The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Northamptonshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 20 22
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 35 9 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 9.70% 3.90% 5.79%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.00% 42.86% 45.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 15
Average daily rate £300 £260 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £188 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £353 £435
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 £31.50 £28.00 £25.88
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +8.19%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
70 21 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 19.39% 9.09% 12.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 18 31
Average daily rate £300 £260 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £362 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
SQL Server
East Midlands

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +7 22 £313 +0.80% 8
Daventry - 4 £300 -
Kettering -1 1 £325 -7.14% 1
Towcester - - - - 1
Wellingborough - - - -
Brackley - - - -
SQL Server
East Midlands

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (62.07%) .NET
2 32 (55.17%) C#
2 32 (55.17%) ASP.NET
3 19 (32.76%) JavaScript
3 19 (32.76%) SQL
3 19 (32.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (29.31%) Microsoft
5 15 (25.86%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (22.41%) MVC
7 12 (20.69%) Windows
7 12 (20.69%) WCF
8 11 (18.97%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (18.97%) HTML
9 10 (17.24%) XML
9 10 (17.24%) Visual Studio
9 10 (17.24%) SharePoint
9 10 (17.24%) Finance
10 9 (15.52%) CSS
11 8 (13.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (10.34%) IIS
12 6 (10.34%) VB
12 6 (10.34%) Ajax
12 6 (10.34%) jQuery
12 6 (10.34%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (8.62%) AppFabric
13 5 (8.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Azure
13 5 (8.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (8.62%) C++
13 5 (8.62%) BizTalk Server

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 10 (17.24%) SharePoint
2 6 (10.34%) IIS
2 6 (10.34%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (8.62%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.72%) DNN
4 1 (1.72%) CMS
4 1 (1.72%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.72%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.45%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Agresso
2 2 (3.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.62%) Intranet
2 1 (1.72%) LTE
2 1 (1.72%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (32.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 15 (25.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (13.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (8.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (8.62%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (8.62%) DTS
5 4 (6.90%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.45%) MySQL
6 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.72%) Pentaho
7 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.72%) JasperReports
7 1 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.72%) MS Access
7 1 (1.72%) Cognos Powerplay
7 1 (1.72%) ReportNet
Development Applications
1 10 (17.24%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.72%) Moq
2 1 (1.72%) MSTest
2 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.72%) JUnit
2 1 (1.72%) Eclipse
General
1 10 (17.24%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Banking
3 1 (1.72%) Legal
3 1 (1.72%) Electronics
3 1 (1.72%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.72%) Retail
3 1 (1.72%) Local Government
3 1 (1.72%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (77.59%) Developer
2 16 (27.59%) .NET Developer
3 14 (24.14%) ASP.NET Developer
4 12 (20.69%) C# Developer
4 12 (20.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (18.97%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (13.79%) SharePoint Developer
7 7 (12.07%) Analyst
8 5 (8.62%) BizTalk Developer
9 4 (6.90%) Software Developer
9 4 (6.90%) SQL Developer
9 4 (6.90%) Analyst Developer
10 3 (5.17%) Web Developer
11 2 (3.45%) Applications Support
11 2 (3.45%) SQL DBA
11 2 (3.45%) DBA
12 1 (1.72%) SQL Server BI Developer
12 1 (1.72%) .NET Software Developer
12 1 (1.72%) Testing Consultant
12 1 (1.72%) GIS Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (62.07%) .NET
2 32 (55.17%) ASP.NET
3 12 (20.69%) WCF
4 11 (18.97%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (18.97%) HTML
5 10 (17.24%) XML
6 9 (15.52%) CSS
7 6 (10.34%) Ajax
7 6 (10.34%) jQuery
8 5 (8.62%) AppFabric
8 5 (8.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (6.90%) HTML5
10 3 (5.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 3 (5.17%) .NET Framework
10 3 (5.17%) LINQ
11 2 (3.45%) Web Services
11 2 (3.45%) WinForms
11 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
11 2 (3.45%) CSS3
11 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.17%) Data Integration
1 3 (5.17%) GIS
2 2 (3.45%) Mainframe
2 2 (3.45%) LLPG
2 2 (3.45%) RIA
2 2 (3.45%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.72%) Social Media
3 1 (1.72%) Open Source
3 1 (1.72%) Data Conversion
3 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.69%) Windows
2 2 (3.45%) UNIX
2 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.41%) MVC
2 5 (8.62%) SOA
2 5 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (6.90%) Logistics
3 4 (6.90%) E-Procurement
3 4 (6.90%) Workflow
4 3 (5.17%) Unit Testing
4 3 (5.17%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.45%) Project Management
5 2 (3.45%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (3.45%) Data Management
5 2 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (3.45%) System Testing
5 2 (3.45%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (1.72%) Data Transformation
6 1 (1.72%) Black-Box Testing
6 1 (1.72%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (1.72%) Data Entry
6 1 (1.72%) Web Design
6 1 (1.72%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 32 (55.17%) C#
2 19 (32.76%) JavaScript
2 19 (32.76%) SQL
3 6 (10.34%) VB
4 5 (8.62%) C++
5 4 (6.90%) T-SQL
6 3 (5.17%) VBA
7 2 (3.45%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.45%) VB6
8 1 (1.72%) Ruby
8 1 (1.72%) VBScript
8 1 (1.72%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (5.17%) Degree
1 3 (5.17%) MCTS
1 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.72%) MCPD
2 1 (1.72%) MCITP
2 1 (1.72%) MCSD
2 1 (1.72%) MCSE
2 1 (1.72%) ISEB
2 1 (1.72%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) Control-M
Vendors
1 17 (29.31%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.17%) Oracle
3 2 (3.45%) BMC
3 2 (3.45%) Remedy
3 2 (3.45%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.72%) Teradata
4 1 (1.72%) ESRI
4 1 (1.72%) Sun
4 1 (1.72%) Cognos
4 1 (1.72%) Mapinfo