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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 12 16
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 7 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 10.94% 12.94% 3.95%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 36.84% 30.56% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
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£250 £225 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -17.43%
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £24.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.43% +6.00%
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
19 36 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 29.69% 42.35% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 8
Average daily rate £300 £300 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £257 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £310 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £26.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+9.16% -7.69%

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 31 October 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
Lincoln +13 5 £250 - 2
Scunthorpe - - - -
SQL Server
East Midlands

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 14 (87.50%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (43.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (31.25%) T-SQL
3 5 (31.25%) C#
3 5 (31.25%) .NET
3 5 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (25.00%) Ajax
4 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (25.00%) CSS
4 4 (25.00%) HTML
5 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
5 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
5 3 (18.75%) Oracle
5 3 (18.75%) OLAP
5 3 (18.75%) XHTML
5 3 (18.75%) jQuery
5 3 (18.75%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (18.75%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (12.50%) OLAP Cube
6 2 (12.50%) Dimensional Modelling
6 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
1 3 (18.75%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (18.75%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (6.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
1 1 (6.25%) Wireless
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (18.75%) OLAP
4 2 (12.50%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
5 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
5 1 (6.25%) Cognos Impromptu
5 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (6.25%) QlikView
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (6.25%) WebFOCUS
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Electronics
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Developer
3 3 (18.75%) SQL DBA
3 3 (18.75%) DBA
3 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Business Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Junior
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Junior Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Developer
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Database Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) .NET
2 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (25.00%) CSS
2 4 (25.00%) Ajax
2 4 (25.00%) HTML
3 3 (18.75%) jQuery
3 3 (18.75%) XHTML
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
4 1 (6.25%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) NHS
1 1 (6.25%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) UNIX
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
4 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (6.25%) MVC
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) ERP
4 1 (6.25%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) T-SQL
2 5 (31.25%) C#
3 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
4 1 (6.25%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
4 1 (6.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle
3 2 (12.50%) SAP
4 1 (6.25%) Cognos
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco
4 1 (6.25%) IBM
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) Mercator
4 1 (6.25%) VMware
4 1 (6.25%) Business Objects