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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 21 17 22
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 18 22 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 4.90% 7.48% 4.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 39.13% 45.83% 31.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 6
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£300 £250 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £218 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £345 £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-18.03% +18.53%
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
46 48 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 12.53% 16.33% 14.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 24 24
Average daily rate £325 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £238 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £500 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%

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
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 29 August 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 +5 12 £300 +20.00% 8
Daventry -1 2 £300 +50.00%
Kettering - - - - 5
Brackley - - - -
Corby - - - - 2
Towcester - - - - 1
SQL Server
East Midlands

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 36 (61.02%) .NET
2 30 (50.85%) ASP.NET
2 30 (50.85%) C#
3 20 (33.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (32.20%) JavaScript
4 19 (32.20%) SQL
5 16 (27.12%) WCF
6 15 (25.42%) SQL Server 2005
6 15 (25.42%) MVC
7 14 (23.73%) XML
8 12 (20.34%) Windows
9 10 (16.95%) HTML
9 10 (16.95%) Microsoft
10 8 (13.56%) Visual Studio
10 8 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (13.56%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (11.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (11.86%) Finance
11 7 (11.86%) Unit Testing
11 7 (11.86%) Ajax
11 7 (11.86%) SOA
11 7 (11.86%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (10.17%) MS Excel
12 6 (10.17%) Oracle
12 6 (10.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (10.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 5 (8.47%) AppFabric
13 5 (8.47%) Degree
13 5 (8.47%) Computer Science
13 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Azure

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 7 (11.86%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (8.47%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.08%) IIS
4 1 (1.69%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (10.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.39%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.39%) MS Office
3 1 (1.69%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Agresso
2 3 (5.08%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (33.90%) SQL Server 2008
2 15 (25.42%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (11.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (10.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (5.08%) DTS
6 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (3.39%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.69%) MySQL
8 1 (1.69%) MS Access
8 1 (1.69%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 8 (13.56%) Visual Studio
2 5 (8.47%) Eclipse
2 5 (8.47%) JUnit
3 2 (3.39%) Maven
3 2 (3.39%) Selenium
4 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.69%) MSTest
General
1 7 (11.86%) Finance
2 1 (1.69%) Legal
2 1 (1.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (81.36%) Developer
2 15 (25.42%) .NET Developer
3 14 (23.73%) C# Developer
4 13 (22.03%) ASP.NET Developer
4 13 (22.03%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (20.34%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (15.25%) Analyst
7 7 (11.86%) BizTalk Developer
8 5 (8.47%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 5 (8.47%) J2EE Developer
8 5 (8.47%) Applications Support
8 5 (8.47%) Java Developer
9 4 (6.78%) DBA
9 4 (6.78%) Support Analyst
9 4 (6.78%) SQL DBA
10 3 (5.08%) Applications Support Analyst
10 3 (5.08%) Analyst Developer
10 3 (5.08%) SharePoint Developer
10 3 (5.08%) Report Developer
10 3 (5.08%) Silverlight Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (61.02%) .NET
2 30 (50.85%) ASP.NET
3 16 (27.12%) WCF
4 14 (23.73%) XML
5 10 (16.95%) HTML
6 8 (13.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (11.86%) Ajax
8 6 (10.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 5 (8.47%) AppFabric
9 5 (8.47%) Spring
9 5 (8.47%) Hibernate
9 5 (8.47%) J2EE
9 5 (8.47%) JSP
9 5 (8.47%) Servlets
9 5 (8.47%) Struts
10 4 (6.78%) CSS
10 4 (6.78%) jQuery
11 3 (5.08%) Silverlight
11 3 (5.08%) HTML5
11 3 (5.08%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.39%) RIA
2 2 (3.39%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.69%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.69%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.69%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.34%) Windows
2 1 (1.69%) Windows 2000
2 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.42%) MVC
2 8 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (11.86%) SOA
3 7 (11.86%) Unit Testing
4 4 (6.78%) Logistics
4 4 (6.78%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (6.78%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (6.78%) E-Procurement
4 4 (6.78%) Workflow
5 3 (5.08%) Data Modelling
6 2 (3.39%) Data Analysis
6 2 (3.39%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (3.39%) Release Management
6 2 (3.39%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (3.39%) Validation
6 2 (3.39%) Migration
6 2 (3.39%) Project Management
6 2 (3.39%) Service Management
6 2 (3.39%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.39%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 30 (50.85%) C#
2 19 (32.20%) JavaScript
2 19 (32.20%) SQL
3 5 (8.47%) T-SQL
3 5 (8.47%) Java
4 2 (3.39%) VB
4 2 (3.39%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.69%) VBA
5 1 (1.69%) VB6
5 1 (1.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (8.47%) Sun Certification
1 5 (8.47%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.69%) MCTS
2 1 (1.69%) ISEB
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) Control-M
Vendors
1 10 (16.95%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.17%) Oracle
3 5 (8.47%) Sun
4 3 (5.08%) BMC
4 3 (5.08%) Remedy
4 3 (5.08%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.69%) Tableau
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