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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 18 11 4
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 25 29 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 10.68% 12.13% 15.85%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 48.08% 46.77% 58.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 16
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£350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £313 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £375 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +3.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £29.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-1.91% +6.36%
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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
52 62 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 22.22% 25.94% 27.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 36 25
Average daily rate £340 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £313 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £401 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+24.07% -10.00%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 30 (62.50%) C#
2 27 (56.25%) .NET
2 27 (56.25%) MVC
3 24 (50.00%) SQL
4 21 (43.75%) HTML
5 20 (41.67%) CSS
5 20 (41.67%) Microsoft
6 18 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (35.42%) Scrum
7 17 (35.42%) SQL Server 2008
8 16 (33.33%) Relational Database
9 14 (29.17%) ASP.NET
9 14 (29.17%) Windows
10 12 (25.00%) XML
10 12 (25.00%) JavaScript
10 12 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 11 (22.92%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (22.92%) SharePoint
12 10 (20.83%) System Testing
13 9 (18.75%) Ektron
13 9 (18.75%) MySQL
14 8 (16.67%) Oracle
14 8 (16.67%) Java
14 8 (16.67%) Linux
14 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (16.67%) CMS
14 8 (16.67%) .NET Framework
14 8 (16.67%) WCF
14 8 (16.67%) jQuery
15 7 (14.58%) Ajax

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 11 (22.92%) SharePoint
2 8 (16.67%) CMS
3 7 (14.58%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (14.58%) Apache
4 3 (6.25%) Drupal
4 3 (6.25%) WordPress
5 2 (4.17%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.08%) IIS
6 1 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.08%) FileNet
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) HTTP
2 4 (8.33%) Internet
3 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.17%) S/MIME
3 2 (4.17%) SMTP
3 2 (4.17%) FTP
4 1 (2.08%) MGCP
4 1 (2.08%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (35.42%) SQL Server 2008
2 16 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 9 (18.75%) MySQL
4 5 (10.42%) MongoDB
5 4 (8.33%) Oracle Database
6 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (4.17%) OLAP
7 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (4.17%) NoSQL
8 1 (2.08%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (2.08%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (2.08%) PowerCenter
8 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (14.58%) Visual Studio
3 6 (12.50%) Subversion
4 2 (4.17%) Maven
4 2 (4.17%) Checkstyle
4 2 (4.17%) JIRA
4 2 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.17%) ClearCase
4 2 (4.17%) Eclipse
4 2 (4.17%) NetBeans
4 2 (4.17%) Moq
4 2 (4.17%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.17%) JUnit
5 1 (2.08%) NUnit
General
1 6 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 36 (75.00%) Developer
2 16 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 7 (14.58%) Web Developer
3 7 (14.58%) PHP Developer
4 4 (8.33%) Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) C# Developer
5 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Architect
5 3 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Informatica Developer
6 2 (4.17%) SQL Developer
6 2 (4.17%) SQL DBA
6 2 (4.17%) Data Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) DBA
7 1 (2.08%) Server Support
7 1 (2.08%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Programmer
7 1 (2.08%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) Administrator
7 1 (2.08%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (56.25%) .NET
2 21 (43.75%) HTML
3 20 (41.67%) CSS
4 14 (29.17%) ASP.NET
5 12 (25.00%) XML
6 11 (22.92%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (16.67%) WCF
7 8 (16.67%) jQuery
7 8 (16.67%) .NET Framework
8 7 (14.58%) Ajax
8 7 (14.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (12.50%) CodeIgniter
9 6 (12.50%) Web Services
10 4 (8.33%) NHibernate
10 4 (8.33%) SOAP
10 4 (8.33%) LINQ
10 4 (8.33%) Symfony
10 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (6.25%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Client/Server
1 4 (8.33%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (4.17%) Open Source
3 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.08%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.08%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (29.17%) Windows
2 8 (16.67%) Linux
2 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (8.33%) Debian
5 3 (6.25%) UNIX
5 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (56.25%) MVC
2 18 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (35.42%) Scrum
4 10 (20.83%) System Testing
5 7 (14.58%) OO
6 4 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 4 (8.33%) OO PHP
7 3 (6.25%) Mentoring
7 3 (6.25%) Web Development
7 3 (6.25%) High Availability
8 2 (4.17%) MVVM
8 2 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (4.17%) SOA
8 2 (4.17%) ETL
8 2 (4.17%) Project Management
8 2 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (2.08%) Migration
9 1 (2.08%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (2.08%) RUP
9 1 (2.08%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 30 (62.50%) C#
2 24 (50.00%) SQL
3 12 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (16.67%) Java
5 7 (14.58%) PHP
6 5 (10.42%) PHP5
7 4 (8.33%) PowerShell
8 3 (6.25%) Python
8 3 (6.25%) VB6
8 3 (6.25%) Ruby
8 3 (6.25%) PL/SQL
8 3 (6.25%) VB
9 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.08%) VBA
9 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (14.58%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.42%) SC Cleared
2 5 (10.42%) DV Cleared
3 3 (6.25%) Degree
4 1 (2.08%) CCNP
4 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (18.75%) Ektron
3 8 (16.67%) Oracle
4 6 (12.50%) Zend
4 6 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.17%) Informatica
6 1 (2.08%) SAP
6 1 (2.08%) Cisco
6 1 (2.08%) Kalido
6 1 (2.08%) Google
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