Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 17 34
Rank change year-on-year -3 +17 -25
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 69 73 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 8.63% 8.67% 4.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 33.82% 36.32% 24.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 58 31
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £369 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.46% +4.62% -7.14%
10th Percentile £240 £271 £258
90th Percentile £464 £479 £388
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £328 £325
% change year-on-year +6.87% +0.77% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £43.75 - £14.50
10th Percentile £41.38 - £13.25
90th Percentile £47.13 - £15.75
East Midlands median hourly rate £43.75 £50.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +354.55% -26.67%

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 204 201 181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 25.50% 23.87% 17.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 134 109
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% - +6.06%
10th Percentile £299 £269 £250
90th Percentile £538 £500 £475
East Midlands median daily rate £388 £363 £380
% change year-on-year +6.90% -4.61% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £45.00 £12.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +260.00% -13.79% -
10th Percentile £41.50 £11.25 £13.25
90th Percentile £48.50 £13.75 £15.75
East Midlands median hourly rate £40.00 £50.00 £16.09
% change year-on-year -20.00% +210.75% -32.25%

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 14 August 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
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 14 August 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 -10 51 £349 +2.57% 50
Mansfield - 4 £400 - 4
Sutton-in-Ashfield - 1 - -
SQL Server
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 40 (57.97%) SQL
2 33 (47.83%) .NET
2 33 (47.83%) C#
3 26 (37.68%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (36.23%) HTML
4 25 (36.23%) ASP.NET
5 23 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 22 (31.88%) JavaScript
7 21 (30.43%) Microsoft
8 20 (28.99%) PL/SQL
9 18 (26.09%) Oracle
9 18 (26.09%) AngularJS
10 17 (24.64%) SQL Server 2012
10 17 (24.64%) Team Foundation Server
11 16 (23.19%) CSS
11 16 (23.19%) T-SQL
11 16 (23.19%) Git (software)
12 15 (21.74%) jQuery
12 15 (21.74%) MVC
13 12 (17.39%) Web Development
13 12 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
14 11 (15.94%) ASP.NET MVC
15 10 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
15 10 (14.49%) Linux
16 9 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
16 9 (13.04%) Windows
16 9 (13.04%) Finance
16 9 (13.04%) Scrum
16 9 (13.04%) Relational Database

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 5 (7.25%) Apache
1 5 (7.25%) Apache Spark
2 3 (4.35%) Umbraco
3 2 (2.90%) Apache Solr
3 2 (2.90%) Confluence
3 2 (2.90%) DNN
3 2 (2.90%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.45%) IIS
4 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Demantra
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (1.45%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.35%) Office 365
2 3 (4.35%) PaaS
3 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.80%) Firewall
2 3 (4.35%) SAN
2 3 (4.35%) SMS
3 2 (2.90%) FTP
3 2 (2.90%) IP Telephony
3 2 (2.90%) Skype
4 1 (1.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 17 (24.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (13.04%) Relational Database
5 8 (11.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (10.14%) Redis
6 7 (10.14%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (7.25%) Apache Hive
8 5 (7.25%) Big Data
8 5 (7.25%) Cloudera CDH
8 5 (7.25%) Hadoop
8 5 (7.25%) Impala
8 5 (7.25%) Oracle Database
8 5 (7.25%) SQL Server 2016
8 5 (7.25%) Sqoop
9 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (4.35%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (4.35%) Power BI
10 3 (4.35%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 17 (24.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (23.19%) Git (software)
3 7 (10.14%) Visual Studio
4 4 (5.80%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (5.80%) Toad
5 3 (4.35%) StarTeam
5 3 (4.35%) Subversion
6 2 (2.90%) JIRA
6 2 (2.90%) Maven
6 2 (2.90%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (2.90%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.45%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.45%) FishEye
7 1 (1.45%) NUnit
7 1 (1.45%) ReSharper
7 1 (1.45%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 9 (13.04%) Finance
2 8 (11.59%) Retail
3 2 (2.90%) Marketing
4 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (56.52%) Developer
2 17 (24.64%) .NET Developer
3 13 (18.84%) C# Developer
4 10 (14.49%) Web Developer
5 9 (13.04%) DBA
5 9 (13.04%) SQL DBA
6 6 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (7.25%) C# Web Developer
8 4 (5.80%) Analyst
8 4 (5.80%) Big Data Developer
8 4 (5.80%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.80%) Senior Web Developer
9 3 (4.35%) .NET Web Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Architect
9 3 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (4.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (4.35%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (4.35%) Software Developer
9 3 (4.35%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (47.83%) .NET
2 25 (36.23%) ASP.NET
2 25 (36.23%) HTML
3 23 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 18 (26.09%) AngularJS
5 16 (23.19%) CSS
6 15 (21.74%) jQuery
7 11 (15.94%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (13.04%) React
9 8 (11.59%) CSS3
9 8 (11.59%) HTML5
9 8 (11.59%) Node.js
9 8 (11.59%) WCF
10 7 (10.14%) RabbitMQ
10 7 (10.14%) WinForms
10 7 (10.14%) WPF
11 5 (7.25%) .NET Framework
11 5 (7.25%) React Native
11 5 (7.25%) Spark Streaming
12 4 (5.80%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.59%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (10.14%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.90%) Credit Risk
4 2 (2.90%) NHS
4 2 (2.90%) Replication
5 1 (1.45%) FMCG
5 1 (1.45%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.49%) Linux
2 9 (13.04%) Windows
3 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (5.80%) Unix
4 4 (5.80%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.90%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.90%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.90%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.45%) CentOS
6 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (37.68%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (21.74%) MVC
3 12 (17.39%) Web Development
4 9 (13.04%) Analytics
4 9 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (13.04%) Scrum
5 8 (11.59%) Microservices
5 8 (11.59%) SOA
5 8 (11.59%) SOLID
5 8 (11.59%) Unit Testing
6 7 (10.14%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 7 (10.14%) OWASP
6 7 (10.14%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (10.14%) TDD
7 5 (7.25%) E-Commerce
7 5 (7.25%) Prototyping
8 4 (5.80%) ETL
8 4 (5.80%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 4 (5.80%) Migration
9 3 (4.35%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 40 (57.97%) SQL
2 33 (47.83%) C#
3 22 (31.88%) JavaScript
4 20 (28.99%) PL/SQL
5 16 (23.19%) T-SQL
6 5 (7.25%) Scala
7 3 (4.35%) Java
7 3 (4.35%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.35%) VBA
7 3 (4.35%) XMLA
8 1 (1.45%) Go
8 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (10.14%) Computer Science Degree
1 7 (10.14%) Degree
1 7 (10.14%) Master's Degree
2 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) GDPR
1 2 (2.90%) ISO 9001
1 2 (2.90%) PMO
2 1 (1.45%) ISO 9002
2 1 (1.45%) TickIT
System Software
1 3 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.90%) Docker
2 2 (2.90%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.90%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (4.35%) SCCM
1 3 (4.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (2.90%) Ansible
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.45%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.45%) Puppet
3 1 (1.45%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 21 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 18 (26.09%) Oracle
3 5 (7.25%) Cloudera
4 4 (5.80%) VMware
5 3 (4.35%) Micro Focus
6 2 (2.90%) Citrix
6 2 (2.90%) SAP
7 1 (1.45%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.45%) SYSPRO