The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottingham with a requirement for SQL Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 18 12
Rank change year-on-year +2 -6  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 32 31 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 9.12% 6.34% 10.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 35.56% 30.39% 39.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 21 21
Median daily rate £331 £310 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.85% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year - +1.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +66.66% -30.76%  

SQL Server is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Nottingham with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Nottingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 90 102 100
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 25.64% 20.86% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 56 53
Median daily rate £325 £368 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.56% +13.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1.81%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottingham citing SQL Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Nottingham

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Nottingham

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Nottingham over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server in Nottingham

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Nottingham region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 34 (53.97%) .NET
2 28 (44.44%) C#
3 27 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 24 (38.10%) JavaScript
4 24 (38.10%) SQL
5 22 (34.92%) ASP.NET
5 22 (34.92%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (31.75%) Business Intelligence
7 17 (26.98%) WCF
8 15 (23.81%) Finance
9 13 (20.63%) Web Services
10 12 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 12 (19.05%) Entity Framework
11 11 (17.46%) SQL Server 2008
11 11 (17.46%) Automated Testing
11 11 (17.46%) MVC
12 10 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (15.87%) MSTest
13 9 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (14.29%) Windows
13 9 (14.29%) T-SQL
13 9 (14.29%) ETL
14 8 (12.70%) Java
14 8 (12.70%) CSS
14 8 (12.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 8 (12.70%) .NET Framework
14 8 (12.70%) Scrum
14 8 (12.70%) jQuery
15 7 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.76%) Confluence
1 3 (4.76%) IIS
2 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) MS Office
2 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) DHCP
1 1 (1.59%) DNS
1 1 (1.59%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (17.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (12.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (7.94%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (7.94%) Oracle Database
7 4 (6.35%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (4.76%) MySQL
8 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (3.17%) Power BI
9 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (1.59%) Data Mining
10 1 (1.59%) Informix
10 1 (1.59%) MongoDB
10 1 (1.59%) MS Access
10 1 (1.59%) NoSQL
10 1 (1.59%) Pentaho
10 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 22 (34.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (15.87%) MSTest
3 5 (7.94%) JIRA
4 4 (6.35%) Git (software)
5 3 (4.76%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (1.59%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.59%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.59%) ReSharper
7 1 (1.59%) Subversion
7 1 (1.59%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.59%) YouTrack
General
1 15 (23.81%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Marketing
3 2 (3.17%) Advertising
3 2 (3.17%) Billing
4 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 41 (65.08%) Developer
2 14 (22.22%) C# Developer
3 13 (20.63%) .NET Developer
4 10 (15.87%) Software Developer
5 6 (9.52%) SQL Developer
6 5 (7.94%) Analyst
6 5 (7.94%) DBA
7 4 (6.35%) .NET Software Developer
7 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (6.35%) C# Software Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) SSIS Developer
8 3 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (4.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (4.76%) HTML CSS Developer
8 3 (4.76%) HTML Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Java Developer
8 3 (4.76%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (53.97%) .NET
2 22 (34.92%) ASP.NET
3 17 (26.98%) WCF
4 13 (20.63%) Web Services
5 12 (19.05%) Entity Framework
6 9 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (12.70%) .NET Framework
7 8 (12.70%) CSS
7 8 (12.70%) jQuery
8 7 (11.11%) HTML
9 5 (7.94%) AngularJS
9 5 (7.94%) XML
10 3 (4.76%) EJB
10 3 (4.76%) HTML5
10 3 (4.76%) JDBC
10 3 (4.76%) JSP
10 3 (4.76%) RESTful
10 3 (4.76%) SOAP
10 3 (4.76%) Struts
10 3 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.94%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.76%) Driving Licence
3 2 (3.17%) Smart Meter
3 2 (3.17%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.59%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.59%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.29%) Windows
2 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.17%) Android
3 2 (3.17%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.17%) Linux
3 2 (3.17%) Unix
3 2 (3.17%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (3.17%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.59%) AIX
4 1 (1.59%) HPUX
4 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.59%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.59%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.75%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (17.46%) Automated Testing
2 11 (17.46%) MVC
3 10 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (14.29%) ETL
5 8 (12.70%) Scrum
6 7 (11.11%) ITIL
7 6 (9.52%) Time Management
8 5 (7.94%) Migration
8 5 (7.94%) Software Engineering
8 5 (7.94%) Web Development
9 4 (6.35%) Data Analysis
9 4 (6.35%) Data Migration
9 4 (6.35%) TDD
10 3 (4.76%) Coaching
10 3 (4.76%) DevOps
10 3 (4.76%) Manual Testing
10 3 (4.76%) Mentoring
10 3 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (4.76%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (44.44%) C#
2 24 (38.10%) JavaScript
2 24 (38.10%) SQL
3 9 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 8 (12.70%) Java
5 3 (4.76%) PL/SQL
5 3 (4.76%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.17%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.17%) VBA
6 2 (3.17%) XPath
7 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.59%) Korn
7 1 (1.59%) PHP
7 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.59%) VB
7 1 (1.59%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (7.94%) Degree
1 5 (7.94%) HNC
1 5 (7.94%) HND
2 1 (1.59%) DBS Check
2 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 6 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (7.94%) SCCM
2 2 (3.17%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.59%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.11%) Oracle
3 4 (6.35%) NetApp
3 4 (6.35%) VMware
4 3 (4.76%) Informatica
4 3 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (3.17%) Twitter
6 1 (1.59%) DevExpress
6 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.59%) SAP
6 1 (1.59%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.59%) Tableau
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Computer People
Rate: £325.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Nottingham
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 6 days ago