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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 10 6
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 19 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 15.20% 8.33% 13.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 65.52% 52.94% 48.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 7
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £291 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £450 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £8.50 £36.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.38% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £26.50 £22.63
% change year-on-year
-9.43% +17.12%
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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
29 17 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 23.20% 15.74% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 15
Average daily rate £350 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +38.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £8.50 £36.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.38% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £30.75 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+6.50% +1.65%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 12 (52.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (39.13%) C#
2 9 (39.13%) SQL
2 9 (39.13%) Windows
3 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET
3 8 (34.78%) .NET
3 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
4 6 (26.09%) Visual Studio
4 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (26.09%) Silverlight
5 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (21.74%) Load Balancing
5 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (21.74%) Open Source
5 5 (21.74%) T-SQL
6 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (17.39%) Windows XP
6 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
6 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
6 4 (17.39%) TDD
6 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (13.04%) Analytics
7 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (13.04%) Data Modelling
7 3 (13.04%) MS Project
7 3 (13.04%) Oracle
7 3 (13.04%) Finance
8 2 (8.70%) Back Office
8 2 (8.70%) MVC

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Project
2 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Maximo
2 1 (4.35%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Internet
2 1 (4.35%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (52.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (4.35%) BODI
5 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (4.35%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (4.35%) Big Data
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.35%) MySQL
5 1 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (4.35%) MS Access
5 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (4.35%) SAP BW
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle APEX
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Back Office
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Military
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Programmer
3 4 (17.39%) SQL Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Analyst Programmer
4 3 (13.04%) Software Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support
5 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) C# Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Software Programmer
5 2 (8.70%) Wintel Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Business Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Database Developer
6 1 (4.35%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Database Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Business Objects Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) GIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) .NET
1 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET
2 6 (26.09%) Silverlight
3 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (8.70%) CSS
4 2 (8.70%) HTML
5 1 (4.35%) jQuery
5 1 (4.35%) Ajax
5 1 (4.35%) HTML5
5 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (4.35%) PostGIS
5 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (4.35%) SignalR
5 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Open Source
2 2 (8.70%) Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) CMDB
3 1 (4.35%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Windows XP
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (8.70%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (21.74%) Load Balancing
2 4 (17.39%) TDD
3 3 (13.04%) Data Modelling
3 3 (13.04%) Analytics
4 2 (8.70%) V-Model
4 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
4 2 (8.70%) Customer Insight
4 2 (8.70%) MVC
4 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (8.70%) Scrum
4 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.35%) Investment Management
5 1 (4.35%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (4.35%) Information Management
5 1 (4.35%) Validation
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL
5 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.35%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) C#
1 9 (39.13%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) T-SQL
3 2 (8.70%) VBScript
3 2 (8.70%) VB
4 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.35%) Java
4 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) MCP
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) BC Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX
1 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (8.70%) XenApp
1 2 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Tivoli
1 2 (8.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (8.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle
3 2 (8.70%) Intel
3 2 (8.70%) Citrix
3 2 (8.70%) Symantec
3 2 (8.70%) McAfee
3 2 (8.70%) VMware
3 2 (8.70%) IBM
4 1 (4.35%) Tableau
4 1 (4.35%) Remedy
4 1 (4.35%) BMC
4 1 (4.35%) Business Objects
4 1 (4.35%) SAP
4 1 (4.35%) Cognos
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