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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 39 15 7
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -8
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 15 25 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.56% 7.40% 10.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 24.59% 47.17% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 22 10
Average daily rate
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£325 £306 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.12% +28.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £113 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £396 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £170.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +709.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
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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
61 53 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 14.49% 15.68% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 41 23
Average daily rate £375 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £164 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £465 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £24.50 £95.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.21% +352.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £35.00 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.90 £155.00 £28.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 10 (40.00%) SQL
2 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (32.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (28.00%) C#
4 7 (28.00%) Windows
4 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (24.00%) .NET
5 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (20.00%) MVC
6 5 (20.00%) Scrum
6 5 (20.00%) CSS
6 5 (20.00%) HTML
6 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 5 (20.00%) CRM
6 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
6 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET
7 4 (16.00%) MCSA
7 4 (16.00%) VMware
7 4 (16.00%) MCTS
7 4 (16.00%) jQuery
7 4 (16.00%) Content Management
7 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
7 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
7 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (12.00%) Umbraco
2 3 (12.00%) CMS
3 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (8.00%) Lync
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.00%) Node.js
4 1 (4.00%) Sitefinity
4 1 (4.00%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (4.00%) Kentico
4 1 (4.00%) Immediacy CMS
4 1 (4.00%) DNN
4 1 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.00%) MS Office
3 1 (4.00%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.00%) Internet
2 2 (8.00%) VPN
2 2 (8.00%) SAN
2 2 (8.00%) LAN
2 2 (8.00%) WAN
2 2 (8.00%) ADSL
2 2 (8.00%) Firewall
3 1 (4.00%) NAS
3 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (4.00%) Broadband
3 1 (4.00%) Intranet
3 1 (4.00%) Extranet
3 1 (4.00%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (8.00%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (4.00%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (4.00%) OLAP
6 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.00%) SQL Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Web Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Wintel Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Umbraco Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Data Quality Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Data Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Wintel Support
6 1 (4.00%) SQL DBA
6 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) .NET
2 5 (20.00%) CSS
2 5 (20.00%) HTML
3 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (16.00%) jQuery
4 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (12.00%) WCF
5 2 (8.00%) XHTML
5 2 (8.00%) HTML5
6 1 (4.00%) Ninject
6 1 (4.00%) CSS3
6 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (4.00%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (4.00%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (4.00%) Kendo UI
6 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET 2.0
6 1 (4.00%) MDX
6 1 (4.00%) WPF
6 1 (4.00%) Silverlight
6 1 (4.00%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) User Experience
1 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.00%) Streaming Music
2 1 (4.00%) Graphic Design
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (8.00%) Linux
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.00%) Android
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (4.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (20.00%) MVC
3 5 (20.00%) Scrum
3 5 (20.00%) CRM
4 4 (16.00%) Content Management
4 4 (16.00%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (8.00%) ETL
5 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.00%) TDD
5 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Web Application Development
6 1 (4.00%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (4.00%) Business Process Mapping
6 1 (4.00%) MVVM
6 1 (4.00%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) SQL
2 7 (28.00%) C#
3 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.00%) Ruby
5 1 (4.00%) Python
5 1 (4.00%) PHP
5 1 (4.00%) Java
5 1 (4.00%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (16.00%) MCSA
2 4 (16.00%) MCTS
2 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (12.00%) VCP4
4 1 (4.00%) MCDST
4 1 (4.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.00%) XenApp
4 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) SCCM
1 1 (4.00%) SCOM
1 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (4.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) VMware
3 3 (12.00%) Sun
4 2 (8.00%) Citrix
4 2 (8.00%) Telerik
5 1 (4.00%) Sitecore
5 1 (4.00%) Veeam
5 1 (4.00%) Ektron
5 1 (4.00%) Nintex
5 1 (4.00%) Infor
5 1 (4.00%) EPiServer
5 1 (4.00%) Alterian
5 1 (4.00%) Endeca
5 1 (4.00%) Google
5 1 (4.00%) Wyse
5 1 (4.00%) Apple
5 1 (4.00%) HP
5 1 (4.00%) Dell
5 1 (4.00%) Juniper
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco
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