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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 28 12 14
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 123 202 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 5.88% 11.08% 8.98%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 30.98% 46.87% 41.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 103 97
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£350 £323 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 15 9
Average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-18.03% +18.53%
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
397 431 426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 18.99% 23.64% 21.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 233 217
Average daily rate £363 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £270 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 16
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +94.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £20.00 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%

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 29 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 29 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
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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 0 27 £336 +3.86% 10
Southampton -19 17 £350 +12.00% 8
Havant +4 16 £438 +8.69% 3
Hook -2 10 £300 -8.39% 2
Portsmouth -5 7 £350 -17.64% 17
Farnborough -2 6 - - 4
Winchester -6 2 £275 -14.06% 5
Andover -1 1 £400 -
Fareham - 1 £400 - 1
Petersfield - 1 £325 - 3
Ringwood - - - - 1
Romsey - - - -
Wallington - - - - 1
Gosport - - - -
Liss - - - -
Aldershot - - - - 2
Eastleigh - - - - 2
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 125 (50.61%) SQL
2 117 (47.37%) .NET
3 101 (40.89%) C#
4 96 (38.87%) Microsoft
5 94 (38.06%) Windows
6 76 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
7 70 (28.34%) JavaScript
8 69 (27.94%) ASP.NET
9 67 (27.13%) Oracle
10 61 (24.70%) CSS
11 60 (24.29%) MVC
12 58 (23.48%) XML
13 50 (20.24%) HTML
14 47 (19.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 47 (19.03%) jQuery
15 45 (18.22%) Security Cleared
15 45 (18.22%) ASP.NET MVC
16 43 (17.41%) SQL Server 2005
16 43 (17.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 43 (17.41%) SharePoint
17 41 (16.60%) Java
17 41 (16.60%) T-SQL
17 41 (16.60%) Web Services
18 39 (15.79%) SC Cleared
19 37 (14.98%) Windows Server 2008
19 37 (14.98%) Oracle Database
20 34 (13.77%) ITIL
21 31 (12.55%) Business Intelligence
21 31 (12.55%) Team Foundation Server
22 29 (11.74%) SQL Server 2012

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 43 (17.41%) SharePoint
2 24 (9.72%) IIS
3 23 (9.31%) Apache
4 18 (7.29%) MS Exchange
5 12 (4.86%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (3.24%) WebSphere
7 7 (2.83%) SharePoint Server
7 7 (2.83%) Tomcat
7 7 (2.83%) WebLogic
7 7 (2.83%) CMS
8 6 (2.43%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (2.43%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (1.62%) ArcGIS
10 4 (1.62%) IBM Notes
10 4 (1.62%) Lotus Domino
10 4 (1.62%) SAS
10 4 (1.62%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 23 (9.31%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.64%) MS Office
3 3 (1.21%) PowerPivot
3 3 (1.21%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.81%) MS Project
4 2 (0.81%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.02%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.81%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.40%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.07%) Internet
2 14 (5.67%) SAN
3 8 (3.24%) DNS
4 7 (2.83%) Firewall
5 5 (2.02%) HTTP
6 4 (1.62%) SMTP
6 4 (1.62%) DHCP
6 4 (1.62%) LAN
7 3 (1.21%) VLAN
7 3 (1.21%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (1.21%) VoIP
7 3 (1.21%) WAN
7 3 (1.21%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.81%) KiloStream
8 2 (0.81%) NetScaler
8 2 (0.81%) Network Security
9 1 (0.40%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.40%) SNMP
9 1 (0.40%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.40%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
2 47 (19.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 43 (17.41%) SQL Server 2005
3 43 (17.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 37 (14.98%) Oracle Database
5 29 (11.74%) SQL Server 2012
6 26 (10.53%) MySQL
7 24 (9.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 23 (9.31%) Oracle Database 10g
9 21 (8.50%) Relational Database
10 19 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
11 17 (6.88%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (4.45%) SQL Server 2000
13 8 (3.24%) PostgreSQL
14 7 (2.83%) QlikView
14 7 (2.83%) Oracle Reports
14 7 (2.83%) SQLPlus
15 6 (2.43%) Oracle Discoverer
16 5 (2.02%) OLAP
17 4 (1.62%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 31 (12.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (8.50%) Visual Studio
3 10 (4.05%) Subversion
4 9 (3.64%) SoapUI
5 8 (3.24%) Selenium
6 7 (2.83%) Toad
6 7 (2.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 6 (2.43%) Oracle Forms
8 5 (2.02%) Jenkins
8 5 (2.02%) Hudson
9 4 (1.62%) JUnit
9 4 (1.62%) SpecFlow
9 4 (1.62%) NUnit
10 3 (1.21%) CruiseControl
10 3 (1.21%) Git (software)
10 3 (1.21%) TeamCity
10 3 (1.21%) MSI
11 2 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (0.81%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.81%) WiX
General
1 23 (9.31%) Finance
2 18 (7.29%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.83%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.43%) Back Office
5 4 (1.62%) Banking
6 3 (1.21%) Retail
6 3 (1.21%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.21%) Military
