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 23 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 12 21 42
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +21
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 21 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 8.08% 6.84% 2.90%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 70.00% 37.50% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 9
Median daily rate £350 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £323 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £525 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.54 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+55.27% -24.86%

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
30 48 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 11.54% 18.25% 15.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 30 41
Median daily rate £355 £425 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.47% +12.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £12.00 - £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 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 Southampton region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 27 (69.23%) SQL
2 16 (41.03%) .NET
3 13 (33.33%) Oracle
3 13 (33.33%) C#
4 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 12 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (23.08%) ETL
5 9 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (23.08%) ASP.NET
6 8 (20.51%) Data Integration
7 7 (17.95%) VB.NET
7 7 (17.95%) Data Modelling
8 6 (15.38%) MVC
8 6 (15.38%) HTML
8 6 (15.38%) XML
8 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (12.82%) NoSQL
9 5 (12.82%) Azure SQL Database
9 5 (12.82%) Tableau
9 5 (12.82%) Data Governance
9 5 (12.82%) Big Data
9 5 (12.82%) Event-Driven Architecture
9 5 (12.82%) PostGIS
9 5 (12.82%) Metadata Management
9 5 (12.82%) IBM InfoSphere
9 5 (12.82%) Power BI
9 5 (12.82%) SAP
9 5 (12.82%) CSS

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 2 (5.13%) CMS
1 2 (5.13%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) LDAP
2 1 (2.56%) Firewall
2 1 (2.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (12.82%) Azure SQL Database
2 5 (12.82%) Big Data
2 5 (12.82%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (12.82%) IBM InfoSphere
2 5 (12.82%) NoSQL
2 5 (12.82%) Power BI
3 4 (10.26%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (10.26%) Hadoop
3 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (5.13%) MongoDB
5 2 (5.13%) MySQL
6 1 (2.56%) DB2
6 1 (2.56%) OLAP
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.56%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.13%) Mercurial
2 2 (5.13%) Subversion
2 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.56%) ERwin
3 1 (2.56%) JIRA
General
1 4 (10.26%) Advertising
2 3 (7.69%) Finance
3 2 (5.13%) Back Office
3 2 (5.13%) Local Government
3 2 (5.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (46.15%) Developer
2 10 (25.64%) .NET Developer
3 6 (15.38%) Architect
3 6 (15.38%) DBA
4 5 (12.82%) Data Architect
4 5 (12.82%) SQL DBA
5 4 (10.26%) Administrator
5 4 (10.26%) Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Data Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Software Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) SQL Server DBA
6 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (7.69%) ETL Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Junior
6 3 (7.69%) Junior DBA
6 3 (7.69%) Junior SQL DBA
6 3 (7.69%) Junior SQL Server DBA
6 3 (7.69%) SQL Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Integration Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (41.03%) .NET
2 9 (23.08%) ASP.NET
3 6 (15.38%) HTML
3 6 (15.38%) XML
4 5 (12.82%) CSS
4 5 (12.82%) PostGIS
5 4 (10.26%) Web Services
6 3 (7.69%) .NET Framework
6 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (7.69%) HTML5
7 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (5.13%) COM
7 2 (5.13%) Ember.js
7 2 (5.13%) LINQ
7 2 (5.13%) LINQ to SQL
7 2 (5.13%) REST
7 2 (5.13%) SOAP
7 2 (5.13%) WCF
7 2 (5.13%) XSLT
8 1 (2.56%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.69%) Data Structures
3 2 (5.13%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.56%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.56%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (23.08%) ETL
3 8 (20.51%) Data Integration
4 7 (17.95%) Data Modelling
5 6 (15.38%) MVC
6 5 (12.82%) Data Governance
6 5 (12.82%) Data Management
6 5 (12.82%) Enterprise Data Management
6 5 (12.82%) ERD
6 5 (12.82%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 5 (12.82%) Metadata Management
6 5 (12.82%) OOP
6 5 (12.82%) Software Engineering
6 5 (12.82%) UML
6 5 (12.82%) Web Development
7 4 (10.26%) Information Management
7 4 (10.26%) Logical Data Model
7 4 (10.26%) Master Data Management
7 4 (10.26%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 27 (69.23%) SQL
2 13 (33.33%) C#
3 7 (17.95%) VB.NET
4 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
5 4 (10.26%) Java
6 3 (7.69%) PHP
7 2 (5.13%) C++
7 2 (5.13%) Perl
7 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
7 2 (5.13%) VB
8 1 (2.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) Degree
1 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 13 (33.33%) Oracle
2 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 5 (12.82%) ESRI
3 5 (12.82%) IBM
3 5 (12.82%) Informatica
3 5 (12.82%) SAP
3 5 (12.82%) Tableau
4 2 (5.13%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.56%) Cisco
5 1 (2.56%) Cognos
5 1 (2.56%) IFS
5 1 (2.56%) MapR
5 1 (2.56%) Palo Alto
5 1 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.56%) VMware
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