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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 21 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
Rank 14 17 26
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +9
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 34 39 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 9.26% 8.32% 4.86%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 39.53% 45.88% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 26 6
Median daily rate £343 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.16% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £270 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.25 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -23.72%

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
86 85 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 23.43% 18.12% 21.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 43 38
Median daily rate £350 £371 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.72% +14.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £275 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Nottingham 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 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 February 2017.

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 February 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 32 (55.17%) .NET
2 28 (48.28%) C#
2 28 (48.28%) JavaScript
3 27 (46.55%) Microsoft
4 23 (39.66%) ASP.NET
5 22 (37.93%) SQL
6 20 (34.48%) Team Foundation Server
7 18 (31.03%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (25.86%) Entity Framework
9 14 (24.14%) WCF
10 13 (22.41%) MVC
10 13 (22.41%) SQL Server 2008
11 12 (20.69%) Automated Testing
12 11 (18.97%) Web Services
12 11 (18.97%) CSS
12 11 (18.97%) Windows
12 11 (18.97%) MSTest
13 10 (17.24%) ITIL
13 10 (17.24%) Finance
13 10 (17.24%) .NET Framework
14 9 (15.52%) jQuery
14 9 (15.52%) VMware
14 9 (15.52%) Active Directory
14 9 (15.52%) HTML
14 9 (15.52%) Java
14 9 (15.52%) ASP.NET MVC
14 9 (15.52%) Windows Server 2008
15 8 (13.79%) NetApp
15 8 (13.79%) SCCM
15 8 (13.79%) Web Development

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham 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 3 (5.17%) Umbraco
2 2 (3.45%) CMS
3 1 (1.72%) Confluence
3 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.72%) IIS
3 1 (1.72%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.72%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.72%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (12.07%) SQL Server 2012
2 7 (12.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (8.62%) Oracle Database
4 4 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (6.90%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (3.45%) Power BI
6 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.72%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.72%) DB2
7 1 (1.72%) Informix
7 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.72%) MS Access
7 1 (1.72%) MySQL
7 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.72%) Pentaho
7 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 20 (34.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (18.97%) MSTest
3 3 (5.17%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.72%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.72%) JIRA
4 1 (1.72%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.72%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.72%) Subversion
4 1 (1.72%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.72%) YouTrack
General
1 10 (17.24%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Advertising
2 2 (3.45%) Billing
3 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (68.97%) Developer
2 18 (31.03%) C# Developer
3 15 (25.86%) .NET Developer
4 8 (13.79%) Desktop Engineer
4 8 (13.79%) Software Developer
5 6 (10.34%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (8.62%) DBA
7 4 (6.90%) .NET Software Developer
7 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 4 (6.90%) C# Software Developer
7 4 (6.90%) SQL Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (5.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (5.17%) HTML CSS Developer
8 3 (5.17%) HTML Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Java Developer
8 3 (5.17%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (5.17%) SQL DBA
8 3 (5.17%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (55.17%) .NET
2 23 (39.66%) ASP.NET
3 15 (25.86%) Entity Framework
4 14 (24.14%) WCF
5 11 (18.97%) CSS
5 11 (18.97%) Web Services
6 10 (17.24%) .NET Framework
7 9 (15.52%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (15.52%) HTML
7 9 (15.52%) jQuery
8 5 (8.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (6.90%) Ajax
9 4 (6.90%) AngularJS
9 4 (6.90%) CSS3
9 4 (6.90%) HTML5
10 3 (5.17%) J2EE
10 3 (5.17%) JDBC
10 3 (5.17%) JSP
10 3 (5.17%) Spring
10 3 (5.17%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.17%) Driving Licence
3 2 (3.45%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.72%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.72%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.97%) Windows
2 9 (15.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.45%) Unix
3 2 (3.45%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.72%) AIX
4 1 (1.72%) HPUX
4 1 (1.72%) Linux
4 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.03%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (22.41%) MVC
3 12 (20.69%) Automated Testing
4 10 (17.24%) ITIL
5 8 (13.79%) Web Development
6 6 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (10.34%) ETL
6 6 (10.34%) Software Engineering
7 4 (6.90%) Data Analysis
7 4 (6.90%) Time Management
8 3 (5.17%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (5.17%) RAD
9 2 (3.45%) Automation Testing
9 2 (3.45%) B2B
9 2 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.45%) Incident Management
9 2 (3.45%) Manual Testing
9 2 (3.45%) OO
9 2 (3.45%) Release Management
9 2 (3.45%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 28 (48.28%) C#
1 28 (48.28%) JavaScript
2 22 (37.93%) SQL
3 9 (15.52%) Java
4 5 (8.62%) T-SQL
5 3 (5.17%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.45%) PHP
6 2 (3.45%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.45%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.45%) VBA
6 2 (3.45%) XPath
7 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.72%) Korn
7 1 (1.72%) VB
7 1 (1.72%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.72%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (10.34%) Degree
1 6 (10.34%) HNC
1 6 (10.34%) HND
2 1 (1.72%) DBS Check
2 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 9 (15.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (13.79%) SCCM
2 2 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 27 (46.55%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.52%) VMware
3 8 (13.79%) NetApp
4 7 (12.07%) Oracle
5 2 (3.45%) Twitter
6 1 (1.72%) DevExpress
6 1 (1.72%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.72%) ServiceNow