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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 15 18 14
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 20 25 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 8.30% 7.44% 8.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 38.46% 44.64% 38.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 22
Median daily rate £325 £300 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £400 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.25 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+52.94% -26.72%
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
52 56 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 21.58% 16.67% 20.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 44 47
Median daily rate £383 £325 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.69% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £400 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.16% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £23.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+45.65% -28.12%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 19 (47.50%) SharePoint
1 19 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (40.00%) Windows
2 16 (40.00%) Office 365
3 13 (32.50%) SQL
4 10 (25.00%) HTML
4 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 10 (25.00%) CSS
4 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (22.50%) Management Information System
6 8 (20.00%) Service Management
6 8 (20.00%) Content Management
6 8 (20.00%) System Testing
6 8 (20.00%) CMS
6 8 (20.00%) Line Management
6 8 (20.00%) Software Licensing
7 7 (17.50%) Security Cleared
7 7 (17.50%) Active Directory
8 6 (15.00%) .NET
8 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
8 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
8 6 (15.00%) SQL Server 2014
9 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (12.50%) MS Office
9 5 (12.50%) Configuration Management
9 5 (12.50%) Finance

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 19 (47.50%) SharePoint
2 8 (20.00%) CMS
3 2 (5.00%) IIS
4 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (12.50%) MS Office
3 3 (7.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (40.00%) Office 365
2 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) DNS
1 2 (5.00%) Network Security
1 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.50%) Firewall
2 1 (2.50%) IPsec
2 1 (2.50%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (2.50%) SAN
2 1 (2.50%) SSL
2 1 (2.50%) VPN
2 1 (2.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (5.00%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (5.00%) HDInsight
5 2 (5.00%) MongoDB
5 2 (5.00%) NoSQL
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (2.50%) MS Access
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (2.50%) Power BI
6 1 (2.50%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.50%) Toad
General
1 5 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Publishing
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (60.00%) Developer
2 17 (42.50%) SharePoint Developer
3 9 (22.50%) DBA
4 8 (20.00%) SQL DBA
5 4 (10.00%) SQL Developer
5 4 (10.00%) SQL Server DBA
6 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Administrator
7 2 (5.00%) Azure SQL DBA
7 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (5.00%) SharePoint Administrator
7 2 (5.00%) Windows Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Applications Support Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) C# Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Programmer
8 1 (2.50%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.00%) CSS
1 10 (25.00%) HTML
2 6 (15.00%) .NET
3 3 (7.50%) Web Services
4 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.50%) 802.1X
4 1 (2.50%) MDX
4 1 (2.50%) WCF
4 1 (2.50%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Management Information System
2 4 (10.00%) Statistics
3 3 (7.50%) Clustering
4 2 (5.00%) Replication
5 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.50%) CLARiiON
5 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.50%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 16 (40.00%) Windows
2 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (7.50%) Windows Server
4 2 (5.00%) Linux
5 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (20.00%) Content Management
2 8 (20.00%) Line Management
2 8 (20.00%) Service Management
2 8 (20.00%) Software Licensing
2 8 (20.00%) System Testing
3 5 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 4 (10.00%) High Availability
4 4 (10.00%) ITIL
5 3 (7.50%) DevOps
5 3 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (7.50%) Information Management
5 3 (7.50%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (5.00%) Budget Control
6 2 (5.00%) Database Security
6 2 (5.00%) Database Tuning
6 2 (5.00%) ETL
6 2 (5.00%) Project Planning
6 2 (5.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 13 (32.50%) SQL
2 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.50%) C#
3 3 (7.50%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.50%) VBA
4 1 (2.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.50%) CCNA
4 1 (2.50%) CCNP
4 1 (2.50%) CCSA
4 1 (2.50%) CCSE
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.50%) MCSE
4 1 (2.50%) OCP
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.50%) Solvency II
System Software
1 7 (17.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.50%) ISA Server
3 1 (2.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (5.00%) SCCM
1 2 (5.00%) WSUS
2 1 (2.50%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.50%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.50%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 16 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.00%) VMware
3 2 (5.00%) HP
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle
4 1 (2.50%) Blue Coat
4 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco
4 1 (2.50%) EMC
4 1 (2.50%) Forcepoint
4 1 (2.50%) IronPort
4 1 (2.50%) Juniper
4 1 (2.50%) NetApp
4 1 (2.50%) Nokia
4 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.50%) Symantec