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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 21 18
Rank change year-on-year +3 -3  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 129 139 158
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 7.25% 6.98% 7.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 33.86% 32.63% 36.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 97 103
Median daily rate £338 £335 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.74% -4.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £433 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +2.85% +4.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 2
Median hourly rate £44.25 £35.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.64% +69.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £25.75 £19.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £43.75 £22.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £32.66 £23.63
% change year-on-year +20.96% +38.22%  

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 381 426 432
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 21.42% 21.39% 20.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 291 287
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £487 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.22% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 4
Median hourly rate £42.50 £44.75 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.02% +129.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £30.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £55.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.35 £26.00
% change year-on-year +25.19% +16.74%  

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 23 June 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
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 23 June 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
Portsmouth +19 34 £325 +1.96% 24
Basingstoke +11 33 £375 +11.11% 13
Hook +10 14 £347 +15.47% 1
Southampton 0 10 £338 -3.57% 16
Andover +5 5 £370 +8.02% 2
Liss - 3 £171 -
Havant -2 2 £313 -10.71% 6
Winchester -11 2 £700 +102.89% 7
Farnborough - 2 £438 - 5
Fareham -1 1 £303 +0.83% 4
Waterlooville - 1 £188 -
Eastleigh - 1 - - 2
SQL Server
South East

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 149 (53.60%) SQL
2 122 (43.88%) Microsoft
3 118 (42.45%) .NET
4 105 (37.77%) C#
5 96 (34.53%) Windows
6 94 (33.81%) Agile Software Development
7 77 (27.70%) MVC
8 73 (26.26%) JavaScript
9 71 (25.54%) Security Cleared
10 70 (25.18%) Linux
11 68 (24.46%) ASP.NET
12 60 (21.58%) CSS
13 57 (20.50%) XML
14 56 (20.14%) SQL Server 2008
15 52 (18.71%) HTML
16 51 (18.35%) Active Directory
16 51 (18.35%) Team Foundation Server
17 48 (17.27%) jQuery
17 48 (17.27%) Windows Server
18 47 (16.91%) SC Cleared
18 47 (16.91%) Oracle
19 45 (16.19%) Web Services
20 43 (15.47%) MySQL
21 41 (14.75%) VMware
22 39 (14.03%) Migration
23 38 (13.67%) Windows Server 2008
24 37 (13.31%) .NET Framework
24 37 (13.31%) ASP.NET Web API
25 36 (12.95%) Clustering
26 35 (12.59%) Scrum

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 27 (9.71%) SharePoint
2 26 (9.35%) IIS
3 18 (6.47%) MS Exchange
4 17 (6.12%) SharePoint 2013
5 11 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (3.24%) CMS
6 9 (3.24%) Skype for Business
7 6 (2.16%) Apache
8 5 (1.80%) EPiServer
8 5 (1.80%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (1.80%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (1.44%) Anypoint
9 4 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (1.08%) JBoss
10 3 (1.08%) OpenStack
10 3 (1.08%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.36%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.36%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (2.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.80%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.44%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (1.08%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (2.52%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (8.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (3.24%) Office 365
4 5 (1.80%) IaaS
4 5 (1.80%) PaaS
5 4 (1.44%) SaaS
6 3 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.08%) GitHub
