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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 17 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 122 203 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 7.72% 12.32% 10.62%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 41.78% 52.05% 50.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 118 68
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.82% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 21
Average hourly rate £37.50 £29.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.11% -15.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -
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
292 390 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 18.47% 23.67% 21.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 200 132
Average daily rate £325 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £220 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 19 32
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 £30.00 £30.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
- -6.39%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -6 32 £315 +5.00% 18
Nottinghamshire -9 30 £320 +4.48% 25
Derbyshire -7 17 £300 +20.00% 13
Northamptonshire -7 13 £303 +21.00% 25
Lincolnshire -2 10 £275 +22.22% 9
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 154 (51.68%) .NET
2 134 (44.97%) C#
3 127 (42.62%) SQL
4 85 (28.52%) ASP.NET
5 74 (24.83%) SQL Server 2008
6 66 (22.15%) JavaScript
7 59 (19.80%) HTML
8 54 (18.12%) MVC
9 51 (17.11%) Business Intelligence
9 51 (17.11%) Microsoft
10 49 (16.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 49 (16.44%) Windows
11 46 (15.44%) CSS
12 45 (15.10%) Web Services
13 44 (14.77%) jQuery
14 43 (14.43%) WCF
15 42 (14.09%) Agile Software Development
16 39 (13.09%) Oracle
17 37 (12.42%) T-SQL
17 37 (12.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 36 (12.08%) XML
19 32 (10.74%) Visual Studio
19 32 (10.74%) Finance
19 32 (10.74%) ASP.NET MVC
20 29 (9.73%) MS Excel
21 28 (9.40%) .NET Framework
22 25 (8.39%) SQL Server 2012
23 24 (8.05%) VB.NET
24 23 (7.72%) Active Directory
25 22 (7.38%) Data Warehouse

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 20 (6.71%) SharePoint
2 13 (4.36%) IIS
3 12 (4.03%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (2.68%) MS Exchange
5 6 (2.01%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (1.68%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (1.01%) Lync
9 2 (0.67%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.67%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.67%) CICS
9 2 (0.67%) NetWeaver
9 2 (0.67%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.67%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.67%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.34%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.34%) DNN
10 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.34%) Kentico
Applications
1 29 (9.73%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.35%) MS Office
3 2 (0.67%) PowerPivot
3 2 (0.67%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.34%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (2.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 6 (2.01%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (1.68%) Agresso
3 4 (1.34%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (1.34%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (1.34%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (1.01%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.67%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.34%) Office 365
3 3 (1.01%) SaaS
4 2 (0.67%) IaaS
4 2 (0.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.01%) DHCP
1 6 (2.01%) DNS
2 5 (1.68%) Internet
2 5 (1.68%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.34%) VoIP
3 4 (1.34%) HTTP
3 4 (1.34%) Intranet
3 4 (1.34%) Firewall
4 2 (0.67%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.67%) WAN
4 2 (0.67%) DMZ
4 2 (0.67%) Modbus
5 1 (0.34%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.34%) Wireless
5 1 (0.34%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (24.83%) SQL Server 2008
2 49 (16.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 37 (12.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (8.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 22 (7.38%) Data Warehouse
6 21 (7.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 21 (7.05%) Relational Database
7 19 (6.38%) SQL Server 2005
8 14 (4.70%) OLAP
9 8 (2.68%) RDBMS
10 7 (2.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (1.34%) DB2
11 4 (1.34%) Oracle Database
11 4 (1.34%) QlikView
12 3 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (1.01%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (1.01%) MySQL
13 2 (0.67%) Star Schema
13 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 32 (10.74%) Visual Studio
2 11 (3.69%) NUnit
3 8 (2.68%) Selenium
3 8 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (2.35%) MSTest
4 7 (2.35%) JUnit
5 6 (2.01%) Eclipse
6 5 (1.68%) Moq
7 4 (1.34%) LoadRunner
8 3 (1.01%) JIRA
9 2 (0.67%) Toad
9 2 (0.67%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.67%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.67%) ReSharper
9 2 (0.67%) Maven
9 2 (0.67%) Talend Open Studio
