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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 24 12 13
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 8 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 4.19% 9.09% 5.93%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 22.22% 34.38% 38.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 4
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £329
% change year-on-year
- +6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £31.76 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.94% +41.15%
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 32 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 18.85% 26.45% 15.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 20 7
Median daily rate £288 £468 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.50% +33.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 £50.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.32 £33.55 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.25% +49.11%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Portsmouth region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 September 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 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Portsmouth region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 12 (75.00%) SQL
2 11 (68.75%) Windows
3 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 7 (43.75%) LAN
4 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
4 7 (43.75%) .NET
4 7 (43.75%) VMware
4 7 (43.75%) Windows Server
5 6 (37.50%) SCCM
5 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (37.50%) C#
5 6 (37.50%) DHCP
5 6 (37.50%) DNS
5 6 (37.50%) Symantec
5 6 (37.50%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (37.50%) MVC
6 5 (31.25%) Intel Security
6 5 (31.25%) Cisco
6 5 (31.25%) SNMP
6 5 (31.25%) VoIP
6 5 (31.25%) WAN
6 5 (31.25%) ITIL
6 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
6 5 (31.25%) SCOM
6 5 (31.25%) JSP 440
6 5 (31.25%) WhatsUp Gold
6 5 (31.25%) Acronis
6 5 (31.25%) F5
6 5 (31.25%) Backup Exec
6 5 (31.25%) Firewall

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) LAN
2 6 (37.50%) DHCP
2 6 (37.50%) DNS
3 5 (31.25%) Firewall
3 5 (31.25%) SNMP
3 5 (31.25%) VoIP
3 5 (31.25%) WAN
4 1 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
4 1 (6.25%) MPLS
4 1 (6.25%) Network Security
4 1 (6.25%) SAN
4 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) MySQL
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
2 2 (12.50%) Eclipse
2 2 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Integration Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Java Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Java Software Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Network Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Network Integration Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Software Developer
4 2 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 2 (12.50%) C++ Developer
4 2 (12.50%) C++ Software Developer
4 2 (12.50%) C++/Java Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Web Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) .NET
2 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
2 3 (18.75%) MFC
2 3 (18.75%) WCF
2 3 (18.75%) XML
2 3 (18.75%) XML Messaging
3 2 (12.50%) Ajax
3 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (12.50%) HTML
3 2 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (6.25%) CSS
4 1 (6.25%) CSS3
4 1 (6.25%) EDI
4 1 (6.25%) HTML5
4 1 (6.25%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Replication
2 3 (18.75%) Client/Server
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Informatics
3 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
3 1 (6.25%) NHS
3 1 (6.25%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Windows Server
3 4 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.25%) Unix
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) MVC
2 5 (31.25%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) Security Patching
2 5 (31.25%) Virtual Environments
3 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) Scrum
4 3 (18.75%) Code Coverage
4 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (18.75%) Validation
5 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 2 (12.50%) Data Transformation
5 2 (12.50%) SDLC
5 2 (12.50%) Web Development
6 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (6.25%) Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
6 1 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (18.75%) C++
3 3 (18.75%) Java
4 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
5 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) JSP 440
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.25%) vSphere
3 1 (6.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) Norton AntiVirus
1 6 (37.50%) SCCM
2 5 (31.25%) Backup Exec
2 5 (31.25%) SCOM
2 5 (31.25%) WhatsUp Gold
2 5 (31.25%) WSUS
3 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (43.75%) VMware
3 6 (37.50%) Symantec
4 5 (31.25%) Acronis
4 5 (31.25%) Cisco
4 5 (31.25%) F5
4 5 (31.25%) Intel Security
5 3 (18.75%) Telerik
6 1 (6.25%) Citrix
6 1 (6.25%) EMC
6 1 (6.25%) HP
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle
6 1 (6.25%) Sophos