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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 8 15
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 9 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 13.85% 10.11% 5.71%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 40.91% 37.50% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 3
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£195 £288 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.17% -23.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.88 £22.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+4.94% -17.27%
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 24 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 33.85% 26.97% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 8
Average daily rate £183 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.63% -15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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
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 31 July 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
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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 -3 9 £195 -32.17% 3
SQL Server
Northern Ireland

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 14 (73.68%) SQL
2 13 (68.42%) Oracle
3 9 (47.37%) Finance
4 7 (36.84%) Windows
5 5 (26.32%) Banking
5 5 (26.32%) Web Services
5 5 (26.32%) Linux
5 5 (26.32%) Problem Management
6 4 (21.05%) Automated Testing
6 4 (21.05%) Derivative
6 4 (21.05%) Degree
6 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
6 4 (21.05%) UNIX
6 4 (21.05%) Solaris
6 4 (21.05%) Juniper
6 4 (21.05%) RDBMS
6 4 (21.05%) Cisco
6 4 (21.05%) Project Management
6 4 (21.05%) DB2
6 4 (21.05%) Equities
6 4 (21.05%) Change Management
6 4 (21.05%) Ab Initio
7 3 (15.79%) Information Security
7 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
7 3 (15.79%) XML
7 3 (15.79%) ITIL
7 3 (15.79%) C#
7 3 (15.79%) Perl
7 3 (15.79%) .NET
7 3 (15.79%) Microsoft

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1 (5.26%) IIS
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.26%) CMS
1 1 (5.26%) Xceptor
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) LAN
1 1 (5.26%) WAN
1 1 (5.26%) FTP
1 1 (5.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) DB2
1 4 (21.05%) RDBMS
1 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.26%) DB2 UDB
3 1 (5.26%) QlikView
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Power View
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Investment Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Developer
1 8 (42.11%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Support Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Ab Initio Developer
4 2 (10.53%) SQL DBA
4 2 (10.53%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) DBA
4 2 (10.53%) Applications Support
4 2 (10.53%) Service Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
5 1 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) IT Support
5 1 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Production Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) Web Services
2 3 (15.79%) XML
2 3 (15.79%) JMS
2 3 (15.79%) .NET
3 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.26%) CSS
3 1 (5.26%) HTML
3 1 (5.26%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (5.26%) LINQ
3 1 (5.26%) jQuery
3 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET 2.0
3 1 (5.26%) HTML5
3 1 (5.26%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Equities
1 4 (21.05%) Derivative
2 1 (5.26%) Statistics
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) FMCG
2 1 (5.26%) SWIFT
2 1 (5.26%) User Experience
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Linux
3 4 (21.05%) UNIX
3 4 (21.05%) Solaris
4 2 (10.53%) AIX
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Problem Management
2 4 (21.05%) Automated Testing
2 4 (21.05%) Project Management
2 4 (21.05%) Change Management
3 3 (15.79%) Information Security
3 3 (15.79%) Resource Management
3 3 (15.79%) ITIL
3 3 (15.79%) Parallel Processing
3 3 (15.79%) Metaprogramming
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) SDLC
5 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.26%) High Availability
5 1 (5.26%) User Stories
5 1 (5.26%) Database Security
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) ETL
5 1 (5.26%) Release Management
5 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) C#
2 3 (15.79%) Perl
2 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
2 3 (15.79%) Korn
2 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.26%) ActionScript 2.0
3 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
3 1 (5.26%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
2 3 (15.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Control-M
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Oracle
2 4 (21.05%) Cisco
2 4 (21.05%) Juniper
2 4 (21.05%) Ab Initio
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) VMware