The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 46 26 27
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 1 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.30% 5.61% 6.86%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.41% 19.05% 20.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 12
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£380 £360 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +0.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-57.33% +7.14%
SQL Server 2005
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
71 63 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 21.01% 29.44% 33.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 49 42
Average daily rate £325 £360 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £290 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £29.50 £19.30 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.84% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.05 £30.00 £32.30
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -7.12%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

SQL Server 2005
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Somerset region.

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

SQL Server 2005
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Somerset region.

SQL Server 2005 Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

SQL Server 2005
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Taunton -15 1 £380 +7.19%
Yeovil - - - -
Bath - - - - 1
Street - - - -
SQL Server 2005
South West

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region citing SQL Server 2005 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2005.

1 27 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 26 (96.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (74.07%) SQL
4 18 (66.67%) T-SQL
4 18 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 17 (62.96%) SC Cleared
5 17 (62.96%) Security Cleared
6 16 (59.26%) Data Guard
6 16 (59.26%) Oracle Database
6 16 (59.26%) Performance Tuning
6 16 (59.26%) Oracle
6 16 (59.26%) Oracle RMAN
7 15 (55.56%) Oracle Database 11g
7 15 (55.56%) Oracle Database 10g
8 14 (51.85%) SLA
9 10 (37.04%) Clustering
10 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
10 6 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (22.22%) Migration
10 6 (22.22%) Statistics
10 6 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (18.52%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
11 5 (18.52%) Barracuda Networks
11 5 (18.52%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (18.52%) SharePoint Server
11 5 (18.52%) Incident Management
11 5 (18.52%) Firewall
11 5 (18.52%) Management Information System
11 5 (18.52%) IIS

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region citing SQL Server 2005 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2005. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (18.52%) IIS
1 5 (18.52%) SharePoint
1 5 (18.52%) SharePoint Server
1 5 (18.52%) SharePoint 2010
1 5 (18.52%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 26 (96.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (59.26%) Oracle Database
5 15 (55.56%) Oracle Database 10g
5 15 (55.56%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (3.70%) DTS
9 1 (3.70%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (3.70%) Back Office
1 1 (3.70%) Electronics
1 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
1 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) DBA
2 15 (55.56%) SQL DBA
3 8 (29.63%) Administrator
4 6 (22.22%) Oracle DBA
5 5 (18.52%) Developer
5 5 (18.52%) SharePoint Administrator
6 4 (14.81%) .NET Developer
7 2 (7.41%) SQL Server DBA
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
7 2 (7.41%) BizTalk Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Senior BizTalk Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (3.70%) .NET Software Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Software Developer
8 1 (3.70%) VB Developer
8 1 (3.70%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) .NET
1 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
1 4 (14.81%) XML
2 3 (11.11%) WCF
3 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (3.70%) CSS
3 1 (3.70%) Web Services
3 1 (3.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) Clustering
2 6 (22.22%) Statistics
3 5 (18.52%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) Grid Computing
4 1 (3.70%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
1 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
1 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (22.22%) Migration
3 5 (18.52%) Incident Management
4 2 (7.41%) MVC
4 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.70%) Regression Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.70%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.70%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (74.07%) SQL
2 18 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
4 4 (14.81%) C#
5 3 (11.11%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.70%) VBA
6 1 (3.70%) VB6
6 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (62.96%) SC Cleared
1 17 (62.96%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (51.85%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (59.26%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (18.52%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 16 (59.26%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) Oracle
2 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 5 (18.52%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (3.70%) SAP