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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 22 30 13
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -17
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 168 120 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 7.65% 5.82% 11.04%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 32.43% 30.15% 46.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 80 103
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£350 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £244 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 15
Average hourly rate £24.00 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.15% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.08 £32.50 £18.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.75 £32.50 £41.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £25.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+31.00% -18.03%
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
518 398 430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 23.58% 19.31% 23.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 229 233
Average daily rate £395 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.96% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 17
Average hourly rate £24.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £21.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -7.69%

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 28 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 August 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
Southampton +11 28 £340 -2.85% 20
Farnborough +5 14 £345 - 6
Basingstoke -15 11 £364 +8.17% 6
Winchester -12 9 £425 +54.54% 8
Portsmouth 0 7 £350 - 13
Hook +2 6 £373 +23.82%
Andover -2 6 £319 -20.31% 1
Havant -3 6 - - 1
Gosport - 6 £450 - 2
Fareham +3 5 £310 -22.50% 6
Aldershot - 2 - -
Liphook - 2 £306 -
Eastleigh - 1 - - 2
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 137 (47.90%) SQL
2 126 (44.06%) Windows
3 108 (37.76%) .NET
4 96 (33.57%) Oracle
5 93 (32.52%) Microsoft
6 68 (23.78%) C#
7 62 (21.68%) T-SQL
8 60 (20.98%) ASP.NET
8 60 (20.98%) Security Cleared
9 56 (19.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 53 (18.53%) Agile Software Development
11 52 (18.18%) JavaScript
11 52 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
11 52 (18.18%) Oracle Database
12 50 (17.48%) HTML
13 49 (17.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 47 (16.43%) Business Intelligence
15 46 (16.08%) SC Cleared
15 46 (16.08%) SQL Server 2008
16 44 (15.38%) MS Excel
16 44 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
17 42 (14.69%) Windows Server 2012
18 39 (13.64%) SQL Server 2005
19 37 (12.94%) jQuery
20 35 (12.24%) VMware
20 35 (12.24%) CSS
21 33 (11.54%) MS Office
21 33 (11.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 32 (11.19%) SharePoint
23 31 (10.84%) Citrix

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 32 (11.19%) SharePoint
2 29 (10.14%) IIS
3 26 (9.09%) MS Exchange
4 16 (5.59%) Exchange Server 2007
5 14 (4.90%) SharePoint 2013
6 11 (3.85%) CMS
7 7 (2.45%) WordPress
7 7 (2.45%) Sitecore CMS
7 7 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (2.10%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.75%) Drupal
10 4 (1.40%) CICS
11 3 (1.05%) WebLogic
11 3 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (1.05%) MediaWiki
12 2 (0.70%) Node.js
12 2 (0.70%) Apache
12 2 (0.70%) Documentum
13 1 (0.35%) SAS
13 1 (0.35%) JBoss
Applications
1 44 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 33 (11.54%) MS Office
3 7 (2.45%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.40%) MS Project
5 3 (1.05%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.70%) SPSS
6 2 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (5.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.10%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.35%) CA PPM
