The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 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 over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 16 9 38
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +29
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 30 34 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 7.52% 10.59% 2.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 41.67% 47.22% 21.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 31 10
Median daily rate £338 £388 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% +16.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £300 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £425 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.25 £22.77 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+37.24% -24.10%

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
72 72 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 18.05% 22.43% 10.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 54 31
Median daily rate £425 £405 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £325 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £9.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

SQL Server
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 within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 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 25 £325 -18.75% 8
Daventry - 1 £195 - 2
SQL Server
East Midlands

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 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.

1 40 (51.28%) SQL
2 37 (47.44%) .NET
3 34 (43.59%) Microsoft
4 32 (41.03%) C#
5 28 (35.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 27 (34.62%) Business Intelligence
6 27 (34.62%) MS Excel
7 22 (28.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 22 (28.21%) Finance
8 21 (26.92%) MVC
9 19 (24.36%) Power BI
10 18 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
11 17 (21.79%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (21.79%) Windows
12 16 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (19.23%) Web Services
13 15 (19.23%) ITIL
13 15 (19.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 14 (17.95%) ASP.NET
15 13 (16.67%) HTML
15 13 (16.67%) Mentoring
16 12 (15.38%) Coaching
17 11 (14.10%) Entity Framework
18 10 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
18 10 (12.82%) Scrum
18 10 (12.82%) VMware
18 10 (12.82%) T-SQL
18 10 (12.82%) JavaScript
19 9 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
19 9 (11.54%) Dell

SQL Server
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 4 (5.13%) IIS
2 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (2.56%) JBoss
2 2 (2.56%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.28%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.28%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.28%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 27 (34.62%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (11.54%) Boomi
3 4 (5.13%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (5.13%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (35.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 22 (28.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (24.36%) Power BI
4 15 (19.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (11.54%) Microsoft Power View
5 9 (11.54%) SQL Server 2016
6 8 (10.26%) Blockchain
6 8 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (7.69%) PowerPivot
8 5 (6.41%) Oracle Database
9 4 (5.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 4 (5.13%) Amazon Redshift
9 4 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (3.85%) MongoDB
10 3 (3.85%) Relational Database
10 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (1.28%) DTS
Development Applications
1 18 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (5.13%) Selenium
2 4 (5.13%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.85%) Eclipse
3 3 (3.85%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.85%) IntelliJ
3 3 (3.85%) JBehave
3 3 (3.85%) JIRA
3 3 (3.85%) JUnit
3 3 (3.85%) Maven
3 3 (3.85%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.28%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.28%) Lombardi
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 22 (28.21%) Finance
2 6 (7.69%) Banking
3 3 (3.85%) Advertising
3 3 (3.85%) Legal
4 1 (1.28%) Back Office
4 1 (1.28%) Law
Job Titles
1 27 (34.62%) Developer
2 15 (19.23%) Architect
3 13 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 12 (15.38%) C# Developer
5 10 (12.82%) Analyst
6 9 (11.54%) Consultant
6 9 (11.54%) Integration Consultant
7 8 (10.26%) Applications Support
7 8 (10.26%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 8 (10.26%) Designer
7 8 (10.26%) Support Analyst
8 7 (8.97%) Applications Support Analyst
8 7 (8.97%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 7 (8.97%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (6.41%) Full Stack Developer
10 5 (6.41%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (6.41%) SQL Analyst
10 5 (6.41%) SQL Developer
10 5 (6.41%) SQL Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (47.44%) .NET
2 15 (19.23%) Web Services
3 14 (17.95%) ASP.NET
4 13 (16.67%) HTML
5 11 (14.10%) Entity Framework
6 9 (11.54%) CSS
6 9 (11.54%) D3.js
6 9 (11.54%) jQuery
7 8 (10.26%) .NET Framework
7 8 (10.26%) AngularJS
7 8 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (10.26%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (6.41%) JSON
8 5 (6.41%) WCF
8 5 (6.41%) WPF
9 4 (5.13%) XML
10 3 (3.85%) JAXB
10 3 (3.85%) SAX
10 3 (3.85%) Spring
10 3 (3.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.13%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (5.13%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.85%) iPad
4 2 (2.56%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.28%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.28%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 17 (21.79%) Windows
2 9 (11.54%) Linux
3 7 (8.97%) Windows Server
4 4 (5.13%) Android
4 4 (5.13%) Apple iOS
4 4 (5.13%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.28%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (34.62%) Business Intelligence
2 21 (26.92%) MVC
3 17 (21.79%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (19.23%) ITIL
6 13 (16.67%) Mentoring
7 12 (15.38%) Coaching
8 10 (12.82%) Scrum
9 9 (11.54%) Data Visualisation
9 9 (11.54%) System Integration Testing
9 9 (11.54%) TDD
9 9 (11.54%) Visualisation
10 8 (10.26%) Analytics
10 8 (10.26%) Continuous Deployment
10 8 (10.26%) Dependency Injection
10 8 (10.26%) Functional Testing
10 8 (10.26%) Regression Testing
10 8 (10.26%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (8.97%) Infographics
12 5 (6.41%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (51.28%) SQL
2 32 (41.03%) C#
3 10 (12.82%) JavaScript
3 10 (12.82%) T-SQL
4 8 (10.26%) Java
5 6 (7.69%) Python
6 5 (6.41%) C++
7 4 (5.13%) C
8 3 (3.85%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.56%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.28%) PHP
10 1 (1.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (6.41%) Degree
3 2 (2.56%) CCNA
3 2 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.56%) MCSE
3 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) QA
1 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.56%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.56%) Terminal Server
2 2 (2.56%) XenApp
2 2 (2.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.28%) Puppet
Vendors
1 34 (43.59%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.82%) VMware
3 9 (11.54%) Dell
4 7 (8.97%) Oracle
5 3 (3.85%) hybris
5 3 (3.85%) Perforce
6 2 (2.56%) Citrix
7 1 (1.28%) IBM
7 1 (1.28%) SAP
7 1 (1.28%) Sencha