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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 34 13 17
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 11 30 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.56% 9.20% 6.63%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 26.19% 55.56% 48.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 23 12
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£300 £320 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -6.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £300 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £349 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £12.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -
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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
42 54 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 9.79% 16.56% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 42 30
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £291 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £640 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £11.00 - £22.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
- -6.39%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 24 (72.73%) .NET
2 17 (51.52%) C#
3 15 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (39.39%) Finance
4 13 (39.39%) SQL
5 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
6 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
6 10 (30.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (24.24%) MySQL
8 7 (21.21%) HTML
8 7 (21.21%) CSS
9 6 (18.18%) Windows
9 6 (18.18%) Visual Studio
9 6 (18.18%) .NET Framework
9 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (18.18%) HTML5
10 5 (15.15%) CSS3
10 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (15.15%) ETL
10 5 (15.15%) Oracle
10 5 (15.15%) T-SQL
11 4 (12.12%) VB.NET
11 4 (12.12%) ADO.NET
11 4 (12.12%) IIS
11 4 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (12.12%) RDBMS
11 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2005

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4 (12.12%) IIS
1 4 (12.12%) CMS
2 3 (9.09%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.03%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.03%) Apache
4 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) SSH
1 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.03%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (30.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (24.24%) MySQL
4 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (12.12%) RDBMS
6 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (12.12%) Relational Database
7 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (3.03%) OLAP
8 1 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 3 (9.09%) FitNesse
3 2 (6.06%) Selenium
4 1 (3.03%) Subversion
4 1 (3.03%) Maven
4 1 (3.03%) JUnit
4 1 (3.03%) ERwin
4 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
General
1 13 (39.39%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Back Office
3 2 (6.06%) Marketing
4 1 (3.03%) Military
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) Developer
2 6 (18.18%) Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) .NET Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Web Developer
4 3 (9.09%) SQL Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Applications Support
4 3 (9.09%) Service Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Test Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Programmer
5 2 (6.06%) Process Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) .NET Programmer
5 2 (6.06%) Process Designer
5 2 (6.06%) Report Writer
5 2 (6.06%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Designer
5 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET Programmer
6 1 (3.03%) C# Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (72.73%) .NET
2 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 7 (21.21%) HTML
3 7 (21.21%) CSS
4 6 (18.18%) .NET Framework
4 6 (18.18%) HTML5
5 5 (15.15%) CSS3
6 4 (12.12%) ADO.NET
6 4 (12.12%) LAMP
7 2 (6.06%) Web Services
7 2 (6.06%) jQuery
7 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
8 1 (3.03%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (3.03%) REST
8 1 (3.03%) Hibernate
8 1 (3.03%) Spring
8 1 (3.03%) JSF
8 1 (3.03%) WCF
8 1 (3.03%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) User Experience
1 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.03%) Clustering
1 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Windows
2 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.03%) UNIX
4 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.15%) ETL
2 4 (12.12%) Migration
2 4 (12.12%) MVC
2 4 (12.12%) Content Management
3 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (9.09%) TDD
3 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (9.09%) Automated Testing
4 2 (6.06%) Change Management
4 2 (6.06%) CRM
4 2 (6.06%) Project Management
4 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
4 2 (6.06%) Load Balancing
4 2 (6.06%) Data Migration
4 2 (6.06%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (6.06%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.03%) Test Strategy
5 1 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 17 (51.52%) C#
2 13 (39.39%) SQL
3 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
4 5 (15.15%) T-SQL
5 4 (12.12%) VB.NET
6 2 (6.06%) VB
7 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) Oracle
3 3 (9.09%) Sitecore
4 1 (3.03%) Jaspersoft
4 1 (3.03%) VMware
4 1 (3.03%) JBoss