The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Lincolnshire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 14 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 5 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 6.67% 11.48% 22.86%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 17.24% 70.00% 72.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 3
Average daily rate £265 £244 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.71% +21.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £13.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -55.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 £28.00 £25.76
% change year-on-year
+8.03% +8.69%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Lincolnshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
29 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 38.67% 16.39% 31.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 6
Average daily rate £385 £225 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £286 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £13.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -62.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.81%
SQL Server
East Midlands

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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Spalding - 2 £325 - 1
Lincoln +1 1 £265 +17.77% 2
Stamford - - - - 2
Grantham - - - -
Grimsby - - - - 1
SQL Server
East Midlands

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Business Objects
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
3 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (16.67%) XHTML
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) .NET

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
3 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Reporting Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Report Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Server Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) XHTML
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Project Management
1 1 (16.67%) CRM
1 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
1 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Business Objects
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) VMware