Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 137 145
Rank change year-on-year +7 +8 -29
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 50 29 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.34% 0.81% 0.94%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.90% 3.92% 4.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 23
Hampshire median daily rate £355 £373 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.83% +6.43% -
10th Percentile £277 £260 £273
90th Percentile £395 £438 £470
South East median daily rate £375 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £44.50 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -1.11% - +24.14%

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 847 739 908
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 22.70% 20.56% 21.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 439 613
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £385 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.39% +6.21% -3.33%
10th Percentile £313 £250 £275
90th Percentile £542 £528 £500
South East median daily rate £438 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +8.56% +0.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 26 33
Hampshire median hourly rate £41.50 £43.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.05% +1.76% +77.08%
10th Percentile £21.25 £16.31 £16.65
90th Percentile £48.25 £46.00 £48.00
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £19.66 £35.50
% change year-on-year +103.46% -44.62% +42.00%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 0 19 £363 +3.57%
Basingstoke +23 13 £195 -49.68% 3
Fareham +1 2 £353 +8.46%
Winchester - 2 £295 -
Hook +4 1 - -
Southampton -14 1 £300 -20.00% 1
Farnborough - 1 £388 - 1
SQL Server 2012
South East

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 50 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 39 (78.00%) Windows
2 39 (78.00%) Microsoft
3 37 (74.00%) Web Services
4 36 (72.00%) .NET
5 35 (70.00%) Security Cleared
5 35 (70.00%) Windows Server
6 34 (68.00%) SC Cleared
6 34 (68.00%) Oracle
6 34 (68.00%) Java
7 33 (66.00%) VMware
8 31 (62.00%) SQL Server 2016
9 30 (60.00%) Linux
10 29 (58.00%) HP
10 29 (58.00%) Software AG
10 29 (58.00%) webMethods
10 29 (58.00%) Oracle APEX
10 29 (58.00%) SoapUI
10 29 (58.00%) API Testing
10 29 (58.00%) Oracle Database
10 29 (58.00%) DevOps
11 28 (56.00%) SpecFlow
11 28 (56.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 28 (56.00%) F#
11 28 (56.00%) Test Automation
11 28 (56.00%) Selenium
11 28 (56.00%) HP UFT
11 28 (56.00%) Oracle Database 10g
12 26 (52.00%) Red Hat
12 26 (52.00%) Eclipse

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 11 (22.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (14.00%) IIS
2 7 (14.00%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (8.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (18.00%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 24 (48.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (46.00%) PuTTY
1 23 (46.00%) WinSCP
2 6 (12.00%) LAN
2 6 (12.00%) SAN
3 1 (2.00%) DHCP
3 1 (2.00%) DNS
3 1 (2.00%) Firewall
3 1 (2.00%) VLAN
3 1 (2.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 31 (62.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 29 (58.00%) Oracle Database
4 28 (56.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 24 (48.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (12.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (6.00%) MariaDB
8 3 (6.00%) MySQL
8 3 (6.00%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
10 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
10 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (2.00%) Power BI
10 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 29 (58.00%) Oracle APEX
1 29 (58.00%) SoapUI
2 28 (56.00%) HP UFT
2 28 (56.00%) Selenium
2 28 (56.00%) SpecFlow
3 26 (52.00%) Ant
3 26 (52.00%) Eclipse
3 26 (52.00%) TestNG
4 21 (42.00%) LoadRunner
5 17 (34.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (6.00%) Toad
7 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.00%) MSI
7 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (4.00%) Legal
2 1 (2.00%) Advertising
2 1 (2.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (26.00%) Analyst
2 10 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 10 (20.00%) Tester
3 9 (18.00%) Automation Tester
4 8 (16.00%) Test Engineer
5 7 (14.00%) Test Automation Engineer
6 6 (12.00%) Automation Test Analyst
6 6 (12.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
7 5 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
7 5 (10.00%) Test Specialist
8 3 (6.00%) Consultant
8 3 (6.00%) Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Integration Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Security Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) Network Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) QA Tester
9 2 (4.00%) Software Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) Software Developer
9 2 (4.00%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (74.00%) Web Services
2 36 (72.00%) .NET
3 7 (14.00%) Web Services Management
4 5 (10.00%) .NET Framework
5 3 (6.00%) WCF
6 2 (4.00%) AngularJS
6 2 (4.00%) SOAP
7 1 (2.00%) .NET Core
7 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (2.00%) CSS
7 1 (2.00%) Entity Framework
7 1 (2.00%) jQuery
7 1 (2.00%) LINQ
7 1 (2.00%) LINQ to SQL
7 1 (2.00%) NLog
7 1 (2.00%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (2.00%) REST
7 1 (2.00%) RESTful
7 1 (2.00%) StructureMap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Fat Client
1 5 (10.00%) Thin Client
2 4 (8.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 39 (78.00%) Windows
2 35 (70.00%) Windows Server
3 30 (60.00%) Linux
4 28 (56.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (52.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (10.00%) Windows 7
6 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (58.00%) API Testing
1 29 (58.00%) DevOps
2 28 (56.00%) Test Automation
3 24 (48.00%) System Integration Testing
4 22 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (42.00%) Performance Testing
5 21 (42.00%) Scrum
5 21 (42.00%) Test Strategy
6 16 (32.00%) Defect Tracking
7 14 (28.00%) Kanban
8 11 (22.00%) Collaborative Working
9 8 (16.00%) Service Delivery
10 6 (12.00%) BDD
10 6 (12.00%) Service Management
10 6 (12.00%) Test Scripting
11 5 (10.00%) Antivirus Management
11 5 (10.00%) ITIL
12 4 (8.00%) Incident Management
12 4 (8.00%) Software Delivery
13 3 (6.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 34 (68.00%) Java
2 28 (56.00%) F#
3 9 (18.00%) SQL
4 7 (14.00%) C#
5 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.00%) Python
6 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.00%) VB
6 1 (2.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.00%) VB6
6 1 (2.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 35 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 34 (68.00%) SC Cleared
3 23 (46.00%) ISEB
3 23 (46.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 23 (46.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (12.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) QA
1 2 (4.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 23 (46.00%) vSphere
2 10 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (18.00%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 23 (46.00%) HP ALM
2 9 (18.00%) SCCM
3 6 (12.00%) vRealize
4 5 (10.00%) vCenter Server
5 4 (8.00%) SCOM
6 1 (2.00%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (2.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 39 (78.00%) Microsoft
2 34 (68.00%) Oracle
3 33 (66.00%) VMware
4 29 (58.00%) HP
4 29 (58.00%) Software AG
4 29 (58.00%) webMethods
5 26 (52.00%) Red Hat
6 8 (16.00%) Cisco
7 7 (14.00%) SolarWinds
8 5 (10.00%) EMC
9 4 (8.00%) Citrix
10 2 (4.00%) Fujitsu
11 1 (2.00%) Lumension
11 1 (2.00%) McAfee
11 1 (2.00%) Sage