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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 13 13 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 7 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 6.31% 5.60% 11.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 35.00% 30.43% 56.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £350 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £368 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £25.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+31.00% -18.03%
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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
20 23 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 18.02% 18.40% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 11
Average daily rate £525 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £50.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -7.69%

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
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 28 August 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 (68.75%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) .NET
3 8 (50.00%) C#
4 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
5 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (31.25%) SQL
6 5 (31.25%) Visual Studio
6 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
7 4 (25.00%) HTML
7 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 4 (25.00%) VMware
7 4 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
8 3 (18.75%) Open Source
8 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
8 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
8 3 (18.75%) jQuery
8 3 (18.75%) Silverlight
8 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
8 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (18.75%) CSS
8 3 (18.75%) Oracle
9 2 (12.50%) MS Office
9 2 (12.50%) UNIX
9 2 (12.50%) HPUX

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 2 (12.50%) Node.js
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (6.25%) LiveCycle
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.25%) SAN
1 1 (6.25%) VLAN
1 1 (6.25%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (6.25%) MS Access
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Visual Studio
2 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (6.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst Programmer
3 3 (18.75%) Programmer
3 3 (18.75%) .NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Architect
4 2 (12.50%) DBA
4 2 (12.50%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
5 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (6.25%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) .NET
2 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
3 4 (25.00%) HTML
4 3 (18.75%) CSS
4 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
4 3 (18.75%) Silverlight
4 3 (18.75%) jQuery
4 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (12.50%) HTML5
5 2 (12.50%) Entity Framework
5 2 (12.50%) REST
5 2 (12.50%) CSS3
5 2 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (6.25%) WCF
6 1 (6.25%) WPF
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Biometrics
1 1 (6.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (12.50%) UNIX
4 2 (12.50%) HPUX
4 2 (12.50%) Linux
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.25%) Android
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
2 3 (18.75%) Open Source
3 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Analytics
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (12.50%) MVC
3 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Scrum
4 1 (6.25%) Workflow
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) OO
4 1 (6.25%) CRM
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) TDD
4 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
4 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) C#
2 5 (31.25%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
4 1 (6.25%) C++
4 1 (6.25%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
4 1 (6.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) MCSE
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (12.50%) vSphere
4 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (6.25%) WSUS
2 1 (6.25%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) VMware
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle
4 2 (12.50%) Citrix
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco
5 1 (6.25%) Adobe
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