Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 17 20
Rank change year-on-year -7 +3 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 288 288 319
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 7.60% 7.80% 7.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 34.29% 38.40% 36.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 181 223
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £360 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +6.67% -3.57%
10th Percentile £298 £263 £275
90th Percentile £513 £463 £450
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 11
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.50 £44.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.47% +4.12% +77.08%
10th Percentile £21.60 £41.25 £31.25
90th Percentile £44.50 £46.00 £45.00
South East median hourly rate £40.25 £42.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year -5.29% +19.72% +18.33%

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 840 750 880
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 22.16% 20.33% 20.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 516 452 593
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £398 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.92% +9.66% -3.33%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £281
90th Percentile £538 £524 £519
South East median daily rate £438 £413 £390
% change year-on-year +6.06% +5.77% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 31 29
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +1.18% +77.08%
10th Percentile £21.10 £16.25 £16.20
90th Percentile £49.00 £46.00 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £40.50 £19.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +113.16% -50.00% +52.00%

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 17 July 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 17 July 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 17 July 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
Basingstoke +13 59 £425 +13.33% 13
Southampton 0 55 £450 +33.33% 13
Portsmouth -8 36 £360 +17.55% 25
Farnborough +4 27 £400 -5.88% 10
Andover +2 25 £363 -14.71% 3
Hook -6 13 £325 -3.70%
Fareham -1 11 £400 +32.23% 8
Havant +2 9 £438 +9.38% 9
Winchester -9 7 £425 -5.56% 1
Eastleigh +1 3 £400 - 4
Fleet - 3 £400 - 1
Romsey - 2 £400 -
Lyndhurst - 1 - -
SQL Server
South East

For the 6 months to 17 July 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.

1 150 (52.08%) .NET
2 131 (45.49%) Microsoft
3 122 (42.36%) C#
4 121 (42.01%) SQL
5 105 (36.46%) Oracle
6 102 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
7 99 (34.38%) Windows
8 90 (31.25%) Security Cleared
9 85 (29.51%) SC Cleared
10 73 (25.35%) JavaScript
11 72 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 72 (25.00%) Windows Server
12 68 (23.61%) Web Services
13 61 (21.18%) Team Foundation Server
14 56 (19.44%) ASP.NET
15 55 (19.10%) Test Automation
16 54 (18.75%) Scrum
17 53 (18.40%) MVC
18 52 (18.06%) Linux
19 50 (17.36%) VMware
20 49 (17.01%) .NET Framework
20 49 (17.01%) SQL Server 2012
21 47 (16.32%) Oracle Database
21 47 (16.32%) SQL Server 2016
21 47 (16.32%) HTML
21 47 (16.32%) Java
22 45 (15.63%) CSS
23 41 (14.24%) Visual Studio
24 40 (13.89%) TDD
25 39 (13.54%) jQuery

