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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 24 18 24
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 14 25 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.84% 8.17% 4.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 28.00% 41.67% 34.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 8
Average daily rate
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£300 £250 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -23.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £216 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £303 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £26.75
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +12.14%
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
50 60 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 13.70% 19.61% 12.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 31 21
Average daily rate £325 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £560 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £120.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £31.56 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+2.99% -1.39%

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 30 September 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 -3 7 £303 +21.00% 12
Daventry -1 2 £300 +41.17% 6
Kettering - - - - 2
Brackley - - - - 1
Corby - - - - 1
Towcester - - - - 1
SQL Server
East Midlands

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 29 (58.00%) .NET
2 24 (48.00%) C#
2 24 (48.00%) ASP.NET
3 16 (32.00%) SQL
4 15 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (28.00%) JavaScript
5 14 (28.00%) MVC
6 12 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (22.00%) WCF
7 11 (22.00%) Windows
8 10 (20.00%) XML
8 10 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (14.00%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (14.00%) SOA
10 6 (12.00%) Unit Testing
10 6 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (12.00%) Visual Studio
10 6 (12.00%) Oracle
10 6 (12.00%) HTML
10 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
10 6 (12.00%) Finance
11 5 (10.00%) Hibernate
11 5 (10.00%) Sun
11 5 (10.00%) Sun Certification
11 5 (10.00%) Java
11 5 (10.00%) J2EE
11 5 (10.00%) JUnit
11 5 (10.00%) JSP
11 5 (10.00%) Servlets
11 5 (10.00%) Struts

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (14.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.00%) IIS
2 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.00%) MS Office
3 1 (2.00%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.00%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Agresso
2 3 (6.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.00%) DTS
7 1 (2.00%) MySQL
7 1 (2.00%) MS Access
7 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (10.00%) Eclipse
2 5 (10.00%) JUnit
2 5 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.00%) Maven
3 2 (4.00%) Selenium
General
1 6 (12.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 41 (82.00%) Developer
2 13 (26.00%) .NET Developer
2 13 (26.00%) C# Developer
3 12 (24.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 10 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 10 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (18.00%) Analyst
6 7 (14.00%) BizTalk Developer
7 5 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 5 (10.00%) Applications Support
7 5 (10.00%) Java Developer
7 5 (10.00%) J2EE Developer
8 4 (8.00%) Support Analyst
8 4 (8.00%) DBA
8 4 (8.00%) SQL DBA
9 3 (6.00%) Silverlight Developer
9 3 (6.00%) Applications Support Analyst
9 3 (6.00%) Analyst Developer
9 3 (6.00%) Report Developer
10 2 (4.00%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (58.00%) .NET
2 24 (48.00%) ASP.NET
3 11 (22.00%) WCF
4 10 (20.00%) XML
5 6 (12.00%) HTML
5 6 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (10.00%) AppFabric
6 5 (10.00%) Hibernate
6 5 (10.00%) Spring
6 5 (10.00%) J2EE
6 5 (10.00%) JSP
6 5 (10.00%) Servlets
6 5 (10.00%) Struts
7 3 (6.00%) EJB
7 3 (6.00%) CSS
7 3 (6.00%) Ajax
7 3 (6.00%) jQuery
7 3 (6.00%) Silverlight
7 3 (6.00%) HTML5
7 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.00%) Blog
3 1 (2.00%) RIA
3 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.00%) Windows 2000
2 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.00%) MVC
2 12 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (14.00%) SOA
4 6 (12.00%) Unit Testing
5 4 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (8.00%) E-Procurement
5 4 (8.00%) Logistics
6 3 (6.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (6.00%) Workflow
7 2 (4.00%) Validation
7 2 (4.00%) Migration
7 2 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.00%) Data Analysis
7 2 (4.00%) Service Management
7 2 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.00%) ITSM
7 2 (4.00%) Release Management
7 2 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (2.00%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (2.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 24 (48.00%) C#
2 16 (32.00%) SQL
3 14 (28.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (10.00%) Java
5 3 (6.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.00%) VBScript
6 1 (2.00%) VB
6 1 (2.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) Sun Certification
1 5 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (12.00%) Oracle
2 5 (10.00%) Sun
3 3 (6.00%) BMC
3 3 (6.00%) Remedy
3 3 (6.00%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.00%) Tableau