Period
to 23 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon with a requirement for SQL Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server over the 6 months to 23 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
23 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 44 25 19
Rank change year-on-year -19 -6 +13
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 21 66 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 3.27% 6.94% 6.83%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 18.75% 33.33% 32.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 48 35
Swindon median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +28.57%
10th Percentile £330 £359 £340
90th Percentile £478 £650 £608
Wiltshire median daily rate £433 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -3.89% +5.88% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Swindon median hourly rate - - £27.50
Wiltshire median hourly rate £35.00 £47.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -25.53% +70.91% -

SQL Server is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Swindon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 112 198 134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 17.42% 20.82% 20.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 131 108
Swindon median daily rate £450 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.17% +2.22% +7.14%
10th Percentile £313 £350 £313
90th Percentile £650 £688 £604
Wiltshire median daily rate £463 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +2.78% +2.86% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Swindon median hourly rate - - £27.50
Wiltshire median hourly rate £43.75 £47.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year -6.91% +64.91% -

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

Job postings citing SQL Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Swindon.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Swindon

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL Server in Swindon.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Swindon

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Swindon over the 6 months to 23 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server in Swindon

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server in Swindon.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Swindon

For the 6 months to 23 January 2020, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Swindon region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 11 (52.38%) SQL
2 9 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (38.10%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (33.33%) Oracle
4 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (33.33%) AWS
5 6 (28.57%) Azure
5 6 (28.57%) Relational Database
5 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 6 (28.57%) MySQL
5 6 (28.57%) Windows
6 5 (23.81%) .NET
6 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
7 4 (19.05%) zOS
7 4 (19.05%) DB2
7 4 (19.05%) Web Services
7 4 (19.05%) Linux
7 4 (19.05%) Python
7 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Excel
7 4 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (19.05%) Data Virtualisation
7 4 (19.05%) MongoDB
7 4 (19.05%) Google
7 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
7 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (19.05%) GCP
7 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
7 4 (19.05%) .NET Core
8 3 (14.29%) Power BI
8 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure as Code

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (33.33%) AWS
2 6 (28.57%) Azure
3 4 (19.05%) GCP
4 3 (14.29%) Power Platform
5 1 (4.76%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) SSL
2 1 (4.76%) DHCP
2 1 (4.76%) DNS
2 1 (4.76%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) LAN
2 1 (4.76%) SAN
2 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (38.10%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (28.57%) MySQL
3 6 (28.57%) Relational Database
4 4 (19.05%) DB2
4 4 (19.05%) MongoDB
5 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database
5 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (14.29%) Power BI
5 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (9.52%) Hadoop
6 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (4.76%) Big Data
7 1 (4.76%) Bigtable
7 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Bitbucket
1 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.76%) JIRA
1 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
1 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
1 2 (9.52%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Data Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Developer
3 3 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Database Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) DBA
4 2 (9.52%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
4 2 (9.52%) SQL DBA
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Data Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Data Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) ETL Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) .NET
2 4 (19.05%) .NET Core
2 4 (19.05%) Web Services
3 3 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 3 (14.29%) Entity Framework
3 3 (14.29%) Kafka
3 3 (14.29%) RESTful
4 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (9.52%) CSS
4 2 (9.52%) HTML
4 2 (9.52%) HTML5
4 2 (9.52%) jQuery
4 2 (9.52%) LESS
4 2 (9.52%) LINQ
4 2 (9.52%) Sass
4 2 (9.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (9.52%) WCF
5 1 (4.76%) Lambda Expressions
5 1 (4.76%) MDX
5 1 (4.76%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.76%) Blog
1 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
1 1 (4.76%) Clustering
1 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
1 1 (4.76%) Private Cloud
1 1 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Linux
2 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
2 4 (19.05%) zOS
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (9.52%) AIX
5 1 (4.76%) Solaris
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (19.05%) Data Virtualisation
2 4 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 3 (14.29%) DevOps
3 3 (14.29%) ETL
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure as Code
3 3 (14.29%) MVC
4 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (9.52%) Integration Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
4 2 (9.52%) Microservices
4 2 (9.52%) Migration
4 2 (9.52%) Scrum
4 2 (9.52%) SDLC
4 2 (9.52%) TDD
4 2 (9.52%) Visualisation
4 2 (9.52%) Web Development
5 1 (4.76%) Data Ingestion
5 1 (4.76%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) SQL
2 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
3 4 (19.05%) Python
4 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
5 2 (9.52%) C#
5 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.76%) Docker
1 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Ansible
2 1 (4.76%) Control-M
2 1 (4.76%) Kubernetes
2 1 (4.76%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Oracle
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 4 (19.05%) Google
4 2 (9.52%) IBM
4 2 (9.52%) Teradata
5 1 (4.76%) AppDynamics
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco
5 1 (4.76%) Databricks
5 1 (4.76%) EMC
5 1 (4.76%) Informatica
5 1 (4.76%) NetApp
5 1 (4.76%) ServiceNow
5 1 (4.76%) Tableau
5 1 (4.76%) Talend
5 1 (4.76%) Unisys
5 1 (4.76%) VMware