Period
to 18 November 2018

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 18 November 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 (MS SQL)
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 21 24
Rank change year-on-year -5 +3 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 266 260 275
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 7.22% 7.37% 7.07%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 28.98% 44.29% 35.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 157 170
Hampshire median daily rate £390 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +2.86% -
10th Percentile £298 £231 £236
90th Percentile £500 £447 £472
South East median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 21
Hampshire median hourly rate £31.25 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.56% +5.88% +10.58%
10th Percentile £17.63 £41.25 £35.50
90th Percentile £57.68 £46.00 £45.00
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +51.79%

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 918 587 766
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 24.91% 16.65% 19.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 605 339 487
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.88% +2.67% -
10th Percentile £319 £250 £275
90th Percentile £566 £504 £488
South East median daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 16 29
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +10.58%
10th Percentile £18.48 £19.34 £19.15
90th Percentile £60.51 £46.00 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year -17.65% +48.15% +2.46%

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 18 November 2018.

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 18 November 2018.

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 18 November 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
Portsmouth -5 65 £360 +10.77% 21
Southampton -25 45 £400 +11.11% 27
Basingstoke +5 34 £363 -3.33% 25
Farnborough +7 23 £450 +20.00% 20
Havant +11 20 £475 +52.00% 4
Andover -5 14 £395 -7.06% 1
Hook +3 9 £375 +25.00% 2
Fareham -3 9 £395 +13.67% 9
Winchester -7 6 £390 +10.25% 7
Eastleigh - 6 £400 - 2
Aldershot - 2 £388 - 3
Fleet -21 1 £400 +220.00% 1
Petersfield - 1 £300 -
SQL Server
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, 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.

1 144 (54.14%) .NET
2 131 (49.25%) C#
3 118 (44.36%) Microsoft
4 113 (42.48%) SQL
5 95 (35.71%) MVC
6 91 (34.21%) JavaScript
7 89 (33.46%) Windows
8 87 (32.71%) ASP.NET
9 81 (30.45%) Agile Software Development
10 74 (27.82%) ASP.NET Web API
11 59 (22.18%) CSS
11 59 (22.18%) Oracle
12 55 (20.68%) Visual Studio
13 54 (20.30%) HTML
13 54 (20.30%) .NET Framework
14 51 (19.17%) ASP.NET MVC
15 49 (18.42%) Security Cleared
15 49 (18.42%) Web Services
16 48 (18.05%) jQuery
17 44 (16.54%) TDD
18 41 (15.41%) SC Cleared
18 41 (15.41%) Windows Server
19 40 (15.04%) IIS
20 36 (13.53%) DNS
20 36 (13.53%) Entity Framework
20 36 (13.53%) SQL Server 2012
21 34 (12.78%) Microsoft Azure
21 34 (12.78%) WCF
21 34 (12.78%) XML
21 34 (12.78%) Linux

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 40 (15.04%) IIS
2 29 (10.90%) SharePoint
3 11 (4.14%) Apache
4 10 (3.76%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (3.01%) MS Exchange
5 8 (3.01%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (2.26%) CMS
6 6 (2.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 6 (2.26%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.88%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (1.88%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (1.13%) Apache Spark
8 3 (1.13%) Confluence
8 3 (1.13%) EPiServer
8 3 (1.13%) GemFire
8 3 (1.13%) LiveCycle
8 3 (1.13%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.13%) SAS
9 2 (0.75%) Drupal
9 2 (0.75%) WordPress
Applications
1 21 (7.89%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (3.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.26%) SAP ERP
3 4 (1.50%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.38%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 34 (12.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (6.02%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.26%) Boomi
4 5 (1.88%) Office 365
5 3 (1.13%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (1.13%) IaaS
6 2 (0.75%) GitHub
6 2 (0.75%) npm
7 1 (0.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.38%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.38%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.38%) AWS CloudTrail
7 1 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.38%) Google Play
7 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (13.53%) DNS
2 31 (11.65%) Internet
3 19 (7.14%) Firewall
4 11 (4.14%) SAN
5 10 (3.76%) IMAP
5 10 (3.76%) SMTP
6 7 (2.63%) Kerberos
6 7 (2.63%) LAN
7 6 (2.26%) NAS
7 6 (2.26%) SSL
7 6 (2.26%) Wireshark
8 5 (1.88%) VPN
9 4 (1.50%) BIG-IP
9 4 (1.50%) DHCP
9 4 (1.50%) Intranet
9 4 (1.50%) PuTTY
9 4 (1.50%) WinSCP
10 3 (1.13%) HTTP
11 2 (0.75%) Broadband
11 2 (0.75%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (13.53%) SQL Server 2012
2 33 (12.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (9.77%) Relational Database
4 25 (9.40%) Oracle Database
5 23 (8.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (5.64%) Oracle Database 10g
7 14 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
7 14 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (4.89%) MySQL
8 13 (4.89%) Oracle Database 12c
9 12 (4.51%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (4.14%) SQL Server 2014
11 10 (3.76%) MongoDB
11 10 (3.76%) NoSQL
11 10 (3.76%) Oracle Database 11g
12 9 (3.38%) RDBMS
13 7 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
14 6 (2.26%) SAP HANA
15 5 (1.88%) BusinessObjects
15 5 (1.88%) DB2
Development Applications
1 55 (20.68%) Visual Studio
2 32 (12.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (9.40%) Git (software)
4 11 (4.14%) JIRA
4 11 (4.14%) Visual Studio Team System
5 10 (3.76%) Selenium
6 9 (3.38%) InstallShield
6 9 (3.38%) Subversion
7 8 (3.01%) Toad
8 7 (2.63%) Jenkins
8 7 (2.63%) SoapUI
8 7 (2.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 6 (2.26%) Ant
9 6 (2.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (2.26%) Bitbucket
9 6 (2.26%) Fiddler
9 6 (2.26%) HP UFT
9 6 (2.26%) Oracle APEX
9 6 (2.26%) SpecFlow
10 4 (1.50%) TestNG
General
1 24 (9.02%) Finance
2 5 (1.88%) Retail
3 2 (0.75%) Financial Institution
3 2 (0.75%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.38%) Advertising
4 1 (0.38%) Back Office
4 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.38%) Military
Job Titles
1 144 (54.14%) Developer
2 77 (28.95%) .NET Developer
3 25 (9.40%) Software Developer
4 22 (8.27%) C# Developer
4 22 (8.27%) SQL Developer
5 20 (7.52%) Full Stack Developer
6 19 (7.14%) Analyst
7 16 (6.02%) ASP.NET Developer
8 15 (5.64%) C# .NET Developer
9 13 (4.89%) DBA
10 12 (4.51%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 11 (4.14%) SQL DBA
11 11 (4.14%) SQL Server DBA
12 10 (3.76%) Consultant
12 10 (3.76%) Software Engineer
13 9 (3.38%) SQL Server Developer
14 8 (3.01%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 8 (3.01%) Senior Developer
14 8 (3.01%) Senior Software Engineer
14 8 (3.01%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (54.14%) .NET
2 87 (32.71%) ASP.NET
3 74 (27.82%) ASP.NET Web API
4 59 (22.18%) CSS
5 54 (20.30%) .NET Framework
5 54 (20.30%) HTML
6 51 (19.17%) ASP.NET MVC
7 49 (18.42%) Web Services
8 48 (18.05%) jQuery
9 36 (13.53%) Entity Framework
10 34 (12.78%) WCF
10 34 (12.78%) XML
11 33 (12.41%) .NET Core
12 27 (10.15%) AngularJS
13 25 (9.40%) LINQ
14 22 (8.27%) Ajax
15 21 (7.89%) SOAP
16 18 (6.77%) RequireJS
17 16 (6.02%) REST
