The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 18 9 11
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 7 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 5.43% 8.91% 7.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 31.82% 64.29% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 2
Median daily rate £344 £298 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.54% -50.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £135 £460
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £335 £740
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £32.50 £19.63 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.60% -52.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.25 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+52.94% -26.72%
SQL Server
Hampshire

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 Portsmouth region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
22 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 17.05% 13.86% 16.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 8
Median daily rate £294 £330 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.98% -22.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £128 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £340 £775
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.16% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 1
Median hourly rate £49.75 £19.63 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+153.50% -52.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £23.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+45.65% -28.12%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Portsmouth region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server across the Portsmouth region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Portsmouth region.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Portsmouth region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 11 (55.00%) SQL
2 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (45.00%) C#
2 9 (45.00%) .NET
3 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (30.00%) CSS
3 6 (30.00%) MVC
4 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 5 (25.00%) WPF
5 4 (20.00%) WSUS
5 4 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (20.00%) jQuery
5 4 (20.00%) SCCM
5 4 (20.00%) SCOM
5 4 (20.00%) JSP 440
5 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (20.00%) WhatsUp Gold
5 4 (20.00%) Acronis
5 4 (20.00%) F5
5 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 4 (20.00%) Security Patching
5 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 4 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 4 (20.00%) LAN
5 4 (20.00%) VoIP
5 4 (20.00%) WAN
5 4 (20.00%) DHCP
5 4 (20.00%) SNMP
5 4 (20.00%) DNS

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) DHCP
1 4 (20.00%) DNS
1 4 (20.00%) Firewall
1 4 (20.00%) LAN
1 4 (20.00%) SNMP
1 4 (20.00%) VoIP
1 4 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (5.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) MySQL
1 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
1 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Integration Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) SSRS Developer
3 3 (15.00%) DBA
3 3 (15.00%) SQL DBA
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Network Integration Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Report Developer
5 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Facilities Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) IT Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) .NET
2 6 (30.00%) CSS
3 5 (25.00%) WPF
4 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (20.00%) jQuery
5 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (10.00%) HTML
7 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
7 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
7 1 (5.00%) Entity Framework
7 1 (5.00%) WCF
7 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
1 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) MVC
2 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 4 (20.00%) ITIL
2 4 (20.00%) Migration
2 4 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (20.00%) Security Patching
3 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.00%) MVVM
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Scrum
5 1 (5.00%) Security Auditing
5 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.00%) Web Development
5 1 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) SQL
2 9 (45.00%) C#
3 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.00%) VBScript
4 1 (5.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) MCAD
1 1 (5.00%) MCITP
1 1 (5.00%) MCSD
1 1 (5.00%) MCTS
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Backup Exec
1 4 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (20.00%) SCCM
1 4 (20.00%) SCOM
1 4 (20.00%) WhatsUp Gold
1 4 (20.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) Acronis
2 4 (20.00%) Cisco
2 4 (20.00%) F5
2 4 (20.00%) Intel Security
2 4 (20.00%) Symantec
2 4 (20.00%) VMware
3 3 (15.00%) Telerik
4 1 (5.00%) HP