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 1 July 2015 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 20 22 14
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 20 20 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 5.15% 4.98% 8.70%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 35.71% 54.05% 42.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 21
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £140 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £400 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £24.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-1.04% -5.88%
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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
56 37 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 14.43% 9.20% 20.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 23 55
Average daily rate £395 £338 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.03% -20.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £140 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
- +1.69%

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 1 July 2015.

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 1 July 2015, 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 20 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 18 (50.00%) .NET
3 16 (44.44%) C#
4 14 (38.89%) SQL
4 14 (38.89%) ASP.NET
5 12 (33.33%) Windows
6 11 (30.56%) MS Excel
7 10 (27.78%) E-Commerce
7 10 (27.78%) Retail
8 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (25.00%) TDD
9 8 (22.22%) ETL
9 8 (22.22%) SharePoint
9 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
10 7 (19.44%) Management Information System
10 7 (19.44%) MVC
10 7 (19.44%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (19.44%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
11 6 (16.67%) Banking
11 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (16.67%) jQuery
11 6 (16.67%) IIS
12 5 (13.89%) HTML
12 5 (13.89%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (13.89%) CSS
12 5 (13.89%) SOAP
12 5 (13.89%) SAN

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 8 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 6 (16.67%) IIS
3 2 (5.56%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (5.56%) CMS
4 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.78%) DNN
4 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 11 (30.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) SAN
2 2 (5.56%) Firewall
3 1 (2.78%) SSH
3 1 (2.78%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.78%) Network Security
3 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (13.89%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (5.56%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (8.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.78%) Log4Net
3 1 (2.78%) Subversion
3 1 (2.78%) ReSharper
3 1 (2.78%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.78%) StyleCop
3 1 (2.78%) MSBuild
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 10 (27.78%) Retail
2 6 (16.67%) Banking
3 4 (11.11%) Finance
4 2 (5.56%) Legal
5 1 (2.78%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (47.22%) Developer
2 12 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 5 (13.89%) DBA
3 5 (13.89%) Senior DBA
4 4 (11.11%) Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Test Manager
6 2 (5.56%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Web Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) SQL Developer
6 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Applications Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Security Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Report Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Manual Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (50.00%) .NET
2 14 (38.89%) ASP.NET
3 6 (16.67%) jQuery
4 5 (13.89%) HTML
4 5 (13.89%) CSS
4 5 (13.89%) SOAP
4 5 (13.89%) .NET Framework
4 5 (13.89%) WCF
4 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (11.11%) Classic ASP
5 4 (11.11%) RESTful
5 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (8.33%) Ajax
6 3 (8.33%) XML
6 3 (8.33%) Entity Framework
7 2 (5.56%) LINQ to SQL
7 2 (5.56%) CSS3
7 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 2 (5.56%) Sass
7 2 (5.56%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Management Information System
2 5 (13.89%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (5.56%) User Experience
3 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.56%) W3C
4 1 (2.78%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 12 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.56%) Windows 8
4 2 (5.56%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) E-Commerce
2 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.00%) TDD
3 8 (22.22%) ETL
4 7 (19.44%) MVC
4 7 (19.44%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (13.89%) Database Security
5 5 (13.89%) Migration
5 5 (13.89%) Web Development
5 5 (13.89%) Performance Improvement
6 3 (8.33%) Scrum
6 3 (8.33%) Information Security
6 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (8.33%) Analytics
6 3 (8.33%) SDLC
7 2 (5.56%) Test Planning
7 2 (5.56%) User Stories
7 2 (5.56%) Web Analytics
7 2 (5.56%) OO
7 2 (5.56%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 16 (44.44%) C#
2 14 (38.89%) SQL
3 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.56%) C++
4 2 (5.56%) Java
4 2 (5.56%) ABAP
4 2 (5.56%) ActionScript
5 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.78%) VBScript
5 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.56%) MCSE
2 2 (5.56%) ISEB
2 2 (5.56%) CISM
2 2 (5.56%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.78%) MCP
3 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.56%) Snort
3 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.78%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) SCOM
2 2 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (5.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.78%) WMI
3 1 (2.78%) SCCM
3 1 (2.78%) SCOrch
3 1 (2.78%) SCSM
Vendors
1 20 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.11%) Oracle
3 2 (5.56%) SAP
3 2 (5.56%) Apple
3 2 (5.56%) Sourcefire
3 2 (5.56%) LANDesk
3 2 (5.56%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.78%) Tableau
4 1 (2.78%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.78%) VMware
4 1 (2.78%) Teradata
4 1 (2.78%) Cognos
4 1 (2.78%) IBM