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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 31 15 13
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 137 164 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 6.27% 9.57% 9.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 33.17% 45.81% 38.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 97 84
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£340 £325 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -3.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £236 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £400 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 3
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.75 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.50 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.20 £36.00 £21.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.00% +11.00%
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
413 358 363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 18.90% 20.90% 23.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 186 210
Average daily rate £350 £363 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -2.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 19 10
Average hourly rate £11.50 £30.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.66% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £17.50 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.05 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.66%

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 22 December 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
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 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 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
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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 -9 22 £350 +7.69% 12
Portsmouth -4 19 £325 +3.17% 19
Southampton -29 9 £325 +8.33% 25
Winchester +2 7 £280 +5.16% 7
Farnborough -4 7 £300 -2.43% 3
Fareham -1 4 £305 -18.66% 7
Havant -1 4 £438 +16.66% 3
Ringwood - 2 £318 -
Petersfield - 2 £298 - 2
Andover -7 1 - -
Aldershot - - - -
Eastleigh - - - -
Liphook - - - -
Liss - - - -
Fordingbridge - - - - 1
Gosport - - - -
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 121 (48.40%) SQL
2 95 (38.00%) .NET
3 92 (36.80%) C#
3 92 (36.80%) Microsoft
4 91 (36.40%) SQL Server 2008
5 88 (35.20%) Windows
6 58 (23.20%) HTML
7 57 (22.80%) MVC
8 55 (22.00%) ASP.NET
9 52 (20.80%) CSS
10 51 (20.40%) Oracle
11 49 (19.60%) Security Cleared
12 47 (18.80%) JavaScript
12 47 (18.80%) Agile Software Development
13 45 (18.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 44 (17.60%) Windows Server 2008
15 43 (17.20%) SQL Server 2012
16 40 (16.00%) SC Cleared
17 36 (14.40%) Finance
17 36 (14.40%) ASP.NET MVC
18 35 (14.00%) Business Intelligence
19 34 (13.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 34 (13.60%) SQL Server 2005
20 33 (13.20%) T-SQL
20 33 (13.20%) SharePoint
20 33 (13.20%) jQuery
21 32 (12.80%) Scrum
22 31 (12.40%) MS Excel
22 31 (12.40%) Windows Server 2003
23 30 (12.00%) Active Directory

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 33 (13.20%) SharePoint
2 19 (7.60%) MS Exchange
3 16 (6.40%) IIS
4 14 (5.60%) CMS
5 13 (5.20%) Apache
6 10 (4.00%) WebLogic
6 10 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
7 9 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (2.80%) SharePoint Server
10 6 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (1.60%) Drupal
11 4 (1.60%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (1.60%) OpenStack
11 4 (1.60%) WordPress
12 2 (0.80%) Lync
12 2 (0.80%) Commerce Server
12 2 (0.80%) GlassFish
12 2 (0.80%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 31 (12.40%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.00%) MS Office
3 4 (1.60%) MS Project
4 1 (0.40%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 8 (3.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (1.60%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (1.20%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.80%) Maximo
5 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.60%) LAN
2 13 (5.20%) Internet
2 13 (5.20%) SAN
3 12 (4.80%) Firewall
3 12 (4.80%) TCP/IP
4 10 (4.00%) DNS
5 9 (3.60%) WAN
5 9 (3.60%) SMTP
6 8 (3.20%) DHCP
7 7 (2.80%) PBX
7 7 (2.80%) VoIP
7 7 (2.80%) IP Telephony
8 3 (1.20%) ISDN
8 3 (1.20%) Asterisk PBX
9 2 (0.80%) VLAN
9 2 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.80%) ADSL
9 2 (0.80%) FTP
9 2 (0.80%) HTTP
9 2 (0.80%) S/MIME
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (36.40%) SQL Server 2008
2 45 (18.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 43 (17.20%) SQL Server 2012
4 34 (13.60%) SQL Server 2005
4 34 (13.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 27 (10.80%) Oracle Database
6 23 (9.20%) Relational Database
7 22 (8.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 17 (6.80%) MySQL
9 15 (6.00%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (4.80%) Oracle Database 10g
10 12 (4.80%) Oracle Database 11g
11 11 (4.40%) SQL Server 2000
12 8 (3.20%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (3.20%) Oracle Reports
13 7 (2.80%) SQLPlus
13 7 (2.80%) MongoDB
14 6 (2.40%) RDBMS
14 6 (2.40%) QlikView
14 6 (2.40%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 25 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 22 (8.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (4.40%) Moq
4 7 (2.80%) Subversion
4 7 (2.80%) Git (software)
5 6 (2.40%) Toad
6 5 (2.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (1.20%) JUnit
7 3 (1.20%) JIRA
7 3 (1.20%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.80%) NetBeans
8 2 (0.80%) NUnit
8 2 (0.80%) Maven
8 2 (0.80%) Checkstyle
8 2 (0.80%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.80%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.80%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.80%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.40%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 36 (14.40%) Finance
2 29 (11.60%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.40%) Back Office
3 6 (2.40%) Military
4 4 (1.60%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.20%) Banking
5 3 (1.20%) Retail
5 3 (1.20%) Legal
