Period
to 20 May 2018

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 20 May 2018 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
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 44 21
Rank change year-on-year +14 -23 +7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 31 23 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 5.36% 3.38% 7.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 27.68% 28.05% 40.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 14 43
Swindon median daily rate £488 £379 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.71% +8.21% -6.67%
10th Percentile £310 £266 £301
90th Percentile £650 £571 £560
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +21.43% -6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Swindon median hourly rate - - £11.00
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - £11.00

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 82 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 19.38% 12.04% 17.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 56 97
Swindon median daily rate £463 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.47% +5.63% -
10th Percentile £313 £174 £263
90th Percentile £625 £544 £500
Wiltshire median daily rate £440 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Swindon median hourly rate - - £38.50
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - £38.50

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 20 May 2018.

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 20 May 2018, 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 17 (54.84%) C#
1 17 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (48.39%) .NET
3 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
3 12 (38.71%) ASP.NET
4 11 (35.48%) JavaScript
5 10 (32.26%) .NET Framework
5 10 (32.26%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (32.26%) HTML
5 10 (32.26%) SQL
5 10 (32.26%) CSS
6 9 (29.03%) Finance
6 9 (29.03%) Docker
6 9 (29.03%) DevOps
6 9 (29.03%) Kubernetes
7 8 (25.81%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (25.81%) Confluence
7 8 (25.81%) MVC
7 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (25.81%) JIRA
8 7 (22.58%) Atlassian
8 7 (22.58%) jQuery
8 7 (22.58%) Integration Testing
8 7 (22.58%) XML
8 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (22.58%) .NET Core
8 7 (22.58%) Mentoring
8 7 (22.58%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (19.35%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (16.13%) IIS

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 8 (25.81%) Confluence
2 5 (16.13%) IIS
3 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.23%) Apache
4 1 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.23%) CMS
4 1 (3.23%) Jetty
4 1 (3.23%) Mongrel
4 1 (3.23%) nginx
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (32.26%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon S3
3 1 (3.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (3.23%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (3.23%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (3.23%) Google App Engine
3 1 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (3.23%) OpenShift
3 1 (3.23%) Route 53
3 1 (3.23%) Serverless
3 1 (3.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) DHCP
1 1 (3.23%) DNS
1 1 (3.23%) FTP
1 1 (3.23%) HTTP
1 1 (3.23%) IPsec
1 1 (3.23%) SSL
1 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2016
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.45%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (6.45%) MongoDB
4 2 (6.45%) MySQL
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (3.23%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (3.23%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (3.23%) Big Data
5 1 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (3.23%) Data Mining
5 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.23%) Power BI
5 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) JIRA
2 4 (12.90%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.45%) NUnit
4 1 (3.23%) Artifactory
4 1 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.23%) Bitbucket
4 1 (3.23%) ERwin
4 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.23%) SonarQube
4 1 (3.23%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.23%) Travis CI
General
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Automotive
2 3 (9.68%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Developer
2 11 (35.48%) Architect
3 8 (25.81%) .NET Architect
4 7 (22.58%) C# Developer
5 4 (12.90%) .NET Developer
5 4 (12.90%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Cloud Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Developer
5 4 (12.90%) SharePoint Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (9.68%) .NET Solutions Architect
6 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (9.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (9.68%) IT Architect
7 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence Architect
7 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (6.45%) SQL Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Azure Developer
8 1 (3.23%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (48.39%) .NET
2 12 (38.71%) ASP.NET
3 10 (32.26%) .NET Framework
3 10 (32.26%) CSS
3 10 (32.26%) HTML
4 8 (25.81%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (22.58%) .NET Core
5 7 (22.58%) jQuery
5 7 (22.58%) XML
6 4 (12.90%) AngularJS
6 4 (12.90%) REST
6 4 (12.90%) SOAP
7 3 (9.68%) JSON
7 3 (9.68%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (9.68%) Razor View Engine
7 3 (9.68%) WCF
7 3 (9.68%) Web Services
8 2 (6.45%) Entity Framework
8 2 (6.45%) HTML5
8 2 (6.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.23%) iPad
2 1 (3.23%) Public Cloud
2 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) CentOS
2 1 (3.23%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (29.03%) DevOps
3 8 (25.81%) MVC
4 7 (22.58%) Integration Testing
4 7 (22.58%) Mentoring
4 7 (22.58%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (16.13%) Scrum
5 5 (16.13%) Web Development
6 4 (12.90%) Data Architecture
6 4 (12.90%) Software Delivery
6 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
7 3 (9.68%) Data Migration
7 3 (9.68%) ETL
7 3 (9.68%) Migration
7 3 (9.68%) SOA
8 2 (6.45%) Data Cleansing
8 2 (6.45%) Data Modelling
8 2 (6.45%) OO
8 2 (6.45%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 17 (54.84%) C#
2 11 (35.48%) JavaScript
3 10 (32.26%) SQL
4 5 (16.13%) T-SQL
5 4 (12.90%) PowerShell
6 3 (9.68%) R
6 3 (9.68%) TypeScript
7 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.23%) Java
7 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.23%) Python
7 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) TOGAF Certification
2 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.23%) MCSA
2 1 (3.23%) MCSE
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) SEPA
System Software
1 9 (29.03%) Docker
2 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) GlusterFS
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (29.03%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.23%) Nagios
2 1 (3.23%) OSSEC
2 1 (3.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
2 7 (22.58%) Atlassian
3 2 (6.45%) VMware
4 1 (3.23%) Google
4 1 (3.23%) New Relic
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle
4 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.23%) Unisys