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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 32 15 7
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -8
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 114 169 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 5.26% 8.95% 13.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 32.48% 44.83% 48.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 117 154
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£340 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £221 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £457 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 6
Average hourly rate £28.56 £40.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.59% +110.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.41 £25.80 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.71 £99.50 £24.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £30.88 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+13.36% +10.26%
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
351 377 415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 16.19% 19.97% 26.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 230 281
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 6
Average hourly rate £37.50 £52.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +183.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +25.00%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 30 March 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 -19 23 £300 -4.76% 18
Basingstoke -8 19 £351 +63.97% 11
Portsmouth 0 13 £315 +8.62% 5
Farnborough -4 7 £413 +26.92% 8
Fareham -2 5 £425 +70.00% 3
Havant -6 5 £425 -5.55% 3
Winchester -14 5 £275 -18.51% 7
Gosport +1 3 £420 -6.66% 1
Petersfield - 2 £328 - 3
Aldershot - 1 £400 - 2
Fordingbridge - - - -
Eastleigh - - - - 1
Romsey - - - -
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 113 (45.20%) SQL
2 98 (39.20%) Microsoft
3 92 (36.80%) Windows
4 89 (35.60%) .NET
5 85 (34.00%) C#
6 69 (27.60%) SQL Server 2008
7 53 (21.20%) SQL Server 2012
8 52 (20.80%) Oracle
8 52 (20.80%) ASP.NET
9 49 (19.60%) Agile Software Development
10 47 (18.80%) Security Cleared
11 44 (17.60%) HTML
12 43 (17.20%) MVC
13 41 (16.40%) Business Intelligence
13 41 (16.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 40 (16.00%) JavaScript
14 40 (16.00%) CSS
15 38 (15.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 37 (14.80%) SC Cleared
16 37 (14.80%) Scrum
17 36 (14.40%) Visual Studio
18 34 (13.60%) Windows Server 2008
19 33 (13.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 31 (12.40%) Team Foundation Server
20 31 (12.40%) T-SQL
20 31 (12.40%) SharePoint
21 30 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
21 30 (12.00%) Oracle Database
22 29 (11.60%) jQuery
23 28 (11.20%) ASP.NET MVC

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 31 (12.40%) SharePoint
2 17 (6.80%) MS Exchange
3 11 (4.40%) IIS
3 11 (4.40%) CMS
4 8 (3.20%) SharePoint 2010
4 8 (3.20%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (2.80%) WebLogic
6 6 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (2.00%) SharePoint Server
7 5 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (1.60%) OpenStack
9 3 (1.20%) Umbraco
9 3 (1.20%) Apache
10 2 (0.80%) Drupal
10 2 (0.80%) GlassFish
10 2 (0.80%) Node.js
10 2 (0.80%) Lync
11 1 (0.40%) Kentico
11 1 (0.40%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 25 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 17 (6.80%) MS Office
3 5 (2.00%) InfoPath
3 5 (2.00%) MS Project
4 1 (0.40%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 13 (5.20%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (2.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (2.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.80%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.80%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.60%) TCP/IP
2 12 (4.80%) LAN
2 12 (4.80%) Firewall
3 10 (4.00%) Internet
4 9 (3.60%) WAN
4 9 (3.60%) SAN
5 8 (3.20%) DNS
6 7 (2.80%) SMTP
6 7 (2.80%) PBX
6 7 (2.80%) VoIP
6 7 (2.80%) IP Telephony
7 6 (2.40%) HTTP
8 5 (2.00%) DHCP
9 3 (1.20%) Intranet
9 3 (1.20%) VLAN
9 3 (1.20%) Extranet
9 3 (1.20%) ISDN
9 3 (1.20%) Asterisk PBX
10 2 (0.80%) NAS
10 2 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (27.60%) SQL Server 2008
2 53 (21.20%) SQL Server 2012
3 41 (16.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 38 (15.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 33 (13.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 30 (12.00%) Oracle Database
7 27 (10.80%) SQL Server 2005
8 22 (8.80%) Data Warehouse
9 18 (7.20%) Relational Database
10 11 (4.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 10 (4.00%) MySQL
12 9 (3.60%) MongoDB
13 8 (3.20%) RDBMS
13 8 (3.20%) PostgreSQL
14 7 (2.80%) Crystal Reports
14 7 (2.80%) Oracle Database 11g
15 6 (2.40%) Oracle Reports
15 6 (2.40%) QlikView
16 5 (2.00%) OLAP
16 5 (2.00%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 36 (14.40%) Visual Studio
2 31 (12.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (3.20%) Git (software)
3 8 (3.20%) Moq
4 4 (1.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (1.60%) TeamCity
4 4 (1.60%) Toad
4 4 (1.60%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (1.20%) Subversion
5 3 (1.20%) JIRA
6 2 (0.80%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.80%) Selenium
6 2 (0.80%) Maven
6 2 (0.80%) Checkstyle
6 2 (0.80%) NetBeans
6 2 (0.80%) CruiseControl
6 2 (0.80%) ClearCase
6 2 (0.80%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.80%) JUnit
General
1 25 (10.00%) Finance
2 14 (5.60%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.20%) Military
4 5 (2.00%) Legal
5 4 (1.60%) Retail
6 3 (1.20%) Marketing
7 2 (0.80%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.40%) Back Office
8 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.40%) Games
Job Titles
1 121 (48.40%) Developer
