Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 24 32
Rank change year-on-year +5 +8 -16
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 42 16 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 7.72% 4.04% 4.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 61.76% 35.56% 31.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 8 13
Basingstoke median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -
10th Percentile £345 £322 £264
90th Percentile £475 £440 £388
Hampshire median daily rate £390 £370 £350
% change year-on-year +5.41% +5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Basingstoke median hourly rate - £20.50 -
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £42.75 £47.50
% change year-on-year +5.26% -10.00% +58.33%

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 68 45 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 12.50% 11.36% 14.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 20 39
Basingstoke median daily rate £400 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +17.65%
10th Percentile £275 £168 £275
90th Percentile £544 £480 £463
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +6.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Basingstoke median hourly rate £21.50 £20.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.88% +70.83% -42.86%
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +36.00%

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 18 February 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 18 February 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 28 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (61.90%) User Stories
3 25 (59.52%) Windows
4 20 (47.62%) SQL
4 20 (47.62%) Microsoft
5 18 (42.86%) Linux
5 18 (42.86%) MySQL
6 17 (40.48%) Web Services
6 17 (40.48%) Unix
7 16 (38.10%) SOAP
7 16 (38.10%) T-SQL
7 16 (38.10%) C
7 16 (38.10%) Derivative
8 12 (28.57%) Scrum
8 12 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
9 11 (26.19%) .NET Framework
9 11 (26.19%) Clustering
9 11 (26.19%) Finance
9 11 (26.19%) C#
9 11 (26.19%) .NET
9 11 (26.19%) Oracle
9 11 (26.19%) Active Directory
10 10 (23.81%) B2B
10 10 (23.81%) RDBMS
10 10 (23.81%) OOP
10 10 (23.81%) OO
10 10 (23.81%) VB.NET
10 10 (23.81%) TDD
10 10 (23.81%) BizTalk Server
10 10 (23.81%) 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 10 (23.81%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (7.14%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.76%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 12 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) Cisco ISE
1 2 (4.76%) Firewall
1 2 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (42.86%) MySQL
2 10 (23.81%) RDBMS
2 10 (23.81%) Relational Database
3 8 (19.05%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (23.81%) Jenkins
1 10 (23.81%) ReSharper
1 10 (23.81%) SonarQube
1 10 (23.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.38%) LoadUI
2 1 (2.38%) SoapUI
General
1 11 (26.19%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (64.29%) Developer
2 14 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 10 (23.81%) Cloud Developer
3 10 (23.81%) Integration Developer
3 10 (23.81%) Senior Developer
4 9 (21.43%) .NET Developer
5 8 (19.05%) Senior .NET Developer
6 5 (11.90%) Azure Developer
6 5 (11.90%) BizTalk Developer
6 5 (11.90%) BizTalk Integration Developer
6 5 (11.90%) Senior BizTalk Developer
7 4 (9.52%) Analyst
8 3 (7.14%) Architect
9 2 (4.76%) C Developer
9 2 (4.76%) DBA
9 2 (4.76%) Help Desk Analyst
9 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (4.76%) Integration Engineer
9 2 (4.76%) Integration Specialist
9 2 (4.76%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (40.48%) Web Services
2 16 (38.10%) SOAP
3 11 (26.19%) .NET
3 11 (26.19%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.38%) .NET Core
4 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.38%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (38.10%) Derivative
2 11 (26.19%) Clustering
3 10 (23.81%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.76%) Fat Client
4 2 (4.76%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.38%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 25 (59.52%) Windows
2 18 (42.86%) Linux
3 17 (40.48%) Unix
4 9 (21.43%) Windows Server
5 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.38%) Solaris
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (61.90%) User Stories
3 12 (28.57%) Scrum
4 10 (23.81%) B2B
4 10 (23.81%) BDD
4 10 (23.81%) OO
4 10 (23.81%) OOP
4 10 (23.81%) TDD
4 10 (23.81%) Test Automation
5 6 (14.29%) Validation
5 6 (14.29%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 5 (11.90%) Security Hardening
7 2 (4.76%) ITIL
7 2 (4.76%) Microservices
7 2 (4.76%) Migration
7 2 (4.76%) Time Management
8 1 (2.38%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.38%) SOA
8 1 (2.38%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (47.62%) SQL
2 16 (38.10%) C
2 16 (38.10%) T-SQL
3 11 (26.19%) C#
4 10 (23.81%) VB.NET
5 8 (19.05%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.76%) VB
6 2 (4.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 9 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.14%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) Degree
4 1 (2.38%) ISEB
System Software
1 11 (26.19%) Active Directory
2 10 (23.81%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) SCCM
1 2 (4.76%) SCOM
2 1 (2.38%) Nessus
2 1 (2.38%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.38%) Netcool
2 1 (2.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 20 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 11 (26.19%) Oracle
3 4 (9.52%) Fujitsu
4 3 (7.14%) McAfee
4 3 (7.14%) NetApp
5 2 (4.76%) Cisco
5 2 (4.76%) Remedy
5 2 (4.76%) SolarWinds
5 2 (4.76%) VMware
6 1 (2.38%) Citrix
6 1 (2.38%) HP
6 1 (2.38%) Juniper
6 1 (2.38%) Veritas