Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 24 18 31
Rank change year-on-year -6 +13 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 66 44 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 6.99% 6.92% 4.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 33.17% 33.08% 28.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 35 22
Swindon median daily rate £475 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +28.57% +6.87%
10th Percentile £359 £340 £301
90th Percentile £650 £608 £556
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £425 £350
% change year-on-year +5.88% +21.43% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Swindon median hourly rate - £27.50 -
Wiltshire median hourly rate £47.00 £27.50 -
% change year-on-year +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 199 133 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 21.08% 20.91% 15.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 107 80
Swindon median daily rate £450 £450 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.51% +5.63%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £313
90th Percentile £685 £605 £540
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £438 £400
% change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% +2.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Swindon median hourly rate - £27.50 -
Wiltshire median hourly rate £47.00 £28.50 -
% change year-on-year +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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019, 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 34 (51.52%) SQL
1 34 (51.52%) .NET
2 27 (40.91%) Finance
3 24 (36.36%) C#
4 23 (34.85%) .NET Framework
5 20 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (30.30%) Amazon AWS
5 20 (30.30%) DevOps
6 19 (28.79%) Kubernetes
6 19 (28.79%) Docker
7 18 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
7 18 (27.27%) Microsoft
8 17 (25.76%) Windows
8 17 (25.76%) Microservices
8 17 (25.76%) Windows Server
9 15 (22.73%) ASP.NET
10 13 (19.70%) .NET Core
10 13 (19.70%) REST
11 12 (18.18%) Oracle
11 12 (18.18%) IIS
11 12 (18.18%) Web Services
12 11 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 10 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (15.15%) ETL
13 10 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
13 10 (15.15%) Test Automation
13 10 (15.15%) Entity Framework
13 10 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (13.64%) Git (software)
14 9 (13.64%) Business Intelligence

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 12 (18.18%) IIS
2 8 (12.12%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 5 (7.58%) CMS
4 5 (7.58%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (6.06%) Confluence
6 3 (4.55%) ColdFusion
7 2 (3.03%) Apache Solr
7 2 (3.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (3.03%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 20 (30.30%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (12.12%) Office 365
4 3 (4.55%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (4.55%) GitHub
5 2 (3.03%) IaaS
5 2 (3.03%) OpenShift
5 2 (3.03%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (10.61%) Power BI
4 7 (10.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (9.09%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (4.55%) Couchbase
8 2 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (3.03%) DB2
8 2 (3.03%) GIS
8 2 (3.03%) MySQL
8 2 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (3.03%) Relational Database
8 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (1.52%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.52%) PerformancePoint
9 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (13.64%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.09%) Visual Studio Team System
3 5 (7.58%) Jenkins
4 4 (6.06%) JIRA
4 4 (6.06%) Visual Studio
5 3 (4.55%) Grunt
5 3 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 27 (40.91%) Finance
2 9 (13.64%) Banking
3 3 (4.55%) Legal
3 3 (4.55%) Marketing
4 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.52%) Automotive
5 1 (1.52%) Electronics
5 1 (1.52%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (37.88%) Developer
2 18 (27.27%) Architect
3 11 (16.67%) .NET Architect
3 11 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 7 (10.61%) Administrator
5 6 (9.09%) Digital Architect
5 6 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (7.58%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (6.06%) 3rd Line Server Support
7 4 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (6.06%) Server Support
7 4 (6.06%) SQL Developer
7 4 (6.06%) Windows Server Support
8 3 (4.55%) AWS Architect
8 3 (4.55%) AWS Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) DBA
8 3 (4.55%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.55%) SQL BI Developer
8 3 (4.55%) SSIS Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (51.52%) .NET
2 23 (34.85%) .NET Framework
3 18 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
4 15 (22.73%) ASP.NET
5 13 (19.70%) .NET Core
5 13 (19.70%) REST
6 12 (18.18%) Web Services
7 10 (15.15%) Entity Framework
8 8 (12.12%) AngularJS
9 7 (10.61%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (10.61%) React
9 7 (10.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (9.09%) jQuery
10 6 (9.09%) Redux
11 5 (7.58%) CSS
11 5 (7.58%) HTML
11 5 (7.58%) HTML5
11 5 (7.58%) OAuth
11 5 (7.58%) SOAP
12 2 (3.03%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.06%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.03%) User Experience
4 1 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.52%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (25.76%) Windows
1 17 (25.76%) Windows Server
2 4 (6.06%) Linux
3 2 (3.03%) Unix
3 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (30.30%) DevOps
2 17 (25.76%) Microservices
3 10 (15.15%) ETL
3 10 (15.15%) Test Automation
4 9 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (13.64%) MVC
5 8 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (10.61%) Data Migration
6 7 (10.61%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (10.61%) Migration
6 7 (10.61%) Scrum
7 6 (9.09%) Integration Testing
8 5 (7.58%) Content Management
9 4 (6.06%) Information Security
9 4 (6.06%) Mentoring
9 4 (6.06%) OOA/OOD
9 4 (6.06%) Problem-Solving
10 3 (4.55%) Data Deduplication
10 3 (4.55%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (51.52%) SQL
2 24 (36.36%) C#
3 8 (12.12%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.55%) Java
4 3 (4.55%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.03%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.03%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.52%) R
6 1 (1.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (4.55%) AWS Certification
2 2 (3.03%) MCAD
2 2 (3.03%) MCPD
2 2 (3.03%) MCSD
2 2 (3.03%) MCTS
2 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) GDPR
2 3 (4.55%) QA
3 2 (3.03%) Data Quality
3 2 (3.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (28.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (28.79%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 12 (18.18%) Oracle
3 8 (12.12%) VMware
4 4 (6.06%) Atlassian
4 4 (6.06%) Dynatrace
4 4 (6.06%) IBM
5 2 (3.03%) ESRI
5 2 (3.03%) IBM Sterling
5 2 (3.03%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.03%) SAP
5 2 (3.03%) Siebel
6 1 (1.52%) McAfee
6 1 (1.52%) Tableau