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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 14 14 25
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 37 33 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 8.85% 8.19% 4.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 44.05% 37.93% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 28 7
Median daily rate £363 £313 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% +2.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £404 £329
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £329
% change year-on-year
- +6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £31.76 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.94% +41.15%
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
84 87 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 20.10% 21.59% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 67 29
Median daily rate £475 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £293 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.32 £33.55 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.25% +49.11%

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 27 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 27 September 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 +1 27 £408 +35.83% 8
SQL Server
East Midlands

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 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 34 (53.13%) SQL
1 34 (53.13%) Microsoft
2 23 (35.94%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (35.94%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (34.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 22 (34.38%) MS Excel
3 22 (34.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (29.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (28.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (28.13%) Power BI
6 17 (26.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 17 (26.56%) ETL
6 17 (26.56%) .NET
7 16 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (21.88%) Dell
8 14 (21.88%) Oracle
8 14 (21.88%) C#
8 14 (21.88%) Boomi
9 13 (20.31%) Continuous Deployment
9 13 (20.31%) JSON
9 13 (20.31%) SharePoint
9 13 (20.31%) VMware
10 12 (18.75%) Data Quality
11 11 (17.19%) SDLC
11 11 (17.19%) Relational Database
11 11 (17.19%) MVC
11 11 (17.19%) Java
11 11 (17.19%) JavaScript
12 10 (15.63%) ASP.NET

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 13 (20.31%) SharePoint
2 10 (15.63%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (7.81%) JBoss
3 5 (7.81%) SAS
3 5 (7.81%) WebLogic
4 3 (4.69%) CMS
4 3 (4.69%) IIS
4 3 (4.69%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 22 (34.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.81%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (6.25%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (4.69%) Oracle Assets
3 3 (4.69%) Oracle Cash Management
3 3 (4.69%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (4.69%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (4.69%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (4.69%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (3.13%) Cognos Controller
4 2 (3.13%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (21.88%) Boomi
2 5 (7.81%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.25%) DMZ
1 4 (6.25%) Extranet
1 4 (6.25%) Intranet
2 2 (3.13%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (34.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 22 (34.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 19 (29.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (28.13%) Power BI
4 17 (26.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (17.19%) Relational Database
7 10 (15.63%) SQL Server 2016
8 7 (10.94%) RDBMS
9 5 (7.81%) OLAP
9 5 (7.81%) OLAP Cube
9 5 (7.81%) Oracle Database
9 5 (7.81%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (4.69%) DTS
10 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Power View
10 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (1.56%) Base SAS
12 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (1.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 18 (28.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (10.94%) JUnit
3 5 (7.81%) Cobertura
3 5 (7.81%) JBehave
3 5 (7.81%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.13%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.13%) Gradle
4 2 (3.13%) JProfiler
4 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.56%) Maven
5 1 (1.56%) Subversion
5 1 (1.56%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (1.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (14.06%) Finance
2 8 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (1.56%) Advertising
3 1 (1.56%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.56%) Law
3 1 (1.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 30 (46.88%) Developer
2 11 (17.19%) Consultant
3 10 (15.63%) Analyst
4 9 (14.06%) Integration Consultant
5 8 (12.50%) Architect
5 8 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 7 (10.94%) Java Developer
6 7 (10.94%) SQL Developer
7 6 (9.38%) .NET Developer
8 5 (7.81%) Business Intelligence Architect
8 5 (7.81%) Business Intelligence Solutions Architect
8 5 (7.81%) Data Analyst
8 5 (7.81%) Financial Analyst
8 5 (7.81%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (7.81%) SSIS Consultant
9 4 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 4 (6.25%) E-Commerce Analyst
9 4 (6.25%) E-Commerce Support
9 4 (6.25%) E-Commerce Support Analyst
9 4 (6.25%) Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (26.56%) .NET
2 13 (20.31%) JSON
3 10 (15.63%) ASP.NET
4 9 (14.06%) XML
5 8 (12.50%) HTML
5 8 (12.50%) jQuery
5 8 (12.50%) Web Services
6 7 (10.94%) .NET Framework
6 7 (10.94%) CSS
6 7 (10.94%) Entity Framework
6 7 (10.94%) Hibernate
6 7 (10.94%) JPA
6 7 (10.94%) Spring
6 7 (10.94%) WCF
7 6 (9.38%) Ajax
7 6 (9.38%) HTML5
7 6 (9.38%) XSLT
8 5 (7.81%) Java EE
8 5 (7.81%) LINQ
8 5 (7.81%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Data Integration
2 4 (6.25%) Data Extraction
2 4 (6.25%) iPad
3 3 (4.69%) User Experience
4 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.56%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.56%) EPoS
4 1 (1.56%) Replication
4 1 (1.56%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.81%) Windows
2 1 (1.56%) Linux
2 1 (1.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (35.94%) Business Intelligence
1 23 (35.94%) Continuous Integration
2 17 (26.56%) ETL
3 16 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (20.31%) Continuous Deployment
5 11 (17.19%) MVC
5 11 (17.19%) SDLC
6 10 (15.63%) Data Modelling
6 10 (15.63%) Unit Testing
7 9 (14.06%) System Integration Testing
8 8 (12.50%) BDD
8 8 (12.50%) Functional Testing
8 8 (12.50%) ITIL
8 8 (12.50%) Regression Testing
8 8 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (9.38%) SOA
10 5 (7.81%) Data Migration
10 5 (7.81%) Migration
10 5 (7.81%) OO
10 5 (7.81%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 34 (53.13%) SQL
2 14 (21.88%) C#
3 11 (17.19%) Java
3 11 (17.19%) JavaScript
4 7 (10.94%) T-SQL
4 7 (10.94%) VBScript
5 3 (4.69%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.69%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.56%) PHP
6 1 (1.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (18.75%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.13%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.56%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 5 (7.81%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 34 (53.13%) Microsoft
2 14 (21.88%) Dell
2 14 (21.88%) Oracle
3 13 (20.31%) VMware
4 5 (7.81%) SAP
5 4 (6.25%) hybris
5 4 (6.25%) Teradata
6 3 (4.69%) Twitter
7 2 (3.13%) Cognos
7 2 (3.13%) Perforce