The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 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 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.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Hampshire / Portsmouth
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 21 13
Rank change year-on-year +17 -8  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 34 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 21.25% 5.48% 4.40%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 57.63% 30.77% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 2 4
Median daily rate £325 £319 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.96% -4.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £314 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £324 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +2.85% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £34.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.35% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £32.66 £23.25
% change year-on-year +20.96% +40.45%  

SQL Server is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Portsmouth
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 59 26 10
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 36.88% 17.81% 10.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 13 10
Median daily rate £425 £288 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +47.82% -15.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £335 £392
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 0
Median hourly rate £45.50 £44.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.24% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +24.59% +17.30%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Portsmouth citing SQL Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Portsmouth

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Portsmouth

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Portsmouth over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server in Portsmouth

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 39 (75.00%) .NET
2 38 (73.08%) MVC
3 36 (69.23%) C#
4 35 (67.31%) SQL
5 32 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (55.77%) Microsoft
7 25 (48.08%) JavaScript
7 25 (48.08%) CSS
8 23 (44.23%) HTML
9 22 (42.31%) Visual Studio
9 22 (42.31%) ASP.NET
10 20 (38.46%) Web Services
11 19 (36.54%) XML
11 19 (36.54%) Windows
11 19 (36.54%) jQuery
11 19 (36.54%) ASP.NET Web API
12 18 (34.62%) Team Foundation Server
13 14 (26.92%) SDLC
13 14 (26.92%) ASP.NET MVC
13 14 (26.92%) Ajax
13 14 (26.92%) Scrum
13 14 (26.92%) Telerik
14 13 (25.00%) Web Development
15 12 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
16 11 (21.15%) .NET Framework
16 11 (21.15%) WCF
17 10 (19.23%) Unit Testing
17 10 (19.23%) Dependency Injection
18 9 (17.31%) REST
18 9 (17.31%) Security Cleared

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 4 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.77%) Anypoint
2 3 (5.77%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.92%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.92%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.92%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.69%) LAN
2 2 (3.85%) SAN
3 1 (1.92%) DNS
3 1 (1.92%) IMAP
3 1 (1.92%) Internet
3 1 (1.92%) Skype
3 1 (1.92%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (13.46%) MySQL
2 7 (13.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (11.54%) Relational Database
3 6 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (9.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 22 (42.31%) Visual Studio
2 18 (34.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (11.54%) Eclipse
4 5 (9.62%) JIRA
5 1 (1.92%) Axure RP
5 1 (1.92%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 3 (5.77%) Retail
2 2 (3.85%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.92%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.92%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 42 (80.77%) Developer
2 30 (57.69%) .NET Developer
3 16 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 14 (26.92%) C# .NET Developer
4 14 (26.92%) C# Developer
5 11 (21.15%) Web Developer
6 8 (15.38%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (13.46%) .NET Web Developer
7 7 (13.46%) Java Developer
8 6 (11.54%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (11.54%) C++ Developer
8 6 (11.54%) C++/Java Developer
8 6 (11.54%) Software Developer
9 5 (9.62%) C# Web Developer
10 4 (7.69%) SQL Developer
11 3 (5.77%) Angular Developer
11 3 (5.77%) C++ Software Developer
11 3 (5.77%) Full Stack Developer
11 3 (5.77%) Java Software Developer
11 3 (5.77%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (75.00%) .NET
2 25 (48.08%) CSS
3 23 (44.23%) HTML
4 22 (42.31%) ASP.NET
5 20 (38.46%) Web Services
6 19 (36.54%) ASP.NET Web API
6 19 (36.54%) jQuery
6 19 (36.54%) XML
7 14 (26.92%) Ajax
7 14 (26.92%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (21.15%) .NET Framework
8 11 (21.15%) WCF
9 9 (17.31%) REST
10 8 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 8 (15.38%) Entity Framework
10 8 (15.38%) Kendo UI
11 7 (13.46%) AngularJS
11 7 (13.46%) Razor View Engine
12 6 (11.54%) LINQ to SQL
12 6 (11.54%) RequireJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Client/Server
2 5 (9.62%) W3C
3 4 (7.69%) Replication
4 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.85%) User Experience
5 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.92%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.92%) Vector Graphics
5 1 (1.92%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 19 (36.54%) Windows
2 6 (11.54%) Linux
3 5 (9.62%) Windows Server
4 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.85%) Solaris
5 2 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (73.08%) MVC
2 32 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (26.92%) Scrum
3 14 (26.92%) SDLC
4 13 (25.00%) Web Development
5 10 (19.23%) Dependency Injection
5 10 (19.23%) Unit Testing
6 6 (11.54%) API Development
6 6 (11.54%) OOP
6 6 (11.54%) Test Strategy
7 5 (9.62%) Customer Requirements
7 5 (9.62%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (9.62%) Software Delivery
7 5 (9.62%) Wireframes
8 4 (7.69%) Configuration Management
8 4 (7.69%) Data Modelling
8 4 (7.69%) Data Transformation
8 4 (7.69%) E-Commerce
9 3 (5.77%) Code Coverage
9 3 (5.77%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 36 (69.23%) C#
2 35 (67.31%) SQL
3 25 (48.08%) JavaScript
4 9 (17.31%) Java
5 7 (13.46%) TypeScript
6 6 (11.54%) C++
6 6 (11.54%) VB.NET
7 5 (9.62%) PL/SQL
7 5 (9.62%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (17.31%) Security Cleared
2 7 (13.46%) ISTQB
3 4 (7.69%) DV Cleared
3 4 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.92%) Degree
4 1 (1.92%) ISEB
4 1 (1.92%) MCSA
4 1 (1.92%) MCSE
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (1.92%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 29 (55.77%) Microsoft
2 14 (26.92%) Telerik
3 6 (11.54%) Oracle
4 3 (5.77%) MuleSoft
4 3 (5.77%) VMware
5 2 (3.85%) HP
6 1 (1.92%) McAfee
6 1 (1.92%) NetApp
6 1 (1.92%) Xamarin
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