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 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 31 10 15
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 128 161 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 5.76% 10.02% 8.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 32.32% 47.21% 36.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 89 70
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£339 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.23% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 15 6
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +87.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.20 £36.00 £37.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
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
396 341 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 17.81% 21.23% 23.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 179 205
Average daily rate £350 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £449 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 12
Average hourly rate £25.50 £35.00 £39.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.14% -10.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £17.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -15.38%

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 November 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 28 November 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 28 November 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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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 -6 21 £350 -3.37% 20
Portsmouth -2 18 £325 +3.17% 21
Farnborough - 11 £325 - 1
Southampton -24 10 £338 +12.50% 16
Winchester 0 5 £285 +26.66% 9
Fareham -4 3 £305 -18.66% 8
Havant -4 2 £450 +20.00% 4
Petersfield - 2 £298 - 3
Andover -7 1 - -
Ringwood - 1 £320 - 3
Aldershot - - - - 4
Eastleigh - - - -
Liphook - - - -
Liss - - - -
Gosport - - - -
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 126 (50.81%) SQL
2 101 (40.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 99 (39.92%) Windows
4 94 (37.90%) Microsoft
5 93 (37.50%) .NET
6 90 (36.29%) C#
7 61 (24.60%) Oracle
8 59 (23.79%) ASP.NET
9 57 (22.98%) MVC
10 54 (21.77%) JavaScript
11 52 (20.97%) HTML
12 50 (20.16%) Security Cleared
13 49 (19.76%) CSS
14 46 (18.55%) Windows Server 2008
14 46 (18.55%) Agile Software Development
15 44 (17.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 43 (17.34%) SQL Server 2005
17 40 (16.13%) SC Cleared
17 40 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC
17 40 (16.13%) T-SQL
18 39 (15.73%) Windows Server 2003
19 37 (14.92%) SQL Server 2012
20 35 (14.11%) jQuery
21 34 (13.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 34 (13.71%) XML
22 33 (13.31%) ITIL
22 33 (13.31%) Oracle Database
23 32 (12.90%) Finance
24 31 (12.50%) MS Excel
24 31 (12.50%) Analytical Skills

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 28 (11.29%) SharePoint
2 18 (7.26%) MS Exchange
3 17 (6.85%) IIS
3 17 (6.85%) Apache
4 11 (4.44%) CMS
5 9 (3.63%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
6 8 (3.23%) SharePoint Server
6 8 (3.23%) WebLogic
7 7 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (2.42%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (1.61%) Drupal
9 4 (1.61%) WordPress
10 3 (1.21%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.81%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.81%) Lync
11 2 (0.81%) GlassFish
11 2 (0.81%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 31 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.44%) MS Office
3 3 (1.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.02%) Oracle Applications
1 5 (2.02%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (0.81%) Maximo
2 2 (0.81%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.05%) SAN
2 14 (5.65%) Internet
2 14 (5.65%) LAN
3 13 (5.24%) TCP/IP
4 12 (4.84%) DNS
5 9 (3.63%) Firewall
5 9 (3.63%) WAN
5 9 (3.63%) SMTP
6 8 (3.23%) DHCP
7 7 (2.82%) PBX
7 7 (2.82%) VoIP
7 7 (2.82%) IP Telephony
8 5 (2.02%) HTTP
9 3 (1.21%) Kerberos
9 3 (1.21%) ISDN
9 3 (1.21%) Asterisk PBX
10 2 (0.81%) VLAN
10 2 (0.81%) ADSL
10 2 (0.81%) FTP
10 2 (0.81%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (40.73%) SQL Server 2008
2 44 (17.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 43 (17.34%) SQL Server 2005
4 37 (14.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 34 (13.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 33 (13.31%) Oracle Database
7 21 (8.47%) MySQL
8 20 (8.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 19 (7.66%) Oracle Database 10g
9 19 (7.66%) Relational Database
10 17 (6.85%) Oracle Database 11g
11 13 (5.24%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
12 11 (4.44%) SQL Server 2000
13 7 (2.82%) QlikView
14 6 (2.42%) OLAP
15 5 (2.02%) SQLPlus
15 5 (2.02%) Oracle Discoverer
15 5 (2.02%) Oracle Reports
15 5 (2.02%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 25 (10.08%) Visual Studio
2 22 (8.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (3.23%) Git (software)
3 8 (3.23%) Moq
3 8 (3.23%) Subversion
4 5 (2.02%) Toad
4 5 (2.02%) Selenium
4 5 (2.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (1.61%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.61%) NUnit
5 4 (1.61%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (1.61%) JUnit
6 3 (1.21%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.21%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (1.21%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.21%) Hudson
6 3 (1.21%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.81%) Jasmine
7 2 (0.81%) WiX
7 2 (0.81%) CruiseControl
General
1 32 (12.90%) Finance
2 29 (11.69%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.42%) Military
3 6 (2.42%) Back Office
