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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 5 16
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +11
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 14 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 13.08% 14.86% 6.02%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 41.18% 50.00% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 4
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£325 £250 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -24.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £250 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £29.50 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-14.40% +16.83%
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
34 22 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 31.78% 29.73% 27.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 24
Average daily rate £300 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.10% -1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £257 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.94%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -7 14 £325 +30.00% 2
SQL Server
Northern Ireland

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 23 (62.16%) SQL
2 20 (54.05%) Java
3 17 (45.95%) Banking
4 13 (35.14%) WebSphere
4 13 (35.14%) Oracle
4 13 (35.14%) Finance
5 11 (29.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (27.03%) Fixed Income
6 10 (27.03%) Equities
6 10 (27.03%) Java EE
6 10 (27.03%) FIX Protocol
6 10 (27.03%) Derivative
6 10 (27.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 10 (27.03%) WebLogic
7 9 (24.32%) OO
7 9 (24.32%) FpML
8 8 (21.62%) Degree
8 8 (21.62%) People Management
9 7 (18.92%) Korn
9 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
9 7 (18.92%) .NET
10 6 (16.22%) Perl
10 6 (16.22%) Sybase
10 6 (16.22%) C#
10 6 (16.22%) HTML
10 6 (16.22%) T-SQL
10 6 (16.22%) UNIX
10 6 (16.22%) SQR
10 6 (16.22%) Investment Banking
10 6 (16.22%) Hibernate

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (35.14%) WebSphere
2 10 (27.03%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.41%) IIS
3 2 (5.41%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.41%) Lync
4 1 (2.70%) Kentico
4 1 (2.70%) CMS
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.70%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) DHCP
1 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
1 2 (5.41%) DNS
2 1 (2.70%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (29.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (13.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.70%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Power View
5 1 (2.70%) DB2 UDB
5 1 (2.70%) QlikView
5 1 (2.70%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Maven
General
1 17 (45.95%) Banking
2 13 (35.14%) Finance
3 6 (16.22%) Investment Banking
4 3 (8.11%) International Banking
4 3 (8.11%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (70.27%) Developer
2 15 (40.54%) Java Developer
3 4 (10.81%) Lead Java Developer
3 4 (10.81%) Lead Developer
4 3 (8.11%) .NET Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (5.41%) Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) DBA
5 2 (5.41%) NOC Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Developer
5 2 (5.41%) SQL DBA
6 1 (2.70%) Ab Initio Developer
6 1 (2.70%) PHP Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Java Team Leader
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.03%) Java EE
1 10 (27.03%) FIX Protocol
2 9 (24.32%) FpML
3 7 (18.92%) .NET
4 6 (16.22%) Hibernate
4 6 (16.22%) Spring
4 6 (16.22%) HTML
5 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET
5 5 (13.51%) CSS
5 5 (13.51%) Struts
6 4 (10.81%) jQuery
6 4 (10.81%) Spring Integration
7 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (5.41%) WCF
8 2 (5.41%) XML
9 1 (2.70%) JMS
9 1 (2.70%) J2EE
9 1 (2.70%) Web Services
9 1 (2.70%) Ext JS
9 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 10 (27.03%) Fixed Income
1 10 (27.03%) Equities
1 10 (27.03%) Derivative
2 4 (10.81%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.70%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.70%) SWIFT
3 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) UNIX
2 5 (13.51%) Linux
3 3 (8.11%) Windows
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) OO
2 8 (21.62%) People Management
3 4 (10.81%) MVC
4 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.41%) Data Modelling
5 2 (5.41%) ETL
5 2 (5.41%) Change Management
5 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.70%) Information Management
6 1 (2.70%) Data Analysis
6 1 (2.70%) Automated Testing
6 1 (2.70%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.70%) Resource Management
6 1 (2.70%) Time Management
6 1 (2.70%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.70%) Data Mapping
6 1 (2.70%) ETRM
6 1 (2.70%) Metaprogramming
6 1 (2.70%) Parallel Processing
Programming Languages
1 23 (62.16%) SQL
2 20 (54.05%) Java
3 7 (18.92%) Korn
4 6 (16.22%) SQR
4 6 (16.22%) C-shell
4 6 (16.22%) C#
4 6 (16.22%) Perl
4 6 (16.22%) T-SQL
5 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
6 4 (10.81%) VBScript
7 2 (5.41%) VB
7 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.70%) ActionScript 2.0
8 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.70%) ActionScript
8 1 (2.70%) Python
8 1 (2.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) WMI
2 1 (2.70%) Control-M
Vendors
1 13 (35.14%) Oracle
2 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
3 6 (16.22%) Sybase
4 4 (10.81%) Ab Initio
5 3 (8.11%) IBM
6 2 (5.41%) VMware
6 2 (5.41%) Citrix
7 1 (2.70%) Reuters
7 1 (2.70%) Bloomberg
7 1 (2.70%) Actimize
7 1 (2.70%) Tableau
7 1 (2.70%) Business Objects