The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Northampton region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 23 20 27
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 8 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 4.04% 1.56% 2.68%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 22.86% 25.00% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 4
Average daily rate £350 £311 £266
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.44% +16.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £270 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £352 £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £28.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+51.78% -20.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
35 8 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 17.68% 6.25% 12.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 20
Average daily rate £306 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.76% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £363 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.81%
SQL Server 2005
Northamptonshire

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

SQL Server 2005
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Northampton region.

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

SQL Server 2005
Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

SQL Server 2005
Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Northampton region.

SQL Server 2005 Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton region citing SQL Server 2005 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 2005.

1 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (88.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 15 (83.33%) .NET
4 11 (61.11%) DTS
4 11 (61.11%) SQL
4 11 (61.11%) T-SQL
4 11 (61.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (61.11%) SQL Server 2000
5 10 (55.56%) Relational Database
6 9 (50.00%) VB
6 9 (50.00%) VB.NET
6 9 (50.00%) VBA
6 9 (50.00%) VB6
7 6 (33.33%) C#
8 5 (27.78%) Windows
9 4 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (22.22%) SOA
9 4 (22.22%) XML
9 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (22.22%) AppFabric
9 4 (22.22%) Data Integration
9 4 (22.22%) WCF
10 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (11.11%) Ajax
11 2 (11.11%) MCTS
11 2 (11.11%) CSS
11 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
11 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton region citing SQL Server 2005 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 2005. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (88.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (61.11%) DTS
3 11 (61.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (61.11%) SQL Server 2000
4 10 (55.56%) Relational Database
5 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Systems Developer
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Developer
3 4 (22.22%) BizTalk Developer
4 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (83.33%) ASP.NET
1 15 (83.33%) .NET
2 4 (22.22%) XML
2 4 (22.22%) AppFabric
2 4 (22.22%) WCF
3 2 (11.11%) Ajax
3 2 (11.11%) CSS
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
3 2 (11.11%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) SOA
2 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.56%) E-Procurement
3 1 (5.56%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) SQL
1 11 (61.11%) T-SQL
2 9 (50.00%) VB
2 9 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 9 (50.00%) VBA
2 9 (50.00%) VB6
3 6 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) MCTS
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Advent