The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 21 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 22 73 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 5.76% 13.62% 16.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 36.67% 59.35% 58.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 47 38
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£315 £288 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.56% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £223 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £358
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
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 Nottinghamshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
60 123 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 15.71% 22.95% 27.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 61 55
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 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £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 £30.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-7.31% +6.03%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

SQL Server
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

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 Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
Nottingham -14 17 £315 +10.52% 21
Worksop - - - -
Mansfield - - - - 3
SQL Server
East Midlands

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 25 (58.14%) .NET
2 19 (44.19%) SQL
2 19 (44.19%) C#
3 14 (32.56%) ASP.NET
3 14 (32.56%) Windows
4 11 (25.58%) Web Services
4 11 (25.58%) HTML
4 11 (25.58%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (20.93%) .NET Framework
5 9 (20.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (18.60%) MVC
6 8 (18.60%) JavaScript
6 8 (18.60%) Active Directory
7 7 (16.28%) XML
7 7 (16.28%) CSS
7 7 (16.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (13.95%) Finance
8 6 (13.95%) Linux
9 5 (11.63%) MS Exchange
9 5 (11.63%) VB.NET
9 5 (11.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (11.63%) WCF
9 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (9.30%) HTML5
10 4 (9.30%) Degree
10 4 (9.30%) JSON
10 4 (9.30%) LINQ
10 4 (9.30%) jQuery

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 5 (11.63%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.65%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.65%) CICS
3 2 (4.65%) NetWeaver
3 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.33%) IIS
4 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.33%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.33%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.33%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) IaaS
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.65%) SaaS
1 2 (4.65%) PaaS
2 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) VoIP
1 3 (6.98%) HTTP
2 2 (4.65%) Firewall
2 2 (4.65%) HTTPS
2 2 (4.65%) DMZ
2 2 (4.65%) Intranet
2 2 (4.65%) Internet
3 1 (2.33%) DNS
3 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.33%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.58%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (20.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (16.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (9.30%) DB2
6 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (6.98%) Relational Database
7 2 (4.65%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
8 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
8 1 (2.33%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (4.65%) ReSharper
1 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.33%) MSI
2 1 (2.33%) Subversion
2 1 (2.33%) NUnit
2 1 (2.33%) Selenium
2 1 (2.33%) Moq
2 1 (2.33%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 6 (13.95%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Retail
3 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (46.51%) Developer
2 11 (25.58%) .NET Developer
3 7 (16.28%) C# Developer
4 6 (13.95%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (11.63%) Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) SQL Developer
7 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Server Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (4.65%) Lead Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Lead Architect
8 2 (4.65%) Administrator
8 2 (4.65%) Programmer
8 2 (4.65%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.65%) Architect
8 2 (4.65%) IT Administrator
9 1 (2.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 1 (2.33%) .NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (58.14%) .NET
2 14 (32.56%) ASP.NET
3 11 (25.58%) Web Services
3 11 (25.58%) HTML
4 9 (20.93%) .NET Framework
5 7 (16.28%) XML
5 7 (16.28%) CSS
6 5 (11.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 5 (11.63%) WCF
6 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (9.30%) HTML5
7 4 (9.30%) JSON
7 4 (9.30%) LINQ
7 4 (9.30%) jQuery
8 3 (6.98%) XSD
8 3 (6.98%) XSLT
8 3 (6.98%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (6.98%) CSS3
8 3 (6.98%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (4.65%) FMCG
2 2 (4.65%) Open Source
2 2 (4.65%) Mainframe
2 2 (4.65%) Clustering
3 1 (2.33%) NHS
3 1 (2.33%) Statistics
3 1 (2.33%) Informatics
3 1 (2.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.33%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (32.56%) Windows
2 6 (13.95%) Linux
3 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.98%) Windows XP
4 3 (6.98%) Windows 8
5 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.65%) SUSE
6 1 (2.33%) UNIX
6 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.60%) MVC
2 4 (9.30%) Scrum
2 4 (9.30%) TDD
2 4 (9.30%) SOA
3 3 (6.98%) ETL
3 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce
3 3 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (6.98%) Software Architecture
4 2 (4.65%) Release Management
4 2 (4.65%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (4.65%) Load Balancing
4 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (4.65%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (4.65%) Service Delivery
4 2 (4.65%) Migration
4 2 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (4.65%) Business Analysis
4 2 (4.65%) Automated Testing
4 2 (4.65%) Software Engineering
4 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 19 (44.19%) SQL
1 19 (44.19%) C#
2 8 (18.60%) JavaScript
3 5 (11.63%) VB.NET
4 4 (9.30%) Java
4 4 (9.30%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.65%) Python
5 2 (4.65%) C
5 2 (4.65%) C++
6 1 (2.33%) COBOL
6 1 (2.33%) Delphi
6 1 (2.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) MCSE
2 1 (2.33%) MCP
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) QA
System Software
1 8 (18.60%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.65%) Terminal Server
3 1 (2.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) SCCM
1 1 (2.33%) SCOM
1 1 (2.33%) Puppet
1 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
1 4 (9.30%) Oracle
2 3 (6.98%) HP
2 3 (6.98%) VMware
3 2 (4.65%) ServiceNow
3 2 (4.65%) IBM
3 2 (4.65%) Software AG
3 2 (4.65%) Intel
3 2 (4.65%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (4.65%) SAP
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco
4 1 (2.33%) Splunk
4 1 (2.33%) Tableau
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