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 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 14 17 10
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 44 25 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 8.94% 6.30% 13.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 38.94% 40.32% 54.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 6 46
Average daily rate
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£360 £331 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.67% +16.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £13.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -31.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -0.82%
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
113 62 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 22.97% 15.62% 24.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 23 64
Average daily rate £375 £343 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.48% +8.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £315 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 2
Average hourly rate £36.00 £13.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+176.92% -55.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.40 £12.35 £21.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.60 £13.00 £37.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.80 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+5.51% +2.56%

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015. 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 +3 36 £375 +13.20% 26
SQL Server
East Midlands

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 50 (51.55%) SQL
2 44 (45.36%) .NET
3 41 (42.27%) C#
4 36 (37.11%) ASP.NET
5 34 (35.05%) Microsoft
6 29 (29.90%) JavaScript
6 29 (29.90%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (27.84%) MVC
8 22 (22.68%) CSS
9 21 (21.65%) HTML
9 21 (21.65%) ASP.NET MVC
10 19 (19.59%) SQL Server 2008
10 19 (19.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 18 (18.56%) Web Services
12 17 (17.53%) T-SQL
13 16 (16.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 16 (16.49%) jQuery
14 15 (15.46%) Finance
15 14 (14.43%) Scrum
15 14 (14.43%) REST
16 13 (13.40%) SQL Server 2012
16 13 (13.40%) Relational Database
16 13 (13.40%) Windows
17 12 (12.37%) Team Foundation Server
17 12 (12.37%) MongoDB
17 12 (12.37%) SDLC
18 10 (10.31%) WCF
18 10 (10.31%) Data Warehouse
18 10 (10.31%) Business Intelligence
18 10 (10.31%) Oracle

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 6 (6.19%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.15%) IIS
3 4 (4.12%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (3.09%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.06%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.06%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.06%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (2.06%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.06%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.03%) Confluence
6 1 (1.03%) JBoss
6 1 (1.03%) MTS
6 1 (1.03%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.03%) SAS
6 1 (1.03%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.03%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 9 (9.28%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.06%) MS Office
3 1 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.03%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.06%) SAN
2 1 (1.03%) Intranet
2 1 (1.03%) Internet
2 1 (1.03%) Firewall
2 1 (1.03%) Wireless
2 1 (1.03%) Network Security
2 1 (1.03%) NAS
2 1 (1.03%) Converged Networks
2 1 (1.03%) LDAP
2 1 (1.03%) DHCP
2 1 (1.03%) HTTP
2 1 (1.03%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.03%) VPN
2 1 (1.03%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (19.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 19 (19.59%) SQL Server 2008
2 16 (16.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (13.40%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (13.40%) Relational Database
4 12 (12.37%) MongoDB
5 10 (10.31%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (8.25%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (7.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (5.15%) NoSQL
9 4 (4.12%) Redis
10 3 (3.09%) MySQL
10 3 (3.09%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (1.03%) DB2
11 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (1.03%) Data Mining
11 1 (1.03%) RDBMS
11 1 (1.03%) VLDB
11 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 12 (12.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.12%) Bitbucket
2 4 (4.12%) JIRA
2 4 (4.12%) Selenium
2 4 (4.12%) NeoLoad
2 4 (4.12%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (3.09%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.06%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.03%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.03%) Subversion
5 1 (1.03%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.03%) MSTest
5 1 (1.03%) Ant
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 15 (15.46%) Finance
2 2 (2.06%) Retail
3 1 (1.03%) Marketing
3 1 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.03%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 56 (57.73%) Developer
2 18 (18.56%) .NET Developer
3 15 (15.46%) DBA
4 10 (10.31%) SQL DBA
5 7 (7.22%) C# Developer
6 6 (6.19%) SQL Developer
6 6 (6.19%) Web Developer
7 5 (5.15%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.15%) Technical Specialist
7 5 (5.15%) VB.NET Developer
7 5 (5.15%) Lead Developer
8 4 (4.12%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (4.12%) Analyst
8 4 (4.12%) Documentation Specialist
8 4 (4.12%) AWS Developer
9 3 (3.09%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (3.09%) Software Developer
9 3 (3.09%) Author
9 3 (3.09%) Technical Author
9 3 (3.09%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (45.36%) .NET
2 36 (37.11%) ASP.NET
3 22 (22.68%) CSS
4 21 (21.65%) HTML
4 21 (21.65%) ASP.NET MVC
5 18 (18.56%) Web Services
6 16 (16.49%) jQuery
7 14 (14.43%) REST
8 10 (10.31%) WCF
8 10 (10.31%) SOAP
8 10 (10.31%) Middleware
9 9 (9.28%) AngularJS
10 8 (8.25%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (7.22%) HTML5
11 7 (7.22%) XML
12 6 (6.19%) CSS3
13 5 (5.15%) .NET Framework
14 4 (4.12%) RabbitMQ
14 4 (4.12%) Entity Framework
14 4 (4.12%) React
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.15%) NHS
1 5 (5.15%) Clustering
2 3 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.09%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.06%) User Experience
3 2 (2.06%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.06%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.03%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.03%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.03%) Replication
4 1 (1.03%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.03%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.40%) Windows
2 5 (5.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (4.12%) Linux
4 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.09%) UNIX
5 1 (1.03%) AIX
5 1 (1.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (29.90%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (27.84%) MVC
3 14 (14.43%) Scrum
4 12 (12.37%) SDLC
5 10 (10.31%) Migration
5 10 (10.31%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (8.25%) Project Management
6 8 (8.25%) ETL
6 8 (8.25%) Mentoring
7 7 (7.22%) Logical Data Model
7 7 (7.22%) PRINCE2
7 7 (7.22%) E-Commerce
7 7 (7.22%) Data Modelling
7 7 (7.22%) Unit Testing
7 7 (7.22%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (6.19%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (6.19%) DevOps
8 6 (6.19%) TDD
9 5 (5.15%) SOA
9 5 (5.15%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (51.55%) SQL
2 41 (42.27%) C#
3 29 (29.90%) JavaScript
4 17 (17.53%) T-SQL
5 7 (7.22%) VB.NET
6 6 (6.19%) VB
6 6 (6.19%) PL/SQL
7 5 (5.15%) PowerShell
8 4 (4.12%) VB6
9 3 (3.09%) Java
10 2 (2.06%) C++
10 2 (2.06%) VBScript
11 1 (1.03%) C
11 1 (1.03%) Ruby
11 1 (1.03%) VBA
11 1 (1.03%) Python
11 1 (1.03%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (9.28%) Degree
2 2 (2.06%) CCNA
2 2 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.03%) MCPD
3 1 (1.03%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.03%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.03%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.15%) QA
2 2 (2.06%) SLA
3 1 (1.03%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (6.19%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.06%) VMware ESX
2 2 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.03%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.03%) vSphere
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (4.12%) Pingdom
2 2 (2.06%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.03%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.03%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.03%) SCCM
3 1 (1.03%) SCOM
3 1 (1.03%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 34 (35.05%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.31%) Oracle
3 5 (5.15%) VMware
4 4 (4.12%) New Relic
5 3 (3.09%) PeopleSoft
5 3 (3.09%) IBM
6 2 (2.06%) HP
7 1 (1.03%) Citrix
7 1 (1.03%) Juniper
7 1 (1.03%) Informatica
7 1 (1.03%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.03%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.03%) Sun
7 1 (1.03%) Google
7 1 (1.03%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.03%) F5
7 1 (1.03%) Percona
7 1 (1.03%) Facebook
7 1 (1.03%) Twitter