Period
to 20 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 20 March 2019 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)
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 32 16 43
Rank change year-on-year -16 +27 -23
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 124 87 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 6.42% 8.18% 3.96%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 37.58% 44.62% 27.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 60 31
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £358 £280 £204
90th Percentile £613 £650 £500
South West median daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate £47.00 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.91% - -
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £40.75
% change year-on-year +33.33% -26.38% +270.45%

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 330 195 190
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 17.09% 18.34% 14.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 134 126
Wiltshire median daily rate £475 £433 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.83% +4.22% +7.10%
10th Percentile £358 £308 £233
90th Percentile £663 £575 £528
South West median daily rate £450 £415 £375
% change year-on-year +8.43% +10.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate £47.00 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.91% - -
South West median hourly rate £38.50 £36.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.21% -9.38% +126.47%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

Job postings citing SQL Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Wiltshire

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL Server in Wiltshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Wiltshire

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 20 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server in Wiltshire

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server in Wiltshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Wiltshire

SQL Server
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 20 March 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon -2 76 £450 +2.86% 12
Corsham -7 24 £413 - 1
Chippenham -5 5 £431 +15.00% 9
Salisbury -27 3 £450 +386.49% 7
SQL Server
South West

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 71 (57.26%) SQL
2 60 (48.39%) .NET
3 52 (41.94%) C#
4 49 (39.52%) Windows
4 49 (39.52%) Windows Server
5 37 (29.84%) Finance
5 37 (29.84%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (29.03%) Amazon AWS
7 35 (28.23%) .NET Framework
7 35 (28.23%) Microsoft
7 35 (28.23%) ASP.NET Web API
8 33 (26.61%) Security Cleared
9 31 (25.00%) Docker
10 30 (24.19%) Microservices
10 30 (24.19%) Kubernetes
11 28 (22.58%) DevOps
11 28 (22.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 28 (22.58%) Web Services
11 28 (22.58%) IIS
12 27 (21.77%) Microsoft Azure
13 26 (20.97%) ASP.NET
14 25 (20.16%) VMware
15 24 (19.35%) Oracle
16 23 (18.55%) Banking
16 23 (18.55%) Windows Server 2012
17 22 (17.74%) REST
17 22 (17.74%) .NET Core
17 22 (17.74%) Scrum
18 21 (16.94%) SC Cleared
19 20 (16.13%) SQL Server Integration Services

