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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 31 11 15
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 117 182 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 5.57% 10.72% 8.99%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 32.96% 46.55% 42.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 96 92
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£360 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £255 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 14
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £25.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +38.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +9.09%
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
355 391 426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 16.90% 23.03% 21.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 211 219
Average daily rate £365 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £290 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £438 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 22
Average hourly rate £32.50 £42.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +136.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £32.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £41.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.03 £32.05
% change year-on-year
-3.20% -0.07%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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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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 +4 26 £344 -1.78% 14
Southampton -12 17 £350 +14.28% 16
Havant +4 14 £440 +9.31% 3
Hook +2 12 £300 - 2
Farnborough +1 8 - - 5
Portsmouth -6 8 £350 -17.64% 21
Winchester -7 2 £338 +5.46% 3
Fareham - 2 £400 - 6
Andover +2 1 £400 - 1
Petersfield - 1 £325 - 5
Ringwood - - - - 1
Wallington - - - - 1
Aldershot - - - - 2
Eastleigh - - - - 1
Gosport - - - - 1
Liss - - - -
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

1 114 (49.57%) SQL
2 108 (46.96%) .NET
3 94 (40.87%) C#
4 93 (40.43%) Windows
5 90 (39.13%) Microsoft
6 84 (36.52%) SQL Server 2008
7 69 (30.00%) ASP.NET
8 67 (29.13%) JavaScript
9 64 (27.83%) Oracle
10 63 (27.39%) CSS
11 62 (26.96%) MVC
12 54 (23.48%) XML
13 47 (20.43%) ASP.NET MVC
14 45 (19.57%) HTML
15 42 (18.26%) Security Cleared
15 42 (18.26%) jQuery
15 42 (18.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 38 (16.52%) SQL Server 2005
16 38 (16.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 38 (16.52%) Windows Server 2008
17 37 (16.09%) SC Cleared
17 37 (16.09%) Web Services
17 37 (16.09%) SharePoint
18 36 (15.65%) Agile Software Development
18 36 (15.65%) Oracle Database
19 34 (14.78%) Java
19 34 (14.78%) T-SQL
20 32 (13.91%) Business Intelligence
21 30 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
21 30 (13.04%) Analytical Skills

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 37 (16.09%) SharePoint
2 24 (10.43%) IIS
3 21 (9.13%) Apache
4 17 (7.39%) MS Exchange
5 10 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (3.48%) CMS
6 8 (3.48%) SharePoint Server
7 7 (3.04%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (3.04%) Tomcat
7 7 (3.04%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (2.61%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (2.61%) WebLogic
8 6 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (2.17%) WebSphere
9 5 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (1.74%) ArcGIS
11 3 (1.30%) Drupal
11 3 (1.30%) WordPress
11 3 (1.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 2 (0.87%) Documentum
Applications
1 25 (10.87%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.91%) MS Office
3 2 (0.87%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.43%) MS Project
4 1 (0.43%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (2.17%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (1.74%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.87%) Maximo
4 2 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.52%) SAN
2 11 (4.78%) Internet
3 10 (4.35%) DNS
4 7 (3.04%) Firewall
4 7 (3.04%) DHCP
5 5 (2.17%) HTTP
5 5 (2.17%) SMTP
6 4 (1.74%) LAN
7 2 (0.87%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.87%) Network Security
7 2 (0.87%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.43%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.43%) VLAN
8 1 (0.43%) DMZ
8 1 (0.43%) SNMP
8 1 (0.43%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.43%) VoIP
8 1 (0.43%) WAN
8 1 (0.43%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (36.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 42 (18.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 38 (16.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 38 (16.52%) SQL Server 2005
4 36 (15.65%) Oracle Database
5 26 (11.30%) MySQL
6 25 (10.87%) SQL Server 2012
7 24 (10.43%) Oracle Database 10g
8 22 (9.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 19 (8.26%) Oracle Database 11g
10 16 (6.96%) Relational Database
11 15 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (5.22%) SQL Server 2000
13 9 (3.91%) PostgreSQL
14 6 (2.61%) SQLPlus
14 6 (2.61%) Oracle Discoverer
14 6 (2.61%) OLAP
14 6 (2.61%) Oracle Reports
15 5 (2.17%) Data Mart
16 4 (1.74%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 30 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (6.52%) Visual Studio
3 8 (3.48%) Subversion
4 7 (3.04%) Selenium
5 6 (2.61%) Toad
5 6 (2.61%) SoapUI
5 6 (2.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 5 (2.17%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (1.74%) JUnit
7 4 (1.74%) Git (software)
7 4 (1.74%) NUnit
7 4 (1.74%) Hudson
7 4 (1.74%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.30%) SpecFlow
8 3 (1.30%) Moq
8 3 (1.30%) CruiseControl
8 3 (1.30%) MSI
8 3 (1.30%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.87%) StarTeam
9 2 (0.87%) Eclipse
General
1 26 (11.30%) Finance
2 21 (9.13%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.04%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.61%) Back Office
5 4 (1.74%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.74%) Banking
6 2 (0.87%) Military
7 1 (0.43%) Retail
7 1 (0.43%) Music Industry
7 1 (0.43%) Marketing
7 1 (0.43%) Electronics
7 1 (0.43%) Advertising
7 1 (0.43%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.43%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 123 (53.48%) Developer
2 54 (23.48%) .NET Developer
3 35 (15.22%) DBA
4 24 (10.43%) Administrator
4 24 (10.43%) SQL DBA
5 20 (8.70%) SQL Developer
5 20 (8.70%) C# Developer
6 17 (7.39%) ASP.NET Developer
6 17 (7.39%) C# .NET Developer
7 14 (6.09%) SQL Server DBA
7 14 (6.09%) Architect
7 14 (6.09%) Oracle DBA
8 12 (5.22%) Consultant
8 12 (5.22%) VB.NET Developer
9 11 (4.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (4.35%) Web Developer
10 10 (4.35%) Analyst
11 9 (3.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 8 (3.48%) Software Developer
12 8 (3.48%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (46.96%) .NET
2 69 (30.00%) ASP.NET
3 63 (27.39%) CSS
4 54 (23.48%) XML
5 47 (20.43%) ASP.NET MVC
6 45 (19.57%) HTML
7 42 (18.26%) jQuery
8 37 (16.09%) Web Services
9 28 (12.17%) WCF
10 23 (10.00%) Ajax
11 21 (9.13%) .NET Framework
12 18 (7.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 17 (7.39%) XSLT
14 16 (6.96%) Middleware
14 16 (6.96%) SOAP
15 8 (3.48%) Spring
16 7 (3.04%) Hibernate
16 7 (3.04%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
16 7 (3.04%) CodeIgniter
16 7 (3.04%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 30 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (10.43%) Replication
3 17 (7.39%) Clustering
4 6 (2.61%) Blackberry
4 6 (2.61%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.74%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.30%) Open Source
6 3 (1.30%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (1.30%) E-Learning
6 3 (1.30%) SCORM
7 2 (0.87%) Derivative
7 2 (0.87%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.87%) iPhone
7 2 (0.87%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.43%) GIS
8 1 (0.43%) iPad
8 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.43%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.43%) DTV
8 1 (0.43%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 93 (40.43%) Windows
2 38 (16.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (10.00%) Linux
5 21 (9.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (8.26%) UNIX
7 7 (3.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (3.04%) Windows 7
7 7 (3.04%) Windows 2000
8 6 (2.61%) Debian
9 4 (1.74%) Windows XP
9 4 (1.74%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (1.30%) Android
10 3 (1.30%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.87%) SUSE
12 1 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.43%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (26.96%) MVC
2 36 (15.65%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (13.91%) Business Intelligence
4 26 (11.30%) ITIL
5 25 (10.87%) SOA
6 23 (10.00%) Scrum
7 22 (9.57%) ETL
8 18 (7.83%) Software Engineering
9 14 (6.09%) OO
10 11 (4.78%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (4.35%) CRM
12 9 (3.91%) Unit Testing
13 8 (3.48%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (3.48%) Web Application Development
13 8 (3.48%) Data Modelling
13 8 (3.48%) Disaster Recovery
14 7 (3.04%) TDD
14 7 (3.04%) PRINCE2
14 7 (3.04%) Network Management
14 7 (3.04%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 114 (49.57%) SQL
2 94 (40.87%) C#
3 67 (29.13%) JavaScript
4 34 (14.78%) Java
4 34 (14.78%) T-SQL
5 21 (9.13%) VB.NET
6 19 (8.26%) PL/SQL
7 14 (6.09%) PHP
7 14 (6.09%) C
7 14 (6.09%) VB
8 8 (3.48%) Perl
9 6 (2.61%) Shell Script
9 6 (2.61%) Korn
10 5 (2.17%) PHP5
10 5 (2.17%) VBScript
11 4 (1.74%) C++
12 3 (1.30%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.87%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.87%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.87%) VB6
Qualifications
1 42 (18.26%) Security Cleared
2 37 (16.09%) SC Cleared
3 18 (7.83%) Degree
4 11 (4.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (2.61%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (2.17%) MCTS
6 5 (2.17%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.74%) MCSE
8 3 (1.30%) MCSA
9 1 (0.43%) CCNA
9 1 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.43%) OCP
9 1 (0.43%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.91%) SLA
2 7 (3.04%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.87%) QA
4 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (11.30%) Active Directory
2 14 (6.09%) Oracle RAC
3 12 (5.22%) Oracle RMAN
4 10 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (3.91%) VMware ESX
5 9 (3.91%) vSphere
6 7 (3.04%) Hyper-V
7 6 (2.61%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (2.61%) XenDesktop
8 5 (2.17%) vCloud
9 4 (1.74%) XenApp
10 2 (0.87%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 2 (0.87%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 13 (5.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 10 (4.35%) Data Guard
3 7 (3.04%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (2.17%) NetBackup
4 5 (2.17%) Backup Exec
4 5 (2.17%) ARCserve
5 4 (1.74%) WSUS
6 2 (0.87%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.87%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.87%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.87%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (0.87%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.43%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.43%) SCOM
Vendors
1 90 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 64 (27.83%) Oracle
3 27 (11.74%) VMware
4 13 (5.65%) Citrix
5 12 (5.22%) Symantec
6 7 (3.04%) Red Hat
6 7 (3.04%) CA
6 7 (3.04%) IBM
6 7 (3.04%) Netezza
6 7 (3.04%) Zend
7 6 (2.61%) Ektron
7 6 (2.61%) EMC
7 6 (2.61%) Altiris
7 6 (2.61%) Veritas
8 5 (2.17%) Sophos
8 5 (2.17%) HP
8 5 (2.17%) Cognos
8 5 (2.17%) Cisco
8 5 (2.17%) 3PAR
8 5 (2.17%) Acronis
Farnborough, Hampshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Sanderson
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Hampshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £30 - £350 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Southampton
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + all inclusive
Posted: 13 days ago
Hook
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £370.00 - £416.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £320 per day + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago