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 3 months to 30 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)
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 24 27
Rank change year-on-year +8 +3  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 153 161 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 8.08% 7.23% 6.01%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 42.86% 38.89% 34.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 115 92
Median daily rate £370 £330 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.12% -2.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year - +1.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 2
Median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £28.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.17% +48.79%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.40 £42.50 £21.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £35.71
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 Hampshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 357 414 382
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 18.86% 18.60% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 273 227
Median daily rate £400 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 5
Median hourly rate £22.50 £38.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.78% +1.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.68 £16.00 £21.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.55 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton +7 24 £350 +7.69% 18
Portsmouth 0 18 £275 - 14
Hook +2 15 £333 +2.30% 1
Basingstoke +5 14 £400 +14.28% 13
Andover +6 13 £413 +32.00% 3
Winchester 0 13 £450 +29.49% 3
Fareham +1 9 £250 -27.53% 9
Havant 0 4 £488 +20.00% 4
Liss - 1 - - 1
Ringwood - 1 - -
SQL Server
South East

For the 6 months to 30 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 148 (56.70%) SQL
2 125 (47.89%) Microsoft
3 112 (42.91%) .NET
4 95 (36.40%) Windows
5 94 (36.02%) C#
6 73 (27.97%) XML
7 64 (24.52%) JavaScript
7 64 (24.52%) Security Cleared
8 63 (24.14%) ASP.NET
9 62 (23.75%) MVC
10 60 (22.99%) Agile Software Development
10 60 (22.99%) Oracle
11 58 (22.22%) Linux
12 54 (20.69%) HTML
12 54 (20.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 53 (20.31%) CSS
14 51 (19.54%) SC Cleared
14 51 (19.54%) Windows Server
15 50 (19.16%) SQL Server 2008
16 48 (18.39%) SQL Server 2012
17 47 (18.01%) Team Foundation Server
17 47 (18.01%) VMware
18 46 (17.62%) Active Directory
19 43 (16.48%) MS Excel
19 43 (16.48%) Windows Server 2008
20 38 (14.56%) WCF
21 36 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
21 36 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 31 (11.88%) VMware Infrastructure
23 30 (11.49%) Windows Server 2012

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 28 (10.73%) IIS
2 18 (6.90%) SharePoint
3 17 (6.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (6.51%) MS Exchange
4 13 (4.98%) Skype for Business
5 12 (4.60%) SharePoint 2013
6 9 (3.45%) CMS
7 7 (2.68%) EPiServer
8 5 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (1.53%) Anypoint
9 4 (1.53%) JBoss
10 3 (1.15%) Apache
10 3 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.38%) Commerce Server
12 1 (0.38%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.38%) phpBB
12 1 (0.38%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 43 (16.48%) MS Excel
2 14 (5.36%) MS Office
3 9 (3.45%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.38%) MS Project
6 1 (0.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (4.21%) Adobe Campaign
2 7 (2.68%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.68%) Boomi
3 6 (2.30%) IaaS
4 5 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.92%) PaaS
4 5 (1.92%) SaaS
5 4 (1.53%) Office 365
6 1 (0.38%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.38%) GitHub
6 1 (0.38%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.38%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 23 (8.81%) SAN
2 17 (6.51%) Firewall
3 13 (4.98%) Skype
4 12 (4.60%) VoIP
5 10 (3.83%) LDAP
6 9 (3.45%) IPsec
7 8 (3.07%) NAS
8 7 (2.68%) LAN
9 6 (2.30%) PuTTY
9 6 (2.30%) WinSCP
10 4 (1.53%) DNS
11 3 (1.15%) Internet
12 2 (0.77%) Kerberos
13 1 (0.38%) Cisco ASA
13 1 (0.38%) DHCP
13 1 (0.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 1 (0.38%) NetScaler
13 1 (0.38%) SNMP
13 1 (0.38%) SSL
13 1 (0.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (20.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 50 (19.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 48 (18.39%) SQL Server 2012
4 36 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 26 (9.96%) PostgreSQL
6 24 (9.20%) SQL Server 2014
7 22 (8.43%) MySQL
7 22 (8.43%) SQL Server 2005
8 21 (8.05%) Oracle Database
8 21 (8.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 15 (5.75%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (5.75%) MS Access
9 15 (5.75%) Oracle Database 11g
9 15 (5.75%) Relational Database
10 14 (5.36%) NoSQL
11 13 (4.98%) Oracle Database 10g
11 13 (4.98%) RDBMS
11 13 (4.98%) SQL Server 2016
12 9 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
13 8 (3.07%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 47 (18.01%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (8.81%) Visual Studio
3 14 (5.36%) Selenium
4 12 (4.60%) Git (software)
4 12 (4.60%) Jenkins
4 12 (4.60%) JIRA
4 12 (4.60%) SpecFlow
5 9 (3.45%) Eclipse
5 9 (3.45%) HP UFT
6 6 (2.30%) Oracle APEX
6 6 (2.30%) TeamCity
7 5 (1.92%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (1.53%) Moq
8 4 (1.53%) MSTest
8 4 (1.53%) NUnit
8 4 (1.53%) Subversion
8 4 (1.53%) webpack
9 3 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (1.15%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 3 (1.15%) SilkTest
General
1 21 (8.05%) Finance
2 17 (6.51%) Marketing
3 14 (5.36%) Advertising
4 10 (3.83%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.07%) Retail
6 4 (1.53%) Back Office
6 4 (1.53%) Publishing
7 3 (1.15%) Local Government
8 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.38%) Banking
8 1 (0.38%) Electronics
8 1 (0.38%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.38%) Military
Job Titles
1 127 (48.66%) Developer
2 58 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 30 (11.49%) DBA
4 21 (8.05%) SQL Developer
5 20 (7.66%) Analyst
6 19 (7.28%) Software Developer
7 18 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 17 (6.51%) Microsoft Developer
9 15 (5.75%) C# Developer
9 15 (5.75%) Consultant
9 15 (5.75%) Wintel Engineer
10 14 (5.36%) SQL DBA
11 13 (4.98%) Access Developer
11 13 (4.98%) SSRS Developer
12 12 (4.60%) C# .NET Developer
13 9 (3.45%) Integration Engineer
13 9 (3.45%) Microsoft BI Developer
13 9 (3.45%) SQL BI Developer
14 8 (3.07%) Administrator
14 8 (3.07%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (42.91%) .NET
2 73 (27.97%) XML
3 63 (24.14%) ASP.NET
4 54 (20.69%) HTML
5 53 (20.31%) CSS
6 38 (14.56%) WCF
7 29 (11.11%) .NET Framework
7 29 (11.11%) jQuery
7 29 (11.11%) Web Services
8 28 (10.73%) Ajax
9 20 (7.66%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 20 (7.66%) LINQ
10 19 (7.28%) ASP.NET MVC
11 18 (6.90%) LINQ to SQL
12 16 (6.13%) ASP.NET Web API
13 15 (5.75%) REST
14 13 (4.98%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 11 (4.21%) SOAP
16 10 (3.83%) Entity Framework
17 9 (3.45%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.43%) Clustering
2 15 (5.75%) N-Tier
3 14 (5.36%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (3.83%) Client/Server
4 10 (3.83%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.45%) Replication
6 8 (3.07%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (3.07%) Computer Science
7 7 (2.68%) Algorithms
8 5 (1.92%) HACMP
9 4 (1.53%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.53%) PKI
9 4 (1.53%) Smart Meter
10 3 (1.15%) Driving Licence
10 3 (1.15%) SWIFT
11 2 (0.77%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.77%) User Experience
12 1 (0.38%) Streaming Media
12 1 (0.38%) Vector Graphics
12 1 (0.38%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 95 (36.40%) Windows
2 58 (22.22%) Linux
3 51 (19.54%) Windows Server
