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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 39 14
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -25
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 28 9 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 9.00% 2.09% 7.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 41.18% 20.45% 52.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 9 14
Average daily rate £388 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £294 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +7.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £29.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-26.27% -1.66%
SQL Server
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
68 44 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 21.86% 10.23% 13.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 29 23
Average daily rate £405 £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £9.50 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
- +10.16%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 14 February 2016.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Northampton +26 19 £390 +20.00% 16
SQL Server
East Midlands

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing SQL Server 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.

1 37 (52.11%) SQL
2 25 (35.21%) Microsoft
3 24 (33.80%) .NET
4 23 (32.39%) ETL
5 21 (29.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (25.35%) jQuery
7 17 (23.94%) SQL Server 2008
7 17 (23.94%) C#
8 16 (22.54%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (21.13%) JavaScript
10 14 (19.72%) Oracle
10 14 (19.72%) SQL Server 2012
11 13 (18.31%) ASP.NET MVC
11 13 (18.31%) ASP.NET
11 13 (18.31%) MVC
12 12 (16.90%) VB.NET
13 11 (15.49%) DB2
13 11 (15.49%) Web Services
13 11 (15.49%) Windows
13 11 (15.49%) ITIL
13 11 (15.49%) Data Warehouse
13 11 (15.49%) Migration
13 11 (15.49%) Data Migration
14 10 (14.08%) Team Foundation Server
14 10 (14.08%) Kimball Methodology
14 10 (14.08%) Business Intelligence
15 9 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
15 9 (12.68%) iSeries
16 8 (11.27%) Computer Science
16 8 (11.27%) .NET Framework

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing SQL Server 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (1.41%) IIS
1 1 (1.41%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (8.45%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.63%) MS Office
3 2 (2.82%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 7 (9.86%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.63%) SSL
2 2 (2.82%) SAN
3 1 (1.41%) Firewall
3 1 (1.41%) NAS
3 1 (1.41%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (29.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 17 (23.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (19.72%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (15.49%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (15.49%) DB2
5 7 (9.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (7.04%) OLAP
6 5 (7.04%) OLAP Cube
7 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (5.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (2.82%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.41%) DB2 UDB
9 1 (1.41%) QlikView
9 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (1.41%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 10 (14.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (8.45%) Visual Studio
3 5 (7.04%) Eclipse
3 5 (7.04%) JUnit
3 5 (7.04%) Maven
3 5 (7.04%) Selenium
4 1 (1.41%) JIRA
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (5.63%) Finance
2 3 (4.23%) Automotive
3 1 (1.41%) Advertising
3 1 (1.41%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 47 (66.20%) Developer
2 16 (22.54%) SQL Developer
3 14 (19.72%) Analyst
4 13 (18.31%) .NET Developer
5 11 (15.49%) ETL Developer
6 9 (12.68%) Applications Support
6 9 (12.68%) C# Developer
6 9 (12.68%) VB.NET Developer
7 8 (11.27%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (11.27%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 8 (11.27%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 8 (11.27%) Support Analyst
8 7 (9.86%) JavaScript Developer
9 6 (8.45%) Applications Support Analyst
10 5 (7.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 5 (7.04%) J2EE Developer
10 5 (7.04%) Java Developer
10 5 (7.04%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 5 (7.04%) SQL Analyst
11 4 (5.63%) SQL Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (33.80%) .NET
2 18 (25.35%) jQuery
3 13 (18.31%) ASP.NET
3 13 (18.31%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (15.49%) Web Services
5 8 (11.27%) .NET Framework
6 5 (7.04%) Hibernate
6 5 (7.04%) J2EE
6 5 (7.04%) JSP
6 5 (7.04%) RESTful
6 5 (7.04%) Servlets
6 5 (7.04%) SOAP
6 5 (7.04%) Spring
6 5 (7.04%) Struts
6 5 (7.04%) XML
7 4 (5.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 4 (5.63%) WSDL
8 3 (4.23%) WCF
8 3 (4.23%) WinForms
9 2 (2.82%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (12.68%) iSeries
2 8 (11.27%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.45%) Data Integration
4 3 (4.23%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.82%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.82%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.82%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.41%) AS400
6 1 (1.41%) Celerra
6 1 (1.41%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.41%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.41%) NHS
6 1 (1.41%) Replication
6 1 (1.41%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.49%) Windows
2 5 (7.04%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.41%) AIX
3 1 (1.41%) Linux
3 1 (1.41%) Unix
3 1 (1.41%) Windows 2000
3 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (32.39%) ETL
2 16 (22.54%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (18.31%) MVC
4 11 (15.49%) Data Migration
4 11 (15.49%) ITIL
4 11 (15.49%) Migration
5 10 (14.08%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (14.08%) Kimball Methodology
6 8 (11.27%) SDLC
6 8 (11.27%) Service Management
7 7 (9.86%) Data Modelling
7 7 (9.86%) ETL Development
7 7 (9.86%) ITIL V3
7 7 (9.86%) ITSM
7 7 (9.86%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (8.45%) Unit Testing
8 6 (8.45%) Validation
9 5 (7.04%) CRM
9 5 (7.04%) Dimensional Modelling
9 5 (7.04%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (52.11%) SQL
2 17 (23.94%) C#
3 15 (21.13%) JavaScript
4 12 (16.90%) VB.NET
5 5 (7.04%) Java
6 3 (4.23%) MATLAB
6 3 (4.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (9.86%) Degree
2 5 (7.04%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.04%) Sun Certification
3 3 (4.23%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.82%) ISEB
5 1 (1.41%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.04%) Data Quality
2 4 (5.63%) QA
3 1 (1.41%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (1.41%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.41%) SCDPM
1 1 (1.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 25 (35.21%) Microsoft
2 14 (19.72%) Oracle
3 7 (9.86%) BMC
3 7 (9.86%) Remedy
4 5 (7.04%) Sun
5 2 (2.82%) VMware
6 1 (1.41%) 3PAR
6 1 (1.41%) Brocade
6 1 (1.41%) Cisco
6 1 (1.41%) CommVault
6 1 (1.41%) Dell
6 1 (1.41%) Dell Compellent
6 1 (1.41%) EMC
6 1 (1.41%) Fujitsu
6 1 (1.41%) HP
6 1 (1.41%) IBM
6 1 (1.41%) Tableau
6 1 (1.41%) Veeam
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