The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 16 14 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 14 21 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 6.93% 9.91% 23.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 45.16% 36.84% 78.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 31
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£365 £333 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.77% +7.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £382 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £23.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.88 £23.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+3.80% -8.00%
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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 Basingstoke region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
31 57 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 15.35% 26.89% 29.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 39 44
Average daily rate £338 £380 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.18% +12.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £125 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £24.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.35 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+2.96% -5.00%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke 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 (51.52%) SQL
1 17 (51.52%) .NET
2 16 (48.48%) Microsoft
3 13 (39.39%) C#
4 12 (36.36%) PowerShell
4 12 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (30.30%) MVC
5 10 (30.30%) ASP.NET
5 10 (30.30%) Windows
6 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (24.24%) Linux
8 7 (21.21%) HTML
9 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (18.18%) Scrum
9 6 (18.18%) VMware
9 6 (18.18%) Visual Studio
9 6 (18.18%) E-Commerce
9 6 (18.18%) System Testing
10 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (15.15%) Web Development
10 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (15.15%) SoapUI
10 5 (15.15%) Analytics
10 5 (15.15%) Relational Database
10 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (15.15%) Oracle
10 5 (15.15%) Retail
11 4 (12.12%) TDD

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke 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 3 (9.09%) IIS
1 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 3 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 3 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.03%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Office
1 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) HTTP
2 3 (9.09%) DNS
3 2 (6.06%) DHCP
4 1 (3.03%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.03%) LAN
4 1 (3.03%) VoIP
4 1 (3.03%) WAN
4 1 (3.03%) Internet
4 1 (3.03%) iSCSI
4 1 (3.03%) NAS
4 1 (3.03%) Unified Communications
4 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (15.15%) Relational Database
3 4 (12.12%) MySQL
3 4 (12.12%) DB2
3 4 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (9.09%) QlikView
4 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (6.06%) MS Access
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (6.06%) Data Mining
5 2 (6.06%) RDBMS
5 2 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (3.03%) Xcelsius
6 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (3.03%) DB2 UDB
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 12 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (18.18%) Visual Studio
3 5 (15.15%) SoapUI
4 4 (12.12%) Selenium
5 3 (9.09%) TestComplete
5 3 (9.09%) TeamCity
5 3 (9.09%) CruiseControl
6 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
6 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
6 2 (6.06%) Mercurial
6 2 (6.06%) Bazaar
6 2 (6.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (6.06%) LoadRunner
7 1 (3.03%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (3.03%) MSBuild
7 1 (3.03%) NuGet
7 1 (3.03%) Artifactory
General
1 5 (15.15%) Retail
2 1 (3.03%) Marketing
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.03%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Developer
1 12 (36.36%) Analyst
2 7 (21.21%) .NET Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Test Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Tester
4 4 (12.12%) Data Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Test Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Tester
5 3 (9.09%) QA Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Test Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) DBA
6 2 (6.06%) Web Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Administrator
6 2 (6.06%) Report Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (51.52%) .NET
2 10 (30.30%) ASP.NET
3 7 (21.21%) HTML
4 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (12.12%) CSS
6 3 (9.09%) SOAP
6 3 (9.09%) XML
6 3 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (9.09%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 3 (9.09%) WCF
7 2 (6.06%) Backbone.js
7 2 (6.06%) AngularJS
7 2 (6.06%) jQuery
7 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (6.06%) Entity Framework
7 2 (6.06%) .NET Framework
7 2 (6.06%) Web Services
8 1 (3.03%) XSL
8 1 (3.03%) Castle Windsor
8 1 (3.03%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Client/Server
1 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
1 4 (12.12%) Clustering
2 2 (6.06%) AS400
2 2 (6.06%) Replication
2 2 (6.06%) iSeries
3 1 (3.03%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (3.03%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.03%) EPoS
3 1 (3.03%) Life Science
3 1 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.03%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Windows
2 8 (24.24%) Linux
3 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (9.09%) UNIX
4 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (6.06%) Android
5 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Vista
6 1 (3.03%) AIX
6 1 (3.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) MVC
2 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (18.18%) Scrum
3 6 (18.18%) E-Commerce
3 6 (18.18%) System Testing
4 5 (15.15%) Analytics
4 5 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (15.15%) Web Development
5 4 (12.12%) TDD
5 4 (12.12%) Migration
5 4 (12.12%) Regression Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Release Management
6 3 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (9.09%) Integration Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (9.09%) Manual Testing
6 3 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.06%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (6.06%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 17 (51.52%) SQL
2 13 (39.39%) C#
3 12 (36.36%) PowerShell
4 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.12%) T-SQL
5 3 (9.09%) Perl
5 3 (9.09%) Java
6 2 (6.06%) VBScript
6 2 (6.06%) Bourne shell
7 1 (3.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.09%) Degree
3 2 (6.06%) VCP4
3 2 (6.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (6.06%) MCTS
3 2 (6.06%) MCITP
3 2 (6.06%) MCP
3 2 (6.06%) MCSE
3 2 (6.06%) MCDBA
4 1 (3.03%) MCSA
4 1 (3.03%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
1 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.06%) vSphere
3 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) SCCM
1 2 (6.06%) vMotion
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (3.03%) Data Guard
2 1 (3.03%) Puppet
2 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (48.48%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.18%) VMware
3 5 (15.15%) Oracle
4 3 (9.09%) Google
4 3 (9.09%) IBM
5 2 (6.06%) Ektron
5 2 (6.06%) Coremetrics
5 2 (6.06%) Endeca
5 2 (6.06%) Sybase
5 2 (6.06%) CommVault
5 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.03%) Remedy
6 1 (3.03%) Business Objects
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco
6 1 (3.03%) Infor
6 1 (3.03%) Acronis