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 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Hampshire / Portsmouth
Rank 9 9 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 -5  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 18 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 11.39% 9.43% 16.09%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 56.25% 43.48% 82.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 8
Median daily rate £275 £275 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -12.69%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £349
% change year-on-year - +0.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 2
Median hourly rate £43.00 - £28.56
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.25 £20.75 £32.10
% change year-on-year +79.51% -35.35%  

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 32 23 17
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 20.25% 21.70% 19.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 10
Median daily rate £300 £275 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -14.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £255 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £513 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +1.93% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 2
Median hourly rate £43.00 £24.28 £28.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.13% -15.01%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -8.33% +1.53%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Portsmouth

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 25 (73.53%) SQL
2 20 (58.82%) .NET
3 19 (55.88%) C#
3 19 (55.88%) MVC
4 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 16 (47.06%) XML
6 16 (47.06%) Windows
7 13 (38.24%) Linux
7 13 (38.24%) HTML
8 12 (35.29%) Visual Studio
9 11 (32.35%) Web Services
9 11 (32.35%) JavaScript
9 11 (32.35%) Telerik
9 11 (32.35%) Scrum
9 11 (32.35%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (29.41%) CSS
10 10 (29.41%) MS Excel
11 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
11 8 (23.53%) Client/Server
11 8 (23.53%) Java
11 8 (23.53%) C++
12 7 (20.59%) MFC
12 7 (20.59%) MySQL
12 7 (20.59%) Oracle
12 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET
12 7 (20.59%) Eclipse
12 7 (20.59%) Data Modelling
12 7 (20.59%) Web Development
12 7 (20.59%) JIRA

SQL Server
Top Related 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 3 (8.82%) Anypoint
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 10 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
2 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.94%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) MySQL
2 6 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (8.82%) DB2
4 3 (8.82%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (8.82%) RDBMS
4 3 (8.82%) Relational Database
4 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.94%) OLAP
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 12 (35.29%) Visual Studio
2 11 (32.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (20.59%) Eclipse
3 7 (20.59%) JIRA
4 1 (2.94%) Axure RP
4 1 (2.94%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
1 3 (8.82%) Marketing
1 3 (8.82%) Retail
2 2 (5.88%) Advertising
3 1 (2.94%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.94%) Publishing
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (73.53%) Developer
2 9 (26.47%) .NET Developer
3 7 (20.59%) C++ Developer
3 7 (20.59%) C++/Java Developer
3 7 (20.59%) Java Developer
3 7 (20.59%) Web Developer
4 6 (17.65%) C++ Software Developer
4 6 (17.65%) Java Software Developer
4 6 (17.65%) Software Developer
5 3 (8.82%) .NET Web Developer
5 3 (8.82%) C# Developer
5 3 (8.82%) C# Web Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) CRM Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) CRM Developer
5 3 (8.82%) SQL Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (58.82%) .NET
2 16 (47.06%) XML
3 13 (38.24%) HTML
4 11 (32.35%) Web Services
5 10 (29.41%) CSS
6 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET
6 7 (20.59%) MFC
6 7 (20.59%) XML Messaging
7 6 (17.65%) Ajax
7 6 (17.65%) WCF
8 5 (14.71%) Kendo UI
9 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (8.82%) ADO.NET
10 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 3 (8.82%) jQuery
10 3 (8.82%) Razor View Engine
11 2 (5.88%) JSON
11 2 (5.88%) Middleware
11 2 (5.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Client/Server
2 6 (17.65%) Replication
3 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (8.82%) SWIFT
4 1 (2.94%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.94%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.94%) Vector Graphics
4 1 (2.94%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 16 (47.06%) Windows
2 13 (38.24%) Linux
3 3 (8.82%) AIX
3 3 (8.82%) Android
3 3 (8.82%) Apple iOS
3 3 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (8.82%) Windows Server
3 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (55.88%) MVC
2 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (32.35%) Scrum
4 7 (20.59%) Customer Requirements
4 7 (20.59%) Data Modelling
4 7 (20.59%) Dependency Injection
4 7 (20.59%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (20.59%) Web Development
5 6 (17.65%) Code Coverage
5 6 (17.65%) Configuration Management
5 6 (17.65%) Data Transformation
5 6 (17.65%) SDLC
5 6 (17.65%) Test Strategy
5 6 (17.65%) Validation
5 6 (17.65%) Wireframes
6 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (8.82%) CRM
6 3 (8.82%) E-Commerce
6 3 (8.82%) Project Management
6 3 (8.82%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 25 (73.53%) SQL
2 19 (55.88%) C#
3 11 (32.35%) JavaScript
4 8 (23.53%) C++
4 8 (23.53%) Java
5 4 (11.76%) T-SQL
6 3 (8.82%) PL/SQL
6 3 (8.82%) TypeScript
6 3 (8.82%) VB.NET
7 2 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.76%) ISTQB
4 2 (5.88%) Degree
5 1 (2.94%) ISEB
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 17 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (32.35%) Telerik
3 7 (20.59%) Oracle
4 3 (8.82%) Adobe
4 3 (8.82%) Citrix
4 3 (8.82%) MuleSoft
4 3 (8.82%) VMware
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