Period
to 22 May 2018

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 6 months to 22 May 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 > Basingstoke
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 21 28
Rank change year-on-year +10 +7 -10
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 69 32 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 12.32% 6.58% 4.79%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 72.63% 45.71% 39.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 19 17
Basingstoke median daily rate £410 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% +11.11% -3.57%
10th Percentile £250 £284 £270
90th Percentile £475 £454 £443
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £354 £339
% change year-on-year +13.07% +4.43% -3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Basingstoke median hourly rate - £20.50 -
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.50 £43.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year -5.81% -9.47% +91.44%

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 Basingstoke with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Basingstoke
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 95 70 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 16.96% 14.40% 12.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 35 37
Basingstoke median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £250 £245 £270
90th Percentile £475 £461 £454
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Basingstoke median hourly rate £21.50 £20.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.88% - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £44.25 £42.50 £40.28
% change year-on-year +4.12% +5.52% +79.00%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

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

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 6 months to 22 May 2018.

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 22 May 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 38 (55.07%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (46.38%) SQL
2 32 (46.38%) Microsoft
2 32 (46.38%) User Stories
3 30 (43.48%) .NET
4 29 (42.03%) C#
5 28 (40.58%) Web Services
6 27 (39.13%) Windows
7 26 (37.68%) Scrum
8 25 (36.23%) Oracle
9 24 (34.78%) TDD
10 23 (33.33%) RDBMS
10 23 (33.33%) Security Cleared
10 23 (33.33%) Relational Database
11 22 (31.88%) SC Cleared
12 21 (30.43%) .NET Framework
12 21 (30.43%) Finance
13 20 (28.99%) B2B
13 20 (28.99%) BizTalk Server
13 20 (28.99%) OOP
13 20 (28.99%) OO
13 20 (28.99%) Team Foundation Server
14 19 (27.54%) Test Automation
14 19 (27.54%) Enterprise Software
14 19 (27.54%) Jenkins
14 19 (27.54%) Microsoft Azure
14 19 (27.54%) BDD
14 19 (27.54%) SonarQube
14 19 (27.54%) VB.NET
14 19 (27.54%) ReSharper

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 20 (28.99%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (14.49%) IIS
3 6 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 6 (8.70%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (5.80%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.90%) LiveCycle
6 1 (1.45%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.90%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (27.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.90%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.70%) Cisco ISE
2 5 (7.25%) DNS
2 5 (7.25%) SAN
3 2 (2.90%) Internet
3 2 (2.90%) LAN
3 2 (2.90%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (1.45%) FTP
4 1 (1.45%) HTTP
4 1 (1.45%) Intranet
4 1 (1.45%) Skype
4 1 (1.45%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 23 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 13 (18.84%) MySQL
3 11 (15.94%) SQL Server 2016
4 7 (10.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (7.25%) MongoDB
6 4 (5.80%) Oracle Database
6 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (2.90%) Siebel EIM
8 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (1.45%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 20 (28.99%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (27.54%) Jenkins
2 19 (27.54%) ReSharper
2 19 (27.54%) SonarQube
3 5 (7.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (7.25%) Bitbucket
3 5 (7.25%) JIRA
4 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.45%) LoadUI
4 1 (1.45%) SoapUI
General
1 21 (30.43%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Military
3 2 (2.90%) Legal
3 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (59.42%) Developer
2 20 (28.99%) Senior Developer
3 19 (27.54%) .NET Developer
4 17 (24.64%) Integration Developer
5 16 (23.19%) Cloud Developer
6 15 (21.74%) BizTalk Developer
6 15 (21.74%) Senior .NET Developer
6 15 (21.74%) Senior BizTalk Developer
7 14 (20.29%) Azure Developer
8 13 (18.84%) Software Developer
9 12 (17.39%) BizTalk Integration Developer
10 6 (8.70%) Analyst
11 4 (5.80%) Architect
11 4 (5.80%) C# Developer
12 3 (4.35%) Agile .NET Developer
12 3 (4.35%) Agile Developer
12 3 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
12 3 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
12 3 (4.35%) Integration Engineer
12 3 (4.35%) Senior Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (43.48%) .NET
2 28 (40.58%) Web Services
3 21 (30.43%) .NET Framework
4 14 (20.29%) SOAP
5 7 (10.14%) ASP.NET
6 6 (8.70%) .NET Core
6 6 (8.70%) REST
6 6 (8.70%) RESTful
6 6 (8.70%) Web Services Management
7 5 (7.25%) AngularJS
7 5 (7.25%) Node.js
7 5 (7.25%) WCF
8 3 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (4.35%) jQuery
8 3 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (4.35%) XML
9 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (2.90%) Entity Framework
10 1 (1.45%) OAuth2
10 1 (1.45%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 19 (27.54%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (18.84%) Derivative
3 9 (13.04%) Clustering
4 6 (8.70%) Fat Client
4 6 (8.70%) Thin Client
5 4 (5.80%) Data Centre
6 3 (4.35%) Client/Server
6 3 (4.35%) PKI
7 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 27 (39.13%) Windows
2 15 (21.74%) Linux
3 14 (20.29%) Windows Server
4 13 (18.84%) Unix
5 4 (5.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.90%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (55.07%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (46.38%) User Stories
3 26 (37.68%) Scrum
4 24 (34.78%) TDD
5 20 (28.99%) B2B
5 20 (28.99%) OO
5 20 (28.99%) OOP
6 19 (27.54%) BDD
6 19 (27.54%) Test Automation
7 9 (13.04%) MVC
8 8 (11.59%) Software Delivery
9 6 (8.70%) DevOps
9 6 (8.70%) Service Delivery
9 6 (8.70%) Validation
10 5 (7.25%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (7.25%) E-Commerce
10 5 (7.25%) Kanban
10 5 (7.25%) Microservices
10 5 (7.25%) Security Hardening
10 5 (7.25%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (46.38%) SQL
2 29 (42.03%) C#
3 19 (27.54%) VB.NET
4 13 (18.84%) C
4 13 (18.84%) T-SQL
5 11 (15.94%) PowerShell
6 8 (11.59%) VBScript
7 6 (8.70%) Java
7 6 (8.70%) VB
8 5 (7.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 23 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 22 (31.88%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.70%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.35%) ISEB
4 3 (4.35%) ISTQB
4 3 (4.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 3 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.90%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.90%) Degree
5 2 (2.90%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (21.74%) Active Directory
2 10 (14.49%) Hyper-V
3 7 (10.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.80%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (20.29%) SCCM
2 9 (13.04%) SCOM
3 4 (5.80%) vCenter Server
4 1 (1.45%) Nessus
Vendors
1 32 (46.38%) Microsoft
2 25 (36.23%) Oracle
3 15 (21.74%) Cisco
4 12 (17.39%) SolarWinds
5 8 (11.59%) VMware
6 6 (8.70%) McAfee
6 6 (8.70%) NetApp
6 6 (8.70%) Remedy
7 5 (7.25%) Atlassian
7 5 (7.25%) Fujitsu
8 4 (5.80%) EMC
9 3 (4.35%) LogRhythm
9 3 (4.35%) Lumension
10 2 (2.90%) Adobe
10 2 (2.90%) Siebel
11 1 (1.45%) Brio
11 1 (1.45%) Juniper
11 1 (1.45%) MicroStrategy
11 1 (1.45%) Sitecore