Period
to 11 December 2018

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 11 December 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)
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 26 29
Rank change year-on-year -16 +3 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 84 81 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 4.67% 6.42% 5.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 33.33% 37.85% 32.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 56 50
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £410 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +17.14% +6.06%
10th Percentile £316 £303 £274
90th Percentile £644 £506 £455
South West median daily rate £413 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +10.00% +7.14% -1.41%
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 £40.50 £38.75 £41.50
% change year-on-year +4.52% -6.63% -3.49%

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 252 214 215
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 14.02% 16.96% 16.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 146 148
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £425 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.58% +0.67%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £263
90th Percentile £650 £575 £513
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate £47.00 £28.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.91% - -
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year +23.08% -14.47% -8.43%

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 11 December 2018.

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 11 December 2018. 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 -3 52 £525 +24.26% 12
Corsham -7 7 £450 -5.26% 1
Chippenham -3 4 £381 +22.00% 6
Trowbridge - 2 £325 -
Salisbury -30 1 - - 3
SQL Server
South West

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 43 (51.19%) SQL
2 42 (50.00%) .NET
3 33 (39.29%) C#
4 26 (30.95%) Microsoft
4 26 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (29.76%) .NET Framework
6 24 (28.57%) Finance
7 22 (26.19%) Amazon AWS
8 21 (25.00%) Windows
9 20 (23.81%) ASP.NET Web API
9 20 (23.81%) Docker
9 20 (23.81%) DevOps
9 20 (23.81%) Kubernetes
9 20 (23.81%) Windows Server
10 19 (22.62%) Microservices
10 19 (22.62%) ASP.NET
11 17 (20.24%) JavaScript
12 16 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
13 15 (17.86%) Oracle
13 15 (17.86%) Web Services
13 15 (17.86%) MVC
14 14 (16.67%) Security Cleared
14 14 (16.67%) .NET Core
15 13 (15.48%) CSS
15 13 (15.48%) HTML
16 12 (14.29%) IIS
16 12 (14.29%) Entity Framework
16 12 (14.29%) REST
16 12 (14.29%) jQuery
17 11 (13.10%) Linux

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 12 (14.29%) IIS
2 7 (8.33%) ColdFusion
2 7 (8.33%) Confluence
2 7 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 6 (7.14%) Apache
4 5 (5.95%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (5.95%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.57%) CMS
5 3 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (3.57%) Skype for Business
6 2 (2.38%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 22 (26.19%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.57%) GitHub
4 2 (2.38%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.38%) Office 365
4 2 (2.38%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.19%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.95%) Internet
2 4 (4.76%) DNS
3 3 (3.57%) Skype
4 2 (2.38%) DHCP
4 2 (2.38%) Firewall
4 2 (2.38%) SAN
4 2 (2.38%) VSAN
5 1 (1.19%) BIG-IP
5 1 (1.19%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (9.52%) MySQL
4 7 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (7.14%) Relational Database
5 6 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (4.76%) Data Mining
6 4 (4.76%) Oracle Database
6 4 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (3.57%) Couchbase
7 3 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (2.38%) Data Lake
8 2 (2.38%) DB2
8 2 (2.38%) Power BI
8 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (1.19%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (10.71%) JIRA
2 8 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 8 (9.52%) Visual Studio
3 6 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (3.57%) Grunt
5 2 (2.38%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.19%) DbUnit
6 1 (1.19%) jMock
6 1 (1.19%) JUnit
6 1 (1.19%) Maven
6 1 (1.19%) Mockito
6 1 (1.19%) SonarQube
General
1 24 (28.57%) Finance
2 9 (10.71%) Banking
3 5 (5.95%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.57%) Marketing
5 1 (1.19%) Automotive
5 1 (1.19%) Electronics
5 1 (1.19%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.19%) Legal
5 1 (1.19%) Military
5 1 (1.19%) Retail
5 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (38.10%) Developer
2 21 (25.00%) Architect
3 13 (15.48%) .NET Developer
4 12 (14.29%) .NET Architect
5 6 (7.14%) Analyst
5 6 (7.14%) Digital Architect
6 5 (5.95%) C# Developer
7 4 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (4.76%) Administrator
7 4 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (4.76%) SQL Developer
8 3 (3.57%) Applications Developer
8 3 (3.57%) AWS Architect
8 3 (3.57%) AWS Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
8 3 (3.57%) DBA
8 3 (3.57%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.57%) Server Support
8 3 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.57%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (50.00%) .NET
2 25 (29.76%) .NET Framework
3 20 (23.81%) ASP.NET Web API
4 19 (22.62%) ASP.NET
5 15 (17.86%) Web Services
6 14 (16.67%) .NET Core
7 13 (15.48%) CSS
7 13 (15.48%) HTML
8 12 (14.29%) Entity Framework
8 12 (14.29%) jQuery
8 12 (14.29%) REST
9 9 (10.71%) AngularJS
9 9 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (9.52%) HTML5
10 8 (9.52%) React
11 7 (8.33%) XML
12 6 (7.14%) Redux
12 6 (7.14%) SOAP
13 5 (5.95%) LAMP
13 5 (5.95%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.95%) PKI
3 3 (3.57%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.38%) Replication
4 2 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.38%) User Experience
4 2 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.19%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.19%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.19%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 21 (25.00%) Windows
2 20 (23.81%) Windows Server
3 11 (13.10%) Linux
4 6 (7.14%) Unix
5 5 (5.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (4.76%) Windows 10
7 2 (2.38%) Solaris
7 2 (2.38%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.19%) Android
8 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (23.81%) DevOps
3 19 (22.62%) Microservices
4 15 (17.86%) MVC
5 10 (11.90%) Scrum
6 8 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (9.52%) Test Automation
7 7 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (8.33%) Migration
8 6 (7.14%) Data Migration
8 6 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (7.14%) ETL
8 6 (7.14%) Integration Testing
9 5 (5.95%) Mentoring
9 5 (5.95%) OO
9 5 (5.95%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (5.95%) User Stories
10 4 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (4.76%) Dimensional Modelling
10 4 (4.76%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 43 (51.19%) SQL
2 33 (39.29%) C#
3 17 (20.24%) JavaScript
4 8 (9.52%) T-SQL
5 6 (7.14%) PowerShell
6 5 (5.95%) PHP
7 4 (4.76%) Java
8 3 (3.57%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.38%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.19%) Perl
10 1 (1.19%) R
10 1 (1.19%) VB
10 1 (1.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.90%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.14%) DV Cleared
4 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.57%) AWS Certification
6 2 (2.38%) CCNA
6 2 (2.38%) Chartered Engineer
6 2 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.38%) MCAD
6 2 (2.38%) MCPD
6 2 (2.38%) MCSA
6 2 (2.38%) MCSD
6 2 (2.38%) MCSE
6 2 (2.38%) MCTS
6 2 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.95%) QA
2 2 (2.38%) GDPR
2 2 (2.38%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.19%) Data Quality
System Software
1 20 (23.81%) Docker
2 6 (7.14%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.19%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (23.81%) Kubernetes
2 4 (4.76%) Data Guard
3 3 (3.57%) SCCM
4 2 (2.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (2.38%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.19%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.19%) SCOM
5 1 (1.19%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (1.19%) WMI
Vendors
1 26 (30.95%) Microsoft
2 15 (17.86%) Oracle
3 11 (13.10%) VMware
4 7 (8.33%) Atlassian
5 4 (4.76%) Adobe
6 3 (3.57%) Cisco
6 3 (3.57%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.38%) IBM
7 2 (2.38%) SAP
7 2 (2.38%) Siebel
8 1 (1.19%) F5
8 1 (1.19%) Google
8 1 (1.19%) Juniper
8 1 (1.19%) NetIQ
8 1 (1.19%) Tableau
8 1 (1.19%) Xamarin