Period
to 9 December 2018

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 6 months to 9 December 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 > Southampton
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 3 20
Rank change year-on-year -23 +17 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 45 76 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 8.56% 16.24% 6.78%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 25.71% 76.77% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 52 27
Southampton median daily rate £400 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +11.54% -7.14%
10th Percentile £326 £241 £213
90th Percentile £450 £438 £473
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Southampton median hourly rate - £45.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +18.42% +42.22%
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +3.66%

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 Southampton with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Southampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 175 99 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 33.27% 21.15% 14.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 62 60
Southampton median daily rate £513 £364 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.89% -10.19% +9.46%
10th Percentile £363 £241 £279
90th Percentile £538 £573 £559
Hampshire median daily rate £460 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +16.46% +5.33% -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Southampton median hourly rate - £31.25 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -17.76% +35.71%
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +7.95%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

Job postings citing SQL Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Southampton.

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 6 months to 9 December 2018.

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 9 December 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 Southampton region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 25 (55.56%) SQL
2 23 (51.11%) MVC
3 21 (46.67%) .NET
4 19 (42.22%) C#
5 16 (35.56%) Microsoft
6 14 (31.11%) ASP.NET
7 13 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
9 10 (22.22%) JavaScript
9 10 (22.22%) Oracle
10 9 (20.00%) T-SQL
10 9 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (17.78%) Greenfield Project
11 8 (17.78%) Windows
12 7 (15.56%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (15.56%) ETL
12 7 (15.56%) HTML
12 7 (15.56%) CSS
12 7 (15.56%) IIS
12 7 (15.56%) Oracle Database 12c
12 7 (15.56%) Oracle Database
13 6 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
13 6 (13.33%) Relational Database
13 6 (13.33%) Kimball Methodology
13 6 (13.33%) .NET Core
13 6 (13.33%) Clustering

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 7 (15.56%) IIS
2 2 (4.44%) CMS
3 1 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.22%) EPiServer
3 1 (2.22%) nginx
3 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.22%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (2.22%) AWS CloudTrail
2 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) Internet
1 2 (4.44%) VPN
2 1 (2.22%) DNS
2 1 (2.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (15.56%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (15.56%) Oracle Database
2 7 (15.56%) Oracle Database 12c
3 6 (13.33%) Relational Database
4 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (4.44%) NoSQL
6 2 (4.44%) RDBMS
6 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.22%) Amazon Aurora
7 1 (2.22%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (2.22%) Big Data
7 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Power View
7 1 (2.22%) Power BI
7 1 (2.22%) PowerPivot
7 1 (2.22%) Redis
7 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.22%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.22%) AppVeyor
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.22%) Subversion
2 1 (2.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (68.89%) Developer
2 13 (28.89%) .NET Developer
3 7 (15.56%) Software Developer
3 7 (15.56%) SQL Developer
4 6 (13.33%) Database Engineer
4 6 (13.33%) Oracle Database Engineer
4 6 (13.33%) SSIS Developer
5 5 (11.11%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 5 (11.11%) ETL Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Senior Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Senior Software Developer
6 4 (8.89%) T-SQL Developer
7 3 (6.67%) C# Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Applications Support
8 2 (4.44%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Support Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (46.67%) .NET
2 14 (31.11%) ASP.NET
3 12 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (15.56%) CSS
5 7 (15.56%) HTML
6 6 (13.33%) .NET Core
6 6 (13.33%) Web Services
7 5 (11.11%) Angular 2
7 5 (11.11%) Entity Framework
8 4 (8.89%) jQuery
8 4 (8.89%) WCF
8 4 (8.89%) XML
9 3 (6.67%) .NET Framework
10 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (4.44%) Hibernate
10 2 (4.44%) HTML5
10 2 (4.44%) LINQ
10 2 (4.44%) Spring
10 2 (4.44%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (17.78%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (13.33%) Clustering
4 4 (8.89%) Algorithms
5 3 (6.67%) Life Science
6 2 (4.44%) Replication
7 1 (2.22%) Fintech
7 1 (2.22%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (2.22%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.78%) Windows
2 4 (8.89%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.67%) Unix
4 2 (4.44%) Linux
5 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.22%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (51.11%) MVC
2 13 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (15.56%) ETL
5 6 (13.33%) Kimball Methodology
5 6 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (8.89%) Migration
6 4 (8.89%) Server Building
7 3 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (6.67%) Cryptography
7 3 (6.67%) Data Privacy
7 3 (6.67%) Multithreaded Programming
7 3 (6.67%) Multithreading
7 3 (6.67%) OO
7 3 (6.67%) Software Engineering
8 2 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement Process
8 2 (4.44%) Deployment Automation
8 2 (4.44%) Iteration Planning
8 2 (4.44%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 25 (55.56%) SQL
2 19 (42.22%) C#
3 10 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 9 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.44%) Java
5 2 (4.44%) TypeScript
6 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.22%) Korn
6 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.22%) Python
6 1 (2.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (2.22%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) Docker
2 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) Terminal Services
2 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.22%) Grafana
2 1 (2.22%) Packer
2 1 (2.22%) Prometheus
2 1 (2.22%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (35.56%) Microsoft
2 10 (22.22%) Oracle
3 1 (2.22%) Citrix
3 1 (2.22%) Fujitsu
3 1 (2.22%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.22%) VMware