3 1 (0.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.35%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.10%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.05%) SaaS
3 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (8.39%) DNS
2 19 (6.64%) DHCP
3 15 (5.24%) Firewall
4 13 (4.55%) LAN
4 13 (4.55%) WAN
5 11 (3.85%) TCP/IP
6 10 (3.50%) Internet
7 8 (2.80%) SAN
8 6 (2.10%) Intranet
9 5 (1.75%) Wireless
9 5 (1.75%) SMS
10 3 (1.05%) VoIP
10 3 (1.05%) Kerberos
10 3 (1.05%) VLAN
11 2 (0.70%) IP Telephony
11 2 (0.70%) NAS
11 2 (0.70%) FCoE
11 2 (0.70%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (0.70%) NetScaler
11 2 (0.70%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (19.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 52 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
2 52 (18.18%) Oracle Database
3 49 (17.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 46 (16.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 39 (13.64%) SQL Server 2005
6 33 (11.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 29 (10.14%) Data Warehouse
8 26 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
9 18 (6.29%) MySQL
10 14 (4.90%) DB2
10 14 (4.90%) Relational Database
10 14 (4.90%) Oracle Database 12c
11 10 (3.50%) RDBMS
11 10 (3.50%) QlikView
12 9 (3.15%) PostgreSQL
13 8 (2.80%) OLAP
14 6 (2.10%) MS Access
14 6 (2.10%) InterSystems Cache
14 6 (2.10%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 27 (9.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 11 (3.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 9 (3.15%) Selenium
5 8 (2.80%) SoapUI
6 7 (2.45%) Git (software)
7 5 (1.75%) TestComplete
7 5 (1.75%) NUnit
8 4 (1.40%) HP UFT
8 4 (1.40%) ERwin
8 4 (1.40%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.05%) Jenkins
9 3 (1.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (1.05%) StarTeam
9 3 (1.05%) JSUnit
9 3 (1.05%) LoadRunner
9 3 (1.05%) CruiseControl
9 3 (1.05%) Subversion
10 2 (0.70%) Maven
10 2 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 26 (9.09%) Finance
2 8 (2.80%) Military
2 8 (2.80%) Retail
3 7 (2.45%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.45%) Legal
4 4 (1.40%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.40%) Billing
4 4 (1.40%) Marketing
5 3 (1.05%) Automotive
6 2 (0.70%) Law
6 2 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 106 (37.06%) Developer
2 49 (17.13%) Architect
3 45 (15.73%) Analyst
4 36 (12.59%) .NET Developer
5 29 (10.14%) SQL Developer
6 28 (9.79%) DBA
6 28 (9.79%) Infrastructure Architect
7 22 (7.69%) SQL DBA
8 14 (4.90%) ASP.NET Developer
8 14 (4.90%) C# Developer
8 14 (4.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 12 (4.20%) Analyst Programmer
9 12 (4.20%) Programmer
10 11 (3.85%) Consultant
11 9 (3.15%) Tester
11 9 (3.15%) C# .NET Developer
12 8 (2.80%) CRM Developer
12 8 (2.80%) Test Analyst
12 8 (2.80%) Technical Architect
13 7 (2.45%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (37.76%) .NET
2 60 (20.98%) ASP.NET
3 50 (17.48%) HTML
4 37 (12.94%) jQuery
5 35 (12.24%) CSS
6 25 (8.74%) HTML5
7 19 (6.64%) ASP.NET MVC
7 19 (6.64%) Web Services
8 18 (6.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 16 (5.59%) .NET Framework
10 14 (4.90%) Ajax
10 14 (4.90%) XML
11 12 (4.20%) WCF
11 12 (4.20%) REST
12 10 (3.50%) CSS3
12 10 (3.50%) ASP.NET Web API
13 8 (2.80%) Entity Framework
13 8 (2.80%) SOAP
14 6 (2.10%) WebSphere MQ
14 6 (2.10%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.24%) N-Tier
3 13 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 13 (4.55%) Clustering
4 7 (2.45%) Replication
5 6 (2.10%) NHS
5 6 (2.10%) Social Media
5 6 (2.10%) User Experience
5 6 (2.10%) Data Centre
6 5 (1.75%) Private Cloud
6 5 (1.75%) iSeries
6 5 (1.75%) EPoS
7 4 (1.40%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.40%) Social Network
7 4 (1.40%) Statistics
8 3 (1.05%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.05%) AS400
8 3 (1.05%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 126 (44.06%) Windows