7 2 (0.81%) Games
7 2 (0.81%) Marketing
8 1 (0.40%) Music Industry
8 1 (0.40%) Advertising
8 1 (0.40%) Electronics
8 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.40%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 132 (53.44%) Developer
2 55 (22.27%) .NET Developer
3 34 (13.77%) DBA
4 22 (8.91%) C# Developer
4 22 (8.91%) SQL Developer
4 22 (8.91%) SQL DBA
4 22 (8.91%) Administrator
5 17 (6.88%) C# .NET Developer
6 15 (6.07%) Consultant
6 15 (6.07%) Oracle DBA
6 15 (6.07%) ASP.NET Developer
7 14 (5.67%) Architect
8 12 (4.86%) SQL Server DBA
8 12 (4.86%) VB.NET Developer
9 11 (4.45%) Analyst
9 11 (4.45%) Web Developer
10 10 (4.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (3.64%) PHP Developer
11 9 (3.64%) Software Developer
12 8 (3.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (47.37%) .NET
2 69 (27.94%) ASP.NET
3 61 (24.70%) CSS
4 58 (23.48%) XML
5 50 (20.24%) HTML
6 47 (19.03%) jQuery
7 45 (18.22%) ASP.NET MVC
8 41 (16.60%) Web Services
9 28 (11.34%) WCF
10 26 (10.53%) Ajax
11 23 (9.31%) .NET Framework
12 19 (7.69%) SOAP
13 18 (7.29%) XSLT
14 17 (6.88%) Middleware
14 17 (6.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 8 (3.24%) J2EE
15 8 (3.24%) Spring
15 8 (3.24%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
16 7 (2.83%) CodeIgniter
16 7 (2.83%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.74%) Replication
2 14 (5.67%) Clustering
3 8 (3.24%) Blackberry
4 6 (2.43%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.62%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.21%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.21%) iPhone
6 3 (1.21%) Open Source
6 3 (1.21%) SCORM
6 3 (1.21%) E-Learning
7 2 (0.81%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (0.81%) iSeries
7 2 (0.81%) Derivative
8 1 (0.40%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.40%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.40%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.40%) iPad
8 1 (0.40%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.40%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 94 (38.06%) Windows
2 37 (14.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (11.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 25 (10.12%) Linux
5 21 (8.50%) UNIX
5 21 (8.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (3.64%) Windows 7
7 8 (3.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (2.83%) Debian
9 6 (2.43%) Windows XP
10 4 (1.62%) Windows 2000
10 4 (1.62%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (1.21%) Android
11 3 (1.21%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.81%) SUSE
13 1 (0.40%) CentOS
13 1 (0.40%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (24.29%) MVC
2 34 (13.77%) ITIL
3 31 (12.55%) Business Intelligence
4 26 (10.53%) SOA
5 24 (9.72%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (8.50%) ETL
7 19 (7.69%) Software Engineering
7 19 (7.69%) Scrum
8 13 (5.26%) OO
9 12 (4.86%) Web Development
9 12 (4.86%) Performance Tuning
10 10 (4.05%) PRINCE2
10 10 (4.05%) Data Modelling
10 10 (4.05%) Unit Testing
10 10 (4.05%) System Testing
11 9 (3.64%) TDD
11 9 (3.64%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (3.64%) Migration
12 8 (3.24%) CRM
12 8 (3.24%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 125 (50.61%) SQL
2 101 (40.89%) C#
3 70 (28.34%) JavaScript
4 41 (16.60%) Java
4 41 (16.60%) T-SQL
5 24 (9.72%) PL/SQL
5 24 (9.72%) VB.NET
6 21 (8.50%) VB
7 17 (6.88%) C
8 15 (6.07%) PHP
9 9 (3.64%) Perl
10 7 (2.83%) Korn
10 7 (2.83%) Shell Script
11 6 (2.43%) PowerShell
11 6 (2.43%) PHP5
12 4 (1.62%) VBScript
12 4 (1.62%) C++
12 4 (1.62%) VB6
13 3 (1.21%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.81%) Python
Qualifications
1 45 (18.22%) Security Cleared
2 39 (15.79%) SC Cleared
3 19 (7.69%) Degree
4 10 (4.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (2.43%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (2.02%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.62%) MCSE
8 3 (1.21%) MCTS
9 2 (0.81%) OCP
9 2 (0.81%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.40%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.40%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.40%) CCNA
10 1 (0.40%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.05%) ISO 9001
2 8 (3.24%) SLA
3 2 (0.81%) QA
4 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (9.72%) Active Directory
2 14 (5.67%) Oracle RAC
3 13 (5.26%) Oracle RMAN
4 11 (4.45%) Hyper-V
5 9 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (2.83%) vSphere
7 5 (2.02%) XenDesktop
7 5 (2.02%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (2.02%) VMware ESX
8 3 (1.21%) XenApp
8 3 (1.21%) vCloud
9 1 (0.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.40%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 15 (6.07%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 11 (4.45%) Data Guard
3 5 (2.02%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (1.62%) ARCserve
4 4 (1.62%) SCCM
4 4 (1.62%) SCOM
4 4 (1.62%) SCVMM
4 4 (1.62%) WSUS
4 4 (1.62%) SCDPM
5 3 (1.21%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.21%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.81%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.40%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.40%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 96 (38.87%) Microsoft
2 67 (27.13%) Oracle
3 24 (9.72%) VMware
4 9 (3.64%) Citrix
5 8 (3.24%) Symantec
5 8 (3.24%) Cisco
6 7 (2.83%) Zend
6 7 (2.83%) Netezza
6 7 (2.83%) Red Hat
7 6 (2.43%) EMC
7 6 (2.43%) CA
7 6 (2.43%) IBM
8 5 (2.02%) Altiris
9 4 (1.62%) ESRI
9 4 (1.62%) Cognos
9 4 (1.62%) Dell
9 4 (1.62%) Veritas
9 4 (1.62%) Lotus
9 4 (1.62%) 3PAR
9 4 (1.62%) Ektron
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