The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 47 11 6
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 5 27 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.47% 9.85% 10.73%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.50% 51.92% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 18 12
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£350 £281 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £113 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £375 £361
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +3.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £29.25 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +178.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £29.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.74% +7.27%
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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 Southampton region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
40 52 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 11.76% 18.98% 21.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 32 20
Average daily rate £413 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £113 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £460 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 4
Average hourly rate £11.50 £22.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.88% +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -9.83%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server across the Southampton region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Southampton region.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 (42.86%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) CRM
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (28.57%) Scrum
3 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (28.57%) C#
3 4 (28.57%) Windows
4 3 (21.43%) .NET
4 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 3 (21.43%) MCSA
4 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
4 3 (21.43%) Finance
4 3 (21.43%) Sun
4 3 (21.43%) MCTS
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (21.43%) jQuery
4 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (21.43%) Kimball Methodology
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (14.29%) WCF
5 2 (14.29%) Lync
5 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (14.29%) Citrix

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 2 (14.29%) Lync
2 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) LAN
1 2 (14.29%) WAN
1 2 (14.29%) VPN
1 2 (14.29%) ADSL
2 1 (7.14%) Broadband
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (7.14%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) Internet
2 1 (7.14%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
4 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
4 1 (7.14%) DBA
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
1 3 (21.43%) jQuery
2 2 (14.29%) WCF
2 2 (14.29%) HTML
2 2 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.14%) XHTML
3 1 (7.14%) EDI
3 1 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (7.14%) CSS3
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (7.14%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (7.14%) Kendo UI
3 1 (7.14%) WPF
3 1 (7.14%) Silverlight
3 1 (7.14%) Django
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (7.14%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Graphic Design
1 1 (7.14%) User Experience
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000
2 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista
2 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) CRM
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Scrum
2 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (21.43%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (14.29%) Content Management
4 2 (14.29%) MVC
4 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.14%) ETL
5 1 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) SEO
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (7.14%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) C#
3 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) Delphi
4 1 (7.14%) PHP
4 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.14%) Python
4 1 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (21.43%) MCSA
2 3 (21.43%) MCTS
3 1 (7.14%) MCP
3 1 (7.14%) MCDST
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Terminal Services
2 1 (7.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
1 1 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Sun
3 2 (14.29%) Citrix
3 2 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) Wyse
4 1 (7.14%) Adobe
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) Dell
4 1 (7.14%) Symantec
4 1 (7.14%) Telerik
4 1 (7.14%) Endeca
Southampton, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £300 per day + £300 / Day
Posted: 4 days ago