Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 22 22
Rank change year-on-year -10 0 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 35 39 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 5.11% 5.88% 6.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 29.91% 34.51% 39.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 28 41
Swindon median daily rate £450 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.62% +5.71% +3.70%
10th Percentile £311 £261 £308
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £358 £375
% change year-on-year +18.80% -4.60% +7.14%
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 117 113 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 17.08% 17.04% 16.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 82 88
Swindon median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -3.03%
10th Percentile £319 £288 £263
90th Percentile £588 £575 £500
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Swindon median hourly rate £50.00 £29.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +69.49% -23.38% -
Wiltshire median hourly rate £50.00 £32.25 £38.50
% change year-on-year +55.04% -16.23% +24.19%

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 20 (57.14%) .NET
2 19 (54.29%) SQL
3 16 (45.71%) Microsoft
4 13 (37.14%) C#
4 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (31.43%) Finance
6 10 (28.57%) HTML
6 10 (28.57%) CSS
7 9 (25.71%) Windows
7 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
7 9 (25.71%) .NET Framework
7 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Azure
8 8 (22.86%) IIS
8 8 (22.86%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (20.00%) MVC
9 7 (20.00%) Data Architecture
9 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (17.14%) DevOps
10 6 (17.14%) jQuery
10 6 (17.14%) VMware
10 6 (17.14%) ETL
10 6 (17.14%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (17.14%) XML
10 6 (17.14%) Visual Studio
10 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET
10 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2016
10 6 (17.14%) Windows Server
10 6 (17.14%) .NET Core
11 5 (14.29%) T-SQL
11 5 (14.29%) BizTalk Server

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 (22.86%) IIS
2 5 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (11.43%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.86%) Azure Data Factory
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (8.57%) MySQL
3 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.86%) Big Data
5 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.86%) Power BI
5 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.71%) NUnit
2 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (2.86%) ERwin
3 1 (2.86%) JIRA
General
1 11 (31.43%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Manufacturing
3 3 (8.57%) Automotive
3 3 (8.57%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.86%) Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Developer
2 10 (28.57%) Architect
3 5 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 4 (11.43%) .NET Architect
4 4 (11.43%) C# Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Cloud Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Developer
4 4 (11.43%) SharePoint Developer
5 3 (8.57%) .NET Developer
5 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (8.57%) Administrator
5 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (8.57%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (8.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Server Support
5 3 (8.57%) Windows Server Support
6 2 (5.71%) DBA
6 2 (5.71%) SQL BI Architect
6 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (57.14%) .NET
2 10 (28.57%) CSS
2 10 (28.57%) HTML
3 9 (25.71%) .NET Framework
4 6 (17.14%) .NET Core
4 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET
4 6 (17.14%) jQuery
4 6 (17.14%) XML
5 5 (14.29%) AngularJS
6 4 (11.43%) REST
6 4 (11.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (8.57%) HTML5
7 3 (8.57%) React
8 2 (5.71%) Entity Framework
8 2 (5.71%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (5.71%) LESS
8 2 (5.71%) Razor View Engine
8 2 (5.71%) RESTful
8 2 (5.71%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.57%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (5.71%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (5.71%) User Experience
4 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) Windows
2 6 (17.14%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.86%) Linux
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.00%) Data Architecture
2 7 (20.00%) MVC
3 6 (17.14%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (17.14%) DevOps
3 6 (17.14%) ETL
4 5 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 4 (11.43%) Data Cleansing
5 4 (11.43%) Data Migration
5 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
5 4 (11.43%) Microservices
5 4 (11.43%) Migration
5 4 (11.43%) Software Delivery
5 4 (11.43%) Software Engineering
6 3 (8.57%) Data Modelling
6 3 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (8.57%) TOGAF
7 2 (5.71%) Coaching
7 2 (5.71%) Integration Testing
7 2 (5.71%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 19 (54.29%) SQL
2 13 (37.14%) C#
3 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
4 5 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
6 2 (5.71%) Java
6 2 (5.71%) R
6 2 (5.71%) TypeScript
6 2 (5.71%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) Docker
2 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 16 (45.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.14%) VMware
3 4 (11.43%) Oracle
4 2 (5.71%) Siebel