7 1 (0.36%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 27 (9.71%) SAN
2 16 (5.76%) Firewall
3 15 (5.40%) IPsec
4 12 (4.32%) NAS
5 10 (3.60%) Skype
6 9 (3.24%) LDAP
7 8 (2.88%) PuTTY
7 8 (2.88%) VoIP
7 8 (2.88%) WinSCP
8 6 (2.16%) DNS
9 5 (1.80%) LAN
10 3 (1.08%) Internet
10 3 (1.08%) MVNO
11 2 (0.72%) Kerberos
12 1 (0.36%) 4G
12 1 (0.36%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (0.36%) DHCP
12 1 (0.36%) IMAP
12 1 (0.36%) SMTP
12 1 (0.36%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (20.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 43 (15.47%) MySQL
3 35 (12.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 34 (12.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 25 (8.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 21 (7.55%) Oracle Database
7 20 (7.19%) SQL Server 2014
8 18 (6.47%) SQL Server 2005
9 17 (6.12%) Oracle Database 11g
10 15 (5.40%) SQL Server 2016
10 15 (5.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 14 (5.04%) MongoDB
11 14 (5.04%) PostgreSQL
12 13 (4.68%) NoSQL
12 13 (4.68%) Oracle Database 10g
13 12 (4.32%) Data Warehouse
13 12 (4.32%) Relational Database
14 8 (2.88%) Oracle Reports
15 6 (2.16%) MS Access
16 5 (1.80%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 51 (18.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 34 (12.23%) Visual Studio
3 17 (6.12%) Selenium
4 14 (5.04%) Git (software)
4 14 (5.04%) Jenkins
4 14 (5.04%) SpecFlow
5 12 (4.32%) HP UFT
6 10 (3.60%) Eclipse
7 9 (3.24%) JIRA
8 8 (2.88%) Oracle APEX
8 8 (2.88%) TeamCity
9 7 (2.52%) Subversion
10 5 (1.80%) Moq
10 5 (1.80%) NUnit
10 5 (1.80%) Visual Studio Team System
11 4 (1.44%) LoadRunner
11 4 (1.44%) MSTest
11 4 (1.44%) SoapUI
11 4 (1.44%) TestNG
11 4 (1.44%) Toad
General
1 14 (5.04%) Finance
2 10 (3.60%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.52%) Retail
4 6 (2.16%) Advertising
4 6 (2.16%) Back Office
5 4 (1.44%) Publishing
6 3 (1.08%) Billing
6 3 (1.08%) Local Government
7 2 (0.72%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.72%) Banking
8 1 (0.36%) Electronics
8 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.36%) Marketing
8 1 (0.36%) Military
Job Titles
1 129 (46.40%) Developer
2 67 (24.10%) .NET Developer
3 40 (14.39%) DBA
4 34 (12.23%) C# Developer
5 30 (10.79%) C# .NET Developer
6 26 (9.35%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 22 (7.91%) Software Developer
8 18 (6.47%) Integration Engineer
9 17 (6.12%) MySQL DBA
10 16 (5.76%) SQL Developer
11 15 (5.40%) Analyst
11 15 (5.40%) ASP.NET Developer
11 15 (5.40%) SQL DBA
12 13 (4.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 13 (4.68%) Wintel Engineer
13 12 (4.32%) Web Developer
14 9 (3.24%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 8 (2.88%) .NET Web Developer
15 8 (2.88%) Consultant
15 8 (2.88%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (42.45%) .NET
2 68 (24.46%) ASP.NET
3 60 (21.58%) CSS
4 57 (20.50%) XML
5 52 (18.71%) HTML
6 48 (17.27%) jQuery
7 45 (16.19%) Web Services
8 37 (13.31%) .NET Framework
8 37 (13.31%) ASP.NET Web API
9 35 (12.59%) ASP.NET MVC
10 30 (10.79%) Ajax
11 29 (10.43%) WCF
12 23 (8.27%) REST
13 21 (7.55%) Entity Framework
14 18 (6.47%) SOAP
15 17 (6.12%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 15 (5.40%) LINQ
17 13 (4.68%) AngularJS
18 11 (3.96%) HTML5
18 11 (3.96%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 36 (12.95%) Clustering
2 13 (4.68%) Computer Science
3 10 (3.60%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.52%) Derivative
5 6 (2.16%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.16%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.80%) HACMP
6 5 (1.80%) Replication
6 5 (1.80%) W3C
7 4 (1.44%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.44%) PKI
7 4 (1.44%) User Experience
8 3 (1.08%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.08%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.08%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.72%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.72%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.36%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.36%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.36%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 96 (34.53%) Windows
