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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 16 23 20
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 26 16 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 6.37% 4.41% 7.53%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 32.91% 35.56% 44.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 12
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£350 £303 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.70% +21.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £315 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £31.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+5.64% +2.47%
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
79 45 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 19.36% 12.40% 16.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 26 24
Average daily rate £438 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £282 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.80 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+5.51% -2.16%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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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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 17 £338 +10.65% 4
Kettering - 2 £325 - 1
SQL Server
East Midlands

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 21 (55.26%) SQL
2 12 (31.58%) Windows
3 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
4 10 (26.32%) Data Modelling
4 10 (26.32%) Oracle
4 10 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (23.68%) .NET
5 9 (23.68%) ITIL
6 8 (21.05%) MS Excel
6 8 (21.05%) T-SQL
6 8 (21.05%) C#
6 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (15.79%) ETL
7 6 (15.79%) SDLC
8 5 (13.16%) Business Analysis
8 5 (13.16%) ITSM
8 5 (13.16%) Service Management
8 5 (13.16%) Change Management
8 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (13.16%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (10.53%) ITIL V3
9 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (10.53%) Remedy ITSM
9 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (10.53%) BMC
9 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (10.53%) Remedy
9 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
9 4 (10.53%) MS Office

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.26%) Apache Pig
2 1 (2.63%) OpenEdge
2 1 (2.63%) Lync
2 1 (2.63%) IIS
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.53%) MS Office
3 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) PaaS
2 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 8 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (10.53%) DTS
3 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (7.89%) Relational Database
4 3 (7.89%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (5.26%) Big Data
5 2 (5.26%) Hadoop
5 2 (5.26%) Apache Hive
5 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
5 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (5.26%) Data Mining
5 2 (5.26%) OLAP
5 2 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
1 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Developer
2 11 (28.95%) Analyst
3 7 (18.42%) Applications Support
4 6 (15.79%) Systems Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) Business Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) DBA
5 5 (13.16%) Business Systems Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) SQL DBA
6 3 (7.89%) Support Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Support Technician
6 3 (7.89%) Applications Support Technician
7 2 (5.26%) AWS Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Web Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.26%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.63%) SQL Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Crystal Reports Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.68%) .NET
2 3 (7.89%) WCF
2 3 (7.89%) XML
2 3 (7.89%) HTML
3 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (5.26%) JSF
3 2 (5.26%) .NET Framework
3 2 (5.26%) Entity Framework
3 2 (5.26%) J2EE
3 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.26%) JSP
3 2 (5.26%) SOAP
4 1 (2.63%) Web Services
4 1 (2.63%) WPF
4 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.63%) HTML5
4 1 (2.63%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.63%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 12 (31.58%) Windows
2 2 (5.26%) UNIX
3 1 (2.63%) Linux
3 1 (2.63%) Windows 2000
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) Data Modelling
2 9 (23.68%) ITIL
3 6 (15.79%) ETL
3 6 (15.79%) SDLC
4 5 (13.16%) Business Analysis
4 5 (13.16%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (13.16%) Service Management
4 5 (13.16%) Change Management
4 5 (13.16%) ITSM
5 4 (10.53%) PRINCE2
5 4 (10.53%) CRM
5 4 (10.53%) ITIL V3
6 3 (7.89%) Change Control
6 3 (7.89%) Incident Management
6 3 (7.89%) Mentoring
6 3 (7.89%) MVC
6 3 (7.89%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.26%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 21 (55.26%) SQL
2 8 (21.05%) T-SQL
2 8 (21.05%) C#
3 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.89%) Perl
4 3 (7.89%) VB.NET
5 2 (5.26%) VBA
5 2 (5.26%) Java
6 1 (2.63%) Progress 4GL
6 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.63%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.26%) HDFS
2 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) OVSD
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
2 10 (26.32%) Oracle
3 4 (10.53%) BMC
3 4 (10.53%) Remedy
4 2 (5.26%) VMware
4 2 (5.26%) hybris
4 2 (5.26%) Cloudera
5 1 (2.63%) Tableau
5 1 (2.63%) Lumension
5 1 (2.63%) Teradata
5 1 (2.63%) NetApp
5 1 (2.63%) Progress
5 1 (2.63%) HP
5 1 (2.63%) Citrix
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