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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 43 39 33
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.24% 0.55% 2.05%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.23% 4.26% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
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£413 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £19.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+51.28% -36.06%
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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 Northamptonshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
81 47 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 19.66% 12.88% 16.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 27 25
Average daily rate £425 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -7.69%

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
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
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (80.00%) DTS
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
2 4 (80.00%) ETL
3 3 (60.00%) Perl
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (80.00%) DTS
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) DBA
1 4 (80.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript