Period
to 17 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 6 23
Rank change year-on-year -8 +17 -12
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 36 58 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 10.14% 17.90% 6.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 40.45% 61.05% 32.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 22 7
Portsmouth median daily rate £360 £306 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.55% +2.08% -3.23%
10th Percentile £308 £253 £263
90th Percentile £440 £385 £358
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £360 £338
% change year-on-year +11.11% +6.67% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 14 4
Portsmouth median hourly rate - £45.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +32.35% +73.25%
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.50 £44.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year -8.47% +4.12% +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 89 95 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 25.07% 29.32% 19.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 43 29
Portsmouth median daily rate £420 £370 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.51% +28.70% -11.54%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £260
90th Percentile £559 £500 £519
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £398 £363
% change year-on-year +6.92% +9.66% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 11
Portsmouth median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +26.76% +80.89%
10th Percentile £41.60 £41.40 £16.00
90th Percentile £49.18 £46.00 £57.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -1.16% +1.18% +77.08%

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 July 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

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 28 (77.78%) .NET
2 27 (75.00%) C#
3 21 (58.33%) .NET Framework
4 20 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 20 (55.56%) SQL
4 20 (55.56%) Visual Studio
4 20 (55.56%) ASP.NET
5 19 (52.78%) MVC
5 19 (52.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 18 (50.00%) HTML
7 17 (47.22%) CSS
8 16 (44.44%) XML
8 16 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web API
9 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (38.89%) jQuery
10 14 (38.89%) Microsoft
11 13 (36.11%) TDD
12 12 (33.33%) WCF
12 12 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
13 11 (30.56%) Web Services
13 11 (30.56%) API Development
14 10 (27.78%) Entity Framework
15 9 (25.00%) Relational Database
15 9 (25.00%) RequireJS
16 8 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
16 8 (22.22%) SDLC
16 8 (22.22%) Windows
16 8 (22.22%) IIS
17 7 (19.44%) Ajax
17 7 (19.44%) LINQ to SQL

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 8 (22.22%) IIS
2 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.78%) Hyperledger
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Office 365
2 3 (8.33%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) DNS
1 6 (16.67%) IMAP
1 6 (16.67%) Internet
1 6 (16.67%) SMTP
2 2 (5.56%) HTTP
3 1 (2.78%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (13.89%) RDBMS
3 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.78%) CouchDB
4 1 (2.78%) DB2
4 1 (2.78%) MySQL
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (2.78%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 20 (55.56%) Visual Studio
2 12 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (13.89%) Git (software)
3 5 (13.89%) InstallShield
4 4 (11.11%) NUnit
5 2 (5.56%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (5.56%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.78%) Subversion
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Publishing
2 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (77.78%) Developer
2 15 (41.67%) .NET Developer
3 10 (27.78%) Full Stack Developer
4 8 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (22.22%) C# Developer
5 7 (19.44%) Software Developer
6 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (11.11%) Architect
8 4 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (11.11%) SharePoint Architect
9 2 (5.56%) Data Migration Lead
9 2 (5.56%) Integration Developer
9 2 (5.56%) Office 365 Architect
9 2 (5.56%) SAP Developer
9 2 (5.56%) SAP PI Developer
9 2 (5.56%) Technical Leader
10 1 (2.78%) .NET Software Developer
10 1 (2.78%) Office 365 Consultant
10 1 (2.78%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (77.78%) .NET
2 21 (58.33%) .NET Framework
3 20 (55.56%) ASP.NET
4 19 (52.78%) ASP.NET MVC
5 18 (50.00%) HTML
6 17 (47.22%) CSS
7 16 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web API
7 16 (44.44%) XML
8 14 (38.89%) jQuery
9 12 (33.33%) WCF
10 11 (30.56%) Web Services
11 10 (27.78%) Entity Framework
12 9 (25.00%) RequireJS
13 8 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
14 7 (19.44%) Ajax
14 7 (19.44%) AngularJS
14 7 (19.44%) HTML5
14 7 (19.44%) LINQ
14 7 (19.44%) LINQ to SQL
15 6 (16.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) User Experience
2 4 (11.11%) W3C
3 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.78%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.78%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.78%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.78%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.22%) Windows
2 3 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.56%) AIX
3 2 (5.56%) Linux
4 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) MVC
2 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (36.11%) TDD
4 11 (30.56%) API Development
5 8 (22.22%) SDLC
6 6 (16.67%) Unit Testing
7 5 (13.89%) Inversion of Control
7 5 (13.89%) OOA/OOD
8 4 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (11.11%) OO
9 3 (8.33%) Migration
9 3 (8.33%) Scrum
9 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering
10 2 (5.56%) Data Cleansing
10 2 (5.56%) Data Integration
10 2 (5.56%) Data Mapping
10 2 (5.56%) Data Migration
10 2 (5.56%) ERP
10 2 (5.56%) Information Management
10 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (75.00%) C#
2 20 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 20 (55.56%) SQL
3 7 (19.44%) TypeScript
4 6 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 4 (11.11%) T-SQL
6 3 (8.33%) ABAP
7 2 (5.56%) Java
8 1 (2.78%) Perl
8 1 (2.78%) PHP
8 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) SLA
2 2 (5.56%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (2.78%) Docker
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Clusterware
2 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) MOM
1 2 (5.56%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (2.78%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 14 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.11%) Oracle
3 3 (8.33%) Dell
3 3 (8.33%) Remedy
3 3 (8.33%) SAP
4 2 (5.56%) Northgate
5 1 (2.78%) Capita
5 1 (2.78%) VMware