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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 14 15 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 141 123 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 8.75% 8.23% 12.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 38.42% 42.27% 54.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 45 118
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 14
Average hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.00 £13.00 £21.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £37.50 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £25.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+31.00% -18.03%
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
367 291 369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 22.77% 19.46% 22.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 138 194
Average daily rate £375 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £275 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 24 17
Average hourly rate £12.75 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.00% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.00 £13.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £37.50 £46.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -7.69%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Nottinghamshire +10 49 £350 +18.64% 49
Leicestershire -5 28 £313 -0.79% 21
Northamptonshire +4 26 £350 +16.66% 12
Derbyshire +1 26 £375 +25.00% 27
Lincolnshire -2 6 £175 -39.13% 9
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 149 (48.53%) SQL
2 129 (42.02%) .NET
3 114 (37.13%) C#
4 109 (35.50%) Microsoft
5 74 (24.10%) ASP.NET
5 74 (24.10%) Windows
6 65 (21.17%) SQL Server 2008
7 62 (20.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 62 (20.20%) JavaScript
8 61 (19.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 60 (19.54%) HTML
10 57 (18.57%) Agile Software Development
11 56 (18.24%) MVC
12 53 (17.26%) T-SQL
13 52 (16.94%) CSS
13 52 (16.94%) Oracle
14 48 (15.64%) MS Excel
15 43 (14.01%) SQL Server 2012
16 40 (13.03%) Migration
17 36 (11.73%) ASP.NET MVC
17 36 (11.73%) Analytical Skills
18 33 (10.75%) Relational Database
18 33 (10.75%) Finance
19 32 (10.42%) Web Services
19 32 (10.42%) jQuery
20 30 (9.77%) Business Intelligence
20 30 (9.77%) Active Directory
21 27 (8.79%) E-Commerce
22 26 (8.47%) VB.NET
22 26 (8.47%) .NET Framework

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 22 (7.17%) SharePoint
2 19 (6.19%) IIS
3 16 (5.21%) MS Exchange
4 8 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (2.28%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (2.28%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (1.95%) Apache Pig
7 5 (1.63%) Lync
7 5 (1.63%) Node.js
7 5 (1.63%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.30%) Umbraco
9 3 (0.98%) DNN
9 3 (0.98%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.65%) CMS
11 1 (0.33%) Confluence
11 1 (0.33%) SAS
11 1 (0.33%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 48 (15.64%) MS Excel
2 23 (7.49%) MS Office
3 6 (1.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.65%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.65%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.33%) SPSS
5 1 (0.33%) MS Project
5 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.30%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.33%) Magento
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.33%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.98%) Office 365
3 1 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.33%) SaaS
3 1 (0.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.91%) DHCP
1 12 (3.91%) DNS
1 12 (3.91%) SAN
1 12 (3.91%) Firewall
2 8 (2.61%) Intranet
3 7 (2.28%) Wireless
4 6 (1.95%) Internet
5 4 (1.30%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.30%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (0.65%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.65%) VPN
6 2 (0.65%) LAN
6 2 (0.65%) PBX
6 2 (0.65%) WAN
6 2 (0.65%) IPv4
6 2 (0.65%) VLAN
7 1 (0.33%) Network Security
7 1 (0.33%) LDAP
7 1 (0.33%) WLAN
7 1 (0.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (21.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 62 (20.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 61 (19.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 43 (14.01%) SQL Server 2012
5 33 (10.75%) Relational Database
6 22 (7.17%) Data Warehouse
7 21 (6.84%) SQL Server 2005
8 19 (6.19%) Crystal Reports
8 19 (6.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 18 (5.86%) MongoDB
10 10 (3.26%) MySQL
10 10 (3.26%) RDBMS
11 8 (2.61%) Hadoop
12 7 (2.28%) SQL Server 2000
13 6 (1.95%) Apache Hive
13 6 (1.95%) NoSQL
14 5 (1.63%) Oracle Database
14 5 (1.63%) OLAP
14 5 (1.63%) Data Mining
15 4 (1.30%) DTS
Development Applications
1 20 (6.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (5.54%) Visual Studio
3 12 (3.91%) Git (software)
4 9 (2.93%) Octopus Deploy
5 8 (2.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 7 (2.28%) Selenium
7 5 (1.63%) JIRA
7 5 (1.63%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.30%) NeoLoad
8 4 (1.30%) TeamCity
8 4 (1.30%) Bitbucket
9 3 (0.98%) CruiseControl
10 2 (0.65%) Subversion
10 2 (0.65%) Oracle Developer 2000
10 2 (0.65%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.33%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.33%) MSTest
11 1 (0.33%) Ant
11 1 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (0.33%) Eclipse
General
1 33 (10.75%) Finance
2 13 (4.23%) Retail