2 70 (25.18%) Linux
3 48 (17.27%) Windows Server
4 38 (13.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (10.07%) Unix
5 28 (10.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (5.40%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (5.04%) Solaris
9 12 (4.32%) Windows 7
10 5 (1.80%) AIX
11 2 (0.72%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.36%) CentOS
12 1 (0.36%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (33.81%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (27.70%) MVC
3 39 (14.03%) Migration
4 35 (12.59%) Scrum
5 27 (9.71%) ITIL
6 26 (9.35%) Business Intelligence
7 23 (8.27%) Web Development
8 22 (7.91%) SDLC
9 20 (7.19%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (6.83%) Configuration Management
10 19 (6.83%) TDD
11 18 (6.47%) DevOps
11 18 (6.47%) ETL
11 18 (6.47%) Server Building
11 18 (6.47%) Test Automation
12 16 (5.76%) Test Strategy
13 15 (5.40%) Dependency Injection
14 14 (5.04%) Microservices
15 13 (4.68%) Performance Tuning
15 13 (4.68%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 149 (53.60%) SQL
2 105 (37.77%) C#
3 73 (26.26%) JavaScript
4 27 (9.71%) T-SQL
5 21 (7.55%) PowerShell
6 20 (7.19%) Java
7 15 (5.40%) PL/SQL
7 15 (5.40%) VB.NET
8 13 (4.68%) TypeScript
8 13 (4.68%) VBScript
9 11 (3.96%) F#
10 10 (3.60%) VB
11 9 (3.24%) C
12 7 (2.52%) C++
12 7 (2.52%) PHP
13 6 (2.16%) VBA
14 4 (1.44%) ES6
15 1 (0.36%) ANSI SQL
15 1 (0.36%) COBOL
15 1 (0.36%) Perl
Qualifications
1 71 (25.54%) Security Cleared
2 47 (16.91%) SC Cleared
3 20 (7.19%) Degree
4 18 (6.47%) DV Cleared
5 17 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (4.32%) Computer Science Degree
7 10 (3.60%) MCITP
7 10 (3.60%) MCSA
8 9 (3.24%) ISEB
9 8 (2.88%) ISTQB
10 7 (2.52%) MCSE
11 4 (1.44%) ISEB Practitioner
11 4 (1.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.72%) CCDP
12 2 (0.72%) CCNA
12 2 (0.72%) CCNP
12 2 (0.72%) CCSA
12 2 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.36%) SANS
13 1 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.52%) QA
2 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 51 (18.35%) Active Directory
2 27 (9.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (9.35%) VMware ESXi
4 19 (6.83%) vSphere
5 12 (4.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 7 (2.52%) Oracle RAC
6 7 (2.52%) Terminal Services
7 4 (1.44%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (1.08%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.72%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.72%) Shibboleth
10 1 (0.36%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.36%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.36%) XenApp
10 1 (0.36%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.36%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (5.40%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 12 (4.32%) Netcool
2 12 (4.32%) Tivoli
3 9 (3.24%) vRealize
4 6 (2.16%) Oracle RMAN
5 5 (1.80%) Data Guard
5 5 (1.80%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 5 (1.80%) SCDPM
6 2 (0.72%) SCCM
7 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.36%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.36%) Piwik
7 1 (0.36%) PowerCLI
7 1 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.36%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.36%) WMI
Vendors
1 122 (43.88%) Microsoft
2 47 (16.91%) Oracle
3 41 (14.75%) VMware
4 24 (8.63%) Citrix
5 21 (7.55%) Red Hat
6 18 (6.47%) HP
7 16 (5.76%) Telerik
8 14 (5.04%) Cisco
9 12 (4.32%) IBM
9 12 (4.32%) NetApp
9 12 (4.32%) Veritas
10 8 (2.88%) SAP
10 8 (2.88%) Tableau
11 6 (2.16%) McAfee
12 5 (1.80%) ESRI
12 5 (1.80%) Informatica
12 5 (1.80%) Zend
13 4 (1.44%) MuleSoft
13 4 (1.44%) Nintex
13 4 (1.44%) Sitecore
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £390 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Portsmouth
Spectrum IT
Posted: 10 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Posted: 11 days ago
Southampton
University Hospital Southampton
Rate: £26,565 - £35,577 pa
Posted: 23 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Posted: 22 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Posted: 24 days ago