Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 23 23
Rank change year-on-year +17 0 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 12 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Andover 22.22% 10.77% 9.09%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 66.67% 21.21% 25.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 5
Andover median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -12.50%
10th Percentile £363 £319 £306
90th Percentile £458 £375 £455
Hampshire median daily rate £375 £365 £345
% change year-on-year +2.74% +5.80% -1.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Andover median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +50.00%

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 18 33 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Andover 33.33% 50.77% 35.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 17 18
Andover median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.45% +0.69%
10th Percentile £334 £316 £300
90th Percentile £445 £454 £466
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £386
% change year-on-year - +3.56% +10.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Andover median hourly rate - £22.50 -
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +97.67%

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 23 January 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 12 (100.00%) Oracle
2 11 (91.67%) Ant
2 11 (91.67%) .NET
2 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Linux
2 11 (91.67%) Eclipse
2 11 (91.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 11 (91.67%) HP
2 11 (91.67%) HP UFT
2 11 (91.67%) Oracle APEX
2 11 (91.67%) Selenium
2 11 (91.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 11 (91.67%) F#
2 11 (91.67%) TestNG
2 11 (91.67%) Test Automation
2 11 (91.67%) SpecFlow
2 11 (91.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 11 (91.67%) Oracle Database
2 11 (91.67%) PuTTY
2 11 (91.67%) WinSCP
2 11 (91.67%) SQL Server 2016
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server
3 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (83.33%) System Integration Testing
3 10 (83.33%) API Testing
3 10 (83.33%) SoapUI
3 10 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (83.33%) vSphere
3 10 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (83.33%) Red Hat

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) PuTTY
1 11 (91.67%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) Oracle Database
1 11 (91.67%) Oracle Database 10g
1 11 (91.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server 2016
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (8.33%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 11 (91.67%) Ant
1 11 (91.67%) Eclipse
1 11 (91.67%) HP UFT
1 11 (91.67%) Oracle APEX
1 11 (91.67%) Selenium
1 11 (91.67%) SpecFlow
1 11 (91.67%) TestNG
2 10 (83.33%) SoapUI
3 8 (66.67%) LoadRunner
3 8 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Test Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Developer in Test
3 2 (16.67%) DevOps Developer
3 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Test Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) .NET
2 10 (83.33%) Web Services
3 1 (8.33%) SAP Basis
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Linux
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
1 11 (91.67%) Windows Server
2 10 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Test Automation
2 10 (83.33%) API Testing
2 10 (83.33%) System Integration Testing
3 8 (66.67%) Defect Tracking
3 8 (66.67%) Performance Testing
4 7 (58.33%) Test Strategy
5 6 (50.00%) DevOps
6 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
6 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (25.00%) Kanban
6 3 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Scrum
6 3 (25.00%) Web Testing
7 2 (16.67%) SDET
8 1 (8.33%) High Availability
8 1 (8.33%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) F#
2 10 (83.33%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (41.67%) ISEB
2 5 (41.67%) ISEB Practitioner
2 5 (41.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Oracle
2 11 (91.67%) HP
3 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 10 (83.33%) Red Hat
3 10 (83.33%) Software AG
3 10 (83.33%) VMware
3 10 (83.33%) webMethods
4 1 (8.33%) hybris
4 1 (8.33%) SAP