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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 33 39 23
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -16
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 9 5 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.50% 1.31% 6.07%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.84% 6.17% 25.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 9
Median daily rate £368 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.12% +33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -22.93%
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
83 81 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 23.06% 21.20% 23.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 53 41
Median daily rate £375 £400 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £288 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £505 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £11.00 - £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+36.00% -23.07%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +5 5 £388 +21.09%
Kettering - 1 £288 -
SQL Server 2008
East Midlands

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Northamptonshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 23 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (65.22%) SQL
3 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
3 14 (60.87%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (56.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 13 (56.52%) OLAP
4 13 (56.52%) Kimball Methodology
5 12 (52.17%) OLAP Cube
5 12 (52.17%) ETL
6 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (47.83%) Dimensional Modelling
6 11 (47.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (39.13%) .NET
7 9 (39.13%) C#
7 9 (39.13%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (30.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET
8 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
9 6 (26.09%) Web Services
9 6 (26.09%) jQuery
9 6 (26.09%) MVC
9 6 (26.09%) Data Quality
9 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (21.74%) VB.NET
11 4 (17.39%) DB2
11 4 (17.39%) iSeries
11 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (8.70%) Reference Data

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) Simulink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (56.52%) OLAP
2 13 (56.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 12 (52.17%) OLAP Cube
4 11 (47.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (39.13%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (30.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (17.39%) DB2
9 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (4.35%) DTS
10 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 1 (4.35%) Power BI
10 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
10 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Subversion
1 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.35%) TortoiseSVN
1 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (4.35%) Automotive
1 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (95.65%) Developer
2 11 (47.83%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 8 (34.78%) SQL Developer
4 6 (26.09%) .NET Developer
5 5 (21.74%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 5 (21.74%) SQL BI Developer
6 4 (17.39%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (17.39%) C# Developer
6 4 (17.39%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 4 (17.39%) SSIS Developer
6 4 (17.39%) SSRS Developer
6 4 (17.39%) VB.NET Developer
7 3 (13.04%) ETL Developer
7 3 (13.04%) OLAP Developer
8 2 (8.70%) ASP Developer
8 2 (8.70%) Classic ASP Developer
8 2 (8.70%) JavaScript Developer
9 1 (4.35%) Business Developer
9 1 (4.35%) SQL DBA
9 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) .NET
2 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET
3 6 (26.09%) jQuery
3 6 (26.09%) Web Services
4 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (8.70%) Classic ASP
5 2 (8.70%) CSS
5 2 (8.70%) CSS3
5 2 (8.70%) HTML
5 2 (8.70%) HTML5
5 2 (8.70%) XML
6 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
6 1 (4.35%) JSON
6 1 (4.35%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) iSeries
2 2 (8.70%) Reference Data
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.35%) EPoS
3 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.35%) NHS
3 1 (4.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (56.52%) Kimball Methodology
3 12 (52.17%) ETL
4 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (47.83%) Dimensional Modelling
5 7 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (26.09%) MVC
7 2 (8.70%) Data Management
7 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
7 2 (8.70%) SDLC
8 1 (4.35%) Analytics
8 1 (4.35%) Automated Testing
8 1 (4.35%) B2B
8 1 (4.35%) B2C
8 1 (4.35%) Data Analytics
8 1 (4.35%) Database Optimisation
8 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
8 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) SQL
2 9 (39.13%) C#
3 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
4 5 (21.74%) VB.NET
5 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
5 2 (8.70%) VBScript
6 1 (4.35%) MATLAB
6 1 (4.35%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) Data Quality
2 2 (8.70%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Microsoft