Period
to 22 February 2018

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 6 months to 22 February 2018 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
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 21 23
Rank change year-on-year +2 +2 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 79 58 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 8.80% 7.61% 6.78%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 45.93% 30.37% 37.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 37 37
Nottingham median daily rate £394 £340 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.81% +13.33% -7.69%
10th Percentile £307 £296 £257
90th Percentile £525 £410 £480
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £381 £340 £300
% change year-on-year +12.13% +13.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Nottingham median hourly rate £16.00 - £15.50
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £16.00 - £15.50

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

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Nottingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 172 191 159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 19.15% 25.07% 18.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 102 91
Nottingham median daily rate £425 £368 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.65% -2.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £287 £300 £256
90th Percentile £584 £488 £510
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £425 £363 £359
% change year-on-year +17.24% +1.05% +10.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Nottingham median hourly rate £15.00 - £15.50
10th Percentile £14.20 - £12.00
90th Percentile £15.80 - £19.38
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £15.00 £11.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +36.36% -29.03% -1.59%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

Job postings citing SQL Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Nottingham.

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 6 months to 22 February 2018.

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 22 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Nottingham region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 37 (46.84%) SQL
2 23 (29.11%) .NET
2 23 (29.11%) C#
2 23 (29.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (26.58%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (26.58%) Oracle
4 19 (24.05%) Windows
4 19 (24.05%) Microsoft
5 17 (21.52%) Linux
6 16 (20.25%) DevOps
7 15 (18.99%) ASP.NET
7 15 (18.99%) MVC
8 14 (17.72%) Hadoop
9 13 (16.46%) PaaS
9 13 (16.46%) Big Data
10 12 (15.19%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (15.19%) Windows Server
10 12 (15.19%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (15.19%) Scala
10 12 (15.19%) SQL Server 2008
10 12 (15.19%) HTML
10 12 (15.19%) JavaScript
11 11 (13.92%) Apache
11 11 (13.92%) VMware
11 11 (13.92%) PowerShell
11 11 (13.92%) Apache Hive
11 11 (13.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 11 (13.92%) Spark Streaming
11 11 (13.92%) Cloudera CDH
11 11 (13.92%) Cloudera

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 11 (13.92%) Apache
1 11 (13.92%) Apache Spark
2 5 (6.33%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (5.06%) Umbraco
4 3 (3.80%) CMS
4 3 (3.80%) Drupal
5 2 (2.53%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (2.53%) JBoss
5 2 (2.53%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (2.53%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.27%) Content Management Server
6 1 (1.27%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.27%) IIS
6 1 (1.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (29.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (16.46%) PaaS
3 5 (6.33%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (6.33%) GitHub
4 3 (3.80%) IaaS
4 3 (3.80%) SaaS
5 1 (1.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.13%) VPN
2 6 (7.59%) SAN
3 5 (6.33%) LAN
3 5 (6.33%) VLAN
3 5 (6.33%) WAN
4 4 (5.06%) DHCP
4 4 (5.06%) DNS
4 4 (5.06%) NAS
4 4 (5.06%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.80%) Firewall
6 2 (2.53%) Converged Networks
6 2 (2.53%) CTI
6 2 (2.53%) FTP
6 2 (2.53%) Intranet
6 2 (2.53%) Network Security
7 1 (1.27%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.27%) Skype
7 1 (1.27%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.72%) Hadoop
2 13 (16.46%) Big Data
3 12 (15.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (13.92%) Apache Hive
4 11 (13.92%) Cloudera CDH
4 11 (13.92%) Impala
4 11 (13.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (13.92%) Sqoop
5 10 (12.66%) Oracle Database
5 10 (12.66%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (12.66%) SQL Server 2014
5 10 (12.66%) SQL Server 2016
6 7 (8.86%) Apache Kudu
6 7 (8.86%) Azure SQL Database
7 6 (7.59%) MongoDB
7 6 (7.59%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (6.33%) MySQL
8 5 (6.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (5.06%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (5.06%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (11.39%) Octopus Deploy
2 8 (10.13%) TeamCity
3 7 (8.86%) Git (software)
3 7 (8.86%) Jenkins
3 7 (8.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (7.59%) Bitbucket
5 4 (5.06%) Subversion
6 3 (3.80%) FishEye
6 3 (3.80%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.53%) Moq
7 2 (2.53%) NuGet
7 2 (2.53%) NUnit
7 2 (2.53%) ReSharper
8 1 (1.27%) Artifactory
8 1 (1.27%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.27%) JIRA
8 1 (1.27%) Maven
8 1 (1.27%) Selenium
8 1 (1.27%) Vagrant
8 1 (1.27%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (10.13%) Finance
2 6 (7.59%) Retail
3 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (40.51%) Developer
2 10 (12.66%) Big Data Developer
3 9 (11.39%) Architect
3 9 (11.39%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (10.13%) .NET Developer
5 6 (7.59%) SQL Developer
6 5 (6.33%) C# Developer
6 5 (6.33%) Consultant
6 5 (6.33%) DBA
6 5 (6.33%) SQL DBA
7 4 (5.06%) Azure Architect
7 4 (5.06%) Infrastructure Technician
8 3 (3.80%) Analyst
8 3 (3.80%) Drupal Developer
8 3 (3.80%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.80%) Technical Architect
9 2 (2.53%) Applications Support
9 2 (2.53%) Software Developer
9 2 (2.53%) Software Engineer
9 2 (2.53%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (29.11%) .NET
2 15 (18.99%) ASP.NET
3 12 (15.19%) ASP.NET MVC
3 12 (15.19%) HTML
4 11 (13.92%) Spark Streaming
5 10 (12.66%) CSS
6 8 (10.13%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (8.86%) AngularJS
7 7 (8.86%) jQuery
7 7 (8.86%) WCF
8 4 (5.06%) .NET Core
8 4 (5.06%) .NET Framework
9 3 (3.80%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 3 (3.80%) CSS3
9 3 (3.80%) HTML5
9 3 (3.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (3.80%) Web Services
10 2 (2.53%) LDAP
10 2 (2.53%) Middleware
10 2 (2.53%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (12.66%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.33%) NHS
3 4 (5.06%) Clustering
3 4 (5.06%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.06%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.80%) Life Science
4 3 (3.80%) Replication
5 2 (2.53%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.53%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.53%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.53%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.53%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.27%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.27%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 19 (24.05%) Windows
2 17 (21.52%) Linux
3 12 (15.19%) Windows Server
3 12 (15.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (11.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (7.59%) VMS
6 5 (6.33%) CentOS
7 4 (5.06%) Unix
7 4 (5.06%) Windows 7
7 4 (5.06%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.53%) AIX
10 1 (1.27%) Debian
10 1 (1.27%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (26.58%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (20.25%) DevOps
3 15 (18.99%) MVC
4 10 (12.66%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (10.13%) Migration
5 8 (10.13%) TDD
6 7 (8.86%) Analytics
6 7 (8.86%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (8.86%) Infrastructure Management
6 7 (8.86%) ITIL
6 7 (8.86%) Network Virtualisation
6 7 (8.86%) Scrum
7 6 (7.59%) Configuration Management
7 6 (7.59%) Customer Requirements
7 6 (7.59%) Network Architecture
7 6 (7.59%) Web Development
8 5 (6.33%) Change Control
8 5 (6.33%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (6.33%) Microservices
8 5 (6.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 37 (46.84%) SQL
2 23 (29.11%) C#
3 12 (15.19%) JavaScript
3 12 (15.19%) Scala
4 11 (13.92%) PowerShell
5 5 (6.33%) Java
5 5 (6.33%) PHP
6 4 (5.06%) T-SQL
6 4 (5.06%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.53%) Go
7 2 (2.53%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.27%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.27%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (10.13%) Degree
2 4 (5.06%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.80%) CCNA
3 3 (3.80%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.80%) MCSA
3 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.53%) CCNP
4 2 (2.53%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.53%) Master's Degree
4 2 (2.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.59%) SLA
2 2 (2.53%) PMO
3 1 (1.27%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.27%) ISO 9002
3 1 (1.27%) QA
3 1 (1.27%) TickIT
System Software
1 9 (11.39%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.13%) Docker
3 7 (8.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.06%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.06%) XenApp
5 3 (3.80%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.53%) vSphere
7 1 (1.27%) Firmware
7 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.27%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (7.59%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (7.59%) SCCM
2 5 (6.33%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.53%) Puppet
3 2 (2.53%) SCOM
3 2 (2.53%) Terraform
3 2 (2.53%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.53%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (26.58%) Oracle
2 19 (24.05%) Microsoft
3 11 (13.92%) Cloudera
3 11 (13.92%) VMware
4 9 (11.39%) Citrix
5 4 (5.06%) IBM
6 3 (3.80%) Cisco
7 2 (2.53%) Aveksa
7 2 (2.53%) BeyondTrust
7 2 (2.53%) Cognos
7 2 (2.53%) HP
7 2 (2.53%) Microgen
7 2 (2.53%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (2.53%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.53%) RedGate
7 2 (2.53%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.53%) Siebel
7 2 (2.53%) Sitecore
7 2 (2.53%) Splunk
8 1 (1.27%) DevExpress