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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 8 9
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 164 166 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 9.80% 11.21% 12.96%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 46.33% 48.54% 59.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 91 79
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£325 £300 £286
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +4.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £217 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £398 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 18 21
Average hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £23.55 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £35.30 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £30.88 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+13.36% +10.26%
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
354 342 271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 21.15% 23.09% 21.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 179 155
Average daily rate £350 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 28 26
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £27.00 £19.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.80 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.38 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +22.76%

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 March 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 March 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 March 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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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
Derbyshire +10 48 £349 +18.21% 21
Leicestershire -1 48 £300 +0.08% 31
Nottinghamshire +5 45 £300 -6.25% 30
Northamptonshire -12 14 £400 +33.33% 17
Lincolnshire +5 3 £425 +60.37% 10
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 102 (38.49%) SQL
2 95 (35.85%) .NET
3 90 (33.96%) C#
4 83 (31.32%) Microsoft
5 63 (23.77%) Windows
5 63 (23.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 59 (22.26%) ASP.NET
7 53 (20.00%) HTML
8 51 (19.25%) JavaScript
8 51 (19.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 48 (18.11%) Oracle
10 47 (17.74%) CSS
11 46 (17.36%) MVC
12 44 (16.60%) SQL Server 2008
13 43 (16.23%) Agile Software Development
14 38 (14.34%) Business Intelligence
14 38 (14.34%) Team Foundation Server
15 35 (13.21%) MS Excel
16 34 (12.83%) T-SQL
17 33 (12.45%) jQuery
18 32 (12.08%) ASP.NET MVC
19 31 (11.70%) SQL Server 2012
20 30 (11.32%) ETL
21 29 (10.94%) Web Services
22 27 (10.19%) Active Directory
23 25 (9.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
24 24 (9.06%) XML
24 24 (9.06%) Data Warehouse
25 23 (8.68%) Finance
25 23 (8.68%) .NET Framework

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 18 (6.79%) IIS
2 15 (5.66%) SharePoint
3 11 (4.15%) MS Exchange
4 9 (3.40%) WebSphere
4 9 (3.40%) NetWeaver
5 6 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (1.51%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (1.51%) MTS
7 4 (1.51%) Apache Pig
7 4 (1.51%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.13%) Moodle
8 3 (1.13%) Apache
8 3 (1.13%) CMS
8 3 (1.13%) DNN
9 2 (0.75%) Kentico
9 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.38%) SAS
10 1 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 35 (13.21%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (1.89%) MS Office
4 2 (0.75%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.38%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.38%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (0.38%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (0.38%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.91%) DNS
2 11 (4.15%) DMZ
3 10 (3.77%) Firewall
4 7 (2.64%) HTTP
4 7 (2.64%) TCP/IP
5 6 (2.26%) HTTPS
5 6 (2.26%) SAN
6 5 (1.89%) DHCP
7 4 (1.51%) LAN
7 4 (1.51%) SSL
7 4 (1.51%) WAN
8 3 (1.13%) VoIP
8 3 (1.13%) FTP
8 3 (1.13%) Internet
9 2 (0.75%) Wireless
10 1 (0.38%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.38%) VLAN
10 1 (0.38%) NAS
10 1 (0.38%) Asterisk PBX
10 1 (0.38%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (23.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 51 (19.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 44 (16.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 31 (11.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 25 (9.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 24 (9.06%) Data Warehouse
7 23 (8.68%) Relational Database
8 12 (4.53%) RDBMS
9 8 (3.02%) OLAP
10 7 (2.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 7 (2.64%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (2.26%) Oracle Database
11 6 (2.26%) DB2
12 5 (1.89%) MySQL
12 5 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
12 5 (1.89%) DTS
12 5 (1.89%) MongoDB
13 4 (1.51%) Hadoop
13 4 (1.51%) Apache Hive
13 4 (1.51%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 38 (14.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (7.55%) Visual Studio
3 6 (2.26%) Rational Rhapsody
4 5 (1.89%) MSTest
5 4 (1.51%) NUnit
5 4 (1.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (1.51%) Subversion
5 4 (1.51%) Selenium
6 3 (1.13%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.13%) Toad
6 3 (1.13%) CruiseControl
7 2 (0.75%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.75%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.75%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.38%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.38%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 23 (8.68%) Finance
2 17 (6.42%) Retail
3 12 (4.53%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.89%) Back Office
5 4 (1.51%) Publishing
5 4 (1.51%) Marketing
6 3 (1.13%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.38%) Automotive
7 1 (0.38%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 128 (48.30%) Developer
2 43 (16.23%) .NET Developer
3 40 (15.09%) C# Developer
4 33 (12.45%) DBA
5 25 (9.43%) C# .NET Developer
6 21 (7.92%) SQL Developer
6 21 (7.92%) SQL DBA
7 20 (7.55%) Analyst
8 17 (6.42%) ASP.NET Developer
8 17 (6.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 15 (5.66%) Architect
10 13 (4.91%) Team Leader
11 11 (4.15%) SQL Server Developer
12 10 (3.77%) SQL Server DBA
12 10 (3.77%) Consultant
13 9 (3.40%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 7 (2.64%) Project Engineer
14 7 (2.64%) Software Developer
15 6 (2.26%) Support Analyst
15 6 (2.26%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (35.85%) .NET
2 59 (22.26%) ASP.NET
3 53 (20.00%) HTML
4 47 (17.74%) CSS
5 33 (12.45%) jQuery
6 32 (12.08%) ASP.NET MVC
7 29 (10.94%) Web Services
8 24 (9.06%) XML
9 23 (8.68%) .NET Framework
10 19 (7.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 17 (6.42%) HTML5
11 17 (6.42%) WCF
12 15 (5.66%) JSON
13 13 (4.91%) Middleware
14 11 (4.15%) LINQ
15 10 (3.77%) CSS3
15 10 (3.77%) ASP.NET Web API
16 9 (3.40%) REST
16 9 (3.40%) Ajax
17 7 (2.64%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.91%) Clustering
3 12 (4.53%) Open Source
4 7 (2.64%) NHS
5 6 (2.26%) N-Tier
5 6 (2.26%) Statistics
6 5 (1.89%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.51%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.13%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.13%) iSeries
9 2 (0.75%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.75%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.75%) Blog
9 2 (0.75%) Replication
9 2 (0.75%) EPoS
10 1 (0.38%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.38%) AS400
10 1 (0.38%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.38%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.38%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 63 (23.77%) Windows
2 17 (6.42%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (5.28%) UNIX
5 10 (3.77%) Linux
6 7 (2.64%) Windows XP
6 7 (2.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (2.26%) Windows 7
8 5 (1.89%) Windows Vista
9 4 (1.51%) AIX
10 3 (1.13%) Android
10 3 (1.13%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.75%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.75%) VMS
12 1 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.38%) Solaris
12 1 (0.38%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (17.36%) MVC
2 43 (16.23%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (14.34%) Business Intelligence
4 30 (11.32%) ETL
5 21 (7.92%) Performance Tuning
6 18 (6.79%) Data Modelling
6 18 (6.79%) OO
6 18 (6.79%) Migration
7 16 (6.04%) OOP
8 11 (4.15%) ITIL
8 11 (4.15%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (3.77%) SOA
10 9 (3.40%) Project Management
10 9 (3.40%) TDD
10 9 (3.40%) Logical Data Model
11 8 (3.02%) Workflow
11 8 (3.02%) UML
11 8 (3.02%) Web Development
11 8 (3.02%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (2.64%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 102 (38.49%) SQL
2 90 (33.96%) C#
3 51 (19.25%) JavaScript
4 34 (12.83%) T-SQL
5 18 (6.79%) VB
6 16 (6.04%) Java
7 15 (5.66%) VB.NET
8 7 (2.64%) VBA
8 7 (2.64%) PL/SQL
9 5 (1.89%) VB6
10 3 (1.13%) C
10 3 (1.13%) C++
10 3 (1.13%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.75%) R
11 2 (0.75%) RPG
11 2 (0.75%) Prolog
12 1 (0.38%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.38%) Ruby
12 1 (0.38%) Python
12 1 (0.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (4.15%) SC Cleared
1 11 (4.15%) Security Cleared
2 10 (3.77%) Degree
3 4 (1.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.75%) MCITP
4 2 (0.75%) MCSE
5 1 (0.38%) CCNP
5 1 (0.38%) CCNA
5 1 (0.38%) ISEB
5 1 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.38%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.38%) MCTS
5 1 (0.38%) CCENT
5 1 (0.38%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.77%) QA
2 9 (3.40%) SLA
3 2 (0.75%) WAI
System Software
1 27 (10.19%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 5 (1.89%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.51%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.75%) vSphere
5 2 (0.75%) HDFS
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (2.64%) SCCM
2 6 (2.26%) WSUS
3 3 (1.13%) ServiceCenter
3 3 (1.13%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.38%) Nagios
4 1 (0.38%) SCOM
4 1 (0.38%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.38%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 83 (31.32%) Microsoft
2 48 (18.11%) Oracle
3 13 (4.91%) VMware
4 12 (4.53%) HP
5 9 (3.40%) SAP
6 6 (2.26%) Cisco
6 6 (2.26%) Software AG
7 5 (1.89%) Intel
7 5 (1.89%) Siemens
7 5 (1.89%) Sophos
8 4 (1.51%) Cognos
9 3 (1.13%) Business Objects
9 3 (1.13%) Dell
9 3 (1.13%) Remedy
9 3 (1.13%) NetApp
9 3 (1.13%) Twitter
9 3 (1.13%) Telerik
10 2 (0.75%) Kronos
10 2 (0.75%) Talend
10 2 (0.75%) Cloudera
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Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
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