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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England / East Midlands
Rank 10 11 18
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 149 182 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 10.18% 12.06% 7.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 45.29% 52.15% 36.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 106 55
Median daily rate £325 £300 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -10.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £420 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £347
% change year-on-year
- +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Median hourly rate - £15.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.06%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.45 £22.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+17.53% -12.62%

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
329 349 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 22.49% 23.13% 19.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 194 155
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £275 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 4
Median hourly rate £19.00 £15.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% -6.06%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire +9 41 £270 -28.00% 10
Northamptonshire -3 41 £363 -10.49% 18
Nottinghamshire +9 38 £350 +16.66% 23
Leicestershire -14 26 £300 +4.34% 18
Lincolnshire -6 2 £480 +92.00% 3
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 124 (45.93%) .NET
2 122 (45.19%) SQL
3 114 (42.22%) Microsoft
4 107 (39.63%) C#
5 81 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
6 74 (27.41%) MVC
7 73 (27.04%) JavaScript
8 65 (24.07%) ASP.NET
9 62 (22.96%) Windows
10 57 (21.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 56 (20.74%) MS Excel
12 55 (20.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 49 (18.15%) CSS
14 48 (17.78%) Team Foundation Server
15 47 (17.41%) Oracle
16 46 (17.04%) HTML
17 45 (16.67%) Finance
18 42 (15.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 40 (14.81%) SQL Server 2012
19 40 (14.81%) Web Services
20 38 (14.07%) VMware
20 38 (14.07%) Agile Software Development
20 38 (14.07%) Relational Database
20 38 (14.07%) Power BI
20 38 (14.07%) .NET Framework
21 36 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
21 36 (13.33%) Manufacturing
22 35 (12.96%) T-SQL
22 35 (12.96%) Entity Framework
23 34 (12.59%) jQuery

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.33%) IIS
3 7 (2.59%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (2.22%) MS Exchange
4 6 (2.22%) Oracle Workflow
5 5 (1.85%) CMS
5 5 (1.85%) SAS
5 5 (1.85%) Umbraco
6 4 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (1.48%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.37%) Confluence
9 1 (0.37%) Documentum
9 1 (0.37%) JBoss
9 1 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 56 (20.74%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.07%) MS Office
3 5 (1.85%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.48%) MS Project
5 1 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (4.81%) Oracle 11i
2 9 (3.33%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (2.22%) Demantra
3 6 (2.22%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (1.48%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.37%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
5 1 (0.37%) Magento
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.37%) Sage CRM
5 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.37%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.30%) Boomi
2 10 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.85%) SuccessFactors
5 4 (1.48%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (1.48%) Amazon S3
5 4 (1.48%) Office 365
6 1 (0.37%) IaaS
6 1 (0.37%) PaaS
6 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.30%) DNS
2 16 (5.93%) DHCP
3 10 (3.70%) TCP/IP
4 8 (2.96%) LAN
5 6 (2.22%) SAN
5 6 (2.22%) Wireless
6 4 (1.48%) Remote Desktop
6 4 (1.48%) WAN
7 2 (0.74%) Firewall
7 2 (0.74%) Modbus
7 2 (0.74%) Network Security
8 1 (0.37%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.37%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (21.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 55 (20.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 42 (15.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 40 (14.81%) SQL Server 2012
5 38 (14.07%) Power BI
5 38 (14.07%) Relational Database
6 36 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 30 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
8 26 (9.63%) SQL Server 2005
9 21 (7.78%) Oracle Database
10 18 (6.67%) RDBMS
11 17 (6.30%) SQL Server 2016
12 16 (5.93%) Oracle Reports
13 14 (5.19%) Oracle Database 10g
14 13 (4.81%) Microsoft Power View
15 12 (4.44%) SQL Server 2014
16 9 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
17 6 (2.22%) PowerPivot
18 5 (1.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 5 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 48 (17.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (5.93%) Visual Studio
3 12 (4.44%) MSTest
4 9 (3.33%) Oracle Forms
5 6 (2.22%) Selenium
6 4 (1.48%) Eclipse
6 4 (1.48%) Git (software)
6 4 (1.48%) JDeveloper
6 4 (1.48%) JIRA
7 3 (1.11%) IntelliJ
7 3 (1.11%) JBehave
7 3 (1.11%) JUnit
7 3 (1.11%) Maven
7 3 (1.11%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.74%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.37%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.37%) NUnit
9 1 (0.37%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.37%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.37%) Subversion
General
