The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 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 2008 over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 35 16 19
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 13 45 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 3.44% 10.04% 5.88%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.98% 37.82% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 36 2
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£318 £350 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.28% +37.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £326 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £375 £319
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £348 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.75% +6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £24.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -26.15%
SQL Server 2008
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
93 119 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 24.60% 26.56% 25.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 95 21
Average daily rate £388 £330 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.42% +8.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £293 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £375 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 £47.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% +18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-24.24% +10.00%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Somerset region.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Somerset region.

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

SQL Server 2008
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 2008 within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. 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
Bath -3 3 £310 -4.61% 3
SQL Server 2008
South West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region citing SQL Server 2008 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 2008.

1 43 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 31 (72.09%) SQL
2 31 (72.09%) Microsoft
3 30 (69.77%) .NET
4 27 (62.79%) C#
5 16 (37.21%) ASP.NET
6 15 (34.88%) SQL Server 2005
6 15 (34.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (32.56%) Web Services
8 13 (30.23%) Visual Studio
8 13 (30.23%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (27.91%) VB.NET
10 11 (25.58%) T-SQL
11 9 (20.93%) BizTalk Server
11 9 (20.93%) .NET Framework
12 8 (18.60%) Data Integration
12 8 (18.60%) IIS
12 8 (18.60%) MVC
13 7 (16.28%) SQL Server 2000
13 7 (16.28%) CRM
13 7 (16.28%) XML
13 7 (16.28%) WCF
14 6 (13.95%) Technical Architecture
14 6 (13.95%) Web Accessibility
14 6 (13.95%) Software Deployment
14 6 (13.95%) SOA
14 6 (13.95%) VB
14 6 (13.95%) Asset Management
14 6 (13.95%) VB6
15 5 (11.63%) E-Commerce

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region citing SQL Server 2008 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 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (20.93%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (18.60%) IIS
3 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (34.88%) SQL Server 2005
2 15 (34.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (16.28%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.33%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (2.33%) OLAP
7 1 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 13 (30.23%) Visual Studio
1 13 (30.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.65%) Bitbucket
2 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.65%) Subversion
2 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.33%) MorphX
General
1 2 (4.65%) Finance
1 2 (4.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (55.81%) Developer
2 10 (23.26%) DBA
3 9 (20.93%) SQL DBA
4 8 (18.60%) Database Developer
4 8 (18.60%) Administrator
4 8 (18.60%) .NET Developer
5 6 (13.95%) Architect
5 6 (13.95%) Senior Developer
6 5 (11.63%) BizTalk Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Senior BizTalk Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (9.30%) Integration Architect
7 4 (9.30%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (9.30%) Lead Architect
7 4 (9.30%) Lead Solutions Architect
8 3 (6.98%) SQL Developer
8 3 (6.98%) SQL Server DBA
9 2 (4.65%) Server Administrator
9 2 (4.65%) C# Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (69.77%) .NET
2 16 (37.21%) ASP.NET
3 14 (32.56%) Web Services
4 9 (20.93%) .NET Framework
5 7 (16.28%) WCF
5 7 (16.28%) XML
6 2 (4.65%) XSL
6 2 (4.65%) ADO.NET
6 2 (4.65%) jQuery
6 2 (4.65%) HTML
7 1 (2.33%) Ext JS
7 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.33%) HTML5
7 1 (2.33%) Entity Framework
7 1 (2.33%) Sass
7 1 (2.33%) LESS
7 1 (2.33%) Silverlight
7 1 (2.33%) MDX
7 1 (2.33%) CSS
7 1 (2.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Data Integration
2 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.60%) MVC
2 7 (16.28%) CRM
3 6 (13.95%) Web Accessibility
3 6 (13.95%) Technical Architecture
3 6 (13.95%) Asset Management
3 6 (13.95%) SOA
3 6 (13.95%) Software Deployment
4 5 (11.63%) Test Scripting
4 5 (11.63%) System Integration Testing
4 5 (11.63%) E-Commerce
5 2 (4.65%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.33%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.33%) ETL
6 1 (2.33%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.33%) Web Application Development
6 1 (2.33%) Web Development
6 1 (2.33%) Release Management
6 1 (2.33%) Unit Testing
6 1 (2.33%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 31 (72.09%) SQL
2 27 (62.79%) C#
3 12 (27.91%) VB.NET
4 11 (25.58%) T-SQL
5 6 (13.95%) VB
5 6 (13.95%) VB6
6 3 (6.98%) Java
6 3 (6.98%) Scala
7 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.33%) X++
8 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 31 (72.09%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle
3 1 (2.33%) Citrix