The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 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 25 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 / Basingstoke
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 23 16
Rank change year-on-year +8 -7  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 33 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 8.66% 4.81% 6.05%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 55.00% 38.46% 38.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 11
Median daily rate £375 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £313 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £440 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +2.85% +4.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £32.66 £23.50
% change year-on-year +20.96% +38.95%  

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 Basingstoke with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Basingstoke
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 60 39 34
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 15.75% 12.50% 15.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 23 27
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £313 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +24.59% +17.30%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Basingstoke 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 Basingstoke

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Basingstoke

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Basingstoke over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server in Basingstoke

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server in Basingstoke.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 25 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 26 (56.52%) MySQL
2 25 (54.35%) Linux
3 17 (36.96%) Migration
3 17 (36.96%) SQL
4 15 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (30.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (30.43%) Clustering
5 14 (30.43%) Microservices
6 12 (26.09%) Windows
7 11 (23.91%) Web Services
7 11 (23.91%) Amazon AWS
8 10 (21.74%) T-SQL
8 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
9 9 (19.57%) JavaScript
9 9 (19.57%) C#
9 9 (19.57%) CSS
9 9 (19.57%) MVC
10 8 (17.39%) HTML
10 8 (17.39%) .NET
10 8 (17.39%) jQuery
11 7 (15.22%) Derivative
11 7 (15.22%) SOAP
11 7 (15.22%) C
11 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET
11 7 (15.22%) Unix
12 5 (10.87%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (10.87%) PHP
12 5 (10.87%) Git (software)
12 5 (10.87%) MongoDB
12 5 (10.87%) User Stories

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke 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 (8.70%) Apache
2 3 (6.52%) CMS
2 3 (6.52%) EPiServer
3 1 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (23.91%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.17%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) MVNO
2 1 (2.17%) Firewall
2 1 (2.17%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (56.52%) MySQL
2 14 (30.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (10.87%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (10.87%) MongoDB
4 3 (6.52%) Sisense
5 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (2.17%) QlikView
6 1 (2.17%) Redis
6 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.70%) HP UFT
2 4 (8.70%) Jenkins
2 4 (8.70%) Selenium
2 4 (8.70%) Subversion
2 4 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (6.52%) Cucumber
3 3 (6.52%) SilkTest
4 2 (4.35%) JIRA
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (2.17%) Bugzilla
5 1 (2.17%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (2.17%) Redmine
5 1 (2.17%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.17%) Trac
General
1 4 (8.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 19 (41.30%) Developer
2 14 (30.43%) DBA
2 14 (30.43%) MySQL DBA
3 5 (10.87%) .NET Developer
3 5 (10.87%) C Developer
3 5 (10.87%) C# Developer
4 4 (8.70%) Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (8.70%) PHP Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Administrator
5 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Test Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (4.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) SQL Developer
6 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Business Intelligence Specialist
7 1 (2.17%) OSS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.91%) Web Services
2 9 (19.57%) CSS
3 8 (17.39%) .NET
3 8 (17.39%) HTML
3 8 (17.39%) jQuery
4 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET
4 7 (15.22%) SOAP
5 4 (8.70%) Ajax
5 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (8.70%) LAMP
6 3 (6.52%) HTML5
6 3 (6.52%) Middleware
7 2 (4.35%) .NET Framework
7 2 (4.35%) AngularJS
7 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (4.35%) CSS3
8 1 (2.17%) .NET Core
8 1 (2.17%) WCF
8 1 (2.17%) WinForms
8 1 (2.17%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (30.43%) Clustering
2 7 (15.22%) Derivative
3 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.17%) Minimum Viable Product
3 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 25 (54.35%) Linux
2 12 (26.09%) Windows
3 7 (15.22%) Unix
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.96%) Migration
2 15 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (30.43%) Microservices
4 9 (19.57%) MVC
5 5 (10.87%) User Stories
6 4 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (8.70%) Post-Production
6 4 (8.70%) Software Engineering
6 4 (8.70%) Test Automation
7 3 (6.52%) Analytics
7 3 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (6.52%) DevOps
7 3 (6.52%) ITIL
7 3 (6.52%) OO
7 3 (6.52%) Regression Testing
7 3 (6.52%) Scenario Testing
7 3 (6.52%) Scrum
7 3 (6.52%) Test Scripting
7 3 (6.52%) Validation
7 3 (6.52%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.96%) SQL
2 10 (21.74%) T-SQL
3 9 (19.57%) C#
3 9 (19.57%) JavaScript
4 7 (15.22%) C
5 5 (10.87%) PHP
6 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.17%) C++
6 1 (2.17%) Java
6 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.17%) Python
6 1 (2.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) SC Cleared
1 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.52%) Degree
2 3 (6.52%) ISEB
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.52%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) vCenter Server
1 1 (2.17%) vRealize
Vendors
1 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.70%) VMware
2 4 (8.70%) Zend
3 3 (6.52%) Oracle
4 2 (4.35%) Ericsson
4 2 (4.35%) Motorola
5 1 (2.17%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.17%) Lumension
5 1 (2.17%) Remedy
5 1 (2.17%) Symantec
5 1 (2.17%) Tableau
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