The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire 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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 30 19 8
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -11
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 113 151 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 5.53% 8.16% 12.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 32.56% 41.26% 48.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 105 127
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £441 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 7
Average hourly rate £37.50 £31.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +61.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £26.88
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +11.62%
SQL Server
South East

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 Hampshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
347 366 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 16.98% 19.77% 25.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 218 232
Average daily rate £375 £350 £352
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £270 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £465 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 7
Average hourly rate £11.50 £31.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.49% +70.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £18.85 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £50.50 £21.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

SQL Server
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 6 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Basingstoke -6 18 £350 +7.76% 7
Southampton -25 15 £325 +3.58% 26
Fareham +7 9 £340 - 3
Portsmouth -4 9 £320 +48.83% 11
Winchester -7 8 £278 -20.71% 11
Farnborough -13 6 £419 +32.41% 6
Havant -3 3 £425 -5.55% 4
Gosport -10 3 £420 -6.66% 2
Petersfield - 2 £328 - 1
Aldershot - 1 £400 - 1
Fordingbridge - - - -
Eastleigh - - - -
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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.

1 112 (45.34%) SQL
2 99 (40.08%) Microsoft
3 89 (36.03%) Windows
4 88 (35.63%) .NET
5 86 (34.82%) C#
6 73 (29.55%) SQL Server 2008
7 54 (21.86%) SQL Server 2012
8 51 (20.65%) Security Cleared
8 51 (20.65%) Oracle
9 48 (19.43%) ASP.NET
10 45 (18.22%) Agile Software Development
11 44 (17.81%) MVC
12 43 (17.41%) HTML
13 40 (16.19%) Business Intelligence
13 40 (16.19%) SC Cleared
14 38 (15.38%) CSS
15 37 (14.98%) Windows Server 2008
16 36 (14.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 36 (14.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 36 (14.57%) JavaScript
16 36 (14.57%) Visual Studio
17 35 (14.17%) Scrum
17 35 (14.17%) Windows Server 2012
18 33 (13.36%) SharePoint
18 33 (13.36%) Team Foundation Server
19 30 (12.15%) VMware
20 29 (11.74%) Finance
20 29 (11.74%) ASP.NET MVC
20 29 (11.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 29 (11.74%) SQL Server 2005

