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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 33 18 10
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -8
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 112 140 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 5.61% 8.10% 9.61%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 31.02% 41.18% 41.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 76 83
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £215 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +3.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 16 8
Average hourly rate £33.75 £30.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +57.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.75 £20.00 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.75 £38.75 £20.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £29.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.74% +7.27%
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
361 340 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 18.07% 19.66% 23.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 168 186
Average daily rate £355 £360 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.38% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 20 11
Average hourly rate £20.75 £30.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.83% +62.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.70 £18.50 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £24.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -9.83%

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 January 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 28 January 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 -7 25 £350 +7.69% 12
Winchester +1 10 £280 -24.32% 5
Portsmouth -9 8 £405 +88.37% 9
Fareham +6 7 £340 -9.33% 8
Southampton -36 5 £350 +24.44% 18
Havant -1 4 £438 +16.66% 1
Gosport - 3 £420 - 1
Ringwood -1 1 £315 -
Farnborough -11 1 £425 +34.38% 8
Aldershot - 1 £400 -
Liss - - - -
Petersfield - - - - 2
Fordingbridge - - - -
Eastleigh - - - - 1
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 117 (47.56%) SQL
2 100 (40.65%) Microsoft
3 91 (36.99%) Windows
4 90 (36.59%) .NET
5 85 (34.55%) C#
6 81 (32.93%) SQL Server 2008
7 54 (21.95%) HTML
8 53 (21.54%) MVC
9 51 (20.73%) Oracle
10 50 (20.33%) Security Cleared
11 49 (19.92%) CSS
12 47 (19.11%) ASP.NET
13 46 (18.70%) JavaScript
14 45 (18.29%) Windows Server 2008
14 45 (18.29%) SQL Server 2012
15 44 (17.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 42 (17.07%) SC Cleared
17 40 (16.26%) Agile Software Development
18 35 (14.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 34 (13.82%) Visual Studio
19 34 (13.82%) SharePoint
20 33 (13.41%) Business Intelligence
21 31 (12.60%) MS Excel
21 31 (12.60%) T-SQL
21 31 (12.60%) Finance
21 31 (12.60%) Scrum
22 30 (12.20%) Active Directory
22 30 (12.20%) SQL Server 2005
22 30 (12.20%) Oracle Database
23 29 (11.79%) Team Foundation Server

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 34 (13.82%) SharePoint
2 20 (8.13%) MS Exchange
3 16 (6.50%) IIS
4 13 (5.28%) CMS
5 12 (4.88%) Apache
6 10 (4.07%) SharePoint 2010
6 10 (4.07%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (3.66%) WebLogic
8 8 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (3.25%) SharePoint Server
9 5 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (1.63%) WordPress
10 4 (1.63%) OpenStack
10 4 (1.63%) Drupal
11 3 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.81%) Lync
12 2 (0.81%) MS Project Server
12 2 (0.81%) Commerce Server 2007
Applications
1 31 (12.60%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.25%) MS Office
3 4 (1.63%) MS Project
4 1 (0.41%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 8 (3.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 7 (2.85%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.22%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (1.22%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.81%) Maximo
5 1 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.81%) SaaS
2 1 (0.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.69%) Internet
1 14 (5.69%) LAN
2 13 (5.28%) SAN
3 12 (4.88%) TCP/IP
4 11 (4.47%) Firewall
5 10 (4.07%) SMTP
6 9 (3.66%) WAN
6 9 (3.66%) DNS
7 7 (2.85%) PBX
7 7 (2.85%) VoIP
7 7 (2.85%) DHCP
7 7 (2.85%) IP Telephony
8 6 (2.44%) HTTP
9 3 (1.22%) ISDN
9 3 (1.22%) Asterisk PBX
