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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Hampshire / Portsmouth
Rank 12 9 5
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 16 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 10.74% 9.92% 14.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 66.67% 37.14% 77.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 9
Median daily rate £333 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.83% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £275 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £370 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 2
Median hourly rate £43.00 £47.83 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.09% +41.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £21.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.95% -30.00%

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
24 35 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 16.11% 26.72% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 17 11
Median daily rate £275 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £275 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £540 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 2
Median hourly rate £43.00 £24.28 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.13% -28.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+38.18% -15.38%

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
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 19 February 2017, 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 19 (70.37%) SQL
2 16 (59.26%) C#
2 16 (59.26%) .NET
3 15 (55.56%) MVC
3 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (51.85%) Windows
5 11 (40.74%) Linux
5 11 (40.74%) HTML
5 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
5 11 (40.74%) XML
6 10 (37.04%) Scrum
6 10 (37.04%) Visual Studio
6 10 (37.04%) Telerik
6 10 (37.04%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (33.33%) CSS
7 9 (33.33%) MS Excel
8 8 (29.63%) Web Services
8 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
9 7 (25.93%) Dependency Injection
9 7 (25.93%) Web Development
10 6 (22.22%) Client/Server
10 6 (22.22%) Data Modelling
10 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET
10 6 (22.22%) C++
10 6 (22.22%) Ajax
10 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
10 6 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (22.22%) Wireframes
11 5 (18.52%) SDLC

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 1 (3.70%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 9 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) MySQL
2 3 (11.11%) DB2
2 3 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (11.11%) RDBMS
2 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.70%) OLAP
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Team Foundation Server
1 10 (37.04%) Visual Studio
2 5 (18.52%) Eclipse
2 5 (18.52%) JIRA
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
1 3 (11.11%) Marketing
2 2 (7.41%) Advertising
3 1 (3.70%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 22 (81.48%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) .NET Developer
2 7 (25.93%) Web Developer
3 5 (18.52%) C++ Developer
3 5 (18.52%) C++ Software Developer
3 5 (18.52%) C++/Java Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Java Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Java Software Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Software Developer
4 3 (11.11%) .NET Web Developer
4 3 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 3 (11.11%) C# Web Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) CRM Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) CRM Developer
4 3 (11.11%) SQL Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (59.26%) .NET
2 11 (40.74%) HTML
2 11 (40.74%) XML
3 9 (33.33%) CSS
4 8 (29.63%) Web Services
5 6 (22.22%) Ajax
5 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET
6 5 (18.52%) Kendo UI
6 5 (18.52%) MFC
6 5 (18.52%) WCF
6 5 (18.52%) XML Messaging
7 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (11.11%) Razor View Engine
8 2 (7.41%) ADO.NET
8 2 (7.41%) jQuery
8 2 (7.41%) JSON
8 2 (7.41%) Middleware
8 2 (7.41%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Client/Server
2 5 (18.52%) Replication
3 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (11.11%) SWIFT
4 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.70%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.70%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Windows
2 11 (40.74%) Linux
3 3 (11.11%) AIX
3 3 (11.11%) Android
3 3 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 3 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (55.56%) MVC
2 10 (37.04%) Scrum
3 7 (25.93%) Dependency Injection
3 7 (25.93%) Web Development
4 6 (22.22%) Data Modelling
4 6 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (22.22%) Wireframes
5 5 (18.52%) Code Coverage
5 5 (18.52%) Configuration Management
5 5 (18.52%) Data Transformation
5 5 (18.52%) SDLC
5 5 (18.52%) Validation
6 3 (11.11%) Android Development
6 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (11.11%) CRM
6 3 (11.11%) Direct Marketing
6 3 (11.11%) iOS Development
6 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 3 (11.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (70.37%) SQL
2 16 (59.26%) C#
3 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
4 6 (22.22%) C++
5 5 (18.52%) Java
6 3 (11.11%) TypeScript
7 2 (7.41%) VB.NET
8 1 (3.70%) C
8 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
2 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 4 (14.81%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.70%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 10 (37.04%) Telerik
3 4 (14.81%) Oracle
4 3 (11.11%) Adobe
4 3 (11.11%) Citrix
4 3 (11.11%) VMware
Portsmouth, Hampshire
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