10 1 (0.34%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.34%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.34%) SoapUI
General
1 32 (10.74%) Finance
2 18 (6.04%) Manufacturing
3 12 (4.03%) Retail
4 8 (2.68%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.35%) Marketing
6 6 (2.01%) Electronics
7 1 (0.34%) Billing
7 1 (0.34%) Games
7 1 (0.34%) Advertising
7 1 (0.34%) Legal
7 1 (0.34%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 203 (68.12%) Developer
2 76 (25.50%) C# Developer
3 69 (23.15%) .NET Developer
4 50 (16.78%) C# .NET Developer
5 45 (15.10%) Analyst
6 29 (9.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 27 (9.06%) ASP.NET Developer
8 24 (8.05%) SQL Developer
9 18 (6.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 15 (5.03%) Information Analyst
11 14 (4.70%) DBA
12 12 (4.03%) Administrator
13 11 (3.69%) SQL DBA
14 10 (3.36%) Java Developer
14 10 (3.36%) Web Developer
15 9 (3.02%) Support Analyst
16 8 (2.68%) VB.NET Developer
16 8 (2.68%) SQL Server Developer
17 7 (2.35%) BizTalk Developer
17 7 (2.35%) Excel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (51.68%) .NET
2 85 (28.52%) ASP.NET
3 59 (19.80%) HTML
4 46 (15.44%) CSS
5 45 (15.10%) Web Services
6 44 (14.77%) jQuery
7 43 (14.43%) WCF
8 36 (12.08%) XML
9 32 (10.74%) ASP.NET MVC
10 28 (9.40%) .NET Framework
11 21 (7.05%) Ajax
12 18 (6.04%) WPF
13 17 (5.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 16 (5.37%) JSON
15 14 (4.70%) HTML5
16 13 (4.36%) NHibernate
17 12 (4.03%) LINQ
17 12 (4.03%) Spring
18 11 (3.69%) CSS3
18 11 (3.69%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.38%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (6.71%) NHS
3 8 (2.68%) Data Extraction
4 7 (2.35%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.01%) DTV
5 6 (2.01%) Statistics
6 5 (1.68%) Informatics
6 5 (1.68%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.01%) FMCG
8 3 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.01%) Open Source
8 3 (1.01%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.01%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.67%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.67%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.67%) Clustering
9 2 (0.67%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.34%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.34%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 49 (16.44%) Windows
2 13 (4.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (3.69%) Windows 7
4 10 (3.36%) Linux
5 8 (2.68%) Windows 8
6 7 (2.35%) Windows XP
7 6 (2.01%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (1.34%) UNIX
10 3 (1.01%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.67%) AIX
11 2 (0.67%) SUSE
11 2 (0.67%) Android
12 1 (0.34%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (18.12%) MVC
2 51 (17.11%) Business Intelligence
3 42 (14.09%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (6.38%) Unit Testing
5 18 (6.04%) ETL
5 18 (6.04%) Migration
6 16 (5.37%) OO
7 13 (4.36%) OOP
8 12 (4.03%) SOA
8 12 (4.03%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (3.69%) Data Modelling
10 8 (2.68%) Scrum
10 8 (2.68%) TDD
10 8 (2.68%) Dependency Injection
11 7 (2.35%) Data Analysis
11 7 (2.35%) Statistical Analysis
11 7 (2.35%) Service Delivery
11 7 (2.35%) E-Commerce
12 6 (2.01%) Configuration Management
12 6 (2.01%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 134 (44.97%) C#
2 127 (42.62%) SQL
3 66 (22.15%) JavaScript
4 37 (12.42%) T-SQL
5 24 (8.05%) VB.NET
6 19 (6.38%) Java
7 9 (3.02%) VBA
8 8 (2.68%) VB
9 5 (1.68%) PL/SQL
9 5 (1.68%) C++
10 4 (1.34%) C
11 3 (1.01%) PHP
12 2 (0.67%) VBScript
12 2 (0.67%) Delphi
12 2 (0.67%) Python
12 2 (0.67%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.67%) VB6
13 1 (0.34%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.34%) XAML
13 1 (0.34%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 22 (7.38%) Security Cleared
2 20 (6.71%) Degree
3 12 (4.03%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.35%) BC Cleared
5 5 (1.68%) Sun Certification
6 3 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.67%) MCSE
7 2 (0.67%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.34%) MCITP
8 1 (0.34%) ISEB
8 1 (0.34%) MCP
8 1 (0.34%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.03%) QA
2 1 (0.34%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (7.72%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.01%) XenApp
2 3 (1.01%) XenDesktop
2 3 (1.01%) Terminal Server
3 2 (0.67%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.34%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.34%) XenServer
4 1 (0.34%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (1.34%) SCCM
2 2 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.67%) Puppet
2 2 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.67%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.34%) SCOM
Vendors
1 51 (17.11%) Microsoft
2 39 (13.09%) Oracle
3 12 (4.03%) SAP
4 11 (3.69%) HP
5 6 (2.01%) Business Objects
5 6 (2.01%) Citrix
5 6 (2.01%) Tableau
6 5 (1.68%) VMware
6 5 (1.68%) Sun
7 3 (1.01%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.01%) BMC
7 3 (1.01%) Remedy
7 3 (1.01%) Cisco
7 3 (1.01%) IBM
8 2 (0.67%) Intel
8 2 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.67%) Informatica
8 2 (0.67%) Software AG
8 2 (0.67%) Siemens
8 2 (0.67%) ServiceNow
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