Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 18 21
Rank change year-on-year -7 +3 +9
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 251 264 294
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 6.55% 7.50% 7.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 33.74% 37.55% 35.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 176 208
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £358 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.89% +5.54% -3.21%
10th Percentile £251 £258 £275
90th Percentile £517 £450 £479
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 7
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.25 £43.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.40% +1.18% +71.28%
10th Percentile £29.46 £20.33 £25.15
90th Percentile £45.13 £46.00 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £43.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -6.98% +45.76% -9.23%

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 744 703 817
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 19.43% 19.96% 19.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 447 536
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £305 £264 £281
90th Percentile £530 £519 £550
South East median daily rate £438 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +9.24% +0.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 29 25
Hampshire median hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £38.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +11.70% +69.11%
10th Percentile £20.05 £15.70 £11.85
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.00 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £17.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +135.29% -26.09% -23.33%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +9 69 £400 +6.67% 15
Southampton +5 45 £475 +35.71% 19
Andover +1 23 £375 -6.25% 4
Farnborough - 23 £400 - 8
Portsmouth -13 17 £388 +24.00% 35
Fareham -2 12 £413 +57.14% 5
Hook -14 11 £325 -
Havant +5 10 £450 -7.69% 5
Winchester -12 4 £425 -5.56% 6
Eastleigh -3 3 - - 6
Romsey - 2 £400 -
Fleet - 2 £438 - 4
Lyndhurst - 1 - -
SQL Server
South East

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 116 (46.22%) Microsoft
2 114 (45.42%) .NET
3 111 (44.22%) SQL
4 106 (42.23%) Oracle
5 99 (39.44%) Agile Software Development
6 89 (35.46%) Windows
7 87 (34.66%) C#
8 76 (30.28%) Security Cleared
9 72 (28.69%) SC Cleared
10 68 (27.09%) Microsoft Azure
11 66 (26.29%) Web Services
12 64 (25.50%) Windows Server
13 57 (22.71%) Linux
14 56 (22.31%) Test Automation
15 55 (21.91%) Scrum
16 53 (21.12%) Team Foundation Server
17 52 (20.72%) JavaScript
18 43 (17.13%) VMware
19 42 (16.73%) Oracle Database
19 42 (16.73%) SQL Server 2016
20 39 (15.54%) Relational Database
20 39 (15.54%) SQL Server 2012
21 38 (15.14%) Finance
21 38 (15.14%) TDD
22 37 (14.74%) Java
22 37 (14.74%) .NET Framework
23 34 (13.55%) Business Intelligence
24 33 (13.15%) HTML
24 33 (13.15%) DevOps
25 32 (12.75%) RDBMS

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 31 (12.35%) BizTalk Server
2 24 (9.56%) IIS
3 22 (8.76%) SharePoint
4 9 (3.59%) LiveCycle
5 7 (2.79%) SharePoint Server
6 6 (2.39%) MS Exchange
6 6 (2.39%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (1.59%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.20%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.80%) CMS
9 2 (0.80%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.40%) Hyperledger
10 1 (0.40%) JBoss
10 1 (0.40%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (5.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (4.38%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.80%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (7.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.80%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.40%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 68 (27.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (4.78%) Azure Data Factory
3 11 (4.38%) Office 365
