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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 30 8 17
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +9
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 19 34 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 4.56% 12.45% 4.87%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 33.93% 79.07% 61.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 20 10
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£325 £270 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.37% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £221 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £335 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £29.50 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-14.40% +16.83%
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
56 43 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 13.43% 15.75% 7.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 23 14
Average daily rate £325 £265 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.64% -11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £241 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £385 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £21.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +61.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.94%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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
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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 -20 7 £313 +17.92% 7
Brackley - - - -
Daventry - - - - 1
Kettering - - - - 1
SQL Server
East Midlands

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 27 (81.82%) .NET
2 24 (72.73%) C#
2 24 (72.73%) ASP.NET
3 17 (51.52%) MVC
3 17 (51.52%) JavaScript
4 16 (48.48%) HTML
5 15 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (39.39%) jQuery
7 12 (36.36%) CSS
7 12 (36.36%) Visual Studio
7 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
7 12 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (30.30%) MS Excel
9 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (27.27%) Workflow
9 9 (27.27%) Windows
10 8 (24.24%) HTML5
11 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
11 6 (18.18%) CSS3
11 6 (18.18%) SignalR
11 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (18.18%) Web Development
11 6 (18.18%) IIS
12 5 (15.15%) LINQ
12 5 (15.15%) Dependency Injection
13 4 (12.12%) Silverlight
14 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
14 3 (9.09%) Blog
14 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
14 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 6 (18.18%) IIS
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (30.30%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) InfoPath
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (3.03%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.06%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) SAN
2 1 (3.03%) LAN
2 1 (3.03%) WAN
2 1 (3.03%) DHCP
2 1 (3.03%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.03%) DTS
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (36.36%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.03%) Maven
3 1 (3.03%) Selenium
3 1 (3.03%) JUnit
General
1 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (84.85%) Developer
2 23 (69.70%) C# Developer
3 16 (48.48%) .NET Developer
3 16 (48.48%) C# .NET Developer
4 13 (39.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 13 (39.39%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Silverlight Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Agile .NET Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Agile C# Developer
6 1 (3.03%) SQL DBA
6 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Administrator
6 1 (3.03%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Architect
6 1 (3.03%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (81.82%) .NET
2 24 (72.73%) ASP.NET
3 16 (48.48%) HTML
4 13 (39.39%) jQuery
5 12 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (36.36%) CSS
6 8 (24.24%) HTML5
7 6 (18.18%) CSS3
7 6 (18.18%) SignalR
7 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (15.15%) LINQ
9 4 (12.12%) Silverlight
10 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 3 (9.09%) Ajax
10 3 (9.09%) .NET Framework
11 2 (6.06%) WCF
11 2 (6.06%) XML
11 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 2 (6.06%) AngularJS
12 1 (3.03%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Blog
2 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Windows 2000
2 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
2 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) MVC
2 9 (27.27%) Workflow
2 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (18.18%) Web Development
4 5 (15.15%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (6.06%) Web Design
6 1 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.03%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.03%) TDD
6 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.03%) Project Management
6 1 (3.03%) Validation
6 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.03%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 24 (72.73%) C#
2 17 (51.52%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.06%) SQL
3 2 (6.06%) R
4 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Sun Certification
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) Sun
3 1 (3.03%) HP
3 1 (3.03%) Dell
3 1 (3.03%) Avaya
3 1 (3.03%) BMC
3 1 (3.03%) Remedy
3 1 (3.03%) VMware
3 1 (3.03%) Tableau