Period
to 26 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for SQL Server 2012 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2012 over the 6 months to 26 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 2012
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 123 145
Rank change year-on-year -11 +22 -17
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 39 43 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.02% 1.21% 0.61%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.25% 6.07% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 26 13
Hampshire median daily rate £360 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.39% +8.57% -
10th Percentile £245 £266 £303
90th Percentile £417 £438 £438
South East median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £30.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year -26.23% +134.62% -67.50%

SQL Server 2012 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 Hampshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 743 708 816
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 19.42% 19.96% 19.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 451 535
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £305 £265 £281
90th Percentile £530 £515 £550
South East median daily rate £438 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +9.24% +0.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 29 26
Hampshire median hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £38.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +11.77% +44.86%
10th Percentile £20.05 £15.70 £12.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.00 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £17.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +135.29% -26.09% -23.33%

SQL Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing SQL Server 2012 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2012 in Hampshire

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in Hampshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2012 in Hampshire

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in Hampshire over the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2012 in Hampshire

SQL Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 26 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Andover +4 19 £350 -
Basingstoke -5 7 £195 -49.68% 3
Fareham -10 1 £425 +106.06%
Farnborough - 1 £388 -
SQL Server 2012
South East

For the 6 months to 26 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2012 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 39 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 37 (94.87%) Web Services
3 32 (82.05%) Windows
3 32 (82.05%) Windows Server
4 31 (79.49%) Java
4 31 (79.49%) .NET
4 31 (79.49%) SC Cleared
4 31 (79.49%) Security Cleared
5 30 (76.92%) Microsoft
5 30 (76.92%) SQL Server 2016
6 29 (74.36%) API Testing
6 29 (74.36%) Oracle
6 29 (74.36%) Oracle APEX
6 29 (74.36%) SoapUI
7 28 (71.79%) DevOps
7 28 (71.79%) TestNG
7 28 (71.79%) Test Automation
7 28 (71.79%) Selenium
7 28 (71.79%) Ant
7 28 (71.79%) HP
7 28 (71.79%) Eclipse
7 28 (71.79%) Software AG
7 28 (71.79%) webMethods
8 27 (69.23%) HP UFT
8 27 (69.23%) VMware
8 27 (69.23%) Linux
8 27 (69.23%) F#
8 27 (69.23%) SpecFlow
9 26 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 24 (61.54%) Oracle Database

SQL Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 6 (15.38%) IIS
1 6 (15.38%) SharePoint
1 6 (15.38%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (5.13%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 24 (61.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (58.97%) PuTTY
1 23 (58.97%) WinSCP
2 4 (10.26%) SAN
3 2 (5.13%) LAN
4 1 (2.56%) FTP
4 1 (2.56%) HTTP
4 1 (2.56%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 30 (76.92%) SQL Server 2016
3 24 (61.54%) Oracle Database
3 24 (61.54%) Oracle Database 10g
3 24 (61.54%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 29 (74.36%) Oracle APEX
1 29 (74.36%) SoapUI
2 28 (71.79%) Ant
2 28 (71.79%) Eclipse
2 28 (71.79%) Selenium
2 28 (71.79%) TestNG
3 27 (69.23%) HP UFT
3 27 (69.23%) SpecFlow
4 19 (48.72%) LoadRunner
5 15 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (5.13%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (5.13%) Legal
2 1 (2.56%) Advertising
2 1 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Test Engineer
2 9 (23.08%) Analyst
2 9 (23.08%) Automation Tester
2 9 (23.08%) Tester
3 8 (20.51%) Test Automation Engineer
4 7 (17.95%) Test Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) Technical Specialist
5 5 (12.82%) Test Specialist
6 4 (10.26%) Automation Test Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) Consultant
8 2 (5.13%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) BizTalk Consultant
8 2 (5.13%) Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Network Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Python Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) QA Automation Tester
8 2 (5.13%) QA Tester
8 2 (5.13%) Security Analyst
9 1 (2.56%) First Line Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (94.87%) Web Services
2 31 (79.49%) .NET
3 6 (15.38%) Web Services Management
4 2 (5.13%) WCF
5 1 (2.56%) MSMQ
5 1 (2.56%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (2.56%) REST
5 1 (2.56%) SOAP
5 1 (2.56%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (2.56%) XML
5 1 (2.56%) XSD
5 1 (2.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Fat Client
1 4 (10.26%) Thin Client
2 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 32 (82.05%) Windows
1 32 (82.05%) Windows Server
2 27 (69.23%) Linux
3 26 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (58.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (74.36%) API Testing
2 28 (71.79%) DevOps
2 28 (71.79%) Test Automation
3 23 (58.97%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (58.97%) Scrum
3 23 (58.97%) System Integration Testing
4 19 (48.72%) Performance Testing
4 19 (48.72%) Test Strategy
5 17 (43.59%) Kanban
6 14 (35.90%) Defect Tracking
7 11 (28.21%) Collaborative Working
8 6 (15.38%) Service Delivery
9 5 (12.82%) BDD
9 5 (12.82%) Test Scripting
10 4 (10.26%) Incident Management
10 4 (10.26%) ITIL
10 4 (10.26%) Service Management
11 3 (7.69%) Software Delivery
12 2 (5.13%) Problem Management
13 1 (2.56%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 31 (79.49%) Java
2 27 (69.23%) F#
3 6 (15.38%) SQL
4 5 (12.82%) C#
5 2 (5.13%) Python
6 1 (2.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 31 (79.49%) SC Cleared
1 31 (79.49%) Security Cleared
2 20 (51.28%) ISEB
2 20 (51.28%) ISEB Practitioner
2 20 (51.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (10.26%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
1 2 (5.13%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (58.97%) vSphere
2 4 (10.26%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (58.97%) HP ALM
2 5 (12.82%) vRealize
3 4 (10.26%) SCCM
3 4 (10.26%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 30 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 29 (74.36%) Oracle
3 28 (71.79%) HP
3 28 (71.79%) Software AG
3 28 (71.79%) webMethods
4 27 (69.23%) VMware
5 23 (58.97%) Red Hat
6 6 (15.38%) Cisco
6 6 (15.38%) SolarWinds
7 4 (10.26%) EMC
8 1 (2.56%) Fujitsu
8 1 (2.56%) Sage