Period
to 7 August 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 7 August 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
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 16 21 32
Rank change year-on-year +5 +11 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 18 82 33
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Swindon 7.53% 9.13% 5.06%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 43.90% 41.00% 29.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 64 26
Median daily rate £500 £464 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.82% +4.51% +22.84%
10th Percentile £441 £269 £310
90th Percentile £538 £609 £600
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +12.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
Wiltshire median hourly rate - £45.00 -

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 41 200 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 17.15% 22.27% 17.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 138 83
Median daily rate £500 £475 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +9.20% +8.75%
10th Percentile £406 £321 £325
90th Percentile £572 £625 £600
Wiltshire median daily rate £475 £475 £425
% change year-on-year - +11.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £19.25 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -61.50% +69.49%
Median hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year +6.06% -34.00% +69.49%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Swindon

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SQL Server in Swindon.

Daily rate trend for SQL Server in Swindon

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SQL Server in Swindon over the 6 months to 7 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for SQL Server in Swindon

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SQL Server in Swindon.

Hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Swindon

For the 6 months to 7 August 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 13 (72.22%) .NET
2 10 (55.56%) C#
2 10 (55.56%) SQL
3 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (33.33%) Scrum
4 6 (33.33%) .NET Core
5 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
5 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
5 5 (27.78%) Migration
6 4 (22.22%) Data Modelling
6 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
6 4 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
6 4 (22.22%) Kanban
6 4 (22.22%) AWS
6 4 (22.22%) Finance
6 4 (22.22%) User Stories
7 3 (16.67%) REST
7 3 (16.67%) DevOps
7 3 (16.67%) User Experience
7 3 (16.67%) JSON
7 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
7 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
7 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
7 3 (16.67%) CRM
7 3 (16.67%) Web Services
7 3 (16.67%) XML
7 3 (16.67%) XSL
7 3 (16.67%) Oracle

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 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.11%) CMS
2 2 (11.11%) DNN
2 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (5.56%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) AWS
2 2 (11.11%) Azure
2 2 (11.11%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (11.11%) Logic Apps
2 2 (11.11%) NuGet
3 1 (5.56%) IaaS
3 1 (5.56%) PaaS
3 1 (5.56%) Power Platform
3 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) DNS
1 1 (5.56%) SMTP
1 1 (5.56%) SNMP
1 1 (5.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (11.11%) SAP HANA
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.56%) MS Access
3 1 (5.56%) OLTP
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.56%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.11%) Bitbucket
2 2 (11.11%) LSMW
2 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.11%) TeamCity
2 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (5.56%) Ant
3 1 (5.56%) JIRA
3 1 (5.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) German Language
3 1 (5.56%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) .NET Developer
2 5 (27.78%) C# Developer
3 4 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Applications Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Data Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Data Migration Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Market Data Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Migration Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) SAP Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C# Application Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Lead C# Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (72.22%) .NET
2 6 (33.33%) .NET Core
3 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 3 (16.67%) JSON
4 3 (16.67%) REST
4 3 (16.67%) Web Services
4 3 (16.67%) XML
4 3 (16.67%) XSL
5 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
5 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (11.11%) CSS
5 2 (11.11%) Entity Framework
5 2 (11.11%) HTML
5 2 (11.11%) jQuery
5 2 (11.11%) Lambda Expressions
5 2 (11.11%) WCF
5 2 (11.11%) WPF
6 1 (5.56%) 802.1X
6 1 (5.56%) OAuth
6 1 (5.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Linux
1 1 (5.56%) VMS
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) Scrum
3 5 (27.78%) Migration
4 4 (22.22%) Data Modelling
4 4 (22.22%) Kanban
4 4 (22.22%) User Stories
5 3 (16.67%) CRM
5 3 (16.67%) DevOps
5 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 2 (11.11%) Content Management
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.11%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (11.11%) Data Migration
6 2 (11.11%) ETL
6 2 (11.11%) MVC
6 2 (11.11%) MVVM
6 2 (11.11%) Product Backlog
6 2 (11.11%) SOLID
6 2 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) C#
1 10 (55.56%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 3 (16.67%) VB
4 2 (11.11%) ABAP
4 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
4 2 (11.11%) Python
4 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 2 (11.11%) VB6
5 1 (5.56%) AWK
5 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.56%) C++
5 1 (5.56%) Java
5 1 (5.56%) Jython
5 1 (5.56%) Perl
5 1 (5.56%) sed
5 1 (5.56%) VC++
5 1 (5.56%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
1 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Docker
1 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.56%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Kubernetes
1 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (11.11%) SCOM
2 1 (5.56%) Ansible
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (5.56%) Data Guard
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (5.56%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) SAP
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco
3 1 (5.56%) Dell
3 1 (5.56%) Informatica
3 1 (5.56%) NetApp
3 1 (5.56%) Okta
3 1 (5.56%) Siebel
3 1 (5.56%) Talend