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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 24 14 19
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 18 36 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 4.93% 8.14% 7.01%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 33.33% 49.32% 38.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 28 14
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£375 £363 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -11.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £275 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £436 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
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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
54 73 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 14.79% 16.52% 18.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 58 40
Average daily rate £390 £338 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.55% -20.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.88 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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
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 21 April 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 21 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 18 (54.55%) .NET
3 16 (48.48%) C#
3 16 (48.48%) SQL
4 15 (45.45%) ASP.NET
4 15 (45.45%) Windows
4 15 (45.45%) JavaScript
5 13 (39.39%) .NET Framework
6 12 (36.36%) jQuery
6 12 (36.36%) MS Excel
7 10 (30.30%) WCF
7 10 (30.30%) Entity Framework
8 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (27.27%) Management Information System
8 9 (27.27%) MVC
9 8 (24.24%) E-Commerce
9 8 (24.24%) Oracle
9 8 (24.24%) IIS
9 8 (24.24%) LINQ
10 7 (21.21%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (21.21%) TDD
10 7 (21.21%) Retail
10 7 (21.21%) Visual Studio
10 7 (21.21%) SOAP
10 7 (21.21%) SharePoint
10 7 (21.21%) XML
10 7 (21.21%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (18.18%) LINQ to SQL
11 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC 3

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (24.24%) IIS
2 7 (21.21%) SharePoint
3 4 (12.12%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (12.12%) CMS
4 3 (9.09%) WebSphere
5 2 (6.06%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
6 1 (3.03%) DNN
Applications
1 12 (36.36%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) SAN
2 1 (3.03%) Internet
2 1 (3.03%) SSH
2 1 (3.03%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
1 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Visual Studio
1 7 (21.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.06%) Hudson
3 2 (6.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (3.03%) Log4Net
4 1 (3.03%) Subversion
4 1 (3.03%) ReSharper
4 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.03%) MSBuild
4 1 (3.03%) StyleCop
General
1 7 (21.21%) Retail
2 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Back Office
3 1 (3.03%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Developer
2 9 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Consultant
3 5 (15.15%) DBA
3 5 (15.15%) Senior DBA
4 3 (9.09%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Applications Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Web Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Wintel Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) SCCM Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (3.03%) Programmer
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (54.55%) .NET
2 15 (45.45%) ASP.NET
3 13 (39.39%) .NET Framework
4 12 (36.36%) jQuery
5 10 (30.30%) WCF
5 10 (30.30%) Entity Framework
6 8 (24.24%) LINQ
7 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (21.21%) SOAP
7 7 (21.21%) XML
8 6 (18.18%) MSMQ
8 6 (18.18%) HTML
8 6 (18.18%) LINQ to SQL
8 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 5 (15.15%) Ajax
9 5 (15.15%) XSLT
9 5 (15.15%) Web Services
9 5 (15.15%) CSS
10 4 (12.12%) Sass
11 3 (9.09%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Management Information System
2 5 (15.15%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (6.06%) User Experience
3 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.06%) W3C
4 1 (3.03%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 15 (45.45%) Windows
2 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
4 2 (6.06%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) MVC
1 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (24.24%) E-Commerce
3 7 (21.21%) TDD
3 7 (21.21%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (18.18%) OO
4 6 (18.18%) OOD
4 6 (18.18%) ETL
4 6 (18.18%) Waterfall
4 6 (18.18%) BDD
5 5 (15.15%) Database Security
5 5 (15.15%) Performance Improvement
5 5 (15.15%) Unit Testing
6 4 (12.12%) Web Development
6 4 (12.12%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (6.06%) Analytics
7 2 (6.06%) User Stories
7 2 (6.06%) Change Management
7 2 (6.06%) ITIL V3
7 2 (6.06%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) C#
1 16 (48.48%) SQL
2 15 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 6 (18.18%) Java
4 4 (12.12%) VB.NET
4 4 (12.12%) PowerShell
4 4 (12.12%) VBScript
5 2 (6.06%) ActionScript
6 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.03%) VB6
6 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) MCSE
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) ISO 9001
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
1 2 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (6.06%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) Terminal Services
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) SCOM
2 2 (6.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (3.03%) WMI
3 1 (3.03%) SCCM
3 1 (3.03%) SCOrch
3 1 (3.03%) SCSM
Vendors
1 21 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 8 (24.24%) Oracle
3 2 (6.06%) LANDesk
3 2 (6.06%) Sitecore
3 2 (6.06%) Apple
4 1 (3.03%) TIBCO
4 1 (3.03%) VMware
4 1 (3.03%) Teradata
4 1 (3.03%) IBM