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 3 months to 27 June 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)
East Midlands / Nottinghamshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 28 11
Rank change year-on-year +12 -17  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 36 21 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 8.51% 4.32% 8.80%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 31.58% 27.27% 31.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 11 27
Median daily rate £338 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.84% +1.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £265 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £375 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +2.85% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £32.66 £23.25
% change year-on-year +20.96% +40.45%  

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 Nottinghamshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Nottinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 114 77 130
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 26.95% 15.84% 27.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 45 83
Median daily rate £380 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £267 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.79% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.14 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.04% +19.75%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 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 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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham +7 31 £338 +3.84% 22
SQL Server
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 40 (54.05%) .NET
2 39 (52.70%) C#
3 32 (43.24%) SQL
4 30 (40.54%) Microsoft
5 24 (32.43%) JavaScript
6 21 (28.38%) ASP.NET
7 20 (27.03%) HTML
8 19 (25.68%) CSS
9 18 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (24.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 16 (21.62%) MVC
11 15 (20.27%) Finance
11 15 (20.27%) Scrum
11 15 (20.27%) Business Intelligence
11 15 (20.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 14 (18.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 14 (18.92%) Team Foundation Server
12 14 (18.92%) SQL Server 2012
12 14 (18.92%) T-SQL
13 13 (17.57%) Windows
14 12 (16.22%) SQL Server 2008
15 11 (14.86%) ETL
15 11 (14.86%) Oracle
15 11 (14.86%) Web Services
16 10 (13.51%) VB.NET
16 10 (13.51%) TDD
16 10 (13.51%) AngularJS
16 10 (13.51%) Web Development
16 10 (13.51%) jQuery
16 10 (13.51%) WCF

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 (6.76%) Confluence
1 5 (6.76%) IIS
2 4 (5.41%) CMS
2 4 (5.41%) Sitefinity
3 2 (2.70%) MQSeries
3 2 (2.70%) nginx
4 1 (1.35%) Apache
4 1 (1.35%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.35%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.35%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.76%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.35%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.35%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.35%) Office 365
3 1 (1.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.70%) DNS
1 2 (2.70%) Firewall
1 2 (2.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.35%) DHCP
2 1 (1.35%) NAS
2 1 (1.35%) SAN
2 1 (1.35%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (24.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 15 (20.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 14 (18.92%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (18.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (16.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (10.81%) SQL Server 2016
6 7 (9.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 7 (9.46%) Oracle Database
7 5 (6.76%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (6.76%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (6.76%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (5.41%) MySQL
9 2 (2.70%) MongoDB
9 2 (2.70%) RDBMS
9 2 (2.70%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.35%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (1.35%) DB2
10 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
10 1 (1.35%) Pentaho
10 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (18.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (12.16%) Git (software)
3 7 (9.46%) JIRA
3 7 (9.46%) Visual Studio
4 4 (5.41%) MSTest
5 3 (4.05%) Eclipse
5 3 (4.05%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.05%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (2.70%) NSubstitute
6 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (2.70%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.35%) NuGet
7 1 (1.35%) ReSharper
7 1 (1.35%) Subversion
7 1 (1.35%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.35%) YouTrack
General
1 15 (20.27%) Finance
2 8 (10.81%) Marketing
3 3 (4.05%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.70%) Advertising
4 2 (2.70%) Billing
5 1 (1.35%) Back Office
5 1 (1.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (67.57%) Developer
2 17 (22.97%) .NET Developer
3 14 (18.92%) SQL Developer
4 9 (12.16%) ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (10.81%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 8 (10.81%) SQL BI Developer
5 8 (10.81%) SSIS Developer
6 7 (9.46%) C# Developer
6 7 (9.46%) SQL Server Developer
7 6 (8.11%) SQL Server BI Developer
8 5 (6.76%) Analyst
8 5 (6.76%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (6.76%) Software Developer
8 5 (6.76%) Web Developer
9 4 (5.41%) Angular Developer
9 4 (5.41%) CMS Developer
9 4 (5.41%) DBA
9 4 (5.41%) UI Developer
10 3 (4.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (4.05%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (54.05%) .NET
2 21 (28.38%) ASP.NET
3 20 (27.03%) HTML
4 19 (25.68%) CSS
5 11 (14.86%) Web Services
6 10 (13.51%) AngularJS
6 10 (13.51%) jQuery
6 10 (13.51%) WCF
7 8 (10.81%) XML
8 6 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (8.11%) HTML5
8 6 (8.11%) RESTful
8 6 (8.11%) SOAP
9 5 (6.76%) JSON
10 4 (5.41%) .NET Framework
10 4 (5.41%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (5.41%) CSS3
10 4 (5.41%) Entity Framework
11 3 (4.05%) Spring
11 3 (4.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (5.41%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (4.05%) Clustering
2 3 (4.05%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.70%) Smart Meter
3 2 (2.70%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.35%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.35%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.35%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.57%) Windows
2 6 (8.11%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.05%) Solaris
4 2 (2.70%) AIX
4 2 (2.70%) Android
4 2 (2.70%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.70%) Linux
4 2 (2.70%) Unix
4 2 (2.70%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.35%) VMS
5 1 (1.35%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.35%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.35%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (21.62%) MVC
3 15 (20.27%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (20.27%) Scrum
4 11 (14.86%) ETL
5 10 (13.51%) TDD
5 10 (13.51%) Web Development
6 9 (12.16%) DevOps
7 8 (10.81%) System Testing
8 7 (9.46%) Single Customer View
9 6 (8.11%) Analytics
9 6 (8.11%) Time Management
10 5 (6.76%) Migration
10 5 (6.76%) OO
10 5 (6.76%) SOA
10 5 (6.76%) Test Automation
11 4 (5.41%) Data Migration
11 4 (5.41%) Microservices
11 4 (5.41%) SOLID
12 3 (4.05%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 39 (52.70%) C#
2 32 (43.24%) SQL
3 24 (32.43%) JavaScript
4 14 (18.92%) T-SQL
5 10 (13.51%) VB.NET
6 5 (6.76%) Java
6 5 (6.76%) PL/SQL
7 4 (5.41%) PowerShell
8 3 (4.05%) VB
9 2 (2.70%) C
9 2 (2.70%) Tcl
9 2 (2.70%) XPath
10 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.35%) Perl
10 1 (1.35%) Python
10 1 (1.35%) VB6
10 1 (1.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (4.05%) Degree
2 1 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.35%) HNC
2 1 (1.35%) HND
2 1 (1.35%) MCITP
2 1 (1.35%) MCSE
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) QA
2 1 (1.35%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (5.41%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.05%) Docker
3 2 (2.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.70%) Consul
1 2 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (2.70%) Kubernetes
1 2 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.70%) SCCM
1 2 (2.70%) Terraform
2 1 (1.35%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (1.35%) SCOM
2 1 (1.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (40.54%) Microsoft
2 11 (14.86%) Oracle
3 4 (5.41%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (4.05%) HP
4 3 (4.05%) Informatica
5 2 (2.70%) SAP
5 2 (2.70%) Twitter
6 1 (1.35%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.35%) Citrix
6 1 (1.35%) DevExpress
6 1 (1.35%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.35%) StorageTek
6 1 (1.35%) Sun
6 1 (1.35%) Tableau
6 1 (1.35%) VMware