3 12 (3.91%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.28%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.30%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.98%) Publishing
6 3 (0.98%) Marketing
7 2 (0.65%) Advertising
7 2 (0.65%) Legal
8 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.33%) Back Office
8 1 (0.33%) Electronics
8 1 (0.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 146 (47.56%) Developer
2 53 (17.26%) .NET Developer
3 49 (15.96%) Analyst
4 36 (11.73%) DBA
5 27 (8.79%) SQL DBA
6 20 (6.51%) C# Developer
7 18 (5.86%) SQL Developer
8 15 (4.89%) ASP.NET Developer
8 15 (4.89%) Web Developer
9 14 (4.56%) VB.NET Developer
10 13 (4.23%) MI Analyst
10 13 (4.23%) C# .NET Developer
11 12 (3.91%) Data Analyst
12 11 (3.58%) Applications Support
13 10 (3.26%) SQL Server DBA
13 10 (3.26%) Team Leader
13 10 (3.26%) Support Analyst
14 9 (2.93%) Consultant
14 9 (2.93%) Systems Analyst
14 9 (2.93%) .NET Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (42.02%) .NET
2 74 (24.10%) ASP.NET
3 60 (19.54%) HTML
4 52 (16.94%) CSS
5 36 (11.73%) ASP.NET MVC
6 32 (10.42%) jQuery
6 32 (10.42%) Web Services
7 26 (8.47%) .NET Framework
8 25 (8.14%) HTML5
9 24 (7.82%) WCF
10 23 (7.49%) ASP.NET Web API
11 19 (6.19%) CSS3
11 19 (6.19%) XML
12 18 (5.86%) REST
13 16 (5.21%) AngularJS
14 14 (4.56%) SOAP
15 11 (3.58%) WinForms
15 11 (3.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 10 (3.26%) Entity Framework
16 10 (3.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 36 (11.73%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.23%) NHS
3 9 (2.93%) N-Tier
4 8 (2.61%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.28%) Hedge funds
6 6 (1.95%) HP Storage
6 6 (1.95%) Clustering
7 5 (1.63%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.63%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.30%) HP StoreVirtual
8 4 (1.30%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.98%) iPad
9 3 (0.98%) iSeries
9 3 (0.98%) Replication
10 2 (0.65%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.65%) User Experience
10 2 (0.65%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.65%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.33%) Performance Metrics
11 1 (0.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 74 (24.10%) Windows
2 18 (5.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (5.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (4.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (4.56%) Linux
6 8 (2.61%) UNIX
6 8 (2.61%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.63%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.30%) Windows 8
8 4 (1.30%) Windows Phone
8 4 (1.30%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.98%) Android
9 3 (0.98%) Solaris
10 2 (0.65%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.33%) AIX
11 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.33%) Debian
11 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (18.57%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (18.24%) MVC
3 40 (13.03%) Migration
4 30 (9.77%) Business Intelligence
5 27 (8.79%) E-Commerce
6 22 (7.17%) ITIL
6 22 (7.17%) Data Modelling
7 21 (6.84%) ETL
8 20 (6.51%) Scrum
9 19 (6.19%) SDLC
10 16 (5.21%) Disaster Recovery
10 16 (5.21%) CRM
10 16 (5.21%) TDD
11 15 (4.89%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (4.56%) Mentoring
13 13 (4.23%) Project Management
14 12 (3.91%) OOP
14 12 (3.91%) Data Migration
14 12 (3.91%) Performance Tuning
15 11 (3.58%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 149 (48.53%) SQL
2 114 (37.13%) C#
3 62 (20.20%) JavaScript
4 53 (17.26%) T-SQL
5 26 (8.47%) VB.NET
6 24 (7.82%) VB
7 19 (6.19%) VBA
8 17 (5.54%) Java
9 11 (3.58%) PowerShell
10 10 (3.26%) PL/SQL
11 8 (2.61%) C++
11 8 (2.61%) VB6
12 4 (1.30%) Scala
12 4 (1.30%) Perl
13 3 (0.98%) RPG
13 3 (0.98%) Prolog
13 3 (0.98%) Ruby
14 2 (0.65%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.65%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (5.54%) Degree
2 13 (4.23%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.93%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.98%) MCSE
7 2 (0.65%) CCNA
7 2 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.65%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.33%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.33%) MCPD
8 1 (0.33%) MCSA
8 1 (0.33%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.95%) QA
2 3 (0.98%) SLA
3 1 (0.33%) TickIT
3 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.33%) COBIT
3 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 30 (9.77%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.58%) Hyper-V
3 9 (2.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.30%) VMware ESX
4 4 (1.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (0.65%) ISA Server
5 2 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.65%) HDFS
6 1 (0.33%) vSphere
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (1.30%) Pingdom
2 3 (0.98%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.65%) ARCserve
3 2 (0.65%) SCCM
4 1 (0.33%) SCOM
4 1 (0.33%) OVSD
4 1 (0.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.33%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 109 (35.50%) Microsoft
2 52 (16.94%) Oracle
3 22 (7.17%) HP
4 12 (3.91%) VMware
5 9 (2.93%) NetApp
6 8 (2.61%) Cisco
7 6 (1.95%) Remedy
8 5 (1.63%) Altiris
8 5 (1.63%) PeopleSoft
8 5 (1.63%) Citrix
9 4 (1.30%) BMC
9 4 (1.30%) Sun
9 4 (1.30%) IBM
9 4 (1.30%) Nimsoft
9 4 (1.30%) Riverbed
9 4 (1.30%) Exinda
9 4 (1.30%) New Relic
10 3 (0.98%) Kronos
10 3 (0.98%) Siemens
10 3 (0.98%) SAP
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