18 15 (5.64%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.14%) Computer Science
2 11 (4.14%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (3.76%) Clustering
3 10 (3.76%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (3.38%) Data Centre
4 9 (3.38%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.01%) PKI
5 8 (3.01%) Replication
5 8 (3.01%) W3C
6 6 (2.26%) NHS
7 5 (1.88%) Algorithms
7 5 (1.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (1.88%) Public Cloud
7 5 (1.88%) User Experience
8 4 (1.50%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.13%) CMDB
9 3 (1.13%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.13%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.13%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 89 (33.46%) Windows
2 41 (15.41%) Windows Server
3 34 (12.78%) Linux
4 17 (6.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (5.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (5.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (4.51%) Unix
7 8 (3.01%) Windows 7
8 6 (2.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (1.50%) AIX
9 4 (1.50%) Ubuntu
10 3 (1.13%) Solaris
10 3 (1.13%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.75%) CentOS
11 2 (0.75%) Debian
11 2 (0.75%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.38%) Android
12 1 (0.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (35.71%) MVC
2 81 (30.45%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (16.54%) TDD
4 31 (11.65%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (9.77%) Scrum
6 24 (9.02%) Problem-Solving
6 24 (9.02%) Software Engineering
7 23 (8.65%) OO
8 21 (7.89%) API Development
8 21 (7.89%) Migration
8 21 (7.89%) SDLC
9 20 (7.52%) Unit Testing
10 18 (6.77%) Test Automation
11 17 (6.39%) Inversion of Control
12 14 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (5.26%) DevOps
12 14 (5.26%) ETL
12 14 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
13 13 (4.89%) CRM
14 11 (4.14%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 131 (49.25%) C#
2 113 (42.48%) SQL
3 91 (34.21%) JavaScript
4 30 (11.28%) Java
5 25 (9.40%) T-SQL
6 20 (7.52%) PowerShell
7 12 (4.51%) PL/SQL
8 10 (3.76%) VB.NET
9 7 (2.63%) ABAP
9 7 (2.63%) Bash Shell
9 7 (2.63%) PHP
9 7 (2.63%) Python
10 6 (2.26%) F#
10 6 (2.26%) TypeScript
11 5 (1.88%) C
11 5 (1.88%) Ruby
12 4 (1.50%) VBScript
13 3 (1.13%) C++
13 3 (1.13%) Perl
13 3 (1.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 49 (18.42%) Security Cleared
2 41 (15.41%) SC Cleared
3 15 (5.64%) Degree
4 7 (2.63%) MCSE
4 7 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (2.26%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (1.88%) DV Cleared
6 5 (1.88%) ISEB
6 5 (1.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (1.50%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.75%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.38%) CCIE
9 1 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.38%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.38%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.14%) SLA
2 10 (3.76%) QA
3 8 (3.01%) PMO
4 7 (2.63%) GDPR
5 2 (0.75%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.38%) JSP 440
System Software
1 27 (10.15%) Active Directory
2 16 (6.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.01%) Oracle RAC
3 8 (3.01%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (2.63%) Docker
4 7 (2.63%) vSphere
5 6 (2.26%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.50%) Dovecot
6 4 (1.50%) HDFS
6 4 (1.50%) Postfix
7 2 (0.75%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.75%) XenApp
7 2 (0.75%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.38%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.38%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (3.01%) SCCM
2 7 (2.63%) Failover Clustering
2 7 (2.63%) SCOM
3 6 (2.26%) MOM
3 6 (2.26%) Single Sign-On
4 4 (1.50%) Ansible
4 4 (1.50%) HAProxy
4 4 (1.50%) HP ALM
4 4 (1.50%) Kubernetes
4 4 (1.50%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (1.13%) Kibana
5 3 (1.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.13%) Packer
5 3 (1.13%) Puppet
5 3 (1.13%) Terraform
6 2 (0.75%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.75%) vCenter Server
6 2 (0.75%) vRealize
7 1 (0.38%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 118 (44.36%) Microsoft
2 59 (22.18%) Oracle
3 25 (9.40%) VMware
4 18 (6.77%) Red Hat
5 15 (5.64%) Citrix
6 14 (5.26%) HP
7 13 (4.89%) Cisco
8 10 (3.76%) SAP
9 8 (3.01%) Remedy
10 7 (2.63%) F5
11 6 (2.26%) Dell
11 6 (2.26%) Software AG
11 6 (2.26%) Trend Micro
11 6 (2.26%) webMethods
11 6 (2.26%) Zend
12 5 (1.88%) Atlassian
12 5 (1.88%) Telerik
13 4 (1.50%) EMC
13 4 (1.50%) Juniper
13 4 (1.50%) McAfee