The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 30 29 29
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 0.96% 0.67% 0.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.13% 4.55% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
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- £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -25.71%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
39 22 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 18.66% 14.77% 14.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 8 22
Average daily rate £338 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £241 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £403 £495
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 £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
SQL Server 2008
Northamptonshire

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 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (75.00%) .NET
2 9 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (66.67%) WCF
3 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 8 (66.67%) C#
4 7 (58.33%) SOA
4 7 (58.33%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (50.00%) AppFabric
5 6 (50.00%) XML
5 6 (50.00%) Windows
6 4 (33.33%) SQL
7 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (16.67%) Business Objects
8 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
8 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
9 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (8.33%) Agresso
9 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (8.33%) ETL
9 1 (8.33%) MVC
9 1 (8.33%) E-Procurement
9 1 (8.33%) Finance
9 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (8.33%) VB6

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 7 (58.33%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (8.33%) DTS
5 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) BizTalk Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Report Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) .NET
2 8 (66.67%) WCF
2 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 6 (50.00%) AppFabric
3 6 (50.00%) XML
4 1 (8.33%) CSS
4 1 (8.33%) Web Services
4 1 (8.33%) HTML
4 1 (8.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) SOA
2 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) ETL
3 1 (8.33%) MVC
3 1 (8.33%) E-Procurement
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (8.33%) Logistics
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (8.33%) VB6
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) VB
4 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
4 1 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (8.33%) MCTS
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Business Objects
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft