Period
to 22 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 22 January 2019 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)
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 28 23 26
Rank change year-on-year -5 +3 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 260 214 219
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 6.88% 6.21% 6.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 27.06% 38.70% 36.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 131 140
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £375 £354
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +6.01% +2.54%
10th Percentile £304 £250 £213
90th Percentile £525 £488 £469
South East median daily rate £415 £375 £395
% change year-on-year +10.67% -5.06% +12.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 14
Hampshire median hourly rate £32.00 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.89% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £16.11 £18.39 £38.60
90th Percentile £58.38 £47.25 £47.05
South East median hourly rate £26.65 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -40.78% +5.88% +7.95%

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 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 961 553 606
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 25.42% 16.05% 17.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 625 323 367
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £320 £263 £263
90th Percentile £588 £524 £500
South East median daily rate £450 £420 £403
% change year-on-year +7.14% +4.35% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 15 21
Hampshire median hourly rate £43.75 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £18.26 £16.73 £17.00
90th Percentile £59.79 £47.50 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -22.22% +164.71% -38.18%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Hampshire

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Hampshire

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Hampshire over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server in Hampshire

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Hampshire

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Hampshire over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SQL Server in Hampshire

SQL Server
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 within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 22 January 2019. 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
Portsmouth -1 54 £363 -6.45% 13
Southampton -14 50 £400 +9.59% 24
Basingstoke -2 41 £400 - 14
Havant +10 23 £500 -9.09% 4
Farnborough +7 23 £425 +13.33% 17
Eastleigh +7 9 - -
Andover -9 9 £408 +8.67% 2
Hook -1 8 £400 +45.45% 3
Fareham -6 8 £494 +54.30% 6
Aldershot - 3 £400 -
Winchester -7 2 - - 5
Petersfield - 1 £300 -
SQL Server
South East

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 127 (48.85%) C#
2 121 (46.54%) .NET
3 110 (42.31%) Microsoft
4 109 (41.92%) SQL
5 99 (38.08%) MVC
6 90 (34.62%) JavaScript
7 87 (33.46%) Agile Software Development
8 79 (30.38%) ASP.NET
9 75 (28.85%) Windows
10 67 (25.77%) CSS
11 63 (24.23%) ASP.NET Web API
12 61 (23.46%) HTML
13 48 (18.46%) jQuery
14 46 (17.69%) Security Cleared
15 41 (15.77%) ASP.NET MVC
16 40 (15.38%) .NET Framework
16 40 (15.38%) Web Services
16 40 (15.38%) Visual Studio
17 39 (15.00%) OO
18 37 (14.23%) TDD
19 36 (13.85%) Oracle
19 36 (13.85%) Microsoft Azure
19 36 (13.85%) Windows Server
20 35 (13.46%) SC Cleared
21 33 (12.69%) Continuous Integration
22 32 (12.31%) AngularJS
23 31 (11.92%) Entity Framework
23 31 (11.92%) Git (software)
23 31 (11.92%) XML
23 31 (11.92%) Problem-Solving

SQL Server
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 26 (10.00%) IIS
2 23 (8.85%) SharePoint
3 12 (4.62%) Apache
4 8 (3.08%) Apache Spark
4 8 (3.08%) MS Exchange
5 7 (2.69%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (2.69%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (2.69%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (1.92%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.54%) CMS
7 4 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.77%) Confluence
8 2 (0.77%) Drupal
8 2 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.77%) LiveCycle
8 2 (0.77%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.77%) WordPress
9 1 (0.38%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.38%) nginx
Applications
1 16 (6.15%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.54%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.38%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 36 (13.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (3.08%) Azure Functions
3 8 (3.08%) Azure Machine Learning
3 8 (3.08%) Data Lake Analytics
3 8 (3.08%) Serverless
4 5 (1.92%) IaaS
5 4 (1.54%) SaaS
6 3 (1.15%) Azure Data Factory
6 3 (1.15%) Boomi
6 3 (1.15%) Office 365
7 1 (0.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.38%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.38%) AWS CloudTrail
7 1 (0.38%) GitHub
7 1 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.38%) Google Play
7 1 (0.38%) npm
7 1 (0.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (10.00%) DNS
2 20 (7.69%) Internet
3 19 (7.31%) Firewall
4 8 (3.08%) Kerberos
5 7 (2.69%) NetScaler
5 7 (2.69%) SSL
5 7 (2.69%) Wireshark
6 6 (2.31%) RFID
6 6 (2.31%) SAN
7 5 (1.92%) DHCP
7 5 (1.92%) LAN
7 5 (1.92%) VPN
8 4 (1.54%) BIG-IP
8 4 (1.54%) IMAP
8 4 (1.54%) Intranet
8 4 (1.54%) SMTP
9 3 (1.15%) HTTP
10 2 (0.77%) Broadband
10 2 (0.77%) Network Security
10 2 (0.77%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (11.15%) SQL Server 2008
2 26 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (8.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 21 (8.08%) Relational Database
5 18 (6.92%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (5.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (5.38%) Oracle Database
8 11 (4.23%) SQL Server 2005
8 11 (4.23%) SQL Server 2014
9 10 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
9 10 (3.85%) Big Data
9 10 (3.85%) NoSQL
9 10 (3.85%) Oracle Database 12c
10 9 (3.46%) Azure SQL Database
10 9 (3.46%) Hadoop
11 8 (3.08%) Cosmos DB
11 8 (3.08%) HDInsight
11 8 (3.08%) MySQL
11 8 (3.08%) Neo4j
11 8 (3.08%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 40 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 31 (11.92%) Git (software)
3 16 (6.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (5.77%) Visual Studio Team System
5 10 (3.85%) Jenkins
6 9 (3.46%) JIRA
7 8 (3.08%) Subversion
8 7 (2.69%) Fiddler
8 7 (2.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 6 (2.31%) Toad
10 5 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (1.92%) Bitbucket
11 4 (1.54%) InstallShield
12 2 (0.77%) Maven
12 2 (0.77%) MSI
12 2 (0.77%) Ranorex
12 2 (0.77%) Selenium
12 2 (0.77%) SpecFlow
13 1 (0.38%) Gradle
13 1 (0.38%) XMLUnit
General
1 14 (5.38%) Finance
2 7 (2.69%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.92%) Retail
4 2 (0.77%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.38%) Advertising
5 1 (0.38%) Back Office
5 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 149 (57.31%) Developer
2 69 (26.54%) .NET Developer
3 26 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 22 (8.46%) Software Engineer
5 19 (7.31%) C# Developer
6 18 (6.92%) SQL Developer
7 14 (5.38%) Full Stack Developer
8 13 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 13 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
9 11 (4.23%) Administrator
9 11 (4.23%) Analyst
9 11 (4.23%) ASP.NET Developer
9 11 (4.23%) DBA
10 10 (3.85%) Senior Developer
11 9 (3.46%) SQL DBA
11 9 (3.46%) SQL Server DBA
12 8 (3.08%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 8 (3.08%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 8 (3.08%) Consultant
12 8 (3.08%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (46.54%) .NET
2 79 (30.38%) ASP.NET
3 67 (25.77%) CSS
4 63 (24.23%) ASP.NET Web API
5 61 (23.46%) HTML
6 48 (18.46%) jQuery
7 41 (15.77%) ASP.NET MVC
8 40 (15.38%) .NET Framework
8 40 (15.38%) Web Services
9 32 (12.31%) AngularJS
10 31 (11.92%) Entity Framework
10 31 (11.92%) XML
11 28 (10.77%) WCF
12 24 (9.23%) .NET Core
13 21 (8.08%) HTML5
14 19 (7.31%) SOAP
15 17 (6.54%) Ajax
