The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 7 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 23 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 18.55% 12.20% 5.98%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 51.11% 50.00% 23.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 6
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£350 £313 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +17.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £263 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £363 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
SQL Server
Northern Ireland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the County Antrim region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
45 20 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 36.29% 24.39% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 6 21
Average daily rate £314 £375 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.33% +63.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £340 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -15.38%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the County Antrim region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server across the County Antrim region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

SQL Server
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast 0 23 £350 +12.00% 9
SQL Server
Northern Ireland

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server.

1 22 (61.11%) SQL
2 20 (55.56%) Java
3 16 (44.44%) Banking
4 13 (36.11%) WebSphere
4 13 (36.11%) Finance
5 12 (33.33%) Oracle
6 11 (30.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (27.78%) Derivative
7 10 (27.78%) Fixed Income
7 10 (27.78%) Equities
7 10 (27.78%) Java EE
7 10 (27.78%) WebLogic
7 10 (27.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 9 (25.00%) FpML
8 9 (25.00%) OO
8 9 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
9 8 (22.22%) Degree
9 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
9 8 (22.22%) People Management
10 7 (19.44%) .NET
11 6 (16.67%) Perl
11 6 (16.67%) Sybase
11 6 (16.67%) T-SQL
11 6 (16.67%) SQR
11 6 (16.67%) UNIX
11 6 (16.67%) Hibernate
11 6 (16.67%) Korn
11 6 (16.67%) C-shell
11 6 (16.67%) Spring
12 5 (13.89%) Investment Banking

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (36.11%) WebSphere
2 10 (27.78%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.56%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.56%) IIS
3 2 (5.56%) Lync
4 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) DHCP
1 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
1 2 (5.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (30.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.78%) QlikView
5 1 (2.78%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.78%) MS Access
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Maven
2 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (44.44%) Banking
2 13 (36.11%) Finance
3 5 (13.89%) Investment Banking
4 3 (8.33%) International Banking
4 3 (8.33%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.78%) Advertising
5 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (69.44%) Developer
2 15 (41.67%) Java Developer
3 4 (11.11%) Lead Developer
3 4 (11.11%) Lead Java Developer
4 2 (5.56%) Consultant
4 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 2 (5.56%) DBA
4 2 (5.56%) Software Developer
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (5.56%) NOC Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) .NET Developer
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (5.56%) SQL DBA
5 1 (2.78%) PHP Developer
5 1 (2.78%) Java Team Leader
5 1 (2.78%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (2.78%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.78%) Java EE
2 9 (25.00%) FpML
2 9 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
3 7 (19.44%) .NET
4 6 (16.67%) Hibernate
4 6 (16.67%) Spring
5 5 (13.89%) HTML
5 5 (13.89%) Struts
6 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET
6 4 (11.11%) CSS
6 4 (11.11%) Spring Integration
7 3 (8.33%) jQuery
8 2 (5.56%) WCF
8 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (2.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (2.78%) Ext JS
9 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
9 1 (2.78%) J2EE
9 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Derivative
1 10 (27.78%) Fixed Income
1 10 (27.78%) Equities
1 10 (27.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (11.11%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.78%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.67%) UNIX
2 4 (11.11%) Windows
2 4 (11.11%) Linux
3 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) OO
2 8 (22.22%) People Management
3 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (8.33%) MVC
4 2 (5.56%) Data Modelling
4 2 (5.56%) ETL
4 2 (5.56%) Change Management
4 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
4 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.78%) Information Management
5 1 (2.78%) Data Analysis
5 1 (2.78%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.78%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (2.78%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.78%) Coaching
5 1 (2.78%) ETRM
5 1 (2.78%) Performance Management
5 1 (2.78%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (61.11%) SQL
2 20 (55.56%) Java
3 6 (16.67%) Perl
3 6 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 6 (16.67%) SQR
3 6 (16.67%) Korn
3 6 (16.67%) C-shell
4 5 (13.89%) C#
5 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 4 (11.11%) VBScript
6 2 (5.56%) VB
6 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.78%) PHP
7 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) WMI
Vendors
1 12 (33.33%) Oracle
2 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 6 (16.67%) Sybase
4 3 (8.33%) IBM
4 3 (8.33%) Ab Initio
5 2 (5.56%) VMware
5 2 (5.56%) Citrix
6 1 (2.78%) Actimize
6 1 (2.78%) Tableau
6 1 (2.78%) Reuters
6 1 (2.78%) Bloomberg
6 1 (2.78%) Business Objects