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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 28 13 23
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +10
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 11 35 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.20% 9.54% 4.03%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 17.74% 55.56% 40.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 5
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£345 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £265 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £400 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £23.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -9.80%
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
62 63 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 18.02% 17.17% 9.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 31 17
Average daily rate £425 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £265 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £450 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 -14 7 £345 +15.00% 4
Kettering - 1 £300 - 2
SQL Server
East Midlands

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 17 (65.38%) SQL
2 13 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (42.31%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (38.46%) ETL
5 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
5 7 (26.92%) T-SQL
6 6 (23.08%) .NET
6 6 (23.08%) CRM
6 6 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (23.08%) Apache Hive
6 6 (23.08%) MongoDB
6 6 (23.08%) Apache Pig
6 6 (23.08%) Hadoop
6 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (19.23%) Windows
7 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
7 5 (19.23%) C#
8 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
8 4 (15.38%) Data Modelling
8 4 (15.38%) Data Mining
8 4 (15.38%) HTML
8 4 (15.38%) OLAP
8 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (15.38%) HDFS
8 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
8 4 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (15.38%) SDLC
8 4 (15.38%) Big Data

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (23.08%) Apache Pig
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.85%) Lync
2 1 (3.85%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (42.31%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (23.08%) Hadoop
3 6 (23.08%) Apache Hive
3 6 (23.08%) MongoDB
3 6 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (15.38%) Data Mining
5 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (15.38%) OLAP
5 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (15.38%) Big Data
6 3 (11.54%) DTS
6 3 (11.54%) MySQL
7 2 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
8 1 (3.85%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Developer
2 7 (26.92%) DBA
3 5 (19.23%) Architect
3 5 (19.23%) SQL DBA
4 2 (7.69%) MySQL DBA
4 2 (7.69%) Java Developer
4 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 2 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Developer
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Server Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) Report Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Database Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) .NET
2 4 (15.38%) HTML
3 3 (11.54%) SOAP
3 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
3 3 (11.54%) XML
4 2 (7.69%) JSF
4 2 (7.69%) WCF
4 2 (7.69%) J2EE
4 2 (7.69%) Web Services
4 2 (7.69%) JSP
4 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.85%) HTML5
5 1 (3.85%) Entity Framework
5 1 (3.85%) REST
5 1 (3.85%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (3.85%) LESS
5 1 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (3.85%) CSS
5 1 (3.85%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) NHS
1 1 (3.85%) Mainframe
1 1 (3.85%) Clustering
1 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Linux
2 3 (11.54%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) ETL
2 6 (23.08%) CRM
3 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
3 4 (15.38%) Data Modelling
3 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
3 4 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (15.38%) SDLC
4 3 (11.54%) MVC
4 3 (11.54%) Change Control
5 2 (7.69%) Change Management
6 1 (3.85%) ITSM
6 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.85%) Project Management
6 1 (3.85%) Service Management
6 1 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (3.85%) Black-Box Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Migration
6 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (65.38%) SQL
2 7 (26.92%) T-SQL
3 5 (19.23%) C#
3 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
4 3 (11.54%) Perl
4 3 (11.54%) Java
5 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.85%) VBA
6 1 (3.85%) Objective-C
6 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.85%) C
6 1 (3.85%) C++
6 1 (3.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) HDFS
2 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) OVSD
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) Cloudera
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle
4 2 (7.69%) hybris
5 1 (3.85%) Akamai
5 1 (3.85%) Lumension
5 1 (3.85%) Facebook
5 1 (3.85%) Twitter
5 1 (3.85%) HP
5 1 (3.85%) Citrix
5 1 (3.85%) NetApp
5 1 (3.85%) TIBCO
5 1 (3.85%) VMware
5 1 (3.85%) Google
5 1 (3.85%) Xamarin