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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 27 12
Rank change year-on-year +6 -15  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 13 12 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 5.02% 4.27% 9.05%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 46.43% 34.29% 52.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 10
Median daily rate £400 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +1.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £325 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £343
% change year-on-year - +2.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +66.66% -30.76%  

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 28 35 34
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 10.81% 12.46% 17.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 18
Median daily rate £402 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.66% +26.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

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 29 March 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 29 March 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 12 (60.00%) C#
2 11 (55.00%) .NET
3 10 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 8 (40.00%) CSS
5 7 (35.00%) MVC
6 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (30.00%) HTML
7 5 (25.00%) Migration
7 5 (25.00%) CMS
7 5 (25.00%) EPiServer
8 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
8 4 (20.00%) VMware
8 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (20.00%) MySQL
8 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 3 (15.00%) ISEB
9 3 (15.00%) HP UFT
9 3 (15.00%) Linux
9 3 (15.00%) Middleware
9 3 (15.00%) Oracle
9 3 (15.00%) SQL
9 3 (15.00%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (15.00%) Validation
9 3 (15.00%) Regression Testing
9 3 (15.00%) Functional Testing
9 3 (15.00%) Non-Functional Testing
9 3 (15.00%) Cucumber
9 3 (15.00%) DevOps
9 3 (15.00%) Virtual Environments

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 5 (25.00%) CMS
1 5 (25.00%) EPiServer
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) MySQL
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (15.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (15.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (15.00%) HP UFT
2 3 (15.00%) Selenium
2 3 (15.00%) SilkTest
2 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.00%) JIRA
4 1 (5.00%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (5.00%) Redmine
4 1 (5.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (5.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 3 (15.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (15.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (15.00%) CMS Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) DBA
5 2 (10.00%) MySQL DBA
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Developer
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Contracts Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Junior C# Developer
6 1 (5.00%) PHP Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Server Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) .NET
2 10 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (40.00%) CSS
4 6 (30.00%) HTML
5 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (15.00%) jQuery
6 3 (15.00%) Middleware
7 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
7 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (10.00%) CSS3
7 2 (10.00%) HTML5
7 2 (10.00%) WCF
7 2 (10.00%) Web Services
7 2 (10.00%) WinForms
8 1 (5.00%) Ajax
8 1 (5.00%) Castle Windsor
8 1 (5.00%) LAMP
8 1 (5.00%) MSMQ
8 1 (5.00%) WPF
8 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) MVC
2 5 (25.00%) Migration
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (15.00%) DevOps
4 3 (15.00%) Functional Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Regression Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (15.00%) Validation
4 3 (15.00%) Virtual Environments
5 2 (10.00%) Content Management
5 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (10.00%) Microservices
5 2 (10.00%) Scrum
5 2 (10.00%) Smoke Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (10.00%) Web Development
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) C#
2 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (15.00%) SQL
4 2 (10.00%) PHP
5 1 (5.00%) C++
5 1 (5.00%) Java
5 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) ISEB
1 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (15.00%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (5.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (20.00%) VMware
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (5.00%) Zend
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