The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Hampshire region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 35 9 12
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 106 206 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 5.18% 11.83% 9.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 26.50% 53.09% 42.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 108 96
Average daily rate
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£350 £326 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.27% -6.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £245 £250
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 0 13 10
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +10.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
400 388 398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 19.56% 22.29% 22.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 217 214
Average daily rate £375 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 17
Average hourly rate £42.50 £24.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.08% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.90 £18.88 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
SQL Server
South East

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 1 August 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 1 August 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
(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
Basingstoke -4 22 £350 +8.52% 11
Southampton -14 19 £350 +13.36% 17
Havant +8 13 £443 +7.27% 9
Farnborough +2 9 £300 -11.11% 3
Hook -13 4 £383 +3.37% 2
Portsmouth -8 3 £375 -11.76% 11
Winchester -2 2 £275 -14.06% 5
Petersfield - 1 £325 - 3
Fareham - 1 £400 - 2
Gosport - - - -
Eastleigh - - - -
Ringwood - - - - 1
Romsey - - - -
Aldershot - - - -
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 140 (52.83%) SQL
2 124 (46.79%) .NET
3 109 (41.13%) C#
4 101 (38.11%) Microsoft
5 92 (34.72%) Windows
6 77 (29.06%) SQL Server 2008
7 76 (28.68%) Oracle
8 72 (27.17%) ASP.NET
9 69 (26.04%) JavaScript
10 59 (22.26%) CSS
10 59 (22.26%) XML
11 56 (21.13%) SQL Server 2005
12 53 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 53 (20.00%) MVC
13 49 (18.49%) jQuery
14 46 (17.36%) HTML
15 44 (16.60%) ITIL
15 44 (16.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 42 (15.85%) ASP.NET MVC
16 42 (15.85%) Oracle Database
17 41 (15.47%) Security Cleared
18 39 (14.72%) Web Services
18 39 (14.72%) SharePoint
19 38 (14.34%) Java
19 38 (14.34%) T-SQL
20 35 (13.21%) SC Cleared
21 34 (12.83%) SQL Server 2012
22 32 (12.08%) Replication
23 31 (11.70%) Business Intelligence
23 31 (11.70%) Windows Server 2008

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 39 (14.72%) SharePoint
2 22 (8.30%) IIS
3 19 (7.17%) Apache
4 17 (6.42%) MS Exchange
5 16 (6.04%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (3.77%) IBM Notes
6 10 (3.77%) Lotus Domino
7 9 (3.40%) WebSphere
7 9 (3.40%) SAS
8 8 (3.02%) WebLogic
9 6 (2.26%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (2.26%) Tomcat
10 5 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (1.51%) ArcGIS
11 4 (1.51%) WordPress
11 4 (1.51%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (1.13%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (1.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 3 (1.13%) CMS
13 2 (0.75%) Documentum
Applications
1 24 (9.06%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.53%) MS Office
3 4 (1.51%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (1.13%) PowerPivot
4 3 (1.13%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.75%) MS Project
5 2 (0.75%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.26%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.51%) Magento
3 3 (1.13%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.75%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.28%) Internet
2 11 (4.15%) SAN
3 6 (2.26%) HTTP
4 5 (1.89%) DNS
4 5 (1.89%) Firewall
5 3 (1.13%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (1.13%) VLAN
5 3 (1.13%) Kerberos
5 3 (1.13%) VoIP
5 3 (1.13%) WAN
6 2 (0.75%) KiloStream
6 2 (0.75%) Network Security
6 2 (0.75%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.38%) LAN
7 1 (0.38%) DHCP
7 1 (0.38%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.38%) SNMP
7 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.38%) VPN
7 1 (0.38%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (29.06%) SQL Server 2008
2 56 (21.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 53 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 44 (16.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 42 (15.85%) Oracle Database
6 34 (12.83%) SQL Server 2012
7 26 (9.81%) Oracle Database 10g
8 24 (9.06%) MySQL
9 22 (8.30%) Oracle Database 11g
9 22 (8.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 21 (7.92%) Data Warehouse
11 18 (6.79%) Relational Database
12 11 (4.15%) QlikView
12 11 (4.15%) SQL Server 2000
13 8 (3.02%) SQLPlus
13 8 (3.02%) Oracle Reports
14 7 (2.64%) PostgreSQL
15 6 (2.26%) Oracle Discoverer
15 6 (2.26%) Base SAS
16 5 (1.89%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 30 (11.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (7.92%) Visual Studio
3 10 (3.77%) SoapUI
4 9 (3.40%) Selenium
5 8 (3.02%) Toad
5 8 (3.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 7 (2.64%) Subversion
6 7 (2.64%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (1.89%) Hudson
7 5 (1.89%) Jenkins
7 5 (1.89%) NUnit
8 4 (1.51%) JUnit
8 4 (1.51%) SpecFlow
9 3 (1.13%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.13%) Git (software)
9 3 (1.13%) CruiseControl
9 3 (1.13%) MSI
10 2 (0.75%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.75%) StarTeam
General
1 17 (6.42%) Telecoms
2 16 (6.04%) Finance
3 7 (2.64%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.26%) Back Office
5 4 (1.51%) Retail
6 3 (1.13%) Banking
6 3 (1.13%) Military
7 2 (0.75%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.75%) Games
7 2 (0.75%) Marketing
8 1 (0.38%) Music Industry
8 1 (0.38%) Electronics
8 1 (0.38%) Advertising
8 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.38%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 135 (50.94%) Developer
