The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Winchester 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 30 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.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Hampshire / Winchester
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 17 16
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 13 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Winchester 9.85% 8.63% 7.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 34.21% 44.74% 34.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 8
Median daily rate £450 £348 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.49% +16.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year - +1.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +66.66% -30.76%  

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 Winchester with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Winchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 38 38 23
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Winchester 28.79% 19.29% 21.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 32 14
Median daily rate £450 £345 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.43% +24.32%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £381 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Winchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Winchester 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 Winchester

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Winchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Winchester

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Winchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Winchester over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server in Winchester

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Winchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Winchester

For the 6 months to 30 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 Winchester region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 14 (70.00%) Windows
1 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (60.00%) SQL
3 10 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 8 (40.00%) Linux
4 8 (40.00%) Unix
4 8 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (30.00%) VMware
5 6 (30.00%) MVC
5 6 (30.00%) Red Hat
5 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
5 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
5 6 (30.00%) CSS
5 6 (30.00%) .NET
5 6 (30.00%) C#
5 6 (30.00%) HTML
5 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (30.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 6 (30.00%) jQuery
6 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (25.00%) vSphere
6 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 4 (20.00%) Clustering

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Winchester 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 (20.00%) IIS
2 2 (10.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (15.00%) MS Access
5 2 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (10.00%) MySQL
5 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (10.00%) JIRA
2 2 (10.00%) NUnit
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) DBA
3 4 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Access Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Developer
4 3 (15.00%) SQL DBA
5 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL DBA
5 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared DBA
5 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Wintel Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Database Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Database Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) .NET
1 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (30.00%) CSS
1 6 (30.00%) HTML
1 6 (30.00%) jQuery
2 4 (20.00%) Ajax
2 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 4 (20.00%) LINQ
2 4 (20.00%) LINQ to SQL
2 4 (20.00%) WCF
2 4 (20.00%) XML
3 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (10.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (10.00%) Middleware
3 2 (10.00%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Clustering
1 4 (20.00%) N-Tier
2 3 (15.00%) Smart Meter
3 2 (10.00%) HACMP
3 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.00%) PKI
3 2 (10.00%) User Experience
4 1 (5.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (40.00%) Linux
3 8 (40.00%) Unix
3 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (10.00%) AIX
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) MVC
2 4 (20.00%) OOP
2 4 (20.00%) OWASP
2 4 (20.00%) Performance Optimisation
2 4 (20.00%) Secure Coding
3 3 (15.00%) Analytics
3 3 (15.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (15.00%) Patch Management
4 2 (10.00%) Change Management
4 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) SFIA
4 2 (10.00%) System Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Test Management
4 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) SQL
2 6 (30.00%) C#
2 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (15.00%) VBA
5 2 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) ISEB
3 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (25.00%) vSphere
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (10.00%) XenApp
3 2 (10.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (10.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Data Guard
1 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (30.00%) VMware
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle
4 3 (15.00%) Citrix
4 3 (15.00%) Dell
5 2 (10.00%) Arqiva
5 2 (10.00%) IBM
5 2 (10.00%) Intel Security