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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 27 26 15
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 19 19 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 4.47% 4.60% 7.81%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 32.20% 35.85% 41.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 20
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£336 £275 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.27% -14.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £138 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £414 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £22.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -17.27%
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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
59 53 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 13.88% 12.83% 18.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 36 51
Average daily rate £413 £310 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.06% -18.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £140 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
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 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 18 (50.00%) .NET
2 17 (47.22%) Microsoft
3 15 (41.67%) C#
4 14 (38.89%) ASP.NET
5 13 (36.11%) SQL
6 12 (33.33%) Windows
7 10 (27.78%) MS Excel
8 9 (25.00%) Retail
9 8 (22.22%) MVC
9 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
9 8 (22.22%) IIS
9 8 (22.22%) ETL
9 8 (22.22%) E-Commerce
10 7 (19.44%) SharePoint
10 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (19.44%) TDD
10 7 (19.44%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (16.67%) Management Information System
11 6 (16.67%) Migration
11 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (16.67%) jQuery
12 5 (13.89%) XML
12 5 (13.89%) CSS
12 5 (13.89%) SOAP
12 5 (13.89%) HTML
12 5 (13.89%) Web Development
12 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (13.89%) Banking

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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%) IIS
2 7 (19.44%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.56%) CMS
3 2 (5.56%) Sitecore 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 10 (27.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) 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 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (8.33%) 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 7 (19.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.78%) MSBuild
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (25.00%) Retail
2 5 (13.89%) Banking
3 4 (11.11%) Finance
4 2 (5.56%) Legal
4 2 (5.56%) Back Office
5 1 (2.78%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (44.44%) Developer
2 11 (30.56%) .NET Developer
3 6 (16.67%) Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) DBA
4 4 (11.11%) Senior DBA
5 3 (8.33%) Test Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Test Analyst
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
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (50.00%) .NET
2 14 (38.89%) ASP.NET
3 6 (16.67%) jQuery
4 5 (13.89%) CSS
4 5 (13.89%) SOAP
4 5 (13.89%) XML
4 5 (13.89%) HTML
5 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (11.11%) Classic ASP
5 4 (11.11%) RESTful
6 3 (8.33%) Web Services
6 3 (8.33%) Ajax
7 2 (5.56%) .NET Framework
7 2 (5.56%) WCF
7 2 (5.56%) WPF
7 2 (5.56%) Flash
7 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (5.56%) HTML5
7 2 (5.56%) AppFabric
7 2 (5.56%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (11.11%) 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 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (11.11%) 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 8 (22.22%) E-Commerce
1 8 (22.22%) ETL
1 8 (22.22%) MVC
2 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (19.44%) TDD
3 6 (16.67%) Migration
3 6 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (13.89%) Web Development
5 4 (11.11%) Performance Improvement
5 4 (11.11%) Database Security
6 3 (8.33%) Analytics
6 3 (8.33%) Information Security
6 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.56%) Data Modelling
7 2 (5.56%) ITIL
7 2 (5.56%) CRM
7 2 (5.56%) Scrum
7 2 (5.56%) Content Management
7 2 (5.56%) Web Analytics
7 2 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (41.67%) C#
2 13 (36.11%) SQL
3 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.33%) VB.NET
5 2 (5.56%) ABAP
5 2 (5.56%) ActionScript
5 2 (5.56%) C++
6 1 (2.78%) VBScript
6 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
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 17 (47.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) Apple
2 2 (5.56%) Sourcefire
2 2 (5.56%) LANDesk
2 2 (5.56%) Sitecore
2 2 (5.56%) SAP
3 1 (2.78%) Cognos
3 1 (2.78%) IBM
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle
3 1 (2.78%) Tableau
3 1 (2.78%) VMware
3 1 (2.78%) Teradata