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 3 months to 28 June 2017 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 15 3
Rank change year-on-year +7 -12  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 7 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Andover 14.89% 20.00% 35.71%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 70.00% 36.67% 76.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 6
Median daily rate £425 £343 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.08% -3.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £321 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £350 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +2.85% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £32.66 £23.25
% change year-on-year +20.96% +40.45%  

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

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Andover
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 10 30 13
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Andover 21.28% 54.55% 46.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 8
Median daily rate £415 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £333 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.14 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.04% +19.75%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Andover

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Andover citing SQL Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Andover

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Andover over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server in Andover

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, 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 Andover region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (80.00%) .NET
3 14 (70.00%) Scrum
3 14 (70.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (65.00%) Selenium
4 13 (65.00%) SQL
4 13 (65.00%) SpecFlow
5 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 12 (60.00%) F#
5 12 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (60.00%) Test Automation
6 11 (55.00%) Oracle
6 11 (55.00%) XML
6 11 (55.00%) Oracle Database
6 11 (55.00%) DevOps
7 10 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (50.00%) Windows
7 10 (50.00%) Web Services
7 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 10 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 9 (45.00%) VMware
8 9 (45.00%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (45.00%) SharePoint
8 9 (45.00%) Linux
8 9 (45.00%) IIS
8 9 (45.00%) HP
8 9 (45.00%) Red Hat
8 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (45.00%) Jenkins
9 8 (40.00%) BDD

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 9 (45.00%) IIS
1 9 (45.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.00%) Apache
3 1 (5.00%) GlassFish
3 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (25.00%) IaaS
2 5 (25.00%) PaaS
3 2 (10.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) PuTTY
1 8 (40.00%) WinSCP
2 5 (25.00%) LDAP
3 2 (10.00%) DNS
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (5.00%) Firewall
4 1 (5.00%) Internet
4 1 (5.00%) Kerberos
4 1 (5.00%) LAN
4 1 (5.00%) SAN
4 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (70.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (55.00%) Oracle Database
3 10 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (40.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 8 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 7 (35.00%) SQL Server 2016
6 6 (30.00%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (10.00%) GIS
9 1 (5.00%) MySQL
9 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
9 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (65.00%) Selenium
1 13 (65.00%) SpecFlow
2 12 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (45.00%) Jenkins
4 8 (40.00%) HP UFT
4 8 (40.00%) Oracle APEX
4 8 (40.00%) TeamCity
5 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
6 5 (25.00%) Moq
6 5 (25.00%) MSTest
6 5 (25.00%) webpack
7 4 (20.00%) Ant
7 4 (20.00%) Eclipse
7 4 (20.00%) LoadRunner
7 4 (20.00%) SoapUI
7 4 (20.00%) TestNG
7 4 (20.00%) Toad
8 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
8 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (10.00%) Banking
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
1 2 (10.00%) Publishing
2 1 (5.00%) Electronics
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Tester
4 3 (15.00%) Automation Tester
4 3 (15.00%) DBA
5 2 (10.00%) SQL DBA
6 1 (5.00%) .NET Team Leader
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Lead Tester
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (80.00%) .NET
2 11 (55.00%) XML
3 10 (50.00%) Web Services
4 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET
5 6 (30.00%) .NET Framework
5 6 (30.00%) Ajax
5 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (30.00%) WCF
6 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (25.00%) OAuth2
6 5 (25.00%) OpenID
6 5 (25.00%) React
6 5 (25.00%) Redux
7 3 (15.00%) Entity Framework
7 3 (15.00%) jQuery
7 3 (15.00%) SAML
8 2 (10.00%) Node.js
8 2 (10.00%) REST
8 2 (10.00%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Linux
2 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.00%) CentOS
4 1 (5.00%) Unix
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (70.00%) Scrum
3 12 (60.00%) Test Automation
4 11 (55.00%) DevOps
5 9 (45.00%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (40.00%) BDD
6 8 (40.00%) Integration Testing
6 8 (40.00%) System Integration Testing
6 8 (40.00%) TDD
7 6 (30.00%) Change Data Capture
7 6 (30.00%) Defect Tracking
7 6 (30.00%) Exploratory Testing
7 6 (30.00%) Full Text Search
7 6 (30.00%) MVC
7 6 (30.00%) OWASP
7 6 (30.00%) Regression Testing
7 6 (30.00%) Release Management
7 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
7 6 (30.00%) Test Strategy
8 4 (20.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) SQL
2 12 (60.00%) F#
3 8 (40.00%) C#
3 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (30.00%) T-SQL
4 6 (30.00%) TypeScript
5 5 (25.00%) ES6
5 5 (25.00%) Java
5 5 (25.00%) VB
6 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
6 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (5.00%) Perl
7 1 (5.00%) PHP
7 1 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) ISEB
2 4 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 4 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (5.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) vSphere
2 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (20.00%) Terminal Services
3 4 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (5.00%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 8 (40.00%) vRealize
2 1 (5.00%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (55.00%) Oracle
3 9 (45.00%) HP
3 9 (45.00%) Red Hat
3 9 (45.00%) VMware
4 2 (10.00%) ESRI
5 1 (5.00%) ArcSight
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco
5 1 (5.00%) Dell
5 1 (5.00%) DevExpress
5 1 (5.00%) F5
5 1 (5.00%) Gemalto
5 1 (5.00%) Juniper
5 1 (5.00%) Rackspace
5 1 (5.00%) SAP