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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank - 20 25
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 0 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton - 5.65% 0.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 25.64% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 0
Average daily rate
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- £263 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-28.46% +18.18%
SQL Server 2008
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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
26 39 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 10.97% 22.03% 8.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 20 12
Average daily rate £338 £265 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.35% -35.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £250 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £388 £536
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £120.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.73 £30.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +2.50%

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
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 24 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) SOA
2 2 (50.00%) Business Objects
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (50.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (25.00%) AppFabric
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Report Developer
2 2 (50.00%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (25.00%) AppFabric
2 1 (25.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Business Objects