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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 23 37 11
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -26
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 146 109 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 7.06% 5.35% 10.71%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 37.63% 27.81% 52.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 59 101
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 12
Average hourly rate £24.00 - £19.88
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 - £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.20 - £29.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.88 £23.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+3.80% -8.00%
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
388 392 351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 18.76% 19.25% 20.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 236 206
Average daily rate £375 £375 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 16
Average hourly rate £24.00 £52.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.28% +162.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.35 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+2.96% -5.00%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 6 July 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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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 29 £310 -11.42% 21
Basingstoke -2 14 £365 +9.77% 8
Havant -4 12 £425 -5.55% 1
Andover - 9 £350 -
Farnborough -2 8 £463 +54.16% 4
Hook +4 7 £336 -1.10%
Winchester -11 5 £350 +27.27% 11
Fareham - 5 £310 - 5
Portsmouth 0 3 £330 -42.60% 9
Gosport - 3 £450 - 1
Petersfield 0 1 £288 +1.76%
Eastleigh - 1 - - 3
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 133 (50.00%) SQL
2 104 (39.10%) Windows
3 98 (36.84%) Microsoft
4 91 (34.21%) .NET
5 68 (25.56%) C#
6 65 (24.44%) Oracle
7 59 (22.18%) SQL Server 2012
8 57 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 55 (20.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 55 (20.68%) ASP.NET
9 55 (20.68%) T-SQL
10 50 (18.80%) Business Intelligence
10 50 (18.80%) SQL Server 2008
11 49 (18.42%) JavaScript
12 46 (17.29%) Security Cleared
12 46 (17.29%) Agile Software Development
13 45 (16.92%) Oracle Database
14 43 (16.17%) Windows Server 2012
15 42 (15.79%) MS Excel
16 39 (14.66%) HTML
16 39 (14.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 38 (14.29%) SC Cleared
17 38 (14.29%) SharePoint
18 36 (13.53%) VMware
19 35 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
20 34 (12.78%) Migration
21 32 (12.03%) MVC
22 30 (11.28%) Scrum
23 29 (10.90%) Team Foundation Server
24 28 (10.53%) CSS

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 38 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 24 (9.02%) MS Exchange
3 17 (6.39%) SharePoint 2013
4 14 (5.26%) IIS
5 12 (4.51%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (4.14%) CMS
7 7 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (2.63%) WordPress
7 7 (2.63%) Sitecore CMS
8 6 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (1.88%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (1.88%) Drupal
10 4 (1.50%) WebSphere
10 4 (1.50%) MediaWiki
11 3 (1.13%) Umbraco
11 3 (1.13%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.75%) Apache
12 2 (0.75%) Node.js
13 1 (0.38%) Sitefinity
13 1 (0.38%) Kentico
Applications
1 42 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 24 (9.02%) MS Office
3 8 (3.01%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.88%) InfoPath
5 4 (1.50%) MS Project
6 2 (0.75%) SPSS
6 2 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (5.64%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.50%) Google Analytics
1 4 (1.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.39%) DNS
2 13 (4.89%) DHCP
3 12 (4.51%) LAN
3 12 (4.51%) SAN
3 12 (4.51%) Firewall
4 11 (4.14%) TCP/IP
4 11 (4.14%) Internet
4 11 (4.14%) WAN
5 6 (2.26%) Intranet
6 5 (1.88%) SMS
6 5 (1.88%) Wireless
7 4 (1.50%) HTTP
8 3 (1.13%) Extranet
8 3 (1.13%) VoIP
8 3 (1.13%) SMTP
8 3 (1.13%) NAS
9 2 (0.75%) IP Telephony
9 2 (0.75%) FCoE
9 2 (0.75%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (0.75%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (22.18%) SQL Server 2012
2 57 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 55 (20.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 50 (18.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 45 (16.92%) Oracle Database
6 39 (14.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 27 (10.15%) SQL Server 2005
7 27 (10.15%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (6.02%) Oracle Database 11g
9 12 (4.51%) Relational Database
10 11 (4.14%) QlikView
10 11 (4.14%) MySQL
11 9 (3.38%) DB2
11 9 (3.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 8 (3.01%) RDBMS
12 8 (3.01%) MS Access
13 7 (2.63%) OLAP
13 7 (2.63%) Oracle Database 12c
14 6 (2.26%) InterSystems Cache
15 5 (1.88%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 29 (10.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 27 (10.15%) Visual Studio
3 7 (2.63%) Selenium
4 6 (2.26%) SoapUI
5 4 (1.50%) TestComplete
5 4 (1.50%) TeamCity
5 4 (1.50%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (1.50%) HP UFT
6 3 (1.13%) LoadRunner
6 3 (1.13%) CruiseControl
7 2 (0.75%) Subversion
7 2 (0.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.75%) ERwin
7 2 (0.75%) Mercurial
7 2 (0.75%) Moq
7 2 (0.75%) Bazaar
7 2 (0.75%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.38%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 22 (8.27%) Finance
2 7 (2.63%) Military
2 7 (2.63%) Retail
3 6 (2.26%) Legal
4 5 (1.88%) Marketing
5 3 (1.13%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.75%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.75%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.75%) Games
