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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 19 26 9
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -17
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 26 19 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 7.90% 5.49% 10.03%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 35.14% 23.17% 55.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 6
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£310 £363 £309
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.48% +17.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £450 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Average hourly rate - - £19.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £23.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -16.36%
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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
74 82 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 22.49% 23.70% 18.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 54 21
Average daily rate £370 £365 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.36% +20.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £265 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 July 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 July 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 36 (64.29%) SQL
2 25 (44.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 20 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (32.14%) T-SQL
6 17 (30.36%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (23.21%) Migration
8 13 (23.21%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (23.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 13 (23.21%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (21.43%) .NET
9 12 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (19.64%) CSS
10 11 (19.64%) C#
10 11 (19.64%) JavaScript
10 11 (19.64%) ETL
10 11 (19.64%) Security Cleared
10 11 (19.64%) SQL Server 2012
11 10 (17.86%) HTML
11 10 (17.86%) MS Excel
12 9 (16.07%) Windows
12 9 (16.07%) ASP.NET
12 9 (16.07%) SC Cleared
13 8 (14.29%) jQuery
13 8 (14.29%) Finance
13 8 (14.29%) SharePoint
14 7 (12.50%) TCP/IP
14 7 (12.50%) Active Directory
14 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 8 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.14%) CMS
2 4 (7.14%) IIS
2 4 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (5.36%) Umbraco
4 2 (3.57%) Drupal
4 2 (3.57%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.57%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.79%) Node.js
5 1 (1.79%) Sitefinity
5 1 (1.79%) Kentico
5 1 (1.79%) SAS
5 1 (1.79%) DNN
5 1 (1.79%) Immediacy CMS
Applications
1 10 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.71%) MS Office
3 4 (7.14%) InfoPath
4 3 (5.36%) MS Project
4 3 (5.36%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.79%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.36%) SAN
3 2 (3.57%) Intranet
3 2 (3.57%) Internet
3 2 (3.57%) Extranet
3 2 (3.57%) DNS
3 2 (3.57%) FCoE
3 2 (3.57%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (3.57%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.79%) LAN
4 1 (1.79%) SMS
4 1 (1.79%) WAN
4 1 (1.79%) Firewall
4 1 (1.79%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (44.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 20 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (23.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 13 (23.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (19.64%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (10.71%) OLAP
7 5 (8.93%) OLAP Cube
8 4 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 2 (3.57%) MySQL
9 2 (3.57%) QlikView
9 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
10 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (1.79%) DTS
10 1 (1.79%) Data Mining
10 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (7.14%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.79%) Subversion
4 1 (1.79%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Legal
3 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (53.57%) Developer
2 12 (21.43%) SQL Developer
3 10 (17.86%) SQL DBA
3 10 (17.86%) DBA
4 9 (16.07%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 5 (8.93%) Support Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) .NET Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Consultant
6 4 (7.14%) SharePoint Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Report Developer
8 2 (3.57%) CRM Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Senior SQL Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Data Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) CRM Consultant
8 2 (3.57%) Web Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.57%) SQL Server DBA
8 2 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.43%) .NET
2 11 (19.64%) CSS
3 10 (17.86%) HTML
4 9 (16.07%) ASP.NET
5 8 (14.29%) jQuery
6 5 (8.93%) HTML5
7 4 (7.14%) XHTML
7 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (5.36%) CSS3
9 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET 2.0
9 2 (3.57%) MDX
9 2 (3.57%) Web Services
9 2 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (1.79%) .NET Framework
10 1 (1.79%) Classic ASP
10 1 (1.79%) WCF
10 1 (1.79%) KnockoutJS
10 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 1 (1.79%) Entity Framework
10 1 (1.79%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.36%) Clustering
3 2 (3.57%) Statistics
3 2 (3.57%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.57%) User Experience
4 1 (1.79%) NHS
4 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.79%) Replication
4 1 (1.79%) Streaming Music
4 1 (1.79%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.07%) Windows
2 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.57%) Android
3 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.36%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (23.21%) Migration
4 11 (19.64%) ETL
5 6 (10.71%) Content Management
5 6 (10.71%) Scrum
5 6 (10.71%) MVC
5 6 (10.71%) Kimball Methodology
5 6 (10.71%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (8.93%) CRM
7 4 (7.14%) Data Modelling
7 4 (7.14%) Data Migration
7 4 (7.14%) Data Cleansing
7 4 (7.14%) Dashboard Development
8 3 (5.36%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (5.36%) Data Analysis
9 2 (3.57%) Configuration Management
9 2 (3.57%) E-Commerce
9 2 (3.57%) ITIL
9 2 (3.57%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 36 (64.29%) SQL
2 18 (32.14%) T-SQL
3 11 (19.64%) C#
3 11 (19.64%) JavaScript
4 5 (8.93%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.57%) Perl
5 2 (3.57%) PHP
5 2 (3.57%) VBScript
6 1 (1.79%) Java
6 1 (1.79%) RPG
Qualifications
1 13 (23.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (19.64%) Security Cleared
3 9 (16.07%) SC Cleared
4 6 (10.71%) MCTS
4 6 (10.71%) MCSA
5 2 (3.57%) MCSE
5 2 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (3.57%) Degree
5 2 (3.57%) VCP4
6 1 (1.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) QA
1 1 (1.79%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.57%) XenApp
4 2 (3.57%) vSphere
4 2 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.79%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) SCCM
1 3 (5.36%) SCOM
2 2 (3.57%) vMotion
3 1 (1.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 21 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.93%) VMware
3 4 (7.14%) Telerik
4 2 (3.57%) Sitecore
4 2 (3.57%) 3PAR
4 2 (3.57%) Nintex
4 2 (3.57%) Citrix
4 2 (3.57%) Apple
5 1 (1.79%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.79%) Juniper
5 1 (1.79%) Sun
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle
5 1 (1.79%) Cognos
5 1 (1.79%) Cisco
5 1 (1.79%) Veeam
5 1 (1.79%) Ektron
5 1 (1.79%) Alterian
5 1 (1.79%) Google
5 1 (1.79%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.79%) Infor