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 37 (12.85%) IIS
2 29 (10.07%) SharePoint
3 24 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (3.13%) SharePoint Server
5 8 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (1.39%) CMS
6 4 (1.39%) EPiServer
6 4 (1.39%) LiveCycle
6 4 (1.39%) MS Exchange
6 4 (1.39%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.04%) Apache Spark
7 3 (1.04%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (1.04%) SAS
7 3 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.35%) Confluence
8 1 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.35%) Hyperledger
8 1 (0.35%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (5.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.69%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (6.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.69%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.69%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.35%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 72 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (4.17%) Azure Data Factory
3 10 (3.47%) Office 365
4 8 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (2.78%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
5 4 (1.39%) IaaS
6 3 (1.04%) Boomi
6 3 (1.04%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.69%) Yammer
8 1 (0.35%) GitHub
8 1 (0.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (8.33%) PuTTY
1 24 (8.33%) WinSCP
2 18 (6.25%) Internet
3 16 (5.56%) DNS
4 8 (2.78%) SAN
5 7 (2.43%) Cisco ISE
5 7 (2.43%) SMTP
6 6 (2.08%) IMAP
7 5 (1.74%) Firewall
7 5 (1.74%) HTTP
8 4 (1.39%) LAN
9 3 (1.04%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (1.04%) Skype
10 2 (0.69%) NAS
10 2 (0.69%) SSL
11 1 (0.35%) Kerberos
11 1 (0.35%) Network Security
11 1 (0.35%) SMS
11 1 (0.35%) VoIP
11 1 (0.35%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (17.01%) SQL Server 2012
2 47 (16.32%) Oracle Database
2 47 (16.32%) SQL Server 2016
3 38 (13.19%) Relational Database
4 33 (11.46%) Oracle Database 10g
5 29 (10.07%) Oracle Database 11g
5 29 (10.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 26 (9.03%) RDBMS
7 25 (8.68%) Data Warehouse
8 21 (7.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 19 (6.60%) SQL Server 2008
10 17 (5.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 14 (4.86%) BusinessObjects
11 14 (4.86%) Power BI
12 13 (4.51%) MySQL
13 9 (3.13%) Oracle BI EE
13 9 (3.13%) QlikView
14 8 (2.78%) Azure SQL Database
14 8 (2.78%) MongoDB
14 8 (2.78%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 61 (21.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 41 (14.24%) Visual Studio
3 34 (11.81%) Selenium
4 32 (11.11%) SoapUI
5 30 (10.42%) Oracle APEX
6 29 (10.07%) HP UFT
6 29 (10.07%) SpecFlow
7 28 (9.72%) Eclipse
8 27 (9.38%) Ant
8 27 (9.38%) TestNG
9 21 (7.29%) LoadRunner
10 15 (5.21%) Jenkins
11 12 (4.17%) ReSharper
11 12 (4.17%) SonarQube
12 10 (3.47%) Git (software)
13 8 (2.78%) JIRA
14 7 (2.43%) NUnit
15 6 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 6 (2.08%) Bitbucket
16 5 (1.74%) TeamCity
General
1 34 (11.81%) Finance
2 8 (2.78%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.74%) Legal
4 4 (1.39%) Military
5 3 (1.04%) Retail
6 2 (0.69%) Billing
7 1 (0.35%) Advertising
7 1 (0.35%) Front Office
7 1 (0.35%) Games
7 1 (0.35%) Law
7 1 (0.35%) Marketing
7 1 (0.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 120 (41.67%) Developer
2 52 (18.06%) .NET Developer
3 45 (15.63%) Analyst
4 29 (10.07%) Architect
5 22 (7.64%) C# Developer
6 17 (5.90%) Microsoft Developer
7 15 (5.21%) C# .NET Developer
8 14 (4.86%) Full Stack Developer
8 14 (4.86%) Senior Developer
8 14 (4.86%) Software Developer
8 14 (4.86%) Test Analyst
9 13 (4.51%) BizTalk Developer
9 13 (4.51%) Senior BizTalk Developer
10 12 (4.17%) Azure Architect
10 12 (4.17%) Azure Developer
10 12 (4.17%) Integration Developer
10 12 (4.17%) SQL Developer
11 11 (3.82%) ASP.NET Developer
11 11 (3.82%) DBA
11 11 (3.82%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (52.08%) .NET
2 68 (23.61%) Web Services
3 56 (19.44%) ASP.NET
4 49 (17.01%) .NET Framework
5 47 (16.32%) HTML
6 45 (15.63%) CSS
7 39 (13.54%) jQuery
8 35 (12.15%) ASP.NET MVC
9 34 (11.81%) ASP.NET Web API
10 29 (10.07%) WCF
11 25 (8.68%) XML
12 21 (7.29%) .NET Core
12 21 (7.29%) Entity Framework
13 19 (6.60%) AngularJS
14 18 (6.25%) HTML5
14 18 (6.25%) REST
15 12 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 11 (3.82%) Node.js
17 10 (3.47%) CSS3
17 10 (3.47%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.99%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.21%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (4.17%) Clustering
4 11 (3.82%) User Experience
5 10 (3.47%) Data Centre
5 10 (3.47%) PKI
6 8 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (2.43%) Fat Client
7 7 (2.43%) Thin Client
8 6 (2.08%) Computer Science
8 6 (2.08%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.39%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (1.39%) W3C
10 3 (1.04%) Driving Licence
10 3 (1.04%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (1.04%) Public Cloud
10 3 (1.04%) Replication
11 2 (0.69%) Fintech
12 1 (0.35%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 99 (34.38%) Windows
2 72 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 52 (18.06%) Linux
4 33 (11.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (9.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (3.82%) Windows 10
7 9 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (2.43%) AIX
9 5 (1.74%) Unix
10 4 (1.39%) Solaris
10 4 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (1.04%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (19.10%) Test Automation
3 54 (18.75%) Scrum
4 53 (18.40%) MVC
5 40 (13.89%) TDD
6 37 (12.85%) DevOps
7 36 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
8 31 (10.76%) Migration
9 30 (10.42%) API Testing
10 25 (8.68%) Kanban
10 25 (8.68%) System Integration Testing
11 24 (8.33%) CRM
12 23 (7.99%) BDD
13 22 (7.64%) Performance Testing
13 22 (7.64%) Test Strategy
14 19 (6.60%) ETL
14 19 (6.60%) OO
15 18 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
16 16 (5.56%) Defect Tracking
16 16 (5.56%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 122 (42.36%) C#
2 121 (42.01%) SQL
3 73 (25.35%) JavaScript
4 47 (16.32%) Java
5 32 (11.11%) PowerShell
6 29 (10.07%) F#
7 18 (6.25%) VB.NET
8 11 (3.82%) VBScript
9 10 (3.47%) T-SQL
9 10 (3.47%) TypeScript
10 7 (2.43%) VB
11 5 (1.74%) C
11 5 (1.74%) Python
11 5 (1.74%) VBA
12 3 (1.04%) ABAP
12 3 (1.04%) C++
12 3 (1.04%) Go
12 3 (1.04%) R
12 3 (1.04%) Ruby
12 3 (1.04%) Scala
Qualifications
1 90 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 85 (29.51%) SC Cleared
3 27 (9.38%) ISEB
3 27 (9.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 23 (7.99%) ISEB Practitioner
5 10 (3.47%) Degree
6 8 (2.78%) DV Cleared
7 7 (2.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (2.08%) MCSE
9 4 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (1.39%) ISTQB
9 4 (1.39%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (0.69%) MCSA
10 2 (0.69%) Siebel Certification
11 1 (0.35%) MCITP
11 1 (0.35%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.78%) SLA
2 5 (1.74%) QA
3 4 (1.39%) GDPR
4 3 (1.04%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.04%) PMO
System Software
1 28 (9.72%) vSphere
2 26 (9.03%) Active Directory
3 23 (7.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (7.29%) Hyper-V
5 8 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (1.74%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (1.04%) Docker
8 3 (1.04%) HDFS
9 2 (0.69%) Oracle Clusterware
10 1 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.35%) Firmware
10 1 (0.35%) vCloud
10 1 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.35%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.35%) XenApp
10 1 (0.35%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 24 (8.33%) HP ALM
2 20 (6.94%) SCCM
3 13 (4.51%) SCOM
4 9 (3.13%) Failover Clustering
5 8 (2.78%) vRealize
6 5 (1.74%) vCenter Server
7 4 (1.39%) Data Guard
8 3 (1.04%) Kibana
8 3 (1.04%) Puppet
8 3 (1.04%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.69%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.69%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (0.69%) MOM
9 2 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.69%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.69%) Terraform
10 1 (0.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 1 (0.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 131 (45.49%) Microsoft
2 105 (36.46%) Oracle
3 50 (17.36%) VMware
4 32 (11.11%) HP
5 31 (10.76%) Red Hat
6 30 (10.42%) Software AG
6 30 (10.42%) webMethods
7 18 (6.25%) Cisco
8 15 (5.21%) SolarWinds
9 12 (4.17%) SAP
10 9 (3.13%) Remedy
11 8 (2.78%) Citrix
11 8 (2.78%) McAfee
12 7 (2.43%) EMC
12 7 (2.43%) NetApp
13 6 (2.08%) Atlassian
13 6 (2.08%) Netezza
14 5 (1.74%) Capita
14 5 (1.74%) Fujitsu
15 4 (1.39%) Informatica