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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 175 193 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 10.64% 13.00% 9.66%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 46.67% 54.37% 50.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 92 57
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£323 £300 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £252 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 18 15
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-26.72% +16.00%
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
375 355 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 22.80% 23.91% 19.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 166 110
Average daily rate £347 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.91% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £258 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 25 24
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.33 £34.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-27.10% +23.00%

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 22 May 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
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 22 May 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
(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
Nottinghamshire +10 51 £305 -6.15% 44
Derbyshire -2 40 £400 +37.93% 26
Leicestershire -6 40 £300 - 22
Northamptonshire -17 16 £394 +31.25% 12
Lincolnshire +11 14 £230 - 3
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 131 (44.11%) SQL
2 96 (32.32%) .NET
3 94 (31.65%) Microsoft
4 91 (30.64%) C#
5 78 (26.26%) Windows
6 74 (24.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 71 (23.91%) SQL Server 2008
8 67 (22.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 56 (18.86%) Oracle
10 52 (17.51%) ASP.NET
11 50 (16.84%) T-SQL
11 50 (16.84%) SQL Server 2012
12 49 (16.50%) JavaScript
13 47 (15.82%) HTML
14 46 (15.49%) Agile Software Development
15 40 (13.47%) CSS
15 40 (13.47%) MVC
16 37 (12.46%) Migration
17 34 (11.45%) Active Directory
18 33 (11.11%) .NET Framework
19 32 (10.77%) Web Services
20 31 (10.44%) MS Excel
20 31 (10.44%) Business Intelligence
21 30 (10.10%) ETL
21 30 (10.10%) XML
22 28 (9.43%) Data Warehouse
23 27 (9.09%) Finance
23 27 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
23 27 (9.09%) Relational Database
24 25 (8.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 16 (5.39%) MS Exchange
2 14 (4.71%) IIS
3 13 (4.38%) SharePoint
4 9 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (3.03%) WebSphere
4 9 (3.03%) NetWeaver
4 9 (3.03%) Apache Pig
5 4 (1.35%) Apache
5 4 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (1.35%) Lync
6 3 (1.01%) Moodle
6 3 (1.01%) DNN
6 3 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (1.01%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.34%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.34%) Node.js
8 1 (0.34%) Facebook Platform
8 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 31 (10.44%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.37%) MS Office
3 2 (0.67%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.34%) SPSS
4 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.34%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.34%) Infor CRM
1 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (0.34%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.67%) Office 365
3 1 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.40%) DNS
2 14 (4.71%) Firewall
3 12 (4.04%) DHCP
4 11 (3.70%) DMZ
5 9 (3.03%) SAN
6 8 (2.69%) Internet
7 7 (2.36%) Intranet
8 6 (2.02%) HTTPS
8 6 (2.02%) HTTP
9 5 (1.68%) TCP/IP
9 5 (1.68%) Wireless
10 4 (1.35%) SSL
11 3 (1.01%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (1.01%) WAN
11 3 (1.01%) LAN
11 3 (1.01%) VPN
12 2 (0.67%) Unified Communications
13 1 (0.34%) NAS
13 1 (0.34%) Asterisk PBX
13 1 (0.34%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (24.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 71 (23.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 67 (22.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 50 (16.84%) SQL Server 2012
5 28 (9.43%) Data Warehouse
6 27 (9.09%) Relational Database
7 25 (8.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 16 (5.39%) RDBMS
9 13 (4.38%) SQL Server 2005
10 11 (3.70%) Hadoop
11 9 (3.03%) Apache Hive
12 8 (2.69%) Oracle Database
13 7 (2.36%) MySQL
14 6 (2.02%) DB2
14 6 (2.02%) OLAP
14 6 (2.02%) Crystal Reports
14 6 (2.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 6 (2.02%) MongoDB
15 5 (1.68%) SQL Server 2000
15 5 (1.68%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 27 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (6.06%) Visual Studio
3 12 (4.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 9 (3.03%) Git (software)
5 6 (2.02%) MSTest
6 4 (1.35%) NUnit
6 4 (1.35%) Selenium
7 3 (1.01%) Subversion
7 3 (1.01%) CruiseControl
7 3 (1.01%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.01%) Toad
8 2 (0.67%) Oracle Developer 2000
8 2 (0.67%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.67%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.34%) CocoaPods
General
1 27 (9.09%) Finance
2 17 (5.72%) Manufacturing
3 16 (5.39%) Retail
4 4 (1.35%) Back Office
5 3 (1.01%) Marketing
5 3 (1.01%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.01%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.01%) Publishing
5 3 (1.01%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.34%) Electronics
6 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.34%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 123 (41.41%) Developer
2 48 (16.16%) DBA
3 37 (12.46%) .NET Developer
4 33 (11.11%) Analyst
5 32 (10.77%) SQL DBA
6 26 (8.75%) C# Developer
7 25 (8.42%) SQL Developer
8 18 (6.06%) C# .NET Developer