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 28 (22.58%) IIS
2 13 (10.48%) Confluence
3 9 (7.26%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (5.65%) SharePoint
5 6 (4.84%) MS Exchange
5 6 (4.84%) Skype for Business
6 5 (4.03%) Apache
7 4 (3.23%) ColdFusion
7 4 (3.23%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.61%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.61%) CMS
8 2 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (1.61%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.81%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (4.84%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 36 (29.03%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (21.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (7.26%) Office 365
4 4 (3.23%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (1.61%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.61%) IaaS
5 2 (1.61%) PaaS
6 1 (0.81%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.81%) Google Play
6 1 (0.81%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.29%) DNS
2 8 (6.45%) FTP
2 8 (6.45%) HTTP
2 8 (6.45%) SMTP
2 8 (6.45%) SSH
3 7 (5.65%) Firewall
4 6 (4.84%) DHCP
4 6 (4.84%) IPv4
4 6 (4.84%) SAN
4 6 (4.84%) Skype
5 4 (3.23%) Internet
6 3 (2.42%) SSL
6 3 (2.42%) VSAN
7 2 (1.61%) 3G
7 2 (1.61%) 4G
7 2 (1.61%) Bluetooth
7 2 (1.61%) NFC
7 2 (1.61%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (22.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 20 (16.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (14.52%) Amazon RDS
4 13 (10.48%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (9.68%) Power BI
6 9 (7.26%) MySQL
6 9 (7.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (6.45%) Oracle Database
7 8 (6.45%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (4.84%) Relational Database
9 5 (4.03%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (3.23%) DB2
10 4 (3.23%) Oracle Database 12c
10 4 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (2.42%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (2.42%) SQL Server 2016
12 2 (1.61%) SAP Data Services
12 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (8.87%) Git (software)
2 9 (7.26%) JIRA
3 8 (6.45%) Bitbucket
4 6 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (4.84%) Visual Studio
5 5 (4.03%) Visual Studio Team System
6 4 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.61%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.81%) TestRail
General
1 37 (29.84%) Finance
2 23 (18.55%) Banking
3 3 (2.42%) Legal
4 2 (1.61%) Automotive
4 2 (1.61%) Back Office
4 2 (1.61%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.61%) Marketing
5 1 (0.81%) Military
Job Titles
1 37 (29.84%) Developer
2 25 (20.16%) Architect
3 20 (16.13%) .NET Developer
4 16 (12.90%) .NET Architect
5 13 (10.48%) Administrator
5 13 (10.48%) Digital Architect
6 8 (6.45%) DBA
6 8 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (5.65%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (5.65%) Analyst
7 7 (5.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (5.65%) SQL Developer
8 6 (4.84%) Applications Support
8 6 (4.84%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 6 (4.84%) Database Engineer
9 5 (4.03%) DevOps Engineer
10 4 (3.23%) 3rd Line Server Support
10 4 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (3.23%) SQL BI Developer
10 4 (3.23%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (48.39%) .NET
2 35 (28.23%) .NET Framework
2 35 (28.23%) ASP.NET Web API
3 28 (22.58%) Web Services
4 26 (20.97%) ASP.NET
5 22 (17.74%) .NET Core
5 22 (17.74%) REST
6 18 (14.52%) Redux
7 15 (12.10%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (11.29%) Entity Framework
9 11 (8.87%) HTML
9 11 (8.87%) jQuery
10 10 (8.06%) XML
11 8 (6.45%) CSS
12 4 (3.23%) KML
12 4 (3.23%) LAMP
12 4 (3.23%) React
12 4 (3.23%) WCF
13 3 (2.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 3 (2.42%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.87%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.06%) PKI
3 6 (4.84%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (4.03%) Replication
4 5 (4.03%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (3.23%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.61%) CESG
6 2 (1.61%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.81%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.81%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.81%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 49 (39.52%) Windows
1 49 (39.52%) Windows Server
2 23 (18.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (13.71%) Windows 10
4 13 (10.48%) Linux
5 8 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (4.84%) Solaris
6 6 (4.84%) Unix
7 4 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (3.23%) Windows 7
7 4 (3.23%) zOS
8 3 (2.42%) Android
9 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (29.84%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (24.19%) Microservices
3 28 (22.58%) DevOps
4 22 (17.74%) Scrum
5 19 (15.32%) MVC
5 19 (15.32%) Problem-Solving
5 19 (15.32%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (11.29%) ETL
6 14 (11.29%) OO
7 13 (10.48%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (8.06%) OOA/OOD
9 9 (7.26%) OOP
9 9 (7.26%) Project Management
10 7 (5.65%) Configuration Management
10 7 (5.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 7 (5.65%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (4.84%) Data Modelling
11 6 (4.84%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (4.84%) Migration
11 6 (4.84%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 71 (57.26%) SQL
2 52 (41.94%) C#
3 17 (13.71%) T-SQL
4 15 (12.10%) PowerShell
5 14 (11.29%) Java
6 13 (10.48%) JavaScript
7 8 (6.45%) Python
8 5 (4.03%) PHP
9 3 (2.42%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.61%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.61%) VB
10 2 (1.61%) VBA
11 1 (0.81%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.81%) Perl
11 1 (0.81%) R
11 1 (0.81%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 33 (26.61%) Security Cleared
2 21 (16.94%) SC Cleared
3 14 (11.29%) DV Cleared
4 11 (8.87%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (7.26%) MCSA
6 5 (4.03%) MCSE
7 3 (2.42%) CCNA
7 3 (2.42%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.42%) Degree
7 3 (2.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.61%) Chartered Engineer
8 2 (1.61%) MCAD
8 2 (1.61%) MCPD
8 2 (1.61%) MCSD
8 2 (1.61%) MCTS
9 1 (0.81%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.81%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.26%) Data Quality
2 5 (4.03%) GDPR
3 3 (2.42%) QA
4 2 (1.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (25.00%) Docker
2 11 (8.87%) VMware ESXi
3 10 (8.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (6.45%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.81%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 30 (24.19%) Kubernetes
2 11 (8.87%) vCenter Server
3 6 (4.84%) SCCM
4 4 (3.23%) Data Guard
5 2 (1.61%) AirWatch
5 2 (1.61%) Ansible
6 1 (0.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 35 (28.23%) Microsoft
2 25 (20.16%) VMware
3 24 (19.35%) Oracle
4 6 (4.84%) Atlassian
4 6 (4.84%) BMC
4 6 (4.84%) Remedy
4 6 (4.84%) SolarWinds
5 4 (3.23%) Adobe
5 4 (3.23%) Dynatrace
5 4 (3.23%) Veeam
6 3 (2.42%) Cisco
6 3 (2.42%) Google
6 3 (2.42%) SAP
7 2 (1.61%) ESRI
7 2 (1.61%) IBM
7 2 (1.61%) IBM Sterling
7 2 (1.61%) Informatica
7 2 (1.61%) Teradata
8 1 (0.81%) McAfee
8 1 (0.81%) Red Hat