The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 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 2008 over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 24 - 21
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 6 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 3.08% - 3.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.00% - 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 5
Average daily rate £425 - £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 - £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £28.69 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+48.13% -8.92%
SQL Server 2008
Northamptonshire

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 Northampton region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
40 20 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 20.51% 6.78% 15.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 9 14
Average daily rate £425 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £310 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
- +10.16%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Northampton region.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Northampton region.

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton region citing SQL Server 2008 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 2008.

1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) Kimball Methodology
4 4 (57.14%) OLAP Cube
4 4 (57.14%) OLAP
4 4 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (57.14%) ETL
4 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (57.14%) Dimensional Modelling
5 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (42.86%) C#
5 3 (42.86%) .NET
5 3 (42.86%) Data Quality
6 2 (28.57%) MATLAB
6 2 (28.57%) Simulink
6 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
6 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
6 2 (28.57%) Data Management
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
6 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
6 2 (28.57%) Reference Data
7 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
7 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (14.29%) Automotive
7 1 (14.29%) SQL
7 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
7 1 (14.29%) DNA

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton region citing SQL Server 2008 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 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Simulink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (57.14%) OLAP
2 4 (57.14%) OLAP Cube
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (14.29%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (42.86%) ETL Developer
4 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
4 2 (28.57%) OLAP Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Lead .NET Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Lead Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Senior ETL Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Senior OLAP Developer
5 1 (14.29%) SQL BI Developer
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
1 2 (28.57%) Reference Data
2 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Kimball Methodology
3 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (57.14%) Dimensional Modelling
3 4 (57.14%) ETL
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Data Management
5 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
6 1 (14.29%) Analytics
6 1 (14.29%) Data Analytics
6 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 1 (14.29%) DNA
6 1 (14.29%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) MATLAB
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft