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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 28 30 15
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -15
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 118 129 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 6.20% 6.18% 9.08%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 34.91% 33.42% 43.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 83 91
Average daily rate £350 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £275 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 15
Average hourly rate £47.50 £33.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.74% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £30.75 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £36.75 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £28.69 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-21.57% -4.36%
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
338 386 369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 17.77% 18.50% 20.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 206 191
Average daily rate £389 £363 £372
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.24% -2.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 20
Average hourly rate £46.25 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.16% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.80 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +29 19 £350 +12.00% 21
Portsmouth -2 13 £288 -11.53% 8
Basingstoke -10 11 £306 -12.50% 9
Hook +15 10 £290 -18.30% 3
Havant +14 7 £313 -28.57% 4
Andover - 7 £350 -
Gosport +20 5 £550 +30.95% 1
Winchester -14 4 £325 +16.07% 9
Farnborough +5 2 £363 -13.43% 8
Fareham -14 1 £345 +1.47% 7
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 127 (48.11%) SQL
2 125 (47.35%) .NET
3 108 (40.91%) Windows
4 104 (39.39%) Microsoft
5 100 (37.88%) C#
6 90 (34.09%) Security Cleared
7 76 (28.79%) SC Cleared
8 66 (25.00%) Oracle
9 55 (20.83%) JavaScript
10 53 (20.08%) Agile Software Development
10 53 (20.08%) Windows Server
11 50 (18.94%) SharePoint
12 48 (18.18%) Active Directory
13 47 (17.80%) ASP.NET
14 42 (15.91%) MS Excel
14 42 (15.91%) Unix
14 42 (15.91%) PowerShell
15 41 (15.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 40 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
17 39 (14.77%) Windows Server 2008
17 39 (14.77%) SQL Server 2008
17 39 (14.77%) VMware
18 37 (14.02%) Visual Studio
19 36 (13.64%) HTML
19 36 (13.64%) Linux
19 36 (13.64%) MVC
20 34 (12.88%) jQuery
21 33 (12.50%) CSS
22 32 (12.12%) IIS
23 30 (11.36%) Migration

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 50 (18.94%) SharePoint
2 32 (12.12%) IIS
3 10 (3.79%) MS Exchange
4 9 (3.41%) CMS
5 8 (3.03%) JBoss
5 8 (3.03%) WebLogic
6 7 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (1.89%) CICS
9 3 (1.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (1.14%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.76%) Documentum
10 2 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.76%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.38%) Apache
11 1 (0.38%) Drupal
11 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.38%) Node.js
Applications
1 42 (15.91%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.92%) MS Office
3 7 (2.65%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.52%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.14%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (2.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.41%) Office 365
2 7 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.38%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.44%) TCP/IP
2 7 (2.65%) Network Security
3 6 (2.27%) ATM
3 6 (2.27%) CTI
4 5 (1.89%) DNS
4 5 (1.89%) Internet
4 5 (1.89%) Wireless
5 4 (1.52%) DHCP
5 4 (1.52%) Kerberos
5 4 (1.52%) SAN
6 3 (1.14%) LAN
6 3 (1.14%) VLAN
7 2 (0.76%) Firewall
7 2 (0.76%) Intranet
7 2 (0.76%) LDAP
7 2 (0.76%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (0.76%) WAN
8 1 (0.38%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.38%) IPsec
8 1 (0.38%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (15.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 39 (14.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (10.98%) SQL Server 2012
4 26 (9.85%) Oracle Database
5 24 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
6 23 (8.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (6.44%) Oracle Database 11g
8 16 (6.06%) Relational Database
9 14 (5.30%) MySQL
10 13 (4.92%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (4.92%) DB2
11 12 (4.55%) Oracle Database 12c
12 10 (3.79%) PostgreSQL
13 9 (3.41%) SQL Server 2014
14 7 (2.65%) Oracle Reports
15 6 (2.27%) SQL Server 2000
15 6 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 5 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
16 5 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
16 5 (1.89%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 37 (14.02%) Visual Studio
2 20 (7.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (7.20%) Git (software)
4 18 (6.82%) Jasmine
5 9 (3.41%) Jenkins
5 9 (3.41%) Moq
6 8 (3.03%) Subversion
7 7 (2.65%) Selenium
7 7 (2.65%) SpecFlow
8 6 (2.27%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 6 (2.27%) NUnit
9 3 (1.14%) JIRA
9 3 (1.14%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (1.14%) StarTeam
9 3 (1.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (1.14%) Wise Package Studio
10 2 (0.76%) ERwin
11 1 (0.38%) HP UFT
11 1 (0.38%) MSI
11 1 (0.38%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 18 (6.82%) Military
2 10 (3.79%) Finance
3 7 (2.65%) Retail
3 7 (2.65%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.52%) Billing
5 3 (1.14%) Automotive
5 3 (1.14%) Marketing
6 2 (0.76%) Law
6 2 (0.76%) Legal
7 1 (0.38%) Banking
7 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 113 (42.80%) Developer
2 30 (11.36%) Architect
3 29 (10.98%) .NET Developer
4 25 (9.47%) C# Developer
5 23 (8.71%) SQL Developer
6 20 (7.58%) SharePoint Developer
7 18 (6.82%) Analyst
7 18 (6.82%) DBA
7 18 (6.82%) Infrastructure Architect
7 18 (6.82%) Software Developer
7 18 (6.82%) SQL DBA
8 16 (6.06%) Technical Architect
9 14 (5.30%) C# .NET Developer
10 12 (4.55%) Software Engineer
10 12 (4.55%) SQL Server DBA
11 11 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
12 10 (3.79%) SharePoint Engineer
13 9 (3.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 8 (3.03%) C# Software Developer
14 8 (3.03%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (47.35%) .NET
2 47 (17.80%) ASP.NET
3 36 (13.64%) HTML
4 34 (12.88%) jQuery
5 33 (12.50%) CSS
6 25 (9.47%) Web Services
7 18 (6.82%) .NET Framework
7 18 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC
7 18 (6.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 17 (6.44%) AngularJS
8 17 (6.44%) HTML5
8 17 (6.44%) XML
9 15 (5.68%) Entity Framework
10 14 (5.30%) WCF
11 13 (4.92%) Ajax
11 13 (4.92%) ASP.NET Web API
12 11 (4.17%) WPF
13 10 (3.79%) REST
13 10 (3.79%) SOAP
14 9 (3.41%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 10 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.41%) Data Centre
3 9 (3.41%) N-Tier
4 8 (3.03%) Driving Licence
5 7 (2.65%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.52%) Clustering
7 4 (1.52%) Mainframe
7 4 (1.52%) NHS
7 4 (1.52%) Social Network
7 4 (1.52%) Statistics
7 4 (1.52%) User Experience
8 3 (1.14%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.76%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.76%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.76%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.38%) iSeries
10 1 (0.38%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.38%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 108 (40.91%) Windows
2 53 (20.08%) Windows Server
3 42 (15.91%) Unix
4 40 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 39 (14.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 36 (13.64%) Linux
7 19 (7.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (6.06%) HPUX
9 10 (3.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (3.41%) Windows XP
11 4 (1.52%) Windows 7
12 3 (1.14%) Windows 2000
12 3 (1.14%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.76%) Debian
13 2 (0.76%) Windows CE
14 1 (0.38%) AIX
14 1 (0.38%) Android
14 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.38%) SUSE
14 1 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (20.08%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (13.64%) MVC
3 30 (11.36%) Migration
4 24 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 22 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 22 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
6 20 (7.58%) Configuration Management
7 18 (6.82%) Web Development
8 15 (5.68%) ITIL
8 15 (5.68%) Unit Testing
9 13 (4.92%) OO
9 13 (4.92%) SDLC
10 12 (4.55%) OOD
11 11 (4.17%) Scrum
11 11 (4.17%) TDD
11 11 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (3.41%) CRM
12 9 (3.41%) Project Management
13 8 (3.03%) Data Modelling
13 8 (3.03%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 127 (48.11%) SQL
2 100 (37.88%) C#
3 55 (20.83%) JavaScript
4 42 (15.91%) PowerShell
5 25 (9.47%) T-SQL
6 21 (7.95%) C++
7 14 (5.30%) Java
7 14 (5.30%) VB
7 14 (5.30%) VB.NET
8 10 (3.79%) PL/SQL
9 7 (2.65%) Jython
9 7 (2.65%) TypeScript
9 7 (2.65%) VBScript
10 6 (2.27%) C
10 6 (2.27%) Perl
11 5 (1.89%) COBOL
12 3 (1.14%) PHP
12 3 (1.14%) Tcl
13 1 (0.38%) VBA
13 1 (0.38%) XAML
Qualifications
1 90 (34.09%) Security Cleared
2 76 (28.79%) SC Cleared
3 19 (7.20%) Degree
4 10 (3.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.89%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.89%) MCSD
6 4 (1.52%) MCTS
7 3 (1.14%) MCAD
7 3 (1.14%) MCITP
8 2 (0.76%) ISEB
8 2 (0.76%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.76%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.55%) SLA
2 5 (1.89%) QA
3 3 (1.14%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.76%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 48 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 30 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (4.92%) vSphere
4 7 (2.65%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.89%) VMware ESX
6 4 (1.52%) XenApp
7 3 (1.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.38%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.38%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.38%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (4.92%) SCCM
2 7 (2.65%) HP UCMDB
3 4 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.52%) Tivoli
4 3 (1.14%) AirWatch
4 3 (1.14%) Netcool
4 3 (1.14%) SCOM
4 3 (1.14%) SCVMM
4 3 (1.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (1.14%) Unicenter
5 2 (0.76%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (0.76%) HP SIM
5 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (0.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (0.76%) SCDPM
5 2 (0.76%) WSUS
6 1 (0.38%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.38%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.38%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 104 (39.39%) Microsoft
2 66 (25.00%) Oracle
3 39 (14.77%) VMware
4 27 (10.23%) Citrix
5 24 (9.09%) HP
6 13 (4.92%) Sybase
7 11 (4.17%) IBM
8 10 (3.79%) Red Hat
8 10 (3.79%) Telerik
9 8 (3.03%) SAP
10 7 (2.65%) Cognos
10 7 (2.65%) PeopleSoft
10 7 (2.65%) Siebel
11 5 (1.89%) Lumension
12 4 (1.52%) Cisco
12 4 (1.52%) Fujitsu
12 4 (1.52%) SolarWinds
13 3 (1.14%) Altiris
13 3 (1.14%) arcserve
13 3 (1.14%) CA
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £340 - £341 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: £330 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hook
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Posted: 10 days ago
Winchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 17 days ago
Hampshire
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Hampshire
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 22 days ago