Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 22 12
Rank change year-on-year +16 -10 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 51 24 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 16.45% 7.14% 8.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 68.00% 34.29% 35.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 16
Portsmouth median daily rate £325 £333 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.26% -5.00% +6.66%
10th Percentile £287 £274 £272
90th Percentile £406 £489 £438
Hampshire median daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +2.86% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 0
Portsmouth median hourly rate £45.00 £35.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.76% - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £39.37
% change year-on-year +5.88% +7.95% +87.48%

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

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Portsmouth
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 75 70 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 24.19% 20.83% 24.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 31 36
Portsmouth median daily rate £388 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.23% - -7.14%
10th Percentile £297 £263 £263
90th Percentile £518 £438 £530
Hampshire median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 1
Portsmouth median hourly rate £45.00 £35.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.76% -29.00% +488.24%
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £39.37
% change year-on-year +5.88% +7.95% +4.99%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

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

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 6 months to 19 November 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

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Portsmouth over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SQL Server in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 41 (80.39%) Microsoft
2 36 (70.59%) MVC
2 36 (70.59%) .NET
3 35 (68.63%) C#
4 34 (66.67%) JavaScript
5 33 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (52.94%) CSS
7 26 (50.98%) Visual Studio
8 21 (41.18%) HTML
8 21 (41.18%) Team Foundation Server
9 20 (39.22%) SQL
10 19 (37.25%) XML
10 19 (37.25%) ASP.NET
10 19 (37.25%) Ajax
11 18 (35.29%) Web Development
11 18 (35.29%) REST
11 18 (35.29%) Windows
11 18 (35.29%) Web Services
12 17 (33.33%) jQuery
12 17 (33.33%) Telerik
13 16 (31.37%) ASP.NET MVC
14 15 (29.41%) Dependency Injection
14 15 (29.41%) OOP
14 15 (29.41%) SDLC
14 15 (29.41%) TypeScript
15 14 (27.45%) ASP.NET Web API
15 14 (27.45%) Kendo UI
16 13 (25.49%) .NET Framework
16 13 (25.49%) Scrum
17 12 (23.53%) JSON

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 7 (13.73%) MS Exchange
2 6 (11.76%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (5.88%) Office 365
2 2 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) Ethernet
1 4 (7.84%) Skype
1 4 (7.84%) WAN
2 3 (5.88%) DNS
2 3 (5.88%) IMAP
2 3 (5.88%) Internet
2 3 (5.88%) SMTP
3 2 (3.92%) SAN
4 1 (1.96%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (17.65%) Relational Database
3 5 (9.80%) DB2
4 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.96%) MySQL
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 26 (50.98%) Visual Studio
2 21 (41.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.96%) JIRA
General
1 6 (11.76%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Aerospace
3 4 (7.84%) Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (74.51%) Developer
2 33 (64.71%) .NET Developer
3 19 (37.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 18 (35.29%) C# Developer
5 17 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (11.76%) .NET Web Developer
6 6 (11.76%) Web Developer
7 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (9.80%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (7.84%) Build Engineer
8 4 (7.84%) C# Web Developer
8 4 (7.84%) Server Engineer
8 4 (7.84%) Technical Specialist
8 4 (7.84%) Test Specialist
9 3 (5.88%) .NET Software Developer
9 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 3 (5.88%) Software Developer
9 3 (5.88%) Support Engineer
10 2 (3.92%) Angular Developer
10 2 (3.92%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (70.59%) .NET
2 27 (52.94%) CSS
3 21 (41.18%) HTML
4 19 (37.25%) Ajax
4 19 (37.25%) ASP.NET
4 19 (37.25%) XML
5 18 (35.29%) REST
5 18 (35.29%) Web Services
6 17 (33.33%) jQuery
7 16 (31.37%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (27.45%) ASP.NET Web API
8 14 (27.45%) Kendo UI
9 13 (25.49%) .NET Framework
10 12 (23.53%) JSON
11 9 (17.65%) Entity Framework
11 9 (17.65%) LINQ
11 9 (17.65%) LINQ to SQL
12 8 (15.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 7 (13.73%) WCF
14 6 (11.76%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) SWIFT
2 4 (7.84%) User Experience
3 2 (3.92%) W3C
4 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.96%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.96%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (35.29%) Windows
2 10 (19.61%) Windows Server
3 6 (11.76%) Linux
4 5 (9.80%) AIX
4 5 (9.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.92%) Solaris
6 2 (3.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (70.59%) MVC
2 33 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (35.29%) Web Development
4 15 (29.41%) Dependency Injection
4 15 (29.41%) OOP
4 15 (29.41%) SDLC
5 13 (25.49%) Scrum
6 9 (17.65%) API Development
7 6 (11.76%) Software Delivery
8 5 (9.80%) Security Monitoring
9 4 (7.84%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (7.84%) Server Building
9 4 (7.84%) Unit Testing
10 2 (3.92%) E-Commerce
10 2 (3.92%) OO
10 2 (3.92%) OOD
10 2 (3.92%) Software Engineering
11 1 (1.96%) Data Modelling
11 1 (1.96%) ITIL
11 1 (1.96%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 35 (68.63%) C#
2 34 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 20 (39.22%) SQL
4 15 (29.41%) TypeScript
5 2 (3.92%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.96%) C++
6 1 (1.96%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (15.69%) ISTQB
1 8 (15.69%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.76%) DV Cleared
3 5 (9.80%) SC Cleared
4 4 (7.84%) MCSA
4 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (5.88%) MCSE
6 1 (1.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 7 (13.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (9.80%) Docker
3 5 (9.80%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (3.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 41 (80.39%) Microsoft
2 17 (33.33%) Telerik
3 8 (15.69%) VMware
4 4 (7.84%) McAfee
5 2 (3.92%) HP
6 1 (1.96%) IBM
6 1 (1.96%) NetApp
6 1 (1.96%) SAP
6 1 (1.96%) Xamarin