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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 6 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 13 11 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 9.70% 11.00% 18.02%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 36.11% 68.75% 76.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 7
Average daily rate £288 £325 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% +51.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £284 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £420 £334
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 9
Average hourly rate £47.83 £33.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.71% +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £28.69 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-21.57% -4.36%
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
36 16 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 26.87% 16.00% 23.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 11
Average daily rate £350 £323 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.52% -6.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £277 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £423 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 9
Average hourly rate £24.28 £33.75 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.07% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £30.75 £24.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £36.75 £36.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016, 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 12 (44.44%) C#
1 12 (44.44%) .NET
2 11 (40.74%) Windows
3 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
3 10 (37.04%) SQL
4 8 (29.63%) WPF
5 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 6 (22.22%) Visual Studio
5 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
6 5 (18.52%) Citrix
6 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (18.52%) SharePoint
6 5 (18.52%) HPUX
6 5 (18.52%) Linux
6 5 (18.52%) Unix
6 5 (18.52%) Oracle
6 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
6 5 (18.52%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (18.52%) Migration
6 5 (18.52%) VMware
6 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (18.52%) Oracle Database
6 5 (18.52%) Windows Server
7 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
7 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
7 4 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (14.81%) MVVM

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 5 (18.52%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) Oracle Database
2 4 (14.81%) MySQL
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database 12c
2 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
2 4 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (11.11%) Military
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Developer
2 9 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 6 (22.22%) C# Software Developer
3 6 (22.22%) DBA
3 6 (22.22%) Software Developer
3 6 (22.22%) SQL DBA
3 6 (22.22%) SQL Server DBA
4 5 (18.52%) .NET Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Architect
4 5 (18.52%) Technical Architect
5 4 (14.81%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 3 (11.11%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (7.41%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (7.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Report Developer
7 2 (7.41%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (44.44%) .NET
2 8 (29.63%) WPF
3 4 (14.81%) CSS
3 4 (14.81%) WCF
4 3 (11.11%) jQuery
5 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
5 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
5 2 (7.41%) Entity Framework
5 2 (7.41%) RESTful
5 2 (7.41%) Web Services
6 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (3.70%) HTML
6 1 (3.70%) WinForms
6 1 (3.70%) XML
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Windows
2 5 (18.52%) HPUX
2 5 (18.52%) Linux
2 5 (18.52%) Unix
2 5 (18.52%) Windows Server
3 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) Migration
1 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
1 5 (18.52%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (14.81%) Data Modelling
2 4 (14.81%) MVVM
2 4 (14.81%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (14.81%) UML
3 3 (11.11%) MVC
3 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 2 (7.41%) Multithreading
4 2 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (7.41%) Project Management
4 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (7.41%) Web Development
5 1 (3.70%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.70%) Scrum
5 1 (3.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) C#
2 10 (37.04%) SQL
3 4 (14.81%) C++
3 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.70%) VBScript
4 1 (3.70%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) MCAD
3 1 (3.70%) MCITP
3 1 (3.70%) MCSD
3 1 (3.70%) MCTS
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 5 (18.52%) Citrix
2 5 (18.52%) Oracle
2 5 (18.52%) VMware
3 1 (3.70%) HP
3 1 (3.70%) Telerik
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