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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 17 15 33
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +18
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 19 25 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 6.71% 7.89% 3.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 41.30% 39.68% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 10
Median daily rate £338 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £332 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £404 £376
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
- +4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Median hourly rate £38.00 £31.47 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.74% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £24.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+37.75% +2.08%
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 Southampton region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
46 63 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 16.25% 19.87% 13.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 37 28
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £315 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 0
Median hourly rate £38.00 £25.44 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.37% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+52.00% -25.37%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton 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 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 10 December 2016.

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 10 December 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 Southampton region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 18 (52.94%) SQL
2 15 (44.12%) .NET
3 14 (41.18%) C#
3 14 (41.18%) ASP.NET
4 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
5 9 (26.47%) CSS
5 9 (26.47%) Windows
5 9 (26.47%) XML
5 9 (26.47%) HTML
5 9 (26.47%) VB.NET
6 8 (23.53%) Oracle
6 8 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (20.59%) HTML5
7 7 (20.59%) PowerShell
7 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (17.65%) MongoDB
8 6 (17.65%) Sitecore CMS
8 6 (17.65%) Sitecore
8 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (17.65%) Finance
8 6 (17.65%) CMS
8 6 (17.65%) Scrum
9 5 (14.71%) Shell Script
9 5 (14.71%) Java
9 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
9 5 (14.71%) C
9 5 (14.71%) Web Services
9 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (14.71%) ISTQB

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 6 (17.65%) CMS
1 6 (17.65%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (2.94%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.94%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) DNS
1 1 (2.94%) Kerberos
1 1 (2.94%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (17.65%) MongoDB
3 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (11.76%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (5.88%) MySQL
5 2 (5.88%) OLAP
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.94%) DB2
6 1 (2.94%) Kalido
6 1 (2.94%) OLTP
6 1 (2.94%) Pentaho
6 1 (2.94%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.94%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 8 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (11.76%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.94%) ERwin
3 1 (2.94%) JIRA
3 1 (2.94%) MSI
3 1 (2.94%) NUnit
3 1 (2.94%) Selenium
3 1 (2.94%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.94%) WiX
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Advertising
3 1 (2.94%) Local Government
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (55.88%) Developer
2 10 (29.41%) .NET Developer
3 6 (17.65%) Sitecore Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Administrator
4 5 (14.71%) DBA
4 5 (14.71%) Software Test Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Test Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) SQL Server DBA
6 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Junior
6 3 (8.82%) Junior DBA
6 3 (8.82%) Junior SQL DBA
6 3 (8.82%) Junior SQL Server DBA
6 3 (8.82%) SQL DBA
7 2 (5.88%) Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) SQL Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) SQL Data Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (44.12%) .NET
2 14 (41.18%) ASP.NET
3 9 (26.47%) CSS
3 9 (26.47%) HTML
3 9 (26.47%) XML
4 7 (20.59%) HTML5
5 5 (14.71%) Web Services
6 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 4 (11.76%) WCF
7 3 (8.82%) LINQ
7 3 (8.82%) LINQ to SQL
8 2 (5.88%) .NET Framework
8 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (5.88%) CSS3
8 2 (5.88%) Entity Framework
8 2 (5.88%) XSLT
9 1 (2.94%) Breeze.js
9 1 (2.94%) Express
9 1 (2.94%) Kendo UI
9 1 (2.94%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Data Structures
1 3 (8.82%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.94%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.94%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.94%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.94%) iSeries
2 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.94%) Replication
2 1 (2.94%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (26.47%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Android
2 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.94%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Unix
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (17.65%) Scrum
1 6 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (14.71%) Integration Testing
2 5 (14.71%) Test Planning
2 5 (14.71%) Test Scripting
3 4 (11.76%) MVC
3 4 (11.76%) OOP
4 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (8.82%) Incident Management
4 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
4 3 (8.82%) Web Development
5 2 (5.88%) Analytics
5 2 (5.88%) CRM
5 2 (5.88%) Data Migration
5 2 (5.88%) Data Modelling
5 2 (5.88%) ETL
5 2 (5.88%) Migration
5 2 (5.88%) TDD
6 1 (2.94%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 18 (52.94%) SQL
2 14 (41.18%) C#
3 9 (26.47%) VB.NET
4 7 (20.59%) PowerShell
5 5 (14.71%) C
5 5 (14.71%) Java
5 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
5 5 (14.71%) Shell Script
6 3 (8.82%) PHP
6 3 (8.82%) VB
7 2 (5.88%) C++
7 2 (5.88%) Perl
7 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.94%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.94%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) ISTQB
1 5 (14.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Data Guard
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 8 (23.53%) Oracle
3 6 (17.65%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.94%) Apple
4 1 (2.94%) BMC
4 1 (2.94%) Cognos
4 1 (2.94%) DevExpress
4 1 (2.94%) IFS
4 1 (2.94%) MapR
4 1 (2.94%) Remedy
4 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.94%) VMware
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