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 30 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 17 11 7
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 29 57 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 6.92% 12.47% 13.99%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 46.77% 42.22% 64.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 34 22
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£325 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £375 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
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
62 135 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 14.80% 29.54% 21.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 59 34
Average daily rate £325 £315 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £250 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £15.88 £13.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.59% -28.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%

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 30 October 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 30 October 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 28 (65.12%) .NET
2 23 (53.49%) C#
2 23 (53.49%) SQL
3 12 (27.91%) ASP.NET
3 12 (27.91%) Windows
3 12 (27.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (25.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (25.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (25.58%) Web Services
4 11 (25.58%) HTML
5 9 (20.93%) Finance
6 8 (18.60%) JavaScript
6 8 (18.60%) XML
6 8 (18.60%) CSS
7 7 (16.28%) OO
7 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
7 7 (16.28%) MVC
7 7 (16.28%) .NET Framework
8 6 (13.95%) jQuery
8 6 (13.95%) HP
8 6 (13.95%) Data Modelling
8 6 (13.95%) Java
9 5 (11.63%) VB.NET
9 5 (11.63%) Visual Studio
9 5 (11.63%) ETL
9 5 (11.63%) Active Directory
9 5 (11.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (11.63%) WCF
9 5 (11.63%) JSON
9 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2012

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 4 (9.30%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.65%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (4.65%) Apache Solr
3 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.65%) IIS
3 2 (4.65%) CMS
3 2 (4.65%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (4.65%) CICS
4 1 (2.33%) NetWeaver
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.33%) Kentico
4 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.33%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Visio
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.33%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) SaaS
1 1 (2.33%) PaaS
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) VoIP
1 3 (6.98%) HTTP
2 2 (4.65%) Intranet
2 2 (4.65%) Internet
3 1 (2.33%) DMZ
3 1 (2.33%) Firewall
3 1 (2.33%) DHCP
3 1 (2.33%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.91%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (25.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (25.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (11.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (6.98%) DB2
5 3 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (4.65%) Couchbase
6 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
6 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 1 (2.33%) OLAP
7 1 (2.33%) Star Schema
7 1 (2.33%) PerformancePoint
7 1 (2.33%) Cognos Query Studio
7 1 (2.33%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 1 (2.33%) Cognos Report Studio
7 1 (2.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 1 (2.33%) Cognos Connection
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.98%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (2.33%) Subversion
3 1 (2.33%) MSI
3 1 (2.33%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.33%) Moq
3 1 (2.33%) ReSharper
General
1 9 (20.93%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Retail
2 3 (6.98%) Marketing
3 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.33%) Back Office
3 1 (2.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 26 (60.47%) Developer
2 12 (27.91%) .NET Developer
3 6 (13.95%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (13.95%) C# Developer
3 6 (13.95%) SQL Developer
4 3 (6.98%) Server Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Developer
4 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (4.65%) Sitecore Developer
5 2 (4.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (4.65%) WPF Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Architect
5 2 (4.65%) Database Developer
5 2 (4.65%) WinForms Developer
6 1 (2.33%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Report Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (2.33%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (65.12%) .NET
2 12 (27.91%) ASP.NET
3 11 (25.58%) Web Services
3 11 (25.58%) HTML
4 8 (18.60%) XML
4 8 (18.60%) CSS
5 7 (16.28%) .NET Framework
6 6 (13.95%) jQuery
7 5 (11.63%) WCF
7 5 (11.63%) JSON
8 4 (9.30%) WPF
8 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (6.98%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (6.98%) WinForms
9 3 (6.98%) XSLT
9 3 (6.98%) HTML5
9 3 (6.98%) CSS3
10 2 (4.65%) Silverlight
10 2 (4.65%) LINQ
10 2 (4.65%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Video Conferencing
1 3 (6.98%) Mobile App
1 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.33%) Clustering
3 1 (2.33%) NHS
3 1 (2.33%) Open Source
3 1 (2.33%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.33%) FMCG
3 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.91%) Windows
2 4 (9.30%) Windows 8
2 4 (9.30%) Apple iOS
2 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.98%) Linux
3 3 (6.98%) Windows XP
3 3 (6.98%) Android
4 2 (4.65%) SUSE
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.28%) OO
1 7 (16.28%) MVC
2 6 (13.95%) Data Modelling
3 5 (11.63%) ETL
4 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (9.30%) TDD
5 3 (6.98%) Migration
5 3 (6.98%) OOP
5 3 (6.98%) OOD
5 3 (6.98%) SOA
5 3 (6.98%) Test Automation
5 3 (6.98%) Web Development
6 2 (4.65%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (4.65%) Software Architecture
6 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.65%) UML
6 2 (4.65%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.33%) Business Analysis
7 1 (2.33%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (53.49%) C#
1 23 (53.49%) SQL
2 8 (18.60%) JavaScript
3 6 (13.95%) Java
4 5 (11.63%) VB.NET
5 4 (9.30%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.65%) Python
6 2 (4.65%) C
6 2 (4.65%) C++
6 2 (4.65%) XAML
7 1 (2.33%) COBOL
7 1 (2.33%) VBScript
7 1 (2.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) MCP
2 1 (2.33%) MCSE
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) Terminal Server
2 1 (2.33%) XenServer
2 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.65%) Puppet
1 2 (4.65%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.33%) SCCM
2 1 (2.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.95%) HP
3 3 (6.98%) Oracle
3 3 (6.98%) Sitecore
4 2 (4.65%) Splunk
5 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.33%) VMware
5 1 (2.33%) SAP
5 1 (2.33%) Cognos
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco
5 1 (2.33%) IBM
5 1 (2.33%) Intel
5 1 (2.33%) Software AG
5 1 (2.33%) EPiServer
5 1 (2.33%) Xamarin
5 1 (2.33%) ServiceNow
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