16 16 (6.15%) LINQ
16 16 (6.15%) React
17 14 (5.38%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.62%) Algorithms
3 9 (3.46%) Data Structures
3 9 (3.46%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (3.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 9 (3.46%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (3.08%) CMDB
5 6 (2.31%) Client/Server
5 6 (2.31%) Clustering
5 6 (2.31%) Data Centre
5 6 (2.31%) Replication
6 5 (1.92%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.92%) NHS
6 5 (1.92%) PKI
6 5 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (1.92%) User Experience
7 3 (1.15%) Life Science
7 3 (1.15%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.15%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.15%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 75 (28.85%) Windows
2 36 (13.85%) Windows Server
3 29 (11.15%) Linux
4 11 (4.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (4.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (3.85%) Unix
5 10 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (2.69%) CentOS
7 6 (2.31%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.54%) Ubuntu
8 4 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.15%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.77%) Debian
10 2 (0.77%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.38%) AIX
11 1 (0.38%) Android
11 1 (0.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (38.08%) MVC
2 87 (33.46%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (15.00%) OO
4 37 (14.23%) TDD
5 33 (12.69%) Continuous Integration
6 31 (11.92%) Problem-Solving
7 28 (10.77%) Software Engineering
8 21 (8.08%) Scrum
9 19 (7.31%) Migration
10 17 (6.54%) OOP
11 16 (6.15%) Analytics
12 15 (5.77%) Unit Testing
13 14 (5.38%) SDLC
14 12 (4.62%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (4.62%) Penetration Testing
15 11 (4.23%) API Development
15 11 (4.23%) Computer Science
15 11 (4.23%) ETL
15 11 (4.23%) Inversion of Control
16 10 (3.85%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 127 (48.85%) C#
2 109 (41.92%) SQL
3 90 (34.62%) JavaScript
4 26 (10.00%) Java
5 25 (9.62%) T-SQL
6 18 (6.92%) PowerShell
7 14 (5.38%) PL/SQL
8 9 (3.46%) C++
9 8 (3.08%) C
9 8 (3.08%) Python
9 8 (3.08%) TypeScript
9 8 (3.08%) U-SQL
9 8 (3.08%) VB.NET
10 7 (2.69%) PHP
11 6 (2.31%) Bash Shell
12 5 (1.92%) Scala
13 4 (1.54%) ABAP
14 2 (0.77%) VB
15 1 (0.38%) VBA
15 1 (0.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 46 (17.69%) Security Cleared
2 35 (13.46%) SC Cleared
3 17 (6.54%) Degree
4 9 (3.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (2.69%) DV Cleared
5 7 (2.69%) MCSE
6 6 (2.31%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (1.54%) MCSA
8 2 (0.77%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.38%) CCIE
9 1 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.08%) QA
1 8 (3.08%) SLA
2 5 (1.92%) PMO
3 4 (1.54%) GDPR
4 3 (1.15%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.38%) JSP 440
System Software
1 25 (9.62%) Active Directory
2 13 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (4.62%) Docker
4 7 (2.69%) XenDesktop
5 6 (2.31%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (2.31%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (1.92%) Hyper-V
7 4 (1.54%) Dovecot
7 4 (1.54%) Postfix
7 4 (1.54%) vSphere
8 2 (0.77%) XenApp
9 1 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.38%) HDFS
9 1 (0.38%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.38%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.38%) vCloud
9 1 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.38%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 11 (4.23%) Kubernetes
2 9 (3.46%) Packer
3 8 (3.08%) Ansible
3 8 (3.08%) Puppet
3 8 (3.08%) Terraform
4 5 (1.92%) Failover Clustering
4 5 (1.92%) SCCM
4 5 (1.92%) SCOM
5 4 (1.54%) HAProxy
5 4 (1.54%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (1.54%) MOM
5 4 (1.54%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (1.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (0.77%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.38%) Grafana
8 1 (0.38%) Netcool
8 1 (0.38%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.38%) vRealize
Vendors
1 110 (42.31%) Microsoft
2 36 (13.85%) Oracle
3 24 (9.23%) VMware
4 18 (6.92%) Cisco
4 18 (6.92%) Citrix
5 14 (5.38%) Red Hat
6 10 (3.85%) McAfee
7 9 (3.46%) SAP
7 9 (3.46%) Telerik
8 8 (3.08%) Databricks
9 7 (2.69%) CA
9 7 (2.69%) ServiceNow
9 7 (2.69%) Trend Micro
9 7 (2.69%) Zend
10 5 (1.92%) F5
10 5 (1.92%) HP
10 5 (1.92%) Remedy
11 4 (1.54%) Atlassian
11 4 (1.54%) Juniper
11 4 (1.54%) Sitecore