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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 16 23 28
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 15 21 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 7.01% 6.12% 4.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 44.12% 24.14% 28.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 13
Median daily rate £325 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £18.83 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.60 £30.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.78% +23.00%
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
34 87 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 15.89% 25.36% 15.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 59 37
Median daily rate £425 £375 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £18.83 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.32 £33.55 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+8.25% +34.20%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 16 (55.17%) .NET
2 14 (48.28%) SQL
2 14 (48.28%) C#
3 13 (44.83%) ASP.NET
4 11 (37.93%) Windows
4 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
5 9 (31.03%) CSS
6 8 (27.59%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (24.14%) XML
7 7 (24.14%) HTML
7 7 (24.14%) VB.NET
7 7 (24.14%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
8 6 (20.69%) Scrum
8 6 (20.69%) HTML5
8 6 (20.69%) PowerShell
9 5 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (17.24%) Integration Testing
9 5 (17.24%) Test Scripting
9 5 (17.24%) Sitecore CMS
9 5 (17.24%) Sitecore
9 5 (17.24%) MongoDB
9 5 (17.24%) CMS
9 5 (17.24%) Finance
9 5 (17.24%) ISTQB
9 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
9 5 (17.24%) Shell Script
9 5 (17.24%) C
9 5 (17.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (17.24%) Test Planning

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 5 (17.24%) CMS
1 5 (17.24%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) DNS
1 1 (3.45%) Kerberos
1 1 (3.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (17.24%) MongoDB
3 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.90%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (6.90%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (6.90%) HDInsight
4 2 (6.90%) NoSQL
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.45%) MS Access
5 1 (3.45%) MySQL
5 1 (3.45%) OLAP
5 1 (3.45%) OLTP
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (13.79%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.45%) JIRA
3 1 (3.45%) MSI
3 1 (3.45%) NUnit
3 1 (3.45%) Selenium
3 1 (3.45%) SpecFlow
3 1 (3.45%) Toad
3 1 (3.45%) WiX
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Local Government
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Developer
2 10 (34.48%) .NET Developer
3 5 (17.24%) DBA
3 5 (17.24%) Sitecore Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Software Test Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Test Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (13.79%) SQL DBA
5 2 (6.90%) Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Azure SQL DBA
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (3.45%) Database Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Junior DBA
6 1 (3.45%) Junior SQL Server DBA
6 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared DBA
6 1 (3.45%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Data Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (55.17%) .NET
2 13 (44.83%) ASP.NET
3 9 (31.03%) CSS
4 7 (24.14%) HTML
4 7 (24.14%) XML
5 6 (20.69%) HTML5
6 4 (13.79%) CSS3
6 4 (13.79%) Web Services
7 3 (10.34%) WCF
8 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
8 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (6.90%) Entity Framework
8 2 (6.90%) LINQ
8 2 (6.90%) LINQ to SQL
9 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (3.45%) jQuery
9 1 (3.45%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (3.45%) React
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Statistics
2 2 (6.90%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.90%) Data Structures
2 2 (6.90%) N-Tier
2 2 (6.90%) Replication
3 1 (3.45%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.45%) Clustering
3 1 (3.45%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Android
2 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) Scrum
2 5 (17.24%) Integration Testing
2 5 (17.24%) Test Planning
2 5 (17.24%) Test Scripting
2 5 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (13.79%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management
4 3 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (10.34%) High Availability
4 3 (10.34%) MVC
4 3 (10.34%) TDD
5 2 (6.90%) Data Migration
5 2 (6.90%) Database Security
5 2 (6.90%) DevOps
5 2 (6.90%) Migration
5 2 (6.90%) OOP
5 2 (6.90%) Use Case
6 1 (3.45%) CRM
6 1 (3.45%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) C#
1 14 (48.28%) SQL
2 7 (24.14%) VB.NET
3 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
3 6 (20.69%) PowerShell
4 5 (17.24%) C
4 5 (17.24%) Shell Script
5 4 (13.79%) Java
5 4 (13.79%) T-SQL
6 2 (6.90%) Objective-C
6 2 (6.90%) PHP
6 2 (6.90%) VB
7 1 (3.45%) C++
7 1 (3.45%) Perl
7 1 (3.45%) TypeScript
7 1 (3.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) ISTQB
1 5 (17.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.24%) Sitecore
3 4 (13.79%) Oracle
4 2 (6.90%) Apple
5 1 (3.45%) BMC
5 1 (3.45%) DevExpress
5 1 (3.45%) Remedy
5 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.45%) VMware