Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 4 18
Rank change year-on-year -2 +14 -14
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 25 19 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Andover 39.06% 24.68% 19.78%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 78.13% 82.61% 38.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 7
Andover median daily rate £381 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.76% +17.86% +16.67%
10th Percentile £327 £314 £310
90th Percentile £456 £475 £375
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £350 £339
% change year-on-year +14.29% +3.32% -3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Andover median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.50 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -10.00% +5.88% +82.80%

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 32 23 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Andover 50.00% 29.87% 51.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 22
Andover median daily rate £384 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +14.29% +10.94%
10th Percentile £331 £318 £299
90th Percentile £483 £475 £449
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £385 £363
% change year-on-year +10.39% +6.21% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Andover median hourly rate £50.00 - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £41.50 £43.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year -4.05% +1.76% +77.08%

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

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Andover

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Andover over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server in Andover

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 23 (92.00%) .NET
2 22 (88.00%) Windows
3 20 (80.00%) Linux
3 20 (80.00%) Oracle
3 20 (80.00%) Java
3 20 (80.00%) Security Cleared
3 20 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (76.00%) F#
4 19 (76.00%) Oracle APEX
4 19 (76.00%) Selenium
4 19 (76.00%) SC Cleared
4 19 (76.00%) SoapUI
4 19 (76.00%) SpecFlow
4 19 (76.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 19 (76.00%) API Testing
4 19 (76.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 19 (76.00%) Windows Server
4 19 (76.00%) HP
4 19 (76.00%) Web Services
4 19 (76.00%) Software AG
4 19 (76.00%) HP UFT
4 19 (76.00%) webMethods
5 18 (72.00%) Microsoft
5 18 (72.00%) Test Automation
6 17 (68.00%) TestNG
6 17 (68.00%) Eclipse
6 17 (68.00%) Ant
6 17 (68.00%) Red Hat
7 16 (64.00%) LoadRunner
7 16 (64.00%) VMware

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 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.00%) Apache
3 1 (4.00%) IIS
3 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 20 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (64.00%) PuTTY
1 16 (64.00%) WinSCP
2 1 (4.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (4.00%) DNS
2 1 (4.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (76.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 19 (76.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 16 (64.00%) Oracle Database
2 16 (64.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 16 (64.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (12.00%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
4 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 19 (76.00%) HP UFT
1 19 (76.00%) Oracle APEX
1 19 (76.00%) Selenium
1 19 (76.00%) SoapUI
1 19 (76.00%) SpecFlow
2 17 (68.00%) Ant
2 17 (68.00%) Eclipse
2 17 (68.00%) TestNG
3 16 (64.00%) LoadRunner
3 16 (64.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (16.00%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (8.00%) StarTeam
5 2 (8.00%) Toad
5 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
6 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Test Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Tester
3 5 (20.00%) Automation Tester
3 5 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
3 5 (20.00%) Test Specialist
4 3 (12.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) .NET Architect
5 1 (4.00%) .NET Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.00%) .NET Technical Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) QA Tester
5 1 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (92.00%) .NET
2 19 (76.00%) Web Services
3 4 (16.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (16.00%) Entity Framework
3 4 (16.00%) jQuery
4 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (12.00%) WCF
5 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
6 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (4.00%) CSS
6 1 (4.00%) HTML
6 1 (4.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (88.00%) Windows
2 20 (80.00%) Linux
3 19 (76.00%) Windows Server
4 16 (64.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) API Testing
2 18 (72.00%) Test Automation
3 16 (64.00%) Performance Testing
3 16 (64.00%) System Integration Testing
3 16 (64.00%) Test Strategy
4 15 (60.00%) DevOps
5 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (52.00%) Defect Tracking
5 13 (52.00%) Scrum
6 11 (44.00%) Kanban
7 9 (36.00%) Collaborative Working
8 4 (16.00%) TDD
9 3 (12.00%) MVC
9 3 (12.00%) Unit Testing
10 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (8.00%) Deployment Automation
10 2 (8.00%) Migration
10 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
10 2 (8.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (80.00%) Java
2 19 (76.00%) F#
3 8 (32.00%) C#
4 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (16.00%) SQL
5 3 (12.00%) VB.NET
6 2 (8.00%) C++
7 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
7 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
7 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.00%) Python
7 1 (4.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 20 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (76.00%) SC Cleared
3 15 (60.00%) ISEB
3 15 (60.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 15 (60.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 16 (64.00%) vSphere
2 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) Dovecot
2 1 (4.00%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 16 (64.00%) HP ALM
2 2 (8.00%) vRealize
3 1 (4.00%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 20 (80.00%) Oracle
2 19 (76.00%) HP
2 19 (76.00%) Software AG
2 19 (76.00%) webMethods
3 18 (72.00%) Microsoft
4 17 (68.00%) Red Hat
5 16 (64.00%) VMware
6 2 (8.00%) Borland
7 1 (4.00%) Cisco
7 1 (4.00%) F5
7 1 (4.00%) Juniper
7 1 (4.00%) SAP