4 5 (2.02%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.61%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.21%) Legal
6 3 (1.21%) Banking
7 2 (0.81%) Retail
7 2 (0.81%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.40%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 133 (53.63%) Developer
2 40 (16.13%) .NET Developer
3 27 (10.89%) SQL Developer
4 26 (10.48%) DBA
5 25 (10.08%) Analyst
6 22 (8.87%) C# Developer
7 17 (6.85%) ASP.NET Developer
8 16 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
8 16 (6.45%) SQL DBA
8 16 (6.45%) Administrator
9 12 (4.84%) Oracle DBA
9 12 (4.84%) Architect
9 12 (4.84%) Web Developer
10 11 (4.44%) SQL Server DBA
11 10 (4.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (3.63%) Software Developer
12 9 (3.63%) Programmer
12 9 (3.63%) PHP Developer
13 8 (3.23%) Consultant
14 7 (2.82%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (37.50%) .NET
2 59 (23.79%) ASP.NET
3 52 (20.97%) HTML
4 49 (19.76%) CSS
5 40 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC
6 35 (14.11%) jQuery
7 34 (13.71%) XML
8 30 (12.10%) WCF
9 23 (9.27%) Web Services
10 17 (6.85%) Ajax
11 14 (5.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 13 (5.24%) .NET Framework
13 11 (4.44%) XSLT
14 9 (3.63%) J2EE
14 9 (3.63%) SOAP
14 9 (3.63%) Silverlight
15 8 (3.23%) CodeIgniter
15 8 (3.23%) MDX
16 7 (2.82%) Hibernate
16 7 (2.82%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 31 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.85%) Clustering
3 15 (6.05%) Replication
4 11 (4.44%) Open Source
5 7 (2.82%) IVR
6 5 (2.02%) Blackberry
6 5 (2.02%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.02%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (1.21%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.81%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.81%) Reference Data
8 2 (0.81%) Derivative
8 2 (0.81%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.81%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.40%) GIS
9 1 (0.40%) HACMP
9 1 (0.40%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.40%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.40%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 99 (39.92%) Windows
2 46 (18.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 39 (15.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 29 (11.69%) Linux
5 24 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (8.06%) UNIX
7 8 (3.23%) Windows 7
7 8 (3.23%) Windows XP
7 8 (3.23%) Windows 2000
8 7 (2.82%) Debian
8 7 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.21%) AIX
10 2 (0.81%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.81%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.81%) CentOS
10 2 (0.81%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.81%) Solaris
10 2 (0.81%) VMS
10 2 (0.81%) SUSE
11 1 (0.40%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (22.98%) MVC
2 46 (18.55%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (13.31%) ITIL
4 30 (12.10%) Business Intelligence
4 30 (12.10%) Scrum
5 17 (6.85%) ETL
6 14 (5.65%) SOA
6 14 (5.65%) Disaster Recovery
7 13 (5.24%) OO
8 11 (4.44%) Load Balancing
8 11 (4.44%) Software Engineering
8 11 (4.44%) TDD
9 10 (4.03%) System Testing
10 9 (3.63%) CRM
11 8 (3.23%) Unit Testing
11 8 (3.23%) Knowledge Management
11 8 (3.23%) ERP
12 7 (2.82%) Migration
12 7 (2.82%) E-Commerce
12 7 (2.82%) Telemarketing
Programming Languages
1 126 (50.81%) SQL
2 90 (36.29%) C#
3 54 (21.77%) JavaScript
4 40 (16.13%) T-SQL
5 27 (10.89%) Java
6 18 (7.26%) PL/SQL
7 10 (4.03%) PHP
8 8 (3.23%) VB
8 8 (3.23%) VB.NET
8 8 (3.23%) C
9 7 (2.82%) Perl
10 6 (2.42%) PHP5
10 6 (2.42%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.02%) Korn
12 4 (1.61%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.61%) Python
12 4 (1.61%) C++
12 4 (1.61%) VBScript
12 4 (1.61%) VBA
13 2 (0.81%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 50 (20.16%) Security Cleared
2 40 (16.13%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.03%) Degree
4 8 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (2.82%) CCNA
5 7 (2.82%) DV Cleared
6 6 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (2.02%) MCTS
8 3 (1.21%) MCSA
9 2 (0.81%) MCP
9 2 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.40%) OCP
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.40%) CCNP
10 1 (0.40%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.40%) MCDST
10 1 (0.40%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.84%) SLA
2 3 (1.21%) QA
3 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (11.29%) Active Directory
2 19 (7.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (4.44%) Oracle RAC
4 10 (4.03%) Oracle RMAN
5 9 (3.63%) VMware ESX
6 8 (3.23%) vSphere
7 6 (2.42%) XenDesktop
8 5 (2.02%) vCloud
9 3 (1.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (1.21%) Hyper-V
9 3 (1.21%) XenApp
10 2 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (0.81%) Firmware
10 2 (0.81%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 1 (0.40%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (4.44%) Norton AntiVirus
1 11 (4.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 9 (3.63%) Data Guard
3 7 (2.82%) ARCserve
3 7 (2.82%) Backup Exec
4 5 (2.02%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (1.21%) Tivoli
5 3 (1.21%) SCCM
6 2 (0.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (0.81%) SCOM
6 2 (0.81%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 94 (37.90%) Microsoft
2 61 (24.60%) Oracle
3 29 (11.69%) VMware
4 21 (8.47%) Citrix
5 16 (6.45%) Symantec
6 11 (4.44%) Red Hat
7 10 (4.03%) Altiris
7 10 (4.03%) Cisco
8 9 (3.63%) Cognos
8 9 (3.63%) HP
8 9 (3.63%) Ektron
9 8 (3.23%) Zend
9 8 (3.23%) CA
9 8 (3.23%) IBM
10 7 (2.82%) Netezza
10 7 (2.82%) 3PAR
11 6 (2.42%) Telerik
11 6 (2.42%) Veritas
12 5 (2.02%) Sophos
12 5 (2.02%) EMC
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