0.94%) Subversion
9 3 (0.94%) LoadRunner
9 3 (0.94%) JIRA
10 2 (0.63%) ReSharper
10 2 (0.63%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.63%) Talend Open Studio
10 2 (0.63%) Maven
10 2 (0.63%) Toad
10 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (0.31%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.31%) SpecFlow
General
1 32 (10.00%) Finance
2 23 (7.19%) Manufacturing
3 13 (4.06%) Retail
4 10 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.81%) Marketing
6 8 (2.50%) Electronics
7 1 (0.31%) Back Office
7 1 (0.31%) Legal
7 1 (0.31%) Billing
7 1 (0.31%) Advertising
7 1 (0.31%) Banking
Job Titles
1 215 (67.19%) Developer
2 82 (25.63%) C# Developer
3 76 (23.75%) .NET Developer
4 53 (16.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 49 (15.31%) Analyst
6 33 (10.31%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 31 (9.69%) ASP.NET Developer
8 29 (9.06%) SQL Developer
9 19 (5.94%) DBA
9 19 (5.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 16 (5.00%) SQL DBA
11 13 (4.06%) Information Analyst
11 13 (4.06%) Web Developer
11 13 (4.06%) Administrator
12 12 (3.75%) Support Analyst
13 11 (3.44%) SQL Server DBA
14 10 (3.13%) Java Developer
15 9 (2.81%) VB.NET Developer
15 9 (2.81%) Software Developer
15 9 (2.81%) Excel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (50.94%) .NET
2 92 (28.75%) ASP.NET
3 59 (18.44%) HTML
4 44 (13.75%) CSS
4 44 (13.75%) WCF
5 43 (13.44%) Web Services
6 42 (13.13%) jQuery
6 42 (13.13%) ASP.NET MVC
7 38 (11.88%) XML
8 28 (8.75%) .NET Framework
9 20 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 19 (5.94%) HTML5
11 18 (5.63%) Ajax
12 15 (4.69%) WPF
13 14 (4.38%) LINQ
13 14 (4.38%) NHibernate
14 13 (4.06%) CSS3
15 12 (3.75%) WinForms
15 12 (3.75%) Spring
16 11 (3.44%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.88%) NHS
2 8 (2.50%) DTV
2 8 (2.50%) Statistics
2 8 (2.50%) Data Extraction
3 6 (1.88%) Inversion of Control
3 6 (1.88%) Informatics
3 6 (1.88%) Computer Science
4 5 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.25%) AS400
5 4 (1.25%) Blackberry
6 3 (0.94%) Mainframe
6 3 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (0.94%) Management Information System
6 3 (0.94%) Visualisation
6 3 (0.94%) Open Source
7 2 (0.63%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.63%) FMCG
7 2 (0.63%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.63%) Clustering
7 2 (0.63%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 50 (15.63%) Windows
2 15 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (4.06%) Windows 7
4 9 (2.81%) Linux
4 9 (2.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (2.19%) Windows 8
5 7 (2.19%) Windows XP
5 7 (2.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (1.56%) UNIX
7 2 (0.63%) SUSE
7 2 (0.63%) AIX
8 1 (0.31%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (20.00%) MVC
2 55 (17.19%) Business Intelligence
3 22 (6.88%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (6.25%) Unit Testing
4 20 (6.25%) ETL
4 20 (6.25%) Migration
5 14 (4.38%) OO
6 13 (4.06%) Performance Tuning
7 12 (3.75%) SOA
7 12 (3.75%) TDD
8 11 (3.44%) OOP
9 10 (3.13%) Data Modelling
10 9 (2.81%) Dependency Injection
11 8 (2.50%) ITIL
11 8 (2.50%) ERP
11 8 (2.50%) Scrum
11 8 (2.50%) Service Delivery
11 8 (2.50%) Programme Management
11 8 (2.50%) Digital Marketing
12 7 (2.19%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 146 (45.63%) C#
2 133 (41.56%) SQL
3 71 (22.19%) JavaScript
4 44 (13.75%) T-SQL
5 24 (7.50%) VB.NET
6 16 (5.00%) Java
7 11 (3.44%) VBA
8 8 (2.50%) VB
9 6 (1.88%) C
10 5 (1.56%) C++
11 4 (1.25%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.94%) VB6
12 3 (0.94%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.63%) PHP
13 2 (0.63%) Delphi
13 2 (0.63%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.63%) Python
14 1 (0.31%) Pascal
14 1 (0.31%) VBScript
14 1 (0.31%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 22 (6.88%) Security Cleared
2 18 (5.63%) Degree
3 12 (3.75%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.19%) BC Cleared
4 7 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.56%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.63%) MCSE
6 2 (0.63%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.31%) MCP
7 1 (0.31%) MCSA
7 1 (0.31%) ISEB
7 1 (0.31%) MCTS
7 1 (0.31%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.75%) QA
System Software
1 26 (8.13%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.94%) XenDesktop
2 3 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.94%) Hyper-V
2 3 (0.94%) XenApp
3 2 (0.63%) Terminal Server
3 2 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.31%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (1.25%) SCCM
2 2 (0.63%) SCOM
2 2 (0.63%) Data Guard
2 2 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.31%) Puppet
3 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.31%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.31%) Control-M
Vendors
1 55 (17.19%) Microsoft
2 39 (12.19%) Oracle
3 14 (4.38%) SAP
4 11 (3.44%) HP
5 6 (1.88%) Citrix
5 6 (1.88%) Business Objects
5 6 (1.88%) Tableau
6 5 (1.56%) Sun
7 4 (1.25%) Sage
7 4 (1.25%) VMware
8 3 (0.94%) Remedy
8 3 (0.94%) BMC
8 3 (0.94%) Cisco
8 3 (0.94%) IBM
9 2 (0.63%) Software AG
9 2 (0.63%) Intel
9 2 (0.63%) Siemens
9 2 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.63%) Informatica
9 2 (0.63%) Talend
Leicestershire
Salt
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Xpertise Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 11 hours ago
Swadlincote, Derbyshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 300-375
Posted: 14 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
EMBS- People Transfer
Rate: £20 phr (£40k equivalent)
Posted: Yesterday
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: £Market
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + great benefits scheme
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Rate: £35 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £280 - £350 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Northamptonshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Derby
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Nottingham
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
East Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 27 days ago