Period
to 21 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 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 21 May 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)
East Midlands > Nottinghamshire
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 15 26
Rank change year-on-year -1 +11 -12
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 99 76 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 10.42% 9.42% 5.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 41.77% 38.58% 30.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 59 38
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £381 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.96% +12.50% -4.76%
10th Percentile £221 £235 £258
90th Percentile £508 £440 £458
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +7.69% - -3.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £30.50 - £14.00
10th Percentile £18.65 - £11.40
90th Percentile £44.35 - £18.00
East Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year -15.00% +354.55% -56.00%

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 Nottinghamshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Nottinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 237 197 185
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 24.95% 24.41% 17.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 130 107
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £400 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +3.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £275 £250 £255
90th Percentile £538 £488 £478
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.29% - +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 5
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £30.50 - £17.50
10th Percentile £14.60 - £11.80
90th Percentile £48.38 - £20.00
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.75 £50.00 £16.09
% change year-on-year -68.50% +210.75% -35.64%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Nottinghamshire

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Nottinghamshire

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Nottinghamshire over the 6 months to 21 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server in Nottinghamshire

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Nottinghamshire

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Nottinghamshire over the 6 months to 21 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SQL Server in Nottinghamshire

SQL Server
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Nottinghamshire region over the 6 months to 21 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham -1 76 £388 +14.39% 42
Mansfield +2 4 £400 +33.33% 7
Sutton-in-Ashfield - 1 - -
SQL Server
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 60 (60.61%) SQL
2 33 (33.33%) Oracle
3 31 (31.31%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (30.30%) .NET
4 30 (30.30%) C#
5 28 (28.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 23 (23.23%) PL/SQL
7 22 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 22 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
8 21 (21.21%) ASP.NET
8 21 (21.21%) Linux
8 21 (21.21%) ASP.NET Web API
9 20 (20.20%) SQL Server 2012
9 20 (20.20%) Analytical Skills
10 19 (19.19%) HTML
11 18 (18.18%) JavaScript
11 18 (18.18%) T-SQL
11 18 (18.18%) Git (software)
11 18 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
11 18 (18.18%) Oracle Database
12 17 (17.17%) AngularJS
12 17 (17.17%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (17.17%) Data Warehouse
13 16 (16.16%) CSS
13 16 (16.16%) Hadoop
13 16 (16.16%) Big Data
13 16 (16.16%) jQuery
14 15 (15.15%) Scala
14 15 (15.15%) PaaS
14 15 (15.15%) Analytics

