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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 32 13 28
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +15
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 13 22 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 3.28% 7.19% 3.53%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 24.53% 50.00% 20.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 11
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £313 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £415 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +3.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £29.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.74% +7.27%
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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
53 44 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 13.38% 14.38% 17.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 34 55
Average daily rate £450 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £480 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £19.50 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -9.83%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 22 (88.00%) .NET
2 20 (80.00%) C#
2 20 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 20 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 14 (56.00%) SQL
4 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
5 12 (48.00%) .NET Framework
6 11 (44.00%) VB.NET
7 10 (40.00%) MVC
8 9 (36.00%) WCF
8 9 (36.00%) LINQ
8 9 (36.00%) jQuery
8 9 (36.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 8 (32.00%) Oracle
10 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 6 (24.00%) LINQ to SQL
11 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 6 (24.00%) Waterfall
11 6 (24.00%) BDD
11 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (24.00%) TDD
11 6 (24.00%) Retail
11 6 (24.00%) Migration
11 6 (24.00%) SOAP
11 6 (24.00%) Web Services
11 6 (24.00%) XML
11 6 (24.00%) Java
11 6 (24.00%) OO
11 6 (24.00%) MSMQ

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 3 (12.00%) IIS
1 3 (12.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.00%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.00%) MS Access
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 5 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (12.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (12.00%) Hudson
2 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (24.00%) Retail
2 3 (12.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Back Office
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Developer
2 10 (40.00%) Consultant
3 7 (28.00%) .NET Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Applications Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Designer
5 2 (8.00%) Wintel Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Process Designer
5 2 (8.00%) Process Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Access Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Web Applications Developer
6 1 (4.00%) C# Application Developer
6 1 (4.00%) C# Web Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (88.00%) .NET
2 20 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 12 (48.00%) .NET Framework
4 9 (36.00%) WCF
4 9 (36.00%) LINQ
4 9 (36.00%) jQuery
4 9 (36.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (24.00%) LINQ to SQL
6 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 6 (24.00%) SOAP
6 6 (24.00%) Web Services
6 6 (24.00%) XML
6 6 (24.00%) MSMQ
7 5 (20.00%) XSLT
8 3 (12.00%) HTML
8 3 (12.00%) CSS
8 3 (12.00%) CSS3
8 3 (12.00%) HTML5
9 2 (8.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) MVC
2 6 (24.00%) Waterfall
2 6 (24.00%) BDD
2 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (24.00%) TDD
2 6 (24.00%) Migration
2 6 (24.00%) OO
2 6 (24.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (24.00%) OOD
3 5 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Change Management
4 3 (12.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (12.00%) ITIL
4 3 (12.00%) ITIL V3
5 2 (8.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (8.00%) Web Development
5 2 (8.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 20 (80.00%) C#
1 20 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 14 (56.00%) SQL
3 11 (44.00%) VB.NET
4 6 (24.00%) Java
5 3 (12.00%) VBScript
5 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.00%) VB6
6 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.00%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
1 3 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (12.00%) ISO 9001
2 2 (8.00%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (32.00%) Oracle
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