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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 11 14
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 11 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 9.57% 7.53% 1.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 64.71% 41.18% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
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£310 £600 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £19.63 £41.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.13% +36.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.10 £31.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+1.90% +14.54%
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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
17 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 14.78% 18.28% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 8
Average daily rate £328 £425 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.94% +54.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £330 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £775 £655
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £19.63 £41.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.13% +36.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015, 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 11 (57.89%) C#
1 11 (57.89%) .NET
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 10 (52.63%) Windows
3 8 (42.11%) Visual Studio
4 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
4 7 (36.84%) SQL
4 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (31.58%) Oracle
6 5 (26.32%) HTML
6 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
6 5 (26.32%) Scrum
6 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (26.32%) Load Balancing
6 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
7 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (21.05%) jQuery
7 4 (21.05%) CSS
7 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
8 3 (15.79%) Web Services
8 3 (15.79%) Linux
8 3 (15.79%) VB.NET
8 3 (15.79%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (15.79%) MVC
8 3 (15.79%) Process Management
8 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
8 3 (15.79%) Test Management
8 3 (15.79%) Silverlight
8 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 2 (10.53%) IIS
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) LiveCycle
2 1 (5.26%) Confluence
2 1 (5.26%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) MS Office
3 1 (5.26%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
1 2 (10.53%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
3 3 (15.79%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (5.26%) MS Access
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (5.26%) DataStax
5 1 (5.26%) RavenDB
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Visual Studio
2 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (10.53%) SpecFlow
3 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.26%) Bitbucket
4 1 (5.26%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (5.26%) JIRA
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (10.53%) Aerospace
1 2 (10.53%) Military
1 2 (10.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Developer
3 4 (21.05%) .NET Developer
4 3 (15.79%) DBA
4 3 (15.79%) Analyst Programmer
4 3 (15.79%) Programmer
5 2 (10.53%) Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Software Tester
5 2 (10.53%) C# Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Tester
5 2 (10.53%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support
6 1 (5.26%) Management Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.26%) SQL DBA
6 1 (5.26%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) .NET
2 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
2 5 (26.32%) HTML
3 4 (21.05%) CSS
3 4 (21.05%) jQuery
4 3 (15.79%) Web Services
4 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
4 3 (15.79%) Silverlight
5 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (5.26%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
6 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (5.26%) HTML5
6 1 (5.26%) Entity Framework
6 1 (5.26%) CSS3
6 1 (5.26%) WCF
6 1 (5.26%) ADO.NET
6 1 (5.26%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Open Source
2 2 (10.53%) Clustering
2 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Biometrics
3 1 (5.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Linux
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) UNIX
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Scrum
1 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (26.32%) Load Balancing
2 3 (15.79%) Test Management
2 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis
2 3 (15.79%) Process Management
2 3 (15.79%) MVC
3 2 (10.53%) Migration
3 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (10.53%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (10.53%) Analytics
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) C#
2 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
2 7 (36.84%) SQL
3 3 (15.79%) VB.NET
4 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
4 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.26%) Java
5 1 (5.26%) VB
5 1 (5.26%) VBA
5 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (10.53%) ISTQB
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
2 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (5.26%) WSUS
2 1 (5.26%) SCVMM
2 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Adobe
3 1 (5.26%) Endeca
3 1 (5.26%) RedPrairie