Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 25 19
Rank change year-on-year +4 -6 +11
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 256 271 348
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 7.31% 7.02% 7.84%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 44.14% 35.80% 32.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 168 215
Hampshire median daily rate £360 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% - -
10th Percentile £231 £234 £263
90th Percentile £449 £472 £475
South East median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 21 21
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £39.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +7.95% +87.48%
10th Percentile £41.25 £35.50 £18.50
90th Percentile £46.00 £45.00 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £30.75
% change year-on-year +5.88% +38.21% +39.77%

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 580 757 1077
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 16.56% 19.60% 24.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 482 649
Hampshire median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £250 £275 £276
90th Percentile £502 £488 £523
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 29 31
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £39.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +7.95% +4.99%
10th Percentile £19.34 £19.15 £12.00
90th Percentile £46.00 £47.50 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £27.38 £28.06
% change year-on-year +55.25% -2.45% +18.16%

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 19 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Hampshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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
Southampton +20 75 £361 +11.15% 18
Portsmouth +16 51 £325 -2.26% 6
Basingstoke -4 38 £375 +7.14% 6
Andover +21 16 £425 +24.09% 2
Hook +8 11 £283 -11.72%
Farnborough +9 5 £375 -11.76% 4
Fareham -6 5 £375 +11.11% 2
Winchester -16 5 £354 +4.04% 2
Havant -14 3 £313 -20.63% 6
Fleet +8 1 £125 -46.24% 1
Waterlooville - 1 £188 -
SQL Server
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 127 (49.61%) Microsoft
2 110 (42.97%) .NET
3 103 (40.23%) SQL
4 99 (38.67%) C#
4 99 (38.67%) Windows
5 82 (32.03%) Agile Software Development
6 64 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 63 (24.61%) MVC
8 59 (23.05%) Web Services
9 52 (20.31%) CSS
10 49 (19.14%) Linux
11 48 (18.75%) Visual Studio
11 48 (18.75%) HTML
12 47 (18.36%) VMware
13 45 (17.58%) Microsoft Azure
14 44 (17.19%) Team Foundation Server
14 44 (17.19%) XML
15 42 (16.41%) SQL Server 2008
16 39 (15.23%) Active Directory
17 37 (14.45%) ASP.NET
18 35 (13.67%) Oracle
18 35 (13.67%) Security Cleared
19 32 (12.50%) Windows Server
20 31 (12.11%) Ajax
20 31 (12.11%) MySQL
21 30 (11.72%) Windows Server 2012
21 30 (11.72%) PowerShell
22 29 (11.33%) SQL Server 2012
23 28 (10.94%) jQuery
23 28 (10.94%) WCF

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 14 (5.47%) MS Exchange
2 11 (4.30%) SharePoint
3 10 (3.91%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (2.73%) Apache
5 4 (1.56%) IIS
6 2 (0.78%) CMS
6 2 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.78%) JBoss
6 2 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.78%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.78%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.39%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (1.56%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.39%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.39%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.39%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 45 (17.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (5.86%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (3.13%) Office 365
4 5 (1.95%) IaaS
4 5 (1.95%) PaaS
5 2 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.78%) SaaS
6 1 (0.39%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.86%) Firewall
2 14 (5.47%) PuTTY
2 14 (5.47%) TCP/IP
2 14 (5.47%) WinSCP
3 10 (3.91%) Network Security
4 8 (3.13%) CTI
5 7 (2.73%) DNS
5 7 (2.73%) SAN
6 5 (1.95%) Internet
6 5 (1.95%) Skype
7 4 (1.56%) Ethernet
7 4 (1.56%) WAN
8 3 (1.17%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (1.17%) DHCP
8 3 (1.17%) IMAP
8 3 (1.17%) SMTP
8 3 (1.17%) VPN
9 2 (0.78%) Broadband
9 2 (0.78%) Intranet
9 2 (0.78%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (16.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 31 (12.11%) MySQL
3 29 (11.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 26 (10.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 24 (9.38%) SQL Server 2016
6 22 (8.59%) Oracle Database
7 21 (8.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 16 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
9 14 (5.47%) Oracle Database 10g
10 12 (4.69%) Relational Database
10 12 (4.69%) SQL Server 2014
11 10 (3.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (3.13%) DB2
13 7 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (2.73%) MongoDB
13 7 (2.73%) Oracle Reports
14 4 (1.56%) DocumentDB
14 4 (1.56%) GIS
14 4 (1.56%) SAP BW
15 3 (1.17%) Kalido
Development Applications
1 48 (18.75%) Visual Studio
2 44 (17.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (7.42%) Selenium
4 18 (7.03%) SpecFlow
5 16 (6.25%) Visual Studio Team System
6 15 (5.86%) Eclipse
6 15 (5.86%) HP UFT
7 14 (5.47%) Ant
7 14 (5.47%) Oracle APEX
7 14 (5.47%) TestNG
8 13 (5.08%) SoapUI
9 12 (4.69%) LoadRunner
10 11 (4.30%) Git (software)
11 10 (3.91%) WiX
12 9 (3.52%) Subversion
13 6 (2.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 5 (1.95%) Moq
14 5 (1.95%) MSI
14 5 (1.95%) Toad
15 4 (1.56%) MSTest
General
1 16 (6.25%) Finance
2 8 (3.13%) Banking
3 5 (1.95%) Aerospace
4 4 (1.56%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.39%) Back Office
5 1 (0.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 120 (46.88%) Developer
2 54 (21.09%) .NET Developer
3 38 (14.84%) C# Developer
4 34 (13.28%) DBA
5 23 (8.98%) C# .NET Developer
6 22 (8.59%) Analyst
7 21 (8.20%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 18 (7.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 16 (6.25%) Azure Engineer
10 15 (5.86%) MySQL DBA
11 14 (5.47%) Software Developer
11 14 (5.47%) SQL DBA
12 13 (5.08%) Microsoft Engineer
12 13 (5.08%) SQL Developer
13 10 (3.91%) .NET Software Developer
14 9 (3.52%) Administrator
14 9 (3.52%) Microsoft Developer
14 9 (3.52%) Software Engineer
15 8 (3.13%) ASP.NET Developer
15 8 (3.13%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (42.97%) .NET
2 59 (23.05%) Web Services
3 52 (20.31%) CSS
4 48 (18.75%) HTML
5 44 (17.19%) XML
6 37 (14.45%) ASP.NET
7 31 (12.11%) Ajax
8 28 (10.94%) ASP.NET MVC
8 28 (10.94%) jQuery
8 28 (10.94%) WCF
9 27 (10.55%) .NET Framework
10 25 (9.77%) REST
11 23 (8.98%) ASP.NET Web API
12 18 (7.03%) Entity Framework
13 14 (5.47%) Kendo UI
14 13 (5.08%) JSON
14 13 (5.08%) LINQ
15 12 (4.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 12 (4.69%) LINQ to SQL
16 11 (4.30%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.64%) Clustering
2 8 (3.13%) Derivative
2 8 (3.13%) Mobile App
3 6 (2.34%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.34%) Client/Server
3 6 (2.34%) Computer Science
4 5 (1.95%) N-Tier
4 5 (1.95%) SWIFT
5 4 (1.56%) User Experience
6 3 (1.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.78%) Replication
7 2 (0.78%) W3C
8 1 (0.39%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.39%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.39%) Fintech
8 1 (0.39%) iPad
8 1 (0.39%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.39%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.39%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 99 (38.67%) Windows
2 49 (19.14%) Linux
3 32 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 30 (11.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (7.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (5.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (4.69%) Unix
8 7 (2.73%) Windows Vista
9 5 (1.95%) AIX
10 4 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (1.17%) Solaris
12 2 (0.78%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.39%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (32.03%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (24.61%) MVC
3 27 (10.55%) Migration
4 26 (10.16%) Scrum
5 24 (9.38%) SDLC
6 23 (8.98%) OOP
6 23 (8.98%) Test Automation
7 21 (8.20%) Web Development
8 17 (6.64%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (6.64%) Multithreading
9 16 (6.25%) Dependency Injection
9 16 (6.25%) OOD
10 14 (5.47%) Microservices
10 14 (5.47%) OWASP
11 13 (5.08%) API Testing
11 13 (5.08%) ETL
11 13 (5.08%) System Integration Testing
11 13 (5.08%) Test Strategy
12 12 (4.69%) ITIL
12 12 (4.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 103 (40.23%) SQL
2 99 (38.67%) C#
3 64 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 30 (11.72%) PowerShell
5 27 (10.55%) Java
6 19 (7.42%) TypeScript
7 18 (7.03%) F#
7 18 (7.03%) T-SQL
8 17 (6.64%) Python
9 11 (4.30%) C++
10 10 (3.91%) VB.NET
11 8 (3.13%) C
12 7 (2.73%) PHP
13 4 (1.56%) ES6
13 4 (1.56%) Objective-C
14 3 (1.17%) PL/SQL
14 3 (1.17%) VBA
15 2 (0.78%) ANSI SQL
16 1 (0.39%) ABAP
16 1 (0.39%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 35 (13.67%) Security Cleared
2 23 (8.98%) SC Cleared
3 15 (5.86%) DV Cleared
4 13 (5.08%) ISEB
5 10 (3.91%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (3.52%) ISEB Practitioner
6 9 (3.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (3.13%) ISTQB
8 7 (2.73%) Degree
9 5 (1.95%) MCSE
10 4 (1.56%) MCITP
10 4 (1.56%) MCSA
11 2 (0.78%) CCDP
11 2 (0.78%) CCNA
11 2 (0.78%) CCNP
11 2 (0.78%) CCSA
11 2 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.95%) QA
2 4 (1.56%) SLA
3 2 (0.78%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.39%) PMO
System Software
1 39 (15.23%) Active Directory
2 17 (6.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (5.86%) vSphere
4 6 (2.34%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.34%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (2.34%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (1.95%) Docker
6 4 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.78%) BitLocker
7 2 (0.78%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.39%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.39%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (3.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 7 (2.73%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (1.56%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (1.17%) vRealize
5 2 (0.78%) Control-M
6 1 (0.39%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.39%) Netcool
6 1 (0.39%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 127 (49.61%) Microsoft
2 47 (18.36%) VMware
3 35 (13.67%) Oracle
4 22 (8.59%) HP
5 19 (7.42%) Telerik
6 13 (5.08%) Red Hat
7 11 (4.30%) Software AG
7 11 (4.30%) Veeam
7 11 (4.30%) webMethods
8 10 (3.91%) McAfee
9 9 (3.52%) SAP
10 6 (2.34%) Cisco
10 6 (2.34%) Lumension
10 6 (2.34%) Xamarin
11 4 (1.56%) Citrix
11 4 (1.56%) ESRI
12 3 (1.17%) IBM
12 3 (1.17%) NetApp
12 3 (1.17%) RedGate
12 3 (1.17%) Sitecore