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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 14 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 8 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 6.78% 10.48% 13.91%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 42.11% 73.33% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 7
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£350 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +30.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +4.54%
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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
19 15 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 16.10% 14.29% 27.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 19
Average daily rate £350 £425 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +28.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £347 £335
% change year-on-year
+0.86% +3.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -3.22%

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 17 September 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 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) Windows
3 4 (30.77%) C#
3 4 (30.77%) .NET
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
4 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
4 3 (23.08%) VMware
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
5 2 (15.38%) Ajax
5 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
5 2 (15.38%) Clustering
5 2 (15.38%) Maximo
5 2 (15.38%) Symantec
5 2 (15.38%) Back Office
5 2 (15.38%) MVC
5 2 (15.38%) Web Services
5 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
5 2 (15.38%) Citrix
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (15.38%) Internet
5 2 (15.38%) Tivoli
5 2 (15.38%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 2 (15.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (15.38%) IBM
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (7.69%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
2 1 (7.69%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.69%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (7.69%) Big Data
3 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (7.69%) MySQL
3 1 (7.69%) MS Access
3 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (7.69%) SAP BW
3 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (7.69%) BODI
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
1 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
2 1 (7.69%) SpecFlow
2 1 (7.69%) Selenium
2 1 (7.69%) ClearCase
2 1 (7.69%) ClearQuest
General
1 2 (15.38%) Back Office
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Music Industry
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Wintel Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Database Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Business Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Database Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Business Objects Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) GIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) Ajax
2 2 (15.38%) Web Services
2 2 (15.38%) HTML
2 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
2 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (7.69%) SignalR
3 1 (7.69%) PostGIS
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (7.69%) D3.js
3 1 (7.69%) HTML5
3 1 (7.69%) jQuery
3 1 (7.69%) WPF
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.69%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (15.38%) Windows 2000
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) MVC
3 2 (15.38%) TDD
3 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
3 2 (15.38%) Customer Insight
3 2 (15.38%) Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) BDD
4 1 (7.69%) Network Management
4 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.69%) Investment Management
4 1 (7.69%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (7.69%) Web Development
4 1 (7.69%) Predictive Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) C#
3 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
4 2 (15.38%) VBScript
4 2 (15.38%) VB
4 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
1 2 (15.38%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (15.38%) XenApp
2 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Tivoli
1 2 (15.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (15.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) VMware
2 2 (15.38%) Symantec
2 2 (15.38%) Citrix
2 2 (15.38%) IBM
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Intel
3 1 (7.69%) Tableau
3 1 (7.69%) SAP
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Business Objects
3 1 (7.69%) Cognos
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