The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire 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 18 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 Northamptonshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 27 27 32
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 13 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.60% 0.87% 3.03%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 18.57% 9.52% 23.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 8
Average daily rate £300 £260 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £260 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £342 £312
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
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
70 21 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 19.39% 9.09% 12.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 18 31
Average daily rate £300 £260 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £362 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
SQL Server 2005
East Midlands

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

SQL Server 2005
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

SQL Server 2005
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

SQL Server 2005
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

SQL Server 2005 Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

SQL Server 2005
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -2 9 £400 +28.51% 3
Daventry - 4 £300 -
Brackley - - - -
SQL Server 2005
East Midlands

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (93.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (86.67%) .NET
3 13 (86.67%) ASP.NET
4 11 (73.33%) C#
5 9 (60.00%) XML
5 9 (60.00%) WCF
6 6 (40.00%) Ajax
6 6 (40.00%) Windows
6 6 (40.00%) Visual Studio
6 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
7 5 (33.33%) SOA
7 5 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (33.33%) AppFabric
8 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (26.67%) MVC
8 4 (26.67%) HTML
9 3 (20.00%) SQL
9 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
9 3 (20.00%) DTS
9 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (20.00%) Data Integration
9 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
10 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
10 2 (13.33%) MCTS
10 2 (13.33%) jQuery
10 2 (13.33%) VB6

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 5 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (93.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (20.00%) DTS
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
2 5 (33.33%) BizTalk Developer
3 4 (26.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (26.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (26.67%) C# Developer
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Web Applications Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) .NET
1 13 (86.67%) ASP.NET
2 9 (60.00%) XML
2 9 (60.00%) WCF
3 6 (40.00%) Ajax
4 5 (33.33%) AppFabric
5 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (26.67%) HTML
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
6 2 (13.33%) jQuery
6 2 (13.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) SOA
2 4 (26.67%) MVC
3 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.67%) Logistics
4 1 (6.67%) E-Procurement
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) C#
2 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (13.33%) VB6
4 2 (13.33%) VB
4 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
4 2 (13.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) MCTS
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft