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 3 months to 24 March 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank 35 25 28
Rank change year-on-year -10 +3  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 8 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 2.31% 5.23% 4.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 22.22% 29.31% 34.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 9
Median daily rate £438 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.90% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £305 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £445 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £347
% change year-on-year - +0.72%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.25 £21.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +77.38% -35.38%  

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

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 36 58 52
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 10.40% 17.85% 13.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 43 37
Median daily rate £425 £410 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% -6.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £275 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £525 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £11.00 £19.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -44.65%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon citing SQL Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server in Swindon.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Swindon

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Swindon region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 10 (43.48%) .NET
3 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET
3 9 (39.13%) SQL
3 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
4 7 (30.43%) IIS
4 7 (30.43%) Finance
5 6 (26.09%) Firewall
5 6 (26.09%) Software Testing
5 6 (26.09%) ISTQB
5 6 (26.09%) WCF
5 6 (26.09%) ETL
5 6 (26.09%) Data Protection
5 6 (26.09%) PCI DSS
5 6 (26.09%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (26.09%) AppFabric
5 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (26.09%) Test Planning
6 5 (21.74%) DevOps
6 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
6 5 (21.74%) Open Source
6 5 (21.74%) CentOS
6 5 (21.74%) Defect Management
6 5 (21.74%) Threat Modelling
6 5 (21.74%) ISEB
6 5 (21.74%) Web Services
6 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2
6 5 (21.74%) Linux
6 5 (21.74%) MySQL
6 5 (21.74%) Oracle

SQL Server
Top Related 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 7 (30.43%) IIS
2 4 (17.39%) Confluence
3 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.35%) Apache
4 1 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (4.35%) GlassFish
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP CRM
1 1 (4.35%) SAP ERP
1 1 (4.35%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (17.39%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (17.39%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 4 (17.39%) Amazon S3
1 4 (17.39%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 4 (17.39%) AWS Lambda
1 4 (17.39%) Route 53
1 4 (17.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) Firewall
2 5 (21.74%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (17.39%) HTTP
3 4 (17.39%) Network Security
3 4 (17.39%) SSL
3 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
3 4 (17.39%) VPN
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (4.35%) DNS
4 1 (4.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (4.35%) Internet
4 1 (4.35%) LAN
4 1 (4.35%) LDAP
4 1 (4.35%) SAN
4 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (21.74%) MySQL
3 4 (17.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 4 (17.39%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (17.39%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (17.39%) MongoDB
3 4 (17.39%) NoSQL
3 4 (17.39%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
6 1 (4.35%) Power BI
6 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
6 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
6 1 (4.35%) SAP BW
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
2 4 (17.39%) Artifactory
2 4 (17.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (17.39%) JIRA
2 4 (17.39%) SonarQube
2 4 (17.39%) Sonatype Nexus
2 4 (17.39%) Vagrant
3 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.35%) NuGet
3 1 (4.35%) ReSharper
3 1 (4.35%) Subversion
3 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.35%) TortoiseSVN
3 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Advertising
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Developer
2 4 (17.39%) DBA
3 3 (13.04%) .NET Developer
3 3 (13.04%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Lead DevOps
3 3 (13.04%) Security Tester
3 3 (13.04%) SQL DBA
3 3 (13.04%) Tester
4 2 (8.70%) Architect
4 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 2 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (8.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (8.70%) C# Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Network Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Test Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) .NET
2 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET
3 6 (26.09%) AppFabric
3 6 (26.09%) WCF
4 5 (21.74%) Web Services
5 4 (17.39%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (13.04%) .NET Framework
6 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
7 2 (8.70%) HTML
7 2 (8.70%) HTML5
7 2 (8.70%) jQuery
7 2 (8.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (4.35%) CSS
8 1 (4.35%) CSS3
8 1 (4.35%) Entity Framework
8 1 (4.35%) Razor View Engine
8 1 (4.35%) RESTful
8 1 (4.35%) SAML
8 1 (4.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.70%) CESG
2 2 (8.70%) Client/Server
2 2 (8.70%) PKI
2 2 (8.70%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) CentOS
1 5 (21.74%) Linux
2 4 (17.39%) CoreOS
2 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Windows
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) Unix
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Data Protection
1 6 (26.09%) ETL
1 6 (26.09%) Software Testing
1 6 (26.09%) Test Planning
2 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (21.74%) Defect Management
2 5 (21.74%) DevOps
2 5 (21.74%) Migration
2 5 (21.74%) Open Source
2 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2
2 5 (21.74%) Threat Modelling
3 4 (17.39%) Auto-Scaling
3 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
3 4 (17.39%) Information Security
3 4 (17.39%) Load Balancing
4 3 (13.04%) MVC
4 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.70%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) Java
3 4 (17.39%) Bash Shell
3 4 (17.39%) C#
3 4 (17.39%) PL/SQL
3 4 (17.39%) Python
3 4 (17.39%) Ruby
4 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.35%) Perl
5 1 (4.35%) PHP
5 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) ISTQB
2 5 (21.74%) ISEB
3 3 (13.04%) CHECK Team Member
3 3 (13.04%) CISM
3 3 (13.04%) CREST Certified
4 2 (8.70%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (8.70%) DV Cleared
4 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (4.35%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
2 5 (21.74%) Snort
3 4 (17.39%) Docker
3 4 (17.39%) LXC
3 4 (17.39%) VirtualBox
4 1 (4.35%) Shibboleth
4 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (17.39%) Ansible
2 4 (17.39%) Nagios
2 4 (17.39%) OSSEC
2 4 (17.39%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle
2 5 (21.74%) Sourcefire
3 4 (17.39%) New Relic
4 1 (4.35%) ArcSight
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco
4 1 (4.35%) Dell
4 1 (4.35%) F5
4 1 (4.35%) Gemalto
4 1 (4.35%) HP
4 1 (4.35%) Juniper
4 1 (4.35%) Rackspace
4 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.35%) SAP
4 1 (4.35%) VMware
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