10 2 (0.81%) VLAN
10 2 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.81%) ADSL
10 2 (0.81%) VPN
10 2 (0.81%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (32.93%) SQL Server 2008
2 45 (18.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 44 (17.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 35 (14.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 30 (12.20%) SQL Server 2005
5 30 (12.20%) Oracle Database
6 25 (10.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 23 (9.35%) Relational Database
8 18 (7.32%) MySQL
9 14 (5.69%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (4.07%) Oracle Database 11g
11 9 (3.66%) Oracle Database 10g
12 8 (3.25%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (3.25%) SQL Server 2000
13 7 (2.85%) Oracle Reports
13 7 (2.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 7 (2.85%) MongoDB
14 6 (2.44%) SQLPlus
14 6 (2.44%) RDBMS
14 6 (2.44%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 34 (13.82%) Visual Studio
2 29 (11.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (4.47%) Moq
4 7 (2.85%) Subversion
5 6 (2.44%) Git (software)
5 6 (2.44%) Toad
6 5 (2.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (1.22%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (1.22%) JIRA
8 2 (0.81%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.81%) Maven
8 2 (0.81%) Checkstyle
8 2 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.81%) NetBeans
8 2 (0.81%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.81%) JUnit
8 2 (0.81%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.41%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.41%) NUnit
General
1 31 (12.60%) Finance
2 24 (9.76%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.44%) Military
4 4 (1.63%) Legal
5 3 (1.22%) Back Office
5 3 (1.22%) Retail
6 2 (0.81%) Marketing
6 2 (0.81%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.81%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.41%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 124 (50.41%) Developer
2 37 (15.04%) .NET Developer
3 30 (12.20%) Analyst
4 25 (10.16%) SQL Developer
5 16 (6.50%) C# Developer
5 16 (6.50%) DBA
6 15 (6.10%) Architect
7 14 (5.69%) SQL DBA
8 11 (4.47%) ASP.NET Developer
9 10 (4.07%) C# .NET Developer
9 10 (4.07%) SQL Server Developer
9 10 (4.07%) Web Developer
10 9 (3.66%) Consultant
10 9 (3.66%) Administrator
10 9 (3.66%) Oracle DBA
10 9 (3.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (3.66%) PHP Developer
11 8 (3.25%) SQL Server DBA
11 8 (3.25%) Programmer
12 7 (2.85%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (36.59%) .NET
2 54 (21.95%) HTML
3 49 (19.92%) CSS
4 47 (19.11%) ASP.NET
5 29 (11.79%) ASP.NET MVC
5 29 (11.79%) jQuery
6 19 (7.72%) WCF
7 18 (7.32%) XML
8 16 (6.50%) .NET Framework
9 14 (5.69%) Web Services
10 13 (5.28%) Ajax
11 10 (4.07%) Silverlight
12 9 (3.66%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 9 (3.66%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 8 (3.25%) Ninject
13 8 (3.25%) Kendo UI
13 8 (3.25%) CodeIgniter
14 7 (2.85%) MDX
14 7 (2.85%) LINQ
14 7 (2.85%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.10%) Replication
3 13 (5.28%) Clustering
4 9 (3.66%) Open Source
5 7 (2.85%) IVR
6 6 (2.44%) Client/Server
7 5 (2.03%) Blackberry
7 5 (2.03%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (1.22%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.81%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.81%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.81%) Graphic Design
9 2 (0.81%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.81%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.81%) User Experience
10 1 (0.41%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.41%) NHS
10 1 (0.41%) HACMP
10 1 (0.41%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 91 (36.99%) Windows
2 45 (18.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (11.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 28 (11.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (8.54%) Linux
6 18 (7.32%) UNIX
7 9 (3.66%) Windows 7
8 8 (3.25%) Windows XP
9 7 (2.85%) Windows 2000
10 6 (2.44%) AIX
11 5 (2.03%) Debian
11 5 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.81%) CentOS
12 2 (0.81%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.81%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.81%) VMS
12 2 (0.81%) Solaris
12 2 (0.81%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.41%) HPUX