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 33 (13.36%) SharePoint
2 15 (6.07%) MS Exchange
3 12 (4.86%) IIS
3 12 (4.86%) CMS
4 9 (3.64%) SharePoint 2010
5 8 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (2.83%) WebLogic
7 6 (2.43%) SharePoint Server
7 6 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (2.02%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (1.62%) OpenStack
10 3 (1.21%) Umbraco
10 3 (1.21%) Apache
10 3 (1.21%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.81%) Commerce Server
11 2 (0.81%) MS Project Server
11 2 (0.81%) Commerce Server 2007
11 2 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.81%) GlassFish
Applications
1 28 (11.34%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.86%) MS Office
3 4 (1.62%) MS Project
4 2 (0.81%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.40%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 13 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.62%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 3 (1.21%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.81%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.40%) Maximo
6 1 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.40%) SaaS
2 1 (0.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.07%) TCP/IP
2 12 (4.86%) SAN
2 12 (4.86%) LAN
3 9 (3.64%) WAN
3 9 (3.64%) Internet
3 9 (3.64%) Firewall
4 8 (3.24%) SMTP
5 7 (2.83%) PBX
5 7 (2.83%) VoIP
5 7 (2.83%) IP Telephony
6 6 (2.43%) HTTP
7 5 (2.02%) DNS
8 3 (1.21%) DHCP
8 3 (1.21%) VLAN
8 3 (1.21%) Asterisk PBX
8 3 (1.21%) ISDN
9 2 (0.81%) Intranet
9 2 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.81%) Extranet
9 2 (0.81%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (29.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 54 (21.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 36 (14.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 36 (14.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 29 (11.74%) SQL Server 2005
4 29 (11.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 29 (11.74%) Oracle Database
5 18 (7.29%) Relational Database
6 16 (6.48%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (4.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 9 (3.64%) Oracle Database 11g
8 9 (3.64%) MongoDB
9 8 (3.24%) RDBMS
9 8 (3.24%) MySQL
10 7 (2.83%) Crystal Reports
10 7 (2.83%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (2.43%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (2.43%) Oracle Database 10g
11 6 (2.43%) QlikView
12 5 (2.02%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 36 (14.57%) Visual Studio
2 33 (13.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (3.64%) Moq
4 6 (2.43%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.62%) Toad
6 3 (1.21%) Subversion
6 3 (1.21%) JIRA
6 3 (1.21%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (1.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.81%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.81%) Maven
7 2 (0.81%) Checkstyle
7 2 (0.81%) NetBeans
7 2 (0.81%) ClearCase
7 2 (0.81%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.81%) JUnit
7 2 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.81%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.40%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.40%) TeamCity
General
1 29 (11.74%) Finance
2 18 (7.29%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.24%) Military
4 4 (1.62%) Legal
5 3 (1.21%) Retail
5 3 (1.21%) Marketing
6 2 (0.81%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.81%) Back Office
7 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.40%) Games
Job Titles
1 118 (47.77%) Developer
2 36 (14.57%) .NET Developer
3 33 (13.36%) Analyst
4 24 (9.72%) SQL Developer
5 19 (7.69%) Architect
6 14 (5.67%) DBA
7 13 (5.26%) Consultant
7 13 (5.26%) C# Developer
8 12 (4.86%) SQL DBA
9 11 (4.45%) Web Developer
10 9 (3.64%) Administrator
10 9 (3.64%) ASP.NET Developer
10 9 (3.64%) SQL Server Developer
10 9 (3.64%) Dynamics AX Developer
11 8 (3.24%) Microsoft Developer
11 8 (3.24%) C# .NET Developer
11 8 (3.24%) Senior Developer
12 7 (2.83%) Programmer
12 7 (2.83%) SQL Server DBA
12 7 (2.83%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (35.63%) .NET
2 48 (19.43%) ASP.NET
3 43 (17.41%) HTML
4 38 (15.38%) CSS
5 29 (11.74%) ASP.NET MVC
6 24 (9.72%) jQuery
7 21 (8.50%) WCF
8 16 (6.48%) XML
9 15 (6.07%) .NET Framework
10 13 (5.26%) Web Services
11 12 (4.86%) Silverlight
12 10 (4.05%) ASP.NET Web API
13 9 (3.64%) Ninject
13 9 (3.64%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 8 (3.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 8 (3.24%) Kendo UI
15 7 (2.83%) REST
16 6 (2.43%) HTML5
16 6 (2.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 6 (2.43%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.45%) Replication
3 10 (4.05%) Clustering
4 9 (3.64%) Open Source
5 7 (2.83%) IVR
6 6 (2.43%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.62%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (1.62%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.62%) User Experience
8 3 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.21%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.81%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.81%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.81%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.81%) Graphic Design
9 2 (0.81%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.81%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.40%) NHS
10 1 (0.40%) HACMP
10 1 (0.40%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 89 (36.03%) Windows
2 37 (14.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (14.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (8.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (6.07%) UNIX
5 15 (6.07%) Linux
6 8 (3.24%) AIX
7 7 (2.83%) Windows 7
8 6 (2.43%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.21%) Windows 2000
9 3 (1.21%) Solaris
9 3 (1.21%) Android
10 2 (0.81%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.81%) VMS
10 2 (0.81%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.81%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.81%) CentOS
10 2 (0.81%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.40%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.40%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (18.22%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (17.81%) MVC
3 40 (16.19%) Business Intelligence
4 35 (14.17%) Scrum
5 25 (10.12%) ITIL
6 18 (7.29%) ETL
7 12 (4.86%) ERP
7 12 (4.86%) Migration
8 11 (4.45%) CRM
9 10 (4.05%) Load Balancing
10 9 (3.64%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (3.24%) TDD
11 8 (3.24%) E-Commerce
11 8 (3.24%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (3.24%) System Testing
11 8 (3.24%) High Availability
11 8 (3.24%) Analytics
11 8 (3.24%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (2.83%) Telemarketing
13 6 (2.43%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 112 (45.34%) SQL
2 86 (34.82%) C#
3 36 (14.57%) JavaScript
4 27 (10.93%) T-SQL
5 21 (8.50%) PL/SQL
6 12 (4.86%) Java
7 10 (4.05%) VB
7 10 (4.05%) PowerShell
8 9 (3.64%) VB.NET
9 5 (2.02%) Python
9 5 (2.02%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.62%) VBA
10 4 (1.62%) PHP
10 4 (1.62%) Ruby
10 4 (1.62%) Korn
11 3 (1.21%) Perl
12 2 (0.81%) C
12 2 (0.81%) VB6
13 1 (0.40%) FoxPro (VFP)
13 1 (0.40%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 51 (20.65%) Security Cleared
2 40 (16.19%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (4.05%) DV Cleared
4 8 (3.24%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (2.83%) CCNA
5 7 (2.83%) VCP4
6 5 (2.02%) MCTS
7 4 (1.62%) Degree
7 4 (1.62%) MCSA
8 3 (1.21%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.81%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.81%) MCP
10 1 (0.40%) MCSE
10 1 (0.40%) CCNP
10 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.40%) MCDST
10 1 (0.40%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.83%) SLA
2 2 (0.81%) QA
3 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 25 (10.12%) Active Directory
2 24 (9.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (4.05%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.43%) XenDesktop
4 6 (2.43%) VMware ESX
5 5 (2.02%) Oracle RMAN
5 5 (2.02%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 5 (2.02%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (2.02%) vSphere
6 3 (1.21%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.81%) XenApp
7 2 (0.81%) Firmware
8 1 (0.40%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.40%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.40%) Samba
8 1 (0.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.40%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (2.83%) SCCM
2 6 (2.43%) ARCserve
2 6 (2.43%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (2.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (2.02%) Data Guard
4 4 (1.62%) SCOM
5 3 (1.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (1.21%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.81%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (0.81%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.81%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.40%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.40%) WSUS
7 1 (0.40%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 99 (40.08%) Microsoft
2 51 (20.65%) Oracle
3 30 (12.15%) VMware
4 18 (7.29%) Citrix
5 13 (5.26%) Ektron
6 12 (4.86%) Cisco
7 11 (4.45%) HP
7 11 (4.45%) Altiris
8 10 (4.05%) Telerik
8 10 (4.05%) Symantec
9 8 (3.24%) Apple
10 7 (2.83%) Red Hat
10 7 (2.83%) Cognos
11 6 (2.43%) CA
12 5 (2.02%) 3PAR
13 4 (1.62%) EMC
13 4 (1.62%) Sun
13 4 (1.62%) McAfee
14 3 (1.21%) Brocade
14 3 (1.21%) Netezza
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