The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Swindon region.

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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 25 17 12
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 19 30 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 4.51% 7.61% 9.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 39.58% 41.10% 55.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 19 17
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£275 £325 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -6.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £238 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £540 £544
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £12.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +10.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
48 73 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 11.40% 18.53% 16.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 50 32
Average daily rate £300 £390 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.02% +13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £250 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Average hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +207.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
SQL Server
Wiltshire

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 August 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 1 August 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 30 (57.69%) .NET
2 24 (46.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (44.23%) Finance
4 21 (40.38%) C#
4 21 (40.38%) SQL
5 16 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (26.92%) ASP.NET
6 14 (26.92%) Microsoft
7 12 (23.08%) JavaScript
7 12 (23.08%) MySQL
8 11 (21.15%) T-SQL
8 11 (21.15%) HTML
8 11 (21.15%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (19.23%) MS Excel
9 10 (19.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (17.31%) Windows
10 9 (17.31%) Oracle
10 9 (17.31%) Visual Studio
11 8 (15.38%) .NET Framework
12 7 (13.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (13.46%) Migration
12 7 (13.46%) CSS
12 7 (13.46%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (13.46%) ETL
12 7 (13.46%) Data Modelling
13 6 (11.54%) MVC
13 6 (11.54%) HTML5
13 6 (11.54%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (9.62%) CSS3
14 5 (9.62%) Performance Tuning

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 5 (9.62%) CMS
1 5 (9.62%) IIS
2 3 (5.77%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (5.77%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.85%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.85%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.92%) Railo
4 1 (1.92%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.92%) ColdFusion
4 1 (1.92%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (19.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) TCP/IP
1 2 (3.85%) DNS
1 2 (3.85%) SSH
2 1 (1.92%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (46.15%) SQL Server 2008
2 16 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (23.08%) MySQL
4 11 (21.15%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (19.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (13.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (11.54%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 5 (9.62%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (9.62%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (7.69%) RDBMS
9 4 (7.69%) MS Access
9 4 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (7.69%) QlikView
9 4 (7.69%) BusinessObjects XI
9 4 (7.69%) Relational Database
10 3 (5.77%) OLAP
11 2 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 1 (1.92%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (17.31%) Visual Studio
2 5 (9.62%) FitNesse
3 2 (3.85%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.85%) LoadRunner
3 2 (3.85%) JMeter
3 2 (3.85%) Selenium
3 2 (3.85%) JIRA
3 2 (3.85%) SoapUI
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.92%) Hudson
4 1 (1.92%) Maven
4 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.92%) Subversion
4 1 (1.92%) ERwin
4 1 (1.92%) JUnit
General
1 23 (44.23%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Back Office
2 2 (3.85%) Banking
2 2 (3.85%) Marketing
3 1 (1.92%) Military
Job Titles
1 24 (46.15%) Developer
2 14 (26.92%) Analyst
3 8 (15.38%) .NET Developer
4 4 (7.69%) Test Analyst
4 4 (7.69%) Web Developer
4 4 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 4 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 4 (7.69%) Analyst Developer
4 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 4 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 4 (7.69%) Report Developer
5 3 (5.77%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (5.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (5.77%) Data Modeller
5 3 (5.77%) SQL Developer
5 3 (5.77%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) Tester
5 3 (5.77%) Applications Support
5 3 (5.77%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (57.69%) .NET
2 14 (26.92%) ASP.NET
3 11 (21.15%) HTML
4 8 (15.38%) .NET Framework
5 7 (13.46%) CSS
6 6 (11.54%) HTML5
7 5 (9.62%) CSS3
7 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (7.69%) ADO.NET
8 4 (7.69%) LAMP
8 4 (7.69%) MDX
8 4 (7.69%) jQuery
9 3 (5.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 3 (5.77%) WCF
10 2 (3.85%) Web Services
10 2 (3.85%) SOAP
10 2 (3.85%) Ajax
10 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 1 (1.92%) REST
11 1 (1.92%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.85%) Mainframe
1 2 (3.85%) Clustering
1 2 (3.85%) IBM Mainframe
1 2 (3.85%) Open Source
2 1 (1.92%) Data Conversion
2 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.31%) Windows
2 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (5.77%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.92%) Android
5 1 (1.92%) Linux
5 1 (1.92%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (13.46%) Migration
1 7 (13.46%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.46%) ETL
1 7 (13.46%) Data Modelling
2 6 (11.54%) MVC
3 5 (9.62%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (9.62%) Content Management
4 4 (7.69%) CRM
4 4 (7.69%) TDD
4 4 (7.69%) Automated Testing
4 4 (7.69%) Load Balancing
4 4 (7.69%) Low Latency
5 3 (5.77%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (5.77%) Waterfall
5 3 (5.77%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (5.77%) Unit Testing
5 3 (5.77%) Data Migration
5 3 (5.77%) Scrum
6 2 (3.85%) E-Commerce
6 2 (3.85%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 21 (40.38%) C#
1 21 (40.38%) SQL
2 12 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 11 (21.15%) T-SQL
4 4 (7.69%) VBA
4 4 (7.69%) Java
4 4 (7.69%) VB
5 2 (3.85%) C++
5 2 (3.85%) Python
5 2 (3.85%) VB6
5 2 (3.85%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) SLA
2 2 (3.85%) ISO 9002
2 2 (3.85%) Basel III
2 2 (3.85%) COREP
2 2 (3.85%) FINREP
3 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.92%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.85%) Terminal Services
2 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.92%) Control-M
Vendors
1 14 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 9 (17.31%) Oracle
3 4 (7.69%) Business Objects
3 4 (7.69%) SAP
4 3 (5.77%) Sitecore
5 2 (3.85%) HP
5 2 (3.85%) IBM
5 2 (3.85%) Citrix
5 2 (3.85%) VMware
5 2 (3.85%) Capita
6 1 (1.92%) Jaspersoft
6 1 (1.92%) JBoss