The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 June 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 / Southampton
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 18 15
Rank change year-on-year -1 -3  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 10 13 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 4.88% 5.91% 9.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 19.23% 29.55% 42.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 20
Median daily rate £338 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +12.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £253 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £425 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +2.85% +4.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £32.66 £23.75
% change year-on-year +20.96% +37.49%  

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 Southampton with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 52 44 75
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 25.37% 20.00% 21.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 29 60
Median daily rate £413 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £448 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £351
% change year-on-year +3.22% +10.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.27 £26.75
% change year-on-year +21.52% +16.89%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 Southampton

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL Server in Southampton.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Southampton

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Southampton over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server in Southampton

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Southampton region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 20 (58.82%) SQL
2 13 (38.24%) .NET
3 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
4 10 (29.41%) C#
4 10 (29.41%) ETL
5 9 (26.47%) ASP.NET
5 9 (26.47%) Data Integration
6 8 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (23.53%) Migration
6 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (20.59%) Oracle
7 7 (20.59%) VB.NET
7 7 (20.59%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (20.59%) Windows
7 7 (20.59%) XML
8 6 (17.65%) SAP
8 6 (17.65%) Active Directory
8 6 (17.65%) REST
9 5 (14.71%) Tableau
9 5 (14.71%) Data Governance
9 5 (14.71%) NoSQL
9 5 (14.71%) Azure SQL Database
9 5 (14.71%) Big Data
9 5 (14.71%) PostGIS
9 5 (14.71%) Event-Driven Architecture
9 5 (14.71%) IBM InfoSphere
9 5 (14.71%) Metadata Management
9 5 (14.71%) Power BI
9 5 (14.71%) Windows Server

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 4 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.82%) CMS
2 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (8.82%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.94%) IIS
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.94%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (11.76%) SaaS
4 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) LDAP
2 3 (8.82%) Firewall
3 2 (5.88%) SAN
4 1 (2.94%) DNS
4 1 (2.94%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (14.71%) Azure SQL Database
2 5 (14.71%) Big Data
2 5 (14.71%) Geospatial Data
2 5 (14.71%) IBM InfoSphere
2 5 (14.71%) NoSQL
2 5 (14.71%) Power BI
3 4 (11.76%) Hadoop
3 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (8.82%) MongoDB
4 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (2.94%) Subversion
1 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (14.71%) Back Office
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Advertising
3 1 (2.94%) Billing
3 1 (2.94%) Local Government
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Developer
2 7 (20.59%) .NET Developer
3 5 (14.71%) Architect
3 5 (14.71%) Data Architect
4 4 (11.76%) Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Data Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) ETL Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Geospatial Architect
5 3 (8.82%) DBA
5 3 (8.82%) Sitecore Developer
5 3 (8.82%) SQL DBA
5 3 (8.82%) SQL Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Data Migration Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (5.88%) Integration Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Support Specialist
6 2 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Systems Integration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (38.24%) .NET
2 9 (26.47%) ASP.NET
3 7 (20.59%) XML
4 6 (17.65%) REST
5 5 (14.71%) PostGIS
6 4 (11.76%) CSS
6 4 (11.76%) HTML
6 4 (11.76%) SOAP
7 3 (8.82%) HTML5
8 2 (5.88%) .NET Framework
8 2 (5.88%) AngularJS
8 2 (5.88%) COM
8 2 (5.88%) jQuery
9 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 1 (2.94%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (2.94%) React
9 1 (2.94%) SAP Basis
9 1 (2.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.94%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Windows
2 5 (14.71%) Windows Server
3 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.88%) Windows 10
4 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.94%) Unix
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) ETL
2 9 (26.47%) Data Integration
3 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (23.53%) Migration
4 7 (20.59%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (14.71%) Data Governance
5 5 (14.71%) Data Management
5 5 (14.71%) Data Modelling
5 5 (14.71%) Enterprise Data Management
5 5 (14.71%) ERD
5 5 (14.71%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 5 (14.71%) Metadata Management
5 5 (14.71%) MVC
5 5 (14.71%) UML
6 4 (11.76%) Conceptual Models
6 4 (11.76%) Data Analysis
6 4 (11.76%) Data Extraction
6 4 (11.76%) Information Management
6 4 (11.76%) Logical Data Model
6 4 (11.76%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (58.82%) SQL
2 10 (29.41%) C#
3 7 (20.59%) VB.NET
4 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.94%) COBOL
5 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) CCDP
1 2 (5.88%) CCNA
1 2 (5.88%) CCNP
1 2 (5.88%) CCSA
1 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (5.88%) MCSE
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.88%) BitLocker
3 1 (2.94%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.59%) Oracle
3 6 (17.65%) SAP
4 5 (14.71%) ESRI
4 5 (14.71%) IBM
4 5 (14.71%) Informatica
4 5 (14.71%) Tableau
5 3 (8.82%) Cisco
5 3 (8.82%) Citrix
5 3 (8.82%) Sitecore
5 3 (8.82%) VMware
6 2 (5.88%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.88%) NetApp
7 1 (2.94%) Acme Packet
7 1 (2.94%) HP
7 1 (2.94%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.94%) Sonus
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University Hospital Southampton
Rate: £26,565 - £35,577 pa
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