4 8 (3.19%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
5 6 (2.39%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (1.59%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (1.20%) IaaS
8 2 (0.80%) Yammer
9 1 (0.40%) GitHub
9 1 (0.40%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (9.16%) PuTTY
1 23 (9.16%) WinSCP
2 8 (3.19%) Internet
3 7 (2.79%) SAN
4 6 (2.39%) Cisco ISE
4 6 (2.39%) DNS
4 6 (2.39%) Skype
5 5 (1.99%) HTTP
6 4 (1.59%) LAN
7 3 (1.20%) Firewall
7 3 (1.20%) Wireless
8 2 (0.80%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (0.80%) WAN
9 1 (0.40%) DHCP
9 1 (0.40%) FTP
9 1 (0.40%) Intranet
9 1 (0.40%) SMS
9 1 (0.40%) SMTP
9 1 (0.40%) SSL
9 1 (0.40%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (16.73%) Oracle Database
1 42 (16.73%) SQL Server 2016
2 39 (15.54%) Relational Database
2 39 (15.54%) SQL Server 2012
3 32 (12.75%) RDBMS
4 29 (11.55%) Oracle Database 10g
4 29 (11.55%) Oracle Database 11g
4 29 (11.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 24 (9.56%) Data Warehouse
6 20 (7.97%) MySQL
6 20 (7.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (6.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 14 (5.58%) Power BI
9 11 (4.38%) BusinessObjects
10 9 (3.59%) Oracle BI EE
10 9 (3.59%) QlikView
10 9 (3.59%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (3.19%) Data Lake
12 6 (2.39%) Azure SQL Database
12 6 (2.39%) HDInsight
Development Applications
1 53 (21.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 30 (11.95%) SoapUI
3 29 (11.55%) Eclipse
3 29 (11.55%) Oracle APEX
3 29 (11.55%) Selenium
4 28 (11.16%) Ant
4 28 (11.16%) TestNG
5 27 (10.76%) HP UFT
5 27 (10.76%) SpecFlow
6 22 (8.76%) Visual Studio
7 21 (8.37%) Jenkins
8 19 (7.57%) LoadRunner
8 19 (7.57%) ReSharper
8 19 (7.57%) SonarQube
9 6 (2.39%) Git (software)
10 5 (1.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (1.99%) Bitbucket
10 5 (1.99%) JIRA
10 5 (1.99%) NUnit
11 4 (1.59%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 38 (15.14%) Finance
2 9 (3.59%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.99%) Legal
4 3 (1.20%) Military
4 3 (1.20%) Retail
5 2 (0.80%) Advertising
5 2 (0.80%) Banking
5 2 (0.80%) Billing
5 2 (0.80%) General Ledger
5 2 (0.80%) Marketing
6 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.40%) Back Office
6 1 (0.40%) Electronics
6 1 (0.40%) Front Office
6 1 (0.40%) Games
6 1 (0.40%) Law
6 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.40%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 105 (41.83%) Developer
2 38 (15.14%) Analyst
3 35 (13.94%) .NET Developer
4 27 (10.76%) Architect
5 21 (8.37%) Senior Developer
6 17 (6.77%) Integration Developer
6 17 (6.77%) Software Developer
7 16 (6.37%) Cloud Developer
7 16 (6.37%) Microsoft Developer
8 15 (5.98%) BizTalk Developer
8 15 (5.98%) C# Developer
8 15 (5.98%) Senior .NET Developer
8 15 (5.98%) Senior BizTalk Developer
9 14 (5.58%) Azure Developer
10 12 (4.78%) Azure Architect
10 12 (4.78%) BizTalk Integration Developer
11 10 (3.98%) Consultant
11 10 (3.98%) DBA
11 10 (3.98%) Oracle DBA
11 10 (3.98%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (45.42%) .NET
2 66 (26.29%) Web Services
3 37 (14.74%) .NET Framework
4 33 (13.15%) HTML
5 31 (12.35%) CSS
6 29 (11.55%) ASP.NET
7 24 (9.56%) jQuery
8 17 (6.77%) XML
9 16 (6.37%) WCF
10 15 (5.98%) HTML5
10 15 (5.98%) REST
10 15 (5.98%) SOAP
11 14 (5.58%) AngularJS
11 14 (5.58%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (3.98%) JSON
12 10 (3.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 9 (3.59%) ASP.NET Web API
14 8 (3.19%) .NET Core
14 8 (3.19%) Entity Framework
15 7 (2.79%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.97%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.18%) Derivative
4 9 (3.59%) Clustering
5 8 (3.19%) User Experience
6 6 (2.39%) Fat Client
6 6 (2.39%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (2.39%) Thin Client
7 5 (1.99%) Data Centre
7 5 (1.99%) PKI
8 3 (1.20%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.80%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.80%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.80%) Replication
10 1 (0.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.40%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.40%) Fintech
10 1 (0.40%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.40%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 89 (35.46%) Windows
2 64 (25.50%) Windows Server
3 57 (22.71%) Linux
4 29 (11.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (9.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (6.77%) Unix
7 10 (3.98%) Windows 10
8 8 (3.19%) AIX
9 5 (1.99%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.80%) zOS
12 1 (0.40%) Solaris
12 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (39.44%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (22.31%) Test Automation
3 55 (21.91%) Scrum
4 38 (15.14%) TDD
5 34 (13.55%) Business Intelligence
6 33 (13.15%) DevOps
7 32 (12.75%) User Stories
8 29 (11.55%) API Testing
9 27 (10.76%) Migration
9 27 (10.76%) MVC
10 26 (10.36%) BDD
10 26 (10.36%) Kanban
11 24 (9.56%) OO
12 23 (9.16%) System Integration Testing
13 21 (8.37%) CRM
13 21 (8.37%) OOP
14 20 (7.97%) B2B
15 19 (7.57%) Performance Testing
15 19 (7.57%) Test Strategy
16 15 (5.98%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 111 (44.22%) SQL
2 87 (34.66%) C#
3 52 (20.72%) JavaScript
4 37 (14.74%) Java
5 28 (11.16%) PowerShell
6 27 (10.76%) F#
7 24 (9.56%) VB.NET
8 18 (7.17%) T-SQL
9 16 (6.37%) C
10 10 (3.98%) VBScript
11 9 (3.59%) TypeScript
12 7 (2.79%) VB
13 4 (1.59%) VBA
14 3 (1.20%) C++
15 2 (0.80%) Java 8
15 2 (0.80%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.80%) Python
16 1 (0.40%) Perl
16 1 (0.40%) PHP
Qualifications
1 76 (30.28%) Security Cleared
2 72 (28.69%) SC Cleared
3 23 (9.16%) ISEB
3 23 (9.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 20 (7.97%) ISEB Practitioner
5 8 (3.19%) DV Cleared
6 6 (2.39%) Degree
6 6 (2.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (1.99%) MCSE
8 4 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (1.20%) ISTQB
9 3 (1.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 3 (1.20%) MCSA
10 2 (0.80%) Siebel Certification
11 1 (0.40%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.40%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (0.40%) MCITP
11 1 (0.40%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.98%) SLA
2 3 (1.20%) QA
3 2 (0.80%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.40%) GDPR
System Software
1 25 (9.96%) vSphere
2 22 (8.76%) Active Directory
3 19 (7.57%) Hyper-V
4 18 (7.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (1.99%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.80%) Oracle Clusterware
8 1 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.40%) Docker
8 1 (0.40%) Firmware
8 1 (0.40%) vCloud
8 1 (0.40%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.40%) XenApp
8 1 (0.40%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.40%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 23 (9.16%) HP ALM
2 16 (6.37%) SCCM
3 9 (3.59%) SCOM
4 7 (2.79%) Failover Clustering
4 7 (2.79%) vRealize
5 4 (1.59%) vCenter Server
6 3 (1.20%) Data Guard
6 3 (1.20%) Puppet
6 3 (1.20%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.80%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.80%) ServiceCenter
7 2 (0.80%) Terraform
8 1 (0.40%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.40%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.40%) Nessus
8 1 (0.40%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 116 (46.22%) Microsoft
2 106 (42.23%) Oracle
3 43 (17.13%) VMware
4 31 (12.35%) HP
5 28 (11.16%) Software AG
5 28 (11.16%) webMethods
6 25 (9.96%) Red Hat
7 17 (6.77%) Cisco
8 15 (5.98%) SolarWinds
9 9 (3.59%) Adobe
9 9 (3.59%) McAfee
10 8 (3.19%) Citrix
10 8 (3.19%) NetApp
10 8 (3.19%) SAP
11 7 (2.79%) EMC
12 6 (2.39%) Netezza
12 6 (2.39%) Remedy
13 5 (1.99%) Atlassian
14 4 (1.59%) Fujitsu
15 3 (1.20%) Capita