Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 38 27
Rank change year-on-year +22 -11 +7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 43 29 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 6.84% 4.28% 5.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 35.25% 27.62% 34.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 20 37
Swindon median daily rate £450 £379 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.81% +16.54% -13.33%
10th Percentile £340 £298 £198
90th Percentile £650 £563 £403
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +21.43% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Swindon median hourly rate £27.50 - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate £27.50 - -

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 122 105 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 19.40% 15.49% 15.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 77 99
Swindon median daily rate £438 £425 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +7.59% -7.60%
10th Percentile £313 £312 £288
90th Percentile £580 £548 £478
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Swindon median hourly rate £27.50 - £11.00
10th Percentile £26.25 - £10.50
90th Percentile £28.75 - £11.50
Wiltshire median hourly rate £27.50 - £32.50

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 21 (48.84%) SQL
2 20 (46.51%) Finance
3 19 (44.19%) C#
4 17 (39.53%) .NET
5 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (34.88%) Integration Testing
7 14 (32.56%) ASP.NET
8 12 (27.91%) .NET Framework
8 12 (27.91%) Migration
9 10 (23.26%) JSON
9 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
9 10 (23.26%) XML
9 10 (23.26%) Data Modelling
9 10 (23.26%) Data Migration
9 10 (23.26%) Data Cleansing
9 10 (23.26%) DevOps
9 10 (23.26%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (20.93%) ASP.NET Web API
10 9 (20.93%) Docker
10 9 (20.93%) Kubernetes
10 9 (20.93%) Post-Production
10 9 (20.93%) .NET Core
10 9 (20.93%) Amazon AWS
10 9 (20.93%) Confluence
10 9 (20.93%) Data Quality
10 9 (20.93%) JIRA
11 8 (18.60%) Atlassian
11 8 (18.60%) MVC
11 8 (18.60%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (18.60%) 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 9 (20.93%) Confluence
2 4 (9.30%) IIS
3 3 (6.98%) CMS
4 2 (4.65%) Kentico
5 1 (2.33%) Apache
5 1 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.33%) Jetty
5 1 (2.33%) Mongrel
5 1 (2.33%) nginx
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.33%) Umbraco
5 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.93%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (2.33%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (2.33%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.33%) Google App Engine
3 1 (2.33%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.33%) OpenShift
3 1 (2.33%) Route 53
3 1 (2.33%) Serverless
3 1 (2.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) DHCP
1 1 (2.33%) DNS
1 1 (2.33%) FTP
1 1 (2.33%) HTTP
1 1 (2.33%) IPsec
1 1 (2.33%) SSL
1 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) SQL Server 2016
2 7 (16.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (11.63%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (11.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (11.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (6.98%) Data Mining
4 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (4.65%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (4.65%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (4.65%) DB2
5 2 (4.65%) Firebird
5 2 (4.65%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.65%) Power BI
6 1 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.33%) SAP BW
6 1 (2.33%) SAP HANA
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (20.93%) JIRA
2 4 (9.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (9.30%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.98%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.98%) ReSharper
4 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.65%) NuGet
4 2 (4.65%) Subversion
4 2 (4.65%) TortoiseSVN
4 2 (4.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (2.33%) Artifactory
5 1 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.33%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.33%) SonarQube
5 1 (2.33%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (2.33%) Travis CI
5 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 20 (46.51%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.65%) Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Retail
4 1 (2.33%) Automotive
4 1 (2.33%) Back Office
4 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (44.19%) Developer
2 11 (25.58%) Architect
3 8 (18.60%) .NET Architect
4 6 (13.95%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (9.30%) .NET Developer
5 4 (9.30%) C# Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.98%) .NET Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.98%) IT Architect
6 3 (6.98%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Delphi Developer
7 2 (4.65%) ETL Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Lead Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Power BI Developer
7 2 (4.65%) SQL Developer
7 2 (4.65%) SSIS Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Applications Developer
8 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (39.53%) .NET
2 14 (32.56%) ASP.NET
3 12 (27.91%) .NET Framework
4 10 (23.26%) JSON
4 10 (23.26%) XML
5 9 (20.93%) .NET Core
5 9 (20.93%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (16.28%) HTML
7 6 (13.95%) HTML5
8 5 (11.63%) CSS
8 5 (11.63%) Entity Framework
8 5 (11.63%) jQuery
8 5 (11.63%) Web Services
9 4 (9.30%) AngularJS
9 4 (9.30%) CSS3
9 4 (9.30%) RESTful
9 4 (9.30%) SOAP
10 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (6.98%) Razor View Engine
11 2 (4.65%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.98%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.33%) iPad
3 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.33%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) Android
1 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.33%) CentOS
1 1 (2.33%) Linux
1 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (34.88%) Integration Testing
3 12 (27.91%) Migration
4 10 (23.26%) Data Cleansing
4 10 (23.26%) Data Migration
4 10 (23.26%) Data Modelling
4 10 (23.26%) DevOps
5 9 (20.93%) Post-Production
6 8 (18.60%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (18.60%) Data Transformation
6 8 (18.60%) MVC
6 8 (18.60%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (16.28%) Mentoring
7 7 (16.28%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (13.95%) ETL
9 5 (11.63%) Scrum
9 5 (11.63%) Web Development
10 4 (9.30%) Programme Management
11 3 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (6.98%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 21 (48.84%) SQL
2 19 (44.19%) C#
3 8 (18.60%) JavaScript
4 4 (9.30%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.65%) Delphi
5 2 (4.65%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.33%) Java
6 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.33%) Python
6 1 (2.33%) R
6 1 (2.33%) Ruby
6 1 (2.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (4.65%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) MCSA
3 1 (2.33%) MCSE
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.93%) Data Quality
2 4 (9.30%) PMO
3 3 (6.98%) QA
4 1 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (2.33%) SEPA
System Software
1 9 (20.93%) Docker
2 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) GlusterFS
2 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (20.93%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.33%) Nagios
2 1 (2.33%) OSSEC
2 1 (2.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
2 8 (18.60%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.33%) Google
3 1 (2.33%) New Relic
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle
3 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.33%) SAP
3 1 (2.33%) Sencha
3 1 (2.33%) Tableau
3 1 (2.33%) Unisys
3 1 (2.33%) VMware