2 57 (21.51%) .NET Developer
3 37 (13.96%) DBA
4 26 (9.81%) C# Developer
5 25 (9.43%) Consultant
6 24 (9.06%) Administrator
7 20 (7.55%) SQL DBA
8 16 (6.04%) C# .NET Developer
9 15 (5.66%) SQL Developer
10 14 (5.28%) ASP.NET Developer
10 14 (5.28%) Oracle DBA
10 14 (5.28%) Architect
11 13 (4.91%) VB.NET Developer
12 12 (4.53%) Web Developer
13 11 (4.15%) Software Developer
14 9 (3.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 9 (3.40%) SQL Server DBA
14 9 (3.40%) Analyst
15 8 (3.02%) Programmer
15 8 (3.02%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (46.79%) .NET
2 72 (27.17%) ASP.NET
3 59 (22.26%) CSS
3 59 (22.26%) XML
4 49 (18.49%) jQuery
5 46 (17.36%) HTML
6 42 (15.85%) ASP.NET MVC
7 39 (14.72%) Web Services
8 27 (10.19%) WCF
9 23 (8.68%) Ajax
10 21 (7.92%) .NET Framework
11 18 (6.79%) XSLT
12 17 (6.42%) Middleware
13 16 (6.04%) SOAP
14 15 (5.66%) WPF
15 13 (4.91%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 10 (3.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 9 (3.40%) Spring
18 8 (3.02%) J2EE
18 8 (3.02%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
Miscellaneous
1 32 (12.08%) Replication
2 12 (4.53%) Blackberry
3 8 (3.02%) Clustering
4 4 (1.51%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.51%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.13%) iPhone
5 3 (1.13%) Open Source
5 3 (1.13%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.13%) SCORM
5 3 (1.13%) E-Learning
6 2 (0.75%) Derivative
6 2 (0.75%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (0.75%) Data Extraction
6 2 (0.75%) iSeries
7 1 (0.38%) iPad
7 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.38%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.38%) NHS
7 1 (0.38%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.38%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 92 (34.72%) Windows
2 31 (11.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (9.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 24 (9.06%) UNIX
5 22 (8.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (7.55%) Linux
7 14 (5.28%) Windows 7
8 11 (4.15%) Windows XP
9 4 (1.51%) Windows 2000 Server
9 4 (1.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.13%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.13%) Android
10 3 (1.13%) Debian
11 2 (0.75%) SUSE
11 2 (0.75%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.75%) AIX
12 1 (0.38%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (20.00%) MVC
2 44 (16.60%) ITIL
3 31 (11.70%) Business Intelligence
4 26 (9.81%) SOA
5 22 (8.30%) ETL
6 20 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (6.79%) Scrum
7 18 (6.79%) Software Engineering
8 13 (4.91%) Web Development
8 13 (4.91%) Performance Tuning
9 12 (4.53%) PRINCE2
10 11 (4.15%) Unit Testing
10 11 (4.15%) E-Commerce
10 11 (4.15%) OO
11 10 (3.77%) Migration
11 10 (3.77%) Data Modelling
11 10 (3.77%) Data Protection
12 9 (3.40%) Web Application Development
12 9 (3.40%) TDD
13 8 (3.02%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 140 (52.83%) SQL
2 109 (41.13%) C#
3 69 (26.04%) JavaScript
4 38 (14.34%) Java
4 38 (14.34%) T-SQL
5 28 (10.57%) PL/SQL
5 28 (10.57%) VB.NET
6 22 (8.30%) VB
7 19 (7.17%) C
8 14 (5.28%) PHP
9 12 (4.53%) PowerShell
10 9 (3.40%) Shell Script
11 8 (3.02%) Perl
11 8 (3.02%) Korn
12 5 (1.89%) C++
13 4 (1.51%) VB6
14 3 (1.13%) VBScript
14 3 (1.13%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.75%) TypeScript
15 2 (0.75%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 41 (15.47%) Security Cleared
2 35 (13.21%) SC Cleared
3 18 (6.79%) Degree
4 10 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (2.64%) OCP
5 7 (2.64%) Oracle Certification
6 6 (2.26%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (2.26%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.51%) MCSE
8 2 (0.75%) MCTS
9 1 (0.38%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.38%) CCNA
9 1 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.53%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.13%) QA
2 3 (1.13%) SLA
3 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (6.42%) Hyper-V
1 17 (6.42%) Oracle RMAN
1 17 (6.42%) Active Directory
2 13 (4.91%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (2.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.89%) vSphere
5 4 (1.51%) XenApp
5 4 (1.51%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.75%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.38%) vCloud
7 1 (0.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.38%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.38%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 21 (7.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 15 (5.66%) Data Guard
3 12 (4.53%) SCCM
4 10 (3.77%) SCOM
4 10 (3.77%) SCVMM
4 10 (3.77%) SCDPM
5 6 (2.26%) WSUS
6 4 (1.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (0.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (0.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.38%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.38%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.38%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 101 (38.11%) Microsoft
2 76 (28.68%) Oracle
3 21 (7.92%) VMware
4 12 (4.53%) Netezza
5 10 (3.77%) Lotus
6 8 (3.02%) Cisco
7 7 (2.64%) Telerik
7 7 (2.64%) Adobe
8 6 (2.26%) EMC
9 5 (1.89%) Citrix
10 4 (1.51%) ESRI
10 4 (1.51%) Dell
10 4 (1.51%) CA
10 4 (1.51%) Informatica
10 4 (1.51%) Google
11 3 (1.13%) Ektron
11 3 (1.13%) DevExpress
11 3 (1.13%) Endeca
11 3 (1.13%) JBoss
11 3 (1.13%) Red Hat
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hampshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £275 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £340 - £380 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Hampshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Hampshire
Insource
Posted: 16 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £275 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Hampshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £275 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Hampshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Hook
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £415.00 per day
Posted: 25 days ago