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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 27 26 9
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -17
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 118 129 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 5.61% 6.55% 11.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 35.76% 34.13% 53.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 73 151
Average daily rate
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£339 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.85% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £458 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Average hourly rate £19.56 £46.75 £18.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.15% +147.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.51 £42.15 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.61 £51.35 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-27.58% +16.00%
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
330 378 386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 15.69% 19.21% 21.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 214 271
Average daily rate £363 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 9
Average hourly rate £19.50 £52.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.85% +75.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-24.24% +10.00%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -8 24 £300 -4.76% 17
Havant +3 15 £425 -5.55% 6
Basingstoke -6 15 £381 +38.63% 8
Portsmouth +3 9 £298 -50.41% 8
Andover +10 6 £375 - 5
Farnborough -6 5 £325 +8.33% 9
Hook -6 5 £336 -11.51% 4
Petersfield -1 2 £328 +36.45% 4
Fareham -2 2 £310 +24.00% 6
Winchester -8 1 - - 13
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 119 (49.58%) SQL
2 93 (38.75%) Microsoft
3 89 (37.08%) Windows
4 88 (36.67%) .NET
5 76 (31.67%) C#
6 61 (25.42%) Oracle
7 54 (22.50%) ASP.NET
8 52 (21.67%) SQL Server 2008
9 49 (20.42%) SQL Server 2012
10 45 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
10 45 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
11 44 (18.33%) JavaScript
11 44 (18.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 44 (18.33%) Oracle Database
12 42 (17.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 42 (17.50%) T-SQL
13 41 (17.08%) HTML
14 39 (16.25%) SharePoint
14 39 (16.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 38 (15.83%) Security Cleared
15 38 (15.83%) MVC
16 36 (15.00%) CSS
17 33 (13.75%) Scrum
17 33 (13.75%) Team Foundation Server
18 32 (13.33%) SC Cleared
18 32 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
19 30 (12.50%) MS Excel
20 29 (12.08%) jQuery
21 28 (11.67%) Visual Studio
22 27 (11.25%) Windows Server 2008

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 39 (16.25%) SharePoint
2 22 (9.17%) MS Exchange
3 15 (6.25%) IIS
4 14 (5.83%) SharePoint 2013
5 13 (5.42%) CMS
6 11 (4.58%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (2.08%) WebLogic
10 3 (1.25%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (1.25%) WebSphere
10 3 (1.25%) Drupal
10 3 (1.25%) Umbraco
10 3 (1.25%) MediaWiki
10 3 (1.25%) WordPress
10 3 (1.25%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.83%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.83%) Node.js
11 2 (0.83%) Apache
Applications
1 30 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 19 (7.92%) MS Office
3 5 (2.08%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.83%) MS Project
5 1 (0.42%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 17 (7.08%) Dynamics AX
2 13 (5.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.25%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.83%) DNS
1 14 (5.83%) Firewall
2 10 (4.17%) DHCP
3 9 (3.75%) TCP/IP
4 8 (3.33%) SAN
4 8 (3.33%) Internet
5 5 (2.08%) Intranet
5 5 (2.08%) LAN
6 4 (1.67%) HTTP
6 4 (1.67%) WAN
7 3 (1.25%) SMTP
7 3 (1.25%) Extranet
8 2 (0.83%) NAS
8 2 (0.83%) FCoE
8 2 (0.83%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (0.83%) NetScaler
8 2 (0.83%) PBX
8 2 (0.83%) SMS
8 2 (0.83%) VoIP
8 2 (0.83%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (21.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 49 (20.42%) SQL Server 2012
3 44 (18.33%) Oracle Database
3 44 (18.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 42 (17.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 39 (16.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 23 (9.58%) SQL Server 2005
7 21 (8.75%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (6.25%) Relational Database
9 14 (5.83%) Oracle Database 11g
10 12 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 11 (4.58%) MySQL
12 7 (2.92%) DB2
12 7 (2.92%) RDBMS
12 7 (2.92%) MongoDB
12 7 (2.92%) Oracle Database 12c
13 6 (2.50%) QlikView
13 6 (2.50%) InterSystems Cache
13 6 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
14 5 (2.08%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 33 (13.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 28 (11.67%) Visual Studio
3 6 (2.50%) Selenium
3 6 (2.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (1.67%) Moq
4 4 (1.67%) SoapUI
4 4 (1.67%) TeamCity
4 4 (1.67%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.67%) Toad
5 3 (1.25%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (1.25%) TestComplete
5 3 (1.25%) CruiseControl
5 3 (1.25%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.83%) SpecFlow
6 2 (0.83%) Bazaar
6 2 (0.83%) Mercurial
6 2 (0.83%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.42%) ClearCase
General
1 18 (7.50%) Finance
2 6 (2.50%) Telecoms
2 6 (2.50%) Retail
3 5 (2.08%) Legal
3 5 (2.08%) Military
4 3 (1.25%) Marketing
5 2 (0.83%) Games
5 2 (0.83%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.42%) Automotive
6 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 110 (45.83%) Developer
2 40 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 37 (15.42%) Analyst
4 26 (10.83%) Architect
5 23 (9.58%) SQL Developer
6 19 (7.92%) DBA
7 14 (5.83%) Infrastructure Architect
8 13 (5.42%) SQL DBA
9 12 (5.00%) C# Developer
10 11 (4.58%) Consultant
10 11 (4.58%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 10 (4.17%) Senior Developer
12 9 (3.75%) Web Developer
12 9 (3.75%) Microsoft Developer
12 9 (3.75%) Dynamics AX Developer
13 8 (3.33%) SQL Server DBA
13 8 (3.33%) Data Analyst
13 8 (3.33%) Oracle DBA
13 8 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
14 7 (2.92%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (36.67%) .NET
2 54 (22.50%) ASP.NET
3 41 (17.08%) HTML
4 36 (15.00%) CSS
5 29 (12.08%) jQuery
6 26 (10.83%) ASP.NET MVC
7 24 (10.00%) .NET Framework
8 21 (8.75%) XML
9 17 (7.08%) WCF
10 16 (6.67%) Web Services
11 10 (4.17%) HTML5
11 10 (4.17%) Entity Framework
11 10 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
12 8 (3.33%) Ajax
13 7 (2.92%) Silverlight
14 6 (2.50%) Classic ASP
14 6 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 5 (2.08%) Windows Identity Foundation
15 5 (2.08%) Ninject
15 5 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.83%) Replication
3 12 (5.00%) Clustering
4 7 (2.92%) N-Tier
4 7 (2.92%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.08%) Data Integration
5 5 (2.08%) NHS
5 5 (2.08%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.67%) User Experience
7 3 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.83%) EPoS
8 2 (0.83%) IVR
8 2 (0.83%) Statistics
8 2 (0.83%) iSeries
8 2 (0.83%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (0.83%) Social Media
8 2 (0.83%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.42%) Life Science
9 1 (0.42%) AS400
9 1 (0.42%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 89 (37.08%) Windows
2 32 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 27 (11.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (5.42%) UNIX
4 13 (5.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (5.00%) Windows 7
6 11 (4.58%) Linux
7 8 (3.33%) AIX
8 5 (2.08%) Android
9 3 (1.25%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.83%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.83%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.83%) Solaris
11 1 (0.42%) HPUX
11 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
1 45 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (15.83%) MVC
3 33 (13.75%) Scrum
4 20 (8.33%) Migration
4 20 (8.33%) ETL
5 16 (6.67%) CRM
6 14 (5.83%) ITIL
6 14 (5.83%) Web Development
7 13 (5.42%) Content Management
8 12 (5.00%) Analytics
9 11 (4.58%) Kimball Methodology
9 11 (4.58%) Data Analysis
10 10 (4.17%) System Testing
11 9 (3.75%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (3.75%) E-Commerce
11 9 (3.75%) ERP
11 9 (3.75%) TDD
11 9 (3.75%) Performance Monitoring
11 9 (3.75%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 119 (49.58%) SQL
2 76 (31.67%) C#
3 44 (18.33%) JavaScript
4 42 (17.50%) T-SQL
5 20 (8.33%) PowerShell
6 18 (7.50%) PL/SQL
7 14 (5.83%) VB
8 9 (3.75%) Java
9 8 (3.33%) Perl
9 8 (3.33%) VB.NET
10 7 (2.92%) Shell Script
10 7 (2.92%) PHP
11 6 (2.50%) Korn
12 5 (2.08%) VBScript
13 4 (1.67%) Python
14 2 (0.83%) VBA
14 2 (0.83%) VB6
14 2 (0.83%) Ruby
14 2 (0.83%) C++
14 2 (0.83%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 38 (15.83%) Security Cleared
2 32 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 19 (7.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (3.75%) MCTS
5 7 (2.92%) Degree
6 6 (2.50%) MCSA
6 6 (2.50%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.67%) MCSE
7 4 (1.67%) ISTQB
8 3 (1.25%) MCITP
8 3 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (1.25%) VCP4
8 3 (1.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.83%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.83%) MCP
9 2 (0.83%) MCDBA
9 2 (0.83%) CCNA
10 1 (0.42%) ISEB
10 1 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.67%) SLA
2 3 (1.25%) QA
3 1 (0.42%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.42%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 22 (9.17%) Active Directory
2 20 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (5.00%) XenDesktop
4 11 (4.58%) Hyper-V
4 11 (4.58%) XenApp
5 5 (2.08%) vSphere
6 4 (1.67%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.25%) Oracle Clusterware
7 3 (1.25%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.83%) LiteSpeed
8 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.42%) Samba
Systems Management
1 10 (4.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 8 (3.33%) SCCM
3 7 (2.92%) Data Guard
4 6 (2.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 6 (2.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (1.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 4 (1.67%) SCOM
5 4 (1.67%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (1.25%) ARCserve
6 3 (1.25%) vMotion
6 3 (1.25%) Oracle Flashback
7 2 (0.83%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.42%) WSUS
8 1 (0.42%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.42%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.42%) Puppet
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 93 (38.75%) Microsoft
2 61 (25.42%) Oracle
3 26 (10.83%) VMware
4 17 (7.08%) Citrix
5 14 (5.83%) Symantec
6 13 (5.42%) IBM
7 11 (4.58%) Ektron
8 9 (3.75%) HP
9 8 (3.33%) OpenText
9 8 (3.33%) Telerik
9 8 (3.33%) Ventyx
10 6 (2.50%) Google
11 5 (2.08%) Altiris
11 5 (2.08%) Apple
11 5 (2.08%) Business Objects
11 5 (2.08%) Cognos
11 5 (2.08%) Cisco
12 4 (1.67%) 3PAR
13 3 (1.25%) Nintex
13 3 (1.25%) Sitecore
Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Basingstoke
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £280 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £320 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Harrington Starr
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Venturi
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Acuro (MaxAd Ltd)
Rate: £225.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Basingstoke
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Basingstoke
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £275 - £350 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Havant
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £450.15 - £490 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Portsmouth
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £375 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Portsmouth
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £375 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Hampshire
Adamine
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Hampshire
Venturi
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 27 days ago