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottinghamshire 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 14 (14.14%) Apache
1 14 (14.14%) Apache Spark
2 4 (4.04%) Umbraco
3 3 (3.03%) Drupal
4 2 (2.02%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (2.02%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.01%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.01%) DNN
5 1 (1.01%) IIS
5 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (4.04%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Demantra
1 1 (1.01%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.01%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (1.01%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 18 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (15.15%) PaaS
3 4 (4.04%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.03%) GitHub
4 3 (3.03%) IaaS
4 3 (3.03%) SaaS
5 2 (2.02%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.07%) VPN
2 3 (3.03%) SMS
3 2 (2.02%) Firewall
3 2 (2.02%) FTP
3 2 (2.02%) IP Telephony
3 2 (2.02%) SAN
3 2 (2.02%) Skype
4 1 (1.01%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (28.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 20 (20.20%) SQL Server 2012
3 18 (18.18%) Oracle Database
4 17 (17.17%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (16.16%) Big Data
5 16 (16.16%) Hadoop
6 14 (14.14%) Apache Hive
6 14 (14.14%) Cloudera CDH
6 14 (14.14%) Impala
6 14 (14.14%) Sqoop
7 11 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
7 11 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
7 11 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (10.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (8.08%) Azure SQL Database
9 8 (8.08%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (7.07%) Apache Kudu
11 4 (4.04%) MongoDB
11 4 (4.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 8 (8.08%) Jenkins
3 8 (8.08%) Visual Studio
4 7 (7.07%) Bitbucket
5 5 (5.05%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (4.04%) FishEye
6 4 (4.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (4.04%) Subversion
6 4 (4.04%) TeamCity
6 4 (4.04%) Toad
7 3 (3.03%) StarTeam
8 2 (2.02%) NUnit
9 1 (1.01%) Artifactory
9 1 (1.01%) JIRA
9 1 (1.01%) Maven
9 1 (1.01%) Moq
9 1 (1.01%) ReSharper
9 1 (1.01%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 13 (13.13%) Retail
2 7 (7.07%) Finance
3 2 (2.02%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 55 (55.56%) Developer
2 13 (13.13%) Big Data Developer
2 13 (13.13%) C# Developer
3 12 (12.12%) .NET Developer
3 12 (12.12%) DBA
3 12 (12.12%) SQL DBA
4 9 (9.09%) SQL Developer
4 9 (9.09%) Web Developer
5 6 (6.06%) Architect
5 6 (6.06%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (6.06%) Senior Developer
6 5 (5.05%) Analyst
6 5 (5.05%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (5.05%) Consultant
7 4 (4.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (4.04%) C# Software Developer
7 4 (4.04%) C# Web Developer
7 4 (4.04%) Senior Web Developer
7 4 (4.04%) Software Developer
7 4 (4.04%) SSAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (30.30%) .NET
2 21 (21.21%) ASP.NET
2 21 (21.21%) ASP.NET Web API
3 19 (19.19%) HTML
4 17 (17.17%) AngularJS
5 16 (16.16%) CSS
5 16 (16.16%) jQuery
6 14 (14.14%) Spark Streaming
7 11 (11.11%) WCF
8 9 (9.09%) CSS3
8 9 (9.09%) HTML5
9 8 (8.08%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (8.08%) WinForms
10 7 (7.07%) React
10 7 (7.07%) WPF
11 5 (5.05%) .NET Framework
11 5 (5.05%) MDX
11 5 (5.05%) React Native
12 4 (4.04%) Node.js
13 3 (3.03%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 20 (20.20%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 7 (7.07%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (7.07%) Management Information System
4 6 (6.06%) NHS
5 3 (3.03%) Life Science
5 3 (3.03%) Public Cloud
5 3 (3.03%) Replication
6 2 (2.02%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.01%) Clustering
7 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.01%) FMCG
7 1 (1.01%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (21.21%) Linux
2 13 (13.13%) Windows
3 8 (8.08%) Windows Server
4 7 (7.07%) VMS
4 7 (7.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (6.06%) CentOS
6 5 (5.05%) Unix
7 4 (4.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (4.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.02%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.02%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.02%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.01%) Debian
9 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (31.31%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (17.17%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (15.15%) Analytics
4 13 (13.13%) DevOps
4 13 (13.13%) Web Development
5 12 (12.12%) MVC
6 9 (9.09%) Network Virtualisation
7 8 (8.08%) Configuration Management
7 8 (8.08%) Deployment Automation
7 8 (8.08%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (7.07%) Customer Requirements
8 7 (7.07%) E-Commerce
8 7 (7.07%) ETL
8 7 (7.07%) Infrastructure Management
8 7 (7.07%) Network Architecture
8 7 (7.07%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (7.07%) Scrum
9 6 (6.06%) Microservices
9 6 (6.06%) Migration
9 6 (6.06%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 60 (60.61%) SQL
2 30 (30.30%) C#
3 23 (23.23%) PL/SQL
4 18 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 18 (18.18%) T-SQL
5 15 (15.15%) Scala
6 11 (11.11%) PowerShell
7 5 (5.05%) Java
8 3 (3.03%) PHP
8 3 (3.03%) VBA
8 3 (3.03%) XMLA
9 2 (2.02%) Go
9 2 (2.02%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.01%) VB
10 1 (1.01%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (7.07%) Degree
2 2 (2.02%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (2.02%) Master's Degree
2 2 (2.02%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.07%) SLA
2 5 (5.05%) PMO
3 2 (2.02%) GDPR
3 2 (2.02%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.01%) ISO 9002
4 1 (1.01%) QA
4 1 (1.01%) TickIT
System Software
1 7 (7.07%) Docker
2 4 (4.04%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (3.03%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.03%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.01%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (5.05%) Kubernetes
2 3 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (2.02%) SCCM
3 2 (2.02%) Terraform
3 2 (2.02%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (1.01%) Puppet
Vendors
1 33 (33.33%) Oracle
2 22 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 14 (14.14%) Cloudera
4 5 (5.05%) VMware
5 3 (3.03%) Micro Focus
6 2 (2.02%) Aveksa
6 2 (2.02%) BeyondTrust
6 2 (2.02%) Citrix
6 2 (2.02%) Cognos
6 2 (2.02%) IBM
6 2 (2.02%) Microgen
6 2 (2.02%) Okta
6 2 (2.02%) SAP
7 1 (1.01%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.01%) SYSPRO