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 3 March 2015 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 37 28 13
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -15
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 11 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.37% 3.93% 7.77%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 26.19% 32.43% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 13
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£450 £283 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.29% -4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £350 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.38% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.13 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+7.88% +9.54%
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
42 37 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 9.03% 12.13% 12.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 19 23
Average daily rate £450 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £445 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.52%

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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 2015. 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 -18 5 £413 +50.00% 9
Kettering - 1 £320 - 4
Brackley - - - - 2
Corby - - - - 1
Daventry - - - -
SQL Server
East Midlands

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 20 (62.50%) C#
1 20 (62.50%) .NET
2 19 (59.38%) ASP.NET
3 16 (50.00%) HTML
4 14 (43.75%) JavaScript
4 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
4 14 (43.75%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (40.63%) jQuery
5 13 (40.63%) MVC
5 13 (40.63%) CSS
6 12 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (28.13%) HTML5
7 9 (28.13%) SQL
7 9 (28.13%) Visual Studio
7 9 (28.13%) Workflow
8 8 (25.00%) Windows
9 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
9 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (21.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (18.75%) Web Development
10 6 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (18.75%) CSS3
10 6 (18.75%) SignalR
10 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (18.75%) IIS
11 5 (15.63%) ETL
11 5 (15.63%) LINQ
11 5 (15.63%) Dependency Injection
12 4 (12.50%) Hadoop

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 (18.75%) IIS
2 4 (12.50%) Apache Pig
3 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.13%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) SAN
2 1 (3.13%) LAN
2 1 (3.13%) WAN
2 1 (3.13%) DHCP
2 1 (3.13%) FTP
2 1 (3.13%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (12.50%) Hadoop
3 4 (12.50%) Apache Hive
3 4 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 4 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (9.38%) MySQL
4 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (6.25%) Big Data
5 2 (6.25%) OLAP
5 2 (6.25%) Data Mining
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.13%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 14 (43.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (28.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (68.75%) Developer
2 20 (62.50%) C# Developer
3 13 (40.63%) C# .NET Developer
4 12 (37.50%) .NET Developer
5 10 (31.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (15.63%) Architect
8 3 (9.38%) DBA
9 2 (6.25%) SQL Developer
9 2 (6.25%) MySQL DBA
9 2 (6.25%) Agile .NET Developer
9 2 (6.25%) Agile C# Developer
9 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Developer
10 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Architect
10 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Manager
10 1 (3.13%) Database Engineer
10 1 (3.13%) SQL DBA
10 1 (3.13%) Systems Architect
10 1 (3.13%) 1st Line Support
10 1 (3.13%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (62.50%) .NET
2 19 (59.38%) ASP.NET
3 16 (50.00%) HTML
4 13 (40.63%) jQuery
4 13 (40.63%) CSS
5 12 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (28.13%) HTML5
7 6 (18.75%) CSS3
7 6 (18.75%) SignalR
7 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (15.63%) LINQ
9 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 3 (9.38%) .NET Framework
10 2 (6.25%) Web Services
10 2 (6.25%) Silverlight
10 2 (6.25%) AngularJS
11 1 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 1 (3.13%) LESS
11 1 (3.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 1 (3.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Blog
2 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.13%) NHS
2 1 (3.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) UNIX
3 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) MVC
2 9 (28.13%) Workflow
3 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (18.75%) Web Development
5 5 (15.63%) Dependency Injection
5 5 (15.63%) ETL
6 2 (6.25%) CRM
6 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.25%) Data Modelling
6 2 (6.25%) Web Design
6 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.13%) Asset Management
7 1 (3.13%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.13%) Migration
7 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.13%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 20 (62.50%) C#
2 14 (43.75%) JavaScript
3 9 (28.13%) SQL
4 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
4 2 (6.25%) R
5 1 (3.13%) C
5 1 (3.13%) Objective-C
5 1 (3.13%) PHP
5 1 (3.13%) C++
5 1 (3.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) VCP4
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
1 2 (6.25%) HDFS
2 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle
3 2 (6.25%) Cloudera
4 1 (3.13%) Xamarin
4 1 (3.13%) HP
4 1 (3.13%) Dell
4 1 (3.13%) Avaya
4 1 (3.13%) TIBCO
4 1 (3.13%) VMware
4 1 (3.13%) Google
4 1 (3.13%) Akamai
4 1 (3.13%) Facebook
4 1 (3.13%) Twitter
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