13 1 (0.41%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (21.54%) MVC
2 40 (16.26%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (13.41%) Business Intelligence
4 31 (12.60%) Scrum
5 26 (10.57%) ITIL
6 20 (8.13%) ETL
7 13 (5.28%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (4.47%) System Testing
9 10 (4.07%) Load Balancing
9 10 (4.07%) ERP
9 10 (4.07%) OO
10 8 (3.25%) Knowledge Management
10 8 (3.25%) Data Modelling
10 8 (3.25%) CRM
11 7 (2.85%) E-Commerce
11 7 (2.85%) Telemarketing
11 7 (2.85%) High Availability
12 6 (2.44%) Mentoring
12 6 (2.44%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (2.44%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 117 (47.56%) SQL
2 85 (34.55%) C#
3 46 (18.70%) JavaScript
4 31 (12.60%) T-SQL
5 23 (9.35%) PL/SQL
6 18 (7.32%) Java
7 12 (4.88%) PHP
8 11 (4.47%) VB
9 9 (3.66%) VB.NET
10 8 (3.25%) PowerShell
11 7 (2.85%) Python
11 7 (2.85%) Perl
12 6 (2.44%) PHP5
12 6 (2.44%) Shell Script
13 5 (2.03%) Korn
14 4 (1.63%) Ruby
14 4 (1.63%) VBA
15 3 (1.22%) C
15 3 (1.22%) VB6
16 2 (0.81%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 50 (20.33%) Security Cleared
2 42 (17.07%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.66%) DV Cleared
4 8 (3.25%) Degree
4 8 (3.25%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (2.85%) CCNA
6 6 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.63%) MCTS
8 3 (1.22%) MCSA
9 2 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.81%) MCP
10 1 (0.41%) MCSE
10 1 (0.41%) CCNP
10 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.41%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.41%) MCITP
10 1 (0.41%) MCDST
10 1 (0.41%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.47%) SLA
2 2 (0.81%) QA
3 1 (0.41%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (12.20%) Active Directory
2 20 (8.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.66%) Oracle RMAN
3 9 (3.66%) Oracle RAC
4 8 (3.25%) VMware ESX
5 7 (2.85%) vSphere
5 7 (2.85%) XenDesktop
6 6 (2.44%) Hyper-V
7 5 (2.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (1.63%) vCloud
9 3 (1.22%) XenApp
10 2 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.81%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 2 (0.81%) Firmware
11 1 (0.41%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.41%) Samba
11 1 (0.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 10 (4.07%) Norton AntiVirus
2 9 (3.66%) Data Guard
3 8 (3.25%) ARCserve
4 6 (2.44%) SCCM
4 6 (2.44%) Backup Exec
5 5 (2.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 5 (2.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (1.63%) NetBackup
7 3 (1.22%) Tivoli
7 3 (1.22%) SCOM
8 2 (0.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (0.81%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.41%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.41%) Oracle Identity Management
9 1 (0.41%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 100 (40.65%) Microsoft
2 51 (20.73%) Oracle
3 29 (11.79%) VMware
4 23 (9.35%) Citrix
5 15 (6.10%) Symantec
6 13 (5.28%) Ektron
7 12 (4.88%) Altiris
7 12 (4.88%) HP
8 11 (4.47%) Cognos
8 11 (4.47%) Red Hat
9 10 (4.07%) Cisco
10 9 (3.66%) Telerik
11 8 (3.25%) 3PAR
11 8 (3.25%) Zend
11 8 (3.25%) IBM
11 8 (3.25%) CA
12 6 (2.44%) Apple
13 5 (2.03%) Netezza
14 4 (1.63%) Acronis
14 4 (1.63%) Brocade
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £280 - £325 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hampshire
Ashdown IT
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £420.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £300 per day + £300 / Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
KSR Resources Ltd
Rate: Market Rates will apply
Posted: 5 days ago
Hook
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Hook
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Hook
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Hook
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Basingstoke
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Farnborough
Recruitment Genius
Rate: £30000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Hampshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Hook
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Hampshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Basingstoke
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
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