Period
to 17 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire with a requirement for SQL Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server over the 6 months to 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 19 11
Rank change year-on-year +1 -8 +27
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 61 56 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 7.64% 7.55% 8.95%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 40.67% 38.62% 38.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 40 61
Northamptonshire median daily rate £375 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33% -3.23%
10th Percentile £250 £229 £300
90th Percentile £452 £476 £513
East Midlands median daily rate £354 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +8.85% - -2.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - £11.00
East Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year -15.00% +354.55% -70.67%

SQL Server is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 150 145 174
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 18.80% 19.54% 23.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 92 129
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £405 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.23% -4.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £281 £300
90th Percentile £529 £536 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £368 £375
% change year-on-year +8.84% -2.00% +13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - £11.00
East Midlands median hourly rate £40.00 £50.00 £15.30
% change year-on-year -20.00% +226.90% -49.02%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

Job postings citing SQL Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Northamptonshire

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL Server in Northamptonshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Northamptonshire

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server in Northamptonshire

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server in Northamptonshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Northamptonshire

SQL Server
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 17 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -5 42 £350 +7.69% 24
Wellingborough - 4 £381 - 2
Daventry -2 1 £400 +105.13%
SQL Server
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Northamptonshire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 39 (63.93%) C#
2 35 (57.38%) .NET
3 34 (55.74%) SQL
4 32 (52.46%) Microsoft
5 21 (34.43%) SharePoint
6 20 (32.79%) PowerShell
7 17 (27.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 16 (26.23%) Windows
9 15 (24.59%) SharePoint Server
9 15 (24.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 15 (24.59%) MVC
9 15 (24.59%) K2 blackpearl
10 11 (18.03%) Change Management
11 10 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (16.39%) ASP.NET
12 9 (14.75%) SAP
12 9 (14.75%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (13.11%) .NET Framework
13 8 (13.11%) Legal
13 8 (13.11%) SAP Smart Forms
14 7 (11.48%) T-SQL
14 7 (11.48%) Java
14 7 (11.48%) Web Services
14 7 (11.48%) Active Directory
14 7 (11.48%) Entity Framework
15 6 (9.84%) JavaScript
15 6 (9.84%) Service Management
16 5 (8.20%) Finance
16 5 (8.20%) HTML
16 5 (8.20%) IIS

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (34.43%) SharePoint
2 15 (24.59%) K2 blackpearl
2 15 (24.59%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (8.20%) IIS
4 3 (4.92%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (4.92%) JBoss
4 3 (4.92%) NServiceBus
5 2 (3.28%) Apache
5 2 (3.28%) Apache Solr
5 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.28%) MS Exchange
5 2 (3.28%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.64%) CMS
6 1 (1.64%) Confluence
6 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.64%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.64%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.64%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.64%) HipChat
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.56%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.64%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.64%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.64%) PaaS
3 1 (1.64%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.20%) DNS
2 4 (6.56%) Internet
3 3 (4.92%) DHCP
4 2 (3.28%) DDNS
4 2 (3.28%) NAS
4 2 (3.28%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (3.28%) SAN
5 1 (1.64%) DSL
5 1 (1.64%) Firewall
5 1 (1.64%) Intranet
5 1 (1.64%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (27.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 15 (24.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (6.56%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.28%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.64%) Big Data
5 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.64%) DTS
5 1 (1.64%) MySQL
5 1 (1.64%) Power BI
5 1 (1.64%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (14.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (8.20%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.56%) JIRA
4 3 (4.92%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.28%) CA Release Automation
5 2 (3.28%) gulp
5 2 (3.28%) JUnit
5 2 (3.28%) Selenium
6 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.64%) Maven
6 1 (1.64%) MSI
6 1 (1.64%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (13.11%) Legal
2 5 (8.20%) Finance
3 4 (6.56%) Retail
4 2 (3.28%) Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (70.49%) Developer
2 12 (19.67%) C# Developer
3 11 (18.03%) .NET Developer
4 7 (11.48%) SQL Developer
5 6 (9.84%) SQL Server Developer
6 5 (8.20%) Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Applications Support
7 4 (6.56%) Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 4 (6.56%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (6.56%) SharePoint Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Support Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Systems Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Active Directory Consultant
8 3 (4.92%) C# Developer - E-Commerce
8 3 (4.92%) Deployment Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) E-Commerce Developer
8 3 (4.92%) IT Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) IT Support
8 3 (4.92%) SQL Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (57.38%) .NET
2 10 (16.39%) ASP.NET
3 8 (13.11%) .NET Framework
3 8 (13.11%) SAP Smart Forms
4 7 (11.48%) Entity Framework
4 7 (11.48%) Web Services
5 5 (8.20%) HTML
5 5 (8.20%) REST
5 5 (8.20%) WCF
6 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (6.56%) CSS
6 4 (6.56%) jQuery
6 4 (6.56%) OAuth
6 4 (6.56%) Razor View Engine
6 4 (6.56%) SAML
6 4 (6.56%) Sass
6 4 (6.56%) SOAP
6 4 (6.56%) WinForms
7 3 (4.92%) HTML5
7 3 (4.92%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (6.56%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (4.92%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.28%) Clustering
3 2 (3.28%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.64%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.64%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 16 (26.23%) Windows
2 2 (3.28%) Unix
2 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (24.59%) MVC
2 11 (18.03%) Change Management
3 10 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (9.84%) Service Management
5 5 (8.20%) ITIL
6 4 (6.56%) CRM
6 4 (6.56%) DevOps
6 4 (6.56%) E-Commerce
6 4 (6.56%) ERP
6 4 (6.56%) SMACSS
6 4 (6.56%) SOA
6 4 (6.56%) Test Automation
6 4 (6.56%) Web Application Development
7 3 (4.92%) Change Control
7 3 (4.92%) ITSM
7 3 (4.92%) Microservices
7 3 (4.92%) Release Management
8 2 (3.28%) Migration
8 2 (3.28%) Scrum
8 2 (3.28%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 39 (63.93%) C#
2 34 (55.74%) SQL
3 20 (32.79%) PowerShell
4 7 (11.48%) Java
4 7 (11.48%) T-SQL
5 6 (9.84%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.92%) Bash Shell
6 3 (4.92%) Python
7 1 (1.64%) Groovy
7 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.64%) X++
Qualifications
1 3 (4.92%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.64%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) GDPR
1 3 (4.92%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 7 (11.48%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.28%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.92%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.28%) logstash
2 2 (3.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.64%) Ansible
3 1 (1.64%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 32 (52.46%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.75%) SAP
3 3 (4.92%) Ab Initio
4 2 (3.28%) Citrix
4 2 (3.28%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.28%) SolarWinds
4 2 (3.28%) VMware
5 1 (1.64%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.64%) Blue Coat
5 1 (1.64%) Capita
5 1 (1.64%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.64%) IBM
5 1 (1.64%) Infoblox
5 1 (1.64%) McAfee
5 1 (1.64%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle
5 1 (1.64%) Perforce
5 1 (1.64%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.64%) Splunk
5 1 (1.64%) Symantec