Period
to 19 February 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 19 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)
East Midlands > Nottinghamshire
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 22 22
Rank change year-on-year +2 0 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 85 65 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 8.80% 7.54% 6.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 47.22% 31.55% 34.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 43 38
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £388 £340 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.97% +13.33% -7.69%
10th Percentile £246 £200 £257
90th Percentile £525 £420 £479
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £328 £325
% change year-on-year +6.87% +0.77% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £16.00 - £15.50
East Midlands median hourly rate £40.00 £29.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year +35.59% +90.32% -11.43%

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 180 206 186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 18.63% 23.90% 18.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 110 105
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £425 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -3.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £262 £273 £257
90th Percentile £585 £488 £506
East Midlands median daily rate £385 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +2.67% +3.45% +11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 8
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £15.00 £11.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.36% -33.33% +4.76%
10th Percentile £14.20 £11.00 £12.40
90th Percentile £15.80 £11.00 £25.40
East Midlands median hourly rate £36.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +89.47% +8.57% -17.65%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 £400 +17.65% 59
SQL Server
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 44 (51.76%) SQL
2 28 (32.94%) Oracle
3 25 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 24 (28.24%) Microsoft
5 23 (27.06%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (25.88%) .NET
6 22 (25.88%) C#
7 19 (22.35%) Windows
8 18 (21.18%) DevOps
9 17 (20.00%) Oracle Database
9 17 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
10 16 (18.82%) Linux
10 16 (18.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 15 (17.65%) PaaS
11 15 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (16.47%) ASP.NET
12 14 (16.47%) MVC
13 13 (15.29%) Hadoop
14 12 (14.12%) PowerShell
14 12 (14.12%) SQL Server 2008
14 12 (14.12%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (14.12%) Computer Science
14 12 (14.12%) JavaScript
14 12 (14.12%) Big Data
14 12 (14.12%) Windows Server 2012
14 12 (14.12%) Windows Server
15 11 (12.94%) HTML
15 11 (12.94%) VMware
15 11 (12.94%) Scala
16 10 (11.76%) Apache Hive

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 10 (11.76%) Apache
1 10 (11.76%) Apache Spark
2 5 (5.88%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (3.53%) CMS
4 3 (3.53%) Drupal
4 3 (3.53%) Umbraco
5 2 (2.35%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (2.35%) JBoss
5 2 (2.35%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (2.35%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.18%) Content Management Server
6 1 (1.18%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.18%) IIS
6 1 (1.18%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (17.65%) PaaS
3 5 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (5.88%) GitHub
4 3 (3.53%) IaaS
4 3 (3.53%) SaaS
5 1 (1.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.76%) VPN
2 6 (7.06%) SAN
3 5 (5.88%) LAN
3 5 (5.88%) VLAN
3 5 (5.88%) WAN
4 4 (4.71%) DHCP
4 4 (4.71%) DNS
4 4 (4.71%) NAS
4 4 (4.71%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.53%) Firewall
6 2 (2.35%) Converged Networks
6 2 (2.35%) CTI
6 2 (2.35%) FTP
6 2 (2.35%) Intranet
6 2 (2.35%) Network Security
7 1 (1.18%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.18%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 16 (18.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (15.29%) Hadoop
4 12 (14.12%) Big Data
4 12 (14.12%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (11.76%) Apache Hive
5 10 (11.76%) Cloudera CDH
5 10 (11.76%) Impala
5 10 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (11.76%) SQL Server 2014
5 10 (11.76%) SQL Server 2016
5 10 (11.76%) Sqoop
6 9 (10.59%) Azure SQL Database
6 9 (10.59%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (10.59%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (9.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (7.06%) Apache Kudu
8 6 (7.06%) MongoDB
8 6 (7.06%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (10.59%) Octopus Deploy
2 8 (9.41%) TeamCity
3 7 (8.24%) Git (software)
3 7 (8.24%) Jenkins
3 7 (8.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (7.06%) Bitbucket
5 4 (4.71%) Subversion
6 3 (3.53%) FishEye
7 2 (2.35%) Moq
7 2 (2.35%) NuGet
7 2 (2.35%) NUnit
7 2 (2.35%) ReSharper
7 2 (2.35%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.18%) Artifactory
8 1 (1.18%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.18%) JIRA
8 1 (1.18%) Maven
8 1 (1.18%) Selenium
8 1 (1.18%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.18%) YouTrack
General
1 9 (10.59%) Retail
2 8 (9.41%) Finance
3 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (44.71%) Developer
2 10 (11.76%) Big Data Developer
3 9 (10.59%) Architect
3 9 (10.59%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (10.59%) SQL Developer
4 7 (8.24%) .NET Developer
4 7 (8.24%) DBA
4 7 (8.24%) SQL DBA
5 6 (7.06%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 6 (7.06%) Consultant
5 6 (7.06%) SSIS Developer
6 5 (5.88%) C# Developer
6 5 (5.88%) ETL Developer
6 5 (5.88%) SSAS Developer
7 4 (4.71%) Azure Architect
7 4 (4.71%) Infrastructure Technician
7 4 (4.71%) Lead Developer
8 3 (3.53%) Analyst
8 3 (3.53%) Business Intelligence Lead
8 3 (3.53%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (25.88%) .NET
2 14 (16.47%) ASP.NET
3 12 (14.12%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (12.94%) HTML
5 10 (11.76%) Spark Streaming
6 9 (10.59%) CSS
7 7 (8.24%) AngularJS
7 7 (8.24%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (8.24%) WCF
8 6 (7.06%) jQuery
9 4 (4.71%) .NET Core
9 4 (4.71%) .NET Framework
10 3 (3.53%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 3 (3.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (3.53%) Web Services
11 2 (2.35%) J2EE
11 2 (2.35%) JSP
11 2 (2.35%) LDAP
11 2 (2.35%) WinForms
11 2 (2.35%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (14.12%) Computer Science
3 9 (10.59%) Management Information System
4 8 (9.41%) NHS
5 4 (4.71%) Clustering
5 4 (4.71%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.53%) Life Science
6 3 (3.53%) Public Cloud
6 3 (3.53%) Replication
7 2 (2.35%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.35%) Fat Client
7 2 (2.35%) N-Tier
7 2 (2.35%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.18%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.18%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 19 (22.35%) Windows
2 16 (18.82%) Linux
3 12 (14.12%) Windows Server
3 12 (14.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (10.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (9.41%) VMS
6 5 (5.88%) CentOS
7 4 (4.71%) Unix
7 4 (4.71%) Windows 7
7 4 (4.71%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.35%) AIX
10 1 (1.18%) Debian
10 1 (1.18%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (27.06%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (21.18%) DevOps
3 15 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (16.47%) MVC
5 10 (11.76%) ETL
6 9 (10.59%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (10.59%) Infrastructure Management
6 9 (10.59%) Network Virtualisation
6 9 (10.59%) Scrum
7 8 (9.41%) Configuration Management
7 8 (9.41%) Customer Requirements
7 8 (9.41%) Migration
7 8 (9.41%) Network Architecture
7 8 (9.41%) TDD
8 7 (8.24%) ITIL
9 6 (7.06%) Analytics
9 6 (7.06%) Web Development
10 5 (5.88%) Change Control
10 5 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 44 (51.76%) SQL
2 22 (25.88%) C#
3 12 (14.12%) JavaScript
3 12 (14.12%) PowerShell
4 11 (12.94%) Scala
5 6 (7.06%) PL/SQL
6 5 (5.88%) Java
6 5 (5.88%) PHP
7 4 (4.71%) T-SQL
7 4 (4.71%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.35%) Go
8 2 (2.35%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.18%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (9.41%) Degree
2 4 (4.71%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.53%) CCNA
3 3 (3.53%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.53%) MCSA
3 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.35%) CCNP
4 2 (2.35%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.35%) Master's Degree
4 2 (2.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.41%) SLA
2 4 (4.71%) PMO
3 1 (1.18%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.18%) ISO 9002
3 1 (1.18%) QA
3 1 (1.18%) TickIT
System Software
1 9 (10.59%) Active Directory
2 8 (9.41%) Docker
3 7 (8.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.71%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.71%) XenApp
5 3 (3.53%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.35%) vSphere
7 1 (1.18%) Firmware
7 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.18%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (7.06%) SCCM
2 5 (5.88%) Kubernetes
2 5 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.35%) SCOM
3 2 (2.35%) Terraform
3 2 (2.35%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.35%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.18%) Puppet
4 1 (1.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 28 (32.94%) Oracle
2 24 (28.24%) Microsoft
3 11 (12.94%) VMware
4 10 (11.76%) Cloudera
5 9 (10.59%) Citrix
6 4 (4.71%) IBM
7 3 (3.53%) Cisco
8 2 (2.35%) Aveksa
8 2 (2.35%) BeyondTrust
8 2 (2.35%) Cognos
8 2 (2.35%) HP
8 2 (2.35%) Microgen
8 2 (2.35%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (2.35%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.35%) RedGate
8 2 (2.35%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (2.35%) Siebel
8 2 (2.35%) Sitecore
8 2 (2.35%) Splunk
9 1 (1.18%) DevExpress