Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 17 22
Rank change year-on-year -10 +5 +10
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 52 56 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 6.37% 8.27% 7.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 32.70% 38.36% 42.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 44 42
Swindon median daily rate £525 £423 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.26% +30.00% -2.26%
10th Percentile £325 £294 £300
90th Percentile £646 £575 £545
Wiltshire median daily rate £500 £395 £340
% change year-on-year +26.58% +16.18% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Swindon median hourly rate - £27.50 -
Wiltshire median hourly rate £47.00 £27.50 -
% change year-on-year +70.91% - -

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 159 146 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 19.49% 21.57% 17.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 115 96
Swindon median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £313 £311 £306
90th Percentile £625 £575 £506
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Swindon median hourly rate £50.00 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.82% - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate £47.00 £28.50 -
% change year-on-year +64.91% - -

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 27 (51.92%) .NET
2 23 (44.23%) SQL
3 22 (42.31%) Finance
4 20 (38.46%) C#
5 19 (36.54%) Microsoft
6 18 (34.62%) .NET Framework
7 17 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (32.69%) DevOps
8 15 (28.85%) Amazon AWS
9 14 (26.92%) Kubernetes
9 14 (26.92%) Docker
10 13 (25.00%) Microservices
11 12 (23.08%) Windows
12 11 (21.15%) Oracle
12 11 (21.15%) .NET Core
13 10 (19.23%) Windows Server
13 10 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (19.23%) ASP.NET Web API
13 10 (19.23%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (19.23%) Test Automation
14 9 (17.31%) ASP.NET
14 9 (17.31%) AngularJS
15 8 (15.38%) ETL
16 7 (13.46%) Business Intelligence
16 7 (13.46%) Migration
16 7 (13.46%) Data Architecture
16 7 (13.46%) Data Migration
16 7 (13.46%) Entity Framework
16 7 (13.46%) Mentoring
17 6 (11.54%) React

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 5 (9.62%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (9.62%) IIS
2 4 (7.69%) Confluence
3 3 (5.77%) CMS
3 3 (5.77%) ColdFusion
3 3 (5.77%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 15 (28.85%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.77%) GitHub
4 2 (3.85%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.92%) Azure Data Factory
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.23%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (11.54%) SQL Server 2016
3 4 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (5.77%) Couchbase
4 3 (5.77%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (3.85%) DB2
5 2 (3.85%) MySQL
5 2 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.92%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.92%) Big Data
6 1 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Git (software)
1 5 (9.62%) JIRA
2 4 (7.69%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.77%) Grunt
3 3 (5.77%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.92%) ERwin
General
1 22 (42.31%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Manufacturing
3 4 (7.69%) Banking
4 3 (5.77%) Automotive
4 3 (5.77%) Financial Institution
4 3 (5.77%) Marketing
5 1 (1.92%) Electronics
5 1 (1.92%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.92%) Retail
5 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (42.31%) Architect
2 12 (23.08%) Developer
3 9 (17.31%) .NET Architect
4 6 (11.54%) .NET Developer
5 5 (9.62%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 3 (5.77%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 3 (5.77%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (5.77%) Administrator
6 3 (5.77%) AWS Architect
6 3 (5.77%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) DBA
6 3 (5.77%) Digital Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Server Support
6 3 (5.77%) SQL DBA
6 3 (5.77%) Technical Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Windows Server Support
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.85%) SharePoint Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.85%) SQL BI Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (51.92%) .NET
2 18 (34.62%) .NET Framework
3 11 (21.15%) .NET Core
4 10 (19.23%) ASP.NET Web API
5 9 (17.31%) AngularJS
5 9 (17.31%) ASP.NET
6 7 (13.46%) Entity Framework
7 6 (11.54%) React
7 6 (11.54%) REST
8 5 (9.62%) CSS
8 5 (9.62%) HTML
8 5 (9.62%) HTML5
8 5 (9.62%) jQuery
8 5 (9.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (9.62%) Web Services
9 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (5.77%) OAuth
9 3 (5.77%) SOAP
10 2 (3.85%) LINQ
10 2 (3.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.77%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (3.85%) User Experience
4 1 (1.92%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.08%) Windows
2 10 (19.23%) Windows Server
3 5 (9.62%) Linux
4 2 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (32.69%) DevOps
2 13 (25.00%) Microservices
3 10 (19.23%) Test Automation
4 8 (15.38%) ETL
5 7 (13.46%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (13.46%) Data Architecture
5 7 (13.46%) Data Migration
5 7 (13.46%) Mentoring
5 7 (13.46%) Migration
6 6 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (11.54%) Integration Testing
6 6 (11.54%) MVC
7 5 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (7.69%) Data Cleansing
9 3 (5.77%) Content Management
9 3 (5.77%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (5.77%) Scrum
9 3 (5.77%) TOGAF
9 3 (5.77%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 23 (44.23%) SQL
2 20 (38.46%) C#
3 5 (9.62%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.69%) VB.NET
5 3 (5.77%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.85%) Java
6 2 (3.85%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) AWS Certification
1 3 (5.77%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) QA
2 2 (3.85%) GDPR
2 2 (3.85%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.92%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (26.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (26.92%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (36.54%) Microsoft
2 11 (21.15%) Oracle
3 5 (9.62%) VMware
4 4 (7.69%) Atlassian
5 2 (3.85%) IBM
5 2 (3.85%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.85%) SAP
5 2 (3.85%) Siebel