7 1 (0.38%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 111 (41.73%) Developer
2 43 (16.17%) Analyst
3 38 (14.29%) Architect
4 37 (13.91%) .NET Developer
5 28 (10.53%) SQL Developer
6 25 (9.40%) DBA
7 20 (7.52%) Infrastructure Architect
8 19 (7.14%) SQL DBA
9 14 (5.26%) Consultant
10 13 (4.89%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 11 (4.14%) Senior Developer
12 9 (3.38%) Test Analyst
12 9 (3.38%) Business Analyst
12 9 (3.38%) C# Developer
13 8 (3.01%) Data Analyst
13 8 (3.01%) ASP.NET Developer
13 8 (3.01%) Microsoft Developer
14 7 (2.63%) Senior Analyst
14 7 (2.63%) SQL Server DBA
14 7 (2.63%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (34.21%) .NET
2 55 (20.68%) ASP.NET
3 39 (14.66%) HTML
4 28 (10.53%) CSS
5 26 (9.77%) ASP.NET MVC
6 25 (9.40%) jQuery
7 20 (7.52%) .NET Framework
8 18 (6.77%) Web Services
9 17 (6.39%) HTML5
10 16 (6.02%) XML
11 14 (5.26%) WCF
12 13 (4.89%) ASP.NET Web API
13 8 (3.01%) CSS3
14 7 (2.63%) Entity Framework
15 6 (2.26%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 6 (2.26%) Ajax
15 6 (2.26%) Classic ASP
16 5 (1.88%) XHTML
16 5 (1.88%) Silverlight
16 5 (1.88%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.64%) Clustering
3 14 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 11 (4.14%) Replication
5 7 (2.63%) N-Tier
6 6 (2.26%) NHS
6 6 (2.26%) Client/Server
6 6 (2.26%) Data Centre
6 6 (2.26%) Social Media
7 5 (1.88%) Private Cloud
7 5 (1.88%) EPoS
8 4 (1.50%) Statistics
9 3 (1.13%) Data Integration
9 3 (1.13%) iSeries
9 3 (1.13%) User Experience
10 2 (0.75%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.75%) Life Science
10 2 (0.75%) IVR
10 2 (0.75%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 104 (39.10%) Windows
2 43 (16.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 35 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (8.65%) UNIX
5 21 (7.89%) Linux
6 14 (5.26%) Windows 7
7 12 (4.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (2.26%) AIX
8 6 (2.26%) Android
9 4 (1.50%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.50%) HPUX
9 4 (1.50%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.75%) Solaris
10 2 (0.75%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.38%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.38%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (18.80%) Business Intelligence
2 46 (17.29%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (12.78%) Migration
4 32 (12.03%) MVC
5 30 (11.28%) Scrum
6 23 (8.65%) CRM
7 20 (7.52%) ETL
8 18 (6.77%) ITIL
9 16 (6.02%) Content Management
10 15 (5.64%) Analytics
11 14 (5.26%) Data Modelling
12 13 (4.89%) Configuration Management
13 12 (4.51%) E-Commerce
14 11 (4.14%) Web Development
14 11 (4.14%) Kimball Methodology
15 10 (3.76%) Data Analysis
15 10 (3.76%) User Acceptance Testing
16 9 (3.38%) ERP
16 9 (3.38%) TDD
16 9 (3.38%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 133 (50.00%) SQL
2 68 (25.56%) C#
3 55 (20.68%) T-SQL
4 49 (18.42%) JavaScript
5 21 (7.89%) PowerShell
6 13 (4.89%) PL/SQL
7 12 (4.51%) PHP
7 12 (4.51%) VB
8 10 (3.76%) VB.NET
9 9 (3.38%) Java
10 7 (2.63%) Perl
11 6 (2.26%) C++
11 6 (2.26%) VBScript
12 5 (1.88%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.50%) Korn
14 3 (1.13%) C
15 2 (0.75%) VBA
15 2 (0.75%) Python
15 2 (0.75%) Bourne shell
16 1 (0.38%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 46 (17.29%) Security Cleared
2 38 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 23 (8.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (3.76%) Degree
5 9 (3.38%) MCTS
6 7 (2.63%) MCSA
7 5 (1.88%) MCSE
7 5 (1.88%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.50%) ISTQB
8 4 (1.50%) VCP4
8 4 (1.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (1.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.75%) MCITP
10 2 (0.75%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.75%) MCP
10 2 (0.75%) MCDBA
10 2 (0.75%) CCNA
11 1 (0.38%) ISEB
11 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.01%) SLA
2 5 (1.88%) QA
3 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 26 (9.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (9.02%) Active Directory
3 17 (6.39%) XenApp
4 13 (4.89%) XenDesktop
5 12 (4.51%) vSphere
6 8 (3.01%) VMware ESX
6 8 (3.01%) Hyper-V
7 5 (1.88%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.38%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.38%) Samba
Systems Management
1 11 (4.14%) SCCM
1 11 (4.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 7 (2.63%) SCOM
3 4 (1.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (1.50%) SCOrch
3 4 (1.50%) SCSM
3 4 (1.50%) vMotion
4 3 (1.13%) Data Guard
4 3 (1.13%) ARCserve
4 3 (1.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (1.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (1.13%) LiteSpeed
5 1 (0.38%) WSUS
5 1 (0.38%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.38%) MOM
5 1 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.38%) Puppet
5 1 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 98 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 65 (24.44%) Oracle
3 36 (13.53%) VMware
4 25 (9.40%) Citrix
5 20 (7.52%) IBM
6 15 (5.64%) Symantec
7 11 (4.14%) Google
8 9 (3.38%) OpenText
8 9 (3.38%) Ventyx
9 7 (2.63%) Sitecore
9 7 (2.63%) HP
10 6 (2.26%) Cisco
10 6 (2.26%) Business Objects
10 6 (2.26%) Facebook
10 6 (2.26%) Twitter
11 5 (1.88%) Telerik
12 4 (1.50%) Altiris
12 4 (1.50%) SAP
12 4 (1.50%) Cognos
12 4 (1.50%) Apple
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £270 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Computer People
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Southampton
Arrows Group
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Southampton
Venturi
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Southampton
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £375 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Hampshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 25 days ago