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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 26 14 21
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 18 30 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 5.06% 9.06% 7.47%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 22.22% 51.72% 45.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 9
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£350 £309 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.36% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £242 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £333 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £30.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +16.59%
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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
81 58 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 22.75% 17.52% 16.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 26 21
Average daily rate £349 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.16% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £169 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £438 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 6
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-6.55% +1.66%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014, 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 29 (63.04%) SQL
2 19 (41.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 19 (41.30%) .NET
3 17 (36.96%) C#
4 16 (34.78%) ASP.NET
5 15 (32.61%) Java
6 13 (28.26%) SharePoint
6 13 (28.26%) Replication
7 12 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
8 11 (23.91%) ISO 9001
8 11 (23.91%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (23.91%) C
8 11 (23.91%) VB
8 11 (23.91%) ITIL
8 11 (23.91%) PRINCE2
8 11 (23.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (23.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (21.74%) Degree
9 10 (21.74%) JavaScript
10 9 (19.57%) HTML
10 9 (19.57%) Oracle
10 9 (19.57%) CSS
10 9 (19.57%) Security Cleared
10 9 (19.57%) SC Cleared
11 8 (17.39%) Migration
11 8 (17.39%) Scrum
11 8 (17.39%) MySQL
12 7 (15.22%) PHP

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 13 (28.26%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.52%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (6.52%) Apache
2 3 (6.52%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.17%) IIS
3 1 (2.17%) WordPress
3 1 (2.17%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.52%) PowerPivot
3 1 (2.17%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.17%) InfoPath
3 1 (2.17%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.17%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) LAN
1 1 (2.17%) VoIP
1 1 (2.17%) WAN
1 1 (2.17%) HTTP
1 1 (2.17%) SAN
1 1 (2.17%) DMZ
1 1 (2.17%) VLAN
1 1 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (41.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (23.91%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (23.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (23.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 10 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (17.39%) MySQL
5 6 (13.04%) QlikView
6 5 (10.87%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (6.52%) PerformancePoint
7 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (6.52%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
8 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
8 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (2.17%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.17%) NUnit
2 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.17%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (13.04%) Back Office
2 2 (4.35%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Marketing
3 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.17%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Electronics
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (60.87%) Developer
2 12 (26.09%) DBA
3 11 (23.91%) SQL Developer
4 9 (19.57%) SQL DBA
5 8 (17.39%) .NET Developer
5 8 (17.39%) Administrator
6 4 (8.70%) Software Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Architect
7 3 (6.52%) C# Developer
7 3 (6.52%) SQL Server DBA
7 3 (6.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Report Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Oracle DBA
8 2 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Digital Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
9 1 (2.17%) Senior Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Web Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Business Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (41.30%) .NET
2 16 (34.78%) ASP.NET
3 9 (19.57%) CSS
3 9 (19.57%) HTML
4 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 5 (10.87%) jQuery
6 4 (8.70%) Spring
6 4 (8.70%) Ajax
6 4 (8.70%) SOAP
6 4 (8.70%) Web Services
6 4 (8.70%) XML
7 3 (6.52%) Struts
7 3 (6.52%) JSP
7 3 (6.52%) Servlets
7 3 (6.52%) Flash
7 3 (6.52%) CSS3
8 2 (4.35%) HTML5
8 2 (4.35%) WCF
8 2 (4.35%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.26%) Replication
2 3 (6.52%) Clustering
2 3 (6.52%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.17%) DTV
3 1 (2.17%) Taxonomies
3 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.17%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) Android
1 3 (6.52%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.35%) Windows
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (23.91%) ITIL
2 11 (23.91%) PRINCE2
3 8 (17.39%) Migration
3 8 (17.39%) Scrum
4 7 (15.22%) ETL
5 6 (13.04%) MVC
5 6 (13.04%) Unit Testing
5 6 (13.04%) Web Application Development
6 5 (10.87%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (8.70%) Software Engineering
8 3 (6.52%) SOA
9 2 (4.35%) OO
9 2 (4.35%) TDD
9 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (4.35%) Data Migration
9 2 (4.35%) Software Architecture
10 1 (2.17%) BDD
10 1 (2.17%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 29 (63.04%) SQL
2 17 (36.96%) C#
3 15 (32.61%) Java
4 11 (23.91%) VB
4 11 (23.91%) C
5 10 (21.74%) JavaScript
6 7 (15.22%) PHP
6 7 (15.22%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.17%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 10 (21.74%) Degree
2 9 (19.57%) SC Cleared
2 9 (19.57%) Security Cleared
3 6 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (4.35%) MCTS
4 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.17%) MCSA
5 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (23.91%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 9 (19.57%) Oracle
3 2 (4.35%) Adobe
3 2 (4.35%) TIBCO
3 2 (4.35%) webMethods
4 1 (2.17%) Symantec
4 1 (2.17%) BT
4 1 (2.17%) VMware
4 1 (2.17%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.17%) Nintex
4 1 (2.17%) Sun
4 1 (2.17%) Veritas
4 1 (2.17%) SAP
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco
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