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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 26 9 11
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 22 48 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 4.60% 11.21% 11.75%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 23.91% 39.02% 57.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 30 15
Average daily rate £310 £331 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.41% +1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £274 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £400 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £349 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.28% +7.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.10 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-9.65% +1.90%
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
92 123 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 19.25% 28.74% 20.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 73 22
Average daily rate £370 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016, 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 40 (68.97%) SQL
2 28 (48.28%) Oracle
3 26 (44.83%) .NET
4 23 (39.66%) JavaScript
5 20 (34.48%) Web Services
6 19 (32.76%) C#
7 18 (31.03%) Java
8 16 (27.59%) PL/SQL
9 14 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (20.69%) Windows
10 12 (20.69%) SAP
10 12 (20.69%) CSS
10 12 (20.69%) Microsoft
10 12 (20.69%) Informatica
10 12 (20.69%) Team Foundation Server
11 11 (18.97%) SQL Server 2008
11 11 (18.97%) BusinessObjects
11 11 (18.97%) CRM
12 10 (17.24%) ASP.NET
12 10 (17.24%) OO
12 10 (17.24%) HTML
12 10 (17.24%) VMware
12 10 (17.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 9 (15.52%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (15.52%) SDLC
13 9 (15.52%) Data Management
13 9 (15.52%) Migration
13 9 (15.52%) VB.NET
13 9 (15.52%) Visual Studio
14 8 (13.79%) Linux

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 4 (6.90%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.72%) CICS
3 1 (1.72%) ColdFusion
3 1 (1.72%) IIS
3 1 (1.72%) JRun
3 1 (1.72%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 6 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.90%) SAP CRM
1 4 (6.90%) Unica
2 1 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.72%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) SAN
2 2 (3.45%) Firewall
3 1 (1.72%) DHCP
3 1 (1.72%) Internet
3 1 (1.72%) Intranet
3 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.97%) BusinessObjects
1 11 (18.97%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (17.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (12.07%) Relational Database
3 7 (12.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (8.62%) DTS
4 5 (8.62%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (8.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.45%) PowerPivot
7 1 (1.72%) DB2
7 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.72%) Power BI
7 1 (1.72%) SAP BI
7 1 (1.72%) SAP BW
7 1 (1.72%) SAP HANA
7 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 12 (20.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (15.52%) Visual Studio
3 4 (6.90%) Ant
4 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.72%) MSTest
General
1 7 (12.07%) Retail
2 6 (10.34%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (8.62%) Billing
4 4 (6.90%) Marketing
5 3 (5.17%) Finance
6 2 (3.45%) Legal
7 1 (1.72%) Advertising
7 1 (1.72%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.72%) Electronics
7 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (27.59%) Developer
2 8 (13.79%) JavaScript Engineer
3 7 (12.07%) Analyst
3 7 (12.07%) Architect
4 6 (10.34%) .NET Developer
4 6 (10.34%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (8.62%) Support Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Applications Support
6 4 (6.90%) AS400 Support
6 4 (6.90%) Designer
6 4 (6.90%) Software Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Software Support Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Solutions Designer
7 3 (5.17%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (5.17%) Manual Tester
7 3 (5.17%) Support Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Test Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Tester
7 3 (5.17%) Web Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Web Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (44.83%) .NET
2 20 (34.48%) Web Services
3 12 (20.69%) CSS
4 10 (17.24%) ASP.NET
4 10 (17.24%) HTML
5 8 (13.79%) WCF
5 8 (13.79%) XML
6 6 (10.34%) WPF
7 4 (6.90%) .NET Framework
7 4 (6.90%) SAP XI
8 3 (5.17%) AngularJS
8 3 (5.17%) HTML5
8 3 (5.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (3.45%) Entity Framework
9 2 (3.45%) J2EE
10 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 1 (1.72%) Classic ASP
10 1 (1.72%) CSS3
10 1 (1.72%) JSP
10 1 (1.72%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) Minimum Viable Product
1 6 (10.34%) Smart Meter
2 4 (6.90%) AS400
2 4 (6.90%) Data Integration
2 4 (6.90%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.69%) Windows
2 9 (15.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (13.79%) Linux
4 6 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (6.90%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.72%) SUSE
6 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (18.97%) CRM
3 10 (17.24%) OO
4 9 (15.52%) Data Management
4 9 (15.52%) Migration
4 9 (15.52%) SDLC
5 8 (13.79%) Clinical Data Management
6 7 (12.07%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (12.07%) ITIL
6 7 (12.07%) Release Management
6 7 (12.07%) UML
7 6 (10.34%) Change Management
7 6 (10.34%) Configuration Management
7 6 (10.34%) Data Security
7 6 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (10.34%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (10.34%) Manual Testing
7 6 (10.34%) TOGAF
7 6 (10.34%) Unit Testing
7 6 (10.34%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 40 (68.97%) SQL
2 23 (39.66%) JavaScript
3 19 (32.76%) C#
4 18 (31.03%) Java
5 16 (27.59%) PL/SQL
6 9 (15.52%) VB.NET
7 8 (13.79%) VBScript
8 6 (10.34%) VB
9 5 (8.62%) C++
9 5 (8.62%) T-SQL
10 4 (6.90%) RPG
10 4 (6.90%) RPG IV
11 1 (1.72%) C
11 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.72%) Python
11 1 (1.72%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (8.62%) Degree
2 1 (1.72%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.07%) Data Quality
2 4 (6.90%) SLA
3 2 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.17%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (10.34%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (5.17%) Backup Exec
3 2 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (48.28%) Oracle
2 12 (20.69%) Informatica
2 12 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 12 (20.69%) SAP
3 10 (17.24%) VMware
4 8 (13.79%) TIBCO
5 6 (10.34%) Red Hat
5 6 (10.34%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (8.62%) NetApp
7 2 (3.45%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.45%) Cisco
7 2 (3.45%) Tableau
8 1 (1.72%) Adobe
8 1 (1.72%) arcserve
8 1 (1.72%) Citrix
8 1 (1.72%) Dell
8 1 (1.72%) EMC
8 1 (1.72%) Veeam
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