Period
to 17 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 5 28
Rank change year-on-year -6 +23 -16
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 66 56 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 12.48% 18.54% 4.94%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 42.31% 65.12% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 20 4
Portsmouth median daily rate £350 £325 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +1.96% -8.93%
10th Percentile £290 £252 £272
90th Percentile £451 £395 £495
Hampshire median daily rate £390 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +11.43% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 5
Portsmouth median hourly rate £53.79 £45.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.52% +26.76% -
10th Percentile £25.85 £41.25 £22.10
90th Percentile £60.14 £46.00 £40.90
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.50 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -10.00% +5.88% +77.08%

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 156 86 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 29.49% 28.48% 19.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 39 33
Portsmouth median daily rate £450 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +25.00% -14.29%
10th Percentile £305 £256 £263
90th Percentile £574 £515 £503
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +20.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 11
Portsmouth median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +26.76% -29.00%
10th Percentile £32.50 £41.25 £16.00
90th Percentile £78.17 £46.00 £57.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +68.52%

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 October 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 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SQL Server in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 51 (77.27%) .NET
2 49 (74.24%) C#
3 36 (54.55%) .NET Framework
3 36 (54.55%) ASP.NET Web API
4 34 (51.52%) JavaScript
4 34 (51.52%) ASP.NET
5 33 (50.00%) MVC
6 32 (48.48%) Microsoft
7 31 (46.97%) Visual Studio
7 31 (46.97%) ASP.NET MVC
8 30 (45.45%) SQL
9 23 (34.85%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (34.85%) Entity Framework
10 22 (33.33%) HTML
11 21 (31.82%) CSS
11 21 (31.82%) TDD
11 21 (31.82%) WCF
12 20 (30.30%) LINQ
12 20 (30.30%) Web Services
13 18 (27.27%) XML
13 18 (27.27%) API Development
14 16 (24.24%) jQuery
15 15 (22.73%) Windows
15 15 (22.73%) RequireJS
16 12 (18.18%) Finance
16 12 (18.18%) Unit Testing
16 12 (18.18%) DNS
16 12 (18.18%) IIS
16 12 (18.18%) SOAP
16 12 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server

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 12 (18.18%) IIS
2 3 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.52%) Hyperledger
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.06%) Boomi
2 3 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.52%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.18%) DNS
2 10 (15.15%) IMAP
2 10 (15.15%) Internet
2 10 (15.15%) SMTP
3 5 (7.58%) HTTP
4 1 (1.52%) LAN
4 1 (1.52%) NAS
4 1 (1.52%) SAN
4 1 (1.52%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (10.61%) Relational Database
2 7 (10.61%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (4.55%) SAP HANA
3 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.03%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (3.03%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.52%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.52%) DB2
5 1 (1.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 31 (46.97%) Visual Studio
2 12 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (13.64%) InstallShield
4 7 (10.61%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.03%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (3.03%) TeamCity
5 2 (3.03%) Toad
6 1 (1.52%) Subversion
General
1 12 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (1.52%) Back Office
2 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 56 (84.85%) Developer
2 33 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 14 (21.21%) C# .NET Developer
3 14 (21.21%) C# Developer
3 14 (21.21%) Software Developer
4 11 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 11 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
5 10 (15.15%) ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (12.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (9.09%) SQL Developer
8 3 (4.55%) .NET Software Developer
8 3 (4.55%) C# Software Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Integration Developer
8 3 (4.55%) SAP Developer
8 3 (4.55%) SAP PI Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Architect
9 2 (3.03%) DBA
9 2 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (77.27%) .NET
2 36 (54.55%) .NET Framework
2 36 (54.55%) ASP.NET Web API
3 34 (51.52%) ASP.NET
4 31 (46.97%) ASP.NET MVC
5 23 (34.85%) Entity Framework
6 22 (33.33%) HTML
7 21 (31.82%) CSS
7 21 (31.82%) WCF
8 20 (30.30%) LINQ
8 20 (30.30%) Web Services
9 18 (27.27%) XML
10 16 (24.24%) jQuery
11 15 (22.73%) RequireJS
12 12 (18.18%) .NET Core
12 12 (18.18%) AngularJS
12 12 (18.18%) SOAP
13 11 (16.67%) Ajax
13 11 (16.67%) LINQ to SQL
14 10 (15.15%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.12%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (10.61%) User Experience
3 5 (7.58%) W3C
4 3 (4.55%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.03%) Replication
5 2 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.52%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.52%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.52%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.52%) iPhone
6 1 (1.52%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.52%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 15 (22.73%) Windows
2 7 (10.61%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.03%) Unix
3 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.52%) AIX
4 1 (1.52%) Android
4 1 (1.52%) Linux
4 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (50.00%) MVC
2 23 (34.85%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (31.82%) TDD
4 18 (27.27%) API Development
5 12 (18.18%) Unit Testing
6 11 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
6 11 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
7 9 (13.64%) OO
8 7 (10.61%) Scrum
8 7 (10.61%) SDLC
9 4 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (6.06%) Data Mapping
9 4 (6.06%) Integration Testing
9 4 (6.06%) OOP
9 4 (6.06%) Server Management
9 4 (6.06%) SOLID
9 4 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (4.55%) EAI
10 3 (4.55%) ERP
10 3 (4.55%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 49 (74.24%) C#
2 34 (51.52%) JavaScript
3 30 (45.45%) SQL
4 8 (12.12%) T-SQL
5 5 (7.58%) Java
5 5 (7.58%) PL/SQL
6 4 (6.06%) ABAP
7 3 (4.55%) TypeScript
8 2 (3.03%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.52%) Perl
9 1 (1.52%) PHP
9 1 (1.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 6 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.55%) Degree
3 1 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) SLA
2 3 (4.55%) PMO
3 2 (3.03%) GDPR
4 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.06%) Active Directory
1 4 (6.06%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (1.52%) Docker
2 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (4.55%) MOM
1 3 (4.55%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (3.03%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 32 (48.48%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.15%) Oracle
3 5 (7.58%) SAP
4 4 (6.06%) Dell
4 4 (6.06%) Remedy
5 2 (3.03%) Citrix
6 1 (1.52%) Google
6 1 (1.52%) Pegasus
6 1 (1.52%) VMware