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 3 months to 26 June 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.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 9 11
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2  
Contract jobs citing SQL 178 291 237
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 9.90% 14.82% 11.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.66% 46.49% 31.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 188 150
Median daily rate £375 £363 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% +9.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £450 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +3.44% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 20 4
Median hourly rate £44.25 £41.75 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.98% +106.17%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £29.00 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.10 £57.50 £22.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +23.07% +44.44%  

SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 545 626 761
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 30.31% 31.87% 35.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 392 486
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 40 33
Median hourly rate £43.50 £45.00 £39.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +13.20%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.60 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £57.50 £42.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire citing SQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke -6 35 £318 -24.40% 11
Portsmouth -5 27 £325 - 25
Southampton -3 18 £338 +12.50% 21
Hook +12 15 £355 -14.45% 1
Andover +2 8 £463 +8.82% 8
Winchester -11 7 £475 +33.33% 6
Havant -6 6 £388 -3.12% 2
Farnborough +2 5 £394 -1.56% 8
Eastleigh 0 4 £500 +52.99% 4
Fareham -2 4 £283 -13.07% 5
Liss - 1 £171 - 1
Waterlooville - 1 £188 -
SQL
South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL 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.

1 150 (37.69%) SQL Server
2 132 (33.17%) Agile Software Development
3 130 (32.66%) Security Cleared
4 121 (30.40%) Microsoft
5 119 (29.90%) Oracle
5 119 (29.90%) Linux
6 95 (23.87%) SC Cleared
7 91 (22.86%) Windows
8 83 (20.85%) .NET
9 79 (19.85%) C#
10 62 (15.58%) Red Hat
11 61 (15.33%) Java
12 59 (14.82%) Business Intelligence
12 59 (14.82%) VMware
13 55 (13.82%) Oracle Database
14 49 (12.31%) JavaScript
15 48 (12.06%) Unix
16 46 (11.56%) Web Services
17 45 (11.31%) ASP.NET
17 45 (11.31%) MVC
17 45 (11.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 44 (11.06%) MySQL
19 43 (10.80%) HTML
20 42 (10.55%) Team Foundation Server
21 40 (10.05%) DevOps
22 38 (9.55%) Git (software)
22 38 (9.55%) Test Automation
22 38 (9.55%) VMware Infrastructure
23 37 (9.30%) PL/SQL
24 36 (9.05%) Configuration Management

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 24 (6.03%) SharePoint
2 20 (5.03%) IIS
3 19 (4.77%) Apache
4 15 (3.77%) JBoss
4 15 (3.77%) Tomcat
5 13 (3.27%) OpenStack
6 10 (2.51%) SharePoint 2013
7 9 (2.26%) MS Exchange
8 8 (2.01%) WebLogic
9 6 (1.51%) Skype for Business
10 5 (1.26%) CMS
10 5 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (1.01%) Anypoint
11 4 (1.01%) CICS
11 4 (1.01%) GeoServer
11 4 (1.01%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.75%) Apache Spark
12 3 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.75%) EPiServer
Applications
1 23 (5.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (2.76%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.51%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (1.01%) SPSS
5 2 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.50%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.50%) SPSS Modeler
6 1 (0.25%) LaTeX
6 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 14 (3.52%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (1.01%) Oracle 11i
3 4 (1.01%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (1.01%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.25%) Northgate Housing
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 35 (8.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (4.52%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (3.02%) Office 365
4 10 (2.51%) SaaS
5 6 (1.51%) PaaS
6 5 (1.26%) IaaS
7 3 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.75%) Google Play
7 3 (0.75%) Mailgun
8 1 (0.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.52%) DNS
2 17 (4.27%) Firewall
2 17 (4.27%) WAN
3 16 (4.02%) TCP/IP
4 15 (3.77%) HTTP
4 15 (3.77%) IPsec
4 15 (3.77%) LAN
5 14 (3.52%) SAN
6 12 (3.02%) NAS
6 12 (3.02%) PuTTY
6 12 (3.02%) WinSCP
7 11 (2.76%) HTTPS
7 11 (2.76%) SSL
8 9 (2.26%) SNMP
9 7 (1.76%) Skype
10 6 (1.51%) DVB
10 6 (1.51%) Kerberos
10 6 (1.51%) Wireshark
11 4 (1.01%) SMTP
12 3 (0.75%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (37.69%) SQL Server
2 55 (13.82%) Oracle Database
3 44 (11.06%) MySQL
4 36 (9.05%) Oracle Database 11g
5 35 (8.79%) SQL Server 2008
6 33 (8.29%) Data Warehouse
7 31 (7.79%) PostgreSQL
7 31 (7.79%) Relational Database
8 29 (7.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 27 (6.78%) Oracle Database 10g
9 27 (6.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 24 (6.03%) Oracle Reports
11 23 (5.78%) Oracle Database 12c
12 22 (5.53%) Oracle BI EE
12 22 (5.53%) RDBMS
13 20 (5.03%) MongoDB
14 17 (4.27%) SQL Server 2012
14 17 (4.27%) SQL Server 2014
15 16 (4.02%) NoSQL
16 15 (3.77%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 42 (10.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 38 (9.55%) Git (software)
3 24 (6.03%) Visual Studio
4 23 (5.78%) Jenkins
5 20 (5.03%) Oracle APEX
6 18 (4.52%) Selenium
6 18 (4.52%) Toad
7 12 (3.02%) HP UFT
7 12 (3.02%) Oracle Forms
7 12 (3.02%) SoapUI
8 11 (2.76%) JIRA
8 11 (2.76%) TeamCity
9 10 (2.51%) Eclipse
9 10 (2.51%) SpecFlow
10 7 (1.76%) LoadRunner
11 6 (1.51%) Ant
11 6 (1.51%) Visual Studio Team System
12 5 (1.26%) Gradle
12 5 (1.26%) MSI
13 4 (1.01%) Moq
General
1 26 (6.53%) Finance
2 25 (6.28%) Telecoms
3 15 (3.77%) Manufacturing
3 15 (3.77%) Marketing
3 15 (3.77%) Retail
4 8 (2.01%) Back Office
4 8 (2.01%) Electronics
5 7 (1.76%) Publishing
6 6 (1.51%) Billing
7 5 (1.26%) Local Government
8 4 (1.01%) Military
9 3 (0.75%) Advertising
9 3 (0.75%) Banking
10 2 (0.50%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.25%) Games
11 1 (0.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 133 (33.42%) Developer
2 48 (12.06%) Analyst
3 45 (11.31%) .NET Developer
4 37 (9.30%) DBA
5 24 (6.03%) Consultant
6 22 (5.53%) Integration Engineer
7 19 (4.77%) Software Developer
8 18 (4.52%) C# Developer
8 18 (4.52%) Oracle DBA
9 16 (4.02%) SQL Developer
9 16 (4.02%) Tester
10 15 (3.77%) Architect
10 15 (3.77%) DevOps Engineer
10 15 (3.77%) Test Analyst
11 14 (3.52%) C# .NET Developer
11 14 (3.52%) SQL DBA
12 13 (3.27%) Report Analyst
13 12 (3.02%) Administrator
13 12 (3.02%) Test Engineer
14 10 (2.51%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (20.85%) .NET
2 46 (11.56%) Web Services
3 45 (11.31%) ASP.NET
4 43 (10.80%) HTML
5 35 (8.79%) CSS
6 33 (8.29%) XML
7 28 (7.04%) jQuery
8 25 (6.28%) ASP.NET Web API
9 22 (5.53%) Ajax
10 20 (5.03%) WCF
11 19 (4.77%) .NET Framework
12 18 (4.52%) Java EE
13 17 (4.27%) REST
14 16 (4.02%) SOAP
15 15 (3.77%) ActiveMQ
16 14 (3.52%) ASP.NET MVC
16 14 (3.52%) Middleware
17 11 (2.76%) Entity Framework
17 11 (2.76%) RESTful
17 11 (2.76%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.03%) Clustering
2 22 (5.53%) Computer Science
3 21 (5.28%) Management Information System
4 16 (4.02%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (3.27%) Video on Demand
6 10 (2.51%) Replication
6 10 (2.51%) Virtual Team
7 8 (2.01%) Client/Server
7 8 (2.01%) Data Centre
7 8 (2.01%) Derivative
7 8 (2.01%) STB
8 6 (1.51%) N-Tier
8 6 (1.51%) Smart Meter
8 6 (1.51%) User Experience
9 5 (1.26%) Digital TV
9 5 (1.26%) HACMP
9 5 (1.26%) W3C
10 4 (1.01%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.01%) Mainframe
10 4 (1.01%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 119 (29.90%) Linux
2 91 (22.86%) Windows
3 48 (12.06%) Unix
4 45 (11.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (6.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (5.53%) Windows Server
7 21 (5.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (4.27%) Solaris
9 15 (3.77%) CentOS
10 10 (2.51%) AIX
10 10 (2.51%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (1.01%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (0.75%) Android
12 3 (0.75%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.75%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.75%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (33.17%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (14.82%) Business Intelligence
3 45 (11.31%) MVC
4 40 (10.05%) DevOps
5 38 (9.55%) Test Automation
6 36 (9.05%) Configuration Management
7 32 (8.04%) Migration
7 32 (8.04%) Scrum
8 28 (7.04%) ETL
8 28 (7.04%) ITIL
8 28 (7.04%) Test Scripting
9 24 (6.03%) Performance Tuning
9 24 (6.03%) Software Engineering
10 20 (5.03%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (5.03%) SDLC
10 20 (5.03%) TDD
11 19 (4.77%) Data Modelling
12 18 (4.52%) Analytics
13 17 (4.27%) ITIL V3
13 17 (4.27%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 79 (19.85%) C#
2 61 (15.33%) Java
3 49 (12.31%) JavaScript
4 37 (9.30%) PL/SQL
5 35 (8.79%) T-SQL
6 30 (7.54%) Perl
7 23 (5.78%) C
8 21 (5.28%) PHP
9 19 (4.77%) Python
9 19 (4.77%) VB
10 16 (4.02%) F#
11 14 (3.52%) Bash Shell
12 13 (3.27%) C++
12 13 (3.27%) Shell Script
12 13 (3.27%) VB.NET
13 9 (2.26%) VBA
14 8 (2.01%) TypeScript
15 7 (1.76%) PowerShell
15 7 (1.76%) VBScript
16 5 (1.26%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 130 (32.66%) Security Cleared
2 95 (23.87%) SC Cleared
3 28 (7.04%) Degree
4 21 (5.28%) ISEB
5 20 (5.03%) DV Cleared
6 19 (4.77%) CISSP
6 19 (4.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 19 (4.77%) RHCE
6 19 (4.77%) RHCSA
7 15 (3.77%) ISTQB
8 10 (2.51%) Computer Science Degree
9 9 (2.26%) ISEB Practitioner
10 8 (2.01%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (1.01%) CFA
12 3 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (0.50%) MCSA
13 2 (0.50%) MCSE
14 1 (0.25%) GIAC
14 1 (0.25%) HP AIS
14 1 (0.25%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.27%) QA
2 4 (1.01%) PMO
3 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 38 (9.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (7.29%) Active Directory
3 20 (5.03%) Oracle RAC
4 17 (4.27%) Docker
4 17 (4.27%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (3.27%) KVM
5 13 (3.27%) vSphere
5 13 (3.27%) Xen
6 12 (3.02%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 9 (2.26%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (1.51%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.50%) HDFS
9 2 (0.50%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.25%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.25%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.25%) XenApp
10 1 (0.25%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 31 (7.79%) Puppet
2 26 (6.53%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (4.52%) Netcool
3 18 (4.52%) Tivoli
4 15 (3.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 15 (3.77%) Oracle RMAN
5 12 (3.02%) Kubernetes
6 11 (2.76%) Ansible
6 11 (2.76%) Grafana
6 11 (2.76%) logstash
7 9 (2.26%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 8 (2.01%) Data Guard
8 8 (2.01%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 7 (1.76%) SCOM
9 7 (1.76%) vRealize
10 5 (1.26%) Cobbler
10 5 (1.26%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (1.26%) SCDPM
11 4 (1.01%) OpenView
12 3 (0.75%) Control-M
Vendors
1 121 (30.40%) Microsoft
2 119 (29.90%) Oracle
3 62 (15.58%) Red Hat
4 59 (14.82%) VMware
5 32 (8.04%) HP
6 21 (5.28%) IBM
7 17 (4.27%) Citrix
7 17 (4.27%) Veritas
8 15 (3.77%) SAP
8 15 (3.77%) Tableau
9 13 (3.27%) SaltStack
10 11 (2.76%) Splunk
10 11 (2.76%) Telerik
11 9 (2.26%) Informatica
11 9 (2.26%) Remedy
12 6 (1.51%) McAfee
12 6 (1.51%) Pega
13 5 (1.26%) Ericsson
13 5 (1.26%) ESRI
13 5 (1.26%) Motorola
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 13 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 13 hours ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Posted: 8 days ago
Portsmouth
Spectrum IT
Posted: 13 days ago
Hampshire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £390 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre
Rate: From £25,070 to £57,300 per annum dependent on experience & assessment
Posted: 13 days ago
Southampton
University Hospital Southampton
Rate: £26,565 - £35,577 pa
Posted: 27 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Posted: 25 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Posted: 18 days ago
Southampton
University Hospital Southampton
Rate: £22,128 - £28,746 pa
Posted: 27 days ago