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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 19 10 5
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 30 67 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 6.74% 11.84% 15.09%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 43.48% 47.18% 54.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 39 27
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£320 £306 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.48% +11.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £212 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 £19.00 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% +7.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -
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
69 142 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 15.51% 25.09% 27.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 64 51
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £230 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £29.50 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.93% +66.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.38 £21.10 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £37.90 £25.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
- -6.39%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -6 23 £325 +3.17% 19
Worksop - - - - 1
Mansfield - - - -
SQL Server
East Midlands

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 32 (61.54%) .NET
2 25 (48.08%) C#
3 22 (42.31%) SQL
4 18 (34.62%) ASP.NET
4 18 (34.62%) Windows
5 14 (26.92%) Web Services
6 13 (25.00%) HTML
7 12 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (19.23%) .NET Framework
8 10 (19.23%) XML
8 10 (19.23%) MVC
9 9 (17.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (17.31%) Active Directory
10 8 (15.38%) CSS
10 8 (15.38%) JavaScript
10 8 (15.38%) Finance
10 8 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (13.46%) JSON
11 7 (13.46%) WCF
11 7 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
12 6 (11.54%) Linux
12 6 (11.54%) MS Exchange
12 6 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (11.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 6 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (9.62%) WPF
13 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (9.62%) Degree
13 5 (9.62%) jQuery

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 6 (11.54%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.85%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.85%) IIS
3 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.85%) NetWeaver
3 2 (3.85%) CICS
3 2 (3.85%) Apache Solr
3 2 (3.85%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.85%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.92%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.92%) Kentico
4 1 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.92%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) InfoPath
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) SaaS
1 2 (3.85%) PaaS
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.85%) IaaS
2 1 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.69%) HTTP
2 3 (5.77%) VoIP
3 2 (3.85%) Firewall
3 2 (3.85%) DMZ
3 2 (3.85%) Intranet
3 2 (3.85%) Internet
3 2 (3.85%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.92%) DNS
4 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.92%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (17.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (7.69%) DB2
4 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (5.77%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.85%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (3.85%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.92%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.85%) ReSharper
3 1 (1.92%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.92%) Selenium
3 1 (1.92%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.92%) Moq
3 1 (1.92%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.92%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.92%) Subversion
3 1 (1.92%) MSI
General
1 8 (15.38%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Retail
3 3 (5.77%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.92%) Marketing
4 1 (1.92%) Games
4 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (50.00%) Developer
2 15 (28.85%) .NET Developer
3 8 (15.38%) C# Developer
4 7 (13.46%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (9.62%) Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (5.77%) SQL Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Server Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) IT Administrator
7 3 (5.77%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.77%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (5.77%) Administrator
8 2 (3.85%) Applications Support
8 2 (3.85%) Programmer
8 2 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.85%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Business Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Architect
8 2 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (3.85%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (61.54%) .NET
2 18 (34.62%) ASP.NET
3 14 (26.92%) Web Services
4 13 (25.00%) HTML
5 10 (19.23%) .NET Framework
5 10 (19.23%) XML
6 8 (15.38%) CSS
7 7 (13.46%) JSON
7 7 (13.46%) WCF
8 6 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (11.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 5 (9.62%) WPF
9 5 (9.62%) jQuery
10 4 (7.69%) ActiveMQ
10 4 (7.69%) WinForms
10 4 (7.69%) XSLT
10 4 (7.69%) LINQ
11 3 (5.77%) KnockoutJS
11 3 (5.77%) CSS3
11 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.77%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (5.77%) FMCG
3 2 (3.85%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.85%) Clustering
3 2 (3.85%) Open Source
3 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.92%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.92%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 18 (34.62%) Windows
2 6 (11.54%) Linux
3 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (7.69%) Windows 8
5 3 (5.77%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.85%) Apple iOS
6 2 (3.85%) SUSE
6 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.92%) Android
7 1 (1.92%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.23%) MVC
2 7 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (7.69%) TDD
3 4 (7.69%) OO
3 4 (7.69%) SOA
3 4 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (5.77%) Software Architecture
4 3 (5.77%) OOP
4 3 (5.77%) E-Commerce
4 3 (5.77%) Scrum
5 2 (3.85%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.85%) Configuration Management
5 2 (3.85%) Automated Testing
5 2 (3.85%) Software Engineering
5 2 (3.85%) Business Analysis
5 2 (3.85%) Migration
5 2 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (3.85%) UML
5 2 (3.85%) CRM
5 2 (3.85%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 25 (48.08%) C#
2 22 (42.31%) SQL
3 8 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.62%) Java
4 5 (9.62%) VB.NET
5 4 (7.69%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.85%) Python
6 2 (3.85%) VB
6 2 (3.85%) C
6 2 (3.85%) C++
7 1 (1.92%) COBOL
7 1 (1.92%) Delphi
7 1 (1.92%) VBScript
7 1 (1.92%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (9.62%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.92%) MCSE
2 1 (1.92%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 9 (17.31%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.77%) Terminal Server
3 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.92%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) Puppet
1 2 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.92%) SCCM
2 1 (1.92%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.62%) Oracle
3 4 (7.69%) HP
4 3 (5.77%) VMware
5 2 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (3.85%) SAP
5 2 (3.85%) IBM
5 2 (3.85%) Software AG
5 2 (3.85%) Intel
5 2 (3.85%) Sitecore
5 2 (3.85%) ServiceNow
5 2 (3.85%) Splunk
5 2 (3.85%) Tableau
6 1 (1.92%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.92%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.92%) Cisco