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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 31 17 34
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +17
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 17 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 3.76% 6.50% 2.92%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 18.48% 42.00% 15.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 10
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£375 £363 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £274 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £421 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £29.50 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-14.40% +16.83%
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
92 50 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 20.35% 15.48% 18.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 36 63
Average daily rate £430 £377 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.14% -11.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £495 £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.94%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 25 (86.21%) .NET
2 22 (75.86%) JavaScript
2 22 (75.86%) ASP.NET
3 21 (72.41%) C#
4 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
5 13 (44.83%) .NET Framework
6 12 (41.38%) SQL
7 11 (37.93%) VB.NET
8 9 (31.03%) MVC
8 9 (31.03%) Visual Studio
9 8 (27.59%) HTML
9 8 (27.59%) CSS
9 8 (27.59%) jQuery
10 7 (24.14%) Unit Testing
10 7 (24.14%) HTML5
10 7 (24.14%) CSS3
10 7 (24.14%) Web Services
10 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
11 6 (20.69%) Migration
11 6 (20.69%) CMS
11 6 (20.69%) XML
11 6 (20.69%) XSLT
11 6 (20.69%) Oracle
11 6 (20.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 6 (20.69%) WCF
11 6 (20.69%) LINQ
12 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (17.24%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (17.24%) MySQL
12 5 (17.24%) IIS

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (20.69%) CMS
2 5 (17.24%) IIS
3 3 (10.34%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (10.34%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (6.90%) WebSphere
5 1 (3.45%) JBoss
5 1 (3.45%) Apache
5 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) MySQL
2 4 (13.79%) RDBMS
2 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.45%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Visual Studio
2 5 (17.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (10.34%) Hudson
3 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
3 3 (10.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
4 2 (6.90%) Selenium
5 1 (3.45%) JUnit
5 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.45%) Subversion
5 1 (3.45%) Maven
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
1 3 (10.34%) Retail
2 1 (3.45%) Back Office
2 1 (3.45%) Military
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (65.52%) Developer
2 10 (34.48%) Consultant
3 6 (20.69%) .NET Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Web Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Applications Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Process Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Process Designer
6 2 (6.90%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Designer
6 2 (6.90%) Wintel Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) C# Programmer
7 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Programmer
7 1 (3.45%) C# Application Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Programmer
7 1 (3.45%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (3.45%) SQL Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Access Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (86.21%) .NET
2 22 (75.86%) ASP.NET
3 13 (44.83%) .NET Framework
4 8 (27.59%) jQuery
4 8 (27.59%) CSS
4 8 (27.59%) HTML
5 7 (24.14%) Web Services
5 7 (24.14%) HTML5
5 7 (24.14%) CSS3
6 6 (20.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 6 (20.69%) WCF
6 6 (20.69%) LINQ
6 6 (20.69%) XML
6 6 (20.69%) XSLT
7 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (13.79%) LAMP
8 4 (13.79%) ADO.NET
9 3 (10.34%) MSMQ
9 3 (10.34%) SOAP
9 3 (10.34%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.45%) User Experience
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) MVC
2 7 (24.14%) Unit Testing
3 6 (20.69%) Migration
4 4 (13.79%) OOD
4 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (13.79%) TDD
4 4 (13.79%) Content Management
5 3 (10.34%) Incident Management
5 3 (10.34%) ITIL
5 3 (10.34%) OO
5 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce
5 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
5 3 (10.34%) BDD
5 3 (10.34%) ITIL V3
5 3 (10.34%) Change Management
6 2 (6.90%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (6.90%) Web Design
6 2 (6.90%) Web Development
6 2 (6.90%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (75.86%) JavaScript
2 21 (72.41%) C#
3 12 (41.38%) SQL
4 11 (37.93%) VB.NET
5 4 (13.79%) Java
6 3 (10.34%) VBScript
6 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.45%) VB
7 1 (3.45%) VB6
7 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) ISO 9001
1 3 (10.34%) SLA
1 3 (10.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.90%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.69%) Oracle
3 3 (10.34%) Sitecore
4 1 (3.45%) Jaspersoft
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