The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 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 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 39 27 34
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 3 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.82% 3.91% 0.97%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.50% 18.97% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 2
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£300 £263 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -19.84%
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
East Midlands

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 Northamptonshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
40 58 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 10.90% 20.64% 11.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 34 20
Average daily rate £325 £265 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.64% -29.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £225 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £398 £531
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £66.50
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 Northamptonshire

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

SQL Server 2008
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 2008 within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 22 October 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brackley - - - -
Northampton - - - - 1
SQL Server 2008
East Midlands

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (55.56%) WCF
3 5 (55.56%) .NET
3 5 (55.56%) C#
3 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
4 3 (33.33%) XML
4 3 (33.33%) SOA
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (22.22%) MVC
5 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
5 2 (22.22%) Ajax
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
5 2 (22.22%) HTML
5 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
5 2 (22.22%) Business Objects
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
6 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
6 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
6 1 (11.11%) ETL
6 1 (11.11%) DHCP
6 1 (11.11%) DNS
6 1 (11.11%) IIS

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 3 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DHCP
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) BizTalk Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Report Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Excel Developer
4 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) WCF
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
1 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
2 3 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (22.22%) Ajax
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (22.22%) HTML
4 1 (11.11%) AppFabric
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) SOA
2 2 (22.22%) MVC
2 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) ETL
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Business Objects
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Dell
2 1 (11.11%) Avaya