Period
to 17 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 16 17
Rank change year-on-year -9 +1 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 58 55 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 6.77% 8.25% 7.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 35.37% 38.73% 33.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 41 52
Northamptonshire median daily rate £388 £350 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -1.75% +18.75%
10th Percentile £313 £281 £190
90th Percentile £470 £525 £573
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year +2.94% +0.74% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £16.09
% change year-on-year -11.11% +179.68% +7.27%

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 164 142 183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 19.14% 21.29% 22.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 89 134
Northamptonshire median daily rate £388 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £313 £281 £307
90th Percentile £475 £538 £581
East Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +3.33% -6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £16.09
% change year-on-year -11.11% +179.68% -10.61%

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 October 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 October 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 -12 37 £381 +8.93% 21
Wellingborough - 5 £375 - 1
Kettering -3 1 £325 +9.24% 7
Daventry - 1 £400 - 1
SQL Server
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 36 (62.07%) C#
2 34 (58.62%) SQL
3 31 (53.45%) .NET
4 25 (43.10%) Microsoft
5 18 (31.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (29.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (27.59%) SharePoint
7 16 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (25.86%) PowerShell
9 13 (22.41%) K2 blackpearl
10 11 (18.97%) ASP.NET
10 11 (18.97%) Windows
10 11 (18.97%) SharePoint Server
11 10 (17.24%) SAP
12 9 (15.52%) SAP Smart Forms
12 9 (15.52%) Change Management
12 9 (15.52%) Entity Framework
12 9 (15.52%) Git (software)
13 8 (13.79%) MVC
13 8 (13.79%) Legal
13 8 (13.79%) HTML
13 8 (13.79%) Java
13 8 (13.79%) JavaScript
14 7 (12.07%) Finance
14 7 (12.07%) .NET Framework
15 6 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
15 6 (10.34%) Retail
15 6 (10.34%) T-SQL
15 6 (10.34%) Active Directory
16 5 (8.62%) DNS

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 16 (27.59%) SharePoint
2 13 (22.41%) K2 blackpearl
3 11 (18.97%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (6.90%) JBoss
5 3 (5.17%) WebLogic
5 3 (5.17%) WebSphere
6 2 (3.45%) CMS
6 2 (3.45%) IIS
7 1 (1.72%) Apache
7 1 (1.72%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.72%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.72%) Office 365
3 1 (1.72%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.72%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.62%) DHCP
1 5 (8.62%) DNS
2 4 (6.90%) Internet
3 3 (5.17%) SAN
4 2 (3.45%) Firewall
4 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.72%) DSL
5 1 (1.72%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.72%) Intranet
5 1 (1.72%) SSL
5 1 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (31.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 17 (29.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (5.17%) Blockchain
4 3 (5.17%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (3.45%) DTS
5 2 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (3.45%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.72%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.72%) MySQL
6 1 (1.72%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (15.52%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.62%) Jenkins
2 5 (8.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (5.17%) Eclipse
3 3 (5.17%) Maven
3 3 (5.17%) Selenium
3 3 (5.17%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.45%) Jasmine
4 2 (3.45%) JIRA
4 2 (3.45%) Moq
4 2 (3.45%) MSTest
4 2 (3.45%) NUnit
4 2 (3.45%) Protractor
4 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio Code
4 2 (3.45%) WebStorm
5 1 (1.72%) CA Release Automation
5 1 (1.72%) gulp
5 1 (1.72%) JUnit
5 1 (1.72%) SonarQube
General
1 8 (13.79%) Legal
2 7 (12.07%) Finance
3 6 (10.34%) Retail
4 3 (5.17%) Banking
5 1 (1.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 38 (65.52%) Developer
2 12 (20.69%) C# Developer
3 8 (13.79%) SQL Developer
4 6 (10.34%) .NET Developer
4 6 (10.34%) Architect
4 6 (10.34%) SQL Server Developer
5 5 (8.62%) Consultant
6 4 (6.90%) Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (6.90%) C# Developer - E-Commerce
6 4 (6.90%) E-Commerce Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Active Directory Consultant
7 3 (5.17%) Angular Developer
7 3 (5.17%) E-Commerce Specialist
7 3 (5.17%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.17%) SharePoint Developer
7 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Specialist
7 3 (5.17%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (53.45%) .NET
2 11 (18.97%) ASP.NET
3 9 (15.52%) Entity Framework
3 9 (15.52%) SAP Smart Forms
4 8 (13.79%) HTML
5 7 (12.07%) .NET Framework
6 5 (8.62%) CSS
6 5 (8.62%) EJB
6 5 (8.62%) HTML5
6 5 (8.62%) JSP
6 5 (8.62%) REST
6 5 (8.62%) Web Services
7 4 (6.90%) AngularJS
7 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (6.90%) jQuery
8 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (5.17%) JPA
8 3 (5.17%) LINQ
8 3 (5.17%) Sass
8 3 (5.17%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.17%) Client/Server
2 3 (5.17%) Fintech
3 2 (3.45%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.72%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.97%) Windows
2 4 (6.90%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (15.52%) Change Management
3 8 (13.79%) MVC
4 5 (8.62%) E-Commerce
4 5 (8.62%) Migration
4 5 (8.62%) OO
4 5 (8.62%) Test Automation
5 4 (6.90%) CRM
6 3 (5.17%) Change Control
6 3 (5.17%) Data Migration
6 3 (5.17%) ITIL
6 3 (5.17%) OOD
6 3 (5.17%) Scrum
7 2 (3.45%) Case Management
7 2 (3.45%) Data Mapping
7 2 (3.45%) Matrix Organization
7 2 (3.45%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (3.45%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (3.45%) Waterfall
7 2 (3.45%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (62.07%) C#
2 34 (58.62%) SQL
3 15 (25.86%) PowerShell
4 8 (13.79%) Java
4 8 (13.79%) JavaScript
5 6 (10.34%) T-SQL
6 3 (5.17%) PL/SQL
6 3 (5.17%) TypeScript
7 2 (3.45%) Delphi
8 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.72%) Groovy
8 1 (1.72%) Python
8 1 (1.72%) VB
8 1 (1.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (3.45%) CCNA
1 2 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (3.45%) HND
2 1 (1.72%) CCNP
2 1 (1.72%) MCSE
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.72%) VCP6
2 1 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) GDPR
1 3 (5.17%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.45%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.72%) Docker
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (1.72%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (3.45%) Control-M
2 2 (3.45%) Nessus
2 2 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.72%) Ansible
3 1 (1.72%) logstash
3 1 (1.72%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.72%) SCCM
3 1 (1.72%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 25 (43.10%) Microsoft
2 10 (17.24%) SAP
3 5 (8.62%) Oracle
4 4 (6.90%) VMware
5 3 (5.17%) Perforce
6 2 (3.45%) Ab Initio
6 2 (3.45%) Cisco
6 2 (3.45%) Pega
7 1 (1.72%) Dell
7 1 (1.72%) EMC
7 1 (1.72%) GFI Software
7 1 (1.72%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.72%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.72%) Snow
7 1 (1.72%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.72%) Symantec