The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Portsmouth region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 10 16
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 8 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 7.84% 4.84% 3.47%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 44.44% 18.75% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Average daily rate £358 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.16% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £252 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £380 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £28.00 £25.88
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +8.19%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
18 16 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 17.65% 25.81% 22.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 24
Average daily rate £411 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.08% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £403 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £31.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
SQL Server
Hampshire

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Portsmouth region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 15 (55.56%) SQL
2 12 (44.44%) Windows
3 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
3 11 (40.74%) VMware
4 9 (33.33%) Replication
5 6 (22.22%) vSphere
6 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
6 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
6 5 (18.52%) MS Office
6 5 (18.52%) .NET
7 4 (14.81%) C#
7 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
7 4 (14.81%) Web Services
7 4 (14.81%) HP
7 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (14.81%) NetApp
7 4 (14.81%) VBA
7 4 (14.81%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (14.81%) Clustering
7 4 (14.81%) SolarWinds
7 4 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (14.81%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
7 4 (14.81%) Network Security
7 4 (14.81%) PCI DSS
8 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
8 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (11.11%) MCITP
8 3 (11.11%) Relational Database

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.70%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Network Security
2 2 (7.41%) SMS
2 2 (7.41%) Ethernet
2 2 (7.41%) SNMP
3 1 (3.70%) SAN
3 1 (3.70%) Firewall
3 1 (3.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.70%) Cognos Powerplay
4 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
1 4 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.41%) SpecFlow
2 2 (7.41%) Selenium
3 1 (3.70%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.70%) ClearQuest
3 1 (3.70%) ClearCase
General
1 1 (3.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) DBA
1 7 (25.93%) SQL DBA
2 6 (22.22%) Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Software Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) IT Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Administrator
3 4 (14.81%) Network Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Database Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Network Support
3 4 (14.81%) Support Manager
3 4 (14.81%) SQL Database Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Security Manager
3 4 (14.81%) SQL Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Network Security Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Web Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Server Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Team Leader
5 1 (3.70%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) .NET
2 4 (14.81%) Web Services
3 2 (7.41%) HTML
3 2 (7.41%) D3.js
3 2 (7.41%) Ajax
4 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.70%) WPF
4 1 (3.70%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Replication
2 4 (14.81%) Clustering
3 2 (7.41%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.70%) Statistics
4 1 (3.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) HPUX
2 2 (7.41%) Solaris
3 1 (3.70%) CentOS
3 1 (3.70%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
2 4 (14.81%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
3 2 (7.41%) UML
3 2 (7.41%) Scrum
3 2 (7.41%) Process Management
3 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
3 2 (7.41%) Network Management
3 2 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (7.41%) Web Development
4 1 (3.70%) BDD
4 1 (3.70%) Test Automation
4 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) SQL
2 4 (14.81%) C#
2 4 (14.81%) VBA
3 2 (7.41%) C++
3 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) MCITP
3 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) Degree
4 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.70%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) vSphere
2 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
3 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) SCCM
1 2 (7.41%) SCOM
1 2 (7.41%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (3.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (3.70%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
1 11 (40.74%) VMware
2 4 (14.81%) HP
2 4 (14.81%) NetApp
2 4 (14.81%) SolarWinds
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle
4 2 (7.41%) McAfee
4 2 (7.41%) LogLogic
5 1 (3.70%) Endeca
5 1 (3.70%) Adobe
5 1 (3.70%) Symantec
5 1 (3.70%) Cognos
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco
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