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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 5 10
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 9 11 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 9.28% 17.46% 13.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 40.91% 68.75% 44.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 11
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£325 £280 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.07% -13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £256 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £280 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £29.25 £26.75
% change year-on-year
-1.91% +9.34%
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
22 16 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 22.68% 25.40% 30.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 29
Average daily rate £350 £280 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -17.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £266 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £382 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -8.33%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -7 9 £325 +16.07% 4
SQL Server
Northern Ireland

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 19 (59.38%) SQL
2 17 (53.13%) Java
3 16 (50.00%) Banking
4 13 (40.63%) WebSphere
5 12 (37.50%) Finance
6 11 (34.38%) Oracle
7 10 (31.25%) WebLogic
7 10 (31.25%) OO
7 10 (31.25%) Fixed Income
7 10 (31.25%) Equities
7 10 (31.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 10 (31.25%) Derivative
7 10 (31.25%) Java EE
7 10 (31.25%) FIX Protocol
8 9 (28.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (28.13%) FpML
9 8 (25.00%) Degree
9 8 (25.00%) People Management
10 7 (21.88%) Korn
11 6 (18.75%) Investment Banking
11 6 (18.75%) Spring
11 6 (18.75%) C-shell
11 6 (18.75%) SQR
11 6 (18.75%) Hibernate
11 6 (18.75%) .NET
11 6 (18.75%) UNIX
11 6 (18.75%) Sybase
11 6 (18.75%) Perl
11 6 (18.75%) C#
11 6 (18.75%) HTML

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (40.63%) WebSphere
2 10 (31.25%) WebLogic
3 2 (6.25%) Lync
3 2 (6.25%) IIS
3 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.13%) CMS
4 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.13%) Kentico
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) DHCP
1 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
1 2 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (3.13%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.13%) Data Mining
3 1 (3.13%) DB2
3 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.13%) DB2 UDB
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Maven
General
1 16 (50.00%) Banking
2 12 (37.50%) Finance
3 6 (18.75%) Investment Banking
4 3 (9.38%) Financial Institution
5 2 (6.25%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (65.63%) Developer
2 13 (40.63%) Java Developer
3 5 (15.63%) .NET Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Lead Java Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Lead Developer
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (6.25%) SQL DBA
5 2 (6.25%) NOC Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.25%) DBA
6 1 (3.13%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Network Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Java Applications Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Ab Initio Developer
6 1 (3.13%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (31.25%) Java EE
1 10 (31.25%) FIX Protocol
2 9 (28.13%) FpML
3 6 (18.75%) Spring
3 6 (18.75%) Hibernate
3 6 (18.75%) .NET
3 6 (18.75%) HTML
4 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET
4 5 (15.63%) CSS
4 5 (15.63%) jQuery
5 4 (12.50%) Spring Integration
6 3 (9.38%) Struts
6 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (6.25%) WCF
7 2 (6.25%) XML
8 1 (3.13%) JMS
8 1 (3.13%) Web Services
8 1 (3.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (3.13%) CSS3
8 1 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Fixed Income
1 10 (31.25%) Equities
1 10 (31.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 10 (31.25%) Derivative
2 4 (12.50%) Credit Risk
3 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) SWIFT
3 1 (3.13%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) UNIX
2 5 (15.63%) Linux
3 3 (9.38%) Windows
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) OO
2 8 (25.00%) People Management
3 4 (12.50%) MVC
4 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.25%) Change Management
6 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.13%) Project Management
6 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.13%) OOP
6 1 (3.13%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.13%) Coaching
6 1 (3.13%) Metaprogramming
6 1 (3.13%) Resource Management
6 1 (3.13%) Parallel Processing
6 1 (3.13%) Automated Testing
6 1 (3.13%) Time Management
6 1 (3.13%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.13%) Data Mapping
6 1 (3.13%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (59.38%) SQL
2 17 (53.13%) Java
3 7 (21.88%) Korn
4 6 (18.75%) C-shell
4 6 (18.75%) SQR
4 6 (18.75%) Perl
4 6 (18.75%) C#
4 6 (18.75%) T-SQL
5 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
6 3 (9.38%) VBScript
7 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.13%) Python
8 1 (3.13%) VB
8 1 (3.13%) ActionScript
8 1 (3.13%) PHP
8 1 (3.13%) ActionScript 2.0
8 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) WMI
2 1 (3.13%) Control-M
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Oracle
2 6 (18.75%) Sybase
3 4 (12.50%) Ab Initio
4 3 (9.38%) IBM
4 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.25%) Citrix
5 2 (6.25%) VMware
6 1 (3.13%) Reuters
6 1 (3.13%) Bloomberg
6 1 (3.13%) Actimize