4 43 (16.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (11.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (7.28%) Unix
7 18 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (5.36%) Windows 7
9 8 (3.07%) AIX
9 8 (3.07%) Android
9 8 (3.07%) Apple iOS
9 8 (3.07%) Solaris
10 7 (2.68%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.38%) CentOS
11 1 (0.38%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (23.75%) MVC
2 60 (22.99%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
4 29 (11.11%) Scrum
5 28 (10.73%) Migration
6 25 (9.58%) ITIL
7 21 (8.05%) Customer Requirements
8 20 (7.66%) Data Modelling
8 20 (7.66%) OOP
9 18 (6.90%) Analytics
9 18 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (6.90%) OWASP
10 17 (6.51%) ETL
10 17 (6.51%) Web Development
11 16 (6.13%) DevOps
11 16 (6.13%) Validation
12 15 (5.75%) Configuration Management
13 13 (4.98%) Project Management
13 13 (4.98%) Software Engineering
14 12 (4.60%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 148 (56.70%) SQL
2 94 (36.02%) C#
3 64 (24.52%) JavaScript
4 29 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 23 (8.81%) VB.NET
6 21 (8.05%) VBA
7 18 (6.90%) Java
8 16 (6.13%) T-SQL
8 16 (6.13%) VBScript
9 12 (4.60%) C++
9 12 (4.60%) PL/SQL
9 12 (4.60%) VB
10 9 (3.45%) F#
10 9 (3.45%) TypeScript
11 5 (1.92%) C
11 5 (1.92%) PHP
12 4 (1.53%) ES6
13 3 (1.15%) Perl
14 2 (0.77%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.38%) JCL
Qualifications
1 64 (24.52%) Security Cleared
2 51 (19.54%) SC Cleared
3 14 (5.36%) MCITP
3 14 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (4.98%) Degree
4 13 (4.98%) MCSA
5 8 (3.07%) ISEB
6 6 (2.30%) DV Cleared
6 6 (2.30%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.77%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.38%) SANS
9 1 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.92%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 46 (17.62%) Active Directory
2 31 (11.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (8.43%) vSphere
4 13 (4.98%) VMware ESX
5 12 (4.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 8 (3.07%) XenApp
6 8 (3.07%) XenDesktop
7 7 (2.68%) Oracle RAC
7 7 (2.68%) Terminal Services
7 7 (2.68%) XenServer
8 4 (1.53%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.15%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.77%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.77%) Shibboleth
10 2 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.77%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.38%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.38%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 8 (3.07%) Netcool
1 8 (3.07%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 8 (3.07%) SCCM
1 8 (3.07%) Tivoli
2 7 (2.68%) Data Guard
3 6 (2.30%) vRealize
4 5 (1.92%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 5 (1.92%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (1.92%) SCDPM
5 2 (0.77%) WMI
6 1 (0.38%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.38%) Piwik
6 1 (0.38%) PowerCLI
6 1 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 125 (47.89%) Microsoft
2 60 (22.99%) Oracle
3 47 (18.01%) VMware
4 27 (10.34%) Citrix
5 19 (7.28%) Red Hat
6 16 (6.13%) Cisco
7 14 (5.36%) NetApp
8 12 (4.60%) IBM
9 11 (4.21%) Adobe
9 11 (4.21%) Telerik
10 10 (3.83%) HP
11 8 (3.07%) Dell
11 8 (3.07%) Netezza
11 8 (3.07%) Veritas
12 7 (2.68%) SAP
13 6 (2.30%) Informatica
13 6 (2.30%) Tableau
14 5 (1.92%) ESRI
15 4 (1.53%) Intel Security
15 4 (1.53%) MuleSoft
Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day + DOE
Posted: 14 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Liss, Hampshire
Oscar
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hook, Hampshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £320 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Andover
Spectrum IT
Posted: 14 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Posted: 22 days ago
Portsmouth
Spectrum IT
Posted: 23 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Basingstoke
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