1 45 (16.67%) Finance
2 36 (13.33%) Manufacturing
3 18 (6.67%) Retail
4 10 (3.70%) Advertising
4 10 (3.70%) Banking
5 9 (3.33%) Publishing
6 5 (1.85%) Marketing
7 3 (1.11%) Legal
7 3 (1.11%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.74%) Billing
9 1 (0.37%) Electronics
9 1 (0.37%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 136 (50.37%) Developer
2 68 (25.19%) .NET Developer
3 54 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 35 (12.96%) Analyst
4 35 (12.96%) C# .NET Developer
5 32 (11.85%) Architect
6 30 (11.11%) SQL Developer
7 27 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
8 24 (8.89%) Support Analyst
9 22 (8.15%) Applications Support
9 22 (8.15%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 21 (7.78%) Applications Support Analyst
10 21 (7.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 17 (6.30%) Consultant
11 17 (6.30%) Software Developer
12 15 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
13 14 (5.19%) .NET Software Developer
13 14 (5.19%) Senior Developer
14 13 (4.81%) Solutions Architect
14 13 (4.81%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (45.93%) .NET
2 65 (24.07%) ASP.NET
3 49 (18.15%) CSS
4 46 (17.04%) HTML
5 40 (14.81%) Web Services
6 38 (14.07%) .NET Framework
7 35 (12.96%) Entity Framework
8 34 (12.59%) jQuery
9 32 (11.85%) ASP.NET MVC
10 24 (8.89%) WCF
11 19 (7.04%) AngularJS
11 19 (7.04%) ASP.NET Web API
11 19 (7.04%) XML
12 13 (4.81%) Ajax
13 12 (4.44%) HTML5
13 12 (4.44%) XSLT
14 11 (4.07%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 10 (3.70%) D3.js
15 10 (3.70%) WPF
16 9 (3.33%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.15%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.44%) Visualisation
3 9 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.96%) Blockchain
5 6 (2.22%) EPoS
5 6 (2.22%) User Experience
6 5 (1.85%) Data Integration
6 5 (1.85%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.48%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (1.48%) iPad
8 3 (1.11%) Clustering
8 3 (1.11%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.74%) DataPower
9 2 (0.74%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.74%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.74%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.37%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.37%) HP Storage
10 1 (0.37%) Informatics
10 1 (0.37%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 62 (22.96%) Windows
2 26 (9.63%) Linux
2 26 (9.63%) Windows Server
3 24 (8.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (7.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (7.04%) Unix
6 14 (5.19%) Windows 7
6 14 (5.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (4.07%) HPUX
8 6 (2.22%) Android
8 6 (2.22%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.48%) Embedded Linux
10 3 (1.11%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (1.11%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.11%) Windows Vista
10 3 (1.11%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.37%) AIX
11 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.37%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
2 74 (27.41%) MVC
3 38 (14.07%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (10.74%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (10.00%) ITIL
6 23 (8.52%) ETL
7 18 (6.67%) System Integration Testing
7 18 (6.67%) Web Development
8 16 (5.93%) Continuous Deployment
9 15 (5.56%) Mentoring
9 15 (5.56%) Migration
9 15 (5.56%) Scrum
10 14 (5.19%) Business Analysis
10 14 (5.19%) Coaching
11 13 (4.81%) Automated Testing
11 13 (4.81%) Continuous Improvement
11 13 (4.81%) TDD
12 12 (4.44%) Analytics
12 12 (4.44%) TOGAF
13 11 (4.07%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 122 (45.19%) SQL
2 107 (39.63%) C#
3 73 (27.04%) JavaScript
4 35 (12.96%) T-SQL
5 20 (7.41%) Java
6 19 (7.04%) PL/SQL
7 9 (3.33%) PowerShell
7 9 (3.33%) VB.NET
8 6 (2.22%) Python
9 5 (1.85%) C++
9 5 (1.85%) PHP
10 4 (1.48%) C
10 4 (1.48%) VB
10 4 (1.48%) VBScript
11 3 (1.11%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 3 (1.11%) Delphi
12 2 (0.74%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.74%) VB6
12 2 (0.74%) VBA
13 1 (0.37%) Korn
Qualifications
1 22 (8.15%) Degree
2 18 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.96%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.22%) HNC
4 6 (2.22%) HND
5 5 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.74%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.37%) MCSD
7 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.22%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.85%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.37%) QA
System Software
1 27 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 16 (5.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 16 (5.93%) Virtual Servers
3 14 (5.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (2.96%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.85%) vSphere
6 4 (1.48%) XenApp
6 4 (1.48%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.37%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (4.81%) SCCM
2 4 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.37%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.37%) Puppet
Vendors
1 114 (42.22%) Microsoft
2 47 (17.41%) Oracle
3 38 (14.07%) VMware
4 21 (7.78%) Dell
5 19 (7.04%) Siemens
6 15 (5.56%) HP
7 8 (2.96%) NetApp
8 7 (2.59%) SAP
9 5 (1.85%) Citrix
10 4 (1.48%) Apple
10 4 (1.48%) Cisco
10 4 (1.48%) hybris
11 3 (1.11%) Brocade
11 3 (1.11%) Google
11 3 (1.11%) Perforce
11 3 (1.11%) Sun
11 3 (1.11%) Teradata
12 2 (0.74%) Tableau
13 1 (0.37%) EqualLogic
13 1 (0.37%) Twitter
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