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 17 April 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
17 Apr 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 181 198 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 10.43% 12.40% 12.03%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 45.36% 51.83% 57.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 98 84
Average daily rate
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£330 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 23 13
Average hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £27.90 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £35.80 £34.50
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
399 382 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 22.98% 23.92% 20.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 184 164
Average daily rate £350 £323 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.52% +9.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 35 16
Average hourly rate £23.75 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.14% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.25 £27.00 £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.20 £40.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +25.00%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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
Leicestershire -1 53 £300 +0.08% 17
Nottinghamshire +2 51 £300 -6.25% 31
Derbyshire +10 48 £350 +20.68% 17
Northamptonshire -18 19 £400 +33.33% 16
Lincolnshire +4 5 £275 +3.77% 10
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 111 (39.78%) SQL
2 91 (32.62%) .NET
3 90 (32.26%) Microsoft
4 86 (30.82%) C#
5 69 (24.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 66 (23.66%) Windows
7 56 (20.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 54 (19.35%) ASP.NET
9 51 (18.28%) HTML
9 51 (18.28%) JavaScript
9 51 (18.28%) SQL Server 2008
10 50 (17.92%) Oracle
11 44 (15.77%) CSS
12 43 (15.41%) T-SQL
13 42 (15.05%) Agile Software Development
13 42 (15.05%) SQL Server 2012
14 41 (14.70%) MVC
15 35 (12.54%) ETL
15 35 (12.54%) Team Foundation Server
16 34 (12.19%) MS Excel
17 33 (11.83%) Business Intelligence
17 33 (11.83%) jQuery
18 30 (10.75%) Active Directory
19 29 (10.39%) Data Warehouse
20 28 (10.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 27 (9.68%) Web Services
22 26 (9.32%) XML
22 26 (9.32%) Migration
22 26 (9.32%) .NET Framework
22 26 (9.32%) ASP.NET MVC

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 15 (5.38%) IIS
2 10 (3.58%) WebSphere
3 9 (3.23%) NetWeaver
3 9 (3.23%) SharePoint
3 9 (3.23%) MS Exchange
4 7 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (1.79%) Apache Pig
6 4 (1.43%) Apache
6 4 (1.43%) MTS
6 4 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.08%) DNN
7 3 (1.08%) Moodle
8 2 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.36%) Lync
9 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.36%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.36%) Facebook Platform
9 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 34 (12.19%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.72%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (0.36%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.36%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.36%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (0.36%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (0.36%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.38%) DNS
2 11 (3.94%) SAN
2 11 (3.94%) DMZ
3 9 (3.23%) Firewall
4 7 (2.51%) DHCP
5 6 (2.15%) HTTPS
5 6 (2.15%) HTTP
6 5 (1.79%) TCP/IP
7 4 (1.43%) SSL
7 4 (1.43%) LAN
7 4 (1.43%) WAN
7 4 (1.43%) Internet
8 3 (1.08%) Wireless
9 2 (0.72%) Intranet
10 1 (0.36%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.36%) VLAN
10 1 (0.36%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.36%) NAS
10 1 (0.36%) Asterisk PBX
10 1 (0.36%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (24.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 56 (20.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 51 (18.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 42 (15.05%) SQL Server 2012
5 29 (10.39%) Data Warehouse
6 28 (10.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 25 (8.96%) Relational Database
8 14 (5.02%) RDBMS
9 8 (2.87%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (2.87%) OLAP
9 8 (2.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 7 (2.51%) MySQL
11 6 (2.15%) DB2
11 6 (2.15%) MongoDB
11 6 (2.15%) Oracle Database
12 5 (1.79%) Hadoop
12 5 (1.79%) Apache Hive
12 5 (1.79%) DTS
13 4 (1.43%) Ingres
13 4 (1.43%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 35 (12.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (6.09%) Visual Studio
3 6 (2.15%) Rational Rhapsody
4 5 (1.79%) MSTest
5 4 (1.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (1.43%) NUnit
5 4 (1.43%) Subversion
5 4 (1.43%) Selenium
6 3 (1.08%) CruiseControl
6 3 (1.08%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.08%) Toad
7 2 (0.72%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (0.72%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.72%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.36%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (7.89%) Finance
2 15 (5.38%) Retail
3 13 (4.66%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.79%) Back Office
5 4 (1.43%) Publishing
6 3 (1.08%) Marketing