2 44 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 42 (14.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (10.14%) UNIX
4 29 (10.14%) Linux
5 20 (6.99%) Windows 7
6 10 (3.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (3.50%) HPUX
7 8 (2.80%) Windows XP
8 5 (1.75%) Android
9 4 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.40%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.40%) AIX
10 3 (1.05%) Windows CE
10 3 (1.05%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.70%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.35%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (18.53%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (16.43%) Business Intelligence
3 28 (9.79%) Migration
4 27 (9.44%) MVC
5 21 (7.34%) SDLC
6 20 (6.99%) Scrum
6 20 (6.99%) CRM
7 18 (6.29%) ITIL
8 17 (5.94%) Configuration Management
9 16 (5.59%) ETL
9 16 (5.59%) Technical Architecture
10 15 (5.24%) Web Development
10 15 (5.24%) Content Management
11 14 (4.90%) Portfolio Management
11 14 (4.90%) Analytics
12 13 (4.55%) Data Modelling
13 12 (4.20%) E-Commerce
14 11 (3.85%) OO
14 11 (3.85%) Data Analysis
15 10 (3.50%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 137 (47.90%) SQL
2 68 (23.78%) C#
3 62 (21.68%) T-SQL
4 52 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 20 (6.99%) VB
6 19 (6.64%) Java
7 17 (5.94%) PowerShell
8 14 (4.90%) VB.NET
9 13 (4.55%) PL/SQL
9 13 (4.55%) C++
10 11 (3.85%) PHP
11 9 (3.15%) VBScript
12 7 (2.45%) C
12 7 (2.45%) Perl
13 5 (1.75%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.40%) COBOL
15 3 (1.05%) Korn
16 2 (0.70%) Bourne shell
16 2 (0.70%) VBA
17 1 (0.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 60 (20.98%) Security Cleared
2 46 (16.08%) SC Cleared
3 21 (7.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (4.55%) Degree
5 9 (3.15%) MCTS
6 7 (2.45%) DV Cleared
6 7 (2.45%) MCSA
7 5 (1.75%) MCSE
8 4 (1.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (1.40%) VCP4
8 4 (1.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (1.05%) ISTQB
9 3 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.70%) MCITP
10 2 (0.70%) MCP
10 2 (0.70%) MCDBA
10 2 (0.70%) CCNA
11 1 (0.35%) ISEB
11 1 (0.35%) MOS
11 1 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.50%) SLA
2 7 (2.45%) QA
System Software
1 30 (10.49%) Active Directory
2 24 (8.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (7.34%) XenApp
4 14 (4.90%) XenDesktop
5 13 (4.55%) vSphere
6 8 (2.80%) Hyper-V
7 5 (1.75%) VMware ESX
8 3 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.70%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (0.35%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 15 (5.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 12 (4.20%) SCCM
3 8 (2.80%) SCOM
4 6 (2.10%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 5 (1.75%) SCOrch
5 5 (1.75%) SCSM
6 4 (1.40%) vMotion
7 3 (1.05%) Data Guard
7 3 (1.05%) LiteSpeed
7 3 (1.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.70%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.70%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.35%) WSUS
9 1 (0.35%) MOM
9 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.35%) Puppet
9 1 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.35%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 96 (33.57%) Oracle
2 93 (32.52%) Microsoft
3 35 (12.24%) VMware
4 31 (10.84%) Citrix
5 27 (9.44%) IBM
6 16 (5.59%) Symantec
7 13 (4.55%) OpenText
7 13 (4.55%) Ventyx
8 12 (4.20%) Cognos
8 12 (4.20%) Telerik
8 12 (4.20%) Google
9 7 (2.45%) Sitecore
9 7 (2.45%) SAP
10 6 (2.10%) Facebook
10 6 (2.10%) Twitter
11 5 (1.75%) Coremetrics
11 5 (1.75%) Red Hat
11 5 (1.75%) HP
12 4 (1.40%) Cisco
12 4 (1.40%) Rackspace
Hampshire
Hudson IT
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Energon People
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £325 - 400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
TRG
Rate: 250-400 Per Day
Posted: 10 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago