Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 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.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 16 12
Rank change year-on-year +5 -4 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 27 24 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 9.44% 7.89% 8.71%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 55.10% 44.44% 31.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 17
Portsmouth median daily rate £388 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.16% +4.29% +3.22%
10th Percentile £308 £274 £281
90th Percentile £422 £489 £438
Hampshire median daily rate £375 £358 £350
% change year-on-year +4.90% +2.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Portsmouth median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £47.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.65% -10.10% +59.43%
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +50.00%

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 49 54 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 17.13% 17.76% 28.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 22 41
Portsmouth median daily rate £388 £331 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.98% -5.36% -
10th Percentile £308 £228 £263
90th Percentile £525 £425 £550
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 4
Portsmouth median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £29.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +47.44% -2.78%
10th Percentile £32.05 £23.80 £10.25
90th Percentile £47.01 £45.40 £49.35
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +97.67%

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 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SQL Server in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 21 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 14 (51.85%) MVC
2 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (51.85%) C#
2 14 (51.85%) JavaScript
2 14 (51.85%) .NET
3 12 (44.44%) Visual Studio
3 12 (44.44%) HTML
4 11 (40.74%) SQL
4 11 (40.74%) CSS
5 10 (37.04%) XML
5 10 (37.04%) Ajax
5 10 (37.04%) JSON
6 9 (33.33%) Windows
6 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 8 (29.63%) ASP.NET
7 8 (29.63%) Web Development
7 8 (29.63%) REST
8 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (25.93%) Dependency Injection
8 7 (25.93%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (25.93%) Kendo UI
8 7 (25.93%) TypeScript
8 7 (25.93%) Telerik
8 7 (25.93%) OOP
9 6 (22.22%) Web Services
9 6 (22.22%) Finance
10 5 (18.52%) Middleware
10 5 (18.52%) .NET Framework
10 5 (18.52%) VMware

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 5 (18.52%) MS Exchange
2 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Office 365
2 1 (3.70%) Azure Data Factory
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Ethernet
1 4 (14.81%) Skype
1 4 (14.81%) WAN
2 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) DB2
2 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.70%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.70%) Data Lake
5 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (44.44%) Visual Studio
2 7 (25.93%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Banking
3 3 (11.11%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Developer
2 13 (48.15%) .NET Developer
3 5 (18.52%) C# Developer
4 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Build Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Server Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Technical Specialist
4 4 (14.81%) Test Specialist
5 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) C# Web Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) Linux Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Tester
6 1 (3.70%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (51.85%) .NET
2 12 (44.44%) HTML
3 11 (40.74%) CSS
4 10 (37.04%) Ajax
4 10 (37.04%) JSON
4 10 (37.04%) XML
5 8 (29.63%) ASP.NET
5 8 (29.63%) REST
6 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (25.93%) Kendo UI
7 6 (22.22%) Web Services
8 5 (18.52%) .NET Framework
8 5 (18.52%) jQuery
8 5 (18.52%) Middleware
9 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (14.81%) Entity Framework
9 4 (14.81%) LINQ
9 4 (14.81%) LINQ to SQL
10 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 2 (7.41%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) SWIFT
2 4 (14.81%) User Experience
3 1 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (18.52%) AIX
2 5 (18.52%) Linux
2 5 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (14.81%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (51.85%) MVC
2 8 (29.63%) Web Development
3 7 (25.93%) Dependency Injection
3 7 (25.93%) OOP
4 5 (18.52%) Security Monitoring
5 4 (14.81%) API Development
5 4 (14.81%) SDLC
5 4 (14.81%) Server Building
6 3 (11.11%) Scrum
7 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
7 2 (7.41%) OO
7 2 (7.41%) OOD
8 1 (3.70%) Analytics
8 1 (3.70%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (3.70%) Kimball Methodology
8 1 (3.70%) Migration
8 1 (3.70%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (3.70%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) C#
1 14 (51.85%) JavaScript
2 11 (40.74%) SQL
3 7 (25.93%) TypeScript
4 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
1 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.81%) MCSA
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (11.11%) DV Cleared
3 3 (11.11%) MCSE
4 2 (7.41%) ISTQB
5 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (18.52%) Docker
2 5 (18.52%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 21 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.93%) Telerik
3 5 (18.52%) VMware
4 4 (14.81%) McAfee
5 1 (3.70%) IBM
5 1 (3.70%) MobileIron
5 1 (3.70%) SAP
5 1 (3.70%) Tableau