Period
to 19 August 2019

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 19 August 2019 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
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 8 12 10
Rank change year-on-year +4 -2 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 449 377 375
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 12.59% 10.10% 10.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.27% 25.86% 32.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 223 234
Hampshire median daily rate £430 £400 £371
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +7.82% +6.00%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £250
90th Percentile £627 £543 £570
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 12
Hampshire median hourly rate £43.25 £42.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.76% -5.56% +11.11%
10th Percentile £28.26 £19.48 £16.39
90th Percentile £54.63 £47.75 £51.60
South East median hourly rate £44.00 £23.75 £19.83
% change year-on-year +85.24% +19.78% -50.43%

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 1,534 1,458 1,156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 43.01% 39.07% 32.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 919 889 658
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +9.59%
10th Percentile £325 £308 £256
90th Percentile £576 £550 £510
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 64 68
Hampshire median hourly rate £47.50 £42.38 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.07% -0.28% +1.19%
10th Percentile £30.03 £20.13 £28.00
90th Percentile £60.00 £50.00 £50.33
South East median hourly rate £46.84 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +10.20% - +6.25%

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 19 August 2019.

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 19 August 2019.

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 19 August 2019. 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 +1 68 £475 +31.03% 16
Basingstoke -1 55 £450 +40.41% 20
Southampton -9 53 £425 +2.41% 49
Fareham +6 35 £425 - 11
Farnborough +5 31 £400 -5.88% 13
Andover +17 28 £445 +18.67% 5
Hook 0 18 £375 +25.00% 5
Winchester +7 15 £485 +11.49% 10
Gosport +4 15 £495 +7.03% 2
Fleet +8 11 £395 +23.44% 7
Havant +2 9 £548 -0.45% 2
Eastleigh +2 6 - - 7
Aldershot -5 6 £500 +100.00% 9
Romsey -3 1 £500 +25.00%
SQL
South East

For the 6 months to 19 August 2019, 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.

1 148 (32.96%) Oracle
2 130 (28.95%) Microsoft
3 120 (26.73%) C#
4 119 (26.50%) Security Cleared
5 116 (25.84%) Agile Software Development
5 116 (25.84%) SQL Server
6 104 (23.16%) Microsoft Azure
7 93 (20.71%) SC Cleared
8 92 (20.49%) Business Intelligence
9 88 (19.60%) Windows
10 84 (18.71%) .NET
11 78 (17.37%) JavaScript
12 72 (16.04%) DevOps
13 71 (15.81%) PL/SQL
13 71 (15.81%) ETL
14 67 (14.92%) Data Warehouse
15 64 (14.25%) Linux
15 64 (14.25%) Java
16 54 (12.03%) Python
17 51 (11.36%) Active Directory
17 51 (11.36%) Finance
18 50 (11.14%) Oracle Database
18 50 (11.14%) Analytics
19 48 (10.69%) VMware
20 47 (10.47%) Relational Database
21 45 (10.02%) Migration
21 45 (10.02%) Unix
22 44 (9.80%) Microsoft Excel
23 43 (9.58%) Docker
24 42 (9.35%) Git (software)

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 (4.90%) SharePoint
2 21 (4.68%) Confluence
3 15 (3.34%) MS Exchange
4 14 (3.12%) Apache Spark
4 14 (3.12%) SAS
5 13 (2.90%) Apache
6 11 (2.45%) IIS
7 9 (2.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 8 (1.78%) Skype for Business
8 8 (1.78%) WebSphere
9 7 (1.56%) Jupyter
10 5 (1.11%) Captiva
10 5 (1.11%) Documentum
10 5 (1.11%) JBoss
11 4 (0.89%) ArcGIS
11 4 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (0.67%) Apache Airflow
12 3 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 44 (9.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (3.12%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.67%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.67%) SPSS
5 2 (0.45%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.22%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.22%) Avid Media Composer
6 1 (0.22%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 12 (2.67%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (2.23%) Oracle Applications
2 10 (2.23%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.11%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.45%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.45%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.45%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.22%) OPENHousing
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.22%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 104 (23.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (8.02%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (7.80%) Power Platform
4 15 (3.34%) Azure Data Factory
4 15 (3.34%) OpenShift
5 13 (2.90%) GitHub
6 12 (2.67%) PaaS
7 11 (2.45%) Office 365
7 11 (2.45%) SaaS
8 9 (2.00%) IaaS
9 8 (1.78%) Data Lake Analytics
10 6 (1.34%) Azure Active Directory
10 6 (1.34%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 5 (1.11%) Yarn
12 4 (0.89%) Azure Functions
12 4 (0.89%) Serverless
12 4 (0.89%) SuccessFactors
13 3 (0.67%) AtomSphere
13 3 (0.67%) Boomi
13 3 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.68%) DNS
2 18 (4.01%) SAN
3 17 (3.79%) Firewall
4 12 (2.67%) LAN
5 11 (2.45%) Internet
5 11 (2.45%) WAN
6 9 (2.00%) DHCP
7 7 (1.56%) Intranet
7 7 (1.56%) Skype
8 6 (1.34%) SNMP
9 5 (1.11%) VLAN
9 5 (1.11%) VPN
10 4 (0.89%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (0.89%) Kerberos
10 4 (0.89%) Multicast
10 4 (0.89%) SSL
11 3 (0.67%) Network Security
12 2 (0.45%) Cisco ICM
12 2 (0.45%) Junos
12 2 (0.45%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (25.84%) SQL Server
2 67 (14.92%) Data Warehouse
3 50 (11.14%) Oracle Database
4 47 (10.47%) Relational Database
5 35 (7.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 32 (7.13%) Power BI
7 31 (6.90%) Azure SQL Database
8 28 (6.24%) Oracle BI EE
9 26 (5.79%) NoSQL
10 24 (5.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 23 (5.12%) Big Data
12 22 (4.90%) MongoDB
13 21 (4.68%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 21 (4.68%) Oracle ODI
14 20 (4.45%) Hadoop
14 20 (4.45%) PostgreSQL
15 18 (4.01%) Data Lake
15 18 (4.01%) RDBMS
16 17 (3.79%) SQL Server 2012
17 16 (3.56%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 42 (9.35%) Git (software)
2 35 (7.80%) JIRA
3 22 (4.90%) Selenium
4 21 (4.68%) Visual Studio
5 17 (3.79%) Jenkins
6 14 (3.12%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (3.12%) Visual Studio Team System
7 12 (2.67%) Oracle APEX
8 9 (2.00%) JMeter
8 9 (2.00%) LoadRunner
8 9 (2.00%) Maven
8 9 (2.00%) SpecFlow
9 8 (1.78%) JUnit
9 8 (1.78%) Sonatype Nexus
10 7 (1.56%) Bitbucket
10 7 (1.56%) Gradle
10 7 (1.56%) Oracle Forms
10 7 (1.56%) SonarQube
11 6 (1.34%) Vagrant
11 6 (1.34%) webpack
General
1 51 (11.36%) Finance
2 22 (4.90%) Public Sector
3 19 (4.23%) Military
3 19 (4.23%) Telecoms
4 18 (4.01%) Manufacturing
5 14 (3.12%) Retail
6 9 (2.00%) Aerospace
7 5 (1.11%) Billing
7 5 (1.11%) Local Government
7 5 (1.11%) Marketing
7 5 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (0.89%) Electronics
8 4 (0.89%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.67%) Legal
9 3 (0.67%) Police
10 2 (0.45%) Automotive
10 2 (0.45%) Back Office
11 1 (0.22%) Advertising
11 1 (0.22%) Arabic Language
11 1 (0.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 154 (34.30%) Developer
2 60 (13.36%) Analyst
3 28 (6.24%) Architect
3 28 (6.24%) Consultant
4 26 (5.79%) .NET Developer
5 23 (5.12%) Oracle Developer
6 22 (4.90%) DBA
7 21 (4.68%) Java Developer
7 21 (4.68%) SQL Developer
8 17 (3.79%) Data Analyst
9 16 (3.56%) Data Engineer
9 16 (3.56%) Oracle DBA
10 14 (3.12%) Full Stack Developer
11 13 (2.90%) Test Engineer
12 12 (2.67%) Administrator
12 12 (2.67%) C# Developer
12 12 (2.67%) Senior Developer
12 12 (2.67%) Support Engineer
13 11 (2.45%) Test Analyst
13 11 (2.45%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (18.71%) .NET
2 41 (9.13%) HTML
3 37 (8.24%) ASP.NET
4 34 (7.57%) RESTful
5 31 (6.90%) CSS
6 29 (6.46%) AngularJS
7 28 (6.24%) Middleware
7 28 (6.24%) Web Services
8 25 (5.57%) Node.js
9 24 (5.35%) Kafka
10 21 (4.68%) Spring
10 21 (4.68%) XML
11 19 (4.23%) .NET Framework
12 17 (3.79%) .NET Core
13 15 (3.34%) ASP.NET MVC
14 14 (3.12%) Hibernate
14 14 (3.12%) Oracle Fusion
15 11 (2.45%) React
15 11 (2.45%) Spring Boot
16 10 (2.23%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 37 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (6.01%) Management Information System
3 10 (2.23%) Mainframe
4 9 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (2.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 9 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (2.00%) Life Science
4 9 (2.00%) PKI
5 8 (1.78%) Data Structures
5 8 (1.78%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (1.56%) Cloud Native
6 7 (1.56%) Replication
6 7 (1.56%) User Experience
7 6 (1.34%) Clustering
8 5 (1.11%) Learning Management System
8 5 (1.11%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.89%) NHS
10 3 (0.67%) 3D Graphics
10 3 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (0.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 88 (19.60%) Windows
2 64 (14.25%) Linux
3 45 (10.02%) Unix
4 41 (9.13%) Windows Server
5 19 (4.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (4.01%) AIX
7 13 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (2.23%) Oracle Linux
9 7 (1.56%) Android
9 7 (1.56%) Windows 10
10 5 (1.11%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (0.89%) Windows Vista
12 3 (0.67%) CentOS
12 3 (0.67%) VMS
13 2 (0.45%) Solaris
14 1 (0.22%) OpenVMS
14 1 (0.22%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (25.84%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (20.49%) Business Intelligence
3 72 (16.04%) DevOps
4 71 (15.81%) ETL
5 50 (11.14%) Analytics
6 45 (10.02%) Migration
7 42 (9.35%) Data Modelling
8 39 (8.69%) MVC
9 34 (7.57%) Test Automation
10 32 (7.13%) Integration Testing
11 31 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
12 29 (6.46%) System Integration Testing
12 29 (6.46%) Unit Testing
13 27 (6.01%) Scrum
14 26 (5.79%) CRM
15 25 (5.57%) Continuous Integration
15 25 (5.57%) Problem-Solving
16 23 (5.12%) Configuration Management
17 22 (4.90%) Data Management
17 22 (4.90%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 120 (26.73%) C#
2 78 (17.37%) JavaScript
3 71 (15.81%) PL/SQL
4 64 (14.25%) Java
5 54 (12.03%) Python
6 30 (6.68%) PowerShell
7 27 (6.01%) R
8 21 (4.68%) T-SQL
9 20 (4.45%) VB
10 18 (4.01%) Shell Script
10 18 (4.01%) VBA
11 16 (3.56%) VB.NET
12 15 (3.34%) Java 8
13 11 (2.45%) C
13 11 (2.45%) Perl
14 10 (2.23%) C++
14 10 (2.23%) PHP
15 9 (2.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 7 (1.56%) U-SQL
17 5 (1.11%) F#
Qualifications
1 119 (26.50%) Security Cleared
2 93 (20.71%) SC Cleared
3 24 (5.35%) Degree
4 19 (4.23%) DV Cleared
5 14 (3.12%) ISEB
6 13 (2.90%) ISTQB
7 11 (2.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (1.56%) MCSE
8 7 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (1.34%) DBS Check
10 5 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (1.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (1.11%) MCSA
10 5 (1.11%) Numerate Degree
11 4 (0.89%) Master's Degree
12 3 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (0.45%) Computer Science Degree
14 1 (0.22%) ISEB Practitioner
14 1 (0.22%) NVQ Level 3
14 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.23%) Data Quality
2 11 (2.45%) QA
3 6 (1.34%) GDPR
4 5 (1.11%) SLA
5 4 (0.89%) PMO
6 1 (0.22%) HL7
6 1 (0.22%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 51 (11.36%) Active Directory
2 43 (9.58%) Docker
3 27 (6.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (4.01%) Hyper-V
5 14 (3.12%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (1.78%) XenApp
7 6 (1.34%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (1.34%) vSphere
8 5 (1.11%) Terminal Services
9 4 (0.89%) Apache Flume
9 4 (0.89%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 4 (0.89%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.67%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.67%) VirtualBox
10 3 (0.67%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.45%) BitLocker
11 2 (0.45%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.22%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 15 (3.34%) Puppet
2 12 (2.67%) Ansible
2 12 (2.67%) Oracle RMAN
3 11 (2.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 10 (2.23%) HP ALM
4 10 (2.23%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (2.00%) Kubernetes
5 9 (2.00%) SCCM
6 6 (1.34%) SCOM
7 5 (1.11%) Ambari
7 5 (1.11%) Data Guard
7 5 (1.11%) Hadoop YARN
7 5 (1.11%) Oozie
7 5 (1.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 5 (1.11%) ZABBIX
8 4 (0.89%) Consul
8 4 (0.89%) Mesos
8 4 (0.89%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 4 (0.89%) Prometheus
8 4 (0.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 148 (32.96%) Oracle
2 130 (28.95%) Microsoft
3 48 (10.69%) VMware
4 24 (5.35%) SAP
5 18 (4.01%) Citrix
5 18 (4.01%) HP
6 16 (3.56%) Databricks
7 15 (3.34%) IBM
8 12 (2.67%) NetApp
8 12 (2.67%) Remedy
9 11 (2.45%) Cisco
9 11 (2.45%) EMC
10 9 (2.00%) Informatica
10 9 (2.00%) Telerik
11 8 (1.78%) Splunk
12 6 (1.34%) McAfee
12 6 (1.34%) Veritas
13 5 (1.11%) Dell
13 5 (1.11%) Micro Focus
13 5 (1.11%) OpenText