Period
to 27 January 2020

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 27 January 2020 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
27 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 30 27 25
Rank change year-on-year -3 -2 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 170 262 209
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 6.01% 6.97% 5.99%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 29.31% 27.43% 37.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 170 126
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +9.15%
10th Percentile £330 £304 £246
90th Percentile £600 £525 £481
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £375
% change year-on-year +2.41% +10.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 5
Hampshire median hourly rate £35.00 £32.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.38% -28.89% +5.88%
10th Percentile £18.75 £16.11 £18.39
90th Percentile £44.85 £58.38 £47.25
South East median hourly rate £30.00 £26.65 £45.00
% change year-on-year +12.57% -40.78% +5.88%

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 580 955 557
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 20.52% 25.42% 15.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 626 329
Hampshire median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £325 £323 £263
90th Percentile £613 £588 £525
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 23 15
Hampshire median hourly rate £33.75 £45.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £17.50 £18.05 £16.73
90th Percentile £46.88 £60.14 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -14.29% -22.22% +164.71%

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 27 January 2020.

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 27 January 2020.

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 27 January 2020. 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
Southampton -2 35 £400 - 23
Farnborough +11 21 £425 - 21
Portsmouth -6 19 £431 +16.95% 12
Basingstoke -3 13 £400 - 5
Winchester +12 12 £485 +14.12% 5
Fareham +9 10 £530 +7.34% 7
Hook +11 9 £388 -3.13% 4
Andover +6 8 £475 +16.56% 2
Aldershot +3 7 £525 +31.25% 5
Fleet - 6 £375 -
Petersfield +1 2 £210 -30.00% 2
Havant -15 1 - -
Gosport - 1 - -
SQL Server
South East

For the 6 months to 27 January 2020, 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 85 (50.00%) .NET
2 81 (47.65%) SQL
3 80 (47.06%) C#
4 78 (45.88%) Microsoft
5 60 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
6 50 (29.41%) JavaScript
7 43 (25.29%) Oracle
7 43 (25.29%) Windows
8 41 (24.12%) CSS
9 40 (23.53%) Relational Database
10 38 (22.35%) Azure
10 38 (22.35%) HTML
11 36 (21.18%) TDD
12 35 (20.59%) Security Cleared
13 30 (17.65%) ASP.NET
13 30 (17.65%) Migration
14 29 (17.06%) Business Intelligence
15 27 (15.88%) Java
16 26 (15.29%) MVC
16 26 (15.29%) .NET Core
17 25 (14.71%) Web Services
17 25 (14.71%) SC Cleared
17 25 (14.71%) ASP.NET Web API
18 24 (14.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 23 (13.53%) OO
19 23 (13.53%) Active Directory
20 21 (12.35%) .NET Framework
20 21 (12.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 21 (12.35%) Analytics
20 21 (12.35%) Windows Server

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 15 (8.82%) SharePoint
2 12 (7.06%) Apache Spark
3 9 (5.29%) SAS
4 7 (4.12%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (4.12%) Jupyter
5 4 (2.35%) Confluence
5 4 (2.35%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.76%) ArcGIS
6 3 (1.76%) IIS
6 3 (1.76%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.18%) Apache
7 2 (1.18%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.59%) CMS
8 1 (0.59%) DNN
8 1 (0.59%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.59%) Immediacy CMS
8 1 (0.59%) Kentico
8 1 (0.59%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (4.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.18%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (1.18%) Magento
2 1 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 38 (22.35%) Azure
2 15 (8.82%) Power Platform
3 7 (4.12%) Azure Data Factory
4 5 (2.94%) AWS
4 5 (2.94%) Office 365
4 5 (2.94%) SaaS
5 4 (2.35%) Data Lake Analytics
6 3 (1.76%) Azure Functions
6 3 (1.76%) PaaS
6 3 (1.76%) Serverless
7 2 (1.18%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (1.18%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.18%) IaaS
8 1 (0.59%) Azure Machine Learning
8 1 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.59%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.29%) SAN
2 8 (4.71%) DNS
3 3 (1.76%) PuTTY
3 3 (1.76%) WinSCP
4 2 (1.18%) LAN
5 1 (0.59%) DHCP
5 1 (0.59%) HTTP
5 1 (0.59%) Internet
5 1 (0.59%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.59%) Multicast
5 1 (0.59%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.59%) RS-232
5 1 (0.59%) RS-485
5 1 (0.59%) Skype
5 1 (0.59%) SSL
5 1 (0.59%) VLAN
5 1 (0.59%) WAN
5 1 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (23.53%) Relational Database
2 24 (14.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (12.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (11.18%) Big Data
5 18 (10.59%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (8.82%) Oracle Database
6 15 (8.82%) Power BI
7 13 (7.65%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (7.06%) Azure SQL Database
8 12 (7.06%) Data Lake
8 12 (7.06%) MySQL
8 12 (7.06%) SQL Server 2016
9 11 (6.47%) MongoDB
10 10 (5.88%) Hadoop
11 9 (5.29%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (4.71%) Apache Hive
12 8 (4.71%) NoSQL
12 8 (4.71%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (4.12%) BusinessObjects
13 7 (4.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 20 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 15 (8.82%) Jenkins
3 12 (7.06%) JIRA
4 9 (5.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (4.12%) Selenium
6 6 (3.53%) Visual Studio
7 5 (2.94%) Android Studio
7 5 (2.94%) Bitbucket
7 5 (2.94%) TeamCity
7 5 (2.94%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (2.35%) SpecFlow
9 3 (1.76%) Ant
9 3 (1.76%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.76%) HP UFT
9 3 (1.76%) LoadRunner
9 3 (1.76%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (1.76%) SoapUI
9 3 (1.76%) TestNG
10 2 (1.18%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.59%) NUnit
General
1 17 (10.00%) Finance
2 13 (7.65%) Public Sector
3 8 (4.71%) Local Government
3 8 (4.71%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.12%) Retail
5 5 (2.94%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.18%) Law
7 1 (0.59%) Automotive
7 1 (0.59%) Back Office
7 1 (0.59%) Electronics
7 1 (0.59%) Legal
7 1 (0.59%) Marketing
7 1 (0.59%) Military
Job Titles
1 102 (60.00%) Developer
2 44 (25.88%) .NET Developer
3 26 (15.29%) C# Developer
4 14 (8.24%) Architect
5 13 (7.65%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (6.47%) Consultant
6 11 (6.47%) Software Developer
7 10 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (5.88%) WinForms Developer
8 8 (4.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 8 (4.71%) C# WPF Developer
8 8 (4.71%) Java Developer
8 8 (4.71%) WPF Developer
9 7 (4.12%) Lead Developer
10 6 (3.53%) DBA
11 5 (2.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (2.94%) Oracle DBA
11 5 (2.94%) SAP Basis Consultant
11 5 (2.94%) SAP Consultant
11 5 (2.94%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (50.00%) .NET
2 41 (24.12%) CSS
3 38 (22.35%) HTML
4 30 (17.65%) ASP.NET
5 26 (15.29%) .NET Core
6 25 (14.71%) ASP.NET Web API
6 25 (14.71%) Web Services
7 21 (12.35%) .NET Framework
7 21 (12.35%) RESTful
8 20 (11.76%) AngularJS
9 17 (10.00%) WinForms
10 16 (9.41%) jQuery
10 16 (9.41%) WPF
11 13 (7.65%) Entity Framework
11 13 (7.65%) React
11 13 (7.65%) Spring
12 12 (7.06%) XML
13 10 (5.88%) Kafka
14 9 (5.29%) HTML5
15 7 (4.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.29%) Data Structures
3 7 (4.12%) Algorithms
4 5 (2.94%) NHS
4 5 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (2.35%) Clustering
5 4 (2.35%) Life Science
5 4 (2.35%) User Experience
6 2 (1.18%) Cloud Native
6 2 (1.18%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.18%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.18%) Video\Live Streaming
7 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.59%) FMCG
7 1 (0.59%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.59%) PKI
7 1 (0.59%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.59%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 43 (25.29%) Windows
2 21 (12.35%) Windows Server
3 19 (11.18%) Linux
4 13 (7.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (4.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (4.12%) CentOS
7 5 (2.94%) Android
7 5 (2.94%) Unix
7 5 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.76%) AIX
9 2 (1.18%) VMS
10 1 (0.59%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.59%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (21.18%) TDD
3 30 (17.65%) Migration
4 29 (17.06%) Business Intelligence
5 26 (15.29%) MVC
6 23 (13.53%) OO
7 21 (12.35%) Analytics
8 20 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (10.59%) SOLID
10 17 (10.00%) Mentoring
10 17 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
10 17 (10.00%) Software Engineering
11 16 (9.41%) ETL
11 16 (9.41%) Scrum
12 15 (8.82%) DevOps
13 14 (8.24%) Data Modelling
13 14 (8.24%) System Integration Testing
13 14 (8.24%) Unit Testing
14 13 (7.65%) SDLC
15 12 (7.06%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 81 (47.65%) SQL
2 80 (47.06%) C#
3 50 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 27 (15.88%) Java
5 18 (10.59%) T-SQL
6 12 (7.06%) PowerShell
7 11 (6.47%) Python
8 9 (5.29%) R
8 9 (5.29%) VB.NET
9 8 (4.71%) C++
10 6 (3.53%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 6 (3.53%) F#
10 6 (3.53%) PL/SQL
10 6 (3.53%) Ruby
11 5 (2.94%) C
11 5 (2.94%) Kotlin
12 4 (2.35%) Shell Script
12 4 (2.35%) TypeScript
12 4 (2.35%) U-SQL
13 3 (1.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 35 (20.59%) Security Cleared
2 25 (14.71%) SC Cleared
3 15 (8.82%) Degree
4 10 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (3.53%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (3.53%) MCSE
5 6 (3.53%) Numerate Degree
6 5 (2.94%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.76%) DBS Check
7 3 (1.76%) ISEB
7 3 (1.76%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (1.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.59%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.35%) QA
2 1 (0.59%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.59%) PMO
System Software
1 23 (13.53%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.29%) vSphere
3 8 (4.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (4.12%) Virtual Desktop
4 7 (4.12%) Virtual Servers
5 6 (3.53%) Docker
6 5 (2.94%) Hyper-V
7 4 (2.35%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (2.35%) XenApp
8 3 (1.76%) OCFS2
9 2 (1.18%) HDFS
9 2 (1.18%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.59%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (4.12%) Oozie
1 7 (4.12%) SCCM
2 5 (2.94%) Kubernetes
3 4 (2.35%) Data Guard
3 4 (2.35%) SCOM
3 4 (2.35%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (1.76%) Ansible
4 3 (1.76%) HP ALM
4 3 (1.76%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (1.76%) Puppet
5 2 (1.18%) Kibana
5 2 (1.18%) WSUS
6 1 (0.59%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.59%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.59%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 1 (0.59%) Mesos
6 1 (0.59%) MIIS
6 1 (0.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.59%) vRealize
Vendors
1 78 (45.88%) Microsoft
2 43 (25.29%) Oracle
3 17 (10.00%) VMware
4 9 (5.29%) Citrix
5 7 (4.12%) Cloudera
5 7 (4.12%) Hortonworks
5 7 (4.12%) StreamSets
6 6 (3.53%) HP
6 6 (3.53%) Red Hat
6 6 (3.53%) SAP
7 5 (2.94%) Atlassian
8 4 (2.35%) Cognos
8 4 (2.35%) Databricks
9 3 (1.76%) ESRI
9 3 (1.76%) IBM
9 3 (1.76%) NetApp
9 3 (1.76%) Software AG
9 3 (1.76%) Splunk
9 3 (1.76%) Veritas
9 3 (1.76%) webMethods