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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South West / Wiltshire
Rank 40 17 26
Rank change year-on-year -23 +9  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 20 50 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 3.13% 7.61% 5.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 32.26% 40.00% 45.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 33 24
Median daily rate £315 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.70% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year - +1.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.25 £20.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year +79.51% -36.15%  

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 62 125 84
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 9.70% 19.03% 11.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 84 60
Median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £275 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £11.00 £19.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -44.65%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -2.30% -  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire 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 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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 23 March 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 -9 8 £438 +12.90% 5
Chippenham -1 4 £350 +21.73%
Corsham - 1 - -
SQL Server
South West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 30 (58.82%) SQL
2 29 (56.86%) Microsoft
3 24 (47.06%) .NET
4 21 (41.18%) T-SQL
4 21 (41.18%) Migration
5 18 (35.29%) ETL
5 18 (35.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 17 (33.33%) C#
7 16 (31.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 15 (29.41%) Windows
8 15 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 14 (27.45%) SQL Server 2008
10 13 (25.49%) Active Directory
10 13 (25.49%) Windows Server
11 12 (23.53%) SQL Server 2014
11 12 (23.53%) MS Excel
11 12 (23.53%) Data Migration
11 12 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
12 11 (21.57%) High Availability
12 11 (21.57%) ASP.NET
13 10 (19.61%) IIS
14 9 (17.65%) MySQL
14 9 (17.65%) Oracle
15 8 (15.69%) WCF
16 7 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
16 7 (13.73%) Security Cleared
16 7 (13.73%) VMware Infrastructure
16 7 (13.73%) VMware
16 7 (13.73%) Finance
16 7 (13.73%) MS Office

SQL Server
Top Related 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 10 (19.61%) IIS
2 4 (7.84%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (7.84%) Confluence
2 4 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (7.84%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.96%) Apache
4 1 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.96%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 7 (13.73%) MS Office
3 3 (5.88%) MS Project
4 2 (3.92%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (7.84%) Pegasus Opera
3 1 (1.96%) SAP CRM
3 1 (1.96%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.96%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (7.84%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (7.84%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 4 (7.84%) Amazon S3
1 4 (7.84%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 4 (7.84%) AWS Lambda
1 4 (7.84%) Route 53
1 4 (7.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.76%) Firewall
2 5 (9.80%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (7.84%) HTTP
3 4 (7.84%) Network Security
3 4 (7.84%) SSL
3 4 (7.84%) TCP/IP
3 4 (7.84%) VPN
3 4 (7.84%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.96%) DNS
4 1 (1.96%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (1.96%) Internet
4 1 (1.96%) LAN
4 1 (1.96%) LDAP
4 1 (1.96%) SAN
4 1 (1.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (35.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 16 (31.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (27.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (23.53%) SQL Server 2014
6 9 (17.65%) MySQL
7 6 (11.76%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (9.80%) MS Access
8 5 (9.80%) SQL Server 2000
8 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (7.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 4 (7.84%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (7.84%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (7.84%) MongoDB
9 4 (7.84%) NoSQL
9 4 (7.84%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (7.84%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (5.88%) RDBMS
10 3 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (11.76%) Visual Studio
3 5 (9.80%) Jenkins
4 4 (7.84%) Artifactory
4 4 (7.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (7.84%) JIRA
4 4 (7.84%) SonarQube
4 4 (7.84%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (7.84%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.96%) NuGet
5 1 (1.96%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.96%) Subversion
5 1 (1.96%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (1.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (13.73%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Banking
3 2 (3.92%) Advertising
4 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (39.22%) Developer
2 15 (29.41%) DBA
3 9 (17.65%) SQL DBA
4 6 (11.76%) Administrator
5 5 (9.80%) .NET Developer
5 5 (9.80%) Business Developer
5 5 (9.80%) Database Developer
6 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (7.84%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (7.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (7.84%) C# Developer
6 4 (7.84%) ERP Support
6 4 (7.84%) IT Support
6 4 (7.84%) SAP Support
6 4 (7.84%) SQL Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Systems Support
7 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 3 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Lead DevOps
7 3 (5.88%) Security Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (47.06%) .NET
2 11 (21.57%) ASP.NET
3 8 (15.69%) WCF
4 6 (11.76%) .NET Framework
4 6 (11.76%) AppFabric
5 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (9.80%) HTML
5 5 (9.80%) HTML5
5 5 (9.80%) Web Services
6 4 (7.84%) CSS
6 4 (7.84%) Elastic Stack
6 4 (7.84%) Entity Framework
7 3 (5.88%) AngularJS
7 3 (5.88%) jQuery
7 3 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (3.92%) Ajax
8 2 (3.92%) JSON
8 2 (3.92%) LINQ
9 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (1.96%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.92%) CESG
2 2 (3.92%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.92%) PKI
2 2 (3.92%) Smartcard
3 1 (1.96%) Clustering
3 1 (1.96%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (29.41%) Windows
2 13 (25.49%) Windows Server
3 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (9.80%) CentOS
4 5 (9.80%) Linux
4 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (7.84%) CoreOS
5 4 (7.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (7.84%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.96%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (41.18%) Migration
2 18 (35.29%) ETL
3 12 (23.53%) Data Migration
4 11 (21.57%) High Availability
5 7 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (13.73%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (11.76%) CRM
6 6 (11.76%) Data Protection
6 6 (11.76%) MVC
6 6 (11.76%) Software Testing
6 6 (11.76%) Test Planning
7 5 (9.80%) Data Cleansing
7 5 (9.80%) Defect Management
7 5 (9.80%) DevOps
7 5 (9.80%) Issue Tracking
7 5 (9.80%) Kimball Methodology
7 5 (9.80%) Open Source
7 5 (9.80%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (9.80%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 30 (58.82%) SQL
2 21 (41.18%) T-SQL
3 17 (33.33%) C#
4 6 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 6 (11.76%) PHP
5 5 (9.80%) Java
6 4 (7.84%) Bash Shell
6 4 (7.84%) PL/SQL
6 4 (7.84%) Python
6 4 (7.84%) Ruby
6 4 (7.84%) VB
7 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.96%) C
8 1 (1.96%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (13.73%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.76%) ISTQB
3 5 (9.80%) ISEB
3 5 (9.80%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.88%) CHECK Team Member
4 3 (5.88%) CISM
4 3 (5.88%) CREST Certified
5 2 (3.92%) CESG Certified Professional
5 2 (3.92%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.96%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.76%) PCI DSS
2 4 (7.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.96%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.96%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (25.49%) Active Directory
2 7 (13.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (9.80%) Snort
4 4 (7.84%) Docker
4 4 (7.84%) LXC
4 4 (7.84%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.96%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 6 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (7.84%) Ansible
2 4 (7.84%) Nagios
2 4 (7.84%) OSSEC
2 4 (7.84%) Terraform
3 2 (3.92%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 29 (56.86%) Microsoft
2 9 (17.65%) Oracle
3 7 (13.73%) VMware
4 5 (9.80%) SAP
4 5 (9.80%) Sourcefire
5 4 (7.84%) New Relic
5 4 (7.84%) Pegasus
5 4 (7.84%) QAD
6 1 (1.96%) ArcSight
6 1 (1.96%) Cisco
6 1 (1.96%) Dell
6 1 (1.96%) F5
6 1 (1.96%) Gemalto
6 1 (1.96%) HP
6 1 (1.96%) Juniper
6 1 (1.96%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.96%) RedGate
6 1 (1.96%) Twitter