5 3 (1.20%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.80%) Marketing
7 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.40%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 130 (52.00%) Developer
2 38 (15.20%) .NET Developer
3 29 (11.60%) SQL Developer
4 26 (10.40%) Analyst
5 22 (8.80%) C# Developer
6 18 (7.20%) DBA
7 15 (6.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 15 (6.00%) SQL DBA
7 15 (6.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 14 (5.60%) Architect
9 11 (4.40%) Oracle DBA
10 10 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (4.00%) Web Developer
10 10 (4.00%) Administrator
11 9 (3.60%) SQL Server DBA
11 9 (3.60%) PHP Developer
12 8 (3.20%) SQL Server Developer
12 8 (3.20%) Consultant
12 8 (3.20%) Software Developer
13 7 (2.80%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (38.00%) .NET
2 58 (23.20%) HTML
3 55 (22.00%) ASP.NET
4 52 (20.80%) CSS
5 36 (14.40%) ASP.NET MVC
6 33 (13.20%) jQuery
7 27 (10.80%) WCF
8 22 (8.80%) XML
9 15 (6.00%) Web Services
9 15 (6.00%) Ajax
10 14 (5.60%) .NET Framework
11 12 (4.80%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 11 (4.40%) Silverlight
13 9 (3.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 8 (3.20%) Kendo UI
14 8 (3.20%) Ninject
14 8 (3.20%) CodeIgniter
14 8 (3.20%) LINQ
15 7 (2.80%) MDX
15 7 (2.80%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.40%) Replication
3 15 (6.00%) Clustering
4 10 (4.00%) Open Source
5 7 (2.80%) IVR
6 5 (2.00%) Blackberry
6 5 (2.00%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (1.60%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.80%) Reference Data
8 2 (0.80%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.80%) User Experience
8 2 (0.80%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.80%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.80%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.40%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.40%) CMDB
9 1 (0.40%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.40%) HACMP
9 1 (0.40%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 88 (35.20%) Windows
2 44 (17.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (12.40%) Windows Server 2003
4 26 (10.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (9.20%) Linux
6 17 (6.80%) UNIX
7 8 (3.20%) Windows 2000
7 8 (3.20%) Windows XP
7 8 (3.20%) Windows 7
8 6 (2.40%) AIX
9 5 (2.00%) Debian
9 5 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.80%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.80%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.80%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.80%) CentOS
10 2 (0.80%) Solaris
10 2 (0.80%) VMS
11 1 (0.40%) HPUX
11 1 (0.40%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (22.80%) MVC
2 47 (18.80%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (14.00%) Business Intelligence
4 32 (12.80%) Scrum
5 25 (10.00%) ITIL
6 20 (8.00%) ETL
7 14 (5.60%) Disaster Recovery
8 13 (5.20%) OO
9 11 (4.40%) System Testing
10 10 (4.00%) Load Balancing
10 10 (4.00%) SOA
10 10 (4.00%) TDD
11 9 (3.60%) ERP
11 9 (3.60%) CRM
11 9 (3.60%) Software Engineering
12 8 (3.20%) Knowledge Management
12 8 (3.20%) Migration
13 7 (2.80%) E-Commerce
13 7 (2.80%) Telemarketing
13 7 (2.80%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 121 (48.40%) SQL
2 92 (36.80%) C#
3 47 (18.80%) JavaScript
4 33 (13.20%) T-SQL
5 21 (8.40%) Java
6 20 (8.00%) PL/SQL
7 11 (4.40%) PHP
8 8 (3.20%) Perl
9 7 (2.80%) VB
9 7 (2.80%) Shell Script
10 6 (2.40%) Python
10 6 (2.40%) Korn
10 6 (2.40%) PHP5
11 5 (2.00%) VB.NET
12 4 (1.60%) C
12 4 (1.60%) VBA
12 4 (1.60%) Ruby
13 3 (1.20%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.20%) VB6
14 2 (0.80%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 49 (19.60%) Security Cleared
2 40 (16.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.20%) DV Cleared
3 8 (3.20%) Degree
3 8 (3.20%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (2.80%) CCNA
5 6 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (2.00%) MCTS
7 3 (1.20%) MCSA
8 2 (0.80%) MCP
8 2 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.40%) MCDST
9 1 (0.40%) MCSE
9 1 (0.40%) CCNP
9 1 (0.40%) MCITP
9 1 (0.40%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.40%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.80%) SLA
2 3 (1.20%) QA
3 2 (0.80%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 19 (7.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (4.40%) Oracle RMAN
4 10 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
5 9 (3.60%) VMware ESX
6 8 (3.20%) vSphere
7 6 (2.40%) XenDesktop
8 5 (2.00%) vCloud
9 4 (1.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (1.60%) Hyper-V
10 3 (1.20%) XenApp
11 2 (0.80%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 2 (0.80%) Firmware
11 2 (0.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.40%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (4.40%) Norton AntiVirus
2 10 (4.00%) Data Guard
3 7 (2.80%) ARCserve
3 7 (2.80%) Backup Exec
4 6 (2.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 5 (2.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 5 (2.00%) NetBackup
6 4 (1.60%) SCCM
7 3 (1.20%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.80%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (0.80%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.80%) SCOM
8 2 (0.80%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle Identity Management
9 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 92 (36.80%) Microsoft
2 51 (20.40%) Oracle
3 29 (11.60%) VMware
4 22 (8.80%) Citrix
5 16 (6.40%) Symantec
6 13 (5.20%) Ektron
7 12 (4.80%) Cognos
8 11 (4.40%) Red Hat
9 10 (4.00%) Altiris
9 10 (4.00%) Cisco
9 10 (4.00%) HP
10 9 (3.60%) Telerik
11 8 (3.20%) IBM
11 8 (3.20%) Zend
12 7 (2.80%) 3PAR
12 7 (2.80%) Netezza
12 7 (2.80%) CA
13 6 (2.40%) Veritas
14 5 (2.00%) Apple
14 5 (2.00%) Sophos
Hampshire
Ashdown IT
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
University of Winchester
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £180 - £280 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £280 - £325 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Basingstoke
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Winchester
University of Winchester
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Basingstoke
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago