Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 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
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 12 8
Rank change year-on-year -1 -4 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 350 337 530
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 9.50% 9.56% 13.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.71% 31.17% 41.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 201 333
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -2.78%
10th Percentile £295 £231 £259
90th Percentile £570 £500 £475
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 35
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.50 £44.12 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.66% +10.29% +9.59%
10th Percentile £20.25 £18.75 £31.25
90th Percentile £58.93 £51.34 £45.00
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £25.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +70.00% -33.33% +15.38%

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 1,541 1,081 1,274
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 41.82% 30.66% 32.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,014 629 777
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £395 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.59% +6.76% +1.37%
10th Percentile £313 £250 £263
90th Percentile £552 £500 £500
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 54 79
Hampshire median hourly rate £43.00 £44.06 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.40% +3.66% +13.33%
10th Percentile £23.25 £21.87 £31.25
90th Percentile £52.78 £50.53 £58.86
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +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 18 November 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 18 November 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 18 November 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 +5 66 £350 +2.94% 32
Southampton -16 53 £400 +26.38% 31
Basingstoke -7 27 £358 -4.67% 28
Havant +16 25 £525 +16.67% 4
Hook -5 20 £375 +47.06% 2
Andover +5 17 £360 -15.29% 7
Winchester -6 13 £430 +13.16% 13
Fareham -18 11 £406 +25.00% 11
Gosport - 11 £450 -
Eastleigh +4 7 £338 -20.59% 6
Farnborough -17 3 £375 -9.09% 16
Alton - 3 £400 - 2
Aldershot - 2 £388 - 8
Petersfield - 1 £300 - 2
SQL
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 160 (45.71%) Oracle
2 113 (32.29%) SQL Server
3 105 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 102 (29.14%) Windows
5 99 (28.29%) Microsoft
6 98 (28.00%) JavaScript
7 91 (26.00%) .NET
8 86 (24.57%) C#
9 73 (20.86%) Security Cleared
10 70 (20.00%) Web Services
11 65 (18.57%) HTML
12 64 (18.29%) Microsoft Azure
13 63 (18.00%) MVC
14 62 (17.71%) CSS
14 62 (17.71%) Linux
15 58 (16.57%) PL/SQL
15 58 (16.57%) SC Cleared
16 57 (16.29%) Analytical Skills
17 53 (15.14%) Windows Server
17 53 (15.14%) ASP.NET
18 52 (14.86%) Java
19 49 (14.00%) XML
19 49 (14.00%) Citrix
20 48 (13.71%) VMware
21 45 (12.86%) Unix
22 44 (12.57%) VMware Infrastructure
23 42 (12.00%) RESTful
23 42 (12.00%) Migration
24 40 (11.43%) Middleware
25 37 (10.57%) Hyper-V

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 (6.86%) IIS
2 14 (4.00%) Oracle Application Server
3 12 (3.43%) Apache
3 12 (3.43%) JBoss
4 10 (2.86%) Apache Spark
5 9 (2.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 6 (1.71%) Apache ServiceMix
6 6 (1.71%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (1.71%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (1.71%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.43%) Confluence
7 5 (1.43%) GlassFish
8 4 (1.14%) OpenStack
8 4 (1.14%) Oracle Self-Service HR
8 4 (1.14%) SAS
8 4 (1.14%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.86%) Drupal
9 3 (0.86%) LiveCycle
10 2 (0.57%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.57%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (2.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.29%) SPSS
4 1 (0.29%) Stata
Business Applications
1 8 (2.29%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (2.29%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (1.71%) Remedy AR System
2 6 (1.71%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (1.71%) SAP ERP
3 5 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.14%) Oracle General Ledger
4 4 (1.14%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (1.14%) Oracle Payroll
4 4 (1.14%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (1.14%) SAP Business One
5 3 (0.86%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.57%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.29%) Distributed Ledger
7 1 (0.29%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.29%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.29%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.29%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 64 (18.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (5.43%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (5.43%) IaaS
2 19 (5.43%) SaaS
3 17 (4.86%) PaaS
4 16 (4.57%) Boomi
5 5 (1.43%) Azure Machine Learning
5 5 (1.43%) Data Lake Analytics
6 3 (0.86%) Office 365
7 2 (0.57%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
7 2 (0.57%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.29%) AtomSphere
8 1 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.29%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.29%) GitHub
8 1 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.29%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 25 (7.14%) DNS
2 22 (6.29%) SAN
3 21 (6.00%) Internet
4 13 (3.71%) NetScaler
5 11 (3.14%) Firewall
6 9 (2.57%) IMAP
6 9 (2.57%) SMTP
7 8 (2.29%) DHCP
8 7 (2.00%) HTTP
8 7 (2.00%) SSL
9 6 (1.71%) LAN
10 5 (1.43%) SNMP
10 5 (1.43%) TCP/IP
10 5 (1.43%) WAN
11 4 (1.14%) Broadband
11 4 (1.14%) DVB
11 4 (1.14%) HTTPS
12 3 (0.86%) PuTTY
12 3 (0.86%) Wireshark
13 2 (0.57%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (32.29%) SQL Server
2 33 (9.43%) Oracle Database
3 30 (8.57%) Oracle Reports
4 26 (7.43%) Relational Database
5 24 (6.86%) SQL Server 2008
6 23 (6.57%) Data Warehouse
7 22 (6.29%) MySQL
7 22 (6.29%) SQL Server 2012
8 21 (6.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 16 (4.57%) Oracle Database 12c
10 15 (4.29%) Power BI
10 15 (4.29%) SQLPlus
11 14 (4.00%) NoSQL
12 13 (3.71%) MongoDB
13 12 (3.43%) RDBMS
14 11 (3.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 10 (2.86%) Big Data
15 10 (2.86%) Hadoop
15 10 (2.86%) SQL Server 2014
16 9 (2.57%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 30 (8.57%) Visual Studio
2 23 (6.57%) JIRA
3 21 (6.00%) Oracle APEX
4 17 (4.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (4.57%) Git (software)
6 14 (4.00%) Jenkins
7 12 (3.43%) Selenium
8 10 (2.86%) Bitbucket
8 10 (2.86%) Subversion
9 9 (2.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 9 (2.57%) Toad
10 8 (2.29%) InstallShield
10 8 (2.29%) Octopus Deploy
10 8 (2.29%) Visual Studio Team System
11 7 (2.00%) JUnit
11 7 (2.00%) TeamCity
12 6 (1.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (1.71%) Eclipse
13 5 (1.43%) Cucumber
13 5 (1.43%) NetBeans
General
1 25 (7.14%) Finance
2 10 (2.86%) Telecoms
3 8 (2.29%) Military
4 6 (1.71%) Retail
5 3 (0.86%) Marketing
6 2 (0.57%) Advertising
6 2 (0.57%) Automotive
6 2 (0.57%) Avionics
6 2 (0.57%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.29%) Back Office
7 1 (0.29%) Electronics
7 1 (0.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 138 (39.43%) Developer
2 44 (12.57%) Architect
3 38 (10.86%) .NET Developer
4 32 (9.14%) Analyst
5 30 (8.57%) Infrastructure Architect
6 26 (7.43%) SQL Developer
7 19 (5.43%) Consultant
8 18 (5.14%) Test Engineer
9 16 (4.57%) Software Engineer
10 15 (4.29%) Oracle Developer
11 14 (4.00%) C# Developer
11 14 (4.00%) Test Analyst
12 13 (3.71%) Full Stack Developer
12 13 (3.71%) Java Developer
12 13 (3.71%) Tester
13 12 (3.43%) Applications Developer
14 10 (2.86%) PHP Developer
14 10 (2.86%) Senior Developer
15 9 (2.57%) DevOps Engineer
15 9 (2.57%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (26.00%) .NET
2 70 (20.00%) Web Services
3 65 (18.57%) HTML
4 62 (17.71%) CSS
5 53 (15.14%) ASP.NET
6 49 (14.00%) XML
7 42 (12.00%) RESTful
8 40 (11.43%) Middleware
9 37 (10.57%) ASP.NET MVC
10 33 (9.43%) .NET Framework
10 33 (9.43%) ASP.NET Web API
11 29 (8.29%) Entity Framework
12 28 (8.00%) jQuery
13 27 (7.71%) AngularJS
14 23 (6.57%) WCF
15 22 (6.29%) SOAP
16 18 (5.14%) LINQ
16 18 (5.14%) XSLT
17 16 (4.57%) HTML5
17 16 (4.57%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 57 (16.29%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (3.71%) Computer Science
3 11 (3.14%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (2.86%) Cloud Native
5 9 (2.57%) Greenfield Project
5 9 (2.57%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (2.29%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.29%) W3C
7 6 (1.71%) Clustering
7 6 (1.71%) PKI
7 6 (1.71%) User Experience
8 5 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (1.43%) Linux Command Line
8 5 (1.43%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.14%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.14%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.14%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.14%) Video on Demand
10 3 (0.86%) Smart Meter
10 3 (0.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 102 (29.14%) Windows
2 62 (17.71%) Linux
3 53 (15.14%) Windows Server
4 45 (12.86%) Unix
5 31 (8.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (6.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 20 (5.71%) AIX
7 20 (5.71%) Windows 10
8 15 (4.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (4.29%) Windows XP
9 9 (2.57%) Windows 7
10 6 (1.71%) CentOS
11 5 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.86%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (0.86%) Solaris
13 2 (0.57%) Android
13 2 (0.57%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.57%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.57%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.29%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (18.00%) MVC
3 42 (12.00%) Migration
4 37 (10.57%) Network Design
5 36 (10.29%) Problem-Solving
6 34 (9.71%) Continuous Integration
7 29 (8.29%) Test Automation
8 28 (8.00%) SDLC
8 28 (8.00%) Software Engineering
9 26 (7.43%) Test Scripting
10 25 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
11 24 (6.86%) DevOps
12 23 (6.57%) ETL
13 21 (6.00%) Analytics
14 19 (5.43%) Scrum
14 19 (5.43%) TDD
15 18 (5.14%) Continuous Delivery
15 18 (5.14%) Requirements Analysis
16 17 (4.86%) CRM
16 17 (4.86%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 98 (28.00%) JavaScript
2 86 (24.57%) C#
3 58 (16.57%) PL/SQL
4 52 (14.86%) Java
5 28 (8.00%) Python
5 28 (8.00%) T-SQL
6 17 (4.86%) Perl
7 16 (4.57%) PHP
8 12 (3.43%) C
8 12 (3.43%) C++
9 9 (2.57%) ABAP
9 9 (2.57%) PowerShell
10 8 (2.29%) VB
11 7 (2.00%) Bash Shell
11 7 (2.00%) VBScript
12 6 (1.71%) R
12 6 (1.71%) Ruby
12 6 (1.71%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.43%) Scala
14 4 (1.14%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 73 (20.86%) Security Cleared
2 58 (16.57%) SC Cleared
3 32 (9.14%) Degree
4 21 (6.00%) ISEB
5 19 (5.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 18 (5.14%) ISTQB
7 7 (2.00%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 4 (1.14%) MCSA
8 4 (1.14%) MCSE
8 4 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.86%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.57%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.57%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.57%) Numerate Degree
10 2 (0.57%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.57%) PMP
11 1 (0.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.14%) SLA
2 8 (2.29%) QA
3 7 (2.00%) PMO
4 6 (1.71%) Data Quality
5 5 (1.43%) GDPR
6 2 (0.57%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 44 (12.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (10.57%) Hyper-V
3 32 (9.14%) Microsoft App-V
3 32 (9.14%) XenApp
4 23 (6.57%) Oracle RAC
5 21 (6.00%) Active Directory
6 13 (3.71%) XenDesktop
7 6 (1.71%) Docker
8 4 (1.14%) HDFS
8 4 (1.14%) KVM
8 4 (1.14%) vSphere
8 4 (1.14%) Xen
9 2 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.29%) Dovecot
10 1 (0.29%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.29%) Postfix
10 1 (0.29%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 15 (4.29%) Data Guard
2 10 (2.86%) Puppet
3 8 (2.29%) HP ALM
4 7 (2.00%) Ansible
4 7 (2.00%) Kibana
5 6 (1.71%) MOM
5 6 (1.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 6 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (1.71%) Single Sign-On
6 5 (1.43%) Kubernetes
7 4 (1.14%) AirWatch
7 4 (1.14%) Ambari
7 4 (1.14%) Consul
7 4 (1.14%) Grafana
7 4 (1.14%) logstash
7 4 (1.14%) Prometheus
7 4 (1.14%) Uchiwa
8 3 (0.86%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (0.86%) nmon
8 3 (0.86%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 160 (45.71%) Oracle
2 99 (28.29%) Microsoft
3 49 (14.00%) Citrix
4 48 (13.71%) VMware
5 32 (9.14%) Red Hat
6 26 (7.43%) HP
7 21 (6.00%) IBM
8 16 (4.57%) Dell
9 14 (4.00%) 3PAR
9 14 (4.00%) Remedy
9 14 (4.00%) SAP
10 10 (2.86%) Northgate
11 7 (2.00%) Atlassian
12 6 (1.71%) BMC
12 6 (1.71%) Tableau
13 5 (1.43%) Cisco
13 5 (1.43%) Telerik
14 4 (1.14%) Google
14 4 (1.14%) ServiceNow
14 4 (1.14%) Splunk