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 27 June 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.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 14 19
Rank change year-on-year -1 +5  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 24 32 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 7.12% 9.22% 5.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 47.06% 52.46% 37.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 28 17
Median daily rate £350 £331 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.66% -1.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £310 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +2.85% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £32.66 £23.25
% change year-on-year +20.96% +40.45%  

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 51 61 53
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 15.13% 17.58% 14.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 50 44
Median daily rate £390 £420 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +1.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £315 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £44.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.14 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.04% +19.75%  

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 27 June 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 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 27 June 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 16 (50.00%) C#
1 16 (50.00%) SQL
1 16 (50.00%) .NET
2 15 (46.88%) Microsoft
3 13 (40.63%) MVC
4 11 (34.38%) .NET Framework
4 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET
5 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
5 10 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (28.13%) Oracle
7 8 (25.00%) Windows
7 8 (25.00%) Entity Framework
7 8 (25.00%) AngularJS
8 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (18.75%) WCF
9 5 (15.63%) Finance
9 5 (15.63%) Linux
9 5 (15.63%) CSS
9 5 (15.63%) ETL
10 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
10 4 (12.50%) Middleware
10 4 (12.50%) HTML
10 4 (12.50%) MySQL
10 4 (12.50%) Unix
10 4 (12.50%) SharePoint
10 4 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (12.50%) SOA
10 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management

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 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 4 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.38%) IIS
3 2 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.13%) Apache
4 1 (3.13%) GlassFish
4 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (3.13%) DNS
1 1 (3.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (3.13%) Firewall
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
1 1 (3.13%) LAN
1 1 (3.13%) LDAP
1 1 (3.13%) SAN
1 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (12.50%) MySQL
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (9.38%) Amazon Redshift
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (9.38%) Star Schema
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (3.13%) MS Access
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.13%) Power BI
5 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.13%) NuGet
3 1 (3.13%) ReSharper
3 1 (3.13%) Subversion
3 1 (3.13%) TortoiseSVN
3 1 (3.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Advertising
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (65.63%) Developer
2 13 (40.63%) .NET Developer
3 8 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 8 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 5 (15.63%) Architect
5 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (15.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (15.63%) ETL Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (12.50%) Technical Architect
6 4 (12.50%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 3 (9.38%) Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Redshift Developer
7 3 (9.38%) SQL Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Applications Support
8 2 (6.25%) DBA
8 2 (6.25%) SQL DBA
8 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (50.00%) .NET
2 11 (34.38%) .NET Framework
2 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET
3 10 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 8 (25.00%) Entity Framework
5 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (18.75%) WCF
6 5 (15.63%) CSS
7 4 (12.50%) HTML
7 4 (12.50%) jQuery
7 4 (12.50%) Middleware
8 3 (9.38%) HTML5
9 2 (6.25%) CSS3
9 2 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (6.25%) Web Services
9 2 (6.25%) WPF
10 1 (3.13%) SAML
10 1 (3.13%) SOAP
10 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) RIA
2 2 (6.25%) Clustering
2 2 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.13%) PKI
3 1 (3.13%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Windows
2 5 (15.63%) Linux
3 4 (12.50%) Unix
3 4 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.13%) CentOS
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) MVC
2 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (15.63%) ETL
4 4 (12.50%) Business Continuity
4 4 (12.50%) DevOps
4 4 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
4 4 (12.50%) SOA
4 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 3 (9.38%) Analytics
5 3 (9.38%) Data Analysis
5 3 (9.38%) Data Modelling
5 3 (9.38%) Data Protection
5 3 (9.38%) Dimensional Modelling
5 3 (9.38%) ITIL
5 3 (9.38%) Web Development
6 2 (6.25%) Data Migration
6 2 (6.25%) Migration
6 2 (6.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (50.00%) C#
1 16 (50.00%) SQL
2 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 4 (12.50%) TypeScript
4 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL
4 3 (9.38%) Shell Script
5 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.13%) Java
6 1 (3.13%) Perl
6 1 (3.13%) PHP
6 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.38%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) MCSA
3 1 (3.13%) MCSE
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.13%) SANS
3 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) GDPR
1 4 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.13%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) Shibboleth
2 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (46.88%) Microsoft
2 9 (28.13%) Oracle
3 2 (6.25%) HP
3 2 (6.25%) Telerik
4 1 (3.13%) ArcSight
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco
4 1 (3.13%) Dell
4 1 (3.13%) F5
4 1 (3.13%) Gemalto
4 1 (3.13%) Juniper
4 1 (3.13%) Rackspace
4 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.13%) Sourcefire
4 1 (3.13%) VMware
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