The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Farnborough 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 28 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 / Farnborough
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 16 13
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 0 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Farnborough - 2.56% 6.67%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 10.53% 41.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
Median daily rate - £350 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -15.15%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year - +1.44%  
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 Farnborough with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Farnborough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 13 19 17
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Farnborough 16.05% 24.36% 16.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 9
Median daily rate £408 £450 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.44% +24.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £350 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £475 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £38.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.62 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +6.52% -  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Farnborough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Farnborough 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 Farnborough

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Farnborough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Farnborough

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Farnborough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Farnborough

SQL Server
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 28 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 Farnborough region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) MS Project
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) EAI
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) B2B
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) MS Project Server
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Data Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Farnborough 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 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (100.00%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Systems Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) B2B
1 1 (100.00%) Data Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) EAI
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) SAP