6 3 (1.08%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.36%) Automotive
7 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.36%) Banking
7 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 124 (44.44%) Developer
2 45 (16.13%) DBA
3 37 (13.26%) .NET Developer
4 35 (12.54%) C# Developer
5 29 (10.39%) SQL DBA
6 23 (8.24%) SQL Developer
7 20 (7.17%) Analyst
7 20 (7.17%) C# .NET Developer
8 16 (5.73%) Architect
8 16 (5.73%) Team Leader
8 16 (5.73%) ASP.NET Developer
8 16 (5.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 12 (4.30%) SQL Server DBA
10 11 (3.94%) SQL Server Developer
11 10 (3.58%) Consultant
12 9 (3.23%) Software Developer
12 9 (3.23%) Development Team Leader
13 8 (2.87%) .NET Team Leader
13 8 (2.87%) Software Team Leader
14 7 (2.51%) Software Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (32.62%) .NET
2 54 (19.35%) ASP.NET
3 51 (18.28%) HTML
4 44 (15.77%) CSS
5 33 (11.83%) jQuery
6 27 (9.68%) Web Services
7 26 (9.32%) XML
7 26 (9.32%) .NET Framework
7 26 (9.32%) ASP.NET MVC
8 19 (6.81%) Entity Framework
9 18 (6.45%) WCF
10 15 (5.38%) JSON
10 15 (5.38%) HTML5
11 13 (4.66%) Middleware
12 12 (4.30%) LINQ
13 10 (3.58%) CSS3
14 9 (3.23%) REST
14 9 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web API
14 9 (3.23%) SOAP
15 8 (2.87%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.73%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.38%) Open Source
3 13 (4.66%) Clustering
4 9 (3.23%) N-Tier
5 7 (2.51%) Statistics
6 6 (2.15%) NHS
6 6 (2.15%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.43%) iSeries
7 4 (1.43%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.08%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.08%) Replication
9 2 (0.72%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.72%) iPad
10 1 (0.36%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.36%) AS400
10 1 (0.36%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.36%) EPoS
10 1 (0.36%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.36%) Physics
10 1 (0.36%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 66 (23.66%) Windows
2 20 (7.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (5.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (5.02%) UNIX
5 10 (3.58%) Linux
5 10 (3.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (3.23%) Windows 7
7 8 (2.87%) Windows XP
8 5 (1.79%) Windows Vista
9 4 (1.43%) AIX
10 3 (1.08%) Android
11 2 (0.72%) VMS
11 2 (0.72%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.72%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.72%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.36%) Solaris
12 1 (0.36%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.36%) Debian
12 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (15.05%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (14.70%) MVC
3 35 (12.54%) ETL
4 33 (11.83%) Business Intelligence
5 26 (9.32%) Migration
6 20 (7.17%) Performance Tuning
7 17 (6.09%) Data Modelling
7 17 (6.09%) OOP
8 16 (5.73%) OO
9 14 (5.02%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (4.66%) ITIL
11 11 (3.94%) SOA
12 9 (3.23%) E-Commerce
12 9 (3.23%) Project Management
12 9 (3.23%) Logical Data Model
13 8 (2.87%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (2.87%) UML
13 8 (2.87%) Web Development
14 7 (2.51%) Resource Management
14 7 (2.51%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 111 (39.78%) SQL
2 86 (30.82%) C#
3 51 (18.28%) JavaScript
4 43 (15.41%) T-SQL
5 19 (6.81%) VB
6 17 (6.09%) Java
7 15 (5.38%) VB.NET
8 9 (3.23%) PL/SQL
9 6 (2.15%) VBA
10 5 (1.79%) VB6
10 5 (1.79%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.43%) Perl
11 4 (1.43%) C
12 3 (1.08%) C++
12 3 (1.08%) RPG
12 3 (1.08%) Prolog
13 2 (0.72%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.72%) R
14 1 (0.36%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.36%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (4.30%) Degree
2 11 (3.94%) SC Cleared
2 11 (3.94%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.72%) MCITP
4 2 (0.72%) MCSE
5 1 (0.36%) CCNP
5 1 (0.36%) CCNA
5 1 (0.36%) ISEB
5 1 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.36%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.36%) MCPD
5 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.36%) MCTS
5 1 (0.36%) HP APS
5 1 (0.36%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.23%) QA
2 8 (2.87%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (10.75%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 6 (2.15%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.08%) HDFS
5 2 (0.72%) vSphere
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.36%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 7 (2.51%) SCCM
2 5 (1.79%) WSUS
3 3 (1.08%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.72%) ServiceCenter
4 2 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.36%) Nagios
5 1 (0.36%) SCOM
5 1 (0.36%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.36%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.36%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 90 (32.26%) Microsoft
2 50 (17.92%) Oracle
3 17 (6.09%) HP
4 11 (3.94%) VMware
5 9 (3.23%) NetApp
5 9 (3.23%) SAP
6 6 (2.15%) Software AG
7 5 (1.79%) Cisco
7 5 (1.79%) Siemens
7 5 (1.79%) Intel
7 5 (1.79%) Sophos
8 4 (1.43%) Cognos
9 3 (1.08%) Business Objects
9 3 (1.08%) Telerik
9 3 (1.08%) Kronos
9 3 (1.08%) LANDesk
9 3 (1.08%) Twitter
9 3 (1.08%) Cloudera
10 2 (0.72%) Talend
10 2 (0.72%) hybris
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