Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 17 21
Rank change year-on-year -4 +4 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 277 285 274
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 7.56% 7.99% 7.03%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 32.55% 40.20% 33.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 174 181
Hampshire median daily rate £398 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.57% +2.94% -2.86%
10th Percentile £304 £234 £263
90th Percentile £475 £450 £444
South East median daily rate £406 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 18
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.50 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +5.88% +77.08%
10th Percentile £20.00 £41.25 £34.23
90th Percentile £55.36 £46.00 £45.00
South East median hourly rate £40.50 £44.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year -8.47% +4.12% +46.55%

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 851 709 818
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 23.23% 19.87% 20.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 553 421 538
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% - -
10th Percentile £313 £250 £275
90th Percentile £544 £525 £488
South East median daily rate £448 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +11.74% +0.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 25 28
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.50 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +5.88% +70.00%
10th Percentile £21.00 £21.60 £18.28
90th Percentile £60.00 £46.00 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £37.75
% change year-on-year +40.00% -33.77% +51.00%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -7 57 £360 +10.77% 19
Basingstoke +9 49 £425 +13.33% 15
Southampton -25 48 £411 +21.85% 23
Farnborough +6 26 £400 +6.67% 14
Andover -2 19 £381 -10.47% 5
Havant +5 16 £450 +44.00% 4
Winchester -2 8 £425 -18.85% 1
Fareham +3 7 £395 +13.67% 5
Hook -7 6 £375 +13.21% 2
Eastleigh +7 3 £400 - 1
Fleet -14 2 £400 +220.00% 2
Aldershot - 2 £388 - 3
Romsey - 2 £400 -
Petersfield - 1 £300 -
SQL Server
South East

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 158 (57.04%) .NET
2 136 (49.10%) C#
3 128 (46.21%) Microsoft
4 113 (40.79%) SQL
5 93 (33.57%) Agile Software Development
6 90 (32.49%) JavaScript
7 87 (31.41%) Windows
8 79 (28.52%) Oracle
8 79 (28.52%) MVC
9 76 (27.44%) ASP.NET
10 70 (25.27%) Security Cleared
11 66 (23.83%) Web Services
12 64 (23.10%) SC Cleared
13 63 (22.74%) ASP.NET Web API
14 59 (21.30%) .NET Framework
15 56 (20.22%) CSS
16 54 (19.49%) HTML
17 53 (19.13%) Visual Studio
18 50 (18.05%) Windows Server
19 48 (17.33%) IIS
20 47 (16.97%) TDD
21 46 (16.61%) jQuery
21 46 (16.61%) ASP.NET MVC
22 44 (15.88%) Team Foundation Server
23 43 (15.52%) Microsoft Azure
23 43 (15.52%) SQL Server 2012
24 42 (15.16%) Scrum
25 40 (14.44%) Java
26 36 (13.00%) DNS
26 36 (13.00%) VMware

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 48 (17.33%) IIS
2 33 (11.91%) SharePoint
3 15 (5.42%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (3.25%) SharePoint Server
5 8 (2.89%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (2.53%) MS Exchange
6 7 (2.53%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.81%) Apache
7 5 (1.81%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (1.44%) CMS
8 4 (1.44%) LiveCycle
8 4 (1.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (1.08%) Apache Spark
9 3 (1.08%) EPiServer
9 3 (1.08%) GemFire
9 3 (1.08%) OpenStack
9 3 (1.08%) SAS
10 2 (0.72%) Confluence
11 1 (0.36%) nginx
11 1 (0.36%) WordPress
Applications
1 21 (7.58%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.72%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (6.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.44%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.08%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.72%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.36%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 43 (15.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (5.42%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.81%) Azure Data Factory
3 5 (1.81%) Office 365
4 4 (1.44%) Boomi
5 3 (1.08%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
5 3 (1.08%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (1.08%) IaaS
6 2 (0.72%) GitHub
6 2 (0.72%) npm
7 1 (0.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.36%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.36%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.36%) AWS CloudTrail
7 1 (0.36%) Google Play
7 1 (0.36%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 36 (13.00%) DNS
2 29 (10.47%) Internet
3 17 (6.14%) Firewall
4 13 (4.69%) SAN
5 10 (3.61%) IMAP
5 10 (3.61%) PuTTY
5 10 (3.61%) SMTP
5 10 (3.61%) WinSCP
6 7 (2.53%) LAN
7 6 (2.17%) HTTP
8 5 (1.81%) NAS
9 4 (1.44%) BIG-IP
9 4 (1.44%) SSL
10 3 (1.08%) Cisco ISE
10 3 (1.08%) DHCP
10 3 (1.08%) Intranet
10 3 (1.08%) Kerberos
10 3 (1.08%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (1.08%) VPN
10 3 (1.08%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (15.52%) SQL Server 2012
2 35 (12.64%) Oracle Database
3 33 (11.91%) Relational Database
4 28 (10.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 25 (9.03%) SQL Server 2016
6 20 (7.22%) Oracle Database 10g
7 19 (6.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 15 (5.42%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (5.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 14 (5.05%) MongoDB
10 13 (4.69%) Oracle Database 11g
10 13 (4.69%) RDBMS
11 12 (4.33%) MySQL
12 11 (3.97%) BusinessObjects
13 10 (3.61%) NoSQL
14 8 (2.89%) Oracle Database 12c
14 8 (2.89%) SQL Server 2005
15 7 (2.53%) Azure SQL Database
15 7 (2.53%) Data Mining
15 7 (2.53%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 53 (19.13%) Visual Studio
2 44 (15.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (6.86%) Selenium
4 17 (6.14%) SoapUI
5 16 (5.78%) Git (software)
5 16 (5.78%) Oracle APEX
6 15 (5.42%) Ant
6 15 (5.42%) HP UFT
6 15 (5.42%) SpecFlow
7 14 (5.05%) Eclipse
8 13 (4.69%) JIRA
8 13 (4.69%) TestNG
9 12 (4.33%) LoadRunner
10 9 (3.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 9 (3.25%) Bitbucket
10 9 (3.25%) InstallShield
10 9 (3.25%) Jenkins
11 6 (2.17%) Visual Studio Team System
12 5 (1.81%) ReSharper
12 5 (1.81%) SonarQube
General
1 34 (12.27%) Finance
2 5 (1.81%) Retail
3 4 (1.44%) Legal
3 4 (1.44%) Military
4 2 (0.72%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.36%) Advertising
5 1 (0.36%) Law
5 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.36%) Publishing
5 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 139 (50.18%) Developer
2 75 (27.08%) .NET Developer
3 26 (9.39%) Analyst
4 25 (9.03%) C# Developer
5 24 (8.66%) Full Stack Developer
6 20 (7.22%) Software Developer
7 16 (5.78%) C# .NET Developer
8 15 (5.42%) Architect
8 15 (5.42%) ASP.NET Developer
9 13 (4.69%) SQL Developer
10 11 (3.97%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 11 (3.97%) Senior Developer
11 10 (3.61%) DBA
11 10 (3.61%) Microsoft Developer
11 10 (3.61%) Senior .NET Developer
11 10 (3.61%) Test Analyst
12 8 (2.89%) Consultant
12 8 (2.89%) Tester
13 7 (2.53%) Database Engineer
13 7 (2.53%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (57.04%) .NET
2 76 (27.44%) ASP.NET
3 66 (23.83%) Web Services
4 63 (22.74%) ASP.NET Web API
5 59 (21.30%) .NET Framework
6 56 (20.22%) CSS
7 54 (19.49%) HTML
8 46 (16.61%) ASP.NET MVC
8 46 (16.61%) jQuery
9 36 (13.00%) WCF
10 33 (11.91%) .NET Core
10 33 (11.91%) Entity Framework
11 30 (10.83%) XML
12 28 (10.11%) AngularJS
13 23 (8.30%) LINQ
14 21 (7.58%) REST
15 19 (6.86%) Ajax
16 18 (6.50%) RequireJS
17 17 (6.14%) Node.js
17 17 (6.14%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.33%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (4.33%) PKI
3 10 (3.61%) Clustering
3 10 (3.61%) Data Centre
4 9 (3.25%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (2.89%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.89%) User Experience
5 8 (2.89%) W3C
6 7 (2.53%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.53%) Replication
7 6 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (1.81%) Fat Client
8 5 (1.81%) NHS
8 5 (1.81%) Public Cloud
8 5 (1.81%) Thin Client
9 4 (1.44%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.44%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.08%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.08%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 87 (31.41%) Windows
2 50 (18.05%) Windows Server
3 32 (11.55%) Linux
4 22 (7.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (6.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (5.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (2.89%) Windows 7
8 6 (2.17%) AIX
9 5 (1.81%) Unix
9 5 (1.81%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (1.44%) Solaris
10 4 (1.44%) Ubuntu
11 3 (1.08%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.72%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.36%) Android
13 1 (0.36%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (33.57%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (28.52%) MVC
3 47 (16.97%) TDD
4 42 (15.16%) Scrum
5 35 (12.64%) Test Automation
6 29 (10.47%) Continuous Integration
7 28 (10.11%) DevOps
8 23 (8.30%) Business Intelligence
8 23 (8.30%) CRM
8 23 (8.30%) OO
9 22 (7.94%) SDLC
10 21 (7.58%) Migration
11 20 (7.22%) API Development
12 19 (6.86%) Inversion of Control
12 19 (6.86%) Kanban
12 19 (6.86%) Problem-Solving
12 19 (6.86%) Software Engineering
12 19 (6.86%) Unit Testing
13 16 (5.78%) API Testing
13 16 (5.78%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 136 (49.10%) C#
2 113 (40.79%) SQL
3 90 (32.49%) JavaScript
4 40 (14.44%) Java
5 27 (9.75%) PowerShell
6 15 (5.42%) F#
7 14 (5.05%) VB.NET
8 13 (4.69%) T-SQL
9 8 (2.89%) PL/SQL
9 8 (2.89%) TypeScript
10 7 (2.53%) Bash Shell
10 7 (2.53%) VBScript
11 6 (2.17%) Python
12 5 (1.81%) Ruby
13 4 (1.44%) ABAP
13 4 (1.44%) C
13 4 (1.44%) VB
13 4 (1.44%) VBA
14 3 (1.08%) Perl
14 3 (1.08%) R
Qualifications
1 70 (25.27%) Security Cleared
2 64 (23.10%) SC Cleared
3 15 (5.42%) ISEB
3 15 (5.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 12 (4.33%) Degree
5 11 (3.97%) ISEB Practitioner
6 7 (2.53%) DV Cleared
7 6 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (1.44%) ISTQB
8 4 (1.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 3 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (1.08%) MCSE
9 3 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.72%) Numerate Degree
11 1 (0.36%) CCIE
11 1 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.36%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.25%) SLA
2 8 (2.89%) QA
3 5 (1.81%) PMO
4 4 (1.44%) GDPR
5 3 (1.08%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.36%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.36%) JSP 440
System Software
1 32 (11.55%) Active Directory
2 22 (7.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (5.05%) vSphere
4 11 (3.97%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (3.25%) Hyper-V
6 7 (2.53%) Docker
7 4 (1.44%) Dovecot
7 4 (1.44%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (1.44%) Postfix
8 3 (1.08%) HDFS
9 2 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.36%) Firmware
10 1 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.36%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.36%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (6.50%) SCCM
2 12 (4.33%) SCOM
3 10 (3.61%) HP ALM
4 9 (3.25%) Failover Clustering
5 5 (1.81%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (1.81%) vCenter Server
6 4 (1.44%) HAProxy
6 4 (1.44%) Kubernetes
6 4 (1.44%) vRealize
7 3 (1.08%) Kibana
7 3 (1.08%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (1.08%) MOM
7 3 (1.08%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (1.08%) Terraform
8 2 (0.72%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.72%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.72%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.72%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (0.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.72%) Puppet
Vendors
1 128 (46.21%) Microsoft
2 79 (28.52%) Oracle
3 36 (13.00%) VMware
4 22 (7.94%) Red Hat
5 21 (7.58%) HP
6 20 (7.22%) Cisco
7 16 (5.78%) Software AG
7 16 (5.78%) webMethods
8 13 (4.69%) SAP
9 11 (3.97%) SolarWinds
10 9 (3.25%) Atlassian
11 8 (2.89%) Citrix
12 7 (2.53%) EMC
12 7 (2.53%) F5
13 6 (2.17%) Lumension
13 6 (2.17%) Remedy
14 5 (1.81%) McAfee
15 4 (1.44%) Dell
15 4 (1.44%) Juniper
15 4 (1.44%) NetApp