The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 31 12 15
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 15 31 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 3.50% 8.91% 7.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 32.61% 47.69% 49.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 23 11
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£288 £320 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.15% -4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £246 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £373 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £12.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +16.59%
SQL Server
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
46 65 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 10.72% 18.68% 14.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 48 25
Average daily rate £350 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +207.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server.

1 26 (68.42%) .NET
2 18 (47.37%) C#
2 18 (47.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (44.74%) Finance
4 15 (39.47%) SQL
5 12 (31.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (26.32%) MySQL
6 10 (26.32%) ASP.NET
6 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
7 9 (23.68%) HTML
8 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
8 8 (21.05%) Visual Studio
8 8 (21.05%) Windows
8 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (18.42%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (18.42%) CSS
9 7 (18.42%) Oracle
9 7 (18.42%) T-SQL
10 6 (15.79%) .NET Framework
10 6 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (15.79%) HTML5
11 5 (13.16%) CSS3
11 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (13.16%) IIS
11 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
11 5 (13.16%) ETL
11 5 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (10.53%) Content Management

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (13.16%) IIS
2 4 (10.53%) CMS
3 3 (7.89%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
4 2 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.63%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.63%) Apache
5 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
1 2 (5.26%) DNS
1 2 (5.26%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (47.37%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (31.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (26.32%) MySQL
4 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (18.42%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (10.53%) RDBMS
8 4 (10.53%) Relational Database
8 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (7.89%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (5.26%) MS Access
10 2 (5.26%) OLAP
10 2 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (5.26%) QlikView
10 2 (5.26%) BusinessObjects XI
11 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 1 (2.63%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.89%) FitNesse
3 2 (5.26%) SoapUI
3 2 (5.26%) LoadRunner
3 2 (5.26%) JMeter
3 2 (5.26%) JIRA
3 2 (5.26%) Selenium
4 1 (2.63%) Subversion
4 1 (2.63%) Maven
4 1 (2.63%) ERwin
4 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.63%) JUnit
General
1 17 (44.74%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Banking
2 2 (5.26%) Marketing
2 2 (5.26%) Back Office
3 1 (2.63%) Military
Job Titles
1 20 (52.63%) Developer
2 8 (21.05%) Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Web Developer
3 5 (13.16%) .NET Developer
4 3 (7.89%) SQL Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Tester
4 3 (7.89%) Support Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Applications Support
4 3 (7.89%) Service Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Report Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Report Writer
5 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET Programmer
5 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (5.26%) .NET Programmer
5 2 (5.26%) Programmer
5 2 (5.26%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.26%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (68.42%) .NET
2 10 (26.32%) ASP.NET
3 9 (23.68%) HTML
4 7 (18.42%) CSS
5 6 (15.79%) .NET Framework
5 6 (15.79%) HTML5
6 5 (13.16%) CSS3
7 4 (10.53%) ADO.NET
7 4 (10.53%) LAMP
8 3 (7.89%) WCF
9 2 (5.26%) MDX
9 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (5.26%) jQuery
9 2 (5.26%) SOAP
9 2 (5.26%) Web Services
10 1 (2.63%) XML
10 1 (2.63%) XSLT
10 1 (2.63%) Struts
10 1 (2.63%) Hibernate
10 1 (2.63%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Clustering
1 2 (5.26%) Open Source
2 1 (2.63%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.63%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) Windows
2 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (7.89%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.63%) UNIX
5 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.63%) Android
5 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.16%) ETL
1 5 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (10.53%) MVC
2 4 (10.53%) Migration
2 4 (10.53%) Content Management
2 4 (10.53%) Load Balancing
3 3 (7.89%) TDD
3 3 (7.89%) Automated Testing
3 3 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (7.89%) Data Modelling
3 3 (7.89%) CRM
3 3 (7.89%) Waterfall
3 3 (7.89%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (5.26%) Low Latency
4 2 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (5.26%) E-Commerce
4 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.26%) Scrum
4 2 (5.26%) Project Management
4 2 (5.26%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (47.37%) C#
2 15 (39.47%) SQL
3 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
4 7 (18.42%) T-SQL
5 3 (7.89%) VB
5 3 (7.89%) Java
6 2 (5.26%) C++
6 2 (5.26%) VBA
6 2 (5.26%) Python
6 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.63%) VB6
7 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) SLA
2 2 (5.26%) ISO 9002
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.26%) Terminal Services
2 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.42%) Oracle
3 3 (7.89%) Sitecore
4 2 (5.26%) Business Objects
4 2 (5.26%) SAP
4 2 (5.26%) HP
4 2 (5.26%) Citrix
4 2 (5.26%) VMware
4 2 (5.26%) Capita
5 1 (2.63%) JBoss
5 1 (2.63%) IBM
5 1 (2.63%) Jaspersoft
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