Period
to 21 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Andover with a requirement for SQL Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server over the 6 months to 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Hampshire > Andover
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 9 12
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3 -9
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 22 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Andover 29.33% 20.22% 15.66%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 66.67% 56.25% 30.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 6
Andover median daily rate £365 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.69% +23.08% +8.33%
10th Percentile £323 £313 £302
90th Percentile £438 £438 £375
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £360 £335
% change year-on-year +11.11% +7.46% -4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Andover median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £43.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -6.98% +10.26% +85.16%

SQL Server is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Andover with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Andover
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 33 32 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Andover 44.00% 35.96% 50.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 20 21
Andover median daily rate £381 £408 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.63% +8.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £321 £324 £306
90th Percentile £453 £528 £465
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Andover median hourly rate £50.00 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.82% - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £43.00 £42.75 £38.05
% change year-on-year +0.58% +12.35% +69.11%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Andover

Job postings citing SQL Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Andover.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Andover

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Andover

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL Server in Andover.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Andover

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Andover region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 22 (100.00%) .NET
2 20 (90.91%) Windows
3 19 (86.36%) Java
3 19 (86.36%) Security Cleared
4 18 (81.82%) F#
4 18 (81.82%) Test Automation
4 18 (81.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (81.82%) TestNG
4 18 (81.82%) SoapUI
4 18 (81.82%) SpecFlow
4 18 (81.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 18 (81.82%) API Testing
4 18 (81.82%) SQL Server 2016
4 18 (81.82%) Windows Server
4 18 (81.82%) Oracle
4 18 (81.82%) Ant
4 18 (81.82%) Linux
4 18 (81.82%) Web Services
4 18 (81.82%) Eclipse
4 18 (81.82%) HP
4 18 (81.82%) Software AG
4 18 (81.82%) HP UFT
4 18 (81.82%) webMethods
4 18 (81.82%) Oracle APEX
4 18 (81.82%) Selenium
4 18 (81.82%) SC Cleared
5 17 (77.27%) Microsoft
6 15 (68.18%) Oracle Database 10g
6 15 (68.18%) Red Hat
6 15 (68.18%) Oracle Database 11g

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Andover 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 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 18 (81.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (68.18%) PuTTY
1 15 (68.18%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (81.82%) SQL Server 2012
1 18 (81.82%) SQL Server 2016
2 15 (68.18%) Oracle Database
2 15 (68.18%) Oracle Database 10g
2 15 (68.18%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (13.64%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 18 (81.82%) Ant
1 18 (81.82%) Eclipse
1 18 (81.82%) HP UFT
1 18 (81.82%) Oracle APEX
1 18 (81.82%) Selenium
1 18 (81.82%) SoapUI
1 18 (81.82%) SpecFlow
1 18 (81.82%) TestNG
2 14 (63.64%) LoadRunner
2 14 (63.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (9.09%) Cucumber
4 2 (9.09%) StarTeam
4 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Test Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Automation Tester
2 5 (22.73%) Technical Specialist
2 5 (22.73%) Test Automation Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Test Specialist
2 5 (22.73%) Tester
3 2 (9.09%) .NET Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Architect
3 2 (9.09%) C# Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Python Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Technical Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) .NET Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Java Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Java Technical Architect
4 1 (4.55%) QA Tester
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (81.82%) Web Services
3 3 (13.64%) .NET Framework
3 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 3 (13.64%) Entity Framework
3 3 (13.64%) jQuery
3 3 (13.64%) WCF
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
Operating Systems
1 20 (90.91%) Windows
2 18 (81.82%) Linux
2 18 (81.82%) Windows Server
3 15 (68.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) API Testing
1 18 (81.82%) Test Automation
2 15 (68.18%) System Integration Testing
3 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (63.64%) DevOps
3 14 (63.64%) Performance Testing
3 14 (63.64%) Scrum
3 14 (63.64%) Test Strategy
4 12 (54.55%) Kanban
5 11 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
6 9 (40.91%) Collaborative Working
7 3 (13.64%) Migration
7 3 (13.64%) MVC
7 3 (13.64%) TDD
7 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting
8 2 (9.09%) BDD
8 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
9 1 (4.55%) Regression Testing
9 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (86.36%) Java
2 18 (81.82%) F#
3 7 (31.82%) C#
4 4 (18.18%) SQL
5 3 (13.64%) C++
5 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
5 3 (13.64%) VB.NET
6 2 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (86.36%) Security Cleared
2 18 (81.82%) SC Cleared
3 13 (59.09%) ISEB
3 13 (59.09%) ISEB Practitioner
3 13 (59.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 15 (68.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (68.18%) HP ALM
2 2 (9.09%) vRealize
Vendors
1 18 (81.82%) HP
1 18 (81.82%) Oracle
1 18 (81.82%) Software AG
1 18 (81.82%) webMethods
2 17 (77.27%) Microsoft
3 15 (68.18%) Red Hat
3 15 (68.18%) VMware
4 2 (9.09%) Borland