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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 28 32 13
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -19
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 20 13 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 4.12% 3.00% 7.95%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 27.40% 27.08% 43.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 3 20
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£375 £300 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £216 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £366
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £31.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+5.64% +2.47%
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
73 48 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 15.05% 11.06% 18.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 32 47
Average daily rate £413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £186 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £488 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.80 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+5.51% -2.16%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 (48.65%) .NET
2 15 (40.54%) SQL
2 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
3 13 (35.14%) C#
3 13 (35.14%) ASP.NET
4 9 (24.32%) Retail
5 8 (21.62%) MVC
5 8 (21.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (21.62%) E-Commerce
6 7 (18.92%) IIS
6 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
6 7 (18.92%) Windows
6 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
6 7 (18.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (18.92%) TDD
6 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (16.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (13.51%) ETL
8 5 (13.51%) XML
8 5 (13.51%) CSS
8 5 (13.51%) jQuery
8 5 (13.51%) Web Development
8 5 (13.51%) Finance
8 5 (13.51%) Migration
9 4 (10.81%) SOAP
9 4 (10.81%) HTML
9 4 (10.81%) Classic ASP

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 7 (18.92%) IIS
2 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.41%) CMS
3 2 (5.41%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.70%) DNN
4 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) Firewall
2 1 (2.70%) SSH
2 1 (2.70%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (2.70%) Network Security
2 1 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (18.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (5.41%) SAP Data Services
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.70%) QlikView
5 1 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (8.11%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (24.32%) Retail
2 5 (13.51%) Finance
3 2 (5.41%) Legal
3 2 (5.41%) Back Office
4 1 (2.70%) Publishing
4 1 (2.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (54.05%) Developer
2 12 (32.43%) .NET Developer
3 6 (16.22%) Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Consultant
4 4 (10.81%) SQL Developer
4 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Test Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Test Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) DBA
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Web Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (5.41%) Applications Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (48.65%) .NET
2 13 (35.14%) ASP.NET
3 5 (13.51%) CSS
3 5 (13.51%) XML
3 5 (13.51%) jQuery
4 4 (10.81%) RESTful
4 4 (10.81%) Classic ASP
4 4 (10.81%) SOAP
4 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (10.81%) HTML
5 3 (8.11%) Web Services
6 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (5.41%) HTML5
6 2 (5.41%) AppFabric
6 2 (5.41%) CSS3
6 2 (5.41%) Sass
6 2 (5.41%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 2 (5.41%) Flash
6 2 (5.41%) Ajax
6 2 (5.41%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) W3C
1 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
1 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
1 2 (5.41%) User Experience
1 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Windows XP
2 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
2 2 (5.41%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) E-Commerce
1 8 (21.62%) MVC
2 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (18.92%) TDD
3 6 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (13.51%) ETL
4 5 (13.51%) Migration
4 5 (13.51%) Web Development
5 3 (8.11%) Analytics
5 3 (8.11%) Information Security
6 2 (5.41%) Scrum
6 2 (5.41%) Content Management
6 2 (5.41%) CRM
6 2 (5.41%) Data Modelling
6 2 (5.41%) ITIL
6 2 (5.41%) User Stories
6 2 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (5.41%) Test Planning
6 2 (5.41%) SDLC
6 2 (5.41%) Web Usability
Programming Languages
1 15 (40.54%) SQL
2 13 (35.14%) C#
3 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.11%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.41%) VB.NET
5 2 (5.41%) ABAP
5 2 (5.41%) ActionScript
5 2 (5.41%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.41%) MCSE
2 2 (5.41%) ISEB
2 2 (5.41%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.41%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) CISM
3 1 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.70%) MCP
3 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.41%) Snort
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.70%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) SCOM
2 2 (5.41%) Data Guard
2 2 (5.41%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (5.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.70%) SCCM
3 1 (2.70%) SCOrch
3 1 (2.70%) SCSM
Vendors
1 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) SAP
3 2 (5.41%) Apple
3 2 (5.41%) Sourcefire
3 2 (5.41%) LANDesk
3 2 (5.41%) Sitecore
3 2 (5.41%) Tableau
4 1 (2.70%) VMware
4 1 (2.70%) Teradata
4 1 (2.70%) Cognos
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