The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lincolnshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 4 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 5 10 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 11.90% 25.64% 26.58%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 55.56% 66.67% 56.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 7
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£205 £288 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.69% +27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £238 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £363 £263
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £31.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+5.64% +2.47%
SQL Server
East Midlands

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 Lincolnshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Lincolnshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
9 15 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 21.43% 38.46% 46.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 15
Average daily rate £375 £300 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £200 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.80 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+5.51% -2.16%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Lincolnshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Lincolnshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Lincolnshire

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Lincolnshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server across the Lincolnshire region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Lincolnshire

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Lincolnshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Lincolnshire region.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Lincolnshire

SQL Server
Contract Job Locations in Lincolnshire

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 Lincolnshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 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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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
Spalding - 2 £235 - 2
Lincoln -1 1 - - 3
Grantham - 1 £175 - 1
SQL Server
East Midlands

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lincolnshire 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 13 (72.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (38.89%) SQL
2 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (33.33%) Cisco
3 6 (33.33%) Firewall
3 6 (33.33%) Wireless
3 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 6 (33.33%) HP
3 6 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 6 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 6 (33.33%) HP Storage
3 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (27.78%) Migration
5 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (22.22%) TDD
5 4 (22.22%) Altiris
5 4 (22.22%) Intranet
5 4 (22.22%) Internet
5 4 (22.22%) ITIL

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lincolnshire 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 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (22.22%) Apache Pig
2 4 (22.22%) Lync
3 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.56%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) Firewall
1 6 (33.33%) Wireless
2 4 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (22.22%) Intranet
2 4 (22.22%) Internet
3 2 (11.11%) LAN
3 2 (11.11%) WAN
3 2 (11.11%) SAN
3 2 (11.11%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (72.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 6 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (22.22%) Apache Hive
3 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (16.67%) SQLite
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (11.11%) MySQL
5 2 (11.11%) Data Mining
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (5.56%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (5.56%) OLAP
6 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.56%) Mercurial
3 1 (5.56%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Developer
2 8 (44.44%) Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Technical Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Hadoop Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Data Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) iOS Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Migration Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Data Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Data Migration Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.56%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) XML
2 3 (16.67%) HTML
3 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 2 (11.11%) JSON
3 2 (11.11%) CSS
3 2 (11.11%) Web Services
3 2 (11.11%) jQuery
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.56%) HTML5
4 1 (5.56%) Entity Framework
4 1 (5.56%) CSS3
4 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.56%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) HP Storage
2 4 (22.22%) HP StoreVirtual
3 2 (11.11%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.56%) Linux
4 1 (5.56%) Debian
4 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
4 1 (5.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 5 (27.78%) Migration
4 4 (22.22%) MapReduce
4 4 (22.22%) ITIL
4 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (22.22%) TDD
5 2 (11.11%) Load Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 2 (11.11%) MVC
5 2 (11.11%) Change Control
5 2 (11.11%) iOS Development
5 2 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (11.11%) Network Management
6 1 (5.56%) Web Design
6 1 (5.56%) Line Management
6 1 (5.56%) Android Development
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) Perl
4 1 (5.56%) PHP
4 1 (5.56%) Java
4 1 (5.56%) Objective-C
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 6 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Cisco
1 6 (33.33%) HP
2 4 (22.22%) Altiris
2 4 (22.22%) Riverbed
2 4 (22.22%) Exinda
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.11%) CA