9 13 (4.38%) Consultant
9 13 (4.38%) Architect
9 13 (4.38%) Team Leader
10 12 (4.04%) ASP.NET Developer
10 12 (4.04%) Development Team Leader
10 12 (4.04%) SQL Server DBA
11 11 (3.70%) Software Team Leader
11 11 (3.70%) SQL Server Developer
11 11 (3.70%) .NET Team Leader
12 10 (3.37%) Software Development Team Leader
12 10 (3.37%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 9 (3.03%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (32.32%) .NET
2 52 (17.51%) ASP.NET
3 47 (15.82%) HTML
4 40 (13.47%) CSS
5 33 (11.11%) .NET Framework
6 32 (10.77%) Web Services
7 30 (10.10%) XML
8 24 (8.08%) WCF
9 23 (7.74%) jQuery
10 21 (7.07%) Entity Framework
11 20 (6.73%) ASP.NET MVC
12 18 (6.06%) JSON
13 14 (4.71%) WinForms
14 12 (4.04%) WPF
15 11 (3.70%) HTML5
15 11 (3.70%) REST
16 10 (3.37%) Ajax
17 9 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 8 (2.69%) SOAP
18 8 (2.69%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.72%) Open Source
3 15 (5.05%) Clustering
4 12 (4.04%) N-Tier
5 10 (3.37%) NHS
6 7 (2.36%) Statistics
7 6 (2.02%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.68%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.35%) iSeries
10 3 (1.01%) iPad
10 3 (1.01%) Hedge funds
10 3 (1.01%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.01%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.01%) Replication
11 1 (0.34%) Data Extraction
11 1 (0.34%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.34%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.34%) Physics
11 1 (0.34%) Animation
11 1 (0.34%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 78 (26.26%) Windows
2 24 (8.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (6.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (5.72%) UNIX
5 15 (5.05%) Linux
6 14 (4.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (3.70%) Windows 7
8 7 (2.36%) Windows XP
9 6 (2.02%) Apple iOS
10 5 (1.68%) Android
10 5 (1.68%) Windows Vista
11 4 (1.35%) AIX
12 3 (1.01%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (1.01%) Solaris
13 2 (0.67%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.34%) VMS
14 1 (0.34%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.34%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (15.49%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (13.47%) MVC
3 37 (12.46%) Migration
4 31 (10.44%) Business Intelligence
5 30 (10.10%) ETL
6 20 (6.73%) Disaster Recovery
7 19 (6.40%) OOP
8 17 (5.72%) E-Commerce
8 17 (5.72%) Performance Tuning
9 16 (5.39%) Data Modelling
10 14 (4.71%) TDD
11 12 (4.04%) ITIL
11 12 (4.04%) Data Migration
12 11 (3.70%) OO
12 11 (3.70%) Project Management
13 10 (3.37%) Resource Management
13 10 (3.37%) Continuous Improvement
14 9 (3.03%) SOA
14 9 (3.03%) CRM
14 9 (3.03%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 131 (44.11%) SQL
2 91 (30.64%) C#
3 50 (16.84%) T-SQL
4 49 (16.50%) JavaScript
5 21 (7.07%) VB.NET
6 20 (6.73%) Java
7 19 (6.40%) VB
8 12 (4.04%) VBA
9 9 (3.03%) PL/SQL
10 6 (2.02%) PowerShell
11 5 (1.68%) C++
12 4 (1.35%) Perl
12 4 (1.35%) C
13 3 (1.01%) Prolog
13 3 (1.01%) RPG
13 3 (1.01%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.67%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.67%) VB6
14 2 (0.67%) Ruby
15 1 (0.34%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (4.71%) Degree
1 14 (4.71%) SC Cleared
1 14 (4.71%) Security Cleared
2 6 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.35%) MCSE
4 2 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.67%) MCITP
5 1 (0.34%) HP APS
5 1 (0.34%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.34%) MCTS
5 1 (0.34%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.34%) MCPD
5 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.34%) ISEB
5 1 (0.34%) CCNP
5 1 (0.34%) CCNA
5 1 (0.34%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.69%) SLA
2 6 (2.02%) QA
System Software
1 34 (11.45%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.36%) Hyper-V
3 6 (2.02%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 5 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.01%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.01%) HDFS
6 2 (0.67%) ISA Server
6 2 (0.67%) vSphere
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (2.02%) SCCM
2 5 (1.68%) WSUS
3 3 (1.01%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (1.01%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.34%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.34%) SCOM
5 1 (0.34%) OVSD
Vendors
1 94 (31.65%) Microsoft
2 56 (18.86%) Oracle
3 19 (6.40%) HP
4 14 (4.71%) VMware
5 11 (3.70%) NetApp
6 10 (3.37%) SAP
7 7 (2.36%) Cisco
8 6 (2.02%) Software AG
9 5 (1.68%) Intel
9 5 (1.68%) Siemens
9 5 (1.68%) Sophos
10 4 (1.35%) Sun
11 3 (1.01%) Exinda
11 3 (1.01%) Cloudera
11 3 (1.01%) Riverbed
11 3 (1.01%) LANDesk
11 3 (1.01%) Kronos
11 3 (1.01%) Altiris
11 3 (1.01%) Citrix
11 3 (1.01%) Business Objects
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham
Experian
Rate: £Competitive+package
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Negotiable on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Thebes IT
Posted: 6 days ago
Derbyshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £175 - £225 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Leicestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £230 - £250 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Leicestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £275 - £325 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Nottingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
East Midlands
Jumar Solutions
Rate: £325 per day + Depending on experience
Posted: 23 days ago
Loughborough
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £290 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
East Midlands
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 25 days ago