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 3 months to 28 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)
South West / Wiltshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 14 22
Rank change year-on-year -7 +8  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 50 60 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 7.33% 9.13% 6.68%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 54.35% 50.42% 40.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 46 34
Median daily rate £350 £344 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.81% +1.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £256 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £575 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £336
% change year-on-year +2.85% +4.08%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £32.58 £23.25
% change year-on-year +21.24% +40.11%  

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 92 119 104
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 13.49% 18.11% 16.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 158 179
Median daily rate £400 £420 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +24.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £306 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £38.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +71.11%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.95 £26.00
% change year-on-year +18.93% +22.88%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon -6 24 £350 +5.66% 4
Chippenham 0 9 £288 +0.87% 1
Salisbury +2 4 £400 +3.89% 1
Corsham -3 3 £450 -
SQL Server
South West

For the 6 months to 28 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 41 (58.57%) .NET
2 40 (57.14%) C#
3 35 (50.00%) SQL
4 33 (47.14%) Microsoft
5 23 (32.86%) MVC
6 21 (30.00%) ASP.NET
7 19 (27.14%) ASP.NET MVC
8 18 (25.71%) JavaScript
9 17 (24.29%) Oracle
9 17 (24.29%) Windows
9 17 (24.29%) SQL Server 2012
9 17 (24.29%) .NET Framework
10 16 (22.86%) WCF
11 15 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (20.00%) Entity Framework
12 14 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
13 13 (18.57%) Windows Server
13 13 (18.57%) Security Cleared
13 13 (18.57%) SQL Server 2008
14 12 (17.14%) AngularJS
14 12 (17.14%) Migration
14 12 (17.14%) HTML
15 11 (15.71%) CSS
15 11 (15.71%) ETL
15 11 (15.71%) HTML5
15 11 (15.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 10 (14.29%) WPF
16 10 (14.29%) SC Cleared
16 10 (14.29%) T-SQL
17 9 (12.86%) Active Directory

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 6 (8.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.71%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.71%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.29%) IIS
5 2 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.86%) Confluence
5 2 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.43%) Apache
6 1 (1.43%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Pegasus Opera
2 3 (4.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.43%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.86%) Azure Data Factory
3 2 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.86%) GitHub
4 1 (1.43%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.71%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.43%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.43%) DNS
2 1 (1.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (1.43%) Firewall
2 1 (1.43%) Internet
2 1 (1.43%) LAN
2 1 (1.43%) LDAP
2 1 (1.43%) PuTTY
2 1 (1.43%) SAN
2 1 (1.43%) WAN
2 1 (1.43%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (24.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 13 (18.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (15.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (11.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 6 (8.57%) SQL Server 2016
7 5 (7.14%) MS Access
7 5 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (7.14%) Power BI
8 4 (5.71%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (5.71%) MySQL
8 4 (5.71%) Oracle ODI
8 4 (5.71%) Relational Database
9 3 (4.29%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (4.29%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (4.29%) Star Schema
10 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database
10 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (8.57%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.71%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.86%) Hudson
4 2 (2.86%) JIRA
4 2 (2.86%) Maven
5 1 (1.43%) Ant
5 1 (1.43%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.43%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.43%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (1.43%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.43%) Selenium
5 1 (1.43%) Subversion
5 1 (1.43%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.43%) TestNG
5 1 (1.43%) Toad
5 1 (1.43%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (1.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (7.14%) Finance
2 3 (4.29%) Marketing
3 1 (1.43%) Advertising
3 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (64.29%) Developer
2 22 (31.43%) .NET Developer
2 22 (31.43%) C# Developer
3 14 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 10 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
4 10 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 7 (10.00%) Architect
7 6 (8.57%) DBA
7 6 (8.57%) ETL Developer
8 5 (7.14%) SQL Developer
9 4 (5.71%) Analyst
9 4 (5.71%) Consultant
9 4 (5.71%) Desktop Support
9 4 (5.71%) SAP Support
9 4 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (5.71%) SQL DBA
9 4 (5.71%) Systems Support
9 4 (5.71%) Technical Architect
9 4 (5.71%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (58.57%) .NET
2 21 (30.00%) ASP.NET
3 19 (27.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 17 (24.29%) .NET Framework
5 16 (22.86%) WCF
6 14 (20.00%) Entity Framework
7 12 (17.14%) AngularJS
7 12 (17.14%) HTML
8 11 (15.71%) CSS
8 11 (15.71%) HTML5
9 10 (14.29%) WPF
10 9 (12.86%) REST
10 9 (12.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 8 (11.43%) ASP.NET Web API
12 6 (8.57%) Ajax
12 6 (8.57%) JSON
13 5 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 5 (7.14%) jQuery
13 5 (7.14%) Lucene
13 5 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.71%) RIA
2 2 (2.86%) Clustering
2 2 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (2.86%) NHS
3 1 (1.43%) CCTV
3 1 (1.43%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.43%) iPad
3 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.43%) PKI
3 1 (1.43%) Replication
3 1 (1.43%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 17 (24.29%) Windows
2 13 (18.57%) Windows Server
3 6 (8.57%) Linux
3 6 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (5.71%) Unix
5 4 (5.71%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.43%) CentOS
6 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (32.86%) MVC
2 15 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (17.14%) Migration
4 11 (15.71%) ETL
5 9 (12.86%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (11.43%) Data Migration
7 7 (10.00%) Scrum
8 6 (8.57%) DevOps
8 6 (8.57%) Project Management
8 6 (8.57%) SOA
9 5 (7.14%) Data Management
9 5 (7.14%) Data Protection
9 5 (7.14%) High Availability
9 5 (7.14%) Service Delivery
10 4 (5.71%) Business Continuity
10 4 (5.71%) Data Cleansing
10 4 (5.71%) Data Modelling
10 4 (5.71%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (5.71%) ERP
10 4 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (57.14%) C#
2 35 (50.00%) SQL
3 18 (25.71%) JavaScript
4 10 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 5 (7.14%) PHP
6 4 (5.71%) TypeScript
7 3 (4.29%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.29%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.86%) Java
8 2 (2.86%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.43%) F#
9 1 (1.43%) Perl
9 1 (1.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (18.57%) Security Cleared
2 10 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.29%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.43%) ISEB
4 1 (1.43%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.43%) MCSA
4 1 (1.43%) MCSE
4 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.43%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) GDPR
1 4 (5.71%) PCI DSS
1 4 (5.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.86%) HL7
3 1 (1.43%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.43%) QA
3 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (12.86%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (2.86%) Xen
4 1 (1.43%) Docker
4 1 (1.43%) Shibboleth
4 1 (1.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.43%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.43%) vRealize
Vendors
1 33 (47.14%) Microsoft
2 17 (24.29%) Oracle
3 8 (11.43%) VMware
4 4 (5.71%) Pegasus
4 4 (5.71%) QAD
4 4 (5.71%) SAP
5 3 (4.29%) HP
6 2 (2.86%) Citrix
6 2 (2.86%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.86%) Telerik
7 1 (1.43%) ArcSight
7 1 (1.43%) Cisco
7 1 (1.43%) Dell
7 1 (1.43%) F5
7 1 (1.43%) Gemalto
7 1 (1.43%) Juniper
7 1 (1.43%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.43%) RedGate
7 1 (1.43%) Sourcefire
7 1 (1.43%) Twitter
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