The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 19 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 17 57 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 5.40% 12.26% 14.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 40.48% 56.44% 56.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 34 25
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£315 £285 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +3.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £220 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
- +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £19.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% +15.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £30.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +16.59%
SQL Server
Nottinghamshire

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 Nottingham region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
42 101 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 13.33% 21.72% 25.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 47 37
Average daily rate £338 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £29.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.93% +78.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-6.55% +5.17%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 23 (62.16%) .NET
2 17 (45.95%) C#
2 17 (45.95%) SQL
3 12 (32.43%) ASP.NET
4 11 (29.73%) HTML
4 11 (29.73%) Windows
5 10 (27.03%) Web Services
6 9 (24.32%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (21.62%) JavaScript
7 8 (21.62%) MVC
7 8 (21.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (21.62%) .NET Framework
8 7 (18.92%) CSS
8 7 (18.92%) XML
8 7 (18.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (16.22%) Linux
9 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
10 5 (13.51%) Finance
10 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (13.51%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 4 (10.81%) Java
11 4 (10.81%) T-SQL
11 4 (10.81%) VB.NET
11 4 (10.81%) Oracle
11 4 (10.81%) DB2
11 4 (10.81%) SOA
11 4 (10.81%) Scrum
11 4 (10.81%) TDD
11 4 (10.81%) Degree
11 4 (10.81%) JSON

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 (8.11%) MS Exchange
1 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.41%) CICS
2 2 (5.41%) NetWeaver
2 2 (5.41%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.70%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.70%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.70%) IIS
3 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.70%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.41%) SaaS
1 2 (5.41%) PaaS
1 2 (5.41%) IaaS
2 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) VoIP
1 3 (8.11%) HTTP
2 2 (5.41%) HTTPS
2 2 (5.41%) DMZ
2 2 (5.41%) Intranet
2 2 (5.41%) Internet
2 2 (5.41%) Firewall
3 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.70%) DNS
3 1 (2.70%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (24.32%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (21.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (18.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (10.81%) DB2
4 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
6 2 (5.41%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (2.70%) Couchbase
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
1 2 (5.41%) ReSharper
2 1 (2.70%) Selenium
2 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.70%) Moq
2 1 (2.70%) SpecFlow
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.70%) MSI
2 1 (2.70%) NUnit
2 1 (2.70%) Subversion
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Marketing
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (48.65%) Developer
2 10 (27.03%) .NET Developer
3 7 (18.92%) C# Developer
4 6 (16.22%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (10.81%) SQL Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (8.11%) Server Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Lead Architect
7 2 (5.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Programmer
7 2 (5.41%) Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.70%) Development Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Analyst Programmer
8 1 (2.70%) Systems Support
8 1 (2.70%) Business Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (62.16%) .NET
2 12 (32.43%) ASP.NET
3 11 (29.73%) HTML
4 10 (27.03%) Web Services
5 8 (21.62%) .NET Framework
6 7 (18.92%) XML
6 7 (18.92%) CSS
7 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (13.51%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 4 (10.81%) HTML5
8 4 (10.81%) jQuery
8 4 (10.81%) JSON
8 4 (10.81%) WCF
8 4 (10.81%) LINQ
9 3 (8.11%) CSS3
9 3 (8.11%) XSD
9 3 (8.11%) XSLT
9 3 (8.11%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (8.11%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (5.41%) Open Source
2 2 (5.41%) Mainframe
2 2 (5.41%) Clustering
3 1 (2.70%) Statistics
3 1 (2.70%) Informatics
3 1 (2.70%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (29.73%) Windows
2 6 (16.22%) Linux
3 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (8.11%) Windows 8
4 3 (8.11%) Windows XP
5 2 (5.41%) SUSE
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) MVC
2 4 (10.81%) Scrum
2 4 (10.81%) TDD
2 4 (10.81%) SOA
3 3 (8.11%) ETL
3 3 (8.11%) E-Commerce
3 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (8.11%) Software Architecture
4 2 (5.41%) Load Balancing
4 2 (5.41%) Release Management
4 2 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (5.41%) Automated Testing
4 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
4 2 (5.41%) Business Analysis
4 2 (5.41%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (5.41%) Migration
4 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.41%) CRM
4 2 (5.41%) UML
Programming Languages
1 17 (45.95%) C#
1 17 (45.95%) SQL
2 8 (21.62%) JavaScript
3 4 (10.81%) Java
3 4 (10.81%) T-SQL
3 4 (10.81%) VB.NET
4 2 (5.41%) Python
4 2 (5.41%) C++
4 2 (5.41%) C
5 1 (2.70%) COBOL
5 1 (2.70%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) MCP
2 1 (2.70%) MCSE
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) QA
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) SCCM
1 1 (2.70%) SCOM
1 1 (2.70%) Puppet
1 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) Oracle
2 3 (8.11%) VMware
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) HP
3 2 (5.41%) Intel
3 2 (5.41%) Software AG
3 2 (5.41%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (5.41%) SAP
3 2 (5.41%) IBM
3 2 (5.41%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco
4 1 (2.70%) Splunk
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