2 37 (14.80%) Analyst
3 36 (14.40%) .NET Developer
4 27 (10.80%) SQL Developer
5 21 (8.40%) Architect
6 16 (6.40%) DBA
7 14 (5.60%) C# Developer
8 13 (5.20%) Consultant
9 11 (4.40%) Web Developer
9 11 (4.40%) SQL DBA
10 10 (4.00%) SQL Server Developer
10 10 (4.00%) Programmer
11 9 (3.60%) Administrator
11 9 (3.60%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 9 (3.60%) Dynamics AX Developer
12 8 (3.20%) Microsoft Developer
12 8 (3.20%) C# .NET Developer
12 8 (3.20%) Senior Developer
12 8 (3.20%) Analyst Programmer
12 8 (3.20%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (35.60%) .NET
2 52 (20.80%) ASP.NET
3 44 (17.60%) HTML
4 40 (16.00%) CSS
5 29 (11.60%) jQuery
6 28 (11.20%) ASP.NET MVC
7 18 (7.20%) WCF
8 15 (6.00%) .NET Framework
8 15 (6.00%) Silverlight
8 15 (6.00%) XML
9 12 (4.80%) Web Services
10 11 (4.40%) ASP.NET Web API
11 9 (3.60%) Entity Framework
11 9 (3.60%) Ninject
12 8 (3.20%) REST
12 8 (3.20%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 8 (3.20%) HTML5
12 8 (3.20%) Kendo UI
13 6 (2.40%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 6 (2.40%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.20%) Replication
2 13 (5.20%) Open Source
3 9 (3.60%) Clustering
4 7 (2.80%) IVR
5 6 (2.40%) Client/Server
6 5 (2.00%) User Experience
6 5 (2.00%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.20%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.20%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (0.80%) Graphic Design
8 2 (0.80%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.80%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.80%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.40%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.40%) NHS
9 1 (0.40%) Biometrics
9 1 (0.40%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.40%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 92 (36.80%) Windows
2 34 (13.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (6.40%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (5.60%) UNIX
6 12 (4.80%) Linux
7 11 (4.40%) Windows 7
8 7 (2.80%) AIX
9 5 (2.00%) Windows XP
10 4 (1.60%) Android
11 3 (1.20%) Solaris
12 2 (0.80%) VMS
12 2 (0.80%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.80%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.80%) CentOS
12 2 (0.80%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.40%) Debian
13 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (19.60%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (17.20%) MVC
3 41 (16.40%) Business Intelligence
4 37 (14.80%) Scrum
5 23 (9.20%) ITIL
6 20 (8.00%) ETL
7 16 (6.40%) Migration
8 13 (5.20%) Load Balancing
9 11 (4.40%) TDD
9 11 (4.40%) ERP
9 11 (4.40%) Analytics
10 10 (4.00%) CRM
11 9 (3.60%) Content Management
11 9 (3.60%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (3.60%) Kimball Methodology
11 9 (3.60%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (3.60%) High Availability
12 8 (3.20%) Performance Monitoring
12 8 (3.20%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (2.80%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 113 (45.20%) SQL
2 85 (34.00%) C#
3 40 (16.00%) JavaScript
4 31 (12.40%) T-SQL
5 18 (7.20%) PL/SQL
6 12 (4.80%) PowerShell
7 11 (4.40%) Java
8 9 (3.60%) VB
8 9 (3.60%) VB.NET
9 5 (2.00%) Perl
9 5 (2.00%) Python
9 5 (2.00%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.60%) PHP
10 4 (1.60%) Ruby
10 4 (1.60%) Korn
11 3 (1.20%) VBA
12 2 (0.80%) C
12 2 (0.80%) Delphi
12 2 (0.80%) VB6
12 2 (0.80%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 47 (18.80%) Security Cleared
2 37 (14.80%) SC Cleared
3 17 (6.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (4.00%) DV Cleared
5 9 (3.60%) MCTS
6 8 (3.20%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (2.80%) CCNA
8 6 (2.40%) MCSA
8 6 (2.40%) Degree
9 4 (1.60%) MCP
10 3 (1.20%) BC Cleared
10 3 (1.20%) MCITP
11 2 (0.80%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.80%) MCDBA
12 1 (0.40%) CCNP
12 1 (0.40%) MCSE
12 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.40%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.40%) SLA
2 2 (0.80%) QA
3 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 25 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 22 (8.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (4.00%) Hyper-V
4 9 (3.60%) XenDesktop
5 5 (2.00%) XenApp
5 5 (2.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (1.60%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (1.60%) vSphere
7 3 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.20%) Oracle Clusterware
7 3 (1.20%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.80%) Firmware
9 1 (0.40%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.40%) Samba
Systems Management
1 7 (2.80%) SCCM
2 6 (2.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (2.00%) ARCserve
3 5 (2.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (2.00%) Data Guard
4 4 (1.60%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (1.60%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (1.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (1.20%) Oracle Flashback
6 2 (0.80%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.80%) SCOM
6 2 (0.80%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.80%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (0.80%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.40%) WSUS
7 1 (0.40%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.40%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 98 (39.20%) Microsoft
2 52 (20.80%) Oracle
3 26 (10.40%) VMware
4 20 (8.00%) Citrix
5 13 (5.20%) Telerik
6 12 (4.80%) Symantec
6 12 (4.80%) Cisco
7 11 (4.40%) Ektron
8 10 (4.00%) Altiris
9 9 (3.60%) Apple
9 9 (3.60%) HP
10 8 (3.20%) Cognos
11 6 (2.40%) Red Hat
12 5 (2.00%) CA
12 5 (2.00%) IBM
13 4 (1.60%) McAfee
13 4 (1.60%) 3PAR
14 3 (1.20%) Ventyx
14 3 (1.20%) Nintex
14 3 (1.20%) OpenText
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