Period
to 22 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 6 months to 22 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.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 10 8
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 404 415 597
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 10.61% 11.07% 13.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.06% 34.44% 42.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 258 407
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +2.94%
10th Percentile £295 £250 £275
90th Percentile £538 £541 £478
South East median daily rate £413 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +6.45% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 19 29
Hampshire median hourly rate £33.75 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.99% +5.88% +68.32%
10th Percentile £19.41 £20.30 £27.00
90th Percentile £47.42 £51.75 £58.75
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £41.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year -45.45% +3.13% +50.94%

SQL is in the Programming Languages 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 coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,440 1,205 1,404
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 37.81% 32.15% 32.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 857 692 909
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £393 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.28% +7.53% +2.82%
10th Percentile £306 £263 £275
90th Percentile £547 £525 £488
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 79 80
Hampshire median hourly rate £41.50 £43.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.60% +3.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £19.49 £28.25 £15.85
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.50 £58.75
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -2.30% +8.75% +6.67%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Hampshire

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL in Hampshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Hampshire

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Hampshire over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in Hampshire

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL in Hampshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Hampshire

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Hampshire over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SQL in Hampshire

SQL
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 within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 22 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
Southampton +2 79 £425 +34.92% 38
Basingstoke +10 71 £321 -20.47% 17
Portsmouth +1 56 £350 - 32
Farnborough -7 23 £425 +9.68% 23
Winchester -5 20 £440 -2.22% 11
Fareham +1 17 £425 +30.77% 3
Hook -2 17 £325 -7.14% 6
Havant -2 13 £575 +26.03% 6
Andover -12 12 £375 -11.76% 2
Gosport - 11 £475 - 1
Eastleigh -4 4 £338 -18.18% 10
Romsey - 3 £400 - 4
Aldershot - 1 £250 - 6
Fleet - 1 £320 - 4
SQL
South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SQL 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.

1 174 (43.07%) Oracle
2 121 (29.95%) SQL Server
3 109 (26.98%) Microsoft
4 102 (25.25%) C#
5 97 (24.01%) Windows
6 94 (23.27%) .NET
6 94 (23.27%) Agile Software Development
7 89 (22.03%) JavaScript
8 84 (20.79%) Linux
9 83 (20.54%) Security Cleared
10 67 (16.58%) Web Services
10 67 (16.58%) Java
11 66 (16.34%) SC Cleared
12 65 (16.09%) Microsoft Azure
13 62 (15.35%) MVC
14 57 (14.11%) Analytical Skills
15 55 (13.61%) Migration
15 55 (13.61%) VMware
16 52 (12.87%) PL/SQL
17 51 (12.62%) HTML
17 51 (12.62%) Windows Server
18 50 (12.38%) Oracle Database
19 49 (12.13%) Problem-Solving
19 49 (12.13%) XML
20 48 (11.88%) Hyper-V
21 47 (11.63%) ASP.NET
22 45 (11.14%) CSS
22 45 (11.14%) VMware Infrastructure
23 43 (10.64%) RESTful
24 40 (9.90%) Unix

SQL
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 22 (5.45%) IIS
2 16 (3.96%) Apache
3 15 (3.71%) GlassFish
4 14 (3.47%) Liferay
5 11 (2.72%) Apache Spark
5 11 (2.72%) SharePoint
6 10 (2.48%) Oracle Application Server
7 9 (2.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 7 (1.73%) Apache Solr
8 7 (1.73%) JBoss
8 7 (1.73%) MS Exchange
9 6 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (1.49%) SAS
10 5 (1.24%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.99%) Apache ServiceMix
11 4 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.99%) LiveCycle
11 4 (0.99%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.74%) Apache Pig
12 3 (0.74%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 24 (5.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (3.47%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.25%) SPSS
4 1 (0.25%) Stata
Business Applications
1 10 (2.48%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (2.23%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (1.24%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.99%) Oracle General Ledger
4 4 (0.99%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (0.99%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (0.99%) Remedy AR System
5 3 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.74%) Eloqua
5 3 (0.74%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.74%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.74%) Oracle Payroll
5 3 (0.74%) SAP Hybris
6 2 (0.50%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.50%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.50%) ResourceLink
6 2 (0.50%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.25%) Distributed Ledger
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 65 (16.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (5.20%) SaaS
3 19 (4.70%) PaaS
4 16 (3.96%) Azure Data Factory
4 16 (3.96%) IaaS
5 15 (3.71%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
6 13 (3.22%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (1.98%) Boomi
8 4 (0.99%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (0.99%) Office 365
9 3 (0.74%) Azure Machine Learning
9 3 (0.74%) Serverless
10 2 (0.50%) BlueKai
11 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.25%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.46%) SAN
2 16 (3.96%) Firewall
3 12 (2.97%) DNS
4 11 (2.72%) Internet
5 9 (2.23%) SMTP
5 9 (2.23%) VLAN
6 8 (1.98%) NetScaler
7 7 (1.73%) Cisco ISE
7 7 (1.73%) HTTP
7 7 (1.73%) WAN
8 6 (1.49%) SSL
8 6 (1.49%) VPN
9 5 (1.24%) HTTPS
9 5 (1.24%) IMAP
10 4 (0.99%) PuTTY
10 4 (0.99%) SNMP
10 4 (0.99%) TCP/IP
10 4 (0.99%) WinSCP
11 3 (0.74%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (0.74%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (29.95%) SQL Server
2 50 (12.38%) Oracle Database
3 35 (8.66%) Data Warehouse
4 27 (6.68%) MySQL
5 26 (6.44%) Relational Database
5 26 (6.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 25 (6.19%) NoSQL
7 23 (5.69%) PostgreSQL
8 18 (4.46%) Data Lake
8 18 (4.46%) MongoDB
8 18 (4.46%) Oracle Database 12c
8 18 (4.46%) Oracle Reports
9 17 (4.21%) Azure SQL Database
9 17 (4.21%) RDBMS
9 17 (4.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 17 (4.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 15 (3.71%) Hadoop
11 14 (3.47%) Big Data
11 14 (3.47%) Power BI
11 14 (3.47%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 36 (8.91%) Selenium
2 34 (8.42%) Jenkins
3 29 (7.18%) JIRA
3 29 (7.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 28 (6.93%) Git (software)
5 27 (6.68%) Visual Studio
6 13 (3.22%) Octopus Deploy
6 13 (3.22%) TeamCity
7 10 (2.48%) Bitbucket
8 9 (2.23%) JUnit
8 9 (2.23%) Oracle APEX
9 8 (1.98%) Cucumber
9 8 (1.98%) Eclipse
9 8 (1.98%) SoapUI
9 8 (1.98%) Subversion
10 7 (1.73%) Maven
10 7 (1.73%) Oracle Forms
10 7 (1.73%) SpecFlow
11 6 (1.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (1.49%) NUnit
General
1 36 (8.91%) Finance
2 10 (2.48%) Telecoms
3 9 (2.23%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.24%) Back Office
4 5 (1.24%) Marketing
4 5 (1.24%) Military
4 5 (1.24%) Retail
5 2 (0.50%) Advertising
5 2 (0.50%) Aerospace
5 2 (0.50%) Billing
5 2 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.25%) Automotive
6 1 (0.25%) Avionics
6 1 (0.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 149 (36.88%) Developer
2 64 (15.84%) Architect
3 42 (10.40%) Analyst
4 32 (7.92%) Java Developer
5 31 (7.67%) .NET Developer
6 24 (5.94%) Infrastructure Architect
7 20 (4.95%) C# Developer
8 17 (4.21%) Azure Architect
8 17 (4.21%) Software Engineer
8 17 (4.21%) SQL Developer
9 16 (3.96%) Full Stack Developer
10 15 (3.71%) C# .NET Developer
10 15 (3.71%) Consultant
11 14 (3.47%) Data Architect
11 14 (3.47%) Test Analyst
12 13 (3.22%) Oracle Developer
13 12 (2.97%) Software Developer
13 12 (2.97%) Web Developer
14 11 (2.72%) Integration Engineer
14 11 (2.72%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (23.27%) .NET
2 67 (16.58%) Web Services
3 51 (12.62%) HTML
4 49 (12.13%) XML
5 47 (11.63%) ASP.NET
6 45 (11.14%) CSS
7 43 (10.64%) RESTful
8 37 (9.16%) AngularJS
9 35 (8.66%) .NET Framework
9 35 (8.66%) ASP.NET MVC
10 32 (7.92%) jQuery
11 29 (7.18%) Middleware
12 26 (6.44%) WCF
13 25 (6.19%) JSON
14 23 (5.69%) Entity Framework
14 23 (5.69%) JSP
14 23 (5.69%) REST
15 20 (4.95%) ASP.NET Web API
16 19 (4.70%) Spring
17 15 (3.71%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 57 (14.11%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (4.46%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (2.72%) Clustering
4 10 (2.48%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (2.48%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (2.23%) Client/Server
5 9 (2.23%) Replication
6 7 (1.73%) Computer Science
6 7 (1.73%) Data Centre
6 7 (1.73%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.73%) PKI
7 6 (1.49%) User Experience
8 5 (1.24%) Cloud Native
8 5 (1.24%) Fintech
8 5 (1.24%) N-Tier
8 5 (1.24%) W3C
9 4 (0.99%) Private Cloud
9 4 (0.99%) Smart Meter
9 4 (0.99%) Video on Demand
10 3 (0.74%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 97 (24.01%) Windows
2 84 (20.79%) Linux
3 51 (12.62%) Windows Server
4 40 (9.90%) Unix
5 25 (6.19%) Windows 10
5 25 (6.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (4.95%) AIX
6 20 (4.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (2.72%) Windows XP
8 9 (2.23%) Windows 7
9 7 (1.73%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (1.49%) CentOS
11 5 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.74%) Debian
12 3 (0.74%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (0.74%) Solaris
12 3 (0.74%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.25%) Android
13 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.25%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (23.27%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (15.35%) MVC
3 55 (13.61%) Migration
4 49 (12.13%) Problem-Solving
5 40 (9.90%) Test Automation
6 35 (8.66%) Unit Testing
7 34 (8.42%) Business Intelligence
8 33 (8.17%) Analytics
9 31 (7.67%) Continuous Integration
9 31 (7.67%) SDLC
10 29 (7.18%) Kanban
10 29 (7.18%) Software Engineering
11 27 (6.68%) DevOps
12 25 (6.19%) Deployment Automation
12 25 (6.19%) Network Design
13 24 (5.94%) Data Modelling
13 24 (5.94%) Mentoring
14 23 (5.69%) ETL
14 23 (5.69%) TDD
15 18 (4.46%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 102 (25.25%) C#
2 89 (22.03%) JavaScript
3 67 (16.58%) Java
4 52 (12.87%) PL/SQL
5 32 (7.92%) PowerShell
6 23 (5.69%) C++
7 22 (5.45%) Python
8 17 (4.21%) T-SQL
9 16 (3.96%) VB
10 14 (3.47%) VBA
10 14 (3.47%) VBScript
11 13 (3.22%) PHP
12 10 (2.48%) Shell Script
13 8 (1.98%) ABAP
14 7 (1.73%) Perl
14 7 (1.73%) R
15 6 (1.49%) Bash Shell
15 6 (1.49%) Java 8
16 5 (1.24%) Scala
17 4 (0.99%) F#
Qualifications
1 83 (20.54%) Security Cleared
2 66 (16.34%) SC Cleared
3 23 (5.69%) Degree
4 12 (2.97%) DV Cleared
5 9 (2.23%) ISEB
6 6 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (1.24%) ISTQB
7 5 (1.24%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 5 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (0.99%) MCSA
9 3 (0.74%) DBS Check
9 3 (0.74%) ISEB Practitioner
9 3 (0.74%) MCSE
10 2 (0.50%) Siebel Certification
11 1 (0.25%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.23%) QA
2 6 (1.49%) SLA
3 4 (0.99%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.74%) GDPR
4 3 (0.74%) PMO
System Software
1 48 (11.88%) Hyper-V
2 45 (11.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (7.43%) Active Directory
4 24 (5.94%) XenApp
5 20 (4.95%) Microsoft App-V
6 17 (4.21%) Oracle RAC
7 9 (2.23%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (1.98%) Docker
8 8 (1.98%) XenDesktop
9 5 (1.24%) vSphere
10 4 (0.99%) Terminal Server
10 4 (0.99%) XenServer
11 3 (0.74%) BitLocker
11 3 (0.74%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (0.74%) HDFS
11 3 (0.74%) KVM
11 3 (0.74%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.74%) VirtualBox
11 3 (0.74%) Xen
12 1 (0.25%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 22 (5.45%) HP ALM
2 17 (4.21%) Puppet
3 15 (3.71%) SCCM
4 13 (3.22%) SCOM
5 12 (2.97%) Data Guard
5 12 (2.97%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (2.72%) Terraform
7 8 (1.98%) Failover Clustering
8 7 (1.73%) Kibana
8 7 (1.73%) Kubernetes
9 6 (1.49%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 4 (0.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 4 (0.99%) ZABBIX
11 3 (0.74%) Ambari
11 3 (0.74%) Ansible
11 3 (0.74%) Grafana
11 3 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (0.74%) logstash
11 3 (0.74%) SCVMM
11 3 (0.74%) Uchiwa
Vendors
1 174 (43.07%) Oracle
2 109 (26.98%) Microsoft
3 55 (13.61%) VMware
4 37 (9.16%) HP
5 36 (8.91%) Citrix
6 28 (6.93%) Red Hat
7 22 (5.45%) IBM
8 20 (4.95%) SAP
9 15 (3.71%) Remedy
10 13 (3.22%) Cisco
11 11 (2.72%) 3PAR
12 10 (2.48%) Atlassian
12 10 (2.48%) McAfee
12 10 (2.48%) Northgate
13 8 (1.98%) Dell
13 8 (1.98%) SolarWinds
13 8 (1.98%) Symantec
13 8 (1.98%) Tableau
14 7 (1.73%) Databricks
15 6 (1.49%) BMC